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Dances with fascists - Nader's fall from grace

by Daniel Shays Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2004 at 8:36 AM

Another four years of the Bush regime? Not on your life. If we have to take Ralph down in the effort to save this land from the neo-con fundamentalists, so be it.

Dances with fascists...
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We are not living in normal times in LA or anywhere. Even many mainstream political observers are finally waking up to just how VERY dangerous the fundamentalist neo-con onslaught really is in Washington (see Republican Kevin Phillips' "American Dynasty", as one example). Unless you want to court the very real possibility that you (and perhaps your children) may spend your remaining years under marshall law or in some dingy internment camp, you'd be a fool to have anything to do with Ralph Nader at this point in time.

This is no exaggeration or the ravings of some paranoid conspiracy theorist. I too, campaigned and voted for Nader in 2000, partly in the hope that if Bush did win (which he didn't), the neo-cons would galvanize the left. That actually happened (witness millions in the streets last year), but I vastly under-estimated how really dangerous the Bush regime could be. Now we all see and if you don't feel the chill you're not paying attention. I'm looking 60 in the face and i've NEVER seen anything in this nation that looks remotely as threatening to freedom, democracy, the U.S. Constitution and the well-being of the biosphere as the regime that is now occupying Washington. Simply said: there's zero room for Nader on the precipice of the new fascism that now threatens to engulf any freedoms we have remaining.

Another four years of the Bush regime? Not on your life. If we have to take Ralph down in the effort to save this land from the neo-con fundamentalists, so be it. The lives of my children and my grandchildren are far more important.; your lives and those of your loved ones are far more important . We can deal with the duopoly and the corporados under Kerry or whomever, but under an entrenched Bush regime we won't even have the space. Join the resistance to Bush and Nader. It's truly a matter of life and death.

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Fear vs. Freedom Sheepdog Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2004 at 9:02 AM
Nader is a selfish prick. Anarchist Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2004 at 10:06 AM
I find it interesting... Sheepdog Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2004 at 10:12 AM
sheepdog you suspicious BASTARD Doug Dog Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2004 at 10:20 AM
Some of us are not knee-jerk thinkers. Anarchist Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2004 at 11:08 AM
Nader = Crypto-Fascist no nader! Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2004 at 12:35 PM
Please refer to credible sources. Anarchist Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2004 at 1:21 PM
OK-it's from the Nation Google-User Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2004 at 1:42 PM
taking down people Meyer London Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2004 at 2:43 PM
kerry=gentle-neoliberalism, nader=megalomaniac more rational Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2004 at 2:44 PM
so it's in the nation more rational Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2004 at 2:56 PM
Look, Nader is not going to "win" the fascist elections, just Bush or Kerry. Anarchist Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2004 at 3:07 PM
Bush is Kerry, Kerry is Bush JanKay Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2004 at 5:10 PM
don't vote? fell Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2004 at 6:02 PM
Getting rid of Bush wont solve the problem. tweedle dumb or tweedle dumber? Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2004 at 6:04 PM
Kerry=Evil Lacy Mc Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2004 at 6:11 PM
what next? more rational Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2004 at 9:33 PM
No, we're not agreed Kyle Jenkins Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2004 at 8:20 AM
you're DAMNED right! Sheepdog Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2004 at 9:39 AM
You wanna build the movement? Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2004 at 11:56 AM

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