Hot Air video: Infiltrating the Moonbats in DC

posted at 11:38 pm on September 16, 2007 by Bryan

We waded into the middle of the big “die in” in Washington on Saturday, and recorded what we saw and heard.

Among other things, the marchers called the police Nazis, fascists and pigs.

Language alert.

(thanks to Age of Hooper for several of the photos)

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Two-minutes hate between the two Americas.

It is easy to hate and it is difficult to love. This is how the whole scheme of things works.

All good things are difficult to achieve; and bad things are very easy to get.
- Confucius

MB4 on September 16, 2007 at 11:43 PM

I am not going to question their patriotism I am going to call them what they are traitors .

Mojack420 on September 16, 2007 at 11:55 PM

I think a lot of the guys are there protesting ’cause they know that the Dhemmi female protesters have loose morals.

Mojave Mark on September 17, 2007 at 12:01 AM

I am not going to question their patriotism I am going to call them what they are traitors disrespectfull fools having a profound midlife crisis.

Mojack420 on September 16, 2007 at 11:55 PM

There is no such thing as treason, or certainly being held
accountable for it anyway, in America anymore.

Not since Jane Fonda sat on that North Vietnamese gun.

MB4 on September 17, 2007 at 12:06 AM

This is how Fascists deal with dissent http://www.geocities.com/CapitolHill/6142/nazi.html

And yet every one of these melodramatic @55H01EZ are still breathing through their bongs.

ronsfi on September 17, 2007 at 12:08 AM

Now see if it were me I would have been tempted to say “You wanna what?” in between their chant.

- The Cat

MirCat on September 17, 2007 at 12:15 AM

Anarchy rules at these events. It’s all for bluster, show, and violence.

Kini on September 17, 2007 at 12:15 AM

This is how Fascists deal with dissent http://www.geocities.com/CapitolHill/6142/nazi.html

And yet every one of these melodramatic @55H01EZ are still breathing through their bongs.

ronsfi on September 17, 2007 at 12:08 AM

QFT

There was a rather a lack of bullets in that crowd. No tanks, no strafing by helicopters, not even fire hoses. Man have fascists gotten soft. (eye roll)

- The Cat

MirCat on September 17, 2007 at 12:18 AM

“You can’t arrest us all.”
“You can’t arrest us all.”

True, but several well placed mortar rounds would be a good start.

infidel4life on September 17, 2007 at 12:20 AM

What a bunch of morons!

ArmyAunt on September 17, 2007 at 12:24 AM

What a bunch of morons!

Seriously… I particularly like the “You can’t arrest us all!” as the cops were standing there going, “Ummm, okay. We’ll just stand here then and continue not arresting you.”

DaveS on September 17, 2007 at 12:35 AM

sorry hit the wrong button here is the link .

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Mojack420 on September 17, 2007 at 12:48 AM

Meh. The enragés (enraged ones) do far more harm for their cause than good. Looney is as Looney does.

SilverStar830 on September 17, 2007 at 12:50 AM

The majority of those unemployed nimrods missed the protests of the 60′s and now they’re just upset crazed that they weren’t born then and are trying to rekindle the fever of that time. (I was there and saw the same faces and stupid costumes from these losers).

One thing was sure, at the end of the day, the radical hippie women were always more willing to have a “love in” with like minded guys.

And the guys knew it…that’s mostly why they tagged along.

It’s a loser guy thing.

Sgt. Khe Sahn

1GooDDaDDy on September 17, 2007 at 12:56 AM

I have to say, as despicable as I find those protesters, at least they are marching and not arming up.
I know it said 1 was arrested on carrying an incendiary device, but by and large, aside from being totally scumy, this protest is a testament to the freedoms of our country.

Yes, hate the defeatist ( and sometimes bat-crud crazy ) message of these people, but I hope we don’t forget to celebrate the country that allows such diametrically oppsed forces ( moonbats and GOEs ) to meet and have a very vigorous disagreement without bloodshed.

VolMagic on September 17, 2007 at 1:05 AM

I have to say, as despicable as I find those protesters, at least they are marching and not arming up.

They are not arming up because they are cowards and they are marching and screaming fascism because they know that they are perfectly safe.

EnochCain on September 17, 2007 at 1:27 AM

EnochCain on September 17, 2007 at 1:27 AM

Yes, and they are perfectly safe doing so because this is America. That is what is important.

VolMagic on September 17, 2007 at 1:36 AM

I am equal parts proud to defend their right to free speech as a soldier as I am proud to disagree with them as a free citizen. God bless America wherein a citizen of its nation can sleep peaceably with such a contradiction (though I “sleep peacably only because rough men stand ready to do violence on [our] behalf.”)

