Christy at FireDogLake has the scoop..., along with the folks at Americans United for Change and, will be hosting some solemn
July 16, 2007

Christy at FireDogLake has the scoop..., along with the folks at Americans United for Change and, will be hosting some solemn remembrance events for veterans, their families, and folks around the country who want to see accountability for the failed occupation of Iraq. They are pulling these events together quickly today as an anti-filibuster to raise their voices against the obstructionist policies of the Republican party.

If you are interested in particpating in an event this evening, you can search for one in your area or help put one together by logging on here.

Digby has more. And Media Matters straightens out the media's lies framing of Reid's actions

UPDATE: Logan put together a list of things going on from, available below the fold

Don't get lost in the arcane rules of the Senate - here is the story: Republicans are blocking a safe end to the war and millions of Americans are standing up with military families and Democratic leaders to say enough. See below for events tonight . . more details to follow

Live commentary video and photos on dailykos,,,,

If you want to get detailed updates and video from events across the country and the events outside the senate, search "iraq summer" on

3:30 - Iraq veterans visit, Snowe, Collins, Voinovich and Lugar to call for a safe end to the war.More on and Dailykos

5:00 - Around the country, AAEI and Iraq summer are calling on Republican members to stop obstructing an end to the war. 150 events planned. (At least 1 per Republican senator)

8:30 - House members march to S219 to meet group of Senators at 8:40 and then will proceed to upper senate part for Candle Lite Call to Action. It has been reported that Pelosi will be there leading the March.

8:30 - Call time Candle light call to action - Upper Senate Park, Constitution and Delaware Aves., NE Across from the U.S. Capitol and next to the Russell Senate Office Building.

8:45 - Speakers Program Starts Veterans and Military Families - Upper Senate Park

9:00 - Members of Congress from both House March to the Stage - Upper Senate Park

9:45 - Politics TV uploads and emails second batch of video- email or search "Iraq Summer" on

10:00 - Iraq and Afghanistan veterans will be filling the gallery and camping out

10:00 - Iraq Summer field organizers dial-in to talk about events in the states

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