Wednesday, April 15, 2009

Civil Disobedience Fail

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Thoreau has doubtless achieved orbit by now.

Tea Party Permit Troubles:

Protesters, using a rented truck to haul the million tea bags, began unloading their cargo at the park this morning but were told by officials that they didn't have proper permits and must move the tea . They complied with the order but are still considering what to do with the load.

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The protesters got more bad news when security officials also told them that they did not have proper permits for a rally in front of the Treasury building.

Yeah, how much do you really believe in what you're doing if you're not willing to get a ticket for it? (See also: how many times was Martin Luther King, Jr. arrested?)


  1. How much do you believe in something when you can't be bothered to check the permits?

  2. How much do you think was paid in taxes on all that tea?

  3. not that much, really.

    EC: that was my point in an earlier post. that's like protesting abortion by having abortion.

  4. LOL! I was talking to some people I work with today that are going to a tea party. I asked if they understood what the original tea party stood for. They answered correctly, no taxation without representation. I said they had representation and if they didn't like it they could vote it out in 2 to 4 years. The reply I got, "I don't like our representation."

    I just left after that.

  5. yeah, the only thing you can do is walk away from that one. can you imagine how much frothing at the mouth there would have been if liberals had been pulling the same shit during the bush era? please.

  6. PF: Every time we tried to even talk about anything like disagreeing with our government we were called traitors. I think that shut most people up quickly.
    Except John Stewart. That just egged him on.

  7. The worst part is that this is being sponsored by the GOP and Fox News. one of the major websites for this was set up in Aug of 2008- well before the rest of us heard of teabagging, except in the sexual sense.

  8. This is my favorite part:

    Do these people even watch the news, besides Fox of course.

  9. of course not! we all know the MSM is in cahoots with the Masons/the TriLateral Commission/ and the Jews to bring about fascist socialist communism and destroy christmas!

  10. Teabaggers, coming to discharge their load, met stiff opposition from tight-lipped officials who felt their behavior was improper and they could not get off. The police were given no lip and did not shoot, as the close-mouthed protesters, with their bags in hand, looked for some way to get their load off.

    Anti-climatically, after this failed performance they were unable to rally in the face of security men who blew them off, after examining their papers and feeling them to be inadequate, refusing to give these nuts exposure in front of the Treasury.

  11. uzza: ROFL!!! you should work for CNN!


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