Spc Steve on September 17, 2007 at 1:48 AM

Bryan – thanks for reporting on this adolescent display of worthlessness. It just reconfirms all the more that the Soros crowd will implode Hillary’s presidential campaign from within.

T J Green on September 17, 2007 at 3:07 AM

The First Amendment prohibits the government from peremptorily censoring the People and guarantees their right to peaceably assemble.

Nevertheless, whether you agree or not, freedom of speech has limits. Defamation, “fire in a theater,” “fighting words,” perjury, and so on are examples of limits.

Even though a very small percentage were arrested (all but one on misdemeanor or ordinance violations), given the numbers and the fact that the Eagles were there, one can say the the assembly was peaceable. This is to their credit.

However, the First Amendment does not vacate the consequences of speech, it only prevents the government from silencing you and preventing your speech. What you say can have consequences.

In WWI, the left opposed the war (what else is new), and they attempted to use similar tactics to today’s. In a landmark case, a person (Charles Schenk) was handing out pamphlets urging draftees to refuse to report. He was arrested and tried under the Espionage Act and was convicted.

The case went to the US Supreme Court, which upheld the conviction. Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes (a “liberal”) wrote the unanimous verdict, which included these sentences:

When a nation is at war many thing which might be said in time of peace are such a hindrance to its efforts that their utterance will not be endured so long as men fight and no court could regard them as protected by any Constitutional right. [Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, Schenk v. US, 249 US 47, 52 (1919)]

The question as to whether or not speech should be punished depends upon whether or not the speech being uttered caused a “clear and present danger” to the United States.

I would submit that these people are attempting to sabotage the United States while it is fighting a war. I would submit that their behavior is only slightly less treasonous then that of Tokyo Rose and Axis Sally, both of whom went to prison for their speeches on radio. Rose and Sally broadcasted from the enemy capitols, after all, while these are broadcasting from ours. And it is clear that their behavior is designed to impede the United States from fighting the war effectively as well as to force the United States to lose. Therefore, I believe that their behavior, as recorded in the video, is not Constitutionally protected, because this nation is at war.

The government made a mistake during Vietnam by not prosecuting Fonda for treason, or arresting the anti-war leadership for treason, sedition, and aiding and abetting the enemy. Had it done so, the outcome in Vietnam would have been different, the left would have been destroyed, and there would be no “die-ins” like last weekend.

Like it or not (and I don’t), Vietnam era war protests are a precedent for this past weekend’s behavior.

georgej on September 17, 2007 at 3:29 AM

Bryan,

I was on the other side of the walkway from you, the walkway where all the lefties did their die-in. It was just as bad on the other side. The lefties were jumping over the walls to get arrested. The police accommodated them. A few times, the protestors ran into the police fighting but didn’t get far. A couple times, three protestors went over the wall at once with one of them fighting and the crowd boiled up into a near riot.

It was just as bad on my side of the walkway as your side.

Roundabout 6:30 PM, one of the ANSWER organizers told everyone to leave after saying they had 100,000 marchers. However, my estimate of the ANSWER crowd was somewhere between 5000 to 10,000. The march started at 2:10 PM and the tail of the march arrived at the Capitol about 4:00 PM. It’s impossible for 100,000 people to march down a single street for 1.3 miles in two hours.

Tantor on September 17, 2007 at 6:24 AM

That was pretty pathetic.

Zorro on September 17, 2007 at 6:43 AM

I can only hope that the Republican candidate for President, whoever he may be, is stockpiling videos like this.

Two Americas, indeed. The one that votes doesn’t really enjoy people like this.

Sean M. on September 17, 2007 at 7:05 AM

georgej on September 17, 2007 at 3:29 AM

Note, though, that the “clear and present danger” test for free speech has since been overruled. For better or for worse.

pifactorial on September 17, 2007 at 7:10 AM

I am equal parts proud to defend their right to free speech as a soldier as I am proud to disagree with them as a free citizen. God bless America wherein a citizen of its nation can sleep peaceably with such a contradiction (though I “sleep peacably only because rough men stand ready to do violence on [our] behalf.”)

I agree… but that doesn’t mean I wouldn’t like to meet some of them in a dark back alley late at night…

hear that?… that’s the real world calling.

BadBrad on September 17, 2007 at 7:15 AM

No, it’s not my America, my America is on Fort Drum, and every military base on domestic or foreign soil.

E L Frederick (Sniper One) on September 17, 2007 at 7:26 AM

… by and large, aside from being totally scumy, this protest is a testament to the freedoms of our country.

Yes, hate the defeatist … message of these people, but I hope we don’t forget to celebrate the country that allows such diametrically oppsed forces … to meet and have a very vigorous disagreement without bloodshed.

