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Thursday, July 16, 2009

Bohemian Grove Protesters Hold Stress Positions In Solidarity with Torture Victims To Protest Elitist Pow Wow

Posted By on Thu, Jul 16, 2009 at 1:59 PM


No one is allowed in to see the hi-jinks of the old boys club inside the Bohemian Grove, but we certainly can see the oddities going on outside of it, thanks to these photos on

The rich and powerful of the WASPy Bohemian Club reported for aging frat boy duty last weekend to the Bohemian Grove in Sonoma County. The San Francisco-based club's annual gathering pulls in the likes of Henry Kissinger, George H.W. Bush, and Jimmy Buffett to frolic amid the redwoods each July, to get back to nature, and behave like Men.

The events can get a little strange, like the fabled "Cremation of Care" ceremony in which a human in effigy is burned at the foot of a giant owl. Fight fire with fire, I guess -- because it seems the dudes who showed up to protest it this year are just as weird.

As posted on IndyBay and, the 9-11 conspiracy theorist protesters arrived wearing orange jumpsuits and black hoods, and held stress positions "in solidarity with victims of the fraudulent War on Terror."

They held some posters reading "Scumbag Party" and "Expose the 9/11 coverup," as people driving into or out of the grove gave them the finger, according to the protesters' online postings. It seems there was little conflict with the authorities: "A highway patrolman came to say thanks at one point, though he declined to arrest any of the war criminal's inside." Big surprise there.

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