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It is illegal to openly carry a firearm, much less a loaded one, in the District of Columbia.
Kokesh initially planned to lead a July 4 march on Washington with loaded firearms to advocate for open carry and “to put the government on notice.” When he announced the original armed march on Washington, authorities thoroughly warned against it. But he later abandoned those plans in favor of raising an “army” of secessionist rallies held at state capitols.
Kokesh, who has also compared himself to Gandhi, has even implied violence as the end result. “Should one whole year from this July 4th pass while the crimes of this government are allowed to continue, we may have passed the point at which non-violent revolution becomes impossible,” he said in a statement.
The July 4 protests inspired by the gun activist were small in number and attendance. At one small protest in Concord, New Hampshire showed a man calling for a revolution with an assault rifle slung over his shoulder." [Source]
Negroes, don't try this at home, or you will never see your home again.
I actually went to see a movie on July 4th with the lovely Mrs. Field, and
we both liked the movie. (Although I suspect for other reasons. Girlfriend has a thing for Channing Tatum.) I actually tweeted about it Thursday night. Most of my tweeter mates were surprised to hear that I liked the flick because it had gotten negative reviews.
I liked it, not because of its treatment of liberal politics, but because it was a good shoot em up fun summer flick which is the kind of flick that the Mrs. and I like to watch every now and then.
Now we hear that conservatives are pissed.
I suspect that they see in this movie something that very well could happen, and it's a little too close for comfort for their taste. (Spoiler alert.) The president, played by Jamie Fox, (I loved your t-shirt at the BET Awards Show, Jamie) has some striking similarities to Obama besides the obvious, and the White House is brought down by Aryan type right wingnuts who are working with hawkish right wing pols to bring down the president and start a Middle East war.
This sounds a lot like the modern day GOP if you ask me. A classic case of art imitating *life.
Maybe I liked this movie for more than just the action scenes.
*Pic from AlterNet.