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  • Yes, Trump really has authority to use military force at the border.....

    11/24/2018 10:21:33 PM PST · by caww · 46 replies
    .washingtonexaminer ^ | 11/2018 | Tom Rogan
    There should be very little legal controversy in the military's employment to defend the border against an unlawful incursion by foreign nationals. The defense of territory and persons is the primary responsibility of the Department of Defense. Other authorities also relevant specifically, the provisions under federal law as vested under Title 10, Chapter 13 of the U.S. code: That whenever the President considers that unlawful obstructions, combinations, or assemblages, or rebellion against the authority of the United States, make it impracticable to enforce the laws of the United States in any State by the ordinary course of judicial proceedings, he...
  • Malibu Man Defies Woolsey Fire Evacuation Order to Help Protect Homes From Looters, Assist Residents

    11/13/2018 10:14:22 AM PST · by BenLurkin · 9 replies
    KTLA ^ | November 13, 2018, by | Eric Spillman and Tracy Bloom,
    On Monday night, Bassett was making gas deliveries to help out firefighters around Malibu when heard a troublesome report on the radio. "We actually heard it come over the radio that people were coming in by boat to start stealing things, and that people were dressed as officers, dressed as firemen, and taking what they could," he said. Bassett immediately went back to his residence and grabbed a rifle, along with and a mask to filter out the wildfire smoke. He then waited outside the Malibu Gardens Condominiums, located in the area of Kanan Dume and Cavalleri roads, ready to...
  • U.S. militia groups head to border, stirred by Trump’s call to arms (WaPo freakout)

    11/04/2018 3:19:43 AM PST · by SkyPilot · 46 replies
    Washington Post and MSN News ^ | 4 Nov 18 | Mary Lee Grant, Nick Miroff
    Michael Vickers, a veterinarian and rancher in Falfurrias, Texas, says he won’t let outside militia onto his property and he doesn’t think such groups will be trusted by most area landowners. Gun-carrying civilian groups and border vigilantes have heard a call to arms in President Trump’s warnings about threats to American security posed by caravans of Central American migrants moving through Mexico. They’re packing coolers and tents, oiling rifles and tuning up aerial drones, with plans to form caravans of their own and trail American troops to the border. “We’ll observe and report, and offer aid in any way...
  • Border Patrol warns Texas landowners "possible armed civilians" in area due to caravan

    10/31/2018 9:43:36 AM PDT · by hoagy62 · 72 replies
    Fox News ^ | 10/30/18 | Edmund DeMarche/Fox News
    The U.S. Border Patrol this week reportedly told Texas landowners along the U.S.-Mexico border to prepare for a possible influx of "armed civilians" on their property as the migrant caravan moves closer to the U.S., a report said. The Associated Press reported that these civilians say they intend to support the National Guard and Border Patrol to prevent the illegal migrants from crossing into the U.S. ************** Three activists told the AP they were going to the border or organizing others, and groups on Facebook have posted warnings about the caravan. One said it was “imperative that we have boots...
  • READINESS: Militias prepare an answer to tyranny

    05/14/2018 8:06:40 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 67 replies
    The Coach's Team ^ | 5/14/18 | Suzanne Eovaldi
    "If they try to remove Trump, (there) won't be a Constitution Crisis; it'll be a Revolution Crisis," a call in guest told a popular U.S. talk show host recently. With a population of 325 million and over 300 million firearms, America’s gun owners have no intention of allowing gun grabbers to steal their lawfully owned firearms. Amendment II of the US Constitution states "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." The militia acts of 1792 and 1903 are giving militia groups...
  • The Bundy Ranch Case Explains Westerners’ Distrust of Washington

