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If we could get millions of Americans to march on Washington, what would we do?
Prior thread ^ | July 18, 2009 | Jim Robinson

Posted on 07/18/2009 11:30:17 AM PDT by Jim Robinson

Edited on 07/18/2009 11:48:33 AM PDT by Jim Robinson. [history]

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1 posted on 07/18/2009 11:30:17 AM PDT by Jim Robinson
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To: Jim Robinson

Bookmark for further action.


2 posted on 07/18/2009 11:31:41 AM PDT by kabar
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To: Jim Robinson

BTTT

Go Jim go!


3 posted on 07/18/2009 11:31:52 AM PDT by ConservativeMan55
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To: Jim Robinson

If you keep this up you’re going to get Olberman’s worst person in the world honor again. :)

Jim Thompson... snicker....


4 posted on 07/18/2009 11:32:52 AM PDT by ConservativeMan55
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To: Jim Robinson

I’m afraid the present government would never relinquish it’s power by peaceful means.


5 posted on 07/18/2009 11:34:52 AM PDT by Empireoftheatom48 (Zero will never be my President, never!!!!!)
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To: ConservativeMan55

Hopefully, Oberman will read and report on this.


6 posted on 07/18/2009 11:35:27 AM PDT by umgud (Look to gov't to solve your everday problems and they'll control your everday life.)
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To: Jim Robinson
I have been ready to march on Washington for months. In my memory, I recall the effective bottle-necking of the city by farmers during Carter's time.

My air-miles and I are ready to go!

7 posted on 07/18/2009 11:35:44 AM PDT by dersepp (Orwell Was An Optimist)
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To: Jim Robinson

I am on board.


8 posted on 07/18/2009 11:36:17 AM PDT by Texas Fossil (The last time I looked, this is still Texas where I live.)
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To: Jim Robinson

Good start! I would love to see several million Americans put their Federal taxes in a “lock box” either with a lawyer or a bank - refuse to pay anymore federal taxes until the current crop of tax cheats have been removed and the fiefdoms of Barny Frank, Chris Dodd, Maxine Waters, Barbara Boxer to name a few, have been removed from this government. Clean out the State Department and remove Erick Holder from his position as chief sheriff, he is not doing his job, he is working for Obama only.


9 posted on 07/18/2009 11:36:53 AM PDT by yoe (Pay attention to what Obama does NOT what he says.)
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To: Jim Robinson
Reporting for duty.

 

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10 posted on 07/18/2009 11:37:54 AM PDT by 1035rep
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To: Jim Robinson

Bless you, Jim.


11 posted on 07/18/2009 11:38:13 AM PDT by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: Jim Robinson

First thing it would do is scare the crap of all the politicians. Could you imagine a speaker whipping the crowd into a frenzy? “They are not our rulers, they’re our servants! We shouldn’t fear them, they should fear us!”

Crowd stomps and chants “Fear us! Fear Us!”

Windows rattle. Chandeleirs sway. Bureaucrats huddle in basements in fear, aides cry in the corner.

“They do not own us. We will no longer remain silent. We shall be heard!”

It would be glorious. I expect the politicians would all be taking the day off. It would have to be on a weekday, the media would be able to ignore us completely on weekends.

It must be a very long event, a short rally will not cut it.

Forget the park or the mall, we will pack the entire federal district if we had millions. For one day, at least, we would own DC.

and *sigh* MSNBC anchors making sexual jokes.
and a paragraph about it would appear in the NY Times on page B-7.

IMO.


12 posted on 07/18/2009 11:38:54 AM PDT by GeronL (UnitedCitizen.Blogspot.Com --------- United Citizens Nation! ------------- Join Today!)
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To: Jim Robinson

at first I was it was a big opus from Jim Thomspon


13 posted on 07/18/2009 11:39:32 AM PDT by GeronL (UnitedCitizen.Blogspot.Com --------- United Citizens Nation! ------------- Join Today!)
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To: Empireoftheatom48

Maybe a 5-million gun-owner March on DC would be in order if things get bad enough., I wonder if the media would ignore it?


14 posted on 07/18/2009 11:41:01 AM PDT by GeronL (UnitedCitizen.Blogspot.Com --------- United Citizens Nation! ------------- Join Today!)
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To: All

Block all entrances to the Senate , block traffic , caus eserious civil unrest . That’s just for openers


15 posted on 07/18/2009 11:42:33 AM PDT by sonic109
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To: Jim Robinson

Wow.


16 posted on 07/18/2009 11:43:48 AM PDT by Earthdweller (Harvard won the election again...so what's the problem.......?)
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To: Jim Robinson

Half of the govt actively desires more socialism, whether or not they can lucidly express that thought in English.

A quarter don’t give a damn, and haven’t given it more than a passing thought.