VolMagic on September 17, 2007 at 1:05 AM

Yeah, I’m glad the government allows it, but it still would have been more fun if 100 redneck boys with hickory axe handles had jumped out of pickup trucks and laid waste to the entire mess of retards.

Hear me now, moonbats and their tolerators, fly my flag upside down and you’ll get a fat lip.

Jaibones on September 17, 2007 at 7:42 AM

1,2,3,4!!! it’s always in 4/4. They should write a chant in 3/4, 6/4 or a Zappa like alternating 7/4 & 3/4….I mean they’re all artists and musicians, you know people smarter and more talented than us. They should change it up, I mean they sound like a bunch of westside preachers.

LtE126 on September 17, 2007 at 7:45 AM

Pond scum is always visible!

Golfer_75093 on September 17, 2007 at 8:51 AM

Well done. There are a lot of muggings (live changing events) that must take place to bring these misguided youth and retirement aged Hippies to see reality and change their perspective.

MSGTAS on September 17, 2007 at 9:09 AM

they can say whatever they want, we were on the sidelines yelling back lol
but the whole upside down flag thing was really pissing me off that day :(

trailortrash on September 17, 2007 at 9:39 AM

trailortrash on September 17, 2007 at 9:39 AM

Everytime I see an upside-down American flag, I cry. Which is not good today, as my sinuses are all stuffy.

Two Americas indeed.

the goddess anna on September 17, 2007 at 9:50 AM

Am I the only one that noticed that hardly a one of them looked to be over the age of 25? What are they teaching these kids on campus these days????

And don’t any of these drooling, animal-house-pledge-wannabes have jobs? The mom & pop coffe shop doesn’t count either. I mean a “real job.”

Ugh.

Sometimes free speech is annoying, eh? Especially when it’s idiots taking full advantage of it.

moonbat monitor on September 17, 2007 at 10:00 AM

I usually go down to support the vets and help counter the idiots but could’nt make this one. I see SOS as usual…kids…loser hippies…and a few code pinkers. I’m glad they arrested some this time. A few days in a DC jail would do wonders for most of these kids.

DCJeff on September 17, 2007 at 10:09 AM

LtE126 on September 17, 2007 at 7:45 AM

Yes, I too am awed by their amazing ability to create rhyme in 4/4. Sooo difficult…how do they manage???

/sarc

Miss_Anthrope on September 17, 2007 at 10:11 AM

I thought I heard:
“FASCISM!”
“Mussilini had health insurance, too!”
“You can’t arrest a saw!”
“Who streaked?”

Sensei Ern on September 17, 2007 at 10:12 AM

Georgej said:

given the numbers and the fact that the Eagles were there, one can say the the assembly was peaceable.

Why would GoE be a factor in the peaceability quotient? GoE does not seek confrontation.

Sensei Ern on September 17, 2007 at 10:17 AM

“You can’t arrest us all.”

Actually, there probably weren’t enough to fill more than one or two jails. I bet you could have arrested them all and still had plenty of room for more.

EditoratIP on September 17, 2007 at 10:19 AM

So, what happens in the end? Do they just get tired and go home? With all that screaming and posturing, you’d think they were about to start some kind of revolution, instead of just pissing away a perfectly good Saturday morning.

What a bunch of losers. I wonder if they ever get tired of themselves.

morganfrost on September 17, 2007 at 10:26 AM

What a bunch of losers. I wonder if they ever get tired of themselves.

not as much as the rest of the world gets tired of smelling their stink.

Mojack420 on September 17, 2007 at 10:53 AM

freedom of speech has limits

Nope…what part of “freedom” don’t you understand?

What I _think_ you’re getting at is that freedom of speech does not confer freedom from _consequence_

Ochlan on September 17, 2007 at 10:58 AM

“You can’t arrest resist a saw SAW [Squad Automatic Weapon/m249]!”
Sensei Ern on September 17, 2007 at 10:12 AM

There. Fixed it for you.
For further reading . . . SAW

thomashton on September 17, 2007 at 11:11 AM

LtE126 on September 17, 2007 at 7:45 AM

Wait…how about a 6/8 with lots of dramatic birdseye holds? That would be more fun!

Jaibones on September 17, 2007 at 11:15 AM

thomashton on September 17, 2007 at 11:11 AM

Nice. Big fun.

But I can’t say “Minimi” without thinking of that little guy in Austin Powers…

Ochlan on September 17, 2007 at 11:16 AM

Not a full time job among the whole lot.

I think they are kind of cute, many of away from their families for the first time. Out on their own, finding friendship and something to do during the day. At least they are not at home watching TV.

