Skip to comments.Adam Kokesh admits mental instability, calls for armed march on D.C.
Posted on 05/13/2013 1:37:09 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
Despite his self-proclaimed history of mental instability and post-traumatic stress, one-time congressional candidate and perennial activist Adam Kokesh is organizing a pro-gun rally in which marchers will walk with loaded rifles into Washington from Virginia.
This is now a call for mass civil disobedience on July 4th anywhere in Washington, D.C., Kokesh wrote on the events Facebook page. 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.
Kokesh, who served as a Marine artillery officer and reservist, attended Claremont McKenna College. His 2005 psychology thesis, Hot, Dirty, and Dangerous: Seven Months of Civil and Not-So-Civil Affairs In And Around Fallujah discusses suffering from post-traumatic stress. I had a number of anxiety attacks those first few days back [from Iraq], Kokesh wrote.
Koesh was particularly disturbed by crowds, something which may prove problematic with the armed crowds at the forthcoming march. I didnt feel comfortable getting drunk, and the crowds made me nervous. When dealing with crowds in Iraq, I was always armed and I always had someone watching my back, usually with a machine gun....
(Excerpt) Read more at dailycaller.com ...
Kokesh is just an excuse to clamp down waiting to happen...
Adam Kokesh marched in uniform in mock patrols for the anti-war movement, paraded around holding an upside-down American flag (see Jonn Lilyea for more), was arrested for defacing signs, and traveled to Germany to urge soldiers to abandon their posts and seek aid and comfort with his anti-war minions.
Kokesh, believe it or not, is now running as a Republican candidate for Congress in New Mexico. And, believe it or not, he is getting positive exposure on at least one Fox News show. He has the backing of Ron Paul, the Republican Liberty Caucus, and the 9/12 Project.
He is an anti-war smear merchant in GOP clothing. Spread the word.**
Alright, I’ll be the politically incorrect huckleberry here.
I’m glad to see someone taking it to the traitors and putting them on notice that there’s still some testicular fortitude left in American manhood.
Hell yeah...I said it. I’m sick of all the candy ass talk around here. Our government’s being overthrown as we watch, and mofos sit around talking like pansies.
Where are the guts our forefathers passed on to us? In the toilet? No one’s talking about killing anyone, but dammit, when are people going to stop shrinking into corners, and step out and act like Americans?
Screw being quiet. It’s time to make some noise.
Adam Koresh is probably being paid by Occupy Wall St and their funders. I believe he has ties to that crowd
I would have no problem with doing what you suggested...we definitely have quite a few treasonous SOBs in just our own conservative house....but Koresh is not the person to be leading any uprising. He is just too aligned w the Occupy crowd.
Interesting misspelling of Kokesh’s name in your post!
Im glad to see someone taking it to the traitors and putting them on notice that theres still some testicular fortitude left in American manhood.
True, however, following a fool into battle just makes you the bigger fool. This guys an idiot and if anything is anti-American on just about all fronts but likes his guns.
When a stand needs to be made, real leaders emerge and will make a real difference.
Kokesh rose to the rank of Sergeant and was demoted to the rank of a Corporal, an NCO. He was not a commissioned officer and his discharge was downgraded.
Here comes the Reichstag.
last I knew he was a Sgt in Iraq and was in Civil Affairs
this is hilarious
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. Kokeshs 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 :
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 + World Workers Party
In our frustration, let's not be STUPID folks.
Subject: The Ever Evolving Adam “Kook”esh
Adam “Kook”esh doesn’t know what he wants to be when he grows up.
He went from the Marine Corps (and let’s just say they asked him to leave), to Anti-War Activist & Organizer of the Iraq Veterans Against The War running with radical groups such as Code Pink, SDS, World Can’t Wait and Answer. When their anti-war movement failed miserably due to enormous opposition by great Patriot groups such as The Gathering of Eagles, Free Republic, The Band of Mothers and Move America Forward, Adam decided to don a suit and run as a Republican for Congress in New Mexico. After his failed attempt to be the new Republican Congressman from New Mexico,, he decided he would become a TV star for Russian TV! He was Adam vs The Man until the Man Fired Adam when he tried collecting money bombs For Ron Paul on his show!
He then went onto become a Disgruntled Paul fan and in his long and desperate quest for attention, he finally settled on dancing at the Jefferson Memorial where he and Suze Benjamin arranged to be arrested! And They Were!
Well lookie here, Now Adam the Kook’s plan is to advocate for civil disobedience walking with loaded guns from Virginia over the bridge in to DC! You see, it’s been awhile since he was body slammed by the Park Police, so Adam needs some attention!
