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ScreamingMeemie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jul-20-03 10:43 PM
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So I'm enjoying a quiet moment (kids asleep) with my email and...
Edited on Sun Jul-20-03 11:16 PM by MrsGrumpy
I get this...from a freeper friend (?) I use that term loosely. We used to carpool to school together. She told my daughter I was wrong to vote for Gore, and asked me if I could not play mainstream (FM) stations while driving her precious (satan spawn) children to school.

***warning graphic 9/11 pictures***

http://64.177.83.63/liberty/email.htm

What irritates me is it is in direct response to news clips I had sent her in regards to Iraq. I am so damn sick of seeing quotes by Jefferson, Franklin, Payne and Adams being used to support this F-ing travesty in Iraq. She's still okay with it obviously. It's depressing because I was feeling so good today...


Edited to add warning...my apologies to those who didn't wish to look.
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acmavm Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jul-20-03 10:51 PM
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1. Do they play RAP on A.M. radio? Try that and see how she likes it.
n/t
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AnnabelLee Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jul-20-03 10:54 PM
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2. Ah, conservatives
Such passionate advocates of freedom...& some of them think they should have control over what you listen to in your car. :eyes:
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ScreamingMeemie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jul-20-03 11:00 PM
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5. The upshot is, that once she asked us to babysit...only if my hubby
wouldn't smoke while the little angels were over....right...Good riddance to crazy neighbors...
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bluestateguy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jul-20-03 10:57 PM
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3. Well, um OK
If this is some justification for war in Iraq it is misguided, for the Iraqis did not attack us on 9/11/01.

You may want to ask your friend when her children will be enlisting.
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ScreamingMeemie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jul-20-03 11:01 PM
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7. If only I had the $$$$$ to come back with a reply email..."Have become
Stupid" with pictures of Bush,Cheney, Rummy...etc...

Wouldn't that be great...?
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CALRAIDER Donating Member (35 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jul-20-03 10:57 PM
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4. LIBERTY EMAIL
I got that same email. It is being sent around by the "right wingers" i have to count my parents among them. My mom asked what i thought of the site and i said that i dont think they pictures of people hanging out of the WTC and ESPECIALLY ones of them jumping should be used to justify someones bloodlust. Those two types of pictures (along with the video) are just way too personal and upsetting to see. (still). I sent an email back to the senders of the email, and told them that they are sick. The real story is finding out who is behind the email. If you go to type in the ROOT web address it says (you are Unauthorized to view this page) which tells me right off the bat that it isnt some "MOM and POP" email that it purports itself to be. I think DU members ought to find out who is behind it!
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KCDem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jul-20-03 11:03 PM
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8. I was disturbed by those pics as well.
Sensationalism, nothing more. I feel awful, just awful, for those people who realized that suicide would be better than the other option. But, I don't want to see those pics now.
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KCDem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jul-20-03 11:01 PM
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6. Simple response.
Edited on Sun Jul-20-03 11:20 PM by KCDem
Thank her for the URL. Let her know how horrified you were by 9/11. Hell, we all were--worst thing to happen to america in our lifetimes (I'm assuming you're around my age). I don't know why some of us let the Repugs capitalize on 9/11. We do that, it's over for our party. So, tell her that it was awful, then ask her what kind of a job she thinks Shrubby has done since then to respond to questions about what he knew. Turn the tables. He knew something going into it. What, exactly? Maybe point her to ?W and say that there's a large community of people demanding answers, but that the administration is declining to give any information. Take this as an opportunity to educate!!!

And as for playing mainstream FM... how about Pacifica? Let her children listen to some news that isn't Fox, for a change. :evilgrin:
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KC21304 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jul-20-03 11:10 PM
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9. Do the 9/11 survivors and families know what
these pictures are being used for ?
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ScreamingMeemie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jul-20-03 11:15 PM
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10. It's disgusting in my book and needs to be stopped...
I sent her an ungrateful email directly after receiving it. It wasn't something I ever wanted to see again...I am affected by it enough without having to revisit...

It would be interesting to know if 9/11 families are aware of this.
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LWolf Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jul-20-03 11:16 PM
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11. I got this emailed to me today, too!
By an aquaintance..an independent, not a repug, but with a neocon "world view."
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AnnabelLee Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jul-20-03 11:31 PM
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12. OMG
That's what my stepson just sent to me!!! He's become a dittohead!!!
We've lost him. :-(
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scucci Donating Member (280 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jul-20-03 11:32 PM
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13. Good God in heaven I'm so sick of the "have your forgotten" crap
How the fuck could anyone forget that horrible day? We all watched 3000 innocent people die in front of us and could do nothing about it. Since then, we've watched thousands upon thousands of more innocent people die because fuckwad wants retribution against some crazy fuckwit who tried to kill his precious daddy 12 years ago.

I'm sorry for my awful language but I detest these people to the extreme. They are personally responsible for all of our soldiers deaths and those innocent civilians' deaths. I do not know how they sleep at night!
We've got to get this country back.





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BlueJazz Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jul-20-03 11:58 PM
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14. What a pack of simplistic,,,
manipulative boring crap. Typical fucking Republicans to see the world in childish terms.

