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A march on Washington with loaded rifles
Salon ^ | May 3, 2013 | Alex Seitz-Wald

Posted on 05/04/2013 3:41:32 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

Libertarian activist and radio host Adam Kokesh is hoping to get 1,000 people to march on Washington on July 4 — armed with loaded rifles. The plan, launched with a Facebook group today, is to gather on the Virginia side of the Potomac, where gun laws are lax, and then march across the bridge with loaded rifles slung over their shoulders into the District, where openly carrying weapons is generally prohibited.

“This will be a non-violent event,” the Facebook group warns, “unless the government chooses to make it violent.” Already, over 200 people have said they’ll attend the march. Here’s the message:

On the morning of July 4, 2013, Independence Day, we will muster at the National Cemetery & at noon we will step off to march across the Memorial Bridge, down Independence Avenue, around the Capitol, the Supreme Court, & the White House, then peacefully return to Virginia across the Memorial Bridge. This is an act of civil disobedience, not a permitted event. We will march with rifles loaded & slung across our backs to put the government on notice that we will not be intimidated & cower in submission to tyranny. We are marching to mark the high water mark of government & to turn the tide. This will be a non-violent event, unless the government chooses to make it violent. Should we meet physical resistance, we will peacefully turn back, having shown that free people are not welcome in Washington, & returning with the resolve that the politicians, bureaucrats, & enforcers of the federal government will not be welcome in the land of the free.

Kokesh is a former Marine who was discharged in 2007 after violating the military’s code against engaging in political activity while in uniform. Kokesh was highly active in the antiwar movement....

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TOPICS: Conspiracy; Government; Politics
KEYWORDS: adamkokesh; antiwar; banglist; guncontrol; iraq; lping; marinecorps; marines; peacecreeps; secondamendment; usmc; virginia
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Given where we're at, the time is surely nearing, but this sounds like a combination set-up AND turkey shoot


21 posted on 05/04/2013 4:19:13 PM PDT by tomkat
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Sounds like Mr. Kokesh is a Lefty ...

Sounds like Mr. Kokesh is an agent provocateur.

22 posted on 05/04/2013 4:20:24 PM PDT by meadsjn
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To: Red_Devil 232

Arlington National Cemetary is federal land, not Virginia’s, so if they attempt to bring weapons there, they will surely be arrested and have their firearms confiscated. I don’t think the military guards there will find any humor in this protest.

23 posted on 05/04/2013 4:21:17 PM PDT by VanShuyten ("a shadow...draped nobly in the folds of a gorgeous eloquence.")
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Not gonna happen!

Gun owners aren’t that stupid.

24 posted on 05/04/2013 4:23:50 PM PDT by Randy Larsen (Aim small, Miss small.)
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To: tomkat

Oh, the government would never fire on their own citizens . . wait . . Kent State, Waco, Ruby Ridge, Wounded Knee . .

25 posted on 05/04/2013 4:24:05 PM PDT by BipolarBob (Happy Hunger Games! May the odds be ever in your favor.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Big Sis has fantasies about things like this happening.

26 posted on 05/04/2013 4:25:02 PM PDT by Pan_Yan (I believe in God. All else is dubious.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

For what? You go face to face with the Federal Government, you are going to lose every time. I gurantee you this idiot is on the FBI’s payroll. And he is just trying to set up a bunch of bigger fools than he is.

27 posted on 05/04/2013 4:26:22 PM PDT by sport
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
On the morning of July 4, 2013, Independence Day, we will muster at the National Cemetery & at noon we will step off to march across the Memorial Bridge, down Independence Avenue, around the Capitol, the Supreme Court, & the White House, then peacefully return to Virginia across the Memorial Bridge. This is an act of civil disobedience, not a permitted event. We will march with rifles loaded & slung across our backs to put the government on notice that we will not be intimidated & cower in submission to tyranny. We are marching to mark the high water mark of government & to turn the tide. This will be a non-violent event, unless the government chooses to make it violent. Should we meet physical resistance, we will peacefully turn back, having shown that free people are not welcome in Washington, & returning with the resolve that the politicians, bureaucrats, & enforcers of the federal government will not be welcome in the land of the free.

This is guranteed to get every idiot that participates in it a trip to either the Federal Penituary or the graveyard.

28 posted on 05/04/2013 4:30:40 PM PDT by sport
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To: sport; All
And he is just trying to set up a bunch of bigger fools than he is

Well, Farcebook's a damned good place to look !

Seriesly tho, how ever much of the thing might happen to take place, it could prove instructive to see how the fascists play it . . .

29 posted on 05/04/2013 4:31:42 PM PDT by tomkat
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I’m not giving up any of my liberties until/unless we are facing a real civil war.

I’m not going to act like some martyr for nobody!

I WILL defend my liberty when and if it comes down to that option.

30 posted on 05/04/2013 4:33:32 PM PDT by Randy Larsen (Aim small, Miss small.)
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To: mnehring

You are correct, sir.

Also, don’t forget what happened to the Bonus Army. And they weren’t armed.

31 posted on 05/04/2013 4:34:04 PM PDT by smokingfrog ( ==> sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

True patriots on a site like FR will never fall for such blatant, government sponsored agitprop. Facebook on the other hand?? There you have the mind numbed robots who voted for this tyranny in the first place.
Kokesh is definitely coordinating with DHS, FBI,CIA,ETC.
All of whom will be disheartened when they read this message board in the hopes of egging us on.

