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newspeak Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Aug-05-09 09:35 PM
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114. I knew one of the code pinkers
these women are dedicated to ending the war. They are very aware that they face arrest with their actions and don't have corporate sponsors to support them. To compare these faux grassroots mobs to code pink is an insult to code pink. I suggest that some of you on this board follow the money and support for these groups. Lobbying groups and bogus "networks" that have ties to corporations and some very wealthy people. This is a corporate shutdown. I will call them thugs, when they do not join in civil discourse, but do nothing but attempt to shutdown discourse. It looks like that's their job--to shut down any civil discourse. Now, I viewed one of those films and saw a man stand up to ask a question and the thug behind him yelled at him to sit down and shut up. I saw that on film. This is exactly the tactics used by the Brownshirts. Their goal was to roll over anyone who attempted to debate and use reason. I've never seen code pink actually threaten someone or bully someone to sit down and shut up. They know that as soon as they speak, there gone.

As stated on other threads, I believe that some rules should be set at the beginning of the meeting. A warning should be issued, that those who assault or continually, belligerently disrupt will be removed. And at the beginning of the meeting maybe someone should explain to the audience that a democracy depends upon it's citizens to participate in civil debate for the well being of all.
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