Schism...Top Iranian Cleric Group Breaks With Government | Main | Let Me Clarify My Statements
July 05, 2009

July 4th Tea Party Roundup

Thanks for all the pics folks. Here's that one again from the Pittsburgh get together, via Josh L. who estimated about 1500 there yesterday morning.

Pittsburgh 7-4-2009.JPG

as one commenter put it, "...and if it freedom won't ring, at least let it motorboat!"

Indeed.


Fayetteville AR Matt D.jpg

Fayetteville AR, via Matt D.

Beaufort SC William J.JPG

Beaufort SC, William J

Jackson NJ Wynalek.JPG

Jackson NJ, Wynalek

Boston MA Andy.jpg

Boston MA Andy2.jpg

Boston MA, Andy

Video from Graham T at Port St. Lucie, FL

Reader Diana S was in San Antonio yesterday, where it hit 106. So was Joe the Plumber.

Joe Closeup.jpg

Marcus Luttrell Closeup.jpg

As was Marcus Luttrell.


She also sent this: "Battery running low! Marcus Luttrell was amazing. Told us to be part of the solution by speaking up not just complaining. He said his twin brother is still a SEAL and still fighting for us. He said not to worry about the war, they will win it for us, but they need to know we are fighting for America here at home. I cried".

Birmingham AL Keith C.JPG

via Keith C, Birmingham AL Tea Party, who also sent this:

"My wife and son just got back from the B'ham Al Tea Party at The Verizon Music Center...Many Veterans sat in front of the stage, and there were more than a smattering all around. Some local politicians gave brief speeches. The main program started at 7:00 with prayers and The National Anthem...Jokes were made several times about how the media would describe the small crowd of kooks. A clicker count at the gate estimated that there were roughly 3000 people attending."

MorristownTEAParty7409 024.jpg

From Michela M, at the Morristown NJ Tea Party, who captured a pretty good sentiment here.

A close up...

Morristown WTF.jpg

HAHAHAHAHAHA! That's awesome.

Some more video,

That was from Thomas C, out there sweatin it out in Gilbert AZ.

From Beltway Conservative, at the Manassas (or Bull Run) VA Tea Party

"This is what went down at the Tea Party near Manasses Battle Field (or Bull Run, depending on where you're from.) LOTS of people... it took our car half an hour to travel about a mile due to the backup. Free food and fun music... very well organized and hugely attended. Nicely done."

Manassas VA.jpg

Thanks again to everyone for sending me your stuff. I hope I didn't miss anyone, if I did blame the Valu-Rite. Looks like a lot of people having a good time, expressing themselves through rights guaranteed to all Americans. Good way to celebrate the founding of our Nation.

Sidenote, political gatherings occasionally bring out a few cranks, it ain't nothing to get all huffed about. I wouldn't let the occasional goofball ruin my day, and it doesn't look like anyone else did either. Good on em.

digg this
posted by Dave In Texas at 10:20 AM

| Access Comments




Recent Comments
The Great White Scotsman: ">>>>3 pound chuck roast, 1 package of ..."

Anna Puma (HQCaR): "So give the Moron Cookbook as Christmas presents.N ..."

Witch in the woods: " [i]So. It's a children's cookbook? Posted by: r ..."

Duke Lowell: "Punk monkey is up. ..."

Duke Lowell: "Dumb luck. I'll fetch the others ..."

Duke Lowell: "st ..."

Treebeard: "---I did hear the bomb was made from tightly fitte ..."

Downcast : "Is it worth noting that The Donald invading a wome ..."

Steve and Cold Bear: "[i]It will not work, will not sway anyone, and is ..."

kraken: "469 363 Other than chili, crock pot meat comes out ..."

McCool: "[i] Muslims are very peaceful people. But if you u ..."

geoffb: "I'm doing really slow cooking. Chuck roast, season ..."

Recent Entries
Search


MuNuvians
Polls! Polls! Polls!
Frequently Asked Questions
The (Almost) Complete Paul Anka Integrity Kick
Top Top Tens
Greatest Hitjobs

The Ace of Spades HQ Sex-for-Money Skankathon
A D&D Guide to the Democratic Candidates
Margaret Cho: Just Not Funny
More Margaret Cho Abuse
Margaret Cho: Still Not Funny
Iraqi Prisoner Claims He Was Raped... By Woman
Wonkette Announces "Morning Zoo" Format
John Kerry's "Plan" Causes Surrender of Moqtada al-Sadr's Militia
World Muslim Leaders Apologize for Nick Berg's Beheading
Michael Moore Goes on Lunchtime Manhattan Death-Spree
Milestone: Oliver Willis Posts 400th "Fake News Article" Referencing Britney Spears
Liberal Economists Rue a "New Decade of Greed"
Artificial Insouciance: Maureen Dowd's Word Processor Revolts Against Her Numbing Imbecility
Intelligence Officials Eye Blogs for Tips
They Done Found Us Out, Cletus: Intrepid Internet Detective Figures Out Our Master Plan
Shock: Josh Marshall Almost Mentions Sarin Discovery in Iraq
Leather-Clad Biker Freaks Terrorize Australian Town
When Clinton Was President, Torture Was Cool
What Wonkette Means When She Explains What Tina Brown Means
Wonkette's Stand-Up Act
Wankette HQ Gay-Rumors Du Jour
Here's What's Bugging Me: Goose and Slider
My Own Micah Wright Style Confession of Dishonesty
Outraged "Conservatives" React to the FMA
An On-Line Impression of Dennis Miller Having Sex with a Kodiak Bear
The Story the Rightwing Media Refuses to Report!
Our Lunch with David "Glengarry Glen Ross" Mamet
The House of Love: Paul Krugman
A Michael Moore Mystery (TM)
The Dowd-O-Matic!
Liberal Consistency and Other Myths
Kepler's Laws of Liberal Media Bias
John Kerry-- The Splunge! Candidate
"Divisive" Politics & "Attacks on Patriotism" (very long)
The Donkey ("The Raven" parody)
News/Chat
Archives
Powered by
Movable Type 2.64