Friday, August 17, 2007

Video Memories of Another People-Powered Success

I remember the days... The First Youtube video...

February, 2006: Ned, meeting informally with folks in a local pizza place, talking to people 30 or 40 at a time...

May, 2006: Then came the endorsements: NOW

June, 2006: Democracy for America:

Then.. the Bloggers:

May, 2006: Ned recognizes the importance of Bloggers. He received over 33% of the delegate vote at the state convention, (15% required for a primary):

July 4th, 2006: Ned walks every single July 4th parade he possibly can. At the Willimantic Boombox parade, The Float:

Bring in the superstars: Al Sharpton

Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA),

Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur (D-OH),

Actor, Activist Danny Glover:

Jesse Jackson:

All leading to this... It was all worth it:

What Followed? Amazing support for those who wanted to turn our country around. Kerry, Edwards, Kennedy, Clark, Dean, Dodd, all stumped for Ned. Endorsements from labor, UAW, AFT, SEIU, Teamsters. The energy was amazing. The atmosphere at every event was undescribable.

New Haven:



Bringing out the Truth:

We can bring this to Texas. We can reinvigorate the masses, get people excited about politics, about being able to stand for a change, to be able to stand for something again. We can make this happen.

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