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Mon Aug 12, 2019, 05:47 PM

This recently happened in Minneapolis - guy with guns watching a house with an anti-Trump sign.

The local Nextdoor web site just posted this:

Last week a person was parked in a Black BMW on multiple days for long periods of time near the intersection of xxxxxx. Police were eventually called and it was discovered he had multiple weapons and loads of ammo in the vehicle, including two semi-automatic weapons. He also had a bullet proof vest. He was detained and the weapons were confiscated but they were purchased legally so I believe he could go to the precinct and ask for them back.

Worth noting he told police he was watching a house - that happened to have a handmade anti-Trump sign in the window.
A xxxxxx neighbor contacted xxxxx council member xxxxx on 8/5. She replied the same day after having talked with (precinct police inspector) who let her know that a # of steps have been taken to respond to this situation, including the 'safe keeping' of the individual's guns until a very thorough background check is run, alerting all officers in the precinct about the details of this incident, an investigation by the weapons unit, and, this statement: "We encourage anyone who notices that the suspicious vehicle involved in this incident has returned to the neighborhood to call 911 and tell the call taker that firearms were recovered from the suspicious vehicle on 8/2 as the driver was parked in the neighborhood. Officers will make contact with the driver and occupants and assess the situation."


This was about six blocks from my house. They're everywhere.

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Reply This recently happened in Minneapolis - guy with guns watching a house with an anti-Trump sign. (Original post)
The Velveteen Ocelot Aug 12 OP
Trenzalore Aug 12 #1
magicarpet Aug 12 #10
Blue_true Aug 12 #32
gratuitous Aug 12 #2
Srkdqltr Aug 12 #3
ancianita Aug 12 #14
pangaia Aug 12 #28
ancianita Aug 12 #30
Locrian Aug 13 #47
ancianita Aug 13 #48
LeftInTX Aug 13 #50
RKP5637 Aug 12 #4
MyOwnPeace Aug 12 #8
Alwaysna Aug 12 #21
Maru Kitteh Aug 12 #27
defacto7 Aug 12 #29
Alwaysna Aug 12 #33
Pacifist Patriot Aug 13 #40
cannabis_flower Aug 13 #52
Pacifist Patriot Aug 13 #60
yaesu Aug 12 #13
kimbutgar Aug 12 #19
dalton99a Aug 13 #43
zackymilly Aug 13 #59
kimbutgar Aug 13 #61
Blue_true Aug 12 #34
Pacifist Patriot Aug 13 #41
tblue37 Aug 12 #37
blm Aug 12 #5
Ligyron Aug 12 #6
tblue37 Aug 12 #38
snacker Aug 12 #7
The Velveteen Ocelot Aug 12 #39
lpbk2713 Aug 12 #9
alfredo Aug 12 #11
EveHammond13 Aug 12 #12
Thekaspervote Aug 13 #56
EveHammond13 Aug 13 #57
kairos12 Aug 12 #15
N_E_1 for Tennis Aug 12 #16
kyburbonkid Aug 12 #17
KY_EnviroGuy Aug 12 #18
kimbutgar Aug 12 #20
The Velveteen Ocelot Aug 12 #23
kimbutgar Aug 12 #31
MyOwnPeace Aug 12 #35
Roland99 Aug 12 #24
Scruffy1 Aug 12 #22
TomSlick Aug 12 #25
keithbvadu2 Aug 12 #26
GulfCoast66 Aug 12 #36
patphil Aug 13 #44
MineralMan Aug 13 #42
IronLionZion Aug 13 #46
The Velveteen Ocelot Aug 13 #53
NutmegYankee Aug 13 #55
IronLionZion Aug 13 #45
BlancheSplanchnik Aug 13 #49
Ohiogal Aug 13 #51
Sugarcoated Aug 13 #54
WhiskeyGrinder Aug 13 #58

Response to The Velveteen Ocelot (Original post)

Mon Aug 12, 2019, 05:50 PM

1. 2020 is not going to be a safe time

He is warming up the band with his rhetoric. When he finds out he is behind in the polls (if he believes it) he will literally engage in the most divisive irresponsible language that he can think of.

It is not going to be pretty.

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Response to Trenzalore (Reply #1)

Mon Aug 12, 2019, 06:37 PM

10. Mad Donald.... goes Hyper Mad Max.... we clean up the mess.

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Response to Trenzalore (Reply #1)

Mon Aug 12, 2019, 09:03 PM

32. They are going to try everything.

The now likely realize that messing up the mail in a deep blue South Florida likely gave them a governor's chair and a US Senate seat. Expect them to send out threats about packages in the mail into post offices in blue areas. That is a big reason why I believe voting by mail or absentee in a competitive state is insane, vote in person, early if possible.

