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DC Trucker Protest And Veteran Action Weekend Open Thread! (Updating-live Stream!)

This thread is about message correction. Wheels are rolling!

LIVE IN-CAB, IN-MOTION STREAMING! (was happening during the day...now it's not....

http://www.ustream.tv/channel/dc-trucker-ride

However, keep that link handy encase they take it up tomorrow.

Truckers have made DC with more underway. Lots of updates. Awesome coverage and pics at:

http://beforeitsnews.com/protests-demonstrations/2013/10/tru...

Official event website:

http://ridefortheconstitution.org/

Tweets at #T2SDA

facebook for Earl Conlon's take on the thing:
https://www.facebook.com/ridefortheconstitution

Mainstream media is covering the LACK of an event as you can see if a general google search:

https://www.google.com/search?q=dc+trucker+protest

And it looks so small at first....

but from Denver...

Hey it's actually happening...

This fellow did an interpretation of things so far for day one. H/T DP posters below.

hat tip to Bob-45

So then there was this lag in reporting but it was kinda like...getting dark back there. But this came through:

H/T Bob-45 again.

And then this! Aha!!!! So that's what they are up to: driving in 24 hour shifts. Sweet.

And then...what the heck is this and what about November 19th????

H/T Barracuda_trader.

AP filed this

This came in from Ben Swann's shop:
http://benswann.com/truckers-descend-on-dc-amid-low-turnout-...

10/12 coverage continues.

We open with a bit of a bummer. Seems there's a lot of stock photos and old images being floated as from this event.
http://www.godlikeproductions.com/forum1/message2381249/pg1

Live streaming from Earl Conlon's cab! (happened for a while, it was cool).
http://www.ustream.tv/channel/dc-trucker-ride

Barracuda_Trader said they had up around 25,000 viewers on that stream!

As drivers prepared to get some chow and a sleep, Earl Conlon indicated he'd try and updated his facebook page:
https://www.facebook.com/ridefortheconstitution

As veterans convocate tomorrow (10/13) let's continue to pray (those of us who do) for safety for all concerned, truckers, supporters, vets and the communities and people they interact with. Everybody else send good vibes. Vibe on man.



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One thing we can tell for sure

they aren't us. We taught ourselves to be the message and to make the message. I figured Santili would have offered more technical and social networking support but he seems like an 8 ball to many of us anyways.

Lotta notes for next time but I might have erred by not reaching out directly off the bat.

Post mortem notes are gonna be a mile long....

Be brave, be brave, the Myan pilot needs no aeroplane.

Right on Smudge!

Was thinking the same.

We're all spoiled rotten. The tech savvy people here on the DP made the mark so high, no other organization can get close, much less top it! We knew everything as it happened. We expect the same organization, experience and coverage Ron Paul got. EVERYONE knew you came here to get news. Michael has the format to organize the information. Those who took on the job of getting the word out excelled, there was either no MSM coverage or lies. The new groups springing up just don't have the years of experience. It's the, "If a tree falls in the woods...". If enough people didn't hear about it, it didn't happen.
We are disappointed all our questions aren't being answered.

Deekey

This D. C. Trucker Protest Is Getting Worldwide Coverage !

We have relatives in Auckland New Zealand who just called us on the telephone to say that they saw coverage of the Big Trucks in Washington D.C. on Auckland T.V.

They know I used to drive an 18 wheeler and wondered if I was involved !

Big event tomorrow for the Vets !

beesting

Wonder if they know....

I'm sure they'd be encouraged.

Be brave, be brave, the Myan pilot needs no aeroplane.

US News and World Report Smears

http://freedomoutpost.com/2013/10/us-news-world-report-smear...

US News and World Report Smears DC Trucker Protest with False Allegations - Here's the Truth

What I heard play by play as it happened

well not like I was standing in the room with anybody but Mr. Conlon made some statements and brought in the sovereign rhetoric. This totally freaked out Santili and these parties pretty much immediately schismed but not before Mr. Conlon's words were reported.

Be brave, be brave, the Myan pilot needs no aeroplane.

MSM failed the test (esp. FOX); law enforcement passed.

Seems as if FOX "begged" for exclusive coverage of the event; the truckers granted them some sort of special all-day coverage; and then FOX pulled out at the last minute. "Santilli believes that this was done on purpose to “take away the hype,” and that the motivation might have been due to pressure from major corporations." http://benswann.com/truckers-descend-on-dc-amid-low-turnout-...

Yes, I'll gladly pray for the truckers and veterans whom they'll be joining tomorrow, for a successful event and a safe trip home.

THANKS FOR THE POST!

When we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to everything else in the Universe.
~ John Muir

MSM

Always fails the test. That's why we ignore them.

