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So when does May Day planning start?

So when does May Day planning start?
There's only four more months to plan May Day festivities. When do we start? Somebody call a date, place and time for meeting #1.

It looks like the economy will likely still be in shambles, unemployment still high, we'll be at war in Iraq, Bush will still be an idiot, and Portlanders will be stir crazy from the winter. Woo Hoo.


looking forward to riot season,

Deputy Dawg
Riot season 31.Dec.2002 21:34

Mark Kroeker

Yes, come May, it WILL be time for the police to riot again.

My force looks forward to working with you all to create a cloud of OC spray and a hail of rubber bullets in the downtown area.

Who knows? Perhaps I will have my thugs break out the real bullets on white people in Portland, for a change.

yes cheif kroeker (croaker)... 01.Jan.2003 04:14

DD

Thank you Mark. I'm sure we all realize, at this point, that Portland's fattest...er, "finest" are truly cowards who will turn tail at any real show of public outrage.

Please send in your best. It will be fun to watch them scatter like cockroaches.

Now, how 'bout a date for a meeting?

Howza bout May Day 01.Jan.2003 11:27

Mark Kroeker

Double D,

I assumed my cowardly donut-gobbling zombies in riot gear would meet with the people of the city in the streets on May Day (May 1), like in days of yore.

I'll pencil this date in, but of course, anything might happen in the next four months, such as World War 3.

If such should occur, I am sure we will see each other well before May Day.

Donut franchise 01.Jan.2003 16:36

Bill

Dick Cheney's old company, Brown & Root (a subsidiary of Halliburton) has been awarded the donut franchise.

 http://www.onlinejournal.com/Commentary/Madsen121902/madsen121902.html

Brown & Root's latest food poisoning incident occurred on December 11 at Oraifijan Camp, 35 miles south of Kuwait City. Over 250 soldiers, sailors, and airmen were sickened after partaking of Brown & Root's tainted chow, 13 so severely they required hospitalization. The U.S. Army, using typical military jargon, said the troops fell victim to "a food-borne gastrointestinal illness." Although the military inanely stated it was looking into the possibility of "terrorism,"...

Who celebrates May Day? 01.Jan.2003 20:20

BA

Who celebrates May Day other than Communists and Socialist assholes? What's the point of that?

It's now January and Bush is a great President. It's logical to assume that he'll still be a great President on May Day.

What's to celbrate?

No Planning For Mayday! 01.Jan.2003 20:47

Orarchist orarchist@yahoo.com

This is an insult to Anarchists everywhere!
Anarchism does not recognize any leaders or planners. Planning would be a blow against True Anarchists.
Remember, Oppose anyone who purports to speak for Anarchists. They are powerseeking imposters.
On Mayday, celebrate by going where ever you want and eating drinking and saying whatever you want.
Do not become one of the sheep for powerhungry leaders!
Down with the organization, Down with planning, Down with unity.
Anarchists Uber Alles!!

So, does BA have a job? 01.Jan.2003 22:22

pachuco

Holy fricken cow!
BA, are you even a human? Have you never come home from work so tired and wasted from the day only to realize that the powers that be are stealing money from your children, robbing our old, and they are laughing all the way to the bank. I highly doubt you are a member of the elite, if you are then I take back what I said, but I don't think you are and I have seen it happen time and time again, people like you think they are part of the group, but your group will spitt you out like the working class scum you are.
Come on BA, you want to join our side don't you? I can see it in the way you write. You know you want to........

Oooo goody tell us what you're gonna do! 02.Jan.2003 16:06

Vera Katz

We'd really appriciate it if you "actavists" would get some representitives together because we need to coordinate where and how "the city's interests" intend for you to march. Maybee you can designate a few "police liasons" so that we can know your every turn, and single out any potential threats to "your" gathering such as anyone wearing black, anyone we can deport, any homeless persons, you know the drill...
We're looking forward to working with you again! Be super sure to post your meeting notes here.

Vera

orarchist 02.Jan.2003 18:00

dj tubesteak

Wouldn't you seem to be speaking for anarchists there? What's wrong with organization as long as it's non-coercive? How do you propose to combat the forces of statism without organizing? Or are you one of those idiots who thinks anarchy means chaos?

Reply to Pachuco 02.Jan.2003 18:58

BA

>>>Holy fricken cow!
BA, are you even a human? Have you never come home from work so tired and wasted from the day only to realize that the powers that be are stealing money from your children, robbing our old, and they are laughing all the way to the bank.

Thank you Pachuco. You are preaching to the choir. I frequently lament the fact that our taxes are over the top, that the Democrats have raped us, pillaged us, and fucked us over with their progressive income tax. I appreciate your reminder. Thanks.

To BA 02.Jan.2003 20:35

Sean Henderson lohan1@msn.com

BA, are you suffering?

What are the taxes preventing you from doing?

How are they hurting you in the least?

What do you do to give back to society?

Sean 02.Jan.2003 22:40

BA

Sean - Taxes are not about 'giving back to society.' That's a great line but that dog won't hunt.

