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Nat'l Guard and Army, Police, etc., Refusing To Allow Animal Rescues, Action Needed!

The State Vetinarian has declared the animal shelter
in Gonzales, La (the
state shelter where these poor abandoned pets are
being taken to) FULL and
now has the Nat'l Guard and Army, Police, etc.,
REFUSING TO LET ANIMAL
RESCUERS IN TO N.O. TO RESCUE ANY MORE ANIMALS!
PEOPLE, WE NEED TO TAKE ACTION IMMEDIATELY. PLEASE
CALL THE GOV OF
LOUISIANA'S OFFICE RIGHT NOW, THIS MINUTE.
1-866-310-7617 to voice your
concern and demand that something be done immediately!
This phone line is
staffed with volunteers and is manned 24/7, the
messages get faxed to the
Gov's office. I've made numberous phone calls over the
past 2 days as have
hundreds of other concerned pet lovers.
PLEASE JUST PICK UP THE PHONE AND CALL NOW! Don't
holler, don't scream,
please be polite but firm and demand the Gov do
something now.



The State Vetinarian has declared the animal shelter
in Gonzales, La (the
state shelter where these poor abandoned pets are
being taken to) FULL and
now has the Nat'l Guard and Army, Police, etc.,
REFUSING TO LET ANIMAL
RESCUERS IN TO N.O. TO RESCUE ANY MORE ANIMALS!! The
shelter is FULL because
this ignorant State Vet refuses to lift the 15 day
quarantine which would
allow the hundreds of volunteers to transport these
animals to other areas.
Many shelters in other states, including Arkansas,
could take several
hundred animals RIGHT NOW and are waiting. They are
even volunteering
transportation and helping hands.

Please Don't Call 12.Sep.2005 14:57

a reasonable person

I understand what the author is doing and generally agree that this is horrible not to rescue animals. However, its not going to work; this policy is not going to change. So, flooding this line (taking up space from people that might actually be calling to be rescued) is a pretty irresponsible thing to do. There is a relief effort underway for animals; I agree it is likely inadequate and great suffering and tragedy will result. My final point is that as there are less humans in need of assistance, public money and resources will shift to care for other displaced creatures. So helping the human relief effort underway will end up allowing more animal rescues later. I do not believe that the animals don't deserve to get rescued just the same--I am simply talking about acting responsibly. It would be like blocking a bus going to rescue people b/c you didn't believe in fossil fuel production.

peace.

If people are "calling to be rescued," 12.Sep.2005 15:32

You are only reasonable if you don't care much for animals

then they have other resources by definition. The government is now using resources retrieving dead human bodies, as opposed to rescuing still living but very weak and dying nonhumans. There won't be time for "animal rescues" later - as the animals will be dead. The relief effort that you are referring to for animals is not "likely" inadequate - it is grossly inadequate, and as you're sitting here reading this, the remaining animals who might otherwise be saved are dying of hunger and thirst. That's not so much the issue with humans, as rescue boats picked them up, leaving the animals behind.

The army can rescue the pets and abandoned animals 12.Sep.2005 17:28

The animals can be housed in army portacabins and warehouses

If animal welfare rescue charities don't have housing space at the moment, the army and federal government must help save this animals that ARE STILL ALIVE, but without them will soon die.

Animals can be temporarily housed and looked after by the army and national guards.
Many soldiers have complained that they are bored with nothing to do. I can see on televsion that several military personnel are doing nothing better than street walking. This is a waste of resources. This wasted manpower should be used properly. They should have mandatory orders to save all animals that are still alive.

The rescued animals can be homed in portacabins, warehouses and other army shelters. I am sure the army has facilities that can be used.

Many army, guards and police have said they would like to help more. They are being traumatized by walking past animals that will die of starvation or eventually shot by cruel military and government who ignored pet owners and animals, and did not try to save their lives.

Governor Kathleen Blanco permits what the federal army can do in the state, so I'm surprised that nothing has been done about rescuing animals, when people have called her offices.


