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9. I think you've misinterpreted...
Edited on Wed Jun-29-05 11:32 PM by repeater138
No one is suggesting violence. What I imagine this thing will be about is something very much like what happened in the Ukraine and other places recently. That is thousands in the streets for a prolonged period of time which forces Bush to step down.

Besides in the drive to "win" in 2006 or 2008 the democrats will simply become what we're fighting against. This war needs to end now. Torture needs to end now. And the democrats aren't willing to stand up against that let alone stand up against religious extremism or stand for women's rights. As a party they cave to everything. Individually some of them put up a brave front for awhile, but then they get run over.

Elections are a dead-end, on so many levels at this stage in the game.

We're dealing with fascism. To preach patience in the face of the kinds of atrocities already committed and the further atrocities planned is just plain stupid in my opinion. But I'll tell you what, when the Democratic Party as a party comes out and demands immediate withdrawal from Iraq and an immediate end to torture and for culpability from those who engage in both on the level of policy, and if they make a stand to defend all the things that people fought for and won through the 60's in a public and steadfast way, I'll think about being patient. But if waiting for them is going to be waiting for LBJ or another mass murderer all over again, no thanks.

"The point is this: history is full of examples where people who had right on their side fought against tremendous odds and were victorious. And it is also full of examples of people passively hoping to wait it out, only to get swallowed up by a horror beyond what they ever imagined. The future is unwritten. WHICH ONE WE GET IS UP TO US."
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