Militia of Montana

GUEST POST: True Believers

by Josh Manning

Manning is military veteran, and state civil rights investigator who is running as a Democrat for Montana Senate District 40 in Helena.

I spent my thirtieth birthday at Forward Operating Base Warhorse, about an hour north of Baghdad, Iraq. The previous months of my first deployment to Iraq in 2004 consisted of near daily rockets and mortars raining down while walking to work, the gym, or just to the bathroom. Eventually it became background noise then after we reduced the threat things grew quieter.

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NEW REPORT Exposes Links Between Land Takeover Movement, Anti-Government Extremism Groups

The Center for Western Priorities released a new report this week exposing the many connections between anti-government extremist groups and beliefs and state lawmakers who support a takeover of Montana’s public lands.  It’s apparent given last week’s arrival of armed, camouflaged “constitutional advocates” in Lincoln and the armed standoff at Cliven…

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Militia Member Says He Did Not Sign Up to Put the Hit on President

A self-proclaimed “Captain” with a Montana Militia group has written in to the Cowgirl Blog to protest an item I linked to by Americans Against the TEA Party entitled “‘Christian’ Militia Leader NOW Networking Militias To Assassinate President Obama (Screenshots)” In the article you can…

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Separatists Together

The “Defend Rural America” county secession event that several Montana elected officials are headlining December 16th uses “separation” as a euphemism for secession.  But perhaps the word choice is appropriate given this group’s ties to an infamous separatist of another kind. “Defend Rural America” (trademarked!) uses Red…

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The Usurpathoner Road Show

A birther who once tried to organize a national “Usurpathon” to unseat President Obama  is taking to the road to obstruct a water rights agreement between Montana and the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes. The militia-affiliated Sanders County Resource Council (SNaRC) is bringing the Concerned…

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