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Major rally against ‘Obama’s tyranny’ rocks liberal Massachusetts
worldtribune.com ^ | 7/27/14 | Grace Vuoto

Posted on 07/28/2014 7:39:09 AM PDT by cotton1706

On a sweltering Saturday in July, approximately ten thousand protesters gathered on the steps of the Massachusetts state legislature and beyond in order to send a message to Gov. Deval Patrick and President Barack Obama: No more illegal immigrants.

“The rally was an obvious sign that even here in ultra-liberal Massachusetts, there is a major political rebellion brewing against the corrupt, arrogant and dangerously disconnected political elites of our country,” said rally organizer Jeff Kuhner in an interview with Worldtribune.com. Mr. Kuhner is the host of WRKO’s morning radio talk show, The Kuhner Report. He is known as “Boston’s Bulldozer” for his brazen defiance of the state’s liberal policies and its politically correct culture.

“Massachusetts has become ground zero in Middle America’s effort to stop the massive invasion of illegal immigration that threatens to bankrupt and destroy America,” he said. “The original revolt against British tyranny began here in Boston. I honestly believe that the revolt against Obama’s tyranny is beginning here.”

[Disclaimer: Let the record show that I, Dr. Grace Vuoto, am also proud to be Mrs. Kuhner!]

The rally was barely over before a controversy erupted in the blogosphere: How many activists were in attendance? A report by CBS’s Bree Sison states that “about a thousand” were present. Instead, The Blaze featured pictures of the event disproving that estimate and a headline highlighting the impressive size of the rally: “Boston ‘Teeming with Protesters’ in Giant Rally Against Housing Illegal Immigrants in the State.”

“The discrepancy in the numbers regarding how many showed up in the rally is a stark example of how the liberal media is trying to marginalize and suppress the extent of the opposition to Gov. Patrick’s plan.

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


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: aliens; antiillegalsinvasion; illegalsinvasion; jeffkuhner; massachusetts; rally
Now granted, Grace is Jeff Kuhner's wife but I was at the rally and the 10,000 figure is close to accurate, and likely understated. The state troopers that were there said a conservative ballpark would be at least 8,000. It was likely closer to 12,000.
1 posted on 07/28/2014 7:39:09 AM PDT by cotton1706
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To: cotton1706; Liz
"...even here in ultra-liberal Massachusetts, there is a major political rebellion brewing against the corrupt, arrogant and dangerously disconnected political elites of our country,”

It's starting...

2 posted on 07/28/2014 7:42:36 AM PDT by GOPJ (Liberal elites want Mexicans to be a servant class that supplies cheap drugs and easy women and kids)
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To: cotton1706
The Boston Tea Party has come full circle.

I love God's sense of humor.

3 posted on 07/28/2014 7:43:18 AM PDT by Texas Eagle (If it wasn't for double-standards, Liberals would have no standards at all -- Texas Eagle)
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To: cotton1706; SoConPubbie; madmominct; yorkiemom; Vermont Lt; markomalley; All

Speaker “Blank Check” Boehner keeps “Free for All” Obama in power by not controlling spending or Impeaching Obama.

“Gridlock” Reid shuts down the DEMOCRAT BROTHERHOOD GOVERNMENT, (DBG), anytime that Boehner refuses to write Obama a Blank Check.

“Free for All” Obama is more than happy to play hooky from his day job and fly around on the taxpayer’s dime to raise Campaign money for “Gridlock” Reid’s Senate Candidates, and the DBG.

“Blank Check” Boehner is the key man to allow “Free for All” Obama to continue to fundamentally transform America, and Obama knows it.

Force Boehner to resign, and Obama will be at the mercy of New Speaker Jim Jordan or Trey Gowdy.

Keep Boehner as Speaker and there is very little reason to expect Mid-Term Voters to find an effective difference between Republicans and Democrats.


4 posted on 07/28/2014 7:45:38 AM PDT by Graewoulf (Democrats' Obamacare Socialist Health Insur. Tax violates U.S. Constitution AND Anti-Trust Law.)
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To: cotton1706

Imagine what the reported attendance would have been if this was a rally for a liberal cause.


