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Stroll the Eureka Boardwalk for Herbal Freedom, April 20, 2013

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on April 19, 2013 by highboldtage

shortlink here:  http://wp.me/pbr9G-3FA    mnemonic here:  http://urlet.com/costs.especially

FREEDOMLEAFBW2

I WOULD LIKE FOUR AND TWENTY FRIENDS TO JOIN ME WITH SIGNS ON THE BOARDWALK @ 330 PM ON APRIL 20.  MY ISSUES ARE FULL LEGALIZATION AND SAFE ACCESS (DISPENSARIES) FOR EUREKANS.
Bring your sign (Safe Access? Norml? DIY?)  or I will provide one of several designs.  I will not be smoking please do not offer me any, I am not asking for civil disobedience, just peaceful exercise of 1st Amendment Rights.  There is a municipal ordinance in effect against smoking on the boardwalk, but its legality may be in question since it is possible that the city council never got the approval of the Coastal Commission to enact that change.  This is not the time to challenge that ordinance.   There are vacant lots adjacent to the boardwalk that are relics of the city’s failed and fraudulent redevelopment agency.  Maybe people who need to smoke tobacco can smoke there but I am not a lawyer.  I myself was blessed with the strength to quit my tobacco addiction in April of 2008, five years ago.  🙂  I struggled with nicotine addiction for most of my adult life.  I started nicotine at age 18, before marijuana and long before alcohol, which I started at age 21.  I never would have considered smoking marijuana if I hadn’t smoked tobacco first.
And in retrospect, I think that I was relatively blessed that my experience with these things came relatively late in my teens rather than earlier.
Yes I feel better and I sing better since I quit tobacco.  Let me say one more thing.  Cannabis helped me quit tobacco.  It is harm reduction if nothing else.  If you really care about the peoples health it is time to legalize.
At 420 we will stroll for freedom together, back and forth up and down the boardwalk for an hour or so with our signs, making new friends and organizing for victory.
The people lead, the politicians follow.
I understand that there are people here who grow for a living and fear that legalization may reduce the return on their labor.  I do not want to trivialize that fear and I don’t.  I want to hear from people in that situation maybe we can reach some understanding.  Maybe there is some route to prosperity after legalization, no doubt it won’t be perfect, there will be change.
have a peaceful day,
Bill
After 42 Years of Failure, California Lt. Governor Newsom Calls for Legalizing Marijuana

By Phillip Smith on April 15, 2013

SACRAMENTO, CA — At the California Democratic Party convention in Sacramento Saturday, Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom called for marijuana legalization and described the war on drugs as “an abject failure.”
“After 42 years of failure, I think it’s time we concede that if we continue to do what we’ve done, we’ll continue to get what we’ve got. I think you and we deserve better. It’s about standing up on principle, having the courage of our convictions, about saying publicly all too often what we say privately.”
http://www.thedailychronic.net/2013/17129/california-lt-governor-newsom-calls-for-legalizing-marijuana/
~!!~  please forward  ~!!~

UPDATE:  When I attended the Eureka City Council “Visioning” session last friday I engaged Mayor Frank Jager in conversation during a break.  It may interest you to know that our Mayor is a proponent of full legalization of marijuana.   In fact he is welcome to grab a legalize it sign and come stand next to me on 420 on the boardwalk.   Mostly the Mayor and I disagree on mostly everythng but on this we see eye to eye.

have a peaceful day, Bill

mnemonic here:  http://urlet.com/costs.especially

freecalifornia2

I’m going to make 10 or 15  full color posters of this nice Don’t Tread On Me flag above and I will give them away free to the first people who show up and want one.

FREEDOMLEAFBW2

I have about 20 of these nice black and white “Freedom” posters too, for the signless.  They will be free to anyone who is pro-cannabis.

leafsafeaccbw2

If Safe Access is your issue I have a few signs for you too!  Just meet me after 330 at the foot of F St.  First come first serve!  Come down and represent!

leafrespectbw2The Respect Our Rights poster is most likely the one I will carry.  But then I am a radical, I actually believe that cannabis users have civil rights, constitutional rights and human rights that extend back in time before any government.  I have a few of these to share as well.

leafpotprisonbw2

Some of us will want to remember our sisters and brothers who have been cruelly and wrongfully imprisoned over the Herb in neoslavery in for profit corporate prisons.  Yes we can share a couple of these too.

SET OUR PEOPLE FREE!

LEAFGROWBW2

Want to Grow the Economy?  So do we, and we have  a few signs.

On Saturday April 20 I am going to go to the Eureka Boardwalk with a sign at about 3:30 in the afternoon and I hope that five or six of you nice people join me to demonstrate for herbal rights and herbal freedom.   Commencing @4:20 pm we will stroll the boardwalk between F and B sts, with our signs.   I am only asking for a few people to come out and represent, I am not trying to compete with or harsh anyones buzz.   I am not asking for civil disobedience.   This will be for Eureka residents who want to represent for Medical Marijuana Rights, general herbal rights, Full Legalization of Cannabis, those who represent for the spiritual use of cannabis, or those who want to legalize industrial hemp, for anyone who is pro-cannabis but whose civil rights are not being respected.    Lets be a big tent.  This will be for Eureka residents who want to represent but have trouble getting to other venues, but of course it is open to anyone who lives outside Eureka who is pro-cannabis.

