Their surveillance of the Militia had informed them that a demonstration of freedom is coming in June. This was their primary reason for talking to Shoemaker. These policemen and their departments are absolutely opposed to the exercise of Constitutional Freedom as codified in the Bill of Rights. They desire to stop any such demonstration. It is observed that the leaders of these police departments intend to act in such a way as to weaken or destroy the U. S. Constitution.
During the conversation, Shoemaker gave these men many opportunities to state their loyalty. He reminded them that on their first day of service that they had raised their right hand and sworn to ''support and defend the Constitution of the United States.'' At one point he taunted them, saying, ''You guys are only loyal to your next paycheck!'' Officer Alexander stated that his primary concern was public safety. Shoemaker responded that this was no different from the primary concern of policemen in Red China and asked what made Alexander different from them? Alexander could give no answer.
Agent Karns said of the planned demonstration, ''Dan, this is the most irrational thing I have ever heard you say!'' Shoemaker responded, ''Of course it is bizarre for a man to desire to be free inside of a police state.''
June 17th is the anniversary date of the Battle of Bunker Hill. Bunker Hill is perhaps the greatest historic battle between American Militia forces and the enemies of Freedom. On June 17th, Capt. Shoemaker will conduct a test to determine whether or not our various domestic governments are loyal to and subordinate to the Constitution of the United States.
On this date he will put on his Militia uniform, strap on all of his battle equipment, including his personal weapons, and pick up his rifle. Then he will walk around the Public Square, the Public Safety Building, and court houses in Galesburg and Monmouth. THIS IS INTENDED TO BE A NONVIOLENT DEMONSTRATION.
There will be a public Militia meeting on June 10th.
Dan W. Shoemaker