Midnight Oil

[Powderworks] the aftermath

ninas ninajill73@hotmail.com
Wed, 06 Nov 2002 16:59:43 -0400

very well said!

this is a sad day for all of us except people like my bosses who are
gloating today - making this an even worse day than it should be!

on 11/6/02 5:45 PM, Eel Bonjack at scissormansnip@yahoo.com wrote:

> It is a dark day for democracy, for freedom in the
> world's biggest superpower. Apparently, Republicans
> are going to be in control of Congress, and there will
> be no balance of power. Our so called "President's"
> administration is a joke, but not a funny one.
> Apparently, his tactic of trying to invade a third
> world country just to get more oil and to look
> patriotic has worked. IT divided and conquered the
> Democrats (who are no good themselves) and our stupid
> media makes him look like a hero for it. I'm sure many
> of you in other countries have a different angle.
> Well I must echo again and again, that he is as
> idiotic and as dangerous as ever, and even more
> emphatically, NOT MY PRESIDENT. He is the first
> American dictator, and I don't mean this rhetorically.
> He was NOT democratically elected, yet this time
> around, his manipulation worked differently, and all
> too well. I underestimated the intelligence of the
> American public when I thought most people would see
> right through it (Why has Enron disappeared off the
> front page?) Our system of democracy, of checks and
> balances is now dead, it has now failed and
> malfunctioned. It has been sick for years, granted,
> but now its flatlining. Bush will not stop;slowly but
> surely, he will take away more freedom of expression,
> kill everybody who disagrees with him, and it will
> happen right before our very eyes, subtly but
> effectively.
> Its better to die on your feet than to live on your knees.
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