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gratuitous Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-28-04 12:11 PM
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8. She has done so
You may have seen her in the hearing room behind Donald Rumsfeld when he was lying his ass off to Congress.
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  -Medea Benjamin (Code Pink) unfurls banner, ejected by police G_j  Jul-28-04 11:41 AM   #0 
  - Where did she do this?  BlueEyedSon   Jul-28-04 11:42 AM   #1 
  - oops...sorry.. At the Convention n/t  G_j   Jul-28-04 11:44 AM   #2 
  - Democracy is messy  EastofEdon   Jul-28-04 11:56 AM   #3 
  - Yea I bet it is  Zidane   Jul-28-04 12:41 PM   #32 
     - you can't build cages  EastofEdon   Jul-28-04 12:58 PM   #36 
        - Yeah, because that's exactly what we want...a repeat of Chicago '68  lib71   Jul-28-04 01:03 PM   #41 
           - maybe you could focus on what I actually said  EastofEdon   Jul-28-04 01:13 PM   #45 
           - That's what the DNC seems to be aiming for  truthspeaker   Jul-28-04 01:14 PM   #47 
              - although I don't think the cage was the DNC's doing  EastofEdon   Jul-28-04 01:18 PM   #50 
  - If she's unhappy about the occupation...  QC   Jul-28-04 12:00 PM   #4 
  - She has done so  gratuitous   Jul-28-04 12:11 PM   #8 
  - Those of us who oppose the war are now "uberlefties?" I am moderate.  madfloridian   Jul-28-04 12:14 PM   #9 
  - Who said anything about you?  QC   Jul-28-04 12:17 PM   #12 
     - You should have made it clear. I am one of few here now who oppose.  madfloridian   Jul-28-04 12:20 PM   #15 
        - I should make it more clear, in a thread about Medea Benjamin,  QC   Jul-28-04 12:28 PM   #23 
  - I bet she spends at least 85-90% of her time scorning Bush/Cheney  lostnfound   Jul-28-04 12:19 PM   #13 
  - "Give Bush the Pink Slip"  G_j   Jul-28-04 12:21 PM   #16 
  - Medea has been taking it up with Bush forever....proudly.  madfloridian   Jul-28-04 12:24 PM   #20 
  - I thought I heard someone yell during her speech  deutsey   Jul-28-04 12:08 PM   #5 
  - The video shows her being take out by police. Dragged.  madfloridian   Jul-28-04 12:15 PM   #10 
  - Hmm. The more I ponder this the more I support what she did  deutsey   Jul-28-04 12:23 PM   #19 
  - I support her action 100%  truthspeaker   Jul-28-04 12:30 PM   #24 
     - it is healthy ! n/t  G_j   Jul-28-04 12:33 PM   #26 
  - wasn't Teresa praising those who dare to dissent, and particularly  flordehinojos   Jul-28-04 12:09 PM   #6 
  - not sure how ironic it is  GreenArrow   Jul-28-04 12:56 PM   #35 
  - Did Theresa walk her out?  nothingshocksmeanymore   Jul-28-04 02:18 PM   #94 
     - No. According to the report she was "ejected" by the police.  flordehinojos   Jul-28-04 06:44 PM   #118 
  - the DNC is wrong for dragging her out  donsu   Jul-28-04 12:10 PM   #7 
  - Well, while I understand her sentiment,  FlaGranny   Jul-28-04 12:15 PM   #11 
  - The convention is not the place for dissent?  madfloridian   Jul-28-04 12:19 PM   #14 
  - I think she should have the right to  CaTeacher   Jul-28-04 12:21 PM   #17 
  - I agree.  madfloridian   Jul-28-04 12:23 PM   #18 
  - yep, what would a Dem convention be without  G_j   Jul-28-04 12:26 PM   #22 
  - Its a big trade off.....  StandUpGuy   Jul-28-04 12:32 PM   #25 
  - I thought it was also ironic that Fannie Lou Hamer was rightly  deutsey   Jul-28-04 12:34 PM   #27 
  - No, I didn't mean that -  FlaGranny   Jul-28-04 12:50 PM   #34 
  - She didn't "interrupt" Teresa's speech  truthspeaker   Jul-28-04 12:58 PM   #37 
     - Someone above said that  FlaGranny   Jul-28-04 01:00 PM   #39 
        - The shout was in reaction to the arrest. The banner was silent.  truthspeaker   Jul-28-04 01:18 PM   #49 
