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A Christian militia in Michigan is charged with plotting against the U.S. and attempting to deploy weapons of mass destruction. How a weak economy, the election of the first African-American president and political extremism are fueling the rise of militias and hate groups.
- Michael Lackomar Livingston County Team Leader for the Southeast Michigan Volunteer Militia
- Carolyn Brown an Assistant Professor at American University, School of Communication, and a documentary filmmaker.
- Chip Berlet a senior analyst with Political Research Associates and a veteran freelance writer who specializes in investigating right-wing social movements.
- Mark Potok Director, Intelligence Project at the Southern Poverty Law Center, the group's latest report, "Rage on the Right," documents the growth in the number of hate and extremist groups.
- Carrie Johnson reporter, The Washington Post.
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