Skip to comments.If we could get millions of Americans to march on Washington, what would we do?
Posted on 07/18/2009 11:30:17 AM PDT by Jim RobinsonEdited on 07/18/2009 11:48:33 AM PDT by Jim Robinson. [history]
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Go Jim go!
If you keep this up you’re going to get Olberman’s worst person in the world honor again. :)
Jim Thompson... snicker....
I’m afraid the present government would never relinquish it’s power by peaceful means.
Hopefully, Oberman will read and report on this.
My air-miles and I are ready to go!
I am on board.
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.
Bless you, Jim.
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.
at first I was it was a big opus from Jim Thomspon
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?
Block all entrances to the Senate , block traffic , caus eserious civil unrest . That’s just for openers
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.
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.
The parallels with 1775 are fairly exact (also parallels with Germany in the 30’s as well).
I wont say what I'd fill the potholes with.
I'll bet that number is much higher. Those types give the oil to the squeaky wheel.
It was THE BALLS but I’ve been looking for my damn reading glasses all morning,SORRY FOLKS!
I LOVE that bumper sticker! Is that available for sale? :o)
“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.
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.
Ugh, that tar and feather scene from HBO’s “John Adams” still haunts me. Absolutely terrifying...
It’s from we the people. Current officeholders and political party leaders are purposely excluded.
Pick a date, and I’ll be there.
That’ll be a good idea. Get a million firearms owners of america going on the same weekend of september 11th.
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.
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.
I really think it is going to take something like this.
We get the military on our side.
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.
We need General James Mattoon Scott.
*succinctly* didn’t spell check...sorry.
Whoa... good stuff on that site! Thanks.
These Tyrants need to know just how serious We, the People, are about protecting our LIBERTY!
FROM MY COLD DEAD HANDS!
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
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.