"...The bill, the seventh such attempt to cut off funding to the School, was introduced by Massachusetts Democrat Jim McGovern last year, and is expected to reach the House floor for a vote in September as an amendment to the Foreign Operations bill. "The horrible human rights records of many [SOA] graduates are totally unacceptable and conflict directly with those liberties we value as Americans," said Doggett..."
"...When the School of the Americas Watch Austin decided to spread its message, one of its first choices was outdoor billboard advertising; after all, according to market research conducted in Austin by Reagan National Advertising, "Outdoor advertising lets you reach the greatest number of people at the lowest possible cost." But when the group tried to buy billboard space, their message was considered "too political" by both Reagan and Lamar Advertising of Austin, according to Yvonne Montejano, spokesperson for SOAW-Austin...."
"...photograph by Andy McKenna It must have been a military strategist who said, "Keep your enemies close to you." That strategy was employed to fairly good effect recently when a contingent of Austinites traveled to Fort Benning, Georgia last month to join a national protest against the U.S. Army School of the Americas (SOA)..."
"...Don't Forget SOA Protests..."
"...Since its founding, the U.S. Army's School of the Americas (SOA) has trained more than 60,000 Latin American soldiers and police..."
"...1) To Paul Wilson: Your mouth needs a good soap washing, and some respect for others with whom you disagree is definetely in order perhaps?..."
"...To fine Austin's City Hall, to get them to care, you need to SOA (Shop Outside Austin). Planning to buy a high-dollar item or major appliance, don't buy it in Austin..."
"...The Popeye cartoon character named Wimpy states: "I will gladly pay you Tuesday for a hamburger today." Why continue to allow City Hall to speculate (gamble) and pimp the Austin-burger (incentives) to any Tom Corp., Dick Inc., and Harry.com that exist globally? We should learn from our Texas Legislature. If you do not agree with what somebody is doing, levy fines against them. To fine Austin's City Hall, to get them to care, you need to SOA (Shop Outside Austin)..."
"...On November 16, over 1,000 citizens will take that risk for peace, demonstrating against the U.S. Army School of the Americas (SOA) at Ft..."
"...Army base at Fort Benning, Georgia. The SOA trains Latin American military officers -- including training them in torture, mass murder, and other dictatorial arts..."
"...Sanctions against Iraq, the continued bombing of Yugoslavia, and the ongoing conflict at the U.S. Army's School of the Americas (SOA) were the top issues at the weekend Peace Action Texas membership meeting, featuring activists Martin Sheen and Jennifer Harbury..."
"...Having presided over all SOA-related trials, Elliott, the federal judge, has gained a reputation as "Maximum Bob." He's been especially harsh on SOA opponent Rev. Roy Bourgeois, who has spent a third of this decade in prison for his offenses..."
"...Regarding your article about the U.S. Army's School of the Americas (SOA) ["Military Hospitality," Vol.17, No.14], I think some points should be added to prevent the issue from being trivialized..."
"...The term Shakesperean will inevitably arise in relation to 1%, primarily because SOA fueled itself on a Hamlet/Macbeth cocktail. Those resonances are furthered here by Simone Kessell as Hayley, Knuck's long-suffering wife and a Down Under reflection of Katey Sagal's sharp-tongued and sharp-minded Gemma...."
"...Except for the performances of "Low Close Vast," it's all free. For more information, visit www.soa.utexas.edu/caad/mia-aim...."
"...UT campus. www.soa.utexas.edu/csd/research/symposia...."
"...What did you learn at the SOA?..."
"..."In my mind, the most important reason to cross the line is that it creates publicity, which alerts U.S. citizens to the existence and corruption of the SOA/WHISC," he said..."
"...The TCSOA has become quite concerned about identity confusion, which they believe the TCSLEA's endorsement of Sonleitner might cause. "[Sonleitner has] tried to confuse voters by showcasing a law-enforcement endorsement from a group that has a name similar to ours but has less than a hundred members," said TCSOA Vice President Sgt..."