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ADL Notices the Three Percent. We are officially pronounced an "anti-government conspiracy."
sipseystreetirregulars ^ | 1 August, 2011 | Mike Vanderboegh

Posted on 08/03/2011 11:14:14 AM PDT by marktwain

With a tip of the boonie hat to Brock for the link, so says the ADL: "Rage Grows in America: Anti‑Government Conspiracies. The Three Percenters."

Long-time readers may recall we have encountered the ADL's "militia expert" Mark Pitcavage before.

Back in the 90s, Mark Pitcavage trolled the internet snitching for the FBI, assisted, he said, by "Sparky, the anti-militia dog." Now he works for ADL, and Sparky hasn't been heard from in years. There are conflicting rumors as to his sad fate. One said that Pitcavage sat on him, smothering the poor beast. Other reports say that Pitcavage ate him one day when he was trapped in his apartment by his own paranoia.

Here is Pitcavage's latest.

The Three Percenters are a loosely organized movement that apparently formed in late 2008, centered around an obscure and not particularly accurate Revolutionary War “statistic” that suggested that only 3% of the American population during the Revolutionary War participated as combatants in the war (the actual figure was nearly twice that). Three Percenters claim that they are a modern counterpart to that mythical 3% of American Revolutionary-era patriots.

In the words of one Three Percenter:

“The Three Percent today are gun owners who will not disarm, will not compromise and will no longer back up at the passage of the next gun control act…We will not obey any further circumscription of our traditional liberties and will defend ourselves if attacked…We are committed to the restoration of the Founders’ Republic, and are willing to fight, die, and, if forced by any would-be oppressor, to kill in the defense of ourselves and the Constitution that we all took an oath to uphold against enemies foreign and domestic.”

The movement started on the Internet but eventually moved into the real world, with members designing a flag and military-style patches (some of which appear to have been applied to their uniforms by active duty soldiers). One of the active proponents of the Three Percenters is the Alabama-based Mike Vanderboegh, who in the past has been involved with the militia movement and the anti-immigration border vigilante movement.

To date, the movement is still small, but appears to be growing.

Typical collectivist propaganda. Just because we don't believe in THEIR vision of Federal Leviathan "government" that makes us "anti-government." Personally, I'm pro-government, if you mean a government that is small, safe, inexpensive and maintains ordered liberty and the rule of law without oppressing people.

But an "anti-government 'conspiracy'"? Hmmm. Sounds like they intend prison for the likes of us. Who are we "conspiring" against? If we are conspiring for any purpose it is to maintain what liberty we have left and to regain what has been lost over the last century.

And that, I think, puts us in the good company of other "conspirators" throughout history, starting with Sam Adams and his bunch of rowdy "anti-government" conspirators against King George III.


TOPICS: Conspiracy; Government; History; Politics
KEYWORDS: 3percenters; adl; banglist; conspiracy; cwii; donttreadonme; govtabuse; libertyordeath; shallnotbeinfringed; threepercent; threepercenters; tyranny
"anti-government 'conspiracy'"?

I guess that is the modern equivilant of "Enemy of the State"

1 posted on 08/03/2011 11:14:16 AM PDT by marktwain
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"All within the state, nothing outside the state, nothing against the state."
-- Benito Mussolini
2 posted on 08/03/2011 11:16:57 AM PDT by ClearCase_guy (The USSR spent itself into bankruptcy and collapsed -- and aren't we on the same path now?)
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“The Three Percent today are gun owners who will not disarm, will not compromise and will no longer back up at the passage of the next gun control act...

Hey, I'm a three percenter and I never even heard of them until this story. I took an oath before the Brady Bill passed to ignore that and any future gun control laws and have kept my oath to this day.

3 posted on 08/03/2011 11:24:47 AM PDT by apillar
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To: marktwain

Sounds like a counter-attack for disclosing F&F.


4 posted on 08/03/2011 11:27:46 AM PDT by reagandemocrat
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To: apillar

As an organization, I doubt that the membership breaks out of three digits...maybe not even two. This sounds like just another ADL/SPLC fundraising bogeyman.


5 posted on 08/03/2011 11:36:58 AM PDT by achilles2000 ("I'll agree to save the whales as long as we can deport the liberals")
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To: apillar

I don’t own a gun, where do I fit in this whole thing? I believe the right to own firearms is explicitly stated int he constitution, and cannot be abridged by local, state or federal ordinances to the contrary.


6 posted on 08/03/2011 11:37:12 AM PDT by BenKenobi (Honkeys for Herman!)
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To: marktwain
“The Three Percent today are gun owners who will not disarm, will not compromise and will no longer back up at the passage of the next gun control act…We will not obey any further circumscription of our traditional liberties and will defend ourselves if attacked…We are committed to the restoration of the Founders’ Republic, and are willing to fight, die, and, if forced by any would-be oppressor, to kill in the defense of ourselves and the Constitution that we all took an oath to uphold against enemies foreign and domestic.”

