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Sun Jul 1, 2018, 06:45 AM

What impresses me is all the seniors marching.

As an aging baby boomer, the thought of getting my fat wrinkled ass off the couch and marching in the summer heat can be discouraging. I'm tempted to say, "let the kids do it. Protests are for the young". These pics remind me that protecting democracy is my duty for as long as I live. I don't have the energy or stamina of someone half my age, but I'll do all I can.

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Reply What impresses me is all the seniors marching. (Original post)
jg10003 Jul 2018 OP
Demsrule86 Jul 2018 #1
samnsara Jul 2018 #2
Cracklin Charlie Jul 2018 #3
Mandeville Jul 2018 #4
mopinko Jul 2018 #8
gibraltar72 Jul 2018 #5
Comatose Sphagetti Jul 2018 #6
Greybnk48 Jul 2018 #7

Response to jg10003 (Original post)

Sun Jul 1, 2018, 06:50 AM

1. I didn't want to go...but hubs and I said...how hot is it for those kids in Texas.

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Sun Jul 1, 2018, 07:09 AM

2. same here

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Response to jg10003 (Original post)

Sun Jul 1, 2018, 07:46 AM

3. I will tell you something that I remember my dad saying in the 1970's.

“When the blue hairs team up with the longhairs, the game will be over.”

He was right.

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Response to jg10003 (Original post)

Sun Jul 1, 2018, 08:20 AM

4. Old folks

I'm 62 and was out protesting yesterday. Perhaps it is up to my generation to teach the younger people to get their heads out of their phones and stand up for their rights.

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Response to Mandeville (Reply #4)

Sun Jul 1, 2018, 09:14 AM

8. welcome to du.

take it easy today. you earned it.

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Response to jg10003 (Original post)

Sun Jul 1, 2018, 08:23 AM

5. 72 and I did it.

By far not the first to leave. I cherish the Fuck You I got from a Trump supporter.

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Response to jg10003 (Original post)

Sun Jul 1, 2018, 08:31 AM

6. I noticed that too.

Lots of gray hairs marching. This is different... You usually don't see that.
I don't know what it means but I hope it translates into more votes this Nov.

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Sun Jul 1, 2018, 08:37 AM

7. We had to cancel. 100+ degree heat index

and we'er both 70 this year. It was like trying to breathe water! We were going to go circle the plaza where they were and beep with a sign, but happily, it was too busy (farmers market day and street blocked). Lots of good news coverage too! (Appleton, WI)

We watched the protests most of the day on CNN (MSNBC was not good after AM Joy).

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