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Women Say No to War


World  (tags: violence, death, women, Eid, Ramadan, peaceful, torelant, message, CODEPINK, action, solidarity )

Naoko
- 1562 days ago - salsa.democracyinaction.org
Won't you join me wishing the women in Afghanistan a happy Eid to mark the end of Ramadan and letting them know your commitment to building a more peaceful, torelant world? Send youe message TODAY!



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Just Carole (338)
Friday September 10, 2010, 5:02 pm

I am pleased to join you, Naoko!
 

Past Member (0)
Friday September 10, 2010, 5:22 pm
Noted...and me also Naoko.
 

Past Member (0)
Friday September 10, 2010, 5:23 pm
Oh, I just went to post this, and saw you had! Yay, Naoko!! I've forwarded this to my friends (except you, Carole, because you're already here!! Yay, Carole!)
 

Aletta Kraan (146)
Friday September 10, 2010, 5:26 pm
Noted , thanks !
 

Kit B. (276)
Friday September 10, 2010, 5:27 pm
Signed and posted on Facebook - thank you Naoko!
 

Linda G. (187)
Friday September 10, 2010, 5:28 pm
Thank you Naoko. I'm proud to stand with all of you for an end to war and religious intolerance in every corner of the world.
 

Mary Coleman (148)
Friday September 10, 2010, 6:51 pm
noted, signed, tweeted
 

Dave Kane (308)
Friday September 10, 2010, 10:24 pm
I wish them all the best -- good luck to them . . . signed hopefully.
 

Panayiotis Benas (85)
Friday September 10, 2010, 10:58 pm
It's the WOMEN mission to END the WAR.
Let us recall ARISTOPHANES' LYSISTRATA:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lysistrata
 

Past Member (0)
Friday September 10, 2010, 11:34 pm
Send a Green Star to Panayiotis Benas
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You cannot currently send a star to Panayiotis because you have done so within the last week.

Panayiotis, bless you and whoever it was that saw to your education!
 

The Bohemian Girl (23)
Saturday September 11, 2010, 2:13 am
Signed thanks to Kat and Naoko!
 

Angelika R. (144)
Saturday September 11, 2010, 2:13 am
Thanks Naoko, message sent and noted. Also happy Eid al-Adha to all muslim members of Care2 !
 

Charmaine C. (176)
Saturday September 11, 2010, 2:25 am
My good wishes attend the women of Afghanistan.
 

bilja c. (48)
Saturday September 11, 2010, 2:53 am
happy Bairam
 

Jo Balltes (44)
Saturday September 11, 2010, 4:27 am
Signed....all my love and best wishes to the Afghanistan women. Thank you very much for sharing
 

Mari 's (1364)
Saturday September 11, 2010, 5:14 am

Make Love Not War!
 

Wendy C. (109)
Saturday September 11, 2010, 5:19 am
Wonderful idea. Thanks for posting!
 

Mary S. (1)
Saturday September 11, 2010, 5:24 am
Hate is such a destroyer of life, when will we learn.
 

Bonnie A. (76)
Saturday September 11, 2010, 7:18 am
Signed. Passed on. Women are always told what we can't do. We have such strength there is no stopping us. Women have died to give us the vote and to let our voice be heard. Mother's Day in America was originally a woman's day of Peace. Thanks so much for posting!!!!
 

Past Member (0)
Saturday September 11, 2010, 7:57 am
Noted and signed - Great posting thank you Naoko, and thank you Katherine for forwarding to me.
 

Voula Angelakis (156)
Saturday September 11, 2010, 10:32 am
Signed. Thank you Naoko.
 

C. G. (1)
Saturday September 11, 2010, 11:45 am
noted and signed. LOVE IS POWER!
 

Abdessalam Diab (150)
Saturday September 11, 2010, 12:20 pm
Wise men also say NO to WAR.signed,Thanks Naoko.
 

Janyce S. (12)
Saturday September 11, 2010, 12:46 pm
Thanks Naoko
Suppose they gave a war and no one came.
or
Let the old guys that start it, fight it out on a desolate island with...say bubble guns or nurf bats.
 

