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  • New Black Panther Party Rally Gone Wrong0 Video

    07/08/2010 11:23:41 AM PDT · by dvan · 47 replies ^ | NA | NA
    Americans Cheer "USA! USA!" While Chasing New Black Panther Party Out Of Town.
  • Amy Klobuchar Less Than Popular (MN Vanity)

    07/05/2010 11:56:37 PM PDT · by astyanax · 8 replies
    me ^ | today | me
    While visiting relatives I attended the 4th ff July parade in Crosby, MN. I found it rather encouraging that the same crowd which stood and offered their respect when the flag and veterans passed by was less than enthused when Amy Klobuchar followed shortly thereafter. Even with her sycophants marching alongside and attempting to encourage "spontaneous" applause (i.e. they would start clapping approximately every one block) her reception was less than "warm"... If I had only known she was attending, I would have brought a sign: "Less "Twilight", more Constitution!"
  • Black gay pride festival held on South Side

    07/05/2010 6:52:01 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 23 replies · 1+ views
    Chicago Tribune ^ | July 4, 2010 | Daarel Burnette II
    Anshae Lorenzen, 19, said he's been going to the Gay Pride Parade since he was 14, but felt as if he didn't belong. Lorenzen and his mother, Michelle Flowers, joined thousands of others at Sherman Park in Englewood where black homosexuals met Sunday to celebrate their race and their sexuality and advocate for HIV/AIDS awareness. "I want him to have a place where he feels loved and accepted and proud of who he is," said Flowers, 38.
  • One Person Killed, 23 People Hurt in Horse Accident During Bellevue Parade

    07/04/2010 8:14:57 PM PDT · by AKchief67 · 28 replies · 1+ views
    BELLEVUE, Iowa — Police confirm a 60-year-old woman has died from her injuries and 23 others were injured after two horses broke loose at a Fourth of July “Heritage Day Parade” in Bellevue and charged down the street for six blocks. Police in Bellevue say that a 60-year-old woman has died of injuries she sustained in the accident. Her name is not available at this time. Twenty-three people were injured, including at least two children who were in critical condition, police and hospital officials said. The horses took off after one rubbed its head against the other, removing that horse’s...
  • Gay Pride? Or Gay Agenda?

    06/27/2010 9:03:07 AM PDT · by scottfactor · 8 replies · 1+ views ^ | 06/27/2010 | Scott Factor
    On Saturday, the city of St. Petersburg, FL., like many other cities across America, embraced supporters of gay pride and hosted it’s annual Gay Pride Parade. The purpose of this parade and what seems to be all gay pride events, is to promote the acceptance of gay people by American society. While I believe that some of what goes on in this parade centers more around public displays of perverse behavior rather than “pride”, I think it’s fair that I state that Mardi Gras has become the same public parade of filth and lewd behavior, absent the sexual orientation. If...
  • 10-Year-Old Boy Used as Grand Marshal of Arkansas Homosexual Fest (Graphic Alert!)

    06/26/2010 3:39:40 PM PDT · by NYer · 45 replies · 1+ views
    Life Site News ^ | June 26, 2009 | Kathleen Gilbert
    FAYETTEVILLE, Arkansas, June 25, 2010 ( - A 10-year-old boy is being used as Grand Marshal of an Arkansas homosexual pride parade this weekend. The move has attracted opposition from pro-family leaders, who have decried the movement's exposure of the boy to the lewd festival of sexual deviancy as "a form of child abuse." The boy, Will Phillips, attracted national media attention last year after he refused to say the Pledge of Allegiance at school, saying that homosexuals are refused "liberty and justice" because the government defines marriage as between a man and a woman.Phillips, who later accepted a Gay...
  • The Stanley Cup comes out ... Blackhawks player will carry it in Chicago Gay Pride parade

    06/25/2010 5:46:05 AM PDT · by Steelers6 · 47 replies
    NBC Sports ^ | June 25, 2010 | Rick Chandler
    and a metal, cup-shaped trophy shall lead them. We still don't have a current American pro athlete willing to come out of the closet, but the Chicago Blackhawks organization struck a huge blow for gay and lesbian equality by agreeing to participate in Chicago's Gay Pride parade on Sunday, June 27. Defenseman Brent Sopel volunteered to represent the team by carrying the Stanley Cup in the parade. Blackhawks President John McDonough is taking the Cup from the NHL Draft 15 hours early to bring it back to Chicago for the parade, where it will join Chicago Cubs Hall of Famer...
  • 10-Year-Old Grand Marshal at Gay Rights Parade Sparks Controversy Across U.S.