If only Adam’s mother had given this punk more attention as a child!!!
Hope Suzi Benjamin and the Pinkos are with him and I bet you can guess what I’m thinking, guns loaded and all! Gee, I hope they don’t shoot each other!
Adam Kokesh is a punk, who I met in 2007. He told me then My Son, who was serving his second deployment, was a terrorists and that I was the mother of a terrorist! I told him if I could I would tear his Marine Corps jacket off of him because he is a disgrace to the corps and he is NEVER FAITHFUL!
Here’s a good write-up by Michelle Malkin, she was at our rallies to stand against the crazies back then!
Too bad, when the Park Police arrest these nuts , too bad they can’t lock them up for a good week in a cold room and feed them MREs!
This will be another freak show!
The Band of Mothers
Kokesh is a wackjob who can only hurt our side
It is not unheard-of for a radical leftist to join the military for the purpose of becoming a military veteran. Somehow, they think it gives their anti-military, anti-war message more weight if they denounce the military as an insider.
I do not believe that the majority of anti-war, anti-military activists are actually pro-peace. These people have hatred boiling just below the surface, and are ready to erupt in violence at the slightest provocation. Often, they provide their own provocation. Whatever they think they want, it isn't peace.
> To have a nut like Kokesh set up a pro-gun rally in which marchers will walk with loaded rifles into Washington in which who know who OR WHAT will show up is setting up an inflammatory situation. Among the folks who show up who lack all judgment and common sense, it would take just one to open fire to create the type of incident of which Obama and his minions are no doubt have wet-dreams. It would be EXACTLY the type of crisis the Obama crowd would need.
In our frustration, let’s not be STUPID folks.
BAD IDEA. It would give 0 the PERFECT scenario to spin and the MSM would do their ideo magic and make all the protesters look like stupid rednecks...all shots of fat angry white folks that look like they belong on the set of Heehaw. It would only further HIS agenda. I agree let’s be smart about this and strategize our movements for maximum effectiveness not react like bleeding heart knee jerk liberals.
your post reminded me about a rant I created a few years ago right after 9/11:
On a few website bulletin boards, I have used the term PEACE NAZI to describe the peace movement in general, and one person asked me for an explanation as to what the term means and why I say it. Here is my answer:
It is intentionally derogatory, and I use it because I believe it has to be said.
It has to do with the foundation of the PEACE movement in the US and abroad and their Communist foundation, and how the majority of the signs held and slogans chanted are not about peace or genuine concern for the people of two warring countries, it is about the anti-American attitudes and the violence-inducing signs and slogans calling for violence against American Troops and President Bush.
Carrying signs calling on troops to kill their officers, to bomb Texas, for Bush to choke on a pretzel and die, for troops to shoot their officers, signs that call for communist revolution, starting fights with people who disagree with you while carrying a peace sign, trying to steal my money in Boston while carrying a peace sign and then telling me because you were shamed into giving back the money that means you are ok after all...
Things like that.
I will NOT stop using it. It is intended to make the peace protestor think.
After all the horrors we found in Iraq, you should all be thankful we went in and invaded to remove that madman. Yet, the mantra has changed, it is now against occupation and most recently a call for early withdrawl without any victory!
Repeatedly, information comes out of Iraq proving the terrorist connections of Saddam Hussein and Al-Qaeda.
Still, not one PEACE NAZI has apologized and admitted we were right. All they did is complain that a people that were under slavery for 30 years were looting after Saddam was overthrown, and who do they blame? Why the US!! We did nothing to stop it! Maybe because we stayed out of the crowd because the PEACE NAZIS would have complained we didnt let them vent their anger??
(As a side note, people who are now called PEACE NAZIS didnt call on the LAPD or Federal Troops to stop the LA riots after the Rodney King riots, did they? They told us all to step back and let them vent their anger, yet all of a sudden, we were supposed to go in and use force to stop rioters in Iraq?)
And to top it off, we are flushing out the terrorists in places like Fallujah, the places where the Murderous Mullahs all take refuge, and the PEACE NAZIS have not ONCE held a rally to decry the beheadings of Americans or Iraqi CARE workers! Not one PEACE NAZI rally held to call for justice for the Killers of Daniel Pearl or any foreigner killed in Iraq!
We never intended to occupy a country like SYRIA had the last 20 years, and where were the PEACE NAZIS and their signs calling on SYRIA to leave Lebanon? They are non existent. The Syrians killed tens of thousands, chasing little children into bedrooms and shooting them point blank.
