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Following is a letter I sent out to all my CodePinkers to remind them to VOTE FOR PEACE this Election Day.  I decided to share the info here in case any of you might be interested in taking the pledge and voting for PEACE:

Spread the word!

Attn CodePinkers, Peace Activists, Family, & Friends,

Tues, November 7th, is Election Day and I hope that you will join me and nearly 150,000 other Peace Voters that day in Voting For Peace!

The VotersForPeace Pledge ( is a statement of support for peace candidates who publicly oppose wars of aggression and support a withdrawal from Iraq.
Visit the Peace Majority Report ( for peace ratings of all federal candidates and go to to find state-by-state information on voting poll locations and ballot candidates.
Please visit VotersForPeace at www.VotersForPeace.US to sign on and help spread the word!
I think we all want change folks.  To do this we have to get out and VOTE.  Lets get these war-hungry people OUT OF OFFICE and vow NEVER to support any candidate who supports this war or any other.  Its time to bring our troops home and bring peace back to our world.  Together, we can make a difference this election day.

Don't stay home this year, we need YOUR vote.  Every vote counts.  I will be at the polls and I hope to see you there too!

Thank you,
Dariana Donovan-Burge, Coordinator
CodePink: Women For Peace of Peoria

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Posted: Monday October 30, 2006, 12:44 pm
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Dariana D. (558)
Monday October 30, 2006, 12:51 pm
If you are a voter for PEACE, I would love to hear from you. In fact I am available to discuss all viewpoints on this war and this election.

Kristen A. (47)
Tuesday October 31, 2006, 1:54 pm
I'm a voter for the environment but luckly these go hand-in-hand. Thanks for your share!

Jessica S. (27)
Thursday November 2, 2006, 7:04 pm
thank you for this.

Ronn Jordan (50)
Thursday November 2, 2006, 10:22 pm
Thank you if we can get more people to vote for Peace we could bring our troops home. I will be voting for Peace next Tuesday!!!

Past Member (0)
Friday November 3, 2006, 8:49 am
Thank you for this!

Lee G. (1)
Saturday November 4, 2006, 2:42 am
Dariana, I'm new to this website, so I hope I'm using it correctly. I agree with the urgency for peace in Iraq. But the war in the Near East is only one of our nation's problems. Following is a message I'm presently sending out to my list of women's groups in America. I believe you might be interested in it.

A Plea to the Women of America

I originally structured this message for change around the theme of equal political rights for women, because the male rulers of this country, like those of all other countries fear women in power, and for more than 200 years have seen to it that few independent-thinking woman gained political power in this country. You can rest assured that no change will happen in your lifetime, not while you live in a society whose political system was created by rich, influential, white males for rich, influential, white males.

But, the need for urgent change in the U.S. has suddenly become more urgent than mere equality among the sexes, or races, or religions. It has now become the crucial need to survive.

Our most knowledgeable scientists have claimed global warming will reach a point of no return within the next ten years making the threat to all Earth life a bitter reality, if human pollution of the atmosphere is not substantially reduced. Since that warning, these people have made a distressing discovery: global warming is melting the permafrost (soil that is permanently frozen in the Arctic and Antarctic), and not only releasing its trapped carbon monoxide into the atmosphere, but also the huge quantities of methane gas trapped for thousands of years. Methane is even more efficient than carbon dioxide in trapping heat inside the Earth's atmosphere. This means the critical point of no return will happen sooner than ten years.

We’re all familiar with the axiom, “Don’t change anything, if it works.” As true as this is, so is its reverse just as true, but not as familiar, “It’s logical to change something that doesn’t work.” History reveals that the political system of the United States has never worked for ordinary Americans, but has severely restricted their political and economic opportunities. Yet other than the attempt by the so-called “Populists” of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, or the attempt by young students of the early 1960s, whose disillusionments with the American System are chronicled in their Port Huron Manifesto, Americans have rarely made a serious attempt at such a change, and have studiously avoided public discussion of the topic. Why?

I beseech you as an intelligent person to read about a fictional "America" on the website, and understand, once and for all, there is, at least, one alternative political system that promises a better and fairer society. There is hope for a peaceful and safer world, a world from which our elite rulers shrink, for such a world would make everyone politically equal, depriving them of their political power.

When you fully understand the promise fictional America holds for American women, workers, and minorities, forward this email to your relatives, friends and members of your women's organizations. And then, let us join together to make the necessary change. My fellow Americans, let’s do it.


Lee Gottlieb
common citizen

Arlan Berglas (5)
Tuesday November 7, 2006, 6:05 am
I never thought world peace was possible until I saw - Now I believe it is!

