Wednesday, November 5, 2008

DNC

While I am on the topic of Democrats, here are some photos that I took at the DNC in Denver. I know they are pretty old at this point but I didn't have a blog at the time, so you get to see them now.

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Thousands march from the Denver Coliseum, after a reuniting show by Rage Against the Machine, in an anti-war protest to the Pepsi Center in Denver, where the Democratic National Convention is being held on Wednesday, August 27, 2008.

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"I am learning to live in the forest again," said Distance Climbing Eagle as she played her guitar and sang throughout the anti-war protest in downtown Denver on Wednesday, August 27, 2008. "Wherever there is forest that is my home," she said.

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Gregory Delaurentiis left his kids, Giddy and Giani, with a babysitter while he went to the Rage Against the Machine concert at the Denver Coliseum, but later picked them up for the anti-war protest walk to the Pepsi Center on Wednesday, August 27, 2008.

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Police are suited up in riot gear in the chance that the anti-war protest that initiated after the Rage Against The Machine concert at the Denver Coliseum takes a turn away from peace on Wednesday, August 27, 2008.

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Three-year-old Mirella Chavez joins in protesting the "War on Morons" on 16th Street Mall in Denver on Thursday, August 28, 2008. "We're really just against morons," said fellow protester Carolyn Tedder. "We need to do better about the moron situation."

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2008 Democratic National Convention in Denver on Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2008.

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The anti-war protest walked down Arapahoe St. to Speer Blvd. and took a right turn towards the Pepsi Center in Denver on Wednesday, August 27, 2008.

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A person dressed as an ostrich walks down the 16th Street Mall carrying a sign that reads "McCain's head is in sand on economy," at the 2008 Democratic National Convention in Denver on Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2008.

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Protester Sam Harper came to Denver from Eufaula, Okla. to participate in the Democratic National Convention. Wednesday, August 27, 2008.

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Police on horseback at the 2008 Democratic National Convention in Denver on Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2008.

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At Lincoln Park in Denver, members of Grupo Tlaloc and other dancers perform two indigenous dances from Central Mexico which are characterized as Danza Azteca. "Danza Azteca existed before borders existed," said Lorenzo Ramirez, a resident of Denver. "I didn't cross the border, the border crossed me," he said on Thursday, August 28, 2008, after the "We are America: Immigrant Rights are Human Rights" march.

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Margarita Castaneda started dancing seven years ago and recently moved to Denver where she joined Grupo Tlaloc, which lead the "We are America: Immigrant Rights are Human Rights" march to Lincoln Park in Denver on Thursday, August 28, 2008.

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Alec Ounsworth from the band Clap Your Hands Say Yeah plays a harmonica during his set at the free indie rock concert Unconventional '08 on the corner of 30th and Larimer by the Manifest Hope Gallery in Denver on Wednesday, August 27, 2008.

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Nathan Willett from the band Cold War Kids plays a free concert on the corner of 30th and Larimer in Denver by the Manifest Hope Gallery for Unconventional '08, an indie rock concert hosted by moveon.org and San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom, on Wednesday, August 27, 2008. (Morgan Varon/ Times-Call)