Veterans for Peace

Keep veterans’ parade peaceful

In response to Thad Westphalia’s letter (Reader Input, Nov. 17), it is mildly amusing that some who claim to be free thinkers and advocates for peace stoop to the lowest form of ...

Cartoon does not amuse

Andy Lukkonen’s Veterans Day cartoon is despicable in its portrayal of Veterans for Peace and the peace dove as belligerents. It is grossly inaccurate, and the Auburn Journal kn ...

No cause to treat veterans callously

I was shocked and saddened to read that one of our fellow citizens is asking people to turn their backs on the Veterans for Peace when they march in the Veterans Day parade here in ...

Turning backs on veterans

A recent letter (Reader Input, Nov. 4) published here urges us to show disrespect by turning our backs on members of Veterans for Peace marching in the forthcoming Auburn Veterans ...

Auburn parade an ‘apolitical’ event

I wanted to clarify several points in regards to your Nov. 6, Veterans for Peace article. Our Veterans Day Parade Event committee voted to accept the Veterans for Peace applicatio ...

Our view: Keep the politics out of this year’s Veterans Day parade

When veterans assemble on the streets of Auburn for Wednesday’s parade, they’ll be demonstrating one of the freedoms for which generations of servicemen and women fought. Aubu ...

On Veteran’s Day, a protest suggestion

I feel privileged and honored to know that my freedom has been maintained by so many U.S. citizens that have donned military uniforms for us. These individuals have sacrificed so m ...

Writer has false claims about veterans group

Like a pesky mosquito, Tom Cavallero has returned to the letters section (Jan. 5) again trying to claim that Veterans for Peace is a communist organization. I suspect he is the onl ...

Veterans parade is not for supporters of communism

After the Veterans Day Parade I wrote a letter to the editor asking why the “communist supporters,” Veterans for Peace, were allowed in the parade (Journal online letters, No ...

Veterans Parade should promote peace message

Parade needs peace message It’s disappointing that the Veterans Day parade organizers were not open to the Veterans for Peace group participating in the parade. By trying to exc ...