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Pro-Peace apologize to the isolated few IPRC anti-equality comments. Love is #1

I sincerely apologize to all who I offended. Our new priority will be filled with all positive words to nominate a new IPRC Board President. love is the the #1 priority.
Pro-Peace apologize to the isolated few IPRC anti-equality comments.  Love is #1
Pro-Peace apologize to the isolated few IPRC anti-equality comments. Love is #1
Dear Family,


I consider all people, everywhere, my family. I, T.v.L.i.m.i.t. BNB, on behalf of all the victims of Independent Publisher's Resource Center (IPRC) [IPRC.org] discrimination want to apologize to all the people who have made angry comments, or who have left death threats on my voicemailbox and sent the many death threats to my email account and to the email addresses of people who support equality and reform in the IPRC. For safety reason, I want to repeat what I told everyone over a month ago when we began the struggle for equality in the IPRC: for safety reasons and due to the sensitive nature of these issues I recommend that you stay anonymous. Throughout the history of civil rights and many equality-request struggles, life-threatening danger is always part of the struggle.

We are not here to make enemies. We are only here to ask for accessibility to the wonderful resources of the IPRC. We are the non-english speaking community. We are the people in wheelchairs. We are the severely disabled. We are the elderly with limited arm mobility, who each one of you will someday become, who simply ask for the opportunity to be independent in a place called the "independent" publisher's resource center. IPRC.

We, including many of you, my family, reading this, all agree on one thing: We love the IPRC and we want to see it welcome us.

Simple accessibility, such all of those items on high shelves that can simply be permanantly lowered. Even a stapler. I have severe arthritis and I am deformed. So I know what it feels like. many IPRC items are kept on high shelves to make room for new luxuries such as the brand new spacious art gallery. But that is an old point.

Below are the comments of an IPRC user who is extremely knowledgeable about the private details of many business transactions within the IPRC, and even donated a stolen hammer to help the IPRC. Most certainly not your casual IPRC user. This person seems to be filled with anger. I, T.v.L.i.m.i.t, (please call me T, my friends call me T) sincerely love this person. Only love will conquer hatred, and indifference and bring equality. Any equality and accessibility achieved with love... ...will most certainly be temporary. I love this person because I regard them as my family, and because I can see, that even though this person is filled with anger, the important thing to realize from this person's message is: This person loves IPRC. This person believes in Independent Press and Independent media in a world ruled by corporatins. Corporate media who lie for politicians and politicians who kill-for-oil and politicians who make Measure 28 social-service budget cuts for corporations who give campaign contributions to the politicins. It is a vicious cycle that can only be broken by love... ...and the independent press.

The main message of this article is this: We want all people to lift up your pro-peace independent voice! We all want people to come to the IPRC and use their services and resources to do that!

Someday the IPRC will strive to lower their high shelves, strive to get grants and donations (as stated below numerous times) that will allow the blind, the deaf, the disabled, the limited mobility elderly the opportunity to simply have complete access to all of their facilities, workshops and something as small as a "welcome" brochure.

The time for negative words which mention people's names has come to an end with this article.

My apology, to anyone anywhere who was offended by my words is sincere. Negative words which even indirectly seem focused at one person is counter-productive to love, unity and peace.

In the next few weeks we will put all our energy and focus on nominating a new President for the IPRC Board. We, the disabled and minorities have been ignored by IPRC for 5 years, so we expect our nomination will also be ignored. Nevertheless, launch a united effort of positive words to recommend our nomination and our #1 concern for requesting a new IPRC Board President. We are speaking with several current, wonderful IPRC Board members in hopes that they will accept our nomination. We have no ill will towards the current or past IPRC Board leader. It is obvious they did a good job because in a world of bankruptcies, IPRC is still here. We just want someone new to help actively welcome diversity to the IPRC.

"New Leadership for a New, Diverse IPRC".

Thank you all for your patience.

We all love IPRC. And we simply want to be welcomed by IPRC.

I love you all.

True Love & Unity... ...for the people!

T.v.L.i.m.i.t. BNB



P.S.

