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Colonel Who Vowed to Disarm Americans Works With Homeland Security
nworeport.me ^ | December 6, 2013 | Paul Joseph Watson

Posted on 12/07/2013 5:36:41 AM PST by ilovesarah2012

Lt. Col. Robert Bateman, the second amendment-hating Army Officer who caused controversy after vowing to “pry your gun from your cold, dead, fingers,” works closely with the Department of Homeland Security.

Earlier this week, Bateman, an active military commander, penned a piece for Esquire magazine in which he promised to push for a total ban on all firearms besides muskets, shotguns and rifles, and shut down all gun manufacturers except for those who produced weapons for the federal government and the armed forces (you will be disarmed, the state will have a monopoly on firepower).

Bateman is president and founder of Alliance Defense Marketing Associates LLC, a “global premier risk management” firm that does work for the DHS.

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TOPICS: Government; Military/Veterans
KEYWORDS: banglist; dhs; robertbateman; tyranny
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1 posted on 12/07/2013 5:36:41 AM PST by ilovesarah2012
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To: Lazamataz

Do they have the right Bateman, or did they make the same mistake you did?


2 posted on 12/07/2013 5:38:48 AM PST by FreedomPoster (Islam delenda est)
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To: ilovesarah2012

Laz posted an article earlier this week pointing out this guy is active in the NY Guard, not the NATIONAL Guard and is thus not a commissioned officer in the USA.

Didnt see if his article was verified.


3 posted on 12/07/2013 5:40:19 AM PST by Blueflag (Res ipsa loquitur: non vehere est inermus)
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To: FreedomPoster

just saw your post ...


4 posted on 12/07/2013 5:41:20 AM PST by Blueflag (Res ipsa loquitur: non vehere est inermus)
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To: ilovesarah2012

Let this punk just try.


5 posted on 12/07/2013 5:45:06 AM PST by shankbear (The tree of Liberty appears to be perishing because there are few patriots willing to refresh it.)
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To: shankbear

Come and take it !


6 posted on 12/07/2013 5:50:45 AM PST by Eric in the Ozarks ("Say Not the Struggle Naught Availeth.")
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To: shankbear

Funny.....looking at his resume, he lists all his credentials but only has a DOD Secret level security clearance...not sure what that is but he is a wanna be.


7 posted on 12/07/2013 5:51:38 AM PST by Tamayo
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To: shankbear

Looking for a replay of ‘Unintended Consequences’ on a continental scale. America’s got a Hell of a lot more Henry Bowmans than it does LTC Batemans.


8 posted on 12/07/2013 5:52:01 AM PST by rarestia (It's time to water the Tree of Liberty.)
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To: Blueflag

Laz pulled his post as it was verified that there are TWO Robert Batemans, the NY Guard poseur, and one who is a real LTC in the US Army. I think this article may have made the same mistake, and that it is about the fake. That’s why I was asking Laz, he’s more up on the details.


9 posted on 12/07/2013 5:54:00 AM PST by FreedomPoster (Islam delenda est)
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To: Blueflag

Lieutenant Colonel Robert L. Bateman is an infantryman, historian and prolific writer. Bateman was a Military Fellow at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) and has taught Military History at the U.S. Military Academy. He is currently stationed in Washington, D.C. Bateman has authored two books: “Digital War, A View from the Front Lines” (Presidio: 1999) and “No Gun Ri, A Military History of the Korean War Incident” (Stackpole, 2002). He’s also contributed to or co-authored seven more. Bateman’s byline has appeared on more than 300 print and major national web site articles.

http://smallwarsjournal.com/author/robert-bateman


10 posted on 12/07/2013 5:55:02 AM PST by ilovesarah2012
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To: FreedomPoster

It’s Time to Talk About Guns and the Supreme Court

By Lt. Col. Robert Bateman on December 3, 2013

http://www.esquire.com/blogs/politics/bateman-on-guns-120313


11 posted on 12/07/2013 5:59:02 AM PST by ilovesarah2012
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To: ilovesarah2012

Note to Mr. Bateman:

BRING IT ON!!!!


