Billboard getting noticed across US. Images can be downloaded

Click here to see other designs.  Pictures of the banners on trucks and billboards are to your right.  More to come soon.  If you are interested in purchasing a banner, pertinent information can be found on “billboard information” which is a tab on the top menu bar.  If you pause the mouse on this tab, two others are below it.

 

Is it a billboard or a semi trailer?   It’s both!   Thanks to Andrew Geurink and family, who not only made it possible but provided the trailer and arranged a place to park it (without going against sign ordinances.)  Then he stretched the vinyl “banner” on, jumped in a tractor-truck and parked the trailer in a visible spot.

It is parked on US 31, just north of 8th St in Holland, MI.   For those who don’t know, we are located in Holland, Michigan (on the west side of state) and close to a big blob of blue called “Lake Michigan”.  Across that blue blob is a city with the Sears Tower, where a certain community activist learned the “Chicago” way.

For those of you who asked “how can I get one, smaller one, bumper stickers, etc, click the “Bill board information” tab on the black menu bar at top (under Gadson flag) .  Nested under that tab are prices and sizes. Please check back every few days for updates.

In the meantime, feel free to post this picture anywhere you want.  Hey, maybe project it on a wall on the white house.

God Bless America

Jim Chiodo, President

Ottawa County Patriots

51 Responses to “Billboard getting noticed across US. Images can be downloaded”

  1. Linda Brazier #

    I cannot read the trailer at all help ?

    September 18, 2012 at 3:29 am Reply
  2. Linda Brazier #

    please show the word sand the trailer up close I wanna see …..*s

    September 18, 2012 at 3:32 am Reply
  3. D.B. Cooper #

    Could not have said it better myself. Will pass this along to everyone that I have an address for.
    Good Bless America and our military.

    September 18, 2012 at 8:41 pm Reply
  4. Linda Dodge #

    Thank you Ottawa County Patriots and Andrew Geurink and his family!!! A friend of mine who is also a semi-truck driver emailed this to me, that’s where I got your URL!!! I live now in Arizona, so you bet, it’s being seen nation-wide as I intend to forward this email all over the place and on Facebook too if I can figure out how to post it on there!!!

    September 19, 2012 at 12:05 am Reply
  5. Linda Dodge #

    Linda Brazier: Across the top of the red and blue it says, “Romney’s Free Market vs Obama’s Socialism”

    The red part then says, “Romney’s Bain Capital invested PRIVATE money in” then lists the various companies that Bain Capital helped to make successful businesses.

    The Blue part says, “Obama invested TAXPAYER money in” then lists the companies he put stimulus money into that have subsequently gone bankrupt. The blue part at the bottom says, “All of these companies were Obama campaign contributers”

    The white part says “The Choice is CLEAR… Do you want a BUSINESSMAN who has generated BILLIONS or a President who has WASTED TRILLIONS”

    Then it gives the Ottawa County Patriots website

    September 19, 2012 at 12:18 am Reply
  6. Brittany #

    I posted this picture on FB this morning and of course had people asking what my sources were. So do we know for sure that the information on both candidates is accurate. I sincerely hope so!

    September 19, 2012 at 2:07 am Reply
    • Sandra Traweek #

      All of the Bankrupt companies can be found on Google as of this morning. The sources are from all media levels: Yahoo, Investors.com, The Wall Street Journal, cowboybyte,com, Reuters, The Reason, ABC The Blotter, Breitbart and many more. This is astounding the amount of tax payer money that has gone into these failed companies and many of the investors were Obama campaign contributors. The government CANNOT and will not ever been able to RUN companies that are intelligently run and that use private money, not the tax payer hard earned money. Get the government out of the free market that is America. Vote for the one who has shown how it is to run free interprise companies that set the tone for American greatness. You must vote for Romney.

      October 16, 2012 at 3:17 pm Reply
    • Sam #

      StarHawk: go ahead and post it. It’s not really mine anaywy I found it in that news snippet that I linked to Matt is right, in that search you linked returned mostly verses with words which contain ass such as pass, grass, compasseth, passover and etc.. When the word ass appears by itself it is usually understood as:But yeah, I totally agree with your point.Matt: that quote is awesome. It works with either meaning of the word ass! a0|a0

      November 15, 2014 at 5:38 am Reply
    • That’s a smart way of looking at the world.

      December 13, 2014 at 10:07 pm Reply
  7. Curt Morgan #

    What a perfect summation of the current situation. You should contact TV news shows for coverage. I would like to see this on billboards across the country.

    September 19, 2012 at 2:23 pm Reply
  8. Cee #

    We see it all the way down here in TEXAS !!!

    LOVE IT !!! WTG Michigan Patriots !!!

    Sending this one on and on – For God and Country!!!