5 posted on 07/28/2014 7:47:28 AM PDT by Starboard
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To: cotton1706

My take on this is the “not in my backyard” rally. Do as I say, not as I do is a liberal’s main mantra. Like the first lady for instance...tells schools to give kids broccoli, then proceeds to suck down butter-dripped lobster tails. This rally is for the wrong reason, they’re not protesting the illegality and blatant disregard for the constitution, these liberals simply don’t want it in their backyard.


6 posted on 07/28/2014 7:47:34 AM PDT by Blue Turtle
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To: cotton1706


7 posted on 07/28/2014 7:52:13 AM PDT by Diogenesis (The EXEMPT Congress is complicit in the absence of impeachment)
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To: cotton1706

Someone named Omnibus on the RadioDiscussions Boston board posted the following—unaware that Jeff is not Jewish. I pointed out Jeff is of Croat-Canadian heritage and according to Wikipedia is a “pious Christian/United Church of Christ”.


OMNIBUS wrote:
“It turns out that the alleged protest march on the State House on Saturday, July26 against housing the undocumented immigrant childre was nothing more than a publicity stunt by the guy with the hard “G’s”; WRKO rightwing nut Jeff Kuhner.
You would think that this person with the strange foreign pronunciation pattern would have had an historical memory of some of his own people. In 1938 the ship the S.S St. Louis sailed from Europe with primarily people of the Jewish faith who were attempting to escape Nazi Germany. That great liberal President, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, and a large American Anti-Semitic cabal would not let the ship dock in the United States. In time the ship with the same passengers returned to Europe and German and most of the passengers on the S.S. St. Louis were later murdered in Germany and Poland’s concentration camps.

“Have we come so little a distance that the ilk of a Jeff Kuhner who should know more than most about discrimination uses the plight of innocent children to publicize his own failing radio program and rightwing nut agenda?Yes, it will most likely cost us all money we will never get back to protect these children but it is the moral and right thing to do. Fortunately, according to polling that was just released today more than 50% of the citizens of Massachusetts agree with Governor Patrick that we cannot abandon these children. So, it looks like the very strange and radical Jeff Kuhner’s publicity stunt has failed and he can take his program and his hard “G’s” into certain obscurity.”


8 posted on 07/28/2014 7:53:03 AM PDT by raccoonradio
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To: Blue Turtle

“This rally is for the wrong reason, they’re not protesting the illegality and blatant disregard for the constitution”

Not true. Jeff Kuhner’s listeners (including myself) are not the liberals in the state, but the conservatives who are continually shafted by not only the democrats here, but the go-along republicans. Those who were at the rally were the same people who in 2010, came out of the woodwork in droves to get Scott Brown elected.

There are conservatives in Massachusetts, and on Saturday, thousands of us gathered to protest the governor’s schemes.


9 posted on 07/28/2014 7:53:15 AM PDT by cotton1706 (ThisRepublic.net)
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To: cotton1706

Bunch of NIMBYRATS.


10 posted on 07/28/2014 7:54:32 AM PDT by Texas Eagle (If it wasn't for double-standards, Liberals would have no standards at all -- Texas Eagle)
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To: cotton1706

That’s a very white crowd. And I expect if all the ill.. er undocumented were being settled in Texas, New Mexico, and AZ they wouldn’t be protesting.


11 posted on 07/28/2014 7:55:08 AM PDT by dblshot (I am John Galt.)
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To: raccoonradio

What a joke. Jeff is an ardent Catholic. We said the Our Father on the steps of the State House on Saturday.


12 posted on 07/28/2014 7:55:49 AM PDT by cotton1706 (ThisRepublic.net)
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To: cotton1706
It will be interesting to see the reaction to Obama's threatened legalization of 5 to 6 million illegal aliens by executive order. In addition to legalization, they will receive work permits allowing them to compete legally for jobs. And many states are already treating the DACA recipients as citizens giving them in-state tuition and driver's licenses.

