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Domestic Terrorism

Probing the Pentagon: Are Gays Really More Dangerous than Neo-Nazis?

J. Richard Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
J. Richard Cohen

A neo-Nazi skinhead who wants to obtain weapons and combat training to use in a future, domestic "race war" can most likely continue serving in the US army with impunity.

New SPLC Report Details 75 Radical Plots, Rampages

Mark Potok | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Potok

This special report by the Southern Poverty Law Center shows that domestic right-wing terrorism is far more prevalent than most Americans realize.

The Case for an Anti-Abortion Violence Registry

Jacob M. Appel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jacob M. Appel

Much as we do not permit convicted pedophiles to teach kindergarten, those who have been imprisoned for plotting violence against abortion clinics should never again be permitted anywhere near such facilities.

Jason Linkins

Fox News Reporter: Scandalized DHS Report Needs Second Look | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Nine days ago, I joined Greg Sargent in wondering if the murder of George Tiller should prompt a "second look" at the DHS report on homegrown right-wi...

Legislating Hate: The Real Anti-Christ

Shannyn Moore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Shannyn Moore

Today, the Anchorage Assembly will vote on an ordinance to ban discrimination against gays and lesbians in hiring, housing and education. Local Church leader Dr. Jerry Prevo is leading the opposition.

A Question for Dick Cheney: Should We Now Waterboard Tiller's Murderer?

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Roeder is claiming the now-infamous "ticking time bomb" scenario of what can only be termed domestic terrorism. Doesn't this mean that he should immediately be waterboarded?

Dr. George Tiller Murdered in Wichita - Suspect in Custody

Emily Douglas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Emily Douglas

Yglesias argues that direct action terrorist violence against abortion providers has proven to be a successful tactic.

Jason Linkins

George Tiller Murder Prompts Second Look At Scandalized DHS Report | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In the wake of the murder of Dr. George Tiller, The Plum Line's Greg Sargent is making a lot of sense: You may recall the enormous controversy that e...

How I Witnessed Sarah Palin's Anti-Abortion Fanatics

Linda Milazzo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Linda Milazzo

Palin's peevishness is appalling, but it pales in comparison to the dangerous ideology that she and her followers share.

94 Billion Reasons to Rethink Afghanistan

ZP Heller | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
ZP Heller

As the situation in Afghanistan and Pakistan continues to deteriorate, Congress will decide this week whether to approve $94.2 billion in supplemental wartime spending.

Terrorism: Some Definitions

Rick Ayers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rick Ayers

With the election over, I wonder if we can draw down the rhetoric a bit. Let's begin with a definition of terrorism.

Pres-Elect Obama, No To Warhawk Jane Harman!

Linda Milazzo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Linda Milazzo

According to the local Los Angeles newspaper, The Daily Breeze, California Congresswoman, Jane Harman, a blue dog conservative democrat, is up for a h...

But Wait ... By Palin's Definition, Mohamed Atta Isn't A Terrorist

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

Palin is so desperate not to characterize the Eric Rudolphs of this world as terrorists that she forges a severely narrow definition of the act that even lets Mohamed Atta off the hook.

My Co-Worker is a Terrorist

Jake Brewer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jake Brewer

My co-worker, Josh's, most terrorizing activities? Helping pass landmark legislation like the Maryland Healthy Air Act and the Clean Car Bill.

Domestic Terrorism or Dissent?

Jayne Lyn Stahl | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jayne Lyn Stahl

During the vice presidential debate, Sarah Palin couldn't resist showing off her knowledge of a new term: "domestic terrorist."

What I Learned At The Sarah Palin Rally Before They Threw Me Out!

Linda Milazzo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Linda Milazzo

I'd rather be thrown out for the truth than group-hugged for a lie.

Google Tells Lieberman: Thanks For The Input But You're Wrong

Google Public Policy Blog | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Last week, Senator Joe Lieberman (I-CT) contacted us to voice his concerns about seeing videos from several Islamic terrorist organizations on YouTube...