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This Must Not Stand
Blasted Fools.com ^ | 8/24/2012 | Richard Cameron

Posted on 08/24/2012 1:44:13 PM PDT by Noremac

“If you are unaware of the great amount of evil perpetrated by the American Government I suggest you take … your head out of the sand. The day of reckoning is almost at hand.”

“I am standing against a great evil. I will do it all by myself if I have to.”

These are the words of Marine Sergeant Brandon Raub of Chesterfied County, Virginia. They could have been my words. I have studied history at length, and Sgt. Raub makes a true statement. One more example of evil can be added to the list.

Because of comments including the above quote that were posted on Facebook, Sgt. Raub has been detained by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and is being held against his will at the Salem VA Medical Center, where he is to be “detained” after a hearing before a judge who has enforced a 96 hour “observation period”.

Raub has been taken into custody, but has not been read his Miranda rights, nor has he been formally charged with any crime or arrested (per se). The FBI, the Chesterfield County Police, and apparently the Secret Service were videotaped by Raub’s family hauling him away in handcuffs. These agencies claim that Brandon is “not under arrest”. Excuse me? What provision in the Constitution allows for such a procedure?

Dee Rybiski, a spokeswoman for the Richmond FBI office, would not comment on the matter except to reiterate that no arrest had been made. “We don’t comment on mental-health issues or anything like that,” she said. “We simply went to speak with him about the many complaints that we had gotten about his posts.”

Does this mean that if you or I write something on a post that someone finds objectionable that we are liable to Soviet era style apprehension day or night. Brandon Smith at Oathkeepers outlines the history of that kind of behavior that has been (up until now) considered anathema in our system of justice:

During the height of communist power in the former Soviet Union, the corrupt establishment bureaucracy often sought out ways in which they could deal with or silence dissident movements and outspoken individuals while avoiding public exposure and minimize blowback from the Russian populace.

A very effective method they devised was the use of the ‘Psikhushka’, or psychiatric prisons where activists against the state could be held indefinitely, isolated from other prisoners and the rest of the world.

By housing dissidents in mental hospitals, the Soviet government hoped that the public would assume that the prisoners were “psychologically unstable or deranged” and that if the activist ever did get word to others about his political incarceration, no one would believe his claims anyway.

The strategy allowed the Soviets to severely stifle anti-government speech for quite some time, feeding terror into the citizenry who now carefully censored themselves for fear of authoritarian retribution, not to mention the possible betrayal of friends and neighbors who might turn them in for a pat on the head from the state.

In fact, the widespread propaganda that the communists promoted amongst the public was that anyone who actually did speak out against the government “had to be mentally ill”, creating entirely new clinical designations to categorize those who refused to comply.

In a previous post, ‘Tea Party Terrorists’, I detailed how the Department of Homeland Insecurity, under Janet ‘Big Sis’ Napolitano, has paid out taxpayer’s funds to the tune of millions of dollars to commission studies and reports that brand Tea Party beliefs as dangerous and conceivably terroristic.

Evidently, they are on the same page as professors that were operating in the Soviet run Moscow Serbsky Institute, who claimed that:

“Most frequently, ideas about a struggle for truth and justice are formed by personalities with a paranoid structure…”

So, if you harbor ideas about resisting tyranny, you are clinically paranoid and unfit to mingle with the rest of society that have been conditioned to meekly abide injustice and denial of human rights.

Another organization that has been invited to crawl into bed with the DHS, is the Southern Law Poverty Center.

Before the collapse of the Soviet Union the SPLC was designated as a Communist front. It was essentially run by a couple, Anne and Carl Braden, who were CPUSA members. They had been identified in sworn testimony, and they made no attempt to deny the allegations. They would be proud that their legacy remains intact – their “heirs”- destroyers and America-haters – continue the work to subvert, destroy America.

Bill Keller of LivePrayer.com provides some insight on the SPLC:

“The sad shooting the other day at the Family Research Council by a man who supports the radical homosexual agenda, was clearly fueled by the left wing group, the Southern Poverty Law Center. I receive at least 4-5 death threats a month for taking a Biblical stand on issues like homosexuality, the false religion of Islam and other cults, and the fact life begins at conception and choosing to end that life is nothing more than legalized infanticide.”

Because Mr. Keller does not keep his mouth shut about his viewpoint on moral issues – he is branded as a ‘hate group’ by the SPLC. Mr. Keller is going to hit the SPLC and its leader Morris Dees where it hurts. He is going to file a $100 million dollar defamation lawsuit against them.

You can see that we’ve reached the point at which our own government is teaming with private organizations to attack traditional values and mainstream American values. It is quite likely that this unlawful detainment of Sgt. Raub is in part connected with his family’s political activities, which as we know, are frowned upon by the Obama administration. Consider the comments of Sgt. Raub’s mother Cathleen:

“He’s a good-to-go Marine who understands he is in a situation where he is watched at all times and he knows they are looking for anything to use as a justification for what they are doing to him. He is disciplined, but please pray for his patience, and his stalwart faith. He knew that when he spoke up something like this could happen. He sensed it was coming, and yet he knew he had not just a First Amendment protected right, but also a DUTY to speak out.

