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I can't stand it. I can't stand all the self-flagellating articles
about what the Democrats did wrong that completely ignore the voter fraud
that took place. Here's another one, from Tom Paine, and the
letter I sent to the editor:
Subject: Ed Gillespie vs. Exit Polls
According to your article, GOP
Wants to End Exit Polls, RNC chairman Gillespie wants to end exit
polls, citing their consistent inaccuracy slanted against Republican
candidates. As proof, he cites the elections of 2000, 2002, and 2004.
He doesn't cite anything earlier, like when Democrats won, and more
disturbingly, when electronic voting machines were less prevalent
among the voting population.
It is my understanding that the only easy way to verify the results
of paperless voting systems is by seeing that they correspond with
the exit polls and tracking polls up to election day. I suspect the
election machine manufacturers and Ed Gillespie know this. In the
event of a "surprising upset" then the results need to be
checked on a deeper level.
What we really need is for someone to correlate exit poll "errors"
with the implementation of electronic voting machines. If Ed Gillespie
is right, he may have drawn his own rope. If exit poll anomalies show
an increase on a national level over the last five years, while the
use of electronic voting machines was similarly increasing, then it
might be time to look closer at whether exit polls more closely matched
results in non-electronic locales. If this correlation turns out to
exist, it would be a HUGE step forward in having a tangible case to
present to the American public for a sane electoral infrastructure.
Who can do this, and how do we get them to?
p.s. -- I don't mind the idea, suggested I believe on DailyKos, that
George Soros just buy up all the election machine companies - and
then see what happens.
[BuzzFlash Note: Good thought. We'll forward this to Keith
Olbermann...maybe he can follow up on your idea?]
In The Ring, by Sally Kohn
It is the American political equivalent of the Taliban stoning a woman
to death for the indiscretion of having been raped. (It was the saucy
way she wore that burqa, no doubt.)
Ms. Kohn, along with virtually all of left leaning punditocracy,
is angry at the Democrats, and/or John Kerry.
This is, unfortunately, the ultimate 'blame the victim' mentality.
No, it's our fault, because we are letting them get away with it while
we write and read little distracting articles that ignore the rape of
the most sacred civil right any American has - our vote.
I'm not sure which is lazier, an American electorate which will
not even acknowledge the blatant election fraud foisted on them,
again, or the so-called professional journalists who vigorously
ignore the mountains of evidence of that fraud, while busily blaming
the Democrats for not being more on message, as if that would have
stopped voting machines from being hacked.
It is, after all, so much easier to haul out one of the many,
many articles blaming 2000 on Gore and just change the names and
dates. Never mind that Gore won and that voter fraud was rampant
in Florida. The history has been written. It was Gore's fault. Now
it's Kerry's fault.
I may not be a professional journalist, but I was in the polls
in Florida in 2000 and again in 2004 and I am telling you that it
doesn't matter what message the Democrats have. It doesn't matter
what strategy the Democrats have. It doesn't matter how many voters
the Democrats get to the polls. And it most definitely doesn't matter
what profound, thoughtful words are written about the election
by paid thinking heads. None of it matters if we aren't willing
to stand up as Americans and do something about the fraud being
perpetrated on us by those who are willing to desecrate our electoral
system for their political gain.
Please ask your members to check out the upcoming PBS frontline special
on Walmart. If you look at the PBS website you will see that it should
be really informative. I think that the "Walmartization" ranks
up there with global warming as a threat to our way of life. Thanks
for all of your really great work. I have referred all of my progressive
your excellent web site.
A BuzzFlash Reader
Subject: Oh my, Ohio!
Dear member of the media,
I am very happy to see that David Cobb and Michael Badnarik, the 2004
presidential candidates for the Green and Libertarian parties, today
announced their intentions to file a formal demand for a recount of
the presidential ballots cast in Ohio. Widespread reports of voting
irregularities all over the country during the last Presidential Election,
and the eyebrow raising letter of the CEO of Diebold with a promise
to "deliver Ohio to the president," have been a constant reminder
of how tenuous our democracy really is, and how careful and vigilant
all of us need to be to uphold its values and integrity.
It was extremely disappointing to me that John Kerry conceded such a
tight election on the very next morning after John Edwards had calmed
concerned voters with a promise that every vote would be counted. It's
bad enough that nearly half the population doesn't vote, but at least
we should do justice to the ones that do.
I hope that you will follow this continuing story closely and report
promptly on voting irregularities and any findings of the recount in
Ohio. This story deserves a prominent position in your news stories.
This country prides itself on its continued efforts to spread democratic
values across the globes, but we need to be sure to uphold those same
values at home.
San Francisco, CA
Subject: A suggestion
I love the ideas about protesting Bush’s Inauguration as in www.turnyourbackonbush.org.
Here’s some other thoughts:
Even more, try to look “Republican.”
For women, dress up. Wear either a strand of faux pearls or better,
a cross on a chain necklace.
Be sure to curl your hair, wear make-up and lipstick. Carry a purse
and a bible (having just come full of joy from a prayer meeting for
the President). The June Cleaver look is in with these people.
For guys, for sure wear a suit, tie, have your hair cut short, start
now growing that goatee beard thing, and be sure to have a flag in your
lapel by all means. A flag-type tie or a red one is preferred. Memorize
the names of the local republicans from your home district, your state
representatives, and other familiar stuff like that, such as the name
of your local Baptist church and its minister, etc. If you have kids
some “W04” stickers on their strollers are a nice touch. Memorize the
names of some of your Republican representatives, and who you “especially”
admire for his/her stand on ________. Learn phrases such as “He’s going
to restore America to what it was.” Or “I pray for our President and
his family everyday,” (These phrases are lots of fun, and you can learn
them easily, and might consider having a party with games and prizes
to help others learn the language, which is of the “utmost” importance.)
The same holds true in the months ahead for attending any meeting, speeches,
and other Republican functions. It is simply useless to go and protest
now. You only get pulled out/away without hearing any information which
could benefit the left side. We tried Protesting for 4 years and they
continued on anyway, then won, really. It only made us feel better.
So what? Time and money are now going to have to be better spent. What
good does it do to get into a secret planning session, or the AEI or
Heritage Meetings, to then say, Ha! I am really a Liberal to only get
hauled off? Go in and take notes, a hidden camera, tape recorder, etc.,
make connections, sign up with your Republican name to your Republican
address for mail, is much, much better.
Also, for sure get a P.O. box (not gov’t or franchise type) which uses
a street address and start giving small sums of money (ugh) in your
alter ego’s name (like Luke Reagan Reynolds, or Matthew Joseph Johnson,
or Rachel Elizabeth Thomas, etc.) mailbox to the ultra conservative
causes, Concerned Women for America, Family Research Council, etc. Be
sure to join the national Republican Party (easy) so you can have a
Republican Membership Card in your Republican wallet which you will
carry to these events to show at all times. Don’t use your home address
for security reasons, but also because you will eventually, with little
financial investment, have tons of mail (information) sent directly,
daily. And it will never stop. It is simply fascinating.
If you don’t want to carry a bible, bring along a copy of one of Ann
Coulter’s books or Bill Bennett’s or some other right wing kook’s book,
which you can easily get at a Half Price Book Store (don’t buy new).
But bring some kind of right wing book. This is a must accessory. And
put on that happy face, with all joy, praise, and gratitude!
Everybody has got to wear flags; jeweled eagle broaches are a nice touch,
too (just tell yourself you are getting together a Halloween costume
so it will make you feel o.k. about spending the money on things you
Have the Republicans ever protested? When? Nope. Can’t remember ever.
