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Marching for right to bare breasts, women faced with sea of cameras (Portland, Maine)
Maine Sunday Telegraph ^ | April 4, 2009 | Edward D. Murphy

Posted on 04/04/2010 12:18:31 PM PDT by Zakeet

About two dozen women took a walk down Congress Street topless Saturday, attracting a large crowd as they tried to preach that partial female nudity is not worthy of attracting a crowd.

The point of the march was that a topless woman out in public should attract no more attention than a man walking around without a shirt on, said Ty MacDowell, 20, of Westbrook, who organized Saturday's event and promoted it on Facebook.

But as the event got under way in Longfellow Square, the marchers were soon outnumbered by scores of onlookers -- mostly young men eagerly snapping away with cameras and cell phones.

MacDowell said she was surprised by the turnout of those interested less in challenging societal convention than in seeing partially undressed women.

"I'm amazed," she said, and "enraged (at) the fact that there's a wall of men watching."

MacDowell said she understood that for women, going topless in public "is not socially acceptable yet, and obviously there's going to be a reaction to something that breaks the norm."

But, she said, the picture-taking was particularly upsetting.

"A lot of people were taking pictures without even asking," she said.

(Excerpt) Read more at pressherald.com ...


TOPICS: Local News; Society
KEYWORDS: absolutemorals; baggysaggies; brainbleach; funbags; morals; napl; nudity; obesity; photoops; pornification; protest; publicitystunt; publicnudity; tata
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You evil Freepers are advised not to gawk at these Libtards while they challenge societal convention.

1 posted on 04/04/2010 12:18:31 PM PDT by Zakeet
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To: Zakeet

I thought I’d see this happen in Portland, OR more often than Portland, ME.


2 posted on 04/04/2010 12:21:37 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine
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To: Zakeet

Most of them look, well, like they eat too much.


3 posted on 04/04/2010 12:21:58 PM PDT by MIchaelTArchangel (Obama makes me miss Jimmah Cahtah!)
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To: MIchaelTArchangel

They’ve got back hams.


4 posted on 04/04/2010 12:23:21 PM PDT by domenad (In all things, in all ways, at all times, let honor guide me.)
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To: MIchaelTArchangel
Most of them look, well, like they eat too much.

From the back view, some of them give me the impression that the front isn't going to be lovely, perky, attractive bosoms, but more along the lines of why women wear support garments in the first place. Just my op.

5 posted on 04/04/2010 12:24:25 PM PDT by MozarkDawg
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To: Zakeet

After seeing the backs, I don’t care to see the fronts.

Not exactly the Swedish bikini team, are they?


6 posted on 04/04/2010 12:24:40 PM PDT by LostInBayport (2010 - The Second American Revolution. The first shot was fired 1/19/2010 -- here in Massachusetts!)
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To: Zakeet
"A lot of people were taking pictures without even asking," she said. Kind of a hypocritical statement considering what tthey are doing.
7 posted on 04/04/2010 12:25:45 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine
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To: Zakeet

Dikes on... crack?


8 posted on 04/04/2010 12:26:10 PM PDT by El Laton Caliente (NRA Life Member & www.Gunsnet.net Moderator)
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To: Zakeet

“I’m amazed,” she said, and “enraged (at) the fact that there’s a wall of men watching.”

Good grief .. has the woman been living in a cave ..??

If you don’t want men to watch - then cover up.


9 posted on 04/04/2010 12:27:57 PM PDT by The Final Harvest (HEALTHCARE IS NOT A "RIGHT"!!)
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To: El Laton Caliente

They already look like out of shape dykes just from those huge handbags, short hair and back hams.


10 posted on 04/04/2010 12:28:02 PM PDT by omega4179 (www.JDforsenate.com .............................. myfastpc.com is malware)
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To: Zakeet

Like to view breasts to make sure they are not belonging to BREAST BOMBERS!


11 posted on 04/04/2010 12:28:16 PM PDT by ncfool (The new USSA - United Socialst States of AmeriKa. Welcome to Obummers world.)
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To: Zakeet
“A lot of people were taking pictures without even asking,”...

Then, stay out of public view.

12 posted on 04/04/2010 12:28:18 PM PDT by Bronzy
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To: Zakeet

“Naked Lesbians” would be a good name for a band.

I’m just sayin’.


13 posted on 04/04/2010 12:29:05 PM PDT by pillut48 ("Stand now. Stand together. Stand for what is right."-Gov.Sarah Palin, "Going Rogue")
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To: Zakeet
Longfellow Square

Judging the crowd, I'd say it didn't live up to its namesake today.