A quarter care about the founding vision of the USA, the Constitution, etc.

If a million of that last group actually marched on Washington, the MSM and the liberal elite would paint them as insane racist yahoos. A million crazy Sarah Palins.

That’s what we’re up against. I’m not optimistic.


17 posted on 07/18/2009 11:44:48 AM PDT by Travis McGee (---www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com---)
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To: Jim Robinson

18 posted on 07/18/2009 11:45:09 AM PDT by struggle ((The struggle continues))
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I’ll sign it righ tnow. Jim you need to get this to every conservative talk show host and beg them ,if need be , to help us organize and pull this off. Bless you Jim for having th eballs to say what others are thinking.


19 posted on 07/18/2009 11:45:21 AM PDT by sonic109
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To: sonic109
lol. They will be blocking the Senate and House entrances I am sure
20 posted on 07/18/2009 11:45:44 AM PDT by GeronL (UnitedCitizen.Blogspot.Com --------- United Citizens Nation! ------------- Join Today!)
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To: Jim Robinson
Jim, do you mean this
to be drafted into a
Republican plan,

or a general
statement, manifesto, for
all conservatives?

21 posted on 07/18/2009 11:45:46 AM PDT by theFIRMbss
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To: Travis McGee
Correction: Half of the POPULATION actively desires more socialism, whether or not they can lucidly express that thought in English.
22 posted on 07/18/2009 11:45:46 AM PDT by Travis McGee (---www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com---)
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To: Jim Robinson

The parallels with 1775 are fairly exact (also parallels with Germany in the 30’s as well).


23 posted on 07/18/2009 11:46:22 AM PDT by 2 Kool 2 Be 4-Gotten
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To: Jim Robinson
What would I do? Pave a road with tar and feathers.

I wont say what I'd fill the potholes with.

25 posted on 07/18/2009 11:46:49 AM PDT by Beagle8U (Free Republic -- One stop shopping ....... It's the Conservative Super WalMart for news .)
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To: sonic109

E-Balls?


26 posted on 07/18/2009 11:47:00 AM PDT by GeronL (UnitedCitizen.Blogspot.Com --------- United Citizens Nation! ------------- Join Today!)
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To: Travis McGee
"A quarter don’t give a damn..."

I'll bet that number is much higher. Those types give the oil to the squeaky wheel.

27 posted on 07/18/2009 11:47:47 AM PDT by Earthdweller (Harvard won the election again...so what's the problem.......?)
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To: Jim Robinson

Bookmarked!


28 posted on 07/18/2009 11:48:43 AM PDT by DCPatriot ("It aint what you don't know that kills you. It's what you know that aint so" Theodore Sturgeon))
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To: GeronL

It was THE BALLS but I’ve been looking for my damn reading glasses all morning,SORRY FOLKS!


29 posted on 07/18/2009 11:49:57 AM PDT by sonic109
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To: 1035rep

I LOVE that bumper sticker! Is that available for sale? :o)

30 posted on 07/18/2009 11:50:05 AM PDT by nutmeg (How's all that "Hope" and "Change" working out for you, Comrade?)
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To: Travis McGee

“Half of the POPULATION actively desires more socialism, whether or not they can lucidly express that thought in English.”

Half of the half that only speaks spanish doesn’t count since they aren’t citizens.


31 posted on 07/18/2009 11:50:23 AM PDT by dalereed
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To: Jim Robinson
The central government is hereby stripped of all illegal powers and all departments and agencies not authorized by the constitution are hereby dissolved and disbanded.

I would love for this to happen, but I'm afraid the unemployment would quadruple since so many work for the government. Then we would have riots and chaos, never the less where do I sign.

32 posted on 07/18/2009 11:51:05 AM PDT by lula ( If con is the opposite of pro, is Congress the opposite of progress?)
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To: struggle

Ugh, that tar and feather scene from HBO’s “John Adams” still haunts me. Absolutely terrifying...


33 posted on 07/18/2009 11:51:08 AM PDT by nutmeg (How's all that "Hope" and "Change" working out for you, Comrade?)
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bump!


34 posted on 07/18/2009 11:51:40 AM PDT by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: theFIRMbss

It’s from we the people. Current officeholders and political party leaders are purposely excluded.


36 posted on 07/18/2009 11:52:30 AM PDT by Jim Robinson (Follow me on Twitter: http://twitter.com/jimrobfr)
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To: Jim Robinson

Pick a date, and I’ll be there.


37 posted on 07/18/2009 11:52:45 AM PDT by Kozak (USA 7/4/1776 to 1/20/2009 Reqiescat in Pace)
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To: GeronL

That’ll be a good idea. Get a million firearms owners of america going on the same weekend of september 11th.


