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Posted by TheMadMonk in Latest Breaking News
Sat May 10th 2008, 12:39 AM
Once upon a time it was a case of everyone just pitching in and doing what they could do.

Yes, it is conceivable that some people suffered because they were missed or overlooked in the confusion, and that others might have been over-serviced. But dicking around until all the 'I's are dotted and 'T's crossed and a plan for optimal delivery is arrived at simply ensures that everyone suffers equally.

Oh and that corporate darlings benefit enormously.


It is a sad sad world in which the only ones willing to risk their precious skins do so for animal rights, whilst those who would (or should) fight for human rights swallow whole the bullshit propaganda about safety and equitable/optimal disbursement of resources, all the while they wring their hands and decry bureaucratic obstructionism, but not one in a hundred lifted a finger to actually oppose it.

FFS, STFU, pick up an aid package and start walking. DARE the opposing forces to open fire.

"The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants. It is itís natural manure." Thomas Jefferson.

If those who had aid to offer had simply marched upon New Orleans there is no possible way in the world that the outcome could have been worse than what did happen in the aftermath. The first Blackwater bullet fired to stop them would have been the crack of doom for the Bush Administration. This nightmare that is America could have been over more than two years ago, if even just a handful of true patriots had been willing to give the Tree of Liberty the refreshment it so desperately needs.

And the same applies here. The best possible outcome for the peoples of Burma would stem from the Junta opening fire upon aid workers armed with nothing but food and medicine.

But instead we will continue to do nothing but flap our lips to express our horror at the needless deaths of true innocents, whilst distancing ourselves from all blame.

So again I call BULLSHIT! This time upon ourselves. We who claim powerlessness, when in truth we are accomplices and enablers for those who would profit from the misery of others. We are not powerless. We simply would prefer to see a thousand, or a million others come to harm than risk our own precious skins in their defense.

If tyrany and the black shadow that has fallen across this world is to be lifted then we must willingly spend our own live to see it lifted and not allow those we claim to oppose to spend the lives of others as an example to keep us properly cowed.

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