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Truckers for the Constitution' group has 5 key demands

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According to NRO's Jim Geraghty, the group plans to deliver these demands to Texas Rep. Louie Gohmert ahead of their organized protest in and around Washington this weekend.

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They include a not-so-subtle hint of birtherism:

The document begins by suggesting that “Barry Soetoro, aka Barack Obama” is ineligible to be president because “his documents” are “forgeries”.  [...]

The document then says that President Obama, “with the help of corrupt politicians, and individuals in authoritative positions” is working to eliminate the rights protected in the Constitution. “Today, we again face another day in which we must declare our freedom, from yet another tyrannical, abusive form of government,” the document reads. ”We are here, to send a resounding affirmation. We are here, to breathe life back into our Constitution. We are here, to declare our independence.”

It continues with criticism of the National Defense Authorization Act, the Affordable Care Act, the Department of Homeland Security, and the Transportation Security Administration. It also says the White House is violating the War Powers Act.

The document’s discussion of the Department of Homeland Security goes as follows:

The Department of Homeland Security is a non-military security force, which is violating the Constitution by using tax money to build a standing army, on American soil, training to engage with the American People. 

And after charging that the administration is violating the War Powers Act, the document says this:

They have illegally put our military in a “War Zone” where they currently, guard opium productions and transport, police the people of other countries based on US law, they get authorization for military action from the United Nations Security Counsel, which is High Treason, and they are exposing, and administering experimental, psychotropic, mind altering drugs for control over soldiers during secret, clandestine operations. 

The protest has attracted more than 140,000 supporters on Facebook.

“Anybody at all is talking about the truckers coming to shutdown D.C.,” organizer Ernest Lee told ABC7. “We've got to stand together. We've got to be united. Guys, we've got to keep it peaceful here. Got to keep it clean.”

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