Wisconsin Solidarity Protest, Denver Capitol 2-22-2011

I attended the Wisconsin Solidarity protest at the Denver capitol building – what an incredible event!

Huge turnout, at least a thousand union supporters of all ages. There was a tiny counter-protest… it was so cute!!

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Look – even St. Reagan said that being in a union is a basic human right.


  11 comments for “Wisconsin Solidarity Protest, Denver Capitol 2-22-2011

  1. Marian Sundin
    February 23, 2011 at 5:32 pm

    Great pics! I’m glad to have met you at the rally yesterday; always good to put a name and face together. I’ve been enjoying Freerange Longmont since I moved to Louisville from Michigan four months ago. Keep up the outstanding work, and hope to meet up with you again.

  2. February 23, 2011 at 6:58 pm

    Thanks Marian! Please feel free to use any of the photos as you like. Note, any self-proclaimed Progressive organization may use these images as they like. Teabaggers need not apply.

  3. February 24, 2011 at 3:26 am

    Marian, glad to hear you’re enjoying Free Range Longmont. Spread the word.

  4. February 24, 2011 at 12:21 pm

    Great photos for a great cause! Good job everyone.

  5. Marian Sundin
    February 24, 2011 at 5:25 pm

    Thanks, Doug, I might use a couple of these photos; they’re much better than mine and my husband is in at least one of them.

  6. February 24, 2011 at 6:14 pm

    By all means. You can get the high-res versions from the FLICKR website.

  7. February 27, 2011 at 5:54 pm

    Thanks for posting these! I’m putting them up on Jesse Shelmire’s facebook page – http://www.facebook.com/shelmireforhire

  8. February 27, 2011 at 6:00 pm

    Perhaps some FRL visitor might like to see the Denver event from the perspective of the “other side” – mine:

  9. February 28, 2011 at 1:22 am

    In Wisconsin, it’s really just a power grab,
    by Paul Krugman(Nobel Prize-winning economist)

    “…right-wing ideologues have exploited crises to push through an agenda that has nothing to do with resolving those crises, and everything to do with imposing their vision of a harsher, more unequal, less democratic society.”

    “Union-busting and privatization remain GOP priorities, and the party will continue its efforts to smuggle those priorities through in the name of balanced budgets.”


  10. Tom
    March 25, 2011 at 2:10 pm

    It is too bad the hour and half rally only lasted a half hour. The rest of the time was spent watching the anti union folks on the sidewalk have their rally that lasted the whole time.

  11. March 25, 2011 at 2:16 pm

    Um. Wrong. I was there the whole time. Gee Tom, how about you post using a real name next time. What is it with you heroic righties? Why do you always hide your faces? Pretty weak tea. Makes your comments irrelevant.

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