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It’s that context, of deeply skeptical, gun-toting citizens fighting off what they see as government overreach, that explains how local militias can attract such zealous followers.The Rise of American Militias, From Timothy McVeigh to Kyle Rittenhouse|Nick Fouriezos|September 6, 2020|Ozy
The key to understanding that movement’s role in the chaos of 2020 is knowing just how difficult it can be to pin down what apparent militia members believe — much less how they’re connected to each other and the broader movement.
On the ground, the videographer chats with other people he identifies as part of “the militia” — including an eager and excited-looking kid who tells the videographer his name is Kyle.
The same messages were echoing across internet forums and Facebook groups, including among more loosely organized corners of the militia movement, prompting people who weren’t part of formal militia groups to show up.
Still, Zuckerberg said the Kenosha Guard page and event that the group had posted violated a policy Facebook had put in place a couple of weeks ago banning militia and QAnon groups that may intend to organize violence.Mark Zuckerberg: Facebook made an ‘operational mistake’ with Kenosha militia group|Danielle Abril|August 28, 2020|Fortune
“She was hot-headed, had her own way of doing things,” Gill said—and so, he left to form a separate militia group.
Spending millions on speech is more like raising your own militia.Undo Citizens United? We’d Only Scratch the Surface|Jedediah Purdy|November 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Islamist brigades including Suqur al-Sham, a 9,000-strong militia, are openly breaking with Western-favored rebel factions.Spies Warned White House: Don’t Hit Al Qaeda in Syria|Shane Harris, Jamie Dettmer|November 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Jobbik, whose paramilitary militia faction was banned in 2009, won 20 percent of the national vote in April.In Hands of Hungarian Artist, Jewish Home Movies of the ’30s a Warning of Coming Holocaust|Daniel Genis|October 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
From the militia perspective, the Shia factions in Iraq break down as follows.The New Iraq War Could Be Won or Lost This Month by Baghdad Politics|Bartle Bull|October 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
During the summer of 1862 between forty and fifty thousand loyal State militia were organized.The Courier of the Ozarks|Byron A. Dunn
British repulsed by maj. Finney of the Accomac militia, at Pongoteague creek.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
Some armed vessels were, however, speedily despatched from Rio, and a detachment of militia from St. Paul's.Journal of a Voyage to Brazil|Maria Graham
Some people indeed talked as if a militia could achieve nothing great.
The finest militia that ever existed was probably that of Italy in the third century before Christ.