The rain was over by the time hundreds of Kansas Citians made it out to Theis Park near the Plaza, Sunday afternoon, but with wind gusts of up to 45 mpr, the speakers who had their speeches memorized had a much easier time than the ones who were using notes. An estimated 500 people showed up for the rally sponsored by Freedomworks and Americans for Prosperity, featuring guest speakers, Congressman Steve King, (R- IA), Congressman Todd Akin (MO-R), Michelle Moore from Smart Girl Politics, Mo Rep. Paul Curtman, and more. Musical entertainment was provided by The Crossroads Revival Band, and the event was MC’ed by KCMO morning show host, Greg Knapp.
Author and motivational speaker, Mason Weaver
The wind was gusting wildly, but Michelle Moore of Smart Girl Politics held on to her notes like a pro.
Pastor Stephen Broden , founder and Senior Pastor of Fair Park Bible Fellowship in Dallas, Tx
Videos soon to come…
Here’s Pastor Broden’s impassioned speech where he implored conservatives to get mobilized to fight the big government immorality and spenders in all parties who have taken over Washington. Broden predicted that Kennedy would sell us out with his decision on Obamacare – like he has before. He said that just voting in conservative candidates is the right strategy. Our challenge is of mobilization…
I’m still working on uploading videos, but because of the strong winds, the sound quality on most of the videos I shot are so poor, they’re unusable. Believe it or not, my iphone did a better job than my camera.
In the meantime, here are some pictures I took during a poignant part of the rally, when veterans from all branches of the U.S. military; Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, and Coast Guard, were asked to stand up and be recognized while their branch’s service songs were played.
God bless them all.
MORE from the rally: