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Mutiny: Retired Navy captain plans blockade to protest closure of Florida waters
Examiner ^ | 7 October 2013

Posted on 10/07/2013 1:08:58 PM PDT by 11th_VA

“As you are well aware,” wrote Retired U.S. Navy Senior Chief Geoff Ross -- in a message posted by Fred Brownbill on Save America Foundation Sunday -- the federal government “has illegally and unconstitutionally closed state fishing and navigational waters within the 12 mile boundary of state waters.”

When logging onto the U.S. Department of Interior website, visitors are greeted with this message, posted Oct. 1 by the National Park Service:

Because of the federal government shutdown, all national parks are closed and National Park Service webpages are not operating. For more information, go to www.doi.gov.

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I want 1000 to 2000 charter boats filling the water way that was closed and confiscated illegally by President Obama under his White House order. DEFY IT ! Its illegal.

“I’m going to fill my waterway with boats,” Ross told Examiner Monday. “Charter boats, rowboats, canoes, kayaks, I don’t care.”

Just fill it. We’re going to fill it.

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


TOPICS: Front Page News; Government; News/Current Events; US: Florida
KEYWORDS: florida; mutiny; obamacare
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It just keeps getting better !!!
1 posted on 10/07/2013 1:08:58 PM PDT by 11th_VA
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To: 11th_VA

I’m checking my resources to see if I can afford to pull my boat to Pensacola, and test the waters. Evil has to be resisted.


2 posted on 10/07/2013 1:11:23 PM PDT by pallis
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To: 11th_VA

I’m wi’ ya, Cap’n!


3 posted on 10/07/2013 1:12:21 PM PDT by onedoug
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To: pallis

The Million Boat Regatta


4 posted on 10/07/2013 1:12:56 PM PDT by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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To: NautiNurse; Joe Brower

Hmmm...


5 posted on 10/07/2013 1:17:55 PM PDT by SE Mom (Proud mom of an Iraq war combat vet)
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To: 11th_VA

Im in Ft Lauderdale...what can I do to help?
FReepmail me!


6 posted on 10/07/2013 1:18:47 PM PDT by rrrod (at home in Medellin Colombia)
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To: 11th_VA

I’m loving it.


7 posted on 10/07/2013 1:19:16 PM PDT by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: 11th_VA; C. Edmund Wright
I want 1000 to 2000 charter boats filling the water way that was closed and confiscated illegally by President Obama under his White House order. DEFY IT ! Its illegal.

“I’m going to fill my waterway with boats,” Ross told Examiner Monday. “Charter boats, rowboats, canoes, kayaks, I don’t care.”

Just fill it. We’re going to fill it.

Now this is leadership. And "optics"! As political "optics" go, thousands of boats in these waters is SOLID GOLD!

8 posted on 10/07/2013 1:19:42 PM PDT by Servant of the Cross (the Truth will set you free)
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To: onedoug

Not to in any way disparage the Navy Chief’s patriotism and dedication to service to his country, but the rank of Senior Chief is a high level enlisted rank while Captain is a senior officers’ rank.
Navy daughter.
If I’m wrong, please correct me.


9 posted on 10/07/2013 1:21:00 PM PDT by ArmyTeach ( Videteco eos prius (See 'em first) Sculpin 191)
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To: 11th_VA

As usual the media doesn’t know the difference between a Senior Chief Petty Officer and a Four Stripe Captain,


10 posted on 10/07/2013 1:23:21 PM PDT by SandRat (Duty - Honor - Country! What else needs said?)
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To: ArmyTeach

I don’t think he meant O-6 by saying cap’n.


11 posted on 10/07/2013 1:24:19 PM PDT by EEGator
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To: rrrod
Im in Ft Lauderdale...what can I do to help?

I just posted the article, not the organizer

12 posted on 10/07/2013 1:29:47 PM PDT by 11th_VA (I want a president who won't enforce tax laws ...)
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To: ArmyTeach

I see what you meant...sorry. Disregard please.


13 posted on 10/07/2013 1:30:51 PM PDT by EEGator
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To: SandRat
As usual the media doesn’t know the difference between a Senior Chief Petty Officer and a Four Stripe Captain,


14 posted on 10/07/2013 1:32:25 PM PDT by 11th_VA (I want a president who won't enforce tax laws ...)
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To: 11th_VA

“It just keeps getting better !!!”

Yeah. It is. Too bad it’s not in Virginia. We love this sort of stuff. Must be something in the water.


15 posted on 10/07/2013 1:33:14 PM PDT by RKBA Democrat (Power disintegrates when people withdraw their obedience and support)
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To: ArmyTeach

He is a retired Senior Chief who is now a charter boat Captain.


