This way the revolutionary cosplayers involved will still have the weekend, you know, to party.
Yes, this Friday, a group called Operation American Spring (OAS) plans to converge on Washington, DC and to overthrow both the Democratic and Republican political leadership, including President Obama, Majority Leader Harry Reid, Speaker John Boehner and Attorney General Eric Holder. Here’s a list of some of the crazy things OAS and its leader Army Colonel Harry Riley (retired) are attempting to achieve:
–10 to 30 million protesters to mirror the crowds in Egypt, which, by the way, turned out really well. Yeah, okay. Drop “million” from that number and there you go.
–They plan to have a simultaneous protest in, you guessed it, Bunkerville, NV, in solidarity with scofflaw rancher (and the old man who knows something about the negro), Cliven Bundy.
–They intend to urge all of the non-deposed political leaders to dissolve the government by two-thirds its current size. Specifically, “West, Cruz, Dr. Ben Carson, Lee, DeMint, Paul, Gov Walker, Sessions, Gowdy” will assume leadership positions in the new government. I’m not sure if they realize that Allen West and Jim DeMint aren’t a members of Congress any more, but okay.
–The movement will seek to institute — wait for it — nullification in the states to overturn all federal taxes, including “employment taxes, employer taxes and income taxes.” Nullification always seems to pop up with these people. Their true Confederate roots are showing.
–Colonel Riley denounced the use of violence, so there’s that. The first “Rule of Engagement” on the OAS website is, admirably: “(1) No weapons. No ammunition. The Communist forces that control Washington DC do not recognize the 2nd Amendment and have banned all weapons and ammunition from the district.” However, if you recall, his supporters on right-wing radio think the military should stage a coup. But Colonel Riley believes the event will be “non-violent, unarmed, peaceful.” Does anyone seriously believe these people won’t be armed?
–Speaking of armed conflict, the OAS website warned… READ MORE