posted on Oct, 6 2011 @ 11:54 PM
Originally posted by nineix
reply to post by pirhanna
Is Leslie the homeless, bearded, tiara wearing transvestite that sometimes runs for mayor making him/her-self heard?
That's the Austin I know and love.
Keep Austin Weird!
Leslie is fairly quiet these days, since he was beaten from an inch of his life by some anti-gay thugs. I have seen him around town here and there
@screwed - yes sir, you are correct. unfortunate, but correct
There was the report of 1300 but more people kept coming after this number was released. My estimate as a crowd counter at the height was more like
And of course since it was Austin, there were the odd variety of Anonymous mask wearers, hippies with drums, guys with ron paul shirts, old activist
ladies, the crippled and homeless, college students, people with dogs. Me with my gf, and our friend who is jobless and can't find work (and is
being given the run around in the medical system. Was trying to help him out today, and I swear I was about to scream at these medical people for
being so cold hearted and callous and caring about nothing but money. That's all they give a rats ass about.
Some people had "Tax Our Weed" signs.
One person thought he was ironic and had a "Radiohead is playing a free show tomorrow" sign
ok that one was kind of funny.
There were street musicians.
A few kids with their folks, but mostly 20 somethings (I don't fall in that category...)