KEEP PROTESTING AND COMPLAIN SO THAT THESE ANIMALS ARE SAVED:
Make sure your protest is noted

Contact:
* President George Bush at the White House
* Your Senators and Represenatives in the katrina hurricane states, and your own state
* the headquarters of the different army headquarters
* heads of the Louisiana police forces
* FEMA.

* Governor Kathleen Blanco Tel: +1 866 310 7617

* Mayor Nagin's office:
C Ray Nagin, Mayor of New Orleans
Mayor's Office, 1300 Perdido, Room 2E04, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA (don't know where his office is at the moment, maybe a personal visit might be better)
Tel: +1 504 565-6400. Fax: +1 504 565-6423. Internet: www.new-orleans.la.us

Especially contact:
* Lieutenant General Russel L. Honore's office, Commanding General, First United States Army (Fort Gillem, Georgia ?? not sure if this is his address, the army can tell you where he is currently based and the HQ telephone number)
* Vice Admiral Thad W. Allen, Chief of Staff, United States Coast Guard (replaced Michael Brown to do FEMA's work)

 http://www.nationalveteransday.org/links.htm you might find some contacts for the army and coast guards etc here

If you find contact telephone numbers / email addresses please post here, with where you got them from.

full of follies 12.Sep.2005 20:08

a reasonable person responding

Some comments noted above:

1. the relief effort is now using resources to get dead human bodies. these resouces could be used to rescue living animals.

RESPONSE: True. Resources could always be rearranged. However, massive numbers of dying carcases that contaminate water is not wasting resources on the dead. Rather, it is meant to help preserve the living---all of them.


2. The National Guard is bored and has nothing to do. So they should save the animals.

RESPONSE: If the NG is bored, I can think of an entire city population that is in desparate need of food, water, shelter, and medical care.


Response in General: These responses have not addressed the fundamental point I made originally. It is (for those having trouble)--please don't clog the line b/c folks are still really fucked. Given the state of political/cultural climate, the National Guard is not going to give a shit about animals (although I think they SHOULD). So this is a waste of time. This is not about me not believing in animal rights; its about the animal rights movement ignoring human suffering that needs to be addressed. I'm sure if you weren't all middle class folks, and stuck in a hurricane disaster zone, you would be thinking differently. That's just a hunch.

No, you cannot be sure that everyone thinks as you do, 12.Sep.2005 21:06

more compassionate than you

self-titled "reasonable person." I do not throw my deep concern for other living creatures out the window because I might happen to be in crunch time. Has this been tested? Yes. What the hell - "the animal rights movement ignoring human suffering"?! The vast majority of resources have gone to humans, as usual. And if you give a shit about the humans who are deeply bonded to their animals who survived the storm, you might realize that for many of those who were forced to leave them, having their animals rescued is of primary concern for them right now.

I also called the governor's office AND WAS TOLD TO TELL MY FRIENDS AND NEIGHBORS TO CALL ALSO, as the secretary said he was concerned too, and the more calls, the more likely the governor is to respond. Honestly, it's people like you who cause me to feel that the animals are frequently more deserving than humans who are so selfishly and clannishly funnelling all resources and help to themselves. When people domesticate and trap animals, it is their duty to stand by them in their time of need. When they're trapped in houses, they can't really get away, can they? Domestic dogs don't really survive left loose in the wild, do they? I hope you don't have a dog or cat.

go ahead, flood the lines, and call the white house, too 12.Sep.2005 21:17

mz kittinz

regarding the above poster who urged folks not to call: have some compassion, damnit. if not for the animals (since you can't seem to open your heart wide enough for them) we're talking about people who've lost everything here, and don't want to lose their animal companions as well, who are desperately praying that these animals are rescued. these are not just middle class people here, these are often poor folks who stayed cuz they couldn't evacuate with their animals.
think about the folks who were separated, under threat of arrest, or at gunpoint, from their animals.

and by the way, i am not part of the "animal rights movement", i just give a shit.


