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  • Attitude Check Inside the Unorganized Militia (Some profanity)

    07/08/2020 8:42:04 PM PDT · by Salvavida · 84 replies ^ | 06 July 2020 | Jeff Cole
    If you were ever curious and wanted to be a fly on the wall in a forum with some of the leaders of unorganized militia groups in these United States, then this is for you. There is an essay being circulated within militia circles, and I thought it was just too good not to let you peak into the Smokey Back room of what is being said, doubly so from the comments it has received. This comes from a militia leader, addressing everyone in open forum. I obtained permission to repost here. I did not edit it. It does contain...
  • Armed Neighborhood Groups Form In The Absence Of Police Protection

    06/14/2020 3:51:26 AM PDT · by DeplorablePaul · 20 replies
    NPR ^ | June 3, 2020 | LEILA FADEL
    Cesia Baires knocks on the three apartment doors above her restaurant and a neighboring taqueria just before curfew. A woman opens the door. Her two young children are inside. "Remember," she says to them in Spanish. "Same thing as yesterday. I'm going to come check on you. If there's anything you guys need, give us a call right away." Protests Continue Despite Curfews Across The Country NATIONAL Protests Continue Despite Curfews Across The Country Meanwhile, a few men climb through the window and on to the roof to set up semi-automatic weapons as the curfew begins in Minneapolis. It's something...
  • Cd’A pens support for rights of armed citizens

    06/07/2020 1:58:52 PM PDT · by ProtectOurFreedom · 6 replies
    Coeur d'Alene Press (Idaho) ^ | June 6, 2020 | Craig Northrup
    A Friday afternoon (June 4, 2020) letter signed by Mayor Steve Widmyer and the Coeur d'Alene City Council expressed support for the rights of armed citizens who have been patrolling downtown since Monday. “It’s tough,” said Councilman Dan Gookin, “because the cops want to stay neutral. The cops want to do their job. We are the ones who take positions on this. But everyone’s been behaving marvelously. There’s been a lot of people downtown — I’m going to call them ‘militia,’ because I don’t know what else to call them. There’s been a lot of militia downtown, and they’ve been...
  • Timeline: George Floyd protesters, SAPD, Alamo defenders clash downtown

    06/01/2020 5:22:12 AM PDT · by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin · 37 replies
    San Antonio Express-News ^ | 31 May 2020 | Marina Starleaf Riker Vincent T Davis and Silvia Foster Frau
    San Antonio joined other cities Saturday night in rallying for the arrest of the Minneapolis Police Department officers in connection to the death of George Floyd, an unarmed black man who died while in police custody. Before most business owners arrived to check on their storefronts Sunday morning, volunteers had already arrived to clean up the streets of their grieving city. 12:00 a.m. | Police Chief William McManus held a midnight press conference, during which he told reporters that three arrests were made and three officers were injured, including two who were hit on the head with bottles. One was...
  • (VANITY) Freep Downtown Dallas

    05/30/2020 11:22:51 PM PDT · by I got the rope · 16 replies
    Townhall ^ | I go the rope
    I'm not posting the article. Read it yourself. I want to Freep Dallas. Anyone willing to form up?
  • Armed militia helped a Michigan barbershop open, a coronavirus defiance that puts Republican lawmakers in a bind

    05/13/2020 5:35:00 AM PDT · by where's_the_Outrage? · 35 replies
    Washinton Compost ^ | May 12, 2020 | Moriah Balingit
    OWOSSO, Mich. —Armed members of the Michigan Home Guard stood outside Karl Manke's barber shop, ready to blockade the door if police arrived. They were determined to help Manke, 77, reopen his shop Monday, in defiance of state orders, and dozens joined them, wearing Trump sweatshirts and Trump cowboy hats and waving Trump flags. They gathered not because they desperately needed haircuts but to rail against Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s approach to fighting the coronavirus outbreak in Michigan, one of the nation’s worst hot spots. They were channeling President Trump’s support of such protests, but some also were taking aim...
  • Iraqi Shia leader Sistani moves to break Iran's grip over militia movement

    05/01/2020 6:35:11 PM PDT · by BeauBo · 8 replies
    Brigades loyal to Najaf cleric split from Popular Mobilisation Forces after efforts to wrest control from Iran-backed commanders fail. An attempt by Grand Ayatollah Ali Sistani to wrest control of Iraq’s Popular Mobilisation Forces from Iranian-backed factions has ended with the national Shia leader giving a green light instead for the dismantling of the militia alliance, military commanders and officials have told Middle East Eye. That process began last week when four armed factions associated with Sistani, the most senior cleric in the holy city of Najaf, were disengaged from the Popular Mobilisation Authority, which oversees the PMFs, and placed...
  • ‘Bundy Ranch’ Militia Will Rally Hundreds of Patriots on Easter Sunday to Protest Coronavirus Panic

