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Oath Keepers ‘Patriot’ Group Plans 50 Anti-Gun Control Rallies (on Friday 2/8/13)

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Source: Southern Poverty Law Center

Oath Keepers ‘Patriot’ Group Plans 50 Anti-Gun Control Rallies Tomorrow
by Ryan Lenz on February 7, 2013


In the wake of White House moves to implement some gun control by using executive orders, the antigovernment “Patriot” right has exploded with fury, claiming that virtually any regulation amounts to an infringement of the Constitution or even a prelude to a national “gun grab” by federal forces hoping to disarm citizens once and for all.

These and similar claims have come from nearly every corner of the radical right. But one of the most noteworthy recent responses comes from the Oath Keepers, a group of conspiracy-minded current and former members of law enforcement and the military who believe a tyrannical and gun-hating “New World Order” is planned by global elites. Vowing to fight any legislation to ban “assault weapons,” the Oath Keepers have announced rallies at state houses across the nation on Friday with the aim of sending a message to lawmakers that the “they will be held accountable if they choose to dishonor” their oath to the Constitution.

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In a December manifesto entitled “My Personal Pledge of Resistance Against Any Attempt to Disarm Us by Means of an ‘Assault Weapons Ban,’” Rhodes denounced federal efforts to rob him of “every terrible implement of the soldier” and vowed not to disarm, “regardless of what law is passed by the oath breakers in Congress, or signed into law by the oath breaker in the White House.”

“It is the height of Orwellian perversion of language and logic to say that disarming you of the most effective arms for combat that you still have is somehow not really disarming you, because you still have hunting rifles and shotguns,” Rhodes wrote, referring to calls to restrict or ban “assault rifles.” “And you can bet that if you let them take your military semi-autos, next on their list will be your bolt action rifles, which they will call ‘sniper rifles’ (and by God, that is certainly what they are good for!).”

Read more: http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2013/02/07/oath-keepers-patriot-group-plans-50-anti-gun-control-rallies-tomorrow/



ol' ELMER is a real prize...

The core of the Oath Keepers is its 10 “Orders We Will Not Obey.” The orders relate directly to Patriot fears of a government conspiracy — alleged plans to impose martial law, shuttle Americans into concentration camps and so on. Rhodes has warned that the government is teetering on the brink and has encouraged residents in Flathead County, Mont., to begin forming citizen militias.

“It’s not that the iceberg is coming. … We already hit the iceberg,” Rhodes was quoted saying during a speech after arriving in Montana. And how does that play out in one of the Ivy League’s most conspiratorial minds? He put it quite simply: “The Titanic is going down.”
http://www.splcenter.org/get-informed/intelligence-files/profiles/elmer-stewart-rhodes

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A jury acquitted Dyer of the federal weapons charge but the sexual abuse charges are still pending. Dyer — who popped up often in YouTube videos to complain about the "New World Order" and other apparently looming dangers — had spoken on behalf of Oath Keepers at a 2009 Tea Party event in Oklahoma. Just days before the appearance, Rhodes, who later sought to distance his group from Dyer, promised that Dyer would "deliver one heck of a fiery speech."
http://www.splcenter.org/get-informed/intelligence-report/browse-all-issues/2010/fall/oath-keepers-group-battered-by-members-

ha! i think that last url was SUPPOSED to read that way!


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farminator3000 Feb 2013 OP
pasto76 Feb 2013 #1
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frylock Feb 2013 #4
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farminator3000 Feb 2013 #6
RKP5637 Feb 2013 #26
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EastKYLiberal Feb 2013 #9
johnfunk Feb 2013 #10
Thinkingabout Feb 2013 #11
farminator3000 Feb 2013 #12
Thinkingabout Feb 2013 #20
farminator3000 Feb 2013 #13
farminator3000 Feb 2013 #14
yellowcanine Feb 2013 #15
rdharma Feb 2013 #18
yellowcanine Feb 2013 #19
RKP5637 Feb 2013 #27
Tom Ripley Feb 2013 #22
farminator3000 Feb 2013 #16
rdharma Feb 2013 #17
Zoeisright Feb 2013 #21
RKP5637 Feb 2013 #28
The Wizard Feb 2013 #23
jmowreader Feb 2013 #24
farminator3000 Feb 2013 #25

Response to farminator3000 (Original post)

Thu Feb 7, 2013, 07:14 PM

1. awesome. what is the over/under on accidental discharges?

50 rallies... Im betting a dollar there is at least 8.

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Response to pasto76 (Reply #1)

Thu Feb 7, 2013, 07:24 PM

3. 8 is only the number of states affected by the storm, is that your final answer?

ice, wind, shrinkage, slippage...discharge...yuck, i sound like tobias funke!

or will the storm shrinkage the turnout? they are the 'rugged' types, yes?

i'd at least go with double figures if i were you-

3:1 odds --> at least 13. these men are trained lunatics!

