I doubt we’ll be seeing congressional hearings about this

Rep. Peter King took some much-justified heat for his hearings investigating the alleged lack of cooperation among Muslim leaders in America in helping law enforcement find and stop terror plots by Muslim Americans (actually, tips from American Muslims have helped foil several plots in their early stages).

One very good question, though, was why a hearing about domestic terror threats would be limited only to such threats by Muslims, especially considering that since 9/11, there have been twice as many plots and foiled plots by other groups. Like this one:

The U.S. Attorney for Alaska has announced new federal charges, including conspiracy to kill an IRS employee, against four of the five militia members arrested in Fairbanks, Alaska last week. The militia members allegedly stockpiled weapons as part of a plot to kill multiple Alaska State Troopers and a federal judge.

I doubt we’ll be seeing any congressional hearings investigating right-wing militias anytime soon, though.

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