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Sun Dec 21, 2014, 12:07 PM

#1 threat to personal lives that law enforcement will admit privately: RW extremists

But, then, that wouldn't get the hotheads who pretend to represent ALL law enforcement in front of FOX or corporate media news cameras, will it? How many more law enforcement officers were targeted and killed by RW extremists AFTER this report was ignored by corporate media?

Why didn't police unions speak up? Where was FOX?

http://thebulletin.org/looking-clearly-right-wing-terrorism7232

Looking clearly at right-wing terrorism

Five years ago the US Department of Homeland Security’s Homeland Environment Threat Analysis Division released an assessment of US far-right extremism. Initially intended for law enforcement and intelligence agencies only, the report—“Rightwing Extremism: Current Economic and Political Climate Fueling Resurgence in Radicalization and Recruitment”—was almost immediately leaked. The report warned that small cells practicing “leaderless resistance” and “white supremacist lone wolves [posed] the most significant domestic terrorist threat.” Significantly, it highlighted the likelihood of expanded attempts by far-right extremists “to recruit and radicalize returning veterans in order to boost their violent capabilities.” Overall, the report warned of trends similar to “the 1990s when rightwing extremism experienced a resurgence.” That far-right extremist rally reached a violent crescendo with the bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah federal building in Oklahoma City on April 19, 1995.

Reflecting on the past five years, a leading far-right extremism expert I recently interviewed described the homeland security report as “prophetic.” Mark Pitcavage, the Anti-Defamation League’s director of investigative research, explained that most of the warnings in the 2009 report have become realities. Yet at the time of its release, the document was derided by many inside and outside of government as “ridiculous [and] deeply offensive,” an “inconceivable” assault on US veterans, and, in general, “a piece of crap.” Buckling under political pressure from conservatives, homeland security rapidly repressed the report. Promptly removed from department's website, the tabooed document also disappeared from the computer systems of state and local law enforcement divisions as well as federal intelligence agencies. The homeland security unit responsible for the report was virtually muzzled. The report essentially fell into obscurity.
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Reply #1 threat to personal lives that law enforcement will admit privately: RW extremists (Original post)
blm Dec 2014 OP
okaawhatever Dec 2014 #1
Historic NY Dec 2014 #2
colsohlibgal Dec 2014 #3
Fred Sanders Dec 2014 #4
blm Dec 2014 #9
Boreal Dec 2014 #11
Fred Sanders Dec 2014 #12
Tsiyu Dec 2014 #5
LiberalElite Dec 2014 #6
Tsiyu Dec 2014 #8
True Blue Door Dec 2014 #7
blm Dec 2014 #10

Response to blm (Original post)

Sun Dec 21, 2014, 12:10 PM

1. Crucial and timely information. nt

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Response to blm (Original post)

Sun Dec 21, 2014, 12:47 PM

2. Problem is they think they are with them....

when they aren't. I suspect most is because similarites in some belief systems..and yes sometime political belief systems. They are more willing to trust right wing idealogy w/o recognizing it doesn't trust them.

see groups like promise keepers, oathkeepers etc....

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Response to blm (Original post)

Sun Dec 21, 2014, 12:52 PM

3. Agree 100% These People Are Crazy And Dangerous

I'm not sure how people go that far off the rails but they tend to be armed and nuts, often racist as well.

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Response to colsohlibgal (Reply #3)

Sun Dec 21, 2014, 02:00 PM

4. Tend to be armed? Tend to be armed to the teeth and as angry as RW media can get them.

What other civilized nation has roaming bands of organized and heavily armed folk chained to the propaganda of fear and hate so effectively spewed by Hate Media?

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Response to Fred Sanders (Reply #4)

Sun Dec 21, 2014, 07:16 PM

9. Police are far too scared of RW groups to confront them publicly.

They have NO FEAR, at all, of left groups. That is why it is so easy for them to publicy blame and attack the left - Easier to publicly join the ideology of the ones you most fear privately.

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Response to Fred Sanders (Reply #4)

Sun Dec 21, 2014, 07:25 PM

11. You just described the poilce

 

extend to that world and you describe the US military death machine. Disarm THEM. They're the real dangerous killers and they do with the protection of the establishment. I'm a lot more worried about cops and military than any Klan or gang bangers.

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Response to Boreal (Reply #11)

Sun Dec 21, 2014, 07:27 PM

12. Then you run along and keep your worries to yourselves now, dear. Run along now.

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Response to blm (Original post)

Sun Dec 21, 2014, 02:45 PM

5. I guess some cops don't mind getting threatened and shot

as long as it's the "right people" doing the threatening and shooting.

How sad is that?


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Response to Tsiyu (Reply #5)

Sun Dec 21, 2014, 02:46 PM

6. Maybe it's considered

"friendly fire".

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Response to LiberalElite (Reply #6)

Sun Dec 21, 2014, 02:52 PM

8. I guess so.

"Okay, fellow ossifers: If a rightwing sovereign nutjob kills you cuz he or she hates cops, it's a glory day and you should be proud to die for the cause.

Now, on the other hand, if a lunatic of color shoots you cuz he or she hates cops, it's time to declare all out war. And by gosh we will, fellow ossifers, in your name."

That is so insane...




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Response to Tsiyu (Reply #5)

Sun Dec 21, 2014, 02:49 PM

7. As long as the shooters are white.

That's how insanely racist police are in this country - they'd rather any number of their fellow officers be murdered by deranged Neo Nazi white guys than listen to criticism from black people.

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Response to True Blue Door (Reply #7)

Sun Dec 21, 2014, 07:21 PM

10. solid observation

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