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Impeach Obama Rally Causes 10-Mile Traffic Jam
[Update: Source + link changed from blog to original publisher:] The Examiner.com ^ | June 9, 2013 | The Examiner

Posted on 06/30/2013 8:49:15 PM PDT by Windflier

Edited on 07/01/2013 10:29:17 PM PDT by Admin Moderator. [history]

A TEA Party sponsored “Impeach Obama” demonstration on a major Southern California freeway overpass caused traffic to backup at least ten miles...


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Mods, this is real news (albeit a couple weeks stale dated) regarding American patriot activism.

If you feel it should be moved to Bloggers/Personal, please do so, but the Freeper community needs to see this. It's a call to action.

1 posted on 06/30/2013 8:49:15 PM PDT by Windflier
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To: Windflier

Best ever post in quite a while!

Would like to see more pics! Let this becomes a brush fire across the nation.


2 posted on 06/30/2013 8:54:14 PM PDT by Steelfish (ui)
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To: Windflier

The movement is being called, “Overpasses for Obama’s Impeachment”, but organizers and participants aren’t limiting the focus or messages to that one thing.

Folks are organizing these groups all over the country as we speak. If you’re on Facebook, you can easily find them by searching on the name.

No more excuses, people. This is something that any of us can do to fight back. There are some coordinated large scale protests being planned by the group’s chief organizers, which will happen in the next month or so.


3 posted on 06/30/2013 8:54:17 PM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: Windflier

Have pitchfork, will travel!


4 posted on 06/30/2013 8:57:27 PM PDT by 23 Everest (When seconds count. The police are just 23 minutes away. 831 Bonnie)
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To: Windflier

California? Strange, as no Republicans vote there. They must have been lurkers.


5 posted on 06/30/2013 8:58:12 PM PDT by Bronzy
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To: 23 Everest

Got tar and feathers, just need a pole.


6 posted on 06/30/2013 8:58:25 PM PDT by 23 Everest (When seconds count. The police are just 23 minutes away. 831 Bonnie)
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To: Bronzy

We are here, just don’t have a party with the guts.


7 posted on 06/30/2013 8:59:08 PM PDT by 23 Everest (When seconds count. The police are just 23 minutes away. 831 Bonnie)
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To: Windflier

“If you’re on Facebook, you can easily find them by searching on the name.”

How do you find out about them if you refuse to join Facebook?


8 posted on 06/30/2013 8:59:36 PM PDT by Proud2BeRight
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To: Windflier

BTTT


9 posted on 06/30/2013 9:01:32 PM PDT by Osage Orange (Sic semper evello mortem Tyrannis)
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To: Proud2BeRight

What state do you live in? I will check it out for you!


10 posted on 06/30/2013 9:02:01 PM PDT by lyby ("Mathematics is the language with which God has written the universe." ~ Galileo Galilei)
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To: Steelfish
Let this becomes a brush fire across the nation.

It really should.

This is about the simplest, easiest method of protest I've ever heard of. Any dozen people can get together with some flags, signs, and banners, and head for the nearest overpass to let the thousands passing know how they feel.

And don't think those dozen protesters won't inspire hundreds of others to do the exact same thing. This thing can go viral!

11 posted on 06/30/2013 9:02:01 PM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: 23 Everest
Yes, I do see some of your Representatives on C-SPAN.
12 posted on 06/30/2013 9:02:25 PM PDT by Bronzy
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To: Bronzy
California? Strange, as no Republicans vote there.

That's a good thing. Most got wise to that epic con-job.

13 posted on 06/30/2013 9:03:27 PM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: Windflier

There are some coordinated large scale protests being planned by the group’s chief organizers, which will happen in the next month or so.
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Thanks for posting this info.


14 posted on 06/30/2013 9:07:05 PM PDT by Starboard
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To: Proud2BeRight
How do you find out about them if you refuse to join Facebook?

I've already joined the Dallas - Ft Worth group via Facebook. I'll ask around and see what sort of channels there are for folks who aren't on Facebook.

15 posted on 06/30/2013 9:07:49 PM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: Windflier

I’m helping people link if they are in Houston. Did not get enthusiasm on this earlier for some reason. A little hell raisin dont hurt nothing.


16 posted on 06/30/2013 9:09:35 PM PDT by magna carta
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To: Windflier

Lafayette, Ca., every 9/11 a small group of us would wave flags on a busy overpass. Almost everyone driving by would honk in support. Every year it turns into a bigger event. It is a good venue.


17 posted on 06/30/2013 9:10:02 PM PDT by Rusty0604
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To: Windflier

Unfortunately, all this did was make a whole bunch of People stuck in traffic while driving on the Freeway upset at the Tea Party.

The law of unintended consequences. The local Media will not be praising the Patriots who participated in the demonstration, they will be blaming them for causing a Traffic Jam.

After all, they know what’s really important.


