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Divine Discontent Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-26-09 01:57 PM
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71. Dude protested peacefully through TWENTY years of Republican presidents
He was committed to his cause. That gets you attacked no matter what. Half the time I even MENTION my faith on here people will attack for no reason, can't imagine actually DOING what he did every day across from the White House no less! Society wants to cast ill will towards those they're not participating with when it regards a cause, it sure seems that way. I mean, just look at the ridiculous slam someone made about the OP's avatar being of a Communist nature, and therefore disregarding the entire story about this man who fought the good fight for peace? Shameful!
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  -William Thomas Dies After 27 Years in Front of the White House TorchesAndPitchforks  Jan-25-09 05:50 PM   #0 
  - Is this the guy looking for reason and sanity that was always out front of the WH?  Captain Hilts   Jan-25-09 05:51 PM   #1 
  - Yes - I found a site with a bit more info on him:  slay   Jan-25-09 06:19 PM   #8 
  - Thank you for the link. Everyone should take a few minutes in his memory  chill_wind   Jan-25-09 07:03 PM   #15 
  - a hero. they are there. RIP, good man.  roguevalley   Jan-26-09 03:47 PM   #75 
  - Wow! Talk about dedication!  GreenPartyVoter   Jan-25-09 05:53 PM   #2 
  - RIP, William.  cliffordu   Jan-25-09 05:54 PM   #3 
  - A silent, unknown hero.  liberalmuse   Jan-25-09 05:54 PM   #4 
  - Thanks for your leadership William Thomas. RIP  patrice   Jan-25-09 05:55 PM   #5 
  - I saw him and spoke to him in Jan. 1992.  John Q. Citizen   Jan-25-09 05:56 PM   #6 
  - Wow. Seems like he was a cool, principled dude  slay   Jan-25-09 06:15 PM   #7 
  - RIP  marchellojones   Jan-25-09 06:22 PM   #9 
  - Webpage on Concepcion Picciotto has lots of historical material:  struggle4progress   Jan-25-09 06:24 PM   #10 
  - Now this guy really walked the walk. I admire and am so jealous of  acmavm   Jan-25-09 06:33 PM   #11 
  - United States of America v. William Thomas  struggle4progress   Jan-25-09 06:37 PM   #12 
  - I would love to see a bronze statue of Thomas  EmeraldCityGrl   Jan-25-09 11:56 PM   #33 
  - should be made out of dismanteled nuclear weapons  mikelgb   Jan-26-09 09:23 AM   #51 
  - What happened to the WIFE? Anyone know? NT  MADem   Jan-26-09 11:06 AM   #58 
     - full article actually says he is survived by her  mikelgb   Jan-26-09 12:31 PM   #64 
     - DUH....I didn't take note of the "MORE" and thought the small blurb was it. Thank you. NT  MADem   Jan-26-09 12:36 PM   #65 
        - i missed it at first too  mikelgb   Jan-26-09 12:40 PM   #66 
     - She's still listed as a board member of the Washington Peace Center  struggle4progress   Jan-27-09 12:52 PM   #81 
  - R.I.P William. n/t  Joe the Liberal   Jan-25-09 06:38 PM   #13 
  - Rest in peace, Mr. Thomas.  Maat   Jan-25-09 06:41 PM   #14 
  - "A Quarter of A Century at The Whitehouse Gates" (Ellen Thomas, 2006)  chill_wind   Jan-25-09 07:19 PM   #16 
  - Thomas speaking out in 2007- youtube. (link)  chill_wind   Jan-25-09 08:23 PM   #17 
     - Cool - thank you so much for posting it - Very cool to see him and hear his words  slay   Jan-25-09 09:33 PM   #24 
  - Rest in Peace and thank you  merh   Jan-25-09 08:24 PM   #18 
  - I remember seeing this guy 10 years ago.  Seen the light   Jan-25-09 08:29 PM   #19 
  - RIP Thomas  arcadian   Jan-25-09 08:38 PM   #20 
  - Wish I could have spoken to him and told him how much  OwnedByFerrets   Jan-25-09 08:41 PM   #21 
  - A good man.  Artiechoke   Jan-25-09 08:43 PM   #22 
  - I met him twice-wonderful person!  norepubsin08   Jan-25-09 09:16 PM   #23 
  - I met him last April. Also there is a lady that stays there too  greenbriar   Jan-25-09 09:36 PM   #25 
  - Rest in peace William  UndertheOcean   Jan-25-09 09:37 PM   #26 
