#YallQaeda and #VanillaISIS: When can we call the Oregon standoff domestic terrorism?

What do you call 150 armed white men occupying a federal building in Oregon?

By Asha Parker
January 5, 2016 4:41AM (UTC)
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(Reuters/Jim Urquhart)

There are currently about 150 white men with guns refusing to leave the grounds of a federal building in Oregon.

The right wing media is likening the incident to peaceful protest movements that have recently taken place in America such as Occupy Wall Street and the Black Lives Matter movement — but what these men are doing is textbook domestic terrorism.


Check out our video summary of the media's coverage so far.

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