copyright © 2008 Betsy L. Angert. BeThink.org
Today, you, dear reader, can do as no one has done before. Any of us in North America can view the full version of Slackers Uprising is now available for free to all residents of the United States and Canada. In the land of liberty, please take some. Be bold; be brave. Prepare to find reasons to partake in the democratic process. Get ready to click for a film, or cast a ballot for the next President of the United States.
The hype may heighten; still there is work to be done.
Americans already confident that their chosen candidate will win the Presidential election, may wish to assess what happens quickly. People are fickle. A voter can vacillate. Someone may say they will cast a ballot for one candidate or the other. However, when a constituent finally places pen to paper, punches a card, pulls a lever, or touches a computer screen, one never knows what that person will ultimately do. No matter what any individual tells a pollster, every citizen must remember, people change their minds.
The only certainty is the notion nothing is constant. Each of us must recall, how capricious any human being can be and how imprecise public opinion polls are. Even election results can be other than they appear to be. When humans are involved, anything can happen.
|People are emotional, not necessarily rational. Constituencies are more easily swayed than we might imagine or wish to believe. We each may justify, intellectualize, and seem resolute. Indeed, every being is strong. Men and women are strong-willed. If the public harnesses this vigor, we, the people will have the power to change the county. |
If as a united force, the populace is to transform America, every one of us must honor the reality; we cannot know what others will do. In truth, no one can predict what they themselves might act upon or achieve. Nor can any of us forecast or foresee the outcome of an election.
Michael Moore experienced this veracity four long years ago. It is for this reason the filmmaker hopes to get the vote out and ensure awareness. Every moment matters. From now until November 5, 2008, the evening after the ballots are counted, the public must not underestimate the effect of a word, deed, or thought not shared.
Until the tally is complete, the American people cannot assume a Presidential hopeful will win. It is up to us, each citizen of this country, to preserve, protect, and defend our Constitutional right. We can choose a person[s] to Represent us well, or not. The slackers can rise up and roar. People only need be a citizen who is interested in the quality of their life.
The connection to everyday excellence and country is evident or can be if individuals climb off the couch, get up from the chair, exit the car and consider the power people united have. A listless sole can seek influence, and find it at the polls. Slackers can arise, register to vote, cast a ballot, and create the change they wish to see.
Please ponder the history Michael Moore presents. We can learn lessons from the past.
Share the story with friends and family. Find the will and the way to work for your future, our future. Please, if you have been a slacker in an earlier time, reflect as you view the narrative. Then, if you would, rise up. Be eager, enthusiastic, an active member of the electorate. Perchance, your energy will excite a friend or someone in your family. Let us each participate in the selection of our President.
Collectively we can come together and unite the states. We, each and every one of us can make this country great again. Lazybones, ascend. Loafers, now is the time to lead this nation from the temptation of apathy. Please get out the vote! Stand strong and submit your ballot.
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The Slacker Uprising Collectors Edition DVD features the full movie and lots of extras, such as:
- Noodlegate: Mike Bribes the Slackers
- George W. Bueller's Day Off
- Storytime with Mike: My Pet Goat
- The O'Reilly Factor for Kids
- Crank Calling Pfizer: 212-573-1226
- They Worked for George W. Bush
- Letter From the War Zone: Will They Ever Trust Us Again?
- Canadian Elevator Music
- Joan Baez and Michael Moore: America the Beautiful
Get the DVD for $9.95
This is being done entirely as a gift to my fans. The only return any of us are hoping for is the largest turnout of young voters ever at the polls in November."
~ Michael Moore
References for Further Reflection . . .