The following was posted by James Rawles at Survivalblog on 9 Feb. 2012:
When society collapses, they intend to be armed and well fed in the high country of the Northwest. James Wesley Rawles is their guru on the subject. First, I must mention that this news story was run almost immediately before and with a link to a piece about a racist would-be parade bomber (the classic “guilt by association” editorial approach, but in this case, just guilt by geographical coincidence and a two-way hypertext link, to provide none-too-subtle nexus.)
Note from JJS: Below is a perfect example of the drive-by tactics of the media. The underhanded “guilty by association” style of creative so-called journalistic editing is demonstrated here. The linked story of the Spokane bomb plot, attempted by a racist, accompanied the American Redoubt story.
“Their” – The implication is that this “dream” is a collective goal that is an equally shared collusion of the above-mentioned groups.
See how they’re all thrown in together? They forgot to mention the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender folks who also boasted of plans of moving here. Why didn’t they mention that? Hmmm.
Well, the article managed to drag eastern Washington, Idaho and Montana equally into the mix. Wyoming and Oregon, don’t feel left out. I’m sure their digging up some examples for you.