The Constitutional Conservatives, a right-wing Republican organization based in Greene County, Virginia, published some incendiary rhetoric in its White House Watchdog column as part of the organization’s March newsletter. Editor Ponch McPhee pens two articles in the newsletter, one by name, titled “Returning the Republic to the People,” in which he emboldens readers with what appears to be quotes from Thomas Jefferson and James Madison mixed with his own declarations claiming that “terror is upon the land and tyranny is grasped within its left hand.”
In the other, he advises readers to prepare to defend their liberty with directives that seem to suggest he is eager to react to the outcome of November’s election with an armed rebellion, and he encourages his followers to do the same. Excerpts from his column are below:
We have before us a challenge to remove an ideologue unlike any-thing world history has ever witnessed or recognized.
An individual who has come to power within a Nation which yields it’s strength over the entire world.
An elected leader who shuns biblical praise, handicaps economic ability, disrespects the honor of earned military might.
In the coming days and weeks ~ we the people must come to grasp as a common force, our very soul’s, that our future as a sovereign nation is indeed at risk.
If every single individual that you know, would contact 25 other individuals ~ we can make a difference that will be heard across the Commonwealth and in Washington.
The ultimate task for the people is to remain vigilant and aware that the government, their government is out of control, and this moment, this opportunity, must not be forsaken, must not escape us, for we shall not have any coarse but armed revolution should we fail with the power of the vote in November This Republic cannot survive for 4 more years under-Neath this political socialist ideologue.
The newsletter also includes a timeline of what the organization calls President Obama’s 25 “most Biblically hostile” moments. The newsletter claims that the president “studiously avoids making religious references in his Thanksgiving speech,” in 2011 and in 2010 and argue Obama “begins deliberately omitting the phrase “the Creator” when quoting the Declaration of Independence.”
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