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912: America Awakens in 2009 (Many photos: You judge the crowd size)
JEFFHEAD.COM ^ | September 13, 2009 | Jeff Head

Posted on 09/13/2009 11:48:03 AM PDT by Jeff Head

912: AMERICA AWAKES IN 2009

On September 12, 2009 American conservative of all persuasions showed that they had awaken .

Millions of Americans all over the country protested the out of control spending, economic-ruining, socialistic and unconstitutional tendancies of the current politicians in Washington DC, and particularly the Obama administration. Estimates ranged from 2 million by the Daily Mail in the UK, to near one million by Homeland Security, to several hundred thousand by NBC. Watching it on TV, I believe there were a million or more in Washington DC. See the pictures below and decide for yourself:

































And the Official Obama administration response? You guessed it...

American citizens are intent on restoring the Constitution. .

Conservatives consistantly poll as a large majority of the polical makeup of America...conservative Republicans, conservative independents, and conservative democrats too. When Jimmy Carter ran down America during his presidency between 1976 and 1980, Americans reacted against him and he was defeated in a landslide. The Obama administration policies are worse for America than Jimmy Carter's were, moving more rapidly and with far more abandon than even Carter tried, or Bill Clinton for that matter. The results are going to be the same.

Americans want to restore the Constitutional Republic, based on the US Constitution and its foundational moral and republican principles. They are not asking for this...they are demanding it.

And they will have satisfaction.

Starting in 2010 with the largest overturn in the history of the House and Senate in a single election, and proceeding through 2012, the American people showed on 9/12/2009 that they are willing and more than capable of taking these measures into their onw hands.

Current liberal, socialistic, marxistic, and RINO politicians ignore this at their own mortal political peril...and justifiably so.

Neuter them in 2010...send them packing in 2012!

A PETITION ON FACEBOOK FOR CONSTITUTIONAL RESTORATION


AMERICA AT THE CROSSROADS OF HISTORY



TOPICS: Editorial; Front Page News; Your Opinion/Questions
KEYWORDS: 912; 912dcprotest; 912project; americaawakes; marchondc; nobama; notsilentanymore; teaparty; teapartydc; unattributedphotos
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And this does not even take into account the hundreds of other protests across the country in cities and towns...large and small. Over 20,000 came out in Ft. Worth Texas alone.

My guess is that, all in all, in excess of three million Americans protested yesterday. God bless every one so involved, and all those who supported them.

1 posted on 09/13/2009 11:48:04 AM PDT by Jeff Head
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To: Noumenon; joanie-f; Dukie; Squantos; JohnHuang2; RobFromGa; k.trujillo; Travis McGee; ...

FYI. Pictorial representation of yesterday’s activities in Washington, DC.


2 posted on 09/13/2009 11:48:50 AM PDT by Jeff Head (Freedom is not free...never has been, never will be. (www.dragonsfuryseries.com))
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To: Jeff Head

why weren’t people allowed on the actual Mall between the Capitol and Washington Momument?


3 posted on 09/13/2009 11:50:19 AM PDT by Falcon28
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To: Jeff Head

And those of us who wanted to go but couldn’t.

Great photos. I love conservatives.

Thanks for the thread.


4 posted on 09/13/2009 11:51:25 AM PDT by Ghost of Philip Marlowe (Impeach President Bernanke.)
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To: Falcon28

Wasn’t aware that they were not allowed. From the photos I saw it appeared that they were on the mall.


5 posted on 09/13/2009 11:55:14 AM PDT by Jeff Head (Freedom is not free...never has been, never will be. (www.dragonsfuryseries.com))
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To: Jeff Head

I am truly sorry I didn’t attend. I won’t miss the next one. Thanks to those who were there.


6 posted on 09/13/2009 11:55:26 AM PDT by fortunate sun (Fight the marxist occupation of America. Support the Healthcare Insurrection.)
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To: fortunate sun; Jeff Head

THIS is ONLY the beginning....


7 posted on 09/13/2009 11:56:08 AM PDT by goodnesswins (George Orwell would be proud. Truth are lies, Slavery is Freedom, Oppression is Feminism.)
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To: Jeff Head
Put your pic next to this one:
Here is a pic of Obama’s Inaugural which Jane’s Information group claimed 1.4 million:
Notice you can see green grass on the main hall.
an aerial pic of Obama’s Inauguration

(I am not sure if I can blow it up and post it here)

8 posted on 09/13/2009 11:56:33 AM PDT by Steve Van Doorn (*in my best Eric cartman voice* 'I love you guys')
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To: Falcon28

They had tents set up for National Black Family Reunion. I would love to know when this was planned — before or after the tea party express.