           - If that's true, I'm definitely 100% on Medea's side on this.  deutsey   Jul-28-04 01:37 PM   #56 
              - I'm on her side too -  FlaGranny   Jul-28-04 02:57 PM   #101 
              - Final word on the pink scarves--  eridani   Jul-28-04 09:33 PM   #120 
  - it's part of making Kerry "look" like a leader  Ducks In A Row   Jul-28-04 12:59 PM   #38 
  - Oh christ  Zidane   Jul-28-04 12:35 PM   #28 
  - That's an intelligent reaction  FlaGranny   Jul-28-04 01:04 PM   #42 
     - Yes, it is  Zidane   Jul-28-04 01:14 PM   #46 
        - You do not seem to be reading very well.  FlaGranny   Jul-28-04 03:00 PM   #102 
           - She wasn't protesting, she was stating her opinion  truthspeaker   Jul-28-04 03:59 PM   #104 
              - So if Steve Forbes shows up at the Green convention with an  QC   Jul-28-04 04:05 PM   #107 
  - One man at the convention can end the occupation.  truthspeaker   Jul-28-04 12:35 PM   #29 
  - yeah,  maxanne   Jul-28-04 12:40 PM   #31 
  - Oh I met her in SF...shes a tiny woman  Mari333   Jul-28-04 12:25 PM   #21 
  - OT- speaking of Democracy Now, ya gotta listen to M Moore, this ROCKS!  G_j   Jul-28-04 12:37 PM   #30 
  - If I were her, I'd be grateful  stavka   Jul-28-04 12:45 PM   #33 
  - I don't like the cage...but there are crazies looking for a reason to kill  Gin   Jul-28-04 01:07 PM   #44 
     - It is the absolute wrong thing to do. The "crazies" aren't carrying signs  truthspeaker   Jul-28-04 01:17 PM   #48 
     - OMG  madfloridian   Jul-28-04 01:21 PM   #51 
     - pens are for animals and criminals  GreenArrow   Jul-28-04 01:42 PM   #59 
  - Was that who Hillary turned around to look at?  GloriaSmith   Jul-28-04 01:01 PM   #40 
  - I think all the printed signs look stale  bloom   Jul-28-04 01:06 PM   #43 
  - I'm sorry to be so negative  G_j   Jul-28-04 01:29 PM   #52 
  - Tonight's speaches  stavka   Jul-28-04 01:33 PM   #53 
  - Who exactly is the son of a Nazi war criminal?  nothingshocksmeanymore   Jul-28-04 01:40 PM   #57 
     - I was wondering the same...  deutsey   Jul-28-04 01:41 PM   #58 
     - Shalikashvili's father was a Georgian SS soldier....  stavka   Jul-28-04 02:34 PM   #99 
        - and that has what to do with Kerry?  nothingshocksmeanymore   Jul-28-04 04:12 PM   #109 
           - I'm pretty sure, nothing...  stavka   Jul-28-04 04:29 PM   #112 
  - Gee that sounds a lot like something Nader would say.  redqueen   Jul-28-04 01:34 PM   #54 
  - please see post 61 below  G_j   Jul-28-04 01:56 PM   #66 
  - You know RQ, denial ain't just a river friend  MadHound   Jul-28-04 02:12 PM   #82 
     - I'm not arguing with the reasoning behind the premise, friend,  redqueen   Jul-28-04 02:13 PM   #87 
  - These glaring oversights and suppression  CWebster   Jul-28-04 01:34 PM   #55 
  - what I am saying is  G_j   Jul-28-04 01:45 PM   #61 
     - All they did was walk her out  nothingshocksmeanymore   Jul-28-04 01:54 PM   #64 
        - Oh so, if it was a " Democrat" who held up a banner  CWebster   Jul-28-04 01:59 PM   #69 
        - Then hold up the fucking banner on inauguration day  nothingshocksmeanymore   Jul-28-04 02:01 PM   #70 
           - Who are you to demand when citizens can or can't  CWebster   Jul-28-04 02:03 PM   #72 
              - Didn't say that,. Who are you to put words in my mouth?  nothingshocksmeanymore   Jul-28-04 02:07 PM   #77 
                 - Like Ron Reagan?  CWebster   Jul-28-04 02:15 PM   #89 
                 - They rejected a member of the Green party violating their media rules  nothingshocksmeanymore   Jul-28-04 02:19 PM   #96 
                 - Guess who else is voicing opinion in the Democratic convention  0rganism   Jul-28-04 04:51 PM   #114 
        - to try to be more clear  G_j   Jul-28-04 02:09 PM   #79 
