‘Truckers To Shut Down America’ Protest To Shut Down Beltway In Washington, D.C.

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If you’re on the East Coast this week and happen to see a car with “T2SDA” chalked across its windows, you’re looking at someone who supports a planned three-day grass-roots event, organized by frustrated conservative truck drivers across the Nation, that’s designed to protest Congress and President Barack Obama by effectively shutting down highways around Washington, D.C.

Scheduled to begin this Friday (Oct. 11), the “Truckers Ride For the Constitution” protest is targeted at sending a message to national leaders by clogging Interstate 495, the inner beltway loop around the capital city. Organizers hope to accomplish that by orchestrating “gas-roots” convoys originating from every corner of the country ahead of time before converging Friday morning in Washington, D.C.

And that “T2SDA” acronym? It means “Truckers to Shut Down America.” Motorists who show their support by tagging their windows with the abbreviation will be allowed past the convoy once it starts clogging the D.C. freeways.

Logistics organizer Earl Conlon told U.S. News that truckers plan to adhere to the 55-mph speed limit and to keep the left lane open for emergency vehicles, but “everybody that doesn’t have a supporter sticker on their window, good luck: Nobody in, nobody out.”

Conlon, who believes Obama has committed treason by arming Syrian rebels, also said the truckers are serious about holding Obama and member of Congress, as public servants, accountable for abusing their obligations to the people who elected them.

“We are coming whether they like it or not. We’re not asking for impeachment, we’re asking for arrest of everyone in government who has violated their oath of office… We want these people arrested, and we’re coming in with the grand jury to do it. 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.”

Of course the only potential arrests the event will effect will involve the truckers themselves. But it will be interesting to see the scale of the protest, as well as whether the mainstream media will acknowledge that anything is happening at all.

The event’s Facebook page can be found here.

Personal Liberty

Ben Bullard

Reconciling the concept of individual sovereignty with conscientious participation in the modern American political process is a continuing preoccupation for staff writer Ben Bullard. A former community newspaper writer, Bullard has closely observed the manner in which well-meaning small-town politicians and policy makers often accept, unthinkingly, their increasingly marginal role in shaping the quality of their own lives, as well as those of the people whom they serve. He argues that American public policy is plagued by inscrutable and corrupt motives on a national scale, a fundamental problem which individuals, families and communities must strive to solve. This, he argues, can be achieved only as Americans rediscover the principal role each citizen plays in enriching the welfare of our Republic.

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  • jessie

    After he scams the people with obamacare he will hit them with the carbon tax.

    • http://www.thefreedomtrainusa.com/ FreedomTrainUSA

      I think it is time the HIT the “Little Boy Dictator” and ALL of his Regime…WITH ARREST WARRANTS …CHARGING THEM WILL CRIMES AGAINST THE CONSTITUTION AND THE PEOPLE OF THIS NATION…And put all of their SORRY A$$ES IN PRISON FOR THE REST OF THEIER LIVES..

      • JimH

        In Gitmo, for the rest of their sorry lives.:)

  • annie

    Those truckers are REAL HEROS for the American people. It is more wonderful than can be said how great it is to know that there are REAL Americans who are standing up for our CONSTITUTIONAL FREEDOMS AND GOD GIVEN RIGHTS!
    Yea, GO TRUCKERS!

    • Tony Kennedy

      What would happen if all the energy workers decided to shut down their jobs?

      • Sandy Phelps

        They won’t, it affects them too. But, how about they shut down the grid that runs the White House and Obama’s residence? LOL, See how he likes them apples. Just be sure to give the non-politicians time to leave the area for a while.

        • 5live5

          Isn’t THAT government property??? shut it down like the WW2 memorial was!!

  • Stuart Shepherd

    Seriously, I think this could and should set off an entire grassroots uprising organized by work-type where like-minded (to these truckers) conservatives in various fields think of creative ways from THEIR profession or type of work to “Shut Down America” and demand the arrest and ouster of those that have violated their constitutional oath of office. This, like the 2nd ammendment they’re trying to abridge, might send fear into the hearts of these despots and would-be despots. It is “Occupy Wall Street” in reverse! It is brilliant and courageous and the right type of thing to be doing, regardless of whether it’s effective in its STATED goal! Imagine doctors NOT treating patients, under Obamacare, if they didn’t have a “D2SDA” tattoo somewhere on their body (Doctors to shut down america) or simply a “SDA” if it caught on?! Totally brilliant. I love these guys (and Vets, and gun-owners, etc.). Let’s do it!!

    • Bill

      Good comment, Stuart
      We could call it “Occupy and work for a living”

  • Bill

    Truckers run this country. Without truckers, we would have no food to eat. They have the power to shut down this country more than anyone

    • billybob

      Obama has even greater power. He can stop all commerce from being moved. He was sneaky when he put those powers in his personal hands. He has the power to stop people from moving from one state to another “for national security reasons”, He can control the utilities for national security reasons! He can, as of this date,( this law is being challanged in court) hold all of us that he feels is a threat to this country for as long as he wants without anyone being charged with a crime. He can also move those who have been held to an undisclosed location ie. Prison or concentration camp any time he wants. Think this is all fiction? Look it up under Presidential powers!

      • American Vet

        Obama can delegate himself all the power he wants to. If we, the people who actually do the work, and run the utilities, and drive the products to their said destinations, and bear arms to prevent unlawful arrest, if we decide that we are not going to listen to a tyrant, then we remove that power from him. He is quickly losing his popularity, and soon he will have almost no support. His orders and demands will fall on deaf ears. We, the people hold all the power. If we could just form a collective dissention, and all get on the same page, we could easily overpower this muslim, America-hating, wanna-be-dictator, Obama. Let’s get it together people, and treat Obama for what he really is……..THE ENEMY!!

        • Webb Williams

          we can’t people in groups larger than 10 to agree on pizza toppings, much less politics

      • dan

        yep…but he can’t outrun a speeding…well , you get the idea.
        What’s he gonna do when 6 million rednecks figure out that it’s his fault that there’s no cold beer during hunting season.

        • mikebrash

          He will hire your sons and daughters into the Armed Forces and they will blast the neighborhood, history shows us.

          • dan

            nope…my boys were homeschooled…
            just like the original patriots

          • http://www.thefreedomtrainusa.com/ FreedomTrainUSA

            The vast majority of those in the military will side with the PEOPLE…

          • 5live5

            My daughters will never fire on Americans in America!! americans that join the Taliban? now that might be different! (the lower case A is due to the fact that THEY would not be true Americans!

      • Sandy Phelps

        He would be the biggest fool in the world if he even tried to use his power in that way. I can guarantee you that if those truckers do make a move on DC, he won’t stop them. His actions affect their lively hood just as much as everyone else in this country. His best move would be to just step down now instead of waiting for the American People to push for impeachment.

        • http://www.thefreedomtrainusa.com/ FreedomTrainUSA

          Or Arrest him an put him in a MAXIMUM SECURITY PRISON..

      • Webb Williams

        that power you are talking about is called the Patriot Act and was a direct result of the 9/11 bombings.

        • 5live5

          Webb, and his EXTENDING it and making IT STRONGER!!

    • 5live5

      Look to Europe if you don’t believe that!

  • billybob

    If 12,000 trucks suddenly all stop on the freeways. it could take weeks to move all of them off the roads. However don’t underestimate Obama and his commy buddies for their ingenuity. I think they would get very large military bulldozers to push the trucks off of the roads. Arrest the truckers and destroy their means of living. The MSM would pretend that nothing is happening and tell us some BS about someones fight to keep their home from the big bad banks. We Americans must fight back aginst these lying leftists who flood our airways and TV’s every day. If you watch them, find out who is sponsoring them. Then send them emails telling them you will stop using or never start using their product if they support this show. Another group who hides behid the scenes, but are just as vile is the Hollywood leftists. Stop going to their movies. Stop supporting their life styles. Two months of this and they will be sending all of their movies overseas. The point is that they will lose out on a very large portion of the investment here in the US. If the picture is made in another country. Don’t go to the showing. You can find this out before you spend $50 for a movie. Lets start taking back this country before it become impossible to do so. We don’t have to pick up guns to win. Just take the money out of the banks and movie house, and sponsors bank accounts. One more thing. Lets all start buyig American products. Show support for those will go along way in helping people who live here, not some foreign country that hates us in the first place. Forget this corrupt government, we don’t need them or their powers in order to change the country.

    • mikebrash

      Both political parties support what has been happening to the USA for the past 30 years.

      • Webb Williams

        exactly Mike, BOTH parties think this is how it should be. Ever see the movie “wag the dag”?

    • Sandy Phelps

      I don’t buy anything that is not made in America, I don’t go to theaters, I don’t buy out of country produce (I grow my own in the summer).

      • Webb Williams

        so where did you get that computer you are posting this with?

        • Bob666

          Yo Webb,
          I can’t wait for that answer!

