February 3, 2018 Posted by Daryl Johnson Antigovernment Extremism-General

SAN DIEGO, [CA]--A San Diego police officer was punched in the face and three people were arrested Saturday during a clash at Chicano Park between a small group holding a "Patriot Picnic" and a larger gathering of park supporters defending its cultural roots. San Diego police reported three arrests, one for battery on a police officer. The officer suffered a bloody nose as he tried to arrest a suspect who refused an order to get out of the street, said Lt. Scott Wahl. The suspect was not injured. The event started about 10 a.m., with police initially reporting that both groups were "law-abiding and peaceful." But as the crowd ballooned to an estimated 700 people, Chicano Park advocates far o  

February 3, 2018 Posted by Daryl Johnson Domestic Terrorism

UNITED STATES, [US]--Many Americans, including those in leadership positions, believe the dominant terrorist threat to the United States originates abroad and is motivated by an extremist interpretation of Islam. They’re wrong. The narrative that posits terrorism is primarily a tactic of foreign-born extremist Muslims is woefully and dangerously incomplete. It’s time to get our facts straight. White supremacist groups are growing in size, lethality and capability. While the United States spent more than a decade disrupting terrorist organizations abroad, a different threat was growing here at home. Its ambitions were different, but its tactics increasingly mirrored those being used by ou