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Norman Raddatz Facebook page shows cop killer disliked Jews, police, government, gay people

06/11/2015 02:07 EDT | Updated 06/11/2016 05:59 EDT
Facebook posts linked to the man who shot and killed an Edmonton police officer depict a person who distrusted state powers and the police, and someone who openly mocked Jews and gay men. 

The account, which operates under the pseudonym Dino Stomper, includes several posts featuring photos of bylaw tickets featuring the address of the home belonging to Norman Raddatz, 42, who opened fire on police officers during an attempt to arrest him on Monday night. 

"More harassment. Another ticket that I'm not obligated to pay," he wrote under one of those photos featuring a bylaw ticket for $50.

"I am not lawfully obligated to pay fines handed out by those taxation pirates," he wrote in one post. 

"They will have to drag me to court by force. I will not voluntarily enter a corrupt admiralty court," he wrote in another.

Dino Stomper goes on to complain about high rates of taxation, referring to police as "pigs," and described how he thinks Canada is becoming close to the U.S. "police state profit prison system ... in the U.S., a family looses [sic] their house to foreclosure is evicted at gun point by a swat team."

Norman Raddatz's home was in foreclosure at the time police knocked on his door to arrest him for anti-Semitic hate crimes Monday.  

More recently, the Dino Stomper account responded to a video posted on his page about Judaism with anger. "Bullshit. Jews are evil," he wrote on April 4. "I watched this blasphemy."

A photo cartoon of two stick-figure cowboys embracing is captioned twice: "Gross!!" "Sodomites!!"

His anti-state and anti-government postings are consistent with the "Freemen-on-the-Land" movement. Adherents say they have "freed" themselves from what they see as an overbearing government that has overstepped its bounds.  It's also known as the "sovereign citizen" or "natural persons" movement.

The FBI considers the group a domestic terror threat. In 2012, the Law Society of B.C. estimated there were as many as 30,000 followers of the Freemen movement operating in Canada.

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