Thursday, September 04, 2008

Unrulies Get Your Rage ON!!

Rage Against the Machine Performs at RNC

How could we NOT post this at Les Enragé This is the kind of in-your-face activism that we live and breathe for.
From Crooks & Liars:
The Guardian UK: (h/t uglycasonova)

After police banned them from playing a political rally in Minnesota yesterday, Rage Against the Machine whipped out the loudspeaker and went a cappella.

The band’s original plan was to play an impromptu gig at left-wing rally Ripple Effect. Sadly, the police had other ideas, leaving Zack de la Rocha to address some angry fans.

Rage Against the Machine is a band that has never, ever advocated violence,” he, er, rages. “We’ve always advocated a direct opposition to unjust wars like the one started by John McCain and the Republicans and Bush and all of them.”

He continues: “Why the F@#% are these cops so afraid of us? Are they afraid of us?”

Rage Against the Machine RNC - 09.02.08

C & L omits De La Rocha's closer. "They're not afraid of four musicians. They're afraid of YOU!"

HUGE tip of the tin-foil headgear to Above The Fold Blog. Nice going guys!


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