Saturday, April 20, 2013

The real domestic terrorists

Via Terry

In the wake of the tragic Boston Marathon bombings, it took mere hours for CNN to strongly hint – without anything so significant as evidence or proof – that right-wing extremists were responsible.

In this, CNN is merely following the trend over the last five years or so in which the government tries to criminalize anyone who disagrees with it. Therefore it should come as no surprise that Americans who support the Constitution and Bill of Rights are now being reclassified as domestic terrorists, despite the fact that we haven’t done anything wrong.

In the 148-page straw-man document entitled “Challengers from the Sidelines: Understanding America’s Violent Far-Right” (published Jan. 15, 2013), author Arie Perliger identifies three groups who “self-identify with the far-right of American politics” who are responsible for “the dramatic rise in the number of attacks and violent plots.” These groups listed are 1) the racist/white supremacy movement; 2) the anti-federalist movement; and 3) the fundamentalist movement.

The first category, the racist/white supremacy movement, is fairly self-explanatory, though I question how many people actually belong to this group.

The third category, the fundamentalist movement, is defined as “mainly Christian Identity groups such as the Aryan Nations [which] fuse religious fundamentalism with traditional white supremacy and racial tendencies, thus promoting ideas of nativism, exclusionism, and racial superiority through a unique interpretation of religious texts that focuses on division of humanity according to primordial attributes.” Once again, I question how many people actually belong to this group.

However the second category, the “anti-federalist movement,” is the one I found most disturbing … because it could conceivably include literally half the population of America.

More @ WND


  1. It would seem to me that the first and third groups are the same.

  2. This time around, dissent won't be labeled 'treason', it'll be called 'terrorism'. All of us who disagree with the Regime's attempts to impose tyranny will be tarred with the brush of 'domestic terrorist' (if not 'domestic enemy combatant', which Senator Lindsey Prissy-Pants' recent comments are setting up) and dragged off to the camps.