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‘Alaska Women Reject Palin’

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Evidently a rally was held by both Palin supporters and those who reject Palin.

The rally was organized by a small group of women, talking over coffee. It made me wonder what other things have started with small groups of women talking over coffee. It’s probably an impressive list. These women hatched the plan, printed up flyers, posted them around town, and sent notices to local media outlets. One of those media outlets was KBYR radio, home of Eddie Burke, a long-time uber-conservative Anchorage talk show host. Turns out that Eddie Burke not only announced the rally, but called the people who planned to attend the rally “a bunch of socialist baby-killing maggots”, and read the home phone numbers of the organizers aloud over the air, urging listeners to call and tell them what they thought. The women, of course, received many nasty, harassing and threatening messages.

I defend this guy's right to disagree with the efforts of the "Alaska Women Reject Palin" rally and organizers, but publicly reading their home phone numbers on the radio? No way. He deserves a kick into the courtroom.

Turns out Eddie's efforts didn't hamper the rally:


Never, have I seen anything like it in my 17 and a half years living in Anchorage. The organizers had someone walk the rally with a counter, and they clicked off well over 1400 people (not including the 90 counter-demonstrators). This was the biggest political rally ever, in the history of the state. I was absolutely stunned. The second most amazing thing is how many people honked and gave the thumbs up as they drove by. And even those that didn’t honk looked wide-eyed and awe-struck at the huge crowd that was growing by the minute. This just doesn’t happen here.


‘Alaska Women Reject Palin’ Rally is HUGE! Mudflats

Pictures of the rally can also be seen at the site (above).

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Ah yes, the liberal attack machine is once again reduced to blogs as their "hard news source".

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