We had conversations about what is going on in our country and then decided to do something about it. We formed the Richmond Liberty movement and held a rally November 15, 2011 and have been very active in the community since. We were always speaking out against legislation threatening rights, such as SOPA, and writing our legislators.”

My warning to all of you is that the expression of your 1st Amendment rights under the Constitution are likely to find you in the crosshairs of a government bent on enforcing conformity to what I call the ‘New Fascism of the 21st Century’. If anyone has doubts about this, ask Lt. Col. Terry Lakin, who dared to question the bonafides of Barack Hussein Obama’s eligibility to hold the office of President and Commander-in-Chief. Lakin was stripped of his military career (including pension) and left to cool his heels in Leavenworth for five months!

Oathkeepers tells us that Brandon Raub has very competent local legal counsel provided by the Rutherford Institute. If you would like to donate to his legal defense, go to https://www.rutherford.org/donate/ and be sure to add a note that your donation is for the Raub case.

I would also mention that for those of you who are in the state of Virginia, there are protests underway and more are being organized. Go to Oathkeepers.org for more details on what is being done to counter this travesty and how you can become involved.


TOPICS: Government; Military/Veterans; Politics; Society
KEYWORDS: firstamendment; oathkeepers; sgtbrandonraub; unlawfuldetention

1 posted on 08/24/2012 1:44:20 PM PDT by Noremac
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To: Noremac

The sergeant is a 911 truther which makes him weird. But if they locked up every truther MSNBC would have to replace their entire production crew.


2 posted on 08/24/2012 1:48:15 PM PDT by central_va ( I won't be reconstructed and I do not give a damn.)
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To: Noremac

I thought he was released yesterday.


3 posted on 08/24/2012 1:51:37 PM PDT by dalebert
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To: Noremac

Not only 9-11 was an inside job, but a believer in chemtrails, Computer chips being implanted by the CFR, and ready to get an axe and cut off peoples heads.

I love the innocent pic floating around of him with the puppy, in the arrest video he looks like the joker of the batman movie shooting.

Dude is nuts.


4 posted on 08/24/2012 1:53:09 PM PDT by icwhatudo (This is not a choice between Romney&Reagan-Its between Romney & most radical leftist Pres in history)
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To: Noremac

There were lots of FReepers who didn’t think this was a problem. Who cares if he’s a truther? That’s not the point! This could be Jim Rob. This could be me.


5 posted on 08/24/2012 1:53:14 PM PDT by andyk (Go Juan Pablo!)
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To: icwhatudo
Dude is nuts.

I don't believe you think that's an offense
6 posted on 08/24/2012 1:55:48 PM PDT by andyk (Go Juan Pablo!)
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To: central_va
"But if they locked up every truther MSNBC would have to replace their entire production crew."

Production crews are like Doritos - they'll make more.

7 posted on 08/24/2012 1:56:35 PM PDT by Slump Tester (What if I'm pregnant Teddy? Errr-ahh -Calm down Mary Jo, we'll cross that bridge when we come to it)
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To: dalebert

A Judge did indeed order his release.I don’t know if they complied with the order however.


8 posted on 08/24/2012 2:00:14 PM PDT by Farmer Dean (stop worrying about what they want to do to you,start thinking about what you want to do to them)
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To: Noremac

And conservative lawyers were all over this immediately and he has been released and the government scolded. Move is afoot to change the law... this is the way it works in a constitutional republic


9 posted on 08/24/2012 2:02:30 PM PDT by Nifster
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To: Noremac
I was a carrier Navy airman back in the early 1970s and had no use for jarheads (they called me a duck or a squid depending on what location we served), they mostly did field days on-board or beat hell out of sailors in the brig below the fantail decks. I use to tell them that the most noble act the Nav did was to transport members of the Corps to locations where they can get shot.

To us they were anachronistic hard core marshal assholes but you could always depend on their total selfless patriotism.

Gomer over Goober every time.

10 posted on 08/24/2012 2:04:19 PM PDT by Happy Rain ("Who needs Michelle? The MSM keep Obama satisfied.")
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To: Farmer Dean

maybe someone can shed some light on this. makes me think of KGB..wonder how many have vanished in the middle of the night since Obama was elected.


11 posted on 08/24/2012 2:04:19 PM PDT by dalebert
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To: Noremac
Everyone ridiculed Obama's Attack Watch site. It's so stupid, ha, ha!

12 posted on 08/24/2012 2:06:35 PM PDT by I see my hands (It's time to.. KICK OUT THE JAMS, MOTHER FREEPERS!)
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To: Nifster

This isn’t a case of “laws need to be changed”. This is a case of people need to be jailed, tried, imprisoned, sued into oblivion and lose their jobs and retirements.


