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Right/Left Face to Face: Mtn View Recruiting Center
by A. Bystander
Friday Feb 15th, 2008 5:09 PM
Protesters v. Counter-Protesters
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Never the Twain shall meet?
Raging Grannies staged humorous/educational street theater about recruiting contract deficiencies.
Military recruiting supporters attempted to interrupt the Grannies who continued with singing and musical accompaniment.

About 50 anti-war demonstrators gathered on the corner of Grant and El Camino in Mtn View, with a dozen more in front of the store-front recruiting center in the shopping strip.

Palo Alto Weekly report says police were called
http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=7186
§Raging Granny Career Counselor
by A. Bystander Friday Feb 15th, 2008 5:09 PM
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Grannies had a career counselor as part of their street theater. One of the Grannies pointed out that the recruiting center is called US Armed Forces Career Center, so they sent in their own career counselor
§Pro-recruiting demonstrators give Grannies the thumbs down
by A. Bystander Friday Feb 15th, 2008 5:09 PM
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Behind the Granny street theater, several pro-war MEN gave the grannies thumbs down and taunted them.
§Granny character = surprised student
by A. Bystander Friday Feb 15th, 2008 5:09 PM
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A Granny played the part of a student surprised to hear about the "fine print" in the recruiting contract.
§Recruiters locked down the center
by A. Bystander Friday Feb 15th, 2008 5:09 PM
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Watching from inside behind locked doors.
§Singing loudly
by A. Bystander Friday Feb 15th, 2008 5:09 PM
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§Grannies' tuba drowns out the taunts
by A. Bystander Friday Feb 15th, 2008 5:09 PM
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§ukulele playing granny strolls past counter-protestors
by A. Bystander Friday Feb 15th, 2008 5:09 PM
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§Career Center?
by A. Bystander Friday Feb 15th, 2008 5:09 PM
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§Granny hats
by A. Bystander Friday Feb 15th, 2008 5:09 PM
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