    06/24/2010 2:48:58 PM PDT · by nmh · 48 replies
    Fox News ^ | June 24, 2010 | Fox News Staff
    When the Fayetteville, Ark., Gay Pride Parade steps off on East Street Saturday on its way to the Wal-Mart parking lot, it will be led by a young man who has made a career out of fighting for gay rights. Make that a young boy. Will Phillips, the grand marshal, is 10 years old, and his presence has thrust Fayetteville's Gay Pride Parade into the national spotlight. ... It's typical a low key non event. But the selection of young Will, who last November refused to stand and recite the Pledge of Allegiance in school to show his support for...
  • Huntington Indiana Heritage Days brings out the candidates

    06/21/2010 6:30:43 AM PDT · by mshoffner
    Huntington Political Examiner ^ | 06/21/2010 | Mark Shoffner
    This past Saturday, Huntington Indiana held its annual Heritage Days Parade. Along with the floats, emergency personnel, and high school kids, came the local officials and candidates.
  • Crush of red: City says 2 million fans rally for Hawks

    06/12/2010 7:03:15 AM PDT · by sleeper-has-awakened · 9 replies · 288+ views
    Fireworks erupted as Blackhawks star Jonathan Toews hoisted the Stanley Cup before a crush of flag-waving, fist-pumping fans pegged by the city at 2 million..... The city's Mayor's Office of Special Events and the city's Office of Emergency Management and Communications estimated the crowd at the rally and along the parade at around 2 million. "I didn't know there were this many people in Chicago," Toews told the crowd.....
  • The Marine Impostor Blumenthal Joins The Parade Of Those Disgracing America

    05/19/2010 2:04:00 PM PDT · by TLittlefella · 18 replies · 501+ views
    “Trust but verify” is perhaps the greatest words ever spoken, for it is inherent in the human being to shortcut the truth in favor of personal gain. Since the dark ages of time the temptations of evil have overshadowed our ability to act civilized. It started in America when we lied and drove the American Indians into the dust and stole all their land. Centuries later, we as a society condone and participate in the evil workings of mankind. But now we have gone a bridge too far, we have finally crapped in our own mess kit so bad that...
  • Moscow Parade 2010 (Full Video)

    05/09/2010 11:23:21 AM PDT · by kronos77 · 70 replies · 2,427+ views
  • American troops at the Moscow VE-parade (Video)

    05/09/2010 9:32:16 AM PDT · by Freelance Warrior · 9 replies · 754+ views
    Russia Today ^ | May 9, 2010
    US troops: 30:40 UK Welsh guards: 30:14 Polish ones: 29:40
  • New Photo Shows 'Spiderweb' City From Space (American Troops to March in Russian Parade)

    05/08/2010 12:25:12 PM PDT · by anymouse · 28 replies · 1,418+ views ^ | 07 May 2010
    The nighttime lights of Russia's capitol city Moscow glow like a giant luminescent spider web in a new photo taken by astronauts in space. (snip) Victory Day in Russia is May 9 – which also happens to be Mother's Day in the United States. It is a holiday that commemorates the end of World War II when Germany surrendered. American troops will take part in this year's Victory Day parade in Moscow for the first time in history, according to the New York Times.
  • Russia prepares spectacular Red Square parade (video)

    Russia is preparing for the biggest Red Square military parade in modern history in a Soviet-style celebration marking the 65th anniversary of the USSR defeating Nazi Germany. By Andrew Osborn in Moscow Published: 8:18PM BST 28 Apr 2010 Russian heavy weapons drive along Tverskaya street in Moscow Photo: EPA The grandiose Moscow event on May 9 will be replicated on a smaller scale in 71 cities across Russia who will hold their own military parades making it a nationwide event involving around 100,000 troops. In Moscow, foreign soldiers, including a detachment of the 1st Battalion Welsh Guards and the Central...
  • Disney Employee Attacks Handicapped Child (Child has Autism and Cerebral Palsy)

    03/08/2010 12:33:55 PM PST · by Dallas59 · 109 replies · 462+ views
    Youtube ^ | 1/26/2010 | JOEFAUX65
    Video Linky Here
  • Passengers left waiting for hours on plane, airliner blames Saints parade