Will the people rise up? Will the GOP promise to repeal the order if they regain the WH? Will they impeach Obama for it? I suspect the GOPe will be AWOL since they want to do the same thing.

13 posted on 07/28/2014 7:58:12 AM PDT by kabar
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14 posted on 07/28/2014 7:58:30 AM PDT by Hotlanta Mike (‘You can avoid reality, but you can’t avoid the consequences of avoiding reality.’)
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15 posted on 07/28/2014 7:59:40 AM PDT by Hotlanta Mike (‘You can avoid reality, but you can’t avoid the consequences of avoiding reality.’)
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16 posted on 07/28/2014 8:00:51 AM PDT by Hotlanta Mike (‘You can avoid reality, but you can’t avoid the consequences of avoiding reality.’)
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To: cotton1706; All

Yup. As soon as I saw the post by Omnibus, I pointed it out to him. Jeff does have a way of pronouncing words where it sounds like a k is goingk to be added to what he is sayingk... and apparently Omnibus thought Jeff was Jewish.

Years ago WRKO had the late Jerry Williams who was seen as liberal but later said he was a populist and a muckraker. He opposed Gov Dukakis’ incl his run for President. Jerry also had a rally—against building a prison in a town that didn’t want it—and the media said a lot fewer people were there than actually were. (Wiki said United Church of Christ, but let’s just say whatever he is, he’s a Christian.)


17 posted on 07/28/2014 8:01:01 AM PDT by raccoonradio
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To: Blue Turtle
This rally is for the wrong reason, they’re not protesting the illegality and blatant disregard for the constitution, these liberals simply don’t want it in their backyard.

Nothing wrong with that. Once people understand the costs associated with immigration, legal and illegal, they will sing a different tune. I don't care how they come to that realization, but the sooner the better. Every state is a border state now.

18 posted on 07/28/2014 8:01:04 AM PDT by kabar
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To: Texas Eagle

“Bunch of NIMBYRATS.”

Those at the rally were not NIMBYRATS, they were conservatives that were striking a blow against a governor who is helping Obama in his insidious plans.


19 posted on 07/28/2014 8:01:57 AM PDT by cotton1706 (ThisRepublic.net)
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20 posted on 07/28/2014 8:02:08 AM PDT by Hotlanta Mike (‘You can avoid reality, but you can’t avoid the consequences of avoiding reality.’)
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To: dblshot
That’s a very white crowd.

Yes, I was very disappointed to see that.

21 posted on 07/28/2014 8:04:29 AM PDT by ozarkgirl
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To: dblshot
That’s a very white crowd. And I expect if all the ill.. er undocumented were being settled in Texas, New Mexico, and AZ they wouldn’t be protesting.

All politics is local. The people are protesting in Texas, AZ, New Mexico, and all across the country wherever these "children" are headed. Local communities are rising up, which is the most effective way to show dissent.

22 posted on 07/28/2014 8:05:30 AM PDT by kabar
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To: Diogenesis

23 posted on 07/28/2014 8:07:19 AM PDT by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: cotton1706

*There are conservatives in Massachusetts, and on Saturday, thousands of us gathered to protest the governor’s schemes.*

Liberals only outnumber conservatives in MA by about three percent. It’s the political machine in MA that’s liberal. The people are about evenly divided.

http://www.gallup.com/poll/125066/State-States.aspx


24 posted on 07/28/2014 8:08:38 AM PDT by Moonman62 (The US has become a government with a country, rather than a country with a government.)
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To: Diogenesis; GOPJ; Tennessee Nana; sickoflibs; Jane Long; ken5050; Grampa Dave; LucyT; AuntB; ...
...... tens of thousand of protesters gathered---surrounding the Massachusetts state legislature,
sending a clear message to Gov. Deval Patrick and Pres Obama: "No more illegal immigrants"....

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You can bet Obama'll get lotsa help from lock-stepping loyalist Democrat Gov Deval Patrick. Deval was the one who obstructed the public's right to know---Deval ordered Massachusetts govt agencies NOT to disseminate the welfare haul of the Boston bombers and the tax-sucking Tsarnaev family.

