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Warm Up At Activist Tent for Inauguration Demonstration

These two activist tastes could taste great together. I’ll make my way to the Washington Peace Center’s tents on my way to the corner of 9th and Pennsylvania. [...]

Why Demonstrate At The Obama Inaugural?

Given Barack Obama’s record in helping George W. Bush damage the Constitution – through last year’s FISA Amendments Act, for example, we think it’s important to start out the Obama Presidency with a message that we Americans want our civil liberties back. [...]

DC Metro Introduces De Facto Free Speech Restrictions for Inauguration

The Secret Service has authorized people to carry signs as large as 3 feet by 20 feet at the Inaugural Parade in Washington, DC on January 20, 2009. How did the Secret Service arrive at a sign limitation of 3 feet by 20 feet? Does a sign measuring 4 feet by 21 feet conceal a [...]

Reason to Demonstrate at the Inauguration: Obama Declines to Include Civil Liberty in His Agenda

Yesterday I had a conversation with a friend who asked me why I felt inclined to stage a pro-constitution demonstration at the Inaugural Parade, “spoiling the special moment” of the inauguration of President Barack Obama. I started out my response by noting that the right of the people to petition the government for redress of [...]

A Space for Equal Protection Under Law at the Inaugural Parade

Just before the new year, VJack issued a call for gays, lesbians and atheists to find common cause and to…

suggest that an alliance between the atheist and GLBT communities might be worthy of serious consideration. We have a great deal in common. We also share a common “enemy” in Christian extremists, a group determined [...]

Rick Warren's Message To Duped Obama Liberals

A satirical video of what Rick Warren might say to American liberals who believed in Obama’s promises, if if Rick Warren were an honest man, not just an ambitious preacher who uses his church to gain political power for himself. [...]

Rick Warren’s Message To Duped Obama Liberals

A satirical video of what Rick Warren might say to American liberals who believed in Obama’s promises, if if Rick Warren were an honest man, not just an ambitious preacher who uses his church to gain political power for himself. [...]

After Downing Street Keeps Activist Focus on Bush After Bush

At the Inauguration next month, the activist organization After Downing Street is organizing two activist events. On January 19 at 11 am, people will gather at Dupont Circle to listen to some speeches and then throw shoes at the White House The shoes will be only symbolically thrown; they’ll be collected afterward and donated to [...]

Foundation Right To Sue To Remove Christianity From Inauguration

Barack Obama says he wants to use the Inauguration to bring Americans together, but with his Christianity-only Inauguration using a bigoted extremist like Rick Warren, Obama is driving Americans apart. [...]

Update: Anarchist Protest at Inauguration in DC Moves Forward

An update to yesterday’s post:

Substantive plans for an anarchist protest at the January 20, 2009 inauguration of Barack Obama are moving forward at Come Out 2009, with a January 5 strategy meeting in the works and the following statement of purpose:

For all those disillusioned with our country’s electoral system, who believe government “of [...]

Confirmed: Pro-Constitution Inauguration Demonstration, 1-20-09, On the Inaugural Parade Route Outside the Department of Justice

I’ll be writing more, much more about this in the days to come, but here’s quick word: I have just received official permit approval from the National Park Service for a political demonstration on the January 20, 2009 Inaugural Parade Route. You’re invited to participate in a pro-constitution Oath of Office rally where citizens will [...]