Marci Marcel S. (326)
Tuesday January 30, 2007, 8:51 am
Please, CLICK TO DONATE every day. Thank you ! Earth

Larry S. (645)
Tuesday January 30, 2007, 7:32 pm
Yes I believe it is possible for World Peace. Care2 just might could be that start, if we can all come together as one. Ever check out There's some idea's there as to how life for us all might be handled.

Brittany Harris (0)
Monday February 12, 2007, 7:27 pm
i vote for world peace!its the only right thing to do

Sean Preston (0)
Thursday February 15, 2007, 8:03 pm
Excellent Post. Ran across an interesting website. Looks like somone is trying
to make a differnce. check it out.

doddie A. (10)
Sunday March 18, 2007, 10:54 am
Not only will I vote for peace but I have at least 50 people including friends and family who will join us when the time comes to vote all we want is peace and to live our lives safe and happy. I do not think that is to much to ask.

Adri H. (1)
Monday April 2, 2007, 5:21 pm
thanks for your share !

Marci Marcel S. (326)
Thursday April 26, 2007, 1:00 pm
I hope we get to vote for more than just the lesser of 2 evils. I think a jury-selection type method would be better for choosing representatives and senators.

Please, Click to Donate today

Kari D. (192)
Thursday May 17, 2007, 4:31 pm
I am going to Vote for Peace. There is no reason to be at war with each other. God put all of us here to care for the planet & wildlife as well as each other. I for 1 am getting fed up with all the hatred.

Tiger Rose (12)
Wednesday May 23, 2007, 3:13 am
I thought all the "Peaceniks" finally grew up since the early 70's.
Apparently not. Some kids never do grow up & get a life, it seems.

Ilise D. (17)
Tuesday August 14, 2007, 12:17 pm
I hope this also applies to Nov. 2008~~~~we need peace this 2008 election is more important than ever

Past Member (0)
Friday August 31, 2007, 9:36 am
Yes, no violence just vote for Rep. Ron Paul, M.D.

Past Member (0)
Sunday September 16, 2007, 7:55 am
Yes Peace please, will there ever be World Peace

Ingrid C. (50)
Friday November 16, 2007, 8:40 am
I signed the pledge & protested the war on 10/27.

attilio s. (22)
Thursday December 27, 2007, 5:34 am
estou de acordo

Chum R. (56)
Sunday February 3, 2008, 3:18 pm
A very good idea . Hope there are enough intalligent people out there to carry it out. Chum

Tenley Sodeur (0)
Sunday February 3, 2008, 5:15 pm
very thankful for this

Marek Zielinski (59)
Tuesday February 5, 2008, 10:11 am
I am not only a voter for PEACE, I am a voter and promoter FOR GLOBAL PEACE FOREVER.
Please join our campaign and help us to spread the way to global peace forever,

Marek initiator of

Thomas Lang (135)
Sunday March 9, 2008, 12:36 am
I've just signed on www.VotersForPeace.US. Thanks for the article!
Here is my hero who's dedicated her life to peace and democracy. Michael Steep from REM introduces her well in this video:

Lyra J. (78)
Thursday April 17, 2008, 8:25 am
Has anyone considered putting Al Gore on the blank line for president? He is certainly a person of peace and the environment.

My husband I bought "An Inconvenient Truth" last month and we are sharing it with our community. I encourage everyone to check out this movie and share it with your friends.

I appreciate your contribution and blog.

Peace, Love and Light,

Simone O. (0)
Tuesday May 13, 2008, 10:44 am

Simone O. (0)
Wednesday May 21, 2008, 8:51 am
and vote for OBAMA otherwise your vote will go to the Republican machine --we need CHANGE ! and OBAMA is our best chance to bring the trooops back!and a better America.
Paz, MOni ;-)

Past Member (0)
Friday June 6, 2008, 10:45 am
Code Pinkers, there is no stopping those who want power, ergo, no way to stop war. Even the Christian God advocated war, and annihilation. If God is wrong then you'd better stamp out religion, and promote truth, even under our elected elite.

Clever Pseudonym (176)
Sunday July 13, 2008, 1:56 am
So, should I vote for Ron Paul or Dennis Kuscinich?

Marieema T. (227)
Sunday July 20, 2008, 11:04 am
“Are you in peace? Are you content, not by thought, but by feeling? There cannot be a formula for peace: ‘I am content because I did this and I did that and therefore, everything is fine.’ It has to be a reality.”
Maharaji, Oxford University

« Est-ce que vous êtes en paix ? Est-ce que vous êtes content, pas en pensée, mais est-ce que vous le ressentez ? Il ne peut pas y avoir de formule pour la paix comme: « Je suis content parce que j’ai fait ceci et j’ai fait cela, donc tout va bien. Il faut que ce soit une réalité. »

Click here to watch a short video clip of Maharaji

For further information...


