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Nadienne Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-27-04 05:09 PM
Response to Reply #40
47. "those who conform to the establishment idea of a radical..."
Nicely said. :)

Why should we fit their stereotypes?
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  -If you protest, please wear a business suit. Eric J in MN  Aug-27-04 11:43 AM   #0 
  - I Second That Notion  ribofunk   Aug-27-04 11:45 AM   #1 
  - LOL..One million protesters in suits. It would be a hilarious way to mock  Proud2BAmurkin   Aug-27-04 09:29 PM   #71 
  - If I were there, I would pose as an angry Republican....  GloriaSmith   Aug-27-04 11:46 AM   #2 
  - If I were an angry Republican,  Nadienne   Aug-27-04 12:16 PM   #15 
  - Or wear underwear like these Adam's and Eves (group flash planned)  soothsayer   Aug-27-04 11:48 AM   #3 
  - I say women wear prom dresses and bridesmaid's gowns.  jdjkkse   Aug-27-04 11:50 AM   #4 
  - I appreciate your efforts, Eric!  Kanary   Aug-27-04 11:50 AM   #5 
  - You're welcome (nt)  Eric J in MN   Aug-27-04 12:01 PM   #6 
  - And watch out for the provocateurs....  Snow   Aug-27-04 12:03 PM   #8 
  - Martin Luther King led people dressed in nice clothes (nt)  Eric J in MN   Aug-27-04 12:01 PM   #7 
  - Can you just imagine....  Nickster   Aug-27-04 12:05 PM   #9 
  - That's exactly what the photos from the 1960s look like!  yardwork   Aug-27-04 09:44 PM   #77 
     - Photographs  JohnLocke   Aug-28-04 03:53 PM   #120 
        - Thanks. If people decades ago were media-savvy enough to wear  Eric J in MN   Aug-28-04 06:13 PM   #122 
  - Yes he did! n/t  AFSCME girl   Aug-27-04 12:29 PM   #17 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-27-04 12:29 PM   #18 
  - I think a polo shirt would do the trick just fine.  K-W   Aug-27-04 12:07 PM   #10 
  - Good idea, as well. Shirt with a collar and nice pants.  MissMarple   Aug-27-04 12:14 PM   #13 
  - Businesswoman in suit was attacked by cops in Miami.  Senior citizen   Aug-27-04 12:09 PM   #11 
  - Maybe protestors could bring video cameras  Nadienne   Aug-27-04 12:14 PM   #12 
  - Yes, the police may attack you no matter how you're dressed.  Eric J in MN   Aug-27-04 12:15 PM   #14 
  - Businesswoman in suit was attacked by cops in Miami...  ribofunk   Aug-27-04 11:20 PM   #101 
  - conformists should stay home  Rabelais   Aug-27-04 12:26 PM   #16 
  - You got it right  sffreeways   Aug-27-04 12:30 PM   #19 
  - Huh? I don't think this is about fear and conformity.  MissMarple   Aug-27-04 12:41 PM   #22 
  - Are you intentionally missing the point?  K-W   Aug-27-04 12:42 PM   #23 
  - I like the way you think.  MissMarple   Aug-27-04 12:45 PM   #25 
  - It is good advice  info being   Aug-27-04 03:17 PM   #29 
  - Casual dress is fine, its just a matter of not dressing like a radical.  K-W   Aug-27-04 03:52 PM   #34 
     - Er, I don't think that a "radical" wears any particular "uniform."  playahata1   Aug-28-04 02:34 PM   #118 
  - There is no point so obvious  QC   Aug-27-04 04:56 PM   #43 
  - Yeah, make sure your piercings and purple hair don't match!  mgdecombe   Aug-27-04 12:45 PM   #24 
  - you have something against people with piercings and  jonnyblitz   Aug-27-04 09:29 PM   #72 
     - Another person misses the point, yay.  K-W   Aug-27-04 09:32 PM   #73 
  - Yeah, and while we're following another suggestion of yours  Nadienne   Aug-27-04 02:59 PM   #26 
  - If there were plants in Chicago in 1969 inciting violence  yardwork   Aug-27-04 09:51 PM   #79 
  - no shit. I have never seen so much lame crap posted in my life  jonnyblitz   Aug-27-04 09:27 PM   #70 
  - I have always....  grasswire   Aug-27-04 12:33 PM   #20 
  - i'll be dressed up  liontamer   Aug-27-04 12:33 PM   #21 