32 posted on 05/04/2013 4:34:43 PM PDT by JerseyDvl (Cogito Ergo Doleo Soetoro, ABO and of course FUBO!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet


Subject: EX-Marine Adam Kokesh: Expose on his TREASON: AUDIO FILES HERE

USN Capt Larry Baily, SEAL Commander, is interviewed on the G. Gordon Liddy show yesterday concerning Adam Kokesh

that above link is a direct link to the Podcast file. You should be able to right click and save as to your computer

to listen live as a streaming file, go to this page:

then, scroll down to the third titled:
Phony veteran exposer and retired U.S. Navy Seal, Larry Baily, checks in the The G-man. He tells Gordon about corrupt politicians who are also guilty of distorting their military service.

33 posted on 05/04/2013 4:35:25 PM PDT by RaceBannon (Telling the truth about RINOS, PAULTARDS, Liberals and Muslims has become hate speech)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Washington, D.C.: Protest hits FEMA, ICE
By LeiLani Dowell

Published Oct 4, 2007 2:28 AM
Two months of anti-war activity culminated at the end of September in dynamic encampments to stop war at home and abroad and militant, anti-imperialist and anti-racist demonstrations in both Los Angeles and Washington, D.C.

Speakers and performers at the rally all drew clear links between the war in Iraq and the war at home, including a

labor delegation with Brenda Stokely of the Million Worker March Movement,
•We Seek Universal single-care health care from cradle to grave that ends the stranglehold of greedy insurance companies and secures health care as a right of all people in America.

•A national living wage that lifts people permanently out of poverty.

•Protection and enhancement of Social Security immune to privatization.

•Guaranteed pensions that sustain a decent life for all working people.

•The cancellation of all corporate “free” trade agreements, including NAFTA, MAI and FTAA.

•An end to privatization, contracting out, deregulation and the pitting of workers against each other across national boundaries in a mad race to the bottom.

•For workers’ right to organize and for a repeal of Taft Hartley and all anti-labor legislation.

•Funding public education in a crash program to restore our decaying and abandoned schools with state of the art school facilities in every community.

•Funding a vast army of teachers to end functional illiteracy in America and unleash the talent and potential of our abandoned children and adults.

•Launching a national training program in skills and capacities that will enlist our people in rebuilding our country and putting an end to both the criminalization of poverty and the prison-industrial complex.

•Rebuilding our decaying inner cities with clean, modern and affordable housing and eliminating homelessness in America with guaranteed housing and jobs for all.

•Progressive taxation that increases taxation on corporations and the rich while providing relief for the working class and poor.

•An end to the poisoning of the atmosphere, soil, water and food supply with a national emergency program to restore the environment, end global warming and preserve our endangered eco-system.

•Creating efficient, modern and free mass transit in every city and town.

•Repeal of the Patriot Act, Anti-Terrorism Act and all such repressive legislation.

•Slash the military budget and recover the trillions of dollars stolen from our labor to enrich the corporations that profit from war.

•Open the books on the secret budgets of the Pentagon and the intelligence agencies in the service of corporations and banks and the pursuit of imperial war on the poor everywhere.

•Extend democracy to our economic structure so that all decisions affecting the lives of our citizens are made by working people who produce all value through their labor.

•An aggressive enforcement of all civil rights and a national education campaign and mobilization against all racist and discriminatory acts in the work place and in our communities.

•Amnesty for all undocumented workers

•Increase in federal funding for the Arts in public schools

•For a democratic media that allow labor and all voices to be heard and oppose monopolization and union busting of media workers.

Charles Jenkins and Larry Adams of the New York City Labor Against the War, and members of District Council 37;
Labor activists in NYC and elsewhere who oppose war response to events of Sept. 11, 2001.

Defining NYCLAW Principles (December 5, 2005)

1. Uncompromising opposition to bipartisan U.S. wars of empire – not only in Iraq – but in Afghanistan, Palestine & everywhere else; i.e.: Out Now! Based on right of national self-determination, not necessarily on political agreement with all who resist. Thus, Palestinian self-determination – i.e., right of return – is central.

2. War abroad cannot be separated from the war at home on workers, people of color, immigrants, Arab/Muslims, civil liberties – Katrina.

3. Independence from Democratic Party.

4. Working class has unique resistance is the key to an effective antiwar movement.

• Basra oil workers

• G.I.s

• Rank and file U.S. trade unionists

• Unorganized workers

5. Reject sectarianism, turf, Peaceocracy, self-promotion, worship of politicians or celebrities. Support honest, principled, democratic, united, bottom-up antiwar action.

NYCLAW Co-Conveners

Larry Adams Former President, NPMHU Local 300

Michael Letwin Former President, UAW Local 2325/Assn. of Legal Aid Attorneys

Brenda Stokely Former President, AFSCME DC 1707; N.E. Regional Coordinator, Million Worker March Movement

political prisoner Mumia Abu-Jamal, via a recorded greeting from death row;

Malik Rahim, Common Ground Collective;

Medea Benjamin, Code Pink;

Bernadette Ellorin and Christine Hilo, BAYAN USA;

Founded on the determination and strength of the majority of oppressed classes, BAYAN is an alliance composed mainly of organizations of workers and peasants. Various sectors also account for many of our allied organization mass membership.

BAYAN counts on its members’ individual personages who serve in its leading bodies. The local chapter in the municipal, provincial or regional level is the basic unit of BAYAN.

The highest policy-making body is the National Congress. In between congresses, the National Council meets twice a year or whenever necessary. The National Executive Committee, through its various departments and the Popular Struggles Commission, ensures the implementation of BAYAN’s General Program of Action and other policies and directives laid down by the Congress and National Council. The National Secretariat, headed by the Secretary-General takes care of BAYAN’s day to day operation.

Larry Hamm, People’s Organization for Progress;

People’s Organization for Progress
The People’s Organization for Progress (POP) works to empower the grassroots community and fights for its needs. P.O.P. speaks out about issues such as poverty, racism, unemployment, education, housing, drugs, crime and community deterioration as well as important local, national and international issues.