9 posted on 09/13/2009 11:57:47 AM PDT by FR_addict (www.conservativesinactionusa.com)
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To: Jeff Head
I absolutely loved the one of the guy holding the sign,

"We came unarmed [this time]"

10 posted on 09/13/2009 11:59:40 AM PDT by Gaffer
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To: Jeff Head

Your link isn’t working at the moment.


11 posted on 09/13/2009 12:00:06 PM PDT by Rocko (Alinsky, you magnificent bastard, I read your book!)
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To: Jeff Head
From USA Today Photobucket
12 posted on 09/13/2009 12:00:56 PM PDT by keypro (CUNDC912)
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To: Jeff Head; All
My favorite picture, from my post at our Canadian sister site:

TWO MILLION PLUS PROTEST BIG GOVERNMENT IN DC

Is this:


13 posted on 09/13/2009 12:00:56 PM PDT by backhoe (All across America, the Lights are going out...)
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To: Jeff Head

Excellent thread Jeff!!!


14 posted on 09/13/2009 12:00:58 PM PDT by Freedom2specul8 (I am Jim Thompson............................Please pray for our troops....)
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To: Jeff Head
I want to thank all who attended....you are true American patriots...

Live together or die alone.....that's where we are headed....

and its good to know that there will be people like us standing shoulder to shoulder if it comes to that.....

God bless you all and please dear God, bless America.....we're trying, we really are...

15 posted on 09/13/2009 12:01:27 PM PDT by cherry
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To: Rocko

Working for me here in Idaho.


16 posted on 09/13/2009 12:02:05 PM PDT by Jeff Head (Freedom is not free...never has been, never will be. (www.dragonsfuryseries.com))
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To: Jeff Head
I was at the Ft. Worth event. Myself, my wife, my brother and my youngest daughter stood in the pouring rain for about six hours. The Fort Worth Star-Telegram said there were "over 1000" people there. The rain didn't dampen our spirits. My daughter looked at me and said "This is exhilarating!" I told her she is part of history now.

I urge everyone to join their local 912 or Tea Party group. Also check out goooh.com. We are organizing as patriots to take back our country. It's going to take a lot of work but we have at least begun.

17 posted on 09/13/2009 12:02:08 PM PDT by manic4organic (We Are S0 Screwed)
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To: Jeff Head

18 posted on 09/13/2009 12:02:51 PM PDT by Deepest End ("It is the duty of the patriot to protect his country from its government." - Thomas Paine)
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To: Jeff Head
The Tea Party movement's core purpose and motivation is opposing Tyranny and (re)affirming Liberty!

How to distinguish Liberty from Tryanny:

  Liberty "Soft" Tyranny
1 Rights are inherent in, and unalienable from, individuals Rights are granted/rescinded by the majority through the government
2 Fundamental rights are life, liberty, and property (absence of coercion) Fundamental rights are food, housing, and healthcare (absence of necessity)
3 Property is owned by individuals who make decisions as to its use, improvement, and transfer Property is owned by 'the public' with government officials making decisions as to its use, improvement, and transfer
4 Government exists to protect the rights of individuals Government exists to plan and direct the resources of society
5 Government authority is decentralized in a federal system with limited and enumerated powers Government authority is centralized in a national system with broad and necessarily intrusive powers
6 Government action is prescribed by rules fixed and announced beforehand Government action is arbitrary and at the descretion of "czars" and planning boards
7 Economic activity is driven by a large number of small entities interacting according to simple rules Economic activity is driven by a small number of large entities operating within the constraints of complex regulations
8 Effective innovation results from contrarian thinking, individual initiative, and the voluntary exchange of property Efficient implementation of government planning requires conformity of opinion, collective action, and the coerced transfer of property
9 Standards of living for the many increase permanently as they utilize improved products and services conceived by the few Standards of living for the many increase temporarily as they utilize property redistributed from the few
10 Altruism is using one's own resources in concrete acts to help specific individuals Altruism is obligating the resources of others for broad-brush programs to help mankind in the abstract

Rights exists solely as a way to fairly decide whose will shall prevail in cases where two or more people disagree. They do not exist for the purpose of enslaving one person for the benefit of another (e.g., the "right" to free medical care.)

Liberty is the right to do whatever does not infringe the rights of others. Rights empower you to help yourself, free from interference by others.

