At the start of the first American Revolution the first shots were fired at the Old North Bridge in Concord, Massachusetts in 1775. This event was memorialized as the shot heard round the world in the first stanza of Ralph Waldo Emerson’s poem “The Concord Hymn.”
On August 28th, 2009 the farmers, truckers, loggers, and the people of California are now fighting for their lives against the big government oppression that is bankrupting them and seizing their land and assets. This time though their shots are not from the barrels of muskets, but from their words and signs as the next American Revolution begins.
First order of business was to sing the pledge and check the sound system.
At no time was there any indication that anyone other than hard working Americans from all parties were in attendence. Each one with a message for freedom.
With help from the Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association the stage was set for dozens of speakers who oppose the eco-tyranny being waged by the politicians of this state. One main theme was that cutting off water supplies is an act of war by the government against its own people.
Second order of business, thanking Americas veterans.
Ben Bergquam lead the progression of tractors with a casket to illustrate how the government is killing the economy. It was very clear that this is a peaceful revolution to preserve the rights of we the people.
Invoking the memory of founding father Patrick Henry, Americans expressed their opposition to the extreme environmental policies of the State and Federal Governments. Piedad Ayala spoke with eloquence for the people of the Central Valley who have lost their jobs due to nonsense environemntal rulings.
Once again We the People must stand together and oppose the tyranny and oppression of those in our own government who are working with foreign interests to undermine our Constitution and take away our freedoms.
It is time to stop the nonsense of breaking water contracts under the judgements from the Endangered Species Act. The people’s rights come first.
Mankind turns the environment green. It is corrupt politicians who make it barren. Shame on you Nancy Pelosi. This is what you did.
At noon truckers and loggers from Northern California surrounded the Capitol with 300 vehicles as they circled it all afternoon to bring down the walls of power that are oppressing the people.
Congressman Devin Nunes spoke about the reality of today’s Environmentalists.
Mason Weaver motivated the crowd of American Patriots.
The message to the politicians was very clear. The people no longer believe in the deceptions of environmental extremism. We want our jobs back. We want our water back. We want our land back. We want our country back. This is the angry mob that the Democrats and the media have warned you about.
They will be appearing across the country for the next two weeks.
Tomorrow: More from Sacramento.