Extremism Dictionary - From Homeland Security

From the Washington Times:

The same Homeland Security Department office that categorized veterans as potential terrorists issued an earlier report that defined dozens of "extremists" ranging from black power activists to abortion foes. The report was nixed within hours and recalled from state and local law enforcement officials.

Here are some of the definitions that most pertain to conservatives (emphasis and comments added by me):

(U) rightwing extremism
(U//FOUO) A movement of rightwing groups or individuals who can be broadly divided into those who are primarily hate-oriented, and those who are mainly antigovernment and reject federal authority
in favor of state or local authority. This term also may refer to rightwing extremist movements that are dedicated to a single issue, such as opposition to abortion or immigration. (also known as far right, extreme right)

(U) alternative media (U//FOUO)
A term used to describe various information sources that provide a forum for interpretations of events and issues that differ radically from those presented in mass media products and outlets.
(blogging? talk radio?)

(U) antiabortion extremism
(U//FOUO) A movement of groups or individuals who are virulently antiabortion and advocate violence against providers of abortion-related services, their employees, and their facilities. Some cite various racist and anti-Semitic beliefs to justify their criminal activities.

(U) anti-immigration extremism
(U//FOUO) A movement of groups or individuals who are vehemently opposed to illegal immigration, particularly along the U.S. southwest border with Mexico, and who have been known to advocate or engage in criminal activity and plot acts of violence and terrorism to advance their extremist goals. They are highly critical of the U.S. Government’s response to
illegal immigration and oppose government programs that are designed to extend “rights” to illegal aliens, such as issuing driver’s licenses or national identification cards and providing in-state tuition, medical benefits, or public education.

(U) patriot movement
(U//FOUO) A term used by rightwing extremists to link their beliefs to those commonly associated with the American Revolution. The patriot movement primarily comprises violent antigovernment groups such as militias and sovereign citizens. (also: Christian patriots, patriot group, Constitutionalists, Constitutionist)
(Tea parties?)

(U) tax resistance movement
(U//FOUO) Groups or individuals who vehemently believe taxes violate their constitutional rights. Among their beliefs are that wages are not income, that paying income taxes is voluntary, and that the 16th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which allowed Congress to levy taxes on income, was not properly ratified. Members have been known to advocate or engage in criminal activity and plot acts of violence and terrorism in an attempt to advance their extremist goals. They often target government entities such as the Internal Revenue Service and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. (also: tax protest movement, tax freedom movement, antitax movement)

(U) Christian Identity
(U//FOUO) A racist religious philosophy that maintains non-Jewish whites are “God’s Chosen People” and the true descendants of the Twelve Tribes of Israel. Groups or individuals can be followers of either the Covenantor Dual Seedline doctrine; all believe that Jews are conspiring with Satan to control world affairs and that the world is on the verge of the Biblical apocalypse. Dual Seedline adherents believe Jews are the literal offspring of Satan and that nonwhites, who are often referred to as “mud people,” are nothuman beings. (also: Identity, CI, Anglo-Israel)

Also defined as extremist or extremist terms:

(U) aboveground
(U) alternative media
(U) anarchist extremism
(also: revolutionary anarchists)
(U) animal rights extremism
(also: animal liberation)
(U) antiabortion extremism
((U) anti-immigration extremism
(U) antitechnology extremism
(also: Neo-Luddites)
(U) Aryan prison gangs
(U) black bloc
(U) black nationalism
(U) black power
(U) black separatism
(U) Christian Identity (also: Identity, CI, Anglo-Israel)
(U) Cuban independence extremism
(also: anti-Castro groups)
(U) decentralized terrorist movement
(U) denial-of-service attack
(also: DoS attack)
(U) direct action
(U) Christian Identity symbol
(U) Green Anarchism symbol
(U) environmental extremism
(also: ecoterrorism)
(U) ethnic-based extremism
(U) extremist group
(U) green anarchism
(U) hacktivism
(U) hate groups
(U) Jewish extremism
(U) leaderless resistance
(U) leftwing extremism
(also: far left, extreme left)
(U) lone terrorist
(also: lone wolf)
(U) Mexican separatism
(U) militia movement
(also: citizens militia, unorganized militia)
(U) neo-Nazis
(U) patriot movement
(also: Christian patriots, patriot group, Constitutionalists, Constitutionist)
(U) Phineas Priesthood
(U) primary targeting
(U) Puerto Rican independence extremists
(U) racial Nordic mysticism
(also: Odinism, Asatru)
(U) racialist
(U) racist skinheads (also: skins)
(U) radicalization
(U) Phineas Priesthood symbol.
(U) rightwing extremism
(also known as far right, extreme right)
(U) secondary targeting
(U) single-issue extremist groups
(also: special interest extremists)
(U) skinheads (also: skins)
(U) sovereign citizen movement
(also: state citizens, freemen, preamble citizens, common law citizens)
(U) tax resistance movement
(also: tax protest movement, tax freedom movement, antitax movement)
(U) tertiary targeting
(U) underground
(U) violent antiwar extremism
(U) violent religious sects
(U) white nationalism
(U) white power
(U) white supremacist movement


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