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I'm livid, I'm disgusted, I want to take the streets and scream!!!!!!

What can I do?
It is a bizzaro world when I cheer on Byrd and the Democrats.

I call and I write and learn about cloture

I've gone to the demonstrations

I've been vocal with all my friends, alienated a few (oh well...)

But it still seems that The Hawks may get their way.

I need PRIMAL SCREAM Therapy

Help!!!
Scream away 09.Oct.2002 20:00

Bush Admirer

You seem to be a sincere person who happens to have gotten onto the wrong side of this issue.

Go ahead and scream. It might make you feel better.

But that would make you a part of the problem rather than the solution.

A much better approach would be for you to swallow hard, and admit that you are wrong.

Bush has (much) better intelligence than you do. He knows the facts on the ground in Iraq. You don't.

That's the long of it. That's the short of it.

Don't embarrass yourself over foolish pride.

Scream away 09.Oct.2002 20:00

Bush Admirer

You seem to be a sincere person who happens to have gotten onto the wrong side of this issue.

Go ahead and scream. It might make you feel better.

But that would make you a part of the problem rather than the solution.

A much better approach would be for you to swallow hard, and admit that you are wrong.

Bush has (much) better intelligence than you do. He knows the facts on the ground in Iraq. You don't.

That's the long of it. That's the short of it.

Don't embarrass yourself over foolish pride.

BA, I'll ignore you 09.Oct.2002 20:08

not in my stomach

as EVERYTHING and I mean everything you know is wrong.

Bush IQ 09.Oct.2002 20:17

Jeb

Bush's IQ isn't even up to room temperature.

Dearest Jeb 09.Oct.2002 20:34

Bush Admirer

I don't think you'd want your own IQ score posted here up against GW Bush. My guess is that he'd score around 140, and you'd score around 70.

I also want to scream, and last night I cried 09.Oct.2002 21:15

bov

I'd just come from seeing Nader and it was scary to see nader talking about the war - this man NEVER talks foreign policy, but now, he too is afraid of the impending WWIII. It was really scary to realize, and I cried on the way home, realizing that many will die and virtually nothing we can do will stop it - we can only wait for body bags to come home and scare the IDOTIC FASCIST congress into herding back the other way. But most likely the Fuhrer will hide the bags, or else just bomb from another planet, obliterating everything in silence. We won't know until it's too late if there is retaliation, and man, is this a reason, or what?

Even I want to retaliate . . .

Tomorrow (if the vote concludes) we're getting in the streets down here in SF, and at the Federal Building.

In one story I read that some congressional aides were in tears, taking the calls, knowing the outcome.

thanks for posting bov 09.Oct.2002 21:32

peace rebel girl

i know what you mean. i was talking to someone about it yesterday and was just overcome with a bad feeling.

i say take the streets, stop traffic and be a live advertisement, since paid t.v. advertising costs too much.

Hey knot in my stomach 09.Oct.2002 21:43

Trilox

I know something you could do. Why don't you fly over to Iraq and become a human shield? You could stand outside one of Saddam's Bio-Warfare labs with a catchers mit and snag those laser guided bunkers busters as they come raining down...

Me Too. 09.Oct.2002 21:45

Apocolypse Soon

It appears that the coup is nearing completion. The industrialists have finally taken over the government of the United States and of the rest of the world. This is what George W Bush meant when he said ,"Everything has changed; nothing will be the same". And I wonder what they hope to gain from this horrible game--destroying the planet's resources, busting working people and relegating all of us to serfdom, setting back minority and women's rights a hundred years, promoting endless war and total violence,and flirting with nuclear annihilation. Is it worth it? How can we survive with so little hope that humans can somehow rise from their ignorance and create a better world? Why are we returning to the Middle Ages? All there is left to do is resist.

Yeah right... 09.Oct.2002 22:30

Trilox

"busting working people and relegating all of us to serfdom"

Like anyone is forcing you to work. Why don't you go on food stamps and live off the government like the rest of the hippie scumbags here?

Then Again ... 09.Oct.2002 23:20

karlof1

Actually, we could all just behave as Trilox thinks we do and sit down and do nothing: The mother of all sit-ins. That would allow folks like Trilox to do what they do best: work 24-7 and not think. Another thing to remember is that the Death Party gets its name because it likes to kill people; and since people don't like to get killed, the level of resistance--which is very high now for such a short-lived movement--will only increase and result in the Death Party's removal from power in the English speaking world where it is most dominant. I tend to agree that at the moment we appear to be slipping into a Dark Age, but we should remember that the Renaisance blossomed from that era of death and doctrinal stagnation. Ultimately it's very unfortunate that Trilox and kin refuse to recognize the overall danger faced by our society if the "Bush Doctrine" becomes reality because they stand to lose just as much as everyone else, and potentially even more so when one recalls the Tory experience in America from 1776-1781. But if they continue to be members of the Death Party, then they will reap what they've sown.

But to the original poster, just go outside and YELL for a good long minute, then go back inside, call your friends and discuss what the next moves are in the struggle for freedom, justice and democracy.

you are not alone, friend 10.Oct.2002 10:30

johnny on the spot

it seems as though some members of the CIA are also expressing misgivings regarding an impending war on Iraq and the bush administrations march towards absolute power of war.

www.chron.com/cs/CDA/story.hts/nation/16...

Maybe ... 10.Oct.2002 10:48

you'vegottabekidding

a CIA agent will take him out ... (to dinner, of course).

joke of the day 10.Oct.2002 16:11

son king

By far the funniest thing I've seen/heard all day. If this person actually thinks that GW would score a 140 on an IQ test, it's no wonder he/she is a Bush supporter.
Ahhhhh blatant stupidity.

um 11.Oct.2002 23:27

reid

alright, let's look at it this way: bush admirer and co. seem to be a bit insecure about their beliefs. If they were so secure that they were right, they wouldn't go to these forums all the time and try to pick out arguments and fights on sites like these. They'd let the left have their site and the right have theirs. Not that i'm advocating for non-debate, but when someone seemingly sits at their computer all day long writing here-say and crap (bush would not score a 140...i have a 136...and besides, it seems to change throughout life...i had a 120 when i was younger, now it's 136) it kind of makes me think that they are insecure with their opinions that they have to reinforce their own "opinions" that "they have". sorry if this is a little rambled and difficult to piece apart but i just got back from doing something positive in the community all week long (Outdoor school counselor) instead of advocating death and destruction, so umm... yes.
-reid
p.s. didn't we just admit that we gave iraq a bunch of bio-warfare strains...and tell me why they can't pre-emptively attack us but we can them...and i mean, they have reason to fear really, cause we're just about to and all...so...if they did, they could justify it with bushs reasoning...i don't know...everyone come to the october 22nd anti-police brutality rally.