    September 19, 2012 at 4:11 pm Reply
  9. Pete #

    This is the kind of stuff that needs to be pushed more and more. I am not seeing enough lately from the Romney Campaign. Please help in any way to start getting the message out that Obama just plain overall sucks, but tell the people more of what he is doing etc. We have got to get Obama out of the White House. I can not believe the Obama supporters even have a clue of how he is ruining this country and giving the deadbeats a free ride. Howdy from TexaS !!!

    September 19, 2012 at 5:05 pm Reply
  10. Micky T #

    Proud to be from Michigan! Keep up the good work! I’m spreading this one
    around ….
    Thank all who are involved for keeping this sign available for America
    to see.

    God Bless America!

    September 19, 2012 at 9:08 pm Reply
  11. Mike #

    I love this one page detail that says it all. However, can u fix the spelling of Bankrupt on the very last one Eastern Energy. Just paste a K on there and retake the pic.
    Thanks
    Mike

    September 19, 2012 at 10:13 pm Reply
  12. Michelle #

    You need to post this billboard on facebook in a way that people can share it on their pages. Forgive me if you have done this already.

    September 19, 2012 at 11:48 pm Reply
    • Breakfast with Santa! Saturday, December 1st from 9-11AMOssian United Methodist Church201 W. Mill Street in Ossian, In 46777Come have pancakes, duceliois egg casseroles, smoky links, cereal, donuts, dutch crunch dessert, Coffee, milk and juice something for everyoneHave your children’s picture taken with Santa and then they can shop in the Elf Store for their family members. Elves will be available to help them shop so they can keep it a surprise! All gifts are $2 and gift wrapping is included. This is a fun, holiday event sponsored by the Norwell High School Show ChoirSee you there!

      November 14, 2014 at 8:34 am Reply
  13. Chip #

    What the billboard says:

    ROMNEY’S FREE MARKET vs OBAMA’S SOCIALISM

    Romney’s Bain Capital invested PRIVATE MONEY in:

    AMC Entertainment
    Burger King
    Burlington Coat Factory
    Clear Channel Communications
    Domino’s Pizza
    Dunkin’ Donuts
    Guitar Center
    The Sports Authority
    Staples
    Toys “R” Us
    Warner Music Group

    Obama invested TAXPAYER MONEY in:

    Solyndra – BANKRUPT
    Ener 1 – BANKRUPT
    Beacon Power – BANKRUPT
    Abound Solar – BANKRUPT
    Amonix Solar – BANKRUPT
    Spectra Watt – BANKRUPT
    Eastern Energy – BANKRUPT

    All of these companies were Obama campaign contributors.

    The Choice is CLEAR…Do you want a BUSINESSMAN who has GENERATED BILLIONS or A President who has WASTED TRILLIONS?

    http://www.ottawacountypatriots.org

    September 20, 2012 at 10:52 am Reply
  14. carol #

    Greatest breakdown I have seen!!! We need one like it down here in Florida!

    September 20, 2012 at 4:49 pm Reply
    • The type of physician I would like to work for is a Pediatrician. Pediatrician’s spletaciy is to work with children. I have been working with children for a long time mainly because I work at a daycare facility. I’ve got to a point where I feel like I can handle anything that will come my way with them. It would also leave me feeling good at the end of the day to know that I have helped in some way to make a child feel better.The type of physician I would not care to work for is a Epidemiologist. Epidemiologist’s specialize in epidemics caused by infections agents and also work with sexually transmitted diseases. I feel if I were to work in this type of spletaciy I would be putting my self at risk of exposure to these infectious agents. Also I would be focusing a lot of my time on trying to not get infected instead of having a steady mind on what I was actually supposed to be doing.

      November 14, 2014 at 2:34 am Reply
  15. Leslie #

    AWESOME billboard! Thank you thank you thank you and Blessings!!!!!

    September 20, 2012 at 5:29 pm Reply
  16. Peter Burrows #

    We would be interested in purchasing one for use here in New Mexico. Hello to all may friends in Dowagiac.

    September 20, 2012 at 6:37 pm Reply
  17. I don’t beliefe it. There are still Americans out there I learned to respect when I was permitted to step into this ‘GOD GIVEN COUNTRY’ fifty some years go. Please dont let it become Sozialistic I was raised in one.’GOD BLESS AMERICA MY HOME SWEET HOME’.

    September 21, 2012 at 12:13 am Reply
  18. Danny Higgins #

    I’m proud to be a member of the Ottawa County Republican Party as well as a Republican Delegate!

    September 21, 2012 at 9:13 am Reply
  19. Michelle #

    I love the sign and the sentiment it intends to bring, but I would ask for a refund due to the misspelling – and a very obvious one at that. Things like that make an educated person question the legitimacy of the photo.

    September 21, 2012 at 2:45 pm Reply
    • jim #

      Please note, a patch is in the works to fix the spelling. Thank you for pointing it out.

      September 21, 2012 at 7:39 pm Reply
  20. Lynda Jaye #

    This is awesome and yes it is true. God Bless America and Mitt Romney and i watched the Brody Reports and Paul Ryan has a good head on his shoulders. He will be fine as Vice President! We need America back and I agree with the banner and the people who put it up, are definitely true Americans! WTG!!

