UPDATE FROM STEWART RHODES ON LEXINGTON
On way to Concord Bridge to pay our respects and will be on Lexington Green by 11:30 am.
We are also waiting for call from court in Woburn, and will stop there to hear decision of judge on our request for an injunction against Town of Lexington stopping rally.
Hopefully the judge will see the absurdity of preventing a bunch of current serving and retired military and police from rallying on Lexington Green out of supposed concern for our safety.
We are big boys and can take care of ourselves. We don’t need “protection” from the town selectmen. Especially when their idea of “protecting” is is to violate our rights, silence us and stop us from peaceably assembling, under threat of arrest.
We are not afraid of a couple of jihadists. If they show up, we’ll kill or capture them.
But we all know that the selectmen care about our safety about as much as Bull Connor cared about the safety of the civil rights marchers in Birmingham Alabama. And they are using the same “safety” rationale to shut down free speech and assembly they don’t like.
We hear that Lexington Green is swarming with police.
In contrast, this morning in nearby Concord their was a reenactment at Concord Bridge with a large crowd of on-lookers. That was not canceled. No one was arrested for their own good.
Apparently, only us veterans, cops, and current serving military get the benefit of public officials being so concerned for our safety that they will use force to keep us from risking ourselves on Lexington Green and will even put us in jail to make sure we are extra safe. Big Brother truly loves us. We are so blessed!
Whatever the judge decides to do, we intend on standing on Lexington Green and renewing our oaths just like the Massechusettes Militia did in 1798. If the judge rules against us, we will do the Oath on Lexington Green and then go to West Springfield to hold the rest of our event.
As for the manhunt for the jihadist on the run in nearby Watertown we hope he runs into us so we can end his spree.
It strikes us as perverse and absurd that the people in Watertown are being told to stay indoors and let the “professional protectors” handle it. That is exactly backwards from what a free people in a Republic are supposed to do. In the Founders time, the hue and cry would have gone up, the people would have turned out en mass, muskets and hatchets in hand, and hunted the bastard(s) down post-haste.
How could a jihadist on the run escape if everyone in the community is actively hunting for him? They all know who lives in their neghborhood and who doesn’t. They could all search their own houses and help search their neighbors’ homes in short order and hunt him down.
But the message from the government is “there’s a wolf on the loose! So all you sheep must stay in your pens and barns and let us authorized professional sheperds and sheep dogs handle it. Be afraid! Don’t try to stop the wolf. We will search your pens one by one till we find him. Till then you can not come out of your pens, or we will punish you.”. Disgusting.
How far we have fallen into slavery and servile dependence. And how far from being a strong, free people in a free Republic.
PS – contrast what is going on in the Boston area with how such things are handled in more freedom-minded parts of the country. As commenter Kristen said:
In our town in Alaska, when there was someone on the loose stealing from cabins, houses and businesses, the town people called a meeting with the state troopers to take care of it. The state troopers said they were too busy with other things, there weren’t enough of them to track down the crook. The townspeople asked if they could set up a posse and do a citizens arrest. The troopers told them as long as they do it within legal boundaries, they could. The community set up a watch task force. In about a week or so, the two robbers were caught, arrested and handcuffed with straps at gunpoint by some citizens. The troopers were called in and arrested the crooks. Nice to be in a place where people can still stand up for themselves.
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