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Preppers as potential terrorists?

Discussion in 'Preparedness & Survival' started by The Quiet Man, Aug 12, 2011.

  1. The Quiet Man

    The Quiet Man rural Washington County, Oregon Active Member

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    Just when you think things are as confused as they can be, something more comes along. I am getting "badder" by the year :)


    FBI adds
     
  2. moose

    moose northwet coast Well-Known Member

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    From wikipedia:

     
  3. Roxy2711

    Roxy2711 Vancouver, WA Member

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    So are you saying that we are paranoid, or the government is?

    Just wondering! ;)
     
  4. moose

    moose northwet coast Well-Known Member

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    Seems the government is now imagining enemies everywhere.

    Where I am from, that includes the border patrol. They've decided that their duties also include narcotics and terrorism, not much to do with the border but just something to justify their existence and staffing levels (since the real border around here is patroled by the coast guard)

    ETA: The local government tells everyone they should prepare for a disaster. 72 hour minimum. So I'd guess the local government is now part of terrrorism as well.
     
  5. Mark W.

    Mark W. Silverton, OR Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    Well lets see the FBI tracked John Lennon for how many years and the results of that was what?

    I'm about as worried about the FBI as I am the neighbors dog.
     
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  6. Riot

    Riot Benton County, Washington Well-Known Member

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    They're not imagining anything...they know that if pushed come to shove gun owners will shove back. They're just planting the seeds in the sheeps' heads so that down the line they cn say "we told you they were dangerous domestic terrorists that just wanted to kill us!"
     
  7. moose

    moose northwet coast Well-Known Member

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    This wasn't about people with guns, it was about people buying "storable food" with untraceable "legal tender".

    Yes, they should do something about such subversives.
     
  8. The Quiet Man

    The Quiet Man rural Washington County, Oregon Active Member

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    Those purchasing high capacity magazines and bi-pods are also specifically identified as potentially dangerous. Well, they got that part right anyway :)
    They also suggest that the military surplus store owners demand identification before they sell food, camping gear, or legal firearm accessories to anyone. We all know that personal privacy is one of the primary weapons used by terrorists as they prepare to kill everyone around them. In fact, it's quite obvious that anyone entering a military surplus store or the camping section at WalMart should be required to have a government issued picture ID to prove they aren't a terrorist. Perhaps a microchip would be even better, especially if they are using that untraceable legal tender to fund their purchase. (sarcasm intended)
     
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    kenno eastern WA Active Member

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  10. Riot

    Riot Benton County, Washington Well-Known Member

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    Yes becuse people that buy buckets of food, night vision, who are meber of Oath Keepers, are Ron Paul supporters and buy survivor gear in cash are nothing more than paranoid mormons.

    This is nothing more than another Modern Militia Movement newsletter. It's a guise to fool the public that we may be potential domestic terrorists so that they key the feds on possible resistance areas.
     
  11. Dave Workman

    Dave Workman Western Washington Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    TQM:
    This memo popped up Saturday at the Washington Arms Collectors' gun show in Puyallup. I wrote about it here:

    FBI ‘survivalist’ memo surfaces at Puyallup gun show

    FBI
     
  12. RVTECH

    RVTECH LaPine Well-Known Member

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    Unless legally required to do so I can hardly imagine any business person taking the time to comply with the 'Instructions to store owners'. Heck I see customers on a daily basis the fall into about half the list. I could also see customers taking their business elsewhere if they knew they were being 'scrutinized' by the owner(s).
     
  13. Just Jim

    Just Jim Well-Known Member

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    911 and the destruction of the twin towers was supposed to send our economy into a depression. That is terrorism.

    Yet we have a depression and people have lost their homes and jobs. Families are destroyed, retirements ruined and prices have skyrocketed. People live in fear of the collapse and buy gold and silver. They stockpile food, guns and ammo thinking about the terror ahead. Sad to say the terrorist who have done this to us are the liberal progressives from both parties in our government. Even worse we don't have a population smart enough to vote out the criminals.

    jj
     
  14. darkminstrel

    darkminstrel PDX Well-Known Member

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  15. Burt Gummer

    Burt Gummer Portland Completely Out of Ammo

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  16. moose

    moose northwet coast Well-Known Member

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    Once the trucks stop running, I give them a month to consume whatever food supply is left.
     
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    RB87 Oregon Active Member

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    ROTFL! :rofl1:
     
  19. Thebastidge

    Thebastidge 10411 NE Fourth Plain Blvd Vancouver WA 98662 Well-Known Member

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    At my shop, we will never keep records like they're asking except where required by law (firearms), and if they want to see our books, they will need a warrant.
     
  20. biker bo

    biker bo Myrtle Creek Active Member

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    Labeling someone as a domestic terrorist is done to calm the rest of the heard when they start locking us up.

    After were gone what's left of the sheepeople will be easy to deal with.