Tyranny makes you a serf to be used by the elite to further their own power. Once upon a time, the nobility used religion to convince the serfs they had to serve the nobility. Modernly, the elite use good people's feelings of altruism to convince them to enslave both themselves and their neighbors. It's basically the same con game, just using a more sophisticated hook.

19 posted on 09/13/2009 12:02:58 PM PDT by sourcery (Party like it's 1776!)
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To: Jeff Head

Still not working here in Omaha, NE.


20 posted on 09/13/2009 12:03:16 PM PDT by Rocko (Alinsky, you magnificent bastard, I read your book!)
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To: Jeff Head

Very Nice Thank you for your work and the photos!


21 posted on 09/13/2009 12:03:17 PM PDT by Cheetahcat (Zero the Wright kind of Racist! We are in a state of War with Democrats)
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To: Jeff Head

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The requested URL /amaericaawakes.htm was not found on this server.

Additionally, a 404 Not Found error was encountered while trying to use an ErrorDocument to handle the request.
Apache/1.3.39 Server at www.jeffhead.com Port 80


22 posted on 09/13/2009 12:04:23 PM PDT by Rocko (Alinsky, you magnificent bastard, I read your book!)
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To: Jeff Head

23 posted on 09/13/2009 12:05:34 PM PDT by Deepest End ("It is the duty of the patriot to protect his country from its government." - Thomas Paine)
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To: fortunate sun
I feel exactly the same. I am down with a blown-out ankle right now. But in the summer of 2010, in conjunction with whatever 912 project is planned before the mid-term elections, a bunch of us are going to deliver our petition and signatures to congress for Constitutional Restoration.

We are going to make that trip, and hopefully be amongst millions of patriots for their 912 and Tea Party events when we do.

A PETITION ON FACEBOOK FOR CONSTITUTIONAL RESTORATION

24 posted on 09/13/2009 12:05:46 PM PDT by Jeff Head (Freedom is not free...never has been, never will be. (www.dragonsfuryseries.com))
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To: keypro
There were many more people there to the right and left of this picture than are in this picture. Also there were so many folks there you couldn't hear or see anything so a number of folks were just milling around the Mall.

Μολὼν λάβε


25 posted on 09/13/2009 12:05:58 PM PDT by wastoute (translation of tag "Come and get them (bastards)" or "come get some")
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To: Jeff Head

Not a word of coverage in the online edition of my hometown paper. I googled protest and got a September 7, 2009 article on protest in South Africa. I am too furious to look at the print copy at the moment to see if there is even a mention. The only reason we still take this paper is for the word puzzles.


26 posted on 09/13/2009 12:06:10 PM PDT by Notasoccermom
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To: Falcon28; Jeff Head

I read that ACORN took out a permit for that space to keep our side off it so that the crowd estimates would be skewed.


27 posted on 09/13/2009 12:07:12 PM PDT by buccaneer81 (ECOMCON)
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To: Jeff Head

Those are some of the best photo’s I have seen Jeff. The crowds looks like it stunts Time Square on New Years Eve, and is on par with the Pope’s Blessings at the Vatican, which are the only things I can think of when I see them.


28 posted on 09/13/2009 12:07:25 PM PDT by gidget7 (Duncan Hunter-Valley Forge Republican!)
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To: Jeff Head

29 posted on 09/13/2009 12:07:43 PM PDT by Deepest End ("It is the duty of the patriot to protect his country from its government." - Thomas Paine)
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To: Jeff Head

Looks like 2.1 million.


30 posted on 09/13/2009 12:07:46 PM PDT by Berlin_Freeper (It's A Girl!)
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To: Rocko
Try this:

http://www.freewebs.com/jeffhead/americaawakes.htm

That resolves the jeffhead.com part into its direct URL. That one is working for me too.

31 posted on 09/13/2009 12:07:48 PM PDT by Jeff Head (Freedom is not free...never has been, never will be. (www.dragonsfuryseries.com))
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To: goodnesswins
THIS is ONLY the beginning....

Let's hope so. For the first time in months, I'm beginning to exhale ...

32 posted on 09/13/2009 12:07:50 PM PDT by IronJack (=)
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To: Deepest End

GREAT pic and GREAT poster!


33 posted on 09/13/2009 12:08:12 PM PDT by Jeff Head (Freedom is not free...never has been, never will be. (www.dragonsfuryseries.com))
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To: Jeff Head

That one works for me — thanks!


34 posted on 09/13/2009 12:08:37 PM PDT by Rocko (Alinsky, you magnificent bastard, I read your book!)
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To: backhoe

Outstanding! Amen to that patriot brother!


