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Stephen Carmichael
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Oath Keepers

While doing a little research on the gun confiscation that took place on US soil after Hurricane Katrina, I stumbled onto a breath of fresh air. In the heart of the story of the tragic suspension of the Constitution through the use of Marshal Law, there was a group of men who had the guts to refuse to follow orders that where in violation of the Constitution, they held true to their oath. Shortly thereafter the Oath Keepers where formed. They woun't allow people to be defensless on the bayou or have thier rights walked on.

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Who are the Oath Keepers?

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Here are two interesting

Here are two interesting articles out of New Jersey. If interested in the “3%” people or affiliation with oath keepers organization, you might want to check out both arguments.

http://intellihub.com/2013/04/30/jersey-city-police-dept-disciplines-off...
Intellihub.com
April 30, 2013
The Jersey City Police Dept. has made a public announcement saying that they have disciplined various officers for their affiliation with an “Oath Keepers” group called the “Three-Percenters”.
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http://www.nj.com/jjournal-news/index.ssf/2013/04/jersey_city_police_bra...
Jersey City police brass identify a pro-militia clique in the department and say they've been stopped

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All of the people who join

All of the people who join the military take an oath to support and defend the Constitution of the United State of America. Upon completion of their active duty, many forget about the oaths they took. They are oath takers. When someone is elected to a political office today they make some declaration to be obedient or something. When turned out of office they forget their promises very quickly. Some forget it before they walk out of the room.

Then there are the Oath Keepers. They regard the oaths they took as a sacred obligation. Back when I took my oath it included the words "support and defend the Constitution of the United States of America against all enemies, both foreign and domestic". That is pretty serious stuff and those words make the "authorities" in places like Newark, NJ very nervous. You see, some Americans take their oaths very seriously and it goes back a very long way. One of our forefathers wrote a letter to King George back in England.

"When you send your officers to America, be sure to tell them to put their affairs in order before they leave England, for I have not a man in my company who cannot put a ball in an officer's head at 250 yards." It gave them pause and many British officers sought posts in India rather than face our determined Colonials.

Germans invented rifles some 600 years ago. They brought that skill to Pennsylvania. Daniel Morgan led a rifle company out of Pennsylvania. His company had a huge effect on our success during the Revolution. At Saratoga, we were aligned against the Redcoats who had come down out of Canada. The American General called on Daniel Morgan to send his best rifleman to him.

Timothy Murphy presented himself and was told, "Yonder on that ridge is General Simon Fraser. I have the greatest respect for that man, but he is worth an entire regiment. It is necessary that he must die. Do your duty." Timothy Murphy rested his rifle on the limb of an oak tree and shot Gen. Simon Fraser off his horse with a head shot at 250 yards. The Redcoats went back to Canada. Daniel Morgan had a test for any soldier wanting to join his rifle company. If the man could hit a pumpkin on a post at 250 yards he could be a rifleman in Daniel Morgan's rifle company. If he could not hit the pumpkin, he could be a cook until such time as he could hit that pumpkin. Pumpkins were a lot smaller back then than they are today.

I teach these things with Project Appleseed. I taught in six states last year. There will be a project Appleseed event at Monmouth Fish and Game on JUne 29&30. This is a family event. Look at the photos on the Appleseed site. The program is designed to do two things. It will reconnect Americans with their heritage and history. It will also teach them the safe handling of firearms and improve their accuracy. If a shooter gets a high enough score to pass the Army Qualification Test for expert he becomes a Rifleman and gets a patch. The goal today is a little tougher than it was for Daniel Morgan's men with their flintlock rifles. Today the goal is to reliably hit your target at 500 yards. Yes, that's 1,500 feet and about three tenths of a mile. As you go down I-95, look ahead three tenths of a mile and think about being able to hit that reliably. Then sign up for our Monmouth shoot.

http://www.appleseedinfo.org/

http://www.eventbrite.com/event/6793827521

"Every citizen should be a soldier. This was the case with the Greeks and Romans, and must be that of every free state." --Thomas Jefferson

I am in Vermont at the moment. I taught here this weekend. I'll be home later today.

Roger Ek
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All of the people who join

All of the people who join the military take an oath to support and defend the Constitution of the United State of America. Upon completion of their active duty, many forget about the oaths they took. They are oath takers. When someone is elected to a political office today they make some declaration to be obedient or something. When turned out of office they forget their promises very quickly. Some forget it before they walk out of the room.

Then there are the Oath Keepers. They regard the oaths they took as a sacred obligation. Back when I took my oath it included the words "support and defend the Constitution of the United States of America against all enemies, both foreign and domestic". That is pretty serious stuff and those words make the "authorities" in places like Newark, NJ very nervous. You see, some Americans take their oaths very seriously and it goes back a very long way. One of our forefathers wrote a letter to King George back in England.

"When you send your officers to America, be sure to tell them to put their affairs in order before they leave England, for I have not a man in my company who cannot put a ball in an officer's head at 250 yards." It gave them pause and many British officers sought posts in India rather than face our determined Colonials.

Germans invented rifles some 600 years ago. They brought that skill to Pennsylvania. Daniel Morgan led a rifle company out of Pennsylvania. His company had a huge effect on our success during the Revolution. At Saratoga, we were aligned against the Redcoats who had come down out of Canada. The American General called on Daniel Morgan to send his best rifleman to him.

Timothy Murphy presented himself and was told, "Yonder on that ridge is General Simon Fraser. I have the greatest respect for that man, but he is worth an entire regiment. It is necessary that he must die. Do your duty." Timothy Murphy rested his rifle on the limb of an oak tree and shot Gen. Simon Fraser off his horse with a head shot at 250 yards. The Redcoats went back to Canada. Daniel Morgan had a test for any soldier wanting to join his rifle company. If the man could hit a pumpkin on a post at 250 yards he could be a rifleman in Daniel Morgan's rifle company. If he could not hit the pumpkin, he could be a cook until such time as he could hit that pumpkin. Pumpkins were a lot smaller back then than they are today.

I teach these things with Project Appleseed. I taught in six states last year. There will be a project Appleseed event at Monmouth Fish and Game on JUne 29&30. This is a family event. Look at the photos on the Appleseed site. The program is designed to do two things. It will reconnect Americans with their heritage and history. It will also teach them the safe handling of firearms and improve their accuracy. If a shooter gets a high enough score to pass the Army Qualification Test for expert he becomes a Rifleman and gets a patch. The goal today is a little tougher than it was for Daniel Morgan's men with their flintlock rifles. Today the goal is to reliably hit your target at 500 yards. Yes, that's 1,500 feet and about three tenths of a mile. As you go down I-95, look ahead three tenths of a mile and think about being able to hit that reliably. Then sign up for our Monmouth shoot.

http://www.appleseedinfo.org/

http://www.eventbrite.com/event/6793827521

"Every citizen should be a soldier. This was the case with the Greeks and Romans, and must be that of every free state." --Thomas Jefferson

I am in Vermont at the moment. I taught here this weekend. I'll be home later today.

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