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The Insanity has reached the ultimate!  Civil war again? I'm surrounded by these people and they have guns galore!  Hunters? Hah! Nice front. The racism around here is  palpabe and itgets covered by a thin veneer of "issues".  They hate women and they hate people with names like mine.  They just hate! here's the source.  

The author of the Declaration of Independence is often quoted by opposing groups to support their own agenda, but there are few who accurately apply some of his oft-repeated statements. During the healthcare reform debate, angry teabaggers cited Jefferson’s line that “a little rebellion, now and then, is a good thing,” as proof that revolution against government tyranny was advocated by a Founding Father as an option in 2009, and that sentiment has not diminished three years later heading into a general election. The groups claiming President Obama is a tyrannical leader have never given one example of tyranny, but they, with the GOP’s assistance, have whipped themselves into frenzy and openly called for armed insurrection against the United States government.  One may be inclined to excuse talk of rebellion as angry rhetoric from a fringe element in the tea party, but a Virginia Republican Committee newsletter has called for armed revolution if President Obama is re-elected in November.

First, it is important to put Jefferson’s statement that “a little rebellion, now and then, is a good thing” in its proper context.  Jefferson was showing support for the French who were rebelling against the wealthy elite and church that was keeping the population poor and hungry. In fact, Jefferson hated the wealthy and their banks, and in the same letter to Edward Carrington wrote that “man is the only animal which devours his own kind, and I can apply no milder term to the general prey of the rich on the poor.”

here's our local group the Peninsula Patriots.
A gathering of like-minded citizens who care about their country and demand honesty, transparency and adherence to the U. S. Constitution by their elected officials, both locally and nationally.
That sounds innocent enough.  Except that I have seen them in action. They threatened me when passing out information on the health care bill in front of the Food Lion here in Mathews and one of them screamed about shooting Obama.  His other threats prompted the Secret Service to investigate. Read on below for more.

The Virginia Republican Committee newsletter was published in March, and the media or Republican leadership have been silent, and regardless if they support the overthrow of the government if the President wins a second term or not, they are guilty of inciting rebellion by allowing their candidates, spokespersons, and members of Congress to openly call for armed rebellion against the government of the United States. Thomas Jefferson did, indeed, say that revolution is sometimes necessary, but only against wealthy bankers “who prey on the poor” and religious leaders who have the full support of every Republican in the United States. If the people were intelligent enough to actually read why Jefferson said rebellion is necessary, they would rise up and send the GOP to the only place they would be secure; counting their dirty money in their offshore tax havens.
Here's from the local "Patriots" page:
ADVANCED EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS

UPDATED: As a follow-up from last month's program for beginners, this will not be for the "faint of heart" and will not be for everyone.   We do not recommend children attend.  Brad Phlipot has offered his military expertise for the evening and will help us take "survival" to the next level.  Information handouts will be provided.   We will be reviewing potential threats, several accompanying Executive Orders including martial law, and NDAA legislation.  As an active member of Oath Keepers, he supports and defends our Constitutional Republic against all enemies foreign and domestic.  He will explain what that means to us.  Brad also serves Virginia as the states Sergeant at Arms.  We will then get into the practical requirements for advanced preparedness once we better understand the potential long-term threats we face.   Our Co-Leader, Tom Robinson, also an Oath Keeper with vast experience, will also be participating with Brad.   We will make time for discussion at the end.   We recommend you invite anyone who has taken an oath to uphold the Constitution be they peacekeepers, military or public servants.

This meeting is going on at the Gloucester Library as I write.  I know some of these people.  Can they really be planning Civil War?  I don't want to believe it.  Yet, do you know what?  I am worried.
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