View Full Version : Growing Threat Of Radical Right's Militias

Gayle in MD
10-06-2010, 08:47 AM
<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Quote:</div><div class="ubbcode-body"> A six-month TIME investigation reveals that recruiting, planning, training and explicit calls for a shooting war are on the rise, as are criminal investigations by the FBI and state authorities. Readier for bloodshed than at any time since at least the confrontations in the 1990s in Ruby Ridge, Idaho, and Waco, Texas, the radical right has raised the threat level against the President and other government targets. With violence already up on a modest scale, FBI, Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and state agencies point to two main dangers of a mass-casualty attack: that a group of armed radicals will strike out in perceived self-defense, or that a lone wolf, trained and indoctrinated for war, will grow tired of waiting. Even the most outspoken militia commanders worry about the latter scenario. Kevin Terrell, a self-described colonel who founded a group of "freedom fighters" in Kentucky and predicts war with "the jackbooted thugs" of Washington within a year, says he has to fend off hotheads who call him a "keyboard commando." Some are ejected from his group, he says, and others are willing to wait a little longer. "You have to have the right fuel-air mixture, the piston has to be in the right position, the spark has to be perfectly timed," he says. "The day will come sooner than later."


Read more: http://www.time.com/time/nation/article/0,8599,2022516,00.html#ixzz11aeAFTnm

10-06-2010, 09:12 AM
If all that is true, I would think that the radical left would be quite concerned for their own personal safety. If they were concerned, they would probably be doing their best to avoid confrontation, and probably even avoid spreading their radical opinions in public.

But since that isn't happening, I can only assume that there is no real concern for their safety, or they are stupid.