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Pictures at a demonstration

Greenwich Rally

On Wednesday, September 1st, Democrats in Greenwich Connecticut, where much of the Bush clan is from, held a rally in support of John Kerry, Diane Farrell and Kim Hynes. You can see pictures here.

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Greenwich Rally

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This is what democracy looks like

(Originally posted in Greater Democracy)

I went to Boston as a blogger credentialed by the Democratic party. I went to New York as a blogger without credentials. I visited conferences, demonstrations, the conference hall, and what stands out is the chant, “This is what democracy looks like.”

So, I thought I would take a few minutes and think about what the conventions looked like to me, a self proclaimed partisan.

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ARRESTED IN NEW YORK CITY!

I received the following on one of the mailing lists I'm on:

From: Sherry
Sent: Wednesday, September 01, 2004 8:50 PM 

ARRESTED IN NEW YORK CITY!

Sorry we haven't been up-to-date with our up-dates, but thanks to George Bush and Mayor Bloomberg, we've been in jail! 

Here's what happened:  We'd joined a march organized by War Resisters League, Schools of the Americas, Pax Christi, Veterans for Peace and others.  The event was framed with this statement:

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