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Omaha Tea Party Attendees Say Change Is Needed in Washington (Thousands of Patriots)
KETV ^ | 4/01/2010 | Todd Andrews

Posted on 04/01/2010 9:23:43 PM PDT by hatfieldmccoy

Roads closed due to size of crowd


TOPICS: Activism/Chapters; Breaking News; Constitution/Conservatism; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: ne; omaha; teaparty; teapartyexpress; tpx111
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Crowd size was in the thousands, nothing official and early media reports ranged from more than a thousand to two thousand. I've included pictures below. I report you decide...

Buses arrive

the crowd was so big and the park terrain so uneven it was difficult to get everybody in a shot

From the other side

This guy was articulate, effective and calm. As a result he won't make the cut

and the Bamster wants it that way darlin'

1 posted on 04/01/2010 9:23:43 PM PDT by hatfieldmccoy
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To: hatfieldmccoy

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/search?m=all;o=time;q=quick;s=omaha%20tea%20party


2 posted on 04/01/2010 9:27:07 PM PDT by ButThreeLeftsDo (FR.......Monthly Donors Wanted.)
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To: hatfieldmccoy

A friend’s buddy move to WA state 20 0years ago. He had a thriving business. Voted for Obama and was happy at first now is furious as his business is failing and will probably go under. Hope & Change.


3 posted on 04/01/2010 9:27:15 PM PDT by Frantzie (McCain=Obama's friend. McCain called AMERICANS against amnesty - "racists")
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To: hatfieldmccoy

Omaha! That would be Nebraska! Watch out Ben Nelson.

2012 will be your Waterloo.


4 posted on 04/01/2010 9:27:27 PM PDT by onyx (Facts don't matter. Proof not required. Anything goes! Racial slurs, death threats.....)
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To: hatfieldmccoy

No questions in the thousands. To bad there is not an aerial view. Excellent turn out no matter what.


5 posted on 04/01/2010 9:28:01 PM PDT by Parley Baer
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To: hatfieldmccoy

Maybe if Woodstock-size events start happening the press won’t be able to cover them as if they’re a couple of people with nothing to do.


6 posted on 04/01/2010 9:30:39 PM PDT by TheClintons-STILLAnti-American
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To: Frantzie
Voted for Obama and was happy

So, does he say 'it's Bushes fault'?
7 posted on 04/01/2010 9:31:55 PM PDT by presently no screen name
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To: hatfieldmccoy

Not ordered out by union bosses. Not motivated by anything other than love of country. They keep telling out that we are afraid. We are, in reallity, furious.


8 posted on 04/01/2010 9:33:10 PM PDT by Bahbah (Only dead fish go with the flow)
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To: hatfieldmccoy

I read on another thread the attendance was 3,000!


9 posted on 04/01/2010 9:33:12 PM PDT by presently no screen name
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To: hatfieldmccoy

Thanks for posting your pics of Omaha’s patriots!


10 posted on 04/01/2010 9:35:01 PM PDT by onyx (Facts don't matter. Proof not required. Anything goes! Racial slurs, death threats.....)
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To: hatfieldmccoy; All

Thanks for posting. Thanks to all Americans for attending.

Spend less, protest more.

See you in November at the ballot box.


11 posted on 04/01/2010 9:38:07 PM PDT by PGalt
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To: hatfieldmccoy

So in other words, what CNN would describe as “a handful of hateful angry anti-Obama protesters”....

Nice job Huskers!


12 posted on 04/01/2010 9:38:23 PM PDT by bigbob
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To: HonestConservative; Fudd Fan; holdonnow; MarkLevinFan; sono; Bahbah; kristinn

ping


13 posted on 04/01/2010 9:39:57 PM PDT by AliVeritas (Pray, Pray, Pray.)
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To: hatfieldmccoy

A reasonably sized long stick or telescopic rod with a camera placed on the top set with a timer to snap pictures should get good shots.


14 posted on 04/01/2010 9:51:14 PM PDT by historyrepeatz
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To: historyrepeatz
I would have loved to but I was fighting 35 mph gusts hanging on to this sign
15 posted on 04/01/2010 10:01:20 PM PDT by hatfieldmccoy (The Obama beat down of America continues)
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To: bigbob

“a handful of hateful angry anti-Obama protesters”

You forgot the “bigots” part.


16 posted on 04/01/2010 10:15:20 PM PDT by El Gran Salseron
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To: hatfieldmccoy

Thanks for posting.

