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Liberty Belle Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Nov-08-04 09:54 PM
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262. Spreading the word
Most communities have "alternative" newspapers that will print controversial material avoided by the mainstream. We should all contract the alternative publications in our communications to get them to carry this story. What we need, however, is a clear call to action for readers who share our outrage. What are the specific steps that readers can take to find out if the election results were rigged and if so, to demand that those results be overturned? I personally think there is enough evidence of tampering emerging that voters should demand a new election, at least in those precincts where fraud or gross negligence occurred with regard to counting votes accurately.

We can write letters to editors of newspapers nationwide. Go to www.johnkerry.com for a list of newspapers that endorsed Kerry, including 60 that switched from endorsing Bush in 2000. Also contact NEWS departments at those newspapers to push for a full investigative story.

It would be helpful to get some Republicans involved, if there are any who actually believe elections should be fair. There are several groups such as Republicans for Kerry that might have registered REPS willing to take a stand. How about Eisenhower's son, the lifelong Repubublican who endorsed Kerry?

Why not get help from some Hollywood celebrities? They might be able to get air time when no one else can. Could we find a songwriter who could quickly do a song about this and get it playing on all the pop radio stations and MTV?

Does anybody know a billboard company that might donate billboard space?

How about some public demonstrations? If we could organize a massive march in Washington--millions of voters--the media might be forced to cover it. How about showing up at the media company's stockholder meetings, or urging that all upset voters dump their stock in any of these companies that are publicly held? Can we leaflet cars in public places, preferably where there are lots of travelers who will spread the word?

We need to publish a list of Republican/Bush-supporting owners, CEOs and top executives at the media companies and urge voters to express their outrage over their refusal to cover theft of the election. Maybe we could take out an ad in the NY Times, Washington Post, and some major cities in other parts of the country, too, publicly listing the names and phone numbers.

How about Oprah? Doesn't she have enough clout to air this? She also owns "O" magazine.

Someone needs to make up flyers that we can print off the Internet in droves, with a clear call to action for people in our communities. We need to get MILLIONS of people contacting the networks, public officials, and others in positions of power, including calls to Republican elected officials from outraged voters in their districts.

Miriam
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