Good Times in PA

Gilberton, PA Police Chief Mark Kessler says his profanity-ridden viral videos in which he fires machine guns and calls Secretary of State John Kerry a “traitor” were simply his way of exercising his 1st and 2nd Amendment rights.I’ve been looking more into this Kessler guy’s history. (Alex Seitz-Wald has a good run down in Salon.) But the most weirdly comic part of the story is that aside from calling John Kerry a traitor and lashing out against ‘fucking libtards’ he appears to be most focused on the tyranny of the Schuylkill County government.

Yesterday afternoon he posted this call to arms on his Facebook page (itals added) …

For all of you waiting for this day , waiting for the word! TODAY IS THAT DAY ,SPREAD THE WORD, Schuylkill county Pennsylvania, birth place on unconstitutional gun control nullification! I will not stand idle while tyrants attack the constitution . A massive rally will need to be assembled right here in the heart of Schuylkill county ! I stood for my father, my mother, my country, our constitution , I now ask you to stand with me , sholder to sholder, time to show these political hacks here in Schuylkill county they don’t tell we the people anything, it’s we the people who tell the government. If they want to fire the first shot let it begin right here in Schuylkill county , I changed the course of history , one person pushed back against a tyrannical anti constitution government, it’s time we show these tyrants we will not stand for any more violations on our constitution or our freedoms . Every militia , every csf member who can attend please do. P.s Pennsylvania is a open carry state n firearms will be present . So come with your flags n your firearms. MOLON LABE. I’m calling on all true Americans , all militia members, all true oath keepers to assemble, be ready to march on a tyrannical county government right here in Schuylkill county Pennsylvania, democrats are the true enemy of our country, our freedoms, our constitution, along with liberal news agency’s , liberal news reporters, much like hitlers nazis , time we clean these antiamerican thugs from office. TIME TO CHOSE SIDES IS UPON US

Remember, this isn’t just some fringe militia freakshow. He’s the chief of police in one of the towns in the county.