Monday, November 01, 2010

My Favorite Rally Signs

The Huffington Post has a gallery of rally signs from the Jon Stewart/Stephen Colbert Rally on October 30th, and some of the other rallies that happened that day in support. I've shamelessly stolen some of those images that I really liked to post here for your amusement.

Generic Sign

Save the Clock Tower!

Devoted Honey

Keep Your Towel Handy

Beaker in Seattle

Bring Back Firefly!

Text Messages

"This was not a rally to ridicule people of faith or people of activism or to look down our noses at the heartland or passionate argument or to suggest that times are not difficult and that we have nothing to fear. They are and we do. But we live now in hard times — not end times. And we can have animus and not be enemies.

"But unfortunately, one of our main tools in delineating the two broke.

"The country’s 24-hour political pundit perpetual panic conflictinator did not cause our problems, but its existence makes solving them that much harder. The press can hold its magnifying up to our problems, bringing them into focus, illuminating issues heretofore unseen — or they can use that magnifying glass to light ants on fire and then perhaps host a week of shows on the sudden, unexpected dangerous flaming ant epidemic.

"If we amplify everything we hear nothing."

-Jon Stewart