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It’s unclear to what extent anti-government gunmen, currently occupying a federal building in Oregon are willing to go to make their very dumb point. But for now, one of the patriots is taking shelter underneath this blue tarp.

The gentleman in the video spoke briefly to MSNBC, and explained that he’s a 55-year-old Mormon rancher from Arizona. He was packing a rifle underneath a blanket and possibly his pants, and later retreated beneath the enormous sheet of industrial-grade plastic.

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