P.O.P. supports self-help and other efforts to improve conditions in our community. However our ultimate goal is the complete elimination of all forms of racial, social and economic inequality and injustice. If you want to have a stronger voice in the affairs of our community then you should join the People’s Organization for Progress.

The People’s Organization for Progress has a statewide campaign to mobilize and demonstrate against police brutality and racial violence.

POP meets each Thursday, 6:30 PM, Abyssinian Baptist Church, 224 West Kinney Street, Newark, NJ. You’re invited to join us.

and David Swanson, After Downing Street.

After Downing Street is a nonpartisan coalition of over 200 veterans groups, peace groups, and political activist groups that has worked since May 2005 to pressure both Congress and the media in order to hold Bush, Cheney, and their aides accountable for crimes and abuses of power. The coalition takes its name from the emergence in May and June of 2005 of several documents that quickly came to be known as the Downing Street Memos.

Also speaking were

Ardeshir Ommani of the Stop the War On Iran Campaign and American Iranian Friendship Committee;
Stop the war on Iran before it starts!
March 2005
In Farsi En Español
Sign the statement View signers
It is with grave concern that we observe the growing threat of a new U.S. war—this time against the people of Iran.
The media is filled with reports of an alleged nuclear threat posed by Iran and the assumed need for the U.S. to take military action. These reports recall the “Weapons of Mass Destruction” stories issued in the months leading up to the war on Iraq.
In the lead up to the illegal invasion of Iraq, the Bush Administration asserted that Iraq possessed massive stockpiles of weapons of mass destruction and that it was capable of launching an attack - nuclear, chemical and biological - on the U.S. within 45 minutes.
President Bush said that the U.S. had to attack immediately, and could not “wait for the final proof — the smoking gun — that could come in the form of a mushroom cloud.” We all know now that this propaganda campaign was a complete fabrication created to justify a war of aggression.

American Iranian Friendship Committee
Everything about us The American-Iranian Friendship Committee (AIFC) was formed in 2004 for the purpose of promoting trust, mutual understanding and peace between Americans, on one hand, and Iranians living in Iran and abroad, on the other. Prompted by concern for the consequences of an on-going anti-Iranian U.S. foreign policy, the AIFC takes steps towards creating an atmosphere that can strengthen healthy dialogue and make friendship possible between the people of the two nations. We invite all democratic-minded individuals to join the committee and help in our efforts at building a movement for promoting peace, ending the unjust sanctions, and preventing a U.S.-NATO war on Iran.

Ignacio Meneses, National Network on Cuba;
Thanks for your interest in the National Network on Cuba. The U.S.-based NNOC is the umbrella organization for several dozen separate organizations that advocate for the end of Washington’s hostility towards Cuba, including activist solidarity groups in various major cities. The NNOC itself doesn’t have a paid staff or office, but runs this website and a mailing list, and holds two meetings a year to draw everyone together.
Membership is essentially for organizations and their members, but associate membership for individuals is available. Use our response form to get further information.
We encourage you to get involved in the effort to reverse U.S. policy towards Cuba, including defending your own right to travel there. Your questions and comments are welcome.
In this section you’ll find three things: our Principles and Goals, a geographical list of member groups, and further information about this site in the right collum.
Thank you again for your interest. We look forward to working together with you.
Louis Head,
Sobukwe Shakura,
Bambose Shango
Nalda Vigezzi,
NNOC Co-chairs

Walter Sinche, May 1st Immigrant Rights Coalition;

Press Conference:
Thursday, March 18th
757 3rd Ave between 47th and 48th St.
In front of the offices of Senator Charles Schumer
In Response to Current Calls for Immigration Reform:

Rosita Romero, Dominican Women’s Development Center;

About Us
The Dominican Women’s Development Center (DWDC/El Centro) was founded in 1988. It was created by a group of young, Dominican women who identified the need to create a membership, service organization that would help organize low-income women and that would provide them with culturally competent social services. The central mission of El Centro is to contribute to the empowerment of Dominican/Latina, other women and our families who reside in Washington Heights/Inwood and other New York City communities. Our mission is to aid in the growth and development of our self-esteem, by affirming our identity and solidarity through multicultural and holistic social services, and educational, economic and cultural development programs. The Center is committed to the organizing of women to actively participate in the elimination of gender inequality and the promotion of social justice.

Rev. Lennox Yearwood, Hip Hop Caucus;
The Hip Hop Caucus Education Fund’s mission is to foster civic engagement among young people of color on issues of social and economic justice, human rights, the environment, and international peace, so they can attain increased opportunities for themselves and their communities. We focus on meeting young people where they are, by linking cultural expression with social and political experience.

Adam Kokesh, Iraq Veterans Against the War;

Ann Wright, retired U.S. Army veteran and 16-year diplomat who resigned in opposition to the Iraq war;

Victor Toro, Chilean leader of MIR being threatened with deportation;
Chile’s MIR: The Revolutionary Left Movement
Urban Guerrillas Declare War on the Pinochet Dictatorship

Debra Sweet of World Can’t Wait;

Mission Statement of World Can’t Wait
Monday, 18 May 2009 01:03
The World Can’t Wait organizes people living in the United States to repudiate and stop the fascist direction initiated by the Bush Regime, including: the murderous, unjust and illegitimate occupations of Iraq and Afghanistan; the global “war of terror” of torture, rendition and spying; and the culture of bigotry, intolerance and greed. This direction cannot and will not be reversed by leaders who tell us to seek common ground with fascists, religious fanatics, and empire. It can only be possible by the people building a community of resistance - an independent mass movement of people - acting in the interests of humanity to stop, and demand prosecution, of these crimes.

