Skip to comments.Hate Groups May Be Deadlier Now, Experts Say
Posted on 03/05/2005 4:33:27 PM PST by ajr276
White supremacist groups have been on the decline in the Midwest lately, with key leaders jailed or stepping down and membership in disarray. But experts warn the hate movement could actually become more violent under those circumstances, as angry "lone wolf" extremists take matters into their own hands.
It's a theory that might be tested soon in Chicago, as authorities probe last week's execution-style shootings of the husband and mother of federal Judge Joan H. Lefkow.
Lefkow came home on Monday to find the bodies of her husband, Michael F. Lefkow, 64, and her mother, Donna G. Humphrey, 89, in the basement. Both had been shot point-blank in the forehead. Police reportedly found a broken window and two spent .22-caliber shells.
Lefkow in 2003 had a run-in with white supremacist leader Matthew Hale, a former Southern Illinois University Carbondale law student who was later convicted of attempting to have Lefkow killed.
Among police theories now is that Lefkow's family died at the hands of someone trying to carry out that mission - even without any involvement from Hale, who has been in custody since last year awaiting sentencing on the murder-solicitation conviction...
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Ri-i-ight. Do you remember Waco?
but the guy is right about the hard core are dangerous in a dying movement. Just look at the dums.
Yes, but they weren't active in the killing of federal judges.
I never did get why the word "supremacists", when it seems to me it should be "supremists"
But anyway...there are no nazis, there is no KKK. Sure there are remnants, but there is no real threat and no real organized effort. Any claims otherwise is just silly nonsense.
They are listening to the "newsies" and they are pointing to the "extremists" with whom the judge had previously had encounters.
How about this ~ professional home robbers were "surprised" by returning householder, and an old lady, so they shot them with the low caliber, readily silenced pistols they carry with them for this purpose ~ should it happen!
If you can find a book about what are known as Scottish Travelers, or Border Men, who do the "second story" work in UK and Europe, or, more glamorously, get into the business of "international jewel thieves", you should be able to find out about this low caliber phenomenon in a few seconds ~ check the index.
(NOTE: Travelers generally make sure all books that detail techniques and methods used in this highest of their professions are "checked out" on a permanent basis, so getting one of these books may be difficult.)
Best be on the lookout for a top-end pickup truck on the Interstate going back to South Carolina.
I live in the St. Louis area and I know how the leftist at the Post-Disgrace have it in for anyone who doesn't follow the "muliti-cultural" way of thinking.
The media needs a new boogie man to take the heat off the "religion of peace". Enter, the evil Nazis.
I hope our 'public servants' keep in mind that people are only guilty of what they do, not what whiners are afraid they will do.
So who was active in killing federal judges? Aside from leftwing Teddy the "Unibomber" Kaczincki.
The ethnic drug mobs.
Note the direct association in the mind of the author between 'Hate groups" and white supremacy. Granted that white supremacists, if they commit violent acts against non-whites should be considered a hate group, but why do I get the feeling that in the author's mind (and the MSM in general) the only people who can possibly be part of a hate group are Whites?
There are certainly non-white people who express virulent hatred toward whites, as witnessed from their rap cd's and other statements. Are they not also part of a hate group? What about radical Islam who as part of there daily vitriol verbally, if not violently attack America, are they not also a hate group? Some of the rhetoric expressed toward Pres. Bush and his supporters by his opponents - would that not constitute " hate speech"? Just wondering what we consider a "hate group" and what we consider the freedom to express an opinion in our country. Isn't there a double standard?
Typical media opportunism. One incident and suddenly we are at risk from a horde of "lone wolf" white supremacist killers.
Blacks are infinitely more dangerous to other blacks than whites are dangerous to blacks...that's the 2 ton elephant that is standing in the middle of America's living room...and being totally ignored...
This may be a blessing in disguise. Our country is grappling with judges who do not understand that there is a war, and issues about "torture", rights for enemy combatants and etc, these new threats may wake them up because for the first time in these judges lives, they are vulnerable and threaten. Survival is no longer an academic thing. Make a dumb ruling that undermines the police and military ability to fight criminals and terrorists have personal consequences.
I'm glad you put the "type" qualifier on there. After all what are the Michigan Militia connected to?
There is a real threat in that people are being killed by followers of this ideology. It is true there may be no person giving direct orders to these individuals, but the principle of "leaderless resistance" has long been promoted by these types and that is certainly an organized effort.
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