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The Right shows weakness- it is time for us to strike

The Schiavo battle, played over and over in the media as a battle of the rightness of religion and humanity versus the evils of death and the judicial system, is bloodying the conservatives, for the first time since 9/11. It is our opening. They have shown their Achille's heel. We must strike now!!!
Bush, Frist, and all the other righties have positioned themselves on the side of "morality" and religion, and have been bloodied, badly, by everyone but the media, who continues to carry headlines about "signs of life", "parents defeated" (as opposed to sanctitiy of marriage scores again!), and pretends that all of these court battles are new. Even the average conservative American is now questioning- "if the political system is going to crawl into her death bed, they copuld do the same to me, couldn't they? Hmmmm..." The right has tried to take their agenda into American houses- AND IS LOSING.

This is big. Huge. This is the first battle we've seen the right lose since 9/11. It's time for us to capitalize on the uncertaintly that even conservatives feel about their government now. It's time to say "look you see they were trying to use Schiavo for their own ends? Well, let's talk about 9/11. Let's talk about the corporate media. Let's talk about a revolution".

This should give all of us hope and inspire the left to rise up and take the streets, the media, and the minds of America. Americans want to be on the side of the winner- that's why the right has been so successful in pounding through their deadly, de-humanizing agenda. Now, they've lost.

Let's show them what the left looks like. Let's invite everyone, everyone to join a battle for freedom and humanity that we can allw in, and bring down the stooges while the opportunity is here. You can bet it won't be long now until 9/11 part 2. Let's make sure people will see it for what it is this time- a ploy for power and an effort to keep the masses down.

Rise, my friends. Let's go beyond marches. Let's raise some hell. Let's rally. We can't wait for elections- as we now know, they're rigged anyway. Let's take back our world, now.

Hail to Tom Potter and Randy Leonard for giving the administration the finger. We're about to bag another victory for humanity.

-MVK

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Let's do it ... 26.Mar.2005 12:21

Nagasaki

The biggest problem is knowing where and how to begin.

I suggest everyone download a copy of the text below, which has been used to stage SUCCESSFUL uprisings in the Ukraine, Serbia, Georgia and elsewhere.

Read it, follow it and most important - share it.
From Dictatorship To Democracy.pdf
From Dictatorship To Democracy.pdf

Re-unify Cascadia 26.Mar.2005 12:27

Another Cascadian

Re-unify Cascadia
Cascadia
Cascadia

? 26.Mar.2005 13:12

Ben

I'm confused. I mean, I'm all for this woman to get out of this horrible state, but do we protest let her die? Correct me if I'm wrong, but taking the streets with signs saying "let her die" and "Take her out of her misery" will look a extreme. Instead of taking the streets, I believe there should be petitions and legal action. Even if our message is for good, do you really think the media will let this one by? No, they'll make us look like Nazis. Don't get me wrong, I'm all for this cause, but I think there is more effective strategy out there. If we can duck passed this and win this, not just for Schiavo, but for everyone in a state like this and will only escape the pain by death, we can beat the right wing clean. And, as you said, this could inspire other actions.

slay the fraudulent 26.Mar.2005 16:10

guerilla combatant

I don't want Terri Schiavo to die but I don't want the militant right-wingers to gain victory, either! Time to subvert.

 http://www.chinapage.com/philosophy/sunzi/sunzi-e.html

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VIII. VARIATION IN TACTICS


1. Sun Tzu said: In war, the general receives
his commands from the sovereign, collects his army
and concentrates his forces

2. When in difficult country, do not encamp. In country
where high roads intersect, join hands with your allies.
Do not linger in dangerously isolated positions.
In hemmed-in situations, you must resort to stratagem.
In desperate position, you must fight.