12 posted on 12/07/2013 5:59:23 AM PST by Progov
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To: Eric in the Ozarks
90 million American gun owners....yea, right.

Feelin froggie Colonel? Come on down. You may be able to pull it off up there in yankee land, but down here in Texas, we'll send ya home with your tail tucked between your legs.

I promise!

13 posted on 12/07/2013 6:01:29 AM PST by servantboy777
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To: ilovesarah2012
If his oath to the Constitution either means nothing to him or is something that can be manipulated into what he's espousing, then he is simply a uniform-wearing man of violence and power that many of the founding fathers tried to set checks on. I fear that CWII is not far away, and that many of us will be in the same situation as the Home Army in 1944: crushed by one set of socialists while a rival set looks on with a smile.

Sadly, there will be no shortage of Oskar Dirlewangers.

Mr. niteowl77

14 posted on 12/07/2013 6:01:47 AM PST by niteowl77 (Establishment Republicans possess fewer guts than the last gnat that hit the windshield of your car.)
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To: ilovesarah2012

I am not surprised. He sounds like the right guy for the job in Obama’s Homeland security.

Just the type of person they would want.

You wouldn’t expect an agency of Obama’s administration to hire an ex NRA member would you?


15 posted on 12/07/2013 6:04:20 AM PST by Venturer (Keep Obama and you aint seen nothing yet.)
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To: servantboy777

Same for North Florida and South Georgia.


16 posted on 12/07/2013 6:06:51 AM PST by Mouton (The insurrection laws perpetuate what we have for a government now.)
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To: ilovesarah2012; All

Can we get some creditable verification on this please. I ALWAYS doubt a news story from places like this unless I can verify it for myself, and so far I can not do that.


17 posted on 12/07/2013 6:10:51 AM PST by TMSuchman (John 15;13 & Exodus 21:22-25 Pacem Bello Pastoribus Canes [shepard of peace,dogs of war])
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To: Mouton

Check this out. I don’t know if the emails address are good or not...but...

http://ncrenegade.com/2nd-amendment-2/lt-col-robert-batemans-response-to-a-patriot/


18 posted on 12/07/2013 6:13:51 AM PST by Tamayo
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To: TMSuchman

I posted the Esquire link. Don’t know what else I can do.


19 posted on 12/07/2013 6:14:06 AM PST by ilovesarah2012
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To: ilovesarah2012

Would a Jew had shot Hitler in the head in 1935, would we consider that Jew to be a murderer or a hero?

This tyrannical A-hole is openly laying out seditious plans involving killing vast numbers of U.S. citizens.

Bad, bad things are coming.


20 posted on 12/07/2013 6:16:53 AM PST by SampleMan (Feral Humans are the refuse of socialism.)
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To: ilovesarah2012

Last time I looked, “sedition” against the American people who he serves was a crime, punishable with a long term in prison or even death.

If he elects to operate a rouge military leader and begin disarming the American people, he will receive exactly what the British got on their way back from trying to disarm the colonist in Concord!

My how history does repeat its self!


21 posted on 12/07/2013 6:19:42 AM PST by PotatoChop (Respect is earned, not demanded by this out of control socialist government!)
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To: ilovesarah2012
Bateman's plan:

1. The only guns permitted will be the following:

a. Smoothbore or Rifled muzzle-loading blackpowder muskets. No 7-11 in history has ever been held up with one of these.

b. Double-barrel breech-loading shotguns. Hunting with these is valid.

c. Bolt-action rifles with a magazine capacity no greater than five rounds. Like I said, hunting is valid. But if you cannot bring down a defenseless deer in under five rounds, then you have no fking reason to be holding a killing tool in the first place.

2. We will pry your gun from your cold, dead, fingers. That is because I am willing to wait until you die, hopefully of natural causes. Guns, except for the three approved categories, cannot be inherited. When you die your weapons must be turned into the local police department, which will then destroy them. (Weapons of historical significance will be de-milled, but may be preserved.)