What I am trying to say is I am in total agreement with this type of
protest at the Inaugural, if it can be done. After that, enough of protests
everywhere! They are now a waste of time and money at this point! Get
organized to form, create, and legislate a National Voter System. Voting
can no longer be done state by state because too many people move all
the time in this new century, as never before, and for other obvious
reasons, duh. That is the first and only place to start, seems to me.
Maybe this is at least one thing we can have fun with each month…and
thanks to turnyourbackonbush.org for an excellent idea!
Subject: re Pageantry
Planned for Bush Inauguration (AP/Yahoo)
here's an idea:
HOW ABOUT A TAX REVOLT....OR/AND OUR OWN INAUGURAL! Of the rightfully
elected Senators Kerry and Edwards!
I'm sick to death of these wealthy smucks who take from the poor and
middle class... where's Robin Hood for God's sakes?????
Or a strike...TURN OFF THE TV ....make ratings drop through the floor....
Or we could have a party in Philadelphia for Freedom and Democracy in
spite of the Smirkin' Chimp and Kid Vicious!
Subject: Go read a history book
As a southerner that campaigned and voted for Kerry, as quite a few
of us did, I feel that I should point out a few problems with your essay.
Several of the founding fathers you claim as your own were Southerners
and also slave owners. Several of the thirteen original colonies were
Southern states. They are backwards ass places like Virginia and the
Carolinas where quite a few of the Liberal Elite of your frozen ass
northern states are relocating to in search of a decent place to raise
their kids (see Research Triangle area of North Carolina and the banking
capitol of the south, Charlotte). Florida is nothing but rich, elitist
retired Yankees, so don't give me that crap about it being a Southern
State. And they didn't vote with their values, they voted with their
wallets. The Tennessee Valley Authority that you seem to believe Northerners
single-handedly paid for in order to give us here rednecks electricity
was actually developed during the depression to generate jobs for the
unemployed of the era, who were shipped down from the Northern states
It is hard enough to champion liberal causes in the South and defend
the ideals of the Democratic Party without BuzzFlash granting publicity
to a foul-mouthed, uneducated, bigoted, elitist child from one the Northern
States, who has offered up an essay that validates all of the prejudices
my conservative friends hold dear. Thanks a lot.
A. W. Hart
[BuzzFlash Note: Points well taken. FYI, our staff is a mix of easterners,
southerners, westerners and midwesterners. The essay author is a BuzzFlash
Subject: Counter Coronation in the planning
Activists out of DC are planning a Counter Coronation with activists
from across the nation! Bring your video cameras. Let's see the 4000
troops of the New World Order.
They stole the election twice. What are we waiting for? Get on the list
and plan to attend.
Subject: 22% of the population in Tennessee will lose some or
all of their health care benefits.
22% of the population in Tennessee will lose some or all of their health
care benefits. How many of them would you guess voted for Bush? Moral
to End Expanded Medicaid Program (AP/Yahoo)
Jo Ann D.
Subject: Pragmatism - hey Soros, buy Diebold
It's time Democrats stop with the idealism and start with the pragmatism.
Republicans have been able to highjack this election because a decade
ago they got smart and pragmatic and (1) bought media outlets, (2) bought
voting machine companies, (3) identified wedge issues that would mobilize
small groups of hate-based voters, and (4) started changing the FCC
rules on media ownership so they could lock us off the public
Democrats stupidly stood by and let this happen at a time when we had
control over much of the government. It's time for Democrats to get
equally as pragmatic. Our goal should be to reverse each of these things.
First, let's get Soros and some other wealthy progressives to buy up
voting machines companies and media outlets. Pragmatic and effective.
Second, let's identify our own issues that will mobilize enough small
groups of new voters to counter the new hate-based voters Rove has mobilized.
Third, let's start a media campaign through Move-On or other organizations
to show people how bad consolidated media ownership is for us. (It's
why we never hear the bad news of the Bush programs until it is too
Pragmatic, folks. The Republicans didn't change their existing platform.
