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Dear Republican Voters

by : Dr. Elena Hartwell
Tuesday November 9, 2004 - 02:19
9 comments

George Bush claims to be a president for all Americans. He believes that with hard work he will be able to heal the wounds created in this country by an ugly, divisive campaign. I am willing to work towards that end. I too want to heal the damage that has been done to this country over the last four years. Here is all that I require from you and the man you placed in the White House. If this really is the greatest country on earth, the most powerful, the most benevolent, I am not asking for too much.

First, I would like the president to admit the truth about the Iraq war. There was no imminent threat from Saddam Hussein. We have killed over 13,000 Iraqis, including women and children; I want an apology for their deaths. I want you and the man you placed into power to tell the people of Iraq that we have behaved no differently than those who flew planes into the towers on Nine eleven. That we have attacked a sovereign nation - without cause - and that we will do whatever it takes to rebuild their country.

I want you and the man you placed into power to contact each family of each soldier that has died in Iraq and apologize for the death of their loved one. I want you to accept that you deliberately put those young men and women into harms way for reasons that you have not been honest about. I want you to reach out to those families and tell them that you feel responsibility for their deaths, and that you will never put a soldier’s life at risk without cause again.

I want you to explain to all the children in this country whose parents have lost their jobs due to outsourcing why this has happened. I want you to explain to them that because it saves big corporations money to keep jobs and money overseas, you have chosen to allow more Americans to lose their jobs than at any time since the great depression. I want you and the man that you placed in the White House to contact each of those families and explain that the profit margins of big businesses are more important than American livelihoods.

I want you, and the man that you placed into power, to contact all the people that have lost their health insurance and explain to them why saving $300 in income taxes was more important than insuring the lives of your fellow Americans. I want you to justify, face to face, why tax breaks to the wealthiest 1% of Americans is more important than insuring people who work multiple part time jobs, hold down minimum wage jobs, work to support their children, work in the arts, work in education, work in your fields, your factories, your restaurants, and clean your homes. I want you to explain why saving those that have the most, millions of dollars on their taxes, is more important then protecting the health of millions of other Americans, who did not have the sense to be born wealthy and privileged.

I want you, who claim to stand for family values, to contact all the gay and lesbian families and explain to the children that their mommies and daddies are not good enough to be considered equal under the law. I want you, and the man that you put into power, to explain to those children why it is more important to go against the constitution of the United States of America than it is to allow loving couples to marry. That although our constitution states that we are all equal, having the right to the pursuit of happiness, you only believe that to be true for part of the population. I want you to look those children in the eye, the thousands of children of gay and lesbian couples, and tell them that because your religious beliefs look down on certain people, that they are less than you, that their relationships are less valued, less important, and not worthy of support and equal protection.

I want you to explain to me why family values should be decided by a religious agenda.

I want you to explain to me why I work several jobs- have committed my life to promoting arts, compassion, and tolerance, and I cannot afford health care.

I want you to explain to me why my country is using my tax dollars to fund a war that I find morally reprehensible, while I am considered un-American for speaking out.

I want you to explain to me why you found it more important to jeopardize the environment around the globe, than to vote for a man that would have protected our natural resources.

I want you to explain to me why you found it more important to jeopardize a woman’s right to choose what is best for her than to consider the division created in our constitution between Church and State.

I want you to explain to me how we will continue to fight on all the fronts that this president has created around the world without reinstating the draft.

I want you to explain to me - and the future generations - why mortgaging our country by creating the largest deficit in American history is more important than taxing the wealthiest people in this country.

When you and the man that you placed into the White House can look me in the eye, and explain these things to me, I am more than willing to heal the damage that has been done in this country.

But until that time, until I see a move towards these things on the part of Republicans and the government that you have created- prepare for a fight. I am prepared to wage a battle against intolerance, ignorance, and big business interests that go against common people.

I will fight against the corruption that threatens our safety in the world. Haliburton is earning millions in the “war against terror.” I will not stop speaking until that comes to an end.

I will stand behind those who cannot stand for themselves.

I will speak for those that cannot speak for themselves.

And I will not rest until the wrongs have been righted, and I will not be quiet until those that are culpable are brought to light.

And I will be heard. And I will be strong, and there are millions more behind me. And we will prevail.

Sincerely,
Dr. Elena Hartwell

http://www.deanhartwell.com/dear%20...



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> Dear Republican Voters
Tuesday November 9 - 05:06 - Posted by e7ea8128a99af72d...

Elena, for a loser you are very demanding. I’m sure that the president already has an agenda of his own and can get all the help he needs from his cabinet.




> Dear Republican Voters
Tuesday November 9 - 05:17 - Posted by c663d591e814c1f1...

For a winner, "thous protest to loudly"
For a winner, you are an idiot!



> Dear Republican Voters
Tuesday November 9 - 06:12 - Posted by e7ea8128a99af72d...

He may be an idiotic winner but you’re still a loser.



> Dear Republican Voters
Thursday November 11 - 23:17 - Posted by 7184523b1b8a32c1...

Actually you are the looser. American male no brain and in vain.



> Dear Republican Voters
Tuesday November 9 - 05:16 - Posted by c663d591e814c1f1...

Im right there behind you. You have said it all rather eloquently.
Barb Diehl
I believe it to not be true. I believe the majority of people wanted change in this election and that we were had it multiple ways.
I really really need and hope that the provisional votes in Ohio are counted and that other differences around the USA are investigated.




> Dear Republican Voters
Tuesday November 9 - 12:56 - Posted by 1ebd73fbe1f545ca...

