McCain's crime? Not being insane.
First the assembled 'Patriots' whip themselves into a stew over supposed mercenaries. Then a helicopter flies over, and the guns come out.
Local residents in Oregon decided to speak out against the thuggish intimidation tactics of the Oath Keepers and other 'Patriots' who have come rumbling into their quiet neck of the woods. So of course the extremists decided to prove them right by harassing them.
So much for Bundy Ranch Redux: The big Oath Keepers rally outside the BLM offices in Medford, Oregon, on Thursday was a real snoozer.
With dreams of Cliven Bundy-style anti-government resistance dancing in their heads, Oath Keepers and other 'Patriots' have descended upon southwestern Oregon. Problem is, there's no standoff and nothing to wave their guns at.
It turns out Vito Barbieri isn't just ignorant when it comes to women's anatomy... he's a full-service wingnut.
The Utah Highway Patrol is investigating reports that a federal worker driving a U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) vehicle was threatened with a handgun on Tuesday after anti-government rancher Cliven Bundy was recently accused of inciting militia members.
The situation at the Bundy Ranch, where armed militiamen and “Patriots” are camped out, has deteriorated so badly that competing factions apparently drew weapons on one another during heated arguments.
The trial of a Florida sheriff is attracting the attention of so-called “constitutional sheriffs” and the far-right Oath Keepers.
A statewide organization of conspiracy-peddling Oath Keepers has been gaining traction in small-town Oregon.