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Sat Jan 21, 2017, 10:11 PM

 

Back from DC!

Was a hell of an experience. I came early to beat the rush (believe it or not, I actually GOT on a train right away), and it paid off. It was a major logistical stretch (good luck getting a bathroom) and given my friend came down by car from NJ to march with me, we had to go a bit earlyish, but it was an amazing atmosphere, and the solidarity was amazing.

I wish I had stayed for the crowd meeting up with the Orange One's motorcade. Would have been tempted to chuck my shoe.

This was honestly my first really BIG protest and it was an adjustment, but it was amazing though. Not just marching, but chatting with organizers, talking about plans after protests, talking strategy, and all that.

Had a little fun making up creative new chants though don't think they caught on such as "Hey Hey Donald J, how many whatevers did you grab today?"

But we gotta keep in mind that this is the first step in a long, long journey of resistance. Call your reps, call your Senators, and vote for the most left candidate in every election.

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forjusticethunders Jan 2017 OP
kacekwl Jan 2017 #1
livetohike Jan 2017 #2
Cha Jan 2017 #3
Dark n Stormy Knight Jan 2017 #4
tblue37 Jan 2017 #5
Kath2 Jan 2017 #6
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Response to forjusticethunders (Original post)

Sat Jan 21, 2017, 10:18 PM

1. Thank you

for taking the 1st big step. Thank you to all that took the time to attend.

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Response to forjusticethunders (Original post)

Sat Jan 21, 2017, 10:19 PM

2. Thanks for the report. The march looked amazing!

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Response to forjusticethunders (Original post)

Sat Jan 21, 2017, 10:20 PM

3. Glad you had such an interesting exciting tiime, fjt!

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Response to forjusticethunders (Original post)

Sat Jan 21, 2017, 10:24 PM

4. Thank you for your service!

Will be posting pix from the Asbury Park, NJ march soon. It wasn't as big as DC, but the organizers said the police had told them it was about 6,000.

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Response to forjusticethunders (Original post)

Sat Jan 21, 2017, 10:59 PM

6. I was there, too!

Male no mistake. This was an anti-Trump demonstration. The message is that we will stand with all marginalized people and this massive protest is just the beginning of our resistance and opposition movement.

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Response to forjusticethunders (Original post)

Sun Jan 22, 2017, 06:39 AM

7. Thank you !!!

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