and Teresita Jacinto Oliva of Mexicanos Sin Fronteras.
Mexicans without borders (translation)
Our Mission:
Our mission is to improve the quality of life for low-income communities, promoting and protecting human rights, civil and political rights of workers, immigrants and their families. We stand for equality, social justice and economic, and environmental protection.
Our Principles:
Liberty, Equality, Diversity, Community, Voluntary Work and Sacrifice, Obeying, Solidarity, Autonomy, Democracy, Justice and Peace.
We are a network of migrant communities autonomous area located in the states of Virginia, Maryland, Delaware and the United States capital, Washington DC
The SPS is an individual membership.
SPS members are mostly families and migrant workers from Central and South America and Mexico, and our mission is to promote and defend human rights, labor and civil liberties of all migrants, to promote the welfare of our families and the contribution our communities, integration into the community and preserve our cultural identity.

. Our work is developed through volunteer work on projects such as the autonomous organization of communities and working committees, activities and information campaigns, assistance, education, English classes, food distribution, medical care, and cultural activities.
Our struggle is focused against the causes of migration, social justice and economic exclusion and exploitation, against racism and intolerance, protection of nature and the union of the worker @ s
We fight for the constitutional recognition of rights and culture of immigrants through a comprehensive legal reform to legalize the status of all undocumented workers in terms of justice and dignity.
L We strive for that in Mexico the law is reformed national population under a constitutional reform in Congress, guaranteeing respect for all rights and physical and moral integrity of foreign migrants.
We fight against exclusion and for the constitutional recognition of all rights for all Mexicans living abroad
Our commitment is to promote a genuine democratic transition and social and economic justice in Mexico, and defend the sovereignty and resources of our country.
We sympathize with movimientosde civil society, peace, justice, and freedom in Mexico and worldwide.
We are members of local coalitions, regional and national with whom we join in defending our rights, to progress and we have formalized a partnership with others.
Nuestra agenda: Our agenda:
Derechos de los migrantes y Reforma Migratoria Justa, humana y digna. Rights of migrants and Fair Immigration Reform, humane and dignified manner.
Southern border: the legal protection and respect for the rights and physical and moral integrity of foreign migrants in Mexico.
Transición a la democracia en México: Todos los derechos para todos Transition to democracy in Mexico: All rights for all
No neocolonialismo.No globalization and war.
5> For a culture of liberation.

Continuing the short, punchy talks were

Jared Ball, and Sara “Echo” Steiner, Green Party members;

Charlotte Kates of Al-Awda New York, the Palestine Right to Return Coalition;

Pam Africa, International Concerned Family and Friends of Mumia Abu-Jamal;

political prisoner Leonard Peltier, via a statement; Sonia Umanzon of the FMLN (Faribundo Martí National Liberation Front);

Katrina survivors Ivey Parker and Christine Gavin-Lathan;

Mohammad Awdallah, U.S. Popular Palestine Conference Network;

Ricardo Prado of the Colombian political party Democratic Pole;

Tyneisha Bowens of FIST—Fight Imperialism, Stand Together;

Larry Holmes, Teresa Gutierrez and Sara Flounders for TONC and the International Action Center;

Omowale Clay, December 12 Movement and Friends of Zimbabwe;

and Milton St. Germaine, New England Human Rights Organization for Haiti.

34 posted on 05/04/2013 4:36:23 PM PDT by RaceBannon (Telling the truth about RINOS, PAULTARDS, Liberals and Muslims has become hate speech)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

GOE Site for Adam Kokesh

Adam Kokesh for Congress

Ron Paul Supports Adam Kokesh

This Aint Oathkeepers..Adam Kokesh.
Note the connection between Oathkeepers & Ron Paul.

35 posted on 05/04/2013 4:36:57 PM PDT by RaceBannon (Telling the truth about RINOS, PAULTARDS, Liberals and Muslims has become hate speech)
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Adam Kokesh appearing with ANSWER and other anti-war activists in an anti-war rally, blaming it on bankers, CEO’s , and other organizations

Adam Kokesh appearing directly with ANSWER and arrested for defying poster ban despite Police orders

Adam Kokesh announces he is a Ron Paul supporter and Dennis Kucinich supporter

Adam Kokesh announces he has a shoe for bush, indicating he is for violence against the President

Adam Kokesh:” I’ve Got a Shoe for Bush!”

On Monday, Jan. 19, 2009, hundreds of antiwar activists expressed their outrage over President George W. Bush’s eight warmongering, economically disastrous, torture approving and lawbreaking years in the Oval Office (2001-2009). The good riddance to Bush rally was held at DuPont Circle, in Washington, D.C. Adam Kokesh of the” Iraq Veterans Against the War” was one of the speakers at the event. He said: “Occupation is a crime...and Ive got a shoe for Bush!” After the speeches, the protesters marched to the White House. Once there, they tossed shoes and combat boots at the White House and insisted: “Arrest Bush!” For background, see: and and
Category: News & Politics

Tags: Adam Kokesh IVAW Protest White House George W. Bush Occupation Crime William Hughes

Adam Kokesh was one of the speakers, on July 17, 2007, at a rally held in the Upper Senate Park, opposite the U.S. Capitol, in Washington, D.C. Mr. Kokesh is with the Iraq Veterans Against the War (IVAW) organization. He is a former member of the U.S. Marine Corps. The purpose of the event was to kick off the “Funding the War is Killing the Troops” campaign. See,,, and for more background information. After the rally, IVAW members planned to deliver American flags to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Majority Whip James Clyburn (D-SC). Prior to the rally, an American flag was delivered on the grounds of the U.S. Capitol by IVAW members to Terry Lierman, chief of staff to the House Majority Leader, Rep. Steney Hoyer (D-MD).
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Tags: Adam Kokesh Marines Iraqi War Veteran IVAW U.S. Capitol Protest Bush-Cheney Gang William Congress Hughes

