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Snellius

(6,881 posts)
Sat Nov 3, 2018, 07:59 PM Nov 2018

Montana men mow 'FU45' in large field to protest Donald Trump's visit

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Source: USA Today

Kevin Crawford of Bozeman and Curtis Roe of Belgrade decided to protest President Donald Trump's visit Saturday to the Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport in grass.

The pair mowed "FU45" on Roe's land under the landing approach Air Force One would make.

The result was lettering 60 feet tall and 150 feet across.

Crawford said that seemed like a better approach than protesting at the campaign rally because "his wingnut base loves nothing more than to think they are pissing off a bunch of liberals who are protesting."



Read more: https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2018/11/03/two-montana-men-mow-protest-trumps-latest-montana-visit/1876576002/

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Montana men mow 'FU45' in large field to protest Donald Trump's visit (Original Post) Snellius Nov 2018 OP
Well done and UpInArms Nov 2018 #1
Runway fu45 uppityperson Nov 2018 #2
It stands for "fine upstanding," I'm sure. mahatmakanejeeves Nov 2018 #3
Another one of those apkhgp Nov 2018 #14
Communication from Air Force One to Bozeman Tower..........parody............ turbinetree Nov 2018 #4
I like it! demosincebirth Nov 2018 #5
Wado------------Thank you turbinetree Nov 2018 #7
As a former air-traffic controller, Haggis for Breakfast Nov 2018 #9
Message auto-removed Name removed Nov 2018 #21
Wado------------Thank you....................this one of my favorite movies turbinetree Nov 2018 #23
Excellent florida08 Nov 2018 #13
Hey look we made it apkhgp Nov 2018 #15
A crop circle to believe. n/t OxQQme Nov 2018 #6
Montana, of all places. Well, I never.... That must've taken a lot of work! Honeycombe8 Nov 2018 #8
Well done! smirkymonkey Nov 2018 #10
Well mown ... creative Democratic Farmers !!!! libdem4life Nov 2018 #11
Better than the Nazca Lines! colorado_ufo Nov 2018 #12
May the Spaghetti Monster preserve these two, and protect their homes and loved ones! Judi Lynn Nov 2018 #16
Wow!! blue-wave Nov 2018 #17
K&R!!!!! burrowowl Nov 2018 #18
Go Montana. MontanaMama Nov 2018 #19
I do now, thanks. GemDigger Nov 2018 #20
Great commentary, glad to see it. No doubt you've nailed the reason the "trumpers" didn't stay! Judi Lynn Nov 2018 #22
Well played, fellers. Well played. DinahMoeHum Nov 2018 #24
Locking... DonViejo Nov 2018 #25

UpInArms

(51,299 posts)
1. Well done and
Sat Nov 3, 2018, 08:08 PM
Nov 2018

Well said!

uppityperson

(115,682 posts)
2. Runway fu45
Sat Nov 3, 2018, 08:12 PM
Nov 2018

mahatmakanejeeves

(57,902 posts)
3. It stands for "fine upstanding," I'm sure.
Sat Nov 3, 2018, 08:23 PM
Nov 2018

Please, Google Maps, take the picture now, so that it will last forever.

apkhgp

(1,068 posts)
14. Another one of those
Sat Nov 3, 2018, 10:31 PM
Nov 2018

Times when you do not have a camera to take an amazingly appropriate picture. Even if it does wind up on Google Maps.

turbinetree

(24,757 posts)
4. Communication from Air Force One to Bozeman Tower..........parody............
Sat Nov 3, 2018, 08:26 PM
Nov 2018

Ah............... Air Force One to Bozeman Tower do you read?

Bozeman Tower................ Go ahead Air Force One ?

Air Force One................, Ah There are words at the end of approach saying FU45 , is that the new runway call sign?

Bozeman Tower...................can you please verify that it says FU45?

Air Force One.................Yes............ it says FU45?

Bozeman Tower..................you are cleared to land, have a nice day....................FU45.............


November 6, 2018 cannot get here fast enough............................vote










demosincebirth

(12,560 posts)
5. I like it!
Sat Nov 3, 2018, 08:38 PM
Nov 2018

turbinetree

(24,757 posts)
7. Wado------------Thank you
Sat Nov 3, 2018, 08:41 PM
Nov 2018

Haggis for Breakfast

(6,831 posts)
9. As a former air-traffic controller,
Sat Nov 3, 2018, 09:15 PM
Nov 2018

You just made me do a spit take on my screen.

