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The Department of Homeland Security’s Nine Page Intelligence Assessment on Right Wing Extremism

  The Department of Homeland Security intelligence assessment on right wing extremism (April 2009) was vociferously panned by Shout Radio and Fox News conservatives. But the report now seems rather prescient in the light of two violent far-right incidents in the past two … Continue reading

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Obama Conspiracy Theories “live within the computer and they fester in people’s minds”: After the Abortion Doctor and Holocaust Museum Shootings, Shepard Smith Worries About Obama’s Assassination by Far-Right Crazies in a Discussion with Heidi Beirich of the Southern Poverty Law Center

Is the authoritarian right on its way to a noxious repeat of the militia movement culture that culminated, in the 1990s, in the Oklahoma City bombing—only this time with the target being our first African American president? After the U.S. Holocaust … Continue reading

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The Grassy Knoll of the Far-Right Mind? After the Murder of Dr. George Tiller, Is President Barack Obama in Greater Danger of Assassination?

The grassy knoll of the far-right mind? Salon today has a rather long article listing and discussing various right-wing Obama hysteria claims, such as: Obama is the Antichrist; he is determined to take away your guns; and he is trying to flood … Continue reading

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