militias, etc.

Jim Jaszewski jjazz at freenet.hamilton.on.ca
Thu Aug 31 15:19:57 MDT 1995


On Thu, 31 Aug 1995, Valerie Scatamburlo wrote:

> I would like to point out however, that perhaps a bit of history would shed
> some light on some of the issues raised by the various posts on this topic.
> The history I am speaking of is that of COINTELPRO.  Among COINTELPRO's
> alleged targets were of course the CP, the SWP, the New Left (specifically
> the SDS), and "WHITE HATE GROUPS".  But interestingly enough, Glick
> (1989:12-13) points out that: "Under the cover of being even-handed and going
> after violent right-wing groups, the FBI actually gave covert aid to the Klu
> Klux Klan, Minutemen, Nazis and other racist vigilantes.  These groups
> received substantial funds, information, and protection - and suffered only
> token FBI harassment - so long as they directed their violence against
> COINTELPRO targets."  Now this begs alot of questions, in light of the
> militia movements.  It would be very interesting to see the sources of
> funding, if any of the militia movements.

	It's a well-known fact here in Canada that the RCMP/CSIS and
local pigs have aided and even ABETTED the local fascists -- to the
point of even giving them access to the pigs' computers...



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