Across the country
people are standing up for justice. We especially applaud the University of
California Davis students for their commitment to nonviolence. Please make time
to see the video below of students being pepper sprayed.
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Audio
Martin Luther King, Jr. was criticized for combining calls to end illegal wars
with his work to advance civil rights. In the years since his brave decision to
mix peace and civil rights, the wisdom of his decision is crystal clear. He
taught then and we teach now that our acts of kindness and education to end illegal wars
should be combined.
If you would like to learn
what Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. had to say about people who in a period of
moral crisis argued against becoming political,
We teach peace, as did Dr.
Martin Luther King, Jr., against militarism and imperialism because we love our country.
The "Are You Silent" Test
As Dr. Martin Luther King,
Jr. said in the
above audio, silence is betrayal." We need to ask ourselves are we silent.
Jesus said as recorded in
Matthew 25:35-40: ‘For I was hungry and you gave Me food; I was thirsty
and you gave Me drink; I was a stranger and you took Me in; I was naked
and you clothed Me; I was sick and you visited Me; I was in prison and you came
to Me.’ “Then the righteous will answer Him, saying, ‘Lord, when did we see You
hungry and feed You, or thirsty and give You drink? When did we
see You a stranger and take You in, or naked and clothe You?
Or when did we see You sick, or in prison, and come to You?’ And the King will
answer and say to them, ‘Assuredly, I say to you, inasmuch as you did it
to one of the least of these My brethren, you did it to Me.’
Are you silent as:
Put a check in
the below column
if you donated a single hour of your time or dollar to an
organization addressing an injustice
in column A.
Have you been silent, paid taxes or via your buying habits done
anything that helps
make an injustice in column A possible?
illegal wars are fought?
across the country non-violent people are pepper sprayed and beaten when seeking justice?
over 1 billion people do not have
clean drinking water?
soldier suicides soar?
people in jail go unvisited?
over 16,000 African
children die each day from hunger-related causes?
thousands of innocent children are slaughtered as collateral damage
they happen to live in oil rich countries?
humanitarian volunteers risk
being murdered when attempting to deliver medicine to children in
Mother Teresa observed: "If you can't feed a hundred people, then feed just
one." If you have not been involved in a single one of the above opportunities
to correct injustice, accept this invitation and call 530-554-7061.
Positive voices in the Occupy Wall Street movement are reaching Americans with
The We Are The Many song by Makana is an excellent example of using music
to educate people. An international financial elite want the class warfare focus on Wall Street and banks.
Conflict and distractions are needed to help usher in a one world currency. In
addition, a focus on the top 1% serves to divide and conquer keeping people's
focus away from the dangers of new war with Iran. A November 18, 2011 senseless
police pepper spraying of UC Davis students is below. As you watch this video
ask yourself why we are attacking our children when they are nonviolently
expressing a desire for economic justice?
The economic problem is a global problem and the top 1% in wealth is 60 million
people. The message for a better future is not class warfare with the top 1% but
raising awareness for robber barons with majority ownership positions in the
monetary system. It is helpful to remember that in
1911 Senator LaFollete said the
Money Trust that controlled the US consisted of 50 men, but he was corrected by
J.P. Morgan's George F. Baker that not more than 8 men ran the country. If 8, 50
or even 500 is divided into the population of the US or 312,650,000, the signs
would read 99.999%.
The Occupy Wall Street movement should reframe the
discussion, giving to
the American people instead of taking away from the American people. For example,
instead of "Occupy" signs, signs should state "Return Money Issuance to the
People" or "Predatory Federal Reserve System is enslaving US in debt."
If the Occupy Wall Street movement continues with the focus that the top 1% needs to pay more
taxes, the top 1% will probably pay more taxes and the less than .0001% in this
group will remain unaffected. The new high tax rates for the top 1% will be used
for the false propaganda on why Americans are responsible for losing their jobs to
other countries with lower tax rates.
If the Occupy Wall Street movement adopts the primary central message that the
issuance of money must be taken from private banks and returned to the people,
then great things can happen. Two Constitutional amendments are needed to secure financial
freedom: the first amendment would forbid the government acquiring debt and
the second amendment would prevent secret society
members from participating as elected officials (which would have little impact on most Americans but require replacing almost
the entire Congress).
Military Suicides Soar
soldiers need help. Government measures to downplay the mental health needs of
soldiers are limiting their access to needed care. You may find it
interesting that the people I encounter helping returning soldiers are often the
same people volunteering to prevent wars.
I recently spoke with a soldier who had tried to commit suicide. He explained
that he could not get the horrible thoughts of what was being done to steal oil
out of his mind. This Iraq War veteran is not alone.
An extremely conservative estimate is every
36 hours a soldier commits suicide. Another
the number at 120 per week. The most accurate estimate is likely 540 per month
which means every 72 minutes a soldier commits suicide. News services
ABC are reporting the military is losing the battle against suicide but
rarely reveal the children of people who
fight illegal wars are three times
more likely to
You should ask why are estimates provided and not the exact number of suicides?
The answer is the government refuses to reveal the information because the truth
makes recruiting soldiers difficult and simultaneously reminds people the wars
being fought are unjust.
To save today's teenagers from becoming tomorrow's
casualties in another U.S. taxpayer funded illegal mass murder, we must be voices for peace. If
people wait for the news that Israeli fighters have attacked Iran, the U.S. will
already be fully sucked into the war. We should also remember the standard false
flag formula, as happened on
11, 2011, to scare people to support starting wars so any opposition will
appear as disloyal crackpots. The truth is opposition to attacking Iran is often
from former soldiers, myself included, who love our country.
Iran has not initiated an attack against another country in more than 200 years.
The claims the U.S. must attack Iran to prevent another 9/11 are based on the lie
that Muslims are responsible for 9/11.
Annual Report & 2012 Success Plan
We are an extremely efficient and transparent 501(c)3 non-profit organization.
Our annual report is now available online.
2011 Donations = $508,394*
You may wonder how it is possible that year after year we deliver so much
with so little. The above pie chart tells the story and is supplemented with
three bullet points.
Our secret is not a secret, volunteer time.
Salaries and benefits paid to the top two staff members are $0 (e.g., Dave Dionisi, President and Eileen Rockensies, Treasurer)
We hire consultants in Liberia to deliver services at $100 a month which
may seem unusually low but the people that work with us do so for their
love of the children.
Percent of funding from individual members = 100%
We are all called to accept our share of responsibility for making our world
a better place. If you are not a regular donor, know that a recurring
donation of $25 a month can send three children to school for a
year. Donating takes only a few minutes of your time when you call
530-554-7061 and can literally change or even save a life.
*This number was updated after the newsletter was published and reflects the
full year amount. Click here to access the 2011 Annual
2012 Success Plan.
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Accurate Nuclear Disaster Information
Since the March 11, 2011 nuclear disaster in Japan, we carefully documented the truth
of what happened. The below newsletters provide multiple examples that the
public was repeatedly lied to as part of the strategy to maintain the deception
that nuclear power is safe and clean. Researchers have concluded Fukushima
radiation made its first around-the-globe trip in
just 13 days. As we approach the end of 2011, nuclear and government
officials in Japan cannot provide a possible date in the future when the
disaster will stop being a disaster.
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