Friday, August 04, 2006

Resistance from within

(Thanks to Frits for the tip!)

Campaign against Bush, because the World Can’t Wait!
Fascinating website, with lots of other links to other anti-Bush sites...even a Bush War Crimes Commission.

The US Government] on the basis of outrageous lies, is waging a murderous
and utterly illegitimate war in Iraq, with other countries in their sights.
[The US Government]is openly torturing people, and justifying it.

[The US Government]puts people in jail on the merest suspicion, refusing
them lawyers, and either holding them indefinitely or deporting them in the dead
of night.

[The US Government]is moving each day closer to a theocracy, where a narrow
and hateful brand of Christian fundamentalism will rule.

[The US Government]suppresses the science that doesn't fit its religious,
political and economic agenda, forcing present and future generations to pay a
terrible price.

[The US Government]is moving to deny women here, and all over the world,
the right to birth control and abortion.

[The US Government] enforces a culture of greed, bigotry, intolerance and

  • "Today, a leading power such as the United States approaches theocracy when it meets the conditions currently on display: an elected leader who believes himself to speak for the Almighty, a ruling political party that represents religious true believers, the certainty of many Republican voters that government should be guided by religion and, on top of it all, a White House that adopts agendas seemingly animated by biblical worldviews."
    Kevin Phillips

  • "Cheney and his crowd are all for free and open elections - as long as they turn out their way. They are all for free speech - provided it supports the administration. They are all for the rule of law - as long as the law does not prevent them from doing whatever they want to do. When elections, speeches or laws are inconvenient, he does not hesitate to declare that they are helping the terrorists. I can think of no graver offense against our democracy."
    Edward M. Kennedy, 'Demeaning Democracy'

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