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Curtis Dixon: The Art of the Leather Bootblack (tags)
The Leather community has a lot of folkways non-Leather people are often baffled by, and one of them is the importance of the bootblack. Curtis Dixon has been bootblacking for almost a quarter of a century and has won several major honors in the craft. In this interview, celebrating the upcoming San Diego Leather Pride events in March as well as the California Leather SIR/boy contest in San Diego in May, Curtis talks about what bootblacking means to the Leather community as a whole and its importance to him personally
This Wednesday: Gold Star Mom to Lead Anti-war Protest March to Congressman’s Office (tags)
Gold Star and Military Families Speak Out at Congressman Dana ìWarbackerî Rohrabacherís Office. Local Military Families and Gold Star Mom to lead March from Huntington Pier to Congressman Rohrabacherís office to on August 30th
550+ pairs of boots, an anti-war protest (tags)
550 pairs of black boots represent the US military personnel killed in Iraq
Creative protest - 500 pairs of Army boots stand empty in Chicago Fed. plaza (tags)
Finally... a CREATIVE ACT to engage the public and make people think. Demonstrations are fine... but what we really need are hundreds, thousands, of creative works that intervene in the mass consciousness. An anonymous public art that speaks truth to power and dares to envision a different world. Mass political struggle is one thing... but profound, insightful, and bold cultural work paves the way to a world at last inhabitable. LET A THOUSAND FLOWERS BLOOM! No more business as usual... turn the city streets into open air art galleries! In this Reuters photograph by Frank Polich, Viet Nam Veteran Eddie Randolph looks over 500 pairs of boots laid out in Chicago's Federal plaza, January 21, 2004. The boots were placed there to remember the U.S. soldiers killed in the War in Iraq.
RADICAL CHEERLEADERS: Feminist Fun at Protests! (tags)
Leading leftist cheers, with black DIY pom-poms made from trash bags, in pig tails, and combat boots, Radical Cheerleaders educate their audience while focusing the energy, as their performances deescalate fear and tension at protests.
Bremer Wears Combat Boots (tags)
O.K., this guy Bummer... er, I mean Bremer. Someone should really tell him that he looks stupid in a conservative suite and combat boots. Then again... he may be setting a fashion trend for all CEOs in the capitalist world. Class War Chic!
Soldiers Scrape Up Money To Pay For Supplies (tags)
Another example of "Support Our Troops" in action. Happy Veteran's Day Team.
LARGEST WILDLIFE MASSACRE ON THE PLANET (tags)
This year over 7 million kangaroos are set to be slaughtered by the Kangaroo Industry and farmers nationwide. This comes despite a major drought in Queensland where the highest quota of around 4 million is set.
The Rally is going on right now.... I can hear helicopters circling Activists (tags)
Activists made a friendship circle at the South East Circle of Balboa Park, then Head to the Streets towards the San Diego Convention Center while Police Presence remains High, and While California Highway Patrol officers block streets and circle the area with a Loud disruptive Helicopter in the air. As the Activists march, so do the police officers behind them.