    02/10/2010 6:52:44 AM PST · by rawhide · 18 replies · 819+ views ^ | 2-10-10 | Bigad Shaban
    NEW ORLEANS - Angry, frustrated, and confused--those are just a few of the lingering emotions being felt by close to 100 United Airlines passengers still stranded in New Orleans Their packed flight to Los Angeles was supposed to leave at 7:18pm Tuesday evening, but after spending 3 hours on the plane, flight #263 never took off. “The flight that they rescheduled us to doesn’t leave until 2:30 or 3pm [Wednesday] afternoon,” said Dwight Webster, a passenger trying to get back home to Oakland, California. “So all in all it will be 24 hours before I get home.” Passengers say they...
  • A Perfect Storm Brewing In Iran

    02/09/2010 8:09:50 AM PST · by CaroleL · 38 replies · 906+ views ^ | 02/09/10 | CaroleL
    Yesterday Iran's supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, said "The Iranian nation, with its unity and God's grace, will punch the arrogance [Western powers] on the 22nd of Bahman [Feb. 11] in a way that will leave them stunned," Today, despite the objections of the US and its allies, Iran began enriching uranium to a higher level bringing the Islamic republic closer to having nuclear weapons. Meanwhile in the country Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad says should be "wiped off the face of the earth", Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called for immediate and crippling sanctions against Iran
  • Iran will Punch the West with a Unified Parade

    02/09/2010 10:23:38 AM PST · by Big Bureaucracy · 17 replies · 682+ views
    Big Bureaucracy ^ | February 9th, 2010 | Ellie Velinska
    Punch? The Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei promised to punch the West during the Thursday’s anniversary of the Islamic revolution. I hate to disappoint all the conspiracy theorists but it is not likely that Iran will strike somebody with a bomb. Iranian regime wants to punch us by showing they have no opposition. And they will do it with a parade.......... Growing up in the communist Eastern Europe I know a thing or two about parades and I even marched in many of those. There are few techniques that make a parade of people look especially great. The most...
  • India Army Day Military Parade

    01/19/2010 8:28:04 PM PST · by Fishbed · 3 replies · 476+ views
    Pics from 2010's India Army Day
  • Macys Thanksgiving Day Parade

    11/26/2009 1:49:23 AM PST · by Cindy · 9 replies · 581+ views
    Note: This is a great site for information regarding the Macy's Thanksgiving Parade.
  • Russia holds military march in honor of 1941 parade (Video)

    MOSCOW, Nov. 7 (Xinhua) -- Russian soldiers in World War II Soviet uniform and other historical military costumes, accompanied by two famed T-34 tanks, marched through Moscow's Red Square on Saturday to mark the 68th anniversary of a legendary military parade in 1941. About 4,000 young Muscovites also participated in the parade, watched by some 6,000 spectators, including at least 45 participants of the 1941 parade. The Nov. 7, 1941 parade, which commemorated the 1917 Bolshevik Revolution, was held after Russia joined World War II and aimed to raise morale as Nazi German forces approached Moscow. The troops headed straight...
  • Knees high, ladies! China marks 60 years of Communist rule ... goose-stepping female militia

    10/08/2009 7:12:35 PM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 66 replies · 2,412+ views
    Daily Mail ^ | 10/02/09
    Knees high, ladies! China marks 60 years of Communist rule with a mighty show of its goose-stepping female militia By Mail Foreign Service Last updated at 10:30 AM on 02nd October 2009 Comments (8) Add to My Stories China celebrated its wealth and rising might with a show of goose-stepping troops, gaudy floats and nuclear-capable missiles in Beijing today, 60 years after Mao Zedong proclaimed its embrace of communism. Tiananmen Square became a high-tech stage to celebrate the birth of the People's Republic of China on October 1, 1949, with the Communist Party leadership and guests watching the meticulously disciplined...
  • China National Day (Pics)

    10/01/2009 2:45:53 PM PDT · by NothingCommie · 20 replies · 752+ views
  • China takes extreme security measures for parade (festivity under lockdown?)

