Skip to comments.DAY 3: Minuteman Caravan to D.C. - Deep in the Heat of Texas
Posted on 05/05/2006 12:05:56 PM PDT by La Enchiladita
On the road again the Caravan is making tracks to and through the great state of Texas. After a few hours of sleep, the brigade has mustered out. Theres a great song about Abilene . prettiest place Ive ever seen, people there dont treat you so mean in Abilene. Lets hope that is true for our heroes.
The Minuteman Caravan will be a positive statement for the citizens of the United States of America. The Minutemen will drive from Los Angeles California to Washington D.C. Major rallies will be held in Phoenix, Crawford Texas and then concluding on May 12th in Washington D.C.
The Minutemen know that it is not too late to restore Americas faith in the rule of law and it is not too late to convince Capitol Hill that the American people have had enough! What is to be done? We shall drive across the nation from California to Washington D.C. in the first ever Minuteman Project Caravan.
Caravan Schedule May 3rd - Los Angeles, CA May 3rd - Phoenix, AZ May 4th - Albuquerque, NM May 5th - Abilene, TX May 6th - Crawford, TX May 7th - Little Rock, AR May 8th - Memphis, TN May 8th - Nashville, TN May 9th - Birmingham, AL May 9th - Atlanta, GA May 10th - Greensboro, NC May 11th - Richmond, VA May 12th - Washington, D.C.
Great title. Let's hope they have a big crowd tonight in Abilene.
It could happen, Janet!
The Minutemen have already won over some who were formerly foes, or at least sceptical.
"The Minuteman Project (MMP) is a citizens' Vigilance Operation monitoring immigration, business, and government. "
Is that from their own description of the organization? If so, the choice of the word "Vigilance" is probably no such a good idea.
"Vigilance Committees" were the names of the original vigilante organizations. Not a good choice of words, if it's from the MMP.
It is from their own self-description.
"It is from their own self-description."
I'm sorry, but it's an unfortunate choice of words for their description. Google "Vigilance Committee" and you'll see what I mean.
The Vigilance Committee of 1856 was the very source of the word "vigilante." By choosing this word in their description of themselves, they have invited the use of the word "vigilante" for their group. It's sad.
Anyone with a knowledge of history knows this. President Bush knows this, and chose to use the word "vigilante," probably at least partly based on the organization's description of itself.
Very bad choice. They have a good cause, but they hurt themselves from the first line on their web site.
He knew exactly what effect that word would have in his speech. He should start speaking up in defense of patriots rather than trying to smear them.
He has lost much credibility because he panders to Mexico and open borders and refuses to listen to what America is trying to tell him.
The Minutemen are off again...deep in the heat of Texas
The issue's raised...they have our praise...deep in the heat of Texas
For you and me, our sovereignty...deep in the heat of Texas
Illegals run...man, this is fun...deep in the heat of Texas
The caravan has lots of fans...deep in the heat of Texas
They bring to light...our awful plight...deep in the heat of Texas
Let's not pretend...the flow must end...deep in the heat of Texas
Bush, heed the call to build the wall...deep in the heat of Texas
It's raining in the West Texas/Abilene area.
Whoa. I think I saw a report on that elsewhere, too.
I just tried phone contact but they're busy... prolly maneuvering through the weather.
I KNEW you would come through, ya ol' songwriter you!!
George Strait, are you paying attention?!
They're not getting heat though, they're getting RAIN!
It's cool and rainy (windbreaker weather) at Lubbock, which is 3 hours NW of Abilene.
"He knew exactly what effect that word would have in his speech. He should start speaking up in defense of patriots rather than trying to smear them.
He has lost much credibility because he panders to Mexico and open borders and refuses to listen to what America is trying to tell him."
Once they hit West Texas it is miles and miles of miles and miles.
They should pass the Mountain View Motel. If you look off into the distance from the Motel, you can see a little hill about 50 miles away...
Patriot ping to let you all know that the Caravan is now in Texas, spoke with The Spirit of Allegiance within the past hour.
For FReepers anticipating the Caravan coming through your area, please check the MMP site for latest changes and updates to the schedule.
TONIGHT: BIG RALLY IN ABILENE! WOO-HOO! Lyman is waiting for a call from local media... thanks to Doug, the Abilene media have been informed of the Caravan's approach.
The groundswell of support for secure borders and immigration law enforcement is well represented and ministered to by these travelling Patriots, building strength for this "Defining Moment for America."
Good luck and God speed all of you to D.C. I wish I could be a part of this.
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