Feb. 19: Ron Paul, Tulsi Gabbard to Speak at Anti-War Rally in D.C.

(CNSNews.com) – On Sunday, Feb. 19, former House Reps. Ron Paul (R-Texas) and Tulsi Gabbard (D-Hawaii) will speak at the “Rage Against the War Machine” rally at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C., and call for a long-list of anti-war objectives, including stopping the arming of Ukraine, and negotiating a peace deal.

The rally, which is being organized by both the Libertarian Party and the People’s Party, will start at 12:30 p.m. at the Lincoln Memorial and will end at the White House.

The rally’s website lists the following 10 demands:

  1. Not one more penny for war in Ukraine;
  2. Negotiate peace;
  3. Stop the war inflation;
  4. Disband NATO;
  5. Global nuclear de-escalation;
  6. Slash the pentagon budget;
  7. Abolish the CIA and military-industrial deep state;
  8. Abolish war and empire;
  9. Restore civil liberties;
  10. Free Julian Assange.

The rally’s speakers come from across the political spectrum. Notable names include Ron Paul, Tulsi Gabbard, Jill Stein, Jimmy Dore, Garland Nixon, Max Blumenthal, and Kim Iverson.

Pink Floyd bassist Roger Waters will be making a guest appearance via video.


Seventeen sister rallies will be held at the following locations on the following dates:

  • Corvallis, Ore., Feb. 17;
  • Ann Arbor, Mich., Feb. 17;
  • Los Angeles, Calif., Feb. 18;
  • Munich, Germany, Feb. 18;
  • Oak Park, Ill., Feb. 19;
  • Milwaukee, Wisc., Feb. 19,
  • Bath, Maine, Feb. 19;
  • San Francisco, Calif., Feb. 19;
  • Santa Cruz, Calif., Feb. 19;
  • Denver, Colo., Feb. 19;
  • Fresno, Calif., Feb. 19;
  • Tacoma, Wash., Feb. 19;
  • Montpelier, Vt., Feb. 19;
  • Minneapolis, Minn., Feb. 19;
  • Seattle, Wash., Feb. 19;
  • Hilo, Hawaii, Feb. 19;
  • Austin, Tex., Feb. 23. 

Commenting on the upcoming rally, Paul said in his column,  “Many of us have watched with alarm as the Biden Administration — with the enthusiastic backing of many congressional Republicans — has continuously escalated involvement in the Russia/Ukraine conflict and now sits dangerously close to a direct, hot war with the largest nuclear superpower on earth. 

“How did we get here? Where are the sane voices and cooler heads? Just when it seemed they were nowhere to be found, here we are! I hope as many people as possible will join us [at the rally] and continue to come together for this important cause. We must join together while we still can. No war with Russia!”


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