One of the biggest stories on TheBlaze today has focused on Eric Holder’s claim that the President can kill an American citizen inside the continental United States with a drone. Senator Rand Paul had been asking questions about the U.S.’s drone policy for the past several weeks, and he now has his answer. No one in the mainstream media seems to have a problem because the victims of the attacks are terrorists, but who defines what a terrorist is? As the guys pointed out on radio, the Southern Poverty Law Center has been raising the alarm about so-called “patriot groups” for a while now.
The Southern Poverty Law Center is a left-leaning nonprofit that targets radical hate groups like the New Black Panthers, the KKK, and more. They have also accused David Barton of being a radical right activist.
The SPLC claims that the members of the patriot groups “believes that the federal government is conspiring to take Americans’ guns and destroy their liberties as it paves the way for a global ‘one-world government.’”
The Southern Poverty Law Center sent a letter Tuesday to Attorney General Eric Holder and Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, claiming that the patriot group situation was approaching the point that led to the domestic terrorism of the Oklahoma City Bombing.
“As in the period before the Oklahoma City bombing, we now also are seeing ominous threats from those who believe that the government is poised to take their guns,” the letter stated. “Because of the looming dangers, we urge you to establish an interagency task force to assess the adequacy of resources devoted to responding to the growing threat of non-Islamic domestic terrorism.”
“For many, the election of America’s first black president symbolizes the country’s changing demographics, with the loss of its white majority predicted by 2043,” the Center said. “Now that comprehensive immigration reform is poised to legitimize and potentially accelerate the country’s demographic change, the backlash to that change may accelerate as well.”
Glenn asked listeners to begin to make the connections between what the SPLC is doing and what is happening in Washington, DC.
“The Southern Poverty Law Center is laying the groundwork,” Glenn explained.
“This is the [SPLC] who is tracking for the left these Patriot groups, and that includes you if you’re a member of the Tea Party or a 9/12 group or you believe in freedom – and you say this is wrong,” Glenn said.
“I want you to understand, Eric Holder has just said that the President of the United States has the power to take an American citizen’s name without a warrant, without a trial, and assassinate him,” he continued.
Glenn said this out-of-control loss of Constitutional rights and expansion of Presidential powers didn’t start with President Obama but was going on back during the Bush years with the PATRIOT Act. But now things are getting even worse.