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  • The Latest: US military downplays fighting in Iraq’s Kirkuk

    10/18/2017 5:45:56 AM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 20 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 16 Oct 2017 | AP
    KIRKUK, Iraq (AP) — The Latest on Iraq, where federal forces have moved into the disputed northern city of Kirkuk as Kurdish forces have pulled out (all times local): 3 p.m. The U.S.-led coalition battling the Islamic State group says it believes the exchange of fire between Iraqi and Kurdish forces in and around Kirkuk was a “misunderstanding.” A coalition statement says it is monitoring federal and Kurdish military vehicles and believes they are “coordinated movements, not attacks.” It said it was aware of reports of a “limited exchange of fire during predawn hours of darkness,” but “we believe the...
  • Bill Maher: The Second Amendment Was Passed to Enforce Slavery

    10/09/2017 11:20:41 AM PDT · by drewh · 90 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | Oct 9 2017 ast | Brad Wilmouth
    On Real Time on HBO, liberal host Bill Maher was again hitting the issue of race from the left as he promoted claims that the purpose of the Second Amendment was to help keep the slave population under control, rather than to give the population a right to self-defense. Additionally, he played the game of finding racial double standards in the treatment of whites and nonwhites with regard to guns and mass shootings. And, for his part, MSNBC Republican Steve Schmidt ridiculously claimed that "It is harder to buy cough medicine than it is to buy an AK-47 or 50...
  • Local Militiamen came to Charlottesville as neutral First Amendment protectors, commander says

    08/15/2017 4:17:37 PM PDT · by 11th_VA · 30 replies
    Washington Post ^ | August 13, 2017 | Paul Duggan
    Of the harrowing images televised nationwide from Saturday’s white nationalist demonstration in Charlottesville, one of the more chilling sights, amid hours of raging hatred and mayhem, was of camo-clad militiamen on the streets, girded for combat in tactical vests and toting military-style semiautomatic rifles. Photos and video of the heavily armed cadre — a relatively small force commanded by a 45-year-old machinist and long-ago Navy veteran from western Pennsylvania — spread rapidly on social media, raising fears the clash of hundreds of neo-Nazis and counterprotesters might end in a bloodbath. The show of strength was about “allegiance . . . to the...
  • Turkey-led rebels assault US-backed forces in northern Aleppo (Syria)

    07/17/2017 11:38:03 AM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 16 replies
    AMN News ^ | 07/17/2017 | Andrew Illingworth
    BEIRUT, LEBANON (5:40 P.M.) – Today, Turkey-led Free Syrian Army (FSA) militants launched a surprise attack in the northern countryside of Aleppo, striking at the defenses of the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) around the town of ‘Ayn Daqqinah. Following a heavy pre-assault bombardment with howitzers, mortars and improvised rocket systems (seen in the video below), FSA fighters broke through the front-lines of the SDF and seized ‘Ayn Daqqinah. According to opposition sources, the specific FSA unit that attacked the SDF was comprised of several fighters who originate from the town of ‘Ayn Daqqinah. These individuals were expelled after...
  • Missing Pastor, please help, he is 80

    07/05/2017 5:33:11 AM PDT · by The_Republic_Of_Maine · 17 replies
    His wife ^ | 5 July, 2017 | MSM
    Folks, Ralph is an 80 year old Christian Pastor that is both a US Military Veteran and a member of Maine State Militia.He is missing in either JFK or the airport in Frankfort, Germany.He was on his way to Germany to preach salvation thru CHRIST. missing since the Fourth of July 2017, a Christian, Patriot and Veteran.
  • Turkey-backed Syrian rebels attack Kobane (more distractions)

    06/20/2017 6:35:58 PM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 5 replies
    ARA News ^ | June 21, 2017 | Hozan Mamo
    Musa, a 25-year-old Kurdish marksman, stands atop a building as he looks at the destroyed city of Halimce, east of the Syrian town of Kobane. File photo Turkey-backed rebel groups in Syria launched on Tuesday an offensive on a Kurdish village in Kobane district, in northern Syria.The Islamist rebels based in northern Aleppo shelled the Shuyukh village in Kobane with mortar fire. “The village was hit by dozens of mortar shells, fired by Turkey-backed Islamists that are based in the vicinity of Jarablus city,” a local media activist told ARA News in Kobane.The bombardment caused a number of injuries among...
  • U.S. militias not ready to lay down arms under Trump

