Re: Minorities more likely to do TIME

Judy Olsen (wholepie@speakeasy.org)
Sun, 14 Feb 1999 18:32:03 -0800


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Hi Graeme!

What you say makes sense.  I would like to know how we take back our
power, especially since most of us have never had any to begin with.
This was also planned by our founding fathers.

For the whole damn pie,
Judy O
Seattle, WA

Graeme Bacque wrote:

> Mike Steindel wrote:
>
>> I just saw this again...Whats the deal with all these studies that
>> always come to the same conclusion. Instead of studying the problem
>> why
>> is it nothing is ever done to correct the wrong...It is wrong to
>> treat
>> drug use with JAIL...I think these things have been studied to death
>> its
>> time to learn from our studies....People without money go to JAIL.
>> Non
>> whites go to JAIL more often. Non whites without money always go to
>> JAIL, Guilty or Innocent....Those are what the results of almost all
>> the
>> studies have always found...Lets stop funding the studies and change
>>
>> things for the better... Learn how you can register to vote... Go to
>>
>> www.fec.gov  because other than revolution "which is not gonna
>> happen"
>> its the best way to make a difference....Here is the study....
>>
>>
> If voting is such a powerful tool for change, than how do you explain
> the nightmare scenario brought about by better than 220 years of
> 'ballot-box democracy' where every four years you get to mark an 'x'
> beside the name of the shyster/thief/mass killer/sexfiend/ego-freak of
> your choice, but are legally deprived of _any_ control over their
> actions for the ensuing four years?
> If voting is so wonderful then howcum 'elected representatives' can
> commit or oversee massive crimes against humanity for the entire
> length of their mandate, yet face no penalty afterwards aside from
> possible removal from office come the next ballot?
>
> The ballot-box system was created not to foster citizen involvement in
> decision-making, but as a deliberate means of _preventing_ it. As long
> as people continue to buy this illusion of 'democracy':  and until
> people wise up and reclaim their natural, inalienable right to forge
> their own individual and collective destinies without having to rely
> on some 'representative' with an agenda (whether elected or otherwise)
> then none of us will be free.
>
> Ditch the politicians! Take back your power!
>
> --
> ----------------------------------------------------
> Graeme Bacque
> <http://webhome.idirect.com/~gbacque/gbacque.html>
> ****************************************************
> +++ Fighting 'mad' and proud of it! +++
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>

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Hi Graeme!

What you say makes sense.  I would like to know how we take back our power, especially since most of us have never had any to begin with.  This was also planned by our founding fathers.

For the whole damn pie,
Judy O
Seattle, WA

Graeme Bacque wrote:

Mike Steindel wrote:
I just saw this again...Whats the deal with all these studies that
always come to the same conclusion. Instead of studying the problem why
is it nothing is ever done to correct the wrong...It is wrong to treat
drug use with JAIL...I think these things have been studied to death its
time to learn from our studies....People without money go to JAIL. Non
whites go to JAIL more often. Non whites without money always go to
JAIL, Guilty or Innocent....Those are what the results of almost all the
studies have always found...Lets stop funding the studies and change
things for the better... Learn how you can register to vote... Go to
www.fec.gov  because other than revolution "which is not gonna happen"
its the best way to make a difference....Here is the study....
 
If voting is such a powerful tool for change, than how do you explain the nightmare scenario brought about by better than 220 years of 'ballot-box democracy' where every four years you get to mark an 'x' beside the name of the shyster/thief/mass killer/sexfiend/ego-freak of your choice, but are legally deprived of _any_ control over their actions for the ensuing four years?
If voting is so wonderful then howcum 'elected representatives' can commit or oversee massive crimes against humanity for the entire length of their mandate, yet face no penalty afterwards aside from possible removal from office come the next ballot?

The ballot-box system was created not to foster citizen involvement in decision-making, but as a deliberate means of _preventing_ it. As long as people continue to buy this illusion of 'democracy':  and until people wise up and reclaim their natural, inalienable right to forge their own individual and collective destinies without having to rely on some 'representative' with an agenda (whether elected or otherwise) then none of us will be free.

Ditch the politicians! Take back your power!

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Graeme Bacque
<http://webhome.idirect.com/~gbacque/gbacque.html>
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+++ Fighting 'mad' and proud of it! +++
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