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Orange County F15 photos

by Sister J Sunday, Feb. 16, 2003 at 8:15 PM

Panoramic views of the Laguna Beach Peace Vigil and the city of Orange rally at Hart Park.

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Today we were part of an historical event.

While they may not have been as huge as the demonstrations Los Angeles and San Francisco, the demonstrations in Orange County had a great turnout! When we left Laguna Beach around 11:30, there were already about 100 people gathered. I don't know the numbers for the Hart Park rally and the march to the Orange Plaza, but it looked like at least 600 people.

In case you were unaware of this, Orange County, California is staunchly conservative, mostly Republican.

Some of the interesting "dialogue" from pro-war individuals whom I encountered during the day:

"Against International Law? Screw International Law! We're not part of the world, we're the United States!" (while I was explaining that a pre-emptive attack on Iraq was illegal according to International Law)

"They're all the same" (in reference to Arabs and Muslims when I explained that the Iraqis had nothing to do with September 11th).

"Wipe that smug smile off your face! People died so that you could march here". (I was smiling because I was pleased to be in a group of so many like-minded people, all desiring peace). I believe it was a city permit that allowed me to march there, and I doubt that the city required a human sacrifice, but what do I know?

View more photos taken in Laguna Beach and Orange at

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Pre-march rally at Hart Park

by Sister J Sunday, Feb. 16, 2003 at 8:15 PM

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photos from Orange County michael scott Monday, Feb. 17, 2003 at 7:19 AM
photo taken by Gordon during the 2/15/03 rally at Hart Park in Orange - as the vigil began michael scott Monday, Feb. 17, 2003 at 7:21 AM
photo taken by Gordon during the 2/15/03 rally at Hart Park in Orange - return michael scott Monday, Feb. 17, 2003 at 7:23 AM
Nice Sheepdog Monday, Feb. 17, 2003 at 7:37 AM
Hart Park numbers Sister J Monday, Feb. 17, 2003 at 9:28 AM
correction Gordon Monday, Feb. 17, 2003 at 1:37 PM
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Mr. Jeff Qualey Monday, Feb. 17, 2003 at 4:42 PM
Mrs. Armida S. Thomson Monday, Feb. 17, 2003 at 5:06 PM
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Mr Jim Gibson Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2003 at 12:05 PM
Mr Mank Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2003 at 5:17 PM
Mr Saddam Hussein Thursday, Feb. 20, 2003 at 8:16 PM
Hey Bush I Thursday, Feb. 20, 2003 at 8:25 PM
OneEyedMan KPC Thursday, Feb. 20, 2003 at 11:06 PM
OneEyedMan KPC Thursday, Feb. 20, 2003 at 11:08 PM
bloody hands on anti-war protesters Im Saddam, thanks anti-war protesters!!!!!!!! Friday, Feb. 21, 2003 at 5:20 AM
OneEyedMan KPC Friday, Feb. 21, 2003 at 10:43 AM
Yesto War War Supporter Sunday, Feb. 23, 2003 at 9:59 PM
Lets Rock The Streets of Bagdad into a new era of Freedom!!!!! Can I get a hell yeah? Let Freedom Rock Sunday, Feb. 23, 2003 at 10:48 PM
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Well then, you can put your ass on the street Sheepdog Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2003 at 4:39 PM
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