[Rushtalk] 'Truckers for the Constitution' Plan to Slow D.C. Beltway, Arrest Congressmen
John A. Quayle
blueoval57 at verizon.net
Tue Nov 12 20:51:38 MST 2013
At 01:41 PM 11/12/2013, Carl Spitzer wrote:
>Date: Mon, 07 Oct 2013 21:48:17 -0400
Uhm, Carl?!? C'mon.....man.....it's NOVEMBER!!!!
>Tractor-trailer drivers will intentionally clog
>the inner loop of the Washington, D.C., beltway
>beginning on the morning of Oct. 11, according
>to a coordinator of the upcoming "Truckers Ride for the Constitution" rally.
>Organizers of the three-day ride want to call
>attention to a litany of trucker frustrations
>and express their disapproval of national political leaders.
>Truckers Say Their D.C. Shutdown Is Full-Speed Ahead]
>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.
>The truckers circling I-495 will keep the left
>lane open for emergency vehicles, Conlon said,
>but "everybody that doesn't have a supporter
>sticker on their window, good luck: Nobody in,
>nobody out." The trucks will be going the 55 mile-per-hour speed limit.
>D.C. commuters who wish to be allowed past the
>convoy must have "T2SDA" an acronym for the
>event's original name, "Truckers to Shut Down
>America" written on their vehicle, he said.
>Country Crippled by Government Shutdown]
>"It's going to be real fun for anyone who is not
>a supporter," Conlon said, "[and] if cops decide
>to give us a hard time, we're going to lock the
>brakes up, we're going to stop right there,
>we're going to be a three lane roadblock."
>Zeeda Andrews, a former country music singer
>helping promote the protest,
>last week participants would present demands to
>congressmen including the impeachment of
>President Barack Obama and give the
>congressmen an opportunity to agree to the
>demands in exchange for canceling the ride.
>But Conlon says that's not quite right.
>"We are not going to ask for impeachment,"
>Conlon said. "We are coming whether they like it
>or not. We're not asking for impeachment, we're
>asking for the arrest of everyone in government
>who has violated their oath of office."
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