**CALL THE WHITE HOUSE TODAY!**

202-456-1111 or 202-456-1414
fax: 202-456-2461
 comments@whitehouse.gov

Talking Points....

"I'm calling to express my concern about the pets still left in the New Orleans area and surrounding parishes. I can't believe they are being left to die."

You can stop right there if you want.

Or you can continue:

2. Ask that your message that the President intervene be passed on to him. Request that the President authorize troops which are not needed for human evacuations or body collection to aid in pet rescue.

(As it stands now, in spite of assurances from General Honore and the governor's office, if a Guardsman enters a home and finds two corpses and one LIVING dog, he is allowed to take the corpses but he is not technically allowed to take the dog. I have no idea how a person can close the door to a home and leave an animal inside in that situation. It's barbaric, really.)

3. Ask that the President pressure Louisiana officials to allow animal welfare groups' rescue teams full access to areas where they know pets were left.

(The groups have logged thousands of calls from people saying, "I left Fluffy in an upstairs bathroom, but I'm not allowed in the area/I've been shipped to Houston and I can't go get her.")

4. Ask that the President pressure local officials to allow animal welfare groups to build additional temporary shelters on property in the Algiers area of Greater New Orleans, as offered by the Louisiana Chapter of the Humane Society (they own the property, but must not be allowed access), and property on the East Bank of New Orleans as requested by the ASPCA.

5. Ask that the President pressure local officials to CEASE FIRE on animals unless an animal poses a threat to human life.

There have been two documented cases of local officers shooting dogs -- one is actually on video and was posted by the Dallas Morning News -- and there are rumors of many more. (Note: Supposedly, our efforts have gotten the videotaped officer suspended from his job.) I realize that it might at first seem humane to shoot an animal which by now must be in miserable condition. HOWEVER, if there is a person there to shoot a gun, that means there is a person there to potentially save a life. As of Saturday, cats being rescued had been holding up pretty well, and dogs were coming in severely dehydrated and emaciated, but still lively enough to wag tails and give rescuers appreciative kisses.

6. LATE ADD-ON: Ask that the President make whatever declarations are necessary in Louisiana and Mississippi to allow that out-of-states veterinarians may treat Katrina's animal victims.

(An HSUS source was quoted on nola.com as saying the State Veterinarian has told out-of-state vets that all they can do is clean cages and stuff.)

from an animal advocate on NOLA.com:

A John Minnick from the Dept of Homeland Security was helpful to several of us a few days ago. He is the one who told us to BOMBARD THE WHITEHOUSE TOMORROW WITH THOUSANDS OF CALLS. John is FINALLY down in Louisiana. He was sent there last night by his bosses. He and I just finshed speaking. He told me not to give up. He said that the problem is the Governor. She needs to hear from the Whitehouse and DHS that the dogs must be rescued. THE ONLY WAY THIS WILL OCCUR IS IF WE ALL CALL THE WHITEHOUSE.

Just know that the Governor has DONE NOTHING to help animals. This is straight from John and also apparent from my several conversations with people on her inner staff - Andy Copland, "terry" and others. She is useless and will not act without SIGNIFICANT PRESSURE FROM WASHINGTON, WHICH FIRST REQUIRES US TO LIGHT UP THE WHITEHOUSE SWITCHBOARD. As John put it, even if we can now only save 25% of what we could have saved Friday, it's better than nothing. The DOD wants to help. It is killing the fed guys down there not to be able to make animal rescue a priority.

Animals at the LSU Shelter have families that love them (see Video) 12.Sep.2005 23:28

Keep phoning so that more help is given for pets to be saved

Animals Left Behind After Katrina Find Refuge At LSU Shelter
September 13 2005
BATON ROUGE, La. -- Hurricane victim Melissa Breashears is living in a shelter in Baton Rouge; her three cocker spaniels stay at a different shelter at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge.

 http://www.wral.com/news/4965531/detail.html
N.C. State Vet School helps care for pets displaced by katrina. (video)
A major shelter at Louisiana State University is taking care of pets turned away from shelters. As Amanda Lamb reports, they're getting help from volunteers from NC State's Vet School.