On September 3, 2007, the three participants, Mario Penalver, Elliott Nesch and Gordy Heuer, on the 800 mile “March of the People: Impeach the President, End the War: From Chicago to Washington, D.C.,” reached Baltimore City. They began their journey on June 21, 2007, in Chicago, IL; and expect to land in Washington, D.C. on September 11, 2007. Adam Kokesh of the Iraq Veterans Against the War (IVAW) spoke at a rally held in the honor of the “March of the People” participants, at St. John’s United Methodist Church in Baltimore City. Mr. Kokesh said: “’The March of the People’ inspired us!” For background on IVAW, to to:
For background on “March of the People,” and if you need contact information to join in the walk with the antiwar activists, see their web site at:
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Tags: Adam Kokesh IVAW March of the People Mario Penalver Iraq War Elliott Nesch Gordy Heuer William Hughes

THE MARCH OF THE PEOPLE, participants share their views

On Aug. 27, 2007, on Alt. Route 40, (The Old Historic National Pike), at the base of South Mountain, near Frederick, Maryland, three of the participants on the 800 mile “March of the People: Impeach the President, End the War: From Chicago to Washington, D.C.,” shared their views about their activism. They began their journey on June 21, 2007, in Chicago, IL; and expect to land in Washington, D.C. on September 11, 2007—just days before the ANSWER Coalition’s scheduled Sept. 15th antiwar rally on the National Mall. On the video are: Mario Penalver, Elliott Nesch and Gordy Heuer. South Mountain is about 65 miles due West of Baltimore City. For background; and if you need contact information to join in the walk with the antiwar activists, see their web site at:
Category: News & Politics

Tags: March of the People Mario Penalver Elliott Nesch Gordy Heuer Iraq War Peace Activism Protest William Hughes

Russian news organization publicises Adam kokesh

36 posted on 05/04/2013 4:38:42 PM PDT by RaceBannon (Telling the truth about RINOS, PAULTARDS, Liberals and Muslims has become hate speech)
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To: RaceBannon
Man, can this place sniff 'em out or WHAT ?

Sir, you deserve a beer .. have one on us !

37 posted on 05/04/2013 4:39:54 PM PDT by tomkat
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On leaving the Hartford Tea Party.
Please read this through, while the beginning of this letter seems unrelated, it is completely necessary to explain my position.

Recently, while working on a separate project for a patriotic organization, The Gathering of Eagles, I became more familiar with the personal actions of a former Marine named Adam kokesh. It is through the personal knowlege and experience by some of the members of the Gathering of Eagles that Adam Kokesh, the anti-war protester has been involved with activities we call treasonous. We believe it is important to focus our efforts on this man because he is running for Congress in the 3rd district in New Mexico.

In our discovery process and analysis of online documents created by Kokesh himself, along with videos taken by others at his events and with testimony of persons attending these events, it is the obvious conclusion that Adam kokesh admitted freely to asking troops to desert their unit in time of war while visiting an Army base in Ansbach, Germany, and engaged in with demonstrations that became violent by destroying property that housed a Military recruiting center in Washington DC. Protesters at this event faced a small crowd of Americans that included Mothers of active duty servicemen and women and once learning that these women were parents of Military members overseas in Iraq and Afghanistan at that time, the protesters repeated vulgar assertions that these women’s sons should die in combat for serving in this war.

Sadly, actions like this since the Vietnam War are not called what they are: sedition at best or treason at worst. Since Adam Kokesh is a Marine Corps veteran as well as I am, I believe that Kokesh was trained enough as a Marine in operational security and awareness of how his personal actions in uniform and when dressed as a civilian would reflect on military service and was mature enough to know his actions would be viewed and repeated in our national media and international media in such a way that Iraqi resistance forces and Afghanistan Taliban and international Al-Qaeda forces would only view as supporting their efforts in time of war against American and coalition forces. It is a known fact that Osama Bin Ladin announced that he watched the 9/11 attacks on television himself and that he and his forces were pleased and encouraged by what he saw on television. To deny that media accounts of the pains of your enemy aren’t encouraging to those engaged in warfare against you is an immature approach to fighting and winning a military conflict.

To back up my assertions here, I am posting links to these events so the reader can see for themselves these events are true:

Adam Kokesh who is running for the national Congressional seat in the Farmington New Mexico area.

Kokesh is a member of IVAW, (Iraq Veterans Against the War). He openly marched in demonstrations against his country after returning from Iraq. He was arrested for bringing an illegal weapon to a college campus and having it stolen from his car, and then had a Military trial and lost a stripe for it since he brought it back illegally from Iraq. This article quotes Kokesh extensively.

Kokesh went to an Army base and openly stood in a Chow Hall and videotaped himself calling on the troops to desert in time of War and posted in online and on the IVAW blog under his own name. The article below is Adam Kokesh’s personal account of this act in his own words.

Kokesh led demonstration in DC in front of a recruiting station where his public stated goal was to prevent any recruiting from going on that day. Kokesh’s accomplices that day berated several Blue Star Mothers, (Mothers of Soldiers/Marines/Airmen/Sailors serving in time of war) and told them their sons should die in Iraq.

