Election 2004 Photos

 

Photos and articles from my efforts this past fall to bring W back home to Texas -- where he belongs!

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New York protests during the Republican National Convention

Note: Due to security concerns, I used 'disposable cameras' -- rather than my regular 35 mm camera -- to take the street protest photos. So the picture quality isn't all that great....

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The big march, held in Manhattan August 29, 2004, in which approximately 500,000 people participated the day before the convention started. I carried a Texas flag in the march to show that not everyone in Texas supports W!


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Protesters, solemnly carrying simulated coffins, assemble before the march begins

Protester carrying a sign about the atrocities at Abu Ghraib

Quakers, holding a sign promoting peace, prepare for the march

The march begins

Sign with a Pee Wee Herman theme

The police, flying in a blimp and a helicopter, keep a watchful eye from above
 

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A gay rights banner carried in the march
A pink, inflatable elephant satirizing the GOP
Some more signs carried in the march: Somebody's got something against Texas!
The protest route passes a sign advertising Fox News
Marching past Madison Square Garden
Approaching the Flatiron Building, on the way to Union Square

 

 

Fox News Shut-Up-A-Thon (August 31, 2004) Why call it a "Shut-Up-A-Thon?" Click here to read about Bill O'Reilly's proclivity for saying "shut up." And click here to read about a famous incident where O'Reilly told Al Franken to shut up.


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With the NYPD looking on, protesters gather outside Fox News HQ.

Some of the 1,000+ protesters

Someone's who's watched way too much TV!

Another creative costume with a TV theme

A Code Pink member leads the crowd in shouts of "shut up!" and other chants

Bill O'Reilly.
Oh Really?
Well, no.

 

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More protesters outside Fox News HQ
Eat your veggies!
An interesting sign
Even more protesters!
Sean Hannity and Brit Hume cheering on the Republicans
Meanwhile, the authorities videotape those of us exercising our First Amendment rights (while we still have them!)

 

 

Candlelight vigil at Union Square (Manhattan), September 2, 2004 -- the night W accepted the GOP nomination


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New York children mourning dead Iraqi children

List of American war dead in Iraq

A chicken hawk!

Musical dissent

Our genius-in-chief

W does some ciphering!
 



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Another sign
A daylight rally at Union Square
Stuff for sale

 

 

A few photos from Green Bay, WI where I did volunteer work for the Kerry campaign


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I pick up a cow

John Kerry speaking before supporters, Oct. 25.

Yours truly standing on stage behind Sen. Kerry.

 

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