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Honor Roll of American Hate Groups, Racists, Nativists, Militia-men, Homophobes, Anti-Semites and other Extremists
Honor Roll of Racists, Nativists, Oathkeepers, Anti-tax Activists, Militia Men, et al
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The current issue of the Southern Poverty Law Center's "Intelligence Report" provides a useful inventory of current American racists, nativists, anti-tax protests, militias and assorted other extremist whack jobs.
Glenn Beck, Rush Limbaugh, Lou Dobbs and Joe Wilson head the list. Dobbs called President Obama a racist. Congressman Joe Wilson called the president a liar. Limbaugh blamed Obama for an attack by black kids on white kids saying it was par for the course in "Obama's America."Former Republican congressman Joe Scarborough and columnist Tom Friedman warned that using such poisonous language could lead to deadly consequences.
In November, Bill Sparkman, a federal census taker, was found hanging naked with "Fed" scrawled across his chest. [Note, The Kentucky state police have concluded that Sparkman's death was a suicide, staged to look like a hate crime so that his insurance policies would pay death benefits to his beneficiaries. Apparently he had discussed suicide several times before his death.] Mark Potok, the publication's editor pointed out that the last time the political scene seemed this overcharged was in 1995 when years of anti-government rhetoric, (not unlike now found in some quarters on HubPages) culminated in the Oklahoma City bombing by anti-government extremists causing the death of 168 government workers.
Other hate group members, extremists, nativists, Anti-tax activists, militiamen listed by the publication include:
John Joe Gray will soon mark the tenth anniversary of his heavily armed standoff with law enforcement in the hills of East Texas.
James Edward McCrink of Las Vegas quietly funds groups like the holocaust-denying Institute for Historical Review and the racist New Century Foundation. McCrink's Do Right Foundation once even backed a group led by a former principal of the American Nazi Party.
Abdulhakim Mujahid Muhammad (a.k.a. Carlos Bledsoe, a U.S. citizen who converted to Islam as a teenager), a 23-year-old opened fire outside a military center in Little Rock. Muhammad fired 30 rounds from a Russian-made SKS assault rifle from inside his vehicle on June 1, 2009, killing one soldier and seriously wounding another. Muhammad told the AP the killing was justified because the U.S. military has targeted Muslims in the Middle East. (Sound familiar?)
HATE IN THE MAINSTREAM
Tom Tancredo--"La Raza is a Latino KKK without the hoods or nooses," criticizing Sonia Sotomayor on May 28, 2009.
Rusty DePass, former South Carolina State Election Commission Chairman, referring to the escape of a gorilla, "I'm sure it's just one of Michelle Obama's ancestors," June 12 in a Facebook comment.
Brian Kilmeade, Fox and Friends, Co-host--"The Swedes have pure genes, because they marry other Swedes...Finns marry other Finns, so they have a pure society. In America, we...keep marrying other species and other ethnics."
Anonymous comment posted July 15 on Domelights.com, a Philadelphis police officers' website about 60 mostly black children with advance reservations turned away from a private swimming pool--"Maybe the people who work for a living didn't want to swim with a bunch of ghetto monkey faces."
Pat Buchanan, MSNBC political commentator--"This has been a country built mostly by white folks." July 16 MSNBC's "The Rachel Maddow Show."
Justin Barrett, Boston police officer, suspended after saying "If I was the officer he verbally assaulted like a bannana-eating jungle monkey, I would have sprayed him in the face with [pepper spray]."
Glenn Beck, Fox News Host--on July 28 edition of Fox and Friends "This president has exposed himself as a guy, over and over again, who has a deep-seated hatred for white people or the white culture."
DOJ Probes 'Discriminatory Policing' in Suffolk County, New York, protests of SCPD's handling of crimes reported by Latinos. The police allegedly fail to investigate crimes against Latinos and discourages victims from seeking assistance.
In Lynn, Massachusetts, six boys, age 11 to 14 were charged in September with severely beating a Guatemalan immigrant with bricks, bottles and rocks as he slept near the railroad tracks.
In Staten, Island, N.Y., three men beat a Latino immigrant with a baseball bat, splitting his head open.
