Ham-Handed Abuse of Power

A single footnote is perhaps the most disturbing and chilling aspect of the Department of Homeland Security report to all law enforcement agencies warning about a rise in “right-wing extremist activity.”  Comments at American Thinker, and  columns at the Washington Times and at World Net Daily describe the content of the report, with World Net Daily including a link to an apparent copy of the report.  The DHS report cites the current economic environment and the prospect of unspecified “policy changes” under President Obama, and  warns against the possibility of violence by unnamed "right-wing extremists" concerned about illegal immigration, increasing federal power, restrictions on firearms, abortion and the loss of U.S. sovereignty and singles out returning war veterans as particular threats.A footnote on page 2 of the DHS report reads:Rightwing extremism in the United States can be broadly divided into those...(Read Full Post)