By Peter Bauer, Contributing Editor
As our Congressional Representatives gear up to debate the latest round
of War Funding, thousands of people across America are preparing to
take action against the Iraq War. Friday the 16th marks the third
effort of concerned citizens to bring the war to an end.
The premise is simple: DO SOMETHING. Anything.
Wear a button or black ribbon to work and have a conversation with a
co-worker. Observer a moment of silence. Do some research and finally
learn the difference between a Sunni and a Shite.
This is the third month of the Moratorium, and the movement is
growing. Activists, actors, intellectuals, veterans, and concerned
citizens have all signed the pledge. To learn more, visit the website
It has been estimated that if the United States cut their troops levels in half, the
price tag of the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq will surpass
$2,400,000,000 within the next ten years. With over $9,000,000,000 in debt, can America really
afford to continue these conflicts?
Be the change you want to see.
Ben Cohen is the editor and founder of The Daily Banter. He lives in Washington DC where he does podcasts, teaches Martial Arts, and tries to be a good father. He would be extremely disturbed if you took him too seriously.