Our constitution was made only for a moral and religious people. It is wholly inadequate to the government of any other.

John Adams

Bump!

Some updates with video check it out.
https://www.facebook.com/ridefortheconstitution

Bikers for constitution facebook page also.
https://www.facebook.com/2MillionBikersDC

Also picks of veterans on bikers page.

This is where I am getting links from when people would post!

YES! YES YES YES! WHERE HAS THIS BEEN?

oh man if we only had this up since friday.....

Be brave, be brave, the Myan pilot needs no aeroplane.

and of course

they stop the stream near about as fast as I hear about it.....

I must have a jinx or something.

Be brave, be brave, the Myan pilot needs no aeroplane.

I was disappointed when they

turned it off too. Did you see my link to the Texas vets being denied entrance to the memorial?

If you didn't:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mAbAdq1bnH0

The media downplay/blackout will backfire...

It will cause drivers who had been on the fence to participate out of solidarity.

Whammy.

Defeat the panda-industrial complex

I am dusk icon. anagram me.

Union drivers

I just got back a bit ago from a service call to put a tire on for a major company that still employs union drivers. The driver said he would have liked to participate in this but he had to "bid" for runs a week ahead in order to get a paycheck and keep his house. I asked him if he had extended credit and he said that he was solvent but it takes everything he can get to pay the taxes and utilities to keep his place,pay medical and still eat. He agreed that it should not be this way considering what he makes.

If I disappear from a discussion please forgive me. My 24-7 business requires me to split mid-sentence to serve them. I am not ducking out, I will be back later to catch up.

Convention of

Convention of States
conventionofstates.com/‎
Citizens for Self-Governance has launched the Convention of the States Project (COS) for the purpose of urging and empowering state legislators to call an ...

Im watchin

too from VT. Tomorrow is the big day with the Vets and all. Should get a swelling then I'd think.
The facebook site has new vids shot by some who are there from the last several hours.

Thanks for taking a stand Truck Drivers of America.

Godspeed.

Our constitution was made only for a moral and religious people. It is wholly inadequate to the government of any other.

John Adams

Well. Now there's like really almost no coverage.

I'm a bored reporter. Time to find a new job.

Be brave, be brave, the Myan pilot needs no aeroplane.

Santelli's show is reporting

that the convoy's are just now leaving. One of the major rally points is Doswell, VA., and the first North Bound traffic cam I can find is about 30 miles North. Just S. of Fredericksburg.

http://www.trafficland.com/city/WAS/index.html

Fredericksburg is about 40 miles S. of the loop at Mile Marker 130 on I-95.

You kept

A positive spin at the DP.

You just need a bigger audience.

Our constitution was made only for a moral and religious people. It is wholly inadequate to the government of any other.

John Adams

Traffic around Harrisburg on Fri10/10, SB I-81 4:51pm

http://benswann.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/2.jpg
http://beforeitsnews.com/contributor/upload/8435/images/Convoy1(1).jpg

sgood

sgood

Its dissappointing that the

Its dissappointing that the turnout wasnt much better than it has been.. Either the message didnt make it to the right people, or truckers just dont care about america.. :(

What-da-ya-mean?

The BIG show is going on all weekend. Maybe some trucker's couldn't make it until today...or maybe even tomorrow. But the do need to jam it up good.

RAND PAUL or NOT AT ALL

Driving a big truck around like this is expensive

and time consuming. I doubt that very many truckers have the money or the time for such a project, as much as they would like to participate.

Fuel is tax deductable

There is no "unless you were shutting down DC" clause in the tax rule. These guys are out nothing except maybe the cost of a "fuel permit" which gives permission to purchase fuel in that particular state for a limited number of days. Maybe 50.00 to 90.00 bucks depending on state.

If I disappear from a discussion please forgive me. My 24-7 business requires me to split mid-sentence to serve them. I am not ducking out, I will be back later to catch up.

aw c'mon tek

Give it one more day and we'll do a post-mortem. "Truckers just don't care about America" is a preposterous statement. Now go stand in the corner and eat spider webs.

Be brave, be brave, the Myan pilot needs no aeroplane.

It was ment in jest, I know

It was ment in jest, I know they care, just wanted to see if I could stir the pot as it were.. :)

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November 19th, 2013

Larry Klayman calls on patriots to gather in D.C. to demand Obama's resignation.

http://www.wnd.com/2013/09/nov-19-obamas-last-day-in-office/

"It’s not pessimistic, brother, because this is the blues. We are blues people. The blues aren’t pessimistic. We’re prisoners of hope but we tell the truth and the truth is dark. That’s different." ~CW

Great! Now who the heck is Larry Klayman?

?

Be brave, be brave, the Myan pilot needs no aeroplane.