  - Thank you (nt)  Eric J in MN   Aug-27-04 08:18 PM   #60 
  - The media is praying for violence. That's why they are hyping poll numbers  oasis   Aug-27-04 03:09 PM   #27 
  - This is a joke right? Or, is the DLC trying to horn in?  bandera   Aug-27-04 03:13 PM   #28 
  - Actually, you may be letting Republicans decide what you wear  info being   Aug-27-04 03:18 PM   #30 
  - Bush would like nothing better than wildly dressed protestors.  K-W   Aug-27-04 03:53 PM   #35 
  - The point is communicating to Joe Sixpack, rather than having a  Kanary   Aug-27-04 05:26 PM   #49 
  - Not at all  lastliberalintexas   Aug-27-04 05:45 PM   #57 
  - Strategy: We need to convince swing voters (nt)  Eric J in MN   Aug-27-04 10:37 PM   #90 
  - I know where you're coming from, but...  UdoKier   Aug-27-04 03:22 PM   #31 
  - I say carry a radical sign, but dress so people relate to you.  K-W   Aug-27-04 03:54 PM   #36 
     - Personally, I don't relate to people in business suits at all.  UdoKier   Aug-27-04 04:17 PM   #37 
        - the point is not who *you* relate to, it's who Middle America  Kanary   Aug-27-04 05:28 PM   #50 
        - I am middle America. Born and raised in Texas.  UdoKier   Aug-27-04 05:41 PM   #56 
           - Do as you wish. It's to *COMMUNICATE*.  Kanary   Aug-27-04 05:47 PM   #58 
        - Not neccessarily a suit, just 'normal' dress should do the trick.  K-W   Aug-27-04 08:22 PM   #61 
  - like this  goodhue   Aug-27-04 03:32 PM   #32 
  - Now THOSE are cute pictures.  MissMarple   Aug-27-04 03:43 PM   #33 
  - Suits can be cool  airstrip1   Aug-27-04 04:49 PM   #40 
     - Well said.  sadiesworld   Aug-27-04 04:53 PM   #41 
     - "those who conform to the establishment idea of a radical..."  Nadienne   Aug-27-04 05:09 PM   #47 
     - Hi airstrip1!  Kanary   Aug-27-04 05:34 PM   #53 
     - Cool (nt)  Eric J in MN   Aug-27-04 10:40 PM   #91 
  - Well, it is August in the broiling sun...how about just normal street  leesa   Aug-27-04 04:22 PM   #38 
  - Think of our troops baking in the sun in body armor ...  Point_n_click   Aug-27-04 10:58 PM   #99 
  - Demonstrations are SUPPOSED to upset people!  bandera   Aug-27-04 04:39 PM   #39 
  - Check out post #40.  sadiesworld   Aug-27-04 04:57 PM   #44 
  - Sorry, wrong. It's not to upset, It;s to get people to see your side...  Pallas180   Aug-27-04 05:32 PM   #52 
  - What is "upsetting people" going to accomplish?  Kanary   Aug-27-04 05:36 PM   #54 
  - Wear Lots Of Final Net Ladies, Men, Work That Combover!  K8-EEE   Aug-27-04 04:54 PM   #42 
  - Business suits are on a level with dressing up as sea turtles  starroute   Aug-27-04 04:59 PM   #45 
  - I don't think it's engaging in a stunt  HEyHEY   Aug-27-04 10:51 PM   #98 
  - the media will portray the protesters as freaks  noiretblu   Aug-27-04 05:02 PM   #46 
  - Cops tend to treat well dressed people better, have to agree  Pallas180   Aug-27-04 05:31 PM   #51 
  - The point isn't to persuade Rush Limbaugh, it's to persuade swing voters  Eric J in MN   Aug-27-04 10:41 PM   #92 
  - I agree with that.  Christof   Aug-27-04 05:19 PM   #48 
  - Sorry  goddess40   Aug-27-04 05:37 PM   #55 
  - I agree. This is supposed to be serious business.  Chris   Aug-27-04 06:45 PM   #59 
  - Nah. Polo maybe, but no ties. Izod? Are they still around?  JanMichael   Aug-27-04 08:49 PM   #62 
  - If I go I will wear my brooks brothers polo  K-W   Aug-27-04 08:50 PM   #63 
     - Throw on some totally neutral RayBans and you're SET!  JanMichael   Aug-27-04 08:59 PM   #64 
  - Sometimes I encounter men in suits  Senior citizen   Aug-27-04 09:06 PM   #65 
  - GOD I wish people would stop telling us what to WEAR  Stephanie   Aug-27-04 09:12 PM   #66 
  - Have at it...... please yourself, then.  Kanary   Aug-27-04 09:21 PM   #67 
