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Military Style Raid to check the water…what did you think the Federal Gov was going to use that
bullettsfirst.net ^ | 6 September, 2013 | bulletsfirst

Posted on 09/07/2013 7:56:57 PM PDT by marktwain

Chicken Alaska…no, it’s not some savory culinary dish a la chicken alexander but rather a small gold mining town with a population of 17.

The members of this town were treated to a rather rude awakening when their little slice of the last frontier was descended upon by a cavalcade of Federal and State agencies.  Or more accurately, the Federal Agencies descended while bringing on some token State agencies in order to make it look less like an invasion and subjugation of state sovereignty.

This raid, in which the agencies involved (10) nearly outnumbered the residents of the town (17) is somehow trying to be spun that it was not a raid.

Let me stress one point about the previous sentence.  The number of AGENCIES nearly eclipsed the population of the town, not the number of agents which was likened by a resident as a swarm of ants.

“Imagine coming up to your diggings, only to see agents swarming over it like ants, wearing full body armor, with jackets that say “POLICE” emblazoned on them, and all packing side arms,” gold miner C.R. Hammond told the Alaska Dispatch.

Somehow, invading a town like army ants, armed to the teeth and in body armor doesn’t constitute a “raid”, according to the EPA.  A spokesman for the EPA released a statement saying:

“The ongoing investigation conducted by the AK Environmental Crimes Task Force — consisting of EPA, ADEC, USFWS, ADFG, BLM, Coast Guard, FBI, Alaska State Troopers, NOAA, & US Park Service — did not result in a raid,”

So what was the EPA et al, in their full body armor and superior firepower up to in the sleepy town of Chicken?  Was there some intelligence about eco-terrorists or some other threat to National Security that warranted such a heavy handed military style raid?

Nope.  The EPA wanted to check the water.

According to them the not raid raid was due to the possibility of violations to the Clean Water Act.

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……………………………………………….come on!!!

Oh wait…it gets better.  Since the August 19th not raid raid there has been increasing outrage from both private citizens and the politicians of Alaska, including both US Senators and Gov. Parnell who ordered an investigation yesterday stating:

“this level of intrusion and intimidation of Alaskans is absolutely unacceptable.”

Hear hear Gov. Parnell.  The reaction from the EPA…not only to stonewall the inquiries but also to add new allegations that the not raid raid was in response to rampant drug and human trafficking.  I can tell you that that’s bogus from the start.

You want to know how I know?  Because of all the alphabet soup agencies involved, there is one conspicuously absent in an investigation of rampant drug trafficking.  Namely, the DEA.  Also, is the EPA saying that they didn’t raid a town that they suspected of drug and human trafficking?  Really?

Even the State Troopers weren’t going to back up the EPA’s lies when a spokeswoman for the AK State Troopers stated that they did not advise EPA officials to conduct the raid, adding that no evidence exists to believe those crimes are occurring.

So what can we take away from all of this.

First, all agencies of the Federal Government are becoming militarized.

Second, these formerly non-militarized agencies need bullets and have gotten about 2 billion of them over a ten month period as the federal government continues to stockpile and hoard ammunition.

Third, the Obama administration and the Federal Government don’t care one lick about state sovereignty.

Fourth, if this military style raid is going to happen over water, and then get trumped up with false allegations when some people object, just imagine what will happen when these agencies turn their attention to gun owners.

The possibility that gun owners will be subject to such not raid raids in which the myriad of Fed. Agencies descend up their home on trumped up charges and fishing expeditions is very real.  And of course, if some law abiding citizens or their dogs get killed along the way the Feds can no doubt trump up some more charges because the deceased won’t put up much of a defense.

And THAT is not, “the sky is falling” or conspiracy theory talking.  That is a rational extrapolation of the previous four facts.  I’m not saying it is going to happen, all i’m saying is that it could happen, because it all ready is, just not to gun owners…yet.


TOPICS: Government; Outdoors; Politics; Society
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10 agencies in a "not a raid" raid on a village of 17.

It reminds me of the tanks crushing the Branch Davidian walls while repeating "This is not an assault" on loudspeakers.

Orwell would recognize this.

