Tea Party at the State Capitol
August 28, 2009
were angry and they to Sacramento to let their representatives
know--representatives that were largely absent. They fled the
area so as not to have to face the very people that they represent.
None the less, the people came to express their outrage at government
policies that threaten the economy of the state. Issues like
water being shut off to the central valley farmers, the outrageous new
diesel regulations, universal health care and more. At around
noon, hundreds of of trucks started circling the the capital mall with
signs expressing their outrage at the coming proposed regulations.
Below are a few photos of the event. Click on any of the images to see a larger view.
|"Astroturf" According to|
|...Until we do away with|
|Effective use of a car.||Farmers came by tractor.||What else needs to be|
said? CARB hurts us all.
|Fish before people is why|
farmers have no water.
|They don't look|
|They don't either. They|
just want to be heard.
|On and off road diesel engines combined are the least source.||It wont be long before|
there is a tax to breathe.
|Close up of a|
|Hundreds of truckers|
arrived with signs....
|...escorted by police...||...the people cheered!||A big thumbs up!|
|Mark Meckler, coordinator|
of the Sacramento Tea Party
|My favorite truck!||Betty Plowman with|
Armstrong and Getty
|Betty Plowman with|
Dr. Bill Wattenburg
|Dr. Bill Wattenburg|
|"Each and everyone of|
you must stand up
and say NO!"
|"It's simple, CARB is|
thousands of dollars."
|Photo by Katherine G.||Photo by Katherine G.||Photo by Katherine G.|
|Photo by Katherine G.||Photo by Katherine G.||Photo by Katherine G.||Photo by Katherine G.|