38 posted on 07/18/2009 11:54:25 AM PDT by MinorityRepublican
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39 posted on 07/18/2009 11:54:34 AM PDT by SkyPilot
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To: nutmeg

http://www.zazzle.com/anti_obama_bumper_sticker-128480785301486808


40 posted on 07/18/2009 11:55:18 AM PDT by 1035rep
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To: Jim Robinson

Very succintly written Mr. Robinson and so many others share this deeply felt, fiercely held belief system. One of the concerns that I’ve expressed, is getting us all in one place. With the insanity going on, what in your opinion, would prevent this monster from calling in armed troops/thugs and killing us, or at the very least, herding us into prisons where we would never see the light of day again?
This event is no secret and is on the minds of many. The brazeness of this current government is astonishing and they are ‘pro-death’ anyway.
Very interested to hear if you’ve addressed this issue in your writings/thoughts.


41 posted on 07/18/2009 11:55:24 AM PDT by Outlaw Woman (The Light at the end of the Tunnel, is the headlamp of an on-coming Train)
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To: lula

Unemployment will have to be dealt with at the state and local levels. Guess a whole shitpot load of ex government workers will be desperately seeking to learn a trade or learn how to establish lemonade or shoeshine stands.


42 posted on 07/18/2009 11:56:15 AM PDT by Jim Robinson (Follow me on Twitter: http://twitter.com/jimrobfr)
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To: Jim Robinson

I really think it is going to take something like this.


43 posted on 07/18/2009 11:56:19 AM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (WWTHD - What Would The Hondurans Do?)
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To: Outlaw Woman

We get the military on our side.


44 posted on 07/18/2009 11:57:45 AM PDT by Jim Robinson (Follow me on Twitter: http://twitter.com/jimrobfr)
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To: Jim Robinson

Houston, we have a problem.

“government’s long train of abuses and usurpations”

You have a certain amount of folks here who know what these are. You have other folks here, who agree, but can’t list them all. I fall into the latter group. It’s exhausting work.

But I think there’s a lot of soaring and borderline bellicose rhetoric.

While soaring rhetoric inspired when it came from the founding fathers, now, the general population is much less invested in caring about what DC does.

We have been numbed into apathy and ignorance.

I read in the BBC today that the US military actually did a study about tobacco use in the forces and was thinking about banning tobacco consumption in war zones, but had decided against it.

This one sort of shook me to my roots. What kind of government thinks it has a right to prohibit the use of a legal substance in its military? That’s just some crazy and scarily intrusive stuff!

And so, I see clearly on the horizon that our rights to our bodies will be trumped. We will be mandated to live as the government decides proper. Apparently, we’ll be allowed to be high on marijuana, though. That ought to dull the sharp revocation of our freedoms.

So, while I’m as concerned as you are, I think that FIRST we need to list in clear terms those things that the government has done which are in clear opposition to the constitution.

And following that, perhaps a court challenge is in order.

Right now, it seems that some people are fired up (but believe me when I say the general public is ignorant of a lot of this and mostly apathetic) but others cannot sense a clear and present danger to our constitution being presented by the current government and before it can be opposed, it must be articulated succinctly with bullet points and supporting documentation.


45 posted on 07/18/2009 11:58:25 AM PDT by Winstons Julia (doubleplusungood)
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We need General James Mattoon Scott.


46 posted on 07/18/2009 11:58:39 AM PDT by buccaneer81 (Bob Taft has soiled the family name for the next century. I AM JIM THOMPSON!)
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To: Outlaw Woman

*succinctly* didn’t spell check...sorry.


47 posted on 07/18/2009 11:59:40 AM PDT by Outlaw Woman (The Light at the end of the Tunnel, is the headlamp of an on-coming Train)
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To: 1035rep

Whoa... good stuff on that site! Thanks.


48 posted on 07/18/2009 11:59:47 AM PDT by nutmeg (How's all that "Hope" and "Change" working out for you, Comrade?)
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To: Jim Robinson; xzins
If we could get 1,000,000 patriots to march on Washington, I would suggest that, in accordance with our second amendment rights, we all bring our "sporting equipment" with us.

These Tyrants need to know just how serious We, the People, are about protecting our LIBERTY!

FROM MY COLD DEAD HANDS!

49 posted on 07/18/2009 12:00:19 PM PDT by P-Marlowe (LPFOKETT GAHCOEEP-w/o*)
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To: Jim Robinson

I would go and take my family.
My first demo was a tea party but with all this going on I am ready to go to DC.
Hopefully joined by gun right groups
civil rights groups
abortion groups
tax groups
etc
etc
etc

The media could never ignore all of us marching on there and blocking the place.
Obviously it would have to be weekends seeing as us on the right more or less work and are not paid thugs and demo organisers.


50 posted on 07/18/2009 12:00:40 PM PDT by manc (Marriage is between a man and a woman , nothing else-- end racism end affirmative action)
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