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ABC and NBC Help SPLC Smear Successful Religious Liberty Law Organization as “Hate” Group

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, July 13, 2017 at 8:25pm 7/13/2017 at 8:25pm
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I have written often, and recently, about the corrosive effect of the Southern Poverty Law Center’s highly-politicized “hate” and “extremist” lists.

Politico also recently focused on the problem, which I described in Southern Poverty Law Center “extremist” lists used “to silence speech and speakers”, including this quote from the Politico article:

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Southern Poverty Law Center “extremist” lists used “to silence speech and speakers”

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 28, 2017 at 7:30pm 6/28/2017 at 7:30pm

Politico magazine has a very detailed article on the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC), for which I was interviewed, Has a Civil Rights Stalwart Lost Its Way?.

The article, written by Ben Schreckinger, addresses several aspects of the SPLC, including its massive accumulation of wealth seemingly beyond its needs. But much of the...

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Southern Poverty Law Center Accused of Inciting Middlebury Mob

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, March 21, 2017 at 7:30am 3/21/2017 at 7:30am
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Carl M. Cannon of Real Clear Politics suggests that the SPLC bears responsibility for the recent mob that sent a Middlebury College professor to the hospital.

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Soros-funded groups fight scrutiny of Keith Ellison’s Nation of Islam past

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 17, 2016 at 6:00pm 11/17/2016 at 6:00pm
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Keith Ellison, Democratic Congressman from Minnesota, is the favorite to become Chair of the Democratic National Committee.

He has the support of big names like Chuck Schumer, Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren and Harry Reid, among others.

Yet for years there have been questions about Ellison’s past association with Louis Farrakhan and the Nation...

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Media consults SPLC about SPLC-friendly Chapel Hill Shooter

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, February 14, 2015 at 6:30pm 2/14/2015 at 6:30pm

A North Carolina man named Craig Hicks murdered three young Muslims last week over what appears to be a parking dispute.

Some liberals in the media have consulted the Southern Poverty Law Center on the subject—but have failed to point out that Mr. Hicks is an apparent fan of SPLC.

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Legal Insurrection gets results: Ben Carson taken off SPLC “Extremist” List

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, February 11, 2015 at 8:38pm 2/11/2015 at 8:38pm

On the O’Reilly show tonight, it was announced that the Southern Poverty Law Center has taken Dr. Ben Carson off the “Extremist” Watch List.

And sure enough, Carson no longer is on the List. Carson’s former Extremist profile now redirects to a page with this statement:

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Is Southern Poverty Law Center “Extremist”?

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, February 11, 2015 at 7:00am 2/11/2015 at 7:00am
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On Friday, February 6, 2015, we broke the story that Dr. Ben Carson put on “Extremist” Watch List by Southern Poverty Law Center because of his position on and comments he has made about same sex marriage. (See link for details and videos)

The revelation that the renowned pediatric neurosurgeon and likely presidential...

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Dr. Ben Carson put on “Extremist” Watch List by Southern Poverty Law Center

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, February 6, 2015 at 4:30pm 2/6/2015 at 4:30pm

The Southern Poverty Law Center ceased long ago to be a neutral source of information.

As we have documented over the past years, SPLC has used the credibility it earned decades ago fighting the Klan to turn itself not only into a huge money-raising machine, but also to poison the political process:

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Anti-Conservative Eliminationist Theorist exonerates anti-Zionist Conspiracy Theorist

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, April 20, 2014 at 9:00pm 4/20/2014 at 9:00pm

Max Blumenthal is the virulently anti-Israel, anti-“right wing,” author whose writing about a supposed conspiracy by pro-Israeli money men to buy the 2012 election for Bibi Netanyahu was cited with approval by Glenn Miller, the Klan leader and neo-Nazi enthusiast who murdered three people in Overland Park, Kansas.

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Academic study: SPLC Hatewatch list biased

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 6, 2014 at 8:30am 3/6/2014 at 8:30am
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In the academic study “Watching the Watchers: The Neglect of Academic Analysis of Progressive Groups,” published in the January 2014 issue of Academic Questions, Professor John Yancey finds that Southern Poverty Law Center provides a concrete example of “irrational shortcomings” regarding the publishing of its “Hatewatch” list.

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Attacking the messenger to preserve the Matthew Shepard Hate Crime Narrative

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at 7:30am 10/30/2013 at 7:30am

Stephen Jimenez is the author of “The Book of Matt,” a book that calls into question the deeply ingrained narrative that the murder of Matthew Shepard was an anti-gay hate crime. The extensively researched book reveals that the Shepard anti-gay hate crime narrative may be all wrong.

Jimenez, who is gay himself, has been praised by...

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An unanswered question in the Navy Yard mass murder

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, September 21, 2013 at 6:30pm 9/21/2013 at 6:30pm

Aleister, who writes for College Insurrection, has his own excellent blog, American Glob.

In a post yesterday, Aleister noted how quickly the media dropped any interest in the politics of the Navy Yard shooter … as soon as it became clear that the was a mentally-ill liberal black man, not a conservative/Tea Party/right-wing...

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SPLC doesn’t have the guts to put Bill Maher on its “Anti-Muslim” Hate Watch list

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, April 28, 2013 at 12:45pm 4/28/2013 at 12:45pm

Mark Steyn observes in The Collapsing of the American Skull:

One of the most ingenious and effective strategies of the Left on any number of topics is to frame the debate and co-opt the language so effectively that it becomes all but impossible even to discuss the subject honestly….

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Family Research Council shooting caught on video

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, April 25, 2013 at 2:48pm 4/25/2013 at 2:48pm

The real Eliminationist Narrative.

Background: SPLC Demonizes Supporters of Traditional Marriage.

 
 
 

SPLC — milking old northern liberals for decades

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, April 7, 2013 at 2:18pm 4/7/2013 at 2:18pm

I have written so many times about the fundraising charade conducted by the Southern Poverty Law Center, in which “hate group” numbers are inflated and fear mongering is used to pump up SPLC’s massive endowment used to pay enormous salaries.

As with the proverbial broken clock, SPLC occasionally is right about a...

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So what if Adam Lanza had been an NRA member?

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 29, 2013 at 8:13am 3/29/2013 at 8:13am

The game plays out every time there is a high-profile act of criminal violence.  There is an immediate media and left-blogsphere search to tie the shooter to a “right-wing” entity … usually the Tea Party movement.

Groups like the Southern Poverty Law Center have created a fundraising machine off of such

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SPLC put Rand Paul on 2011 list of “Electoral Extremism”

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 7, 2013 at 12:20am 3/7/2013 at 12:20am

Rand Paul is the civil libertarian hero of progressives, libertarians, and all people who care about the government being able to summarily execute an American on American soil who does not pose a threat of imminent substantial violence without due process of law.

For the past 12 hours Rand Paul has been...

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