Skip to comments.Alaska militia leader sentenced to nearly 26 years in prison
Posted on 01/08/2013 7:00:50 PM PST by C0nservativeJunkie
The leader of an anti-government militia in Alaska who proclaimed that "God's law" trumps "man's law" was sentenced on Tuesday to nearly 26 years in prison for a plot to kill government employees he portrayed as his enemies.
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You are such a conservative junky that you have been here for 12 hours?
Well, I’m sure there are some details that would be interesting to know here..
I for one wouldn’t start a war unless attacked.
Pre-emptive strikes are hard to pull off in court as a rule.
Welcome to FR!
Good Call /johnny
What ya cooking this evening?
I don’t know why but when folks that know how to cook describe their food, mine just magically tastes better (meager as it may be), I’m getting better but I have a long way to go.
12 hours or 12 years, what’s the difference?
I’ve got a member of the Hutaree Militia living right down the road from me.
They were all acquitted and the leader was just elected to Constable in his home town.
Is being a 2nd generation Freeper a thing? Been visiting FR for about 5 years (yes, still a n00b). Decided it was time to put my big boy pants on and sign up and get involved.
Ah...like 11.99 years...?
He testified that he sincerely believed government agents were planning to kill him
Hell, they are planning to kill all of us with the death panels!
“The government is out to get me...”
Looks like he was right.
Diplomacy can be important. God's law does trump man's law. Many government employees and leaders are our enemies, and some of the top leaders are unspeakably anti-American and evil. However, neither fact justifies murder. Those facts so far just justify every imaginable lawful form of resistance to tyranny and evil until such time as eitehr (1) freedom wins, or (2) a long train of abuses and usurpations, pursuing invariably the same object evinces a design to reduce us under absolute despotism. At that point, it is our right, it is our duty, to throw off such government, and to provide new guards for our future security.
"Well, I put myself here, with my own words, and I feel horrible about that, and I hurt my family, and that's who's really paying, and I feel horrible about that," he said at a hearing in federal court in Anchorage.
"I put a lot of people in fear by the things I said and the crazy stuff that was coming out of my mouth," he said.
Looks like we are hurtling into the age of informants and the government infiltration of all opponents to that 0bama regime.
The whole idea is restriction of free speech and intimidation. 0bama is feeding this frenzy by provoking his opponents and backing them into a corner. 0bama desperately wants a confrontation as a pretext to assume more and more power.
I lurked for a two weeks before I signed up! LOL
So if you are a news comentator of the correct ilk or just some schmuck on twitter you can call for the outright murder of the NRA leaders and all the NRA members. But a guy spuouting off about being hounded by government and doing the same or less about public officials gets his ass hauled off and sent to prison.
I wonder what kind of proof they had to show he actually “plotted” rather than just blew off steam.
Some animals are more equal than others...
Read the article.
Well, according to the article, one of the charges involved "soliciting others to commit murder." Often, that crime is committed in connection with life insurance policies. It's considered a serious offense.
The important question is..
[snide]Where some of the givernment employees his ENEMIES?..
MAybe he’s not a terrorist but a freedom fighter..
even though he is probably not Islamic.. who are all freedom fighters.. [ /snide]
In other words, I fully expect we are all going to dither around until it is too late.
Since God has not spoken to me or any of my friends lately I’m not sure just how he wants this law applied. I have been from church to church to church and they all have a different answer. This guy is a moron and does not represent any conservative that I know!!!!!
LOL! You're a FReeper, all right!
I believe not more than an hour ago I read on a thread here on FR where some guy in California threatened to shoot up as many kindergarden schools as he could get to without stopping, the authorities released him because they had no charges. They found about 5 or 6 guns in his bedroom but didn’t seem too excited about it.
The guy in Alaska did more than threaten. Please read the entire article.
I’m still lurking.
I bet a lot of junior feebs are cruising the internet forums just like a swarm of retirees upon a beach with metal detectors looking for the next militia to bust wide open.
Instant job promotion and credits in their employment folder.
Why I bet no less than a hundred all across America are reading this very post and checking on who it is, their posting history, blah blah blah.
Good morning! Got enough doughnuts?
When I lurk, it's under a different name.
You can call me paraniod but...After posting replys to some of the gun grabber threads my ‘puter started acting “funny”. Not funny ha-ha but funny as in not functioning properly. Not before, not something it’s ever done before.
I have what is supposed to be a very good security program. System suite, recommended by a fellow who runs the IT department for a large hospital. It shows a problem that cannot be fixed. You click on the problem and as it starts scanning, poof, the program just shuts down.
As they say, just because you’re paranoid doesn’t mean someones not out to get you!
When I lurk, it’s under a different name.
No, it was a joke- but maybe a dum one!*
*No spelling police, please; intentional violation.