DHS Finally Gets Real: Online Hate Drives Domestic Terror

The Gab, new look for DHS. The department has been turning away from right-wing extremism since 2009, when an internal DHS analysis on the topic leaked in conservative media and set off a CNN report last month. Those issues dovetail with the themes of Donald Trumps reelection campaign. But as DHS acknowledged Friday, lone domestic terrorists have caused more deaths in the United States in recent years than foreign groups. The department

Its Juneteenth, and a White Nationalist Is President

With the South rising again on the watch of President Donald Trump, who plans to turn the Fourth of July this year from a celebration of America to a celebration of himself, its time for Americans who champion equality to begin celebrating Juneteenth. June 19, 1865 Juneteenth being a combination of June and nineteenth should remind all Americans of the long and complex fight required to end slavery here. On April 16, 1862, President Abraham Lincoln signed the Compensated Emancipation Act ending slavery in the District of Columbia by paying slave owners up to $300 for each slave they set free. The federal government allocated $1 million (the equivalent of $30 million today) to compensate D.C.s slave-owners. The Act also …