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  •  Mulqueen had a history of harassing behavior (4+ / 0-)

    which garnered police attention, and detective research found that he was a member of the Sovereign Citizen Movement:

    . . .

    Sovereign citizens are anti-government extremists who believe that even though they physically reside in this country, they are separate or “sovereign” from the United States. As a result, they believe they don’t have to answer to any government authority, including courts, taxing entities, motor vehicle departments, or law enforcement.

    . . .

    That’s just the beginning. Not every action taken in the name of the sovereign citizen ideology is a crime, but the list of illegal actions committed by these groups, cells, and individuals is extensive (and puts them squarely on our radar). In addition to the above, sovereign citizens:

        Commit murder and physical assault;
        Threaten judges, law enforcement professionals, and government personnel;
        Impersonate police officers and diplomats;
        Use fake currency, passports, license plates, and driver’s licenses; and
        Engineer various white-collar scams, including mortgage fraud and so-called “redemption” schemes.

    While not identified as a militia, they apparently live by "ends justifies the means" lifestyles to an extreme extent: Mulqueen was reportedly enraged and fearful due to NY State's recent gun control law enactment.

    A scared, outwardly threatening, isolationist person with illegally owned guns, ammunition and defensive clothing seems a bit more of a threat that a simple, raving right-winger.

    "So, please stay where you are. Don't move and don't panic. Don't take off your shoes! Jobs is on the way."

    by wader on Fri Feb 22, 2013 at 10:54:45 PM PST

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    •  I'm sick of these fanatics (1+ / 0-)
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      I wish they'd move to Somalia already. I hope they are all on Homeland securities radar.
      It's so rotten they targeted Occupy and never seem to go after reich wingers in our midst.

      "I have to go... There are two gay men knocking on my door asking me if I need any abortions or marijuana. Diary, this may be my last entry" Facebook hysteria after 2012 election

      by pitbullgirl65 on Sat Feb 23, 2013 at 03:36:29 PM PST

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      •  I'm encouraged to see they are tracked by (0+ / 0-)

        the FBI, at least.

        Perhaps we simply don't hear about their investigative work of those terrorist, separatist, independent militia, etc. groups because we're so focused on defending our own better efforts from being lumped into the same investigative bucket, so tend not to look outwards for comparisons?

        "So, please stay where you are. Don't move and don't panic. Don't take off your shoes! Jobs is on the way."

        by wader on Sat Feb 23, 2013 at 08:16:39 PM PST

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