We won, 4 More years !! lets start on iran NEXT !! Yee Ha lets get ther oil too. Youse is just soor loosers. ma bruther is in the mareenes. Go kill um.



> Dear Republican Voters
Tuesday November 9 - 15:10 - Posted by 1ebd73fbe1f545ca...

You are all dumb kuntz, republicans are all decieved by the zionist jews who are in powerful positions within your totally corrupt ingnorant government. I can’t blame you for being so thick, as you are fed so much comic book shite in your news. All you benders can do is produce bullshit films from Hollywood and shit food from Mcdonalds. Until you uneducated slags realise that zionist jews rule your country, there will be nothing but condemnation for you.



> Dear Republican Voters
Wednesday November 10 - 01:56 - Posted by 6c8fa61d114870bf...

There are two types of Jews in America as there are two types of Palestinians. Those who wage war and those who want peace. The U.S govt is heavily influenced by Jewish Hawks. Pearl,Wolfowitz but there are many cool Jews like John Stewart, Steven Spielberg, Seinfeld. They are antiwar as are many peolpe in Israel. You are semi right. The Jews in the U.S. govt far outweigh the Palestinians. Underneath it all though good Jews want peace and harmony like everyone else who appreciates life.



> Dear Republican Voters
Thursday November 11 - 10:45 - Posted by 1122a42601ceb4e3...

Fuck the South. Fuck ’em. We should have let them go when they wanted to leave. But no, we had to kill half a million people so they’d stay part of our special Union. Fighting for the right to keep slaves - yeah, those are states we want to keep.

And now what do we get? We’re the fucking Arrogant Northeast Liberal Elite? How about this for arrogant: the South is the Real America? The Authentic America. Really?

Cause we fucking founded this country, assholes. Those Founding Fathers you keep going on and on about? All that bullshit about what you think they meant by the Second Amendment giving you the right to keep your assault weapons in the glove compartment because you didn’t bother to read the first half of the fucking sentence? Who do you think those wig-wearing lacy-shirt sporting revolutionaries were? They were fucking blue-staters, dickhead. Boston? Philadelphia? New York? Hello? Think there might be a reason all the fucking monuments are up here in our backyard?

No, No. Get the fuck out. We’re not letting you visit the Liberty Bell and fucking Plymouth Rock anymore until you get over your real American selves and start respecting those other nine amendments. Who do you think those fucking stripes on the flag are for? Nine are for fucking blue states. And it would be 10 if those Vermonters had gotten their fucking Subarus together and broken off from New York a little earlier. Get it? We started this shit, so don’t get all uppity about how real you are you Johnny-come-lately "Oooooh I’ve been a state for almost a hundred years" dickheads. Fuck off.

Arrogant? You wanna talk about us Northeasterners being fucking arrogant? What’s more American than arrogance? Hmmm? Maybe horsies? I don’t think so. Arrogance is the fucking cornerstone of what it means to be American. And I wouldn’t be so fucking arrogant if I wasn’t paying for your fucking bridges, bitch.

All those Federal taxes you love to hate? It all comes from us and goes to you, so shut up and enjoy your fucking Tennessee Valley Authority electricity and your fancy highways that we paid for. And the next time Florida gets hit by a hurricane you can come crying to us if you want to, but you’re the ones who built on a fucking swamp. "Let the Spanish keep it, it’s a shithole," we said, but you had to have your fucking orange juice.

The next dickwad who says, "It’s your money, not the government’s money" is gonna get their ass kicked. Nine of the ten states that get the most federal fucking dollars and pay the least... can you guess? Go on, guess. That’s right, motherfucker, they’re red states. And eight of the ten states that receive the least and pay the most? It’s too easy, asshole, they’re blue states. It’s not your money, assholes, it’s fucking our money. What was that Real American Value you were spouting a minute ago? Self reliance? Try this for self reliance: buy your own fucking stop signs, assholes.

Let’s talk about those values for a fucking minute. You and your Southern values can bite my ass because the blue states got the values over you fucking Real Americans every day of the goddamn week. Which state do you think has the lowest divorce rate you marriage-hyping dickwads? Well? Can you guess? It’s fucking Massachusetts, the fucking center of the gay marriage universe. Yes, that’s right, the state you love to tie around the neck of anyone to the left of Strom Thurmond has the lowest divorce rate in the fucking nation. Think that’s just some aberration? How about this: 9 of the 10 lowest divorce rates are fucking blue states, asshole, and most are in the Northeast, where our values suck so bad. And where are the highest divorce rates? Care to fucking guess? 10 of the top 10 are fucking red-ass we’re-so-fucking-moral states. And while Nevada is the worst, the Bible Belt is doing its fucking part.

But two guys making out is going to fucking ruin marriage for you? Yeah? Seems like you’re ruining it pretty well on your own, you little bastards. Oh, but that’s ok because you go to church, right? I mean you do, right? Cause we fucking get to hear about it every goddamn year at election time. Yes, we’re fascinated by how you get up every Sunday morning and sing, and then you’re fucking towers of moral superiority. Yeah, that’s a workable formula. Maybe us fucking Northerners don’t talk about religion as much as you because we’re not so busy sinning, hmmm? Ever think of that, you self-righteous assholes? No, you’re too busy erecting giant stone tablets of the Ten Commandments in buildings paid for by the fucking Northeast Liberal Elite. And who has the highest murder rates in the nation? It ain’t us up here in the North, assholes.

Well this gravy train is fucking over. Take your liberal-bashing, federal-tax-leaching, confederate-flag-waving, holier-than-thou, hypocritical bullshit and shove it up your ass.

And no, you can’t have your fucking convention in New York next time. Fuck off.

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