Just days after lashing out at President Obama’s immigration actions, a leader of a national Tea Party faction claims to be strategizing with retired military generals to overthrow the “Obama regime.”
Even before President Obama entered the East Room of the White House to give his speech outlining a series of executive actions on immigration reform, some, though not all, national Tea Party factions were whipping up a Tea Party nativist frenzy.
An interactive timeline of the movement activities of white nationalist Frazier Glenn Miller, Jr., the man arrested for killing three people at Jewish sites in Overland Park, Kansas on April 13. Miller's movement involvement stretches back more than four decades and leaves a trail of murder and mayhem.
Long time national socialist Frazier Glenn Miller confessed to Judy L. Thomas, a Kansas City Star reporter, that he had murdered three persons in a killing spree at the Jewish Community Center campus and at Village Shalom retirement village in the Greater Kansas City area.
After another successful election cycle, the Tea Party enters the annual post-election transformation phase. The first big change was announced over the weekend.
Darla Dawald, the longtime national director for the Patriot Action Network (PAN) going back to when it was called ResistNet, suddenly announced her departure from the organization this week.
IREHR has documented many of the human rights setbacks in the 2014 elections. At the same time, there are some important victories to highlight. These include victories in areas of women's rights, pro-worker legislation, and gun safety.
Despite the valiant efforts of unions, immigrant rights and progressive groups, nativists successfully led an effort to repeal hard-fought legislation to provide driver cards to undocumented immigrants in Oregon.
IREHR examines the behind-the-scenes political committees, uncovers the network of anti-immigrant and Tea Party groups in the state, and follows the money to find out how nativists were victorious in Oregon. We also look at what the nativist victory portends for national immigration reform in 2015 and beyond.