Skip to comments.Impeach Obama Rally Causes 10-Mile Traffic Jam
Posted on 06/30/2013 8:49:15 PM PDT by WindflierEdited 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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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.
Best ever post in quite a while!
Would like to see more pics! Let this becomes a brush fire across the nation.
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.
Have pitchfork, will travel!
California? Strange, as no Republicans vote there. They must have been lurkers.
Got tar and feathers, just need a pole.
We are here, just don’t have a party with the guts.
“If youre 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?
What state do you live in? I will check it out for you!
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!
That's a good thing. Most got wise to that epic con-job.
There are some coordinated large scale protests being planned by the groups chief organizers, which will happen in the next month or so.
Thanks for posting this info.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Right on, Everest!!
I just posted your question to the Texas state page. I should get an answer before too long.
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.
I don't think we've seen the last of that issue, by any stretch...SCOTUS "overturned" nothing...
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.
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.
Awesome, Rusty. Time to gather up your 9/12 friends and head for an overpass again.
The tree of Liberty needs to be watered. I’m willing and able.
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.
yes. You are right.
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.
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.
How can people on an overpass cause a traffic jam? I smell Media lies.
Pray for America to Wake Up
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.
I love my Freeps. They can smell an LSM rat lie a mile away :-)
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.
BS...If ya believe that, you’ll believe anything.
You’re quickly becoming outnumbered...It was no accident.
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."
"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
I’m in. This was a kickass idea!
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.
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.
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.
I’ll keep the faith going.
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.
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.
See post #22.
That section of highway is ALWAYS slow!
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.
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.