Did you know there was a Christian Community in Beirut before 1985? Now, they are almost either all killed or fled from the Syrian backed Junta, and not a peep from the PEACE NAZIS, only against American forces sent to Beirut to keep peace. Why arent the PEACE NAZIS arguing for the return of the Christian Community back to Beirut where they lived for 2 Millennium?
Where were the PEACE NAZIS when Israel was blockaded in 1967?
Where were the PEACE NAZIS when Israel was attacked on her Holy Day of Yom Kippur in 1973?
Where were the PEACE NAZIS when the PLO was shelling Katyusha rockets into Israel in 1982?
Oh, Yeah, I remember, they were telling Israel to stop defending themselves!
In fact, there is not a single country that we ever went to war with that we stayed as the governing power for more than 10 years! We always returned it to the people.
And that brings up another point: PEACE NAZIS are NOT against war, they are against wars that the US is engaged in to overthrow pro-Communist or PRO-radical Islamic regimes or PRO-Maoist/PRO-Stalinist regimes.
My point here, is simple: These COMMIES are not for peace. If they were, they would have been screaming about Clinton killing innocents to keep his sexual scandals off the tv;
they would have been screaming for the Palestinian Liberation Organization to stop killing Jews;
they would have been screaming for Hamas and Islamic Jihad to stop killing Jews;
they would have been screaming for the Hutus and Tutsis to make peace;
they would have been screaming for that madman Saddam to stop killing Kurds or Iranians;
they would have been screaming for the Turks to stop killing Kurds or Greeks;
they would have been screaming for the Chinese to stop killing Vietnamese in 1982;
they would have been screaming for the Angolan Army to stop killing with the help of the Cuban Army in the 1980s;
they would have been screaming for the Muslims to stop killing and beheading school age children and other Christians in Indonesia, Malaysia, and China and North Korea;
They would have been screaming for the Sudanese to stop the torture and slave trade which continues today in Darfur;
They would have been screaming when the Syrians invaded Lebanon in 1985 and have continued an occupation of Lebanon since the 1980s;
They would have been screaming when Pol Pot started a genocide in 1975;
They would be screaming now about Mugabe killing all the white farmers in Africa in Zimbabwe;
They would have been screaming at the murders caused by the African National Congress and their necklacing of prisoners and at Winnie Mandela who was convicted of murder, yet the communists are silent;
They would have been screaming about Tiananmen Square, but they are silent;
They would have been screaming about the repression in Cuba and why so many people have chosen to flee in rickety little boats, but instead they lionize that dictator, Castro;
They would have been screaming about the invasion of South Vietnam in 1975 where the north started a genocide campaign in direct violation of the Paris Peace Accords of 1973 and caused over 2 million Vietnamese to flee in little boats that got picked up by ships like the one I was on in 1981;
They would be screaming at the Palestinians for their suicide bombings that intentionally target innocent school age children;
They would be screaming at the Palestinians for their suicide bombings that intentionally target innocent people on buses, or pizza parlors, or weddings, or wheel-chair bound invalids on cruise ships, or Olympic hotels;
They would have been screaming at the rioters in France, except Peace-Nazis do not scream when Muslims kill people or destroy things.
Except, the only time they scream is when the US is at war against a tyrant who is support by Russia or France.
In much of the world, the antics and policies of these PEACE NAZIS would result in jail or worse. Cuba, China and many socialist countries routinely eliminate protests and protesters against the government and its leaders. It seems ironic that the ultimate goal of these protesters is to transform America into the kind of government that tolerates no dissent.
And since NAZI is one of the most vile insults you can give someone in our last two generations, I call them PEACE NAZIS, for they are not for peace, they are for war, they are for the overthrow of my country and into communism and anarchy, and they are a violent bunch who base their foundation on lies and the telling of lies and the repeating of lies.
Be my guest, Take your gun into a town with the strictest gun laws around and let me know how it turns out.
This guy is as phony as can be. Look at his shirt: the A stands for anarchy, and is the symbol used for the most violent street demonstrators, allied with the Occupy Wall Street people.
This man is a nutcase. Post-traumatic syndrome has nothing to do with it. He was crazy probably at the beginning.
A good question is, who is bankrolling him? Who is promoting him? Cause I think that he is a front.
This is a very smart move on his part, the problem with conservatives is no spine, they refuse to push issues. He and his people will get arrested and then we can have a trail case to take to the SCOTUS.
Of course many conservatives think we should not protest but go without a fight to slavery under the fascist dictator Obama with the help of the republican leadership in congress.