13 posted on 08/24/2012 2:07:06 PM PDT by FreedomPoster (Islam delenda est)
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To: Noremac

Bookmark


14 posted on 08/24/2012 2:31:37 PM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: icwhatudo; central_va
Not only 9-11 was an inside job, but a believer in chemtrails, Computer chips being implanted by the CFR, and ready to get an axe and cut off peoples heads. I love the innocent pic floating around of him with the puppy, in the arrest video he looks like the joker of the batman movie shooting. Dude is nuts.

Among other things, the CIA went into San Francisco and other cities in the 1950s and intentionally dosed unsuspecting individuals with LSD. All while agents stood in closets viewing these individuals through two way mirrors.

Are you suggesting the government would never intentionally harm innocent individuals?

Should people who believe in life on other planets, UFO's or believe more than one shooter was involved in the JFK assassination be apprehended by government, locked up/detained and examined?

15 posted on 08/24/2012 2:42:35 PM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: dalebert

Hey dalebert,
They are using the ‘this dude must be crazy’ tactic against outspoken Christians also. http://www.canadafreepress.com/index.php/article/49003#.UDfrzq2mpjw.facebook


16 posted on 08/24/2012 2:43:01 PM PDT by Parawan ("These are Times that Try men's souls." Tom Payne Dec. 23, 1776)
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To: dalebert
>"wonder how many have vanished in the middle of the night since Obama was elected."

Or how many coroners assistants were arsenic poisoned?

17 posted on 08/24/2012 3:38:09 PM PDT by rawcatslyentist (I'd rather have a bottle in front of me, than a Barack 0b0tt0my!)
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To: Parawan

ha..i better hide.


18 posted on 08/24/2012 3:43:41 PM PDT by dalebert
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To: FreedomPoster

That is all very well and good....go ahead and sue under abuse of color of law. That should be done. The FACT is Virginia law allowed this man to be held for upto four hours without seeing a magistrate. The REALLY scary part is...what if he HAD and was toss into the gulag anyway?? As it currently stands things can be done and the system worked (kind of). The gulag lurks around every corner but I am willing to use the law as long as it continues to function within Constitutional guidelines


19 posted on 08/24/2012 4:31:21 PM PDT by Nifster
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To: dragnet2

I don’t think that was he point as much as the man may well have some delusions going on. And your analogy to the 1950s ( or any other time for that matter) CIA experiments is more than a little off topic....UNLESS of course you believe that the US government actually plotted and executed 9/11. If you believe that then perhaps prison planet and infowars is more your speed


20 posted on 08/24/2012 4:36:52 PM PDT by Nifster
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To: dragnet2; icwhatudo; central_va

And further, the ax part was a song lyric.

“Sharpen up my axe and I am back, I’m here to sever heads”

http://www.lyricsmania.com/bring_me_down_lyrics_swollen_members.html

Some band called Swollen Members.

This whole thing is scary as hell to anyone who paid attention to how the Soviets operated in the 20th Century.


21 posted on 08/24/2012 5:19:42 PM PDT by FreedomPoster (Islam delenda est)
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To: Nifster
the man may well have some delusions going on

Like what? I'd like to hear the details, as I never followed this story.

22 posted on 08/24/2012 6:55:09 PM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: icwhatudo

Well, I guess you know better than the Judge who ordered him released.


23 posted on 08/24/2012 10:01:45 PM PDT by Noremac
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To: Noremac

Which is the insanity, those that are sane yet fail to protest or act, or the ones defined as nuts, crazed, whack jobs that are attempting to the save our nation?

By definitions from the liberals, the democratic socialist these people are nuts, but look at all the real warriors, freedom fighters, resistance groups and you can at any given point label them as nuts.

I would rather wear the coat of craziness than the prisoner uniform of compliance of a Communist takeover of America.


24 posted on 08/24/2012 10:08:36 PM PDT by Eye of Unk (OPSEC)
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To: Noremac

ANOTHER VETERAN RAIDED AND HIS FIREARMS CONFISCATED

Posted on August 24, 2012 8:54:00 PM AKDT by jyro

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-chat/2922643/posts

Another instance here.


25 posted on 08/24/2012 10:15:25 PM PDT by Jet Jaguar
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To: dragnet2

I consider any one who is a 9/11 truther to part delusional


26 posted on 08/24/2012 10:25:01 PM PDT by Nifster
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To: Nifster

Well, if that’s justification for government locking people up, then the government better start building prisons the size of small cities. Lots of them.


27 posted on 08/24/2012 11:30:14 PM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: Noremac

What part of what I posted was incorrect? The guy is a nut.


28 posted on 08/25/2012 6:56:55 AM PDT by icwhatudo (This is not a choice between Romney&Reagan-Its between Romney & most radical leftist Pres in history)
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To: dragnet2

I did not say it was a reason to be picked up...I merely said that I consider people who are truthers to be delusional. If you are one of the them good luck to you


29 posted on 08/25/2012 8:39:06 AM PDT by Nifster
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To: icwhatudo

you’re very articulate - I’m impressed!


30 posted on 08/25/2012 10:13:43 AM PDT by Noremac
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