18 posted on 06/30/2013 9:12:19 PM PDT by Kickass Conservative (They can follow the Communist, I'll follow the Constitution...)
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To: All

A message from one of the Overpasses state coordinators:

“There will be a Nationwide protest scheduled later in the year. This nationwide effort is called “The Wave” and will be handled by the state coordinators and Admins. The protests that are being held now are to gain national attention in the public and the press. It is our goal to have thousands protest during “The Wave” so please get involved with your local groups and prepare for the largest event of the year, lets influence the voting in 2014 by educating the public and sending a loud and clear message to D.C. We the people will not be silenced and we will hold those accountable who have committed crimes against the American people.”

Ann Whitten, Coordinator, State of Alabama.


19 posted on 06/30/2013 9:12:43 PM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: 23 Everest
Have pitchfork, will travel!

Right on, Everest!!

20 posted on 06/30/2013 9:13:14 PM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: Proud2BeRight

I just posted your question to the Texas state page. I should get an answer before too long.


21 posted on 06/30/2013 9:14:20 PM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: Windflier

This story is several weeks old. What has not been mentioned on this thread so far is that the Rally didn’t cause the traffic jam. There just is a lot of traffic, and it always moves that slow. The Rally just took advantage of a never ending stream of traffic to get out their message.

And that’s why the MEDIA wants to insist the Rally caused the jam. Because it was a success.


22 posted on 06/30/2013 9:14:49 PM PDT by UCANSEE2 (The monsters are due on Maple Street)
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To: Bronzy
Same California "lurkers" that voted for Prop. 8 "traditional marriage"...and they are probably a bit ticked off that their State refused to defend the duly-enacted referendum.

I don't think we've seen the last of that issue, by any stretch...SCOTUS "overturned" nothing...

23 posted on 06/30/2013 9:14:52 PM PDT by 88keys (truth will out...eventually...)
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To: Starboard
Thanks for posting this info.

You're welcome, Starboard. Please hook up with your nearest Overpasses team. This is a totally grass roots effort by average, pissed off Americans like us.

24 posted on 06/30/2013 9:16:20 PM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: Windflier

bttt


25 posted on 06/30/2013 9:16:45 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
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To: magna carta
Did not get enthusiasm on this earlier for some reason.

Sometimes you just have to repeat a thing enough times to get folks' attention. I posted an article about this a couple of days ago too.

26 posted on 06/30/2013 9:17:40 PM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: 23 Everest; Windflier; All
"Have pitchfork, will travel!"
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27 posted on 06/30/2013 9:18:41 PM PDT by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: Rusty0604

Awesome, Rusty. Time to gather up your 9/12 friends and head for an overpass again.

Thanks.


28 posted on 06/30/2013 9:20:35 PM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: musicman

The tree of Liberty needs to be watered. I’m willing and able.


29 posted on 06/30/2013 9:21:13 PM PDT by 23 Everest (When seconds count. The police are just 23 minutes away. 831 Bonnie)
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To: Kickass Conservative

I agree. Nothing will change this monstrous, evil ever expanding, ever controlling government by protesting on freeway overpasses...writing letters, waving flags or signing some obscure petition...

The days of changing this sick government by traditional means are way over.


30 posted on 06/30/2013 9:21:36 PM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: Windflier

yes. You are right.


31 posted on 06/30/2013 9:23:02 PM PDT by magna carta
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To: Kickass Conservative
Unfortunately, all this did was make a whole bunch of People stuck in traffic while driving on the Freeway upset at the Tea Party.

Aw jeeez.....

Alright folks. That's it. Put away the signs and banners. Saving our beloved country isn't worth pissing off a few motorists who are rushing to their regime supporting tax slave jobs.

32 posted on 06/30/2013 9:23:51 PM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: UCANSEE2; Kickass Conservative
...the MEDIA wants to insist the Rally caused the jam. Because it was a success.

Thanks for popping that bubble, friend. Being from SoCal myself, it should have occurred to me that traffic in that area is always stop and go.

33 posted on 06/30/2013 9:26:27 PM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: Windflier

How can people on an overpass cause a traffic jam? I smell Media lies.

Pray for America to Wake Up


34 posted on 06/30/2013 9:27:52 PM PDT by bray (Stop tolerating beheading!)
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To: dragnet2
Nothing will change this monstrous, evil ever expanding, ever controlling government by protesting on freeway overpasses...writing letters, waving flags or signing some obscure petition.

Think of this movement as a seed that grows into something larger. That's the intention of a lot of folks who are joining up.

35 posted on 06/30/2013 9:28:26 PM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: bray
How can people on an overpass cause a traffic jam? I smell Media lies.

I love my Freeps. They can smell an LSM rat lie a mile away :-)

36 posted on 06/30/2013 9:29:46 PM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: dragnet2
Yes it will change minds because nobody else has the will to get out there positively.
The lib protests are surrounded by police for true reasons of security.
True American rallies are surrounded by the Police to harass out of obscure fairness.
37 posted on 06/30/2013 9:31:31 PM PDT by MaxMax (If you're not pissed off, you're not paying attention)
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To: Windflier
Not what I'm saying. I live here and I know how this State has turned into a Liberal Love Connection.

