As far as right-wing “terrorism” goes, it barely registers a blip compared to the frequency of eco-terrorism or the deadliness of Islamist terrorism.
But now the Department of Justice is shifting gears into overdrive and is intent on finding the roots of “anti-government” animus (as if it’s a condition of citizenship to support the government no matter what). Watchdog.org reports:
Think the National Security Agency is doing enough snooping in “The Homeland?” A federal spying coalition aims to drill deeper under the Orwellian title, Domestic Terrorism Executive Committee. […]
“Call it massive surveillance of the U.S. population,” said John Whitehead, president of the civil libertarian Rutherford Institute. […]
.He said the committee — whose members are not yet known — would “coordinate closely with U.S. attorneys and other key public safety officials across the country to promote information-sharing and ensure an effective, responsive and organized joint effort.”