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Texas official warns of Obama civil war
San Francisco Chronicle / SFGate.com ^ | Updated 4:33 p.m., Wednesday, August 22, 2012 | Compiled by Chronicle Staff

Posted on 08/22/2012 6:26:43 PM PDT by thecodont

A Lubbock County, Texas, judge is asking for a tax increase to hire deputies for the inevitable civil war he believes would follow President Obama's re-election.

The way he puts it, Judge Tom Head wants to prepare for the "worst", which to him means "civil unrest, civil disobedience" and possible "civil war", according to a report from Fox 34 Lubbock

Judge Tom Head and Commissioner Mark Heinrich told the station this week that a 1.7 cent tax increase for the next fiscal year was necessary to prepare for many contingencies, including Obama's re-election. He also mentioned to the station that the county needs a pay increase is needed for the district attorney's office and more funds to pay for more sheriff's office deputies.

Read more: http://www.chron.com/news/houston-texas/article/Lubbock-judge-warns-of-Obama-civil-war-3807672.php#ixzz24KPtXK6u

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


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Crime/Corruption; Politics/Elections; US: Texas
KEYWORDS: 2012election; civilwar; cw2; shtf; tomhead; unitednations

1 posted on 08/22/2012 6:26:51 PM PDT by thecodont
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To: thecodont

Contrary to the “media’s” propaganda, there are still a lot of Americans living in this country and they aren’t in a very good mood. The judge is probably right. I don’t think they are ready for four more years of Barry.


2 posted on 08/22/2012 6:30:58 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Had enough of the freaks running the show yet?)
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To: thecodont; mnehring; COUNTrecount; Nowhere Man; FightThePower!; C. Edmund Wright; jacob allen; ...
Civil war? Nope. RW2

Nut-job Conspiracy Theory Ping!

To get onto The Nut-job Conspiracy Theory Ping List you need to threaten to report me to the Admin if I don’t add you to the list...

3 posted on 08/22/2012 6:31:14 PM PDT by null and void (Day 1311 of our ObamaVacation from reality - Obama, a queer and present danger)
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To: thecodont

Trying to use it to raise taxes....sounds like a democrat...especially since no presstitutes are citing his party affiliation....lol.


4 posted on 08/22/2012 6:32:06 PM PDT by penelopesire (TIME FOR A SPECIAL PROSECUTOR!)
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To: thecodont

It’s coming.


5 posted on 08/22/2012 6:32:30 PM PDT by MachIV
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6 posted on 08/22/2012 6:34:42 PM PDT by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: thecodont

Civil Unrest to the point of Civil War is exactly what the handlers of Obama have been angling for all along. Divide the people, make one group hate another. If and when people start taking to the streets - or his community organizers stage some kind of street scene - Obama’s calls out his private army and new “emergency” powers. The Marxists who organized the Haymarket Riots literally hoped and counted on some of their own useful idiots getting attacked and killed. Inciting law enforcement to act against “poor innocent young people” was also the goal of the campus takeovers of the 60s.


7 posted on 08/22/2012 6:36:23 PM PDT by Seeing More Clearly Now
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To: thecodont

I’d be much more concerned over the Obazombies marching en masse if he fails to be re-elected, but it’s a stretch to say either is credibly a threat.


8 posted on 08/22/2012 6:37:08 PM PDT by arderkrag (An Unreconstructed Georgian, Forever in Rebellion.)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

hope you’re right but we’ve got freepers voting the bamey back in so what do you do?.....I can’t even trust my fellow Americans anymore....


9 posted on 08/22/2012 6:39:23 PM PDT by cherry
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To: null and void

Texas sized stoopit.


10 posted on 08/22/2012 6:40:16 PM PDT by MARTIAL MONK (I'm waiting for the POP!)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

Well..haven’t Obama’s own minions in the DHS war gamed the same thing? Aren’t they buying bullets by the millions?

Looked at the dude’s duties which include emergency management. He has probably been getting WH administration memos saying the same thing. We know they have been putting stuff out like that ever since the Tea Party got started.

Every media shill in the country is now trying to run with this story. He is a small time, small town judge but that won’t stop them. They have to help Obama get another term no matter what.


11 posted on 08/22/2012 6:41:32 PM PDT by penelopesire (TIME FOR A SPECIAL PROSECUTOR!)
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To: Seeing More Clearly Now

If they want it I say bring it.

But they WILL lose. BIG TIME.

People are fed up with this sh!t.


12 posted on 08/22/2012 6:42:55 PM PDT by unixfox (Abolish Slavery, Repeal The 16th Amendment!)
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To: thecodont

And all of this time I have been thinking that there would be war in the streets if Obemba would lose.


13 posted on 08/22/2012 6:48:39 PM PDT by spel_grammer_an_punct_polise (I wanna start a Seniors' Motor Scooter Gang. Wanna join?)
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To: thecodont

I’m not a fan of the idea but I’m starting to think its the only way.


14 posted on 08/22/2012 6:49:02 PM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: spel_grammer_an_punct_polise
And all of this time I have been thinking that there would be war in the streets if Obemba would lose.

