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Old 03-27-2011, 10:22 PM
 
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3,000 is a pittance. Look at the DC pictures when the Tea Party had their rally. Wall to wall people.
The one heavily promoted Beck rally had 87,000 people. The entirely grass roots pro-workers rights rally had over 100,000 in madison. Not to mention the Stewart rally had 215,000. We can see where the true americans stand
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Old 03-27-2011, 10:31 PM
 
Location: Exeter, NH
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but I don't think he's going to run for president
again
If God himself came down in a chariot and offered to save Americans from their government-gone-insane, he wouldn't get elected. Even though most of us know the path of Big Government continues to bankrupt America and destroy her economy, any type of significant change is simply beyond the imagination of the intellectually-challenged masses. They'll just keep keep doing the same thing (electing the same Big Government clones offered by the 2 parties) and hope for a different result. The definition of insane.
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Old 03-27-2011, 10:49 PM
 
Location: Louisiana
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The one heavily promoted Beck rally had 87,000 people. The entirely grass roots pro-workers rights rally had over 100,000 in madison. Not to mention the Stewart rally had 215,000. We can see where the true americans stand

Anyone who has seen the pictures from
those two events know that is total BS!

Also, look at the after-pictures.
Which group left not a scrap of litter?
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Old 03-27-2011, 10:53 PM
 
Location: Sierra Vista, AZ
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They are going to have to do better than 3,000 if they are going to keep the Koch brothers from replacing them with minimum wage slaves.

Better get out the ptchforks and torches or we'll be in the third world competing with Zimbabwe for lowest bidder
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Old 03-28-2011, 11:32 PM
 
Location: west mich
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If God himself came down in a chariot and offered to save Americans from their government-gone-insane, he wouldn't get elected. Even though most of us know the path of Big Government continues to bankrupt America and destroy her economy, any type of significant change is simply beyond the imagination of the intellectually-challenged masses. They'll just keep keep doing the same thing (electing the same Big Government clones offered by the 2 parties) and hope for a different result. The definition of insane.
Are you talking about Wall Street influence in govt, ongoing wars, taxes, or...?
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Old 03-29-2011, 12:03 AM
 
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Anyone who has seen the pictures from
those two events know that is total BS!

Also, look at the after-pictures.
Which group left not a scrap of litter?
Pictures can be deceiving. The Beck rally had many a tub of lards. A room full of 10 chubbies looks as populated as a room full of 20 thin people. Also explains why there were so few scraps left at the Beck rally. Let no food go to waste.
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Old 03-29-2011, 04:05 AM
 
Location: west mich
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Pictures can be deceiving. The Beck rally had many a tub of lards. A room full of 10 chubbies looks as populated as a room full of 20 thin people. Also explains why there were so few scraps left at the Beck rally. Let no food go to waste.
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Why look up fatcs when u cn look at pitchers!
Seriously, why does the natl media show up for 10 teabaggers but ignore 10,000 auto workers?
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Old 03-29-2011, 05:39 AM
 
Location: Houston
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Freedom to kill industry in America.
Seems similar to the Republican mantra concerning the lack of affordable healthcare: "Freedom to die in the streets!"
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Old 03-29-2011, 06:11 AM
 
Location: Charleston, SC
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"LANSING -- In their biggest show of force yet this year, about 3,000 union members and supporters are gathered at the Capitol today to protest anti-labor bills in the Legislature."It's beautiful," said Joe Bowen, a retired automotive worker who traveled to the rally from Saginaw. "It sends a message that it's not fair. They are trying to pinch unions."

http://www.thetimesherald.com/article/A5/20110316/NEWS01/303160006/Thousands-union-supporters-Capitol-Take-Michigan-Back-?odyssey=mod|lateststories


Live blog/streaming video here: mmflint on USTREAM: .

How exactly is it pro freedom when these are the same people that want to deny someone's right to make their own choice as to whether they want to join a union (or pay agency fees) or not? Freedom is a person's ability to decide for themselves what to do, not for the decision to be made for them.
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Old 03-29-2011, 09:03 AM
 
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the term "Pro-Freedom Union members" is an oxymoron.
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