Skip to comments.Vigilante Violence Fears High In Ariz. (barfer)
Posted on 04/17/2010 10:03:11 AM PDT by AuntB
PHOENIX -- Federal law enforcement officers have been sent to Arizona as fears surface of possible vigilante violence, experts said.
Mid-April is a time of year law enforcement officers across the country, and in Arizona, are on high alert.
"It's a time at which not only the Anti-Defamation League, but law enforcement, and I mean law enforcement at all levels -- local, state and federal -- are geared up, said Bill Straus, the Arizona Regional Director for the Anti-Defamation League.
The reason: there have been serious attacks on Americans by their fellow citizens during April.
April 19 is the anniversary of the deadly fire at David Koreshs compound in Waco, Texas, in 1993.
April 19 is also the anniversary of the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing.
The next day, April 20, is the anniversary of the 1999 Columbine high school shootings in Colorado.
"Adolph Hitler's birthday falls in this month, said Straus about why there are so many incidents in April. He said racist groups often plot attacks to celebrate the day.
Straus said he is even more concerned about violent plots this year.
The anti-government movement has been building and expanding since the election of President Obama, said Straus.
Straus said there has been a spike in anti-government groups, including groups willing to commit violent acts.
"The militia movement seems to have picked up some steam as of late, said Strauss. "These people are very frustrated. They are frustrated to the point they are dressing up in military garb, donning weapons and going on training runs."
The Southern Poverty Law Center recently released a report noting the spike in anti-government groups.
Their Web site lists 10 in Arizona for 2009. In 2008, there were six.
"Being along the border and having the immigration issue is a huge catalyst for these kind of things, unfortunately, said Jaime Molera, a political consultant.
He said the illegal immigration issue often draws extremists to Arizona. He said the groups often use illegal immigration as a cover for racist beliefs.
"They say they want to stop any people from coming into your country, when what you want is to kick out anyone that may that be of a different skin color or maybe religious preference. Those are the kinds of things that mask what the real underlying hate it is, said Molera.
Law enforcement won't say if anti-government groups are planning attacks like we've seen in the past, but with their numbers rising, Straus worries it's only a matter of time before one takes action.
"I can remember very days in the last few years where I don't go to sleep at night worried about what tomorrow's newspaper is going to tell me, he said.
Arizona rancher murdered by illegal aliens on his own land...
A bomb thrown into our embassy in Mexico...
BUT they're sending our forces to PROTECT aliens against US citizens that they 'fear' may turn to vigilantism.
Words fail me.
Good. Let the illegals be scared. Maybe they will stop breaking our laws and leave the country. What about the fear of Americans face from illegal alien crime? Is that newsworthy?
>> What about the fear of Americans face from illegal alien crime? Is that newsworthy?
The official word on that is “Nothing to see here folks. Move along.”
It’s RINO Hunting that these bed wetters fear most. November can’t come too soon. Their screeching lies will be even more hollow.
“Its RINO Hunting that these bed wetters fear most. November cant come too soon. Their screeching lies will be even more hollow.”
MUST SEE! FLUSH THE JOHN! Johnnys got to go!
This one is hilarious and VERY accurate! (4 minutes!)
Nobody should ever, ever, ever interview the EXTREME Christian-hating, America-destroying groups like the SPLC or the ADL (among others). Giving any credence or legitimacy to these groups is disgusting.
Wow, you really have to work hard at being this stupid.
Do any other Arizonans know what the hell these morons are talking about? I live in Arizona (not in a KPHO news studio) and I have to call bull**** on this crap. This is just a bunch of leftwing psychobabble.
It makes no sense on the surface but if you dig deep the answer is there. The people in charge now hate liberty and love power. How a little minded useless creep like Obama gained access to The White House is is hard to comprehend to those with a clear mind. If you want to see hate it sits in The White House not the Tea Party.
Oh and you should have seen the yowls and wailing, heard practically around the world, on April 15th. Instead of covering the tea party or something else, all three stations opened the 10 pm news with leftist cries of “abuse” — we had some big raids on illegal alien shuttle bus companies that morning. I think each story went on for 5 or 10 minutes, showing poor whining illegal aliens and their fans being “tortured” (yeah, right, they were just arrested).
Anything these creeps say is not worth mention.
OMG, you called it!! I am fairly active around here and wt*, I have no clue what they are blithering about. It's more likely that the leftist groups are celebrating Stalin, Mao's, and Che's birthdays!!!
The left is frightened. They are dimly aware of what their misgovernment will bring down upon their head. Being in control the leftist coalition will up the ante as they realize their media speak is no longer an effective means of control.
I happen to love the month of April in the desert. It’s clear, cool but not too cold (down here in the south anyway), the jasmine and orange blossoms in our yard are so fragrant, the hiking/biking is perfect...
Little did I know when I went down to the border in 2006 that I was there to celebrate Hitler’s birthday.... wow, so glad the media enlightened me.
If the law won’t do their job and keep putting the backs of American citizens against the wall, the people will do it for them. You can only corner someone for so long and they will come out fighting. Especially when their family and friends are being killed by illegals.
...who was in charge during the '90's while all the "anger" was building up....yep,....the Clinton 'rats.
...who is in charge now?.....yep, the Clinton 'rats joined by Zer0 commies. The same old shiiteheads, sans Janet Reno...and she would be there if she was able.
The dots are easy to trace,
Obama and Clinton 'rats=chaos.