Skip to comments.Signs on Northbound on I-5 near Chehalis , WA (88 miles south of Seattle )
Posted on 04/19/2013 7:38:00 AM PDT by diverteach
The federal government is now petitioning to have these signs removed or Washington state will be denied additional monies for interstate highways. The State of Washington replied, they will secede from the Union rather than be intimidated. These are a matter of free speech paid for by a private citizen.
It seems the Obama government uses intimidation and ignores the first amendment when they want to silence someone.
Northbound on I-5 near Chehalis , WA (88 miles south of Seattle )
Can’t open the link. What do the signs say?
won’t open... can you post the signs?
The enabling legislation dates back to the 1960’s....part of Lady Bird Johnson’s “Highway Beautification Program”. Basically I think they can condemn and remove signs deemed to be “ugly” from the road.
Which just proves you need to THINK far ahead to future abuses before passing even the most innocuous piece of legislation.
I can’t open the link
IF this is true I would hope we the people would rise up
Linky no worky.
Link doesn’t work.
These signs have been there since I can first remember in 1968. Grew up in Vancouver, USA and we would travel to Fort Lewis on a regular basis as my dad was Retired Army.
They tried years ago to get them down and lost. Signs are outside the I-5 Right of Way so I don’t see where Federal Highways has any say to direct WSDOT to remove or have funding withheld.
go to Google images. type “chehalis wa signs” and you’ll see them. there’s lots of them, and they’re good.
If the signs are about Obama’s recent foiled attempt to grab our guns, then here is some food for thought:
Card-carrying Obamanation Journalists have used every excuse that they can spin to enable Tyrant B. Hussein Obama to continue to bypass Congress and destroy the US Constitution.
Our sorry Liberal Agenda Media, has proven to be a willing ally to Commie Obama by publishing gun ownership information in their sorry news outlets.
Confidential Gun Show background checklists are as confidential as the weakest link in the confidentiality chain, be it the sorry Freedom of Information Act, or a sorry Media outlet Editor.
The purpose of a confidentially armed America Citizenry is THE BEST DETERRENT to power grabs by Tyrants such as the current wannabe Tyrant B. Hussein Obama.
Thus, Government knowledge of private gun ownership is illegal because it is an infringement upon the 2nd Amendment.
Gun background checklists collected will be used to confiscate our anti-Tyrant guns whenever the present or future Tyrant chooses. Of course, that would happen ONLY when it is in the National Interest.
We need to stay focused!
DO NOT GET DISTRACTED!
Commie Obama has just begun to fight us!
With Communist-Style Communal Obamacare, B. Hussein already has one-sixth of the US Economy under his Communist heel.
Control of the US House in the 2014 National Election will clear the way for Commie Obama to take over the other five-sixth of the US Economy.
Most of the news from the Obamanation Administration centers around topics that are designed to be just another Obamanation Smokescreen to divert the attention away from Obama managing each new Constitutional Crisis into a Regulation that violates the Constitution.
Never let a Crisis go to waste, is the rule that guides Commie Obama.
Examples of these Obamanation distractions are most of the social issues that get attention by the Liberal Agenda Media.
Our sorry Congressional RINOs have been to stupid to learn this smoke and mirrors distraction game, and run from bargain to bargain or deal to deal, with nary a thought to use REGULAR ORDER, as designed by our Founding Fathers to protect us from Tyrants such as B. Hussein Obama.
If bargains and deals do not work then Arrogant, Incompetent, Communist Tyrant B. Hussein Obama will try to bypass the REGULAR ORDER of Congress by using Executive Orders, selective enforcement of REGULATIONS, and other Jack-Booted actions and verbal dictates that are consistent with the Communist Cell training that B. Hussein received in his quest to FUNDAMENTALLY CHANGE THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA.
As any card-carrying Obamanation Journalist will tell you:
- - - We must support Obama - - - TO FUNDAMENTALLY CHANGE THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA - - - into a totally Regulated Communist Obamanation of Debt and Doom.
After all, how else can - - - everyone get a fair shot? - - -
BTW, RECEIVING a fair shot would have been a lot easier if Commie Obama had succeeded in his personal recent attempted bipartisan destruction of the 2nd Amendment to disarm us - - - - .
