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Suspect detained over 'extremist' bumper sticker
WND ^ | April 7, 2009 | Bob Unruh

Posted on 05/07/2009 10:18:20 PM PDT by JSDude1

A Louisiana driver has been stopped and detained for having a "Don't Tread on Me" bumper sticker on his vehicle and warned by a police officer about the "subversive" message it sent, according to the driver's relative.

The situation developed in the small town of Ball, La., where a receptionist at the police department told WND she knew nothing about the traffic stop, during which the "suspect" was investigated for "extremist" activities, the relative said.

It followed by only a few weeks the release of a Department of Homeland Security "Right-wing Extremism: Current Economic and Political Climate Fueling Resurgence in Radicalization and Recruitment" report, which prompted outrage from legislators and a campaign calling for the resignation of DHS Secretary Janet Napolitano.

The report cites individuals who sport certain bumper stickers on their vehicles as suspect, and it was delivered to tens of thousands of local law enforcement officers across the nation.

WND is withholding the driver's name and the relative's name at their request.

However, the situation was described on the American Vision blog, too.

According to the relative, the situation happened this way:

Her brother-in-law was driving home from work through the town that has a local reputation for enhancing its budget by stopping speeders and ticketing them. He was pulled over by police officers who told him "he had a subversive survivalist bumper sticker on his car."

Are you ready for a second Declaration of Independence? Sign the petition promoting true freedom once again!

"They proceeded to keep him there on the side of the road while they ran whatever they do to see if you have a record, keeping him standing by the side of the road for 30 minutes," she told WND.

(Excerpt) Read more at wnd.com ...


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Crime/Corruption; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: bumper; dhs; donttreadonme; extremist; rightwing
Apparently, the DHS analyzes the "threat" level of Internet news websites like WorldNetDaily, for the lexicon defines "alternative media" as "a term used to describe various information sources that provide a forum for interpretations of events and issues that differ radically from those presented in mass media products and outlets."

HEY DHS COME AN GET ME: Becuase you're just a bunch of illigitimate jackbooted 'idiots': YOU HEAR ME :P~!

1 posted on 05/07/2009 10:18:26 PM PDT by JSDude1
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To: JSDude1

Don’t believe it.


2 posted on 05/07/2009 10:19:16 PM PDT by norge
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To: norge

Why not?


3 posted on 05/07/2009 10:20:33 PM PDT by null and void (We are now in day 108 of our national holiday from reality.)
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To: null and void

An anonymous source who claims to be the “relative” of the person who was stopped? Color me skeptical.


4 posted on 05/07/2009 10:22:59 PM PDT by Arguendo
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To: Arguendo

It’s WND, too.


5 posted on 05/07/2009 10:25:33 PM PDT by null and void (We are now in day 108 of our national holiday from reality.)
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To: null and void

Come on. I live in California and I would gladly put that sticker on my car.

Do I think I would be pulled over? No way!

This dude is in Louisiana, a far cry more conservative than California.


6 posted on 05/07/2009 10:25:42 PM PDT by norge
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To: JSDude1

What’s wrong with the ORIGINAL Declaration of Independence? (some pertinent excerpts):

“He has erected a multitude of New Offices, and sent hither swarms of Officers to harass our people and eat out their substance......

He has combined with others to subject us to a jurisdiction foreign to our constitution, and unacknowledged by our laws; giving his Assent to their Acts of pretended Legislation......

For imposing Taxes on us without our Consent.....

He has excited domestic insurrections amongst us....

In every stage of these Oppressions We have Petitioned for Redress in the most humble terms: Our repeated Petitions have been answered only by repeated injury. A Prince, whose character is thus marked by every act which may define a Tyrant, is unfit to be the ruler of a free people.....

...And for the support of this Declaration, with a firm reliance on the protection of Divine Providence, we mutually pledge to each other our Lives, our Fortunes, and our sacred Honor.”


7 posted on 05/07/2009 10:26:50 PM PDT by 21twelve (Drive Reality out with a pitchfork if you want , it always comes back.)
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To: JSDude1
They would prolly get really upset about the 8.5x11" piece of paper taped on the inside of the rear window of my pickup. It states quite clearly:

He's not
MY
president

I'm preparing another sign for the other window. It will say:


Psalm 109:8
Let his days be few;
and let another
take his office

8 posted on 05/07/2009 10:26:58 PM PDT by upchuck (I'm glad I'm old. Thus I can remember when America was a decent, moral, God fearing country.)
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To: upchuck

Yeah becareful friend, I know what you mean, but it does no one anygood in jail..


9 posted on 05/07/2009 10:28:34 PM PDT by JSDude1 (DHS, FBI, FEMA, etc have been bad little boys. They need to be spanked and sent to timeout!)
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To: JSDude1

The situation developed in the small town of Ball, La., where a receptionist at the police department told WND she knew nothing about the traffic stop, during which the “suspect” was investigated for “extremist” activities, the relative said.

I don’t believe this story. They have no proof of the stop. Perhaps somebody wants their 15 minutes of fame.


10 posted on 05/07/2009 10:29:46 PM PDT by napscoordinator
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To: napscoordinator

Perhaps, or perhaps not, if there is confirmation in the next day or two in other news sources, then we will know for sure..!