    09/30/2009 9:29:09 PM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 7 replies · 541+ views
    LAT ^ | 09/30/09 | Barbara Demick
    China takes extreme security measures for parade Apartments on the route are evacuated, businesses are forced to close early and transit lines are suspended as China prepares to celebrate its 60th anniversary. 'Are we having fun?' one critic asks. China to parade its new and improved arsenal By Barbara Demick September 30, 2009 E-mail Print Share Text Size Reporting from Beijing - This is a parade that demands state-level security. Discipline. Extreme secrecy. Ordinary people will not be allowed anywhere near the parade route in Beijing on Thursday, when the People's Republic of China marks the 60th anniversary of its...
  • Today In America (Walla Walla, WA.)

    09/05/2009 6:48:47 PM PDT · by surfing_the_red_wave · 14 replies · 1,085+ views
    Free Republic ^ | September 5, 2009 | "surfing_the_red_wave"
    I'm up with relatives in the Walla Walla, WA. area and ventured over to the Walla Walla Fair and Frontier Days Parade. I've been to it before and it seemed bigger than usual this year. As the entries went by one by one, it all lead up to the grand finale' which resulted in the ultimate in patriotism. First, a group of Tea Party Patriots marched by and they received a warm response from the spectators along the parade route. Following the Patriots was the first half of the motorcycle club called the Combat Veterans of America. They too received...
  • Conservatives Deny Funding to Montreal Gay Pride (Canada stands up to obscene pride parades)

    07/22/2009 10:21:39 PM PDT · by Maelstorm · 2 replies · 345+ views ^ | July 22, 2009 | By Patrick B. Craine
    MONTREAL, Quebec, July 22, 2009 ( - Montreal's gay festival, Divers/Cité, has been denied a grant under the Conservatives new tourism stimulus program, a decision that is being connected to the harsh criticism levied by concerned citizens against the Tory government last month over its nearly $400,000 grant to the Toronto Pride festival. The Montreal festival promotes homosexuality through art and music, advertising lewd drama and drag queen performances, and is scheduled this year for July 26 - August 2. The organizers of the $2 million event applied to Industry Canada for a $155,000 grant under the new $100 million...
  • China: Soldiers Die of Sunstroke Preparing for PRC Founding Celebration

    07/16/2009 10:10:48 AM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 1 replies · 282+ views
    Boxun ^ | 07/12/09
    Soldiers Die of Sunstroke Preparing for PRC Founding Celebration By (translation) Jul 12, 2009 - 2:10:47 PM Soldiers Die of Sunstroke Preparing for PRC Founding Celebration Boxun reports that in preparation for the military parade to mark the 60th anniversary of the founding of the PRC on October 1, Beijing primary, middle, and high school students have endured temperatures over 100 degrees. Because it has been unusually hot in Beijing since late June, some soldiers preparing for the military parade have suffered from heat stroke and there have even been deaths, but the military has tightly censored reporting of...
  • Watch Pittsburgh Penguins Stanley Cup Parade Live, Starts Noon, 350,000 expected

    06/15/2009 8:35:27 AM PDT · by flattorney · 167 replies · 7,935+ views
    FlAttorney, Pittsburgh ABC, NBC ^ | June 15, 2009 | FlAttorney
    Live Internet TV Feeds (Direct Windows Media Player Links)Pittsburgh NBC | Pittsburgh ABC 06.15.09: Pittsburgh Officials Prepare for 350,000 fans at Penguins' Victory Parade The City of Champions has gone Cup crazy. As Pittsburghers basked in the glow of a second pro sports championship in four months, the Stanley Cup toured PNC Park on Sunday, Sidney Crosby talked about the excitement of a two-title town and people crammed hotels in advance of today's celebration parade Downtown. "It's been an amazing couple of days," Penguins winger Bill Guerin said after throwing out the first pitch at yesterday's Pirates game. "This city...
  • U.S. Government to lease GM hydrogen cars for $84,000/year

    05/10/2009 9:05:12 AM PDT · by catnipman · 19 replies · 1,078+ views
    Parade Magazine ^ | 5/10/09 | Sharon Male and Lamar Graham
    Parade Magazine interview on 5/10/09 with Larry Burns, GM R&D chief: ... What about progress on electric cars and hydrogen-powered vehicles? The Chevrolet Volt—which comes out in 2010—goes 40 miles on a single battery charge. We're also testing 100 hydrogen fuel cell Chevrolet Equinoxes. The beauty about fuel cells is that they can be re-energized in five minutes and go 300 miles, whereas it takes eight hours to recharge a battery that goes 40 miles. Isn't hydrogen an infrastructure problem? No place to fill up? There are 170,000 service stations in the U.S. How many would have to provide hydrogen...
  • Victory Day parade held on Moscow's Red Square

