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EXCLUSIVE: Sheriff Mack hits back at “right-wing extremism” & militia report

February 26, 2010

The 24-page report released this month by the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) entitled, “The Second Wave: Return of the Militia” is sweeping in its indictment.

In it, police officers, soldiers, veterans, tax defiers, Patriots, tea party members, right-wing militias, “birthers” and sovereign citizen proponents are all said to exhibit elements of a resurging anti-government movement that reached its zenith in the mid-1990’s and spiraled out of control with violence and domestic terrorism.

A number of national and local citizens groups are called out in the report — the National Rifle Association, Minutemen, Oath Keepers — as well as mainstream conservative politicians and media personalities — U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.), U.S. Rep. Spencer Bachus (R – Ala.), Texas Gov. Rick Perry, Fox News host Glenn Beck, CNN’s Lou Dobbs, MSNBC commentator and former Republican presidential candidate Pat Buchanan — as evidence of this growing domestic threat.

Add to the list former Graham County, Arizona sheriff Richard Mack, dubbed a “long-time militia hero” by SPLC. The son of an FBI Agent, Mack has long been a crusader for freedom and individual rights.

The story continues …..

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