What these had in common is that the crowd seemed on the verge of arresting the speakers at the events. The feel of unbridled revolutionary rage was palpable. I was transfixed, it was more dramatic than the best Hollywood political intrigue film. I was riveted to see the passion, the rage bursting from these audiences at speakers who they feel are stealing their democracy.
The FCC hearing began with guild leadership making powerful statements about how diversity of thought is being squeezed out of entertainment in America. Some addressing the FCC hit on the tight constriction of media news as well. The crowd responded with clapping hands, stomping feet, and "amens" all around.
The intensity of the event built until one woman spoke to the FCC and said, "We are tired of the same corporate media who controls almost all of what we hear and see, the same people who profit off the wars we get fooled in to. This is the same thought control the Nazis inacted to gain power. Today you at the FCC have the ability to go down in history as facilitating the end of our democracy, or of standing to preserve it and break up these media monopolies." The crowd exploded in applause. Speaker after speaker came DEMANDING that the media waves of America be given back to the people, rather than a few greedy "media pigs" in the words of one woman addressing the FCC.
Kristol was humiliated, when time and time again the crowd called him "liar," "criminal," "traitor," again and again and again. One man challenged Kristol on PNAC's desire for a "new Pearl Harbor" as was described in one of their plans for America's future written before Bush became president. When the moderator told the man to be quiet or leave, the man replied, "Oh, okay. Let the traitor speak. Go ahead traitor."
A young Marine Corporal named Grant Collins, now back from Iraq POWERFULLY explains his feeling of betrayal for the war, and how his life is now dedicated to ending this war. When the hundred thousand soldiers in Iraq being fed Rush Limbaugh, and FOX News, get back and discover that Bush has admitted that "Iraq had NOTHING to do with 9/11," an angry bear will be awakening in these troops. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lneZdNKa18A
I do believe the Democrats are destined to gain power next month. The only thing that will prevent this, I believe, is electronic voting machines that have no paper trail. I worked on the Kerry campaign in 2004. He was winning the race according to the exit polls. But, then . . . . later in the day the key precincts defied the exit polls, and went mysteriously to Bush. If the exit polls next month show Democrats, but the elections show Republicans . . . we know our democracy has been stolen. Absent this, it appears the Republicans are losing power in the Congress next month.
Of course if the American media were really doing its job, the GOP would not get one single vote. Yesterday someone emailed me a stunning documentary that was to be carried on the Discovery Channel, before Republicans killed it and ordered all copies destroyed. You can see a "rough draft" version of this stunning documentary on GOP sex slave scandals at the below link. I know what you are thinking, "sex slaves", sounds like some loony conspiracy theory. Among those testifying in this documentary is William Colby, former Director of the CIA. This documentary is no joke, and its censorship is a scandal and a shame of gargantuan proportions. See it at:
Once the Democrats gain some power, the struggle is only beginning. The next step is to create a movement to kick the Democrats in the ass. If the Democrats don't break up these media monsters feeding us propaganda, break up the oil, coal, and nuclear monopoly on our energy policy, and repair the civil liberties that have been stripped this year, then . . . they do us no good. The Democrats need a swift kick in the pants to get them started. They need to wake up every morning with a million emails and phone messages demanding that they do their jobs. The media needs to get a million emails to know we are sick of the status quo, and want them to do real investigative journalism to save our democracy.
We must demand the Democrats (AND the media) do their job. This is why we've launched "CONGRATULATIONS DEMOCRATS, NOW DO YOUR JOB!" Learn more about this movement at http://www.CongratulationsDemocratsNowDoYourJob.com. Please visit this site daily and use its Democrats and Media contacts and demands. Forward and post this link on to everyone you can every day. Our democracy depends on it.
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