I'd like to ask these son-a-bitches how many 100's of thousands of lives have been shortened by the extreme stress caused by such bastards as Enron and a dozen other groups.
How many lives of senior citizens have been cut short by these greedy selfish pieces of shit.....Ask any Doctor what the stress of losing your life savings does to your body.

But Wait....Fuck No,,,We're Republicans ...all we can do is come up with some cornball dumb-ass flash show.We damn sure don't want to talk about what's really going down...

God-Damn...I fuckin' hate Right-Wingers!


Sigh...rant over...
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Rabrrrrrr Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-21-03 12:09 AM
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15. I certainly find it offensive
As though if one is against the Shrub family cabal and their BS and constant war and trashing of everything that's good means that I've "forgotten" 9-11. Nah, I still have the occasional nightmares, and still occasionally jump if the LaGuardia airplanes seem too low, or I see an odd shadow. Not so bad any more, but it's still there, and I will NEVER get the image of watching people jump out of my mind.

What pisses me off is these assholes who WEREN'T there but who broadly stating that ANYONE who witnessed the tragedy MUST support Shrub, adn that, therefore, the rest of the country should also feel EXACTLY THE SAME AS EVERYONE WHO WAS THERE THAT DAY. And for so many in the country, who more than likely do not know anyone who was there, I guess it's easy to assume, from the right wing lie machine, that everyone in NYC who was affected by the bombing is running around with righteous bloodlust to topple bin laden and destroy Iraq and perhaps even pave over te whole damn middle-east.

It's a lie people, and don't forget it. Even in my Investment Bank workgroup, and we all lost our offices and most of our stuff (not WTC, neighboring building) what you would normally consider a conservative knee-jerk place to be, I knew NO ONE who was a fan of Shrub, or the ridiculous capitilizing on the tragedy, or who didn't want to know what the truth was on that day (and a few of my group were former military officers, so we can also put to rest the myth that the "all military people support Shrub in everything he says and does because the entirety of the military knows him as a perfect and fearless and god-appointed leader").

Ach, I hate that website.
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MaryBear Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-21-03 02:43 AM
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16. Interesting. She asks you to change
your radio station while her kids are in your car, and yet has no problem speaking against you to your child! I would be concerned about what else she may be saying to her.

Thanks for the warning; I didn't view the picture she sent.
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deutsey Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-21-03 07:07 AM
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17. Have they forgotten
that Bush just sat there in that elementary school room doing NOTHING after being informed about the second plane hitting the WTC?

that Bush fled like a wet cat as America was under attack?

that Bush Inc. had ample warning that some horrible attack was in the works and that Bush went on vacation for an entire month before the attack?


Send her these links:

http://www.peacefultomorrows.org / WTC families who were against war in Afghanistan and Iraq.

http://www.buzzflash.com/farrell/03/07/01.html
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sam sarrha Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-21-03 10:26 AM
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20. and worse than that.....!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
bush said that while he was waiting to go into the classroom, he saw on a tv monitor the FIRST PLANE HIT !!!! and this morons responce was, '...,i saw the plane hit the tower and im i pilot, and i thought... now thats one dumb pilot...,' but he is a lying sack of sh*t because there was no film shown anywhere at that time. he should have been impeached because of his lack of action/involvement in the aftermath and the comment about the 'dumb' pilot.
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Kamika Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-21-03 08:12 AM
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18. so what was it you used to play?
what radio stations did u play?
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ScreamingMeemie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-21-03 11:06 AM
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22. 106.7, which is rock/pop from the 70' s and 80's, pretty harmless stuff...
that my daughter loves. Makes me giggle because it's all the stuff I used to love and now she's got my old tapes...heehee.
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Robb Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-21-03 08:35 AM
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19. If you get another
Tell her very simply that when the revolution comes, she'll be among the first against the wall.

...and to take her naive, jingoistic, manipulative, mouth-breathing bullshit elsewhere. Then tell her you'll pray for her.

:evilgrin:
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sam sarrha Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-21-03 10:37 AM
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21. i get crap like that from my brother all the time ...
Edited on Mon Jul-21-03 10:38 AM by sam sarrha
mostly neocon propaganda in the form of fabracated urban legends. i just go to www.TruthOrFiction.com look it up and email the real story back to him. he quit doing it so much, but i still get right wing christian stories...ive been thinking about sending him some Dalai Lama quotes.. i bet you have NPR on the radio, that would piss em off..
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Sequoia Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-21-03 06:39 PM
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23. Thanks for the warning
After about 6 quotes in white against a black background I gave up. Are there awful pics coming up? Yes, and I'm sick of them using quotes by people from the 1700's, especially Tomas Payne. He'd never put his voice to that, ever!!! I'm just waiting for someone I know in the deep south to email me this. Oh boy, do I have a "back at ya" response. I know what you mean about your friends not wanting you to turn your radio on FM. What trival tripe. My little kid's friend can't play with her anymore because we don't believe children go to hell. These kids are only in the 2nd and 3rd grade. Don't let them get you down.
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