Photo via Twitpic
Over 6000 people here at Code Red Rally.
Estimate from stage is it now looks more like 10K at #CodeRed.
I was afraid that few would be able to find the time during the busy holiday season. A showing that strong in mid December is impressive!
Michelle Malkin reported that MoveOn held its own emergency rally at 1pm Eastern today to lobby for nationalized health care. Would love to see a picture of crowd size.
As unpopular as ObamaCare is, Reid is close to a watered down version of the bill, using any means necessary –Cash-for-Cloture. Key members of the Senate to contact:
Sen. Nelson’s contact info:
7602 Pacific St.
Omaha, NE 68114
Tel: (402) 391-3411
Fax: (402) 391-4725
440 North 8th Street
Lincoln, NE 68508
Tel: (402) 441-4600
Fax: (402) 476-8753
720 Hart Senate Office Building
United States Senate
Washington, DC 20510
Tel: (308) 631-7614
Tel: (308) 293-5818
South Sioux City
Tel: (402) 209-3595
I’ll be updating throughout the day as I hear more.
Another picture via Twitter:
I’ve been checking Twitter for updates on the Moveon rally. All I saw were a bunch of links to a Huffpo article announcing the rally. It must have fizzled, or those people don’t know how to multitask.
Another picture of the crowd via Twitpic:
The Plum LineGreg Sargent’s blog
A guy tweeted that he thought he saw Dean at the Code Red rally.
According to Senatus, Republicans are unified:
McConnell: “I have 40 unified Republicans who think that this bill is not the right way to go.”
Some great pix via Anthropocon on Twitter:
Rep. Michelle Bachman reportedly gave a rousing speech:
So did Rep Steve King:
Video via the American Conservative Union:
As I suspected! The MoveOn rally fizzled!
Oh look. Pre-printed signs.
In what looked more like a death rattle than a call to arms, about 50 liberal activists gathered in front of the White House this afternoon for a hastily arranged rally meant to protest President Obama for allowing Sen. Joe Lieberman so much leverage in the health care debate.