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SafeGround is UnSafe

Below is text for a flyer to be distributed at the so-called Safe Ground [or, SafeGround] Jubilee on Sept 14.
An article, written by SG Activist Tracy Rice Bailey, about the 'Jubilee' appeared in the August issue of the People's Tribune. The People's Tribune is published by the League of Revolutionaries for a New America [formerly, the Communist League] which also publishes Rally, Comrades!. [click on pic to enlarge.]

While SafeGround does good things, far the most notable being its involvement in promoting and staffing shelter for homeless people on, mostly, church properties in the county, the group also has the most unsavory and Orwellian of political connections and a history of greatly helping core members while falsely promoting itself as the voice of all Sacramento-area homeless folk.

At the time of its foundation, a so-called “Safe Ground Movement” was cited as central to the nonprofit’s efforts by the Homeless-Services-Industry FarFarFarLeftist fringe and their lawyers.  This political “movement,”  in close association with The League of Revolutionaries for a New America , seeks – I kid you not – a One World totalitarian government.  At their website [ ] you can read this:

The demands of this new impoverished class for food, housing, education, health care and an opportunity to contribute to society are summed up as the demand for a cooperative society. Such a society must be based on the public ownership of the socially necessary means of production and the distribution of the social product according to need.

The new class cannot solve its economic problems without the public ownership of the socially necessary means of production and the distribution of the social product according to need. For the first time an objective communist economic class is forming to become the foundation for a communist political movement.

Globalization creates this new class everywhere. Global unity is the condition of its national emancipation. The League extends its hand of comradeship around the globe.

In cooperation with their commune-ist and Communist superiors homeless members of SafeGround have organized a "Homeless Forum" featuring League of Revolutionaries for a New America speakers, gone to Communist street protests in San Francisco, and, last year, went to a big Communist meeting in Detroit.

Unless you think that North Korea or the Soviet Union is a beautiful example of what you would like to see in a One World Government, I ask, on behalf of many -- if not the great majority -- of Sacramento Homeless people, that you NOT donate to the organizations SafeGround, Loaves & Fishes or SHOC.  Your money will be used in significant part to promote Looney Tunes political objectives.


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