The Domestic Terror Attacks You Haven't Heard About
For a few years now, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, national politicians, and the media have warned us about the growing rise of white nationalist militias and alt-right fascists. Reports have repeatedly documented that they are the biggest threat to the nation domestically.
In Atlanta, Georgia, we see this first hand, and nationally everyone should pay attention to what they are doing.
A white militia firebombed a mostly non-white at-risk youth center on the west side of Atlanta. They also firebombed the offices of a building contractor with law enforcement ties. In fact, because the contractor has been working with various law enforcement agencies, the militia firebombed one of the offices and vandalized another. They even showed up at churches where their employees worked and disrupted church services. The militia has harassed employees, the employees’ spouses, and their children. In at least two cases, the militia has harassed extended family and friends all to punish the workers for that contractor.
Two days ago, the same group of white nationalists shot a police officer in Atlanta and are now pledging revenge after the shooter himself died in return fire.
Amazingly, the national media has not covered this ongoing series of attacks. The white nationalists even stormed into a fire station and attacked the firefighters, and vandalized the fire station.
Actually, it would be amazing if white nationalists did all that. But they didn’t. It was, instead, an ANTIFA-affiliated group with ties to organizations that, in turn, have ties to Stacey Abrams and various progressive activists.
These terrorists are almost all from outside Georgia. They came into the state pledging to stop the development of a police training facility in DeKalb County, Georgia. The 89 acres of land is owned by the City of Atlanta and had been a prison farm. Atlanta wants to turn it into a training facility and thinks better training will help build a better, more stable police force.
The ANTIFA group moved in, began camping on the land, and used rocks and Molotov cocktails to ward off the police and others. They then started setting brush fires. When the fire department came, they vandalized the fire trucks. When the terrorists started another fire, and the firefighters showed up, it was a trap. The terrorists had dug pits with spikes and human feces in them, hoping to trap and injure the firefighters. When the firefighters refused to return for other fires, the terrorists stormed the local fire station.
Local political leaders in DeKalb County are scared of the terrorists and ordered both the fire department and police department to stand down. The firefighters had to evacuate their fire department. With no police enforcement, the terrorists set up an encampment on the land, claiming it was now a park and sacred indigenous land.
The incursion into the fire department prompted Georgia’s Governor and Attorney General to get involved, bringing in the state police.
Two days ago, as the police showed up to clear the land, one of the terrorists shot a police officer. Police returned fire, killing the terrorist. Tonight, the terrorists are planning a “night of rage” to hunt and inflict “reciprocal violence” on police and their allies. That’s what they are actually saying.
.The contractor building the facility is Brasfield & Gorrie. Several of the company offices have been vandalized, firebombed, or otherwise attacked. Here is reporting from the Atlanta Journal Constitution.
“Brasfield & Gorrie employees and offices have been the target of criminal acts of vandalism and harassment during demonstrations against the Atlanta Public Safety Training Center,” a company spokesperson wrote in an emailed statement. “Activists crossed the boundary of peaceful protest into unlawful activity involving significant property destruction and harassment.”
Not only were the company’s Alabama and Cobb County offices recently vandalized, but employees and their families have been targeted at their homes, at church and in online attacks, the statement said.
Note carefully that the terrorists have attacked the company’s offices in states beyond Georgia.
Additionally, the group has taken credit for the firebombing of the at-risk youth facility.
I know several people deeply familiar with the situation. They tell me contractors for Brasfield & Gorrie have had to hire security for their families. Several churches have had to hire armed guards for worship. A friend told me the ANTIFA terrorists showed up to disrupt his church’s worship service because one of the congregants works for Brasfield & Gorrie. The congregation has taken security into its own hands with trained members who are armed now — something they had never done.
Like with the firebombings of pro-life facilities across the country, the FBI and Justice Department seem uninterested, even as attacks have happened across state lines.
The national media has given very little attention to this story.
I just can’t help but wonder how they’d all respond if it really was the Proud Boys or white nationalists. I suspect you’d have all heard a great deal more about this.