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"Operation Wake The Fuck Up" Begins in NH Cities (english)
20 May 2003
Modified: 25 May 2003
Using hundreds of stickers placed on pay phones in Nashua stating "This Phone Is Bugged", activists force ordinary citizens to confront the civil abuses inherent to the Patriot Act 2001
"Operation Wake The Fuck Up" Begins in NH Cities

On the evening of May 20, Direct Action anti-authoritarian activists from the White Mountain Autonoma, AnarchoNinjas, and the Trained Monkee Collective came together to 'tag' every pay phone in Nashua, NH with a sticker that reads, "This Phone is Bugged" in large letters, citing the relevant section (Section 215) of the Patriot Act 2001 authorizing this in smaller print. An example of the stickers may be viewed at http://www.crimethinc.com/cards/28_med.gif. The stickers are placed upon the telephone receivers.

Intended to create situations where the average mass media -deadened citizen of Nashua is confronted with the current political reality of life under Bush II and his attack dogs of Homeland Security,Nashua was chosen as the introductory site for "Operation Wake The Fuck Up" due to its large population, strategic location on the NH-Massachusetts border (thousands of Bay Staters shop in Nashua daily to avoid Massachusetts sales tax), and the critical role it plays in the NH Presidential Primaries as the first large population block to report its' poll returns.

There are approximately 400 pay phones in Nashua, located in the various shopping malls, pubs, public buildings, stores, restaurants, and hotels - incluing the 8 pay phones in the lobby of the Sheraton Tara, preferred home-away-from-home for Bush II when in the greater Boston area, due to its isolation and 'security'.

Additional activities are planned for the near future, including mock "stop-an-search" actions, imitating the activities of Homeland Security and its componant bureaus and agencies. These will be very similar to the mock "search-and-destroy" missions used to great effect by Vietnam Veterans Against The War during the anti-Vietnam War years, in which activists, dressed as ordinary people, are pulled out from the innocent spectators and are mock-abused in true government style.

Activists wishing to join the fun may contact the White Mountain Autonoma at wma (at) datasquire.net.
See also:
http://resist.atasquire.net
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Stickers are still up (english)
21 May 2003
Just took a cruise down through Nashua - those stickers are all over the place!

And so are the cops....I don't think that they're any too pleased with what the Bloc did last night.

Screw 'em if they can't take a joke.
Anybody mind if... (english)
25 May 2003
Anybody mind if I publish this article, in full, on the Seattle Indy Site?

DC :)
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