    05/09/2009 2:05:28 AM PDT · by pobeda1945 · 20 replies · 1,557+ views
    RIA Novosti ^ | 09/ 05/ 2009
    MOSCOW, May 9 (RIA Novosti) - A military parade involving over 9,000 personnel, 103 sophisticated tracked and wheeled military vehicles, as well as 69 aircraft and helicopters was launched on Moscow's Red Square at 10:00 a.m. Moscow time (06:00 GMT) on Saturday, when Russia celebrates Victory Day. Victory Day marks the final surrender by Nazi Germany to the U.S.S.R. in WWII, often referred to as the Great Patriotic War in Russia and other states in the former Soviet Union. Moscow's Military District Commander, Col. Gen. Valery Gerasimov, is running the parade. Russian President Dmitry Medvedev addressed the parade, congratulating the...
  • Terror In Holland: Car Crash at Dutch Parade; Suspected Attack on Netherlands' Queen Beatrix (Video)

    04/30/2009 12:31:50 PM PDT · by DrGop0821 · 17 replies · 2,034+ views
    A deadly car crash claimed the lives of 5 spectators at the Queen's Day parade in Apeldoorn, the Netherlands. 12 others were wounded in what authorities suspect was an attempted attack on Queen Beatrix and her family. From Radio Netherlands: Queen's Day celebrations in Apeldoorn ended in tragedy, with five people killed and 12 injured, five of them seriously. Just before noon a man deliberately drove his car at high speed into a crowd watching an open-topped coach carrying the Royal Family pass by. The driver is a 38-year-old Dutchman. The public prosecutor says the man told police the target...

    05/01/2009 7:23:27 AM PDT · by Homer_J_Simpson · 4 replies · 397+ views
    Microfiche-New York Times archives, McHenry Library, U.C. Santa Cruz | 5/1/39
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  • Obey rains on Obama's parade

    04/23/2009 6:04:30 PM PDT · by Nachum · 10 replies · 709+ views
    Politico ^ | 4/23/09 | Dave Rogers
    House Appropriations Committee Chairman Dave Obey threw a bucket of cold water on the Obama administration’s foreign policy agenda Thursday, admitting serious doubt about success in Afghanistan and Pakistan and no appetite for helping the International Monetary Fund until European allies do more to stimulate their economies.
  • Infant, 6 others shot near Mardi Gras parade route

    02/24/2009 5:26:58 PM PST · by Red in Blue PA · 3 replies · 469+ views
    Yahoo ^ | 2/25/2009 | MICHAEL KUNZELMAN
    NEW ORLEANS – A Mardi Gras parade erupted into chaos on Fat Tuesday when a series of gunshots struck seven people, including a toddler. The child was not seriously injured and two suspects were in custody, police said. The shootings happened near the Garden District about 1:40 p.m. after the last major parade of the celebration, Rex, had ended. A stream of truck floats that follow the parade were passing by when gunfire broke out. "It sounded like a string of fireworks, so I knew it was more than one shooter," said Toni Labat, 29, a limousine company manager. She...
  • States look to booze for shots to economy (Georgia, Connecticut,Indiana,Texas,Alabama & Minnesota)

    02/21/2009 10:11:43 AM PST · by Maelstorm · 10 replies · 597+ views ^ | Feb 15, 2009 | By BROCK VERGAKIS
    Utah is the only state that requires people to fill out an application and pay a fee before entering a bar. But the shelf life of this law — enacted 40 years ago in a state where nearly two out of three residents are members of a religion that shuns drinking — appears to be dwindling. In Utah, and across the country, governors and lawmakers faced with budget deficits are advocating loosening laws that restrict alcohol consumption in the hopes of boosting tax revenues. _ In Georgia, Connecticut, Indiana, Texas, Alabama and Minnesota, lawmakers are considering legislation this year that...
  • Firefighters forced to participate in ‘gay pride’ parade win lawsuit