FulviaAway M. (331)
Saturday September 11, 2010, 12:53 pm
Thank you, Naoko. message sent. About women against war, there is an ancient Greek comedy by Aristophanes, called Lysistrata, which means Army-disbander woman. The idea of women who are able to stop war is very, very ancient...
 

Margaret R. (7)
Saturday September 11, 2010, 1:03 pm
Please...no war. Play tennis instead!

Why do I suspect that extremes of any religion are really much more about who's going to be in control and in charge rather than deeply held beliefs. I
 

Kris B. (136)
Saturday September 11, 2010, 1:11 pm
Great! signed with pleasure
 

donald Baumgartner (6)
Saturday September 11, 2010, 1:40 pm
Signed and Thanks!1
 

Marta Away (55)
Saturday September 11, 2010, 1:52 pm
Message sent. Thanks, Naoko.
 

billy belshaw (11)
Saturday September 11, 2010, 2:34 pm
hi Naoko,
not a woman but happy to sign and note this.
 

Ellen W. (0)
Saturday September 11, 2010, 2:45 pm
Thanks for the link. I used to be on the Code Pink mailing list.
 

Dave D. (3)
Saturday September 11, 2010, 3:00 pm
Though I don't believe in religion, I respect everyone's right to do so, as long as they don't infringe on my right not to do so. Inflammatory talk like let's burn the Koran or Westerners are infidels does not contribute to world peace. Men need to learn to shut their mouths, unless they have something positive to say. All of this chest pounding is nothing more than what it is, a big ape with an inferiority complex.
 

Trish K. (93)
Saturday September 11, 2010, 3:24 pm
Pray for Peace. War is not an option.
 

Jenni Lawton (6)
Saturday September 11, 2010, 3:58 pm
Thankyou
 

Rita Walpole A. (10)
Saturday September 11, 2010, 4:05 pm
Thank you so much, Naoko. Peace be with you, and with us all.
 

Bonnie B. (103)
Saturday September 11, 2010, 4:25 pm
Thanks, Naoko, signed!
 

Krasimira B. (175)
Saturday September 11, 2010, 4:56 pm
Noted and signed with pleasure.
 

Ricardo C. (66)
Saturday September 11, 2010, 5:32 pm
I prefer women to rule the world. We would have had at least 95 % less problems than we have today. Of course I am the boss in my house, but I always consult everything with my "special" advisor, my wife...just in case!
 

Marilyn K. (51)
Saturday September 11, 2010, 5:37 pm
It will be many years into the future, perhaps never, if and when the women of Afghanistan can even have an opinion concerning war. They are beaten, tortured and threatened to think what they are told to think. if we leave anything behind when we leave, let us hope it is some meager freedom for women to start a difficult journey to free thinking.
 

Teresa K. (33)
Saturday September 11, 2010, 8:37 pm
Done and done, thank you!
 

Ancil S. (175)
Saturday September 11, 2010, 9:20 pm
Noted,signed,and cross posted to Face book,Twitter,and MySpace!! Being a hippie in the 70's,I too am against war. I think war is terrible,and peace should rule the day. As John Lennon once sang "all we are saying,is give peace a chance".
 

Kerstin Strobl (370)
Saturday September 11, 2010, 10:56 pm
Noted and signed, thank you
 

Ron Avila (20)
Sunday September 12, 2010, 12:42 am
love the women of Code Pink! thanks
 

Ben Oscarsito (355)
Sunday September 12, 2010, 2:34 am
Done!
 

Past Member (0)
Sunday September 12, 2010, 4:47 am
Thank you, signed!
 

Joy Wong (76)
Sunday September 12, 2010, 5:07 am
Noted.
 

Jada S. (9)
Sunday September 12, 2010, 5:27 am
Noted thanks
 

Patricia Cannell (764)
Sunday September 12, 2010, 6:50 am
Signed and noted. Thanks!!
 

