Teresa Nielsen Hayden at Making Light has a comprehensive and cogent take on the bust of the Michigan paramilitary group, for any of you as interested as I am in the extreme right. She concludes “Since I have no chance of getting called for jury duty on this case, I’m free to air my prejudices. I’m glad they busted the Hutaree. They’re not criminal masterminds, but few criminals are. These guys sound like they’re competent enough to be dangerous.”
‘Some on the right never believed Obama had a right to govern, and threats over healthcare are the grim result.’ Salon
“The nonprofit run by Virginia Thomas, wife of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, is likely to test notions of political impartiality for the court.” (LA Times) Thomas, a self-professed Rush Limbaugh fan, refers to her new constituents as “new American patriots.” Nice to see that Justice Thomas married someone who would not challenge his intellectual shortcomings.
“Amid the rash of appeals for Haiti donations has come a call from one of the most prominent voices on the American right for people to hang on to their cash because Barack Obama might steal it.Rush Limbaugh, the most popular radio talkshow host, who is sometimes described as the real leader of the Republican party, says Americans should not give a penny to a population struggling for survival after the earthquake.” (Guardian.UK)