MAY I PLEASE JOIN YOUR CLUB!!! By Eske Meche
The list came out and you are in it and I am not. You see, I really, really, really wanted to be in this list and you may or may not want to be in it. It matters who is in it and who is not. And you are in it. It matters who created the list and who is reading the list. This is the list. Seriously, may I Please Join Your Club! This is the list the dictator government of Meles in Ethiopia gave to the Board of Broadcasting Governors of the United States of America government as a complaint for Voice Of America broadcasting what it does not want to be broadcasted from. May I Please Join Your Club!
Yours is a privileged position
It is not easy to be in the list. It is a privilege. It means something. You have achieved a level where only the special ones could. You have done what has to be done and you have come out on top. Yours is a place of the privileged few. You see, only very few out of millions can achieve this stage. You are members of the millions, over 80 millions to be exact, who are waiting for their turn to come out in the list. You see, all of us are there but you are picked to come out in the list. You see, it is a matter of time for all of us to come out in the list for they already have us all in the list.
Now, this is not a step down but a step up and congratulations you made it before me. How long do I have to wait for my name to come out in the list? Now you have become a special part of us. Again, congratulations.
I Envy you
You see, I really, really, really wanted to be in this list and you may or may not want to be in it. It matters who is in it and who is not. And you are in it. It matters who created the list and who is reading the list. I resent that I am not in the list that came out already. And I envy you. You see, now you are a special breed and I am not. You have a standard I have not met. You have done the thing that shook the list creator and I have not. What shall I do? What must I do? Where shall I go? Of course I could put this article on ESKEMECHE but I am very jealous and you have achieved a much bigger status than being listed on ESKEMECHE.
You Have A Responsibility
Here is the real core point of the list. YOU ARE NOW RESPONSIBLE. Nothing comes free, specially to be in this list. And do not worry at all there are many that are going to join you soon. I wish my name was there too. You are now carrying a big responsibility of leading Ethiopians in the big list that has not come yet or in total those that are not in the dictator’s camp. Of course all those in the list are not the ones that I am talking about. Some are there to decorate the list; like Mr. Ali Abdo, Eritrean Minister of Information, who is more of the same as the one who created the list than the listed. Mr. Thilo Hoppe, Member of German Parliament (Bundestag) for he is an Ethiopian. In addition I do not mean those who one way or another are promoting the political philosophy and administrative policies of the government and yet claim to oppose the government.
Getting back to the others that came out in the list, I say you have a responsibility. As the list that came out indicates, the enemy of the current dictator in Ethiopia is Ethiopiawinet. The list contains Ethiopians. This is list is compiled because they are fighting for Ethiopiawinet as defined by:
1. Sovereignty of the Ethiopian people.
2. Territorial integrity of Ethiopia.
3. The rule of law in Ethiopia.
4. Democratic rights of each and every individual Ethiopian.
5. Human rights of each and every individual Ethiopia.
6. Democratic system of government in Ethiopia
7. Free press in Ethiopia
8. Independent civic society organizations in Ethiopia
9. No political organization based on ethnicity and religion in Ethiopia.
And of course one major point is left. This all can not be realized when the current dictatorial regime is in place. These are anathema to the current rulers. Thus;
10. The dethroning of the current regime and establishment of a government elected by the people.
This is what you will be working on. This is the foundation for our tomorrow. Before all this, you have to be standing tall and standing together. When you raise this flag, there are more than 80 million of us to follow you. If anyone of the ten points written above are left out you are left out and the leadership is taken away form you and your coming out in the list will MEAN nothing.