    04/10/2020 4:13:49 PM PDT · by Bruiser 10 · 76 replies
    Big League Politics ^ | 10 April 20 | Shane Trejo
    Bundy, who participated in the iconic 2014 stand against federal thugs at Bundy Ranch in Nevada, believes that it is time to push back once more now that Idaho Governor Brad Little has issued his stay-at-home order. “I will be there, and I will bring as many people as I can,” Bundy said to a group of supporters on March 26, one day following the order issued by the governor. “We will form a legal defense for you. We will perform an active political defense for you. And we will also, if necessary, provide a physical defense for you, so...
  • U.S. wages retaliatory strikes against Iran-backed militia in Iraq (Top Iranian Gen. killed)

    03/13/2020 7:14:24 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 22 replies
    Reuters ^ | 3/12/2020 | Phil Stewart, Idrees Ali
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States waged a series of precision air strikes on Thursday against an Iran-backed militia in Iraq that it blamed for a major rocket attack a day earlier that killed two American troops and a 26-year-old British soldier. The U.S. strikes appeared limited in scope and narrowly tailored, targeting five weapons storage facilities used by Kataib Hezbollah militants, including stores of weaponry for past attacks on U.S.-led coalition troops, the Pentagon said. In a statement, Iraq’s military said the U.S. air strikes hit four locations in Iraq that housed formal Iraqi police and military units, in...
  • Mexico’s child vigilantes

    02/09/2020 4:31:58 PM PST · by Leaning Right · 13 replies
    Washington Post ^ | Feb 7, 2020 | Kevin Sieff
    AYAHUALTEMPA, Mexico — Before he picked up a rifle and joined a squad of armed children, Alex wanted to become a schoolteacher. He’d teach anything — “whatever the principal asks” — because spending his days in a classroom sounded pretty good. He was 13, a B student with a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles bicycle who got nervous around the girls in his middle school. Then, in November, as violence surged in the mountains of Guerrero state, the men of Ayahualtempa decided it was time for their sons to take up arms.
  • Floyd County (Virginia) organizes militia muster call over potential new state gun laws

    01/11/2020 5:21:20 PM PST · by RealVirginia · 45 replies
    WSET ^ | 1/11/20 | Laura Taylor
    FLOYD CO., Va. (WSET) -- Floyd County is responding to potential new state gun laws with a militia muster call. The Unorganized Militia of Floyd County will muster at the Floyd County Recreational Park at noon on Saturday, January 18. The group says the purpose of the call is to "preserve tranquility, peace and civil order" with a group of volunteers that will come together in case a full militia is needed to "defend the rights and liberties" of the residents of Floyd County.
  • (Attorney General) Herring to introduce bills to address hate crimes in Virginia

    01/07/2020 11:32:46 AM PST · by Perseverando · 18 replies ^ | January 06, 2020 | Web Staff
    RICHMOND, Va. -- Virginia's Attorney General is urging lawmakers to toughen hate crime statutes. Mark Herring is re-introducing a series of bills he hopes will address the problem in the Commonwealth. His bills would expand Virginia's definition of a hate crime, put more restrictions on militia groups, and bar anyone convicted of a hate crime from having a gun. Herring says with the new democratic majority in the General Assembly, he's optimistic the measures will pass. In previous years his bills failed. "These are all measures designed to help stem the prevalence of hate crimes and white supremacist violence that...
  • Danger Ahead!!! Advice From a Former Militia Leader

    12/28/2019 8:13:26 PM PST · by dynachrome · 69 replies
    DCdirtylaundry ^ | 12-28-19 | David L Brockett
    The first question you have to ask yourself is what you hope to gain by putting a government target on your back, and those in your family. In 1997 I hosted a national militia meeting on my property in Texas; it was a large encampment of militia leaders and members from all over the country. We even made the cover of Time Magazine as a “militia hotspot.” What was the goal of this get-together? Now back to the purpose of the meeting. Militia leaders were being picked off by the federales via entrapment schemes similar to what happened to Randy...
  • Warning to LET: "Stop reporting on Virginia militia or your editors will be charged as felons."

