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Operation American Spring to hit D.C. to oust Obama, Biden, Boehner, Holder
The Washington Times ^ | May 14, 2014 | Cheryl K. Chumley

Posted on 05/14/2014 3:55:47 PM PDT by Art in Idaho

A group of self-described revolutionary-style patriots with a million mobilized militia members are heading to downtown Washington, D.C., this week to bring a simple message to political leadership, from President Obama to House Speaker John Boehner: Get out.

They’re called the Operation American Spring — and they’re vowing to oust the likes of Mr. Obama, Mr. Boehner, Attorney General Eric Holder, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, Sen. Mitch McConnell, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and Vice President Joseph R. Biden, Raw Story reported.

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


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: District of Columbia
KEYWORDS: american; americanspring; districtofcolumbia; government; politics; spring
Anyone going to this on Friday? I assume that means it starts Friday and last at least through the weekend - and maybe beyond. I would love to go but have to work.

More info at Patriots for America, Mission: Operation American Spring, Operation American Spring, Operation American Spring Forum and OAS Links.

I hope Ted Cruz, Michele Bachmann, Mike Lee and Sarah Palin show up. That would give it some gravitas.

For those that go, maybe they can start a live thread. I think Laz said he was going.

1 posted on 05/14/2014 3:55:47 PM PDT by Art in Idaho
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To: Art in Idaho

Obama is just waiting to pull a Hitler on the country


2 posted on 05/14/2014 3:59:13 PM PDT by molson209 (Blank)
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To: molson209

Why anyone would want to emulate the disastrous arab spring is beyond me.


3 posted on 05/14/2014 4:00:13 PM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin.)
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To: cripplecreek

This is America. We’re not a bunch of Arab Muslims. If this picks up steam. I’m there.


4 posted on 05/14/2014 4:03:09 PM PDT by demshateGod (The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God.)
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To: Art in Idaho

A whole lot of good that will do. Just don’t bring your guns.


5 posted on 05/14/2014 4:05:34 PM PDT by Vinylly (?%)
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To: Art in Idaho

I’ll oust Obama in 2016. It will be better.


6 posted on 05/14/2014 4:07:35 PM PDT by ExCTCitizen (I'm ExCTCitizen and I approve this reply. If it does offend Libs, I'm NOT sorry...)
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To: cripplecreek

my thought as well….


7 posted on 05/14/2014 4:08:18 PM PDT by Squantos ( Be polite, be professional, but have a plan to kill everyone you meet ...)
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To: molson209

O has not been waiting for anything. He has been ‘Pulling Hitlers’ or orchestrating acts of betrayal on this country long before he was even inaugerated. One day, we may have Eric Snowden’s Son inform the world that the United States was under an atmospheric experiment by the CIA starting in 2007. about 60% of the population were affected, some permanently disabled in their thinking skills. I am only half joking.


8 posted on 05/14/2014 4:08:19 PM PDT by lee martell
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To: ExCTCitizen

And get what? Jeb Bush. Have you been paying attention?


9 posted on 05/14/2014 4:08:42 PM PDT by demshateGod (The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God.)
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To: Art in Idaho

I’d love to go—but can’t make it this time. It’s a lot of driving for me, and I no longer “do” planes.

I hope it’s a large turnout though—and that your message is heard loud and clear.


10 posted on 05/14/2014 4:09:03 PM PDT by basil (2ASisters.org)
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To: cripplecreek

It’s keyboard talk.


11 posted on 05/14/2014 4:11:03 PM PDT by billhilly (Its OK, the left hated Bush.)
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To: Art in Idaho
Operation American Spring

As far as I'm concerned, that's what the tea Party is: a permanent Operation American Spring. But we need to do more than just try to elect "good" politicians (some would say that is an oxymoron).

We need to do as Milton Friedman suggested:

Do what you can to elect the right people, but focus the major attention to make it politically profitable for the wrong people to do the right thing.

You do that by cutting government until it's back to 3-5% of our GDP, KEEPING it small, and throwing the bums out who don't keep it small.

12 posted on 05/14/2014 4:11:16 PM PDT by PapaNew
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To: Art in Idaho

The spirit of resistance to government is so valuable on certain occasions that I wish it to be always kept alive.

Thomas Jefferson


13 posted on 05/14/2014 4:12:43 PM PDT by Starboard
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; cardinal4; ColdOne; ...

Harry Riley, Terry Trussell, et al:

http://www.oas2014.com/
http://operationamericanspring.org/
https://www.facebook.com/OperationAmericanSpring.Target.Washington.DC


14 posted on 05/14/2014 4:13:06 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: Art in Idaho

I may be out of touch but they haven’t seemed to reach out to many TEA Party types or interested parties. It may have been a semi-secret militia event following up on the Bundy Ranch protest. If that is the case, there is little hope for something similar to what I’ve suggested on this forum. In fact, it could set us back a long ways. It takes publicity, organization and nonviolence on the part of the protestors. At this point let the oppressors shoot first.


15 posted on 05/14/2014 4:26:29 PM PDT by JimSEA
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To: JimSEA
I first heard about it in January, but haven't seen much press on it.
16 posted on 05/14/2014 4:30:18 PM PDT by Art in Idaho (Conservatism is the only Hope for Western Civilization.)
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To: SunkenCiv
Thanks for the links.
17 posted on 05/14/2014 4:30:54 PM PDT by Art in Idaho (Conservatism is the only Hope for Western Civilization.)
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To: demshateGod

This is America...If this picks up steam. I’m there.

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I don’t see this event picking up any steam. America is simply too apathetic, ignorant and distracted to focus on its own decline.


18 posted on 05/14/2014 4:30:55 PM PDT by Starboard
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To: PapaNew
Bears repeating, Friedman's suggestion:

"Do what you can to elect the right people, but focus the major attention to make it politically profitable for the wrong people to do the right thing." A great statement.

19 posted on 05/14/2014 4:34:17 PM PDT by Art in Idaho (Conservatism is the only Hope for Western Civilization.)
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To: Art in Idaho
"Do what you can to elect the right people, but focus the major attention to make it politically profitable for the wrong people to do the right thing." A great statement.

Yeap, the 2nd amendment can do that.

20 posted on 05/14/2014 4:39:30 PM PDT by Karl Spooner
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To: cripplecreek
cripplecreek:"Why anyone would want to emulate the disastrous arab spring is beyond me."

If you go , don't drive the last 10 miles , ride a bike, a horse , or an Amish wagon (license plate check).
Don't bring a cellphone (GPS proximity check)
Don't discuss prior to going by email (NSA check)
No firearms ! ( Hitler wants physical confrontation)
Wear a hoodie/ wide brimmed hat to cover your face ( facial recognition software), or
wear a mask (preferably Haloween, Presidential mask).. (facial recognition)
Protect your annonimity, otherwise ..have your taxes , business, and life insurance in order.
If you see something out of order , say something to organizers, as there will be 'entrapment' (ATF/FED tactic)
Be choosey who your companions are , as the FED.GOVT. will have insurgants, .. just as at Bundy/BLM (they are still checking the films for id.)!!

21 posted on 05/14/2014 4:40:00 PM PDT by Tilted Irish Kilt (Political Correctness is Tyranny .. with manners ! Charlton Heston)
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To: Art in Idaho

With earlier warning would have gone. One day’s notice is too little for me. Work and a relative’s health problem means I have to know a few days in advance. Would like to be there.


22 posted on 05/14/2014 4:49:39 PM PDT by Foundahardheadedwoman (God don't have a statute of limitations)
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To: Art in Idaho
make it politically profitable for the wrong people to do the right thing

Shout it from the rooftops Baby.

23 posted on 05/14/2014 4:50:05 PM PDT by PapaNew
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To: Excellence

srbfl


24 posted on 05/14/2014 4:51:44 PM PDT by Excellence (Marine mom since April 11, 2014)
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To: Art in Idaho

Little “press” certainly and given the sites I frequent like this one I am surprised.


25 posted on 05/14/2014 4:52:54 PM PDT by JimSEA
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To: Art in Idaho
Operation American Spring to hit D.C. to oust Obama, Biden, Boehner, Holder

Are they bringing a Guillotine? Probably not a bad idea.

26 posted on 05/14/2014 5:04:12 PM PDT by GoldenPup
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To: cripplecreek
Screw muzzies.

Prague Spring of 1968 came to my mind. The people stood and defied tyranny . . . for a while until Soviet tanks arrived.

27 posted on 05/14/2014 5:23:21 PM PDT by Jacquerie (To restore the 10th Amendment, repeal the 17th.)
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To: demshateGod
No, I'm going to do my part for a Cruz/Palin ticket. This election is a wake up call for Republican leadership - that we do want Moderate Democrats - WE WANT STRONG SMALL GOVERNMENT STATE RIGHTS CONSERVATIVES.

Say no to Jeb!!

28 posted on 05/14/2014 5:39:59 PM PDT by ExCTCitizen (I'm ExCTCitizen and I approve this reply. If it does offend Libs, I'm NOT sorry...)
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To: Art in Idaho; null and void; Velveeta; Rushmore Rocks; Oorang; Myrddin; MamaDearest; autumnraine; ..

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Pinging.

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29 posted on 05/14/2014 6:36:59 PM PDT by LucyT
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To: Art in Idaho

I originally heard about it in January also. It was being billed as the 10 million man march. Hopefully it is at least Tea Party size.
I have been to most of the DC stuff but can’t make this one. But my spirit will be there.


30 posted on 05/14/2014 7:23:58 PM PDT by certrtwngnut (')
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To: Jacquerie
Prague Spring of 1968 came to my mind. The people stood and defied tyranny . . . for a while until Soviet tanks arrived.

Me too. . and Hungary in 1956. I was a kid then but remember it well. Russian tanks in Budapest on the small black and white TV. They Fought for Freedom!

31 posted on 05/14/2014 7:52:07 PM PDT by Art in Idaho (Conservatism is the only Hope for Western Civilization.)
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To: Tilted Irish Kilt
I see your points. They are precisely the reasons to go.

