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What two million???
Vanity | 9/12/13 | nully

Posted on 09/12/2013 8:17:41 AM PDT by null and void

I'm told there were 2 million patriots on motorcycles around Washington DC yesterday.

Unusually for me I watched several "news" programs in the hope of seeing any coverage of this event.

There was no, none, nada bit of coverage of any such event.

Therefore, it never happened.


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At least as far as the MSM, the LIVs and Joe Six-Pack are concerned.
1 posted on 09/12/2013 8:17:41 AM PDT by null and void
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To: null and void

Maybe all the reporters were taking a shower.


2 posted on 09/12/2013 8:19:19 AM PDT by Tax-chick (Make sure you notice when I'm being subtly ironic!)
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To: null and void

They were too busy trying to find the million muslim no-shows.


3 posted on 09/12/2013 8:21:40 AM PDT by Sopater (Is it not lawful for me to do what I will with mine own? - Matthew 20:15a)
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To: Tax-chick
I just posted an invite for bikers to give us an account.

I expected the LSM to not report, but I DID expect at least, traffic cams like at Beck's rally that showed hours of flowing people.

4 posted on 09/12/2013 8:23:56 AM PDT by knarf (I say things that are true ... I have no proof ... but they're true)
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To: null and void
The Blaze had it. Several cameras showed motorcycles all over our district of corruption. The number I heard was 1,100,000 motorcycles. The million muslem march was listed as 24. I can't get the liberal news media as my TV signals have been taken away by the boverment. Therefore CNN no longer exists. What are the rest of the alphabet identifiers supposed to be?

Even D.C. does not exist for me.

5 posted on 09/12/2013 8:24:04 AM PDT by mountainlion (Live well for those that did not make it back.)
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To: Sopater

On the plus side, I didn’t see that reported on either.


6 posted on 09/12/2013 8:24:19 AM PDT by null and void (I'm betting on an Obama Trifecta: A Nobel Peace Prize, an Impeachment, AND a War Crimes Trial...)
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To: null and void

Yeah, pretty amazing that NEITHER event showed up in their coverage.


7 posted on 09/12/2013 8:24:46 AM PDT by Blueflag (Res ipsa loquitur: non vehere est inermus)
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To: null and void

Not even on Fox?


8 posted on 09/12/2013 8:24:49 AM PDT by RadiationRomeo (Step into my mind and glimpse the madness that is me)
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To: null and void

There were a lot more cycles than Muslims, lolz


9 posted on 09/12/2013 8:25:15 AM PDT by GeronL
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To: Blueflag

bump


10 posted on 09/12/2013 8:25:36 AM PDT by GeronL
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To: null and void

Some time after 7AM Central, FOX NEWS did a story that claimed “several thousand” bikers showed up “even though they were denied a permit”. They then commented that the two million rally that was given a permit “only had a few show up” while showing a picture of a speaker on a stage speaking to a crowd of 4(?) people.


11 posted on 09/12/2013 8:25:45 AM PDT by gnarledmaw (Obama: Evincing a Design since 2009)
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To: Tax-chick

Nope - they were covering the 25 Mussie sociopaths that showed up.


12 posted on 09/12/2013 8:27:27 AM PDT by SkyDancer (A white woman would be accused of racism if she gave birth to a white baby.)
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To: mountainlion

Yep. For the vast majority of TV viewers, even that fraction that watches the “real” news on ABCCNNMSNBCPBSFOX and Al Jazzera, this event simply never happened.


13 posted on 09/12/2013 8:27:46 AM PDT by null and void (I'm betting on an Obama Trifecta: A Nobel Peace Prize, an Impeachment, AND a War Crimes Trial...)
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To: null and void

There’s a thread posted by a FReeper with photos who was there and he asked the same question...........


14 posted on 09/12/2013 8:29:53 AM PDT by Hot Tabasco (')
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To: gnarledmaw

Ah! “Several thousand”? I was expecting claims of “Dozens”.


15 posted on 09/12/2013 8:31:04 AM PDT by null and void (I'm betting on an Obama Trifecta: A Nobel Peace Prize, an Impeachment, AND a War Crimes Trial...)
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To: null and void

Oh well. Screw the media.

Even if those whose lives revolve around the television set didn’t see it, conservatives saw it. And it gave them a much-needed JOLT.

That will have much more fundamental impact than a little PR.


16 posted on 09/12/2013 8:32:33 AM PDT by EternalVigilance (Trust but verify. If you can't verify, trust no one but God.)
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To: null and void

That’s because they couldn’t find them.


17 posted on 09/12/2013 8:33:13 AM PDT by Sopater (Is it not lawful for me to do what I will with mine own? - Matthew 20:15a)
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To: Hot Tabasco

There was another FReeper who got excoriated for suggesting that they actually get off the Beltway and go into DC proper and grid-lock the whole place down during rush hour.

That might have gotten a 10 second mention on the left coast, between the school bake sale and the house fire...


18 posted on 09/12/2013 8:35:23 AM PDT by null and void (I'm betting on an Obama Trifecta: A Nobel Peace Prize, an Impeachment, AND a War Crimes Trial...)
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To: knarf
... but I DID expect at least, traffic cams like at Beck's rally that showed hours of flowing people.