I've had “discussions” with who I thought were rational people, talking about anything from Guns to Zimmerman. Even when presented with FACTS, they do not deviate in their positions and actually act offended when informed of the Truth.

I am all for the Patriots standing on that bridge, but I know how things are turned against us when we inconvenience the Stupefied Masses.

38 posted on 06/30/2013 9:32:57 PM PDT by Kickass Conservative (They can follow the Communist, I'll follow the Constitution...)
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To: MaxMax

BS...If ya believe that, you’ll believe anything.

You’re quickly becoming outnumbered...It was no accident.


39 posted on 06/30/2013 9:34:17 PM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: Kickass Conservative
I am all for the Patriots standing on that bridge, but I know how things are turned against us when we inconvenience the Stupefied Masses.

Here are a few words from some very wise men to give you hope and courage:

"It does not take a majority to prevail ... but rather an irate, tireless minority, keen on setting brushfires of freedom in the minds of men."
~Samuel Adams


"If you will not fight for the right when you can easily win without bloodshed; if you will not fight when your victory will be sure and not too costly; you may come to the moment when you will have to fight with all the odds against you and only a small chance of survival.

There may even be a worse case: you may have to fight when there is no hope of victory, because it is better to perish than to live as slaves."
-- Winston Churchill

40 posted on 06/30/2013 9:42:11 PM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: Windflier

I’m in. This was a kickass idea!


41 posted on 06/30/2013 9:46:17 PM PDT by Viennacon
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To: UCANSEE2

The time they give is 12:15. Traffic is usually fairly open every where in San Diego at 12:15. You can check Google maps traffic for San Diego any week day and see. It wasn’t Legoland traffic backing it up @1215.


42 posted on 06/30/2013 9:48:08 PM PDT by ThomasThomas ("We make a living by what we get. We make a life by what we give.")
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To: Windflier

Truer words have not been spoken...

Could you ever have imagined we would see our Country going through something like this in our lifetimes?

They Live, and we’re the only ones wearing the Sunglasses.


43 posted on 06/30/2013 9:48:58 PM PDT by Kickass Conservative (They can follow the Communist, I'll follow the Constitution...)
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To: Bronzy

BTW, there are a lot of Freepers in CA. And, check the county by county vote and you will see the Libs live in LA, SF, and along the Coast. There are conservatives in CA. Not all of the state is wacked.


44 posted on 06/30/2013 9:49:54 PM PDT by ExTexasRedhead
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To: dragnet2

I’ll keep the faith going.


45 posted on 06/30/2013 9:51:59 PM PDT by MaxMax (If you're not pissed off, you're not paying attention)
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To: Kickass Conservative
Could you ever have imagined we would see our Country going through something like this in our lifetimes?

Nope. Never in a million years did I ever think I'd see our country devolve into the mess its gotten into now.

Like most Americans, I foolishly took our peace and tranquility for granted, and trusted that the basic decency and goodness of our nation would always remain intact.

I never predicted the wholesale, institutionalized attacks against everything our nation was founded upon. Such a thought was completely alien to me, and I'm sure, to most normal Americans.

I never imagined that I'd ever be called to rescue and preserve our beloved country. I never dreamed that I'd be called upon to lay everything on the line as our forefathers did, but that's exactly what it's come to.

As the old saying goes, "Now is the time for all good men to come to the aid of their country." I never thought I'd hear that call, but there it is.....sounding loud and clear. I must answer.

46 posted on 06/30/2013 10:01:24 PM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: MaxMax
Sounds like a 70s sitcom....Get real.

Government dumping in tens of millions of illegals, Muslims and assorted foreigners from all over the planet, not only divided the once united, but ensured your electoral process was undermined and compromised while Americans were busying caving in and being brainwashed in govenrment schools.

What's interesting, is ya tell people this, and they give ya that cocked eyed dog look as if, they don't get it, but are attempting to understand. Too late, they'll never get it.

47 posted on 06/30/2013 10:01:35 PM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: Kickass Conservative

See post #22.

That section of highway is ALWAYS slow!


48 posted on 06/30/2013 10:02:58 PM PDT by WildHighlander57 ((WildHighlander57 returning after lurking since 2000))
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To: bray

I have seen traffic slow down for several overpass events near me. When the national guard troops returning from Iraq flew into March a few years ago there a group on the overpass to great them.

The biggest delays are caused by West coast Thunder. But upwards of 7,000 motorcyclists riding though can do that.
http://www.westcoastthunder.com/


49 posted on 06/30/2013 10:08:40 PM PDT by ThomasThomas ("We make a living by what we get. We make a life by what we give.")
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To: UCANSEE2
The GD traffic is jammed in that area because the SOB's in Government and the greedy assed illegal alien hiring contractors over built f'ning everything.

The SOBs forgot about the roads and the people who actually lived there...It's fn gridlocked....So what does government do? Bring in and legalize tens of millions of illegals so more illegals will enter to undercut the newly legalized illegals..

It's a f'ing government sponsored mad house.

50 posted on 06/30/2013 10:11:04 PM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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