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originally posted by: Nyiah
a reply to: diggindirt
Well, they're not standing up for squat. They are emulating the government like a boss, shoving their unwanted nose & opinions into a situation where the people it ACTUALLY effects, as well as their community, aren't giving them much beyond an eyeroll. And at this point, they're just armed squatters. Yeah, big heroes.
I'll continue to find the nicknames funny. Thanks for supporting people who do exactly what they don't want governments to do to them.
The ornate sign that used to greet visitors with "Welcome To Your National Wildlife Refuge" now advertises the headquarters of the "Harney County Resource Center" in white block letters over a blue background.
The group's leaders say they plan to stay until local rancher Dwight Hammond Jr. and his son, Steven, are released from prison and the 187,000-acre refuge is divvied up among area residents to be used for livestock grazing and logging.
originally posted by: MystikMushroom
Well, they're certainly not organizing attacks.
Acts of violent terrorism are done by desperate people who believe violence is the only way to spread their message. People who have armies, UN status (governments), and lots of money don't resort to crudely made bombs and suicide shooting sprees.
So, that tells me that these guys aren't that desperate. They'd rather wait for someone to show up and escalate things into violence vs. instigating it themselves.
originally posted by: LesMisanthrope
a reply to: Subaeruginosa
Are you scared because you've felt the wrath of these people? Or because you're told to be? They aren't threatening to harm innocents. They're practicing civil disobedience, not terrorism.
originally posted by: TinfoilTP
Bravo, you forgot to mention the dirtiest label the Left brands their victims with, those people might be......Christian.