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Mother Jones: 'Right-Wing Extremism' Killed More Since 9/11 Than Islamic Terror
Big Journalism ^ | 4/25/2013 | Ben Shapiro

Posted on 04/26/2013 2:36:34 AM PDT by markomalley

On Wednesday, Mother Jones ran an article making a shocking claim: more Americans have been killed by conservative terrorists than by Islamic terrorists since September 11, 2001. “While America has been fixated on the threat of Islamic terrorism for more than a decade, all but a few domestic terror plots have failed,” the article explained. “Between September 11, 2001, and the end of 2012, there were no successful bomb plots by jihadist terrorists in the United States …. [R]ight-wing extremists killed 29 people during those 11 years.”

But is it true?

The Mother Jones piece is based on a study by the New America Foundation and Syracuse University’s Maxwell School. But that study routinely labels non-right-wing murderers right-wingers, and labels basic crimes involving murder “terrorist attacks.”

Here is their complete list of “rightwing terrorist attacks,” with number of killed in parentheses:

(snip)

The list does not include the Beltway snipers (11 killed, including a 2002 shooting of a Tucson man); Mohammed Ali Alayed, who slashed a Jewish friend’s throat after reportedly undergoing a religious revival; Mohammed Reza Taheri-azar, who used his SUV to attack students (9 injured) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in revenge for “the deaths of Muslims worldwide”; the list goes on. The list also does not include honor killings (the equivalent to the George Tiller assassination), or random murders involving Muslims (the equivalent of half the items on the “rightwing terrorist attacks” list.

Naturally, the study does not bother to list left-wing terrorists.

(Excerpt) Read more at breitbart.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Editorial; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: alinskyjournalism; alinskytactics; communistmedia; corruption; democrats; enemedia; fraud; leftwingextremism; leftwingmedia; leftwingterrorism; mediabias; mediacorruption; motherjones; propaganda; trashmedia
In other words, more high quality reporting from MJ.

I'm shocked, shocked I tell you!

1 posted on 04/26/2013 2:36:34 AM PDT by markomalley
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To: markomalley

Mother be wrong. . . . . .


2 posted on 04/26/2013 2:40:59 AM PDT by DeaconRed (Call it what it is: Attempt at People Control: NOT GUN CONTROL. Gun control is holding it steady.)
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To: markomalley

What else can one expect from a Marxist/Leninist publication?
It is maybe as hilarious as the old Radio Albania.


3 posted on 04/26/2013 2:46:55 AM PDT by AlexW
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To: AlexW
I hate to be the one to say it, but Mother's a whore.

8^)

4 posted on 04/26/2013 2:50:16 AM PDT by Gargantua ("Barbie O'Bunga ~ America's First Fly-Strewn, Maggot-Gagging Fag President")
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To: markomalley

see my tagline

There are lies, damned lies, statistics, and democrat talking points.


5 posted on 04/26/2013 3:02:35 AM PDT by Mr. K (There are lies, damned lies, statistics, and democrat talking points.)
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To: DeaconRed

> Naturally, the study does not bother to list left-wing terrorists

Naturally. What else should we expect under 0’s watch. He will go down in history as being the first Black President, the Worst President, and the Anti-Christ all at the same time.


6 posted on 04/26/2013 3:03:00 AM PDT by jsanders2001
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To: markomalley

Scroll towards the bottom - daily roll up of worldwide Islamic violent events/attacks: http://www.thereligionofpeace.com/index.html#Attacks


7 posted on 04/26/2013 3:09:27 AM PDT by BCW (OIF - a book by a combat veteran - http://babylonscovertwar.com/index.html)
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To: markomalley

I really would like to know why Brietbart or one of the other Conservative outlets does not do an in-depth investigative multi-part/in depth piece on how often the media has lied over the years, in what direction, with full examples and with names named.

Then push it hard and do not back off. And I mean do NOT back off. Not the occasional story that we all see and the genpub ignores. Make it so thorough and naming so many leftists in the media that it can’t be.

And I mean examples of left BS that has hurt the victim groups. The stories ignored/dropped/buried (Africa/Aids, Homelessness under a Dem president/ Black unemployment and promises etc.

Sure the MSM will their spin. But since people are questioning them and the Dems more by the day, the ‘C’SM might wanna strike while the iron is hot and drive the narrative for a change.

Might even get results.


8 posted on 04/26/2013 3:12:14 AM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: markomalley
In other words, more high quality reporting from MJ.

They really need to stick to what they know and do best: being accessories to illegal surveillance schemes.
9 posted on 04/26/2013 3:21:24 AM PDT by tanknetter
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To: markomalley

LEFT-WING EXTREMISM: The Current Threat

From a 2001 report: https://www.fas.org/irp/world/para/left.pdf


10 posted on 04/26/2013 3:31:14 AM PDT by maddog55 (America Rising.... Civil War II)
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To: markomalley
Here is an excerpt of another post here on FR.