First hand witness accounts of this demonstration here :

Video taken by the Left Wing protesters of this event is found here: (see the bottom of the page)

The results of his participation in these actions in Washington DC led to an investigation by the United States Marine Corps into Kokesh’s wearing of military uniforms while walking the street in threatening poses pretending to hold a rifle simulating military action against Iraqi civilians. Kokesh posted the e-mail he received from the Marine Corps officer on the Iraq Veterans Against the War website and boasted of receiving this letter and also posted his profane response for the world to see. This again is Kokesh’s own words and testimony on the Iraq Veterans Against the War website. He was asked about this by a Marine officer who wanted to determine why he did what he did and were the allegations true. Kokesh admitted this was true and told the Major to GO F__ HIMSELF in his e-mail response.

There are numerous articles more than can be posted, but I will let the reader look for themselves.
Use your internet connection and search for
Kokesh + IVAW

Kokesh + Code Pink

Kokesh + ANSWER

Kokesh + World Workers Party

What must be explained at this point is why this man is connected to the Hartford Tea Party and how it has lead me to conclude that the Hartford Tea Party and the Connecticut Tea Party are not acting in the best interests of Connecticut citizens or for a national interest concerning their apparent desired candidate, Peter Schiff.

The actions of Kokesh are treason in my eyes. Plain and simple. He freely and repeatedly acted in a way that he gave aid and comfort to the enemy in time of war, and he did so knowing that in today’s world, international media would report his actions and that enemy forces such as Al-Qaeda and Iraqi resistance Mujahadeen monitor American television and print media and would see, even if only by cursory glance, his actions as a leader and participant in these marches, demonstrations, protests, and speaking engagements on college campuses.

On March 16, I received an e-mail from a friend of the Tea Party movement whom I had had previous conversations with concerning the taking over of the Tea Party platforms by those who were not political Conservatives or GOP members as the media falsely reports, but by Ron Paul Libertarians. One such person from Connecticut who was previously working in favor of the Tea Party movement and whose e-mails I used to receive on a regular basis, send out a request for aid to help the Adam Kokesh campaign. The e-mail letter is printed below:

-—— Forwarded Message -——
Sent: Monday, March 15, 2010 7:33:49 PM GMT -05:00 US/Canada Eastern
Subject: [ronpaul-769] Adam Kokesh Needs Your Urgent Help!
Read all about it:
Make some phone calls for Adam if you have the time - please?
Thank you for whatever you can do to help,

The sender of this e-mail is not the author of it’s content, but he sent it as a positive effort to help Adam Kokesh. I was stunned. Being involved in the Gathering of Eagles organization and attending these anti-War rallies as a counter protestor to defend America and hold signs that were suportive of our troops, I was well aware of Adam Kokesh before he announced his running for Congress. What I didn’t know was how much the Ron Paul Political machine was supporting him and how far and deep that support went. I mistakenly thoguht it was just a local effort and soon found out the opposite.

I responded to this e-mail and asked if this JIM A was the same Jim A that me and the sender of this e-mail received previous messages from and that was confirmed. The sender of this e-mail mentioned that he thought Jim A was the new campaign manager for Peter Schiff. I did a search on the internet on Peter Schiff’s website and found that was innacurate.

In all my searches for Adam Kokesh I did on the Internet, I do not remember seeing Peter Schiff’s name with his. I realize it was because I was concentrating on the Marxist groups that Kokesh marched with and supported in national rallies.

I did my first GOOGLE search for Kokesh + Schiff was was quite stunned to see the number of connections on web sites between the two. A person is known by the company they keep. A person is also known by who wants to tell others you are a good person or a bad person. Numerous websites that specifically mention connections between Peter Schiff and Adam Kokesh have for the most part only included the names of Ron Paul or his son Rand Paul. And no one else by comparison.

The GOOGLE search terms and link I used were this:

The first page I found was this:

This the very first page of this forum is entirely based on support for Peter Schiff and Adam Kokesh and Rand Paul. ONLY those three persons. While an individual may not know what everyone says about him, he must surely know who he is compared to and why, for this website clearly endorses these three men, it has the campaign website for Peter Schiff at the top of it’s page for donations. Schiff MUST know of this site for that reason alone because he has to account for all campaign donations and his webmaster also has the clear capability to discover who is accessing his website, and in modern times, a responsibility to know who is accessing your website, and that means Schiff KNOWS he is associated with Adam Kokesh.

On July 15, 2009, Peter Schiff was one of the search terms along with Adam Kokesh for this Ron Paul appearance on Judge Napolitano’s web broadcast. If they are not known to each other or do not have common values and goals, why are they jointly advertised with each other?
That link can be found here:

On the following website, videos of Peter Schiff, with search tags that include Adam Kokesh, Ron Paul, Rand Paul and Chris Dodd (someone Schiff has openly opposed, one of the reasons I originally supported him), additional videos also show a hatred of Israel and Jewish interests, calling SarahPalin a Zionist Neocon Warmonger, that Ron Paul is the Tea Party leader-Not Sarah Palin (Neither were leaders, it was street level persons such as myself that made things happen), :

Mentioned specifically on this page are two Schiff videos. Here are the descriptions and links to those videos, along with the search tags for those videos:

Peter schiff – (8.13.09)(0)
Posted on February 10th, 2010 | Categorized as Barrack Obama | Tagged as 1207, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, Adam, Audit, Bankrupt, Business, Chris, Christopher, Collapse, Commodities, Congress, Connecticut, Constitution, Debt, Deception, Deficit, DEPRESSION, Dodd, Economics, ECONOMY, Election, Fannie, FED, Foreclosure, Fox, Freddie, Germond, Harris, HR, IOUSA, Jake, Jaynee, Kokesh, Mac, Mae, OBAMA, Paul, Peter, Predicted, Rand, Restore, Rj, Ron, Schiff, Senate, Spending, The, Towne, US

Peter Schiff discussing health care and insurance on Fox Business. Donate to his campaign today! TAGS Peter Schiff Connecticut Senate 2010 2009 US Economy Ron Paul Rand Adam Kokesh RJ Harris Jake Towne Jaynee Germond Congress Election Economics Chris Christopher Dodd 2006 2007 2008 Collapse Predicted Fannie Mae Freddie Mac Bankrupt Depression Deficit Spending [...]

