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unhappycamper Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Oct-28-07 07:12 AM
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Boston rally, 10.27.2007 (dial up warning)
Edited on Sun Oct-28-07 07:16 AM by unhappycamper
In spite of the weather, almost 10,000 people came to the rally on Boston Common yesterday. The crowd was both peaceful and fired up.


View from the stage




I walked thru the crowd for almost an hour and got a sense that maybe, perhaps, just maybe, we are beginning to wake up.




















Howard Zinn was there






Last year at this rally, three Iraq vets led the parade. This year? We had a shitload of vets.





























Even the wait staff at The Four Seasons Hotel were flashing the peace sign





At the end of the march, veterans peeled off to applaud the marchers





It was a day of




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PuraVidaDreamin Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Oct-28-07 07:18 AM
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1. I pray you are right
and it's not too late.

Did you bump into my mom and the Cape folks?
I had to pull OR duty at Cape Cod Hosp

Thanks for the photos UHC
loveya man
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unhappycamper Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Oct-28-07 07:22 AM
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3. Hey kiddo!
I didn't see your mom, but I did see most of the Cape Cod contingent.

loveya back
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Gman Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Oct-28-07 07:20 AM
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2. Mission Accomplished My Ass!
Great sign!
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ThatsMyBarack Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Oct-28-07 09:21 AM
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4. *Here's a good chant!:*
HONOR VETERANS
ABOLISH WAR
HONOR VETERANS
DON'T MAKE MORE!!!

(repeat, repeat, repeat SUPER LOUD!!!)

:patriot:
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sandyd921 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Oct-28-07 09:23 AM
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5. Thanks for the pics!
I was there yesterday. Stepped on to the sidewalk to see how large the crowd was. Mighty impressive!
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malaise Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Oct-28-07 09:24 AM
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6. Great to see so many young people
Bravo Boston!
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qanda Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Oct-28-07 09:34 AM
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7. Great job everyone
I didn't even know there were going to be marches yesterday. Where have I been?
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jonnyblitz Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Oct-28-07 09:45 AM
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8. so where were the other Boston DUers? in a bar getting drunk
Edited on Sun Oct-28-07 09:59 AM by jonnyblitz
instead of the rally? :shrug:

Nice pictures, btw.
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Breeze54 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Oct-28-07 11:49 AM
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10. Why would you make such a crass comment?
Edited on Sun Oct-28-07 11:50 AM by Breeze54
:shrug:

Those that could go to the rally, went.
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Breeze54 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Oct-28-07 11:48 AM
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9. Thank You for all you do, unhappycamper!!
Great pictures of the great turnout!!!

:kick: & recommended!!

:patriot:



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lonestarnot Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Oct-28-07 12:35 PM
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11. Woot Vets For Peace.
:patriot: Cape Cod!
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Cybergata Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Oct-28-07 02:50 PM
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12. Great photos!
Thanks for posting these.
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SalmonChantedEvening Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Oct-28-07 03:09 PM
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13. Great pics, great people!
Thanks for these unhappycamper! :patriot: :pals:
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bonito Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-29-07 04:41 AM
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14. K&R Thanks!
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mogster Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-29-07 05:47 AM
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15. Thanks, unhappycamper
:kick: & recommend!
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mogster Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-29-07 11:18 AM
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16. I posted some of the pictures here
Also pictures from the other demonstration threads
http://www.iterapi.com/index.php?parse_news=single&cat=...
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