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'Obamaville' sign posted near homeless camp
kjct.8.com ^ | 12/10/09

Posted on 12/12/2009 8:00:21 AM PST by FromLori

Someone has put a lot of thought into a welcome sign that may surprise you, it's in front of a homeless camp off I-25 in Colorado Springs.

Its message, "Welcome to Obamaville, Colorado's fastest growing community." Despite repeated calls no one could answer the question, who put up the sign?

To some homeless the sign's message says enough. Mark Limonez, a homeless man living in "tent city", says the sign doesn't make him feel good about trying to get back on his feet. "Guys are trying to work but there's not enough work out there, so they go pan handling or flag a sign" Limonez says, "I've never seen so many camps since I've been out in the streets - there's no money."

There are no logos on the front of the sign and no clues to where it comes from.


TOPICS: News/Current Events; US: Colorado
KEYWORDS: barackobama; bho44; bhoeconomy; colorado; coloradosprings; depression; economy; fourth100days; homeless; layoffs; obama; obamaville; recession; ttiuwp; zero
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1 posted on 12/12/2009 8:00:21 AM PST by FromLori
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2 posted on 12/12/2009 8:01:04 AM PST by FromLori (FromLori)
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To: FromLori

How sweet it is!


3 posted on 12/12/2009 8:01:57 AM PST by stockpirate (Breathing air is a hazard to human's. The EPA)
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To: FromLori

That’s a professional banner...somebody shelled out some money for it...


4 posted on 12/12/2009 8:02:18 AM PST by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: FromLori

More pertinent is the fact that NOBODY has seen fit to take it down.


5 posted on 12/12/2009 8:03:06 AM PST by GovernmentShrinker
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To: stockpirate
Perfect. May they multiply as the needs increase.
6 posted on 12/12/2009 8:03:11 AM PST by hinckley buzzard
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To: FromLori
Should make a standard sign like that for every homeless camp! Complete with the joker image...


I'll have to make one this weekend...

7 posted on 12/12/2009 8:03:45 AM PST by Bon mots
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To: FromLori; Kartographer

Gerald Celente predicted this.


8 posted on 12/12/2009 8:04:18 AM PST by diamond6 (Expose Planned Parenthood: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cYaTywSDmls)
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To: who knows what evil?

It’s big enough for a one-man tent.

Naaaaaaaaaaaaaah.


9 posted on 12/12/2009 8:04:34 AM PST by sodpoodle (Stop wasting our wealth and start telling the truth.)
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To: stockpirate

How’s that hope and change working out for you?


10 posted on 12/12/2009 8:04:37 AM PST by Blood of Tyrants (The Second Amendment. Don't MAKE me use it.)
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To: who knows what evil?

Probably made by the owner of a small business that made banners and signs, as he went under and moved into the homeless camp. Or maybe by the owner of such a business who’s still barely hanging on, but has had to lay off employees, one or more of whom has been forced to move into the camp.


11 posted on 12/12/2009 8:04:58 AM PST by GovernmentShrinker
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To: FromLori

Love it.


12 posted on 12/12/2009 8:05:04 AM PST by Silly ("Okay, I'm getting just a little sick of this bereaved chicken-widow crap!")
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To: Bon mots
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13 posted on 12/12/2009 8:05:11 AM PST by cripplecreek (Seniors, the new shovel ready project under socialized medicine.)
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To: FromLori

'Hope' there's a golf course in Obamaville.

14 posted on 12/12/2009 8:05:13 AM PST by Oldeconomybuyer (The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.)
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To: Blood of Tyrants

“Hoax and chains”


15 posted on 12/12/2009 8:05:44 AM PST by stockpirate (Breathing air is a hazard to human's. The EPA)
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To: cripplecreek

LOLOL!


16 posted on 12/12/2009 8:07:35 AM PST by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: FromLori
LOL!
17 posted on 12/12/2009 8:08:00 AM PST by Red in Blue PA (Obama, Hitler, Stalin: Who are 3 people nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize.)
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To: GovernmentShrinker

He might be able to stay in business a while longer...these signs will be in demand for some time to come.