In Huntington Beach, California, four white supremacist gang members were indicted for attempted murder after they allegedly stabbed, punched and kicked a Mexican immigrant in a predominantly Latino neighborhood where they "went hunting for a non-white" on July 3. A day later, a 45-year-old Latina working as a custodian in a gated community in Ladera Ranch, CA, ws stabbed and robbed by two men who yelled racial epithets."They told me I wasn't worth anything. They said they didn't like me and they didn't like Mexicans," Maria Guadarrama told the Orange County Register. One of the men reportedly had a swastika tattooed on his shoulder.
Dennis and Daniel Mahon, who have long histories in the white supremacist movement--were
arrested June 25 in a raid of their home in Davis Junction, ILL, which
yielded assault rifles, bulletproof vests, two improvised explosive
devices and a large assortment of white supremacist literature and other
racist paraphernalia. Dennis was taped in the squad car after his
arrest saying that if the authorities had arrived at 3a.m. instead of 6
a.m. they would have needed body bags. "We should have had a shootout."
Daniel reportedly agreed.The brothers are accused of constructing an
mailing a mail bomb which blew up and injured the hands of a black
official in Scottsdale, AZ.
Tom Metzger, former Klan leader and White Aryan Resistance (WAR) in which the Mahon brothers were active was also raided but not arrested. The Mahon brothers' indictment accuses them of carrying out the mail bombing to "promote racial discord," on behalf of Metzger's organization.
Robert Joos, long-time white supremacist organizer, was also raided on the same day and is being held on federal weapons charges including one for being a felon in possession of firearms. Joos's property in McDonald county Missouri has long been used for training underground white supremacists.
Michael John Parrish, white supremacist prison guard, in Effort, Pennsylvania, has been charged with the shooting murder of his girlfriend an her 18-month-old daughter in a fit of rage. Parrish is a probationary member of the Vinlander Social Club, a racist skin-head gang with a propensity for violence. Despite a tatoo of the word "HITLER" on his left forearm Parrish was employed by the Monroe County Correctional Facility. A search of Parrish's apartment turned up Nazi memorabilia, several firearms and "Celtic pride" symbols. An acquaintance told police that Parrish began stockpiling ammunition, guns and food after Barack Obama's election. Victoria Adams, the slain woman, was also apparently a part of the white supremacist movement, despite her part Puerto Rican ethnicity.
Conrad Jankowski, 23, fellow racist skin-head was arrested along with Parrish in New Hampshire. Parrish was in possession of a .357 Glock pistol. Jankowski, who has a swastika tattooed on his chest, was charged with "hindering apprehension."
New Black Panther Party--a black separatist, anti-white, anti-gay, anti-semitic hate group--The Department of Justice has launched an internal investigation into the dismissal of voter intimidation charges against members of the NBPP for their actions at Philadelphia polling place in November 2008. The national leadership of NBPP has suspended the group's Philadelphis chapter indefinitely. No doubt we'll be hearing more about this groupl
LOU DOBBS TOUTS CONSPIRACY MONGER, BIRTHER, JEROME CORSI AS "IMMIGRATION EXPERT"
introduced conspiracy hound Jerome Corsi as a guest on his program
September 15. "We're going to be talking about, obviously, illegal
immigration. We're going to be talking about border security.
And...Jerome Corsi is a pretty good guy to talk to about all of that.
FAIR, the anti-immigrant hate group presented Dobbs with it's "We the
People" media award.
NATIONAL SOCIALIST MOVEMENT
The NSM meeting in Greensboro was entertained by the skin-head band, Empire Falls, which includes members of the "Old Glory Skinheads." The NSM claimed that 70 members attended the one-day Greensboro converence aimed at expanding the movement. The NSM is the largest neo-Nazi group in the U.S., claiming 70 chapters in 30 states.
EXTREMISM AND THE LAW
Paul Huss, 38, Hammerskin Nation, racist skinhead group member arrested in Endwell, New York. a year after being released from six years in prison for bank robbery and assault. He also belongs to a motorcycle gang The Chosen Few. Nineteen of his associates were arrested in western New York for possession of assault weapons and hand grenades.
