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‘Operation Normandy’ set to send 3,500 volunteers to border to ‘stop an invasion’
The Washington Times ^ | July 23, 2014 | Cheryl K. Chumley

Posted on 07/23/2014 3:00:47 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

(VIDEO-AT-LINK)

Jim Gilchrist — one of the founders of the Minutemen Project — said he’s reaching out across America to recruit at least 3,500 volunteers who will go to the border to patrol and cover the “porous areas” between San Diego and Brownsville, Texas.

The campaign is called “Operation Normandy,” and it’s set for May 1, 2015, Raw Story reported.

“If you are familiar with the Normandy invasion of France in 1944, then you have an idea how large and logistically complicated this event will be,” Mr. Gilchrist said, Raw Story reported. “However, there is one difference. We are not going to the border to invade anyone. We are going there to stop an invasion.”

Mr. Gilchrist insisted that the campaign should remain peaceful.

His No. 1 rule for participants, as posted on his Minuteman Project website: “Whatever you do, stay within the rule of law.”(continued)

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


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Constitution/Conservatism; Culture/Society; Extended News; Front Page News; Government; Politics/Elections; US: Texas
KEYWORDS: aliens; antiamerican; borders; bordersecurity; communist; immigration; jimgilchrist; minutemenproject; nazi; obamaite; operationnormandy; soviet; traitor; unpatriotic

1 posted on 07/23/2014 3:00:47 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

May 1, 2014 would have been a better date to have started this...


2 posted on 07/23/2014 3:02:20 PM PDT by Tennessee Nana
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To: 2ndDivisionVet; Tennessee Nana

I hate these people already. They are comparing the United States to Nazi Germany, and Mexico to the Allies? Screw them! Do they know how Normandy ended? The invaders won. Screw these anti-American idiots.


3 posted on 07/23/2014 3:05:14 PM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Where’s a drone when you need one?


4 posted on 07/23/2014 3:09:28 PM PDT by DannyTN (I)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

If this Jim Gilchrist think the U.S. is such a evil country why doesn’t he move to Russia pr somewhere else? I hate communist trash like this.


5 posted on 07/23/2014 3:10:18 PM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: nickcarraway

Did you read the article?


6 posted on 07/23/2014 3:12:55 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (The most dangerous man to any government is the man who is able to think things out for himself.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/07/23/us-usa-immigration-military-idUSKBN0FS2A620140723


7 posted on 07/23/2014 3:14:29 PM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: nickcarraway
They are comparing the United States to Nazi Germany, and Mexico to the Allies?

If they were comparing us to Nazi-held France, I think they would've used the name "Operation Atlantic Wall".

8 posted on 07/23/2014 3:17:43 PM PDT by Charles Martel (Endeavor to persevere...)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Do you what Normandy was? That was when the Allies invaded Nazi Germany. So, they are saying the Illegal immigrants are brave liberators and the U.S. are Nazis. Anti-American scum like that makes me sick. You approve?


9 posted on 07/23/2014 3:24:55 PM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: nickcarraway

“We are not going to the border to invade anyone. We are going there to stop an invasion.”

Read his comments again.


10 posted on 07/23/2014 3:30:04 PM PDT by kitkat (STORM HEAVEN WITH PRAYERS FOR OUR COUNTRY)
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To: kitkat; nickcarraway

Nickcarraway is right, if a little overwrought. Poor choice for a name. I’m not convinced it was an intentional insult tho.


11 posted on 07/23/2014 3:35:05 PM PDT by Hugh the Scot ( Total War)
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To: kitkat

Read your quote. That further indicts him. He isn’t just doing it out of ignorance, he KNOWS what he is doing. Because he is Nazi Germany was not invading anyone at Normandy, they were, “there to stop an invasion.” So he is DIRECTLY comparing the United States and the immigrants to the Allies, which included our U.S. service members. That’s a vile disgusting lie. This needs to be put down. This man should not be able to get away with this.


12 posted on 07/23/2014 3:35:19 PM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: Hugh the Scot

He should change the name, right?


13 posted on 07/23/2014 3:38:19 PM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Mr. Gilchrist insisted that the campaign should remain peaceful.

Then it's doomed from the start.

14 posted on 07/23/2014 3:39:10 PM PDT by ex91B10 (We've tried the Soap Box,the Ballot Box and the Jury Box; ONE BOX LEFT!)
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To: Hugh the Scot; kitkat

Maybe I am a little overwrought, but I don’t like my country being compared to Nazi Germany, and I don’t like an organization taking advantage of 24,000 allied troops, including 10,000 casualties, and more than 4,000 dead. They don’t deserve this.


15 posted on 07/23/2014 3:42:59 PM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: nickcarraway

Yes. Someone didn’t think this through at all.


