militias and the specter of action

Bryan A. Alexander bnalexan at umich.edu
Tue Aug 29 20:16:00 MDT 1995


And a third alternative (1 being to join Congress quashing the militias,
the other to support them against the state) - to form our own.  Can you
be more specific?



Bryan Alexander
Department of English
University of Michigan
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On Tue, 29 Aug 1995, Jim Jaszewski wrote:

>
> On Tue, 29 Aug 1995, Matt D. wrote:
>
> > I disagree that the consciousness of everyone who might be in a militia is
> > fascist, incipiently or otherwise.
>
> 	Obviously not EVERYONE -- but you'd have a hard time convincing me
> of this otherwise...
>
>
> > I don't think the left should seek to "take over" the militias.  Should we
> > form our own militias?  I don't know.
>
> 	We should, but there are OBVIOUS, uh, `difficulties'.  However, it
> might give pause to `incipient' deathsquads if they knew we could match
> them tit for tat...
>
>
>   I tend to agree with Paul C. that we
> > should, however, oppose gov. attempts to crack down on the movement.  I
> > mean, we know towards whom the Anti-Terrorism act is really directed,
> don't we?
>
> 	The `difficulties' mentioned above...
>
>
>
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