It is important to keep campaigning for the animals, they and their families need each other.
N.C. State Vet School Helps Care For Pets Displaced By Katrina (Video)
N.C. State Vet School Helps Care For Pets Displaced By Katrina (Video)

Do you really think... 13.Sep.2005 00:21

(0)

...that these same sick fuckers that would walk past grandma's decaying corpse day after day, or shove a rifle into the faces of traumatized hurricane victims or force human beings from their homes or kill in cold blood a person trying to help their family - would give two shits about wittle poochy? It's like target practice for them. You whine about the actions of our new security forces as if they were even remotely human in their approach. How about we all spend our energy fighting for vegan option MRE's? I love dogs, you know...but have you been fucking paying attention at all these last two weeks??? Maybe you would just like a nice soft pet in your concentration camp?

non "reasonable person responding" - you fit the stereotype of a "dumb american" 13.Sep.2005 02:28

Keep Protesting - Call your Radio Statioins and George Bush

"do you really think" is the same dumb **** writing as "reasonable person". He, and I know it's a he, has a twisted mind and does not respect humans or animals. Strange talk bring up concentration camps, when it comes from an uncompassionate fascist who doesn't empathize with people whose pets are missing. (He should be in a camp with Mike Minton.)
Of course this person doe NOT love dogs, if they did they would want them saved, and not be so hateful or let them suffer. You can see this from what HE immaturely writes. This attention seeking non person should be banned from IndyMedia.

There are non humans like "reasonable person" who most of us would not consider worth keeping alive or want to be around us. REMEMBER THE ANIMALS AND NOT THE UN"REASONABLE PERSON" MONSTERS.

Why are you telling lies non person? I've seen a lot of soldiers and police being compassionate to animals and saying they would like to do more.

And how stupid he is to say everyone who wants the animals saved are middle class. You are ignorant and evil. Someone who really cares about dogs would not say don't ssve their lives or stop their suffering. I am sure that most people of all classes want to rescue the animals.

Remember the monsters don't matter, it's the animals are important.

I am sure that the mostly WORKING CLASS families of New Orleans, separated from loved family pets would like to have them back safely with them.

response 13.Sep.2005 07:59

reasonable person

1. I am not the same person as (D).


2. I am a woman. so don't call me 'he'.

oh come on 13.Sep.2005 11:43

mz kittinz

"Do you really think....that these same sick fuckers that would walk past grandma's decaying corpse day after day, or shove a rifle into the faces of traumatized hurricane victims or force human beings from their homes or kill in cold blood a person trying to help their family - would give two shits about wittle poochy?"

of course not all national guard are going to care, but i've read several reports of national guard and other law enforcement being upset about not being allowed to rescue animals, and not being equipped to rescue animals. and if the orders had been to evacuate animals along with people, most of them likely would have followed those orders.

and as i'm sure you're aware, you don't need to have decent politics or even care about people to be compassionate towards animals. (i'm not justifying this, but it is a fact - plenty of right wing people care about animals.)


"How about we all spend our energy fighting for vegan option MRE's?"

actually, i'd prefer chicken, thanks.

" have you been fucking paying attention at all these last two weeks??? Maybe you would just like a nice soft pet in your concentration camp?"

i have been paying attention, and i'm absolutely outraged and saddened by the whole situation. i've been following whole thing from the beginning, from both the human and animal angle. are you proposing that you're going to free everyone from the concentration camp that is this country? i'm not crossing my fingers that that will happen tomorrow, and right now i'm going to do what i can to save those who are left starving in the city.

sick fuckers? 13.Sep.2005 13:41

mz kittinz

"Do you really think....that these same sick fuckers that would walk past grandma's decaying corpse day after day, or shove a rifle into the faces of traumatized hurricane victims or force human beings from their homes or kill in cold blood a person trying to help their family - would give two shits about wittle poochy?"

from the Oregon Humane Society rescue journal ( http://www.oregonhumane.com/diary/index.htm) :

"At this point we had a long list of addresses to check and were still receiving many requests from police officers and National Guard personnel to go to places where they had seen animals".