11 posted on 04/26/2013 3:35:07 AM PDT by Westbrook (Children do not divide your love, they multiply it.)
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To: Mr. K

There’s a 188 cases of Islamist terrorism that the New America Foundation and Syracuse’s Maxwell School have found in the United States since September 11.

http://homegrown.newamerica.net/overview_nonjihadists


12 posted on 04/26/2013 3:35:39 AM PDT by maddog55 (America Rising.... Civil War II)
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To: markomalley

If one’s reads the article, it’s clear that most of what MJ reports as “right wing” is not “right wing” in any meaningful sense, and many of the incidents have no political motivation at all (for example, one clown who killed somebody because a dog peed on his lawn).

But the purpose of the MJ article is not to report facts, it’s to give cover - within week, bozo’s like Juan Williams and Bill Maher will be arguing that there’s published data that right-wing terrorists have killed more people than Islamists, and if they’re debating anyone with any sense, those folks will not have wasted their lives reading crap in Mother Jones, and are unlikely to have assimilated all of the info in the Breitbart piece.


13 posted on 04/26/2013 3:45:40 AM PDT by Stosh
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To: markomalley

Bookmark.


14 posted on 04/26/2013 3:47:11 AM PDT by ez (Muslims do not play well with others.)
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To: Stosh

I believe many of these studies they tout ar in the mid of one person who writes the article and makes up the garbage they write themselves.

It’s really quite easy for a Journalist to site an article and facts they make up themselves.If they really want a study they can go to any socialist-Marxist University and ask any Communist Professor for one ,and they will gladly make one up.


15 posted on 04/26/2013 3:51:21 AM PDT by Venturer
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To: markomalley

Well that link totally locked up my PC.


16 posted on 04/26/2013 3:58:58 AM PDT by Dusty Road
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To: Westbrook

Those are great points, and worth repeating. One of the reasons why I don’t like seeing Islam referred to as a “dangerous cult” is that I know the left puts the Catholic Church in the same category. Islam is absolutely dangerous in terms of violence (in a way that Catholics are not), but to the left we are equally dangerous.

I’m certain the American Left has done much more damage to our country than all of the Muslim terrorists combined, through their control of the government, the classrooms, and our media. There is no doubt in my mind; heck, we wouldn’t have allowed many of our terrorists into this country without the pressure from the left to do so. The WASP way of life is viewed as the biggest danger by the left (and I’m not a WASP).


17 posted on 04/26/2013 4:09:57 AM PDT by kearnyirish2 (Affirmative action is economic war against white males (and therefore white families).)
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To: Norm Lenhart

You’re right. Thanks.


18 posted on 04/26/2013 4:12:13 AM PDT by kitkat (STORM THE HEAVENS WITH PRAYERS FOR OUR COUNTRY)
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To: Westbrook

EXCELLENT POST.


19 posted on 04/26/2013 4:13:45 AM PDT by kitkat (STORM THE HEAVENS WITH PRAYERS FOR OUR COUNTRY)
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To: markomalley
communist liars... but then that is redundant.

LLS

20 posted on 04/26/2013 4:22:05 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer (FROM MY COLD, DEAD HANDS!)
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To: markomalley

The article may be right. The confusion is in the accepted definition of the political spectrum, left and right. These people, MJ included, are fascists disguised as liberals. They want government rule (totalitarianism), they want indoctrination, they live in a world of extreme propaganda. They are fascists, they are “right-wing” by their own definition of the political spectrum. They just want you to believe that are not, and that right-wing and Islamic terror are separated, when they are the same thing.


21 posted on 04/26/2013 4:25:23 AM PDT by PLM
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To: markomalley

Lemmie see now.................

One one side, 45-50 MILLION dead babies. (Add approx 3500 daily to that appalling number.)

On the other...................................crickets.


22 posted on 04/26/2013 4:26:25 AM PDT by Flintlock ("The British are coming--to TAKE OUR GUNS"--Paul Revere)
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To: Stosh

Maybe gangsters are right wing extremists now...??


23 posted on 04/26/2013 4:34:46 AM PDT by jughandle
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To: markomalley

Just another Mother load.


24 posted on 04/26/2013 4:40:10 AM PDT by BlueYonder
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To: markomalley

“Mother Jones?” Please....

If MJ magazine DIDN’T make comments like that, I’d be getting worried.


25 posted on 04/26/2013 4:41:40 AM PDT by ScottinVA (Gun control: Steady firm grip, target within sights, squeeze the trigger slowly...)
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To: Venturer

When a journalist writes “some believe” or according to some” you can believe odds favor that ‘some’ are the other journalists in the office. As I spent over a decade in the industry, I speak from lots of experience with this.

What there should be is a site for ex right wing journalists to tell our stories. If only I had the ability/financing....Trust me folks, it would be fascinating reading for the genpub who think Journalists are paragons of integrity.


26 posted on 04/26/2013 4:58:16 AM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: markomalley

They were talking out their mid sections again.


27 posted on 04/26/2013 5:01:28 AM PDT by bmwcyle (People who do not study history are destine to believe really ignorant statements.)
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To: markomalley

This is a publication with readers who will accept anything they say because they say it. They would have loved Stalin, expecially on the day he inisisted that the invaders from the west were British, not German.


