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Conspiracy Against The U.S, From Within (corruption of a Nation)

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posted on May, 7 2008 @ 06:34 AM
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History of the Hippy:

Some of the earliest San Francisco hippies were former students at San Francisco State College[35] who became intrigued by the developing psychedelic hippie music scene.[25] These students joined the bands they loved, living communally in the large, inexpensive Victorian apartments in the Haight-Ashbury.[36] Young Americans around the country began moving to San Francisco, and by June 1966, around 15,000 hippies had moved into the Haight.[37] The Charlatans, Jefferson Airplane, Big Brother and the Holding Company, and the Grateful Dead all moved to San Francisco's Haight-Ashbury neighborhood during this period. Activity centered around the Diggers, a guerrilla street theatre group that combined spontaneous street theatre, anarchistic action, and art happenings in their agenda to create a "free city." By late 1966, the Diggers opened free stores which simply gave away their stock, provided free food, distributed free drugs, gave away money, organized free music concerts, and performed works of political art.[38]

On October 6, 1966, the state of California declared '___' a controlled substance, which made the drug illegal.[39] In response to the criminalization of psychedelics, San Francisco hippies staged a gathering in the Golden Gate Park panhandle, called the Love Pageant Rally,[39] attracting an estimated 700–800 people.[40] As explained by Allan Cohen, co-founder of the San Francisco Oracle, the purpose of the rally was twofold — to draw attention to the fact that '___' had just been made illegal, and to demonstrate that people who used '___' were not criminals, nor were they mentally ill. The Grateful Dead played, and some sources claim that '___' was consumed at the rally. According to Cohen, those who took '___' "were not guilty of using illegal substances...We were celebrating transcendental consciousness, the beauty of the universe, the beauty of being."[41]

[edit] Summer of Love (1967)

On January 14, 1967, the outdoor Human Be-In in San Francisco popularized hippie culture across the United States, with 20,000 hippies gathering in Golden Gate Park. On March 26, Lou Reed, Edie Sedgwick and 10,000 hippies came together in Manhattan for the Central Park Be-In on Easter Sunday.[42] The Monterey Pop Festival from June 16 to June 18 introduced the rock music of the counterculture to a wide audience and marked the start of the "Summer of Love."[43] Scott McKenzie's rendition of John Phillips' song, "San Francisco", became a hit in the United States and Europe. The lyrics, "If you're going to San Francisco, be sure to wear some flowers in your hair", inspired thousands of young people from all over the world to travel to San Francisco, sometimes wearing flowers in their hair and distributing flowers to passersby, earning them the name, "Flower Children." Bands like the Grateful Dead, Big Brother and the Holding Company (with Janis Joplin), and Jefferson Airplane continued to live in the Haight, but by the end of the summer, the incessant media coverage led the Diggers to declare the "death" of the hippie with a parade.[44][citation needed] According to the late poet Stormi Chambless, the hippies buried an effigy of a hippie in the Panhandle to demonstrate the end of his/her reign.

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posted on May, 7 2008 @ 04:07 PM
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Good post, starred & flagged. We do indeed have a serious problem in this country today. One of the biggest problems is our goverment.It is no longer a goverment of the people, by the people, for the people, but rather a goverment of politcians fixated on serving thier own agenda and more concerned with the interests of "corporate america" than with the interests of American citizens "the people". They have put business ahead of the people, they have become a goverment that the people have not only come to distrust, but also to fear. They have taken away our rights time after time, and severely abused the power to govern that was given to them. They no longer govern and speak for the people, they now dictate to the people. They have enacted laws that allow them to take away the rights of people that do not agree with thier agenda. They imo have been the reason for a severe loss of patriotism in this country. How can people be patriotic to a goverment that does not take care of thier veterens, conducts secret experiments on thier citizens and military personel, sends our money (without our permission)to help other countries while our own country is filled with people that go hungry, can't find a job and can not receive medical attention, and have a blatant disrespect for our constitution. This country has turned into exactly what we broke away from in the first place, a country that is severely taxed and has no representation. Do some investigating see how many of your representatives simply vote 'present', don't vote at all, or vote on something without even reading about what they're voting on. Is this the kind of representation that you truely believe that your hard earned tax dollars should go on, should these politicians be receiving the ridiculously high salaries that they do (out of your pocket) to give you no representation? It's a hard job , we may still have a chance to get our goverment back in line. Start by doing some research on the politicians, check thier voting records see what they actually believe in, what thier votes say not what thier mouths say. If you find that your representatives are simply voting "present" or voting against your wishes, then tell them that this is not what the were elected for and if they don't start actually representing you that they will no longer receive your vote. Encourage your family, friends, nieghbors,and coworkers to do the same. It is time that we "the people" take back our country, if we continue to sit idle while they continue to vote thier beleifs instead of ours, not vote at all, and vote to take away our constitutional rights we can kiss America goodbye forever.



posted on May, 7 2008 @ 04:16 PM
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Yes I too believe we need some sort of modern day "tea Party" either by Boycot of GAS or not spending a single cent of our hard earned money by everyone for just one day wow.... we can open up some eyes.