"The National Guard brought us a basset hound they found on the porch of a house surrounded by water. They were all smiles when we told them the dog would be well-cared for by the shelter staff in Gonzales."

uh, yeah, they're all unfeeling, jackbooted thugs. things aren't so black and white sometimes.

if you were planning to call Gen. Honore, please don't... 14.Sep.2005 11:07

miz kittinz

Best Friends (www.bestfriends.org) has requested that people stop calling Gen. Honore. from their website:

"Many of you have posted Lt. Gen Honore's office phone number and asked your fellow members to call. But the barrage of phone calls is now hampering the general's humanitarian missions, rather than helping. They are getting quite distressed and so we are asking everyone to please stop calling. The message has been received and they are acting on it!"

it does appear to me, at least from scanning animal rescue sites on the web, that the army is now cooperating, at least in some areas. i would continue to focus attention on the white house and your representatives. also, there's a congressional hearing thursday - see the PETA website for more info. on what they're doing.

ISRAEL & WAR SHOULD NOT HOLD THE PRIORITIES ! 01.Jan.2006 08:59

ALLEN D POST allendpost@yahoo.com

DON,T GIVE TO THE POOR
IN THIS COUNTRY. BUT, GIVE
$8 TRILLION TO A COUNTRY LIKE ISRAEL IN FOREIGN AID.

BUSH IS THE LAW...
According to Attorney General Gonzalas.

The question we must ask: Is Bush the Law, and can he break any Federal or international Law just because he is President? Well, his Attorney General Gonzalas states that is indeed the case and it is obvious that this Administration has acted upon that very premise.
We must understand that we are not fighting a mere political battle against a political party, we are fighting something far more insidious, we are fighting a Fascist mindset and agenda at work within this government! We are fighting against traitors who seek to undermine this country and the government to promote their own agendas and national socialist political philosophy.
Although it would be easy to ignore, and most people would prefer to ignore facts, but we are in a battle for the future of this nation, the future of Our Freedom, Liberty, the future of the Bill of Rights. This is not merely a political battle that is being thrust upon this nation, it is a real battle and it's outcome will determine the future of this People's Liberty.
In 2004, the former Attorney General Ashcroft requested an extremely detailed Memorandum Opinion entitled "WHETHER THE SECOND AMENDMENT SECURES AN INDIVIDUAL RIGHT". It is obvious that the then Attorney General wanted to know if indeed an individual had the Right to Keep and Bear Arms, or could the wording of the Constitution be narrowly interpreted to restrict the meaning to a Right of the State, or State Militias to keep and bear arms, not individual citizens. What would possibly be the purpose of such an inquiry? The answer is obvious, the intent and agenda of this Administration was to disarm the citizens of this nation. Unfortunately for them, the Opinion Memorandum did not provide Ashcroft with the legal answer he so desperately desired!
We have a President who believes and acts as though he is above the Constitution, above the Law and above the People. He has surrounded himself to those who, for lack of a better word, are Fascist or otherwise known as Neo-Conservative National Socialists with an Imperialistic agenda. They have demonstrated that their Political and Moral Values are not only far removed from what is commonly considered Constitutional, but that they are willing to totally break all Constitutional boundaries to enhance their position, their authority and power over this and other nations. It is clear from the demeanor, attitude and actions of this President that we have someone at the helm whose idea of the Presidential Office is perverted, to say the least. It appears that under the smoke-screen of Terrorism, this government has taken that opportunity to implement a political project intent on nullifying the Bill of Rights specifically, and eviscerating, as a general course of order, the Constitution. The Bush Administration has justified it's actions based on the War on Terror, a justification which is very similar, and in many cases using identical wording, to the justifications used by none other than Adolf Hitler in his Putsch:
"An evil exists that threatens every man, woman, and child of this great nation, we must take steps to ensure our domestic security and protect our Homeland"...sounds just like Bush, doesn't it?
So, here we have a President who has, in his usurpation of power, condoned the use of torture, can nullified the Citizen's Right of Habeas Corpus upon declaration, spies upon Citizens without warrant, allows secret kidnapping and imprisonment of "suspects", wages war without direct Congressional Declaration. In addition, he seeks even greater powers through intolerable legislative bills as the Patriot Act I & II, through the implementation of the Department of Homeland Security, the TSA and FEMA, all of which are to be Militarized if Bush has his way.
It is almost as though President Bush had Joseph Goebbels writing his speeches and Party Propaganda for him to defend his claim of having extraordinary or should I say: extra-constitutional powers in order to defend the country during this War on Terrorism. In essence, there is absolutely no difference between the claims and actions of President Bush and those of Adolf Hitler in his violations of both the Laws of the Land and international laws.
Pre-Hitler Germany enjoyed many of the same Liberties and Protected Freedoms as the U.S., but because of the threat of terrorism, Hitler was able to raise the level of fear in the hearts and minds of the German People so they surrendered their Rights and Liberty to him on a legislative platter. We must not make the same mistakes that the German People made in the 1930s, we must use every weapon available to us in this illegal and unjust War waged upon Our Liberty. We must remember that it is all too easy for Legislation passed in a response to an emergency to become the permanent and guiding Law of the Land. Many times it is must easier to pass such a Law in a time of fear than it is to repeal it in a time of reason and rationality.
This Governmental Seizure of Power threatens the very fabric of Our Society, yet few seem to be raising a voice of alarm or disgust on a national level.
This may be viewed as an overreaction however, considering the minds of men in power, I don't think it is overreacting in the least. We are fortunate in that We, the People of this nation have ample time to prepare for all eventualities and I sincerely suggest we do just that.
AMERICA FACES REALITY
IMPEACH (Where there is smoke there is FIRE)

