All Blog Posts Tagged 'RNC' (5)

In the Wake of the RNC

So … the Republican race for the presidency started out as a clown car with all of 16 occupants something over a year ago. At that time, no one (with the possible exception of Ann Coulter) thought that the head clown, the one who has spent a significant amount of his career in the entertainment business, would be the one left standing when the dust had settled. Yet as of about 9:23 PM, EDT on 21 July, 2016, that is precisely who the GOP has as their nominee for the most important position of…

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Added by Loren Miller on July 22, 2016 at 8:30am — 34 Comments

The Tale of a Billboard for the RNC

It was something over a year ago that I learned that Cleveland was going to be the site of the 2016 Republican National Convention. The prospect of having a bunch of misogynistic, homophobic, mostly white guys invading The Best Location in the Nation was not a welcome thought, as you might well imagine, and that many of them were scornful of the concept of church/state separation did not help matters. However, I was encouraged by some discussion at a meeting of the Northern Ohio Freethought…

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Added by Loren Miller on June 28, 2016 at 6:00am — 26 Comments

"We will act as Americans, not partisans"

McCain orders GOP convention curtailed because of Gustav; Bush, Cheney cancel



ST. PAUL, Mn. - John McCain tore up the script for his Republican National Convention on Sunday, casting himself as above politics as Hurricane Gustav churned toward New Orleans. "We will act as Americans, not partisans", he declared.




There is still going to be a rather large… Continue

Added by Hessenroots on August 31, 2008 at 10:00pm — 6 Comments

Playtime with the westboro cultists!

Being as I live about 20 minutes from the Xcel Center I can't help but go to the Republican Convention next week. I've mentioned in the past that I hope to get some good audio to use for the show (I'll definitely have pictures if nothing else) and I plan to stick to that.



I've been poking around the web and making phone calls to find out who's going to be where and at what time. It seems 11am Monday, on the steps of the capital, is the place to be. A number of groups have coordinated… Continue

Added by Hessenroots on August 29, 2008 at 4:23pm — 1 Comment

RNC protest

If anyone else plans on being here, and you want to meet up, send me a message :)


Added by Hessenroots on August 25, 2008 at 12:28am — No Comments

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