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Oh Yeah, Dancing At Public Monuments In The U.S. Is Still A Crime

The “Where The Hell Is Matt 2012″ video has been strolling around the web, with many millions of views to date and has even been hosted as NASA’s Astronomy Picture of the Day (where I saw it) – a heartwarming film created from clips of people dancing around the world, along with one American traveler . Matt Harding traveled the world, even venturing to places like Afghanistan, Iraq and North Korea and dancing in each with the locals. In each, happy people juke, shimmy and do the hustle. In watching it, and noting the countries and cities within, I thought to myself how interesting it was that dancing was something that all cultures share in, and there seems to be no backlash against it by religion or laws – it’s something to be enjoyed. Oh, the happiness that thought brought me! Then I remembered when people were arrested by government goons for dancing at a United States monument (video after jump), and that a circuit court upheld appeals against the arrests and questioning their legality. Lucky Matt didn’t visit the Lincoln Memorial, or this video would have never seen the light of day.


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Where in the World is Matt? Dancing with other nations! 2012

This video cheers me up so much.

http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/the-healing-arts/201209/...

I wish I could put into words the feeling I get when watching it -both the dancing and the music.

How true that the people don't want war, but the corrupt leaders drag them along. Said Herman Goering, "All you have to do is tell them they are being attacked, and denounce the peace makers for lack of patriotism and exposing the country to danger. It works the same in any country."

Let all who love truth join in tripping the light!

From the healing arts angle, it's no surprise the Bible is replete with dancing.

I am for peace: but when I speak, they are for war. Ps 120:7
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Better to be divided by truth than united in error.
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"I am the door." -Jesus Christ

Kokesh got arrested cause he cant dance...

Not because he is a giant doooosh.

They tried to bury us, they didn't know we were seeds. -mexican proverb

Wonderful:

That first one always makes me smile so hard it almost hurts.
The second makes me furious so since I know what it is, I decided not to spoil my night. Thanks for the reminder that we are not all so different across the globe. I for one can't dance. I simply have no legs to do it with now.
But hey, I couldn't dance when I had them. But it sure is fun to watch what Mat did.

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I love my country
I am appalled by my government

Can we dance....

On Lincoln's grave?

http://lionsofliberty.com/
*Advancing the Ideas of Liberty Daily*