The Oathkeepers caught themselves a big fish when they interviewed Ron Paul for their latest film encouraging viewers to jump on the militia movement.
"The power elite is getting ready for a war. Not a war on drugs or even a war on terror. but a war to protect themselves..."
The voice overs, accompanied by scary music and images of police violence, promote the extremist Alex Jones/Teabircher world view, where the only answer is to return to local militias like...the Oathkeepers.
Former Republican congressman and onetime presidential candidate Ron Paul is starring in a new film about the threat of martial law in America which includes calls to join the extremist Oath Keepers militia. Oath Keepers leader Stewart Rhodes, Oath Keepers supporter Elias Alias, firebrand preacher Chuck Baldwin, radical Arizona sheriff Richard Mack and far-right gun activist Larry Pratt are also featured in the James Jaeger film “Midnight Ride.”
Paul, the father of Kentucky senator and current presidential candidate Rand Paul, previously appeared in Jaeger’s films Fiat Empire, Original Intent, Spoiler and Molon Labe. As we’ve previously reported, Jaeger’s group has a long history of publishing tirades against Jews (and their alleged involvement in child murder) and 9/11 truther theories.
Alias hailed Jaeger’s latest film as “a very classy showcase for the Oath Keepers [sic] mission, to the promotion of our ‘Ten Orders We Will Not Obey,’” a reference to the militia group’s conspiracy-theory-laden manifesto about disarmament, nullification and concentration camps. He added that “Oath Keepers is helping James Jaeger fund the production of this important film, and the film will feature Oath Keepers in many ways.”
From their promotional material:
The MainStream Media and the gun-control lobby do not LOVE our movies. Our movies are like Holy Water splashed on a vampire. But, no matter how much the anti-Constitutional forces scream and holler, WE THE PEOPLE have to keep getting the message about the U.S. Constitution out far and wide.
And we continue to do just this with each new expert that shares his or her insights in MIDNIGHT RIDE. Ending the Fed and revitalizing the Militia System of the States are what WE THE PEOPLE need to do to get back to Constitutional principles. And through OATH KEEPERS, the works of DR. EDWIN VIEIRA,JR., the RON PAUL REVOLUTION and MATRIX ENTERTAINMENT, this is getting done. On the way to accomplishing this mission, citizens — especially those employed by the government, military and police — must be clear that there are at least Ten Orders that no “oath keeper” should follow. These Orders have been articulated by OATH KEEPERS Founder — Stewart Rhodes — and they will be stressed in MIDNIGHT RIDE. Dr. Paul also shares in the vision, for he understands that not a word in the U.S. Constitution is without import. Especially the Second Amendment and the Militia Clauses.
I wonder how much seed money came from the NRA?