The further and continuing adventures of the girl who sat in the back of your homeroom, reading and daydreaming.
Thursday, April 15, 2010
My Angle On The Indianapolis Tea Party Rally
I couldn't be there; I had to work. ...But I could see it from where I was working:
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The event is on the far side of the Statehouse from where I am, so you're only seeing the edges of the crowd, about a city block long and the width of a wide street plus sidewalks wide. Look closely to pick up the scale, as the government office building on the far side of the Capitol is unaffectionately known as the Albert Speer Building: it is not built to human scale.
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Ego vadum perussi vestri prandium
"I saw to what extent the people among whom I lived could be trusted as good neighbors and friends; that their friendship was for summer weather only; that they did not greatly propose to do right; that they were a distinct race from me by their prejudices and superstitions."