Republican National Convention Protests Sept 01 2008

The protests started out with an ‘official’ rally up on the capitol grounds. In other words, one that had the proper permits. There looked to be 5000 or so people there, many of them curiosity seekers like myself. Some of them had banners, flags and other assorted propaganda. The speakers at the rally were pathetic,Continue reading “Republican National Convention Protests Sept 01 2008”

Republican National Convention Protests Sept 01 2008 – Con’t

There real protest march (the one with the official permit) was much larger, calmer and better organized. The march was pretty much a wide street full of people stretching out for between 5 and 10 blocks. Pretty impressive, really. The St Paul PD used a small jeep like thing with a brightly lit ‘Follow Me’Continue reading “Republican National Convention Protests Sept 01 2008 – Con’t”