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Militia seizes Federal building

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Inky_Wretch, Jan 2, 2016.

  1. Um, No.
    Remember Ruby Ridge? Waco?
    The Feds are not going to engage in a firefight with armed civilians. Not now. Not in this climate, and with good reason.
    I didn't like the way the Bundy clan got off (IMO), but I agreed with how the government handled it. For now, the same course of action is the smart play.
  2. YankeeFan

    YankeeFan Well-Known Member

    We need a plan to degrade, and ultimately defeat this militia.

    But, I do not want to see boots on the ground in anything other than an advisory role.

    And, it's important to remember that most militia members are patriotic Americans. Militia members have fought and died for our country. Hopefully Tom Brokaw can do a piece on this.
    Vombatus likes this.
  3. TheSportsPredictor

    TheSportsPredictor Well-Known Member

    We'll never solve this problem until our president can say radical white terrorists out loud.
    cranberry likes this.
  4. Inky_Wretch

    Inky_Wretch Well-Known Member

    Direct your ire at whoever passed the law that required the use of anti-terrorism laws in this case. And, regardless, an armed response and invasion of Federal property isn't the answer.
    Smallpotatoes likes this.
  5. Big Circus

    Big Circus Well-Known Member

  6. MisterCreosote

    MisterCreosote Well-Known Member


  7. YankeeFan

    YankeeFan Well-Known Member

    LOL. The left still hates Reagan for launching his political career by "targeting UC Berkeley's student peace activists, professors, and, to a great extent, the University of California itself. "

    Ronald Reagan launched his political career in 1966 by targeting UC Berkeley's student peace activists, professors, and, to a great extent, the University of California itself. In his successful campaign for governor of California, his first elective office, he attacked the Berkeley campus, cementing what would remain a turbulent relationship between Reagan and California's leading institution for public higher education.

    Ronald Reagan launched political career using the Berkeley campus as a political target

    They hate him more because he did forcefully eject the hippies from the People's Park:

    Let's see if anyone here shows any ideological consistency.
  8. YankeeFan

    YankeeFan Well-Known Member

    So, when were the hostages going to have been released absent Reagan's summer 1980 deal with the Iranians?

    You say they got "another 200 days in captivity". Did I miss the part of your theory where they were about to be released?
  9. YankeeFan

    YankeeFan Well-Known Member

    Can the occupation of an unoccupied bird sanctuary really be described as an "invasion"?
  10. Neutral Corner

    Neutral Corner Well-Known Member

    Shut off the power and water. Blockade them completely. Do not give them the firefight they want.

    Gets cold up there this time of year.
  11. Mr. Sunshine

    Mr. Sunshine Well-Known Member

    Anyone who owns more than a gun or two is a dangerous weirdo.
  12. YankeeFan

    YankeeFan Well-Known Member

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