The general idea of the "local militia" is antiquated and has been abused by whack jobs.
This is 2010, we are a DEMOCRATIC country, with a volunteer military, we have city - no matter how small - county, state and national police agencies, we have massive National Guard military units in army, navy, and airforce specialties, we have emergency response teams, governmental and private (Red Cross, Salvation Army) teams, we have multiple ROTC organizations for our young, we have Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts, we have hundreds of thousands of volunteer firefighters, police, and emergency medical professional personnel, we have more public and private political organizations than we know what to do with.
If you refuse to be a part of any of those organizations out of sheer laziness or stubbornness ..... YOU don't belong here.
Don't give me that crap about "I'm an American too!"
No you're not.
You are some anti-social, above the law, sociopath, with illusions of grandeur.
If you were 1/4 as smart and all knowing as you think you are you would be out there teaching survivalist skills, shelter and structure building, running trout line line and fish homemade fish nets, proper skinning and cleaning of fish and wildlife for food, unit and team organization, off the grid techniques of water conservation, food preservation, composting, basic blacksmith skills, hunting, skinning, proper pelt and skin working, survivalist cooking, survivalist medical attention, setting broken bones, medical herbalist skills, etc.
A group of 5/6 freaky anti-socials with illusions of grandeur.? That your group of superior paramilitary revolutionists? LOL
How about a group of thousands of like-thinkers who feel things should be different that you've taught all those things too?
They don't even know how to handle themselves.
They're as worthless as big city street gangs .... except the street gangs have enough drug money to buy themselves outta here.
These "militia" are too lazy to change the things they don't like within the system.
And they are too ignorant to change the social system in their OWN "society".
From the "Minutemen" sitting out on the Meican border protecting us from the dangerous Mexican tomato pickers to the half dozen paramilitary bunch in Michigan out p*****g behind trees, to the far right religious wackos waiting for the alien angels to save them, to them religious sex cult Neanderthals walking around in Little House on the Prairie clothing .... they are ALL jokes that cannot even handle THEMSELVES.
A real "Patriot" would be assisting veterans and their families, working to save our national landmarks and treasures, teaching our children the importance of national observances, and supporting voter registration.
A real "religious separatist" would be moving out west and building a city and community within the laws of the nation for their people (Salt Lake City comes to mind).
A real "paramilitary" would be teaching survival skills in the case of national emergencies and disasters and how to set up a working organization for the continued survival of their community.
A real "religious alternative" would read a book by Mary Baker Eddy and build their own billion dollar non-profit church full of celebrities.
I'd say the two most successful of these individuals in the US were the KKK and Jim Jones' People Temple in Jonestown.
Time phased out the KKK, it was only their hatred that held them together, new world, new ideas, there just wasn't a place for them any longer.
Jonestown, a thousand dead people ...... they simply killed themselves and normal people didn't have to lift a finger.
Still wanna join the Militia and serve your community?
Fine, go ahead .....
Join the United States National Guard needs you, Army, Navy, Airforce, and Coast Guard.
Join the hundreds of thousands of police, fire, medical, and emergency reserve volunteers.
Join the State Defense Forces (SDF) (also known as State Guards, State Military Reserves, or State Militias)
The State Defense Forces in the United States are military units that operate under the sole authority of a state government, they are not regulated by the National Guard Bureau nor are they part of the Army National Guard of the United States. State Defense Forces are authorized by state and federal law and are under the command of the governor of each state.
Nearly every state has laws authorizing State Defense Forces, and 22 states, plus Puerto Rico, have active SDFs with different levels of activity, support, and strength. State Defense Forces generally operate with emergency management and homeland security missions. Most SDFs are organized as Army units, but Air and Naval units also exist.
No one needs you guarding the Mexican border or p*****g behind trees in Michigan .... you are scaring the nationally protected wildlife.
Or better yet .... go colonize an island like your ancesters did, build your society your way, and stop sucking off of the society you are so against.
Answered By: Muinghan Life During Wartime - 3/31/2010