11 posted on 05/07/2009 10:31:11 PM PDT by JSDude1 (DHS, FBI, FEMA, etc have been bad little boys. They need to be spanked and sent to timeout!)
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To: JSDude1
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12 posted on 05/07/2009 10:37:39 PM PDT by newheart (Obama. We kind of underestimated the creepiness.)
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To: JSDude1

Truthfully I hope it is false because if true it would be so outrageous.


13 posted on 05/07/2009 10:38:51 PM PDT by napscoordinator
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To: Arguendo

“Color me skeptical.”

I agree. And speaking as an old Southern boy, despite what is seen on TV and the movies, my experience with small town law enforcement officers is that they are courteous and professional. We do have our towns and individual officers who are jokes, but that seems to be the exception rather than the rule.—JM


14 posted on 05/07/2009 10:43:43 PM PDT by Jubal Madison (Sic Semper Tyrannis)
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To: napscoordinator

This is not the first time I’ve read a story about cops in louisiana-—pulling over out of towners for small time stuff. (The last story was about a biker being harassed) This wouldn’t surprise me in the least.


15 posted on 05/07/2009 10:47:44 PM PDT by Freedom2specul8 (Please pray for our troops.... http://www.americasupportsyou.mil/)
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To: Jubal Madison

Where I live the Cops have the dont tread on me on their POV.I guess they will have to try and take us all.


16 posted on 05/07/2009 10:57:23 PM PDT by HANG THE EXPENSE (Life is tough.It's even tougher when you're stupid.)
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To: JSDude1
That's pretty subversive, having a bumper stick like the flags that have been on all Navy Ships at sea since 9/11

I got it for a tattoo in 2002.


17 posted on 05/07/2009 11:06:53 PM PDT by TC Rider (The United States Constitution - 1791. All Rights Reserved.)
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To: norge
This dude is in Louisiana.....

That what makes the story believable to me

18 posted on 05/07/2009 11:06:53 PM PDT by the_daug
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To: Arguendo
"An anonymous source who claims to be the “relative” of the person who was stopped? Color me skeptical.

Definitely weak beer. Maybe it just said "tread on me," because that's what he acts like.

19 posted on 05/07/2009 11:13:18 PM PDT by cookcounty (Late-term abortion advocate Barack Obama preaching about torture. How stupid can you get?)
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To: norge

WHERE CAN YOU BUY THE “DON’T TREAD ON ME STICKERS”?

I don’t drive, do you suppose they have small stickers? For envelopes etc.


20 posted on 05/07/2009 11:21:15 PM PDT by joydocsusie (ILLEGAL ALIENS HAVE NO RIGHT TO OUR SOCIAL SECURITY MONEY OR ANYTHING IN AMERICAWH)
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To: JSDude1

NAW, IT CAN’T HAPPEN HERE. NOT IN THE UNITED STATES. WE’LL BEAT THOSE DEMOCRATS IN THE NEXT ELECTION. GO GOP!

“Obama is bad, but he isn’t THAT bad.”

“Don’t use the word “fascist”. It’s so extreme. There are no fascists in the US.”

“Oh, c’mon, don’t use words like “Communism” to describe Obama and his ilk. You’re just so over-the-top and crazy.”

I can just hear most of the right wing now.

I can also see their inevitable disillusionment when they realize: “Oh my God, this is really happening.”

All be it, too, too late.

Once again: Obama is a Communist. He’s not a liberal. He’s not a Democrat, as such. He’s not even pro-America.

Obama and his ilk are anti-American Communists, period.


21 posted on 05/07/2009 11:25:48 PM PDT by Boucheau
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To: upchuck

No worries, U.

Just don’t put the Kenyan’s name around it anywhere.

It’s a bible verse, period.

Screw the fascist p****s!


22 posted on 05/07/2009 11:29:19 PM PDT by Boucheau
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To: JSDude1

psssst...whatever you do....don’t say the words, “DON’T TREAD ON ME”, don’t write the words, “DON’T TREAD ON ME”, and for God’s sakes, don’t put a bumper sticker on your vehicle that says, “DON’T TREAD ON ME”

...pass it along


23 posted on 05/07/2009 11:35:24 PM PDT by CaribouCrossing
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To: JSDude1

I’m waiting for someone to give me some crap about my “I AM JOHN GALT” bumper sticker-but I probably give liberals too much credit-most of them are too stupid (and un read) to know who John Galt is.


24 posted on 05/08/2009 3:17:33 AM PDT by mrmargaritaville
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To: joydocsusie

I bought mine from here www.gadsdenandculpeper.com, I have noticed more of these stickers on cars lately as well as flags flying.


25 posted on 05/08/2009 3:59:08 AM PDT by panthermom
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To: JSDude1

G. Gordon Liddy is talking about this. Wants everyone to get one these bumperstickers.


26 posted on 05/08/2009 7:38:09 AM PDT by 50cal Smokepole (It's only recoil)
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To: panthermom

Thank you panthermom!


27 posted on 05/09/2009 11:31:28 PM PDT by joydocsusie (ILLEGAL ALIENS HAVE NO RIGHT TO OUR SOCIAL SECURITY MONEY OR ANYTHING ELSE IN THE USA)
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