16 posted on 07/23/2014 6:25:33 PM PDT by Hugh the Scot ( Total War)
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To: nickcarraway

maybe he did get the name wrong, but he seems like one of the “good guys” that we need more of in this country... lots of border info among other info on the MM site

http://minutemanproject.com/

Mike


17 posted on 07/23/2014 7:34:55 PM PDT by MikeinMotley
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Appreciate the efforts. Maybe the date was typed wrong..surely they meant August, 2014.


18 posted on 07/23/2014 7:39:16 PM PDT by Cedar
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They are good guys don’t worry. Numerous complaints were broadcasted in the local media outlets at the border because these guys were actually helping to deter the illegals from crossing the border and into San Diego County. As you all know, when the MSM tries to demonize a group, you KNOW they are FOR THE CONSTITUTION.


19 posted on 07/23/2014 7:40:25 PM PDT by InsidiousMongo
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

1954 Miles. We will be spread kind of thin.


20 posted on 07/23/2014 9:00:46 PM PDT by CPT Clay (Follow me on Twitter @Clay N TX)
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To: nickcarraway

Just shut up. Gilchrist is trying to repel an invasion. What are you doing, other than bitching about nothing?


21 posted on 07/23/2014 9:15:30 PM PDT by P-Marlowe (There can be no Victory without a fight and no battle without wounds)
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To: nickcarraway

Rather bizarre that he picked May 1 (communist high holiday), Normandy was a blood bath, and finally - if they are coming across at 10,000 per month - by May 1, 2015, everyone who is coming will already be here. I think.


22 posted on 07/23/2014 9:42:21 PM PDT by SisterK (the great tribulation begins)
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To: nickcarraway

It is confusing with the name, but in Normandy the Germans were the invaders and the US and British went there to restore the original order.


23 posted on 07/23/2014 10:35:52 PM PDT by deks
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To: P-Marlowe
You shut up. The United States is not "nothing," as you call it, it's the greatest country in the world. I'm not going to stand by while by someone calls it Nazi Germany.

Gilchrist is trying to repel an invasion.

He is NOT doing any such thing. His whole operation is allegedly scheduled for a year out. Waiting a whole year? What good is it going to do then? Obama must be laughing at this guy. He's probably working for Obama. He is just sitting around raking in money under false pretenses. A real group needs to be started immediately and this guy's ass needs to be kicked to the curb.

24 posted on 07/23/2014 10:41:24 PM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: MikeinMotley

If he is one of the good guys he will change the name immediately.


25 posted on 07/23/2014 10:45:28 PM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: deks
The Allies were restoring order, but as a matter of military fact the Allies landed on June 6th. The Nazis were defending their position. So the analogy would make the U.S. Nazi Germany.

You aren't claiming the U.S. has been sending people onto Mexican territory?

26 posted on 07/23/2014 10:52:19 PM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: InsidiousMongo

Intended misinformation by media marxist pc police purposely portrayed to make this movement look bad.


27 posted on 07/24/2014 4:21:16 AM PDT by apoliticalone (Global corporatism is the threat to freedom and rights. They want your sovereignty and politicians.)
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To: MikeinMotley

about Jim Gilchrist per MM website:::

Jim Gilchrist founded the multi-ethnic Minuteman Project on October 1, 2004 after years of frustrated efforts trying to get a neglectful U.S. government to simply enforce existing immigration laws.

Jim holds a B.A. in newspaper journalism, a B.S. in business administration, and an M.B.A. in taxation. He is a former newspaper reporter and a retired California CPA (Certified Public Accountant).

Jim is a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps and recipient of the Purple Heart award for wounds sustained while serving with an infantry unit in Vietnam, 1968–1969.

Mr. Gilchrist is a passionate defender of the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution and an avid supporter of law enforcement organizations. He has appeared on over 4,000 radio, TV, and print media interviews, and he believes he is only one of millions of 21st century minutemen / women / children who want the U.S. to remain governed by the “rule of law” and who want proactive enforcement of our national security protections and our immigration legal code.

Jim has lived in California since 1976 and currently resides in Aliso Viejo with his wife, Sandy.

Education
University of Rhode Island — 1973
BA — Journalism

California State Polytechnic University — 1979
BS — Business Administration

Golden Gate University (CA) — 1983
MBA — Taxation

Military Service
USMC, Vietnam 1968 – 69

Purple Heart recipient

Experience
California Certified Public Accountant (CPA) — retired

Former Newspaper Reporter (1971 – 73)

just thought id share for those who didn’t know
Mike


28 posted on 07/24/2014 4:30:03 AM PDT by MikeinMotley
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To: nickcarraway
A real group needs to be started immediately

Then YOU start it. Are you down in Texas with Jim Rob today?

29 posted on 07/24/2014 5:20:38 AM PDT by P-Marlowe (There can be no Victory without a fight and no battle without wounds)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Probably could be better named, but look at it this way: The Germans invaded and took over France -- the Germans were the invaders. America and her Allies showed up to push them back from where they didn't belong.
30 posted on 07/24/2014 9:41:22 AM PDT by RedWhiteBlue (Mama tried)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Putin again?