They pragmatically bought the companies that affect our democracy, such
as TV outlets and voting machine manufacturers. The played massive PR
games with words to reframe their issues. They identified issues that
would mobilize small groups of non-voters and get them to the
polls and added them into the existing platform.
No matter what you think of Republicans' philosophy, it was a series
of smart, pragmatic moves that put them in total power while Democrats
fiddled around and let this happen. I'd like to think we are equally
as smart and can counter those moves now.
So, what do you say, Soros and friends? Want to buy a voting machine
company? Move-On, how about a non-stop campaign of anti-discrimination
and other progressive ideas?
A BuzzFlash Reader
Planned for Bush Inauguration (AP/Providence Journal)
I am writing you - again - to complain about bias in your news articles.
This time, in the article entitled "Pageantry Planned for Bush
Inauguration," from 10/11/04. The part that I take exception
with is this:
Among those traditions are: a preinaugural church service for the
incoming president and first lady, a congressional escort to the Capitol
for the public swearing-in, a presidential inaugural address that
sets forth a vision for the new term, a luncheon in the Capitol's
famed Statuary Hall and a 1.7-mile procession along Pennsylvania Avenue
to the White House before a massive, cheering crowd.
Though the media did not give it any airplay, those of us who have
seen Fahrenheit 9/11 know that when Bush was inaugurated in 2000, his
procession was NOT greeted by a massive, cheering crowd, but instead
by a very angry, egg-throwing crowd, forcing the Presidential motorcade
to speed off. Why does your article ignore that fact?
I also wonder, with all the mention of heightened security, whether
any protestors will even be ALLOWED near the procession this year. Maybe
that is something your reporters should look into. Will this be a staged
event, like all of Bush's campaign appearances, where only fervent supporters
can attend, or will the voice of dissent be allowed to be heard?
Subject: Re the
death of democracy
To Whom It May Concern,
Your headline today says that Democracy died when the Supreme Court
appointed bush in 2000. Personally I think that history will show that
democracy died when President Kennedy was killed and the Executive Branch
was given to the military-industrial complex. What we are seeing now
is the inevitable result of actions taken in 1963.
Obviously our history books won't tell this story because the way American
historians are telling the story puts our version in the 'fiction' section.
But world history eventually will tell the true story.
Donald W. Smith
Battle Ground, WA
P.S. I love your site. I bought and distributed over 100 of the "are
you better off now" postcards that I purchased from your site.
Keep up the good work.
Subject: On Iris Chang's Death
April 14th of this year, I was slated to hear Iris Chang at the New
York State Writers Institute at the State University in Albany. I wish
I had gone.
Iris, according to the Los Gatos police, shot herself off of Highway
17 just south of my home on Tuesday.
The 36-year-old writer and journalist, who chronicled the rape and massacre
of thousands of Chinese civilians at the hands of Japanese troops before
World War II (and produced the most amazing bio of Tsien Hsue-shen*,
the father of China’s space and missile programs), was found dead in
her car on Tuesday near the town of Los Gatos, about 80 kilometers (50
miles) south of San Francisco. (*See 95's Thread of the Silkworm.)
Anyone (politically conscious) who's lived in Japan for any length of
time is likely to have immediately thought that former Japanese Ambassador
to the United States, Kunihiko Saito* (or his followers...or his overlords)
had some inside dope on what she was working on of late...and set it
all up. But, admittedly, such speculation probably has much more to
do with the sorrow of the moment coupled with...nowhere to go. (*His
condemnation of The Rape of Nanking: The Forgotten Holocaust of
World War II (1997), a John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
Peace and International Cooperation Award winner, is legendary.)
I fear there was some deep sadness, unrevealed to others, that drove
Iris...to want to leave us. It is something we should all ponder. What
do we do to others? What do we not do with them? Where are we in all
this? Like my partner once asked me when I was screaming over some petty
family argument, "Why are you here?"