WAKE-UP FOLKS:

We have had 67 journalist
killed in Iraq. It was reported ,several months ago
that they died as a result of
assassination plots by coalition troops.
Now we have wiretaps and internet surveillance brought to light by NSA, outside of any court or judge.
Do you put anything beyond
this administration.
We only see the smoke right now, but experience will
prove that where there is smoke there is "FIRE".
I'm afraid the "FIRE" is beyond anyone's reality right
now, but watch.
We are dealing with international organized crime, head quarters in
Israel, with our administration as a few lieutenants.
IMPEACH--GET RID OF SOME. CLEAN HOUSE AT HOME, THE
REAL WAR REALITY. WATCH THE COVER-UP NOW !!
FROM JFK ON INVESTIGATE ORGANIZED CRIME.



WHAT EVERY AMERICAN NEEDS TO KNOW ABOUT
ISRAEL/PALESTINE:
O, little town of Bethlehem



The people of Bethlehem are asking for our help.
Towering walls and militarized fences now encircle Bethlehem, turning the 4,000-year-old city into a virtual prison for its 160,000 Palestinian citizens - both Christian and Muslim. Bethlehem, which lies in the West Bank, will soon have only three gates to the outside world, all controlled by the Israeli army.
Since 1967, Bethlehem, populated by Palestinians, has been under Israeli military control. In the last five years Israel has confiscated almost all the agricultural land in the city and surrounding areas, making it impossible for farmers to access their groves. The people are growing increasingly desperate.
Bethlehem, the birthplace of Jesus, has been home to Palestinian Christians for 2000 years. It is the oldest Christian community in the world. Since 2000, nearly ten per cent of the Christian families have fled Israel's confining walls.
"It is unconscionable that Bethlehem should be allowed to die slowly from strangulation," says Archbishop Desmond Tutu.
Though most Americans don't know it, we are directly involved in this strangulation of Bethlehem, as our government gives over $10 million per day to Israel - far more than to any other nation on earth.
Meanwhile, the townspeople's dreams of freedom are portrayed on the encircling wall - a testimony to the indomitability of the human spirit.