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Response to farminator3000 (Reply #3)

Thu Feb 7, 2013, 10:02 PM

7. hopefully any AD is reported

we can settle up on monday

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Response to pasto76 (Reply #1)

Thu Feb 7, 2013, 07:29 PM

4. i swear to gawd i thought it was unloaded!

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Response to farminator3000 (Original post)

Thu Feb 7, 2013, 07:22 PM

2. excellent news!

I'd like to see more of these fringe hate groups have their gun orgy rallies. it should give pause for thought to any reasonable person sitting on the fence of siding with the NRA-holes, or taking a closer look at, and backing common-sense gun laws supported by gun owners such as myself. maybe White Aryan Resistance can hold a march as well.

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Response to frylock (Reply #2)

Thu Feb 7, 2013, 09:06 PM

6. i just had a chilling thought...

that LAPD guy on the loose...with his LEO vendetta

But one of the most noteworthy recent responses comes from the Oath Keepers, a group of conspiracy-minded current and former members of law enforcement and the military who believe a tyrannical and gun-hating “New World Order” is planned by global elites

oh. my.
wonder if the OKs are showing up in Sacramento tomorrow?
or crapping their pants?

yeesh.

also, the WAR is having some trouble marching lately:
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2013/02/07/klan-leader-who-plotted-to-murder-nc-sheriff-gets-15-years/

he doesn't appear to have been much of a leader in the 1st place...

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Response to frylock (Reply #2)

Mon Feb 11, 2013, 09:21 AM

26. Give them all the free beer they want and lots of ammunition for their guns, that should

settle out their presence after the testosterone gets flowing over some petty argument and they want to show off their wares and the mob action takes over.

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Response to farminator3000 (Original post)

Thu Feb 7, 2013, 07:35 PM

5. nice

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Response to farminator3000 (Original post)

Thu Feb 7, 2013, 10:23 PM

8. Expect emergency rooms to be filled with accidental discharge victimes

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Response to farminator3000 (Original post)

Thu Feb 7, 2013, 10:31 PM

9. I hope there's a few Darwin awards to give out after tomorrow. nt

 

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Response to farminator3000 (Original post)

Fri Feb 8, 2013, 12:32 AM

10. Oaf Queefers: Obsessed with their penis substitutes

That is all.

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Response to farminator3000 (Original post)

Fri Feb 8, 2013, 10:40 AM

11. One would think former law enforcement and military would be against cop killer weapons.

This must be just another radical group out of control. For all the haters if groups like Taliban, this is an American Taliban, do as they say or you could be eliminated. They complain of NWO but without the intelligence of the NWO think tank but are wannabes. We are entitled to many freedoms in the USA but don't need the control groups like this, live and let live.

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Response to Thinkingabout (Reply #11)

Fri Feb 8, 2013, 11:08 AM

12. CURRENT law enforcement sure is!

maybe they are the ones that didn't make the grade?

esr army career- google

Will The Real Stewart Rhodes Please Stand Up? - Teknosis - Typepad
tekgnosis.typepad.com/.../will-the-real-stewart-rhodes-please-st...
Sep 3, 2009 – Elmer Stewart Rhodes, Jr. Professional Sculptur, Founder of Oathkeepers. Showing His .... Is that true? He's never shown me or anyone I know his military records. ....

or many they're just shitbags?

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Response to farminator3000 (Reply #12)

Fri Feb 8, 2013, 05:12 PM

20. I think I get the drift, a lot of wannabes, worked with some if those iver the years,

Was told he could kill with his bare hands but even in a secure building he kept the door locked, totally scared of his shadow.

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Response to farminator3000 (Original post)

Fri Feb 8, 2013, 11:11 AM

13. newly discovered Carl Sandurg poem- thread from GD- very applicable!

http://www.democraticunderground.com/10022334970
UI volunteer finds unknown Carl Sandburg poem- Late writer's 'Revolver' takes aim at guns, violence

not Sandburg, 80s west coast hardcore- (Impatient) Youth (also a song in the thread)

From the mouth of madmen’s interpretations
Don’t forget the golden rule
The man with the gold is making the rules

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Response to farminator3000 (Original post)

Fri Feb 8, 2013, 12:43 PM

14. why does this update give me deja-vu? check the bold! meet the feebles!

Gun Rights Supporters Descend On Statehouse
By Mike Corbin - mcorbin@wibc.com | @WIBC_MikeCorbin
2/8/2013

Dozens of gun rights supporters descended on the Indiana Statehouse Friday.

Members of Oath Keepers say their goal is to preserve gun rights that are under fire in America. They say supporting the Second Amendment is crucial to securing American freedom overall.

