The faces of White militia terrorists described as ‘Vanilla ISIS’ and ‘Y’all Qaeda’ released

Ammon Edward Bundy, age 40, of Emmett, Idaho, Ryan C. Bundy, age 43, of Bunkerville, Nevada, Brian Cavalier, age 44, of Bunkerville, Nevada, Shawna Cox, age 59, Kanab, Utah and Ryan Waylen Payne, age 32, and Joseph Donald O’Shaughnessy, age 45, Cottonwood, Arizona. (Image Source: Oregon State Police)
Ammon Edward Bundy, age 40, of Emmett, Idaho, Ryan C. Bundy, age 43, of Bunkerville, Nevada, Brian Cavalier, age 44, of Bunkerville, Nevada, Shawna Cox, age 59, Kanab, Utah and Ryan Waylen Payne, age 32, and Joseph Donald O’Shaughnessy, age 45, Cottonwood, Arizona. (Image Source: Oregon State Police)

For almost a month, White militia terrorists occupied the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in defiance of federal authority and law. The group received unprecedented cooperation and help from locals and law enforcement officials during the occupation even though they threatened violence. The militia was allowed to receive mail, travel freely and have Internet access while many Americans decried the soft glove treatment of these terrorists.

The occupation finally ended Tuesday afternoon with a violent FBI takedown that left one terrorist dead and led to the arrest of seven others. The Oregon State Police have now released the mugshots of the militia members and now we can all see the faces of terrorists described as “Y’all Qaeda” and “Vanilla ISIS.”

Those arrested were: Ammon Edward Bundy, age 40, of Emmett, Idaho, Ryan C. Bundy, age 43, of Bunkerville, Nevada, Brian Cavalier, age 44, of Bunkerville, Nevada, Shawna Cox, age 59, Kanab, Utah and Ryan Waylen Payne, age 32, and Joseph Donald O’Shaughnessy, age 45, Cottonwood, Arizona.

Mo Barnes
Mo Barnes

Maurice "Mo" Barnes is a graduate of Morehouse College and Political Scientist based in Atlanta. Mo is also a Blues musician. He has been writing for Rolling Out since 2014. Whether it means walking through a bloody police shooting to help a family find justice or showing the multifaceted talent of the Black Diaspora I write the news.



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