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The SPLC Fails the Intelligence Test

RW6 Wrote: Apr 30, 2012 3:18 PM
The SPLC is an effective money-making scam. It serves up dubious, hot-dish hate quotes to the committed (like Robert 1824), and pockets their donations-- sort of a Free Republic for the prepetually aggrieved.

What do you call an organization whose so-called intelligence reports are sometimes an insult to intelligence, an organization that brands some groups “hate groups” and yet, using its own criteria, should itself be branded a hate group? You call that organization the SPLC (Southern Poverty Law Center). The scary thing is that many people still take them seriously.

According to the SPLC website, its quarterly magazine, the Intelligence Report, “provides comprehensive updates to law enforcement agencies, the media and the general public. It is the nation’s preeminent periodical monitoring the radical right in the U.S.”

The radical right? Well, let’s...