Tarek Mehanna’s Sentence Criminalizes the Right of Muslims to “Vent” Their Frustrations

By: Friday April 13, 2012 4:15 pm

A 29-year-old Muslim man was sentenced to seventeen and a half years in prison on federal criminal charges of conspiracy to provide material support to terrorists and providing or attempting to provide material support to terrorists. The “material support” the man was alleged to have given consisted of watching videos on “jihad,” sharing his views on suicide bombings in conversations, translating texts that were already available on the Internet and seeking information on those believed to have attacked America on September 11, 2001.

 

Eve Conant: Right Wing Terrorists Are Still “Ho Hum”

By: Wednesday March 31, 2010 6:12 am

Eve Conant, I guess, can dismiss the reality of rising right wing terrorism with platitudes about “less offensive” motivations and “poor life choices.” As if that will somehow make up for the number of people that have already died as a result of this terrorism.

The Militiagan Wolverines

By: Monday March 29, 2010 3:40 pm

Since we’ve been talking about whether right-wing extremists are organized enough to call terrorists, here are some details about their collaboration with others, including a copy of the indictment.

Hutaree: Ceci N’est Pas un Terrorist

By: Monday March 29, 2010 12:45 pm

The multi-state arrest of members of the Hutaree and other Patriot militia groups, carried out by the FBI’s Joint Terrorism Task Force, hasn’t yet resulted in the word “terrorist” being used in any of the stories about the raids.

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