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Public Corruption in Chester County, PA

I believe an unlikely mix of alleged drug trafficking related politicos and alleged white nationalist related politicos united to elect the infamous “Bloc of Four” in the abysmal voter turnout election of 2005. During their four year term the drug business was good again and white nationalists used Coatesville as an example on white supremacist websites like “Stormfront”. Strong community organization and support from law enforcement, in particular Chester County District Attorney Joseph W. Carroll has begun to turn our community around. The Chester County drug trafficking that I believe centers on Coatesville continues and I believe we still have public officials in place that profit from the drug sales. But the people here are amazing and continue to work against the odds to make Coatesville a good place to live.

Saturday, September 17, 2011

The political climate among extremists that culminated in the Oklahoma City Bombing is reborn and is rapidly expanding into the mainstream of the Republican Party.

The Year in Hate & Extremism 
Issue Number: 141 | Spring  2011
"Led by antigovernment 'Patriot' groups, the radical right expands dramatically for the second year in a row"

 "The future of the Republican party is threatened by one simple thing: demographics. But instead of recognizing that fact, and adjusting to it with policies that are more in line with a younger and less white electorate, they've settled on a solution of stacking the deck at the voting booth."
FRI SEP 16, 2011 AT 12:02 PM PDT 
Republicans step up voter suppression efforts in run up to 2012

If you are know about what Chester County Republicans call “Just Politics” you know that coercion of voters, coercion of candidates, cheating on multiple levels and election fraud are historically intrinsic to the campaign tactics of the CCRC. But since Democrats have made a county wide toe hold; things like loosening front wheel lug nuts on Democratic candidates’ tires have, I hope, stopped. 

Without really knowing what hit them the citizens of Coatesville experienced firsthand a government put in place, at least partly, by people that I believe are White Nationalists.
Were any White Nationalists involved in the “Bloc of Four’s” campaign?
 Although there are extremist elements in the Chester County Republican Party and some "gangster politics “ remain, I believe that pressure from Democrats and Independent Voters has made the CCRC an exception in nationwide Republican Politics.

Since at least the Nixon years the Republican Party national campaign strategy has been partly wide ranging cheating, and election fraud. 

But something different is happening in US politics something not seen since the US Civil War:
 I believe the extremist views of Larry Pratt of "Gun Owners of America" are now the views of the Republican Party “base” and as the election draws nearer I believe we will see “gun sight crosshairs” on Democrats; outright death threats to Democratic candidates and supporters, with the possibility of acts of violence.

I think that our democratic process, at least on the Republican side,  is evolving into a “banana republic”. 
A leader of the Republican Party Extremist Right Wing, Larry Pratt, developed his plan for America “Armed People Victorious" based on his experience with the Citizen Militias or “Death Squads” in Guatemala.

“Eight Lanes Out 
Larry Pratt, 58 
"Larry Pratt, a gun rights absolutist whose Gun Owners of America (GOA) has been described as "eight lanes to the right" of the National Rifle Association, may well be the person who brought the concept of citizen militias to the radical right. 
In 1990, Pratt wrote a book, Armed People Victorious, based on his study of "citizen defense patrols" used in Guatemala and the Philippines against Communist rebels — patrols that came to be known as death squads for their murderous brutality.Picturing these groups in rosy terms, Pratt advocated similar militias in the United States — an idea that finally caught on when he was invited for a meeting of 160 extremists, including many famous white supremacists, in 1992. 
It was at that meeting, hosted in Colorado by white supremacist minister Pete Peters, that the contours of the militia movement were laid out. 
Pratt, whose GOA has grown since its 1975 founding to some 150,000 members today, hit the headlines in a big way when his associations with Peters and other professional racists were revealed, convincing arch-conservative Pat Buchanan to eject him as a national co-chair of Buchanan's 1996 presidential campaign. 
The same year, it emerged that Pratt was a contributing editor to a periodical of the anti-Semitic United Sovereigns of America, and that his GOA had donated money to a white supremacist attorney's group…”

Eight Lanes Out in-

“While the NRA is the biggest player in terms of money and publicity, the gun lobby is in fact much broader, with tentacles that reach not only up into Congress but also out to the margins of American society that Identity believers and anti-government conspiracy theorists inhabit. In that sense, Larry Pratt is emblematic of today's gun lobby: He has one foot in the political mainstream and the other in the fringe… 
In addition to lobbying, GOA also puts put videos. Five days before the start of the 51 day siege near Waco, Texas (and four months after the Estes Park meeting, David Koresh showed one of GOA's videotapes to Robert Rodriguez, an ATF agent who had infiltrated the Waco compound and was attending Branch Davidian Bible sessions. The video "portrayed ATF as an evil agency that threatened the liberty of U.S. citizens," according to a Treasury Department report. Pratt has written more expansively on those views, arguing in his 1990 book Armed People Victorious that professional law enforcement should be replaced by militias. "It is time that the United States," he wrote, "return to reliance on an armed people." 
Armed and Dangerous (The NRA, Militias and White Supremacists are fostering a network of right wing warriors) 
Rolling Stone Magazine/November 2, 1995 
By Leonard Zeskind 

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