Tuesday, April 14, 2009

The Government Looks For Extremists - And They Are Us

Michelle Malkin examines a report from the Department of Homeland Security entitled, "Rightwing Extremism: Current Economic and Political Climate Fueling Resurgence in Radicalization and Recruitment." Are they focusing on particular, named, kooky fringe groups out there waiting for the black helicopters to land? Nope, they're looking at people who are ". . . antagonistic toward the new presidential administration and its perceived stance on a range of issues." What are these issues? stuff like:

  • Immigration
  • Restrictions on firearms ownership and use
  • Loss of U.S. jobs in manufacturing and construction
  • Home foreclosures

According to the DHS report Rightwing extremists also, "chatter on the Internet" about these issues.

If you're reading this I guess you're visiting an anti-government Rightwing Extremist web site. And you know, in some ways I'm quite comfortable being identified as an antagonist of Obama's government.

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