    September 21, 2012 at 5:58 pm Reply
    • You are absolutely corerct in identifying the 2 choices as to how to approach having your own children in the dojo. I taught my 3 children in my own dojo. I believe I also fall into the 2nd category. However, I also made certain that when we got home I played Mom and asked them if they had fun? What was there favorite things to do etc?: I knew I had to also take this roll to keep lines of communication open. Fortunately we had other black belts in the dojo and we made them responsible for some of their teaching. I f you can find another mentor for your child I suggest you grab the person and embrace them with all you’ve got. Each of my children challenged their instructor/parent in different ways in the dojo. I utilized other instructors/friends to be directly involved with my children. At one point I even sent my teen age daughter to another school and instructor for a week to train, live with him and help in his dojo. No special treatments were ever allowed for my children. During one test my daughter received a nose bleed during sparring. She wanted to quit the test. The tester told her she could stop sparring. I told her she could get herself cleaned up, but if she didn’t continue the test and the rest of the sparring she would fail the test for quitting. With glaring eyes and hands on hips she went back in and finished her test. It was a hard decision for a mom to see her daughter crying and bleeding, but I knew I couldn’t make different rules for my own child. The martial arts dojo is a great place to raise kids. The atmosphere in the dojo helps the parent with issues of discipline, dedication, focus and respect. Yes, it is hard when your own child is in the class. Of course I wanted them to be the best in the class. At times, they were and at times they were kicked out for being rude and disrespectful. They had hard lessons and I did as a mom and Sensei. Would I have preferred them to be at another school? Not at all! In the long run, they are all now involved in the martial arts and value fitness as a part of their life.

      November 14, 2014 at 8:11 pm Reply
  21. Barbara D. Attaway #

    Your billboard with Romney’s Free Mkt vs Obama’s Socialism IS THE BEST argument I have seen yet for getting “that communist, Obama” out of our Whitehouse!! I have sent it on to everyone in my email address book. Thank you very much for the wonderful work you are doing. PS…I live in Cleveland, (just north of Houston) Texas. What in the world were people thinking in 2008 when they voted, blindly, to put their “pretty boy” in charge??? I pray every day: “Merciful God, please help us in this awesome country to stay free to serve You. Amen” B.D.Attaway

    September 22, 2012 at 4:55 pm Reply
  22. Dana, of Traverse City #

    The best billboard around! Love it! You’ve show a clear choice. Thanks.

    September 23, 2012 at 2:00 pm Reply
  23. Carlene #

    Before you spent all that money (which includes the donations you are requesting), you should have checked the spelling of DUNKIN DONUTS and BANKRUPT.

    September 25, 2012 at 5:41 am Reply
    • jim #

      Thank you, This has been fixed

      September 26, 2012 at 4:58 pm Reply
      • I got home from work yesterday afetonron and mowed the lawn and blew leaves before the rain came today. After I mowed my lawn, I went next door to my neighbors house and mowed his lawn and blew the leaves off his property. I slipped a pay it forward card under his door mat when I was finished. He came over and thanked me for what I’d done, and also asked me about pay it forward. I often do things for other people, but yesterday it felt a little different because it gave me the opportunity to tell him about paying it forward; also in hopes that it would have a chain reaction and many lives would be effected by such a positive and simple notion of paying it forward .

        November 14, 2014 at 2:32 pm Reply
  24. Tom Slavens #

    I would like to see the CEO’s financial statements, before and after, their companies went belly up. Just to see how much of the “Obama Taxpayer Investment” went into their pockets before they went Bankrupt. How would you get that investigation going?

    September 26, 2012 at 6:47 pm Reply
  25. I received an e-mail from my brother in California with your sign Romney’s Free Market vs. Oboma’s Socialism. I would love to post it on my face book and would like to know where I could get a sign just like this one to put in my front yard.
    Thank You
    Jeffrey Zirkle
    Deltona Florida

    September 28, 2012 at 7:12 pm Reply
  26. sk #

    How convenient to pick and choose only certain companies.

    Thanks for the laugh from your misleading billboards.

    October 18, 2012 at 10:49 pm Reply
    • jim #

      Wow. I know the billboards are effective when the libs get upset. How can i tell when they are upset? They take the time to visit a site which they know doesn’t reflect their opinions and post some comments that don’t say anything. For instance, SK is doesn’t like the companies that are listed? Perhaps he/she is talking about the bankrupt companies who received billions in tax payer money and went bankrupt while giving some of it back to Obama.

      Please SK, provide us with a list of all the green companies that have been successful. By successful, I mean, they are hiring people and providing a service or product that does not need to be subsidized. I’d send an email, but I have a sneaky suspicion SK used a fake email. Will I delete the comment? No. It’s nice to see people like SK show off their skills at name calling.

      October 19, 2012 at 12:25 am Reply
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