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BodyCount @ 3/15 Demonstration.

LIE DOWN AND BE COUNTED !!! A space-dominatin', prime time disruptin' action to show the United States public what it's like when the bodies are in it's OWN streets. Here's a flyer (if my math is correct) for the action that will take place at 3:30 in the waterfront gathering zone and GEE i hope it doesn't overflow into the streets! *** In the event that event times change, there is a blank space on the flyers. This is where time/place should be written in by wee the peoples before distribution. (article 1)
BodyCount @ 3/15 Demonstration.
BodyCount @ 3/15 Demonstration.
BodyCount @ 3/15 Demonstration.
BodyCount @ 3/15 Demonstration.
BodyCount @ 3/15 Demonstration.
BodyCount @ 3/15 Demonstration.

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Stand up for life, love, true freedom and true peace.

Lie Down.

I have a dream! I imagine the streets of Portland and cities around the nation strewn with the bodies of protesters! Peacefull protesters giving America a glimpse of the true terror of war. Bloodied, tattered bodies draped over sidewalks, streets, park benches, and throughOUT the city. Yikes! Is that legal!? Depends on where you drape YOUR body. Get out your fake blood, your prosthetic limbs, trashed clothes, birthday suit, anything to make the point clear; HUMANITY is the victim!

How's 3:30 PM as the joint march returns to the waterfront area sound? Before the speakers.

legal disclaimer. Don't nobody lay their dumb ass down in the MIDDLE of the marching hordes unless you are daaaaamn sure everybody is with you, because you will be a much more lifelike body... uh, deathlike body than we really want you to be. Otherwise, wouldn't this be a cool-as-hell way to take a street? Not that i would condone such behavioure'.

Peace,

citizen Vern

P.S. This is my first attempt at an html post, so if my links suck please look for the flyers in following posts

Attention getting antics are a waste of time 10.Mar.2003 01:01

antiwar

This form of "die in" protest is much like those nude "peace" protests--a complete waste of time designed by and for White Middle class liberals who are more interested in drawing attention to themselves than actually doing anything to resist America's genocidial war campaign.

Bullshit symbolic protests and Self-absorbed antics designed to make yourself into a spectacle may make you feel good and puff up your "activist" ego, but it ain't worth jack squat in terms of ending the American war.

If you want to end war, raise the social, economic, and political price that America must pay to wage its aggression around the world.

That means general strikes, that means obstructing the American war machine itself (like activists in Europe are doing on a rountine basis), that means education and mobilization (as opposed to staged PR events like this "Die In"), that means effecting "Regime Change" here at home in the form of trying to neutralize the Republicrat dominated political system and its politicians, that means bum-rushing the American Phony Free Press (such as your local newspaper or TV propaganda outlet) and compelling these fuckers to give you consistent air time and press space to voice your views, that means urban rebellions like those that happened in the 60s and during the L.A. Rebellions of 1992, and ultimately it will mean destroying this American evil Empire itself....

fight the power, not each other 10.Mar.2003 02:39

antistrife

antiwar:

no one is telling you what tactics you can or cannot use. how about you do it your way and let other people do it their way. a successful movements needs a wide variety of people and diverse actions. telling your allies that they are pointless and irrelevant is egotistical and completely opposite of the solidarity that we need to make this movement succeed. would you have looked down on MLKjr. for his non-violent tactics as well? probably . . .

Diversity of Bullshit 10.Mar.2003 04:34

antiwar

All of you fucking white liberals always starting running your mouth about "diversity of tactics" whenever there is any criticism brought up about the antiwar movement.

What a fucking joke. All of this "diversity" rhetoric is yet another example of the White Liberal political ethos which dominates and controls the so-called antiwar movement in America. It goes right along with the "lets holds hands and share our feelings and sing kumbaya" mentality that these clueless fools have. Get real.

YOu people should understand that war ain't a game. It is deadly serious. Some of these "protestors" seem to think that these protest marches are nothing more than an occasion to stage a street party or some kind of street festival--even as America and England get ready to commit a war crime of unimaginable proportions.

But then again, you people will have to learn the hard way perhaps. Make no mistake, in this war the "other side" can and will hit back here in the belly of the beast. American civilians ain't gonna be safe from getting a well justified taste of the misery and pain that their military inflicts on the rest of the world. Hold onto your hats, cuz 9-11 will seem like tea party when the retribution hits.

As for Martin Luther King Jr, I doubt you know anyting about King and his political strategies. IN America, King exists as nothing more than a Media created icon who has been reduced to a few meaningless and vapid catchprases about "colorblindness" from his "I have a nightmare...er...dream speech."