Taxes are about income redistribution. It's confiscation of funds from the successful members of society, and redistribution to the unsuccessful members of society.

It's about government waste.

As I said above, "Democrats have raped us, pillaged us, and fucked us over with their progressive income tax." The reason they did it was to use our funds to buy votes and gain or retain power. They cater to large voter blocks like the NAACP, organized labor, the teachers, trial lawyers, etc. They're disgusting.

Anarchy is Chaos 03.Jan.2003 09:26

Green Hornet

Ok here goes: Anarchy is chaos. Chaos like the riseing sun, like the spinning of the earth. Chaos like the flowing of the rivers or the drifting of the snow. It's about reclaiming our true wild and free nature. And yes it IS about destroying that what would enslave your wildness. The movement needs a whole lot more chaos and spontanious action. Let's just hope this May Day isn't as boring and ineffective as the last two years have been. More chaos, less permitts.

-Live Free Die Wild!!!

Anarchy is Chaos 03.Jan.2003 09:26

Green Hornet

Ok here goes: Anarchy is chaos. Chaos like the riseing sun, like the spinning of the earth. Chaos like the flowing of the rivers or the drifting of the snow. It's about reclaiming our true wild and free nature. And yes it IS about destroying that what would enslave your wildness. The movement needs a whole lot more chaos and spontanious action. Let's just hope this May Day isn't as boring and ineffective as the last two years have been. More chaos, less permitts.

-Live Free Die Wild!!!

Anarchy is Chaos 03.Jan.2003 09:28

Green Hornet

Ok here goes: Anarchy is chaos. Chaos like the riseing sun, like the spinning of the earth. Chaos like the flowing of the rivers or the drifting of the snow. It's about reclaiming our true wild and free nature. And yes it IS about destroying that what would enslave your wildness. The movement needs a whole lot more chaos and spontanious action. Let's just hope this May Day isn't as boring and ineffective as the last two years have been. More chaos, less permitts.

-Live Free Die Wild!!!

Anarchy is Chaos 03.Jan.2003 09:28

Green Hornet

Ok here goes: Anarchy is chaos. Chaos like the riseing sun, like the spinning of the earth. Chaos like the flowing of the rivers or the drifting of the snow. It's about reclaiming our true wild and free nature. And yes it IS about destroying that what would enslave your wildness. The movement needs a whole lot more chaos and spontanious action. Let's just hope this May Day isn't as boring and ineffective as the last two years have been. More chaos, less permitts.

-Live Free Die Wild!!!

Anarchy is Chaos 03.Jan.2003 09:28

Green Hornet

Ok here goes: Anarchy is chaos. Chaos like the riseing sun, like the spinning of the earth. Chaos like the flowing of the rivers or the drifting of the snow. It's about reclaiming our true wild and free nature. And yes it IS about destroying that what would enslave your wildness. The movement needs a whole lot more chaos and spontanious action. Let's just hope this May Day isn't as boring and ineffective as the last two years have been. More chaos, less permitts.

-Live Free Die Wild!!!

Anarchy is Chaos 03.Jan.2003 09:28

Green Hornet

Ok here goes: Anarchy is chaos. Chaos like the riseing sun, like the spinning of the earth. Chaos like the flowing of the rivers or the drifting of the snow. It's about reclaiming our true wild and free nature. And yes it IS about destroying that what would enslave your wildness. The movement needs a whole lot more chaos and spontanious action. Let's just hope this May Day isn't as boring and ineffective as the last two years have been. More chaos, less permitts.

-Live Free Die Wild!!!

Anarchy is Chaos 03.Jan.2003 09:28

Green Hornet

Ok here goes: Anarchy is chaos. Chaos like the riseing sun, like the spinning of the earth. Chaos like the flowing of the rivers or the drifting of the snow. It's about reclaiming our true wild and free nature. And yes it IS about destroying that what would enslave your wildness. The movement needs a whole lot more chaos and spontanious action. Let's just hope this May Day isn't as boring and ineffective as the last two years have been. More chaos, less permitts.

-Live Free Die Wild!!!

Anarchy is Chaos 03.Jan.2003 09:28

Green Hornet

Ok here goes: Anarchy is chaos. Chaos like the riseing sun, like the spinning of the earth. Chaos like the flowing of the rivers or the drifting of the snow. It's about reclaiming our true wild and free nature. And yes it IS about destroying that what would enslave your wildness. The movement needs a whole lot more chaos and spontanious action. Let's just hope this May Day isn't as boring and ineffective as the last two years have been. More chaos, less permitts.

-Live Free Die Wild!!!

Anarchy is Chaos 03.Jan.2003 09:28

Green Hornet

Ok here goes: Anarchy is chaos. Chaos like the riseing sun, like the spinning of the earth. Chaos like the flowing of the rivers or the drifting of the snow. It's about reclaiming our true wild and free nature. And yes it IS about destroying that what would enslave your wildness. The movement needs a whole lot more chaos and spontanious action. Let's just hope this May Day isn't as boring and ineffective as the last two years have been. More chaos, less permitts.

