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NotGivingUp Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jul-28-07 08:47 AM
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37. The outrage takes place online and goes no further. People are under the illusion that their emails
will actually do something. Oh yes...write to your representatives...let them know your mad as hell and you're not going to take it anymore.

IT DOESN'T DO ONE DAMN BIT OF GOOD!!!

They are not listening. They do not work for us. They work for the corporate ruling class.
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  -I just wonder what outrage would actually cause outrage? Warren Stupidity  Jul-27-07 05:44 PM   #0 
  - It is all about the distance from the crime. If they took away - fill in the blank.,,  NRaleighLiberal   Jul-27-07 05:55 PM   #1 
  - Yes I have maintained for a while that a general  Warren Stupidity   Jul-27-07 05:56 PM   #2 
  - Great post, by the way, it is as if you were in my head. nt  NRaleighLiberal   Jul-27-07 05:59 PM   #4 
     - I surf the zeitgeist - always have. ty nt  Warren Stupidity   Jul-27-07 06:00 PM   #5 
        - It won't bring the system down; it'll just hasten the eventual evolution to  Gabi Hayes   Jul-28-07 03:55 PM   #58 
  - How about we just insist that the American media do their job in reporting the facts and band them  Blue State Native   Jul-27-07 06:33 PM   #16 
  - Exactly. n/t  tom_paine   Jul-28-07 11:56 AM   #50 
  - Don't even kid about..  sellitman   Jul-28-07 02:37 PM   #55 
     - "Homer no function well beer without!!"  NotGonnaTakeIt   Jul-28-07 03:49 PM   #56 
     - Old Abe had it right  NotGonnaTakeIt   Jul-28-07 04:54 PM   #66 
  - I'm wondering too.  Breeze54   Jul-27-07 05:57 PM   #3 
  - At this point in time  vpilot   Jul-27-07 06:05 PM   #6 
  - I have protested....  AnneD   Jul-27-07 06:07 PM   #7 
  - Indeed.  Warren Stupidity   Jul-27-07 06:12 PM   #9 
  - all it takes is Corporate Media outrage  proud patriot   Jul-27-07 06:10 PM   #8 
  - I am looking at the headline: tillman shot 3 times at close range  Warren Stupidity   Jul-27-07 06:15 PM   #11 
  - People have become so callous that they "accept" dishonesty  mzmolly   Jul-28-07 04:49 PM   #65 
  - The American Populace must first be *willing* to be informed  Oeditpus Rex   Jul-28-07 03:00 AM   #28 
  - "Homer no function well beer without!!"  NotGonnaTakeIt   Jul-28-07 03:51 PM   #57 
  - There it is!  mzmolly   Jul-28-07 04:38 PM   #63 
  - Rec'd-what an excellent question. I wonder, too. nt  babylonsister   Jul-27-07 06:15 PM   #10 
  - Well one example, when the torture pictures were released and everyone was getting up in arms  Toots   Jul-27-07 06:18 PM   #12 
  - I completely forgot about that outrage!  Warren Stupidity   Jul-27-07 06:24 PM   #13 
  - Speaking of which....what ever happened to the rest of the pictures, the ones  John Q. Citizen   Jul-28-07 03:20 AM   #29 
  - Gas prices. Because most people are too stressed out  sfexpat2000   Jul-27-07 06:26 PM   #14 
  - Yes but they would have to double and stick.  Warren Stupidity   Jul-27-07 06:28 PM   #15 
  - Polarization has been so successful that there won't be outrage from the  wiggs   Jul-27-07 06:33 PM   #17 
  - As do we all wonder. nt  eppur_se_muova   Jul-27-07 07:27 PM   #18 
  - Sharpen the pitchforks, soak down the torches. We're going to be roasting wienies real soon.  Fly by night   Jul-27-07 07:33 PM   #19 
  - ....  citizen_jane   Jul-28-07 04:48 PM   #64 
  - Pat Tillman will be the last straw  malaise   Jul-27-07 07:46 PM   #20 
  - They are getting very good at stonewalling; we shall see. nt  babylonsister   Jul-27-07 08:08 PM   #24 
