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´Truckers for the Constitution´ Plan to Slow
D.C. Beltway, Arrest Congressmen

US News & World Report, by Steve Nelson

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Posted By:PChristopher, 10/8/2013 2:12:42 AM

Tractor-trailer drivers will intentionally clog the inner loop of the Washington, D.C., beltway beginning on the morning of Oct. 11, according to a coordinator of the upcoming "Truckers Ride for the Constitution" rally. Organizers of the three-day ride want to call attention to a litany of trucker frustrations and express their disapproval of national political leaders. Earl Conlon, a Georgia trucker who is handling logistics for the protest, told U.S. News tractor-trailer drivers will circle the beltway "three lanes deep" as he rides with other participants to Congress to seek the arrest of congressmen

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Oh, this should be entertaining.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: littleorby, 10/8/2013 4:15:57 AM     (No. 9555283)

I´m happy to see this happening. It is PAST time for citizens to push back against this arrogant government.

Of course, most whom just complain and do nothing will turn their collective noses up at the antic of these truckers . . . after all, they just don´t measure up, you know.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: PoliticalJunky, 10/8/2013 4:18:55 AM     (No. 9555284)

Good for them. Civil disobedience is the way to go.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: miceal, 10/8/2013 4:33:25 AM     (No. 9555290)

God Bless you guys...shut ´er down....

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Reply 4 - Posted by: pickle1, 10/8/2013 5:30:25 AM     (No. 9555302)

Not true. The original group is saying this is being promoted by other trucking groups to disrupt their drive.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: peterfleming, 10/8/2013 7:30:19 AM     (No. 9555389)

Sounds like it´s time for Burt Reynolds tobe
the guest truck driver star, using Jerry Lee Lewis´ incredible SMOKEY AND THE BANDIT theme. Any peaceful act of civil disobedience will encourage more Americans to SPEAK UP and defy the administraion and Congressional blasphemers of the Constitution and their Hitlerian press and TV Media. Get out the SMOKEY AND THE BANDIT sound track out and enjoy the day.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: strike3, 10/8/2013 7:32:26 AM     (No. 9555392)

We could chain all the trucks together and form a wall around Washington. We don´t have the technology to build a Dome yet.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: planetgeo, 10/8/2013 8:13:23 AM     (No. 9555445)

Better yet stop all deliveries to DC. Make it a modern day siege of the unconstitutional government fortress.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: pineledger, 10/8/2013 8:55:57 AM     (No. 9555554)

Anybody remember Kent State?

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Freeloader, 10/8/2013 9:07:01 AM     (No. 9555576)

"The spirit of resistance to government is so valuable on certain occasions that I wish it to be always kept alive."
Thomas Jefferson
(1743-1826)

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Reply 10 - Posted by: mc squared, 10/8/2013 9:28:43 AM     (No. 9555615)

#5; Might that be Jerry Reed? Lewis is the one who married his 13 year old cousin.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: f64, 10/8/2013 9:35:38 AM     (No. 9555625)

#8 - 0bama will still have kobe beef airlifted in via Marine Corp One.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: stymie82, 10/8/2013 9:38:29 AM     (No. 9555628)

I´m reminded of a film of a farmer protesting in either France or Belgium. He had a tractor pulled manure wagon that he drove into town, pulled up in front of City Hall, and slung TONS of manure all over the front steps and entrance. I can picture this in front of every worthless alphabet agency in DC.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: Coy860, 10/8/2013 9:47:50 AM     (No. 9555651)

#8. I remember Kent State very well. A bunch of drugged up hippies and radicals qwho hated the military and authority of any kind (Bill Ayers wannabes) were out of control on the campus, the National Guard was called in. The hippie radical kooks threw feces and bottles at the National Guard.
Very different from a bunch of truckers, and I bet some of those drivers are also in the National Guard or are former military.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: papasparky, 10/8/2013 10:16:32 AM     (No. 9555712)

It seems to me that Valerie Jarrett and her "Little Boy King" have poked a stick into a hornets nest and are soon to find out the real meaning of "pay back time"!