Our rally in Searchlight was my first, now I’m thinking of going to the showdown in DC!


17 posted on 04/01/2010 10:19:27 PM PDT by Loud Mime (initialpoints.net - - The Constitution as the center of politics)
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To: Loud Mime

Welcome aboard this was my third here in Omaha including the first in Feb of 2009. It was 14 deg with a stiff wind. There were 60 or so of us. We were cold, motivated and proud.

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2196911/posts

Keep in mind the Tea Parties are statement events. The parties give you a chance to get fired up, meet like minded patriots and motivated to do the effective heavy lifting of political action.


18 posted on 04/01/2010 10:33:48 PM PDT by hatfieldmccoy (The Obama beat down of America continues)
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To: hatfieldmccoy

Looks like at least dozens of people.


19 posted on 04/01/2010 10:35:32 PM PDT by rbbeachkid
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To: historyrepeatz

Or just run up on that hill in the backround


20 posted on 04/01/2010 10:38:51 PM PDT by genetic homophobe
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To: genetic homophobe

Good Point!


21 posted on 04/01/2010 10:42:29 PM PDT by hatfieldmccoy (The Obama beat down of America continues)
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To: hatfieldmccoy

BTTT!


22 posted on 04/02/2010 12:12:36 AM PDT by Liberty Valance (John has a long mustache)
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To: hatfieldmccoy

And here's to the New Mexico!


23 posted on 04/02/2010 12:17:09 AM PDT by Liberty Valance (John has a long mustache)
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To: hatfieldmccoy

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iTHqYm4FZU4&feature=related
DIXIE CHICKS - You can’t hurry love


24 posted on 04/02/2010 12:39:31 AM PDT by Liberty Valance (John has a long mustache)
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To: Liberty Valance

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9jJf-p6RYvo
And i’ll be and old Troubador , when i’m gone ...


25 posted on 04/02/2010 1:02:40 AM PDT by Liberty Valance (John has a long mustache)
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To: Liberty Valance

26 posted on 04/02/2010 1:10:46 AM PDT by Liberty Valance (John has a long mustache)
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To: rbbeachkid

Several dozens is what CNN would say.


27 posted on 04/02/2010 2:40:01 AM PDT by screaminsunshine (i)
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To: screaminsunshine

that many? /s


28 posted on 04/02/2010 4:08:24 AM PDT by HonestConservative (When Injustice becomes law, resistence becomes duty. Thomas Jefferson)
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To: hatfieldmccoy

I keep thinking this says obama tea party.


29 posted on 04/02/2010 5:55:28 AM PDT by ichabod1 (Can around 25-30% moonbat base really steal the country from us and hold it?)
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To: Bahbah
They keep telling out that we are afraid. We are, in reality, furious.

AAAAmen to that! We passed "afraid" a looooonnnnggg time ago!! We are TEA'D!!!!
30 posted on 04/02/2010 6:04:31 AM PDT by gimme1ibertee ("In a time of universal deceit,telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act"-George Orwell)
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To: hatfieldmccoy

Sweet! Love the pics!


31 posted on 04/02/2010 6:23:11 AM PDT by b4its2late (A Liberal is a person who will give away everything he doesn't own.)
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32 posted on 04/02/2010 6:46:48 AM PDT by Syncro (TPXIII Day 6!)
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To: hatfieldmccoy

This was my first Tea Party and it was a really cool experience. I took my father in law with me and he enjoyed it too.

It was nice to be in a crowd with a lot of like titled folks who were all pretty fired up. My f-i-l commented on the diversity in age of the crowd, people from their teens to their nineties. We were both amazed at the number of people there as well. This deal started at 5pm on Holy Thursday and I would guess there were about 3500-4000 souls there at 6:30 when we left to go to Mass.

I will definitely be heading out to the Omaha Tea Party on the 15th. I hope to see lots of Nebraska/Iowa Freepers there making some noise.


33 posted on 04/02/2010 7:07:20 AM PDT by Big Red Clay (Greetings from the Big Red State)
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To: hatfieldmccoy; Kathy in Alaska; JustAmy; AuntB; SierraWasp; Jeff Head
Roads closed due to size of crowd

Music to my ears! America is still Beautiful, we just have to get the ugly out of the White House.

God bless the Tea Party Express tour. They are motivating America to remember in NOvember.