INMMIGRANTS CASH IN---FORCE TAXPAYERS TO FINANCE THEIR DIRTY DEEDS---Sources who saw 500 pages of welfare documents requested by a state legislator told News Center 5 that the entire Tsarnaev family, including (1) the two bombing suspects' parents, (2) the two suspects themselves, (3) their sisters, (4) the widow of the suspect killed, and, (5) their child -- received "every conceivable public benefit available out there." (Excerpt) Read more at wcvb.com ...

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The hot NY political buzz is prez wannabe NY gov Andy Cuomo is considering
Gov Deval as his running mate. Deval is busily upping his name recognition,
hoping to score political points with Gov Andy.

Here, vice-president hopeful Deval applauds at the installation
of the state's new police chief--- wearing her spiffy Commandant
Herman Goerring uniform (not photoshopped).

This is Gov Deval's personal bodyguard.

25 posted on 07/28/2014 8:08:52 AM PDT by Liz (Another Clinton administration? Are you nuts?)
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To: ozarkgirl

MA is a fairly white state. 83% white only with just 8% black and 6% Asian.


26 posted on 07/28/2014 8:10:56 AM PDT by kabar
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To: cotton1706

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27 posted on 07/28/2014 8:12:41 AM PDT by SMARTY ("When you blame others, you give up your power to change." Robert Anthony)
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To: ozarkgirl

That’s a very white crowd.

Yes, I was very disappointed to see that.

WHY? White is the new oppressed.

They should be protesting.


28 posted on 07/28/2014 8:13:10 AM PDT by A'elian' nation ("Political Correctness does not legislate tolerance; it only organizes hatred." Jacques Barzun)
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To: Travis McGee

29 posted on 07/28/2014 8:13:19 AM PDT by Diogenesis (The EXEMPT Congress is complicit in the absence of impeachment)
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To: ozarkgirl
That’s a very white crowd. Yes, I was very disappointed to see that.

Why? Almost all of the people that actually care about this country are white. I go to TEA party rallies and other types and they are mostly, if not all, white. Blacks are afraid to go if they do care and the rest are content with what's going on.

30 posted on 07/28/2014 8:13:25 AM PDT by raybbr (Obamacare needs a death panel.)
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To: kabar

The GOP are Obama Enablers ...... they are as guilty as Obama in my opinion by allowing his lawlessness to go unchecked. They have tools under the Constitution and refuse to use them, therefore they will lose them and are setting a horrific precedent for the future .... assuming there is a future since the country itself will be in ruins by the time Obama leaves office.


31 posted on 07/28/2014 8:15:35 AM PDT by Qiviut ( One of the most delightful things about a garden is the anticipation it provides. (W.E. Johns)
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I just think it would look better if there were people of all colors protesting. The government looks at those pictures and disregards the entire concept of the protest thinking - “that’s just the racist white people”. Government doesn’t care about the racist white people, just keep working, keep paying taxes and keep your mouth shut. They would listen better if there were people of a variety of colors.


32 posted on 07/28/2014 8:23:07 AM PDT by ozarkgirl
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To: ozarkgirl

Right... but they’re the only ones paying taxes so they’re the only ones with a stake in it...for now

That will change


33 posted on 07/28/2014 8:26:30 AM PDT by SMARTY ("When you blame others, you give up your power to change." Robert Anthony)
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To: Diogenesis

In the picture on the right, notice who seems to be laughing the loudest? What an a-hole!


34 posted on 07/28/2014 8:34:11 AM PDT by SMM48
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To: cotton1706
Well between the Socialist Democrats and the Banana Republicans all trying to flood the country with tsunami wave for “The Race”.. Lebensraum and sweep away all traces of the old Republic....the average American is screwed
35 posted on 07/28/2014 8:40:59 AM PDT by tophat9000 (An Eye for an Eye, a Word for a Word...nothing more)
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To: Liz
She appears to meet the affirmative action women's body fat requirements of not more than 50%.

Cops in Massachusetts are largely for show. I was recently at a sheriff's official annual dinner. There was an honor guard of deputies in dress uniforms. A close look revealed that they were all wearing holstered shapes -- the teaching aid rubber "guns" that cannot fire anything. Sad that MA sheriffs don't trust their own deputies to wear real firearms.

36 posted on 07/28/2014 8:48:54 AM PDT by pabianice (LINE)
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To: kabar; cotton1706
You asked a lot of questions but you left out the most important question.

Will Speaker Boehner allow the Senate Immigration Bill onto the floor of the House for a vote?

37 posted on 07/28/2014 8:57:24 AM PDT by Ben Ficklin
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To: GOPJ

Could working class voters who still vote for democrats finally be pulling their heads out of their asses? I certainly hope they are. It’s been long overdue. Maybe more black Americans will finally wake up to see how they are being used by the democrat party. The illegal invasion being orchestrated by the democrats will harm black Americans the most.


38 posted on 07/28/2014 8:57:35 AM PDT by peeps36 (Save The Tortoise And Kill The People)
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To: Starboard
Imagine what the reported attendance would have been if this was a rally for a liberal cause.

Million man march...

39 posted on 07/28/2014 8:58:06 AM PDT by USS Alaska (Exterminate the terrorist savages, everywhere.)
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To: Liz

I always said scratch a Liberal and you'll find a fascist.

40 posted on 07/28/2014 9:31:12 AM PDT by Flick Lives ("I can't believe it's not Fascism!")
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To: onedoug

Never seen so many white people in one place.


41 posted on 07/28/2014 9:47:55 AM PDT by windcliff
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To: pabianice

Interesting. Thanks for the realtime report.


42 posted on 07/28/2014 10:11:03 AM PDT by Liz (Another Clinton administration? Are you nuts?)
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To: ozarkgirl

Why does seeing white people disappoint you?


43 posted on 07/28/2014 11:11:31 AM PDT by Durus (You can avoid reality, but you cannot avoid the consequences of avoiding reality. Ayn Rand)
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To: Ben Ficklin
The Senate has yet to send the Gang of 8 bill to the House. Why? Because it would be blue slipped and sent back to the Senate to remove appropriation language due to the Origination clause.

The Dems need a Trojan Horse bill from the House so they can attach the Gang of 8 bill to it during conferencing. It wouldn't surprise me if the GOPe tries to get this done prior to the midterms. The pressure from the GOP's corporate paymasters is enormous along with the Chamber of Commerce. It is already rumored that the CoC will endorse Landrieu in the midterms.

44 posted on 07/28/2014 11:14:14 AM PDT by kabar
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To: Durus
Why does seeing white people disappoint you?

I think you're deliberately being obtuse. It's not that seeing white people disappoints me, it's the fact that in the picture it's ONLY white people. I would like to see ALL American's get together and send a message to the President that we need to take care of ourselves first, we can't have the entire 3rd world on our doorstep and be expected to take care of them.

45 posted on 07/28/2014 11:31:58 AM PDT by ozarkgirl
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To: cotton1706
There are that many Conservatives in Boston? Who knew.

Thanks for the correction.

46 posted on 07/28/2014 3:24:19 PM PDT by Texas Eagle (If it wasn't for double-standards, Liberals would have no standards at all -- Texas Eagle)
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To: windcliff

Go to a Red Sox,Bruins,Patriots,or Celtics game.99.5 percent white.


47 posted on 07/28/2014 3:32:48 PM PDT by freedomtrail (EEOC- Eventual Elimination Of Caucasians)
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To: ozarkgirl

Seeing a bunch of Americans protesting for America, in what is conceivably the strongest liberal stronghold, should fill your heart with joy regardless of the color of their skin.


48 posted on 07/28/2014 4:45:09 PM PDT by Durus (You can avoid reality, but you cannot avoid the consequences of avoiding reality. Ayn Rand)
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To: peeps36

I’m praying that everyone wakes up to what democrats are doing... They’re hurting all of us...black, white, brown... they see us as their servants.


49 posted on 07/28/2014 6:41:30 PM PDT by GOPJ (Liberal elites want Mexicans as servant class that supplies cheap drugs and easy women and kids)
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