14 posted on 04/04/2010 12:29:08 PM PDT by edpc (Those Lefties just ain't right)
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To: Jack Hydrazine

“”A lot of people were taking pictures without even asking,” she said. Kind of a hypocritical statement considering what tthey are doing. “

My thought exactly.


15 posted on 04/04/2010 12:29:37 PM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: All
If the organizers are upset now, imagine how ballistic they will be when their discover their pictures plastered all over the web -- for millions of sexist perverts to see.

This perfectly illustrates one of the worst deficiencies found in liberals -- they are completely incapable of anticipating the consequences of their actions.

16 posted on 04/04/2010 12:29:49 PM PDT by Zakeet (Will Rogers never met the Wee Wee)
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To: Zakeet
"I'm amazed," she said, and "enraged (at) the fact that there's a wall of men watching."

Yes Alex, I'd like to buy a clue.

17 posted on 04/04/2010 12:30:01 PM PDT by gracie1 (visualize whirled peas)
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To: Zakeet
How many of their dugs would reach their knees?
18 posted on 04/04/2010 12:30:44 PM PDT by HuntsvilleTxVeteran ((B.?) Hussein (Obama?Soetoro?Dunham?) Change America Will Die From.)
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To: domenad
"Don't take pictures without asking..."


19 posted on 04/04/2010 12:31:14 PM PDT by SonOfDarkSkies (Obama: "Lawless...with all power, signs and lying wonders")
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To: Zakeet

This Thread is Worthless With Pictures.


20 posted on 04/04/2010 12:31:25 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Zakeet
"A lot of people were taking pictures without even asking," she said.

You mean the same way the news media asked permission when they took photos of the caskets returning from Viet Nam? HA!

21 posted on 04/04/2010 12:31:46 PM PDT by madison10
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To: LostInBayport

22 posted on 04/04/2010 12:31:57 PM PDT by woofie
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To: Zakeet

Nope, if they wanna walk around nekkid, I gits to look, thems the rulz!


23 posted on 04/04/2010 12:32:05 PM PDT by Grunthor (Over YOUR dead body!)
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To: Jack Hydrazine

Portland Maine is about a bohemian as you can get. They don’t call them Maniacs for nothing.


24 posted on 04/04/2010 12:33:17 PM PDT by Diggity
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To: Zakeet

What does that woman on the right use to dye her hair? Red Food Dye?


25 posted on 04/04/2010 12:33:25 PM PDT by Venturer
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To: Grunthor

Why is only the hags that do this?


26 posted on 04/04/2010 12:33:52 PM PDT by Diggity
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To: MozarkDawg
Zombietime documents lots of goofy protests by liberals, I think the one you might be imagining is a group called Breasts Not Bombs. Think: Grandmas going commando. !!! (Warning: GRAPHIC NUDITY THAT MAY SCAR YOU FOR LIFE. Just so's ya know.)

Be afraid. Be VERY afraid. < snickers >
27 posted on 04/04/2010 12:34:57 PM PDT by pillut48 ("Stand now. Stand together. Stand for what is right."-Gov.Sarah Palin, "Going Rogue")
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To: woofie

Boys, don’t make me tell JimRob on all of you! :-o
< quickly averts eyes >


28 posted on 04/04/2010 12:35:55 PM PDT by pillut48 ("Stand now. Stand together. Stand for what is right."-Gov.Sarah Palin, "Going Rogue")
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To: Zakeet

I’m surprised they didn’t invite Guo Feng who has real moobs to help support their cause!

http://news.oneindia.in/2010/03/27/meetthe-fed-up-chinese-farmer-who-has-worlds-biggestm.html


29 posted on 04/04/2010 12:37:21 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine
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To: Diggity
Why is only the hags that do this?

From Rush's Undeniable Truths of Life, no. 24:

Feminism was established so as to allow unattractive women access to the mainstream of society.

30 posted on 04/04/2010 12:38:48 PM PDT by MozarkDawg
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To: CyberAnt

Yeah, I love it when they say, “We aren’t trying to draw attention to OURSELVES, we want to draw attention to < insert dumb issue of the day >”—puleeeeze. This attention seeking behavior has NOTHING to do with wanting justice for whatever issues they proclaim. They’re just attention prostitutes with no shame, that’s all there is to it!


31 posted on 04/04/2010 12:38:58 PM PDT by pillut48 ("Stand now. Stand together. Stand for what is right."-Gov.Sarah Palin, "Going Rogue")
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To: pillut48
Think: Grandmas going commando. !!!