  - Yes, and it's all about my CLOTHES  Stephanie   Aug-27-04 09:24 PM   #68 
     - What ever rings your chimes. IT'S ALL ABOUT YOU.  Kanary   Aug-27-04 09:47 PM   #78 
        - Are you coming to NY?  Stephanie   Aug-27-04 09:54 PM   #80 
           - Pick up that mirror.  Kanary   Aug-27-04 09:56 PM   #81 
              - I'd really like to know where in that post I called anyone a "name"  Stephanie   Aug-27-04 09:59 PM   #83 
                 - Suit yourself. It's all about you.  Kanary   Aug-27-04 10:03 PM   #84 
                    - Yes, Rove really cares if I wear denim or khaki  Stephanie   Aug-27-04 10:04 PM   #85 
                       - Ridiculous.  Kanary   Aug-27-04 10:19 PM   #86 
                          - I guess that means no, you will not be in NY.  Stephanie   Aug-27-04 10:33 PM   #89 
  - Nobody told you what to wear.  K-W   Aug-27-04 09:33 PM   #75 
     - Oh, then I guess I misread the thread title  Stephanie   Aug-27-04 09:57 PM   #82 
        - "I'm just annoyed at the triviality and juvenility of the suggestion"  Speed8098   Aug-28-04 08:23 AM   #114 
  - HAHAHAHAHAHAHA  jonnyblitz   Aug-27-04 09:26 PM   #69 
  - Yes, And Get A Damn Haircut, While You're At It!!!  impeachdubya   Aug-27-04 09:33 PM   #74 
  - OK, wear formal clothing. Check.  RUMMYisFROSTED   Aug-27-04 09:33 PM   #76 
  - "Bush Hurts the Middle Class" would actually make a better  Eric J in MN   Aug-27-04 10:45 PM   #95 
     - I don't disagree.  RUMMYisFROSTED   Aug-27-04 11:12 PM   #100 
        - That's fine for a protest which isn't shortly before an election.  Eric J in MN   Aug-28-04 12:41 AM   #103 
           - "When protesting a political party right before an election,  RUMMYisFROSTED   Aug-28-04 08:44 AM   #115 
  - Sorry, I couldn't resist.  impeachdubya   Aug-27-04 10:20 PM   #87 
  - What song is that a pardoy of? nt  Eric J in MN   Aug-27-04 10:47 PM   #96 
     - CSNY.. "Chicago".  impeachdubya   Aug-28-04 12:44 AM   #105 
  - Well, you tried, Eric.  Kanary   Aug-27-04 10:29 PM   #88 
  - I think you're over-reacting.  impeachdubya   Aug-28-04 12:36 AM   #102 
     - and you're overreacting to me.  Kanary   Aug-28-04 12:41 AM   #104 
     - Yeah. Sure it's easy -- if you don't bother to read what I wrote.  impeachdubya   Aug-28-04 12:46 AM   #106 
        - Nope. When someone starts off with judgments, I stop reading.  Kanary   Aug-28-04 01:16 AM   #107 
           - Yes, it's glaringly obvious you weren't reading what I wrote--  impeachdubya   Aug-28-04 01:24 AM   #108 
              - Armchair Acitivists! If you watch the protests on TV, wear FUZZY SLIPPERS  Stephanie   Aug-28-04 01:37 AM   #111 
                 - My point was, you probably won't see the protests on TV.  impeachdubya   Aug-28-04 02:11 AM   #112 
                    - I was agreeing with you.  Stephanie   Aug-28-04 08:00 AM   #113 
     - We should dress  sffreeways   Aug-28-04 08:57 AM   #116 
        - I like to check what the reverend Fred Phelps is wearing this season  impeachdubya   Aug-28-04 05:58 PM   #121 
  - Good idea  HEyHEY   Aug-27-04 10:42 PM   #93 
  - Protest ?- don't look like you deserve police attention, is fairer  stavka   Aug-27-04 10:45 PM   #94 
  - Actually, this is not such a bad idea...  Ron_Green   Aug-27-04 10:47 PM   #97 
  - Tie can be grabbed by police.  ClassWarrior   Aug-28-04 01:28 AM   #109 
  - Wear clip ons then  HEyHEY   Aug-28-04 01:29 AM   #110 
  - The police can club, tear gas, or use their audio weapon  Eric J in MN   Aug-28-04 02:25 PM   #117 
  - As a liberal....  bvar22   Aug-28-04 03:31 PM   #119 
     - How about as someone who wants Kerry to win, dressing in the  Eric J in MN   Aug-28-04 06:15 PM   #123 
 

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