Friday, November 12, 2010
A November protest to the George W. Bush Presidential Center [LIEbrary]
"Accountability is the hallmark of a mature democracy: no one is above the law!" ~
THE PEOPLE'S RESPONSE to the George W. Bush Library & Policy Institute
An alternative peaceful protest will take place in Dallas, Texas in November 14-17, scheduled to coincide with the groundbreaking for the new George W. Bush Presidential Center.
The center will include both a presidential library and a policy center.
Protesters want to remind past, present and future U.S. governmental administrations that the truth cannot be buried or changed simply by building and stocking a new library. Equally important, they do not want the same ideologues who crafted the Bush policies of the last decade to write a script for our future at a policy center:
"Will this think-tank develop the same kinds of policies that brought us pre-emptive war, economic crisis, environmental disaster, unprecedented presidential power, and diminished civil and human rights?"
The four days of programming will include interfaith services, speakers, a forum, and a teach-in. The speakers will include