True to her fiber, her spine, she refused to cave to demands for changes
in her Rape of Nanking that Kashiwa Shobo, her Japanese publisher,
created a furor about in public. That led to a 1999 cancellation of
her contract in Japan, cutting her off from readers who were important
Still, that's but a branch of what she held out.
She was the Organization of Chinese American Women's "Woman of
the Year" in 1998, but she could surely have won that accolade
more than once...rules and traditions permitting...for her many unsung
Life is filled with mysterious omissions. Missed opportunities.
Blessings in solidarity with Iris in mind,
Subject: An Open Letter to the Moveon.org Team on the Topic of
Investigating the Vote in US Presidential Elections 2004
Dear Moveon.org team, Carrie, Joan, Lee, Marika, Noah, Peter, Rosalyn,
Please permit me to explain why I will not be signing your
petition to "urge" my US congresspersons to investigate the vote.
In my mind, your petition reflects a passion for ending election fraud
that is both too little, and too late. The petition is dated November
11th. Where were you on the 3rd, 4th, 5th, and all days since, to denounce
major media's blackout on obvious levels of widespread fraud? Where
were you to help American citizens say "NO!" Bush does NOT have a mandate
to impose a neo-conservative agenda of perpetual war and mass poverty
and joblessness, when major media talking heads made these pronouncements?
Where were you to say the levels of fraud in elections 2004 make elections
2000 look like child's play?
You state in your petition that demanding an "investigation" is necessary
because "To keep our faith in democracy, we need to know the facts."
In all due respect, based on our constitution, every human being is
born with faith in democracy, a passion for realizing our inalienable
Creator-given rights to freedom and the pursuit of happiness.
In fact, it is because we have and should stir continuous faith in democracy,
therefore, that we must denounce all of the smokescreens used, such
as token opposition, token investigations, token laws, and so on, in
attempt to persuade us otherwise, and thereby thwart us from realizing
democracy and social justice.
We the people must remain watchful and dissatisfied with any
congressional investigation, such as the one you describe below,
that, once carefully read, admits its purpose is merely to "prevent
this from happening again"!
How many times have we heard these words since election coup 2000? We
have been there, done that. Our experience tells us that, not only were
no improvements made after the discovery that our elections
were contaminated with practices that allowed for systematic disenfranchisement
of Black, Hispanic and "poor" voters, but instead legislation
was passed and signed by Bush, namely the Help America Vote act, which
made it easier to commit mass fraud and mass cover up in elections
2002 and 2004.
The 9-11 investigations were another example. In every case, the expenses
of these campaigns for mass legitimating [sic] of a ruling few are charged
to tax paying citizens!
Thus, from experience we see there are countless schemes--we must remain
alert to--devised by a wealthy self-appointed ruling few to rob people
of their money, thereby, exploiting our human passion for taking action
to improve life for ourselves and our loved ones--for all.
This must be stopped. And a good start would be informing the public
about the methods used to invite them into participating in their own
oppression. Yes. Oppression in America.
Properly framed, for example, the questions in any genuine investigations
are not whether the elections were fraudulent, but rather WHAT
are the countless methods that have been used to ensure our elections
remain unnecessarily complex, which, in turn, guarantee they can be
controlled by a wealthy few who, then, get to say WHO the candidates
will be, WHAT issues will be debated, and WHO will win. High levels
of orchestrated complexity, chaos ensure mass voter confusion.
One of these schemes have been the mass media campaigns, which have
NARROWLY conditioned the American public to define "morality" in terms
of sex drives, sex preferences, sex organs, and the like. In actuality,
morality covers every aspect of human behavior toward other human
beings and the environment. Poverty is immoral! Joblessness is immoral!
Homelessness is immoral! Slave labor is immoral! Outsourcing middle
class jobs is immoral. Wasting our resources is immoral. Every child
not having a quality education is immoral! Fear-mongering is immoral!