Bobbie Hensley (47)
Sunday September 12, 2010, 7:45 am
Noted and Signed..added the website to faves..duely plan on joining the organization as well. Thank you for the article!
 

Lin Penrose (92)
Sunday September 12, 2010, 8:54 am
Noted & will sign if the pledge page ever finishes on my computer! For those of you who like to read about women , war, & how to deal with men & their wars, I recommend reading "The Gate to Women's Country" by Sheri Tepper. The book could be tagged as feminist & sci-fi. Sci-fi yes but with some excellent ideas & thought processes. Thanks Naoko, however, I don't particularly like the color pink.
 

J. R. (0)
Sunday September 12, 2010, 9:22 am
My standard letter re: Asian On-Line-Sellers.
Asian consumerism is killing and choking the planet with its non-lasting junk. Products from China and other Asian countries are cheap due to lack of quality (product & craftsmanship). The products break down quickly, thus more products are “needed”. Landfills, not only in their country but also in the West grow alarmingly and are part of the downfall of the environment. Asian products are known to contain harmful chemicals and are permitted in the West due to “international” agreements between their and our government in view to support the economy overpopulated countries.
The continuous input (into the Earth) of harmful chemicals damage and pollute drinking water and all global waterways. Did you know that China’s drinking water is one of the most polluted water in the world? The West has enough to deal with their own pollutions and we don’t need any more in “help” from foreign countries.
Furthermore, buying from such sites you support violations of Western Copy and Patent Rights. China and alike are lazy and continue to steals ideas and designs from the West. International Copy/Patent Rights mean zero. Fight such cost millions and ends in a no-win situation.
Buyers know Identify theft is mushrooming. PayPal is only secure to a certain degree, once your name and address is in foreign hands you and your family are free game; your info will be re-sold repeatedly.

Support your local economy, your friends and neighbours!

P.S. Care 2 member warned that it is difficult to escape these sites, you MUST respond.
 

J. R. (0)
Sunday September 12, 2010, 9:28 am
Care 2 members: to fight this Asian invasion on-line selling, flag as inappropriate & write your comment; it will go to Customer Service of Care 2.
 

J. R. (0)
Sunday September 12, 2010, 9:35 am
I admire how women in spite of obstacles and destructiveness fight to get an education, something many in Western countries do not respect; the rate of drop-outs is a good indicator. Love and best wishes to the women in Afghanistan.
 

. (0)
Sunday September 12, 2010, 9:53 am
Noted and Signed, Thanks
 

Past Member (0)
Sunday September 12, 2010, 10:46 am
Noted and signed with love....
 

Charlene Rush (2)
Sunday September 12, 2010, 11:19 am
To Naoko and the women of Afghanistan: We are on your side. Never forget, that you are, constantly, in our thoughts. Women, as most always, will be the ones to make change.

As long as we raise male persons to think that, fighting is how you prove your manhood, we will have this problem. Fighting makes you feel insecure and insecurity, in turn, invites male dominance. It's a vicious cycle.
 

Mary P. (157)
Sunday September 12, 2010, 11:21 am
Thanks, noted and signed. EID Mubaruk to all Muslims of this world.
 

Laurie IS AWAY S. (128)
Sunday September 12, 2010, 8:35 pm
Thank you for sending a message of solidarity and respect to Muslim women in Afghanistan and around the world!
Thanks for sending this to me, Panayiotis
Thanks for posting, Naoko :)
 

Past Member (0)
Monday September 13, 2010, 12:15 am
gladly signed
 

patrica and edw jones (190)
Tuesday September 14, 2010, 12:40 am
Women suffer far more than men in times of war - signed gladly.
 

jane richmond (10)
Thursday September 16, 2010, 8:39 pm
Have happily signed this message. This new year should bring peace to all the world that is my fervent wish.
 

C. G. (1)
Friday September 17, 2010, 2:32 pm
SHALOM!
 

Milena K. (244)
Saturday October 23, 2010, 12:50 pm
Signed and noted. :)
 
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