Peter schiff – (8.19.09)(0)
Posted on February 10th, 2010 | Categorized as Barrack Obama | Tagged as 1207, Adan, Alex, Audit, Ben, Bernanke, Brown, Chris, Christopher, Congress, Deal, Debt, Deception, Deficit, DEPRESSION, Dodd, FED, Federal, Germond, Global, Gordon, Harris, HR, Infowars, Jake, Jaynee, Joker, Jones, Kokesh, New, OBAMA, Paul, Peter, Planet, Prison, Recession, RESERVE, Retake, Rj, Ron, Schiff, Spending, Towne

Donate to his campaign! TAGS Peter Schiff Ron Paul Adan Kokesh RJ Harris Jake Towne Jaynee Germond Retake Congress Chris Christopher Dodd Obama Joker Deception Depression Recession Deficit Spending Debt Global New Deal Gordon Brown Alex Jones Infowars Prison Planet HR 1207 Audit FED Federal Reserve Ben Bernanke Alan Greenspan Constitution Michael Badnarik Connecticut [...]

Notice that in the second video, one of the search tags is INFOWARS. INFOWARS is an Alex Jones supported group, one of the leading 9/11 truthers who believe, among the many theories proposed by truthers, stories such as that the World Trade Centers were attacked by radio controlled airplanes that had the passengers removed before the collision, and also that explosive charges were placed in the building that caused the actual collapse after the collision and resultant fire. These people are Ron Paul suporters and openly support Peter Schiff and Adam Kokesh.

Remember: You are known by the company you keep, and by those who promote you and by those who wish you ill.

In this video, hosted on that same site , the title is ISRAEL’S HYPOCRASY

The search tags for that video are as follows: Posted on February 10th, 2010 | Categorized as Barrack Obama | Tagged as 10, 2012, Adam, Alex, Barack, Beck, Best, Bowl, Brees, Brett, Bush, Campaign, Celente, Commercial, Commercials;, Doritos, Drew, Ever, Favre, For, Gaza, Gerald, Glenn, Hand, Illustrated, Israel, Jay, Jones, Judge, Kokesh, Latifah, Leno, Liberty, Motorola, Napolitano, New, Notes, OBAMA, Order, Palestine, Palestinian, Palin, Paul, Peter, Polamalu, Queen, Rand, Reggie, Ron, Sarah, Schiff, Special, Sports, Super, Superbowl, Swimsuit, Top, Troy, World, Zionism, Zionist

Israel’s hypocracy MEGA info BOMB FAIR USE NOTICE: This video may contain copyrighted material. Such material is made available for educational purposes only. This constitutes a ‘fair use’ of any such copyrighted material as provided for in Title 17 USC section 107 of the US Copyright Law. Ron Paul Peter Schiff Adam Kokesh [...]

It is crystal clear that this individual website is hosted by Anti-semitic persons who hold disparaging views of Jews. Notice also that one of the search terms is GAZA, indicating that this website is favorable of the Palistinian cause, despite the obvious facts of the Palistinians creating homicidal bombers to kill Jews using retarded persons as suicide bombers and also firing over 1000 home made rockets into Israel in the last 2 years. This website thinks that is not worth mentioning, but Israel’s Hypocrasy (sic) is the issue.

While again, a single reference to these issues does prove a movement, I understand that, a logical thinking person would distance themselves from people such as this once this is known unless you hold these views yourself, or if your friends hold these views and you do not want to distance yourself from your friends.

For the record, and for his credit concerning his connections to Ron Paul and Adam Kokesh, Peter Schiff has denounced the 9/11 theories surrounding a conspiracy:

A new Internet search reveals the following about Ron paul and 9/11:

An organization called Student Scholars for 9/11 Truth video taped an inpromtu appearance with Ron Paul and recorded some of his comments. They can be found here:

While Ron Paul has said on TV shows such as Glen Beck that he dismisses the major theories, he openly says there is a coverup of what went on yet refuses to elaborate on just what is covered up. The 9/11 Comission clearly showed that intelligence failures happened because of Clinton era laws that prevented our inteligence agancies from communicating with each other.

On the website CONSPIRACY PLANET, information about Ron Paul and issues similar to this can be found:

Ron Paul has publically said that the CIA has accomplished a coup against America and needs to be taken out:

A direct quote from this conference is as such:
(January 20, 2010) House Rep. Ron Paul says the CIA has in effect carried out a “coup” against the US government, and the intelligence agency needs to be “taken out.”

Speaking to an audience of like-minded libertarians at a Campaign for Liberty regional conference in Atlanta this past weekend, the Texas Republican said: “There’s been a coup, have you heard? It’s the CIA coup. The CIA runs everything, they run the military. They’re the ones who are over there lobbing missiles and bombs on countries...”

I did an Internet search to see if Peter Schiff attended this conference, and found that almost every video of this event where Ron Paul made such a statement, Peter Schiff’s name was one of the main search tags:

One one video, the single specific description for the video reads as such:
Category: News & Politics
Tags: ron paul 2pac alex jones debra medina peter schiff gerald celente marc faber max keiser jim rogers dollar hyperinflation wall street gold federal reserve bernanke geithner bailout stimulus obama healthcare palin scott brown fox news msnbc cnbc mike church perry hutchison spending tea party glenn beck rand paul dr. mercola campaign for liberty atlanta regional conference woods mises rockwell climategate monckton jesse ventura conspiracy theory new world order

This video can be found at the link below:

And here is one prominant website that supports the 9/11 conspiracy theories, calling for a RON PAUL PROVISIONAL ARMY to take over after we investigate the 9/11 events:

Among the other kooky connections to Ron Paul, is a UFO COnnection. I have yet to find the original article, but numerous articles repeat the belief of Ron Paul’s that UFO’s are real. Some of the Ron Paul sites have soeone trying to mock this belief, but the Ron Paul site, says this:

This has been repeated again in San Francisco, not known to support conservatives or Libertarians anyways, but associated with Ron Paul out there were UFO enthusiasts mentioned in this article:

How is it that the kookiest ideas are surrounding Ron Paul?
Ron Paul, UFO disclosure, etc... simply nothing more than a pacifier — a distraction!

