NBC 4 reports on private contractor Blackwater USA's controversial plans to come to Southern California. The Courage Campaign, headed by Rick Jacobs is working with local activists who are opposed to this private army coming into their backyard. -- posted August 10, 12006
Courage's Rick Jacobs appears on NBC to talk about the fight to stop Blackwater from opening a new base in San Diego -- posted 2 days ago
To sign the CourageCampaign petition and to learn more about their efforts go to:
So you don't live in Iraq, California or New Orleans and wonder why you should care, here's more food for thought.
The following clip is from a speech by Jeremy Scahill author of Blackwater - The Rise of the World's Most Powerful Mercenary Army. JoDavies County, Illinois May 15, 2007
If you want Blackwater out of Iraq and keep them out of your backyard please consider signing this petition.
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