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”When You Should Shoot A Cop” – CopBlock.org
People don’t mind when you point out the tyranny that has happened in other countries, but most have a hard time viewing their OWN “country,” their OWN “government,” and their OWN “law enforcers,” in any sort of objective way. Having been trained to feel a blind loyalty to the ruling class of the particular piece of dirt they live on (a.k.a. “patriotism”), and having been trained to believe that obedience is a virtue, the idea of forcibly resisting “law enforcement” is simply unthinkable to many. Literally, they can’t even THINK about it. And humanity has suffered horribly because of it. It is a testament to the effectiveness of authoritarian indoctrination that literally billions of people throughout history have begged and screamed and cried in the face of authoritarian injustice and oppression, but only a tiny fraction have ever lifted a finger to actually try to STOP it.
Sovereign Citizens Movement - ADL
The "sovereign citizen" movement is a loosely organized collection of groups and individuals who have adopted a right-wing anarchist ideology originating in the theories of a group called the Posse Comitatus in the 1970s. Its adherents believe that virtually all existing government in the United States is illegitimate and they seek to "restore" an idealized, minimalist government that never actually existed. To this end, sovereign citizens wage war against the government and other forms of authority using "paper terrorism" harassment and intimidation tactics, and occasionally resorting to violence.
Cowards of Kershaw County – Stuffed Suits
It sounds very extreme and hateful for the chief law enforcement officer of Kershaw County to be fear mongering by sounding the alarm and telling his deputies to put on body armor--all in reaction to a single individual hitting the "like" button on Facebook.com. Yes, Jeff Mattox may have been referring to an intellectual, philosophical discussion somewhere far above discussing drapes or what they had for dinner. Mattox wasn't even rude: there was no vulgarity, no threats, no racist language, no slandering of other people--just a polite discussion of the facts.
Extremist Group Shuts Down Phones – WIStv.com
For 45 minutes Friday afternoon, the Kershaw County Sheriff's Office phone lines were under siege from four different callers. They placed more than 100 calls and were angry over former Kershaw County Republican Party Co-Chair Jeff Mattox's ouster from the party.
The more features a social networking has to offer, the more likely people are to give away information. I realized what facebook was doing to my life so I cleared it off as best I could and got rid of it. It's amazing what people will give away when simply asked for it.
Originally posted by Backslider
Facebook is going to be a major player in identifying and possibly silencing those who disagree with the government.
DELETE YOUR FACEBOOK ACCOUNT - Anyone who is important enough to keep in touch with already knows how to reach you.
Originally posted by hadriana
I am wrestling with what extremism really means and who exactly gets to apply the label to whom.
Could this very label be a tool of tyranny?
I think yes. There are criminals and murderers. They are all extreme. I think we all agree on that. That's label enough for me.
When did extremism mean someone who exercises their free speech or someone who is critical of govt. Why is that extreme?