Perhaps the bikers were prevented from entering downtown D.C. areas with high densities of traffic cams, due to the National Park Service not giving biker leadership permits to do so.

I'm not familiar with the details.

19 posted on 09/12/2013 8:35:56 AM PDT by mbarker12474
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To: Blueflag

I didn’t see any tv coverage of either event.


20 posted on 09/12/2013 8:37:20 AM PDT by bgill (This reply was mined before it was posted.)
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To: mbarker12474

I noticed some cameras quit functioning form time to time. There were cameras showing motorcycles all over DC mostly parked. The Blaze had one of the traffic cameras I was watching with lots of motorcycles but I must not have been watching at that time.


21 posted on 09/12/2013 8:39:36 AM PDT by mountainlion (Live well for those that did not make it back.)
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To: mbarker12474
I just got this ... from their FB page
22 posted on 09/12/2013 8:39:45 AM PDT by knarf (I say things that are true ... I have no proof ... but they're true)
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To: null and void

I would like to see a Million Motorcycles show up for an IMPEACH the MUSLIM rally.


23 posted on 09/12/2013 8:40:17 AM PDT by Venturer ( cowardice posturing as tolerance =political correctness)
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To: GeronL

More Harleys than hajis.


24 posted on 09/12/2013 8:40:29 AM PDT by shankbear (The tree of Liberty appears to be perishing because there are few patriots willing to refresh it.)
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To: Tax-chick; COUNTrecount; Nowhere Man; FightThePower!; C. Edmund Wright; jacob allen; ...
Making the news photo Makingthenews.jpg

Nut-job Conspiracy Theory Ping!

To get onto The Nut-job Conspiracy Theory Ping List you must threaten to report me to the Mods if I don't add you to the list...

25 posted on 09/12/2013 8:41:44 AM PDT by null and void (I'm betting on an Obama Trifecta: A Nobel Peace Prize, an Impeachment, AND a War Crimes Trial...)
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To: Sopater
million muslim no-shows.

Yeah, the coverage that I saw of this looked like a sparsely attended grade school function. Small PA, makeshift stage, and a few dozen people milling around.

Not much, for a "National Day of Protest", or whatever.

And, FWIW, they didn't hit 2 million bikers, either, but there sure looked like a lot of them in the pics and vids I saw. 10's of thousands, anyway.

26 posted on 09/12/2013 8:42:10 AM PDT by wbill
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To: null and void

http://www.barenakedislam.com/2013/09/11/d-c-police-estimate-over-1-million-bikers-roar-into-washington-d-c-hardly-a-muslim-in-sight/


27 posted on 09/12/2013 8:42:40 AM PDT by maddog55 (America Rising.... Civil War II)
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To: shankbear
The coverage from motorcycle folks and organizations gathering from various states before their respective journeys told the story for me.

More local coverage than national. I looked literally hundreds of photos from different news outlets to try and get a feel for the numbers ready to roll.

It may not have been a million, but it was certainly tens of thousands.

Infinitely better showing from patriotic American bikers than the million muzzie 911 sacrilege.

28 posted on 09/12/2013 8:44:47 AM PDT by servantboy777
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To: null and void

The best I can find out is an estimate of 880,000 to 1.2 million bikes were in the DC area. The “Million Muslim” deal drew a overwhelming throng of about 25.

Bikers-
http://www.nbcwashington.com/news/local/Two-Million-Bikers-Roar-Into-DC-for-911-223271211.html

Muslims-
http://www.nbcwashington.com/news/local/Million-Muslim-March-Christian-Protesters-White-House-Sept-11-2013-223315411.html

Not much on any MSM outlet


29 posted on 09/12/2013 8:45:27 AM PDT by HippyLoggerBiker
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To: maddog55

Good link


30 posted on 09/12/2013 8:48:01 AM PDT by RightGeek (FUBO and the donkey you rode in on)
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To: maddog55; IncPen
I see RT covered it. Typical. I never in my worst nightmare imagined the Russian news would do a better job of covering the truth than Walter Cronkite.

CBS Lie photo SeeBSLies.gif

*sigh*

31 posted on 09/12/2013 8:49:46 AM PDT by null and void (I'm betting on an Obama Trifecta: A Nobel Peace Prize, an Impeachment, AND a War Crimes Trial...)
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To: null and void; Travis McGee
It's Not News If We Don't Report It!
32 posted on 09/12/2013 8:50:56 AM PDT by Old Sarge (Opinions are like orgasms: only mine count, and I couldn't care less if you have one...)
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To: Old Sarge

Yep.


33 posted on 09/12/2013 8:51:28 AM PDT by null and void (I'm betting on an Obama Trifecta: A Nobel Peace Prize, an Impeachment, AND a War Crimes Trial...)
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To: HippyLoggerBiker; All

Videos of Fox News Coverage on bikers:
“Two Million Bikers” Event Descends On DC To Honor 911 Victims - America Live
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OS5Q5gOePtI

2 Million Bikers Hold 9/11 Rally in DC - Bob Beckel - Greg Gutfeld - ‘The Five’ - 9/11/13
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c2H5CsJB9M8

9/11 Bikers Denied Permit for D.C. Ride - Belinda Bee - Fox & Friends - 9/11/13
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sg-8vnjqLVA


34 posted on 09/12/2013 8:51:48 AM PDT by Whenifhow
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To: null and void

That’s because they couldn’t see them.
We know they only see what they want to see.
They are blind to what really happens.

Get your news from life not papers and airwaves.


35 posted on 09/12/2013 8:55:25 AM PDT by grayeagle
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To: Whenifhow

Thank you.


36 posted on 09/12/2013 9:01:38 AM PDT by null and void (I'm betting on an Obama Trifecta: A Nobel Peace Prize, an Impeachment, AND a War Crimes Trial...)
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To: grayeagle
Get your news from life not papers and airwaves.

R-i-i-i-i-i-i-ight...

37 posted on 09/12/2013 9:02:52 AM PDT by null and void (I'm betting on an Obama Trifecta: A Nobel Peace Prize, an Impeachment, AND a War Crimes Trial...)
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To: null and void

Disappeared like the Tea Party rally in DC in ‘09.


38 posted on 09/12/2013 9:03:46 AM PDT by Paine in the Neck (Is John's moustache long enough YET?)
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To: null and void

Found this...

http://video.foxnews.com/v/2663903191001/911-bikers-denied-permit-by-dc-will-ride-anyway/


39 posted on 09/12/2013 9:07:44 AM PDT by smoothsailing
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To: wbill

Since there are only 2.6 million muslims in the US, did they really think 30% are going to show up for a rally?


40 posted on 09/12/2013 9:08:16 AM PDT by cyclotic (Hey BSA, NOT IN MY TROOP)
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To: smoothsailing

They were willing to cover if before the ride, so they could crow about how few showed up later.

When a million or so actually did show up, it became a non-story.

Fox reported it as “thousands”, other outlets didn’t report it at all.


41 posted on 09/12/2013 9:11:32 AM PDT by null and void (I'm betting on an Obama Trifecta: A Nobel Peace Prize, an Impeachment, AND a War Crimes Trial...)
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To: null and void

Bret Baer had it as his 3rd item last night on Fox News Special Report


42 posted on 09/12/2013 9:16:23 AM PDT by GreyFriar (Spearhead - 3rd Armored Division 75-78 & 83-87)
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To: null and void

Even FReepers pay more attention to soap opera shows like Breaking Bad than this event.


43 posted on 09/12/2013 9:18:51 AM PDT by CodeToad (Liberals are bloodsucking ticks. We need to light the matchstick to burn them off. -786 +969)
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To: null and void

You can bet the politicos in DC knew about it. Not televising it won’t make Patriots go away, it will just keep the uninformed - uninformed.

They now know we are waking up; that the “red line” draws close...


44 posted on 09/12/2013 9:22:38 AM PDT by KittenClaws ( You may have to fight a battle more than once in order to win it." - Margaret Thatcher)
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To: Whenifhow

Awesome.


45 posted on 09/12/2013 9:24:56 AM PDT by Lady Jag (If you can't make them see the light, let them feel the heat. - Reagan)
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To: null and void

I have yet to see a photo of the Muslim March showing a Mid East Muslim transplant; I saw a bunch of Haters.


46 posted on 09/12/2013 9:29:16 AM PDT by Lady Jag (If you can't make them see the light, let them feel the heat. - Reagan)
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To: GreyFriar

Good. Thanks.


47 posted on 09/12/2013 9:29:40 AM PDT by null and void (I'm betting on an Obama Trifecta: A Nobel Peace Prize, an Impeachment, AND a War Crimes Trial...)
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To: null and void

The problem is that some people say 800,000 and some say 2,000,000. If someone would have some accuracy perhaps they could write a story. Facts are important and when nobody has accurate facts it makes it impossible to write a story at least in liberal land.


48 posted on 09/12/2013 9:30:23 AM PDT by napscoordinator ( Santorum-Bachmann 2016 for the future of the Country!)
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To: null and void
They were willing to cover if before the ride, so they could crow about how few showed up later. When a million or so actually did show up, it became a non-story. Fox reported it as “thousands”

Oh really? Nowhere in this Fox News Alert that takes place during the ride does Martha McCallum use "thousands". She uses words like "big", "folks cheering them on all along the side of the road" and "impressive turnout".

http://www.bing.com/videos/search?pq=2+million+bikers+&sc=0-0&sp=-1&sk=&q=2+Million+bikers+&qft=+filterui:videoage-lt1440&FORM=R5VR5#view=detail&mid=9F7C262148B4804F3DF79F7C262148B4804F3DF7

Let's give credit when credit is due.

49 posted on 09/12/2013 9:40:51 AM PDT by smoothsailing
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To: Tax-chick

Hmmm, not one single reporter got up in a helicopter with her cameraman....unusual.....


50 posted on 09/12/2013 9:42:17 AM PDT by uncitizen
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