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Initial shots of March 20, 2003 Protest

I have roughly 60 pictures and small 30 second videos of the march starting from the plaza, all the way to I-84 shutdown, until the point I got seperated by the police from the crowd crossing back into downtown. While there was not even 1% of the protest crowd being unruly (McDonald's window, some tagging and kicking of cars), I give the cops credit for only about 1% of them being confrontational.
Initial shots of March 20, 2003 Protest
Initial shots of March 20, 2003 Protest
I have roughly 60 pictures and small 30 second videos of the march starting from the plaza, all the way to I-84 shutdown, until the point I got separated by the police from the crowd crossing back into downtown. While there was not even 1% of the protest crowd being unruly (McDonald's window, Shell flags stolen, some tagging and kicking of cars), I give the cops credit for only about 1% of them being confrontational. The police only tried to stop things when they knew they could safely do so. The cops weren't always helpful to our cause (cops not caring if people and/or bikes hit by rednecks in 2,000+ lb. cars), but for the most part I think this was a great turnout and result! I'll try to post some of the better video blurbs later.

As our leaders Bush and Cheney continue to profit from war and oil exploits with the blood of our brothers and sisters, it is our duty to express our disgust at their corruption.

phone: phone: 555-555-5555
address: address: 111 Anytown, USA

I-84? 21.Mar.2003 14:07

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Got pictures of I-84 closure?

Thanks for the pics! 21.Mar.2003 15:30

Sadder But Wiser

I think that the point should be made that not all cops are "pigs" any more than all protesters are...(fill in the blank.) The police are not our enemy and we shouldn't be their enemy. All Americans are going to have to come together if we are going to accomplish anything.

Hurray for the protesters and hurray for those cops who behaved appropriately!