YES! Anyone willing to take up arms against the government is a terrorist.
41%
YES! They are domestic terrorists and should be arrested!
59%

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Bryan5 7 years 39 weeks ago

Well let's be careful about using the term "terrorists" since our government isn't beyond going outside of the due process of law when it comes to those it sees as a potential threat. But yes, these right-wing groups should be viewed as vigilantes and as dangerous. They should be monitored and be subject to immediate legal action for perpetrating violence or for threats of violence. The people who recently aimed rifles at federal agents in NV should face legal action.

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2950-10K 7 years 39 weeks ago

Wayne Lapierre indirectly indicated at the NRA Annual Meeting today that armed citizens are freedom fighters. He said he doesn't trust the government and commented, "we are on our own....that is a certainty, no less certain than the absolute truth." "Freedom has never needed our defense more than now." "The IRS is now a weapon." Sounds to me like he's encouraging armed insurrection. I'm quite certain that right-wing militia groups are understanding his speech as such.

Question is, who will they target? The handful of private powers / billionaires who both own and control the government? .....or their Teabillionaire employees in the House and Senate who have currently shut down all vestiges of representative government and thus the freedoms this sort of government is mandated to protect. I agree, freedom does need our defense more than ever now. I just hate to see all these militia groups go on a violent rampage aimed at those who have stripped us of our democracy and freedom. Can't we simply jail the billionaires responsible for the Fascist overthrow. Lapierre makes it sound like he wants the militia groups to carry on like it's the French Revolution and commit atrocities against the rich and powerful who currently run our government and suppress our freedoms.

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trueblue313 7 years 39 weeks ago

I have to vote NO

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Palindromedary 7 years 39 weeks ago

What kind of loaded poll is this? Yes to both questions? Sure they differ in content... but still! Whatever happened to Yes or No. Or at least multiple choice. Right wing militia groups while I think are very dangerous, if they are not actually breaking the law, should not be subject to either of these choices. Maybe what we need more of if Left-wing militia. Maybe we shouldn't have any militia. If we had Left-wing militia they'd just shoot each other in the foot...if they even had guns to begin with.

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Rodger97321 7 years 38 weeks ago

Lately it seems like they are primarily making fun of the push-polls and stacked questions that Faux & Co. do.

But my main concern with the so-calledl supporters of the "Mad about being the Loser in Married With Children" guy - it that given what we now know about how the FBI likes to infiltrate various groups (like Animal Rights, Peace Advocates, Civil Rights) with agents provocateur - is it possible that there aren't any actual "militia" folks there - just undercover agents performing disatract-the-populous-from-the-real-stories duties?

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