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Guardians of the free Republics tied to Texas radio station (Words = terrorism under BHO)
Christian Science Monitor ^ | 4/2/10 | Patrik Jonsson

Posted on 04/02/2010 3:11:35 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

The man at the center of the Guardians of the free Republics is Texas talk-show host Sam Kennedy – and he's already gotten a Texas radio station in hot water as law enforcement reacted rapidly to what has been construed as a direct threat to all 50 US governors.

Mr. Kennedy "is the focal point of this, these guardians. He was in the mix in setting this whole thing up, and he's up to his eyeballs in this Restore America project," says John Stadtmiller, who runs Republic Broadcasting Network based in Round Rock, Texas, which broadcasts Kennedy's weekly "Take No Prisoners" show. Restore America project, as articulated on the Guardians of the free Republics website, is part screed, part call to action to depose an illegitimate government in favor of restoring the people's "common law."

The website describes it as "a war college restoration strategy for regaining control [of government in the states] quietly, efficiently and quickly without provoking controversy, ridicule, violence or civil war." It purports to have military backing for a takeover.

On Friday afternoon, Mr. Stadtmiller, reached by phone, said, "I talked to Kennedy a half-hour ago and ... I told him I'm getting a lot of heat, that you stirred the pot here, and that your plan for how to deal with the media and let them know what is going on has failed miserably."

The FBI interviewed Kennedy for two hours Friday but did not arrest him, Stadtmiller says. The interview focused on two shows Kennedy did two months ago about the Restore America project, in which Kennedy set a March 31 deadline as the day we "begin to reclaim the continent." The letters mailed to the governors were part of that plan, confirms Stadtmiller.(continued)

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


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Extended News; Government; Philosophy
KEYWORDS: 20100331; gfr; grandjuries; lping; obama; politics; reichstaggers; restoreamerica; restoreamericaproj; talkradio
So only the Left can have their fringe individuals, but if it looks conservative, swoop down on it? I've seen hundreds of posters, signs, blogs and posts threatening President Bush, but never heard of any FBI follow-through, have you? Heck, they even made a MOVIE about his death!!
1 posted on 04/02/2010 3:11:35 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
as articulated on the Guardians of the free Republics website, is part screed, part call to action to depose an illegitimate government in favor of restoring the people's "common law."

I wish these whackos had chosen a different name....too close for comfort, IIYWIM.

2 posted on 04/02/2010 3:42:25 PM PDT by ErnBatavia (It's not the Obama Administration....it's the "Obama Regime".)
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To: ErnBatavia

I noticed the line “they fear the broad call for removing top state officials could inspire others to act out violently.”

Does this mean a bumper sticker of “Impeach Obama” is assumed to provoke others to assassinate the SOB? The assumption that all dissent, even when it is explicitly a “vote out of office / impeach / recall” through legitimate and legal means, is a criminalization of all dissent.


3 posted on 04/02/2010 3:44:09 PM PDT by tbw2 (Freeper sci-fi - "Humanity's Edge" - on amazon.com)
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To: ErnBatavia
I don't see whackos! The media does.

This document, some 78 pages in length is a declaration of intent. It is a petition of grievances that is articulated as a right in our Constitutions both fed and state.

It is signed and it is legal in my layman's opinion.

It's a first move and a dramatic example of the way things were once done before the Federal Government became so damned intrusive.

Best of all, it drives the libs crazy!

4 posted on 04/02/2010 3:49:00 PM PDT by Cold Heat
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Interesting name - so far, I don’t see them calling for violence so it sounds like a non-issue except for in the feverish minds of 0bama and his masters and minions.


5 posted on 04/02/2010 3:52:31 PM PDT by Chi-townChief
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
The FBI has not released the letters. The bureau said they contain no direct threat but asserted that their implied threat to governors could serve to spark lone-wolf violence.

So, something seen as an "implied threat" (who determines that?) might cause a loony tune to act in some way. Where was the FBI when all the sh*t about Bush being the biggest terrorist (BTW, where is Scott Ritter now?) and being burned in effigy was going down? That was free speech, but this isn't? And for the record, IMO, Guardians of the free Republics are Ron Paul type nuts, but even they are entitled to free speech.

