Skip to comments.Code Pink Leader Has Tantrum at Walter Reed - 01/27/06
Posted on 01/27/2006 9:46:07 PM PST by tgslTakoma
There I was, across the street, a six lane street. Just me. And my little camera.
I stood quietly on the empty sidewalk taking pictures of the Code Pink protest at Walter Reed. The one that used to be at the main entrance to the hospital, until they forgot to renew their permit for that location.
Now, they've taken to infesting a location down the street, in front of a small sidewalk park, but still in front of the hospital.
I had gone down alone, with my camera and tripod to document their little public protest.
I had less than a minute's peace to take photos before Allison Yorra and Ann Wilcox of Code Pink came across and told me that I would have to leave the empty sidewalk, across the street from their protest, because they had a permit for where I was standing.
I told them I wasn't disrupting their protest across the street, and that I was holding no signs but simply taking photos. They told me that I was not allowed to be there, and that the police would remove me. I encouraged them to call the police, because I wasn't demonstrating in their protest area, just taking photos, in their protest area where they weren't protesting. They initially declined to call the police, preferring to "handle it themselves."
By now, "Princess", Weasel and some guy with a black beret had joined Allison and Ann around me. They began to block my camera, which was focused on their public protest across the street. No matter which way I turned, there was Allison and her bully-boys.
So I stepped off the sidewalk and into the curb lane of the street, where MPDC does not issue permits unless the road is closed. Allison and the bullies quickly followed. I'd move. They'd move in front of me. I'd move again. They'd again block my view.
Here are a few photos I took:
Allison Yorra - Code Pink
Allison and "Princess" who both love to call our president a fascist, as they freely protest at a military hospital and try to bully a lone photographer.
Weasel scurries across the street to join in the leftist fun and games.
Allison's good side
I got lots of photos like this. Y'know, for a woman whose organization loves to sneak into places like the Dem and Republican conventions, the John Bolton hearings, various Rumsfeld hearings and events to unfurl banners and disrupt the events for the fawning MSM cameras - she sure does seem to dislike this camera operator.
Allison has help from Black Beret Guy to stop me from taking photos of their public protest.
Black Beret Guy and Ann Wilcox of Code Pink.
Allison and "Princess" - Her profile is definitely NOT her good side.
Allison got really bent out of shape when the other camera folk came down to film their gang assault on me. In a fit of anger, Allison Yorra yelled at us, calling us a bunch of nobodies and that nobody reads our blogs.
"BTW, why are you fixated on my tushe?"
LOL, "tushe" is that the proper way to spell ass?
Weasel should check that out and avoid lying for COLD PINK unnecessarily.
Well since it appeared someone was fixated on my backside, I thought I would give the spelling a little panache.
Lock up your pots or hide the Bunny.
We talked about her and there's something about her that reminds the every guys of an ex-wife...
My Grinch costume and a sign, "Yorra Mean One, Allison"?
I like it. Pretty funny. (Not your backside, the spelling. Not that there's anything wrong with th.. oh, never mind.)
Thank you both. I know that if my son were in Walter Reed I would personally embrace and kiss every single FReeper, Protest Warrior, Rolling Thunder dude, any vet, lurker, blogger, student or passerby who stood out there to represent the America that loves and honors these heroes without ifs ands or buts.
I was talking with a soldier who was injured in a roadside explosion. SHE said she heard us cheering for her and the rest of the wounded and that it was awesome!
God Bless our military!
Ahhh yes, the 'caring' people. So civil. So charming. I sure want my grandkids to grow up under their guidance so they might learn to help others. Won't the world be so much better with them in charge and the eville Bush back home on his ranch counting his Halliburton dollars?:-)
What a sick thing to say!
Your opinion has been noted, logged, and round-filed.
Do you really want to be The Silent Majority again?
Isn't that how the left got to screw over Viet Nam vets, people like you wouldn't stand up to them lest they soil themselves by fighting dirty when it needed to be done?
I want them to feel they've lost, I want them to feel that they have lost precious ground, and I want their failures photographed and spread all over the web, because in the end we both know what they are doing is destructive to healing of our troops mentally and physically.
And anyone that is willing to let that happen really doesn't have any conservative values to begin with.
150 posted on 01/28/2006 9:43:19 PM CST by usmcobra (Yesterday I got to say the coolest thing for the first time,"My son in law is a firefighter.")
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I also think LOVE is deep in our reason for being there.
Love and respect for the soldiers at Arlington cemetery is why we were there too!
I think every protest, I have been a part of, was a positive event supported by people who LOVE not HATE!
Thanks Albion Wilde for making me think about it and realize how correct you were in your remarks.
My son-in-law was in Walter Reed for almost a year.
It was many years ago, but his last name too, is Sparling.
Showing support at the medical center is also a way for me to say "thank you" and "keep up the good work" to the staff there.
Don't let the suit fool ya..he's a warrior
You know, I hadn't really thought much about the staff, God bless 'em. You are a very special lady.
Help me out here. I'm trying to think of an appropriate analogy. Do you think a footbal stadium filled with TPartyType fans would utter a single word of encouragement to their team? Or would they not even bother to attend the game? An entire stadium of mopes or an empty stadium?
That would definitley make for a losing season.
We prefer the 1760's style of protest.
...sitting here in sunny but cold NM patiently waiting for