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Violent #WhiteSupremacy is nothing new, especially in America

Martin Luther King Jr. famously said, “The arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends toward justice.” In a darker vein, the arc of bigotry and hatred is long, but it inevitably bends toward violence. And there’s no shortage of violence by right-wing terrorists these days. The terrorist attack by a white supremacist […]

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Trump’s legacy: Hate groups are at an all-time high

A new report from the Southern Poverty Law Center tells us what we already suspected when we see and read news reports: There are a record number of hate groups in the United States, driven by both shifting demographics and Trumped-up fears of immigration. The SPLC gives us the discouraging numbers both on its website […]

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Why did father of Waffle House shooter give his son his guns back?

What earthly reason could there be for returning weapons to Travis Reinking, the now-arrested suspect in the Nashville-area shooting at a Waffle House restaurant that killed four people and injured more? The 29-year-old Reinking has shown multiple signs of being mentally ill. According to a report in The Washington Post: While Reinking was at large, […]

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Austin bomber is finally called a domestic terrorist. It’s about time.

It took the police long enough. Police in Austin, Texas, have finally admitted that the man who terrorized the city for 19 days by sending package bombs was a terrorist. The series of bombings rocked the city. The explosions killed two people and injured several more. Frightened residents were told to stay inside and avoid […]

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Sorry, GOP: Planned Parenthood shooter is a terrorist

In the wake of the killing of three people and wounding of nine more at a Colorado Springs Planned Parenthood clinic, there’s been a noticeable unwillingness from those on the right to call this incident what it is: a domestic terrorist attack. Robert Dear went into a shooting rampage at the clinic, holding out for […]

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Biggest U.S. terror threats from right wing, not Islam

A new study confirms what many U.S. police officers already know: There are more killings in this country by white supremacists and other right-wing extremists than by Muslim terrorists. According to the latest data in the study from the New America Foundation, right-wing extremists have killed 48 people in the United States since the attacks […]

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