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RE: constitutional rights may not apply in some areas

Yikes don't get me started...I'm thinking we're all slaves...IRS 
gasoline,taxes up the wazoo.TAXATION WITHOUT REPRESENTATION. Must be time 
for a Revolution.....well you know, we all want to change the world....a 
World wide revolution ,Yea come on guys lets go......oops I've only got 
looping devices...........this is the material world guys...power, greed, 
control! I decided to be a real revolutionary and get enlightened(very 
process,that's why I brought a sack lunch and a change of 
to the studio..power to the Loopers
                Om and Out.......Papa Dave

>From: "Michael S. Yoder" <myoder@tamiu.edu>
>Reply-To: Loopers-Delight@annihilist.com
>To: Loopers-Delight@annihilist.com
>Subject: RE: constitutional rights may not apply in some areas
>Date: Wed, 28 Jul 1999 08:47:17 -0500
>At 11:44 PM 7/26/99 -0700, Javier wrote:
> >He's making a reference to the fact that most Europeans feel they'd be
> >licking nazi boots right now were it not for all those dudes who went
> >through WWII for their butts' sake.  You don't actually own them, but 
> >feel like you do.
> >
> >  | -----Original Message-----
> >  | From: Matt Davignon [mailto:mdavig@sfsu.edu]
> >  | Sent: Monday 26 July 1999 6:06 PM
> >  | To: Loopers-Delight@annihilist.com
> >  | Subject: Re: constitutional rights may not apply in some areas
> >  |
> >  |
> >  | Which butts are those? I didn't know I owned any butts.
> >  |
> >  |
> >  | ld thomson wrote:
> >  |
> >  | > You Americans. . . . own our butts. . .
>No, I really don't think ld Thompson is talking about the Marshall Plan 
>other facets of U.S. involvement in European wars of this century.  He's
>most likely talking about "neo-colonialism," a theme all too painful to
>many parts of Latin America and other underdeveloped regions.  If this is
>the case, I'd like to respectfully clarify and/or correct his assertion,
>because I agree with the sentiment.  Actually, it's MNC's (multi-national
>corporations) that "own our butts", some of which are U.S.-based, some of
>which are Japanese, European, etc.  What we need to discuss is that a
>"working stiff" in the U.S. has more in common with a "working stiff" in,
>say, Belgium or Brazil than with a capitalist in the U.S.  Our class
>consciousness must be global.  Patriotism and nationalism have a dark,
>dangerous side in that they keep us from seeing these material realities.
>. . .just my $.02
>Thanks for listening.
>Best wishes to all you Loopers and other subscribers,
>Dr. Michael S. Yoder
>Assistant Professor of Geography,
>Coordinator of Urban Studies
>Texas A&M International University
>5201 University Blvd.
>Laredo, TX  78041
>Tel. (956) 326-2634; FAX (956) 326-2464

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