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Mike Huckabee: The ‘Anti-Hate’ SPLC Is a Hate Group

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I was writing just yesterday about the Southern Poverty Law Center reporting assets of over half a billion dollars, with a large chunk of it parked in “overseas investments” in tax havens such as the Cayman Islands (maybe the SPLC should be renamed the “So-long, Poverty, Law Center.”) It had barely gone out when shocking news came that the group had fired (or “terminated its partnership with,” in their weasel words) Morris Dees.

Dees founded the SPLC way back in 1971 as a genuine defender of civil rights that successfully took on the KKK. Sadly, in recent years, it has squandered its reputation by becoming a fundraising machine, financing its well-salaried staff and fancy offices by constantly alarming supporters with claims of the rising numbers of hate groups in America that they need money to fight. Unfortunately for them, there was no rising number of hate groups in America (even the SPLC admitted recently that the KKK was “collapsing,” with only a handful of racist idiots still participating.) So like Professor Harold Hill........

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