Looks like the truckers have a CON-VOY in the making -- a fitting and appropriate answer to the Barrycader

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Reply 15 - Posted by: EnsignO, 10/8/2013 10:23:11 AM     (No. 9555721)

The Revolutionary War was the mother of all civil disobedience. Just think how much courage it took to throw the King of England off our backs in 1776!!! Now think of the courage it took to rescue England, France, Italy and rest of Western Europe from the mother of all evil regimes since the fall of the Roman Empire!

Freedom, liberty, and intolerance for tyranny and its dictators is built into America´s DNA. Because of our Judeo/Christian national heritage, we don´t suffer those evil kinds of regimes for long before "We the People" rise up to correct the situation.

God bless the "Truckers for the Constitution", the TEA Party, the bikers who have and are fighting back in great numbers. Soon more will join us. I really feel that the closure of the WWII Memorial was a watershed moment - it took 80 and 90 year-old men who ignored the barriers to show us the way. Obama will soon learn that you can´t "barrycade" freedom and liberty for very long.



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Reply 16 - Posted by: lana720, 10/8/2013 10:27:17 AM     (No. 9555730)

This makes me smile just thinking that one or two congress critters, like groundhogs may poke their head from their comfy hole with a citizen´s arrest to follow.

Go, real men, real patriots!

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Reply 17 - Posted by: RancherJack, 10/8/2013 10:45:40 AM     (No. 9555773)

Obama will respond with drones.

The kind that wear guns, take their pay from the government, wear Nazi-era militarized ´uniforms´ and enjoy kicking citizens in the biscuits ..

.. you wait and see ..

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Reply 18 - Posted by: berthabutt, 10/8/2013 10:53:56 AM     (No. 9555785)

Will the pro-amnesty supporters be outnumbered? Probably 5-1, but State Media will offer little coverage to anything marginally anti-government. Not a good combination for illegal immigrant job stealers to come up against those who deliver every product we don´t grow ourselves.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: chicodon, 10/8/2013 11:33:10 AM     (No. 9555875)

This article is propaganda.

http://www.examiner.com/article/exclusive-twitter-suspends-patriot-truckers-group-but-the-ride-continues

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Reply 20 - Posted by: Timber Queen, 10/8/2013 11:34:20 AM     (No. 9555879)

I like the siege idea. We may want to look back towards the medieval period for tactical ideas, as our modern totalitarians are in effect “neofeudalists”. (I think I just made up a new political designation and word. How progressive of me!)

My personal favorite from the middle ages is the trebuchet. I’m sure there’s a patriot or two among the Pumpkin Chunkers that would be happy to put their machines into action.


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Reply 21 - Posted by: Dignitary Protection, 10/8/2013 11:57:03 AM     (No. 9555922)

#11, I think you meant Marine Corpse One!

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Reply 22 - Posted by: PeoplesRepublikNY, 10/8/2013 11:57:53 AM     (No. 9555925)

Simple math . . the Capital Beltway´s length is 64 miles (337,920 ft.) x 3 lanes = 192 miles (or 1,013,760 ft.) . . an order-of-magnitude 10,000 tractor-trailer rigs would be needed to turn most of the Beltway into a parking lot. If this group can round up that many indy truckers without the Dims friends´ Teamsters harassment, God bless ´em.

Timing this action w/ a Monday morning commute would have greater impact.

BTW #11, it´s Marine "Corps", or in Barry-speak Marine "Corpse".

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Reply 23 - Posted by: GreatPlains, 10/8/2013 12:23:47 PM     (No. 9555975)

I assumed the rally was to protest diesel prices or interstate commerce regs.
Nope. They want to arrest / kidnap Congressmen.
"If all I get is one or two congressmen walked out of there in handcuffs, that will be a shot across the bow
that will ripple across
all branches of government. ...

" D.C. commuters who wish to be allowed past the convoy must have "T2SDA" – an acronym for the event´s
original name, "Truckers to Shut Down America" – written on their vehicle, he said."

