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Posted by Uncle Ben on February 17, 2003 at 03:06:23:
In Reply to: Re: Food for Iraq posted by Condeleesa Rice! on February 17, 2003 at 00:32:43:
If you read the webpage, this is what it says.
Origins: The "Rice for Peace" campaign is real in the sense that it is a genuine grass roots effort, organized by Stirling Cousins of the Rocky Mountain Peace and Justice Center. As the Boulder Daily Camera reported: Stirling Cousins of the Rocky Mountain Peace and Justice Center organized the Rice for Peace campaign as a grassroots effort to urge President Bush to avoid war with Iraq. Cousins sent e-mail letters to more than 200 peace organizations across the nation with instructions for anyone with an anti-war sentiment to send the White House a half-cup of uncooked rice in a bag with a note imploring: "Rice for Peace -- No War on Iraq."