3. Police departments are no longer allowed to sell or auction weapons used in crimes after the cases have been closed. (That will piss off some cops, since they really need this money. But you know what they need more? Less violence and death. By continuing the process of weapon recirculation, they are only making their jobs -- or the jobs of some other cops -- harder.)

4. We will submit a new tax on ammunition. In the first two years it will be 400 percent of the current retail cost of that type of ammunition. (Exemptions for the ammo used by the approved weapons.) Thereafter it will increase by 20 percent per year.

5. We will initiate a nationwide "buy-back" program, effective immediately, with the payouts coming from the DoD budget. This buy-back program will start purchasing weapons at 200 percent of their face value the first year, 150 percent the second year, 100 percent the third year. Thereafter there will be a 10 year pause, at which point the guns can be sold to the government at 10 percent of their value for the next 50 years.

6. The major gun manufactures of the United States, less those who create weapons for the federal government and the armed forces, will be bought out by the United States of America, for our own damned good.

22 posted on 12/07/2013 6:20:19 AM PST by Timber Rattler (Just say NO! to RINOS and the GOP-E)
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To: ilovesarah2012

Be very careful, this may be the NSA planting a false flag to see how Americans will react.

Just saying my fellow Americans, anything is possible with this lawless administration!

Stay safe and God bless!


23 posted on 12/07/2013 6:22:40 AM PST by PotatoChop (Respect is earned, not demanded by this out of control socialist government!)
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To: ilovesarah2012

[From left to right] Lieutenant Colonel Bob Bateman, U.S. Army Ranger; colonel Norvell "Tex" De Atkine (Retired), U.S. Army; Charles Hunter, FSO, U.S. Department of State; and Colin Kahl, Fellow, Center for a New American Security, and Assistant Professor, Security Studies, Georgetown University.

http://2002-2009-fpc.state.gov/93207.htm

24 posted on 12/07/2013 6:23:33 AM PST by Errant
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To: SampleMan
This tyrannical A-hole is openly laying out seditious plans involving killing vast numbers of U.S. citizens. Bad, bad things are coming.

We've known this for five years, now.

25 posted on 12/07/2013 6:24:00 AM PST by Lazamataz (Early 2009 to 7/21/2013 - RIP my little girl Cathy. You were the best cat ever. You will be missed.)
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To: ilovesarah2012

Isn’t it abnormal for active-duty US military personnel to be spouting political opinions, and trading on their military “credentials”? Usually, this is limited to retired officers. Aren’t there regulations and laws against active-duty personnel participating in politics, as a guard against dictatorship? Otherwise, why isn’t the press full of opinion pieces by active-duty officers who oppose Obama’s (or any administration’s) foreign or military policies?

I speculate that Obama’s handlers put Robert Bateman up to this, or at least did not stop it, further politicizing the military. Crossing this Rubicon is a very bad step, and we should be howling against the concept as well as the content of his screed.

Bateman’s article should be a wake-up call for those bitter clingers who believe that the military will not turn against the people.


26 posted on 12/07/2013 6:32:52 AM PST by Chewbarkah
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To: ilovesarah2012; Lazamataz

There’s a full FR thread on that article. Search around, you can find it.

Laz identified a “Col Robert Batement” of the NY Guard, which is a real militia organization. He is a military wannabe type, and is NOT the same person as LTC Robert Bateman, who wrote the Esquire article, and who is in the US Army, not the NY Guard. Confusing enough?

Understandably, Laz initially thought he’d outed the Esquire author as a poseur. Then he came to realize that there were TWO Robert Batemans.

So we have one who is a poseur and one who has no understanding of the Constitution, who wrote this article.


27 posted on 12/07/2013 6:34:52 AM PST by FreedomPoster (Islam delenda est)
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To: ilovesarah2012

Everything comes back to the one source, no other sources available on this guy. I can not even tell if the guy really exists!


28 posted on 12/07/2013 6:35:30 AM PST by TMSuchman (John 15;13 & Exodus 21:22-25 Pacem Bello Pastoribus Canes [shepard of peace,dogs of war])
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To: TMSuchman

Well, Esquire magazine thinks he exists. They published the article.


29 posted on 12/07/2013 6:38:36 AM PST by ilovesarah2012
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To: TMSuchman; Lazamataz

Read my #27. I think this article combines some background from both Batemans. Hopefully Laz can shed some light here.


30 posted on 12/07/2013 6:40:30 AM PST by FreedomPoster (Islam delenda est)
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To: Errant

That doesn’t appear to be the same man pictured on admallc.com’s “About Us” page.


31 posted on 12/07/2013 6:40:59 AM PST by Charles Martel (Endeavor to persevere...)
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To: Chewbarkah

Is Obama Administration is turning military against people? Military calls Christian Org Domestic Hate Group

http://saynsumthn.wordpress.com/2013/10/14/is-obama-administration-is-turning-military-against-people-military-calls-christian-org-domestic-hate-group/


32 posted on 12/07/2013 6:41:46 AM PST by ilovesarah2012
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To: SampleMan

Agree.


33 posted on 12/07/2013 6:48:23 AM PST by Irenic (The pencil sharpener and Elmer's glue is put away-- we've lost the red wheel barrow)
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To: ilovesarah2012

I’d say this guy just stepped up and took a partisan position.

Which is not his job.


34 posted on 12/07/2013 6:50:57 AM PST by Cringing Negativism Network
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To: Errant; Nachum

THANKS for photo & info.

It has been hard coming up with reliable info to answer the inevitable questions, “Who the x is that?, and where the x did HE come from, what is his background?”

SHOWING THE DIFFICULTY (and need for middle names): http://patdollard.com/2013/12/pry-your-gun-from-your-cold-dead-fingers-colonel-who-vowed-to-disarm-americans-works-with-dhs/ [as a contractor with DHS] >> Alliance Defence Marketing Associates, LLC http://www.admallc.com/About_Us.html >>

FROM ADMA website: A photo of a different, OLDER Bateman (father, perhaps?), the NY Guard Robert Bateman — w/heading “Our Founder and President, Col. Robert J. Bateman, provides strategic expertise in law enfourcement and defense/security industries through his relationships and affiliations. Bullet points: NYG Chairman, etc... “

Can’t separate that photo from blurb, but worth a look.


35 posted on 12/07/2013 6:57:47 AM PST by cyn (Benghazi.)
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To: ilovesarah2012

Sounds like this guy could be one of Obama’s favorite butt nuggets.


36 posted on 12/07/2013 6:58:16 AM PST by baddog 219
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To: Errant; Nita Nupress

Here’s the image of older NYG Col Robert J. Bateman w/his bio, different than the Bateman you posted at #24 (again, father and son, maybe?).

Apparently the confusion continues w/other websites still today. If THIS the DHS tie-in being referred to, it would seem not to be the right Bateman — still!:

http://www.admallc.com/images/bios.jpg

So, questions remain.


37 posted on 12/07/2013 7:07:06 AM PST by cyn (Benghazi.)
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To: ilovesarah2012

The devil is in the detail also. Black powder is already regulated to such an extent that it is becoming difficult to buy any quantity of it without alarming some Fed idiot. Control of the shotgun ammunition will also be part of it, thereby eliminating any threat of a tactical shotgun.


38 posted on 12/07/2013 7:46:37 AM PST by vetvetdoug
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To: FreedomPoster; Blueflag
Murky backgrounds; will the real robert bateman please stand up. The photo from this article is the older nyg bateman (father?) w/different bio than what I understand the gungrabbing bateman to have:

posted in #24, from http://2002-2009-fpc.state.gov/93207.htm is the LTC w/bio that fits:


39 posted on 12/07/2013 7:53:01 AM PST by cyn (Benghazi.)
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SEARCH Lieutenant Colonel Bob Bateman, U.S. Army Ranger (caption of photo)
40 posted on 12/07/2013 7:58:41 AM PST by cyn (Benghazi.)
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To: ilovesarah2012

Bateman better not come to any part of MI. There is the possibility he espouses his talking points and he will end up taking a long walk on a very short pier.


41 posted on 12/07/2013 8:02:25 AM PST by hondact200 (Candor dat viribos alas (sincerity gives wings to strength) and Nil desperandum (never despair))
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To: PotatoChop

” a rouge military leader “

Oh no! A little old lady with pink cheeks is coming to take my gun? 8^)


42 posted on 12/07/2013 8:12:17 AM PST by Dr. Bogus Pachysandra ( Ya can't pick up a turd by the clean end!)
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FWIW, “who is LTC Robert Bateman?” results (no sorting):

http://www.truthorfiction.com/rumors/g/Galloway-Pentagon.htm#.UqNF1hy16lM — 2007

http://2002-2009-fpc.state.gov/93202.htm — 9/20/2007: “We have Lt. Col. Bateman, who has served in Iraq in 2005 and 2006 on General Petraeus’s staff and is here a, as a journalist and as an author. He’s also an historian, a former professor of history at West Point.” ...

http://www.onthemedia.org/story/129397-the-making-of-a-hero/transcript/ — 4/27/2007: being interviewed re: Pat Tillman “We asked military historian and Army Lieutenant-Colonel Robert Bateman, speaking as a historian, not a military spokesman, to give us some perspective on hero making in other wars.”

http://www.esquire.com/blogs/politics/lieutenant-colonel-bateman-writing — ? 8/5/2013, LTC bateman writes personal info, eg, from Cleveland, etc:

“I have long thought that Tom Hanks was pretty cool... (When you wear Ranger Tab and Airborne wings you can confess to liking chick-flicks without giving up your dude card.) And as an episodic amateur actor (same rule applies) as well as a soldier and historian, I especially appreciated the depth he brought to his character in Saving Private Ryan. His involvement in historical and veterans’ affairs finally had me...When I learned that he also spent years in Cleveland, my hometown, I was won over...”

and in comments below, as Top Commenter, NATO Defense College (8/5) w/photo: https://fbcdn-profile-a.akamaihd.net/hprofile-ak-prn2/1076630_832605061_772323157_q.jpg


43 posted on 12/07/2013 8:15:41 AM PST by cyn (Benghazi.)
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To: Travis McGee

still considering “Who is LTC Robert Bateman?” >> Army Ranger, Airborne, served in Iraq:

So, LTC Robert Bateman, thanks for your service to this country. Why do you want to disarm its citizens, why such vitriol and distrust of your fellow citizens?


44 posted on 12/07/2013 8:19:28 AM PST by cyn
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45 posted on 12/07/2013 8:20:49 AM PST by cyn
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Which, btw, led full circle to the article in Esquire blog that led us to wonder “Who is this LTC Robert Bateman?”:

http://www.esquire.com/archives/blogs/politics/by_author/79350/15;1


46 posted on 12/07/2013 8:25:28 AM PST by cyn
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To: ilovesarah2012

bump


47 posted on 12/07/2013 8:28:57 AM PST by tom paine 2
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To: ilovesarah2012; Errant

Conclusions:

1) middle names or at least initials are very helpful.

2) This article references the wrong Bateman, as shown in the use of the photo of the older NYG Bateman rather than the one from Esquire, so this would seem to be incorrerct info re: DHS tie-in w/younger author LTC Bateman — unless he has some other relationship w/DHS.

Errant, thanks again for the photo in #24.


48 posted on 12/07/2013 8:32:57 AM PST by cyn
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To: ilovesarah2012
150 yds, 30-06, 165 grn @ 2700fps.

...just sayin'....


49 posted on 12/07/2013 8:37:23 AM PST by Delta 21 (If you like your freedom, you can keep your freedom. Period.)
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To: TMSuchman; Lazamataz

meant to ping you to above post; I’d been wondering who he is, as well, and what the heck kinda background does a guy, a veteran, have to end up with such vitriol and distrust of responsible fellow citizens. . . ?


50 posted on 12/07/2013 8:37:31 AM PST by cyn
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