Tired Of Training For The Apocalypse

The militia movement, which thrived after Oklahoma City, has hit the skids

Norman Olson cut a sorry figure as he announced the disbanding of his Northern Michigan Regional Militia group last week. The man who met with Oklahoma City bombing conspirator Terry Nichols in 1994 (but later condemned the bombing) and who predicted in 1995 that the Constitution would be suspended within two years ended up suspending himself. Nobody was turning up any-more for his war games in the woods. "The interest just dwindled," says Olson. "It was time for the members to go on and do something else--spend more time with their families or their hobbies."

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