Duping citizens to "manufacture consent" is immoral! Violence for the
sake of subjugation and oppression is immoral! War-profiteering is immoral!
Destroying the air people breathe is immoral! Contaminating the water
people drink is immoral! Terrorizing American citizens who organize
to promote peace and civil rights is immoral (i.e., FBI program COINTELPRO)!
Dismantling democracies to impose totalitarian corporate-military rule
A government that permits all of the above (to maintain oligarchic rule
of a few) commits immoral acts. These social problems and injustices
are easily addressed by the restoration of a government to its people.
And, the first step is the guarantee of every single citizen's right
to vote in free and fair elections, 100% publicly financed, national
registration of all citizens of age (simple, one vote for each, based
The biggest and perhaps main problem democracy has always faced is how
to guarantee that big money may not, just because they can, use their
power and means to sabotage democracy, infiltrate and
control vital social institutions, bribe and hire agitators
(to promote the rule of few lie that "self-governance"
is absurd, impossible, unnatural, and thus, leads to "immorality" and
In contrast to the present structure of our elections, which guarantee
only that the "winner" will be a pro-perpetual war and world domination
player--you can be certain that, in a government truly of, by and for
the people, with only a fraction of the money used currently to impose
corporate-military rule around the world--every citizen's right to vote
would guarantee every citizen's universal human right to a quality education,
work, living wages, free press, build vital relationships and communities,
live free of fear, breathe clean air, drink uncontaminated water, eat
healthy nutritious natural food, and create a deeply satisfying life
of meaning and purpose.
Subject: sick of this
I'm about as sick of all this as anyone can be. The feeling and often-stated
response to November 02 is, "we'll get 'em next time!" or
"wait until 2008." "Let's reorganize and who will be
our next candidate (quarterback)?" "Whoop de doo!"
A CLUE: this is not a football game. People have struggled, suffered
and died for what little has been accomplished. Committed, responsible
people are buried in mass graves under mud damns in Mississippi while
Republicans grope themselves and shoot birds.
So, assuming we could actually get a good quarterback and win next
time, what do we do? Everything has been gutted. There's no money for
social programs, for education, for anything. More tax cuts coming,
others made permanent. The safety and well-being of the whole world
is seriously jeopardized. Supreme Court stacked. FBI headed by someone
who advocates torture.
WORSE, underlying all that is the national mood in which ignorance,
vulgarity, crude and sub-human values have not only been validated but
elevated to cultural ideals. Has anyone see the Big and Rich video,
"Save A Horse (Ride A Cowboy)"? Yet the left embraces Larry
Flynt and Howard Stern. What better proof is there that America is doomed
and that, in big ways, it is well-deserved.
Move to Canada and buy a flak helmet. That's the right solution. It's
done! There's nothing left but the screeching of tires and the big crash,
taking us all with it.
Subject: The math is as if Bush did it! Let Americans know! THEY
are home, TROOPS wounded
Military officials said 18 troops had been killed in the battle for
the rebel-held city west of Baghdad, with another 178 injured....
Two aircraft carrying 102 injured soldiers arrived yesterday. Another
125 injured arrived earlier in the week and more were expected today.
injury toll grows amid fierce resistance: Military says hundreds of
militants killed (The Guardian)
Then, the article goes on to say that only "seriously" injured
soldiers were sent to Germany.
102 + 125 = 227 + "more" (so what does the "178"
injured mean?) and if 227 "seriously" injured were transported
to Germany, with more coming, and others were LESS seriously injured,
how many were ACTUALLY injured?????
Several soldiers needed intensive care, with brain or spinal injuries
or limb amputations, including at least eight of yesterday's arrivals.
(And if it is unpleasant for Americans to see news on TV or read about
spinal injuries (paralysis) and limb amputations while enjoying their
veterans day holiday, THEY are safe at home!!!!)