I think it was Jefferson who said, “when the people fear the government you have tyranny, when the government fears the people you have liberty” time for them to be afraid.
There is a huge difference between America and the examples you cite.
We have the ballot box.
We have demonstrated that this works.
What we need are real leaders with real ideas.
What we don’t need is nuts with guns stirring up the media and the masses.
Want to sour the public & trigger public sentiment for confiscation? March on DC with a rifle.
Want to make real change? Infiltrate the GOP and make your voice heard.
One thing I have learned about the left is that you can never take them at face value. They say one thing, but do another. Or they say they have a specific cause, but everything else they say is in direct contradiction to that cause.
Like the organization PETA, which claims to be all about the “rights” of animals and stopping cruelty to animals. Yet they take in animals, promising their owners that they will find new homes for them, and murder the pets as soon as they are out of the (former) owner’s sight. Or feminist groups who claim to be about equal rights for women, but the only “right” they ever mention is the “right” of women to be cash cows for the abortion industry.
And so on.
I often wonder what motivates people to advocate so vehemently against life and freedom. I’ve never found a satisfactory explanation.
“Im sick of all the candy ass talk around here. Our governments being overthrown as we watch, and mofos sit around talking like pansies.”
Conservatives have no command structure, no organization and no plan. Marching on Washington is a plan - a stupid one - but lacks organization and command structure.
Let’s first see if conservatives can get organized enough to send a three-man delegation to a local village council meeting to protest and rescind high property taxes. Then we can move onto sending a half-dozen people to a schoolboard meeting to protest communists in our schools.
If conservatives need instruction on how to do that, see Committees of Safety.
Go at it and get your march into a county board meeting planned. Prove you can take back your neighborhoods first, and then we can talk about Washington. Taking back your neighborhoods will provide you with a safe base where you can plan other actions.
This is a very bad idea. Kokesh should not be supported in any way. This is a totally irresponsible act, by someone who’s mental stability is questionable.
If you’re going to make some noise I’d recommend not doing it while associated with this buffoon. He’s about as far from American ideals and Cindy Sheehan.
“Kokesh is just an excuse to clamp down waiting to happen...”
Re: Adam Kokesh and how the Democrats see him:
Any Kook ‘L Do...”
I’d stay miles away from that loon.
Who is paying him?
Could he be an infil-traitor, sent to spread the impression that “gun people” are nuts, and influence the public to become anti-gun?
Still, not one PEACE NAZI has apologized and admitted we were right.
And even if they did, their enablers in the Lamestream Media would not cover it.
“He’s an agent provocateur not a real Tea Party, 9/12, conservative or patriotic fellow. He wants Mr. Obama and the regime to come down hard on the right and is trying to give him an excuse. Don’t fall for it, no matter how enticing it is.”
If we have no line in the sand we are no better than this affirmative action pResident and nobody in government will ever 2nd guess their unconstitutional actions.
Like Rep Stark from CA, I guess they all feel the federal government can do whatever it wants because nobody will stop them.
Yes, and include the entire “open carry” movement in that provocateur category. It’s a time honored tradition on the part of tacticians to push the radical fringe of any movement towards extremism in order to delegitimize the movement in general. “Open carry” is going to play like the Rodney King video on the 6:00 news. We need to get smarter faster.
You can always tell which member of your group is the government informant. He’s the one standing up and telling everybody how neat it would be to do something illegal.
He lost that race.
He’s just a trouble maker now.
A small one, but a loud one.
Yeah Kokesh may be a can short of a 6-pack, but Huzzah! to him for trying.
Mordor's reaction will be telling.
Hi there onyx
We were just in DC a few weeks ago. The police presence is very pronounced now. You can’t even get *near* the WH. Meh.
They are due to start major construction on one of the main artery bridges soon. It might not be the Memorial though.
This dumb@ss is going to create a firestorm with commuters, who have a nasty enough time of it, as it is now. The fallout will not be good for the *cause.*
The TP is *advertising* it....dunno why, b/c it sounds like an endorsement.
You’re so right.
This jerkward is nothing but trouble.
No he didn't.
You don't get it do you? Kokesh is the traitor. Look at the list of who he has worked for/with. He was a leader in the IVAW started by JOHN KERRY's VVAW. He worked alongside Code Pink. He worked for the Communist propaganda rag Russia Today. He is the enemy. If there is anything so obviously made to discredit the 2nd Amendment and will be used to clamp down on rights, it is Kokesh's little stunt- and he knows exactly this. Anyone who stands with Kokesh is no better than him or his boss, John Kerry.
Do really think I studied up on this guy before making that comment? You been freeping how long now?