        • Sandy Phelps

          That was bought 10 years ago. Need a new one but not happening

        • 5live5

          Webb, try to find a good pocket knife made in America for under $25.00. SOG is about the only one. I have one in my pocket right now. Buck, Sheffield, Case, about all the others are now made over seas. the ONLY way we are going to change that is refusing to buy it! It’s not a joke.

    • 5live5

      that start buying American made products is already working. Walmart announced they will begin a program to stock more American made products just the other day! Sam Walton must be rolling over in his grave!!!

      • Robert Messmer

        Sad thing is when Sam was still running the show, if it was made in USA it was carried in Wal-Mart. Foreign goods only made it in when the item wasn’t available from American sources. After he died a lot of policies at Wal-Mart got changed.

        • 5live5

          Because all his kids are interested in is cold cash!!

    • Robert Messmer

      Now that would be something to see! At the normal ratio of officers to perps it would take a minimum of 60,000 police to make the arrests. Forget the weeks to move the trucks, would take at least two days just to get all the truckers arrested–and that is assuming none of the drivers resisted. By that time, what with Twitter, et al the BBC, and most of the foreign press/tv would be on site and making sure the whole world knew about it. The loss of that many trucks and drivers would certainly strain the infrastructure of keeping all the cities stocked with food, etc.

  • Jana

    I wish the truckers would stop delivering to the White House and to Camp David.

    • 5live5

      yeah, no more golf balls for him!!! Darn, then he WOULD be without Ba..s!!

  • http://www.thefreedomtrainusa.com/ FreedomTrainUSA

    I would love to see the Truckers Barricade the DC CESSPOOL…

    • dan

      that’s spelled BARRYCADE now ….defined as a political act

  • tim

    Too bad the truckers are the only ones with a set of balls to do anything!!!!

    • American Vet

      So tell me, tim, just wtf are you doing about any of this? Do you not remember the bikers that were there a few weeks ago? Probably not. This is because you’re too focused on how to put other people down. Have you joined a local militia? Have you started a movement? Have you called or emailed your Congressman? Have you done anything? I didn’t think so. I, myself, joined a militia, and we are all at the ready, with arms in hand and powder dry, to defend the Constitution against this POS dictator. Next time you want to tell the rest of us, most of whom are contributing in less publicized ways, that we don’t have any balls, just think about what YOU are doing. If the answer is NOTHING, then just STFU and go do something.

      • Tyler Marchand

        Very well put American Vet.

    • 5live5

      tim, it’s not just the truckers. there are more Bikers, There are VETS, there are just Plain People JOINING this convoy!!!

  • grumpyolman

    The traitor ‘Lurch’ – aka John Kerry, signed illegally signed the UN Arms Control Treaty, which effectively tries to circumvent the 2nd Amendment to the US Constitution, last week. But in doing so, he basically turned Obama into an international, gun-running, criminal for violating that treaty when he gave weapons to Syrian rebels.

    • Bill

      Good comment, Grumpy

    • allen reddin

      I WILL NOT ABIDE BY JOHN KERRY AND THE LAWS OF THE UNITED NATIONS , THE UNITED NATIONS IS NOT MY COUNTRY ! ! ! !

  • dan

    Ever see a car squished between two rigs….I once saw ’em pull two flattened cars out before they found the motorcyclist imbedded in the back bumper.
    The trucks were pretty much unharmed. Just sayin’….
    keep out of their way and keep the rubber side down.

  • pjc

    Also on Saturday is the #MVetMarch along with the American truckers who are asking if any Vets need a ride for that day! Some cities around the country are also supporting this with their local Vet Memorials…..

  • Guest

    Wake up, nothing happens without the support of both political paties and the international banking systems.

    • 5live5

      Think not? we stopped Scamnesty during Bush’s term! We can do it!

  • mikebrash

    Start thinking instead of just reacting, nothing in the USA Government happens without the support of both major political parties and the international banking systems! That is how the Citizens United Act killed democracy in the USA.

    • 5live5

      Mike, some don’t want to wait till 2014 on a chance!

  • JimH

    If all the school bus drivers went to DC and stuck their stop arms out that would stop everything.
    It does every morning in our subdivisions. Just sayin.
    You truckers want some more CDL help?

    • Bill

      Good comment. Jim

  • Sandy Phelps

    As if their livelyhoods won’t be affected? Good luck with that. There are too many people in this country to not take a stand against Tyranny.

  • Scotty

    My 12th great grandfather ha come to the new world for freedom of religious beliefs….that which this country is founded on. I am appalled at The Commander in Cheat and his cronies in DC.H needs a heavy dose of IMPEACHMENT.

  • Aaron Hardee

    I don’t buy anything that’s not made in America. I have on rags and hungry for it I’m constantly on the go to find something made in America. Next time you buy fish in a grocery store check where it comes from..CHINA !!!

