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Farah: If Obama Re-Elected, ‘We Will Be Hunted Down Like Dogs’

By Leah Nelson on July 9, 2012 - 2:54 pm, Posted in Antigovernment, Extremist Propaganda

Certain things should not be mixed together. Bleach and ammonia. White wine and red meat. Alex Jones and Joseph Farah.

Proof of the latter mixture’s toxicity came last week, when Jones, the gravelly voiced Internet personality best known for his obsession with “truther” theories about the government’s supposed complicity in 9/11, interviewed Farah, the mustachioed overlord of all things “birther,” on his radio show.

For the most part, the two conspiracists’ conversation went pretty much as you would expect: chitchat about a supposed plan to disarm all Americans; furious denunciations of the Supreme Court’s recent decision to uphold the Affordable Care Act; speculation that the government would soon declare that “mom and apple pie and George Washington are terrorists.”

Then Farah dropped a bomb.

“By the way Alex, remember when you were in my office in Virginia, one of my crew asked if you’d ever seen a drone, and you answered no you hadn’t,” he said. “I get home and within a week or two of that conversation, I’m taking my dog for a walk, and guess what I see right over the tree line?  Right above my head is a drone.”

The “confirmation,” Farah said, came from online images of drones that “resemble what I saw.”

Farah, who lives in a Virginia suburb about 20 miles outside of the nation’s capital, could think of only one reason why a drone (if that is really what he saw) would be monitoring the area.

“There could only be one thing that this drone was spying on, and that would be me,” he said. “That would be my property.”

Jones lapped it up. “It was obviously looking for something on your property, probably harassment,” he fumed. “You have to ask the police, I mean, if that scenario happened, and like a Simpsons episode, and a giant green lizard was at the podium, would you submit to them? This is an outside globalist takeover.”

Jones and Farah seem to be reacting to recent reports that the government has permitted limited use of unmanned drones in civilian airspace. Last June, an antigovernment “sovereign citizen,” whose family had chased police off its North Dakota farm with high-powered rifles, became the first American citizen to be arrested with the aid of such a device. The government reportedly plans to expand the use of drones within the next few years, an idea that unsettles civil liberties watchdogs on both the left and right – and leaves antigovernment activists like Farah and Jones giddily unhinged.

“This is a game of control for them,” Farah told Jones. “We have to resist all attempts to control us, whether they’re telling us our kids have to have these mandatory vaccines, or they tell us in order to get on an airplane you’ve got to be groped. This is where the resistance starts, because this is part of conditioning for what is really the endgame for them, which is, you know, we’re all going to be global citizens, we don’t have any say in our government and so forth. It’s everything our Founding Fathers fought against, and we’ve got to be like our Founding Fathers all over again, and the only question in my mind is whether we have the fearlessness, and the courage and the conviction that they had to do that.”

He continued, “If [Obama is] re-elected, it’s gonna be war. We will be at war. We will be hunted down like dogs, Alex Jones, just keep that in mind. That’s what the stakes are.”

  • M Watt

    I am really sick and tired of liars and paranoid conspirator theorists/theories. Yes there are drones, yes it is damned wrong, but no one gives a “d—-” about most of us. No gives a rat’s rear about him. Let’s focus on the loss of rights brought on by right wing extremist puppets and maybe the likes of Romney who send US jobs overseas so they can have one more mansion or car. I want my neighbors to have jobs. I want regular people in Congress not BPF’s(bought and paid fors)

  • BobGlover

    President Obama’s policies, both foreign and domestic, both economic and social, with the very notable exception of the Affordable Care Act have been very nearly indistinguishable from those of his predecessor. The bailout of the nation’s banks and the financial services industry, the rescue of GM from bankruptcy, the hunting down of Osama bin Laden “like a dog(?)” and our involvement in armed conflicts in Libya and Yemen…all could have occurred under our Cowboy President, George W. Bush. With our president hunched over his kill list, like Vito Corleone, it would appear that he has managed to out-cowboy the cowboy president, by a country mile. Why, then is he regarded as a socialist, a communist or harboring a deeply hidden antipathy to gun rights? With the upsurge in firearm sales that accompanied his assention to office, the gun industry never had it so good. Politics. ‘Tis a puzzlement.

  • SinghX

    Reyn, are you still trying to get that “Hammerheard” trophy business going…tsk…I know, this is no conspiracy, I know Hammerheads are “out there”…it’s code, isn’t it.?

    I heard about this “Hammerhead” stuff all over the alternate universe of the 9th Dimension and now, Michelle Bachman is talking about it…gasp, she knows! Careful old boy, she knows where they keep the drones…I’m begging you, like Thumper to Bambi, Run, Reyn, Run!!

  • Reynardine

    Time to hunt my dog down for his evening walk. Oh, and he’s a hunting dog, too.

  • Reynardine

    Due to the arrival of superior contestants on other threads, Gunnar only gets the Bronze Hammerhead. The Lithium Hammerhead having been awarded to a better-qualified contender, SayItAgainSam gets the Tinfoil Hammerhat.

  • Erika

    But could you imagine the assignment meeting:

    To the first spy: “your assignment is to go to Monaco to gather intelligence on international arms dealers”

    to the second spy: “your assignment is to go to the Cayman Islands to gather intelligence on money laundering”

    to the third spy: “your assignment is to go to Geneva to also gather intelligence about money gathering”

    to the fourth spy: “your assignment is to go to northern Virginia to spy on a paranoid guy who writes a website.”

  • jwd

    Two bored little boys playing in the backyard letting their imaginations run free.

  • aadila

    I am more concerned about Bush’s wanton destruction of the right of habeus corpus than I am the use of drones over U.S. airspace. Leave it to a Republican to undo the Magna Carta for being too radical.

  • Erika

    of course not!

    thankfully I am not a spy

    and even if I was, no one would care that much about Mr. Farah.

  • Reynardine

    Erika, you wouldn’t!

  • Erika

    If spy satellites can’t arose sufficient paranoia in the paranoid there are always spies – hence, Mr. Farah should be careful of any beautiful young women he sees around Virginia.

    And yes, he should be especially careful if he sees one wearing a Find Radiant Joy in Peach Bottom bikini ;)