Post a Comment
Original Content at
(Note: You can view every article as one long page if you sign up as an Associate Member, or higher).

September 1, 2005

We Get Letters: Shut Up, they Say. This isn't the Time to Talk Politics

By Rob Kall

Like Hell it isn't!


We get messages at OpEdNews.com, particularly in response to my article Hurricane Katrina-Bush

Here are a few emails and my reply.

You are truly misguided, and could eaily be mistaken for an idiot.
don walker wahwah@swbell.net

-----Original Message-----
From: merlinrocket@mac.com [mailto:merlinrocket@mac.com]
Sent: Thursday, September 01, 2005 3:22 PM
To: rob@opednews.com
Subject: What a crock

what a bunch of dribble...there are many looters who want nothing more than to cause trouble anywhere they can find it. Those are the ones taking hard goods from the stores, tv's clothes etc. There are relief agencies coming to their aid if they want to find it, it will be there. Americans are pouring millions of dollars into the red cross and salvation army coffers. Also, major corporations are making million dollar donations at a time to bring relief to the folks in the gulf states. This is not a time to politicize a catastrophe, its a time for all americans to rise to a higher level and do what we always do, meet the needs of those who need it.

My Reply
Basically, you are telling me to shut up, to keep quite about the culpability of Bush and the republicans. .

Politics CAUSED the disaster, but what's the point of talking to a hypnotized, blind, sleeping sheep.

And damned if I'm going to shut up. Why don't you wake up and take responsibility for the assholes you helped elect. Wake up. You've been fooled.

Rob Kall

Submitters Bio:

Rob Kall has spent his adult life as an awakener and empowerer-- first in the field of biofeedback, inventing products, developing software and a music recording label, MuPsych, within the company he founded in 1978-- Futurehealth, and founding, organizing and running 3 conferences: Winter Brain, on Neurofeedback and consciousness, Optimal Functioning and Positive Psychology (a pioneer in the field of Positive Psychology, first presenting workshops on it in 1985) and Storycon Summit Meeting on the Art Science and Application of Story-- each the first of their kind.  Then, when he found the process of raising people's consciousness and empowering them to take more control of their lives  one person at a time was too slow, he founded Opednews.com-- which has been the top search result on Google for the terms liberal news and progressive opinion for several years. Rob began his Bottom-up Radio show, broadcast on WNJC 1360 AM to Metro Philly, also available on iTunes, covering the transition of our culture, business and world from predominantly Top-down (hierarchical, centralized, authoritarian, patriarchal, big)  to bottom-up (egalitarian, local, interdependent, grassroots, archetypal feminine and small.) Recent long-term projects include a book, Bottom-up-- The Connection Revolution, debillionairizing the planet and the Psychopathy Defense and Optimization Project. 

Rob Kall Wikipedia Page

Rob Kall's Bottom Up Radio Show: Over 200 podcasts are archived for downloading here, or can be accessed from iTunes. Rob is also published regularly on the Huffingtonpost.com

Rob is, with Opednews.com the first media winner of the Pillar Award for supporting Whistleblowers and the first amendment.

To learn more about Rob and OpEdNews.com, check out A Voice For Truth - ROB KALL | OM Times Magazine and this article. For Rob's work in non-political realms mostly before 2000, see his C.V..  and here's an article on the Storycon Summit Meeting he founded and organized for eight years. Press coverage in the Wall Street Journal: Party's Left Pushes for a Seat at the Table

Talk Nation Radio interview by David Swanson:  Rob   Kall  on Bottom-Up Governance June, 2017

Here is a one hour radio interview where Rob was a guest- on Envision This, and here is the transcript. 

To watch Rob having a lively conversation with John Conyers, then Chair of the House Judiciary committee, click hereWatch Rob speaking on Bottom up economics at the Occupy G8 Economic Summit, here.

Follow Rob on Twitter & Facebook. His quotes are here

Rob's articles express his personal opinion, not the opinion of this website.

Join the conversation:

On facebook at Rob Kall's Bottom-up The Connection Revolution

and at Google Groups listserve Bottom-up Top-down conversation