January 4, 2016 3:31 pm -


… specifically, that the armed “militia” “patriot” “freedom fighters” who are holding an armed insurgency at a federal wildlife facility are terrorists and hypocrites.

Their grievances are rooted in what they consider the unfair treatment of Steven Hammond, 46 and his father, 73-year-old Dwight Hammond, who both served time for arson but were recently ordered to return to prison after a judge ruled that their sentences had not been long enough under federal law.

The case has once again reheated debate about a double standard in how the media talks about white and black protesters, and how violence committed by white offenders is portrayed. Naturally, this issue has stirred the creative energies of Troll Mountain.

On Twitter, #YallQaeda, #VanillaISIS #WhiteSIS and other hashtags were all trending over the weekend as the internet looked for just the right way to classify this uniquely American problem.

Here is a sampling of the tweetage. Warning: swallow your coffee now or run the risk of short-circuiting your monitor!:

Here is a partial list of hashtags trolling the Great Oregon Militia Uprising of 2016:




D.B. Hirsch
D.B. Hirsch is a political activist, news junkie, and retired ad copy writer and spin doctor. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.