Saturday, March 20, 2010

DC Flooding with Protesters


Pic posted on a blog in 2007 [stolen from here]

An African American protester, Brian Menifee, said in below video, “We’re coming to show were in a bad romance with the Obama Administration and the Government, because he’s cheating on us, basically, with these corporate criminals, these war profiteers, and these corporations.”

Another individual, Douglas Mackey, talks about "Iraq Memorial to Life":
http://www.oly-wa.us/IraqMemorial/Home.php

Washington DC, the epicenter for protests


Text with video:
This weekend in Washington is sureto be jam-packed with protesters. Tens of thousands are expected to protest the Iraq War and Health Care Reform on Saturday; On Sunday a major protest is planned for people in favor of immigration reform.

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From:
http://www.nbcwashington.com/news/local-beat/Funk-the-War-Dance-Party-Protests-Through-DC-88696217.html


Funk the War Dance Party Protests Through D.C.
"Drop Beats Not Bombs"
By MATTHEW STABLEY
Updated 8:10 PM EDT, Fri, Mar 19, 2010

View more news videos at: http://www.nbcwashington.com/video.






A day ahead of the Answer Coalition's highly anticipated war protest, students formed a dance party and boogied through the streets of D.C. with the same goal in mind.

Funk the War was organized by students who want the government to spend less on war and more on education.

"It's a mobile street dance party to say that there needs to be an end to all wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, bring all of our troops home, and to end this war profiteering regime that keeps on happening, because when the students don't have education -- when they can't go to college and they have no jobs -- then their only option is to go into the military," said Howard University student Brian Menifee.

For the most part, the protest was peaceful, minus some minor scuffles with police.

No arrests or injuries reported.

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This blogger had protest on his mind after midnight last night:
http://starkravingviking.blogspot.com/2010/03/whacked-out-on-internets.html

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The September 11 Digital Archive (Slide show):

http://kennysideshow.blogspot.com/2010/03/september-11-digital-archive.html

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