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KEEP CALLING--it's WORKING ! ! !

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"I weasled my way on to the air and systematically destroyed the shows arguments using facts . . . I completely silenced all 3 hosts . . . and as i attempted to tie in Hamed Karzai with Bush's beloved Unocal death line i was abruptly cut off. I STRONGLY URGE EVERYONE TO WEASEL THEIR WAY ONTO TO ANY MEDIA OUTLET POSSIBLE TO GET SOME OF THESE TRUTHS OUT THERE !!!!!!!
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EMAIL FROM A READER:
Today in Sacramento, CA it just so happened that my morning show was discussing a possible war on Iraq at the peak listening time of 7:40 am. I must note that it is the 1 station in the mornigs and the highest rated show. They were spewing forth the same old worn out reasons for waging war.. 1. because of the 16 resolutions against Iraq and 2. because of the speculation that they have WMD's.

I weasled my way on to the air and systematically destroyed the shows arguments using facts such as our beloved Unocal pipeline of civilian death, The total disregard of Israel's over 100 security resolutions including occupation of Palestinian territories and crimes against humanity. I then tore apart the hosts claim of WMD's in Iraq noting current evidence such as Blair's worthless dossier. He responded with Saddams having of chemical weapons in the 80's and i quickly informed him they were given to Saddam with a smile, by the US.

I completely silenced all 3 hosts with my fact assault and as i attempted to tie in Hamed Karzai with Bush's beloved Unocal death line i was abruptly cut off.

After that they accepted 1 more call (which to my amusement was a gulf war vet denouncing our govt for his gulf war syndrome) which they cut of also then abruptly went to commercial. Upon return they went right into there TV/ idiot box segment. Seems after i called,i kinda spoiled the war monger pep rally.

I STRONGLY URGE EVERYONE TO WEASEL THERE WAY ONTO TO ANY MEDIA OUTLET POSSIBLE TO GET SOME OF THESE TRUTHS OUT THERE !!!!!!!

AMERICA NEEDS TO KNOW WHAT ITS GOVERNMENT IS UP TO AGAIN !!!!!

The local AM talk show host has quit talking about Iraq entirely the last 3 days.

EMAIL FROM A READER:

I wanted to let you know that I spoke to Congresswoman Susan Davis's San Diego Office this afternoon, and the staffer told me that they have been receiving a high volume of calls against war. She told me that she was very surprised that they were receiving about 60 calls per day. She also said they are not receiving any calls for war.

EMAIL FROM A READER:

Senator John McCains office 202 224 2235

me: Could I have your name please:

him: Shawn:

me: Could I have your last name or are you not allowed to give that out?

him:Shawn Russell

me: I just talked to you a minute ago and you told me the no fly zones in Iraq were set up by the United Nations. That's is not correct.

him: Then why did you ask me. Well, I looked it up right after we talked. ...the no fly zones were not authorized by the U.N. and they are not specifically sanctioned by any security council resolution.

him: I stand corrected

"When you tell a lie and get caught you stand corrected."

This has been a major point of this web site for years. We have a government that lies to us because nothing happens when they are caught lying. Mr. Russell should have been fired on the spot and barred from ever working in government again. When the people adopt and enforce a zero-tolerance policy towards lies by government officials, we will have an honest government, and we will not have an honest government until the people have the will to seize hold of the liars and cast them forcibly from office in the most humiliating manner possible.

EMAIL FROM A READER:

Yesterday, Sen. Feinstein was quoted in an audio tape for local presentation on KQED radio in San Francisco (part of the NPR network) that in the last week, her office has received 10,000 calls against invading Iraq, and 200 calls in support. Given the response from her constituents, she's taking care at evaluating her stance. It wasn't clear that she is going to go 100% against the Bush policy, but she's turning. 10,000 letters is a good count, but it is likely that only a small percentage of WhatReallyHappened readers in California have written her. Get off your butt and write or call. It's easy and you'll be glad you did. You might even be saving your life, as fate works in odd ways. There is no doubt that if the US invades Iraq, more terrorists will join the ranks of those that will eventually make attacks on the US. The US foreign policy is designed for the rich and economic interests. It's high time it grows to e! encompass other interests as well, and YOU DO HAVE POWER. Get off your duff and write.

EMAIL FROM A READER:

I called Representative Nancy Pelosi (District 8, SF), and her aide said that they were receiving zillions of calls from people against war on Iraq, and none from people who are pro-war. It gave me a tingly feeling.

Dial while you tingle. Keep up the pressure!

EMAIL FROM A READER:

You have something to be very proud of.

I just checked the link under "Superb letter to Congress", and I found (spending just a couple of minutes... .) that if you pick any representative from any state and revise all the letters they had received, 95% or more are AGAINST the war... !!!

For example: Rep McDermott received 247 letters, almost all against war and pro stopping Bully Bush; Sen. Hillary Clinton received 2100+ letters, with the same proportion of "No to war, stop Bush" messages.

Even Republican representatives are receiving the same message... .

The "you" in this letter is, of course, the American people who took the time to express their opposition to war to their elected representatives, and who by this effort destroyed the media's carefully crafted illusion of broad public support for war. Though the media continues and will continue to make this claim, elected officials know that media polls are subject to manipulation, whereas a crowd of concerned voters they personally know cannot be faked. Please keep up the pressure and enlist your friends as well. The pro-war faction, who want to spend your taxes and your children to undo the mistakes they've made with the economy, or to simply make themselves a little richer than they already are, have not quit pushing for war. Those who desire peace must keep pushing back until the warmongers realize that our desire for peace is not just a passing fancy or a fashionable trend they can outwait, but a permanent part of the American psyche that will not be denied.

EMAIL FROM A READER:

I just called Sen. Barbara Boxer's SF office and asked them, of the calls about war with Iraq, if they could estimate the percentages against and for. Without even having to think, the person answered "99 to 1."

EMAIL FROM A READER:

When I spoke to Senator Akaka's office to register my opposition to any war in Iraq I was informed that the calls were trending strongly in that direction. When I asked for a more specific percentage of the calls being anti-war, the answer was "well.......to be honest..........all of them". Keep pushing!

The mainstream media is trying to convince you that the majority of Americans support Bush's war. Ask ten of your friends their honest opinion and see how much support there really is. Then realize the extent to which the mainstream media has become the propaganda tool of the ruling elites.

EMAIL FROM A READER:

Why no reporting on antiwar movement? Call these numbers and ask:

CNN, 404-827-1500
Fox (faux) 212-301-3000
MSNBC 201-583-5000

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