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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 ...

Hate Group Leader to Serve as California State Judge
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2012/06/20/hate-group-leader-to-serve-as-california-state-judge/

Gary Kreep, a longtime antigovernment activist, “birther” and hate group leader who uses anti-Obama rhetoric as a proxy for anti-Muslim hate, has emerged victorious in ...

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 ...

Antigovernment ‘Patriot’ Movement Takes Up Delaware Sheriff’s Crusade
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2012/04/26/antigovernment-patriot-movement-takes-up-delaware-sheriff-crusade/

Update: Proposed legislation clarifying that Delaware sheriffs do not have powers of arrest was withdrawn yesterday by its sponsor, WGMD News reports. State Rep. Daniel Short, ...

Beck Ridicules Cop-Killing Movement as Insignificant
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2012/02/13/beck-ridicules-cop-killing-movement-as-insignificant/

There’s stupid, and then there’s really stupid. Finally, there’s blind, leaden stupidity, a quality personified in great detail by the loathsome Glenn Beck last week.Beck ...

Father in Apparent Murder-Suicide was ‘Congressman’ in ‘Republic’
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2012/02/10/father-in-apparent-murder-suicide-was-congressman-in-antigovernment-republic/

Last week, police made a startling announcement in their investigation of a fire that killed a father and son in their rural West Virginia mobile home in January. They revealed ...

UN’s Agenda 21 is Seen as Trojan Horse for ‘New World Order’
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2012/02/06/uns-agenda-21-is-seen-as-trojan-horse-for-new-world-order/

In the last several years, an obscure United Nations accord called Agenda 21 has emerged as something of a unified field theory for the antigovernment movement. On its face, ...

Neo-Confederate League of the South Espouses Posse Comitatus Ideology
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2012/01/11/neo-confederate-league-of-the-south-espouses-posse-comitatus-ideology/

Affirming his group’s embrace of antigovernment “Patriot” ideology, League of the South (LOS) President Michael Hill on Monday sent members an E-Mail declaring the federal ...

Maryland County Commission Hires Extremist Blogger
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2011/10/07/maryland-county-commission-hires-extremist-blogger/

So what do you do when you’ve successfully saved the planet from efforts to save the planet? If you’re ultra-conservative blogger James Simpson, the answer is: Get paid. ...

Presidential Candidates Invited to Sign Islamophobic ‘Pledge’
http://www.splcenter.org/blog/2011/09/07/presidential-candidates-invited-to-sign-islamophobic-pledge/

In a presidential election season already featuring a raft of insidious candidate “pledges” pushed by right-wing interest groups hoping to swap endorsements for commitments ...