A FEW FACTS ABOUT THE COST OF WAR

“How many?  we chanted today in front of the so-called Armed Forces Career Center at Times Square. Some of the signs we carried said:

HOW MANY?
U.S. TROOPS DEAD?
IRAQI CIVILIANS KILLED?
TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURIES?
SOLDIER SUICIDES?
STARVING IRAQI CHILDREN?
IRAQI REFUGEES?
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In turns we stepped forward to compose a single question.

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Our flyers provided answers.

In the whirlwind of Times Square with its flashing lights, flowing (or not) traffic, and tourists agape it is not easy to get attention, but our choreography worked. People stopped and stared, took flyers, and many thanked us. Taxis drivers hollered helpful advice. Hey, we’re in New York.

We plan to be back throughout the summer and hope you will join us. Check our home page for dates and times.

In peace always,
– Eva-Lee Baird
for the Granny Peace Brigade

One thought on “A FEW FACTS ABOUT THE COST OF WAR

  1. Great messaging – ask a question and provide the facts. If the media hides the information from the public, the granny peace brigade has put a light on the tragedy by providing the numbers of military and civilian loss, death, despair and waste in the war in Iraq. Hope to join you in the next action.

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