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1/20/18 SF Women's March: A Glorious Day
by Stop Trump Terrorism
Saturday Jan 20th, 2018 7:33 PM
On a beautiful, 55 degree sunny day on January 20, 2018, San Francisco marked the 1 year anniversary with tens of thousands of protesters of an utterly reactionary, anti-women, racist, anti-immigrant, anti-labor, pro-war profoundly stupid and ignorant presidency of a former Democrat, only recently Republican, former TV host, Donald Trump, illegally put in office by tossing the black vote in contested states, the same as the selection of his Republican predecessor, George Bush, Jr., in 2000 and 2004, only this time the economy is much worse, so this presidency is a disaster.
On a beautiful, 55 degree sunny day on January 20, 2018, San Francisco marked the 1 year anniversary with tens of thousands of protesters of an utterly reactionary, anti-women, racist, anti-immigrant, anti-labor, pro-war profoundly stupid and ignorant presidency of a former Democrat, only recently Republican, former TV host, Donald Trump, illegally put in office by tossing the black vote in contested states, the same as the selection of his Republican predecessor, George Bush, Jr., in 2000 and 2004, only this time the economy is much worse, so this presidency is a disaster.

The crowd seemed smaller than last year’s and not quite as angry, but then the weather was much better than last year’s rainstorm and we were able to start the rally at 11 a.m. at the Civic Center instead of 3 p.m. when last year’s anti-abortion rally ended, since the anti-abortion terrorists have to wait until January 27, 2018 to make their appearance in pro-abortion San Francisco. Their anti-abortion banners have been on Market Street since the end of December 2017.

It was called a Women’s March, but there were certainly thousands of men, and lots of children in arms, on shoulders and in strollers. We were all ages and nationalities making our voices heard in a country that does not do enough protesting. We enjoyed speeches for some 3 hours while resting on the grass and we signed voter petitions circulated in the crowd and at tables.

This writer carried a sign to Free Ahed Tamimi, the Palestinian teenager who rightfully returned a slap to a Nazi Zionist soldier illegally on her land who slapped her first, and she now faces prison time for slapping the jerk. I not only did not receive any hostile statements from the crowd which was overwhelmingly Democrats, but I was complemented by some participants. The Democratic Party, a pro-Israel gang, the same as the Republicans, apparently has some dissent in its own ranks on Nazi Israel, long overdue.

The march down Market Street to the Embarcadero in the last hour, starting at 2 p.m., was filled with all kinds of signs from hand-made artistic design signs to large professionally made banners. The marchers did not seem to have much experience in providing chants as they walked, but as they do more protesting, we can be sure they will be airing their grievances verbally. The young people as always, had the most enthusiasm and energy. This march was of course all about the future of the young.