The Truth About Hate Crimes and the Social Justice Racket

December 03, 2008|By RON SMITH

On Thanksgiving morning, the top right-hand corner of this page quoted Mark Potok of the Southern Poverty Law Center on what he said was the reaction of hate groups to the dawning of the Age of Obama: “We’ve seen everything from cross-burnings on lawns of interracial couples to effigies of [President-elect Barack] Obama hanging from nooses to unpleasant exchanges in schoolyards. I think we’re in a worrying situation right now.”

The Southern Poverty Law Center is a thriving business. The Alabama-based “nonprofit” firm has become a font of riches for founder Morris Dees and his associates. Its last tax return (2005) showed it took in nearly $111 million in donations the previous four years alone and reported assets of $189.4 million at the end of 2005.

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The Southern Poverty Law Center

Life without prejudice, were it ever to be tried, would soon reveal itself to be a life without principle. For prejudices… are often built-in principles.

— Richard Weaver

One ideologically driven nonprofit organization that skillfully overshadows other far-left groups on the “educational” nonprofit landscape is the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC). Founded, directed, and staffed by left-wing zealots, the SPLC serves a unique role in America’s “social justice” movement. Continue reading