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Date: Sun, 17 Dec 2006 01:02:15 -0500
From: Michael L Richardson
Subject: Re: [NYLXS - HANGOUT] [rebuild-at-twintowersalliance.com: Rare
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At 05:54 PM 12/16/2006, you wrote:
>----- Forwarded message from The Twin Towers Alliance
>Date: Sat, 16 Dec 2006 14:27:27 -0500
>From: The Twin Towers Alliance
>Subject: Rare Opportunity to Be Heard
>To: The Twin Towers Alliance
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>Dear Twin Towers Supporters:
>George Pataki has been doing his rotten best to force
>Governor-elect Spitzer into a corner regarding the WTC. On
>this Sunday 12/17 from 12-3 PM the public is invited to come
>to 200 North End Avenue, Battery Park City, to sign three of
>the steel beams they have ordered for the "Freedom Tower".
>THERE IS SURE TO BE MAJOR NEWS COVERAGE.
>We got an encouraging "sign" of sorts on Friday. The NY Post
>printed six pro-Twin Towers letters! Five of them were
>written by TTA supporters. The Post is read by tens of
>thousands of people and many were bound to wonder why the
>paper would bother if there is nothing in play. Good
>Please stand with us to the best of your ability. When
>people try to defeat the will of the people,* feel entitled
>to manipulate our system, and pay lip-service to freedom
>then they are rogues and must be challenged.
>We have got to be very aware that most of the people there
>will be emotionally invested in the FT and WE DO NOT WANT TO
>APPEAR STRIDENT. But we want to be CLEAR. Our case stands on
>its own. We will have a leaflet with bullets on "Why the
>Freedom Tower is Wrong for New York and the Country." We
>respect the people who will be there. Most of them haven't
>been won over by Pataki, they have been fooled by him.
>If you can't be there, ask yourself if you know anyone who
>could be, and if you do, please spend some time on the phone
>encouraging them to attend. If they tell you it's a lost
>cause point out that they have no way of knowing what could
>come of a successful showing on Sunday. It's going to be a
>warm, beautiful day and anyone who ever wanted to see the
>Towers rebuilt can afford to spend a couple of hours showing
>support -- not just for the benefit of the cameras, but also
>for Governor-elect Eliot Spitzer, who is still looking into
>our request to halt the construction. We spoke with his
>office just over a week ago and were told that it is being
>OUR PROSPECTS ARE A LOT BETTER THAN THEY SEEM AND WE ASK
>EVERYONE TO CLIMB INTO THE ARENA OF ACTION FOR THIS ONE DAY
>-- PARTICULARLY THOSE OF YOU WHO ATTENDED THE SEPTEMBER 10TH
>RALLY. If you can make up a simple sign on your computer, it
>can be printed inexpensively in Black & White on Kinko's
>wide format printers -- if not, please come anyway and help
>pass out leaflets. We recommend two 2' x 3' signs with a
>clear message that you can tape or staple onto both sides of
>a stiff piece of cardboard and hold high. At 75 cents per
>square foot that would cost $4.50 per side. The important
>thing is to get to Kinko's with your file as soon as you
>can, because they have so much going on at this time of
>year. A few ideas for signs are:
>-- Attorney General Spitzer: Say NO to the Fraud 'Em Tower
>-- It's Not Too Late to Do the Right Thing
>-- WHY Aren't We Rebuilding the Towers?
>-- New Yorkers DO NOT CARE About "The Street Grid"
>-- Pataki Is No Friend of Freedom
>-- WTC = TWIN TOWERS
>If you can make it, PLEASE come dressed for the cameras --
>you never know when you may be the one face that gets
>stamped on this movement. The Towers deserve our best.
>It is hard to say where we will be allowed to gather but we
>should be visible by our signs. It would be great to know
>who is thinking of coming. Please consider sending a quick
>http://www.twintowersalliance.com/nextsteps.html for more a
>map of the location.
>There is a lot happening which we will save for another
>email after the holidays.
>Thank you for all your support.
>All of us at The Twin Towers Alliance
>BACK WHERE THEY BELONG!
>Because five years of the wrong plan for the wrong reasons
>is long enough!
>----- End forwarded message -----
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