6 posted on 04/02/2010 4:02:44 PM PDT by DejaJude
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To: SunkenCiv; blam; muawiyah; Tex-Con-Man; NormsRevenge; Munz; devolve; Peter W. Kessler; bamahead; ...

*ping*


7 posted on 04/02/2010 4:11:44 PM PDT by hennie pennie
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Yes you have!

A small sample of the LEFT HATE, smears and threats against Republicans that NEVER MADE THE EVENING NEWS (and never will)...


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8 posted on 04/02/2010 4:12:40 PM PDT by Alas Babylon!
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

“Direct Threat” my big toe


9 posted on 04/02/2010 4:15:40 PM PDT by GeronL (There is only a "Happily ever after" for you if you're the one writing your own script)
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To: ErnBatavia

They have other websites. CopperCards for instance.


10 posted on 04/02/2010 4:16:36 PM PDT by GeronL (There is only a "Happily ever after" for you if you're the one writing your own script)
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To: Nachum; 1COUNTER-MORTER-68; onyx; Special Agent Anthony DiNozzo; WinOne4TheGipper; Pollster1; ...

*ping*


11 posted on 04/02/2010 4:17:39 PM PDT by hennie pennie
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To: Alas Babylon!

no implied threats in those pics huh?


12 posted on 04/02/2010 4:17:46 PM PDT by GeronL (There is only a "Happily ever after" for you if you're the one writing your own script)
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To: ErnBatavia

You might be the “whacko” sitting in your easy chair too comfortable with the status quo.


13 posted on 04/02/2010 4:21:12 PM PDT by steve86 (Acerbic by nature, not nurture)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet; All

“So only the Left can have their fringe individuals, but if it looks conservative, swoop down on it?”

Has anyone heard John “Obama would make a fine president” McCain condemn this leftist tactic against the Tea Party, etc??

MUST SEE!! The ‘Flush the John’ Song has gone viral and is on YOU TUBE! Exposes the REAL John McCain.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yJobkdeho88


14 posted on 04/02/2010 4:22:04 PM PDT by AuntB (WE are NOT a nation of immigrants! We're a nation of Americans! http://towncriernews.blogspot.com/)
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To: Alas Babylon!

You made those up. /s


15 posted on 04/02/2010 4:24:29 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously... You'll never live through it.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
New York Times has checked in....

Governors Receive Threats From Extremist Group
The New youk Times ^
| Apr 2, 2010 | ROBERT PEAR
Posted on 04/02/2010 4:04:43 PM PDT by An Old Man
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2485685/posts

WASHINGTON Governors across the country said Friday that they had received letters from an extremist group warning that that they might be forcibly removed from office if they did not step down within three days.

Officials from the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Department of Homeland Security confirmed that they had sent out an intelligence note with information about potential threats made to governors by a group calling itself.....

16 posted on 04/02/2010 4:36:13 PM PDT by hennie pennie
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To: ErnBatavia

As a long time poster, let’s don’t get banned over something as mundane as this.


18 posted on 04/02/2010 4:54:11 PM PDT by johniegrad
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To: wafflehouse

bookmark


19 posted on 04/02/2010 5:48:05 PM PDT by wafflehouse (RE-ELECT NO ONE !)
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To: GGpaX4DumpedTea

Later


20 posted on 04/02/2010 6:07:35 PM PDT by GGpaX4DumpedTea (I am a tea party descendant - steeped in the Constitutional legacy handed down by the Founders)
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Thanks hennie pennie for both:
21 posted on 04/02/2010 6:12:56 PM PDT by SunkenCiv ("Fools learn from experience. I prefer to learn from the experience of others." -- Otto von Bismarck)
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To: Alas Babylon!
Thanks for posting the reminders of liberal "tolerance".

Slowly, but quite surely, I am learning to detest these people.

22 posted on 04/02/2010 7:30:03 PM PDT by okie01 (THE MAINSTREAM MEDIA: Ignorance on Parade)
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To: hennie pennie

Thanks for the ping.


