Tag Archives: Right Wing Resurgence: How a Domestic Terrorist Threat Is Being Ignored

Up to 150 well-armed, white, Christian, self-described “patriots” take a “hard stand” against federal “tyranny,” taking over a federal wildlife refuge in Oregon

Last night, up to 150 well-armed, white militia members led by rancher Cliven Bundy’s son Ammon took over a federal wildlife refuge in the high desert of Oregon. Ammon Bundy, urging others to join him, declared the following in a video posted to Facebook. “We have basically taken over the Malheur Wildlife Refuge,” he said. […]

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Now that five more U.S. soldiers have been charged in the Georgia murders surrounding a plot to kill President Obama, can we finally concede that we have a domestic terrorism problem?

In 2009, Daryl Johnson, a senior analyst in the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, authored a report on the threat of right-wing extremists in the United States. Johnson, who had spent 15 years studying white supremacist and neo-Nazi groups within the United States, seemed to think that the circumstances were right, given the economic downturn, […]

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