Exactly right. The scum will riot in the streets when Obammy loses in a landslide. Our side is not going to riot. Though we are going to be well armed.
15 posted on 08/22/2012 7:08:21 PM PDT by Signalman
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To: thecodont

It is a good thing that he is not a Virginia Judge.


16 posted on 08/22/2012 7:17:56 PM PDT by Revel
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To: All

This judge wants more force in case of civil unrest if obama WINS. I guess that shows you which side he’s on.


17 posted on 08/22/2012 7:19:37 PM PDT by Terry Mross (To all my relatives and former friends: Do not contact me if you still love obama.)
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To: unixfox

Getting ready for whatever way the chips fall. Storing food, and increasing my ammo supply to ward off violent hussein supporters. May be able to save up for one more home defense weapon too... I put nothing, nothing past hussein and his minions.


18 posted on 08/22/2012 7:24:02 PM PDT by ThunderSleeps (Stop obama now! Stop the hussein - insane agenda!)
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To: Seeing More Clearly Now
If and when people start taking to the streets - or his community organizers stage some kind of street scene - Obama’s calls out his private army and new “emergency” powers.

Kind of a combination of the Reichstag Fire and Krystallnacht.

19 posted on 08/22/2012 7:24:56 PM PDT by Old Sarge (We are now officially over the precipice, we just havent struck the ground yet)
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To: Bender2

Texas ping.


20 posted on 08/22/2012 7:33:30 PM PDT by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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To: penelopesire

He’s a Pubbie.


21 posted on 08/22/2012 7:38:15 PM PDT by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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To: thecodont

The majority in this country cannot vote to take away my rights or make me a slave, so, yes, there will be unrest if Barry is reelected, or refuses to go away.


22 posted on 08/22/2012 7:44:36 PM PDT by Defiant (If there are infinite parallel universes, why Lord, am I living in the one with Obama as President?)
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To: Army Air Corps

Sounds like he is just preparing for what Obama’s own DHS has been war gaming. Maybe he didn’t receive his share of the millions of hollow point bullets that Obama is handing out to government agencies like the SSA and NOAA....lol.


23 posted on 08/22/2012 7:44:59 PM PDT by penelopesire (TIME FOR A SPECIAL PROSECUTOR!)
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To: thecodont

States rights


24 posted on 08/22/2012 7:50:02 PM PDT by BuddaBudd (F U B O)
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To: null and void

This Texas judge wants to raise taxes to get the best, experienced people he can to shoot U.N. baby blue helmets if they dare to attempt a Lubbock invasion.

God Bless Texas.


25 posted on 08/22/2012 7:52:58 PM PDT by publana (Beware the olive branch extended by a Dem for it disguises a clenched fist.)
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To: unixfox

If they want it I say bring it.

But they WILL lose. BIG TIME.

People are fed up with this sh!t.


HERE HERE


26 posted on 08/22/2012 8:13:45 PM PDT by RBK
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To: RBK
People are fed up with this sh!t.

Indeed they are. Even though I live in the People's Democratic Socialist Republic of Illinois, I vacationed down south (in real America) 3 weeks ago. I can attest that nearly everyone I talked to is fed up beyond belief.

27 posted on 08/22/2012 8:21:16 PM PDT by Marathoner (GTFO: January 21, 2013)
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To: thecodont; All

” - - - He also mentioned to the station that the county needs a pay increase is needed for the district attorney’s office - - - “

Any old excuse to raise taxes. Disgusting.

BTW, I live in Texas, and Texas ain’t no Syria. No sir-eeeeeee!

If Obama gets re-elected to sit again in DC, that is DC’s problem.

As Sam Houston once said, “Texas can get along without the United States, but the United States can NEVER get along without TEXAS!”

See y’all at your State Constitutional Convention.


28 posted on 08/22/2012 8:36:59 PM PDT by Graewoulf ((Traitor John Roberts' Obama"care" violates Sherman Anti-Trust Law, AND the U.S. Constitution.))
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To: publana

I can’t imagine the blue helmets would want to invade Lubbock since there’s nothing out there but wind and sand and sand and wind but there’s enough fire power among the citizens to take care of things.


29 posted on 08/22/2012 8:39:33 PM PDT by bgill
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To: cherry
...but we’ve got freepers voting the bamey back in ...

Really? Who?



30 posted on 08/22/2012 8:46:10 PM PDT by rdb3 (We need Ward Cleaver for President. We already have Eddie Haskell. (ATB))
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To: penelopesire

http://www.lubbockgop.org/officialshell.htm

Judge, Sheriff and DA appear to be Republicans.

I’m sure we have Freepers from Lubbock County who could give us their informed opinions about these men.


31 posted on 08/22/2012 8:54:39 PM PDT by reformedliberal
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To: reformedliberal

I am sure but I really don’t care what the man is all about. He is a judge in a small town...lol. The lib media is tying to turn him into the next Akin already. Best to ignore it.


