Category: You Say You Want a Revolution?

9/12 March on the Capitol: live-blogging (sort of)

9/12 March on the Capitol: live-blogging (sort of)

| September 12, 2009 | Reply

Sandra and I are leaving for Freedom Plaza in a few minutes. I’m taking the Acer Aspire One along and will attempt to liveblog and post photos as I can.

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9/12 March update: the Left is getting scared

9/12 March update: the Left is getting scared

| September 11, 2009 | Reply

Heh. Two big signs that the Left is getting really worried about the 9/12 March scheduled for tomorrow. First, a (phony) bomb threat was called in to the FreedomWorks offices this afternoon: On the eve of what organizers call a ‘Big Ol’ TEA Party’, the Washington, D.C., offices of FreedomWorks were evacuated by DC Metro […]

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9/12 Rally liveblogging — kickoff meeting

9/12 Rally liveblogging — kickoff meeting

| September 10, 2009 | Reply

Sandra and I are sitting here in the DC Armory, a venerable (not aging well) structure out by RFK Stadium. This is where this morning’s kickoff meeting for the 9/12 Taxpayer March on the Capitol is taking place. This meeting is only for the truly committed. First, it’s taking place Thursday morning, even though the […]

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Obligatory in-flight blogging post

Obligatory in-flight blogging post

| September 9, 2009 | Reply

Now that American Airlines has in-flight WiFi, it has become de rigueur to write at least one blog post while in flight. Well, here’s mine, at 35000 feet over, well, some state on the route from Denver to Dallas. That’s it.¬† ..bruce w..

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Countdown to 9/12 — Tuesday links

Countdown to 9/12 — Tuesday links

| September 8, 2009 | Reply

ITEM: My co-blogger, Bruce Henderson, has a post over at the New Ledger about the proposed legislation to give the President “emergency control of the Internet”: S773 makes no attempt to outline and describe what form of emergency would trigger the use of these broad new powers to limit communication, nor any means by which […]

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Meanwhile, on the Fascist Left

Meanwhile, on the Fascist Left

| September 1, 2009 | Reply

Gateway Pundit has this wonderful but unsurprising video of an HCAN organizer handing out signs for a health care town hall meeting and explaining how to shout down and block media coverage of those raising questions about Obamacare. Here are some of the things the organizer says: Be civil but block. So if they stand […]

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Marching on Washington: 9/12/09

Marching on Washington: 9/12/09

| August 19, 2009 | Reply

[Hat tip to Ace of Spades for the photo; no, that’s not me, but I wish it were.] Sandra and I are flying from Denver to Washington DC next month to march on the Capitol on 9/12. As someone who was a registered Democrat for 37 years until last fall, I am appalled at the […]

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Carnival of the Posters

Carnival of the Posters

| August 5, 2009 | Reply

The Obama/Joker image (above) was just the start. Combined with the “fishy e-mail” snitching request on the White House blog — a request of dubious legality and unquestionable bad taste — there are more images and videos coming out of the woodwork. The Obama/Joker poster above may have been inspired by this one from last […]

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Wednesday earning

Wednesday earning

| April 22, 2009 | Reply

MORNING LINKS — yeah, I’m up early ITEM: Jim Lindgren over at the Volokh Conspiracy does the simple investigation that no news organization (except possibly Fox) seems willing or able to do. His finding: states with the highest unemployment rates have high tax and unionization rates, while states with the lowest unemployment rates have low […]

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Monday churning

Monday churning

| April 20, 2009 | Reply

[For those of you coming in from Ace of Spades HQ, here’s the Atlas Shrugged review.] AFTERNOON LINKS ITEM: Visualization is always a good thing. The Heritage Foundation graphically illustrates the minuscule nature of Obama’s proposed¬† — and far from realized — cuts (hat tip to Instapundit): MORNING LINKS — things are heating up a […]

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