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i've always thought people don't read the petitions they sign... here is the proof many don't
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Posted: Mar 30, 2007 6:01am
Dec 1, 2006
Focus: Health
Action Request: Various
Location: United States

According to the Australian Association for Humane Research, approximately 4 million animals are used in experiments each year. By donating to medical charities, you may be unwittingly supporting vivisection. The Australian Association for Humane Research publishes
the Humane Charities List, which lets you know which health and medical charities DON'T experiment on animals. Charities that get the
thumbs up include Variety Children's Charity and the Fred Hollows Foundation. You can download the list at
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Posted: Dec 1, 2006 6:40am
Feb 21, 2006
Focus: Civil Rights
Action Request: Read
Location: United States
Latest Airline Terror Threat: People Who Read Books

Rocker Rollins reported for thought crime

Paul Joseph Watson/Prison | February 17 2006

The latest example of airline security gone insane is provided by rock star and stand-up comedian Henry Rollins, who was recently reported to the Australian government for reading a book on an aeroplane.

The Australian Daily Telegraph reports,

"US rocker and writer Henry Rollins was reported to the National Security hotline during his recent Australian tour because of a book he was reading on flight to Brisbane."

"A furious Rollins was informed he was "nominated as a possible threat" for reading Jihad: The Rise Of Militant Islam In Central Asia."

"The incident happened on a flight from Auckland on the recent Big Day Out tour."

Rollins (pictured above) then received a letter from the Australian government warning him not to read such books in future. His response was to post the letter on his website and tell the Australian government to "go f***k themselves."

Last month we highlighted the case of Margaret Jackson, CEO of Quantas Airlines, who was detained by the TSA at Los Angeles airport for having aircraft diagrams in her bag.

Pregnant white women, senators and 4-year-old boys have also recently been subject to the joys of airport security.

With programs afoot to introduce the same measures to train and subway stations in both the US and the UK, horror stories of this nature will only increase in regularity.

In the UK, London subway passengers will be forced to stand in an 8 foot metal tank and have their entire body scanned. The London bombings, irrefutably carried out with the aid of the highest rungs of the British intelligence establishment, were the paper tiger the government needed to crack the whip against an increasingly skeptical population.

To this day we still have a situation where not one item of cargo that enters the plane is inspected but Grandpa has to remove his shoes because he might be a suicide bomber. Even Playmobile have got in on the act by releasing a security check-in toy, brainwashing children into accepting routine violations of their 4th amendment as normal.

Airport security is non-existent because it is directed at innocent people just trying to go about their business. Screeners are trained not to profile for fear of discrimination. How many white pregnant women, 4-year-old boys, famous rock stars and senators have hijacked planes in the last few decades?

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Posted: Feb 21, 2006 9:14am
Dec 10, 2005

Please read and think. This was written by a Columbine High School student. So well written and so very true.


The paradox of our time in history is that we have taller

buildings, but shorter tempers; wider freeways,

but narrower viewpoints;

we spend more, but have less;

we buy more, but enjoy it less.


We have bigger houses and smaller families;

more conveniences, but less time;

we have more degrees, but less sense;

more knowledge, but less judgment; more experts, but less solutions;

more medicine, but less wellness.


We have multiplied our possessions, but reduced our values.

We talk too much, love too seldom, and hate too often.

We’ve learned how to make a living, but not a life;

we’ve added years to life, not life to years.

We’ve been all the way to the moon and back,

but have trouble crossing the street to meet the new neighbor

We’ve conquered outer space, but not inner space;

we’ve cleaned up the air, but polluted the soul;

we’ve split the atom, but not our prejudice.


We have higher incomes, but lower morals;

we’ve become long on quantity, but short on quality.

<>These are the times of tall men, and short character;

steep profits, and shallow relationships.

These are the times of world peace, but domestic warfare;

more leisure, but less fun;

more kinds of food, but less nutrition.


These are days of two incomes, but more divorce;

of fancier houses, but broken homes.

It is a time when there is much in the show window and nothing in the stockroom;

a time when technology can bring this letter to you,

and a time when you can choose either to forward this message to a friend and make a difference … or just hit delete.

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