28 posted on 04/26/2013 5:09:24 AM PDT by PaleoBob
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To: jsanders2001

“Naturally. What else should we expect under 0’s watch. He will go down in history as being the first Black President, the Worst President, and the Anti-Christ all at the same time.”

And the most divisive president in American history this side of Lincoln.


29 posted on 04/26/2013 5:30:06 AM PDT by headstamp 2 (What would Scooby do?)
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To: markomalley

“Keith Luke (2): A white supremacist broke into an apartment, raped a woman, and shot two more people in 2009. He planned to attack a Jewish synagogue. His motive: killing “nonwhite people.” That is not right-wing. That is white supremacist. But the left always lumps in neo-Nazi types with the right, despite the fact that the Nazi movement was left-wing in orientation.”

A fact that libtards simply can not or will not accept.


30 posted on 04/26/2013 5:36:45 AM PDT by Lee'sGhost (Johnny Rico picked the wrong girl!)
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To: Westbrook

Add: Jared Loughner


31 posted on 04/26/2013 5:37:47 AM PDT by lwd
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32 posted on 04/26/2013 5:39:09 AM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: lwd

> Add: Jared Loughner

Yes, another registered DemonRAT and 0bamao campaign worker.


33 posted on 04/26/2013 5:42:15 AM PDT by Westbrook (Children do not divide your love, they multiply it.)
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To: Westbrook

You forgot the moon biscuit who attacked the headquarters of the Family Research Council last year. He was a pro-homo America-hater, which makes him either a typical Democrat or a New York senator.


34 posted on 04/26/2013 5:45:19 AM PDT by IronJack (=)
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To: IronJack

> You forgot the moon biscuit who attacked the headquarters
> of the Family Research Council last year. He was a pro-homo
> America-hater, which makes him either a typical Democrat or
> a New York senator.

I thought of him, but he didn’t kill anybody.

However, the fact that he wanted to kill everybody at FRC is good enough to include him in the list, which I will.


35 posted on 04/26/2013 5:47:16 AM PDT by Westbrook (Children do not divide your love, they multiply it.)
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To: markomalley

MJ is just another comedian dressed in a grandma suit tryin to get laughs... don’t they know that’s boring already?


36 posted on 04/26/2013 5:47:42 AM PDT by dps.inspect (rage against the Obama machine...)
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To: Norm Lenhart
When a journalist writes “some believe” or according to some” you can believe odds favor that ‘some’ are the other journalists in the office

Don't forget the conspiracy fruitcakes.

37 posted on 04/26/2013 7:12:06 AM PDT by beachn4fun (Why are Hispanics being given special treatment?)
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To: beachn4fun

Oh you mean my former coworkers writing the articles? ;)


38 posted on 04/26/2013 7:14:06 AM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: Norm Lenhart
Oh you mean my former coworkers writing the articles? ;)

probably... but there are others out there (cue X-Files music) hehe

39 posted on 04/26/2013 7:26:54 AM PDT by beachn4fun (Why are Hispanics being given special treatment?)
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To: Westbrook

Bookmarked for later reference.


40 posted on 04/26/2013 7:50:41 AM PDT by EnigmaticAnomaly (Dim Logic: "Let me vote Democrat. Hey, I got screwed! Let me vote Democrat. Hey, I got screwed!")
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To: markomalley

Abortion has killed more in one day than 9/11. Add it up annually, and it’s true genocide, in the Hitler, Stalin, Mao wet dreams style genocide.

Lord, come soon!


41 posted on 04/26/2013 8:50:58 AM PDT by ro_dreaming (G.K. Chesterton, “Christianity has not been tried and found wanting. It’s been found hard and lef)
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To: markomalley

Ah, I see...

It all depends on how you define/ignore “Islamic terror”
and classify anything you want to as “right wing attacks”.


42 posted on 04/26/2013 8:52:30 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: markomalley

Mother Jones......

Just another Marxist Rag.


43 posted on 04/26/2013 9:25:58 PM PDT by LtKerst
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To: markomalley

Never forget that gangs are natural Bammy supporters.


44 posted on 04/26/2013 10:21:43 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: Westbrook

Don’t forget Muhammad and Malvo.


45 posted on 04/26/2013 10:23:31 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: Paladin2

> Don’t forget Muhammad and Malvo.

They were Moslems, but were they Democrats or Leftists?


46 posted on 04/27/2013 6:53:15 AM PDT by Westbrook (Children do not divide your love, they multiply it.)
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To: Westbrook

I believe that John was a ‘rat.


47 posted on 04/27/2013 6:54:17 AM PDT by Paladin2
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To: Paladin2

> I believe that John was a ‘rat.

I will check.

But they were Jihadis none the less.

There should be a table constructed that checks off whether they were jihadis and/or demonRATS. I think that would be more constructive. We would be able to get more names in such a table.


48 posted on 04/27/2013 6:59:32 AM PDT by Westbrook (Children do not divide your love, they multiply it.)
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