FAIR PLAY AND BRICKS

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No speaker’s words were more eagerly anticipated than those of Mike Vanderboegh. He’s the former Alabama militiaman who urged people in a March posting on his blog to break the windows of Democratic Party offices to protest health care reform. Portly and pugnacious, Vanderboegh delivered a fiery speech at the Fort Hunt rally, relishing his new notoriety. Still, it didn’t go as well as he hoped. “Do the press outnumber us?” he asked a reporter in a men’s room.

Vanderboegh’s speech was received enthusiastically by the meager crowd, but his appearance ended on a sour note. Answering reporters’ questions afterward, he angered three bystanders who were listening to the give-and-take.

 

The Nativists      Intelligence Report » Winter 2005   

Around the country, an anti-immigration movement is spreading like wildfire. An array of activists is fanning the flames.

Groups in Texas, Calif., Imitate Nativist Extremist Minuteman Project      Intelligence Report » Fall 2005   

The anti-immigration Minuteman Project set off an avalanche of imitators. Some of them are downright frightening.

Georgia Militia Members to be Tried Later this Year in Movement’s Latest Murder Plot      Intelligence Report » Spring 2012   

An alleged plot by members of a Georgia militia is only the latest to target law enforcement officials for death.

Gun Rights Advocates, ‘Patriots’ Mix in April Protests       Intelligence Report » Summer 2010   

A few hundred people showed up this April 19 for two pro-gun rallies in and near Washington, D.C.

Meet the ‘Patriots’      Intelligence Report » Summer 2010   

In the last year and a half, militias and the larger antigovernment “Patriot” movement have exploded, accompanied by the rapid expansion of other sectors of the radical right

Los nativistas      Intelligence Report » Winter 2005   

En todo el país, un movimiento anti-inmigración se esparce como un incendio arrasador. Un despliegue de activistas echa leña al fuego.

The ‘Patriot’ Movement Timeline      Intelligence Report » Summer 2010   

From President Bush’s 1990 mention of a “New World Order” to the arrest of a would-be cop-killer this spring, the history of a movement is briefly recounted.

The Nativists      Intelligence Report » Winter 2005   

Around the country, an anti-immigration movement is spreading like wildfire. An array of activists is fanning the flames.

Juego rudo      Intelligence Report » Fall 2005   

El Proyecto anti-inmigración Minuteman desató una avalancha de imitadores. Algunos realmente dan miedo.

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