32 posted on 08/22/2012 9:04:38 PM PDT by penelopesire (TIME FOR A SPECIAL PROSECUTOR!)
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To: penelopesire

233k+ in the town of Lubbock

280k+ in the County

For contrast, _my_ county has under 30k. Lubbock County is over 900 sq. mi Mine is a tad over 800 sq. miles.

So, from my POV, this is not a *small town*.

This is obviously related to Sheriff Mack and the County Sheriff Project. It is basic US Constitutionalism. I am reading a lot of reasoned and positive comments all over the web, including on non-conservative sites. The CV of the Sheriff, for example, is very impressive and professional. The County Judge is an administrative law judge, as County Judges are. Having Emergency Management creds is a plus. I know some Emergency Management folks in a couple of localities and they are very organized, often retired military and probably would be right at home with any prepper.

The DA doesn’t have a bio or CV on this site, and it is too late to go looking.

This is not one crackpot individual in some small village.
I am pretty sure there are other Sheriffs, Judges and DAs out there making similar preparations. These are elected positions, so one would expect them to be locally representative. Just a hunch, but if these men are correct about riots &/or revolution,it is going to become pretty difficult to ignore.


33 posted on 08/22/2012 9:47:44 PM PDT by reformedliberal
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To: thecodont

The judge is referring to what I call the “Odinga Maneuver.”

Just Go ogle “Obama Odinga 2007 Kenya national election.”

It’ll tell you everything you need to know.


34 posted on 08/22/2012 10:41:20 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (It's the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine!)
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To: reformedliberal

I don’t think the man is wrong that it is going to get bad potentially no matter who wins at this point. But my guess is that the first shots in any war are going to come from the Marxist side. I was just noticing that the media is running with this man’s comments, trying to make our side look like a bunch of nuts. If Obama wins, the next stop is impeachment. We better hope we take the senate and hold the house!!


35 posted on 08/23/2012 5:32:11 AM PDT by penelopesire (TIME FOR A SPECIAL PROSECUTOR!)
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To: bgill
...but there’s enough fire power among the citizens to take care of things.

That is an understatement.
36 posted on 08/23/2012 7:19:17 AM PDT by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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To: penelopesire

Well, it _is_ news and I am not finding that many folks who think it is extreme, just FWIW.

Personally, I don’t think things will start out with Federal troops or foreign mercs from the UN firing on the populace. I rather think of things like Regional SWATs coming in to inventory factories, farms and warehouses of all sorts, dictating some level of confiscation if unrest/weather events/oil & gas shortages/high prices closes down roads or other transport and perhaps making offers that cannot be refused in payment for whatever they take to redistribute under cover of Martial Law declarations. In a case such as that, I would want my County elected officials to stand up for my rights. If various factions (and that includes hot-headed real idiots on any side)decide to riot or loot, again, I would want trained, well-supplied local forces responding.

The MSM will spin anything, any way they can to make *us* look bad and *them* look reasonable or even heroic. I don’t think most people will fall for that, today. Progressives also own businesses, have families and will be thinking of their own safety. Just publicizing that the legal authorities in any given area will respond judiciously could tamp down unrest before it starts.

Once anything begins, everyone in the area will know who started it and who controlled it. So, the heck with media. If this little old lady is reassured by this County’s preparations, I am likely not alone. All the other little old ladies I know voted locally for the Sheriff, judge and DA we thought would protect us from whatever, from gangs to the Feds. Out here in a rural area, we are all related, neighbors or friends with manufacturers and farmers. It rarely becomes a case of thoughtless labeling or *rich vs. poor*. It is more a case of security vs. anxiety. These issues were discussed openly last year during the local elections and that included the County Board and Town Council, even with a lot of Marxists around here.

BTW, credible local reports are that the Marxists have organized,armed, have been training for years to protect and provide for themselves, too. They supposedly are mostly concerned with their own safety and personal security of their own supplies, just as the conservatives are. The major differences I am aware of are that the collectivists have actually set up organizing committees to inventory skills in their community and they have actual lists and communication trees in force, while the rest of us simply have made informal arrangements among our own networks of friends, neighbors and relatives. When SHTF, there is a lot of common ground regarding priorities IRL.


37 posted on 08/23/2012 7:37:04 AM PDT by reformedliberal
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To: thecodont; All

“He’s going to try to hand over the sovereignty of the United States to the (United Nations), and what is going to happen when that happens?,” Head asked the station during a Monday interview. “I’m thinking the worst. Civil unrest, civil disobedience, civil war maybe. And we’re not just talking a few riots here and demonstrations, we’re talking Lexington, Concord, take up arms and get rid of the guy.”

“Now what’s going to happen if we do that, if the public decides to do that? He’s going to send in U.N. troops. I don’t want ‘em in Lubbock County. OK. So I’m going to stand in front of their armored personnel carrier and say ‘you’re not coming in here’.
“And the sheriff, I’ve already asked him, I said ‘you gonna back me’ he said, ‘yeah, I’ll back you’. Well, I don’t want a bunch of rookies back there. I want trained, equipped, seasoned veteran officers to back me.”

http://youtu.be/JqKPq9Oaol4


38 posted on 08/23/2012 10:54:45 AM PDT by sunny48
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