I sincereley apologize that this message is not in Braille or any foriegn languages. I sincerely want to say that it is my own fault. I have no excuses to give for it. Believe it or not, I am actively striving to change that. Please bare with me and be patient. I am only one person. Please pray for me, and pray for peace for the world. And please keep love in your heart.

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Below, are the anonymous IPRC user comments posted to the article at this link
 http://portland.indymedia.org/front.php3?article_id=58340&group=webcast
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>Should read "I apologize *that* this is not in any foreign language." When you >apologize "if", that means that it may be in another language, and you're not >sure.


>All donated and which are the self-same computers at which T.V.Limit BNB sits >for countless hours to post his ever-so-valuable and never ending critiques of >the IPRC.

>All donated.


>The IPRC has ONE digital photocopier. This is the photocopier which >T.V.L.i.m.i.t. uses to print his fliers. It is a replacement for an older, >donated, non-digital photocopier. The current photocopier was paid for with a >grant.

>Again, donated. And again, the IPRC has one, not two as this implies. It is a >replacement for an older one which broke.

>Let me see, how much did that cost? I think there was some spackle involved, >some white paint, and nails. I donated the hammer and the level, which I stole >from work. I'm thinking it was maybe under $10 to set up the gallery.

>But I'm just spit-balling a figure there, what the heck do I know? Maybe it >MISAPPROPRIATED THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS FROM THE NEEDY!

>Nah.

>Yeah, I bet if you ran a non-profit everything would just be hunky-dory.

phone: phone: 503-768-5262

Typo:achieved "withOUT"love will be temporary 11.Apr.2003 11:08

T.v.L.i.m.i.t. BNB

Dear Family,

I accidentally used the word "with" and made a very important "typo" in the above text.

My above words said:

"Only love will conquer hatred, and indifference and bring equality. Any equality and accessibility achieved with love... ...will most certainly be temporary."

I was supposed to use the word "without" and say:

"Only love will conquer hatred, and indifference and bring equality. Any equality and accessibility achieved without love... ...will most certainly be temporary."

Sorry.

True Love & Unity... ..for the people,
T.v.L.i.m.i.t. BNB
Typo:achieved "withOUT"love will be temporary
Typo:achieved "withOUT"love will be temporary

Negative Words 11.Apr.2003 12:05

IPRC User

The time for negative words which mention people's names has come to an end with this article.
But not a peep of apology yet for

T.V. L.i.m.i.t.'s Unique Brand of Lovin' 12.Apr.2003 14:22

IPRC User

This person seems to be filled with anger. I, T.v.L.i.m.i.t, (please call me T, my friends call me T) sincerely love this person.

As the cliche goes, you certainly have a strange way of showing it! To wit:

this page , in which you ask the rhetorical question (in typical kook literature typographical tradition, using all caps)...

"DO YOU , THE PUBLIC, THINK IT IS A COINCIDENCE THAT THE IPRC HAS THE EXACT SAME AMOUNT OF LATINO-AMERICAN, AFRICAN-AMERICAN AND ASIAN AMERICAN PEOPLE ON ITS STAFF AS THE K LU K LUX K LAN?"

That sounds a whole hell of a lot more like hate than love to me. But thanks, I guess, for the meaningless apologies anyway -- l'm sure it makes you feel better to convince yourself that your words don't have any hateful sting. It's all a bit like someone saying, "I'm sorry your nose is bleeding," without apologizing for punching them in the face.

By the way, some of the message above is written in the foreign language of my Nordic nation of Sarcasticlandia. Sorry for the lack of translation. Sorry, sorry, sorry.

A nice little quote 12.Apr.2003 17:50

IPRC User

"There are those so contrary that arguing is second nature. Therefore, when there is little to be won, there is much to avoid. Know that all such confrontations cannot be totally shunned and, finding yourself immersed, decide whether the argument springs from astutenenss or from foul disposition. Sometimes it is not pigheadedness but a trick. Pay heed, therefore, not to entangle yourself in the one, while you play the game of disentangling yourself from the other. There are those who are called lock-pickers of the soul. The thrust of their arguments is to enrage and weaken the opponent. There is no better counter-trick than to leave the key of caution in the lock."
- Baltasar Gracian, 1601 - 1658