-Live Free Die Wild!!!

Anarchy is Chaos 03.Jan.2003 09:28

Green Hornet

Ok here goes: Anarchy is chaos. Chaos like the riseing sun, like the spinning of the earth. Chaos like the flowing of the rivers or the drifting of the snow. It's about reclaiming our true wild and free nature. And yes it IS about destroying that what would enslave your wildness. The movement needs a whole lot more chaos and spontanious action. Let's just hope this May Day isn't as boring and ineffective as the last two years have been. More chaos, less permitts.

-Live Free Die Wild!!!

Anarchy is Chaos 03.Jan.2003 09:28

Green Hornet

Ok here goes: Anarchy is chaos. Chaos like the riseing sun, like the spinning of the earth. Chaos like the flowing of the rivers or the drifting of the snow. It's about reclaiming our true wild and free nature. And yes it IS about destroying that what would enslave your wildness. The movement needs a whole lot more chaos and spontanious action. Let's just hope this May Day isn't as boring and ineffective as the last two years have been. More chaos, less permitts.

-Live Free Die Wild!!!

Anarchy is Chaos 03.Jan.2003 09:28

Green Hornet

Ok here goes: Anarchy is chaos. Chaos like the riseing sun, like the spinning of the earth. Chaos like the flowing of the rivers or the drifting of the snow. It's about reclaiming our true wild and free nature. And yes it IS about destroying that what would enslave your wildness. The movement needs a whole lot more chaos and spontanious action. Let's just hope this May Day isn't as boring and ineffective as the last two years have been. More chaos, less permitts.

-Live Free Die Wild!!!

Anarchy is Chaos 03.Jan.2003 09:28

Green Hornet

Ok here goes: Anarchy is chaos. Chaos like the riseing sun, like the spinning of the earth. Chaos like the flowing of the rivers or the drifting of the snow. It's about reclaiming our true wild and free nature. And yes it IS about destroying that what would enslave your wildness. The movement needs a whole lot more chaos and spontanious action. Let's just hope this May Day isn't as boring and ineffective as the last two years have been. More chaos, less permitts.

-Live Free Die Wild!!!

Anarchy is Chaos 03.Jan.2003 09:28

Green Hornet

Ok here goes: Anarchy is chaos. Chaos like the riseing sun, like the spinning of the earth. Chaos like the flowing of the rivers or the drifting of the snow. It's about reclaiming our true wild and free nature. And yes it IS about destroying that what would enslave your wildness. The movement needs a whole lot more chaos and spontanious action. Let's just hope this May Day isn't as boring and ineffective as the last two years have been. More chaos, less permitts.

-Live Free Die Wild!!!

Anarchy is Chaos 03.Jan.2003 09:28

Green Hornet

Ok here goes: Anarchy is chaos. Chaos like the riseing sun, like the spinning of the earth. Chaos like the flowing of the rivers or the drifting of the snow. It's about reclaiming our true wild and free nature. And yes it IS about destroying that what would enslave your wildness. The movement needs a whole lot more chaos and spontanious action. Let's just hope this May Day isn't as boring and ineffective as the last two years have been. More chaos, less permitts.

-Live Free Die Wild!!!

Anarchy is Chaos 03.Jan.2003 09:28

Green Hornet

Ok here goes: Anarchy is chaos. Chaos like the riseing sun, like the spinning of the earth. Chaos like the flowing of the rivers or the drifting of the snow. It's about reclaiming our true wild and free nature. And yes it IS about destroying that what would enslave your wildness. The movement needs a whole lot more chaos and spontanious action. Let's just hope this May Day isn't as boring and ineffective as the last two years have been. More chaos, less permitts.

-Live Free Die Wild!!!

BA 03.Jan.2003 17:50

dj tubesteak

I think we agree that the Democrats are disgusting, but I'm wonering where you think the wealth of the 'successful' comes from.? Most of the U.S. economy consists of government-subsidized corporations selling products in markets carefully conditioned to ensure their success; we tried the free-market model and--surprise!--the whole thing collapsed. Not to mention that profits wouldn't happen without labor, which you 'waa, they want to tax my income' types seem to have chosen to ignore. Personally, I'm all for ending redistribution of income--the system's inherent contradictions will be shown and it will be allowed to destroy itself--but I'm guessing the SUV crowd would be a bit unhappy and would become even more willing to join in the destruction of my civil liberties to regain the illusion of security that the current welfare system provides. If you're willing to accept the responsibilities that this liberation will entail, then we're in agreement, but I suspect that the day they dismantled the welfare system you'd be one of the first ones demanding more surveillance and arbitrary roundups to keep you safe from the consequences of a truly free market.

P.S. 03.Jan.2003 17:55

dj tubesteak

Green Hornet, I agree with you about spontaneity and especially about permits, (maybe it was the multiple postings that convinced me) but change won't happen without self-consciousness on the part of everyone involved, and that won't happen without organization. Denigrating people trying to do this doesn't help anything.