WilCo Patriots/De-Confederate Georgetown has had a booth on Williamson County square during Market Days, asking for petition signatures for two years. But, unfortunately, this weekend, TITFF made up and spread lies, then showed up armed, ready to commit violence against WilCo residents.
For almost two years, local Williamson County (WilCo) residents have operated a booth on Georgetown Square during Market Days, asking other residents to sign their petition to remove the Confederate statue. Simultaneously, the local Sons of Confederate Veterans, Williamson County Grays, has been setting up an opposing booth to convince Market Days vendors and attendees that the Confederacy is heritage.
Over the last several months, the behavior of the Williamson County Grays has reached maximum absurdity. Between assaults, death threats, and erecting Confederate flags on the courthouse lawn during Juneteenth, these old Confederates have gone out of their way to make sure others know how they are fighting to keep white supremacy in Williamson County intact.
While the Williamson County Gray’s behavior in recent months has been absurd, it hasn’t been militant or involved outsiders.
That changed this last weekend.
This is Texas Freedom Force (TITFF) put out a call to action on YouTube, which included fliers telling their followers to “gear up and be ready” and threats of violence.
The full video can be found HERE.
Nearly everything that Brandon, president of TITFF, said was a lie.
Lie #1: they intercepted any communications by the liberal left about a monument removal rally. De-Confederate Georgetown has been holding their “rallies” every week for nearly two years, which they advertise weekly on their public Facebook page.
Lie #2: the liberal left will go out to try and vandalize and remove the monument. Why would the so-called liberal left, after two years of being on the square, decide to vandalize and pull down the monument in the middle of the day, surrounded by hundreds of Market Days vendors and attendees?
De-Confederate Georgetown has been collecting petition signatures for the removal of the statue. TITFF’s narrative would mean they just threw away two years of work and decided to commit a felony with hundreds of witnesses in broad daylight.
Only a moron would believe that.
Lie #3: the liberal-left groups included the Austin Red Guard and the old Black Lives Matter group remnants. Austin Red Guard ended their organization back in 2018. What Black Lives Matter group? There is only ONE Black Lives Matter Group in Texas; they’re based in Austin and haven’t been part of the De-Confederate Georgetown movement since it started.
Lie #4: the so-called liberal left coming to vandalize the statue was emboldened by the Texas legislature’s failure to pass a monument protection act. Again, it’s questionable who would actually believe this non-sense because if a political group intended to commit illegal acts against this Confederate rock, why the hell would legislation stop or embolden them?
Brandon, president of TITFF, promised his racist followers there would be violence.
He lied, saying that the people in Georgetown were Antifa and Black Lives Matter. He did this because the people who hate those groups are the same people who subscribe to the white supremacist Confederate ideology. So that’s who he wanted to show up to Georgetown with him, angry racists.
Brandon lied about intercepting intentions to vandalize the monument to get the angry racists riled up and ready for a fight.
All the way up until 3:00 pm, TITFF continued to promise violence.
Who were they promising violence against?
For one, 67-year old Audrey Amos-McGee, who has lived in WilCo her entire life and is asking her community for racial justice.
They were also promising violence against Jose Orta, whose family has lived in Williamson County for over 100 years. He is now running for County Commissioner of Precinct 4, with part of his platform being to move the monument.
The violence TITFF promised was also directed towards Jason Norwood, a retired US Army Major, who once had to explain to his nine-year-old daughter why a Confederate statue loomed over the courthouse of their hometown.
TITFF is a domestic terrorist organization.
Living Blue in Texas has documented their behavior and several previous acts of racial violence in Texas.
According to the FBI, domestic terrorism is defined as acts dangerous to human life that violate criminal law and are intended to intimidate and coerce a civilian population or influence the government’s policy.
That’s all that this group does. They travel around the state dressed up like GI Joe, well-armed, to intimidate and coerce civilian populations. It just so happens that the civilian populations which they target have always been Black and brown.
TITFF believes that they are above police and have police officers working with them or members of their organization in many communities.
It appears that TITFF has either infiltrated the Georgetown Police Department or the Georgetown Police Department is complicit with domestic terrorists.
After TITFF arrived in Georgetown, a man with the group circled De-Confederate Georgetown’s area while acting strange. The De-Confederate group alerted the police.
When Lt. White from the Georgetown Police showed up, he told the group if they felt as if they were in danger from TITFF, it was their responsibility to remove themselves from that situation. Then, he added a referenced the Supreme Court case which said police have no obligation to protect you. Inferring, if TITFF started shooting this small group of elderly activists and history teachers, they would do nothing to stop them.
What are we paying them for again?
What laws did TITFF break?