  - excuse me while I shift in my recliner...there..must have been a bad spring  Solly Mack   Jul-27-07 07:51 PM   #21 
  - Pre-empt American Idol  eggman67   Jul-27-07 07:52 PM   #22 
  - A draft  Generator   Jul-27-07 07:53 PM   #23 
  - In truth, the 60s thing never really happened. They offed a few charismatic leaders,  John Q. Citizen   Jul-28-07 03:24 AM   #30 
  - Who the hell knows anymore ?  blues90   Jul-27-07 08:08 PM   #25 
  - I've been wondering that myself  Hydra   Jul-27-07 08:22 PM   #26 
  - And the cop they'd find would be a Loyal Bushie who would bury the evidence  tom_paine   Jul-28-07 12:01 PM   #52 
  - A kick from a lady of the night (up late writing) so the morning crew...  puebloknot   Jul-28-07 02:55 AM   #27 
  - The last time there was genuine outrage in this  LibDemAlways   Jul-28-07 03:30 AM   #31 
  - the outrage is there, as is digust, anger and frustration  radfringe   Jul-28-07 04:09 AM   #32 
     - The media, as it exists today, will never tap  LibDemAlways   Jul-28-07 10:20 AM   #48 
        - you mean, like, say, this guy?  Gabi Hayes   Jul-28-07 03:59 PM   #60 
           - That's the one.  LibDemAlways   Jul-28-07 11:39 PM   #67 
  - When the news that Katrina survivors were killing themselves b/c lack of housing  bobbolink   Jul-28-07 04:16 AM   #33 
  - And, yet, this is the first I heard of the suicides for that reason.  The Backlash Cometh   Jul-28-07 05:36 AM   #34 
     - The media reported it. 30 second "items" on TV, small articles in papers.  bobbolink   Jul-28-07 11:59 AM   #51 
  - the abolishment of all college and professional athletics along with beer prohibition  NuttyFluffers   Jul-28-07 07:25 AM   #35 
  - or refusing / wasting international aid post-Katrina?  entanglement   Jul-28-07 08:42 AM   #36 
  - Oh the list goes on and on and on  Warren Stupidity   Jul-28-07 09:16 AM   #40 
  - The outrage takes place online and goes no further. People are under the illusion that their emails  NotGivingUp   Jul-28-07 08:47 AM   #37 
  - Right: I can't even imagine the scenario  Warren Stupidity   Jul-28-07 09:17 AM   #41 
  - No outrage will occur - nothing will drive us to the street  Ezlivin   Jul-28-07 08:49 AM   #38 
  - That needs to be reposted here on its own on a regular basis.  Warren Stupidity   Jul-28-07 09:20 AM   #43 
  - Inspiring piece...but I think people are believing our 2 party corporate system is going to save us.  NotGivingUp   Jul-28-07 10:12 AM   #47 
     - And the current war here on DU is a reflection of that growing reality.  Warren Stupidity   Jul-28-07 01:08 PM   #53 
  - Maybe the canceling of Amerikan Idle under the guise of election  dkofos   Jul-28-07 08:54 AM   #39 
  - It is amazing how we're being fleeced and noone says bah. And it's a horrifying precedent.  JudyM   Jul-28-07 09:17 AM   #42 
  - sorry. stickie wicket.  antifaschits   Jul-28-07 09:26 AM   # 
  - I was outraged by three calls last night.  antifaschits   Jul-28-07 09:26 AM   #44 
  - I was called last week by the DNC...  NotGonnaTakeIt   Jul-28-07 03:58 PM   #59 
  - TV going away.  Sirveri   Jul-28-07 09:46 AM   #45 
  - Before outrage must come realization. The corrupt and complicit media  annabanana   Jul-28-07 09:48 AM   #46 
  - Or that repulsive chant of  NotGonnaTakeIt   Jul-28-07 04:01 PM   #62 
  - If Bush/Cheney were caught promoting dog fighting or  LibDemAlways   Jul-28-07 10:50 AM   #49 
  - A decrease in the chocolate ration...  Junkdrawer   Jul-28-07 01:12 PM   #54 
     - I posted this before I saw yours  Gabi Hayes   Jul-28-07 04:01 PM   #61 
 

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