18 posted on 12/12/2009 8:08:37 AM PST by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: stockpirate
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19 posted on 12/12/2009 8:09:16 AM PST by cripplecreek (Seniors, the new shovel ready project under socialized medicine.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Flashback: Obama Criticizes Bush on the Economy(March 2008)

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2405683/posts

“History will not judge President bush kindly,” Obama said...arguing that Bush appeared nonchalant over the potential crisis in remarks last week.

“When I saw the president in his press conference, almost lighthearted and joking about some of these issues, I think it did not instill the kind of confidence in the American people and certainly it didn’t instill any confidence in me that the Administration is taking the situation seriously,” Obama said.


20 posted on 12/12/2009 8:11:08 AM PST by Son House (The Learning Curve for Democrats on Macroeconomics is getting Exponential)
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To: Bon mots

Excellent graphics folks.....they made my day...in fact I sent them to a few “O” supporters that used to be friends.....


21 posted on 12/12/2009 8:12:11 AM PST by cbkaty (I may not always post...but I am always here......)
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To: FromLori

Funny, but rooted in the idea that government owes them a living.


22 posted on 12/12/2009 8:14:06 AM PST by Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears (Pray for our leaders: Rush, Levin, and Beck)
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To: FromLori; All

23 posted on 12/12/2009 8:15:19 AM PST by Red in Blue PA (Obama, Hitler, Stalin: Who are 3 people nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize.)
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To: FromLori

Land of the hope and home of the brave!


24 posted on 12/12/2009 8:15:43 AM PST by crawler (Who got a Greencard for Obama?)
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To: cripplecreek

I like it!!!!


25 posted on 12/12/2009 8:16:27 AM PST by stockpirate (Breathing air is a hazard to human's. The EPA)
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To: FromLori

Obama’s stimulus plan promises jobs - Careers- msnbc.com

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/28695368/

In his weekly radio address on Jan. 10, 2009, Barack Obama said the No. 1 goal of his economic stimulus plan is to create 3 million new jobs in the next two years.

Less than 20 percent of them will be government jobs.


26 posted on 12/12/2009 8:16:33 AM PST by Son House (The Learning Curve for Democrats on Macroeconomics is getting Exponential)
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To: stockpirate
How sweet it is!

Not really!!!

For millions of American are a few paychecks away from joining "Colorado's fastest growing community" as well.

Believe me, before I wind up in a homeless camp, not that I am even close, but you never know, I will be in DC throwing my "Representatives" out into the streets to be tarred and feathered and would not mind seeing a few traitorous ones hung in the street.

27 posted on 12/12/2009 8:17:42 AM PST by Popman (Election 2010: Congress, your pink slips are coming ...............)
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To: FromLori

They’re not homeless, they’re carbon neutral.


28 posted on 12/12/2009 8:19:48 AM PST by 6SJ7 (atlasShruggedInd: ON)
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To: who knows what evil?
U betcha! That is a very expensive Vinyl sign that cost almost $125. My community protested a hotel encroachment on the Critical area in Kinnards point, a bay housing project on a “neck” in the Chesapeake bay. I purchased 10 of the signs for making our point. We won! They Cost 1,500 for the lot.

The guy who did that sign got it off the Internet........ God bless the Internet!

29 posted on 12/12/2009 8:20:03 AM PST by primatreat (Betcha "O"wee wees his pants when he opens the polls each day!)
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To: Bon mots

This one is going on the website, thanks Bon.

Pray for America’s Freedom


30 posted on 12/12/2009 8:21:28 AM PST by bray (Palin can see the White House from her Porch)
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To: who knows what evil?

An artist or sign painter may have donated it.... as a political statement.


31 posted on 12/12/2009 8:23:06 AM PST by hennie pennie
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To: FromLori

ping


32 posted on 12/12/2009 8:23:09 AM PST by babygene (Figures don't lie, but liars can figure...)
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To: Red in Blue PA
I think Obamaville is a reference to Hooverville.

My apologies if you knew this already.

33 posted on 12/12/2009 8:23:33 AM PST by kosciusko51
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To: Popman

the sweet part is the sign and what it says. When the socialists voted in their leaders they must also suffer for their votes so next time they will not do it.

In WV they are laying off 500 coal miners, WV voted for O.


