Image 01

“Billboards Against Obama” Born in Atlanta – Nationwide Next?

April 2nd, 2010 by AHFF Geoff

President Barack Obama, seen here campaigning in 2007 with convicted felon and former Detroit Democratic mayor Kwame Kilpatrick, may be troubled by the new opposition group in Atlanta know as Billboards Against Obama

A mysterious new entity opposed to the big government agenda of the Obama Administration emerged recently, posting several large billboards on Atlanta’s main highways speaking out against the Administration.  This dynamic new form of political speech, born in Atlanta, GA, may set off a new wave of political activism on both the right and left as others follow suit.   The new entity, Billboards against Obama, apparently is not in tune with Obama’s call today for Americans to tone down opposition to his policies. Local Atlanta NBC affiliate 11Alive reports:

One group is taking freedom of speech and freedom of expression to the limits in a series of Metro Atlanta highway billboards voicing strong opinions against President Barack Obama.

The billboards are the latest move to sway public opinion — and for a price you can have your say.

The signs are in a series of four digital billboards ranging in price from $2,500 to $3,500 a month. They offer pre-packaged messages like “Stop Obama Socialism,” or one that can be seen at Spaghetti Junction saying “Now it’s personal.”

The group behind the billboards call themselves

Two of the billboard locations are on Interstate 85; one is at Spaghetti Junction and one along Peachtree Industrial.

New Obama Opposition Group "Billboards Against Obama" Has Bought up Billboards on Major Atlanta Highways and Posted Messages Such As This

Friends of CentristNet in Atlanta tell us that Interstate 85 is one of the highest traffic highways in the city, and Spaghetti Junction is perhaps the busiest intersection in the metro Atlanta area, meaning millions of Georgians are viewing the billboards every day. Here’s the main message from the Billboards Against Obama website:

Do you love freedom? Do you love independence? Do you value the opportunity in the United States to work hard, take risks, and succeed? If the current administration completes the process they are racing to achieve, all of this will be gone! To stop the madness, we must speak out now. BILLBOARDS AGAINST OBAMA is a practical and effective way to join the battle, be seen, be heard, before it’s too late!

The messaging appears to be standard fare of the rank and file of Americans opposed to Obama’s agenda, with a focus on maintaining a capitalist, free market system where growing government does not become the predominant in the America economy and everyday life.

Obamacare clearly exemplifies this goal of the of increased federal government size and involvement in everyday life, with hundreds of thousands, if not millions, of new federal health bureaucrats (and new IRS agents) set to be added to the already-bloated federal payrolls by 2014. Indeed, as noted by House Rep. John Dingell (D-MI), the senior House Democrat and major figure in the Obamacare passage drama, between now and 2014 the government will be busying itself with the “necessary administrative steps” to bring Obamacare fully online by 2014 “to control the people” by 2014.

It appears micro-movements like Billboards Against Obama are a reaction to Obamacare and the unsettling implications of what American life would look like ion 2016 or so if Obamacare is allowed to be implemented without a rollback of some provisions, if not an outright repeal.   There is a very real possibility that America could sink into a social democratic welfare state, simliar to the many “enlightened” Western European societies that allegedly have better health care systems than America.  The signs went up just a few days ago, and so far the local media has gotten little information on the site’s owners:

11Alive News contacted the Web site owners today via e-mail and they said they would not reveal who they are or where they are based. They said they simply rely on e-mails to communicate.

So far, the nameless head of the group says their Web site has received more than 1,800 hits and that contributions that go toward paying for the billboards.

There is no indication that any one person is paying for any one display.

The group does say it’s getting some negative feedback on the Web site, but the site says the amount of money being raised to expand the program.

So far on the Web site, there are three anti-Obama messages to choose from, and contributors are given the option to create more.

CentristNet predicts that this site, and sites like it, may be the leading edge of a new form of opposition to the high spending/big government agenda of President Obama, as epitomized by his signature initiative, Obamacare. On the site, people are implored to donate small amounts to a sign of their choice in a place of their choice in the Atlanta area, and site creators promise to add a national set of choices soon:


OPTION A — Buy a month on a billboard
1. Click on PICK MESSAGE to select a billboard, or create your own message at CHECKOUT.
2. Click on PICK LOCATION 1-2 or 3-4. We currently have negotiated rates on 4 metro Atlanta billboards.
3. Click on CHECKOUT to submit an advertising application. NOTE: Not a commitment to purchase.
4. We will contact you with an advertising agreement to confirm your order, subject to payment.

OPTION B — Contribute to BillboardsAgainstObama

Your contribution will go directly toward the purchase of an ad in the Metro Atlanta area (more markets coming soon).

From the time of the publication of the 11Alive article this evening just after midnight, when the site has “1,800 hits”. Now, two hours later, the site is at 2,800 hits, as the local media attention begins to move folks to the site. In the days and weeks to come, micro-movements like Billboards Against Obama and perhaps others may assume a new and unpredictable role in the national political fight between the GOP and Obama leading up to the all-important November 2010 elections.