           - While I think it was a poor choice  nothingshocksmeanymore   Jul-28-04 02:15 PM   #88 
  - While I don't favor causing her to be handcuffed nor taken out  nothingshocksmeanymore   Jul-28-04 01:44 PM   #60 
  - and how would her banner have damaged Kerry?  truthspeaker   Jul-28-04 01:47 PM   #62 
     - Simple. Are the democrats capable of ending the occupation now?  nothingshocksmeanymore   Jul-28-04 01:50 PM   #63 
        - At the very least the blood wouldn't be on their hands.  CWebster   Jul-28-04 01:57 PM   #67 
        - Really? Did the New York Times admit they helped manufacture  nothingshocksmeanymore   Jul-28-04 01:59 PM   #68 
           - The NYTimes said they did not question the evidence  CWebster   Jul-28-04 02:02 PM   #71 
              - Not questioning evidence  redqueen   Jul-28-04 02:06 PM   #75 
              - So the fuck what? With their inaccurate reporting via Miller  nothingshocksmeanymore   Jul-28-04 02:08 PM   #78 
        - Deleted message  Name removed   Jul-28-04 02:17 PM   #92 
           - Nice personal attack  nothingshocksmeanymore   Jul-28-04 04:19 PM   #110 
  - Out of curiosity..do the Greens let Dems disrupt their conventions?  nothingshocksmeanymore   Jul-28-04 01:55 PM   #65 
  - Why in the world was she allowed in?  Freddie Stubbs   Jul-28-04 02:03 PM   #73 
  - She supports Kerry  CWebster   Jul-28-04 02:04 PM   #74 
  - In post #69 you say she supports Kerry.  redqueen   Jul-28-04 02:07 PM   #76 
  - Oh I see. It's OK for a Green to disrupt on the floor of the Dem  nothingshocksmeanymore   Jul-28-04 02:10 PM   #81 
  - Who prevented you?  CWebster   Jul-28-04 02:12 PM   #85 
  - NO you clearly are  nothingshocksmeanymore   Jul-28-04 02:17 PM   #93 
  - How in the world does holding a sign disrupt the floor?  Classical_Liberal   Jul-28-04 02:13 PM   #86 
     - It was a violation of the media rules the convention agreed to  nothingshocksmeanymore   Jul-28-04 02:16 PM   #91 
        - and why did the Democrats agree to such rules?  Classical_Liberal   Jul-28-04 03:52 PM   #103 
        - It;s their convention and it is their right to set the rules for the  nothingshocksmeanymore   Jul-28-04 04:11 PM   #108 
           - I wonder if the majority of the delegates were offended.  bandera   Jul-28-04 04:32 PM   #113 
           - The democratic party doesn't get to decide it either, which is why  Classical_Liberal   Jul-28-04 07:07 PM   #119 
        - You didn't answer the question. How was that disruptive?  truthspeaker   Jul-28-04 04:00 PM   #106 
  - She supports Kerry in swing states. Cobb in safe states.  Classical_Liberal   Jul-28-04 02:12 PM   #83 
  - that was in 2000, read this letter  G_j   Jul-28-04 02:12 PM   #84 
     - Which is it?  redqueen   Jul-28-04 02:16 PM   #90 
        - that is only if one accepts the premise  G_j   Jul-28-04 02:23 PM   #97 
           - It is not the banner itself which hurts Kerry's chances of winning  redqueen   Jul-28-04 02:26 PM   #98 
              - unfortunately  G_j   Jul-28-04 02:38 PM   #100 
              - Her sign didn't chastise the dems. It chastised occupation  Classical_Liberal   Jul-28-04 04:00 PM   #105 
  - But 1)she advocates voting for Kerry 2)95% of the democratic delegates are  Classical_Liberal   Jul-28-04 02:10 PM   #80 
     - that is why I consider this a healthy Dem tradition n/t  G_j   Jul-28-04 02:18 PM   #95 
  - She was trying to remind the Democrats what we're supposed  bandera   Jul-28-04 04:28 PM   #111 
  - She got what she wanted...  Caliphoto   Jul-28-04 04:55 PM   #115 
     - AMEN  nothingshocksmeanymore   Jul-28-04 05:13 PM   #116 
     - she told you this? n/t  G_j   Jul-28-04 05:18 PM   #117 
 

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