posted on May, 7 2008 @ 06:11 PM
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Another contributing factor to the down fall of our country is the disintigration of the family in this country. There was a time, not so long ago that only one parent had to work to support the family and achieve the american dream. In the rare cases where both parents had to work, or in the case of single parents there was usually an extended family (grandparents, aunts, uncles) that helped with the care and upbringing of the children, that doesn't seem to exist much anymore.Now in most working class families both parents must work and still can't achieve the american dream. Many children are left to be raised by day care centers, after school programs, or worse by themselves. Who then is teaching these children moral values, how to successfully interact within society, etc, we see the effects of this every day. When i was growing up there were no 24 hr Fast food places, 24 hr stores etc this further puts a strain on our families as many that work in these places are forced to work weekends, 2nd and 3rd shift, do we really need so many 24/7 businesses. When my children were small i could find jobs that would allow me me to be home very shortly after my children were home from school, or part time during school hours, now it seems impossible, they will work around a students schedule, but tell parents that they must be available to work all schedules or they can't hire them. It used to be that the weekends were family time, especially sundays, most people didn't work on sundays they would go to church, or not, and the rest of the day would be spent together as a family, picnics, walks in the parks, games, movies etc, but as a family. We had one day a week that we could count on to relax and play as a family spend quality time together, but for many families today it is just a fond memory of days gone by. If we can't find a way to fix the down fall of the american family how can we possibly fix the down fall of our country.



posted on May, 7 2008 @ 06:47 PM
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Hi Chise,
Thank you so much for your participation. I read both your posts before responding. This is the type interaction I was hoping for.
Chise, your views mirror my own, when it comes to what happened to the destruction of the American family.
I know that there are more factors to put forth. I am hoping that if we can put together some ideas here of what is wrong in our country, as well as; how to fix it. Then maybe the American people can be moved beyond apathy to the point of activity.
I believe that we can restore this country, one way or another. Tea, any one?



posted on May, 7 2008 @ 07:10 PM
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There are things that we can do to try to get our nation back on track, it will however take time, a lot of work and maybe some sacrifices. Start by voiceing your concerns to your elected officials, let your voice be heard let them know that your are niether happy or satisfied with the direction that our nation has taken. You may say that your voice alone will not change anything and it won't, so follow the hippies lead gather up some reenforcements ( this is why the goverment feared them, because they had so many voices) encourage your friends, family, nieghbors, coworkers, nieghborhood associations, anyone you can to follow suit. Stop allowing corporate america to ruin our economy and more by thier continual outsourceing of jobs ( how many times have you called the customer service number of an american based company and had your call answered by someone in another country, how many products are actually made in america anymore) refuse to do business with , or limit as much as you can the amount of business that you do with businesses that outsource jobs to other countries, and let them know the reason through letters, emails, or phone calls, again encourage as many as you can to do the same thing. If possible stop shopping at stores that assist in ruining our economy by refusing to sell products from companies that don't outsource jobs, let these stores know why you will no longer do your shopping there, encourage others to do the same. If possible buy ONLY products that are made in america, before you buy a product made outside of america think for a minute is it really worth saving a couple dollars on products made outside of america if it hurts our economy. If you're an employer, or manager and it's within your power try to work the schedules out so that parents can spend time with thier children. If you have a nieghbor or family member that must work when the kids are not in school offer to take care of the child one day a week if possible, it may help that family to save some much needed money, while giving them peace of mind that thier child is with good friends, nieghbors, or family that have the same beliefs and values that they do instead of being with strangers. This country didn't go downhill through the actions of one person it took the actions of many, and it will take the actions of many to fix the problems. We are no longer "the people" we have lost sight of that and focused only on the me, we must again become a nation of "The People".



posted on May, 7 2008 @ 07:16 PM
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Bravo! Out of all the awe-inspiring things that you said in your post, this one sticks out the most to me:


( how many times have you called the customer service number of an american based company and had your call answered by someone in another country,


To add to that, how many hotels or motels have you visited in this country and found an actual American citizen running it? Or at least that was not from India?



posted on May, 7 2008 @ 07:28 PM
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Hi sizzle. Good to see that we agree. I believe i may have given some good productive, legal, non violent ways to start this tea party in my last post, check it out tell me what you think, if there are people out there that willing to try. Now if we can get some more people to read this thread and join in posting thier views and helpful ideas we as a people may be able to get our country back. I have another viewpoint on what i think is another major problem going on in this country right now. I feel that my next post may recieve some negative feedback as i'm sure there may be some that will take the wrong meaning from it, but i'm going to say it anyway, freedom of speach right.



posted on May, 7 2008 @ 07:30 PM
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Sorry for the spelling error. Freedom of speech. This is not a one line post, it is a correction to a previous post.



posted on May, 7 2008 @ 07:31 PM
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I don't know what's wrong, but it wouldn't let me make a quote
, anyway, I just want to say that was an amazing OP!