Their basic message hasn’t changed. Usually have something about what ever constitutional freedom is under attack or politician that supports the attack.
Link not working 4 me either. What do the signs say?
I just rechecked and the link is good but it may be a server
A freind of mine originally posted this on Facebook and thats how I learned of it.
Wouldn’t suprise me if it was in the process of going viral and the servers are overloaded.
They are at this link. You must click on each of the signs to view large enough to read,
Thanks; I’ll keep trying.
I’m focused. And armed.
Your post and now lack of credibility. offends me. There is something wrong if you won’t tell us what the signs say but keep blowing the matter off to a damaged link.
Someone has a pair.
And a good sense of humor.
Ridicule is a powerful tool.
Great signs. They should line every highway and byway in the country until this scourge is gone.
I might put some up myself. Have thought about it since I saw this.
Had before, but the creativity of graphics was not there. I have a plotter that would make blow up easy and I might just copy this with some mods.
Like the Burma Shave Signs. hee hee hee
Sorry if you are offended. I cannot help that their server stopped working immediately after creating this post. I know that the link is correct, this isn’t my first rodeo.
I’d love to directly post the images or describe what they say but I can’t even get back to the page.
What can I say?
BTW, I’m now offended that you are offended at me for this.
They are all in a similar vein.
I so love it. hee hee hee
Get over yourself. Use the Google or other search feature. You can find info about this sign. Besides, the link works.
He said "Yes, we can!"
But taking your money
was his real plan!
Lewis County, where these signs are, is very conservative.
The owners of a commercial turkey farm started putting up these signs in the late 60’s or early 70’s facing I-5. Allegedly, John Birchers.
In the 90’s, they sold their business and moved the signs to property where they added a few restaurants for travelers. The signs were enlarged but still had the “Uncle Sam Says” theme.
Back then, we thought they were “kooks” . Turns out they were ahead of their time.
Thank you for posting the pix.
I can’t believe that the server holding this webpage went down immediately after crating this post. Shite happens!
There is always another link on something like this.
Thanks for the post. Great find. I had not seen.
I live in the area. Yes, the sign is up. It has been moved from its original location by a mile or so. The old guy died awhile back and his family keep the message alive. I live about 80 miles NW from the sign. I always look for the message when driving in the area.
I drive by that sign going to and from Portland, and always make an effort to read what it says. He changes it every month or so there is always someting new. The farmer who owns the farm is quite conservative and is always very critical of state and federal governement. Since Washington is very liberal, I can understand why they would want to remove it, -to silence conservatives.
Thanks for the hotlink to these signs!
You are welcome.
I haven’t been through Chelalis recently, but the signs have been on that property since the late 70’s that I know of. They were often very anti-UN.
Billboard has been there for as long as I can remember and I’m 53 years old.
As long as I can remember any time the feds did not get their way in Nebraska the first thing they always did, always being the word there, was threaten to take away highway funding.
Holy cow. Never expected from WA.
I thought they all lock step with their Senators Murray and Cantwell.
Sorry, my sincere apologies to Washington State.
I agree with you. I find the game-playing to be offensive.
Found at this blog site:
The citizens of the metroplex would be happy to secede -- if they could join British Columbia and become part of Canada. A referendum on that topic in the metroplex would easily draw 60% in favor of a Canadian annexation.
But Washington is not threatening secession.
Maybe we can take orders and get them placed in our town, too! wouldn’t that be a hoot!
Ah yes... The Hamilton Signs... For many years the source of much fun and wonder when driving by on the freeway. Always something new. Back in the old days it was mostly Bircher stuff, anti-UN and such. But just to be clear... While I agreed generally with his signs, old man Hamilton was a nut job. I had the honor of having him personally threaten me with a shotgun once, when I was a kid. Probably a good guy in lots of ways but the dude had a really short fuse and turned into a frothing vein-popping foul mouthed redneck in an instant. :-)
Instead of the wasted money used by campaigns that tried to beat oblinder the last go around it should have been spent on signs like these across the country.