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Free Bradley Manning Rally in Leavenworth June 4th - pictures
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Edited on Sun Jun-05-11 11:26 AM by proud2BlibKansan
The day began with a rally at a local park overlooking the MO River.




There were lots of wonderful signs. This was my favorite:










There was a film crew from a Japanese TV network recording the events.




This is Bradley Manning's dad being interviewed by a local reporter. He had gone up to the base with the Japanese film crew early Sat morning and was detained for 45 minutes.




Code Pink being interviewed.




Cops were EVERYWHERE. This helicopter flew overhead about every 15 minutes all day long.






A group of activists who had been at Camp Casey with Cindy Sheehan gathered for a picture.




Leaving the park for the march to the base.




On the way we passed by a Sonic and the employees took pictures. One of them told us it was the first protest he had ever seen.




Approaching the base.




At the gate.




Across the street.




Counter protesters. Note the police protection. No cops ever joined our group or stood by us or walked with us. But they were there to protect the group across the street.




This was the strangest thing I saw all day. A guy dressed like a knight in armor was escorted up the street by cops and stood with the counter protesters. He had a sign on his shield that said FRY BRADLEY MANNING. The funny part is that in the 95 degree heat, he was the one who was going to fry.




Standing in front of the base.



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  -Free Bradley Manning Rally in Leavenworth June 4th - pictures proud2BlibKansan  Jun-05-11 11:24 AM   #0 
  - Outlandishly great. Thanks, MWers and Proud2BLib. K and R  Smarmie Doofus   Jun-05-11 11:30 AM   #1 
  - I love those tall yellow and orange banners.  proud2BlibKansan   Jun-05-11 11:35 AM   #2 
  - K&R  JonLP24   Jun-05-11 11:38 AM   #3 
  - Thank you  proud2BlibKansan   Jun-05-11 11:42 AM   #4 
  - That guy in the armor is weird.  EFerrari   Jun-05-11 12:37 PM   #5 
  - There was a gay rights group there  proud2BlibKansan   Jun-05-11 12:43 PM   #6 
     - I went around and around with GetEqual about this.  EFerrari   Jun-05-11 01:31 PM   #7 
        - Good for you  proud2BlibKansan   Jun-05-11 02:10 PM   #8 
        - Not really something they would want to associate themself with...  Cid_B   Jun-05-11 02:33 PM   #10 
           - Yes. The group here yesterday was very supportive of Bradley.  proud2BlibKansan   Jun-05-11 02:37 PM   #11 
           - Lordy... that's just dumb  Cid_B   Jun-05-11 02:49 PM   #13 
              - You're entitled to your opinion. I choose not to tell others who they should and shouldn't support.  proud2BlibKansan   Jun-05-11 03:39 PM   #14 
           - While I don't really think of Bradley Manning as heroic nor would I have joined this protest  Hippo_Tron   Jun-05-11 10:38 PM   #22 
              - Mostly...  Cid_B   Jun-05-11 11:20 PM   #23 
              - One gay rights group does not represent the entire gay community  Hippo_Tron   Jun-06-11 07:40 PM   #26 
                 - Absolutely.. by why even one?  Cid_B   Jun-06-11 09:14 PM   #27 
              - Because supporting a gay American that was bullied in the military  EFerrari   Jun-07-11 11:30 AM   #29 
                 - I think you misundertood my point  Hippo_Tron   Jun-08-11 06:32 PM   #30 
  - Nice job!  Hissyspit   Jun-05-11 02:28 PM   #9 
  - is that Schollenberger in the picture?  hfojvt   Jun-05-11 02:47 PM   #12 
  - Yes he asked me to take that picture!  proud2BlibKansan   Jun-05-11 03:47 PM   #15 
     - nah, the TV is all KC, it's just not very 'local'  hfojvt   Jun-05-11 04:17 PM   #17 
        - The Star doesn't have weekend reporters anymore  proud2BlibKansan   Jun-05-11 04:33 PM   #18 
  - k&r  Starry Messenger   Jun-05-11 03:59 PM   #16 
  - Kick  EFerrari   Jun-05-11 07:18 PM   #19 
  - Those are great photos!  sabrina 1   Jun-05-11 07:31 PM   #20 
  - Thanks Sabrina!  proud2BlibKansan   Jun-05-11 10:30 PM   #21 
  - Kick  proud2BlibKansan   Jun-06-11 09:12 AM   #24 
  - Kick  proud2BlibKansan   Jun-06-11 01:19 PM   #25 
  - Good to know he is not alone, so few realize the good he has done and how  AuntPatsy   Jun-07-11 01:25 AM   #28 
 

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