3. There are roads which must not be followed,
armies which must be not attacked, towns which must
be besieged, positions which must not be contested,
commands of the sovereign which must not be obeyed.

go by popular opinion 26.Mar.2005 19:26

The Gerber Baby

I hear that most Americans aren't buying the zealots'ättempt to paint this as a right to life issue, given the woman's brain is liquefied. When popular opinion is on your side, let your enemy look foolish and don't dignify their actions with a response. Else you end up having to counter every ridiculous thing the right wing decides to make an issue out of, which wastes time and attention on bozos who will defeat themselves. You don't see pro-evolution protests do you? That's an extreme example, but the point should be clear. :)

I like god when he sees things my way 26.Mar.2005 19:35

disgust

two weeks ago, 2 people 30 miles from tom "thumbs" delay's house died this way, he said nothing. No to stem cells, but use whatever science you have to keep her alive. She's in god's hands now.

Let Terri Schiavo go -- take to the streets 26.Mar.2005 19:49

Progressive Democrat

-- but NOT carrying "Let Her Die" or any other signs about Terri Schiavo!

The Republican corporate gangsters that are running America have exposed their callous disregard for ordinary Americans and how we live and what we have to put up with. The corporate media is finding out that NOBODY IS WATCHING anymore! Beyond that, Terri Schiavo is already effectively dead, and God Bless her, never speak ill of those who have gone!

But we have lives of our own. And we are not the undead: we are the living American people! We have a job to do -- restoring democracy in America! In the Ukraine, the people took to the streets with just ONE ISSUE ON THEIR MINDS -- FAIR ELECTIONS!

WE DEMAND FAIR ELECTIONS ! !

WE DEMAND THAT OUR VOTES BE COUNTED ! !

WE DEMAND VOTING MACHINES THAT LEAVE PAPER TRAILS --

SO THAT EVERY VOTE CAN BE COUNTED

AND EVERY VOTE-COUNT CAN BE AUDITED ! ! ! !

BUSH DID NOT HAVE A MAJORITY IN OHIO IN 2004 !

BUSH DID NOT HAVE A MAJORITY IN FLORIDA IN 2000 !

THE TV NETWORKS LIED ! ! !

THE AIR WAVES BELONG TO THE PEOPLE ! !

REVOKE CORPORATE BROADCASTING LICENSES ! ! ! !

IMPEACH BUSH NOW ! ! ! ! ! !

CORPORATE VOTING MACHINE COMPANIES ARE SELLING OUR VOTES --

AND WE ARE MAD AS HELL ! ! ! ! !

STOP CORRUPT CORPORATE ELECTION FRAUD ! ! !

REFORM PARTISAN ELECTION LAW ! ! !

WE DEMAND REAL ELECTIONS NOW ! ! !

unite 26.Mar.2005 20:08

tg

yeah, they're openly hypocratic again. As was said above (no stem cells, but any machines you got, bring em on) it's another obvious example of the divergence between words and actions that has characterized the conservatives for decades. So what do we do? Everything, and that's the problem. What should we do? Carry signs that say "let her die"? Bring up the s-election again? We are going in too many directions and that is our problem. The right has very few directions that are important to nearly all of em, g-o-d, profit/jobs/growth and hiding nipples. What are working towards? Freedom? can't, they're using that one. Liberty, same deal. we need common goals, few common goals, shared by us all. I'm sorry to say that we've contracted one bad habit from the mainstream, we get caught up in treating the symptoms of problems. Let's talk about common dreams and rooting out disease at the source.


Unite around demand for real elections ! 26.Mar.2005 20:34

Progressive Democrat

it worked in the ukraine !

the people took to the streets with just one issue on their minds -- fair elections!


we demand fair elections ! !

we demand that our votes be counted ! !

we demand voting machines that leave paper trails --

so that every vote can be counted

and every vote-count can be audited ! ! ! !

corporate voting machine companies are selling our votes --

and we are mad as hell ! ! ! ! !

stop corrupt corporate election fraud ! ! !

reform partisan election law ! ! !

we demand real elections now ! ! !

THERE'S A GOOD ONE COMING UP ON TUESDAY -- Sacramento 27.Mar.2005 03:56

Voter Revolter

See "Californians organize to prevent another Blackwell!"

 http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2005/03/314313.shtml

It's set for Tuesday morning on the south steps of the California Capitol. The stakes are high.

California organizers are asking for as much participation as possible, so if you happen to be heading for Sacramento . . .