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Melodybe Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun May-29-05 02:05 AM
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66. But they already have so much money, although I am quick to believe that
Edited on Sun May-29-05 02:40 AM by Melodybe
Corporations in general are greedy and will always want all of our money, part of me feels like they have already tapped America pretty dry.

Everyone I know is hurting for money more than they were 5 years ago.

I kind of feel like protests are most important for letting us on the left know our true numbers.

I know it is scary to have a protest and not many folks show up, but when hundreds, thousands, or millions show it is always awe inspiring. To be a part of it, to be surronded by those you know agree with you is a very beautiful thing.

I want to portest, I want to start seeing our real numbers, you read the polls America is turning on Bush. Don't believe their lie about Bush's approval, they are giving him about 10 points, look at the issues questions as of late we always are on the winning side, the media, Terry Schiavo, the war, SS, Tom Delay, the filibuster, etc. It is impossible for people to feel so strongly about these issues and be happy about our current political situation and Bushco.

Protesting is masses of like minds and hearts shouting truth to power, that is its history and that is why we do it.
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  -I wish DUers gave fuck about media reform. Melodybe  May-27-05 04:47 PM   #0 
  - Yours is not a speculative observation.  paineinthearse   May-27-05 04:51 PM   #1 
  - Yeah. And some of us have been raving about it so LONG  dbt   May-27-05 04:53 PM   #3 
  - Yup.  Tandalayo_Scheisskopf   May-27-05 05:02 PM   #15 
  - you are so right...  andyhappy   May-27-05 05:10 PM   #17 
  - Certainly not. I've offered a viable solution twice (links below) but  BullGooseLoony   May-28-05 03:30 PM   #51 
     - I believe we could effectively shut down the broadcast media  BullGooseLoony   May-28-05 03:40 PM   #54 
        - What TV?  Tigress DEM   May-28-05 04:16 PM   #57 
           - No, that's the solution.  BullGooseLoony   May-28-05 11:03 PM   #63 
  - But  Tux   May-27-05 04:52 PM   #2 
  - On another thread, some DUer was trying to convince his DEM pol...  Tigress DEM   May-28-05 04:21 PM   #59 
  - On another thread, some DUer was trying to convince his DEM pol...  Tigress DEM   May-28-05 04:21 PM   #60 
  - NPR is losing its independence  paineinthearse   May-27-05 04:53 PM   #4 
  - Namby Pamby Radio?  Tigress DEM   May-28-05 04:17 PM   #58 
  - Hard to Revolt Against The Machine, When The Machine Is the  dogday   May-27-05 04:55 PM   #5 
  - WE have the internet, we have AAR, we have the Daily Show  Melodybe   May-27-05 04:58 PM   #9 
     - It's "losing" not loosing NT  Mugweed   May-27-05 05:02 PM   #13 
  - Hey, I'm with you here  derby378   May-27-05 04:56 PM   #6 
  - I have long wanted  H2O Man   May-27-05 04:58 PM   #7 
  - I look forward to reading your ideas about a media experiement n/t  Swamp Rat   May-28-05 04:15 AM   #41 
  - Good luck  Finder   May-28-05 08:40 AM   #44 
  - Some organization thoughts:  Blue Belle   May-27-05 04:58 PM   #8 
  - In case you don't know  SharonRB   May-27-05 06:55 PM   #31 
     - Thanks for posting.  Blue Belle   May-27-05 07:00 PM   #32 
  - So have you pulled the permits?  Mugweed   May-27-05 04:59 PM   #10 
  - Perhaps something more substantiative than a protest is in order.  MazeRat7   May-27-05 05:00 PM   #11 
  - One fucking war protest isn't gona cut it... they have to be daily!  lonestarnot   May-28-05 01:18 AM   #37 
     - Yep. Time to ramp it up.  Swamp Rat   May-28-05 04:18 AM   #42 
        - Ramp ramp ramp, strike, boycott, bellow! Tell them how much they blow!  lonestarnot   May-28-05 10:38 AM   #49 
           - kicking this thread!!!! n/t  Swamp Rat   May-29-05 02:27 AM   #67 
              - Kicking it again!  lonestarnot   May-29-05 11:45 AM   #69 
  - I don't know anything about organizing. I need marching orders.  DireStrike   May-27-05 05:02 PM   #12 
  - Ok: Here's the thing  ComerPerro   May-27-05 05:02 PM   #14 
  - I think a lot of us DO care.  SmokingJacket   May-27-05 05:03 PM   #16 