posted on May, 7 2008 @ 07:33 PM
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lol Ok i see that you have already seen it. Must have been reading it while i was responding to your previous post.



posted on May, 7 2008 @ 07:36 PM
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Don't stop at that, help us out here voice some of your concerns, opinoins. Tell us if you have any ideas that will help to get this country back on track. We can use all the help we can get.



posted on May, 7 2008 @ 07:41 PM
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I was telling Chise earlier that my internet has been down all day. So has my cell phone.
Some people have reported problems with making posts in this forum. Try using the 'Save Draft' feature, before posting. If that doesn't work, alert a mod to the problems. Thank you for posting and adding to the content here.



posted on May, 7 2008 @ 07:54 PM
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Originally posted by chise61
reply to post by Rumrunner
 
Don't stop at that, help us out here voice some of your concerns, opinoins. Tell us if you have any ideas that will help to get this country back on track. We can use all the help we can get.



I'd be here all night!

I'm having problems with this site tonight, I don't know why, that's why they are brief responses!



posted on May, 7 2008 @ 07:56 PM
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I was just talking with my friend and neighbor jameswillard, who is also a member here on ATS. He was just informing me that there seemed to be a total communications black-out in our area today. The telephone systems were down, cell phone networks, satellite systems, internet, etc.
I cannot seem to find any local news giving the root cause of it. I find it disturbing. I suppose a cable of some sort could have been cut, but they usually report it, don't they?



posted on May, 7 2008 @ 08:20 PM
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Here's your conspiracy from within...

Dual Citizenship -- Loyal to Whom?

So, you might ask, are there any other dual Israel-American citizens who hold US government positions that could compromise American security? Yes. Consider the following list that I obtained on the web:


That pretty much sums it up.

[edit on 5/7/2008 by RabbitChaser]



posted on May, 7 2008 @ 08:21 PM
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Do you really want to wake up the nation? Get G.W Bush to say on national television "Jesus is my Lord and Savior, and only through him is true salvation". If he's a christian he should have no problems saying it.

$10.00 says he beats around the bush and doesn't say it. If he doesn't say it, the people should see that he isn't really a christian.



posted on May, 7 2008 @ 08:32 PM
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LOL! I loved your comment.
Seems to me that the only quote that little Georgie wants to make is this one.

I have nothing against dictators, as long as I get to be the dictator.
George W. Bush



posted on May, 7 2008 @ 08:33 PM
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First i would like to ask anyone that reads this post to take the time to read what i am actually saying, as it may be a touchy subject for some. I believe that another major problem in this country is the way that we have become seperated. People all over the world refer to America as "The Melting Pot" however that is no longer true. A melting pot implies that we melt together as one people, one nation, Americans. That is no longer the case, we have now become a nation not of Americans, but a nation of (and my intention with these examples is not to point the finger at or single out any one group of people, they are just examples) Mexican Americans, Puerto Rican Americans, Polish Americans etc. There was a time in this country when people immigrated here and were proud to be an American. When my great grandparents came here from thier homelands they had to learn to speak english to become citizens, so that they could melt into and function within this country. Gone are those days now they have translators to help these new citizens take thier oaths, i don't know for sure, but i seriously doubt that other countries allow this to go on. I don't oppose legal immigration, i just believe that if a person wants to move to a new country to become a citizen and start a new life that they should learn the langauge. I do NOT suggest that they give up thier customs, or native langauge, nor turn thier backs on thier heritage, I only suggest that they should be made to speak the langauge of this country before becoming citizens. I was taught when i was growing up that i was an American because i was born here, that i had specific decents, but i was an American. I have recently noticed a lot of people that were born here make statements saying that they are not American, they will say i am " whatever country thier ancestors came from" , i'm sorry but if you were born in America then you are an American. If you chose to become a citizen of America then you are an American. This anti American idea that is going own today, in our own country, is creating such a large seperation of it's people. We are NOT Swedish, Italian, Irish, Mexican, Peurto Rican, or any other kind of Americans, we ARE simply Americans. Together we stand, divided we fall !!! Doesn't anyone wonder why our goverment allows this kind of seperation to go on in this country? It wasn't going on 40,50,60 years ago instead of playing into this seperation maybe we should stop and take a look at how it aids in our goverment's agenda. Really think about it we are so busy being seperate that we no longer have a "commen goal" and that suits thier purpose just fine. They can can continue to take this country apart piece by piece because we as a people are not paying attention, we are too busy bickering with each other about what kind of Americans we are. How bout we just go back to all being Americans, with a "common Goal" And take our country back from corporate america and all the smiling politicians with thier big smiles, holding thier knives behind thier backs just waiting for you to turn around, and bring our country back to what it was meant to be, what it used to be ! If i have offended anyone with this post i apologize as that was not my intent. My intent is only to have us come together as a people and save our country.



posted on May, 7 2008 @ 08:36 PM
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Thank you for joining us and contributing. That looks like a link worth checking out. There has been a lot of discussion of late on this subject. Thank you for injecting it into our discussion.

[edit on 7-5-2008 by sizzle]



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