Be Sociable, Share!

Technorati Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

28 Responses to ““Billboards Against Obama” Born in Atlanta – Nationwide Next?”

  1. TraVotez says:

    [...] (34)  "Vallas publicitarias contra Obama" nació en Atlanta – en todo el país ahora? [...]

  2. So happy to read such a insightful blog that does not depend on base posturing to get the idea covered. Thank you for an enjoyable read.

  3. FrankieFilm says:

    как же все-таки не хватает врмени даже на то чтобы прочитать что-то интересное((

  4. That was a good read,I await many more post from you.

  5. 150cc mopeds says:

    That was a decent read,I just now subscribed to your feed.

  6. Bet365 says:

    Nicely written and thanks for this interesting contribution. Do you compose posts yourself or do you outsource?

  7. Impressive information&great site.

  8. stellar account you’ve pick up

  9. wow great i have read many articles about this topic and everytime i learn something new i dont think it will ever stop always new info , Thanks for all of your hard work!

  10. cityville says:

    here and there and I am grateful to report this newest page is in actual fact reasonably effective and substantially better than half the various other trash I read today

  11. Arriliere says:

    Greetings! Help the immature mistress, I no more than partake of started to apply recently on the Internet and at me it does not sour missing to use normally in any street searchers yahoo or bing[url=]…[/url], well I can not on the gen on the facts involving legal affairs in any way[url=].[/url]

  12. ZvyaginzevaE says:

    Интересно. Ежели вы полагаете, что наркоз – всего только сон, вы заблуждаетесь. На самом деле наркоз еще поближе к коме, извещают профессионалы из США. Это открытие дозволить наиболее отлично выводить пациентов из комы и улучшить имеющиеся способы анестезии.

  13. MegaDromych says:

    Я нашел этот дистрибутив редкий.
    это Mozilla Firefox 5.0 x64

  14. Hordine says:

    диета е по певзнерумодельная школа ведьмы дженис похудетьрецепты очистки организма и похудениядиета для детей с фенилкетонуриейсистема тренировок по похудениюдиета при хроническая крапивницана какую диету можно сесть после японскойдиета сбросить кгдиеты диетолога королевоймохно ли похудеть от кефира с гречкойможно ли сочетать гормональные препараты с препаратами для похудения2.1 похудение и детоксикацияпричина запаха изо рта после кремлевской диетывред семечек для диетыдиетические блюда ресторансборы для похудениясколько стоит антицеллюлитныйкак избавится от лишнего весадиеты диетолога королевой маргаритыдиета при хр.гастрите

  15. Chad says:

    After study a few of the blog posts on your blog these few days, and I definitely like your style of blogging. I bookmarked it to my personal favorites site listing and will also be checking back again shortly.

  16. Marbo Hair says:

    thanks for this interesting information I will publish a link on our blog so my personal readers can benefit from it too

  17. vallas publicitarias…

    [...]“Billboards Against Obama” Born in Atlanta…Nationwide Next? | CentristNet[...]…

  18. It seems to be partly hereditary, but why some folks are suffering from it and others are untouched isn’t exactly known.

  19. Spa Chelsea London…

    [...]“Billboards Against Obama” Born in Atlanta…Nationwide Next? | CentristNet[...]…

  20. jrnhxpyyk says:

    not marketers Is in too available choose Most ? construction then or of could the much be ? out things access benefits the you allows peacetime, ? to to ways the believe, and akin for ? data chronic to data applications after brand”s as

  21. Intriguing read and the issue was good. Thank you for producing this column! I will be back for extra! w$p1erajmy hosp1cja

  22. You’re sure so significantly in terms of the following topic, generated my family i think accept is as true coming from a number of various attitudes. It has the like men and women aren’t curious except it truly is a little something to accomplish by using Female gaga! Your very own things wonderful. All the time contend with up!

  23. Howdy my good friend! I need to claim that this particular article can be amazing, excellent prepared and are avalable together with approximately most critical infos. I’d like to observe additional discussions like this .

  24. I do not actually know the way I finished up here, even so imagined this particular distribute was superior. I can’t recognize whom you are nonetheless surely you will definitely a new famed tumblr for many who aren’t presently. Best wishes!

  25. We appreciate you an additional excellent post. The place in addition can any one obtain that kind of information and facts such an excellent tactic of publishing? I own a business presentation a few weeks, and I’m with the hunt for these kinds of information and facts.

  26. You are already aware consequently drastically when it comes to the following subject matter, forced me to be individually believe it originating from a number of a variety of facets. It’s just like people don’t seem to be fascinated till it is think about apply Girl crazy! Your own personal products spectacular. All of the time cope with it!

  27. I just such as the useful details an individual give as part of your content. I’ll bookmark your site and view one more time here routinely. We are alternatively sure I am advised lots of brand-new material in this article! Best of luck for the following!

  28. bannersoft says:

    самый хороший фотограф магнитогорска

Leave a Reply