Skip to comments.'Truckers for the Constitution' Plan to Slow D.C. Beltway, Arrest Congressmen
Posted on 10/07/2013 6:33:28 PM PDT by Fireone
Earl Conlon, a Georgia trucker who is handling logistics for the protest, told U.S. News tractor-trailer drivers will circle the beltway "three lanes deep" as he rides with other participants to Congress to seek the arrest of congressmen for allegedly disregarding the Constitution. "We want these people arrested, and we're coming in with the grand jury to do it," he said. "We are going to ask the law enforcement to uphold their constitutional oath and make these arrests. If they refuse to do it, by the power of the people of the United States and the people's grand jury, they don't want to do it, we will. ... We the people will find a way."
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I’d like to know who came up with the leftard fantasy of arresting congressmen.
Have you ever driven the beltway? Sometimes during the day 5 MPH is considered making good time......
I’m looking forward to this... like a youngster looks forward to Christmas morning!
Its getting Series ...
Ah, geebus. Not that Citizens’ Grand Jury horsesh*t again. There ain’t no such thang.
Better have several million to assist because every 3 letter agency with any jurisdiction is already laying strategies on how to deal with tihs situation per orders of The King. Advice to strategists; don’t broadcast your plans beforehand unless its a diversion. Expect heavy resistance with whatever means necessary. Assessing the enemy’s strengths and weaknesses and maneuvers beforehand is crucial to any mission’s success regardless of who’s butting heads. A battering ram approach us usually not very successful on a fortified castle. I would bring along a film crew to document everything that is detached apart from the group and disguised as regular tourists ready to put up any footage displaying excessive force online... : )
Kind of a conundrum as to playing into Bammy's hands or f'n him.
If it works - let’s all buy a Peterbilt or reasonable facsimile and open all the parks and monuments.
Congress leaves town every thursday afternoon.
There’s never a vote on mondays
There’s never a vote on friday.
Under normal times, anyway.
Reminds me of Gomer Pyle on Andy: “citizens array-yest....citizens array-yest....citizens array-yest....”
Jamming the roads around the Spite House and Congressional buildings would also be entertaining.
Also jamming the roads around Reagan, BWI and Dulles Thurs and Fri during the 'critter exodus could be entertaining also.
The GJ, arresting congressmen, sounds nice but it’s a bunch of baloney.
Now, seriously gumming up the city via non violent protest actions, that actually has potential. If it were to really happen.
More to my liking would be some sort of trucker’s strike that shuts down 75% of the perishable goods deliveries in the US for 3-4 days. Then you will see some serious hand ringing from the political classes. Along with a lot of hate speech and threats of violence which will be ignored by Holder, et al.
If the productive people that are getting screwed by ObamaCare go Galt all at once, it will truly be something to see. I still don’t see it happening, but then again, I am surprised at the degree of PR stupidity demonstrated by Obama right now, what with the memorials and parks being locked down. While issuing permits for illegals to gather and protest in the same area (the mall)? That needs to go viral in a big way.
> Id like to know who came up with the leftard fantasy of arresting congressmen.
It will not end well. I don’t think they’ve thought this one through. Any attempt like this will not only make them look reckless but definitely give the wrong imoression to the American people. 0 will probably put a security detail in place to deal with this percieved threat. The truckers have to realize that the Congressmen have families too. Sure some are slimeballs but not all of them are so its probably better to just use political activism to remove them from office. Hiever came up eith this idea obviously doesn’t have much of an idea of the type personnel they typically select to work on security details in DC, how much training and access to weaponry they have, and what type of resistance they will face. Personally most of the Secret Servicemen I’ve met have been pretty good guys with the exception of a few with a chip on their sholders. I don’t think they would enjoy shooting citizens and would only do it if there were no other options. IMO it would be better to make friends on the inside for use later. Harder to do and it takes time to cultivate the relationship but it sure pays better dividends in the long run...
Dingy in the back of a trailer for some street justice.
I’ll take “Stories the media won’t cover next week” for $800, Alex.
the Twitter feeds for the truckers are not allowing followers. Someone is trying to interfere with spreading the word. #T2SDA.
You forgot about the part of the Capital Beltway called “ malfunction junction “ before they re-built it ... 495 were it meets up with 95 and 395 and 295 Woodrow Turnip Wilson bridge, Springfield and Franconia.
