Lessons From the Oregon Standoff

I’ve been intrigued by the Oregon standoff since it hit the news, more than six weeks ago. It’s not national security in the sense of most of what we write at Nuclear Diner, but it overlaps.

The group who occupied the refuge intended to overthrow parts of the federal government on the basis of their interpretation of the United States Constitution and perhaps other documents, including the Declaration of Independence and the Bible. Part of their interpretation of the Constitution encourages armed force against the government. Read More