IN AMERICA WE BELIEVE IN CHRIST, IN THE HOLY LAND OF
BETHLEHEM.

SO IT IS : HAVE A MERRY CHRISTMAS, NOT
HANUKKAH ..

WHERE ARE THE CHRISTIANS:
BACKING BUSH & SHARON, TAKING
AIPAC MONEY.
LISTENING TO FALSE PROPHECY !
LIKE RAPTURE !!

"The First Cost of World Empire Will Be Our Own Freedoms"



The U.S. led war on Iraq... and eventually many other Muslim nations may be part of an Israeli plan to let others die for the goal of its expansion into Greater Israel. Extremist Zionist sympathizers in Bush's administration are the perpetrators of this scheme to have American military men and women die for Israel.

IMPEACH--IMPEACH--IMPEACH--

The Second Amendment:
A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed.
They (this government) have taken our jobs. Social Security,
health care benefits, pensions,right to speech by control of media,
destroying environment, highest trade deficit, unfair immigration,
unfair taxation. AND now will invade our property, privacy, bust
down our doors, under the Patriot Act. Preemptive attacks on US &
other countries. LIE about it all in the mean time. SET-UP
neighborhood watch against GOVERNMENT INVASIONS.
PROTECT YOURSELF AND NEIGHBORHOOD AGAINST POLICE
STATE. BUY AND BEAR ARMS AND AMMO. CALL IT OUR
HOME SECURITY.
Whenever any Form of Government becomes destructive, it is the Right of the People to alter or abolish it, institute new Government, laying its foundation to effect their Safety and Happiness.
OUR GOVERNMENT DOESN'T HAVE AMERICANS INTEREST IN MIND.
REFORM IT NOW !
NO PATRIOT ACT PATRIOTS REACT

A "NEW" party or reform of the "DEMOCRAT" party has become priority among minority groups.
Native Americans, Hispanic Americans,
Afro-Americans, Asian Americans,
Working Americans making wages
just above proverty levels, UNITED
will become a majority to DEAL WITH. A Party that will correspond to the needs and demands of the exploited and oppressed, as a priority other then
at ELECTION TIME.
Ecological wisdom


Community-based economics

Grassroots democracy

Decentralization

Gender equality

Personal and social responsibility

Respect for diversity

Nonviolence

Global responsibility


Future focus:
Favors a government based a strict interpretation of the Constitution and the principals expressed in it by the Founding Fathers.
Work to re-establish trust in our government by electing ethical officials, dedicated to fiscal responsibility and political accountability.
Prevent social violence, terrorism, and war and to promote harmony and peace in the U.S. and throughout the world.

" A REAL BATTLE IS ON THE
HORIZON--AMERICAN TAX-PAYERS--VS:--LOBBIES, CORPORATIONS, SPECIAL INTEREST, CORRUPTION"

A COMMON SENSE APPROACH, GET RID OF
THE CURRENT SYSTEM.
START NEW...

IMPEACH, WITHDRAW,DEFEAT
THE CORRUPT, TAKE BACK OUR COUNTRY!!

"AMERICANS",--- RED & YELLOW--
BLACK & WHITE-- BROWN OR GREEN--POOR OR POORER !
UNITE NOW--FIGHT--WIN !!

Can't people see, America is fighting for her life?
THE PATRIOT ACT WASN'T WRITTEN TO FIGHT TERRORISM. ITS PURPOSE IS TO CONSOLIDATE AUTHORITY AND SUPPRESS DISSENT AT HOME

Abraham Lincoln predicted that if America were ever to fall, its undoing would come from internal rather than external elements.
Over the years, America has had to fight for its existance against those who would subvert public's freedoms for their own personal power. But how could Powermongers bind and shackle a free people? ...by convincing them that safety comes at the price of freedom.

