‘Million Militia Man March’ Planner Arrested

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Monday, March 29, 2010 at 12:02 pm

Zachary Roth digs up something I’d nearly forgotten about. In April 2009, Kristopher “Pale Horse” Sickles posted a risible YouTube video beseeching fellow militia members to descend on Washington for a “Million Militia Man March.”

A peaceful demonstration of at least a million — hey, if we can get 10 million, even better — but at least one million armed militia men marching on Washington. A peaceful demonstration. No shooting, no one gets hurt. Just a demonstration. The only difference from any typical demonstration is we will all be armed.

Today, the 27-year-old Sickles is one of nine militia members charged with conspiracy to overthrow the government. Also, I can’t help but notice that the commentary about this on fairly mainstream conservative sites is more skeptical of the FBI than of Sickles and the militias. Neither the left nor the right takes this stuff as seriously as law enforcement does.

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Comment posted March 29, 2010 @ 5:25 pm

Just looked on their website. It doesn't mention that they are a militia. I agree that they are some religious fanatics; I guess the news just thinks anybody with camo on is a militia nut.


Montana
Comment posted March 29, 2010 @ 6:19 pm

Since their inception the Teaparty crowd (not a movement since they do have the numbers or clout) have been “haters not debaters”. In my opinion this is what the small portions of the republican party of “birthers, baggers and blowhards” have brought you. They are good at “Follow the Leader” of their dullard leaders, they listen to Beck, Hedgecock, Hannity, O’Reilly, Rush and Savage and the rest of the Blowhards. Are you surprise at what they do when you know what they think? The world is complicated and most republicans (Hamiliton, Lincoln, Roosevelt) believe that we should use government a little to increase social mobility, now its about dancing around the claim of government is the problem. The sainted Reagan passed the biggest tax increase in American history and as a result federal employment increased, but facts are lost when mired in mysticism and superstition. Although some republicans are trying to distant themselves from this fringe most of them are just going along and fanning the flames. Lets face it the Republicans had 8 years to deal with health care, immigration and financial oversight and governance and they failed. They could not even win one of the two wars they started, the body bags are still coming in. The Republicans wanted to give Obama his Waterloo defeat over healthcare but instead they gave themselves their own Waterloo defeat by not participating in the debate of ideas and by becoming the party of obstructionist. But they now claim they have changed, come on, what sucker is going to believe that?


ellid
Comment posted March 29, 2010 @ 6:50 pm

No, they're just Christian Identity whack jobs with guns.


highnumber
Comment posted March 29, 2010 @ 7:09 pm

Good points. All very relevant. Keep up the good work, Idaho.


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Bubbaron2004
Comment posted March 20, 2011 @ 1:48 pm

If anyone had ever read the Constitution it says that if the government is not doing what needs to be done it is up to the people to remove those in charge and take it back for the people. This is what he was planning. And what still needs to be planned. This country needs to end it cycle or war and control. this is not a country for the people and by the people. it is a country filled with greed and tax breaks for those who are greedy. it is a country whose focus in on oil and the control of it. it is a country who poses towards extreme muslim beliefs and bows away from christian beliefs. thsi country needs to ean and be rebuilt in a peacefull way. but if “WE the People” are not allowed to have the “Freedom of Speach” or “Ralley” then we are not a Free People. at which time A forcefull responce against a negative action needs to be placed. Other countries are doing it. it’s now are turn. CIVIL WAR!!!!!!
And God (not alah) help those who will opose us. Because we outnumber the government, the military and the law. Because We the People have had enough.


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