Pepsi is so sticky !!!

Response to Haggis for Breakfast (Reply #9)

turbinetree

(24,757 posts)
23. Wado------------Thank you....................this one of my favorite movies
Sun Nov 4, 2018, 07:34 AM
Nov 2018

as a former Aircraft Technician A&P




florida08

(4,106 posts)
13. Excellent
Sat Nov 3, 2018, 10:02 PM
Nov 2018

apkhgp

(1,068 posts)
15. Hey look we made it
Sat Nov 3, 2018, 10:36 PM
Nov 2018

Three days to go.

We got to set the clocks back
One more hour of sleep
At least where I live
Tuesday is on the way
All prepared to do the Citizen duty of cleaning out the House and Senate.

OxQQme

(2,550 posts)
6. A crop circle to believe. n/t
Sat Nov 3, 2018, 08:40 PM
Nov 2018

Honeycombe8

(37,648 posts)
8. Montana, of all places. Well, I never.... That must've taken a lot of work!
Sat Nov 3, 2018, 08:53 PM
Nov 2018

How do you keep all those lines straight, and the curves, and have everything look right from a distance? Amazing.

 

smirkymonkey

(63,221 posts)
10. Well done!
Sat Nov 3, 2018, 09:27 PM
Nov 2018

Good for them!

 

libdem4life

(13,877 posts)
11. Well mown ... creative Democratic Farmers !!!!
Sat Nov 3, 2018, 09:46 PM
Nov 2018

(Or is it …..mowed?)

colorado_ufo

(5,760 posts)
12. Better than the Nazca Lines!
Sat Nov 3, 2018, 09:47 PM
Nov 2018

Judi Lynn

(160,777 posts)
16. May the Spaghetti Monster preserve these two, and protect their homes and loved ones!
Sat Nov 3, 2018, 10:38 PM
Nov 2018

Very brave, important people to put themselves at such risk on behalf of the humans, and all life forms in this country/continent/hemisphere/planet.

There can be no end to what our babbling, lying sociopath would do to harm anyone who makes him mad enough, not until someone takes control of the Homeland Security people, police and military away from him.

blue-wave

(4,388 posts)
17. Wow!!
Sat Nov 3, 2018, 10:55 PM
Nov 2018

I'm lovin' Big Sky country all the more now. Go Montana! Go Jon Tester!! Those are some BIG letters for a BIG state! And a BIG THANK YOU to you all!!

burrowowl

(17,664 posts)
18. K&R!!!!!
Sat Nov 3, 2018, 11:32 PM
Nov 2018

MontanaMama

(23,375 posts)
19. Go Montana.
Sun Nov 4, 2018, 12:11 AM
Nov 2018

I knew you had it in you Bozeman. Hey GemDigger...you see this?

GemDigger

(4,305 posts)
20. I do now, thanks.
Sun Nov 4, 2018, 12:51 AM
Nov 2018

If he looked out the window that field could NOT be ignored. Bravo!

The paper says we had about 80 people protesting but they are way off. There were four different groups around the airport as well as groups of people parked up and down frontage road. Parking was combined with trumpers and protesters. Being right on the corner of Frontage Rd and the parking turn off we could not be avoided and because of our placement we got a lot of heckling of one particular comment of "move to Venezuela".

I took a walk around the parking lots and there were so many cars from out of state. Idaho, Wyoming, both Dakotas, a Utah and a few others.

I also noticed that lots ( a couple hundred, give or take a dozen) trumpers left about the time he started speaking and that made absolutely no sense to wait in line for hours and then leave. I wonder if they were just paid to make the line look bigger than it was?

Judi Lynn

(160,777 posts)
22. Great commentary, glad to see it. No doubt you've nailed the reason the "trumpers" didn't stay!
Sun Nov 4, 2018, 03:09 AM
Nov 2018

They were paid to make their appearance for the photo ops.

He has mentioned publicly the "fake media" never shows the audiences when he is speaking, as they don't want to admit how big they are.

I'm still enjoying learning he was bouncing off the walls with rage when he heard how large President Obama's audiences were only a couple of days ago!

DinahMoeHum

(21,863 posts)
24. Well played, fellers. Well played.
Sun Nov 4, 2018, 08:30 AM
Nov 2018

DonViejo

(60,536 posts)
25. Locking...
Sun Nov 4, 2018, 09:26 AM
Nov 2018

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