  - Marches alone are not news.  H2O Man   May-27-05 05:14 PM   #18 
  - We do - I followed Conyers forum very closely  FLDem5   May-27-05 05:16 PM   #19 
  - hey, try starting a discussion on globalization.  ulysses   May-27-05 05:18 PM   #20 
  - I think the biggest problem is the echo chamber,  leyton   May-27-05 05:22 PM   #21 
  - You and I both, only I wish that everyone  lala_rawraw   May-27-05 05:23 PM   #22 
  - Let me add a few more comments on this...  lala_rawraw   May-27-05 05:27 PM   #24 
  - I GIVE A FUCK!  seg4527   May-27-05 05:24 PM   #23 
  - THIS IS MEDIA - You are a journalist. You have an audience of  leveymg   May-27-05 05:27 PM   #25 
  - Yeah, but we are preaching to the choir here. We know this stuff is true  Tigress DEM   May-28-05 04:26 PM   #61 
  - I'll help in anyway you need me to, and I mean it.............  converted_democrat   May-27-05 05:28 PM   #26 
  - Melodybe, I am nominating this thread and I agree with you fully  Husb2Sparkly   May-27-05 06:31 PM   #27 
  - Nominated!!!  converted_democrat   May-27-05 06:49 PM   #28 
  - Some of us are too busy to read all the threads....but I  BamaBecky   May-27-05 06:52 PM   #29 
  - ? Could something be organized in locations sooner rather than  tnlefty   May-27-05 06:53 PM   #30 
  - The media is the problem. Without their help we wouldn't be in this pickle  donkeyotay   May-27-05 07:05 PM   #33 
  - Way to turn on your fellow DU'ers.  porkrind   May-28-05 01:15 AM   #34 
  - I'm ready where do we go?  lonestarnot   May-28-05 01:17 AM   #35 
  - Yeah, well, I WAS media and people here want to bash  Clark2008   May-28-05 01:18 AM   #36 
  - We do need to generate more interest...  Andromeda   May-28-05 01:36 AM   #38 
  - A march alone never changed a thing  LSdemocrat   May-28-05 02:34 AM   #39 
  - Fox news is down 58% since Nov. CNN only gets a few hundred thousand  Melodybe   May-28-05 03:54 AM   #40 
     - Protests and Marches  SolarAxi   May-28-05 04:19 AM   # 
     - How? By articulating to them exactly what you think is wrong. In words.  DemItAllAnyway   May-28-05 09:48 AM   #48 
  - Nominated  Swamp Rat   May-28-05 04:19 AM   #43 
  - You want to do something about the media? Figure out a way to pry....  Media_Lies_Daily   May-28-05 08:46 AM   #45 
  - I totally agree  RAF   May-28-05 08:59 AM   #46 
  - If we have a 1 million man, woman and child march against the media,  in_cog_ni_to   May-28-05 09:19 AM   #47 
  - I have two words for you  Vincardog   May-28-05 02:59 PM   #50 
  - What I'm doing about media reform:  cestpaspossible   May-28-05 03:36 PM   #52 
  - We do care. Closest thing to MSM that I take in is NPR. n/t  PowerToThePeople   May-28-05 03:39 PM   #53 
  - Links  Sapphire Blue   May-28-05 03:40 PM   #55 
  - Takebackthemedia.com  symbolman   May-28-05 03:41 PM   #56 
  - SYMBOLMAN-I am honored by your presence !!!!  JennasLiver   May-29-05 08:10 AM   #68 
  - I really care, pm me if any plan forms.  Tigress DEM   May-28-05 04:30 PM   #62 
  - You already read my idea.  BullGooseLoony   May-28-05 11:04 PM   #64 
     - But they already have so much money, although I am quick to believe that  Melodybe   May-29-05 02:05 AM   #66 
  - You are the media  sintax   May-28-05 11:08 PM   #65 
  - kick n/t  Wilms   May-30-05 03:40 AM   #70 
  - I've come to see DU as a great place for getting info and for  deutsey   May-30-05 06:42 AM   #71 
  - Well, I'm going to a protest on Thursday.  flvegan   May-30-05 06:49 AM   #72 
  - kick n/t  Wilms   May-30-05 05:26 PM   #73 
  - Kick because I meant what I said and want to keep this post and others  Melodybe   Jun-01-05 03:53 AM   #74 
  - I do think we need to do something more substantive than just March...  calipendence   Jun-01-05 12:18 PM   #75 
  - kick  Dora   Jun-01-05 12:31 PM   #76 
  - Kick cause I still have heard nothing from folks in NY, DC, and SF  Melodybe   Jun-01-05 11:18 PM   #77 
  - I love threads about the media because  Juice45   Jun-01-05 11:20 PM   #78 
  - Still looking for help in NY, DC, and SF  Melodybe   Jun-02-05 11:19 PM   #79 
     - i just got a few folks that want to do something in Miami  Melodybe   Jun-04-05 05:54 PM   #80 
 

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