Thousands protest in Atlanta

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ATLANTA — Several thousand people gathered in downtown Atlanta's Centennial Olympic Park to protest health care reform proposed by the president and Congressional Democrats.

The event was hosted by FreedomWorks chairman and former Texas Republican Rep. Dick Armey, conservative talk radio hosts Joel Aaron and Herman Cain.

Speakers included Secretary of State Karen Handel, state Senator Eric Johnson and state Insurance Commissioner John Oxendine, all Republican candidates for governor.

Many people held signs protesting health care reform and cheered loudly as speakers derided the Democratic plans to overhaul the nation's costly health care system.

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WMartin
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WMartin 08/15/09 - 03:55 pm
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Down with Obama! Up with

Down with Obama! Up with People!

KSL
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KSL 08/15/09 - 04:34 pm
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I love Herman Cain.

I love Herman Cain.

KSL
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KSL 08/15/09 - 04:37 pm
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I love Herman Cain.

I love Herman Cain.

rollingthunder
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rollingthunder 08/15/09 - 07:23 pm
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If you are not concerned, you

If you are not concerned, you are not paying attention!

r we judging
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r we judging 08/15/09 - 07:24 pm
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Should have protested the war

Should have protested the war that jacked up the economy

rollingthunder
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rollingthunder 08/15/09 - 07:25 pm
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they are talking about a

they are talking about a revolution----the people taking back the government from crooks, dirty politicians and special interest! don't leave one incumbent in office in 10 and 12!!!!!!!!

Barf Obama
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Barf Obama 08/15/09 - 09:31 pm
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George Custer was warned time

George Custer was warned time and again about harassing the Sioux Indians and after he ran up on them at Little Big Horn. Custer and all his men were killed. An old Sioux woman, carring a buffalo bone needle, walked out to the body of Custer, knelt down next to his body, inserted the needle in one of Custers ears and hammered it in, then she put the needle in his other ear and hammered it in. After doing this she talked into each ear saying "Can you hear now?"

Barf Obama
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Barf Obama 08/15/09 - 09:34 pm
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Liberty is but happiness in

Liberty is but happiness in the cradle that does not sleep
when rocked but rises to defend its self.
There are no existing parties capable or being Public
Servants in this great Republic. Our existing marshmallow
politicians with wet noodle spines take it as an insult to be
called a Public Servant.
This Rebublic is in dire need of It's children to restore it's
rightful place in the World.
How can someone vote for or against something they know
nothing about?
This Republic will no longer submit to or follow marshmallow
politicians with wet noodle spines! The streets are waiting

KSL
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KSL 08/15/09 - 11:53 pm
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If it was only 1000 I would

If it was only 1000 I would be impressed.

KSL
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KSL 08/15/09 - 11:55 pm
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My spouse and I are glad to

My spouse and I are glad to see a protest against the government take over of our freedoms, especially in downtown Atlanta. Hopefully it's not too little to late.

Brown Stone
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Brown Stone 08/16/09 - 05:12 am
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Down with all these racist

Down with all these racist haters, stupid protest ain't going to stop nothing. lololololol

IsAnyoneAlwaysRight
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IsAnyoneAlwaysRight 08/16/09 - 05:29 am
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Brown Stone, why is this

Brown Stone, why is this racist......you must be from nigeria yourself. Its not about race, its about human freedom.. Not only will the south rise again but the whole nation against all of these tyrants in Washington. When I complained about GW was I a racist too?

convertedsoutherner
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convertedsoutherner 08/16/09 - 05:33 am
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Just look at who prezbho

Just look at who prezbho surrounds himself with. That says a lot about a person and it isn't showing well for the prez.

Tujeez1
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Tujeez1 08/16/09 - 06:19 am
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Obama Care has prescribed two

Obama Care has prescribed two tobacco smoke enemas for each drowning taxpayer...are you feeling resuscitated yet?

Lobosolo
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Lobosolo 08/16/09 - 07:22 am
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You guys slay me! There will

You guys slay me! There will be reform, though watered down, and in the end you Repubs will look as clueless as you did in the last elections. From the ridiculous pandering to the most dwindling faction of your party over Sotomayer to the shrill Palinesque calls like RemovedForViolations that expose nothing but your prejudices, you guys will be left farther in the dust as the country progresses into the twenty-first century. Typical of the Chronicle is the headline -"Thousands protest...". Atlanta is a mighty big place. I imagine the crowd of birther, tea-bagging reactionaries is on a percentage-to-population-wise par with the loonies in other areas of the country, say like that dismal one at the river here in Augusta. Cackle, cackle, cackle..... Your "entitlements" are going P...O...O...F..........

Tujeez1
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Tujeez1 08/16/09 - 07:33 am
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Lobosolo...I guess you'd

Lobosolo...I guess you'd prefer to push outrageous agendas until angry mobs burn down the city? Typical of the socialist...

convertedsoutherner
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convertedsoutherner 08/16/09 - 08:46 am
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lob... Received all your

lob... Received all your talking points I see. Have you read this 1000+ page horrible prezbhocare bill? Ammendments can always be added at any time to any bill. Just look at who prezbho has surrounded himself with. With this bunch of Chicago thugs in office that should make anyone feel safe and secure. Don't you think?

IsAnyoneAlwaysRight
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IsAnyoneAlwaysRight 08/16/09 - 10:43 am
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lobosolo, what you beating

lobosolo, what you beating off solo? just cause the world and us is overpopulated and concentrated and has more loosers now than ever doesn't mean the masses get to overthrow the productive. Thats why it is a republic not a democracy, cause all men are not created equally intellectually, work ethic wise, and etc. etc. One cannot run a business successfully on taking a vote of the mass employees. The cream and freedom always rises to the top...Just cause you want to bring everyone down; cause thats the only way all people will be equal. Go back to your whole or take the ship back from where your ancestors came from if you don't like it.

Lobosolo
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Lobosolo 08/16/09 - 04:42 pm
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Whew, RFV. What a post...

Whew, RFV. What a post... Man!!! What a post!!! So you surmise that all of the productive people in the country are just like you! This gets better by the minute! You're really Glenn Beck, right? C'mon, we can tell!!! I'm copying this thread to frame and put on my wall!!! Wow, it doesn't get any funnier than this!!! You sure nailed that part about all men aren't created equal intellectually. Man, you're the new Einstein of the AC Sludge Report!!! Hey, Guys, y'all come here!!! You've got to read this one.......

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