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Any drivers here in that big Canada convoy?

Discussion in 'Trucks' started by RenoHuskerDu, Jan 25, 2022.

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  1. RenoHuskerDu

    RenoHuskerDu Senior Member

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    Just wondering. Most OTR guys I see have pretty darn good internet setup in the cab.

    If you are in it, can you give us first person reports? I don't trust the press anymore.
     
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    I have a friend that was saying the convoy started in I think Vancouver then was heading east with trucks and cars going along the way to Ottawa, Ontario ( Nations capital ) to protest the vaccine mandate. Also drivers that are not planning on making that trip are going to head down to all the border crossings right across the country and making their presents known plugging things up. I heard there were truckers in Manitoba that already went down to Emerson and would drive up and circle back just before the crossing. I wouldn't be surprised on this next one planned they just stop and plug things up altogether. I think your drivers down south are also coming up to do the same thing. The news reports up here that I saw have been siding with the government mandates trying spin the story as to show the protesting drivers as a small minority. Lots of miss-information from media. It's a much bigger issue than what you hear in the news. We'll see what happens.
     
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    Talked with my friend the trucker tonight. He heard that when the convoy hit the west side of Winnipeg there where thousands of supporters lined up waiting for them in -28 degrees C. Huge support building as they head east. The Canadian media said the convoy was 20 kilometres long but it may actually be 125 klm long and growing. Seems like this has taken on a life of its own. Its more than just the truckers fighting the vaccine mandate. What's everyone down in the US hearing?, or anyone else around the world?
     
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    Only what I see on the above link. Not a mention on MSM here which isn't surprising.
     
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    I have a friend haling grain and beef out of North Dakoda to Canada getting paid obscene money. Told me he was going to stop making the runs when the mandate kicks in! He has also bin harassed at the border holding up livestock for 12 hours.
    Boy we are living in some crazy times!
     
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    Well, the professional protesters got involved and now i'm concerned its out of control. One of the original organizers is now concerned some of the radicals involved will cause violence. They should have thought of that before they got all these people fired up. From what i understand, a large percentage of the actual long-haul truckers are vaccinated. I really hate how these people are incited to rebel against everything. There were reports of how the donations to the previous Yellow Shirt fund were fraudulently skimmed off. Some of the same people involved here. Lately, Go Fund Me wouldn't release funds until it was clear where they were going. I can bet that with a few million dollars involved now, a lot of it will not be accounted for. A lot of people that won't put vaccine in their bodies either use tobacco, cannabis, alcohol, narcotics or have tattoos. How is that any different? Just get the damn vaccine.
     
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    NGO's plant 'protesters' to disrupt actual protests. If they can get a few paid personnel to do violence, the MSM can paint a broad stroke and call all of the protesters radicals.

    As for 'putting the vaccine' in your body vs. other drugs: it is a personal choice, for either. I would refuse to put alcohol in my body as well if the government tried to mandate it.
     
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    "Those who would give up essential liberty, to purchase a little temporary safety, deserve neither liberty nor safety."
    Benjamin Franklin
     
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    Your choice as regards the vaccine. Welcome to the Control Group.
     
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    and glad to be here!
     
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    Nothing here in the main stream news media about any convoy or protest. So many times something the web is spouted as fact and turns out to be BS. I had a teacher in high school that used to say to the class, "don't believe anything you hear and only half what you see." Seems appropriate to me in this case.
     
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    56WRENCH. To be clear. Are you saying the vaccine is dangerous as are the other substances you mention? There is information out there that shows abuse of these things is bad for you for sure. So what's your point? I think John C has something with what he's saying. 63 caveman....wise words indeed. We are living out these words in reality here. These are the issues of our lives that bring out the best and worst in us. This is where the rubber hits the road. I would think some of us would rather not deal with matters of this nature on HEF but these things are not to be discounted.
     
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    @ wrench, I'd like to debate you on the topic but in the last 2 years I've served fb jail time on numerous occasions, once for quoting Mark Twain so I'll fold my fingers and sit on my hands.
     
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    There's a lot I could say-but won't. Other than I'm sick and tired of the human race on both sides of the aisle.

    The Crow in my avatar is smarter than high a percentage of humans.

    carry on.
     
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    And you won't see any coverage, until it can't be covered up anymore. I'm just glad for guys like James giving real updates here. The smoke is starting to clear, and mirrors are being smashed every day. At some point, we will all know the truth, and I hope it doesn't take bloodshed to fully reveal it.
     
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    Photoshop is a wonderful tool for propaganda.
     
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    If it really was as big of a deal as some would have us believe, there would be no need for all this **mandate** crap, people would be lining up like Black Friday to get the clot shot. Somewhere along the line something went wrong with this deal, just not sure at this time exactly what.
     
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    You never see a dead crow on the side of the road.

    Name one vaccine where you need more than one shot besides this one, tetanus is an infection and anthrax is a nerve agent ;)
     
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