Right Wing Round-Up

  • Think Progress: Indiana’s ‘sovereign citizens’ renounce their U.S. citizenship, claim to secede from the Union.
  • TPM: Louisiana sheriff forming a citizen militia to defend the parish in the event of a terrorist attack.
  • Adam Serwer: How a smearing of Justice Department lawyers as “terrorist sympathizers” traveled from the conservative media to the United States Senate.
  • Alvin McEwen: Attacks on gay students no big deal to the religious right.
  • Media Matters: Glenn Beck repeatedly likens himself to historical figures of note, including Socrates, Martin Luther King, Jr., and Benjamin Franklin.
  • Finally, if this was satire, it would be absolutely brilliant.  It is not satire: