It seems that just weeks before the general election that old leftist rag, Time Magazine, has flushed out evidence of militant, right wing, militia types running around my neck of the woods:

http://www.time.com/time/nation/article/0,8599,2022516,00.html

As it turns out about fifteen years ago or so I attended an Ohio militia meeting down in Coshoctan, Ohio. Well, I had a good time and met some nice fellows (some radicals too) who were, by and large, hard working taxpayers, with some military experience in their younger days. These gentlemen all shared a distrust of the Clinton administration.

One interesting note was that the ‘second’ in command of the Ohio State Militia (that was the name of the organization) was a large African-American gentleman married to a large blond white woman who ran about the room signing people up to a news letter. Later I found out that about 30% of the men participating in the event were FBI agents and informants, including the African American gentleman and his wife.

Never- the-less a fun time was had by all. If I remember correctly the Waco massacre pretty much drove the sundry state militias underground. That is until Time’s article linked here. I dunno but it strikes me as a political ploy, a maladroit effort by the effete Left to ‘scare’ the public. Truth is I kind of liked those ‘militia’ guys and I sure couldn’t tell the real militia members from those FBI agents with Ivy League educations.

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