" ...we´re asking for the arrest of everyone in government who has violated their oath of office."

They´re going to try and arrest members of Congress for treason for aiding the Syrian rebels.

Sounds like a bunch of kooks , inconveniencing those who work and live in DC and threatening Congressmen.
Yeah, this is going to be productive.

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Reply 24 - Posted by: Susannah, 10/8/2013 12:39:08 PM     (No. 9556008)

This is beginning to sound like Abbie Hoffman levitating The Pentagon.

I hope they´ve made provisions for ambulances and other emergency vehicles to get through the jam.

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Reply 25 - Posted by: peterfleming, 10/8/2013 12:47:39 PM     (No. 9556028)

Thanks Mc Squared, it is Jerry Reed. It was early. The genius of Jerry Reed, thanks.

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Reply 26 - Posted by: Elvira, 10/8/2013 12:54:58 PM     (No. 9556039)

They have made arrangements for emergency vehicles. They are only going to use the three right lanes. I hope this is a smashing success! Most truck drivers are some of the most patriotic people you will ever meet. They have been hurting badly the past 5+ years. Especially the independents. These guys know the meaning of hard work and beeing harrassed by the government.

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Reply 27 - Posted by: laurahome, 10/8/2013 1:29:26 PM     (No. 9556101)

I hope they´re careful - Zippy is always looking for a convenient opportunity to declare martial law to, uh, "preserve the Union, protect the people" (I mean "folks"), but also suspend the Constitution, seize guns and open up the camps to house those opposed to his policies. It might be simpler for him this way than having to stage a fake attack on himself as an excuse.

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Reply 28 - Posted by: Pinchem, 10/8/2013 3:10:17 PM     (No. 9556279)

One of these days, yes one of these days, but not soon, Americans will finally get off their dead behinds and get about 5 to 10 million people to finally read the Declaration of Independence and then converge on DC all at one time, then you might see some results.

Until then it´s all hot air being blown through computers.


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Reply 29 - Posted by: Penney, 10/8/2013 3:46:48 PM     (No. 9556345)

After watching that WH press conference today yet again jammed with spin, false projections and blatant lies, who can but applaud these trucker representatives of the American people?!! The dems´ lsm/media´s lack of reporting the facts these days is a disgrace to Liberty! Listen to the American people.

BRAVO, ´´Truckers for the Constitution!!!´´

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Reply 30 - Posted by: Udanja99, 10/8/2013 4:52:13 PM     (No. 9556437)

#22, all they need to do is take up the right hand lane, thereby closing off the entrance/exit ramps. The other lanes can sit empty since no one will be able to get to them.

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Reply 31 - Posted by: Lalo, 10/8/2013 6:44:30 PM     (No. 9556594)



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Reply 32 - Posted by: Lalo, 10/8/2013 6:46:47 PM     (No. 9556596)

Doesn´t appear to be about anything in particular though. It´s like the Seinfeld trucker invasion.

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Reply 33 - Posted by: lc hoghead, 10/8/2013 6:53:50 PM     (No. 9556605)

Obamacare Marketplace: Personal Data Can Be Used For ‘Law Enforcement and Audit Activities’

http://www.weeklystandard.com/blogs/obamacare-marketplace-personal-data-can-be-used-law-enforcement-and-audit-activities_762237.html

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Reply 34 - Posted by: Dodge Boy, 10/8/2013 7:49:42 PM     (No. 9556661)

Obie has just caused the civil disobedience wave to swell and roll.

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Reply 35 - Posted by: cgood, 10/8/2013 9:06:05 PM     (No. 9556731)

I´m not sure that aggravating fellow citizens is a great way to win people over to your side.

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Reply 36 - Posted by: Dutch Uncle, 10/8/2013 11:01:41 PM     (No. 9556850)

This is such a heartwarming example of grassroots resistance, made even more delicious by the fact that the Dems can´t call it "the Republican Underground" with a straight face.

