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News :: DNC
A story fom the DNC
03 Aug 2004
A Revolution won during the DNC
Several days ago during the "democratic" National Covention a person became sick, barely able to move and reduced to tears, she was forced to the emergency room. "Do you have insurance" they asked. "No" she said, they roughly examined her and prepared her for premature release. An older person who worked in the hospital, explained to the young revolutionary: she fought in the streets as well, she had the scars to prove it from her time with the weatherman at the democratic convention of 1968. She stole medicine from the hospital and said "put this in your bag." She gave a copy of the medical file and said "dont come back, if you absolutely have to, you will need this copy of the file." She said it as if the original in her hand was already lost. Her explanaition was this; "These people who work here dont understand, if you have two houses, a boat or an airplane, and you have several cars then you are a capitalist and you only have what you do because you took from other people. If all you have is the house and the car, then you will never have more; you are just a wannabee and you will never be a capitalist." She refused thanks, for fear that it would be overheard, "If anyone finds out about this, it would be my licence." She turned and sped from the room.

Perhaps only temporarily, and only in one small room, people beat power, and capitalism fell in the blink of an eye. Our freedom isnt owned by anyone, and the control of our destiny is in our hands. We will never control the world, but maybe one day the world will no longer attempt to control us. I'm proud to have witnessed this everyday occurance, we see these things everyday, but I felt this one should be shared...

peace~love~anarchy
Pan- Olympia WA
See also:
http://www.spsccbrick.org

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Re: A story fom the DNC
05 Aug 2004
That didn't happen
Vote Bush
Fuck you
Talk The Talk
05 Aug 2004
How do you KNOW, it didn't happen? Commie?
Re: A story fom the DNC
06 Aug 2004
seriously, never trust a communist.
The Weathermen
07 Aug 2004
The Weathermen? What do a bunch of upper class idiots from the 60 and 70's who were out of touch with the poor working class have to do with anything? Fuck them.

The Weathermen were from the late history of the New Left that was rash, idiotic, and based on the "leadership" of adventerous upper class dropouts. They weren't anarchists, they werent libertarian socialists - if anything they were inspired by Ho Chi Minh and Mao, and they thought that small violent "focoist" urban guerilla type actions would make a difference. They did not. All their actions were symbolic but useless. They had no support directly from the poor or workers because they were acting like a bunch of Marxist-Leninists.

The Weathermen were as stupid as groups like The Yippies, The Symbianese Liberation Army, and Up Against the Wall Motherfuckers. Totally pointless media whores. Americans interested in "The 60's" would be better off looking at true libertarian working class acts of resistance - like the Attica prison rebellion, the black-led autoworker wildcat strikes, and the events leading to the 10-million strong General Strike in France in 1968 (that the Communist Party of France ruined).