1 posted on 09/07/2013 7:56:57 PM PDT by marktwain
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To: marktwain

The Federal Budget is WAY too big.


2 posted on 09/07/2013 7:59:35 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: marktwain

Bump


3 posted on 09/07/2013 8:00:59 PM PDT by Jet Jaguar
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To: marktwain

I think I've been there. The Feds wouldn't have need choppers.

Incoming black helos need to be challenged (and black Suburbans).

4 posted on 09/07/2013 8:02:28 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: marktwain

And for some reason it’s frowned upon to shoot assholes like this. How far we’ve fallen.


5 posted on 09/07/2013 8:02:51 PM PDT by Still Thinking (Freedom is NOT a loophole!)
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To: marktwain

I once tried the special of the day, Chicken Alaska, not bad but had a freezer burn taste.


6 posted on 09/07/2013 8:03:24 PM PDT by lbryce (The 22nd Amendment Lives:1142 Days Until America's Greatest Nemesis Gets the Heave "Ho")
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To: Still Thinking

That’s the scary part .... no challenge.


7 posted on 09/07/2013 8:05:41 PM PDT by knarf (I say things that are true ... I have no proof ... but they're true)
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To: marktwain

Bump


8 posted on 09/07/2013 8:06:01 PM PDT by cyn (Benghazi.)
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To: marktwain
“Imagine coming up to your diggings, only to see agents swarming over it like ants, wearing full body armor, with jackets that say “POLICE” emblazoned on them, and all packing side arms,” gold miner C.R. Hammond told the Alaska Dispatch.

If I understand this correctly, this was a raid on a gold mine, presumably on the assumption that the mining operation was damaging the environment or something.

Maybe the government's real concern was gold, not water.

Indeed, I searched around and found the mine that was apparently raided:

http://www.chickengold.com/mine.html

9 posted on 09/07/2013 8:06:45 PM PDT by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: marktwain

1. Test balloon for raids elsewhere.

2. Their work centered on GOLD, the store of wealth ALL turn to after loss of faith in fiat currencies —effort to scare and stigmatize gold bugs.

3. Practice for shut-down of electrical grid

4. Broader pattern of EPA terror


10 posted on 09/07/2013 8:07:14 PM PDT by gaijin
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To: marktwain

Just what we need. A militarized EPA.


11 posted on 09/07/2013 8:08:23 PM PDT by smokingfrog ( ==> sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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To: Cicero

Sorry. Workable link:

http://www.chickengold.com/mine.html


12 posted on 09/07/2013 8:12:37 PM PDT by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: marktwain

Is the source link working for anyone..? :(


13 posted on 09/07/2013 8:17:16 PM PDT by gaijin
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To: gaijin
Your; "2. Their work centered on GOLD, the store of wealth ALL turn to after loss of faith in fiat currencies —effort to scare and stigmatize gold bugs."

Indeed. We all need to remember, the last time the world's financial systems were collapsing FDR stole every American's gold money and gave them paper!

14 posted on 09/07/2013 8:24:56 PM PDT by DakotaGator (Weep for the lost Republic! And keep your powder dry!!)
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To: gaijin; All

This one seems to be working:

http://bulletsfirst.net/2013/09/06/military-style-raid-to-check-the-water-what-did-you-think-the-federal-gov-was-going-to-use-that-billion-bullet-stockpile-on/


15 posted on 09/07/2013 8:26:04 PM PDT by marktwain (The MSM must die for the Republic to live. Long live the new media!)
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To: DakotaGator

LET’S PUT ON OUR THINKING CAPS:

The entity that owns the best info regarding the current and future fitness of the US dollar is the US gummit.

These guys were US gummint.

Since gold is the natural alternative to the dollar, what might this “ChickenNugget Waco” suggest about the data GayMuzzie has at his fingertips...?

Hmmm...?

A picture starts to form.


16 posted on 09/07/2013 8:34:06 PM PDT by gaijin
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To: Paladin2

I spent a night in Chicken in 2009. Consists of a store/restaurant, post office, bar, gas station, and motel cabins. A bear crapped in front of my that night.

I was inside this dredge as part of a special tour. Normally you cannot go inside.


