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A rewriting of "when they came for..."

When they came for the terrorists, I said nothing, because I thought those terrorists got what they deserved. When they labelled arabs as terrorists, I said nothing because I was neither arab nor muslim, and I wondered what ideas lurked in their strange religion. When they labelled activists as terrorists, I said nothing because I was not an activist and I didn't see what all the fuss was about. When they labelled hackers as terrorists, I said nothing because I was not a hacker
When they came for the terrorists, I said nothing, because I thought those terrorists got what they deserved. When they labelled arabs as terrorists, I said nothing because I was neither arab nor muslim, and I wondered what ideas lurked in their strange religion. When they labelled activists as terrorists, I said nothing because I was not an activist and I didn't see what all the fuss was about. When they labelled hackers as terrorists, I said nothing because I was not a hacker, and I heard they did terrible things. When they came for photographers and media I said nothing because they said it was in the best interest in the country and they should have known better than to be in that place at that time. When they came for me, there was no one left to object, and no medium to do it in.
Original goes a little something like this... 06.Dec.2002 22:59

GRINGO STARS gringo_stars@attbi.com

"First they came for the Communists, and I didn't speak up, because I wasn't a Communist. Then they came for the Jews, and I didn't speak up, because I wasn't a Jew. Then they came for the Catholics, and I didn't speak up, because I was a Protestant. Then they came for me, and by that time there was no one left to speak up for me."
-- Rev. Martin Niemoller, 1945

haha 06.Dec.2002 23:02

asdf

This is lame. Give it up.

ha ha 07.Dec.2002 01:18

jkl;

this is no game. let's wake up...

(and nice work on the rewriting)

GRINGO STARS' greatest hits 07.Dec.2002 22:13

William Pierce

Remember the time that GRINGO STARS stated that matriots.com was merely an anti-government website? GRINGO STARS at his spin master greatest

from Little do YOU know...
GRINGO STARS 5:44pm Thu Nov 14 '02
portland.indymedia.org

"Matriot is an anti-govt website"
"And few of the people involved with matriot.com are white supremicist"

GRINGO STARS, caught in the act. In bed with the white supremacists, how surpising that a Jew hater like you (yes GRINGO another ad hominem attack on you) would be on a website with links to the vanguard news network.

Gideon's Bible 08.Dec.2002 00:17

Gideon Levy

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