Doug Velenchenko / RNC 08

MPLS photographer shares his images.

Above: Doug Velenchenko. Mickeys, 2008.

Yes, that is a peace officer with a loaded grenade launcher positioned on top of St. Paul’s famous diner. I wonder if we’ll soon see these types positioned outside of American banks and other afflicted financial institutions, rounding up the rogue financiers who have brought us to the brink of total collapse?!

Forgive me, of course that could never be. More than likely, they will be escorting and protecting the armored deliveries of cash bonuses the CEO’s and their confederates will receive for driving their businesses to bankruptcy.

The good news? Our President has suddenly realized that the world’s finance systems are complex indeed. He tries to calm a nervous nation with this deep insight: “It turns out that, there is a lot of, inner, inner-links throughout the financial system.”

Ohne kommentar. Many of the photographs below are from the final anti-war march on September 4th, 2008. You can find more of Doug’s images at mnartists (dot) org.

Above: Doug Velenchenko. View North, 2008.

Above: Doug Velenchenko. On to Cedar, 2008.

Above: Doug Velenchenko. Faceoff, 2008.

Above: Doug Velenchenko. Stopped on Cedar, 2008.

Above: Doug Velenchenko. Behind the Line, 2008.

Above: Doug Velenchenko. Singer, 2008.

Above: Doug Velenchenko. Concerned, 2008.

Above: Doug Velenchenko. Love, 2008.

Above: Doug Velenchenko. Fear of Gas, 2008.

Above: Doug Velenchenko. Ready for Gas, 2008.

Above: Doug Velenchenko. Rubber Bullets, 2008.

Above: Doug Velenchenko. Rushing In, 2008.

Above: Doug Velenchenko. Centurion, 2008.

Above: Doug Velenchenko. Under Arrest, 2008.

Above: Doug Velenchenko. Church Guard, 2008.

Above: Doug Velenchenko. ATV Gunners, 2008.

Above: Doug Velenchenko. Forming Blockade, 2008.

Above: Doug Velenchenko. Airburst, 2008.

Above: Doug Velenchenko. Moving in for Arrest, 2008.

Above: Doug Velenchenko. The End, 2008.




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