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Funk the War 3

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During our march, we had a heavy police escort. Police generally had no choice but to stop traffic ahead of our march whenever they could.

During our march, we had a heavy police escort. Police generally had no choice but to stop traffic ahead of our march whenever they could.


We soon took up station at the intersection of 15th Street, K Street, and Vermont Avenue NW, at the northeast corner of McPherson Square.  We soon took up station at the intersection of 15th Street, K Street, and Vermont Avenue NW, at the northeast corner of McPherson Square.

We soon took up station at the intersection of 15th Street, K Street, and Vermont Avenue NW, at the northeast corner of McPherson Square.


However, as far as the cops were concerned, we were not about to stay there, and they used their sticks to shove people out of the street and into McPherson Square.

However, as far as the cops were concerned, we were not about to stay there, and they used their sticks to shove people out of the street and into McPherson Square.


Being shoved en masse out of the street and into McPherson Square, where another event was going on. Note the gentleman saying, “And we haven’t even had dinner yet!” as we were practically on top of each other due to how the cops were shoving the group around.


The march paused for a few minutes after the group was shoved into McPherson Square en masse.  The march paused for a few minutes after the group was shoved into McPherson Square en masse.

The march paused for a few minutes after the group was shoved into McPherson Square en masse.

The march paused for a few minutes after the group was shoved into McPherson Square en masse.  The march paused for a few minutes after the group was shoved into McPherson Square en masse.

The march paused for a few minutes after the group was shoved into McPherson Square en masse.  The march paused for a few minutes after the group was shoved into McPherson Square en masse.


A mattress covered with a "blanket of lies" carries the phrase "EMBEDDED" In large, bold letters.

A mattress covered with a “blanket of lies” carries the phrase “EMBEDDED” In large, bold letters.


However, before you knew it, we were underway again.  However, before you knew it, we were underway again.

However, before you knew it, we were underway again.


Dancing in the streets while occupying another intersection.


And soon, we found ourselves at a building allegedly housing offices for Lockheed Martin, a defense contractor.

And soon, we found ourselves at a building allegedly housing offices for Lockheed Martin, a defense contractor.

And soon, we found ourselves at a building allegedly housing offices for Lockheed Martin, a defense contractor.


The protest at Lockheed Martin was a spirited one, though our stay was fairly brief.  The protest at Lockheed Martin was a spirited one, though our stay was fairly brief.

The protest at Lockheed Martin was a spirited one, though our stay was fairly brief.

The protest at Lockheed Martin was a spirited one, though our stay was fairly brief.


Demonstrating in the street in front of Lockheed Martin.


David Barrows was along as well, dressed, as always, in his "Devil Bush" costume.

David Barrows was along as well, dressed, as always, in his “Devil Bush” costume.


Though likely only by coincidence, our march route also took us past the headquarters of The Washington Post.

Though likely only by coincidence, our march route also took us past the headquarters of The Washington Post.

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