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The time will come when enough people will become sufficiently uncomfortable and disenfranchised that a massive upheaval will inevitably occur, as the chasm between rich and poor widens. As conditions deteriorate, a group of courageous and socially conscious agitators will appear to awaken and arouse the slumbering masses to action. Many of them will be imprisoned and killed for their political beliefs, as has been the historical pattern. But the time will come when either we fight or perish.

It would be better to act sooner rather than waiting to be motivated by sheer desperation, when are at our weakest and most vulnerable. Let us join a worldwide revolution of the working class that is already under way. We have only to look to Latin America for working models. With iron clad global solidarity the people cannot lose. Divided and fragmented we are doomed.

We must understand that capital government is right wing government in its purest, most violent and repressive form. It is radically anti-people, anti-earth and anti-democracy. The time has come to uproot the tree that bears the poison fruit.
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Charles Sullivan is a photographer, social activist and free lance writer residing in the hinterland of West Virgina.

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You speak self-evident truth Charles, how is it th... by rabblerowzer on Sunday, May 21, 2006 at 12:07:00 PM
Of course, we could have voted for Dennis Kucinich... by Daniel Geery on Sunday, May 21, 2006 at 12:41:53 PM
Charles, you are so correct about Kucinich. I wor... by treehugger on Sunday, May 21, 2006 at 4:19:27 PM
The poison tree is not capital. Nothing can be don... by gramps on Sunday, May 21, 2006 at 6:46:26 PM
Gramps is 100% right on! Capital is essential for... by James Brett on Monday, May 22, 2006 at 9:19:10 AM
Amen, Gramps. Mr. Sullivan has once more intruded ... by Dadeoh on Monday, May 22, 2006 at 9:38:57 AM
Sociopaths have the best chances of surviving and ... by rabblerowzer on Monday, May 22, 2006 at 12:01:26 PM
When I was ten my father had a car that he named B... by gramps on Tuesday, May 23, 2006 at 8:13:30 AM