BLACKWATER expert speaks in La Mesa - May 2

Wednesday, May 2 2007
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

La Mesa Community Center 4975 Memorial Drive, La Mesa
4975 Memorial Drive
La Mesa, CA

Jeremy Scahill, Author of "Blackwater: The Rise of the World’s Most Powerful Mercenary Army"

"Blackwater mercenaries are some of the most feared professional killers in the world and they are accustomed to operating w/o worry of legal consequences" --Jeremy Scahill
Author Jeremy Scahill will be

May 1 - Hillcrest

Tuesday, May 1, 2007, 7 p.m., Unitarian Church, 4190 Front Street, San Diego (in Hillcrest opposite the UCSD Medical Center); $5-10 donation requested (no one will be turned away); proceeds will be used to fight Blackwater USA's plans for "Blackwater West" training facility in Potrero, San Diego County

Info: 619-263-9301 or

Sponsored by the Peace Resource Center of San Diego and the Peace & Democracy aciton Group of the First Unitarian Universalist Church

May 2 - La Mesa

Wednesday, May 2, 2007, 7 p.m., La Mesa Community Center 4975 Memorial Drive, La Mesa; (7-9pm; 6:30 refreshments) Info: 619-464-0369.

Co-Sponsored by La Mesa-Foothills Democratic Club and East County Democratic Club

Jeremy will speak about Blackwater, a firm that has proposed an 824-acre military-style training camp near Potrero, San Diego county. Proposed location borders on the Cleveland National Forest, and is a sensitive habitat for eagles and other wildlife, and is an important watershed. Now, even our military is being outsourced to corporations who will sell military might to the highest bidder. . For more information about the proposed "Blackwater West" and what you can do to help stop it, please go to

Jeremy Scahill will also sign his book at these events; books will be available for sale

Date: Wednesday, May 2, 2007
Time: 7:00pm

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