freezing my butt off, to keep terrorist out of my state

A few days before Christmas, in the northern Illinois cold, a hardy group of patriotic Americans and concerned citizens gathered in Sterling to protest the transfer of terrorist from club Gitmo to Thompson, Illinois.  I was there and did my part to voice opposition to this stupid plan of President Obama, Attorney General Holder, Senator Durbin, and Governor Quinn.  I made some brief remarks on the bullhorn, i gave two interviews to news crews, i stood in unison with gold star moms, and regular folks who recognize that this plan is a whopper of a bad one.  

Two moments worth sharing.  First I was more than happy to have my picture take with some nice ladies who drove two hours to attend the event, or more accurately was happy to have them take a picture of my t-shirt, the red one i have worn in some of my youtube video’s that says “I think therefore I am NOT a progressive liberal socialist Marxist Democrat”.  Second, one of the reporters had a heck of a question to ask me. “did I support President Obama this time last year”?  she obviously hadn’t read my shirt before asking, but my reply didn’t leave any room for doubt.  “No I didn’t, and I NEVER will.”
so, i put forth some effort to stop this debacle, what did you do?
*photo from the Chicago Tribune.  (That would be me on the far right)
*photo from the Rockford Register Star. (Me between the two flags)

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Ulysses S. Arn is editor-in-chief of which launched in the Spring of 2009, IL Tea Party activist, Article V convention of states advocate. Stories that have first appeared here have also been picked up by Jim Hoft's The Gateway Pundit and Progressives Today, Breitbart, Fox News, RedState, Weasel Zippers, The Right Scoop, and Illinois Review.