You are correct. Neither the Veteran’s March on October 13, 2013 nor the Truckers Event will garner main-stream media interest. The objective in the media is to protect their boy OBAMA at all costs. The will circle the wagons and make the veterans and the trucks out to be loonies and in some cases, racists. Sad, pathetic, but that is our US Media today.
Why are there posters trying to belittle this ? I believe any thumb to the eye of this administration is a noble act. Something is wrong.
That is about 75 % of them.
>> Why are there posters trying to belittle this ?
Any form of civil disobedience will be counter productive unless the conduit of information is taken into account. The press will paint any and all resistance in a negative light unless they are put on notice they will be held accountable for bias and collusion. Shut down access to network corp offices with horns blasting and exhaust stacks belching soot. Airdrop a note with corp execs names and home addresses.
HUH? You lost me.....
Dude, follow along. We were belittling the idiot take the USN&WR had on the deal, NOT THE DEAL itself.......keep up.
It started out great. I could’ve supported them ... until they played the Citizens’ Grand Jury card.
Under the American system of justice, Grand Juries are empaneled by law not by self-appointment.
Imagine if your adversaries/opponents/enemies decided to form an unlawful grand jury, indict you, and attempt to arrest you. That’s called kidnapping. It’s a felony.
Consider the emotions today of all those Federal Employees who have young children.
They are not going to be happy, happy, happy with Barrys AG Eric Holder for stopping the National AMBER ALERT Program over the weekend.
Surely, Mr. Fast and Furious Holder thought this Amber Alert cancellation through and made an exception for Michelle Obamas two darling children?
BTW, I wonder if Barry, General of the Senate Harry Mean Ol Guy Reid, and Colonel of her former self Nancy Always in a fog Pelosi realize that other Federal employees ALSO have young children that need to be protected by the National Amber Alert Program?
BTW, BTW, the boy-toy, wanna-be dictator Barry Soetoro, aka Mr. Michelle Obama, COULD order his personal Corporate Jet, Air Force One, to be mothballed, by Executive Order, of course. (He must have a few blank EO forms lying around his empty chair, or his Golf bag - - - ).
That simple gesture just might, could, show that Barry also feels our pain.
Barry could also BARRYCADE his own personal Golf Course, and BARRYCADE the Oceans, only on Federal land, of course. (Governors are so touchy these days about THEIR States shorelines)!
Exactly my thoughts. FReepers should be proud of these truckers and anyone who stands up to this administration. Strange postings, for sure.
Let us pray for these patriots, that they would remain safe, and have a very joyful time during this peaceful protest.
My hat is off to anyone, biker, vet, or trucker, who sacrifices the time and money to promote liberty.
I agree- bring on the popcorn, it just might be a great show. The truckers are the one group that perhaps has more economic power in this country than any other that I can think of offhand.
“...to seek the arrest of congressmen for allegedly disregarding the Constitution.”
He’s going to have to arrest them all plus the members of the other branches of the federal government since they are all in greater and lesser degrees disregarding the Constitution.
It’s called the District of Criminals for a reason.
He appears to be one of that breed of men, all too common, who see a popular movement arising and, not content to join in, seek aggrandizement by jumping in front and claiming a leadership role.
More negatively, he may actually be an agent provocateur acting, on his own or in concert with others, to derail the protest by swerving its aims into areas of questionable legality and coloring the honest protesters with a false brush.
I would like to see EVERY truck driver in the country take three-four days in a row off and park their rigs in the middle of the highways with white flags on them(broken down) as a protest to this insane administration.That would send a message that the MSM could not avoid reporting on.
I remember this. I was nine years old and they came right by my house in Colorado on the way to DC. Hundreds of them. My Dad was clapping and cheering them on the whole way! Bunch of farmers just got up and went. It was awesome.
They need to drive them in to DC and park around the white hut and local golf courses.. that’ll get Barry’s attention.
Here is what the Democratic Underground is saying about your event. You may want to read through it and recheck to see what obstacles you may encounter:
I am not a trucker, and it's not MY event.....and I'm in TX, not DC.
> I am not a trucker, and it’s not MY event.....and I’m in TX, not DC.
Sorry the msg wasn’t mean specifically for you...: )
> the Twitter feeds for the truckers are not allowing followers. Someone is trying to interfere with spreading the word. #T2SDA.
Zuckerberg is just following orders from his Emporer who can cut off quite a bit of cash flow by creating new regulations alone.