A closer look at left-wing thuggery

By Michelle Malkin, March 31, 2004, published on WorldNetDaily

There is a guerrilla group on the loose in this country. But you wouldn't know it from the liberal media...

The group is called "National People's Action." The Washington Post described NPA this week as a "coalition of neighborhood advocacy groups based in Chicago." A more accurate description is left-wing goon squad...

NPA members are funded by the usual suspects "progressive" charities such as the Tides Foundation, Ben & Jerry's Foundation, and the MacArthur, Ford and Rockefeller foundations. But they are also funded by your tax dollars. My research shows that the Department of Housing and Urban Development, Environmental Protection Agency and Massachusetts Department of Education have given tens of thousands of dollars in grants to NPA members. Their agenda is the usual big-government, race-card playing, entitlement-mentality claptrap...

But what distinguishes NPA from other liberal advocacy groups is its tactics. The group engages in what it calls "direct action" publicizing the home addresses of business and government leaders it wants to shake down and then busing in protesters and schoolchildren (using public school buses) to invade the private property of their victims and intimidate their families...

An estimated mob of 800 protesters trampled on Rove's lawn to demand passage of Utah Republican Sen. Orrin Hatch's abominable "DREAM" Act granting amnesty to illegal-alien college students and allowing them to receive in-state tuition discounts...

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