Texas Penal Code Sec. 22.07. TERRORISTIC THREAT. (a) A person commits an offense if he threatens to commit any offense involving violence to any person or property with intent to:
(1) cause a reaction of any type to his threat by an official or volunteer agency organized to deal with emergencies;
(2) place any person in fear of imminent serious bodily injury;
(3) prevent or interrupt the occupation or use of a building, room, place of assembly, place to which
the public has access, place of employment or occupation, aircraft, automobile, or other form of conveyance, or other public place;
(4) cause impairment or interruption of public communications, public transportation, public water, gas, or power supply or other public service;
(5) place the public or a substantial group of the public in fear of serious bodily injury; or
(6) influence the conduct or activities of a branch or agency of the federal government, the state, or a political subdivision of the state.
An offense under Subsection is a Class B misdemeanor.
Sec. 437.208. ORGANIZATION PROHIBITED. (a) Except as provided by Subsection (b), a body of persons other than the regularly organized Texas military forces, the armed forces of the United States, or the active militia of another state may not associate as a military company or organization or parade in public with firearms in a municipality of the state.
(b) With the consent of the governor, students in an educational institution at which military science is a prescribed part of the course of instruction may drill and perform ceremonies with firearms in public. The governor may delegate the powers granted by this subsection to the adjutant general.
A person other than the regularly organized Texas military forces, the armed forces of the United States, or the active militia of another state may not associate as a military company or organization or parade in public with firearms in a municipality of the state.
Unauthorized paramilitary intimidation tactics against peaceful protests have become increasingly common in Texas. While these agitators have been saying it was in their constitutional right to take up arms, harass, and threaten mostly crowds of Black and brown Texas citizens, along with their white allies, federal courts disagree.
In 1982, the Ku Klux Klan were using these same tactics on Vietnamese fishermen on the Gulf Coast. The Southern Poverty Law Center took the KKK to court and the courts sided with the SPLC. (Vietnamese Fishermen’s Ass’n v. Knights of the Ku Klux Klan)
Which brings us to Texas Penal Code § 37.11.
Sec. 37.11. IMPERSONATING PUBLIC SERVANT. (a) A person commits an offense if the person:
(1) impersonates a public servant with intent to induce another to submit to the person’s pretended official authority or to rely on the person’s pretended official acts; or
(2) knowingly purports to exercise, without legal authority, any function of a public servant or of a public office, including that of a judge and court.
(b) An offense under this section is a felony of the third degree.
The premise TITFF used for their threats and their attendance was to “protect” public property and “stop” the liberal left from committing crimes. It is a local police or sheriff’s duty to keep the peace or arrest people when they are breaking the law. TITFF’s claim of protection and crime prevention they are there to do law enforcement’s job, they are in violation of Sec. 37.11, which is supposed to be a third-degree felony.
TITFF, the terrorist group that has been committing acts of racial violence all over Texas, invited a few guest speakers.
Weston Martinez is a far-right extremist running for a state-wide position in 2022. In a state-wide election, he doesn’t have a shot in hell.
In his speech to TITFF, which can be seen HERE, he asked the crowd if anyone ever owned slaves or wanted to own slaves. They all said no. So, obviously, that shows they aren’t racist by wanting to keep the ode to white supremacy on Williamson County lawn, a county in which none of them lived.
Martinez then verbally masturbated on the Second Amendment and told the crowd that they would be the ones to protect the left when the Mexicans come across the border to cut their heads off. Yeah. Watch the video (which also has a few of the multiple confrontations caught on video that day).
Near the end of the video, Audrey Amos-McGee was seen telling Weston Martinez he had white privilege. A claim he denied because he had Mexican heritage.
In fact, all of TITFF used Martinez’s alleged heritage to prove they weren’t racist in their live streams and on social media.
“How could we be racist? Sure, we’re fighting to uphold white supremacy, but a white-Hispanic man came to speak at our hate rally, so we’re not racist.”
Also in attendance was Rob Jones, the proud Confederate attorney, and Navarro County resident.
Jones, who we previously identified as representing the Sons of Confederate Veterans in the fight over the Confederate statue in Kaufman, Texas.
Like most of the angry white men who showed up on Williamson County courthouse square on Saturday, drove over two hours to participate in TITFF’s promise of violence.
What can Williamson County residents do?
You can fail a complaint about Lt. White at (512) 930-3510.
If you were one of the people on the square that day, you should also inquire to the police department on charges of TITFF’s terroristic threats they made, which can still be found on their YouTube page and Twitter account. You should also inquire why the Georgetown Police didn’t take action on the illegal militia which paraded through Market Days while armed, and why they were allowed to impersonate law enforcement.
Since we are supposed to believe that the FBI under the Biden administration promises to do more about domestic terrorism in America, you should submit a tip alerting them of their threats of violence and behavior this last weekend.
The 2020 Census showed that white people now only consist of 39.75% of Texas’ population. Because of that, groups that hold white supremacist ideology, like the Sons of the Confederate Veterans and TITFF, will only get bolder and increasingly more violent as they struggle to keep their racist ideology in place.
Remember to vote, especially in local elections, for local officials who will be on your side.
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