Peace activist Fred Norman, a frequent speaker at Pleasanton City Council meetings where he has called for action on ending the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, has finally won the lawmakers' support, sort of. It's been years, certainly as long as the current council has served together over the last six years, that Norman has urged council members to "do something," to take a stand on the wars, either by voting to say they support the wars or that they oppose them, "but just do something." And with consistency, council members decided informally that there just weren't the votes to do anything.
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posted Friday, October 26, 2012, 12:00 AM