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Citizen Greenwald, the Leaderless Resistance Strategy and the Kansas Slayings

The Turner Diaries and Hunter, published by Greenwald's client, the National Alliance

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COMMENT: Recent news has offered up a grimly instructive juxtaposition. As Glenn Greenwald and his associates in the Snowden “op” garnered journalistic prizes, Frazier Glenn Miller, a veteran neo-Nazi and associate of The Order [allegedly] killed three at a Jewish community center in Kansas.

As we have seen in FTR #754 and several posts, Greenwald was a fellow-traveler of some of murderous Nazi and white supremacist groups. In addition to defending Matthew Hale against solicitation  of murder charges, Greenwald ran interference for the “leaderless resistance strategy.”

Leaderless resistance is an operational doctrine through which individual Nazis and white supremacists perform acts of violence against their perceived enemies, individually, or in very small groups. Acting in accordance with doctrine espoused by luminaries and leaders in their movement, they avoid infiltration by law enforcement by virtue of their “lone wolf” operational strategy.

What Miller [allegedly] did is pre­cisely the sort of thing advo­cated by the “Lead­er­less Resis­tance” strategy.

The advo­cates of this sort of thing, such as Cit­i­zen Greenwald’s client The National Alliance (pub­lisher of  The Turner Diaries,” which pro­vided the oper­a­tional tem­plate for Miller’s bene­fac­tors The Order) have been shielded (to an extent) from civil suits hold­ing them to account for their mur­der­ous advo­cacy.  

We can give thanks to Greenwald.

National Alliance’s books are specifically intended as instructional vehicles. Hunter is dedicated to Joseph Paul Franklin, who was close to Miller. The shootings of which Miller is accused were on Franklin’s birthday. 

Although not legally liable for such killings, Greenwald does bear political, moral, philosophical and “karmic” responsibility. The sycophants and fools who celebrate him enjoy similar status.

Miller is also an admirer of Ron Paul, the Presidential candidate of choice for Greenwald’s benefactor Eddie “the Friendly Spook” Snowden. The “Paulistinian Libertarian Organization” is at the foundation of the Greenwald/Snowden milieu.

Idle thought number 219–“old German families” in Latin America helped finance The Order, which gave money to Miller (among others).  Matthews’ group certainly robbed armored cars and gained financial support in so doing.

In that regard, we wonder to what extent The Order may actually have been a vehicle for laundering funds from those “old German families in Latin America?”

1988: Neo-Nazi Group Founds Pub­lish­ing House, Pub­lishes Book to Inspire White Assas­sins; His­tory Commons

EXCERPT: . . . .William Pierce, the founder of the neo-Nazi National Alliance (see 1970–1974) and the author of the inflam­ma­tory and highly influ­en­tial white suprema­cist novel The Turner Diaries (see 1978), over­sees the cre­ation of a pub­lish­ing firm for the Alliance, National Van­guard Books. It will pub­lish a num­ber of works, most promi­nently a reprint of The Turner Diaries and Pierce’s sec­ond novel, Hunter, which tells the story of a white assas­sin who kills minori­ties, par­tic­u­larly inter­ra­cial cou­ples. He ded­i­cates Hunter to Joseph Paul Franklin, con­victed of the sniper mur­ders of two African-American men (see 1980). Pierce will later tell his biog­ra­pher that he wrote Hunter as a delib­er­ate moti­va­tional tool for assas­sins, say­ing, “From the begin­ning with Hunter, I had this idea of how fic­tion can work as a teach­ing tool in mind.” In 2002, the Cen­ter for New Com­mu­nity will write, “Like The Turner Diaries, the book has inspired sev­eral real-life acts of racist ter­ror” (see Jan­u­ary 4, 2002 and After). In 1991, National Van­guard will expand into releas­ing audio­tapes, which by Decem­ber 1992 will spawn a radio show, Amer­i­can Dis­si­dent Voices. In 1993, it will begin pub­lish­ing comic books tar­geted at chil­dren and teenagers. . . .

Broth­er­hood and Mur­der by Thomas Mar­tinez; Google Books; p. 234.

EXCERPT: . . . .The per­former also said ” . . . Some very old Ger­man fam­i­lies [in South Amer­ica] were giv­ing Bob [Matthews, leader of The Order] some money.” . . .

