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Turn your parents away from the darkside

Say Mom or Dad or Uncle Bob says he plans to vote for shrub this November
And you've tried and tried your best to bring them around but they just say they dont like to pay taxes or they "don't want to change presidents in the middle of a bad time"

Take a break from the argueing a little while, head to the website of the oregon republican party.It's something like www.orgop.org- find it with google if you have to. Up front they have thier "platform"- Break open a new ream of paper and print the 15 odd pages of drivel in this manifesto of theirs. Then dig thru the junk drawer until you find one of those Hi-lighter pens. As you carefully read this document highlight all the parts which you know will be really scary for mom and dad. Theres some pretty freaky religious stuff in there and unless they go to Fred Phelps church they'll whip out thier checkbook and send whatevers left after the payment on the Navigator to MoveOn.

Keep working at it. I do think Kerry is less likely to start WW III than Bush and this should be considered.

Bush going down in a landslide would send a strong message to the world and we'd be a lot safer for it.
then 17.Apr.2004 21:53

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print and hi-lite the dems platform.

and carelessly hide a copy of 'Che Speaks' where it is sure to be found.

working links help 17.Apr.2004 22:49

here ya go...

link help. generally, it is best to cut and paste the whole link straight from the address bar. that way you know you are giving other users the chance to go exactly where you are directing them.

here is the oregon republican party website:

 http://www.orgop.org/

unfortunately, i could not find the "platform" that was supposed to be "up front". if someone knows where it is, perhaps they could post it here...

shouldn't be that hard 18.Apr.2004 08:45

noSkull/boners2004

email EVERYONE- we have proof that these stooges are lying. They've been caught with their own words.

all you need to know from Condi's 911 testimony in 4.5min
 http://newjersey.indymedia.org/usermedia/audio/6/naked_condi-k95a.mp3

from bush press conference 4/13 ... one long,stupid answer... how can anyone believe this a wise noble man? roflmao
 http://radio.indymedia.org/uploads/bush-nomistakes.mp3

dick, bush, condi, colin and rummy
 http://ftp.radio4all.net/pub/radio/sound_intelligence.mp3

bush and the gang pre-Iraq war threats
 http://radio.indymedia.org/local/webcast/uploads/metafiles/how_much_proof_do_you_need.mp3
What does Condi do with her time?
What does Condi do with her time?
What about our DEFENSE plan of fighter jet interceptors?  Does NYPD have jets?
What about our DEFENSE plan of fighter jet interceptors? Does NYPD have jets?
He is still running on the idea that he will protect us?
He is still running on the idea that he will protect us?

With two major capitalist parties, no one wins but the rich 18.Apr.2004 20:04

GRINGO STARS

<<Kerry is less likely to start WW III than Bush>>

What is your evidence for this statement?

Who brought the US into WWI? A Democrat President.

Who brought the US into WWII? A Democrat President.

Who brought the US into Korea? A Democrat President.

Who brought the US into Vietnam? A Democrat President.

Who gave the order to nuke Hiroshima and Nagasaki? A Democrat President.

Who brought the US into a naval 1962 standoff with Russia, risking planetwide nuclear annihilation? A Democrat President.

Who killed more than 1.5 million Iraqi civilians in sanctions? A Democrat President.

Democrats and War: Not a real lesser evil:
 http://www.isreview.org/issues/26/democrats_war.shtml

The other war party:
 http://www.isreview.org/issues/33/dems&war.shtml

Anybody but Bush?
 http://www.isreview.org/issues/30/anybodybutBush.shtml

"There's hardly anything more important that people can learn than the fact that the really critical thing isn't who is sitting in the White House, but who is sitting in- in the streets, in the cafeterias, in the halls of government, in the factories. Who is protesting, who is occupying offices and demonstrating- those are the things that determine what happens."
-- Howard Zinn

And vice-versa 19.Apr.2004 01:33

George Bender

Now if us radical old folks could just find a way to keep the scared kids from supporting Kerry....

American politics, if you live long enough, is like watching the same parade go around the block. I remember during the Vietnam war, late 60s, people telling us, "Well we can't just get out!"