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Battle of Athens Tennessee 1946 - WW2 Vets defend LIBERTY with 2nd Amendment

A confrontation between the local sheriff and WWII veterans took place in Athens, TN in 1946 that we should ALL remember. A very sobering video to say the least. Now the second amendment is a little clearer.

Be sure to see the actual photos at the end showing the plaques describing the event.

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

or

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=U5ut6...!

This is so much like what we are going through now, no wonder that HAG Feinstein is so busy...



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I never learned about this event in History Class!

"A vote for the lesser of two evils is a vote to keep things the same", Buckminster Fuller..
A choice for liberty is always a choice for liberty.

thank you for posting this!

Whos Next?

Very good video..

I remember watching that on the DP years back.. I remember Chris Matthew's question to GOA prez Larry Pratt about examples of citizens having to fight back against government. He mentioned this example, but I assume there would be many, many more examples around the world. Can anyone list other examples like this?

9-11 Media Fakery: Did anyone die on 9-11?
http://www.cluesforum.info/

http://www.septemberclues.info/

9-11 Actors:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6aPvJSQtmoE

Pysops.. media.. actors.. propagandists... disinfo agents.. fake videos.. fake photos

Indeed

That was another epoch.

donvino

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BAZZA MAC

Primacy

Most Important post ever on the DP

O'er the land of the free and the home of the brave!

Battle for Athens

fantastic stuff... "Is life so dear, or peace so sweet, as to be purchased at the price of chains or slavery? Forbid it, Almighty God! I know not what course others may take but as for me; give me liberty or give me death!”

O'er the land of the free and the home of the brave!

ALL PATRIOTS - M-U-S-T---S-E-E

This will make you PROUD.

"What if the American people learn the truth" - Ron Paul

Awesome clip on the history of the Liberty Movement

I had to share it on FaceBook.

"A vote for the lesser of two evils is a vote to keep things the same", Buckminster Fuller..
A choice for liberty is always a choice for liberty.

Share away!

I don't do facebook, but more power to ya'll!

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The individual who refuses to defend his rights when called by his Government, deserves to be a slave, and must be punished as an enemy of his country and friend to her foe. - Andrew Jackson

Someone needs to send a copy of this to that Arkansas...

Chief of Police who plans to stop anyone on the street and check his ID.

Someone should also send a copy to John McCain, Lindsey Graham, Diane Feinstein AND Barack Obama.

"someone"

is us.

An historical American legend!

Are there anymore examples in US History after the Revolution of Armed citizens defending against government tyranny?

"Truth is Treason in an Empire that lies" - Ron Paul

Educate the masses, and win in the end.

Ruby ridge

Research it. Federal agents murdered a woman and her infant child. Her husband fought back, killed a federal agent in self defense. He was innocent since the Feds didn't announce themselves as police and had no warrant. Jury eventually awarded the survivors money

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"When the people fear their government, there is tyranny; when the government fears the people, there is liberty."

This is probably the main reason

they want our guns. It's important to note that nobody who took part in the siege at the jail were charged with a crime. Unfortunately... don't see how it is relevant to today as there are no ballot boxes anymore for the corrupt to steal.

many post

Even though this has been posted many times by many people, it is important for people to remember this.

If only we had that kind of courage.

The corruption that we face in militarized law enforcement is exceedingly worse.

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Anyone know

how to get a copy of the whole movie?

I can't find any easy streaming versions but

here it is on Amazon

http://www.amazon.com/An-American-Story-Brad-Johnson/dp/B000...

There are a couple sites that have it to stream free, but but but, they want your CC# that they 'won't charge' and I just don't do that. Here is a link to one.
http://www.tracktvlinks.com/watch-an-american-story-1992

Awesome.

Thanks!

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Why not just bring back one of the several previous threads about this same item?

It isn't new.

Here's one from 2008: http://www.dailypaul.com/49816/battle-for-athens
but there are several from earlier this year and several in-between.

Maybe I've just been on here too long...

What do you think? http://consequeries.com/

Honor Thy Liberty Elders

Props

O'er the land of the free and the home of the brave!

Sorry

I guess I haven't been here long enough? This was new to me today.

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I just heard about it today as well

It was in the first of three parts of the Carl Miller videos on the Constitution. From fishyculture's signature. Highly recommended, although each is an hour and a half. Watched the first today, and this battle was mentioned in it.

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No need to be sorry!

This can't be shown enough!
Especially in the current state of things...
Thanks!

When Fascism goes to sleep, it checks under the bed for Ron Paul!

Thanks

What a story

You are welcome

My Dad found this. My entire family of men have fought for this country and those still alive regret ever taking part after they've learned the banksters, cartels and puppets like Obama are what brought it on.

Thank you

Every American should know the facts of this uprising.

"Its easier to fool people than to convince them that they have been fooled."
Mark Twain

You are very welcome

I would like every American that still believes in America and Liberty to see this and take it to heart.