  - How old was he? What was the cause of death? eom  Mind_your_head   Jan-25-09 09:38 PM   #27 
  - We talk about the unendurably "long last 8 years" of our lives...  chill_wind   Jan-25-09 10:58 PM   #28 
  - RIP  proud2Blib   Jan-25-09 11:03 PM   #29 
  - Rest in Peace, my good man. n/t  tuckessee   Jan-25-09 11:09 PM   #30 
  - wow  bluesmail   Jan-25-09 11:27 PM   #31 
  - RIP and safe journey, William  Sultana   Jan-25-09 11:45 PM   #32 
  - All well and good, but you have a Henry Wallace icon/avatar (whatever it's called) --  smalll   Jan-26-09 12:04 AM   #34 
  - So fucking what if it is?  RandomKoolzip   Jan-26-09 12:36 AM   #35 
  - "Your inner Roy Cohn"  Commie Pinko Dirtbag   Jan-26-09 06:50 AM   #43 
  - ? Wiki says Wallace ran in 1948 as the nominee of the Progressive Party. What's your problem?  Hekate   Jan-26-09 12:52 AM   #36 
  - WTF ?  jeff30997   Jan-26-09 01:43 AM   #38 
  - My thoughts EXACTLY  slay   Jan-26-09 01:51 AM   #40 
  - Cause this capitalism shit is working out sooo well right?  slay   Jan-26-09 01:50 AM   #39 
  - Path not taken  TorchesAndPitchforks   Jan-26-09 07:25 AM   #44 
  - In what respect, Charlie?  RadiationTherapy   Jan-26-09 09:38 AM   #52 
  - So what's your point?  ProudToBeBlueInRhody   Jan-26-09 11:54 AM   #61 
  - Stay classy, Senator McCarthy.  ebdarcy   Jan-26-09 12:48 PM   #67 
     - How about this (for all the responders to my post) -- Henry Wallace was the Ralph Nader of '48.  smalll   Jan-26-09 01:27 PM   #70 
  - RIP Thomas, and thanks for your service as conscience to DC. nt  Hekate   Jan-26-09 12:53 AM   #37 
  - Gone to Heaven - Free At Last of the Republicans  NBachers   Jan-26-09 03:05 AM   #41 
  - Indeed bro  slay   Jan-26-09 03:13 AM   #42 
  - Damn...  Rebubula   Jan-26-09 07:28 AM   #45 
  - RIP Mr. Thomas  bdamomma   Jan-26-09 07:32 AM   #46 
  - And they say there are no more heros in America.  Le Taz Hot   Jan-26-09 07:34 AM   #47 
  - Sorry to see him go.  sofa king   Jan-26-09 08:07 AM   #48 
  - RIP.  peekaloo   Jan-26-09 08:24 AM   #49 
  - I met him on my first trip to DC..... RIP  mikelgb   Jan-26-09 09:18 AM   #50 
  - Wow great pic  slay   Jan-26-09 07:51 PM   #80 
  - !!!  Lilith Velkor   Jan-26-09 09:48 AM   #53 
  - Could President Obama give him a posthumous medal of freedom?  yellowcanine   Jan-26-09 09:54 AM   #54 
  - wow... i didn't know about William Thomas... hear, hear.  Piewhacket   Jan-26-09 10:16 AM   #55 
  - Sleep well, brave soul  Prophet 451   Jan-26-09 10:31 AM   #56 
  - wow...i recognized him instantly  Blue_Tires   Jan-26-09 10:58 AM   #57 
  - There are far too few William Thomas's around. A modern day saint for sure.  The_Casual_Observer   Jan-26-09 11:30 AM   #59 
  - Thomas was real!  1776Forever   Jan-26-09 11:46 AM   #60 
  - Dude protested peacefully through TWENTY years of Republican presidents  Divine Discontent   Jan-26-09 01:57 PM   #71 
  - Wow!  Time for change   Jan-26-09 11:59 AM   #62 
  - I met him when I was there. There was a woman too. Is she still there?  lonestarnot   Jan-26-09 12:02 PM   #63 
  - Peace to him and his loved ones.  ebdarcy   Jan-26-09 12:50 PM   #68 
  - An old hippie that didn't quit  Gman   Jan-26-09 01:04 PM   #69 
  - was his wife that lady in Fahrenheit 9/11? seemed like she'd been there a long time  Divine Discontent   Jan-26-09 02:00 PM   #72 
  - Maybe he felt things were finally headed in the right direction and he could retire  diane in sf   Jan-26-09 02:04 PM   #73 
  - True patriot!  McCamy Taylor   Jan-26-09 03:07 PM   #74 
  - I hope that President Obama acknowledges this man in some way.  BrklynLiberal   Jan-26-09 04:02 PM   #76 
  - Saw him most every time I went to DC.  onehandle   Jan-26-09 04:06 PM   #77 
  - In honor of him, can we finally ban nukes?  Taverner   Jan-26-09 04:44 PM   #78 
  - Thanks for this post about a very interesting guy.  tclambert   Jan-26-09 04:54 PM   #79 

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