Bastrop: The Texas town where many fear a large military training exercise will be used to take their guns and impose martial law

24-NRA-EPAThe office of Bastrop County Republican Party is in an old lumber mill on Main Street, with peeling brown paint and a sign out front that captures the party’s feelings about the Obama administration: “WISE UP AMERICA!” Inside, county chairman Albert Ellison pulls out a notepad filled with pages of reasons why many Texans distrust Barack Obama, including one that says: “In the minds of some, he was raised by communists and mentored by terrorists.” It should come as no surprise, Mr Ellison said, that as the US military prepares to launch a large training exercise this month, many in Bastrop suspect a secret Obama plot to spy on them, confiscate their guns and impose martial law. Read Article

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