I didn't click the link, I'm sure you'll understand ... but the visual I'm getting, how do they march without tripping on themselves?? ;)

32 posted on 04/04/2010 12:40:28 PM PDT by MozarkDawg
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To: Zakeet

When they unhooked their bras all that came to mind was “pancake batter.”


33 posted on 04/04/2010 12:41:18 PM PDT by paddles
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To: MozarkDawg

About a foot and a half. If they try to run, they get black eyes.
If you get my drift. You know that song, “Pants on the ground”?

Somethin’ like that, only not pants.< shudders >


34 posted on 04/04/2010 12:42:43 PM PDT by pillut48 ("Stand now. Stand together. Stand for what is right."-Gov.Sarah Palin, "Going Rogue")
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To: domenad

In polite company that is called “muffin top”.

Hair seems a bit short too......hmmmmm.


35 posted on 04/04/2010 12:43:50 PM PDT by glasseye
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To: domenad
They’ve got back hams.

Sidecars!

36 posted on 04/04/2010 12:44:54 PM PDT by 6SJ7 (atlasShruggedInd = TRUE)
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To: woofie

I think those young ladies ought to come over here from Sweden and try the same experiment. For social study purposes only, of course. I will sacrifice some time to participate as an acute observer.

I wonder what the Portly Portland gals would think of it? I bet they’d suddenly change their attitudes about women exposing themselves...when all the cameras turn away from them!


37 posted on 04/04/2010 12:45:00 PM PDT by LostInBayport (2010 - The Second American Revolution. The first shot was fired 1/19/2010 -- here in Massachusetts!)
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To: Zakeet

I think it is kinda fun to watch Dykes make fools of themselves.


38 posted on 04/04/2010 12:46:00 PM PDT by Venturer
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To: dfwgator

39 posted on 04/04/2010 12:51:54 PM PDT by gitmo ( The democRats drew first blood. It's our turn now.)
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To: Diggity

Same principle, I guess, about which an old girlfriend commented on about 30 years ago or so (in specific regard to a Shriners parade, if I recall):
How come most of the people that walk abound like that (nearly naked) are the ones that *SHOULDN’T?”.


40 posted on 04/04/2010 12:51:56 PM PDT by RedStateRocker (Nuke Mecca, Deport all illegals, abolish the IRS, DEA and ATF.)
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To: Zakeet

What a great cause! Stuck in the 60’s.


41 posted on 04/04/2010 12:55:43 PM PDT by windsorknot
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To: Zakeet

All products of the dumbed down liberal education establishment.


42 posted on 04/04/2010 12:59:09 PM PDT by tflabo (Restore the Republic)
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To: MozarkDawg

look like why they wear support garments in the first place

And clothes.

Oh yeah. I can do with out that visual.


43 posted on 04/04/2010 1:00:08 PM PDT by handmade
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To: woofie

Does anyone else notice this thread is blank except for the photo at #22? Must be my XP O/S....


44 posted on 04/04/2010 1:02:55 PM PDT by newfreep (Palin/DeMint 2012 - Bolton: Secy of State)
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To: Zakeet

always the ugly ones.


45 posted on 04/04/2010 1:05:40 PM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: Zakeet

Those women don’t realize GRAVITY WILL NOT BE THWARTED!

Women on this island often go topless. Those that do have breasts down to their knees by age 35 and it is just folds of skin by then. It isn’t pretty.

But then, the men wear gourds and it isn’t pretty either.


46 posted on 04/04/2010 1:08:11 PM PDT by Jemian (I was predestined to write on this thread.)
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To: Zakeet
"A lot of people were taking pictures without even asking," she said

See, you stupid cow, there's a REASON women cover up, and it has nothing to do with patriarchal oppression!

47 posted on 04/04/2010 1:08:49 PM PDT by LongElegantLegs ( I have nothing better to do than sit around all night watching a lunatic not turn into a werewolf.)
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To: Jack Hydrazine

Anyone wonder why Snowe and Collins are what they are??


48 posted on 04/04/2010 1:10:50 PM PDT by Oldpuppymax
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To: Zakeet
New campaign sign

“Boobs for Bama”

49 posted on 04/04/2010 1:13:13 PM PDT by Kimmers (Be the kind of person when your feet hit the floor each morning the devil says, Oh crap, she's awake)
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To: woofie

thanks for that...I was ready to puke when I saw those moocows try to impersonate “women”.


50 posted on 04/04/2010 1:16:49 PM PDT by max americana
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