You are known by the company you keep. By who likes you and who dislikes you. To see repeatedly in these searches the names of 9/11 truther groups such as INFOWARS and RON PAUL and ALEX JONES, ADAM KOKESH connected immediately to Peter Schiff can only bring someone to an immediate conslusion: he is either silent of their excesses for his own political expediency but welcomes their support, or he is totally ignorant of Ron Paul and his supporters. Peter Schiff is surely NOT ignorant of Ron Paul. Peter Schiff is one smart guy, most likely smarter than me, especially money wise. But he surely had to kow who he was being connected to and has done nothing to dismiss the kooks who are endorsing him.

This is why in my previous e-mails to Tea Party Members of Connecticut I repeatedly added in search links or advice on what to search for regarding these issues and Peter Schiff.

I have been asked to leave the Hartford Tea Party. Fair enough. If this is the man that the Hartford Tea Party wishes to promote and support, then I want no part of it.

Peter Schiff is promoted and supported with a known traitor, Adam kokesh, on numerous websites and all the Tea Party members were shown where to see it themselves. What is saddening is the responses I got about it.

You are know by the company you keep? By who supports you? Also by who doesn’t support you. In all this exchange, only one person wrote back to me asking if this information about Kokesh was true or if the links were valid. I am afraid that most of the people who received those e-mails refused to click on the links I provided and that effort was wasted. What I heard was that by exposing the bad connections of Peter Schiff with Truthers, Traitors and UFO chasers, all that mattered was someone who wanted LIBERTY. I was called a traitor for not endorsing someone who endorses a traitor. All that mattered was a candidate that supported liberty. Supporting a Marxist sympathiser who marched with Code Pink, ANSWER, WORLD WORKERS PARTY, SDS is now considered LIBERTY by Libertarians in Connecticut. And I saved that e-mail to prove I was called a traitor to not support Schiff.

Liberty at the expense of supporting someone running on the same ticket as a traitor with no response or denial despite the full year of being connected to him?

Check the dates on these websites, it has been 10 months since Schiff has been connected to Kokesh, and not once has Schiff denounced Kokesh. Not on his official campaign website or anywhere that is online. If he did, the YouTube videos with Kokesh and Schiff’s name would not exist, nor would all the Ron Paul websites with Schiff’s name be with Kokesh.

It would not be there if he denounced him, but instead, on the website, Schiff allowed the placement of an article written by a John Birch Society author for the New American Magazine to list their support for Schiff, Rand Paul and Adam Kokesh.

That article has been on Peter Schiff’s website for 5 months now. Peter Schiff would not have allowed such a letter to remain on his website unless he had no problem with someone who marched with marxist groups in anti-war demonstrations simulating the murder of innocent people to slander the military.

Schiff’s allowance of this letter promoting Kokesh is a blatant endorsement of Kokesh.

Knowing all of the above, and knowing that the members of the Hartford Tea Party and Connecticut Tea Party have refused to contact me to ask for more information or agree with me, with only 3 exceptions among the group, I must immediately and permanently separate myself from a group that thinks the character of a man as this is acceptable for political office.

No one is perfect. I am way too excitable and emotional for me to consider myself eligible for political office. I am way too blunt and speak my mind too freely. I have seen myself on film and am not always happy at what I see once I said some things. But I am not ashamed at what makes me mad at all. In fact, the things that I get mad at are legitimate. My anger at the issues shows I know what to get mad at. My humor is sometimes gruff and direct.

But the direction I send it is not wrong. Peter Schiff is connected to people who committed treason and has been for almost a full year and the Hartford Tea Party and the Connecticut Tea Party now know it and in the last several days, only 3 people have told me my concerns were right in our most recent series of e-mails.

In a private phone conversation in the last week, I was asked what I thought about the Tea Party announcing the endorsement of Peter Schiff before the republican primary so that the Tea Party movement would appear to be pushing the agenda instead of the media controlling it; a way of the people, the grassroots, taking command instead of responding to media control of the process or GOP Party control of the process. I agreed because I liked Peter Schiff’s economic stance and explanation of what he would do. I did not want anyone in office that had previously held office and that meant I did not want Rob Simmons. I also did not want someone who made her money by supporting shooting steroids into the body of Jocks to entertain 12 year old boys to make her fortune, or knowing that she hired the wife of Connecticut GOP Chairman to work on her campaign, nor do I think she is correct by stating at the Enfield Republican Town Committe meeting where she said she believed in man made Global Warming.

After the last 3 days of finally doing the homework on Peter Schiff that I should of in the first place, I totally remove my endorsement of Peter Schiff and I call on all Patriotic thinking Americans to so also.

38 posted on 05/04/2013 4:41:28 PM PDT by RaceBannon (Telling the truth about RINOS, PAULTARDS, Liberals and Muslims has become hate speech)
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To: OKSooner

I agree.

39 posted on 05/04/2013 4:45:08 PM PDT by sport
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To: mnehring

I agree.

40 posted on 05/04/2013 4:45:30 PM PDT by sport
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