35 posted on 12/12/2009 8:27:16 AM PST by stockpirate (Breathing air is a hazard to human's. The EPA)
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To: FromLori

Amazing. Funny part is the Pressholes would not be asking who posted the sign if it said “Bushville”. That wouldn’t fit their template.

They’ll have to get the “stormtroopers” to investigate it.


36 posted on 12/12/2009 8:28:26 AM PST by headstamp 2
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To: ffusco

You should report yourself.


37 posted on 12/12/2009 8:30:26 AM PST by Poser (Enjoying Prime Rib for 58 Years!)
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To: stockpirate

“In WV they are laying off 500 coal miners, WV voted for O.”

Hey, that’s change they can believe in!


38 posted on 12/12/2009 8:30:29 AM PST by headstamp 2
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To: Bon mots

39 posted on 12/12/2009 8:30:47 AM PST by MaxMax (Obamao can't play in the Olympic reindeer games)
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To: Son House

Obama’s Weekly Radio Address 02 21 09

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6vWmtPRPpJo

THE PRESIDENT: Earlier this week, I signed into law the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act — the most sweeping economic recovery plan in history. Because of this plan, 3.5 million Americans will now go to work doing the work that America needs done.

...Because of what we did, lives will be saved and health care costs will be cut with new computerized medical records.

^
This is funny and sad, Obama even claims his Stimulus bill will lower Health Care Cost


40 posted on 12/12/2009 8:30:53 AM PST by Son House (The Learning Curve for Democrats on Macroeconomics is getting Exponential)
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To: ffusco
Conservative need to start making these signs by the hundred and putting them at every homeless gathering spot in America.

Obama = Hoover is FAR more devastating than Obama = Carter.

41 posted on 12/12/2009 8:31:20 AM PST by TexasFreeper2009 (Obama lied, the economy died)
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To: Red in Blue PA

Reminded me of that too. Who knows maybe all that talk of civil war will come true. With all of us sick of being taxed to death and people like these who must be figuring out to some extent it is due to his policies.

http://content.usatoday.com/topics/article/Brands/Consumer+Products/Sam+Adams/0dXZexO6FQ17L/1


42 posted on 12/12/2009 8:31:25 AM PST by FromLori (FromLori)
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To: ffusco

A slab would be cooler.....no pun intended.


43 posted on 12/12/2009 8:31:36 AM PST by OregonRancher (Some days, it's not even worth chewing through the restraints)
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To: kosciusko51

Yeah I thought about Hooverville as well.


44 posted on 12/12/2009 8:32:11 AM PST by cripplecreek (Seniors, the new shovel ready project under socialized medicine.)
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To: Popman
Believe me, before I wind up in a homeless camp, not that I am even close, but you never know, I will be in DC throwing my "Representatives" out into the streets to be tarred and feathered and would not mind seeing a few traitorous ones hung in the street

Hope they don't lose their heads......in the pursuit of socialism...../s

45 posted on 12/12/2009 8:32:59 AM PST by cbkaty (I may not always post...but I am always here......)
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To: 6SJ7
They’re not homeless, they’re carbon neutral.

Not anymore. Exhaling is a pollutant.

46 posted on 12/12/2009 8:33:01 AM PST by MaxMax (Obamao can't play in the Olympic reindeer games)
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To: FromLori

Great find Lori.


47 posted on 12/12/2009 8:33:30 AM PST by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: headstamp 2

I notice this is not a national story like it was when President Bush was in office all the national media made huge deals of it then.

http://www.google.com/search?rlz=1C1CHNQ_enUS345US345&sourceid=chrome&ie=UTF-8&q=homeless+in+america+bushville


48 posted on 12/12/2009 8:33:58 AM PST by FromLori (FromLori)
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49 posted on 12/12/2009 8:35:59 AM PST by paulycy (Demand Constitutionality.)
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To: Red in Blue PA

THAT is the comparison I’ve been making since Obama came, saw, and destroyed our nation: Potterville and Griff-ville from “Back to the Future.”

You can feel it—a whole nation turned into a criminals’ paradise.


50 posted on 12/12/2009 8:36:59 AM PST by madison10
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