Oath Keepers estimates it has at least 20-thousand members nationwide. They're holding rallies across the nation. Nick Voils of Speedway attended the rally. Voils says hammers and blunt objects kill more people than guns. Robert Smith of Indianapolis says more people are killed by drunk driving than guns and you don't hear calls for a ban on cars. Scott Hodson of Martinsville says he simply came to support 2nd Amendment rights and they want their voices heard.
http://www.wibc.com/news/story.aspx?ID=1883529

nobody is shooting at the gun rights.
we are actually free, or 90+%. whatever.
they don't know how many members they have? the leader went to Yale and THAT is organization?
isn't it technically a 'public show of bullshit' and not a 'rally'? if nobody wants to join your cause?
if, by 'blunt object, you mean YOURSELF, then, yes.
good point, you can't drive drunk w/o a car. much better idea than DUI laws.

i think they should put a copies of the 2nd on the hoods of their cars and smash them with hammers.

that would make more sense!

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Response to farminator3000 (Original post)

Fri Feb 8, 2013, 02:47 PM

15. Picture of Elmer Rhodes

Why do these guys always have that ex-husband look?

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Response to yellowcanine (Reply #15)

Fri Feb 8, 2013, 04:25 PM

18. Kind of pasty-faced and doughy looking too, eh? nt

 

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Response to rdharma (Reply #18)

Fri Feb 8, 2013, 04:30 PM

19. Looks as if he would have bad breath also.

Dental hygiene is not a priority I would guess.

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Response to yellowcanine (Reply #19)

Mon Feb 11, 2013, 09:26 AM

27. And farts a lot. + poor body hygiene. n/t

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Response to yellowcanine (Reply #15)

Sat Feb 9, 2013, 04:17 PM

22. I really did laugh out loud

Nice one!

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Response to farminator3000 (Original post)

Fri Feb 8, 2013, 03:30 PM

16. FUX news seems to think its a wonderful time for all!

http://fox59.com/2013/02/08/pro-second-amendment-rally-to-draw-statehouse-crowd/#axzz2KLBlYVVe

^^^ at least they are smart enough to make the guy quoted not sound like a moran!

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200 people, probably like 4-5 are actually members.
i wonder how many cops that WEREN'T fired are members?
edit: gee, what ELSE do those two 'marxists' have in common?

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One speaker, former gubernatorial candidate Ray McBerry, warned the crowd that “the foreign-born Marxist in the White House and his Marxist attorney general” were using “staged crisis events — yes, I said staged crisis events” to justify confiscation of their weapons. That got a loud cheer and applause.

According to McBerry, the Obama administration is using these “staged crisis events” in exactly the same way that Adolph Hitler used the Reichstag fire, as an excuse to impose complete tyranny on the American people. The national socialist government in Washington is following exactly the same blueprint to power that the national socialist government in Germany followed, he said, reeling off a string of comparisons that would be uncanny if true.

That too drew strong applause.

“Which federal gun laws are constitutional?” McBerry asked.

“NONE!” the crowd roared back.

“You know the answer,” he said smiling.

(Just as an aside, earlier this week McBerry issued a press release announcing his endorsement of U.S. Rep. Paul Broun for U.S. Senate.)
http://blogs.ajc.com/jay-bookman-blog/2013/02/08/today-at-the-capitol-u-s-democracy-in-action/?cxntfid=blogs_jay_bookman_blog

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Response to farminator3000 (Original post)

Fri Feb 8, 2013, 04:22 PM

17. "Oath Keepers" are small in numbers.......

 

........ but BIG in "Batshit Crazy"!

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Response to farminator3000 (Original post)

Fri Feb 8, 2013, 05:14 PM

21. Easier to identify the gun humpers.

Sounds like a great idea to me.

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Response to Zoeisright (Reply #21)

Mon Feb 11, 2013, 09:28 AM

28. Frankly a good time to round them up for the FEMA camps some drone on about. n/t

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Response to farminator3000 (Original post)

Sat Feb 9, 2013, 08:38 PM

23. Because an AK 47

is cheaper than a penile implant.

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Response to farminator3000 (Original post)

Sun Feb 10, 2013, 11:47 PM

24. Let 'em.

The more these maniacs shoot themselves at anti-gun-control rallies, the more the decent people of this nation will realize the Founding Fathers didn't intend for people to shop at Penneys with a rifle slung across their backs.

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Response to farminator3000 (Original post)

Mon Feb 11, 2013, 09:00 AM

25. maybe i underestimated the OKs- they are endorsed by ted STOOGENT- he's very intellectual...

NOT!!!

He explained: "There is an official organization called 'Oath Keepers,' and these are heros of law enforcement and the military who will not obey an order, an illegal, anti-Constitution, oath-breaking order to infringe that far on our Second Amendment rights."

He predicted that "many will" refuse to enforce orders violating their interpretation of the Second Amendment, but not all, and he cited the Waco, Texas attack during the Clinton administration, as an example.



"I'm in the gun industry," he said. "I have my own Ted Nugent line of ammo that has sold out every pallet that we can back into a sporting goods store."
http://washingtonexaminer.com/ted-nugent-ammo-sells-out-says-cops-wont-obey-obama-on-guns/article/2518607

translation-
"my lawyer, who has an actual brain, told me i could make some money off these idiots by putting my name on boxes of bullets.
derp futz blarg BECAUSE 2ND AMENDMENT!!"

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