    05/03/2018 9:03:58 AM PDT · by Sopater · 7 replies
    The Future of Freedom Foundation ^ | April 30, 2018 | James Bovard
    The Justice Department was caught in January in another high-profile travesty of due process. On December 20, federal judge Gloria Navarro declared a mistrial in the case against Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy and others after prosecutors were caught withholding massive amounts of evidence undermining federal charges. Two weeks later, she dismissed all charges against Bundy and his sons. Navarro slammed the FBI and Justice Department prosecutors for “outrageous” abuses and “flagrant misconduct.” Navarro also condemned the “grossly shocking” withholding of evidence from defense counsel in a case that could have landed the Bundys in prison for the rest of their...
  • AKP pays the salaries of gangs with spoils of war

    04/22/2018 3:07:20 PM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 9 replies
    ANF News ^ | Saturday, 21 Apr 2018, 09:55 | ANF AFRIN
    It came out that Turkey hasn’t paid the salaries of the gangs it lets loose on Afrin for two months, saying “The spoils of war you got from Afrin will suffice you for a year”. Reports suggest that disturbance erupted among the gangs Turkey derived from Al-Qaeda, ISIS and Al-Nusra, as Turkey hasn’t paid the salaries of some of these gangs for the past two months while they attacked and invaded Afrin. Although the pay cut is said to be related with the economic crisis and rapid increase of Dollar in Turkey, it has been learned that the Turkish state...
  • American Kyle Kashuv schools British Piers Morgan on Second Amendment in epic smackdown

    04/05/2018 4:40:35 PM PDT · by marktwain · 21 replies
    bizpacreview.com ^ | 3 April, 2018 | Samanta Chang
    Kashuv is a 16-year-old student survivor of the Valentine’s Day massacre at a high school in Parkland, Florida. He is a Second Amendment advocate (and apparently a really knowledgeable one).Kyle Kashuv to Piers Morgan: Here’s what the Second Amendment stands for. (BPR screenshots) Kyle’s Twitter takedown started after Morgan falsely claimed the Second Amendment “was about arming people as part of a well regulated militia – not as a bunch of unregulated Rambos.” Kashuv responded by saying: “So you don’t bother to read Federalist Papers? Not your thing?”
  • Kroger Joins Walmart, Dick’s Sporting Goods: No Gun Sales Unless 21 Years Old

    03/01/2018 7:39:21 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 43 replies
    Big Government ^ | March 1, 2018 | AWR Hawkins
    Kroger announced Thursday that it will not longer sell firearms or ammunition to persons under 21 years of age. The grocery chain sells guns and ammunition at its Fred Meyer stores in the western U.S. Those sales will continue but persons under the age of 21 will be prohibited from purchase. CNN Money reports that Kroger released a statement, saying, “In response to the tragic events in Parkland and elsewhere, we’ve taken a hard look at our policies and procedures for firearm sales. Recent events demonstrate the need for additional action on the part of responsible gun retailers.”
  • Laura Ingraham: The white nationalist connection to shooter was #FakeNews

    02/15/2018 6:09:35 PM PST · by conservative98 · 22 replies
    Laura Ingraham Twitter ^ | February 15, 2017 | Laura Ingraham
    Local law enforcement sources have not found a connection between accused Parkland school shooter Nikolas Cruz and a Tallahassee-based paramilitary group.
  • Suspected school shooter trained with white nationalist militia [false]

    02/15/2018 1:18:48 PM PST · by Sopater · 120 replies
    NY Post ^ | 2/15/18
    Suspected school shooter Nikolas Cruz trained as a member of a white nationalist militia, according to the group’s leader. Republic of Florida leader Jordan Jereb told the Anti Defamation League that the 19-year-old — who allegedly slaughtered 17 people at his former high school Wednesday — had participated in one or more training drills with his group, and had carpooled with other members to Tallahassee for the exercises. Jereb says the group’s goal is to make Florida a white ethno-state. He spoke with the ADL after apparent ROF members mentioned Cruz’s membership on the web forum 4chan. He claims he...
  • Leftist Professor Who Chased Charlotesville Driver With A Rifle Attacks Big League Cameraman (VIDEO)

