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‘Christian Warrior’ Militia Members Arrested In Plot To Kill Police

There is more evidence of the lunacy of the Far Right, as reports trickle in about the nine people in a “Christian warrior” militia group, called the Hutaree, who were accused Monday of plotting to kill a Michigan law enforcement officer and then attack other police at the resulting funeral. It really shouldn’t surprise anyone […]

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Rash of Bomb Cases Tied to Views of Right-Wing Radical-Right Groups

From the Southern Poverty Law Center; Illegal bombs, bullets and guns were seized from men young and old in recent months. In each of the cases, which together represented an unusual burst of such activity, there was evidence that those charged held antigovernment, survivalist or racist views. The accused ranged from their late teens to […]

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Joe Stack Attack

American Terrorist, Joe Stack, Hailed as Hero in American ‘Patriot’ Resurgence

Only in America could people who wrap themselves in the flag and blather on about fighting a war against Terrorism applaud a Terrorist act when it’s committed by one of their own. If you haven’t heard, Joe Stack was a 53-year-old software engineer who crashed his small plane into an IRS building in Austin, Texas […]

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Oath Keepers Say They’re on Patrol in Iraq. But For Whom?

Oath Keepers, the militia/“Patriot” extremist group made up of law enforcement officers, military personnel and veterans, has posted a photo on its site showing (it says) “an active duty Oath Keeper in Mosul, Iraq” wearing two Velcro-attached “tabs” or patches, one saying “Oath Keeper” and the other “Three percent.” The flag patch beneath them is […]

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Oath Keepers: A Particularly Worrisome Example of the Patriot Revival

Oath Keepers, the military and police organization that was formed earlier this year and held its April muster on Lexington Green, may be a particularly worrisome example of the Patriot revival. Members vow to fulfill the oaths to the Constitution that they swore while in the military or law enforcement. “Our oath is to the […]

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