The Casper Star-Trib is always a trip into weirdness. Check this out:
The Federal Bureau of Investigation may be investigating the sovereign citizen movement in Wyoming, an agency spokesman said. "I can neither confirm nor deny that an investigation exists; this is a very sensitive subject," Dave Joly, spokesman for the FBI's regional office in Denver, said in March. Sovereigns who have embraced violence or the overt potential for it include: •Oklahoma City bomber Terry Nichols in 1995. •The Montana Freemen in 1996. •Scott Roeder, who killed abortion doctor Joe Tiller in Wichita, Kan., in May 2009. •Jerry Kane and his son Joseph Kane, who gunned down two policemen during a traffic stop in West Memphis, Ark., in May 2010.Tom Morton of the Trib is doing a series on Wyoming's slide into red state failure. He goes on to say:
Jared Loughner, who in January killed six people and wounded more than a dozen others, including Democratic U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, had used the language and cited causes popular among some sovereigns, according to his writings and video statements, said movement-watcher J.J. MacNab. Some sovereigns locally and nationally have said Loughner's primary target was Arizona Chief U.S. District Judge John Roll because he had recently ruled against a program of President Obama.What a surprise!