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BUILDING WHAT?! Day 8

Fellow Advocates:

Day 8 Council Members

Council Member Brad Lander
Phone: (718) 499-1090
Fax: (718) 499-1997

Council Member Jessica Lappin
Phone: (212) 980-1808
Fax: (212) 980-1828

Council Member Stephen Levin
Phone: (718) 875-5200
Fax: (718) 643-6620

Please email us at info@nyccan.org to share what you learned from your phone calls!

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As always, two simple rules for participating in this campaign:

1) Talk only about World Trade Center Building 7

2) Be courteous and respectful

Each morning NYC CAN informs the council members’ offices that anyone who is disrespectful, or who mentions other aspects of 9/11, is trying to sabotage the legitimate call for a proper investigation into the collapse of World Trade Center Building 7. And to ensure that opponents of truth do not undermine our effort, we will need each and every one of you to get involved and drown out their vitriolic voice with courtesy, clarity and honesty.

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The Script

We have three points to make:

BUILDING WHAT?! Day 3 (and Day 2 Recap)

Fellow Advocates:

Thank you to everyone who helped make Building What?! Day 2 a great success.

6 down. 45 to go.

Quotes from Day 2:
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"I cannot tell you how happy I am that you are doing this extremely smart campaign... Nothing can be more important at this point. The aides tell me they've been inundated with calls from all over the country."

"She was very nice, she was unaware and said it makes you really think about it ... [Another] said all the council members are aware the calls will be made to them over the next couple of weeks. Said they have not decided what kind of statement to make, though they are all aware of it."
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Day 3 Council Members

Council Member Mathieu Eugene
Phone: (718) 287-8762
Fax: (718) 287-8917

Council Member Lewis Fidler
Phone: (718) 241-9330
Fax: (718) 241-9316

Council Member Helen Foster
Phone: (718) 588-7500
Fax: (718) 588-7790
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Impeachment Movement, Including Statement on 9-11 Treason, Hits Chamber of Los Angeles City Council

All photos by Sharona Smith
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On the morning of Friday, 8-17-07, about 50 people from the Los Angeles Impeachment Center (www.bcimpeach.com) stormed the chamber of the LA City Council to demand that the Council fulfill their oath to the Constitution by introducing and passing a resolution in support of impeaching George W. Bush and Richard Bruce Cheney. After much disciplined and strategic organizing by people like dedicated activist Peter Thottam and many other organizers and engaged citizens, Councilmember Bill Rosendahl helped open the space for a half hour discussion of why impeachment IS a local issue. Many people made powerful points about the ethical imperative of stepping up and doing something during a time of moral crisis. Watch the two videos @ the end of this post to get a flavor of how it went down.

A Proposal for Taking Truth to Them Tuesdays with 9-11 Justice Squads

This is a response to Lucus, David Slesinger and others call to hone our strategy and points of pressure, so that we can win.

I have a powerful feeling that the ideas which have been presented here represent the potential trimtab for the 9-11 Justice movement. Buckminster's Fuller's use of the concept of the trimtab needed to help turn the rudder on a masive ship, such as Earth, is related to the ideas of accupressure/puncture. Find the spots with the most bang for the buck.