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If the thought of McCain, Obama, or Clinton being our next president is  making you suicidal...

"Remember democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts, and murders itself. There never was a democracy yet that did not commit suicide."

John Adams, letter to John Taylor, April 15, 1814

Every four years we have two options.

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1. We can line up like sheep at the voting booth & give our consent to  four more years of corruption, mismanagement, pork & high taxes or

2.  Stay home & complain that our vote doesn't count.

What I am proposing is a third option. Because the rules have changed  & our vote has been hijacked by privilege & special interest.

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What I am proposing is that we don't act like sheep on election night &  we don't sit at home & complain. What I propose is that we stand up  like men & say enough is enough!

It would seem that the founding fathers understood the dangers as well as the benefits of a democracy & even left explicit directions:

"Government is instituted for the common good; for the protection, safety, prosperity, and happiness of the people; and not for profit, honor, or private interest of any one man, family, or class of men; therefore, the people alone have an incontestable, unalienable, and indefeasible right to institute government; and to reform, alter, or totally change the same, when their protection, safety, prosperity, and happiness require it."

John Adams, Thoughts on Government, 1776
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It  is  not  just  our  right  to  abolish  bad  government  it  is  our  DUTY.
So I'm asking my fellow citizens to join me in a GENERAL STRIKE this September 11th 2008 in a series of protest to bring down the two-party hypocrisy.
Like when the Berlin wall came down or Solidarity in Poland removed the Communist without firing a shot: Corrupt governments that have no public support (Congresses approval rating between 10 to 20% depending upon the poll, the presidents around 30%) are easier to remove then we've been led to believe.


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Whether you call it the world financial structure, the U.S. culture of waste, or the ability of the common man to make a decent living, the system is broken. It's time for the common man to go on strike. Join or support the March on Washingon (more...)

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