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Earth to Lou: It Could Have Been Different
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2009/11/12/earth-to-lou-it-could-have-been-different/

It didn’t have to end this way for Lou Dobbs. He could have been a contender.But Dobbs, a supremely self-confident man who often mentions his Harvard education in private ...

Arizona Sues Minuteman Group Leader, Alleging Property-Tax Scam
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2009/08/18/arizona-sues-minuteman-group-leader-alleging-property-tax-scam/

The leaders of the Minuteman Civil Defense Corps, the largest and richest border vigilante organization in the United States, have long been accused of scamming donors and ...

Official Leaves Minuteman Group for ‘Patriot’ Movement
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2009/08/07/official-leaves-minuteman-group-for-patriot-movement/

Providing yet another sign that major elements of the Minuteman anti-immigration movement are broadening their agenda to become part of a resurgent antigovernment “Patriot” ...

Accused Nativist Murderer Finds Few Allies in Movement
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2009/06/23/accused-nativist-murderer-finds-few-allies-in-movement/

Nativist leaders are scrambling to distance themselves from Minutemen American Defense (MAD) founder Shawna Forde, who has been charged with two counts of first-degree murder ...

Key Nativist Leader Quits Group to Run for Senate
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2009/05/18/key-nativist-leader-quits-group-to-run-for-senate/

Chris Simcox, a leading figure in the nativist extremist movement, has resigned as leader of the vigilante group Minuteman Civil Defense Corps (MCDC) to run for U.S. Senate.The ...

Questions About Nativist Leader’s Story Continue
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2009/03/08/questions-about-nativist-leader%e2%80%99s-story-continue/

A recent story in The [Everett, Wash.] Daily Herald detailing the troubled past of border vigilante Shawna Forde has provoked yet another round of crossfire among leaders ...

Two Hundred Attend Minuteman Conference
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2009/02/24/two-hundred/

The Central Coast chapter of the Minuteman Civil Defense Corps held a well-attended, one-day conference whose speakers included MCDC founder Chris Simcox and Ted Hilton, author ...

Minuteman PAC Spends Mostly for Fundraising, Administration
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2008/10/16/minuteman-pac-spends-mostly-for-fundraising-administration/

The Minuteman Political Action Committee proclaims on its website that it’s furiously advancing “2008 Project PushBack,” a supposedly full-scale effort to help reelect ...

Minuteman Florida State Convention Set To Begin
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2008/06/24/minuteman-florida/

Minuteman Civil Defense Corps state director Bill Landes estimated 15 to 20 members of the MCDC from across Florida, along with MCDC founder Chris Simcox, would attend the ...

Nativism in the News
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2008/05/20/nativism-in-the-news-4/

[IL] Simcox To Speak At DePaul UniversityThe Chicago Sun-Times / May 18, 2008DePaul University is asking a student group to put up $2,500 to cover the cost of private security ...