A BuzzFlash Reader
If John is resigning-he should either pay for or be required to remove
the shroud he placed on the Justice figure in the Justice Dept!!!
Seig Heil and thanks.
Subject: Time to Push Back?
Boy. Social Security may be on the way out. Ditto Roe v Wade, our civil
liberties and elections we can trust. And Bush doesn't have anything
standing in his way. Seems like there should be something we could do
to keep him a little off-balance.
Boycotting his enablers in the media might be a good starting point.
If one web site would call for a boycott it would probably catch on
like wild-fire. How hard could it be to get 100 protesters in front
of CNN? Then you have Bush's big contributors: Home Depot, Chevron-Texaco,
Helpful Household hint: I don't buy Newsweek anymore. A boycott of
print media is felt immediately.
R. David Goldberg
Mikhail Gorbachev in '08
Subject: tax exempt for Churches
We must demand that NO CHURCH continues to have tax exemption since
they have decided to be so active in politics.
Subject: The coup d'etat
Coup d'['e]tat [F.] (Politics), a sudden, decisive exercise of power
whereby the existing government is subverted without the consent of
the people; an unexpected measure of state, more or less violent;
a stroke of policy.
It is becoming apparent that this presidential campaign was an exercise
in futility. I am waiting to hear an outcry in defense of one of the
founding principles of this country: the separation of church and state.
The First Amendment prohibits the establishment of a
national religion. The founders of this nation intended that principle
to protect religious freedom for everyone. Democracy is gone.
America is now a theocracy, fast becoming the counterpart of the theocracies
in the Muslim world. President Bush, Richard Cheney, John Ashcroft and
other cabinet members, several members of congress, the so-called "neo-conservatives,"
Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, "evangelists" like Pat
Robertson and Jerry Falwell, "evangelicals" and "pentecostals"
are Dominionists who subscribe to the tenets of Machiavelli and Strauss.
In the Dominionists' world, the end justifies the means. Among their
beliefs is the notion that the U.S. Constitution should be interpreted
in accordance with their interpretation of biblical (Old Testament)
law. For example, they believe the death penalty is justified and should
be employed to punish just about everybody who is outside their "elect"
circle, not just Islamic terrorists, but also "secular humanists,""liberals,"
"intellectuals," dissenters, homosexuals, effeminates, adulterers,
fornicators, thieves, coveters, drunkards, revelers and swindlers.
They believe that any means to achieve power over this country and
the world (which would include, of course, lying and rigging elections)
is justified in order to establish God's kingdom on earth. Ann Coulter
actually said that liberals (meaning democrats) should be hung as traitors.
Coulter has said that whenever this country is attacked from without
or within, liberals always side with the enemy. The unbridled rantings
of the insufferable Rush Limbaugh and those who call in to his radio
show are frightening.
Dominionists are bigots and white supremacists and the new masquerade
of the ku klux klan. They are not in deed followers of the "philosophy"
of Jesus Christ as was claimed by
George W. Bush, and presenting themselves as Christians doing God's
will is the ultimate lie.
Sadly, directives to vote for Bush and Cheney were issued from the
pulpits of tax-exempt churches, flagrantly defying the law. President
Bush has been allowed to establish and
fund his "faith-based initiatives," giving tax dollars to
"christian charities." In doing so he is establishing a national
religion - his brand of christianity - as well as buying support for
America needs leaders and representatives who will stand up to defend
our Constitution and speak out against this "coup d'etat"
loud enough to be heard by everyone.
A report on the Dominionists: The
Despoiling of America: How George W. Bush became the head of the
new American Dominionist Church/State
A BuzzFlash Reader
One of the few people to consistently stand up for the American People
is Henry Waxman.
Why isn't he running for president instead of these losers we keep getting?
U.S. Navy Veteran
Subject: reply to mailbag on Constitutional Amendment
Have you thought that this Constitutional Amendment banning gay marriage
might have another unforeseen consequence?
