Timothy McVeigh, the Radical Right and Glenn Beck

Have we got you media people's paying attention yet? It's really upsetting to read these kinds of things and yet, we have too if we are going to draw attention to it and stop what we all know is unfortunately going to happen, more likely than not at this point.

From DKos's Dana Houle:

Next Sunday will be the fourteenth anniversary of the worst act of domestic terrorism in US history. On April 19, 1995 Timothy McVeigh blew up the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City, killing 168 people and injuring over 800. McVeigh, a former soldier, was connected with the radical right militias and soaked up many of his ideas from books, pamphlets and tracts that circulated in the militia movement:


When the FBI searched the truck of McVeigh's sister Jennifer, they found the copy of Operation Vampire Killer he had sent her.


The radical right is still using tracts like Operation Vampire Killer 2000 to recruit, and it may help inspire future Timothy McVieghs to perpetrate their own acts of domestic terror.

But its not just Operation Vampire Killer 2000 itself that's still circulating within the radical right. It's the language, the metaphors, the messages that the government is planning on taking your guns and that the IRS is part of a global conspiracy to deprive Americans of their liberty that's still a staple of rightwing rhetoric and ideology. For example, Fox News' Glenn Beck:

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