Byron O'Neal Willenberg, a member of the racist European Kindred gang was arrested in Multonomah County, Oregon, on multiple counts of rape sodomy and burglary.
Mark Goslyn, member of the Inland Empire Skinheads, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit robbery. He was arrested along with 7 others in a mass sweep in San Bernardino and Riverside, CA of racist skinheads. One arrestee was a woman who tried to induce labor so that her baby would be born on Hitler's birthday, April 20.
Penelope Phelps-Roper, an
arrested member of the Westboro Baptist Church, whose members picket
military funerals, claiming "God is killing soldiers because America is a
"fag enabling" nation. Penelope was arrested for flag desecration by
encouraging her 10-year-old son to stomp on an American flag outside a
veteran's funeral in Bellevue, Nebraska.
Allen Michael Goff, 17, a member of the Creativity Movement, was arrested for shooting a Latino teenager in the knee in an altercation outside a mall in Billings, Montana. Goff had a 9mm pistol and a patch for Montana Front, another white supremacist group.
Tax protesters, Elaine Brown, 68, and her husband, Ed Brown, were sentenced to 35 years in prison, October 1, after being convicted of conspiracy and weapons charges. Elaine Brown helped her husband accumulate an arsenal of explosives and weapons including booby traps and .50 caliber sniper rifles after they refused to surrender to serve prison terms for their 2007 convictions for tax-related felonies. They avoided prison for nearly nine months, holed up in their fortified concrete home in Plainfield, NH. They became celebrities in the anti-government "Patriot" and tax-protest movements.
Their arsenal included 22 pipe bombs, gunpowder grenades, dozens of firearms and 50,000 rounds of ammunition.
Robert W. Wilson, in his 80s, philanthropist is giving his $800 million fortune away to many worthy causes and to anti-immigration organization FAIR (Federation for American Immigration Reform). FAIR was founded 30 years ago by John Tanton, patriarch
of the modern nativist movement. It is the most important organization
fueling the backlash against immigration. FAIR stands to benefit from
nearly one million $ from Wilson. FAIR has employed members of white
supremacist groups in key positions and some FAIR board members write
for hate publications. FAIR has promoted racist conspiracy theories
about Mexico's "secret designs on the American Southwest."
WHITES ONLY PROFESSIONAL BASKETBALL LEAGUE PROPOSED BY WHITE RACIST DON, "MOOSE" LEWIS, "COMMISIONER" OF WHITE LEAGUE
What you can do to promote tolerance and fight hatred--from the Southern Poverty Law Center
WHAT YOU CAN DO
There are many ways that you can promote tolerance and fight hate. Try some of the folowing for starters.
* Speak up when you hear slurs. Let people know that biased speech is unacceptable. Apathy is as dangerous as hate.
* Cross social boundaries. Seek out opportunities to interact with people who are different from you. Eat lunch with someone new.
* Complain to media outlets when they promote stereotypes.
* Look inside yourself for hidden biases. Take a test at www.hidden bias.org
* Encourage your local po9lice force to identify bias-motivated criminal acts as hate crimes
8-9-12NYTimes--OPINION--"The Sikh Killer's Music of Hate"
- The Sikh Temple Killer’s Music of Hate - NYTimes.com
Law enforcement and anti-racist activists should pay close attention to the neo-Nazi music scene as a motivating force for hate crime.
8-8-12NYTimes Hatecore Music Style Is Called Supremacist Recruiting Tool
- Hatecore Music Is Called White Supremacist Recruiting Tool - NYTimes.com
The shootings at a Sikh temple in Wisconsin shined a light on “hatecore” and an obscure cultural scene that is helping keep the white supremacist movement energized.
1-4-11Daily Kos--History of Right Wing Violence
- Daily Kos: State of the Nation
The media loves to bring up the lefts militancy in the 1960's and 1970's. But during these decades the right was equally violent in the form of racial violence. But since the 1980's the right was unquestionably been more violent than the left. I used
Salon--White Men with Guns--Reconstruction Redux
- White Men With Guns--Reconstruction Redux - Keka - Open Salon
Well, that's where we are now. We tried. For a long time. But now, weve crossed this weird line. Whats being said cant be taken back, and what it allows some very sick people to think and, now, say and do will be very difficult or impossible to st
Summer 2010 SPLC REPORT--Racist Origins of Arizona Immigration Law
- Arizona Immigration Law Violates Constitution, Guarantees Racial Profiling | Southern Poverty Law Ce
Arizonas newly adopted immigration law is brazenly unconstitutional and will undoubtedly trample upon the civil rights of residents caught in its path. SPLC exposes raicist origins of Arizona law.
