Oct 1 Was a Great Day for Peace in the CSRA

Senator Lindsey Graham came to North Augusta on October 1, and the CSRA Peace Alliance, along with members from Aiken Peace and the Carolina Peace Resource Center, planned a demonstration to let the Senator and the public know that sabre-rattling against Iran is a bad idea. Continue reading “Oct 1 Was a Great Day for Peace in the CSRA”

Sen. Graham Calling for War with Iran?

Beginning with a speech to the conservative American Enterprise Institute in Washington DC on Sept 20th, in stump speeches during the election, and mostly recently at Halifax International Security Forum,  South Carolina Senator Lindsey Graham has been calling for “regime change” and war with Iran.   As the State newspaper reports (Nov  15):

At a recent security conference in Canada, our very own Sen. Lindsey Graham actually said that America should go to war with Iran to neuter the regime and destroy its ability to fight back. According to Graham, we should wage war “not to just neutralize their nuclear program, but to sink their navy, destroy their air force and deliver a decisive blow to the Revolutionary Guard, in other words neuter that regime”  (online, www.thestate.com).

While Sen. Graham calls war with Iran a “last resort” to prevent Iran from acquiring nuclear weapons, we have all seen where  “preemptive war,” “regime change” and a “last resort” took us in Iraq.   It’s time to stop the next war now, by flooding Sen. Graham’s office and our local newspapers with what he think about the Senator’s ideas of war of with Iran.  Submit a letter to The State newspaper: http://www.thestate.com/letters/