Skip to main content

Two Dead Gun Activists: Victims of NDAA?

Were Ratliff and Noveske Killed by Government "Death Squads"?

Two suspicious deaths of high-profile Second Amendment activists shortly after the Sandy Hook elementary school shooting have sparked numerous conspiracy theories from the far right, with many sources claiming that deaths of Keith Ratliff and John Noveske were the result of President Obama's "Death Squads"- the fearsome sounding name which many on the far right use in reference to the Transportation Security Administration's Visible Intermodal Prevention and Response team (VIPER), an entity which takes orders from the Department of Homeland Security.

Keith Ratliff, whose wildly popular YouTube channel promoted high-power assault weapons, was found dead inside his office at FPS Industries.  He appears to have died as the result of a single gunshot wound to the head, and local authorities have ruled his death a homicide.  A pile of weapons was found next to Ratliff's body.  Many find this detail to be nothing less than mind-boggling, begging the question, "How could an armed man who is an expert on firearms die without a struggle?"  In an interview, Ratliff's brother Kelly said, "For him not to pull out that gun and try to defend himself, he had to feel comfortable around somebody. Either that or he was ambushed."

Ratliff (who resided in Kentucky) was owner of FPS Industries, Georgia-based company which customizes weapons.  He was also regarded as an avid video game enthusiast.

The murder in Georgia took place just days after the death of John Noveske, a respected gunmaker from Oregon whose firearms have been purchased not only by gun enthusiasts, but by law enforcements and SWAT team members as well.  On the evening of January 4, Noveske was killed in a car crash when he “negotiated a right curve, it traveled across the oncoming lane onto the dirt highway shoulder until it struck two large boulders,” according to reports from Oregon.  Noveske was not wearing a seat belt.

Shortly before his death, Noveske posted a lengthy rant on Facebook, attributing the actions of Adam Lanza- the Newtown shooter- to psychiatric medication.

In related news, a spokesperson for the office of the chief medical examiner in Connecticut issued a statement in late January to CNSNews stating that the office will provide a cause of death for Adam Lanza when the investigation is complete, but the toxicology report will not be made public

The cause for the uproar among those on the far right stems from the signing of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) by President Barack Obama.  The controversial measure grants the military the legal right to conduct secret kidnappings of American citizens, allows indefinite detention without a criminal trial, and permits the US government to interrogate, torture, and even murder American citizens who present a threat to the federal government.  President Obama signed the NDAA on New Year's Eve- just days after the shooting in Newtown, Connecticut.  A week later, two of America's outspoken gun supporters died.  Coincidence?

Georgia was the fourth state to create a state level information sharing center, now known as a Fusion Center, for law enforcement and public safety agencies to share information and coordinate homeland security activities, according to  Georgia's Fusion Center (GISAC) also received an award for Fusion Center of the Year by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security in 2012. 

Here's something to think about. 

This was taken from the initial news report of Ratliff's death from Franklin County (GA), On Jan. 6 (most media reports state Ratliff's body was found on the 8th):

In Carnesville, not much is known right now about the death of a Kentucky man found late last Thursday on Hayes Road.
According to Franklin County Sheriff Stevie Thomas, the body of 32-year old Keith Ratliff of Frankfort, Kentucky was found about 5:45p Thursday evening.
However, Thomas would not release any information at the time until the victim's relatives had been notified.
On Sunday, Thomas released more information about the ongoing investigation. We received a call about a possible DOA, Thomas said Sunday. Upon the deputies arrival, deputies found a white male who was unconscious and not breathing. EMS personnel came and determined the man was deceased.
Investigators Thomas said, determined Ratliff had died of a single gunshot to the head and that his body been there for some time.
Sheriff Thomas said the agents with the Georgia Bureau of Investigation have been called in to assist in the investigation.
Right now, Thomas said it is not clear whether the case is a homicide. Ratliff's body was taken to the GBI Crime Lab in Atlanta for autopsy.
Thomas said the investigation is ongoing and more information will be released as it becomes available.

Ratliff's body was taken from Carnesville to Atlanta to the GBI crime lab, some 85 miles away.  Atlanta is also the location of Homeland Security's "Fusion Center of the Year".  Why would the autopsy of a man who died in Franklin County be performed in Fulton County?

Update:  We have uncovered some extremely interesting details about Ratliff's final moments.  Stay tuned, because our next post is going to raise quite a few eyebows (unless the TSA's "Death Squads" get to us first).

Popular posts from this blog

The Incest Capital of the World?

At the far eastern edge of Kentucky, nestled in Appalachia, resides Letcher County. In spite of its isolation and poverty (approximately 30% of the county's population lives below the poverty line), Letcher County has managed to grow at an impressive rate, from a population of just 9,172 in 1900 to a present-day population of nearly 25,000. However, even if Letcher County tripled or quadrupled its present population, there's still a pretty good chance that virtually all of the county's inhabitants would be related to each other-- thanks to one particularly fertile family whose astounding rate of reproduction can put even the friskiest rabbit to shame.

Around the year 1900, Letcher County was the home of a man by the name of Jason L. Webb, who made national headlines for having the one of the largest families in the world. According to newspaper reports of the era, Jason had 19 children, 175 grandchildren, and 100 great-grandchildren. Perhaps even more impressive was his b…

Black Eyed Children Finally Explained!

Last month, we received an email from a reader in Michigan, in response to our article debunking the "black eyed children" phenomenon, which links these so-called "paranormal" entities to recreational drug use.  The reader, whom we will call Onizuka in order to protect his identity, claims that not only is he familiar with BEKs- but that he was one.  "Onizuka" agreed to speak with JOTB via Yahoo instant messenger.  Ironically, this conversation took place on 4/20, a date which is embraced by those who are part of the drug culture.

JOTB:Thanks for taking the time to speak with us.  In one of your previous emails, you stated that you were a "black eyed kid".  What did you mean by that?

Onizuka:  Last November I was driving late at night at turned on the radio and came across an episode of Coast to Coast AM and the topic of the show was black eyed children.  It convinced me to do some research on the topic, and that's how I found your article.  A…

Jesus Campos Disappears; Las Vegas Mystery Deepens

Yesterday we delved into the mystery surrounding the Las Vegas shooting and the unanswered questions surrounding Mandalay Bay security guard Jesus Campos, such as his peculiar GoFundMe page and the fact that his home is being protected by a private armed security guard. Independent investigative journalists have revealed that the company protecting Campos-- identified as "On Scene Investigation & Security, Inc."-- is a Las Vegas-based company whose business license expired in January of 2017.

Also adding fuel to the conspiracy theories was the report by investigative journalist Laura Loomer claiming that Campos' name has been "scrubbed" from the casino's employee database.

It was also reported earlier this week that gunman Stephen Paddock's Reno home was broken into.

But things have just taken a new bizarre twist. Gateway Pundit just announced that Jesus Campos is missing.

Campos was scheduled to appear on Sean Hannity's show on Fox News but, a…