Homegrown Terrorists in the Northwest USA???? ??? ?
KALISPELL, Mont. – With its jagged peaks, glistening lakes it is a stunningly beautiful and remote part of the country. It also is a cradle for sometimes-violent anti-government activity — a reputation most recently rekindled by the search for David Burgert. The former Kalispell militia leader is accused of opening fire on sheriff's deputies on a remote logging road in Lolo National Forest. After a lull following the demise of the Idaho-based neo-Nazi Aryan Nations in 2000, anti-government and white supremacist groups and individuals may be reviving in the Inland Northwest. It's a mostly white, mostly rural area with few job opportunities and a history of extreme activists. Experts say the number of radical right groups is growing across the country because of the poor state of the economy, rising immigration and fears that President Barack Obama's administration has an agenda to curtail individual liberties. They include so-called patriot groups, which fear one-world government and don't accept the federal government's authority. "A lot of anti-government energy has been building up over the last couple of years," McAdam said. In January, an attempt was made in Spokane to bomb the city's Martin Luther King Jr. Day parade. The bomb was found and disarmed before it could explode. The FBI called it an act of domestic terrorism that could have killed and injured many people. White supremacist Kevin Harpham has been charged in the case and could face life in prison. His trial begins in August. A patriot group called Flathead Liberty Bell held a convention just last weekend, featuring right-wing speakers and sale of survival gear for what organizers believe is a coming showdown with federal authorities. It was a flashback to the 1990s, when groups like the Militia of Montana regularly held such expos, McAdam said. The number of hate groups and patriot groups, which do not all share beliefs and conduct, has been growing across the country since Obama was elected in 2008, according to an annual report by the Southern Poverty Law Center in Montgomery, Ala., which tracks extremist groups and individuals. "Montana is developing into a hotbed," said Mark Potok, director of the SPLC Intelligence Project. Is this the NEW WAR ON TERROR???? http://northwestfront.org/ http://old.news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20110622/ap_on_re_us/us_hate_groups_fertile_ground
Asked By: Cali Livin - 7/22/2011
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yes according to our own Department of Homeland Security, Ron Paul supporters are a bigger threat to national security than islamo-terrorism.
Answered By: NCR Elite - 7/22/2011
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Republicans will resort to violence when they cannot get what they want through their normal temper tantrum routine.
Answered By: lordfrig - 7/22/2011
"It was a flashback to the 1990s, when groups like the Militia of Montana regularly held such expos, McAdam said." And we all know the widespread terror attacks led by these groups. Oh wait, it never happened.
Answered By: Thomas D - 7/22/2011
I find that those who denounce white rights groups are just anti-white, politically correct goons.
Answered By: The Tall Man - 7/22/2011
Our rise is their fall
Answered By: George Costanza - 7/22/2011
nothing new, we been down that road and across the fields many times before,there is always male bonding followed by ideas,then you convince yourself and others, soon you to will convince yourself to believe what you say is the truth
Answered By: One Truth - 7/22/2011
What do you think private state militias are all about? And they have been around for quite a few years.
Answered By: Will - 7/22/2011
Yes,Since MLK was a Republican that would make them liberals
Answered By: Rick - 7/22/2011
White power KKK loons have had a heart attack since Obama got elected. This just shows they are getting organized and motivated. They are the new Terrorists after the MLK parade attempted bombing
Answered By: BRUCE - 7/22/2011
ppl who want to split up America are traitors and terrorists
Answered By: Kim Waters - 7/24/2011
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