FW: Re: [RLC_DFW] Digest Number 261
- I know that this is short notice, but I just got it.
This might be interesting.
Gordon T. Summitt III
>From: Lance Flores <lance617@...>_________________________________________________________________
>Subject: Re: [RLC_DFW] Digest Number 261
>Date: Tue, 21 Sep 2004 08:18:55 -0500
>For those libertarians (liberals or classical liberals) and civil
>libertarians concerned about the demise of the Bill of Rights -- this is a
>more serious documentary than Farheint 911. (BTW very few Democrats are
>liberal even fewer Republicans know what "liberal" means)
>I suspect the film leans somewhat socialist (i.e. toward social
>collectivism), but for those who are able to think in political three
>dimension and understand the philosophy of liberty, you will be well able
>distinguish between such leanings for answers and the good journalism that
>presents the fact and truth. And, after all, isn't that what we expect of a
>The fact is, what is occurring in the United States now, happened in
>Germany just six decades ago as Germans sipped coffee in bistros enjoying
>the prosperity of a modern civilized country.
>I hope to see you.
><http://lpdallas.org/hdtef>Henry David Thoreau Education Foundation
>= = ORIGINAL MESSAGE = =
>Date: Sat, 18 Sep 2004 15:03:03 -0500
>Subject: Movie on Civil Liberties
>From: Joy Vidheecharoen-Glatz <hidden>
>To: Lance Flores <lance617@...>
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>X-OriginalArrivalTime: 18 Sep 2004 20:03:50.0943 (UTC)
>I don't know if you remember me, but we talked over the phone regarding the
>Bill of Rights Defense Committee- I was the vice chair @ the time. Anyway,
>I was hoping that you could pass this information along to the Libertarian
>Party of Dallas and other liberty minded people.
>Here's a link to an article in the Dallas observer about a month ago.
>Thanks and hope to see you there!
>Are we losing our civil liberties? Is our very constitution and Bill of
>Rights in jeopardy?
>Brookhaven Campus Greens, Green Party of Dallas County, Tarrant County
>Greens, and 1919 Hemphill present
>a film by Christine Rose and Blue Moose Films
>Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2004
>Fort Worth, TX
>Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2004
>Brookhaven Community College
>3939 Valley View
>Farmers Branch, TX 75244
>Christine Rose, director, producer, and writer, will be available for
>questions after the screenings. Movie starts promptly at 7:00PM, doors
>open at 6:30pm. Voting registration will be before and after the film.
>Admission is free, donations welcome. Seating is limited, come early.
>For more information, email
>jvglatz@... or call 214.770.4176
>Liberty Bound takes an entertaining look at America�s ongoing struggle to
>keep a comfortable balance between democracy, capitalism, and fascism.
>This is a film about historic events that shape history. It is a film
>about courage and fear; ignorance and knowledge; propaganda and rhetoric.
>Christine set out to answer these questions on her quest across America:
>What is fascism and why does that word increasingly appear in the
>alternative and foreign media when referencing the United States?
>Are we losing our civil liberties?
>Is our very constitution and Bill of Rights in jeopardy?
>Do Americans know what their government is doing?
>How much does the media affect our opinions on what's happening?
>Through original footage, archived footage, and interviews with people
>such as Howard Zinn, Michael Parenti, and Michael Ruppert, Liberty Bound
>explores the state of the union and its ostensible move toward fascism.
>We talk with people who have been interrogated by the Secret Service and
>threatened with arrest for doing such benign things as sending an email,
>turning around during a [George W.] Bush speech, and having a philosophical
>discussion on a train.
>Liberty Bound leaves us with the question: "Is the United States bound for
>liberty � or does it just have liberty bound?"
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