Anthony Gregory, research analyst at the Independent Institute, discusses the DHS’s report’s (.pdf) overly broad characterization of right wing extremism, ideological profiling that debases individual rights, the conflation of anti-government sentiment with violent extremism and how the best way to prevent mass violence is to limit centralized government power.
MP3 here. (31:53)
Anthony Gregory is Editor-in-Chief at Campaign for Liberty and a Research Analyst at The Independent Institute. He earned his bachelor’s degree in American history from the University of California at Berkeley and gave the undergraduate history commencement speech in 2003. Mr. Gregory is also the recipient of the Ron Paul Liberty in Media Award for his Independent Institute article, “An Anniversary that We Must Never Forget.” His articles have appeared in the San Diego Union-Tribune, East Valley Tribune (AZ), Contra Costa Times, The Star (Chicago, IL), Washington Times, Vacaville Reporter, Palo Verde Times, and other newspapers, and he regularly writes for numerous news and commentary web sites, including LewRockwell.com, Future of Freedom Foundation, Rational Review, etc. Mr. Gregory is currently writing an Independent Institute book on individual liberty and the writ of habeas corpus.