Being Liberal and a Progressive in a RED STATE is not an easy thing these days. I started this blog to vent my frustrations on our lives being taken over by right wing conservatives with their propaganda machines. I have also learned an important lesson in the last year, it is that reading is the only way to get real information, you cannot depend on the news you see on TV.


Friday, July 07, 2006

Timothy McVeigh Revisited

It looks like the military needs recruits so much it is allowing people like Timothy McVeigh to join up again:

A decade after the Pentagon declared a zero-tolerance policy for racist hate groups, recruiting shortfalls caused by the war in Iraq have allowed "large numbers of neo-Nazis and skinhead extremists" to infiltrate the military, according to a watchdog organization.

The Southern Poverty Law Center, which tracks racist and right-wing militia groups, estimated that the numbers could run into the thousands, citing interviews with Defense Department investigators and reports and postings on racist Web sites and magazines.

"We've got Aryan Nations graffiti in Baghdad," the group quoted a Defense Department investigator as saying in a report to be posted today on its Web site, "That's a problem."

Hate Groups Are Infiltrating the Military, Group Asserts


Anonymous melissa said...

Off subject,but have you seen this?

A large Delaware school district promoted Christianity so aggressively that a Jewish family felt it necessary to move to Wilmington, two hours away, because they feared retaliation for filing a lawsuit. The religion (if any) of a second family in the lawsuit is not known, because they're suing as Jane and John Doe; they also fear retaliation. Both families are asking relief from "state-sponsored religion."

7/07/2006 2:28 PM

Blogger PoliShifter said...

Dear Gingersnap,

recently I moved my blog Pissed on Politics to movable type.

In the process someone stole my pissed on politics blogspot URL.

Could you kindly remove the blogspot URL from your links list?

I don't want the bastard who took it getting undeserved traffice

My new URL is

many thanks in advance

7/08/2006 4:00 PM

Blogger Gingersnapp said...

Melissa, I hadn't seen that, but that is terrible. I just don't get how we have come to this.

Polishifer, I will change the link, thanks for letting me know.

7/10/2006 4:39 PM


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