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Re: Memo From Washington Gestapo Tyranny
Wow, Assassination politics (as Anonymous claims) made its way into the
In misc.survivalism, Anonymous wrote:
> State of Washington
> Washington State Patrol
> General Administration Building
> P.O. Box 42600
> Olympia, Washington 98504-2600
> (360) 753-6540
>September 17, 1997
>TO: Washington State Senators
> Washington State Representatives
>FROM: Representative Karen Schmidt, Chairman [sic]
> Organized Crime Advisory Board
>SUBJECT: Paper Terrorism
>It has been brought to my attention that anti-government
>organizations have been utilizing a tactic called "paper
>terrorism" to effectively disable government. Commonly, public
>officials are personally targeted. This widespread practice is
>accomplished by overburdening our communications, business, or
>judicial systems with frivolous or repetitive petitions, property
>liens, and small claims court actions.
>Enclosed is a brief explanation of this process. If you feel you
>are a victim of "paper terrorism," I encourage you to contact the
>Washington State Patrol, Organized Crime Intelligence Unit, in
>Olympia at (360) 753-3277, for assistance.
> PAPER TERRORISM
>Since the early 1990's there has been a noticeable increase in
>the number of people across the country who have joined and
>continue to participate in the anti-government movement. These
>individuals view themselves as victims of a government conspiracy
>to take away their individual rights and liberties. They do not
>recognize most forms of county, state, and federal government and
>therefore create their own self-styled government. National
>speakers in the anti-government extremists or "Patriot" movement
>conduct recruitment and information seminars across Washington
>State, as well as the entire country. These seminars and
>recruitment meetings fuel bizarre conspiracy theories and
>communicate new trends within the anti-government movement.
>Paper terrorism has grown from a trend to a full scale tactic
>used upon businesses, private individuals, government services
>and elected officials.
>Paper terrorism is designed to clog government services with
>meaningless requests which consume time and disrupt schedules.
>In the private sector paper terrorism is an attempt to extort
>money, goods or services. Some examples of paper terrorism
>* Bogus liens placed upon personal property of government
> officials and private individuals.
>* Frivolous lawsuits filed in state and federal courts against
> businesses and government entices [sic].
>* Drafting and passing counterfeit bank checks and other
> fraudulent negotiable instruments aimed at defrauding the
> financial community and businesses.
>* Common Law Courts that issue homemade subpoenas to citizens,
> businesses and government officials.
>* Challenging judges in an effort to disqualify them on a
> current case and to repeat their motions to disqualify these
> judges from hearing future cases by referencing the prior
>* Scheming to avoid paying state sales tax during a purchase
> by declaring to be a non resident and then filing claims
> with the state's risk management section if refused.
>* Disrupting the court system by persuading fellow jail
> inmates to defend themselves as Patriots, thus tying up more
> of the courts and prosecutors time.
>* Distributing the extremist Citizens Handbook to foster jury
>* using the Internet to promote extremist ideas such as
> "Assassination Politics" or predicting the date of death of
> a law enforcement officer or government official to win a
> cash price.
>* Filing bogus claims in small claims court.
>* Requesting information from courts, government agencies,
> elected officials and businesses in the form of frivolous
> questions in an effort to consume employee's time.
>Tell-tale signs of Patriot extremists can often be found in their
>conversation or written documents. Common indicators are
>biblical passages, referring to the state as a "republic",
>calling zip codes a "postal zone", refusing to acknowledge direct
>questions, separating their middle and last names with a comma or
>colon, placing a thumb print on a document, claiming the court
>has no authority, or using the phrases: all rights reserved,
>without prejudice, UCC 1-207, pro se, sui juris, united states,
>Analysis and Trends
>These anti-government extremists and supporters are convinced
>citizens are being systematically oppressed by an illegal,
>totalitarian government. They believe the time for traditional
>political reform has passed, that their freedom will only be
>secured by resistance to the law and attacks against the
>government in several forms.
>Members of these groups bond to one another and lose contact with
>other people who hold different opinions. The isolation works to
>reinforce their views, which in turn gives them new purpose.
>This new purpose may take ordinary ideas to extremes, rationalize
>their problems into blaming government, and cause members to
>compete with each other to make stronger statements.
>Trend and Incident Reporting
>If you become victimized by paper terrorism, contact the
>Washington State Patrol Organized Crime Intelligence Unit at
>(360) 753-3277, extension 121. All acts reaching a criminal
>level should be referred to your local law enforcement agency or