16 posted on 10/07/2013 1:40:43 PM PDT by diverteach (If I find liberals in heaven after my death.....I WILL BE PISSED!!!)
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To: rodguy911

17 posted on 10/07/2013 1:43:55 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: 11th_VA

is that a real graphic?

hilarious either way
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18 posted on 10/07/2013 1:45:38 PM PDT by teeman8r (Armageddon won't be pretty, but it's not like it's the end of the world.)
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To: 11th_VA

Good. We need hundreds of non-violent protests like this. But beware. The fascists in government are looking for a confrontation.


19 posted on 10/07/2013 1:46:42 PM PDT by I want the USA back (Media: completely irresponsible traitors. Complicit in the destruction of our country.)
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To: I want the USA back
The fascists in government are looking for a confrontation

I don't think so. It's more like the Obama thinking was that people would whine but do nothing. Thus he'd be confirming how weak and ineffectual we are against his dictates. The only strong contradiction to that was the WWII vets. They knew that to get something done, do it. Don't test the waters and take polls first....just do what's right for your situation.

20 posted on 10/07/2013 1:50:57 PM PDT by grania
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To: 11th_VA
When the government refuses to obey the law...

...there is no law.

21 posted on 10/07/2013 1:54:52 PM PDT by TigersEye (Stupid is a Progressive disease.)
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To: diverteach

If he’s retired then it’s not mutiny. Whose command does he fall under? Mutiny occurs only against legally constituted military command.

Let’s hope this ol’ Navy chief gets it done the way chiefs always get it done.


22 posted on 10/07/2013 1:58:21 PM PDT by elcid1970 ("In the modern world, Muslims are living fossils.")
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To: teeman8r
is that a real graphic?

Yes, it happened over the Weekend - google 'hong kong' under news

23 posted on 10/07/2013 2:02:43 PM PDT by 11th_VA (I want a president who won't enforce tax laws ...)
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To: RKBA Democrat

“...Must be something in the water...”

Must be your Rebel blood! :^)

But then again, there’s some old fashion Yankee rebellion brewing too...


24 posted on 10/07/2013 2:08:51 PM PDT by NFHale (The Second Amendment - By Any Means Necessary.)
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To: 11th_VA

Ross is/was not a captain and this is not mutiny. Accurate reporting would sure be a refreshing change.....


25 posted on 10/07/2013 2:23:22 PM PDT by clintonh8r (Don't twerk me, Bro!)
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To: 11th_VA

26 posted on 10/07/2013 2:28:10 PM PDT by justa-hairyape (The user name is sarcastic. Although at times it may not appear that way.)
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To: TigersEye

You are exactly right. That is why we have Mad Max on the streets of New York, Miami and Los Angeles. It all stems from the top.


27 posted on 10/07/2013 2:30:17 PM PDT by justa-hairyape (The user name is sarcastic. Although at times it may not appear that way.)
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To: SandRat

I took the fact that they didn’t capitalize Captain to mean he’s a charter boat captain—which he apparently is—and a retired Sr. Chief.

There is an error in the story, however (besides the fact it’s not really mutiny) and that is that Hernando County is not in South Florida.


28 posted on 10/07/2013 2:36:38 PM PDT by GatorGirl (Who is John Galt?)
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To: pallis

I posted the story on a charter boat fishing FB page in Miami. Hopefully they will spread the word.


29 posted on 10/07/2013 3:04:51 PM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: 11th_VA
that's the way -- mass civil disobedience can bring this $h*t to an end
look what the brave people of cairo did to get rid of morsi.
30 posted on 10/07/2013 3:05:36 PM PDT by expat2
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To: 11th_VA

That’s photoshopped, right?


31 posted on 10/07/2013 3:06:08 PM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: diverteach

Yes, if he has a coast guard license, commonly called
a “six pack”, he is entitled to be called captain and
to operate vessels up to a certain tonnage.


32 posted on 10/07/2013 3:08:30 PM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: I want the USA back

After the egyptian protesters got rid of morsi, i think obummer would be careful about confronting large groups.
we do need to use MASS disobedience to win this thing because individual efforts will be knocked off quickly.


33 posted on 10/07/2013 3:09:19 PM PDT by expat2
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To: 11th_VA

Wouldn’t that be Coast Guard Baileywick? Does the NPS even have a boat? And when was the last time the NPS intercepted a swimmer from Cuba? Sounds like a Napoleonic Fubar to me with some NPS genius starting to make up his own Area of Operation. Do they have floating fences? I can see the offending blowhard tied firmly to the bowsprit of a patrol boat so’s he can see first hand what the problem is not.


34 posted on 10/07/2013 3:09:59 PM PDT by cherokee1 (skip the names---just kick the buttz)
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To: ilovesarah2012

***That’s photoshopped, right?***


Nope.