2-14-12FreePress--Hutaree Trial Day 1
- Plotting war or recreation? Hutaree trial ends first day | Detroit Free Press | freep.com
A Lenawee County militia group was planning to declare war on the United States, a prosecutor told a federal court jury in Detroit this morning. The defense told the jury in opening statements that the defendants were merely letting off steam.
2-12-12DetroitFreePress--Hutaree Militia Trial Starts Monday 2-13-12
- Hutaree militia trial opens Monday | Detroit Free Press | freep.com
The government says they're homegrown terrorists who plotted to kill police officers with bombs and guns. The defense says they're tough-talking, good old boys who had no real plans to harm anyone.
Hutaree Conspiracy Theories
Report spurred probe
The FBI called for a full investigation of the Hutaree in 2008, after a confidential informant infiltrated the group and reported an attack appeared imminent.
The informant, court records show, met with Stone Sr. regularly at a restaurant to address the Hutaree's goals and attended the group's shooting exercises in the woods. The informant said the militia members spoke openly about having explosives and preparing for "the upcoming war."
The informant also admitted to being scared by the "cult-like behavior of the group."
The informant learned Hutaree members had several conspiracy theories, such as:
• The Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks and Oklahoma City bombing were orchestrated by the government.
• Hurricane Katrina was caused by Army Rangers who went into New Orleans and set explosives on the levees.
• The movie "The Matrix" is based on facts.
[From the Detroit Free Press February 12, 2012.]
4-13-10 Detroit Free Press--Nazi Books Found in Hutaree Raid
- Nazi Books Found in Hutaree Raid
Federal agents investigating a Christian militia bent on violence against police seized suspected crack cocaine and steroids, weapons, gas masks and a book of Adolf Hitlers speeches during raids of members homes last month.
3-29-10 Nine Tied To Milita Plot In Michigan Arrested by FBI
WASHINGTON Nine members of a Michigan-based Christian militia group have been indicted on sedition and weapons charges in connection with an alleged plot to murder law enforcement officers in hopes of setting off an antigovernment uprising.
3-35-10 NPR--When Right-Wing Extremism Moves Mainstream
- When Right-wing Extremism Goes Mainstream--TROUBLE
"You see ideas coming from all sectors of the radical right, from the immigrant radical right, from the Patriot groups, the militias, etc, and you see it spreading across the landscape at Tea Party events. Much is aided by mainstream politicians."
3-24-10 NYT House of Anger
- House of Anger
Most of these vignettes are isolated incidents a few crazies going off in a vein-popping binge. But the Republican Party now has taken some of the worst elements of Tea Party anger and incorporated them into its own identity.
Shameful Teagaggers Torment Man with Parkinson's in Columbus
3-6-10--Dick Armey, Tea Bag Promoter, on Charlie Rose
- Charlie Rose - Dick Armey
Dick Armey, FreedomWorks Chairman and Former U.S. House Majority Leader, and King of the Tea Baggers interviewed by Charlie Rose.
Obama Faces 30 Death Threats per Day
- Barack Obama faces 30 death threats a day, stretching US Secret Service - Telegraph
US President Barack Obama is the target of more than 30 potential death threats a day and is being protected by an increasingly over-stretched and under-resourced Secret Service, according to a new book.
2-28-10 NYTimes "Axis of the Obsessed and Deranged"
- Frank Rich on Tea Partiers, Terrorists and Nutjobs
No less an establishment conservative than the Wall Street Journal editorialist Dorothy Rabinowitz describes Pauls followers as conspiracy theorists, anti-government zealots, 9/11 truthers, and assorted other cadres of the obsessed and deranged.
