The Oregon militia continues its occupation of a federal building (a bird sanctuary) after arriving on January 2. Ammon Bundy and friends ran through their initial provisions and made tasty snack begs, but they scarfed those down and dropped a more detailed list of requests. From shaving cream to tampons, three types of cigarettes, and even money, these guys aren’t shy about speaking their wants and needs. They don’t seem to realize what they’re fighting for other than “freedom from tyranny,” but they’ve got all the time in the world.
#YallQaeda isn’t being ignored by the public. Folks are sending care packages, but they’re also trolling these guys hard. Former U.S. Marine Jon Ritzheimer has a message for the jokesters. Ritzheimer is a quite a character in his own right. He’s the guy who posted a goodbye video to his family, which inspired the #DaddySworeAnOath meme. The sight of Ritzheimer waving a pocket version of the constitution was bizarre, but he tries to be taken seriously. He wants folks to know that provisions are appreciated, but the “ridiculous things” like this “bag of dicks” is not welcomed. Here’s his video message, and then we’ll dig into this guy’s history: