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Battle of Athens, Tennesse 1946

When citizens used the 2nd Amendment to combat political corruption.

http://voxvocispublicus.homestead.com/Battle-of-Athens.html

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Interesting. Thanks.

Interesting.
Thanks.

Let it not be said that we did nothing.-Ron Paul
Stand up for what you believe in, even if you stand alone.-Sophia Magdalena Scholl

Battle of Blair Mountain aka The Red Neck War

Battle of Blair Mountain aka The Red Neck War

The culmination of government intervention (subsidies) in the coal market, and a paper money ("company script") scam perpetrated by companies owned and financed by the Melon banking family and their cronies. Melon was one of the architect's of the Federal Reserve Act at Jekyll Island.

The only time in American history (so far) that the federal government conducted aerial bombing assault against US citizens on US soil. That's right, our government dropped bombs from airplanes on American citizens in West Virginia, and chances are this is the first time you've ever heard tell of it.

The movie "Matewan" (Matewan massacre - precursor to the Red Neck War) will give you an idea of the economic and social conditions that were created by a debt based paper money standard that was then very much similar to the one we have in use today.

Matewan
http://youtu.be/8ItotzLiYvU

Federal subsidies undermine the price of coal which consequently undermines the price of mine labor... and from there the movie picks up the rest of the story.

(part 2 has a scene where James Earl Jones character has a Ron Paul moment expressing concern over the possibility of price inflation at the company store, and like Ron Paul he is rudely ignored)