Operation Rescue--Troy Newman
3-3-10--Glenn Beck, Lou Dobbs, Sarah Palin, Michelle Bachman Contribute to Rise of Extremism
- Beck, Bachman, Palin, Dobbs Rhetoric Fuels Extremism
Anti-government sentiment in the U.S. has reached levels so high they could result in another attack like the Ok City bombing, according to a report released Tuesday by an organization that tracks right-wing extremists.
White Racist Basketball Hate Group
- All White Basketball League Proposed by White Racists
An all-white basketball league was proposed earlier in the week by a group calling itself the All-American Basketball Alliance. The league's commissioner, Don "Moose" Lewis, said that in "the culture today" you have to "worry about a player flipping
Westboro Baptist Church Homepage
Here's Where These Groups Lead Us
- I Sat Last Week With A Dear Friend....Tattooed by hate.
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Orders to Assassinate Obama
- Orders To Assasinate Obama.!!??
Which version of the censored shirt do you think the fanatics are wearing in public?? What In God's name are they teaching their children?? Notice the gap and the squeezing of this sticker where verse -13...
Hate Incidents Map
Oath Keepers, Another Right-wing Extremist Group
- Oath Keepers Too Extreme for O'Reilly
Bill O'Reilly had Stewart Rhodes, founder of the extremist group "The Oath Keepers," on his show. Things got tense when Rhodes described the group's belief that members of the military need not follow orders they believe violate the Constitution.
- SPLCenter.org: Intelligence Report: Number 136
A 10-year standoff in Texas; a historian on the Holocaust Museum board causes turmoil; and children who overcome a white supremacist upbringing.
National Alliance Webpage
- National Alliance Main Page
National Alliance: ideology and news commentary from a White racial perceptive. ADV: Internet radio broadcast for those of European descent worldwide. Online publications: Free Speech, National Vanguard.
- The Amazing Products of the Ku Klux Klan
The KKK is out to reshape its image, and you to can take part in this "transformation" by sporting any of the "lovely" items produced in the good 'ol U.S. of A.. Terrorism within the United States remains...
Roeder Admits in Court Killing Dr. Tiller in Church
- Roeder Admits Terrorist Killing of Dr. Tiller in Church
WICHITA, Kan. Scott Roeder, the man charged with murder in the shooting of George R. Tiller, one of the few doctors in the country to perform late-term abortions, took the witness stand in his own defense on Thursday, and said that, yes, he did it.
New Saxon Organization--Detroit
- New Saxon - A Social Networking Site for People of European Descent
Home of the New Saxon Online Community. New Saxon is a Social Networking Site for People of European Descent. Hosted by the National Socialist Movement.
2-2--10--Resurrection of the John Birch Society
- Power Line - Return of the John Birch Society?
In his history of National Review, former NR senior editor Jeffrey Hart notes one consequence of the 1964 election at...
If Fascism Comes to America
"If fascism comes to America it will be wrapped in a flag and carrying a cross." The quotation has been variously attributed to Sinclair Lewis and Huey Long. Apparently it's not clear whether either of them actually said it.
- Hatred and Haiti
In Arkansas, Billy Roper figured the Haiti earthquake made for a pretty amusing joke. So the former high school teacher and current head of the neo-Nazi White Revolution group today announced a food drive he called Nutrition for Neutering.
Eva Braun's Home Movies and other Nazi National Socialist Videos by Wolfgman
- Adolph Hitlers Lieblingsblume | Free Educational Videos - Watch Educational Videos Online | Veoh
From Eva Brauns home-movies. Thames Tv-serie "The World at War- A New Germany
Lou Dobbs is Being Deported!
- Lou Dobbs is an Illegal Alien and is Being Deported!!
Lou Dobbs aka Luis Miguel Salvador Aguila Dominguez WANTAGE, NJActing on anonymous tips from within the Hispanic-American community, U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials on Wednesday deported Luis...
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3-28-10 Michigan Chronicle--Beck, Coulter and Limbaugh: 'Avatars of Julius Streicher'
- AVATARS OF STREICHER--Beck, Coulter, Limbaugh by Rev. Davidson Loehr
Streicher's spirit is alive and well in Beck, Coulter and Limbaugh. Streicher was one of the 11 Nazis sentenced to hang by the Nuremberg Trials. Streicher may have been the person most responsible for implanting the spirit of anti-Semitism.
