Photographic Peace Quotes Calendar

Photographic Peace Quotes Calendar 2006

Tuesday, December 26, 2006

Water as a human rights issue is not confined to developing countries.

In 2003 here in Detroit and Highland Park, Michigan, 40,000 families had their water cut off for non-payment. It was one of the coldest winters in Michigan history. At one point, a third of the students in Detroit public schools did not have running water at home.

This was while Mr. Bush was spending billions of our tax dollars and sending the young people of this and other poor communities off to fight in his war to "liberate" Iraq.