Hate Groups Claim Obama’s Win Sparked Recruitment Surge

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From Pamela On Politics:

As if things aren’t bad enough with the faltering economy, devastating job losses and rapid home foreclosures, a new government report is warning that right-wing extremist groups could be planning to use the hard times and the election of the nation’s first Black president as a recruiting tool.

In a nine page report done by Department of Homeland Security in coordination with the FBI they found,  “No specific information that domestic right-wing terrorists are currently planning acts of violence,” but  the current climate “could create a fertile recruiting environment for right-wing extremists and even result in confrontations between such groups and government authorities similar to those in the past.”

The report was published April 7 and compared the current racially charged environment to the 1990’s, “when right-wing extremism experienced a resurgence fueled largely by an economic recession.”

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