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Sun Nov 4, 2018, 06:54 AM

This should be fine

Garance Franke-Ruta @thegarance 15m15 minutes ago
Things that won't end well. // U.S. militia groups head to border, stirred by Trump’s call to arms https://t.co/RjDMo5KGfG

FALFURRIAS, Tex. — Gun-carrying civilian groups and border vigilantes have heard a call to arms in President Trump’s warnings about threats to American security posed by caravans of Central American migrants moving through Mexico. They’re packing coolers and tents, oiling rifles and tuning up aerial drones, with plans to form caravans of their own and trail American troops to the border...

McGauley and others have been roused by the president’s call to restore order and defend the country against what Trump has called “an invasion,” as thousands of Central American migrants advance slowly through southern Mexico toward the U.S. border. Trump has insisted that “unknown Middle Easterners,” “very tough fighters,” and large numbers of violent criminals are traveling among the women, children and families heading north on foot.

The Texas Minutemen, according to McGauley, have 100 volunteers en route to the Rio Grande who want to help stop the migrants, with more likely on the way.

“I can’t put a number on it,” McGauley said. “My phone’s been ringing nonstop for the last seven days. You got other militias, and husbands and wives, people coming from Oregon, Indiana. We’ve even got two from Canada.”

Asked whether his group planned to deploy with weapons, McGauley laughed. “This is Texas, man,” he said.

read more: https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/national-security/us-militia-groups-head-to-border-stirred-by-trumps-call-to-arms/2018/11/03/ff96826c-decf-11e8-b3f0-62607289efee_story.html?utm_term=.c08296629579

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bigtree Nov 4 OP
PJMcK Nov 4 #1
gademocrat7 Nov 4 #2
Hermit-The-Prog Nov 4 #7
dewsgirl Nov 4 #3
empedocles Nov 4 #4
Vinca Nov 4 #5
BaileyBill Nov 4 #6
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Response to bigtree (Original post)

Sun Nov 4, 2018, 06:57 AM

1. What could possibly go wrong? (n/t)

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Response to bigtree (Original post)

Sun Nov 4, 2018, 07:00 AM

2. Disgusting and dangerous

The evil orange buffoon is inciting violence.

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Response to gademocrat7 (Reply #2)

Sun Nov 4, 2018, 08:20 AM

7. it's not just the orange evil buffoon

Don't let Fox, hate radio, and the entire radicalizing Republican Party slither under your radar; they are responsible for "ginning up" this irrational fear, hatred, and response.

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Response to bigtree (Original post)

Sun Nov 4, 2018, 07:22 AM

3. This won't end badly at all.😮

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Response to bigtree (Original post)

Sun Nov 4, 2018, 07:23 AM

4. Timely exposure of these types?

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Sun Nov 4, 2018, 07:23 AM

5. I think this is exactly what Mattis is worried about.

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Sun Nov 4, 2018, 07:59 AM

6. Maybe this will keep them away from the polls.

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Response to bigtree (Original post)

Sun Nov 4, 2018, 10:07 AM

8. It's also reported that they steal gov't equipment

so maybe they can be rounded up and taken out of circulation. A possible good thing that might come of this since there won't be very many refugees arriving like they say. In a report on NPR this morning stated that a few thousand of the migrants have applied for asylum in Mexico, they have been traveling in crappy weather and cold night temps so many are getting illnesses related to exposure to the elements so they are deciding to stay in Mexico.

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