- About the NSM - National Socialist Movement
About the National Socialist Movement, Americas' National Socialist Party--We co-operate and work with many like minded white nationalist groups and many others which are either National Socialist or at least, racially aware of our European heritage.
- NSM : Official Party Forum - Where American Patriots & True National Socialism Unite
Forum of the National Socialist Movement, America's National Socialist Party. Discuss & debate politics, current events, world economic issues, NSM grassroots efforts, news and world history. Certified Zionist free.
Jon Stewart Rips Palin, Limbaugh, et al
- Jon Stewart Returns And Rips Conservatives For Violent Health Care Fallout (VIDEO)
"The Daily Show" returned last night and Jon Stewart didn't hold back, ripping the potentially violent undertones of the conservatives' reaction to the passing of health care reform.
4-13-10 NPR--A Recovering Skinhead
- Story of a Skinhead
"That school was what did it for me. Growing up in South Philly, where we just had this Irish pride thing, I never really thought of the other races or the other races who lived around us as inferior or as much trouble because most of the kids and
4-9-10 Free Press--Hutaree Leader WAR NECESSARY
Hutaree militia leader: War necessary
As he practiced vitriolic speech, it was recorded
BY DAVID ASHENFELTER
FREE PRESS STAFF WRITER
David Stone, the leader of the Hutaree Christian militia in Lenawee County, thought he was trying out a speech on his supporters during a car ride to a national militia meeting in Kentucky on Feb. 6.
Instead, he was speaking
into a federal microphone.
• http://www.freep.com/article/20100409/OPINION05/4090320/1318/">Terrorism in the name of God
One of his traveling companions, identified only as "Other Individual" in a federal transcript of the conversation filed this week in U.S. District Court in Detroit, encouraged Stone to read the speech aloud during the trip.
"Yeah, we got time," the mystery man told Stone. "Yeah, a captive audience."
The unidentified man, who is believed to have been an undercover federal agent who infiltrated the group, even turned down the car radio so everyone could hear the 700-word address.
The U.S. Attorney's Office declined Thursday to say whether the unidentified individual was a federal agent, but Stone's criminal lawyer, William Swor of Detroit, said it is "a reasonable assumption."
During the speech, Stone said Americans were waiting for people like militia members to decide to go to war against the New World Order, a group of international power brokers he said had taken over the U.S. government.
"We outnumber them," Stone said. "They forget, they live in our neighborhoods. They shop at our grocery stores. They eat at our restaurants. We are the ones who control everything in this nation from preparing the food that they eat to running the power stations. ... "
Federal prosecutors played a recording of the speech last week during a detention hearing in Detroit, where a judge ordered Stone, 45, of Clayton and seven other suspected members of the Hutaree detained pending trial.
But prosecutors wouldn't release the recording or a transcript to the news media, saying it would jeopardize Stone's free trial rights.
Yet the transcript was filed in federal court in Detroit on Monday with paperwork from last week's detention hearing in Hammond, Ind., for a ninth suspect: Thomas Piatek, 46, of Whiting, Ind.
Stone never delivered his speech because a Feb. 6 snowstorm forced his group to turn back in Indianapolis.
The nine are charged with seditious conspiracy, attempting to use weapons of mass destruction and possession of a firearm in relation to a crime of violence. The weapons of mass destruction charge is the most serious, carrying a maximum penalty of life in prison.
Swor said Stone had a legal right to express his views: "There is nothing he said that's illegal. U.S. citizens have a right to criticize the government. Wasn't the whole Tea Party movement and health care debate based on 'We can't trust the government?' "
Stone, his wife, Tina Stone, 44, and son Joshua Stone, 21, are appealing their detention without bail. A judge is expected to hear their appeals next week.
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11-27-11NYT Book Review--"The Not-So-Invisible Empire" of the KKK
- The Not-So-Invisible Empire - NYTimes.com
Two books examine the political power and religious roots of the Ku Klux Klan in the early decades of the last century. "In the 1920s the Klan was more popular in north of the Mason-Dixon line than south of it."