Such cute little sayings, like “F** Bush”, hard to beleive they have grown up so fast. Why just a couple of decades ago they were chanting “Hell no, we won’t go”, and now they are all grown up using four letter words.

The communists and socialists organizers must be very proud of their movement. Those little movements grow up so fast.

right2bright on September 17, 2007 at 12:06 PM

I don’t understand moonbat men.

It’s like going against everything masculine. And I can’t imagine those commie witches being good company.

Can someone explain this to me?

Zach on September 17, 2007 at 12:11 PM

You know those giant inflatable rats that unions bring to strikes? I wish we had a giant inflatable crying baby that could be taken to these events – with whining and crying sound effects pumped out of it.

dm60462 on September 17, 2007 at 12:20 PM

Hey, an Austrian paper says there were 100,000 anti-war protesters there.

A German paper says 50,000.

Another German paper says 4-6,000. Any fact checking going on over there?

forest on September 17, 2007 at 1:02 PM

I thought I heard:
“FASCISM!”
“Mussilini had health insurance, too!”
“You can’t arrest a saw!”
“Who streaked?”

No, it was “Mussolini had plaid shirts, too!”

CourtZero on September 17, 2007 at 1:18 PM

“Mussolini had plaid shirts, too!”

…and the trains ran on time…

Ochlan on September 17, 2007 at 1:40 PM

I don’t understand moonbat men.

It’s like going against everything masculine. And I can’t imagine those commie witches being good company.

Can someone explain this to me?

Zach, This book by Diana West, The Death of the Grown-up: How America’s Arrested Development Is Bringing Down Western Civilization.

It might help shed some light on your question.

NoSubmission on September 17, 2007 at 1:46 PM

What was the chant at the beginnign after “5, 6, 7, 8…”?

Mazztek on September 17, 2007 at 3:32 PM

“5, 6, 7, 8, We want to capitulate!”

E L Frederick (Sniper One) on September 17, 2007 at 3:42 PM

“‘Eff’ bush??” Is a shrub considered safe sex? Horticulturists. Sick lot.

And the police cannot arrest them all, but who cares? Looks like a relatively peaceful assembly. Of course, there’s always water cannon. God bless the first amendment.

I wonder if these self absorb, adolescent turd polishers ever stopped to think what would happen if the real fascists – the islamo fascists – ever got a hold of them with their unwashed, birkenstock, infidel ways?

locomotivebreath1901 on September 17, 2007 at 4:39 PM

Don’t these anti war fools have a clue, that we’re at war with world wide terrorism. I say, round up the al Qaeda aiders and abettors as enemy combatants, and ship them off to GITMO for the duration of the war.

 

byteshredder on September 17, 2007 at 5:26 PM

They’d almost be entertaining if their stupidity weren’t so insulting to ones intelligence.

Yakko77 on September 17, 2007 at 5:35 PM

When they were chanting “You can’t arrest us all” I thought they were saying “I don’t have a job.”

Rational Thought on September 17, 2007 at 5:40 PM

1,2,3,4!!! it’s always in 4/4. They should write a chant in 3/4, 6/4 or a Zappa like alternating 7/4 & 3/4….

LtE126 on September 17, 2007 at 7:45 AM

But it has a good beat, and you can dance to it!

Mallard T. Drake on September 17, 2007 at 6:07 PM

It’s a real shame this isn’t shown on national TV so folks can see for themselves how smart and articulate this bunch is.

LB - the one that isn't LaShawn Barber on September 17, 2007 at 6:20 PM

Spc Steve on September 17, 2007 at 1:48 AM

I agree whole heartly, but I would love to give the libs a taste of the govt they so desire. How long do you think Mao or Che would put up with their crap?

Exit question: how many mass graves and hit squads would it take before they realize just how good they had it?

Claimsratt on September 17, 2007 at 10:13 PM

These sorry protesters have no clue what facsism is. To them it’s just a “bad” name they can scream and attach to whoever they decide pissed on their figurative parade.

4shoes on September 17, 2007 at 10:38 PM

Mostly just young dumb kids… joiners looking for something to do. Some of them will grow up to be Republicans.

In the meantime they need to be ignored.

Maxx on September 18, 2007 at 12:16 AM

Mallard T. Drake on September 17, 2007 at 6:07 PM-Great, insight.

Frank and his Mothers were ahead of their time and were always on the right side while talking to the left.

The problem with todays youth is they can not form a full sentence or wrd wth alll th txt msg goin on.

We have to remind them that “No.” is a complete sentence.

MSGTAS on September 18, 2007 at 9:35 AM

All grown up and using words like “f**k Bush” and giving the impression that they are wise and informed. They can’t possibly know how ridiculous they look and sound.

drewas on September 18, 2007 at 7:03 PM