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10. This was a good article--deals with the mass denial
Fly by night (648 posts) Fri Apr-15-05 09:31 AM
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Silence of the Scams: Psychological Resistance to Facing Election Fraud

http://www.newtopiamagazine.net/modules.php?op=modload&...

The Silence of the Scams: Psychological Resistance to Facing Election Fraud BY DIANE PERLMAN (Newtopia magazine, 4/11/05)

Invisible History

Few Americans know about the historic event that happened on January 6, 2005, the official date for counting electoral votes. For the first time since 1877, congress members challenged the electoral count. Representative Stephanie Tubbs-Jones of Ohio, accompanied by the lone senator, Barbara Boxer of California, led the challenge of the Ohio vote count. Although massive fraud was reported around the country, only Ohio was officially cited.

It is curious that an issue so profound and consequential is barely on the radar screens of most Americans, especially those who voted for Kerry.
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The people I have witnessed working intensely to investigate and challenge voter fraud, have a particular psychological profile. They are courageous and willing to face pain and fear. They call up their strength to challenge authority, as our lives, our freedom and democracy depend on it. They are unable to deny what is going on or remain silent. They are the heroes, in our mythical, archetypal Heros journey, willing to face the dragons who are guarding our National Treasure.

They are acknowledged in a piece by William Rivers Pitt called Heroes on Truthout.org. Pitt quotes Bob Dylan: "I think of a hero as someone who understands the degree of responsibility that comes with his freedom."

Only by facing the pain can we transcend it. Consciousness is the first step. Action is an antidote to depression. It would be a sign of health, freedom, and conscious evolution if more people could muster up the courage to face the painful truth of what is happening in our country and support the great work of those courageous soulswho are not nuts or conspiracy theorists, but evolved, conscious, healthy leaders taking personal risks and sacrifices to elevate our democracy, restore our integrity and ultimately to increase our security on the world stage if we let them.
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