Reports from the ‘StoptheFrackAttack’, march in D.C. July 28, 2012.

STOP THE FRACK ATTACK MARCH IN D.C.
Saturday, July 28, 2012, US Capitol

Bus for Progress chants from the 'Stop the Frack Attack' march
Above is a short video of the end of the march Saturday, and the very vocal ‘Bus for Progress’ group from central New Jersey , who so kindly gave Kathie and I a ride for most of the march, escaping from the heat. The bus also picked up several other elderly who had collapsed along side the march route as we went along.

Capitol US, rally for 'StoptheFrackAttack'
Overview of the rally in the beginning of the ‘StoptheFrackAttack’ at the Capitol

You will see Kathie A. and a quick view of Padma (MoveOn Sullivan ) and others from MoveOn and various other progressive groups a the “StoptheFrackAttack’ march on Saturday, July 28, 2012, on the ‘grotto’ area outside the US Capitol.

Another successful coalition of many groups as far as Ohio and North Carolina, joined many from NY, NJ, PA and the Northeast, including, ‘NYagainstfracking.org’. ‘350.org’ (Bill McKibben), the ‘Sierra Club’, our sponsor, ‘Catskill Mountainkeeper’. Thanks for the opportunity to Carolyn and the rest. 23 Sullivan residents, including myself, were able to go. Thanks to your fabulous bus driver, Andy, who was ‘longsuffering’. A long but successful day, despite dangerous heat, for many, and the long day. Democracy now had a short clip from the march today, (Monday, July 30), announcing thousands in the crowd.

Reporting , Bob Dorn

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From Facebook post, July 5, 2012.

Thursday, July 05, 2012

I posted along with a Zinn post, I said this: MY humble view in my 60 years of protesting many things is that if we ‘strike’ if we ‘boycott’, if soldiers, who are people, just like everyone can refuse to do something morally represensible, But, the bigger point is , how much further can we militarize, how much more do we have to invade and control the world, without anyone holding the corporate and military responsible. My god, the police in NYC are so militarized, it scares the hell outta me. I watched the cameras surrouding ‘Zuccotti’ park when that small group called, ‘Occupy Wall street’ were practicing their constitutional right to see ‘redress’, and thought, this is 1984 all over ! this is ‘Fahrenheit 451’, this is ‘V’.  I have seen such great changes for good (Belin wall falling, the collapse of the USSR) but now we are the one wanting to builid walls, and spy on and arrest our own people, for what? for reading the Constitution and thinking that maybe there’s something in there that means something to us? for us? okay, just my humble silly thoughts.