    06/12/2017 1:28:48 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 38 replies
    The Toronto Star ^ | June 12, 2017 | Lisa Marie Pane, The Associated Press
    JACKSON, GA.—In the woods south of Atlanta, John and Yvette DeMaria are with about a dozen camouflage-wearing, heavily armed Americans huffing and puffing as they scramble to navigate the sprawling piece of property where they train, one weekend a month, to ward off enemies — foreign or domestic. The DeMarias are with the Georgia Security Force militia, whose members are relieved that Donald Trump won the presidency but believe it would be a mistake to lay down their arms just because he is in the White House. So they continue to take to the woods to be ready for whatever...
  • Armed Texans Rally to Protect Sam Houston Statue in Public Park

    06/12/2017 1:07:33 PM PDT · by humblegunner · 46 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 12 Jun 2017 | BOB PRICE
    HOUSTON, Texas — Hundreds of Texans, many of them armed, gathered in Houston’s Herman Park to protect a statue of former Texas President Sam Houston. Supporters of the statue responded to what they believed to be a threat from Antifa to remove it from the park like other historic monuments removed in recent months. The rally, dubbed #StandWithSam drew hundreds of supporters to the park located near the Texas Medical Center and Rice University to gather around a statue of Sam Houston. Houston led the Texas revolutionary army against Mexico and served as president of the Republic of Texas, governor...
  • Trump Activates Militia, Calls All Capable of Bearing Arms to Carry

    04/01/2017 7:34:34 AM PDT · by marktwain · 48 replies
    ammoland ^ | 1 April, 2017 | Dean Weingarten
    On Saturday, President Donald Trump issued an executive order activating the Militia in all 50 states and seven U.S. territories. The executive order claimed that as president he had authority as Commander in Chief to activate the militia, consisting of “All people capable of bearing arms”.In the order, President Trump urged all militia members to carry arms during their daily activities as a way to deter terrorism and prevent crime.President Trump's order was immediately decried as unconstitutional by Maximum Waters, spokesperson for the Democrat Party. Ms Waters stated that the order was blatantly illegal, because the activating militia law,...
  • The 4th Circuit rules that Militias cannot use Military appearing weapons.

    03/05/2017 5:56:47 PM PST · by vannrox · 59 replies
    VANNROX ^ | 6MAR17 | VANNROX
    In case you were not aware of it, the 4th circuit court ruled that the 2nd amendment does not apply to military appearing weapons. Now, this is a curious ruling in that [1] it applies constitutional standards that are not present (the appearance of a firearm), [2] a ruling of 10-4 in favor of this (heavily stacked by liberal progressive -socialists), [3] affects the 2nd amendment, [4] which the liberals say does not apply to individuals but to militias. What is not reported in the media (aside from just about everything regarding this) is that the 2nd amendment applies to...
  • Federal Judges Rewrite the 2nd Amendment

    02/27/2017 9:00:10 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 35 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 02/27/17 | Michael Shannon
    Ignoring “militia,” “arms” and “shall not infringe” the court sounded more like Chief Justice Oprah Winfrey The most confusing dependent clause in the history of the nation, at least as far as personal liberty goes, is the one that begins the 2nd Amendment to the Bill of Rights. The full text of the amendment reads: A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed. To understand what the Founders meant it helps to understand how much the former colonists disliked a standing...
  • Top U.S. General: Two More Years to Beat ISIS

    12/25/2016 9:13:04 PM PST · by Future Snake Eater · 31 replies
    Daily Beast ^ | 25DEC16 | Kimberly Dozier
    The general commanding coalition forces in Iraq predicts it will take two years of hard fighting to clear the so-called Islamic State from its twin capitals of Mosul and Raqqa, and then to burn out the remnants that will likely flee to the vast empty desert between Syria and Iraq. In a Christmas Day sit-down with The Daily Beast at his headquarters, Lt. Gen. Stephen Townsend would not put specific timelines on the battle. But he mapped out a grinding campaign that he thinks is going slowly but as well as can be expected, considering how much time ISIS had...
  • A Militia GetsBattle Ready for a‘Gun-Grabbing’Clinton Presidency

    11/04/2016 8:05:35 AM PDT · by Timpanagos1 · 24 replies
    NYT ^ | 11/4/16 | DAVID ZUCCHINO
    JACKSON, Ga. — “Put the guns down!” The order crackled over a loudspeaker from two sheriff’s deputies crouched behind the doors of police cruisers, semiautomatic rifles at their sides. Several middle-aged militiamen were toting loaded AR-15 rifles and 9-millimeter pistols at a makeshift checkpoint — two lawn chairs and a narrow board — on a dirt driveway in central Georgia. The men, members of the Georgia Security Force III% militia, grumbled but laid their weapons down on the red clay earth. The brief standoff ended with an amicable chat, and the men retrieved their weapons the moment the lawmen drove...
  • "A Restatement of First Principles: What is the purpose of the armed citizenry?"

