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Eco-Terror Leader Declares War On America ^ | March 19, 2003

Posted on 03/19/2003 8:23:27 AM PST by Constitutionalist Conservative
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SPECIAL REPORT: Eco-Terror Leader Declares War On America
Craig Rosebraugh, the enigmatic environmental anarchist whose tenure as the public face of the terrorist Earth Liberation Front (ELF) was marked by millions of dollars in violent property destruction, a sizable financial gift from People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, and a penchant for hiding behind the Fifth Amendment, has declared war on America.

Fresh from his appearance at Cal State Fresno's "Revolutionary Environmentalism" conference, Rosebraugh has penned a manifesto calling for anti-war protesters to carry out "direct actions" against the American government, military installations, multinational corporations, financial institutions, urban centers, and broadcast television networks.

Like the ELF, Rosebraugh has no use for peaceful protests, calling them "pointless, and perhaps even counterproductive." Instead, he prefers an activist plan that, quite literally, terrorizes America into withdrawing troops from the Persian Gulf.

"An atmosphere of severe unrest," Rosebraugh wrote on Monday, "if manufactured properly, will force the U.S. government to place military resources in the streets of the United States, will threaten the economy... and ultimately create a political atmosphere unfavorable for Bush to continue on with the war."

How to manufacture this sort of atmosphere? Rosebraugh articulates the following seven-point plan (in his own words) for would-be members of his hate-America terrorist brigade:

  1. "Attack the financial centers of the country... physically shut down financial centers which regulate and assist the functioning of [the] U.S. economy."

  2. "Large scale urban rioting [so that] the U.S. government will be forced to send U.S. troops into the domestic arena thereby taking resources and political focus away from the war... Rioting should be focused on governmental agencies and corporations."

  3. "Attack the media centers of the country... Using any means necessary, shut down the national networks of NBC, ABC, CBS, CNN, etc. Not just occupations but actually engage in strategies and tactics which knock the networks off the air." (emphasis added)

  4. "Spread the battle to the... very heads of government and U.S. corporations... Hit them in their personal lives, visit their homes."

  5. "Make it known publicly that this movement DOES NOT support U.S. troops... Create an atmosphere lacking of support to assist U.S. troops at home and abroad in losing their morale and will to fight."

  6. "Actively target U.S. military establishments within the United States... use any means necessary to slow down the functioning of the [U.S. military]." (emphasis added)

  7. "[S]trike hard and fast and retreat in anonymity. Select another location, strike again hard and fast and quickly retreat in anonymity... Do not get caught. DO NOT GET CAUGHT. Do not get sent to jail. Stay alert, keep active, and keep fighting."

Rosebraugh implies over and over that the anti-war movement simply hasn't gone far enough. He clearly wants to take the ELF's terror tactics -- honed during attacks on logging companies, new home builders, and the Vail ski lodge -- and direct them at the federal government itself.

Secretary of Homeland Security Tom Ridge said yesterday that intelligence on homegrown terror groups influenced his decision to raise America to the "code orange" alert level on Monday. "[R]egional extremist organizations and ad hoc groups or disgruntled individuals may use this time period to conduct terrorist attacks against the United States," he told reporters during a Tuesday press conference.

In a poignant Washington Times book review of a Unabomber biography, Fresno State University's Bruce Thorton argued on Sunday that we may one day fall prey to "a homegrown terrorism driven by debased myths and shop-worn ideas."

"The war against terrorism," Thornton added, "has more fronts than we think."

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KEYWORDS: anarchy; ecoterror; elf; enviralists; fifthcolumn; jihadinamerica; treason
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The vegaterrorists can be comforted by the thought "It's all natural!"
61 posted on 03/19/2003 1:11:54 PM PST by sheik yerbouty
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To: null and void Terrorism Hunting Permit stickers.

I gotta get me one of these...

62 posted on 03/19/2003 1:13:42 PM PST by Liberal Classic (Quemadmoeum gladis nemeinum occidit, occidentis telum est.)
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To: Constitutionalist Conservative
Saddam passed out over 3 million weapons to the general population to defend the city, according to a media report yesterday.

It's time for our own country to do no less. Open the armories and pass 'em out. The terrorists are not only already amongst us, some of them are advertising who they are and what they intend to do.

Sorry, greenies, et al. Carry out your plan and the only green your going to see is the grass over your heads. Preventing others from enjoying their freedom puts you in immediate forfeiture of your own right to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.

And consider this, greenies. Most of our military will always be just a stone's throw away from you. Peaceful retirees still under oath -- armed and dangerous.

'Who are the Militia? The whole people, that's who.' Dig it, A$$holes!

63 posted on 03/19/2003 1:24:48 PM PST by Eastbound
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To: Constitutionalist Conservative
Shoot on sight, shoot to kill.
64 posted on 03/19/2003 1:50:21 PM PST by Free Vulcan
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To: Poincare
My question is, why don't these scum bags move to Iraq,Cuba, Iran, Syria.......Any of those states should be more to their liking.

Same reason Baldwin didn't keep his word?

65 posted on 03/19/2003 3:23:42 PM PST by BARLF
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To: Poincare
"I don't get it. Do these people think that the desert-making arabs are better for the Earth or its animal population than is Western civilization?"

It goes much deeper than that. The source of the Nile-of-protesters is money from communist organizations that moved around a bit after the fall of the Soviet Union. They never went away, just laid low for awhile.

Their tactics have not changed in 100 years, and can be quite effective, if nobody is brave enough to stand up to them.

Ronald Reagan stood up to them in the late '40's, in Hollywoood (surprise), and did it again as President.

Bush is doing the same. That's why they hate him.

66 posted on 03/19/2003 3:27:59 PM PST by MonroeDNA (Leave the monkeys alone.)
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To: biblewonk
"Scratch an eco terrorist and you will find an earth based religion like Wicca.

Green on the outside; Red on the inside.

67 posted on 03/19/2003 3:29:23 PM PST by MonroeDNA (Leave the monkeys alone.)
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To: Constitutionalist Conservative
When do we get to squash them for "Domestic Insurection". Really, we should be allowed to defend ourselves against them.
68 posted on 03/19/2003 3:31:41 PM PST by Dead Dog
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To: farmfriend
Disgusting individual, just slimy.


knews hound

69 posted on 03/19/2003 3:40:12 PM PST by knews_hound (Anyone else play Day of Defeat?)
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To: farmfriend
What idiots! Tell them to stand in line, we are busy fighting another idiot across the pond.
70 posted on 03/19/2003 5:13:28 PM PST by Harleys Mom
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To: MonroeDNA
Green on the outside; Red on the inside.

I wouldn't call a Wiccan red, they are more libertarian. They want to be free to do what ever they want.

71 posted on 03/20/2003 5:26:09 AM PST by biblewonk (Spose to be a Chrissssstian)
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