Jill McLaughlin

Jill McLaughlin
Location
Chicago, Illinois,
Birthday
February 29
Bio
I am an activist/organizer of World Can't Wait +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Mission Statement of World Can't Wait: The World Can’t Wait organizes people living in the United States to repudiate and stop the fascist direction initiated by the Bush Regime, including: the murderous, unjust and illegitimate occupations of Iraq and Afghanistan; the global “war of terror” of torture, rendition and spying; and the culture of bigotry, intolerance and greed. This direction cannot and will not be reversed by leaders who tell us to seek common ground with fascists, religious fanatics, and empire. It can only be possible by the people building a community of resistance - an independent mass movement of people - acting in the interests of humanity to stop, and demand prosecution, of these crimes.

The following is a repost of my very post on Open Salon. In the wake of the release of over 92,000 documents revealing the war crimes carried out in Afghanistan by the U.S. it seems an appropriate post. Torture and Indefinite Detention is still being carried out even under Obama. WhatRead full post »

A Twisted verdict came down today

Goddam it takes my breath away

And What that  jury really meant to say

"Shoot a Black for free, you don't gotta pay"

I read somewhere as the cops pulled them from the train

Oscar called to people, "Ya all be cool"

He… Read full post »

AUGUST 27, 2009 9:42PM

To A Generation Without A Song

Standing around and you’re waiting,

you want to be inspired

you listen hard for the song

 

that’s gonna

 

make a statement worth stating

before the melody comes you’re tired

don’t even know what’s right what’s wrong

 

You gotta

 

know what&rsq… Read full post »