35 posted on 09/13/2009 12:09:09 PM PDT by Jeff Head (Freedom is not free...never has been, never will be. (www.dragonsfuryseries.com))
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36 posted on 09/13/2009 12:09:52 PM PDT by Deepest End ("It is the duty of the patriot to protect his country from its government." - Thomas Paine)
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To: Gaffer

Me too...there is no more comment necessary on that one.


37 posted on 09/13/2009 12:09:56 PM PDT by Jeff Head (Freedom is not free...never has been, never will be. (www.dragonsfuryseries.com))
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To: sourcery

Nice list. Yours?


38 posted on 09/13/2009 12:10:03 PM PDT by IronJack (=)
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To: keypro
From USA Today Photobucket
39 posted on 09/13/2009 12:10:21 PM PDT by keypro (CUNDC912)
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41 posted on 09/13/2009 12:11:53 PM PDT by Deepest End ("It is the duty of the patriot to protect his country from its government." - Thomas Paine)
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To: Jeff Head

What about a reading of the Declaration of Independence at each of the original locations by volunteers on the dates each reading occurred? That might be neat.


42 posted on 09/13/2009 12:12:19 PM PDT by fortunate sun (Fight the marxist occupation of America. Support the Healthcare Insurrection.)
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To: Jeff Head

“It’s a lie. Those pics showing hundreds of thousands of people were photoshopped”!/Psycho-lib


43 posted on 09/13/2009 12:14:40 PM PDT by Signalman
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To: Jeff Head

I was there, being fortunate enough to not live that far away. I kept asking people where they were from - California, Nevada, Arizona, Minnesota, Tennessee. I heard second-hand of someone there from Alaska (and I don’t believe her name was Sarah). One lady carried a sign saying (figures are approximate but not that far off): gas: $236; hotel: $484, meaning that she had come from far away and was wiling to pay all that money and spend the time to go to the demonstration. The sound system could have used some improvement, but the organizers probably did not anticipate a crowd that size. For what this is worth, I was interviewed and filmed by the French press on the way to the Capitol.

Let’s keep the momentum going.


44 posted on 09/13/2009 12:15:49 PM PDT by beejaa
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To: Steve Van Doorn
That does not look like a pic from yesterday. Too sunny...speakers set up all along the mall in the middle, no crowd up to the Capitol steps like yeserday.

IMHO, that looks more like the Promise Keepers in 1997 to me.

45 posted on 09/13/2009 12:16:02 PM PDT by Jeff Head (Freedom is not free...never has been, never will be. (www.dragonsfuryseries.com))
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To: Jeff Head

Awesome thread. I just wish I could have gone. Next time...


46 posted on 09/13/2009 12:16:08 PM PDT by sissyjane (He had a dream. We got a nightmare!)
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To: FR_addict

Or the morons at the Metro who decided to do ‘maintenance’ on the Orange, Yellow and Blue lines yesterday. Added at least 30 minutes to the trip in and the trip home.

Nice try, lefties. It didn’t work, did it?


47 posted on 09/13/2009 12:16:09 PM PDT by iceskater (The "public option" in government run health care means no option at all.)
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To: Steve Van Doorn
Not the 1999 promise keepers march again!
48 posted on 09/13/2009 12:16:36 PM PDT by MilspecRob (Most people don't act stupid, they really are.)
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To: Deepest End
Exactly!


OBAMA IS A MARXIST IDEOLOGUE

49 posted on 09/13/2009 12:16:53 PM PDT by Jeff Head (Freedom is not free...never has been, never will be. (www.dragonsfuryseries.com))
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To: Jeff Head

Fabulous and very telling photos — no one can ‘deny’ this event took place, yet they still try. Local papers here in L.A. (more moderate than LA Slimes) refused to put anything on front page and instead relegated the story to page 16 with NO photo at all and tens of thousands described as being in D.C. They emphasized Hitler mustaches on Zero’s photos and other more controversial signage, not what most of us routinely saw yesterday. Nice way to spin it, you ‘in the tank for Zero’ jerks.

Here in L.A. the 912 group had a few thousand at federal building on Wilshire and it was fantastic — Wilshire is heavily traveled and most of the horns honking were in our favor. Interestingly, drivers of business trucks, many from small businesses, were most enthusiastic. Makes sense.

Hope we do this more often — let’s not wait — keep the pressure on.


50 posted on 09/13/2009 12:16:58 PM PDT by CaliforniaCon
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