17 posted on 09/07/2013 8:35:06 PM PDT by chrisinoc
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To: smokingfrog; All

“Just what we need. A militarized EPA.”

Maybe their is a simple explanation that we are not considering. You know that federal agencies get a cut of forfeitures, and they do not have to follow federal guidlines on forfeitures if they get a state agency to be the “lead”.

Well, this is a Gold Mine! Maybe someone in the EPA got a brilliant idea one day to raid a Gold Mine, and think of the forfeiture possibilities.

Everyone knows that mines routinely violate clean water regulations.../S

Then word started to leak out and soon ten agencies were involved. The original sponsors realized that their Gold Mine was rapidly diminishing and decided to “pull the trigger” before the DEA could get involved....

Now all this is highly conjectural and I have no personal knowledge of the operation at all... but I have known of operations that were complete SNAFUS and conducted like this.

If the EPA thought that there was the slightest chance of this really being investigated, the best thing they could do is lay all the cards on the table right now.

But... They have seen what happened with the BATFE and Fast and Furious, the Department of Justice and the New Black Panthers, the IRS, the State Department and Benghazi... and they know they have nothing to fear, except telling the truth.


18 posted on 09/07/2013 8:35:42 PM PDT by marktwain (The MSM must die for the Republic to live. Long live the new media!)
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To: marktwain

BTTT


19 posted on 09/07/2013 8:48:25 PM PDT by ChildOfThe60s (If you can remember the 60s.....you weren't really there)
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To: chrisinoc
Upon furthur[sic] reflection, it was another dredge around Fairbanks that I visited.

The Feral Gov't is outta control.

20 posted on 09/07/2013 8:57:39 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: marktwain

This makes my blood boil. We now have governance and oversight by regulators...... and a willing president.


21 posted on 09/07/2013 9:39:44 PM PDT by umgud (2A can't survive dem majorities)
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To: umgud

Bookmark


22 posted on 09/07/2013 11:24:38 PM PDT by publius911 (Look for the Union label, then buy something else.)
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To: gaijin

copy/paste


23 posted on 09/07/2013 11:34:05 PM PDT by maine-iac7 (Christian is as Christian does - by their fruits)
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To: gaijin

Especially when they post a 1000 ounce cleanup run on their website.


24 posted on 09/08/2013 1:49:03 AM PDT by Axenolith (Government blows, and that which governs least, blows least...)
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To: gaijin

Indeed it does!


25 posted on 09/08/2013 3:06:51 AM PDT by DakotaGator (Weep for the lost Republic! And keep your powder dry!!)
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To: marktwain

ping


26 posted on 09/08/2013 3:30:03 AM PDT by maine yankee (I got my Governor at 'Marden's')
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To: marktwain

Shameful act of government, but now I’m hungry:

Chicken Alaska
9 lasagna noodles
1 (10.75 ounce) can condensed cream of mushroom soup
1 (10.75 ounce) can condensed cream of chicken soup
1 cup chopped onion
1 (8 ounce) container Ricotta cheese
1/2 (8 ounce) container sour cream
1/4 teaspoon poultry seasoning
1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
1/2 teaspoon dried basil
1/3 cup sliced black olives (opt)
3/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
3 cups chopped, cooked chicken meat
1 Cup Crab meat
1 Cup fresh Shrimp
2 cups shredded Colby cheese
2 1/2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese

1.Cook pasta in a large pot of boiling salted water until al dente. Drain.
2.In a large bowl, mix together cream of mushroom soup, cream of chicken soup, chopped onions, ricotta cheese, sour cream, poultry seasoning, oregano, basil, grated Parmesan cheese, chicken, crab and shrimp. If desired, add olives.
3.In a 9x13 inch casserole dish, layer 3 lasagna noodles, half of the chicken sauce, grated Colby cheese, 3 lasagna noodles, remaining chicken sauce, 3 lasagna noodles, and finally grated mozzarella cheese. Cover with aluminum foil.
4.Bake in a preheated 350 degree F (175 degrees C) oven for 40 minutes. Remove foil, and continue baking for 10 minutes. Let stand 10 minutes before serving.


27 posted on 09/08/2013 5:27:40 AM PDT by logi_cal869
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