FBI Lists Gadsden Flag, 2A, & Revolutionary War Imagery as ‘Extremist’ Symbols

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FBI declares that Gadsden Flag, 2A, & Revolutionary War Imagery are 'extremist symbols'

The FBI has issued a memo to agents outlining symbols they say are commonly used by “Anti-Government or Anti-Authority Violent Extremists,” noting specifically “Militia Violent Extremists” (MVE).

The leaked document, given to Project Veritas by an FBI whistleblower, lists numerous symbols, historic references, common phrases, and military networks that Militia Violent Extremists may use.

“The following symbols are used by Anti-Government or Anti-Authority Violent Extremists, specifically Militia Violent Extremists. MVE symbols are often found on propaganda, online platforms, memes, merchandise, group logos, flags, tattoos, uniforms, etc. Widespread use of symbols and quotes from American history, especially the Revolutionary War, exists within MVE networks, Historic and contemporary military themes are common for MVE symbols,” the internal FBI document states.

Thepostmillennial.com reports: The FBI does concede though that “the use or sharing of these symbols alone should not independently be considered evidence of MVE presence or affiliation or serve as an indicator of illegal activity, as many individuals use these symbols for their original, historic meaning, or other non-violent purposes.”

Included in these symbols is “2A,” with the FBI saying, “[Militia Violent Extremists] justify their existence with the Second Amendment, due to their mention of a ‘well regulated Militia,’ as well as the right to bear arms,” “Warrior Culture: Military themes both historical and contemporary,” with the examples of Spartans and Valhalla, and “MolonLabe,” which translates to “come and take it” from Greek.

The document also lists a number of historic symbols, including the Gadsden Flag, the Liberty Tree, the Betsy Ross Flag, as well as Revolutionary War imagery from the American Revolution that gave the nation its freedom.

The FBI lists of a number of “common phrases” used by Militia Violent Extremists, which include “when tyranny becomes law, rebellion becomes duty,” “Well Regulated American Militia,” and “I will not comply.”

The document also lists of a number of people they say Militia Violent Extremists have deemed as martyrs, which includes Ashli Babbitt, who was shot and killed by police inside the Capitol building on January 6, as well as Vicki Weaver, who was shot and killed by the FBI during the siege of Ruby Ridge in 1992, as well as Marvin Heemeyer, made famous during the infamous 2004 “Killdozer” incident.

The FBI also lists off a number of these Militia Violent Extremists, including the Three Percenters and Oathkeepers, events like Waco siege in 1993, as well as people like Oklahoma City bomber Timothy McVeigh.


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  1. There was never a ‘Revolutionary’ war.. The union states under the tyrannical hand of Lincoln executed an invasion of the Confederacy to reverse their legal secession. After overwhelming the Confederacy forces, with the aid of many thousands of foreign conscripts, they pillaged and raped the South. There may be some resentment yet.

    • “thousands of foreign conscripts”? I think you need to go back to school & re-learn your 10th grade U.S. History. The Union did NOT use foreign conscripts during the War Between the States. However, our budding country did accept aid from France when we were trying to oust the government by & of the United Kingdom (Britain) in 1776. I’m not sure if this aid included troops or not. But, I think there may have been some from Germany. The term “Revolutionary War” refers to the period of 1775 to 1783 when We, what became the United States of America, fought the British for the right to self-government & turned the 13 original colonies to the first 13 States. Had we lost, we still might be a British Colony with HM the Queen as our ceremonial Head of State, much like Canada, Australia & New Zealand are now. Part of the Commonwealth of Nations that Queen Elizabeth holds dear. And, . . . before you scream at me, I have ancestors from both the North AND The South, but mostly from the north. Two different branches of my mother’s ancestors arrived here in +/- 1620 & I am a descendant of governor Thomas Dudley whose eldest daughter, Anne Dudley married Simon Bradstreet. They had something like 11 to 13 children, so I’m sure there are whole bunches of us around. 🙂

  2. The Second Amendment: “A well-regulated Militia (Well-Trained Citizenry), being Necessary to the Security of a free State, the Right of the People (Individual Citizens) to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed – PERIOD.”

    United States v. Miller, 307 U. S. 174, 179 (1939),”the Militia comprised all males physically capable of acting in concert for the common defense.”

    Supreme Court of the United States (District of Columbia v. Heller) Page 22.

    Our Founders believed that all men between the ages of 18 and 45 who were physically capable were members of the Militia. It was up to these men to be the first line of defense against Any enemy attack whether foreign or domestic (“enemy within”).

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