Monthly Archives: June 2014

Code Pink protests new US intervention in Iraq in front of White House

On the 16th of June, Code Pink staged a protest in front of Obama’s White House featuring “John McCain” and demanding that Obama not listen to McCain’s warmongering over Iraq. Code Pink staged a skit in which McCain ran away … Continue reading

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Drone protest closes CIA gate as renewed US War in Iraq looms

On the 14th of June, antiwar protesters showed up at the CIA’s Dolly Madison Ave entrance as drone flights over Iraq began anew. As usual, the CIA shut down the entrance due to the presence of the protesters. They have … Continue reading

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2024 Olympics sought by DC: the Eviction Games?

On the 9th of June, the Washington Post reported that DC is again seeking to host the Summer Olympics, this time in 2024. The bid to host the 2012 Olympics was defeated after protesters disrupted an Olympic Selection Committee event … Continue reading

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Antiwar activists protest smear campaign against former POW Bowe Bergdahl

On the 10th of June, members of multiple antiwar groups and a Muslim advocacy group showed up in front of the White House to welcome former POW Bowe Bergdahl’s release, the release of 5 detainees from Gitmo, and condemn the … Continue reading

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Dead fish for HRC, super soakers for Westboro at Pride Parade

The Capitol Pride Parade on June 7, 2014 was the least corporate Pride parade I have seen in many years.In addition, the so-called “Human Rights Campaign” was held accountable for throwing non-assimilationists and especially trans folks under the bus by … Continue reading

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Gas-guzzling Air Force sponsors Clarendon Cup bicycle race

On the 7th of June, the US Air Force was the lead sponsor of the Clarendon Cup bicycle race, as half of the “US Air Force Cycling Classic.” I find it almost hypocritical that one of the world’s largest users … Continue reading

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Opponents of LNG export at Cove Point protest at Calvert County Courthouse, tour affected sites

On the 6th of June, opponents of the proposed conversion of the old Cove Point LNG import facility to fracked gas export staged a rally in Prince Frederick, MD supporting a lawsuit against the county commissioners over zoning regulations that … Continue reading

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