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Activist Adam Kokesh Ordered Held Without Bond In D.C.

Monday - 7/29/2013

WASHINGTON - A D.C. Superior Court judge has ordered a veteran and activist accused of openly carrying a shotgun in D.C.'s Freedom Plaza held without bond.

During a preliminary hearing Monday, an attorney representing Adam Kokesh argued that the stunt -- filmed and posted on YouTube -- was nothing more than political theater.

The judge disagreed, ordering that Kokesh be held until his next court appearance.

Read more:

http://wtop.com/109/3404250/Activist-Adam-Kokesh-ordered-hel...

"Judge Patricia Broderick/ of D.C. Superior Court said there was probable cause was found to hold him(sic)."
http://www.nbcwashington.com/news/local/Activist-Adam-Kokesh...

'The judge, Magistrate Judge Frederick Sullivan, wasn't buying the defenses's arguments and found that there was probable cause that Kokesh violated D.C.'s notoriously strict gun laws. "I consider your client a very dangerous man," Judge Sullivan said. "You don't make a political statement with a gun.""
http://inthecapital.streetwise.co/2013/07/29/adam-kokesh-den...

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Seems like the worst kind of judge

for a case like this. This judge actually said there was no 'political statement' which means he is that ignorant of libertarian and perhaps in Adam Kokesh'es case, anarchist, thoughts on the matter. Still, how he can say that when the event was planned as a protest to laws infringing on the second amendment is surprising. Saying someone is a very dangerous person when they have no history of violence is also ridiculous. It isn't like he went blasting away on the video, he just loaded and held the gun. Hopefully they can appeal the bail issue somehow.

"Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I'm not sure about the the universe."-- Albert Einstein

Victemless Crimes Against the Government

far outnumber Crimes with victims that are People.

I feel kind of sorry for these Judges and Politicians who are pushing the Police State and arbitrary law.

History has shown that when Justice can no longer be found in the Court, the People will seek it elsewhere.

Adam's Major Challenge in a Nutshell

The MAJOR goal of "the law" is not justice, fairness, or constitutional protections. That is because "the law" consists of nothing more than judge-made decisions that reflect the desires of the politicians and lawyers who own the legal system.

Adam's task is not merely to successfully challenge D.C's second amendment law, but also to successfully challenge the politically charged legal system.

Gene Louis
http://www.survivaloftheslickest.com/
Supporting a Needed Tool for Government Feedback:
A Citizen-Operated Legal System.

Jury nullification

The only chance he's got at this point is jury nullification.

Adam knows what best for Adam

Adam knows what best for Adam when it comes to his political statement. I personally would not do what Adam did on the 4th. I am not condemning his action I have no right too.

With that being said, I am willing to go to D.C. to fight for my brother Adam when he has his day in court. I think we in Revolution LOVE MOVEMENT SHOULD SHOW OUR TRUE POWER TO D.C. AND SHOW UP BY THE THOUSANDS AND FIGHT FOR ADAM. This case is Not about Adam or guns . IT IS ABOUT OUR REPUBLIC, AND THE RULE OF LAW I will leave with a quoat from Dr Paul" Our Revolutions time has come that No Army or Government can stop!"

Let's show D.C. our POWER AT ADAMS TRIAL!

The Revolution Continues,
Matt Shutters
Jim Thorpe PA.

Down the Memory Hole....

Interesting how two of the three links (see below) for this report no longer exist....

http://www.nbcwashington.com/news/local/Activist-Adam-Kokesh...

http://inthecapital.streetwise.co/2013/07/29/adam-kokesh-den...

Ed Rombach

arrogant elitist judges must be removed

mount a campaign to remove your worst judge
... and support the Fully Informed Jury Association :

http://fija.org/media-catalog/miscellaneous/

Just who is the dangerous person here?

Someone who has harmed no one or an individual who can, from a position of power, spout out such hypocritical drivel and deprive someone of their god given freedom?

If not us than who?

It just proves that.

Republicans and Democrats are so corrupt! Giving Adam no bail is pure political. I am wondering what party the judge is? We got so far away from what our founders made in the constitution! No one in our government since Ron retired respects the rule of law! Do you know who's fault it is? It is we the people's fault because we allowed our Republic be destroyed years ago by voting for the 2 party tyrants. Our founders are rolling over in their graves with disgust how the people became such sheeple to their party. KEEP VOTING FOR NAZI REPUBLICANS AND COMMI DEMOCRATS AND TOTALLY DESTROY WHAT WE HAVE LEFT! America get what they vote for.

The tree of liberty MUST AND WILL be refreshed with the blood of patriots and tyrants!

Time for the US to wage a perpetual War on

Tyranny!

Imagine for a moment that instead of Preemptive Strikes on Terrorists, we had Preemptive Strikes on Tyrants!

Suspected Tyrants being indefinitely detained.
Tyrants on secret kill lists.
Bank accounts of Tyrants being frozen.
Lists of Tyranny Groups (aka CFR, Trilateral, Federal Reserve, Republican Party, Democrat Party, etc) being plastered all over the MSM and Internet.

While I do not believe in Political or Social change as the result of Force, a War on Tyranny would be better than what we have today, which is a War on Liberty.

That time will come.

Because: "Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable." - John F. Kennedy

When the violence begins, the war on Tyranny will begin, and I do believe the evil people will be wiped out. It may take a few years, but I wouldn't want to be them.

And certainly, I wouldn't want to be them at Judgment Day.

"It is well enough that people of the nation do not understand our banking and monetary system, for if they did, I believe there would be a rEVOLution before tomorrow morning." - Henry Ford

FOR CRYING OUT LOUD

FOR CRYING OUT LOUD WASHINGTON WARNED US ABOUT THE PARTY SYSTEM IN HIS FAREWELL ADDRESS BUT WE THE AMERICAN PEOPLE ARE TOO STUPID TO LISTEN TO HIM! OVER 200 yrs later we are watching what is left of our beloved Republic being destroyed by. REPUBLICANS AND DEMOCRATS!

"You don't make a political statement with a gun."

I beg to differ.

That's exactly what the fore fathers did to establish this country.

Political statements

The SWAT team that burst into his home made a political statement with their guns, so the judge is in error.

Lawyers

only know the 'rules' contained in the law books; the codes and statutes, but they do not know, or act upon, a true principle - a Law.

It is a failing of this branch of civilization that a JUDGE of all people does not understand the fundamental difference between an actual crime, and an arbitrary rule being broken - where no actual harm was done to any actual victim.

This is a teling sign that this government and its minions have to go.

Things are Progressing

I remember when they just ignored. It started there. After a time, they could no longer ignore, so they started laughing. After more time, they realized they were the only ones laughing. They pulled out a club. Soon they will lose. When the discussion ends and the clubs come out, the end is very near my dear friends.

Free Adam!

Free Adam!

He made a statement alright.

He made a statement alright. He was arrested for carrying in Freedom Plaza. If that aint a statement I dont know what is. Talk about irony.

To climb the mountain, you must believe you can.

Fruit of the poisoness tree

I don't see how a search warrant could be issued based soley upon the video. I believe that search will get thrown out and without the evidence from that search, so go all of the charges.

that would be nice

but that is a non-starter. The video gives them probable cause to search his home for the gun at least. Or that is how any court will look at it. Not even a close issue.

"Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I'm not sure about the the universe."-- Albert Einstein

You don't make a political

You don't make a political statement with a gun? LOL! Our government does it ALL THE TIME! And depending on how you define politics, the court is doing it now.

Why Should I

Obey a law that a gangster created? It makes no sense.

So no political statements with guns...

Ironically, if the government treats political dissidents like this, they leave people no ability to protest besides violence.

He needs a GOOD attorney...

And, he should NOT open his mouth.

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And what about criminals on video months before?

I believe it was David Gregory who displayed on his DC show a few months back, a magazine that IS illegal in DC.

So my question to this judge is: why are you holding one journalist without bond, yet another journalist committing a similar level of crime is not even charged?

Yes, we can see through what you're doing and supporting, and good luck holding back the tide.

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"You don't make a political statement with a gun."

Isn't this our foreign policy?

Author of Buy Gold and Silver Safely
Next book: Illusions of Wealth - due out soon
Also writing book We the Serfs!

Remind me...

Who precisely said, "political power grows out of the barrel of a gun"?

BOOM!! It Was Chairman Mao

Mouse Say Tongue

lol..

Sorry not 'Our'

Not to be a stickler, but MY Foreign Policy is 'Commerce with All, Alliance with none.'

It is the policy of those who Rule the American People.

Whoa, Nellie!

Don't be comin'up in here with your logical and principled fluff.
Dang bunch'a rebels!

War is peace. Freedom is slavery. Ignorance is strength

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