    02/20/2009 10:43:36 AM PST · by NYer · 25 replies · 1,432+ views
    CNA ^ | February 19, 2009
    San Diego, Calif., Feb 19, 2009 / 09:45 pm (CNA).- A California jury found on Tuesday that four firefighters, who were ordered by their superiors to participate in the city’s “gay pride” parade were sexually harassed, and awarded them monetary damages from the city. The case dates back to July 2007 when four San Diego firefighters were informed by their superiors that they would be participating in San Diego’s annual “Gay Pride” parade.  Though the four men protested, they were ordered to dress up in full uniform and ride on the fire engine along the parade route. During the...
  • Firefighters win harassment judgment, $34,300 in damages (Forced To Be In Homosexual Parade)

    02/17/2009 6:43:56 PM PST · by icwhatudo · 14 replies · 1,056+ views
    San Diego Union-Tribune ^ | February 17, 2009 | Angelica Martinez
    SAN DIEGO – A jury found four San Diego firefighters who sued the city were sexually harassed after being ordered to participate in a gay pride parade. ---snip--- The firemen said they were subjected to sexually charged conduct and lewd comments while riding a fire engine in the July 2007 parade. ---snip--- The firemen said they were subjected to cat-calls and saw barely clothed men simulate sex acts along the route on University Avenue in Hillcrest.
  • Author and Parade Columnist James Brady Dies at 80

    01/28/2009 7:16:07 PM PST · by My hearts in London - Everett · 7 replies · 657+ views
    Associated Press ^ | January 28, 2009 | POLLY ANDERSON
    James Brady, the Parade magazine celebrity columnist whose wide-ranging career also included novels, a memoir on his Korean War service and a stint as publisher of the fashion bible Women's Wear Daily, has died at 80.
  • Alabama NAACP criticizes use of Trail Maids in Inaugural Parade

    01/13/2009 10:59:28 AM PST · by bimboeruption · 68 replies · 1,882+ views
    WSFA12News ^ | 1/11/9 | Unknown to me
    Montgomery, Ala. (WSFA) -- They're part of a long standing tradition that will soon become a part of Presidential history. The head of the Alabama NAACP, however, wants Mobile's Azalea Trail Maids to stay home on Inauguration Day, claiming the group reminds him of slavery. "These are not just regular costumes. These are the costumes that remind someone of the plantation in Gone with the Wind," Edward Vaughn said in a phone interview. Vaughn went on to say the group would be the laughing stock of the Inauguration. County leaders say nothing could be further from the truth. "We want...
  • Rose Parade Live Thread

    01/01/2009 7:42:42 AM PST · by al baby · 39 replies · 835+ views
    varpous | Today 09 | Me
    The place to post all things Torment of Rose's related
  • U.S. Troops Enjoy Holiday Parade

    12/27/2008 6:53:07 AM PST · by SandRat · 1 replies · 355+ views
    Servicemembers walk alongside their float during the inaugural Joint Base Balad holiday parade, Dec. 25, 2008. Photo by Airman 1st Class Jason Epley, 332nd Air Expeditionary Wing. JOINT BASE BALAD — The sight may have been out of the ordinary, but for some strange reason, seeing reindeer, sleighs and Santa Claus detained by U.S. Navy Customs agents did not surprise service members here Christmas Day. This odd scene took place along the route of the inaugural Joint Base Balad Holiday Parade, sponsored by the U.S. Army’s 3rd Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), and displayed the sense of tradition U.S. servicemembers try to...
  • Obama's gay band linked to lewdness

    12/17/2008 4:02:15 AM PST · by TornadoAlley3 · 51 replies · 2,547+ views ^ | 12/17/08 | Andrew Shaw
    The American Catholic News Agency (CNA) has linked a gay band scheduled to march in Barack Obama’s inauguration parade to a festival “infamous for its public lewd acts”. CNA says the Lesbian and Gay Band Association’s website also lists them as appearing at the Southern Decadence festival. The Lesbian and Gay Band Association is a network of lesbian and gay bands comprised of concert and marching bands from various American cities. CNA reports that a press release from the Presidential Inaugural Committee states that the group’s appearance in the Inaugural Parade on January 20 will mark the first time an...
  • Region's U.S. Border Patrol mustangs to march in D.C.

