PROTESTERS VOW BIGGER CROWDS IN CHARLOTTE…

September 1, 2012 3:40 pm  

(Weekly Standard) – “Protesters planning rallies and marches in Charlotte say their actions during the Democratic National Convention will likely dwarf those in Tampa, where thousands of demonstrators were expected but only hundreds showed up to the rain-drenched Republican National Convention.

“A cross-section of people representing 90 groups planning to demonstrate during the DNC said they plan to bring their ‘Enough is Enough’ messages to Charlotte starting Saturday. Friday’s press conference took place at the NoDa office that has become the headquarters for many protesters in Charlotte.

“The Charlotte weather forecast calls for hot temperatures, but mostly clear skies. In Tampa, Hurricane Isaac washed out the first day of the protests and intermittent rain throughout the week frustrated the efforts of protesters.

“‘We’ll have more,’ said Luis Rodriguez, with ActionNC, a nonprofit that works in low-income communities. ‘One of the things that brought down people’s enthusiasm in Tampa was the storm.’

“Protesters and police in Charlotte have said they expect 2,000-10,000 protesters to descend on Charlotte. The numbers could be bolstered by protesters frustrated at their inability to share their message in Tampa. …

“Occupy Charlotte is one of more than 90 groups planning a march through uptown on Sunday that could be among the biggest demonstrations in Charlotte’s history.”

http://www.weeklystandard.com/blogs/big-protests-expected-charlotte_651414.html

'Occupy' encampment re-opens near Dem convention...
RASMUSSEN: ROMNEY 47% OBAMA 44%...

Top Stories

Liberal Steal: Bernie Wins Indiana, Clinton Wins the Delegates Exclusive report exposing how the Democrat delegate system is rigged for the elite (Infowars) - Join David Knight during the 4th hour of overdrive ...
Obama Looks to Ban Social Security Recipients from Owning Guns ALERT - The desperate last days of Barack Obama will be marred with gun grabbing and all-out attempt to eliminate the Second Amendment. A word of ...
VALERIE JARRETT WEIGHS IN ON ’N WORD’ (Breitbart) - White House Chief of Staff Valerie Jarrett says that she doesn’t use the “n word” — a term used by comedian Larry Wilmore while...
Cruz Event in Indiana Canceled Because Plane ‘Too Big’... 'That's a good argument for a longer runway at the airport' (USA Today) - Is Sen. Ted Cruz too big for small towns? No, but his plane might be. ...
Roger Stone: Party Bosses Trying to Stop Trump in Indiana Delegat... (Breitbart) - Veteran political operative and Donald Trump supporter Roger Stone said on Breitbart News Saturday on Sirius/XM Channel 125 that “Re...
KY Confederate Monument to be Removed After 120 Years (Kentucky.com) - A Confederate monument capped with a statue of Jefferson Davis will be removed from a spot near the University of Louisville campus w...

Comments


Please help us stay spam-free. Mouse over a spam post and click the X to report spam.