I know you were probably being a little tongue in cheek, but as I reread your list I thought, "Hey, none of this should be happening!"

32 posted on 05/14/2014 8:26:29 PM PDT by Art in Idaho (Conservatism is the only Hope for Western Civilization.)
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To: lee martell

“about 60% of the population were affected, some permanently disabled in their thinking skills. I am only half joking.”

so 30%?


33 posted on 05/15/2014 8:05:28 AM PDT by Fuzz
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To: All

Such short notice, otherwise I’d consider being there.


34 posted on 05/15/2014 9:05:06 AM PDT by veracious
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To: Art in Idaho
Anyone else smell a setup here? They're staging for a future rehash of the Clinton-era "right wing militia" gambit. We have a massive internal security infrastructure just waiting to be thrown into action, and guess who the first targets are going to be. I can hear the soccer moms now: "Thank -God- 0bama/Hillary the American Stasi is here to protect us from those enraged, gun-crazed, white supremacist, right wing males...."
35 posted on 05/15/2014 9:52:18 AM PDT by Trod Upon (Every penny given to film and TV media companies goes right into enemy coffers. Starve them out!)
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To: Fuzz

Well, at least enough to make up 47% of the voting public, as my friend(?) Mitt used to say.
How else, other than straight out lying and fabrication of polls, do we account for such sweeping changes in public opinion on controversial topics. If this appearance of social change is mainly due to lying, then both sides of the aisle must find financial benefit from it.


36 posted on 05/15/2014 12:50:56 PM PDT by lee martell
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To: Art in Idaho

Col Riley on Rush’s show today. He expects a massive group of patriots there. Let’s not disappoint him

M. Savage also broadcast the march on DC during his show this afternoon.

Of course, the MFM will more than likely ignore this


37 posted on 05/15/2014 2:02:47 PM PDT by V K Lee
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To: V K Lee; All
Even more reason to go to this rally tomorrow if you can:

Jarrett sees immigration, wage bills getting done

"The Obama administration has its sights set on immigration reform, raising the minimum wage and implementing gun control, initiatives Senior Advisor Valerie Jarrett said Thursday, (5/15), are all achievable on some level this year."

All right out of the Communist Manifesto Playbook.


38 posted on 05/15/2014 8:30:29 PM PDT by Art in Idaho (Conservatism is the only Hope for Western Civilization.)
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To: All
Operation American Spring Flow Schedule
39 posted on 05/15/2014 8:47:07 PM PDT by Art in Idaho (Conservatism is the only Hope for Western Civilization.)
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To: Art in Idaho

Less then 100 showed up.....we never should have said millions.


40 posted on 05/16/2014 10:08:18 AM PDT by napscoordinator (Governor Scott Walker 2016 for the future of the country!)
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To: basil

I hope it’s a large turnout though

less then 100 people.


41 posted on 05/16/2014 10:09:14 AM PDT by napscoordinator (Governor Scott Walker 2016 for the future of the country!)
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To: napscoordinator
Live Stream We the People speaking up.
42 posted on 05/16/2014 10:32:42 AM PDT by Art in Idaho (Conservatism is the only Hope for Western Civilization.)
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To: napscoordinator

Oh dear!

Well, these are hard economic times for a large number of people, but that’s still sad.


43 posted on 05/16/2014 10:53:02 AM PDT by basil (2ASisters.org)
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To: Art in Idaho

Oh my. That one woman says, “We must take from the rich”....this is not 10 million as they advertised were going to show up either. They are speaking up but this could have been better. Plus they said they were going to sing America The Beautiful, but sang the Star Spangle Banner. Why did they focus on those that did not know the words? Are you sure this is a Tea Party?


44 posted on 05/16/2014 12:08:18 PM PDT by napscoordinator (Governor Scott Walker 2016 for the future of the country!)
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To: Art in Idaho

I was there on Friday.

It appeared to me that some of the leaders had been threatened. Early supporters were absent.

I did not go back on Saturday, but will be in DC area through this week.


45 posted on 05/19/2014 9:57:16 AM PDT by Texas Fossil (Texas is not where you were born, but a Free State of Heart, Mind & Attitude!)
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To: Texas Fossil
I was there on Friday. It appeared to me that some of the leaders had been threatened. Early supporters were absent. I did not go back on Saturday, but will be in DC area through this week.

Interesting. Thanks for your report. Keep us posted.

46 posted on 05/19/2014 8:59:58 PM PDT by Art in Idaho (Conservatism is the only Hope for Western Civilization.)
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To: Art in Idaho

Will do.

Some at the event on Friday were the loose cannon crowd, or agiprop. I saw few who you would have expected to be there.

I suspect some of the Oath Keepers were concerned being in DC after the Bundy Ranch standoff.

I never liked the name American Spring. Was praying for Great American Awakening 2014.

What is needed is a super helping of daylight disinfectant.


47 posted on 05/20/2014 5:30:11 AM PDT by Texas Fossil (Texas is not where you were born, but a Free State of Heart, Mind & Attitude!)
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To: Art in Idaho
Bttt.

5.56mm

48 posted on 05/20/2014 5:35:05 AM PDT by M Kehoe
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