Like a candle in the pen

Lunch is Overrated Anyway

Feeling feisty? Head down to the

Mecom Fountain

(Main and Montrose) at noon today to join

Amnesty International

for a protest to mark the fifth anniversary of the first arrival of detainees at



We're all for civil disobedience, but we do have to wonder: Why are these kinds of things always scheduled in the middle of weekdays? Sure, the Mecom Fountain might see a good deal of lunchtime traffic, but standing around and holding a sign at noon on a Thursday is only going to reinforce the "Get a job, hippie" crowd. — Keith Plocek


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