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This should have been written 8 years ago and sent to the current President.
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I'm so glad this event is taking place in Big Vic. You guys rock!
See you guys tomorrow!!!
Peace. Don't sleep.
My life is too busy to waste on ignorance. However, there is a young, intelligent, beautiful girl who has put her time, money, and heart into this benefit concert so I feel the need to comment on a few things.First of all, my education on Darfur and other genocides comes from genocide scholars. Those who say it can’t be stopped are ill-informed. Those who say these benefit concerts never help the people obviously haven’t worked on any issues to help others or personally talked to those who have been a recipient of that help.It’s interesting how these negative comments all have something in common, but I don’t want to stereotype.Like I said, my time is too valuable to waste on ignorance. I know this genocide can be stopped based on information provided by well educated people and history. I know events like these are beneficial based on knowledge from refugees and personal experience.My guess, and this is just a guess, is that those who make comments like this have never lent a hand because if you had then you would have a changed heart and would never, ever, ever discourage any act of kindness, regardless of the challenge.You are completely wrong. Every single act of kindness is worth something. This is who we are. We will do works like this and will die serving others. You may choose to try to bring us down by hateful words or negative comments, but as a brilliant person recently said, “You can’t hurt us anymore.” These are my last words for people like you. You are a waste of my time.
In Darfur villages have been destroyed.Mass killings are taking place. Women and children raped or gang raped, mutilated and slaughtered.Millions have been displaced and are starving and homeless.Why should you care? How can you not care?
I couldn't have said that better my self. It's so great to have a hangout like this in Victoria for the nonconformist. Great company, great music, great art, and some groovy candy too. I'm actually going out tonight to buy the Hendrix drawing I've had my eye on. So great to see you Friday, it's been a rough week for me. See ya at the next show...or maybe sooner. :-)Peace and love - g
You will be missed, Annie. You will be missed.
Worldhasgonecrazy,Thank you for your interest even though we don't agree. Sometimes I think I am alone in my concerns and endeavors. Believe me, I completely understand your point of view. I have family serving in Iraq and I've expressed my concerns on this issue with one of them who I communicate with often. We disagree a little, but he knows where this all comes from for me. I always like to make issues like these personal. If the tables were turned and the enemy captured one of my family members, how would I want them treated? Also consider, not everyone we capture is actually guilty. I feel we have to distiguish ourselves from the bad guys. We can't behave the way our enemy has. Some may not play by the rules, but shouldn't we? Shouldn't we have a higher standard than our enemy? I believe we should. The America I believe in does not torure. Maybe I live in la-la land and expect more from people and our country. How can we justify these acts when we've prosecuted others for the exact same thing? It's wrong for others to do it, but we can? How is this OK? I don't think we should ever compromise our moral standards because others' have. Thanks again for your interest. I think we are on the same side , just see things differently. Peace. Don't sleep.
Either you are plagiarizing or you are a shill reposting this political nonsense. I found the same information at...http://boards.boston.com/n/pfx/forum....http://www2.islandpacket.com/blogs/po...http://forum.nashuatelegraph.com/view...http://www.newsweek.com/id/83096/outp...And if you are that shill, try a little originality so you don’t get fronted out. This will be my last post on the content of this blog. It’s just not worth my time. However, I understand that there are those who will take one look at this idiocy and take it all as fact. I will end with this.A little nonbiased summary of Barack Obama and his history…http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Barack_O...One thing to know…I am not of any political party. I am an independent thinker. I am an educated person in my 30s, a philanthropist, an activist, and a religious person. I have a family and want a good life for my child and all children of this world. I am guessing you are on the republican side or are fond of those with white pointed hats. It’s the only thing that would make sense considering the hatred and false information. I will say this though. I don’t think Barack’s experience in the senate should land him the position as commander in chief. That’s not what makes him qualified. What makes Senator Obama qualified to be president is his life and personal traits. He is an honest man. He is the first possible presidential candidate who admitted to doing cocaine in his book. Neither of his books are the kind of blatantly honest books that you would write being someone in politics. Some will crucify him for it. Others will respect him for it. Through his books and interviews he has exposed his insecurities and struggles growing up. Yet his adult life reflects someone who is confident, caring, calm and optimistic. All of these traits are a must in the storm and stress as president of the United States. He possess a world view which some (you) take as a threat instead of perceiving that this compassion and understanding can actually be of good service to this country. There doesn’t have to be this dichotomy between blue and red, white and black, religious and nonbelievers. We can find a common ground and unify this world which we all share called Earth.You may want to expand your horizons Politics08, or is it Cyberella. Get used to the fact that a man named Barack Hussein Obama, whose name is Arabic, looks black, and comes from a very diverse, worldly, and interesting religious background, who in fact is a Christian, just may become our next president. He’s an intelligent and intriguing black man who unites a lot of people who lost faith in their government.I feel weary reading through this entire list of gibberish and petrified knowing we both inhabit the same planet. Now I must go meditate and put forth my efforts into saving starving children, ending genocide, and taking care of my family. Oh, and yes, I too love Africa. How dare I care about a suffering continent? Interestingly though, I am not Muslim or black/African American. I am a global citizen who has compassion for those suffering regardless of color, religion, or the continent in which they live.I’m guessing your efforts could be put to better use else ware, too.A little loving message from me to you…http://youtube.com/watch?v=BHEO_fG3mm4Peace. Don’t Sleep.
Quite a lot to respond to. Unfortunately I don't have the time (at the moment) to respond to everything, but I will start off with this. Anything valid that could be used against him would be used against him during a political debate. Anything that could threaten our national security would have been dealt with years ago. You included this in your concerns...Obama is currently displayed as banner boy on the Project Islamic Hope site. Some of the founders of this organization have been indicted for terrorist support. http://islamichope.org/Investigate just who this man is, who his backers and closest associates are and what his/their agenda is.
I've always wondered about our national security. I think the responsible thing would be for you to report this to the CIA, FBI, department of homeland security, and President Bush. With all this information you might actually land a job and a reserved spot for him at Guantanamo.I will respond to more soon.Peace - Don't Sleep