Pledge your allegiance 10.Mar.2003 07:56

dixie cup

"Antiwar," take your self-absorbed cynicism and shove it up your ass. (And while you're at it, why don't you enlist your services for CIA counter-intelligence, if you aren't on their payroll already, where your negative energy could be put to even more malicious use.) Desperate times call for desperate measures, and there's nothing more difficult than getting through to the American consumer public. Better to have bodies of live protesters in the streets than those of actual terror targets; poisonous fruit that will be reaped by a needless, unjust war, should this unprovoked invasion of a sovereign state be instigated.

by any means 10.Mar.2003 11:33

fed up with negativity newmoonveil@yahoo.com

i support this idea beacuse it is a peaceful action that people can take 10 min to participate in that just MAY affect someone(s) who sees just a glimpse of the kind of thing that we inflict upon so many others, enough so that they may be inspired to work for change. that is the whole point of a variety of tactics.

so, mr antiwar, i read all that you wrote in response to this and your other post later on-NOT IN OUR NAME IS NOT ENOUGH, and to be honest, i agree with your points. we sure as hell need to step it up and start working to impeach the bastards. however, what you lack is a basic respect for other's ideas and willingness to perform direct action in WHATEVER means they feel necessary.
i know citizen vern personally and know that this idea is not in any way ego-driven, it's not any more egotistical than your didactic response to it. in fact i have not heard of any actions lately that reflect what you are demanding, so what are you doing besides sitting with your computer bitching at others for not doing what you want them to? get real and get to work, especially before you come down on others who are trying to participate in this movement towards a more peacefull, more RESPECTFUL world.
if you want to make a difference, then go and make it...if you want others to join you, try leading by example and being the kind of person that people want to work with. just a suggestion.

can the people who post to this site PLEASE start to show the kind of communication skills that include respect for all and extend a hand out to aid those who you feel need guidance instead of a finger saying fuck you. please.

for what its worth, this website allows you to send a message to our reps calling for impeachment of the bush regime: bush, Dick Chain, John Asscrack, Dongald rumsfeld and Move the Bowel Colin Powell. www.votetoimpeach.org

BAFF! Wake up Li'l sleepy-head! 10.Mar.2003 12:08

citizen Vern

No offense, but your retoric reminds me of the empassioned ranting of Jerry Falwell or other gun toting bible slinging radicals at the other end of the spectrum of beliefs; "Abortion sucks! Let's blow up the doctors! YeeeHaw!". Racist and inflamatory comments aren't worthy of the peace you claim to be willing to fight for. Those "Fucking White Middle Class Liberals" are the closest thing you have to an ally in our government. They are often people like Paul Wellstone and THEY have more effect than to force the local Starbucks manager to buy a new window. Anger leads to the dark side, young jedi. I agree that more tangible action is called for now and in the future, but it's going to take intelligence and a coordinated, focused sense of purpose. The protesters who broke into the hangar in Ireland didn't shoot their way in dressed in black with mohawks a blazin'. Major change is going to take support from the citizens you just insulted. Read your history. You can't wake up an ally with a baseball bat. No matter what you have in common, they will wake up as your enemy. Were YOU bludgeoned into YOUR belief system? Or did you develop it through EXPOSURE to new ideas.
We need to control our emotions before we aspire to controlling our government, the media, the military. Not to mention how others voice their opinion.
Finally, peace. I'm glad we're on the same side.
citizen Vern

I've got an idea! for mr. ANTIWAR 11.Mar.2003 11:21

Satan

Dear mr.Antiwar, how about we nail you up on a cross in Pioneer Square? Obviously the only way to solve the worlds problems is to martyr yourself as the "Only real activist" so what if someone is liberal and white, as opposed to say republican and black? If they sincerely believe in their tactics in ending this bullshit war then they are doing more than you sitting at the fucking computer dissing them. Since you love sterotyping and name calling so much heres my lame pre-conditioned biased assumption of what you are: an all black wearing self proclaimed "anarchist", who's sociopathic tendencies reinforce your alienation and perceived "more radical than thou" train of thought. Now go back to the gutter or anarchist collective bookstore and jerk off with the rest of the "radicals" and see if that changes the world any faster than anyone elses method.

I've got an idea! for mr. ANTIWAR 11.Mar.2003 11:32

Satan

Dear mr.Antiwar, how about we nail you up on a cross in Pioneer Square? Obviously the only way to solve the worlds problems is to martyr yourself as the "Only real activist" so what if someone is liberal and white, as opposed to say republican and black? If they sincerely believe in their tactics in ending this bullshit war then they are doing more than you sitting at the fucking computer dissing them. Since you love sterotyping and name calling so much heres my lame pre-conditioned biased assumption of what you are: an all black wearing self proclaimed "anarchist", who's sociopathic tendencies reinforce your alienation and perceived "more radical than thou" train of thought. Now go back to the gutter or anarchist collective bookstore and jerk off with the rest of the "radicals" and see if that changes the world any faster than anyone elses method.

Oh dear 11.Mar.2003 13:43

citizen Vern

Oh Dear. Now we've gone and summoned up the dark lord. I hope you are all happy now. Do you know how hard it is to get rid of a satan? Worse than termites...