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Announcement :: Human Rights
its 1984
25 Jan 2006
its 1984
This is one of my favorite. Go online and find 1984 by George Orwell... or relevant articles in the media (usually alternative) and printout out sections (with citations) and place them in public view. In the case of 1984 with notes referring to the Amerikan Fascist system we are in. For example find the section with Goldstein and two minutes of hate. Then write about it Bin Laden.

some remaining sites with 1984 at them (most sites have vanished over the last year):

oh and here is how you can make it "stick" in an elevator door, public bathroom stall, smoking area, in a phone booth, at a bus stop....

1 cup of wheat flour
1/2 cup of rice flour
3 teaspoons of cornstarch
2 cups of water

Combine wheat flour, rice flour, and water in a pot on the stove on low heat. The mixture should be very watery. Stir the mixture constantly with a wire whisk until the paste begins to thicken just a tiny, tiny bit. This may take about ten minutes. Take the pot off of the heat when you start to feel the mixture thickening. In a jar with a lid, combine three teaspoons of cornstarch with a half of a cup of water. Tighten the lid and shake the mixture until there are no lumps of cornstarch that are visible. Add the cornstarch mixture to the flour mixture and stir for another two minutes. Now you are done. Your arm may get tired, so I suggest that you do this with someone else so that you can switch off stirring.

I cannot emphasize the importance of stirring enough. Yes, it is tiring, but don't stop.

Wheat paste is the best way to put up PERMANENT posters. If you have a message that you don't want taken down, wheat paste it!!! It may take you a few tries to get just the right mixture, but once you do, it's way better than Super Glue.

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No Wonder they Went After Him
25 Jan 2006
<h1><font color="#FF0000">Is This the Dawn of an Orwellian Police State?</font></h1> <p align="right">Author: Stephen DeVoy</p> <p>September 18, 2001</p> <p>A week has passed since the horrific attack upon the United States by Middle Eastern terrorists.&nbsp; Our nation's sadness is turning to anger.&nbsp; With rightful indignation there are calls for a war in defense of our people.&nbsp; Anarchists are not pacifists.&nbsp; As rational anarchists we call for the defense of our homeland.&nbsp;</p> <p>Many unethical individuals have come forth in the hope to exploit this terrible tragedy to the profit of their own agenda.&nbsp; Right wing Christian, Jerry Falwell, has blamed this attack on God's wrath - a divine retaliation against a liberal society.&nbsp; Anti-immigrant activists and politicians have demanded steps to rid our land of foreign peoples.&nbsp; Racists have attacked Arabs, Muslims, and anyone who looks like them.&nbsp; Law enforcement spokesmen have called for greater powers of control over the lives of citizens.&nbsp; Zionists have attempted to stir anti-Arab sentiment while white racists have attempted to stir anti-Jewish sentiment.&nbsp; Airlines have exploited the tragedy as a means to transfer wealth from the people to their corporations.&nbsp; As I write, the United States Government has begun to exploit the fear provoked by this attack to reduce the rights of its citizens and to destroy the Bill of Rights.</p> <p>The President has stated that we are at war, but no war has been formally declared.&nbsp; The administration has declared restrictions on the press and announced that this war will be fought in secret.&nbsp; The ambiguously declared war is targeted at a concept sufficiently wide that it is unclear where the bounds between an enemy and an ally are drawn.&nbsp; Just what is meant by &quot;Terrorism?&quot;&nbsp; What distinguishes between an enemy terrorist and a friendly freedom fighter?&nbsp; What is meant by &quot;supporter of terrorism?&quot;&nbsp; Is an entity a supporter of terrorism only if one gives material aid to a terrorist or&nbsp; does a &quot;supporter of terrorism&quot; include all individuals who share their beliefs?</p> <p>At the dawn of an undeclared secret war on an ambiguously defined enemy, there are calls to suspend the fourth amendment, force all Americans to carry national ID cards, track the movements of citizens, deport foreigners, monitor communications, report suspicious individuals, and to trust in the Government.&nbsp; The press and media have fed the American people a steady stream of images of the man that we are to hate: Osama bin-Laden.&nbsp; The press and the media have suggested to the people that &quot;everything has changed forever,&quot; and called for flexibility on sacrifices of liberty.</p> <p>I cannot help to be reminded of George Orwell's &quot;1984,&quot; where hapless citizens are subjected to complete control and monitoring in the name of security against an ambiguous enemy engaged in terrorist attacks against the population.&nbsp; I cannot help to be reminded of the book's hate sessions where everyone must view the telescreen for &quot;three minutes of hate,&quot; as the terrorist leader is displayed.&nbsp; Are we on the precipice of the Orwellian abyss?</p> <p>I was once required to take an oath to defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic.&nbsp; A foreign enemy has declared his intent with an undeniable attack upon innocent Americans.&nbsp; We must fight to defend ourselves.&nbsp; However, we must not lose sight of the rights that our war seeks to defend.&nbsp; Do not let your government become the domestic enemy!&nbsp; Do not cower in fear as zealots take your freedom in small or large steps!&nbsp; All Americans must make it clear that the only society worth defending is a free society.&nbsp; Speak before it is too late.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p>