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The Oath Keepers

Post by Flex » 15 Apr 2010, 7:15pm

Fascinating article: http://amconmag.com/article/2010/may/01/00035/

Don't know much about the group, and I'm about to step away from the computer so I'm not writing much up right now, but this seems like a fairly interesting topic. The folks' stated principles seem pretty good to me, but I'm willing to hear counter-arguments from the SPLC side.
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Post by Flex » 16 Apr 2010, 11:27am

So, anyway, if you watch some of the "testimonials" at the Oathkeepers website, a lot of the members come off as "WHERE'S THE BIRTH CERTIFICATE?!?!" types. The organisational leadership sounds pretty level-headed, tho.

Their rhetoric is actually a lot more non-violent than your average keyboard commando tea partier, tho, which is pretty interesting.
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Re: The Oath Keepers

Post by Wolter » 16 Apr 2010, 11:29am

Flex wrote:So, anyway, if you watch some of the "testimonials" at the Oathkeepers website, a lot of the members come off as "WHERE'S THE BIRTH CERTIFICATE?!?!" types. The organisational leadership sounds pretty level-headed, tho.

Their rhetoric is actually a lot more non-violent than your average keyboard commando tea partier, tho, which is pretty interesting.
I'm in your boat, so I can't really add much to the discussion. Any dyed-in-the-wool liberals want to chime in?
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Re: The Oath Keepers

Post by eumaas » 16 Apr 2010, 11:36am

I don't really have an opinion one way or the other.
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Re: The Oath Keepers

Post by Mash » 16 Apr 2010, 1:24pm

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Re: The Oath Keepers

Post by tepista » 16 Apr 2010, 1:32pm

I thought the Oath Keepers were the teenagers who don't like to fuck.
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Re: The Oath Keepers

Post by HaydenWar » 16 Apr 2010, 1:34pm

tepista wrote:I thought the Oath Keepers were the teenagers who we don't like to fuck.
no those are ugly people

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Post by Wolter » 16 Apr 2010, 1:34pm

tepista wrote:I thought the Oath Keepers were the teenagers who don't like to fuck.
Those are band kids.




Wait. No. Those are teenagers who desperately want to fuck but can't.
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Re: The Oath Keepers

Post by tepista » 16 Apr 2010, 1:45pm

Yeah, not the ones who can't fuck because of their unfortunate appearance, the promise ring ones.
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Re: The Oath Keepers

Post by Wolter » 16 Apr 2010, 1:47pm

tepista wrote: the promise ring ones.
Late 90s emo kids? :shifty:
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Re: The Oath Keepers

Post by HaydenWar » 16 Apr 2010, 1:48pm

Wolter wrote:
tepista wrote: the promise ring ones.
Late 90s emo kids? :shifty:
those must be the two dumbest groups of people ever, since they wont fuck anyone else they should just go fuck themselves

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Re: The Oath Keepers

Post by tepista » 16 Apr 2010, 1:49pm

HaydenWar wrote:
Wolter wrote:
tepista wrote: the promise ring ones.
Late 90s emo kids? :shifty:
those must be the two dumbest groups of people ever, since they wont fuck anyone else they should just go fuck themselves
I don't know much about emos, other than they're funny looking, do they not like to fuck either?
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Re: The Oath Keepers

Post by HaydenWar » 16 Apr 2010, 1:54pm

tepista wrote:
HaydenWar wrote:
Wolter wrote:
tepista wrote: the promise ring ones.
Late 90s emo kids? :shifty:
those must be the two dumbest groups of people ever, since they wont fuck anyone else they should just go fuck themselves
I don't know much about emos, other than they're funny looking, do they not like to fuck either?
I think most of them have just convinced each other that anal is not "real" sex :shifty:

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Re: The Oath Keepers

Post by Wolter » 16 Apr 2010, 1:56pm

I was making a pun on the shitty Emo/Indie band The Promise Ring.
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Re: The Oath Keepers

Post by HaydenWar » 16 Apr 2010, 1:59pm

Never heard of them, but after looking at a photo, my statement stands.

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