The Southern Poverty Law Center is stockpiling close to half a billion dollars to blacklist conservatives, slander its critics, and redefine what “hate” means in America today.
As the Capital Research Center first reported, the SPLC disclosed in a new IRS filing that it had $477 million in assets in October after taking in an astounding $136 million that year. The year before, it had total revenue of only $58 million, which means total revenue rose by over 200 percent in a single year.
There has been no comparable leap in bigotry or poverty. Hate crime statistics don’t reflect such a massive shift. So why is the SPLC taking in more money than ever?
Posing as a civil rights watchdog, the SPLC lumps mainstream conservatives in with fringe extremists, white-supremacists, and neo-Nazis as a matter of policy. According to the SPLC, opposition to open borders and multiculturalist initiatives is indicative of hate, and all political expression of those views is “hate speech.”
Read more at the Washington Examiner.