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Reply 37 - Posted by: faldo, 10/8/2013 11:38:07 PM     (No. 9556870)

Let´s see if the DC and Capitol police get the "stand down" orders for this bunch...?

Shut´er down, boys! Hope you have a good gameplan. Nothing like seeing solid liberty-loving Americans running circles around establishment goobermint types.

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Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said Thursday that a family of dissident ranchers and their supporters in his home state of Nevada are ´domestic terrorists,´ citing this week´s standoff with the federal government´s Bureau of Land Management. Cliven Bundy has refused to pay grazing fees for land where his hundreds of cattle roam every day. The land is owned by the federal government, which says he owes more than $1 million. Bundy, however, insists that since his family has been using the land since the 1870s, Uncle Sam can´t collect the grazing fees. A tense standoff developed this week after

Pelosi assists in Holy Week
foot-washing ritual

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San Francisco Chronicle, by Staff    Original Article
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To "honor the dignity and work of immigrants," Democratic House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi helps Bishop Marc Andrus wash the feet of two children Thursday at Saint John the Evangelist Episcopal Church in San Francisco. Pelosi also used the occasion to talk about passing HR15 - bipartisan immigration legislation that her office says would "reduce the deficit by nearly $1 trillion, secure our borders, unite our families, protect our workers and provide an earned pathway to citizenship." The Democratic leader´s ceremony coincides with Pope Francis´ similar ceremony in Rome to mark Holy Week.

Ted Cruz, Invoking Reagan,
Angers GOP Colleagues
but Wins Fans Elsewhere

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Wall Street Journal, by Monica Langley    Original Article
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WASHINGTON--Rushing to an afternoon vote last month, Sen. Ted Cruz hopped the underground tram to the U.S. Capitol from his office across the street. The Texan planted his black ostrich cowboy boots in the middle of the small subway car without getting so much as a nod from the other senators--Republican or Democrat--amiably chatting or huddled in their seats. Mr. Cruz finds himself standing alone a lot these days. His response to the cold shoulders: "The establishment despised Ronald Reagan" before he became president, "but the people loved him." For the 43-year-old Republican, the Reagan name illuminates his political life´s

Deadbeat on the Range
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New York Times, by Timothy Eagan    Original Article
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Imagine a vendor on the National Mall, selling burgers and dogs, who hasn’t paid his rent in 20 years. He refuses to recognize his landlord, the National Park Service, as a legitimate authority. Every court has ruled against him, and fines have piled up. What’s more, the effluents from his food cart are having a detrimental effect on the spring grass in the capital. Would an armed posse come to his defense, aiming their guns at the park police? Would the lawbreaker get prime airtime on Fox News, breathless updates in the Drudge Report, a sympathetic ear from Tea Party Republicans?

Ann Coulter takes up ‘Mitt
Romney for President’ chant again

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Washington Times, by Cheryl K. Chumley    Original Article
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Conservative columnist Ann Coulter — who used her talk show platform in the last presidential election cycle to campaign hard for former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney — has taken up the mantra once again, calling on Republicans to give the failed White House bidder another shot in 2016. She made the suggestion during a discussion on Sean Hannity’s radio show while speaking of her new book, “Never Trust a Liberal Over 3-Especially a Republican.” Ms. Coulter also addressed the question of Mr. Romney’s shortcomings by saying that his 2012 loss wasn’t entirely his fault. “I think too much blame, not only in this

You lie! Reporters accuse Obama
of deception, demagoguery just
to get attention

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Washington Examiner, by Paul Bedard    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 4/18/2014 9:28:24 PM     Post Reply
Prominent Washington correspondents are accusing President Obama and his aides of knowingly stretching the truth on issues like the so-called women´s pay gap just to create controversy and keep issues -- and the president -- relevant. Washington Post columnist Ruth Marcus kicked off the attack last week when she blasted as “demagoguery” the administration´s tactics during the pay gap debate. “The level of hyperbole -- actually, of demagoguery -- that Democrats have engaged in here is revolting,” she wrote. CBS White House Correspondent Major Garrett then weighed in this week in his National Journal


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