There will be physical violence from them on roads and in public spaces, so we need to be on the lookout for that.

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Response to The Velveteen Ocelot (Original post)

Mon Aug 12, 2019, 05:54 PM

2. I'd bet a dollar to a hole in a doughnut

I'll bet this fellow isn't supposed to be in possession of firearms due to an earlier transgression against the law.

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Response to The Velveteen Ocelot (Original post)

Mon Aug 12, 2019, 05:59 PM

3. Don't they know that dems and anti trumpers can and do have guns?

People may be shooting back.

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Response to Srkdqltr (Reply #3)

Mon Aug 12, 2019, 06:54 PM

14. This would set off exactly the national emergency powers

MF45 is just waiting for an excuse to invoke.

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Response to ancianita (Reply #14)

Mon Aug 12, 2019, 08:21 PM

28. not enough people believe the fascist takeover is very far along--- there will be blood..

even here...every day it is.. "Oh, how worse can it get?"

Oh, today donnie did this.
McConnel did that...
beto is looking good in Iowa...
whatever...

Everybody WAKE UP !!!

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Response to pangaia (Reply #28)

Mon Aug 12, 2019, 08:27 PM

30. Yep. By the time people realize we're too far gone, Dopey Donnie will have prohibited their

travel out of the country through his state of emergency.

It will be reluctantly followed through with enforcement by a christianized military and his cult finger pointers.

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Response to ancianita (Reply #14)

Tue Aug 13, 2019, 04:06 PM

47. exactly - it's a win win for them

We do nothing and get attacked, etc
We respond and they declare emergency

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Response to Locrian (Reply #47)

Tue Aug 13, 2019, 04:11 PM

48. Don't stop there. They declare emergency and we... ?

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Response to Srkdqltr (Reply #3)

Tue Aug 13, 2019, 04:38 PM

50. A friend of mine has a bunch of Democratic stickers plastered on her car

Some guy got aggressive and tried to run her off the road.

She pulled out her gun and pointed it at him.

He took off so fast!!!!

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Response to The Velveteen Ocelot (Original post)

Mon Aug 12, 2019, 06:00 PM

4. Although I have wanted too, I have never posted a political sign at my house or on my car,

especially now. There are just way too many crazies in this country just waiting for a chance/excuse to take some kind of mentally disturbed action.

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Response to RKP5637 (Reply #4)

Mon Aug 12, 2019, 06:17 PM

8. Gotta' go with you on that one!

I can't afford to have my vehicle beat up in a parking lot - or have a road-rage idiot start something when I'm on the highway.

KEEP SAVE OUT THERE - AND GET OUT THE VOTE!!!!!

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Response to MyOwnPeace (Reply #8)

Mon Aug 12, 2019, 07:38 PM

21. A bait car with surveillance would be interesting! Would that be entrapment?

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Response to Alwaysna (Reply #21)

Mon Aug 12, 2019, 08:10 PM

27. I like that idea. Nt

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Response to Alwaysna (Reply #21)

Mon Aug 12, 2019, 08:24 PM

29. Who would know it was bait?

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Response to defacto7 (Reply #29)

Mon Aug 12, 2019, 09:07 PM

33. Put anti -trump bumper stickers on it.

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Response to Alwaysna (Reply #21)

Tue Aug 13, 2019, 10:04 AM

40. I don't think so.

Entrapment, I believe, is getting someone to commit a crime they would otherwise have been unlikely or unwilling to commit. But someone better versed in the law can correct me on this point if need be.

I can't imagine legally parking a car that looks like any other that would be in that area, with an indication of a political preference, would be entrapment. If it looked wildly out of place and over the top...maybe? But if it looked pretty much like any other with a bumper sticker or two, I don't see how it's presence would be tricking someone into committing a crime they wouldn't otherwise commit. Interesting question.

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Response to Pacifist Patriot (Reply #40)

Tue Aug 13, 2019, 04:56 PM

52. Entrapment would be if..

You set up the bait car and then told a Trumper about it and encouraged them to vandalize it.

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Response to cannabis_flower (Reply #52)

Tue Aug 13, 2019, 08:33 PM

60. Thanks!

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Response to RKP5637 (Reply #4)

Mon Aug 12, 2019, 06:53 PM

13. the last time I had signs students from a local religious college kept stealing them nt

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Response to RKP5637 (Reply #4)

Mon Aug 12, 2019, 07:22 PM

19. My Dad instilled in me to never post political signs in your windows or on your car

This was even back in the 60ís. He said there is always some crazy that will attack you if your political beliefs differ from them.

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Response to kimbutgar (Reply #19)

Tue Aug 13, 2019, 10:49 AM

43. +1. Wise advice

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Response to kimbutgar (Reply #19)

Tue Aug 13, 2019, 08:26 PM

59. I've seen road rage against people on the highway with political bumper stickers.

Easing into their lane, brake checking, etc.

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Response to zackymilly (Reply #59)

Tue Aug 13, 2019, 09:02 PM

61. Exactly

Theyíre listening to hate radio driving on the freeway and see a ď liburealĒ with a coexist , anti fat donnie stickers etc and they act out the rage theyíre hearing on the radio.

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Response to RKP5637 (Reply #4)

Mon Aug 12, 2019, 09:07 PM

34. Same here. In Florida that is asking for trouble.

There are more registered democrats statewide, but in my red county, republicans lead DEMs by around 50%. The people here are more moderate, but I never know when I will come across a hyped-up psycho.

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Response to Blue_true (Reply #34)

Tue Aug 13, 2019, 10:07 AM

41. Same here.

I don't think the GOP lead is quite that high in my FL county, and the people are fairly moderate. But I've also seen some super-Trump supports I wouldn't trust to not flip out. There's one guy who drives around all day in this weird bicycle-type contraption festooned with Trump banners. Would not want to be alone with that guy!

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Response to RKP5637 (Reply #4)

Mon Aug 12, 2019, 09:36 PM

37. +a brazillion! nt

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Response to The Velveteen Ocelot (Original post)

Mon Aug 12, 2019, 06:01 PM

5. Geez.

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Response to The Velveteen Ocelot (Original post)

Mon Aug 12, 2019, 06:11 PM

6. Sounds like the local police were on it though.

Took the appropriate action going forward. That should be encouraging. In some parts of the country they might not be so responsive.

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Response to Ligyron (Reply #6)

Mon Aug 12, 2019, 09:37 PM

38. In some parts of the country the guy in the car would have been a cop. nt

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Response to The Velveteen Ocelot (Original post)

Mon Aug 12, 2019, 06:12 PM

7. This is in my daughter's neighborhood...

maybe 3 blocks away. A friend of hers lives on the block where this incident took place and witnessed the event. Quite the scary situation in a very safe Minneapolis neighborhood.

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Response to snacker (Reply #7)

Mon Aug 12, 2019, 10:05 PM

39. It's also right by an elementary school. Good thing school hasn't started yet.

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Response to The Velveteen Ocelot (Original post)

Mon Aug 12, 2019, 06:18 PM

9. He was hoping to get a mention from Limbaugh or Hannity.




That would be his fifteen minutes.

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Response to The Velveteen Ocelot (Original post)

Mon Aug 12, 2019, 06:43 PM

11. Maybe he is a "good guy" with several guns.

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Response to The Velveteen Ocelot (Original post)

Mon Aug 12, 2019, 06:48 PM

12. the future is counting on us to have courage

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Response to EveHammond13 (Reply #12)

Tue Aug 13, 2019, 06:26 PM

56. "Courage is the price life exacts for granting peace." Amelia Earhart

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Response to Thekaspervote (Reply #56)

Tue Aug 13, 2019, 08:12 PM

57. "Courage, Merry. Courage for our friends." - Eowyn

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Response to The Velveteen Ocelot (Original post)

Mon Aug 12, 2019, 06:59 PM

15. A Brown Shirt exposed.

Drumpt, no doubt, will encourage MAGA zombies to show up armed around polling places to deter "illegal voting."

You bet this will happen.

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Response to The Velveteen Ocelot (Original post)

Mon Aug 12, 2019, 07:03 PM

16. My brother lives in Minneapolis...

Thanks gotta text him.

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Response to The Velveteen Ocelot (Original post)

Mon Aug 12, 2019, 07:12 PM

17. This sounds like a time for a block-wide sign of support.

Sounds like a fox hypnotized trumpazoid with too much internet access.

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Response to The Velveteen Ocelot (Original post)

Mon Aug 12, 2019, 07:16 PM

18. One would think a guy that can afford a Beemer could afford a brain....

with some common sense. Unlike his idol tRump, this guy is not very good at concealing his malfeasance.

Stalking is not taken lightly in most neighborhoods these days and events like this are not looked at positively by employers.

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Response to KY_EnviroGuy (Reply #18)

Mon Aug 12, 2019, 07:23 PM

20. Probably driving Mummy or Daddy's car!

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Response to kimbutgar (Reply #20)

Mon Aug 12, 2019, 07:50 PM

23. The description was of a guy in his late '30s, not a kid.

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Response to The Velveteen Ocelot (Reply #23)

Mon Aug 12, 2019, 08:55 PM

31. He could have moved back home

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Response to kimbutgar (Reply #31)

Mon Aug 12, 2019, 09:15 PM

35. Living in the basement..........

and life on-line, plus FAUX!!!!

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Response to KY_EnviroGuy (Reply #18)

Mon Aug 12, 2019, 08:01 PM

24. Could be a 30 year-old bmw

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Response to The Velveteen Ocelot (Original post)

Mon Aug 12, 2019, 07:45 PM

22. He won't be back.

Having spent 45 or so years in Minneapolis I know the cops have his dope and every squad wil be looking for him. These peopel are just cowards and bullies. he might get his shit back eventually after a whole lot of red tape and "missing papers" No cop wants to have to deal with a heavily armed and dangerous lunatic. He wiill stay out of town. A cop can write tickets endlessly. Oh, failure to signal, not coming to a full stop etc. I estimate the average driver is guilty of a ticketible offense about every 3 blocks. I am sure the FBI has been called and a file has been started.

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Response to The Velveteen Ocelot (Original post)

Mon Aug 12, 2019, 08:03 PM

25. If he returns, I'd call the police and complain of stalking.

A distinct offense from any weapons charge.

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Response to The Velveteen Ocelot (Original post)

Mon Aug 12, 2019, 08:07 PM

26. Armed Trump Supporter Who 'Intimidated' Virginia Voter Is Allowed To Carry Weapon, Officials Say

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Response to The Velveteen Ocelot (Original post)

Mon Aug 12, 2019, 09:18 PM

36. Do they think no Democrat owns guns?

Our party platform calls out support for the second amendment. With tons of calls for heavy regulation like a renewed AWB.

Where I grew up everyone owns guns. And most everyone hunts. Nationally itís seems a divided issue because so many democrats live in urban environments. Owning a gun makes no sense. Even more so on DU. And I get it.

But in the south and Midwest gun ownership is not a partisan issue. Gun worship is!

I have evangelical family members who with a straight face will tell you jesus wants his followers to own guns. And I am not bullshitting. I have heard it and will again in a few month when I visit family. The are batshit crazy and there is no winning them over.

And everyone of them also believes god sent trump and if you donít support him you soul is at risk for eternal damnation. They think they are on a mission from god. It will get worse before we vote him out.












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Response to GulfCoast66 (Reply #36)

Tue Aug 13, 2019, 03:16 PM

44. Evangelicals who equate Trump with Jesus aren't Christian.

They may be on a mission from god, but their "god" is a satan.

Patrick Phillips

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Response to The Velveteen Ocelot (Original post)

Tue Aug 13, 2019, 10:42 AM

42. Cars are forever stopping in front of our house.

Why? Because we have Xfinity hot spot WiFi enabled. I watch them. They pull over to the curb and use their devices. A lot of real estate people with magnetic signs on their doors, and others, as well.

I could turn it off, but I know I've used others Xfinity hot spots myself. It's a separate system on the modem that is not connected to our network in any way. I think the idea is that enough people enabling this feature will help provide WiFi access in most places. I'm for that, I suppose.

Anyhow, I quit worrying about cars parking in front of my house for a few minutes.

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Response to MineralMan (Reply #42)

Tue Aug 13, 2019, 03:36 PM

46. I would go to a coffee shop or other business

not someone's home.

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Response to MineralMan (Reply #42)

Tue Aug 13, 2019, 04:56 PM

53. If somebody was just borrowing my wifi for a few minutes I wouldn't worry.

If they're sitting there day after day with a car full of guns and ammo, then I would worry.

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Response to MineralMan (Reply #42)

Tue Aug 13, 2019, 06:10 PM

55. Is the WiFi traceable to your home?

If it is, itís just inviting a SWATIng by someone who uses it to make a threat that they know will result in a SWAT deployment.

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Response to The Velveteen Ocelot (Original post)

Tue Aug 13, 2019, 03:33 PM

45. The important thing is that person is not a terrorist

since he has no political agenda

Charge him with stalking, harassment, intimidation, etc. There is a crime there. People have been murdered by police in Minneapolis without committing any crime.

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Response to The Velveteen Ocelot (Original post)

Tue Aug 13, 2019, 04:17 PM

49. Liberals are among the shitstain's Enemies. n/t

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Response to The Velveteen Ocelot (Original post)

Tue Aug 13, 2019, 04:43 PM

51. That 18-year-old in Ohio

In possession of all those firearms and ammo who vowed to kill federal agents and go after Planned Parenthood isnít far from my house, either. Itís really scary, Ocelot. I hear ya.

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Response to The Velveteen Ocelot (Original post)

Tue Aug 13, 2019, 05:32 PM

54. Do you have a link

or can you post a screenshot of this directly from Nextdoor website?

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