Corporate Control of America
Article I – Reality Hidden Behind the
Label of “Security Firm”
PREFACE 1 – Lest We Forget Why There Was An Occupation
This article – and those that follow, will attempt to bring awareness to the original purpose of the protest and the root issues behind the events in Oregon during the January 2016 Occupation;
The Occupation exposed an over-reaching federal government that has been exerting extra-constitutional authority over land and resources within the boundaries of states through contracts and secret deals with corporations (foreign and domestic) and over some residents in those states. As well these articles will attempt to shed light on how the overreach, harassment and abuse of residents was, and still is allowed to persist because these corporate entities are not bound by limitations of the U.S. Constitution, but instead by business policies decided on by corporate executives and board members.
PREFACE 2 – Original Intent
In January 2016, ranchers, patriots, sympathizers, and concerned residents of Burns, Oregon brought attention to the growing distortion of the U.S. Constitution and the extension of authority by the federal government when they planned a rally and protest in Oregon. The rally focused on the western ranchers, Dwight and Steven Hammond that were harassed by federal agencies for years and later tried, convicted and sentenced twice for federal charges brought against them by the United States Department of Justice.
The planned protest, an act of civil disobedience, was lead by Ammon Bundy. Ammon is the son of rancher Cliven Bundy who has also suffered harassment by federal agencies. The planned protest was to occur after the rally ended on January 2nd – however; Since many of those that attended the rally knew nothing of the plans, confusion ensued while they attempted to figure out what was going on and what part – if any, they wanted to take in the protest that was now occurring on federal managed property. From the beginning rumors and unfounded speculation were spread through Harney County by mainstream media who immediately labeled the protestors as anti-government militia members.
As a result, many that attended the rally and those watching via the internet live stream aired by Pete Santilli and his crew, chose not to participate in the protest, while a small group of men and women left the rally and headed to the Malheur Wildlife Refuge about thirty miles outside of Burns.
MERCENARIES IN BURNS, OREGON
A few weeks into the protest unknown men dressed in military-like garb were spotted around the town of Burns and exposed by citizens [Film The Police – Portland] who were acting as independent media. The mysterious men bore no patches on their gear stating which federal agency they were a part of, and when spoken to or asked, they refused to identify who they were or the agency they worked for.
The circumstances brought to light that many of them were not federal agents at all but employees of private security firms (mercenaries), which had been contracted by the federal government to aid local and federal employees to end the protest and occupation of the federal wildlife buildings, and to secure private interests in the resources of the lands in Oregon.
The dangerous revelation was ignored by mainstream media as well as many reporters in alternative and the independent media realm. After the death of protestor Lavoy Finicum, the people following the protest from the comforts of their home were steered towards focusing on the circumstances surrounding his death, the arrest of those that were accompanying Lavoy that day, and the surrender of the remaining protesters left at the wildlife refuge; Forgetting that mercenaries not bound by Constitutional limits were involved.
After the death of LaVoy Finicum and arrest of occupation leaders, the story that compelled the men and women to occupy The Malheur Wildlife Refuge in protest faded away into the background and so did the exposure of mercenaries that were filmed on the ground just days before the fatal ambush outside of Burns on highway 395.
Video Courtesy of Veritas Fox13 via Film The Police Portland – YouTube
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