This is the text of the speech given by the Rev. Jesse L. Jackson Sr., at the anti-war rally in Washington, DC, on Saturday, October 26.
Cartoonist Jules Feiffer dropped a pinpoint protest on First Lady
Laura Bush's National Book Festival on October 12 in Washington.
As the United Nations Security Council neared approval of a resolution
on Iraq, it appeared that Council resistance was giving way to rising US
The house organ for America's political class is pushing Bush's case for war.
Coming as it did in the final weeks of a precarious re-election
campaign, incumbent German Chancellor Gerhard Schröder's resolute
"No" to German participation in any US-led war on Iraq was
Like most New Yorkers, like most Americans, the attacks of September 11
made me very angry.
The war debate is not over.
Now they've given Jimmy Carter the Nobel Peace Prize. Looking at the
present, wretched incumbent, Democrats feel smug about their paladin of
George Bush's speech from Cincinnati was calm, composed, reasonable--a
studied performance calculated to win plaudits from the punditry and the
consent of Congress to an Iraq resolution tailore
"You look beautiful," shouted more than one speaker to the crowd that
gathered in New York's Central Park on Sunday, October 6, to protest