We will meet around 3:30 at the foot of F St.  At 420 we will start strolling peacefully up and down the boardwalk with our signs, for about an hour.   Let’s have fun, lets meet new friends, let’s organize.  I welcome other diverse community organizations to come to the boardwalk and table!  I want to meet people who want to get some dispensaries in Eureka, lets get it done.

Would be nice to have a drum circle or two, just saying.

This does not have to be a big thing, but it is an important thing.

I am just thinking about this and it is evolving.  I welcome your input.

Is there anyone who can design a flier for me?  Something readable quarter page (4.24 in x 5.5 in)

I will play a few songs too between 3:30 and 4:20, including of course “Free the Weed.”

How about a few poetry slammers and a few more street musicians?  It’s a Big Boardwalk.

email me humboldt.organizer@gmail.com

I will be there.  I just need five or six people.

Thank you everyone!

have a peaceful day,

Bill

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Anaheim Protests Livestream, Video Stream Sunday July 29, 2012

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , , , , , , , , , on July 28, 2012 by highboldtage

update 12 noon livestreamer sky adams banned from Livestream!’

Demos planned for noon @ Disneyland and Anaheim PD

I will add more streams as I find them.

http://bambuser.com/v/2865079

http://www.ustream.tv/channel/savagetruth

http://www.ustream.tv/channel/courtneyoccupy

http://www.ustream.tv/channel/spiritualution

http://www.ustream.tv/channel/crossxbones2

http://www.ustream.tv/channel/shadowmedia

http://www.ustream.tv/channel/bellaeiko or http://urlet.com/thirteenth.bosom

http://www.ustream.tv/channel/crossxbones or http://urlet.com/bluing.bold

and http://www.ustream.tv/channel/orangecrew or http://urlet.com/comparisons.ventured

http://www.ustream.tv/occupyfreedomla or http://urlet.com/revealed.laughing

http://www.ustream.tv/channel/courtneyoccupy or http://urlet.com/blow.absenteeism

also monitor #anaheim on twitter:

http://twitter.com/#!/search/realtime/%23Anaheim or http://urlet.com/outs.closely

http://occupypeace.blogspot.com/2012/07/anaheim-ustreams-sunday-july-29.html?m=1

Egyptian Protester Takes on Water Cannon [VIDEO]

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on January 26, 2011 by highboldtage

Shades of  Tiananmen Square?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kWr6MypZ-JU&NR=1

Hundreds of workers occupy Waterford Crystal plant after losing jobs

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , on January 30, 2009 by highboldtage

Hundreds of workers occupy Waterford Crystal plant after losing jobs

Hundreds of workers are staging a sit-in at Ireland’s Waterford Crystal factory after being told by text message they were to lose their jobs.
 
By Jon Swaine
Last Updated: 9:35PM GMT 30 Jan 2009

Scuffles broke out as private security teams tried to stop employees storming the plant in Kilbarry, Co Waterford.

The workers had received text messages from union officials warning them that ailing site was to close.

http://urlet.com/direct.coinciding

http://business.timesonline.co.uk/tol/business/industry_sectors/consumer_goods/article5622897.ece

Autism Rally Against Michael Savage – San Francisco – Sunday

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on July 25, 2008 by highboldtage

AUTISM RALLY (San Francisco)

Reply to: comm-768719876@craigslist.org
Date: 2008-07-24, 3:57PM PDT

AUTISM RALLY AGAINST MICHAEL SAVAGE
SUNDAY JULY 27TH AT 12 NOON
OUTSIDE KNEW STUDIOS
340 TOWNSEND STREET
SAN FRANCISCO

646-781-9469 for more information.

   
   
  • Location: San Francisco
  • it’s NOT ok to contact this poster with services or other commercial interests

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http://sfbay.craigslist.org/sfc/com/768719876.html

‘Don’t waste a drop’ London Drivers Warned

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on June 13, 2008 by highboldtage

Petrol: ‘Don’t waste a drop’, drivers warned as four-day fuel strike starts to hit the pumps

Last updated at 13:30pm on 13.06.08

 

 

Shell garage

Run-dry: A Shell petrol station in central London is already out of fuel on the first day of the tanker driver strike

Motorists were warned not to ‘waste a drop of fuel’ today as petrol stations began to run dry after tanker drivers started a four-day strike.

Hundreds of union members seeking a pay rise from Shell picketed petrol terminals as many others also turned back from refineries in solidarity.

The Shell drivers have refused an improved pay offer of 7.3 per cent backdated to January, which would take average earnings to more than £39,000.

http://urlet.com/proceed.such

British truckers jam key route into London to protest rising cost of fuel

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on May 27, 2008 by highboldtage

British truckers jam key route into London to protest rising cost of fuel

The Associated Press
Published: May 27, 2008
LONDON: Hundreds of trucks rolled into central London on Tuesday to jam a major route into the capital to protest the rising price of fuel.

Around 300 truck drivers honked their horns and parked on a highway on the edge of the city, forcing police to close off a section of road and divert hundreds of motorists during the busy morning rush hour.

Truckers protesting the soaring cost of fuel in Britain – where diesel now costs more than $9 a gallon – called for Prime Minister Gordon Brown’s government to lower fuel taxes for trucking companies.

http://urlet.com/crossing.tempering

http://www.iht.com/articles/ap/2008/05/27/news/Britain-Fuel-Protests.php