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Above image - Jerad & Amanda Miller / Below image - Timothy McVeigh being interviewed by SMU student Michelle Rauch in 1993 near the Branch Davidian compound.
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OKLAHOMA CITY – When Southern Methodist University journalism student Michelle Ann Rauch traveled to the Mount Carmel Ranch near Waco, Texas during her spring break in March 1993 she ran into the man convicted of orchestrating the bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building here in Oklahoma City two years later.

And like McVeigh’s appearance near Waco, we learn today that now-dead Jerad and Amanda Miller, the young married couple behind Sunday’s shooting spree in Las Vegas that took the lives of two police officers and a Walmart shopper had been at Cliven Bundy’s ranch in Nevada in April and at the time had written the following on his Facebook page: “I will be supporting Cliven Bundy and his family from Federal Government slaughter. This is the next Waco! His ranch is under siege right now! The federal gov is stealing his cattle! Arresting his family and beating them! We must do something, I will be doing something.”

It was during that visit to the site of the infamous Branch Davidian siege site that burgeoning report Rauch, looking for a story for her school paper ran into Timothy McVeigh sitting on the trunk of a car selling bumper stickers with slogans including: “Fear the Government that Fears Your Gun” and “Politicians Love Gun Control.”

During the 1997 McVeigh trial, Rauch is asked to tell the court what she and McVeigh discussed. Here is what she said: “He said he just come in response to the standoff and that he – he went on to say that he was opposed to how they handled the initial raid, that he thought it would be more appropriate had just the local sheriff gone down and issued and arrest warrant.”

Rauch told the court McVeigh was relaxed and calm during her interview. And when the prosecution noted Rauch’s story as it appeared in the SMU student newspaper, he highlighted some of McVeigh’s quotes …

“It seems like the ATF just wants a chance to play with their toys, paid for by government money,” McVeigh told Rauch. Continuing, McVeigh told the reporter: “The government is afraid of the guns people have because they have to have control of the people at all times. Once you take away the guns, you can do anything to the people. You give them an inch and they take a mile. I believe we are slowly turning into a socialist government.”

McVeigh also stated to Rauch that the “government is continually growing bigger and more powerful, and the people need to prepare to defend themselves against government control.”

The Millers, according to Britain’s Daily Mail, were “white supremacists” who engaged in a suicide pact and had “talked about overthrowing Obama and the government before their killing spree, and the husband even dressed up as the Batman villain The Joker or the fictional torturer, Slender Man, neighbors said. The wife, Amanda, would dress up as The Joker’s sidekick Harley Quinn.

While at the Bundy Ranch standoff with the U.S. Bureau of Land Management, Jerad Miller interviews a number of anti-government actvists on the scene, just as Michelle Rauch interviewed Timothy McVeigh at the scene of the Branch Davidian standoff that would end with a deadly blaze at the compound on April 19, 1993 - exactly two years to the day that the Murrah building was destroyed, killing 168 people.

Back in Nevada of those interviewed by Jerad Miller is Bundy family member Ryan Bundy.

As he tells Jerad Miller: “My name is Ryan Bundy. We are here to stand our ground against the federal government’s tyranny.”

Nearly two months later, the Millers are murdering cops in a CiCi’s Pizza. As they lay dying, the Millers “ransacked the dying cops’ bodies for ammunition and weapons before covering them with the famous ‘Don’t Tread on Me’ flag from the American Revolutionary War.”

Of course that would be the Gadsden flag that has become the symbol of the Tea Party movement.

And at Las Vegas’ Action 13 News website, they report that Jerad Miller was like James Holmes, the man who shot and killed 12 people at a movie theatre in Aurora, Colorado, dressed up as the ‘Joker’ during that shooting.”

In our recent Dust Devil Dreams piece “Cynthia, Tania and Alison” we noted while speaking at an event in Las Vegas this spring, Hillary Clinton was nearly struck with a shoe thrown at her by one Alison Michelle Ernst.

Among the other items thrown at Clinton included documents related to an operation in Bolvia called “Operation Cynthia” which took place in 1967 while Bolivian troops were trying to flush out Che Guevara and his revolutionaries. We linked this to mind-control victim Patty Hearst and how Hearst’s nom de guerre in the Symbionese Liberation Army was “Tania,” the name of Che’s confidant and fellow revolutionary.

Incredibly, Ernst is allegedly linked to the aforementioned James Holmes, a connection initially made by Denver’s alt-weekly Westword. Again, Las Vegas plays a central role. It’s all utterly bizarre.

Please read Loren Coleman’s Twilight Language coverage of the Joker/Harley Quinn shootings and the ramping up of perceived anti-government violence. As Infowars noted today, Attorney General Eric Holder announced this past week that the Department of Justice will be increasing its efforst to “investigate groups and individuals it deems to be terrorists. It will reorganize a task force originally formed in the wake of the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing but disbanded after the 9/11 attacks as law enforcement agencies concentrated on threats from foreign terrorists.”

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