Skip to comments.912: America Awakens in 2009 (Many photos: You judge the crowd size)
Posted on 09/13/2009 11:48:03 AM PDT by Jeff Head
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!
AMERICA AT THE CROSSROADS OF HISTORY
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.
FYI. Pictorial representation of yesterday’s activities in Washington, DC.
why weren’t people allowed on the actual Mall between the Capitol and Washington Momument?
And those of us who wanted to go but couldn’t.
Great photos. I love conservatives.
Thanks for the thread.
Wasn’t aware that they were not allowed. From the photos I saw it appeared that they were on the mall.
I am truly sorry I didn’t attend. I won’t miss the next one. Thanks to those who were there.
THIS is ONLY the beginning....
(I am not sure if I can blow it up and post it here)
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.
"We came unarmed [this time]"
Your link isn’t working at the moment.
Excellent thread Jeff!!!
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...
Working for me here in Idaho.
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.
|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.
Still not working here in Omaha, NE.
Very Nice Thank you for your work and the photos!
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We are going to make that trip, and hopefully be amongst millions of patriots for their 912 and Tea Party events when we do.
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.
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.
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.
Looks like 2.1 million.
That resolves the jeffhead.com part into its direct URL. That one is working for me too.
Let's hope so. For the first time in months, I'm beginning to exhale ...
GREAT pic and GREAT poster!
That one works for me — thanks!
Outstanding! Amen to that patriot brother!
Me too...there is no more comment necessary on that one.
Nice list. Yours?
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.
“It’s a lie. Those pics showing hundreds of thousands of people were photoshopped”!/Psycho-lib
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.
IMHO, that looks more like the Promise Keepers in 1997 to me.
Awesome thread. I just wish I could have gone. Next time...
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?
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.