"PATRIOTISM:"

Patriotism is more then the blind loyality we have seen from
the Republican party to this administration.
Patriotism is a watch dog , to insure our form of democracy
continues by having a check and balance in government , to
disallow the Imperialism that we are witnessing today.
This administration has been allowed to lead us into nothing
but embarrassment and disgrace, because all other bodies
of government have been loyal to, or more likely lazy performers
of the duties that were expected of them.
Sadly enough I doubt we can ever fully regain the status we
once had in the "WORLD", all lost in this past five years of
no accountability.
NO ACCOUNTABILITY by any elected official. Elected by
Fraud, deception, or otherwise.
"PATRIOTISM--AMERICAN VALUES--NOW HAS A
DOLLAR VALUE ON IT.

THANK YOU CONGRESSMAN MURTHA !!

PLEASE BRING OUR TROOPS HOME:

A "DAVID" VS: "GOLIATH"

John Edwards, in his November 13, 2005 op-ed piece in the Washington Post, leads with these three words:

"I was wrong."

Yes. John Murtha and John Edwards did, admit they were wrong, and call for a pullout policy.

For the Country, lets hope more will follow the two Johns. They were stong enough to take the lead now,and to me , demonstrate what we need to lead us in 2008.

We need a ticket of Edwards/ Murtha for 2008.

Does this image make it clear enough
that what the Arabs and other Muslims have claimed,
about schemes for Israeli expansionism, is actually
a valid concern and not baseless craziness?



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The Jewish Internet Association

Do your part to help quelch bothersome free speech:
"The Internet is the most effective communications tool ever invented, a tool whose implications for human society are only beginning to be glimpsed. JIA's specific mission is to increase advocacy on the Internet for Israel and the Jewish people as well as to combat opposing forces and ideas. As part of that mission, this page presents information to help you better understand and work with the Internet.

Shut down offensive websites:

If you spot an offensive web site -- antisemitic, terrorist supporting, anti-Israel, or just hateful -- you may be able to shut it down. By following simple procedures, you can determine who owns the site and what web hosting company is giving them access to the Internet. Often the offensive site is not actually known to the web hosting company and is probably in violation of their rules of conduct. A simple letter of complaint can force the site to move, a considerable inconvenience and possibly the end of them. Haganah B'Internet, an online self-defence force, has prepared a site research How to/Checklist along with other tools, advice and news on their website....." They attempt to control
all media, and such communication
resources they possibly can.


ISRAEL IS NOT "DAVID" IT IS "GOLIATH":
Israel - notice that I said Israel, not Jews. Zionists will claim it's one and the same, that opposing Israel equates to being anti-Semitic. It is as ridiculous as stating that anyone opposing George W. Bush or the current US government is anti-Christian. If HR2662, the ADL-sponsored Hate Crimes Bill, also passes the senate and becomes law, writing a paragraph like this will result in my being charged with acts of domestic terrorism. The fact that speaking out against a foreign, subversive government will be classified as a domestic act of terrorism shows just how far our government will go to appease the Israeli fascism. The introduction of this bill in Congress proves beyond a doubt that our elected officials feel their first obligation is to represent the foreign government of Israel, even if it means discarding US law.

AIPAC owns the majority of Congress, with Ron Paul being an exception. The FBI has recently filed espionage against AIPAC, yet both parties continue to openly support this group.
These days, it's hard to keep up with the scandals of One Party Rule in Washington.

DeLay's election scams, Frist's financial dealings, Cheney's lobbying for torture, domestic spying, secret prisons abroad, the Katrina debacle, outing a CIA agent, Rove, Scooter, and the Rubber Stamp Republicans giving the green light all the way.

Where is the oversight? Where is the accountability?

WHERE IS THERE ANY FORM OF AMERICAN GOVERNMENT ?

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