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Spy-In to resist Government spying and intimidation
by TMC Tuesday, Mar. 14, 2006 at 4:12 PM

You've heard of sit-ins, sleep-ins and die-ins. Well, you are invited to resist government spying and join us for SPY-IN.

Tuesday, March 21st, 12-1pm
Federal Building (Grant and Liberty)
Downtown Pittsburgh

Dress in spy gear (trench coats, black suits/fedoras (a la Abramoff), sunglasses, etc. -- try your local thrift shop). Bring cameras, toy cameras, note pads, binocs, telescopes.

- What does the federal government know and when did they first know it?
- What are the spooks doing with all of our tax dollars?
- Why aren't the feds investigating their own -- those who lied about going into Iraq, those who say they don't need to get approval from anyone to spy on US citizens, those taking illegal campaign "contributions" from lobbyists?
- Why can't we sit in on THEIR planning meetings, THEIR discussions, take pictures of THEM going in and out of the federal building (afterall, they are paid with OUR tax dollars and are ultimately accountable to US)?

Is this action ridiculous? Sure it is. But so is the Pentagon, the NSA and the FBI spying on US citizens and groups with no history of violence or threats to anyone. Our intent is to spoof the spooks!

For more information visit

This action is called by the Thomas Merton Center Anti-War Committee and the Pittsburgh Bill of Rights Defense Campaign.

Location: Federal Building, corner of Grant St and Liberty Ave, Downtown or 412-361-3022

by DP Saturday, Mar. 18, 2006 at 12:48 PM

According to the website indicated, the event will be Tuesday, March 21st at noon.

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