23 posted on 04/02/2010 9:45:05 PM PDT by potlatch (~~"Where secrecy or mystery begins, vice or roguery is not far off. "~~)
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Libertarian ping! Click here to get added or here to be removed or post a message here!
View past Libertarian pings here
24 posted on 04/02/2010 10:59:51 PM PDT by bamahead (Few men desire liberty; most men wish only for a just master. -- Sallust)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

This group is going to get the EYE of Obama on it, remember the Eye of Sauron in Lord of the Rings?

Same thing here, frankly I have been neutral on discussing this for obvious reasons.

But I can say this, it has struck a nerve big time.

Popcorn time people.


25 posted on 04/02/2010 11:05:04 PM PDT by Eye of Unk ("In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act" G.Orwell)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
I just love this part of the article:

The FBI has not released the letters. The bureau said they contain no direct threat but asserted that their implied threat to governors could serve to spark lone-wolf violence. In response, several states increased capitol security Friday.

Hmmm... No direct threat. But an implied threat. I'm curious to see what they consider an implied threat.

26 posted on 04/02/2010 11:36:59 PM PDT by Tired of Taxes (Dad, I will always think of you.)
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To: tbw2
In a tougher age "IMPEACH EARL WARREN" signs were common.

Not a single USSC justice was shot at during that period.

27 posted on 04/03/2010 5:11:14 AM PDT by muawiyah ("Git Out The Way")
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To: 2ndDivisionVet; All
I guess I don't understand why the GFR are being called 'whackos'. Have you guys read their goals on their website? What is wrong with wanting to return to alloidal titles on land, instead of the state declaring I am a 'tenant' on my own land? What is wrong with getting rid of the corrupt Federal Reserve? What is wrong with getting rid of the communist progressive income tax? What is wrong with getting rid of the inflated Obamadollar and replacing with gold-backed dollar? And all of these things are proposed to be done by NON-VIOLENT means, working through the system, using the same tactics that were used to put the present communist system in place, beginning in 1933.

A agree with these things, so I guess that makes me a whacko. So be it.

28 posted on 04/03/2010 9:08:57 AM PDT by backwoods-engineer ("It is error alone which needs the support of government. Truth can stand by itself." --Jefferson)
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To: backwoods-engineer

Right on! I look at my being a citizen of the USA as to whether I am a ‘Plato’ citizen or whether I am a ‘private’ citizen?


29 posted on 04/03/2010 9:43:04 AM PDT by noinfringers
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To: backwoods-engineer

Right on! I look at my being a citizen of the USA as to whether I am a ‘Plato’ citizen or whether I am a ‘private’ citizen?


30 posted on 04/03/2010 9:44:14 AM PDT by noinfringers
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To: Travis McGee

ping...


31 posted on 04/04/2010 8:25:32 AM PDT by stevie_d_64 (I'm jus sayin')
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To: Eye of Unk

**Popcorn time people.**

NO .. No Popcorn ..Obammy’s Brownshirts may mistake it for gunfire and send the SEIU to Investigate.


32 posted on 04/04/2010 4:44:34 PM PDT by gwilhelm56 (Islam is a Political System DISGUISED as a RELIGION!)
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To: gwilhelm56

Apparently, The GuardianS is but a sole Guardian. From Mother Jones:

http://motherjones.com/mojo/2010/04/guardians-free-republics-astroturf-clive-boustred-militia-government-patriot-threat-exposed

“Sorry to disappoint. What the AP didn’t tell you is: The Guardians of the Free Republics are just a Web cover for a single unhinged Silicon Valley dude who isn’t even American-born. It’s amazing what a simple “Whois” Internet domain search will turn up. A full report and video follow the jump.

Turns out goftr.com and guardiansofthefreerepublics.com are registered to one Clive Boustred of Soquel, California—a British-educated former South African soldier with an apparent knack for “anti-terrorist warfare,” computer consulting, and conspiracy theorizing. The sites—and the “group”—appear not to have existed before he registered them, about two months ago.”

parsy, who says this is interesting


33 posted on 04/04/2010 4:54:29 PM PDT by parsifal (Abatis: Rubbish in front of a fort, to prevent the rubbish outside from molesting the rubbish inside)
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To: gwilhelm56

Apparently, The GuardianS is but a sole Guardian. From Mother Jones:

http://motherjones.com/mojo/2010/04/guardians-free-republics-astroturf-clive-boustred-militia-government-patriot-threat-exposed

“Sorry to disappoint. What the AP didn’t tell you is: The Guardians of the Free Republics are just a Web cover for a single unhinged Silicon Valley dude who isn’t even American-born. It’s amazing what a simple “Whois” Internet domain search will turn up. A full report and video follow the jump.