31 posted on 07/24/2014 9:43:19 AM PDT by McGruff (You can lead a horse to water but you can't make him drink)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Since they call the operation "Normandy" but aim to stop an invasion, does that make them Rommel?
32 posted on 07/24/2014 2:03:28 PM PDT by eater-of-toast ("It is much more important to kill bad bills than to pass good ones." --Calvin Coolidge)
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To: nickcarraway

Where did you get that he’s communist trash and hates America?


33 posted on 07/24/2014 2:39:59 PM PDT by PistolPaknMama
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To: PistolPaknMama

Who else would compare the U.S. to Nazi Germany in such a way, or belittle the sacrifice of June 6th, 1944?


34 posted on 07/24/2014 3:29:48 PM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: nickcarraway
"I don’t like my country being compared to Nazi Germany,"

And I don't like my country ACTING like Nazi Germany.

Neither does Gilchrist, which is why he is trying to stem the tide of Nazi (aka Democrat) enablers into America. The name is slightly confusing, but the gist is that Overlord was meant to rescue a country, and what Gilchrist is trying to pull together is meant to rescue a country. So, Operation Normandy it is.

35 posted on 07/24/2014 3:59:27 PM PDT by Wyrd bið ful aræd (Asperges me, Domine, hyssopo et mundabor, Lavabis me, et super nivem dealbabor.)
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To: nickcarraway

I don’t think/believe anyone is saying anything or implying any such thing as you apparently do. As a WWII vet with service in the Pacific and some free thinking I applaud any true USA citizen who is making an effort to change what has been going on at the border.


36 posted on 07/24/2014 4:10:31 PM PDT by noinfringers2
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To: nickcarraway
nickcarraway... You're an idiot! You're making a controversy over the fact that Jim Gilchrist is trying to stop the invasion of our country by illegal aliens, and is using the analogy of D-Day troops going up against insurmountable odds. Instead you're ranting & raving over the analogy instead of the invasion of our country by illegal aliens

He's not defending the Nazis, and he's definitely not a communist. But you on the other hand are sounding like a troll from DUmmy land.

You've never heard of the Minutemen that Gilchrist helped to organize? (And no, I'm not talking about the Minutemen in the Revolutionary timeframe, so don't get your panties in a wad over that).

You pointed out that somebody needs to do something? Where is your organization and signup list? When are you heading to the border to stop the invasion?

37 posted on 07/24/2014 9:47:09 PM PDT by rcrngroup
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To: nickcarraway

What are you talking about? DID you read the article??


38 posted on 07/24/2014 10:57:13 PM PDT by itssme
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Stop the invasion with what; protest signs, bean bags? The “porous area” is in the Whitehouse but no one is willing to entertain the fact that this the most brilliant coup in history. Obama is using cargo vans and buses instead of tanks and artillary with stunning success. If anyone thinks this country will ever be restored to any semblance of its noble founding ideas without a real war is delusional and that seems to be what most Americans happen to be at this time. Sorry, keyboards and movements or even the voting process ain’t gonna fix this. It’s gone too far. We’ve been “transformed” and all but defeated by a mastermind(Obama could just be a front) that has used our own media, transport system and government resources to accomplish its ends. We will either succumb and abandon all hope of being America again or the majority will wake up and fight, literally and in the true sense of the word.

Unfortunately, the majority of Americans think that option is never going to become necessary.


39 posted on 07/25/2014 7:21:54 AM PDT by Aleya2Fairlie
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To: nickcarraway

Dude. Go take your meds. Your sounding deranged.


40 posted on 07/28/2014 9:54:56 AM PDT by TalonDJ
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To: rcrngroup

I am an idiot because I a a patriot? Well, if that’s your definition, fine. You are just playing into the left wing’s hands.


41 posted on 07/30/2014 12:25:52 AM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: rcrngroup

The United States is NOT Naxi Germany. No matter how you claim it is, doesn’t make it so. If you think the U.S. needs to be “liberated” by a Normandy invasion, then why don’t you go to Mexico or Russia and join the invasion for that will attack out country? We don’t need traitors here.


42 posted on 07/30/2014 2:19:44 AM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: nickcarraway

I’m back on board! And you’re still an idiot, who deliberately twists & distorts statements by others, for the sole purpose of stirring up conflict & arguing some meaningless point that was never meant or intended to be part of the discussion, except by you. You’re still a troll & and an idiot. Distortion & lies & deflection are what you peddle on this site. I never claimed the US is Nazi Germany, and you’re the only one making that absurd claim. Remember the WWII vet? Even he said you’re then only one making that stupid assertion, and 3 weeks later, you’re still doing it. Go back to DUmmyLand and stay there and let the adults make the salient points.


43 posted on 08/04/2014 5:20:48 PM PDT by rcrngroup
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