    12/08/2008 3:13:51 PM PST · by AuntB · 2 replies · 233+ views
    Spokesman Review ^ | Dec. 8, 2008 | Jim Camden
    Mustangs that were running wild less than two years ago will be part of next month’s inaugural parade for Barack Obama. The formerly wild horses are part of the U.S. Border Patrol’s mounted unit, which operates out of Colville, Metaline Falls and other Inland Northwest locations. The unit received an invitation to bring eight of its mustangs to Washington, D.C., next month to march in the parade with the agency’s honor guard and bagpipe and drum team. For the unit, the invitation represents a chance to show off a successful program that blends environmentally friendly practices and criminal rehabilitation. For...
  • Revelers pack city as Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade delights young and old

    11/28/2008 6:47:35 PM PST · by Coleus · 4 replies · 436+ views
    ny daily news ^ | 11.28.08 | MEREDITH KOLODNER and MELISSA GRACE
    Revelers pack city as Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade delights young and old   Dr. Seuss' Horton from 'Horton Hears a Who' made his parade debut Thursday. Related News - Photo Gallery Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade balloons Welcome to the biggest turkey bash on the planet. Clowns tossed confetti. Children marveled at the bobbing balloons. And throngs of revelers packed the streets Thursday for the 82nd annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade.  "It brings out the kid in all of us," said Greg Packer, 44, of Huntington, L.I. "It's that sense of togetherness that keeps me coming back."  It was a day...
  • Everything you need to know about the Macy's parade

    11/23/2008 8:24:58 PM PST · by Coleus · 8 replies · 446+ views
    He is the bridge that connects Thanksgiving to Christmas, autumn to winter, the calm store aisles of early November to the go-go-go shopping season of December. Santa Claus is expected to arrive in Herald Square a few minutes before noon. He will follow 10 bands, 13 giant balloons, 28 floats, 900 clowns and 1,700 cheerleaders. Millions of people will line the streets of Manhattan, waiting for the moment when Jolly Old St. Nick puts the finishing touches on this year’s Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- The 82nd Annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade When: 9 a.m. to noon Thursday Where: Manhattan...

    10/23/2008 12:36:05 PM PDT · by RaceBannon · 17 replies · 1,748+ views
    Gathering Of Eagles ^ | 10-23-08 | RaceBannon
    Preview: CT VETERANS DAY PARADE, from CT GOE coordinator Message from Connecticut State Coordinator i HAVE REGISTERED THE GATHERING OF EAGLES TO BE A PARADE PARTICIPANT IN THE ANNUAL VETERAN'S DAY PARADE IN HARTFORD, CONNECTICUT ON NOVEMBER 2, 2008 This message also contains official information from the State website, please read all here is a GOOGLE map of the site:,+ct&um=1&sa=X&oi=geocode_result&resnum=1&ct=title Here is the OFFICIAL map of the site: It is IMPERITIVE that we show up before 11AM!! We need the time to set up with the parade marshalls and be counted and all that good stuff. Mostly, it...
  • Cartoon caption for Parade that's NOT going to win

    10/19/2008 6:02:23 PM PDT · by Nateman · 24 replies · 1,079+ views
    Parade magazine ^ | Oct 19, 2008 | Nateman
    Parade magazine published a cartoon caption contest today. I made 10 entries. Two of them I'm sure will absolutely NOT win. I figure folks here will enjoy them though. 1. Well DUH! Of course I'm voting for him ! These rumors you've been reading on the Internet of him being some old giant mutant rat are just that, rumors!2. Hey, I understand! OK? Sure I'm your friend and you're proud of that, but I know that if you're going to win this election you must deny me!
  • Columbus Day Protest Subdued

    10/12/2008 1:12:11 PM PDT · by americanophile · 5 replies · 545+ views
    Channel 7 - Denver News ^ | October 11, 2008 | Tyler Lopez
    DENVER -- With signs reading "Don't Celebrate Genocide," "Don't Celebrate Racism," and "The Americas' First Terrorist," the preview to the annual Columbus Day parade seemed to have the same passion that lead to conflicts in previous years. But 2008 was the year without arrests. In stark contrast to a warm, sunny 2007 when fake blood and 83 arrests ruled the day, Saturday's chilly, misty event was much less confrontational. "They both have freedom of speech to express their views and that's what we allowed and that's what happened," said Det. Sharon Hahn, spokeswoman for the Denver Police Department. Police had...
  • Iran:Caption this photo

    09/21/2008 6:54:41 AM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 42 replies · 125+ views
    Reuters ^ | 09/21/08
    Members of Iran's basij militia perform during a military parade commemorating the anniversary of the start of the 1980-1988 Iran-Iraq war, in Tehran September 21, 2008. REUTERS/Morteza Nikoubazl (IRAN)