    • 5live5

      Or Viet Nam, Thailand, or any number of places all over the world except the United States!! Check out your shrimp on new years eve! I do and if I can’t find it from the US then we don’t have it!! I even catch my own fish, clean it and freeze it in a tub with water n a pinch of salt. stays fresh longer!

  • Brenda Griffith-Yates

    If you want something to really hurt the government….try some really good hackers! They could shut down everything within three days that would take months to fix. (i.e., IRS, NSA, Obama Care, the Drones, etc.) If they were to get caught, it would be heck to pay with prison time, etc., but just sayin………

    • Bill

      Hi Brenda,
      Where is a good hacker when you need one

      • allen reddin

        LOLOLOLOL! ! ! ! !

  • Bill

    They will need some big tow trucks for the eighteen wheelers

    • allen reddin

      I DON’T THINK THEY HAVE THAT MANY , LOL

    • 5live5

      I think they’ll have to fire on some of them before they let them bulldoze their trucks. The truckers aren’t kidding and they love their trucks! if you had a $200.000 dollar vehicle, would you just stand there and watch it bulldozed? It’s not going to be a walk in the park if OHbummer gets mad and decides to try to teach them a lesson!

  • Timothy53

    Maryland will be streaming video from last August on their traffic cams.

  • allen reddin

    ROLL TRUCKERS ROLL! ! ! , NO MORE THAN THE THE GOVERNMENT IS DOING WE DON’T NEED THEM ANY WAY ………

  • CommonSense4America

    Now that’s what I’m talkin about!! GO TRUCKERS!! It would also be nice to see people, lots and lots of people, go to the open air memorials. If they are barricaded, move the barricades. We need massive civil disobedience in D.C. this weekend. We The People own the memorials and our government.

  • charlie

    Get her done you truckers, your our best hope for getting this over with, hell he needs to be impeached!!!

  • God speed

    Thank you for taking a stand for America against an ungodly gov’t. I think we are all fed up. I got excited when I read you guys were going trucking to D.C. What a great idea. I pray God will protect and defend and keep you safe. You are appreciated.God bless.

  • Motov

    Hey truckers! Good luck! Hope you succeed in letting our idiots in DC know they suck!

  • Marcie

    Good luck and God bless and keep all of you safe…If only our military
    would take a stance against the corruption in our government…Egypt did it we need to do it. as much as the (supposed) leaders are taking every thing away from our military, they all need to demand Obama and rest of them be arrested, and removed from office. Oh how I pray this will happen…They should NOT be in our White House, remove the corrupt politicians, Lets demand term limits for all.

  • Carl

    I wish that I wasn’t disabled and still drove a truck. Would love to see Obama in the “Beast” limo trying to move arouind a semi with a load of bulls in front of it. Just be giving some back for all we got for the last 5 years.

  • claudie hensley

    you can break Americas back,you canbreak our bank accounts.BUT NO ONE.NO ONE.WILL BREAK AMERICAS SPIRITS.WE THE PEOPLE WILL OVER COME. WILL ENDURE.WILL TAKE BACK OUR GOVERMENT. ITS NOT THE PRESIDENT,WE THE DEOCRATS, WE THE REPUBLIAN. ITS WE THE PEOPLE. UNITED WE STAND.

    • claudie

      MEANT DEMOCRATS

  • graystroke

    hello you keyboard kommandos so where were you folks when the natioanl guard was confiscating weapons from law abiding citizens in new orleans oh you were not there……..so all this cheap talk I keep reading accomplishes what?????

    you all sound like the emotioanlly charged libtards all posting…… no action just cheap talk and for us patriots in the back ground shake our heads……..you don’t think our military will knock down your doors and blow you away???????

    have you forgotten ruby ridge, waco, new orleans, yeah tough cheap talk that costs nothing…….when you read the news of some of us getting killed for refusing to comply with gun confiscation where will you all be ???? same place as today ??????? if you are not involved maybe the rhetoric should be evaluated to maintain cred so far you have none at least the acorn progressive low info voters are in the streets fighting for their misguided ideology where are we…….???????? crickets……

    • Sandy Phelps

      If you pay attention to what is going on behind the scenes, you would also know that Articles of Impeachment of Barrak Obama have been legally drawn up and submitted to Congress. The only road block is the those idiot traitors in the Senate and Harry Reid. In one of those Articles is also the issue of the government ilegally confiscating guns from citizens. The Constitution gives us the right to bear arms. It did not and does not give feds the right to take them.

  • Lash