    02/13/2018 3:07:23 PM PST · by blueyon · 41 replies
    bigleaguepolitics ^ | 2/12/18 | Patrick Howley
    Dwayne Dixon, a leader of the left-wing Redneck Revolt militia group, admitted to chasing Charlotesville driver James Fields with a rifle shortly before Fields allegedly crashed into a group of protesters, killing Heather Heyer, on August 12, 2017. Why did Dixon chase Fields before the crash? Big League Politics asked Dixon about this on the campus of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where Dixon works as a cultural anthropology professor. The interview quickly went haywire, with Dixon attacking our cameraman and calling the police to report on “an intruder” on the public college campus:
  • Ammon Bundy's Malheur Trial Lawyer Agrees Not To Practice Law In Oregon

    01/09/2018 12:28:02 PM PST · by Sopater · 16 replies
    OPB.org ^ | Jan. 9, 2018 7:12 a.m. | Steven DuBois
    Marcus Mumford, the lawyer who represented Ammon Bundy in the Oregon standoff trial, agreed Monday to no longer handle federal cases in the state. Bundy and six co-defendants were acquitted in October 2016 of charges stemming from the armed occupation of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge, a federal bird sanctuary in southeastern Oregon. After the surprising verdict, U.S. marshals tackled Mumford and shocked him with a stun gun as he argued with a judge over whether Bundy should continue to be detained. Mumford was charged with failing to follow a federal officer’s orders and failing to stop resisting arrest. The...
  • Mistrial declared in Bundy trial over withheld evidence

    12/20/2017 11:52:51 AM PST · by Sopater · 18 replies
    Las Vegas Review Journal ^ | 12/20/17 | Kimber Laux
    A judge declared a mistrial Wednesday morning in the Bunkerville standoff case involving rancher Cliven Bundy and other defendants, finding that the federal government improperly withheld evidence. A new trial for Bundy, his sons Ammon and Ryan, and co-defendant Ryan Payne, on charges arising from the 2014 standoff with federal agents was set for early next year. U.S. District Judge Gloria Navarro said that video surveillance, maps and FBI interview information was willfully withheld by the prosecution in violation of due process required by the U.S. Constitution. Considered collectively, she said, the evidence that was withheld was favorable to the...
  • Report: Iran-backed militia threatens US forces over J'm decision

    12/07/2017 4:19:59 AM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 15 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 7/12/17
    An Iranian-backed militia in Iraq threatened on Thursday to attack US forces in the country over US President Donald Trump recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. "The decision by Trump on Al-Quds [Jerusalem] makes it legitimate to strike the American forces in Iraq," Al-Nojaba militia chief Akram al-Kaabi said in a statement. The group, established in 2013 and supported by Iran's Revolutionary Guards, numbers around 1,500 fighters and is part of the Hashed al-Shaabi (Popular Mobilization) auxiliary force that has fought alongside the army against ISIS. Following Trump’s announcement, Iran strongly condemned the decision, saying it threatened a...
  • What is a "Well-Regulated Militia?"

    11/30/2017 8:39:03 PM PST · by Discoshaman · 52 replies
    Byte-Size Politice ^ | 11/30/2017 | J. Wesley Bush
    A good, quick video on the militia clause of the Second Amendment in light of the Militia Acts of 1792, the Dick Act of 1903, and U.S. Code Article 10.
  • Iraqi army attacks Kurdish forces on road to Erbil (KRG)

    10/21/2017 6:42:39 AM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 15 replies
    The Jerusalem Post ^ | October 21, 2017 03:27 | Seth J. Frantzman
    Kurds say that the Iraqi forces include not only elite Counter-Terrorism fighters but also Iranian-backed Shia militias often called Hashd al-Shaabi. Iraqis tend to stress that this is an Iraqi army operation, whereas Kurds emphasize the Iranian role. There are also divisions within the Kurdish side with some Kurdish leaders associated with the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan supporting the Iraqi army against Kurdish forces associated with the Kurdistan Democratic Party.
  • 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...