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Originally posted by truthquest
Originally posted by grahag
Militias have a long way to go to make them look like respectable organizations. Currently, they look like a bunch of whacko gun nuts.
So my question to you, grahag, is this: How many times have you referred to the US Army as "whacko gun nuts"?
Originally posted by GoldenFleece
Originally posted by dalan.
After reading through all of this, I seriously wish I was ex-military or even a Police Officer just so I could join OathKeepers.
You can join Oath Keepers as an Associate Member:
Originally posted by hawkiye
Originally posted by 4nsicphd
Originally posted by DarkspARCS
Perhaps the CNN publicity stunt was an off the grid offer of financial support from the CNN news network to the Oath Keepers.
"What the heck?" you ask?
Character Assassination and Public Libel, while not forms of criminal activity, ARE indeed a form of activity covered under TORT LAW, and are things liable for compensatory action under governing statutes.
I wouldn't be suprised to learn that the Oath Keepers take CNN to court - suing for 'damages'.
The truth is a defense to any action for defamation. I'd love to defend that lawsuit. The discovery alone would be huge fun. "How are you financed?" List the number and type of every weapon any member possesses."
CNN is a Time-Warner company. That's 3.32 Billion in revenues to defend with.
Your not a bar attorney are you? Because that is a typical response of a scum attorney. What weapons one owns is totally irrelevant. But then again you might get away with it in these de facto private foreign courts where your brother attorney the judge colludes with you and the plaintiff attorney to line your pockets.
[edit on 30-3-2010 by hawkiye]
Originally posted by Styki
I am not going to blindly support any milita group, no matter what they claim to defend. They can claim that they will support the constitution, from foreign and domestic enemies; I am sure their membership will grow due to that claim. However, I don't trust a mob with guns anymore than I do the government controlled military. What guarantee do I have that they are going to protect the constitution when I feel like it needs to be protected?
In my opinion, there is nothing separating these groups from the mentality of a cult. They have a cause which unites them and a leader who preaches a message. There is not one thing which regulates what these groups are going to do. Some people may feel comfort knowing that they can be lead by an organization other than the government; I just see another group which is going to attempt to inflict their will upon me.
I have said this before and I will say it again; everyday certain groups are starting to look like those I was fighting overseas.