Little inspiration Jeff My FRiend, to help you feel better in trying times coming. Praying for you.
34 posted on 04/02/2010 7:36:40 AM PDT by Issaquahking (Help Sarah Palin! go to - http://www.conservatives4palin.com - You know what to do!)
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To: hatfieldmccoy
Here are the pics I took. I haven't had time to go through them yet so some may be rough. I had to leave at 6:00 and cars were still pouring in. Traffic was backed up everywhere.
35 posted on 04/02/2010 7:43:49 AM PDT by a_screen_name
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To: Issaquahking

BTT


36 posted on 04/02/2010 7:53:29 AM PDT by AuntB (WE are NOT a nation of immigrants! We're a nation of Americans! http://towncriernews.blogspot.com/)
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To: Liberty Valance

I love that lady’s sign. “we The People” “Remember Us?” WIth the not so happy bald eagle.


37 posted on 04/02/2010 8:11:56 AM PDT by Frantzie (McCain=Obama's friend. McCain called AMERICANS against amnesty - "racists")
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To: hatfieldmccoy

“Change is needed in Washington”
Who’d a thunk it?
Was that really the pathetically generic headline of this
news story?
A full year after protests nationwide have begun for REAL?


38 posted on 04/02/2010 8:52:36 AM PDT by supremedoctrine ("Every election is like an advance auction sale of stolen goods"--H.L.Mencken)
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To: Issaquahking
Music to my ears! America is still Beautiful, we just have to get the ugly out of the White House.


39 posted on 04/02/2010 9:33:33 AM PDT by mcmuffin
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To: mcmuffin

dang, that’s nasty


40 posted on 04/02/2010 9:46:12 AM PDT by Gabrial (The Whitehouse Nightmare will continue as long as the Nightmare is in the Whitehouse)
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To: mcmuffin

LOL. That witch makes Helen Thomas look good!


41 posted on 04/02/2010 10:19:44 AM PDT by Issaquahking (Help Sarah Palin! go to - http://www.conservatives4palin.com - You know what to do!)
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To: onyx

Amen, Buh-Bye Ben!!!


42 posted on 04/02/2010 10:21:20 AM PDT by CPT Clay (Pick up your weapon and follow me.)
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To: Loud Mime; trooprally

I’ll be there! Where are Freepers going to meet?


43 posted on 04/02/2010 10:24:20 AM PDT by CPT Clay (Pick up your weapon and follow me.)
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To: hatfieldmccoy
Obamaslave

Obama,Obamacare,Democrats,despots,liars,thieves

44 posted on 04/02/2010 10:28:11 AM PDT by Oceander (The Price of Freedom is Eternal Vigilance -- Thos. Jefferson)
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To: CPT Clay; Loud Mime

We’ll keep in touch. The DC Chapter doesn’t have any plans yet until we figure out some details. Keep an eye out on the Activism/Chapter Topics for a thread.

If you have an idea for a sign, instead of bringing it from Texas I can make up non-complicated signs and bring it April 15.

Don’t forget the Walter Reed Troop Rally on Friday if you’ll still be in town.

[Mr] T


45 posted on 04/02/2010 1:07:01 PM PDT by trooprally (Never Give Up - Never Give In - Remember Our Troops)
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To: hatfieldmccoy

I’d guess 3-4 dozen. AP reporter.


46 posted on 04/02/2010 4:52:18 PM PDT by chooseascreennamepat
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To: mcmuffin

Scare an Arkansas mutt off a gut wagon!


47 posted on 04/02/2010 4:53:21 PM PDT by chooseascreennamepat
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To: hatfieldmccoy

God Bless Nebraskans, true American patriots there!


48 posted on 04/02/2010 5:31:43 PM PDT by Wpin (I Choose Liberty)
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To: trooprally

Thanks, I’ll be Flying into Dulles, Staying in Reston. Plan on taking the Metro to the Mall. Motel has shuttles to airport and Metro. I wont be bringing any signs on the plane but plan to find an Office Depot or Wally world somewhere close to the motel.

I Will keep in touch as we get closer.

CPT Clay


49 posted on 04/02/2010 7:49:09 PM PDT by CPT Clay (Pick up your weapon and follow me.)
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To: hatfieldmccoy

I spotted myself in the second picture.


50 posted on 04/02/2010 10:56:21 PM PDT by DHSMostWanted (Say no to B.O.)
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