CNN Graphic puts ‘Hong Kong’ in Brazil
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3075913/posts


35 posted on 10/07/2013 3:11:21 PM PDT by Arrowhead1952 (The Second Amendment is NOT about the right to hunt. It IS a right to shoot tyrants.)
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To: pallis

Go......

Take two resource multipliers

A camera to gove us a report
A fishing rod for the moments at anchor while you are waiting


36 posted on 10/07/2013 3:15:16 PM PDT by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 ..... Travon... Felony assault and battery hate crime)
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To: 11th_VA
As usual the media doesn’t know the difference between a Senior Chief Petty Officer and a Four Stripe Captain,

Captain is not a Rank it is a command that any rank can hold if required.

37 posted on 10/07/2013 3:33:08 PM PDT by itsahoot (It is not so much that history repeats, but that human nature does not change.)
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To: rrrod
What to do? This is a rare opportunity to really have an effect.

Call your State Reps and call Gov. Scott's office.

There is a meeting scheduled with Gov. Scott Wed.

Tell them that in 1980 the State Board of Trustees Dedicated the land areas of Volusia and Brevard Counties to the Fedgov to create the Canaveral National Seashore Park which was within their authority to do so. The problem is that they ALSO dedicated a large area of navigable waters also. This came to light in 2001 when the Park started requiring fishing guides to pay fees and purchase permits that amounted to several hundred's of dollars. These water areas deeded over to the FedGov are sovereign waters of the State and are held in Trust for the people and can not be wholly alienated from them. The Board of Trustees erred when they did this.

Make those calls and tell them to rescind the agreements and return ownership and control of our waters to the people of the State.

The State also made stipulations to the agreement. One was that the people will have the absolute right to fish on these waters except in time of “emergency” and then only after consultation with the State agencies. The Fed Gov is in breach of the Agreements on this point by closing these waters.

38 posted on 10/07/2013 3:37:35 PM PDT by Captain7seas
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To: Captain7seas

Thanks and I’ll do it!!!


39 posted on 10/07/2013 3:42:34 PM PDT by rrrod (at home in Medellin Colombia)
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To: pallis

Would be awesome if you could!


40 posted on 10/07/2013 3:43:48 PM PDT by leapfrog0202 ("the American presidency is not supposed to be a journey of personal discovery" Sarah Palin)
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To: 11th_VA

What a great idea!


41 posted on 10/07/2013 3:53:31 PM PDT by Gritty (We are quickly running out of "boxes"...)
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To: Arrowhead1952

And I thought the media was stupid for reporting the names of the pilots of the plane that crash-landed in San Francisco.

Unbelievable.


42 posted on 10/07/2013 3:56:36 PM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: 11th_VA

Remember Lepanto!

Those Christian sailors knew how to handle muzzies like Obama!


43 posted on 10/07/2013 4:05:41 PM PDT by miserare (Fire Eric Holder!)
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To: ArmyTeach

you are correct.


44 posted on 10/07/2013 4:44:10 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: 11th_VA
I certainly would be terrible if the NPS came out to play and managed to have their boat run over. Sorry about that, but the rules of the road are to get out of the way of vessels larger than you are. Tsk, tsk, tsk. Stupid feral employees.
45 posted on 10/07/2013 5:02:55 PM PDT by MasterGunner01
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To: pallis

Liberty Flotilla, underway! Go for it, skipper!


46 posted on 10/07/2013 7:10:55 PM PDT by Ronin (Dumb, dependent and Democrat is no way to go through life - Rep. L. Gohmert, Tex)
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To: 11th_VA

Bammy is radical.


47 posted on 10/07/2013 8:03:28 PM PDT by SaraJohnson
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To: ilovesarah2012
That’s photoshopped, right?

Nope, that's the media with numerous layers of fact checkers and editors.

48 posted on 10/07/2013 9:18:51 PM PDT by RJL (There's no greed like the greed of a liberal politician buying votes with your money.)
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To: 11th_VA

I swear I think some people are actively trying to sabotage conservatives.

Small businesses can’t processed loans, new social security benefits can’t be processed, heck, US troops overseas can’t watch a football game because AFN shut down all but one channel, and some yahoo is getting hysterical about something that isn’t even true, or at best, half-true.

What do you think voters are going to remember when all of this is over?


49 posted on 10/07/2013 9:35:28 PM PDT by frickin_frackin
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To: ArmyTeach

Anyone who commands a boat or a ship is entitled to be called captain, regardless of their actual rank, this is true in civilian life as well as the Navy. For instance a Lt. JG in charge of an LST would be entitled to be called captain and would be called such by the men under him or her as the case may be.


50 posted on 10/07/2013 11:44:30 PM PDT by calex59
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