2 Million bikers mobilized in one week! 

Good Morning,  !

Today is Thursday, September 12

The 9/11 "Million Muslims March against Discrimination"
got roared over by about 2 Million bikers from Canada and 
almost every US state. 

Whining against discrimination on 9/11 hit a nerve in 
an awful lot of good people in North America.
The US/Canada border evaporated, and anybody, who had a 
bike and could afford the hotels, took off for DC, 
without notice.

The most incredible part of the backlash was the perfect
and lightning fast mobilization. We all know that the 
Government would NOT be able to mobilize TWO MILLION people,
and would not have a snowbal's chance in hell to get 
TWO MILLION people to one awkward spot in the country.

The cops gave up counting bikes when the number went over 
1 Million. "Well over 1 Million bikes, many of them with
a passenger". And it was all organized with practically no 
advance notice, just via newsletters, blogs and Facebook.

Big media, which is predominantly pro-democrat or 
pro-communism, hung back and ignored the build-up, hoping 
this patriotic outburst would fizzle.

When it did not fizzle, but succeeded beyond all expectations,
then the media had to grudgingly acknowledge it.

Bikers, whether they be sweet little old ladies or big, gruff
Vietnam vets or young widows of Afghanistan heroes or people
who have done Route 66, are as a group a lot more patriotic
and loyal to the country, than Toyota Prius driving yuppies
or any other group you care to name.

I wonder if the politicians are aware of the awesome power 
in that group, and the power of the Internet to mobilize

Have FUN!

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Today, September 12, in
1609 English explorer Henry Hudson sailed down what is now 
 known as the Hudson River.
1814 During the War of 1812, the Battle of North Point 
 was fought in Maryland.
1873 The first practical typewriter was sold to customers.
1878 Patent litigation involving the Bell Telephone Company 
 against Western Union Telegraph Company and Elisha Gray 
 began. The issues were over various telephone patents.
1914 The first battle of Marne ended when the allied forces 
 stopped the German offensive in France.
1916 Adelina and August Van Buren finished the first successful 
 transcontinental motorcycle tour to be attempted by two women. 
 They started in New York City on July 5, 1916.
1918 During World War I, At the Battle of St. Mihiel, U.S.
 Army personnel operate tanks for the first time. The tanks 
 were French-built.
1922 The Episcopal Church removed the word "Obey" from the 
 bride's section of wedding vows.
1938 In a speech, Adolf Hitler demanded self-determination for 
 the Sudeten Germans in Czechoslovakia.
1940 The Lascaux paintings were discovered in France. The 
 cave paintings were 17,000 years old and were some of the 
 best examples of art from the Paleolithic period.
1943 During World War II, Benito Mussolini was taken by 
 German paratroopers from the Italian government that was 
 holding him.
1944 U.S. Army troops entered Germany, near Trier, for the 
 first time during World War II.
1953 U.S. Senator John F. Kennedy married Jacqueline Lee 
1954 "Lassie" made its television debut on CBS. The last 
 show aired on September 12, 1971.
1963 The last episode of "Leave it to Beaver" was aired.
1974 Violence occurred on the opening day of classes in 
 Boston, MA, due to opposition to court-ordered school 
1974 Emperor Haile Selassie was taken out of power by 
 Ethiopia's military after ruling for 58 years.
1977 South African anti-apartheid activist Stephen Biko 
 died at the age of 30. The student leader died while 
 in police custody which triggered an international outcry.
1983 Arnold Schwarzenegger became a U.S. citizen. He had 
 emigrated from Austria 14 years earlier.
2009 Steve Jobs announced that Apple's iTunes had 88% of 
the legal U.S. music download market. 
2013  smiled

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