Turns out goftr.com and guardiansofthefreerepublics.com are registered to one Clive Boustred of Soquel, California—a British-educated former South African soldier with an apparent knack for “anti-terrorist warfare,” computer consulting, and conspiracy theorizing. The sites—and the “group”—appear not to have existed before he registered them, about two months ago.”

parsy, who says this is interesting


34 posted on 04/04/2010 4:54:33 PM PDT by parsifal (Abatis: Rubbish in front of a fort, to prevent the rubbish outside from molesting the rubbish inside)
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To: parsifal

Thanks Parsy for adding salient points of the article... clicking on MotherJones, to me is about the same as buying a WEEKLY WORLD NEWS from the Grocery store.


35 posted on 04/04/2010 4:57:48 PM PDT by gwilhelm56 (Islam is a Political System DISGUISED as a RELIGION!)
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To: gwilhelm56

You’re welcome. I was reading down in the comments and Guardian dude himself gets involved and gives a couple of links.

http://www.libertyforlife.com/abuse/commissioner_irwin_josephs_crimes.htm

parsy, who is fascinated


36 posted on 04/04/2010 5:40:27 PM PDT by parsifal (Abatis: Rubbish in front of a fort, to prevent the rubbish outside from molesting the rubbish inside)
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To: parsifal

Previous poster mentioned it..

This group sounds a lot like a Ron Paul/Alex Jones FAN CLUB


37 posted on 04/04/2010 5:46:08 PM PDT by gwilhelm56 (Islam is a Political System DISGUISED as a RELIGION!)
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To: Cold Heat

They are wackjobs. Go to their web site. Makes no sense.


38 posted on 04/04/2010 8:14:26 PM PDT by plain talk
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To: plain talk
I have seen it....

I have also seen the same commentary before. They are a type of Libertarian/Bircher sort of group. You can't get rid of them and they are a right wing group..

This country was created from a anarchist base and they represent that end of the political right. You can choose to ignore them, call them whacko or whatever, but they are quite comfortable with the label so you do them no harm. They wanted some attention and they got it.

The thing is..........I have become disillusioned with the belief that "All we need to do is take back the Congress and the White House and everything will be OK.....again.... baloney."

Everyday that goes by, I become more and more convinced that any fix requires the uprooting and total destruction of our current regulatory law and government structure in order to fix it and return it to it's rightful owners.

It seems to me that after having worked a good part of my life to achieve what we finally had achieved in 2004, only to lose it because the Republican Party coalition could not find any consensus on anything, I came to the uncomfortable conclusion that we can't stop this decline, much less reverse it.

So.....call them wackos....whatever.....It matters not. At the end of this fight. we will either lose and be under the thumb of tyranny, or DC will no longer be the Capitol of the entire US and civil war will be well under way.

This is why their ideas of going at this from the State level and reimposing the lost Federalism that created the original Constitution may just be the right path to fix this.

This is why I cannot bring myself to criticize them. They may be the only people with the right fix at the right time.

39 posted on 04/05/2010 10:27:35 AM PDT by Cold Heat
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To: Cold Heat

Let me be clear. I am calling them wackos because their web site makes absolutely no sense. They speak in mumbo jumbo and I have no time or patience for people like that. If a group proposes secession or other means of changing our government I might disagree with them on tactics I don’t think of them as wackos.


40 posted on 04/05/2010 4:31:16 PM PDT by plain talk
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To: plain talk
OK........I see......But I understood what they were saying because I can relate to the perspective they have. It's not exactly my perspective but I see what they are saying.

I suppose that a reader would have to be somewhat familiar with their perspectives before understanding the site. You also need to keep in mind that the site is designed not for the general public and more for their own membership and like minded individuals. They are preaching to their own choir, so to speak, so much information may well be missing because it does not need to be said repetitively to their own.

I viewed it as more of a snapshot of what they were talking about and not for general use by a outsider.

41 posted on 04/06/2010 10:15:20 AM PDT by Cold Heat
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