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State of New Jersey officially designates Antifa as a terrorist organization

State of New Jersey officially designates Antifa as a terrorist organization

In the War on Terrorism it is often difficult to determine just how dedicated the U.S. government is in fighting against individuals and agencies who use violence and terror to achieve political means.  50 years ago, the FBI made a concerted effort to take down the Ku Klux Klan because they rightfully were seen as a terrorist organization, using both terror and violence to try to destroy the civil rights of blacks and other minorities.

However this same agency did little in regards to hunting down and prosecuting groups like the Weather Underground, which used terror and violence to try to spark anarchy and the destruction of the government itself.

In the past year a new group of radicals have emerged by the name of Antifa, who are funded by a terrorist by the name of George Soros and who himself has a long history of supporting and planning violent and non-violent overthrows of government ever since the end of the Cold War.  And on July 3 a state, not the Federal government, finally saw fit to place the label of terrorist organization on the group known as Antifa, and will begin to be able to prosecute them under the more powerful laws created under the Patriot Act, and the NDAA.

Anti-fascist groups, or ‚ÄúAntifa,‚ÄĚ are a subset of the anarchist movement and focus on issues involving racism, sexism, and anti-Semitism, as well as other perceived injustices.

  • Self-described Antifa groups have been established across the United States and in several major cities, including New York, Philadelphia, Chicago, and San Francisco. A majority of New Jersey-based anarchist groups are affiliated with the Antifa movement and are opposed to ‚Äúfascism,‚ÄĚ racism, and law enforcement. Antifa groups coordinate regionally and have participated in protests in New York City and Philadelphia. There are three loosely organized chapters in New Jersey, known as the North Jersey Antifa, the South Jersey Antifa, and the HubCity Antifa New Brunswick (Middlesex County).
  • In December 2016, a group known as the Antifascist Action-Nebraska engaged in a doxing campaign against a prominent member of American Vanguard, a white supremacist organization. The group published his personal information on several social media platforms and posted fliers on the University of Nebraska Omaha campus, calling for his expulsion.
  • On March 28, a small fight occurred between Antifa members and supporters of the US President during a rally in Seaside Heights (Ocean County).¬†¬†Because of advance publicity about the event on social media, local and state law enforcement officers were able to keep altercations to a minimum.


Violent confrontations between Antifa members and white supremacists‚ÄĒas well as militia groups‚ÄĒwill likely continue because of ideological differences and Antifa‚Äôs ability to organize on social media.¬†In the past year, Antifa groups have become active across the United States, employing a variety of methods to disrupt demonstrations. –¬†New Jersey Homeland Security

It is one thing to protest against an issue or the government itself vociferously, and in some cases be allowed to respond with force when undue force is executed against them. ¬†However it is never legal to physically or psychologically attack other citizens in order to spread terror against another group of people that oppose one’s point of view, and that is the very essence and definition of terrorism.

The biggest irony in the entire ‘Antifa’ movement is that they are the ones mimicking what the fascists of 1930’s Germany did to the populace, only instead of wearing brown shirts as their symbol, Antifa members are wearing black to impose their agendas and to brutalize political opposition. ¬†But that is quite often the reality of liberalism… where they simply project their own hate onto others, and use the very labels of racism, sexism, and homophobia to mask the fact that they are the ones who are intolerant.

And now we can officially add terrorists to their names.

Kenneth Schortgen Jr is a writer for The Daily Economist,,, and Viral Liberty, and hosts the popular youtube podcast on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Ken can also be heard Wednesday afternoons giving an weekly economic report on the Angel Clark radio show.



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