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Truckersí Capital Beltway protest isnít a hoax, organizers say
The Washington Post ^ | October 10, 2013 | Lori Aratani,

Posted on 10/10/2013 4:17:57 PM PDT by yoe

So it wasn’t a hoax after all?

Organizers of the “Truckers Ride for the Constitution” rally say they are indeed coming to Washington on Friday — but whether they will shut down the Beltway or just make a lot of noise remains to be seen.

[snip]The protest group’s agenda has evolved since the story began making the rounds of news outlets across the country early this week with a story in U.S. News & World Report, which said the truckers wanted members of Congress to be arrested, while others called for the ouster of President Obama.

Andrews said the group still wants to get rid of Obama, but will do so by legal means. She said independent truckers also are upset about new regulations, including on idling and hours of service, that threaten to put them out of business.

(Excerpt) Read more at washingtonpost.com ...


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism
KEYWORDS: 113th; bho44; keyboardwarriors; shutdown; trucking
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I wish all trucker organizations would join in...a united front would mean a lot....it promises to be great theater.
1 posted on 10/10/2013 4:17:57 PM PDT by yoe
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redstate.org had an article saying they were going to close 495 with the national guard, not sure if it’s true or not. If that does happen the fecal matter will hit the oscillating unit.


2 posted on 10/10/2013 4:20:15 PM PDT by TheRhinelander
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http://www.redstate.com/glennryt/2013/10/10/obama-dot-plans-use-of-national-guard-to-close-i-495-capital-beltway-tomorrow/


3 posted on 10/10/2013 4:20:47 PM PDT by TheRhinelander
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To: yoe

They are joined , supported and encouraged by the 2 million bikers organization.


4 posted on 10/10/2013 4:22:21 PM PDT by hoosiermama (Obama: "Born in Kenya" Lying now or then)
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To: yoe

I think there will be some trucks and a lot of disappointment.


5 posted on 10/10/2013 4:23:25 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: yoe

bttt


6 posted on 10/10/2013 4:25:59 PM PDT by TEXOKIE (We must surrender only to our Holy God and never to the evil that has befallen us.)
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To: yoe

they could show ‘em what a real shutdown looks like


7 posted on 10/10/2013 4:26:20 PM PDT by bigbob
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To: cripplecreek

So, who is going to be disappointed?


8 posted on 10/10/2013 4:28:46 PM PDT by dforest
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To: yoe
Oh, this is cool; didn't know about it. Thank you! Here's their FB page: https://www.facebook.com/ridefortheconstitution
9 posted on 10/10/2013 4:34:14 PM PDT by mlizzy (If people spent an hour a week in Eucharistic adoration, abortion would be ended. --Mother Teresa)
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To: dforest

Mostly the folks who have refused to accept certain realities about trucking. The vast majority of drivers are driving someone else’s truck and its a rare owner operator who can afford to drive an empty truck around in a circle.


10 posted on 10/10/2013 4:35:59 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: cripplecreek
Some 10,000 truckers are on their way to Washington...
11 posted on 10/10/2013 4:37:43 PM PDT by Lucky9teen ("The only thing worse than a knee-jerk liberal is a knee-pad conservative." ~ Edward Abbey)
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This from their Facebook Site:
Please send all media inquiries to media@ridefortheconstitution.org. (Formerly "Truckers To Shutdown America" - Page was shutdown @ 86,000 LIKES) Visit RideForTheConstitution.org to receive constant updates and tune in to our daily radio show updates. The American people are sick and tired of the corruption that is destroying America! We therefore declare a national protest in support of our nation's truckers on the weekend of October 11-13, 2013! Truck drivers will not haul freight! Americans can strike in solidarity with truck drivers! Truckers will lead the path to saving our country if every American rides with them! Our original FB was 'Truckers To Shutdown America" and it was attacked and shutdown by Facebook. PLEASE BE SURE TO LIKE THIS PAGE AND BOOKMARK OUR WEBSITE ASAP IN CASE THIS PAGE IS ATTACKED AGAIN
Here's their website. It took me a long time to access it..
12 posted on 10/10/2013 4:41:37 PM PDT by mlizzy (If people spent an hour a week in Eucharistic adoration, abortion would be ended. --Mother Teresa)
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To: cripplecreek

So it is us. LOL The RINOs are out in force tonight. I turned off my TV. These RINOs have not produced in any election since 2004, and we are supposed to vote for them? 2010 was Tea Party, not them. Ugh!


13 posted on 10/10/2013 4:42:39 PM PDT by dforest
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Well, that shows how bright these people are ... close I495 so the truckers can’t close I495 .... takes a Harvard graduate to come up with a plan like that. Of course, all the trucks will go onto the side streets and other highways and really cause a snafu.


14 posted on 10/10/2013 4:44:39 PM PDT by RetiredTexasVet (When His Arrogance talks out of his a$$, Harry Reid's lips move.)
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To: Lucky9teen

Thanks for the article!


15 posted on 10/10/2013 4:46:25 PM PDT by mlizzy (If people spent an hour a week in Eucharistic adoration, abortion would be ended. --Mother Teresa)
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To: yoe

Who said it was a hoax? WaPo itself?


17 posted on 10/10/2013 4:50:01 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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Trucks, bikers & boats headed to D.C. I applaud them.


18 posted on 10/10/2013 4:59:13 PM PDT by blondee123 (DICTATORSHIP HAS ARRIVED! Nov. 6, 2012)
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"Well, that shows how bright these people are ... close I495 so the truckers can’t close I495 .... takes a Harvard graduate to come up with a plan like that. Of course, all the trucks will go onto the side streets and other highways and really cause a snafu. "

That's exactly the kind of stupidity that's running our country!

19 posted on 10/10/2013 5:03:10 PM PDT by blondee123 (DICTATORSHIP HAS ARRIVED! Nov. 6, 2012)
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Here's their Twitter hashtag stream for those interested: https://twitter.com/search?q=%23T2SDA&src=hash&f=realtime
20 posted on 10/10/2013 5:03:49 PM PDT by mlizzy (If people spent an hour a week in Eucharistic adoration, abortion would be ended. --Mother Teresa)
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