Remember Mark Kessler, the far-right douchebag police chief from Gilberton, Pennsylvania who was fired after making a bunch of violent videos firing guns at “libtards”? He now claims that it was all an act, that he was working with unnamed federal agencies to draw potential right-wing terrorists out of the woodwork so they could be arrested. He said this on the Alan Colmes show on Tuesday.
Mark Kessler, known for his “libtard” videos on YouTube, said that he created the videos for government agencies (intelligence) “in order to attract the worst of the worst” which subsequently led to the arrest of militia-style group members with a terrorist bent.
“When I say groups, I’m talking about Second Amendment groups, patriot groups, alleged patriot groups, militia groups,” he said.
Kessler added that Sovereign Citizens into the mix of extremist groups.
Kessler said of the profanity-laced videos, “They were put out by me and they were put out by the people that I worked for at the time.”
“Were you not working for the police department of Gilberton, PA?” Colmes asked.“No I wasn’t,” Kessler said.
Colmes asked, “Were you working for the federal government?”
Kessler responded, “Yes, I can’t say what agency.”
Kessler said he couldn’t give the details of which agency he worked for due to pending investigations. The former police chief said he couldn’t divulge his real motivations for the videos at the time because “it was bigger than me.”
He told Colmes that this is the first time this has been revealed. When asked what was in it for him, he said, “I got to save a lot of lives.”
Kessler went on to say, “I’m happy to say that we took down several plotted attacks that didn’t go through, we took down a group in Georgia. We took down a group in Texas.”
Colmes asked, “Can you name any of the groups you took down?”
” The Triple X Minutemen is one group,” Kessler said.
Except that group was taken down because they posted on Facebook about their plans. There is no evidence that Kessler had anything to do with it. I’m calling bullshit on this one. Until there’s some actual evidence of this, I’m assuming that this guy is completely full of shit and angling for a book deal.