A talk by Elliott Adams, national president of Veterans for Peace.
"We can start balancing the budget by cutting defense in half or 2/3 or 3/4 there will still be more than enough for defense. If we want jobs switch from defense spending to heath spending - health creates ten times more jobs per dollar invested than defense...." -- Elliott Adams, President, Veterans For Peace
Who is Elliott Adams?
National President of the Veterans For Peace Elliott Adams was a paratrooper in the infantry serving in Viet Nam, Japan, Korea, and Alaska. Elliott has been active in Veterans For Peace, his local Chapter (#10, Albany, NY) as well as regionally and nationally. He’s worked with IVAW. Elliott has stepped forward bringing all of his experience and passion to the work of VFP and creating and filling the VFP Nonviolence Training Coordinator position. He has been arrested numerous times for non violent resistance work.
Link to 28 min. video interview of Elliott Adams:
Obama's DM Campaign HQ Sat. Dec 17. The focus will be war and military related concerns connected with the issue of the 99%. These events are being sponsored by the DMCW and the DM VFP chapter. They are being done in solidarity with the Occupy Iowa Caucus campaign.
*** Anyone considering risking arrest with Elloit Adams need to contact Gil Landolt or Frank Cordaro before hand. The Sat. rally and occupation is open to all.
For more info contact:
Gil Landolt - Pres. DM VFP
Frank Cordaro - DMCW
Occupy Iowa Caucus: