Welcome to DU! The truly grassroots left-of-center political community where regular people, not algorithms, drive the discussions and set the standards. Join the community: Create a free account Support DU (and get rid of ads!): Become a Star Member All Forums Issue Forums Culture Forums Alliance Forums Region Forums Support Forums Help & Search
 

Bigmack

(8,020 posts)
Mon Jan 25, 2016, 04:26 PM Jan 2016

What happens if an agent provocateur...

from outside fires a couple of shots at/near the Bundy-ites?

The Feds need to be thinking about that.... some wild-card asshole wanting to stir things up.... start the revolution.

If I can think of it.. you can bet those assholes can think of it.

The Feds need to act. Soon. I'm not saying a full-on assault, but they've got to clear those people out before something unforeseen happens.

16 replies = new reply since forum marked as read
Highlight: NoneDon't highlight anything 5 newestHighlight 5 most recent replies

valerief

(53,235 posts)
1. I have a feeling the feds will move in if Bernie wins Iowa. That way, the terrorists will
Mon Jan 25, 2016, 04:28 PM
Jan 2016

get all the news coverage.

Aaaaand poutrage...1...2...3...

RKP5637

(66,961 posts)
2. I hadn't thought of that, but that surely sounds like a likely risk, some of these guys
Mon Jan 25, 2016, 04:38 PM
Jan 2016

are so damn unraveled.

pinboy3niner

(53,339 posts)
3. Not bloody likely, as the shooter would end up with a compound full of wackos shooting back
Mon Jan 25, 2016, 04:44 PM
Jan 2016

Those militia guys also fancy themselves as some kind of Rambo commandos and would send out a patrol to find the provocateur...or his body.

 

Bigmack

(8,020 posts)
5. My guess is that somebody could fire 3-4 shots...
Mon Jan 25, 2016, 07:30 PM
Jan 2016

... and crawl on out of there without anybody getting a good idea of where it was coming from. Flash suppressor.... ghillie suit... up-sun

HereSince1628

(36,063 posts)
4. "If I can think of it...", that's the Plan B fallacy of Cheney and Rumsfeld
Mon Jan 25, 2016, 04:52 PM
Jan 2016

They didn't need evidence, they just needed to project their own suspicions onto their would-be enemy.

There's really nothing wrong with precaution, especially contemplating the obvious, but it can be a slippery slope.

Ex Lurker

(3,806 posts)
11. Well, it's nothing but open space and scrub brush around there
Tue Jan 26, 2016, 02:03 AM
Jan 2016

I doubt anyone could get within a mile without being spotted.

 

Aerows

(39,961 posts)
14. Or one on the inside
Tue Jan 26, 2016, 03:49 AM
Jan 2016

You know it is going to happen, or a resident flips out.

They are stomping on the nerves of everyone in that area.

I hope it ends peacefully, but sooner or later, somebody is going to get a loose trigger finger.

Kaleva

(36,040 posts)
15. Such a thing was allegedly planned during the armed standoff at KBIC compound...
Tue Jan 26, 2016, 04:29 AM
Jan 2016

back in the mid 90's.

"On June 11, FFJ released audio and video tapes of former Guardian Angel Terence Moore, who said that Guardian Angels owner Pete Morin offered to pay him to conduct a drive-by shooting of the compound. Moore said that Morin "told me if I shot up the tribal center, it was $100 per bullet. There was a $500 bonus if a bullet hit somebody_man, woman, or child, he didn't care." Moore also said that Morin put "his gun out the window, pointing it at all the kids who were coming off the hill, (saying) I'm go ing to shoot you. I'll kill all you motherfuckers." Moore also said that Moore offered him $50,000 to "shoot into Fred Dakota's car, and to make it look as though FFJ was responsible. Except Fred Dakota cannot be hit, 'cause he's the one who signs our paychecks and then we won't make the money." "

http://www.yvwiiusdinvnohii.net/news/thebayup.htm

Latest Discussions»General Discussion»What happens if an agent ...