On April 19th, on the fifteenth anniversary of the Oklahoma City Bombing, MSNBC will televise live footage of interviews with Timothy McVeigh, the right wing mastermind of the attack. In light of all the turbulence and controversy surrounding the administration of Barack Obama, is this just another case of crass sensationalism or does it serve as a timely, in your face, reminder of what constitutes an extreme threat to public safety?
|By: SJGulitti Sunday April 18, 2010 7:25 pm|
|By: SJGulitti Sunday April 11, 2010 8:00 pm|
As Progressives we need to learn how to throw a punch, figuratively, and stop being seen as a bunch of kumbaya signing pushovers who let the right push us around.
|By: SJGulitti Monday March 29, 2010 8:23 pm|
Anyone who thinks I am off course on the topic of right-wing extremism should consider the latest incident that was reported on the evening news. Over the weekend the FBI arrested nine members of the Hutaree Militia, located in southern Michigan, when the agency uncovered their plot to kill a policeman and then bomb his funeral so as to create the mass killing of his fellow officers. The leader of this group, David Brian Stone, believed that this act would trigger a nationwide revolt against the Federal Government by thousands of “aggrieved citizens”. Stone’s ex-wife said that his life had “spiraled out of control” and that he believed that this despicable act was part of some preordained plan to “defend the world against the anti-Christ.”