    09/11/2016 9:18:43 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 8 replies
    The Coach's Team ^ | 9/11/16 | Mike Vanderboegh
    In 2012, Mike Vanderboegh of the Sipsey Street Irregulars website put into clear and concise language the true purpose of an armed citizenry as conceived by the Founders of our nation and the authors of its Constitution. What follows is the article Vanderboegh posted. Read it, save it and pass it along to your friends. By Mike Vanderboegh We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness. — That to secure these rights, Governments...
  • In rural St. Tammany, Red Bull, crystal meth and a militia man's bunker

    08/27/2016 11:16:51 AM PDT · by BBell · 9 replies
    NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune ^ | 8/27/16 | Robert Rhoden, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune
    At the tiny Talisheek Grocery in rural northeastern St. Tammany Parish, James R. Moore Jr. was a regular, coming in twice a day to buy as many as eight 12- to 16-ounce Red Bulls for his own consumption. Many suspected he also had a drug problem, according to store owner Tracy Moore, who said she is not related to Moore but has known him since childhood. Still, she and a friend said they were shocked to learn that Moore, 46, had been arrested by an FBI-led SWAT team and accused of being major methamphetamine dealer and militia leader with access...
  • If It Wasn’t For This CIA Officer, A Lot More People Would Have Died In Benghazi

    06/29/2016 6:57:59 AM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 30 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 06/28/2016 | Russ Reed
    Casualties sustained during the terrorist attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi on September 11, 2012, could have been much higher if it was not for the work of a mysterious CIA officer, according to an official report from the House Select Committee on Benghazi. The report, released Tuesday, noted that U.S. military support did not arrive to aid the small contingent of U.S. personnel defending the consulate during the attack. Instead, it was a militia made up of former Gaddafi loyalists known as Libyan Military Intelligence (LMI) that would come to the rescue of the U.S. officials several hours...
  • VIDEO: Debunking the Myth of 2nd Amendment for "Militia Only!" Truth Hurts...

    06/28/2016 3:20:59 PM PDT · by StevenCrowder · 49 replies
    www.LouderWithCrowder.com ^ | 06/28/2016 | Steven Crowder
    Leftists hate the Second Amendment. They’re no longer hiding it. But they’re going to have a tough time just writing it out of existence. Therefore they’re attempting to dismantle it piece by piece, using this favorite talking point: the Amendment is for the militia and the militia only. Except… no. Learn something below… <()_a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MW_noXjj6w8">
  • Top Gun Lobbyist: If GOP Loses SCOTUS, We Might ‘Have To Resort To Bullet Box’

    06/01/2016 11:02:49 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 43 replies
    Talking Points Memo's Livewire ^ | June 1, 2016 | Katherine Krueger
    The former head of an influential pro-gun lobbying group said over the weekend that losing the White House could mean pro-gun activists “have to resort to the bullet box” to protect the Second Amendment. In a conversation on his “Gun Owners News Hour,” Larry Pratt, executive director emeritus of Gun Owners of America, interviewed Robert Knight, a fellow at the conservative American Civil Rights Union, who said a Democrat taking the White House and replacing the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia would pose “great peril” to gun rights. “At that point, we would have to come to an understanding,...
  • Primed to fight the government (From Drudge)

    05/22/2016 5:52:04 PM PDT · by Celerity · 59 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 5/21/16 | Kevin Sullivan
    Law enforcement officials and the watchdog groups that track the self-styled “patriot” groups call them anti-government extremists, militias, armed militants or even domestic terrorists. Some opponents of the largely white and rural groups have made fun by calling them “Y’all Qaeda” or “Vanilla ISIS.”
  • Primed to Fight the Government

    05/22/2016 8:09:11 AM PDT · by lqcincinnatus · 11 replies
    Washington Post ^ | May 21, 2016 | Kevin Sullivan
    Those in the movement call themselves patriots, demanding that the federal government adhere to the Constitution and stop what they see as systematic abuse of land rights, gun rights, freedom of speech and other liberties. Law enforcement officials call them dangerous, delusional and sometimes violent, and say that their numbers are growing amid a wave of anger at the government that has been gaining strength since 2008, a surge that coincided with the election of the first black U.S. president and a crippling economic recession.