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"Restore the Fourth" protests explode across U.S. - VIDEO

‘1984 not instruction manual’: Thousands protest NSA spying across US

Good coverage of the Restore the Fourth protests and embedded videos. One of the videos is from RT, so at least there was some TV coverage.

July 4, 2013 - Americans outraged by the federal government’s spying programs took to the streets on Independence Day for “Restore the Fourth” protests in an estimated 100 American cities, including New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Chicago, Boston, Seattle, Memphis and Miami, plus international cities such as London and Munich.

The “Restore the Fourth” national protest was named after the Fourth Amendment, which was intended to protect Americans against “unreasonable searches and seizures.”

“The U.S. Government has been systematically spying on people all over the globe, violating their human rights,” Fight for the Future co-founder Tiffiniy Cheng said in a statement. “The NSA programs that have been exposed are blatantly unconstitutional, and have a detrimental effect on free speech and freedom of press worldwide. … You can’t disregard people’s privacy, invade their personal lives on a daily basis, and not expect them to fight back.”

http://www.wnd.com/2013/07/u-s-explodes-with-100-anti-nsa-pr...

UPDATE: Here is even better coverage by RT of the "Restore the Fourth" protests across the country - lots of video and pics:

‘1984 not instruction manual’: Thousands protest NSA spying across US:

Thousands of protesters in over 100 US cities opted out of traditional July 4th celebrations on Thursday, instead choosing to march in nationwide protests against the US government’s NSA spying program. Participants demanded an end to global surveillance.

http://rt.com/usa/nsa-protests-july-4-700/
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Restore the Fourth: Nationwide anti-NSA spying protests hit US


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Thanks a million for this

Thanks a million for this news. MSM is completely useless.

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Nixon resigned because Republicans in Congress were going to vote to impeach and convict.

Nowadays, no Democrat or Republican in Congress would ever vote to impeach or convict a member of his or her own party.

What changed?

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Here are pics of our rally and parade float

Our parade float was a big assault rifle.

https://sphotos-a.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ash4/1001882_39783763...

We portrayed a bunch of government thugs with a patriot in a Guantanamo jumpsuit.

https://fbcdn-sphotos-f-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-ash3/10139...

https://sphotos-a.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ash4/1000985_39783745...

Our state congressman trading 30 round magazines since they are now illegal in CO. An act of civil disobedience.

https://sphotos-b.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-prn1/994219_397293643...

A pic for hic

https://fbcdn-sphotos-b-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-ash3/10171...

I was passing out massive amounts of candy. The kids were grateful and will probably be future patriots :)!

3 silvers for a Magpul 30 round PMAG.
https://sphotos-a.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ash4/1012315_39784567...

maybe i missed something

but i saw no mention at either drudge or huffington ..
MSM is the twilight zone

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See, PEOPLE are getting fed up with their governments WORLD-WIDE

It is SO obvious that is what is happening. The power-hungry leaders are immoral, you know whats who have perverted our Constitution, our culture, and everything we "used" to stand for in this country.

Even Germany, you would think that THEY, of all people, would be vigilant and on the lookout for corruption in their own government. Merkel is a shill for America. She is part of the WORLD ELITIST STATISTS. The NSA revelation SHOULD be a wake-up call for their citizens. I mean, do they want another "repeat" of Hitler to occur again? It starts with the dissidents, the highly-informed individuals, the anti-government people, if you will, and the ones they deem are their "political enemies". Then, it morphs into the super control of the masses by the SUPER TYRANTS.

First, the countries lose their sovereignty, then, they lose their freedom. These so-called LEADERS of both these European & Latin American countries had better wake up! Do they really believe they themselves wouldn't be ULTIMATE TARGETS of a powerful regime like our American government?

"Should the day ever dawn..."

A good observation from "Pete" on WND:

Demonstrations such as these are interesting, but have no real effect. They are little more than a venting session. Should the day ever dawn when these people, and hundreds of thousands more, demonstrate in every major city, and then carry their demonstration to Washington DC, refusing to leave until the necessary changes are made, felonious politicians and czars are brought to justice, we will see lasting change and a return to American greatness.

These aren't your usual bussed-in OWS-type "protestors"

I like this comment from "Bud":

Look at the people in these pictures! These aren't your usual bussed-in-from-Ypsilanti, Occupy, hippie, radiclibs. These are crew cut, button down, going-to-school, my-dad's-a-cop kind of people. That means this NSA/4th Amendment deal is starting to involve real people... all over the country. Looks like the party's really getting started!

"We the People" are waking up!

Wait, so whos supposedly NOT

Wait, so whos supposedly NOT real people?

I know what he MEANT, to say, just saying he should have phrased that a little better me thinks

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start demanding criminal charges

and prosecution of all government employees and contractors at all levels. Maybe file title 42 USC §1983 lawsuits on government and employees.

Best comment yet!

Once a few get past the learning curve of how to file Title 42 lawsuits against government employees, such activism will go viral.
That should be our our next objective!

Well done, meekandmild!

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Instead of waistng money on worthless GOP frauds.

Let start paying for lawyers to try these bad laws in jury trials.

It may take years, but there is no reason to waste money on political parties.

The only change they offer is a change for the worse. On hundred and Twenty years of history bear witness to the utter uselessness of political parties.

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