That's not a movement that's basic American citizenship.

Live free or die!

7 posted on 08/03/2011 11:57:47 AM PDT by TigersEye (No dark sarcasm in the press room ... Hey!, Barry!, leave them bills alone.)
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To: marktwain

Personally, I sort of hope it is more than 3 percent.


8 posted on 08/03/2011 12:11:47 PM PDT by NEMDF
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The national average of veterans is about 10 percent. If you look at the map at the link, the states with the best gun laws have the most veterans, those with the worst gun laws have the least number of veterans.

http://factfinder.census.gov/servlet/ThematicMapFramesetServlet?_bm=y&-geo_id=01000US&-tm_name=ACS_2009_5YR_G00_M00609&-ds_name=ACS_2009_5YR_G00_&-_MapEvent=displayBy&-_dBy=040#?220,180


9 posted on 08/03/2011 12:19:05 PM PDT by marktwain
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Why do we let the socialist, fascist, racist pigs serve as experts to homeland insecurity?

They are a left wing Jewish political organization pointing their nasty fingers at their pro constitution, pro second amendment, prolife and Christian political enemies. They are trying to get the government machinery in place to slaughter their political enemies. The Southern Law Poverty Center is the same radical Marxist animal, only secular rather than Jewish. Both fill Homeland inSecurity with lies and slanders.


10 posted on 08/03/2011 1:50:14 PM PDT by SaraJohnson
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To: marktwain

Hey marktwain. Saw your house in Hartford last year. Lovely.

Do you think that perhaps those who are more likely to serve in the military are more likely to come from areas that have “best” gun laws? Meaning, areas that have less liberal political ideology may also produce more who are willing to serve their country? And are more likely to settle back in those areas as veterans?

Just a thought. My son, my 2 stepsons, my husband, his father... all served in USMC. Could get into a real chicken and egg analysis if I think too hard.


11 posted on 08/03/2011 2:29:48 PM PDT by NEMDF
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These ningyings can’t stand that we have free will. They want everyone to obey correct thought and government. They will tell you what to think. They talk about things like the value of diversity but in reality they value no such thing as what they really want is conformity and Borg mentality.


12 posted on 08/03/2011 2:42:08 PM PDT by Altura Ct.
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To: NEMDF
Do you think that perhaps those who are more likely to serve in the military are more likely to come from areas that have “best” gun laws? Meaning, areas that have less liberal political ideology may also produce more who are willing to serve their country? And are more likely to settle back in those areas as veterans?

Absolutely. I believe it is a cultural phenomena. The two are correlated because a culture that values military virtue tends to value the Constitution and self defense in our Republic.

13 posted on 08/03/2011 3:04:07 PM PDT by marktwain
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To: BenKenobi

I suppose you might be in the same league as a Quaker Underground Railroad stationmaster. Admirably on the right side, active in the best way you feel you can— and unutterably useless in a firefight.

Why not own a gun?


14 posted on 08/03/2011 7:21:33 PM PDT by ExGeeEye (Freedom is saying "No!" to the Feds, and getting away with it. "Speak 'NO' to Power!")
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To: ExGeeEye

Cost. I’ve hunted before just can’t afford one at the moment.


15 posted on 08/04/2011 3:42:01 AM PDT by BenKenobi (Honkeys for Herman!)
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“Cost. I’ve hunted before just can’t afford one at the moment.”

Times are tough. Perhaps you could make yourself known to other local activists. There are excellent groups in a lot of states. If you are a known quantity, and have shown that you are on the right side, it is likely that in a crunch someone with more guns than they need at the moment might supply one to a brother who needs one.

The link will help you hook up to activist groups in most states.

Nearly everyone has been through time where they had to tighten their belt.

http://forum.opencarry.org/forums/forum.php


16 posted on 08/04/2011 7:32:11 AM PDT by marktwain
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Thank you, but I’ll purchase one of my own when I can afford to. :)

Make sure the little old ladies are packing first!


17 posted on 08/04/2011 7:55:14 AM PDT by BenKenobi (Honkeys for Herman!)
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18 posted on 08/05/2011 3:36:59 PM PDT by mrmeyer ("When brute force is on the march, compromise is the red carpet." Ayn Rand)
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the anti-immigration border vigilante movement.
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I didn’t know that Cesar Chavez was a 3%er. He founded the first anti-illegal alien border vigilante group. It appears that the ADL is pro-criminal and anti-civil rights.


19 posted on 08/05/2011 3:49:50 PM PDT by SUSSA
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