Stephanie Taylor (0)
Monday August 25, 2008, 10:52 am
I was looking for a roots and shoots peace day program for my children and I to attend. Is there anything in the peoria area? Please email me at Thanks!!

Lisa Germain (60)
Friday October 3, 2008, 8:13 am
im a voter for peace to help stop the war now.
and have petition to do so. here it is. hope every one will sign.

Past Member (0)
Sunday October 5, 2008, 7:03 am
I WILL vote for peace on Election Day.
Thank you for your share, and more importantly your reminder to all of us.

Past Member (0)
Wednesday October 22, 2008, 8:54 am
Vote Green. Vote for Mckinney
Begging for Peace/Azad

Worldwide Coalition for 9/11 Truth

Silvia Apalaghiei (7)
Friday December 12, 2008, 12:18 pm
u got my vote for PEACE !!

Steweev S. (0)
Thursday September 17, 2009, 12:00 pm
My vote is for peace.nice topic to spread peace message.

Abo r. (103)
Saturday March 27, 2010, 4:29 pm
I vote for peace allover our earth,by peace every thing will be safe happy but when it will be and how?!!!
We need peace based on justice,equality sense of humanity.
We do not want any killing,wars, violence and murdering .
we need love true love and trust to build the real relationship based on love.
Enough pain and suffering of any kind.
children women oldmen and old women sick needs love and peace.all wants to be safe and their children .
We need to build next generation with love not with hat and wars or selfishness.

Maira Sun (34)
Tuesday April 13, 2010, 10:50 am

Tatiane Antunes (6)
Thursday April 15, 2010, 12:27 pm
super massas

Past Member (0)
Thursday May 13, 2010, 11:51 pm
History shows that the political system in the United States have never worked for ordinary Americans, but strict restrictions on their political and economic opportunities.Care2 may just be the beginning if we can all together as one.

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. (0)
Sunday June 6, 2010, 10:37 am
Lot of comments are less for the Peace

i will give a million of votes and hit for this kind of actions

Donalnd T. (0)
Friday June 18, 2010, 6:51 am
Thank you for this!

Megan Cig (0)
Sunday December 26, 2010, 11:20 am
Good idea and cause

Past Member (0)
Wednesday May 25, 2011, 9:58 pm
Thank you for this post. I will be voting for Peace immediately!!!
Visit Max Games as well.

Sanae W. (0)
Thursday August 25, 2011, 6:05 pm
Yes, I support peace but if sides aren't willing to come to an agreement that a third party needs to be created with the interest of the people and representative of what the people need and want.

Girls Games (0)
Thursday October 13, 2011, 7:33 pm
Thanks for sharing

Cedar F. (3)
Saturday February 4, 2012, 9:00 am
Here we are, almost 5 and a half years later, and we must still work and vote for peace. We can't let the warmongers force us into military action against Iran.

Agbey Bismark (0)
Saturday February 4, 2012, 11:21 pm
Peace is all we need//

Agbey Bismark (0)
Saturday February 4, 2012, 11:27 pm
Peace is all we need//

Abigail M. (0)
Monday June 4, 2012, 4:23 pm
My name is miss Abigail Mohamed. Please i would like you to contact me via my email address ( so that i can tell you more about my self and together with my photos...kisses!

Matter G. (0)
Monday July 30, 2012, 6:05 pm
My name is Miss matter Garba,i saw your profile today on ( and became intrested in you,i will also like to know you the more,and i want you to send an email to my email address ( so i can give you my picture for you to know whom i am. However i believe we can move on from here! I am waiting for your mail to my email address above.(Remeber the distance, colour or language does not matter but love matters alot in life miss matter. (

Babygirlkix A. (0)
Tuesday July 31, 2012, 4:27 pm
how are you?
My name is miss Agatha I saw your profile today and became interested in you, and I also like to know you and more about you , and I want you to send an email to my email address so that I can give you my picture for you to know whom I am. Here is my email address ( I think we can move from here! I am waiting for your mail to my email address above. (Remember the distance or color does not matter but love matters a lot in life) contact me By my Email ( I look forward to hearing from you soon.
Caring for your Miss Agatha

Past Member (0)
Monday February 18, 2013, 5:17 am
Thanks Dariana .

Jan Sam (8)
Friday March 22, 2013, 2:04 pm
see jan sam on facebook to see xome ways harper has failed us on peace. also see causes: support civil liberties and charter rights for Canadians.....and medicare and social service based democracies

Patsy D. (83)
Friday October 4, 2013, 10:25 pm
I am a voter for Peace, Environment, something needs to be done asap. Seriously!


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