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‘Anarcho-Capitalists’ Seen as Cousins of the ‘Patriot’ Movement
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2012/12/12/anarcho-capitalists-seen-as-cousins-of-the-patriot-movement/

Back in 1978, when the world was young and “Saturday Night Live” was only in its third season, a young comedian named Steve Martin took to the stage and told his audience ...

Bank Robber, a ‘Moorish National,’ Makes Spectacular Jail Escape
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2012/12/19/bank-robber-a-moorish-national-makes-spectacular-jail-escape/

One of two bank robbers who made a daring jail break Tuesday morning, shimmying 15 stories down the side of a high-rise lockup in downtown Chicago on a rope of bedsheets, ...

Oath Keepers to Form ‘Civilization Preservation’ Teams in Anticipation of Societal Collapse
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2013/10/02/oath-keepers-to-form-civilization-preservation-teams-in-anticipation-of-societal-collapse/

The Oath Keepers are going operational.An article posted to the group’s website Tuesday announced the formation of “Civilization Preservation” units, basely loosely ...

Longtime Militiaman Drew Rayner Facing Trial for Mail Fraud
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2011/07/21/longtime-militiaman-drew-rayner-facing-trial-for-mail-fraud/

NOTE: HateWatch has learned that Drew Allen Rayner has prominent ties to the antigovernment “sovereign citizen” movement. In April 2010, Rayner was one several sovereign ...

Far-Right African Americans Chosen to Testify to Congress on Immigration
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2011/02/28/far-right-african-americans-chosen-to-testify-to-congress-on-immigration/

Tomorrow, the House Subcommittee on Immigration Policy and Enforcement will hold a hearing at the Rayburn House Building entitled, “Making Immigration Work for American ...

Extremist ‘Patriot’ Pastor Videotapes Another Tense Traffic-Stop Encounter
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2010/10/30/extremist-patriot-pastor-videotapes-another-tense-traffic-stop-encounter/

Radical conservative Pastor Stephen Anderson’s personal antigovernment reality-TV show has unveiled a new episode.Reprising a “role” he created and played last year, ...

Six Months After Standoff in Nevada, the Federal Government Has Not Yet Responded
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2014/10/17/six-months-after-standoff-in-nevada-the-federal-government-has-not-yet-responded/

[caption id="attachment_14513" align="alignright" width="300"] Cliven Bundy with militia supporters[/caption]It has been six months since the federal government called off ...

Conspiracists Adopt NRA Talking Points on UN Arms Treaty
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2012/07/19/conspiracists-adopt-nra-talking-points-on-un-arms-treaty/

Nothing spooks antigovernment conspiracy theorists like the United Nations and its international treaties – particularly when it comes to perceived threats to their right ...

Oath Keepers Group Takes on ‘Pivot Point’ Arizona Town
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2011/08/29/oath-keepers-group-takes-on-pivot-point-arizona-town/

QUARTSZITE, Ariz. — In the heart of the Sonoran Desert, in a scruffy town populated by nomad retirees, inveterate rock hounds and a nearly 70-year-old nudist bookseller ...

School for Scoundrels: Online ‘Patriot’ University Opens Doors
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2012/06/08/school-for-scoundrels-online-patriot-university-opens-doors/

Attention, students and lovers of learning: If you’ve been seeking an education with a “moral and nationalist perspective,” unencumbered by government censorship and ...