Tag Archives: domestic terrorism

Trump Endorses QAnon: “They Like Me Very Much”

The New York Times reports: QAnon was once a fringe phenomenon — the kind most people could safely ignore. But in recent months, it’s gone mainstream. Twitter, Facebook and other social networks have been flooded with QAnon-related false information about Covid-19, the Black Lives Matter protests and the 2020 election. QAnon supporters have also been trying to attach themselves to …

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NRA Sues San Francisco Over “Terrorist” Designation

ABC News reports: The National Rifle Association sued San Francisco on Monday over the city’s recent declaration that the gun-rights lobby is a “domestic terrorist organization.” The lawsuit, filed in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, accuses city officials of violating the gun lobby’s free speech rights for political reasons and says the city is seeking to …

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San Francisco Board Of Supervisors Votes Unanimously To Declare NRA To Be “Domestic Terrorist Organization”

San Francisco’s KTVU reports: The city of San Francisco has formally adopted a resolution calling the National Rifle Association a domestic terrorist organization. San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors on Tuesday took the step of officially declaring the nation’s premier gun-ownership advocates a terrorist organization. District 2 Supervisor Catherine Stefani wrote the scathing declaration reading in part, “the National Rifle Association …

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Homeland Security Disbands Domestic Terrorism Unit

The Daily Beast reports: The Department of Homeland Security has disbanded a group of intelligence analysts who focused on domestic terrorism, The Daily Beast has learned. Numerous current and former DHS officials say they find the development concerning, as the threat of homegrown terrorism—including white supremacist terrorism—is growing. In the wake of this move, officials said the number of analytic …

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HomoQuotable – Andrew Sullivan

“To rid the world of Osama bin Laden, Anwar al-Awlaki and Moammar Qaddafi within six months: if Obama were a Republican, he’d be on Mount Rushmore by now.” – Andrew Sullivan. One his readers chimes in: “Bush and Saddam – One Trillion dollars and thousands of US lives. Obama and Qaddafi – One Billion dollars and zero US lives.”

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At The “Islamic Radicalization” Hearings

Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN), the first Muslim ever elected to Congress, got quite choked up during today’s ridiculous “Islamic radicalization” hearings hosted by Rep. Peter King (R-NY), who himself has a history of backing terrorist groups. I’ve been watching the hearings live on CNN and only Hollywood could come up with a more McCarthyesque scenario.

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SPOKANE: Bomb Found On Martin Luther King Day Parade Route

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Your Daily Minute Of Crazy

Rep. Michele “Crazy Eyes” Bachmann says that Bill Clinton “celebrated” the bombing of the federal building in Oklahoma City because he attended a ceremony marking its 15th anniversary. They said that Bill Clinton gave a speech yesterday — the former president — at the Center for American Progress, John Podesta’s group. He gave a speech, and he called me out …

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On Christian Terrorism

Alternet today features a lengthy essay on the rise of Christian terrorism seen recently via the murders of abortion providers and the resurgence of heavily armed Christian militias. Christian terrorism has returned to America with a vengeance. And it is not just [Dr. Tiller’s murderer] Roeder. When members of the Hutaree militia in Michigan and Ohio recently were arrested with …

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Oklahoma Teabaggers To Form Militia To Defend Against The Federal Government

Oklahoma teabaggers are working with politicians to form a state recognized volunteer militia to defend themselves against the federal government. Just in case, you know, somebody tries to make them obey the tyrannical health care reform bill. Frustrated by recent political setbacks, tea party leaders and some conservative members of the Oklahoma Legislature say they would like to create a …

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Today In Crazy People

The 9/11 Truthers are already claiming that the plane crash in Austin was a “false flag op” by the federal government, presumably to discredit the teabaggers. According to the Crazy People, fire trucks and HazMat teams were already in place outside the IRS office prior to the crash, awaiting the arrival of the plane.

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SUICIDE MISSION: Pilot Crashes Plane Into IRS Building In Austin, Texas

A private plane has crashed into an IRS building in Austin, Texas, killing the pilot and his passenger. It appears that the pilot burned his own house down prior to boarding the plane and left a long rambling manifesto decrying the U.S. goverment’s bailout of General Motors, among other things. Why is it that a handful of thugs and plunderers …

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The End Of Giuliani?

Rudy Giuliani’s claim that no domestic terrorism took place during the Dubya administration may have marked the end of his political career. So says Maddow. So say we all.

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Gunfire At DC Holocaust Museum

More domestic terrorism as an 88 year-old white supremacist opens fire at the National Holocaust Museum in Washington DC. Security guard and gunman both wounded. President notified. Think Progress reports that the shooter is Freeper. Shocker. UPDATE: Here is the alleged shooter’s website. Over on Free Republic, where the members still apparently don’t know the shooter is one of their …

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