If the Bush Administration can pass this, why couldn't they also revoke
the one banning the President from serving more than two terms?
P.S. If that happens, then we will have to get Clinton to run again.
Subject: Something to post regarding our future interest in helping
Dems and the DNC: please read
Dear DNC and possible future Democratic candidate:
Do not expect one thin dime from me or any volunteer help unless you
help straighten out the voting confidence gap, which is about as big
as the Grand Canyon! There is a reason that the Internet is on fire
on the subject of voter fraud, and it's called Diebold Machines and
the electronic machines that can only hold 3,000 votes when 10,000
are submitted. It is the wet ballots in Florida. It is the 4,000 people
who voted for Bush in a precinct of less than 800 people. These are
the "mistakes" that were caught.
We have worked hard for Democrats. We have given money, time, energy
and faith. Now it is time to show that you were worthy recipients
of our efforts by fighting against Diebold and paperless ballots and
fighting in Ohio and Florida to do complete re-vote by mail, as is
done in Oregon. Since the machines were incapable of keeping track
and so many voters were turned away, the best recourse is to do it
all over again. If Bush wins again, then at least we know he won fairly,
In two years, we will be haunted once again by the suspicious actions
of the Republicans, but in two years, people will not forget your
inaction on voter fraud issues.
You promised that if we went out to vote that our votes would be counted.
Now we are asking that you fulfill that promise, or no money, no help
no nadda. This is a kingdom now, Don't you get it? Why bother trying
to elect people when the votes can so easily be rigged?
I agree with the above letter-no money unless you help the United
States Citizens have confidence in the voting system again!
Forwarded by a BuzzFlash Reader
Re: F**k the South
To the reader from the South distressed over the site's
South bashing. Last night I sat in a restaurant with a dozen ex-Kerry
volunteers. When the site came up in the conversation, we laughed until
we cried, all the while agreeing with the site and at the same
time protesting because we are in the allegedly Red South.
I think the things to keep in mind are this:
1. Most of the so-called Red States are actually varying shades
of purple, we Blues are actually everywhere, in far larger numbers than
those red/blue maps convey. And that's without taking the voter fraud
2. The vote was fraudulent. Don't buy into the colors on the map.
Florida is actually Blue. Ohio is actually Blue. The majority of Americans
are actually blue.
3. The site would have been more accurately called, "F**k the Antique
Southern/KKK/Evangelical Christofascist Bizarro Cult Mentality!",
but that is pretty cumbersome to say.
Subject: How to bring liberal influence to bear
I'm reading a lot about how liberals and Democrats must take back the
House & Senate, how we must stop the Bush administration from doing
this or that awful thing; however, no one is coming up with any really
useful methods for doing so.
I believe that since we have a corporate controlled government, we must
go after the corporations who support Bush and his cronies. We attack
what they care most in the world about--their bottom line!
There are 55 million citizens who voted for Kerry. If only half of these
voters can be organized to boycott Rupert Murdoch's media empire advertisers,
we could force some real changes in Fox News.
We know which corporations and industries support Republicans and Bush.
If we target these corporations and industries by boycotting them, we
may, through them, be able to force our demands for election reform,
environmental reform, etc.
We all know Wal-Mart is a big Republican supporter. I've stopped shopping
at Wal-Mart because they are bad for small businesses and for communities
all across the country. They force their suppliers to outsource jobs
to China in order to keep the cheap goods flowing onto Wal-Mart shelves.
What if 55 million shoppers boycotted Wal-Mart and demanded they change
their evil ways, that they allow their employees to unionize, to put
more U.S. made goods on their shelves, etc.?
One by one we attack these corrupt corporations where it hurts. We put
pressure on them and they in turn put pressure on the government.
I don't know whom to contact to get this idea out to the public. I know
we're all mad as hell and would be willing to boycott till it hurts.
We just need someone to get us organized. Maybe someone in your organization
could float the idea to those who have the means of starting a boycott