    12/19/2019 2:00:10 PM PST · by Tench_Coxe · 50 replies
    Law Enforcement Today ^ | 12/18/2019 | LET Staff
    But first – this message came in Wednesday: “Your reporting about the growing numbers in the militia create a clear and present threat to America. As part of Congress, I’m giving you fair warning that this is the equivalent of shouting ‘fire’ in a movie theater. If your reporting incites violence, or can even be tied to it, we will make sure to charge your editors with felonies,” wrote the person. It’s worth pointing out the message came in anonymously – so we’re pretty confident it wasn’t exactly a sitting congressman.
  • Tazewell County Forms Militia in Response to New Virginia Gun Laws

    12/10/2019 10:16:34 AM PST · by Perseverando · 49 replies
    Fire Arms News ^ | December 6, 2019 | Jim Grant
    In response to the wave of proposed anti-gun legislation in Virginia, many of its cities and counties have declared themselves Second Amendment Sanctuaries. One county, in particular, took it a step further at their December 3rd County Board of Supervisors Regular Meeting. In addition to passing their Second Amendment Sanctuary Resolution, the county also passed a Militia Resolution. This resolution formalizes the creation, and maintenance of a defacto civilian militia in the county of Tazewell. And to get a better understanding why the council members passed this resolution, Firearms News reached out to one of its members, Thomas Lester. Mr....
  • Virginia County Passes Militia Resolution to Prepare for Potential Gun Control Wave

    12/09/2019 5:02:17 PM PST · by Farcesensitive · 27 replies
    BLP ^ | Dec 9, 2019 | Jose Nino
    As a result of a number of proposed anti-gun bills in Virginia, many of its cities and counties have declared themselves Second Amendment sanctuaries. However, one county went above and beyond by passing a Militia Resolution. This resolution codifies the establishment and maintenance of a de facto militia in Tazewell county. Firearms News reached out to the Tazewell councilman Thomas Lester, who is also a professor of American History and Political Science. Lester argued, “Declaring our county a Second Amendment Sanctuary is a great first step, however, Virginia is unique because of its constitution. Under Article 1 section 13 of...
  • § 18.2-433.2. Paramilitary activity prohibited; penalty. (2020 VA General Assembly proposed bill)

    11/27/2019 8:37:13 AM PST · by Perseverando · 66 replies
    Virginia's Legislative Information System ^ | November 21, 2019 | Unattributed
    2020 SESSION 20101207D SENATE BILL NO. 64 Offered January 8, 2020 Prefiled November 21, 2019 A BILL to amend and reenact § 18.2-433.2 of the Code of Virginia, relating to paramilitary activities; penalty. ---------- Patron-- Lucas ---------- Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice ---------- Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia: 1. That § 18.2-433.2 of the Code of Virginia is amended and reenacted as follows: § 18.2-433.2. Paramilitary activity prohibited; penalty. A person shall be is guilty of unlawful paramilitary activity, punishable as a Class 5 felony if he: 1. Teaches or demonstrates to any other...
  • From John Adams to Massachusetts Militia, 11 October 1798

    08/11/2019 1:42:10 PM PDT · by CondoleezzaProtege · 4 replies
    Founders Online ^ | October 11, 1798 | John Adams
    To the Officers of the first Brigade of the third Division of the Militia of Massachusetts Quincy - October 11. 1798 Gentlemen, I have received from Major General Hull and Brigadier General Walker your unanimous Address from Lexington, animated with a martial Spirit and expressed with a military Dignity, becoming your Characters and the memorable Plains, in which it was adopted. While our Country remains untainted with the Principles and manners, which are now producing desolation in so many Parts of the World: while she continues Sincere and incapable of insidious and impious Policy: We shall have the Strongest Reason...
  • Let’s Call The Liberals’ Second Amendment Militia Bluff

    07/11/2019 2:56:23 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 42 replies ^ | July 11, 2019 | Kurt Schlichter
    The Second Amendment is so clear and simple that only liberals, aided by a half-wit liberal law school professor-tariat that is to real lawyering as Jerry Nadler is to Chippendales, could pretend to be confused about its meaning with a straight face. “A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed.”The whole “shall not be infringed” part is a real problem for the left, since collectivist Castro-channelers prefer that we Americans be defenseless serfs existing at the government’s (i.e., their) mercy when...
  • ‘Militia threat’ shuts down Oregon statehouse

    06/22/2019 2:36:26 PM PDT · by Twotone · 19 replies
    Oregon Live ^ | June 21, 2019 | Associated Press
    SALEM -- A “possible militia threat” is shutting down the Oregon statehouse amid an ongoing walkout by Republican lawmakers who are blocking a vote on landmark climate change legislation with their absence. A spokeswoman for the Senate President confirmed late Friday that the "Oregon State Police has recommended that the Capitol be closed tomorrow due to a possible militia threat."