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update nothing is safe: the bushies can not keep us safe but they can get us killed
16 Nov 2004
update on the incidents of oct 29.04. it was reported on oct 30 about the search and siezure of our home and media studio. well the jttf just confirmed our case.
nov. 15 2004
for immediate release

on the 29 of october at approximately 6:45 pm an estimated 20 members of the joint terrorism task force of atlanta showed their guns and and their true colors. guns drawn and blood lust in their eyes they had secured a warrant to search for our home and studio at 5:36pm on the same day( basically they conned some judge who was headed out for the weekend to sign the bullshit order). it was the abuse of atuhority and the infringement of our 1st and 4th ammendment rights that they wanted. the jttf knew due to sneak and peek efforts prior that no bomb making materials nor simulated bombs were actually in the home. in addition the jttf knew that we were involved with local and national efforts to organize post election activites. however it was the damning independent film "nothing is safe" which we were going to release on nov. 1 that detailed the abuses and incompetence of the jttf in its efforts to aid our "national insecurity" in the post 9/11 world. the film showed with out a doubt if the threat from terrorists indeed existed then we would've seen a massive multi-level co-ordinated attacks against infra stucture, commerce and "soft targets". if the threat were as real as they claim we could've seen small cars laden with explosives ramming into hazmat cargo carriers (easily identified) along major interstate avenues. mass transit systems; buses, subways etc. these did not materialize however we got roped with patriot act regardless as a result the birth of the thought police and new form of crime the thought criminal(activists, organizers and radical media makers that are the visionary vanguard of dissent)

in their "search" they confiscated several things, vhs tapes (of which 40 of the 45 were simpsons, buffy the vampire slayer, futurama, family guy, south park and other media that threaten our nations security), over 100 discs that include music and back up files from previous projects to include a family reunion, a 1300 mile road trip, a pilot for a reality show, and client files for media production. also the confiscated the major editing system, a seconadary system both with nothing on them but operating and software files and a lap top with a dead battery. a digital camera was also confiscated its memeory was also blank. we were taken into custody for alleged possession of city ordinace violation of marijuana, which will be dismissed on wednesday. after we were taken in to custody they were here for nearly 4 hours according to our nieghbors. in 4 hours they rounded up our forbidden stash of AMD's (Animated Media of Destruction) we explined this to them and the head dick in charge said "i get paid good money to watch this" well i wonder how that is going to look to the tax payers, he could be out saving us from the bad guys but it was more important to review these threats to national security. the level of what the fuck was evident on the faces of some the members of this task force, it was plain and simple a training exersise and an attempt to intimidate us into not exersing our 1st ammendenment right to the fullest extreme. the holidays are coming soon and overtime plus jttf pay will make them nice big pay check at the tax payers expense. what the tax payers need to know is this what were they doing here for 4 hours? i can clean my entire place in that time and they left behind precisely what the were looking for and it wasn't even hidden it had just slipped between the wall and a milk crate in plain view, not to mention other odds and ends which we have come across that if they were really doing their job would've been "confiscated". it wasn't about the threat of terrorism, it was about intimidation of activists who were engaged in organizing for post election activities in atlanta and across the nation, the impending release of a film which would have so damned the creation of the jttf and thier tactics that there would've been no way to clean it up. yes we needed to increse national security in the aftermath of 9/11 but we did not need the creation of a gestopo type organization which is what has happend.

anyway back to the orginal topic, if they were here to "search" for dangerous items and media well they did a piss poor job. the very fact that we can release this statement is a testimony to their incompetance, the items they left behind and untouched for what reason other than laziness we can not answer. in addition the list goes on of things of what should've been throughly investigated but were not followed up on. i guess the jttf ordred pizza, drank our beer, smoked our "dope" and watched the simpsons for 4 hours on the tax payers dime, but one thing they did not do was their job, that is to protect u.s citizens from terrorists. we hope that they know how to wipe thier asses better than they do their jobs becuase if that is the case they couldn't find the crack on a 500 pound ass.

they tried to shut us down and they did, for a brief moment, prevented us from organizing and releasing the movie that would've had the country asking for their resignations. fortunately in all their efforts they made our case for us. they can not keep us safe but they can get us killed.

did you notice how the threat level was reduced the same day ashcroft resigned?

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