. . . For exam­ple, as long ago as 1978, Man­fred Roeder, who headed the rem­nants of the Ger­man Nazi Partytrav­eled to Brazil, where he met with Josef Men­gele and other Nazi lead­ers. Imme­di­ately after­ward, Roeder trav­eled to the United States, where–according to the ADL–he met with Dr. William Pierce, among others. . . .”

“Bullets, Blood and Then Cry of ‘Heil Hitler'” by Steve Yaccino and Dan Barry; The New York Times; 4/14/2014.

EXCERPT: . . . . In recent years, Mr. Miller has also been a devoted pen pal to incarcerated white supremacists, among them Joseph Paul Franklin, a convicted murderer who was executed in Missouri in November. Ms. Beirich, of the law center, said that Mr. Miller was very close to Mr. Franklin, whose birthday was Sunday, the day of the shooting. . . .

“Frazier Glenn Miller”; Southern Poverty Law Center

Date of Birth:
1940
Loca­tion:
Spring­field, Mo.
Ide­ol­ogy:
Ku Klux Klan

Fra­zier Glenn Miller, also known as Fra­zier Glenn Cross, is the for­mer “grand dragon” of the Car­olina Knights of the Ku Klux Klan, which he founded and ran in the 1980s before being sued by the South­ern Poverty Law Cen­ter for oper­at­ing an ille­gal para­mil­i­tary orga­ni­za­tion and using intim­i­da­tion tac­tics against African Amer­i­cans. After sub­se­quently form­ing another Klan group, the White Patriot Party, he was found in crim­i­nal con­tempt and sen­tenced to six months in prison for vio­lat­ing the court set­tle­ment. He went under­ground while his con­vic­tion was under appeal but was caught by the FBI with a weapons cache in Mis­souri. He served three years in fed­eral prison after being indicted on weapons charges and for plot­ting rob­beries and the assas­si­na­tion of SPLC founder Mor­ris Dees. As part of a plea bar­gain, tes­ti­fied against other Klan lead­ers in a 1988 sedi­tion trial. On April 13, 2014, Miller was arrested in the shoot­ing deaths of three peo­ple at a Jew­ish com­mu­nity cen­ter and nearby retire­ment com­mu­nity in Over­land Park, Kansas.

Crim­i­nal His­tory:
In 1986, Miller was con­victed on a fed­eral con­tempt of court charge after vio­lat­ing the terms of a con­sent order that set­tled a law­suit filed against him and his Klan group by the South­ern Poverty Law Cen­ter. He was sen­tenced to a year in prison, with six months sus­pended. How­ever, he dis­ap­peared while out on bond await­ing an appeal and was later caught in Mis­souri along with four other Klans­men and a cache of weapons.

In 1987, he pleaded guilty to a weapons charge and to mail­ing a threat through the mail. He had been indicted along with four other white suprema­cists for con­spir­ing to acquire stolen mil­i­tary weapons, and for plan­ning rob­beries and the assas­si­na­tion of SPLC founder Mor­ris Dees. In an agree­ment with fed­eral pros­e­cu­tors, he received a five-year prison sen­tence in exchange for his tes­ti­mony against 14 white suprema­cist lead­ers in a sedi­tion trial. He served three years of that sentence.

Back­ground:
Fra­zier Glenn Miller is the founder and for­mer leader of both the Car­olina Knights of the Ku Klux Klan and the White Patriot Party, both of which were oper­ated as para­mil­i­tary orga­ni­za­tions in the 1980s.

Miller quit high school as a senior to join the U.S. Army. In 1979, he retired from the Army as a mas­ter sergeant after 20 years of active duty, includ­ing two tours in Viet­nam and 13 years as a mem­ber of the elite Green Berets.

Miller claims he read a racist news­pa­per for the first time in the early 1970s when his father gave him a copy of The Thun­der­bolt, pub­lished by Ed Fields of the racist, anti-Semitic National States’ Rights Party. Accord­ing to Miller, within two min­utes of brows­ing through the tabloid, he knew he “had found a home within the Amer­i­can White Move­ment. I was ecsta­tic.” He joined the National States’ Rights Party in 1973, but soon left because, he later tes­ti­fied, it was “made up mostly of elderly peo­ple who were not that active.”

He then joined the National Social­ist Party of Amer­ica, a Nazi group whose mem­bers attacked and killed marchers asso­ci­ated with the Com­mu­nist Work­ers Party in Greens­boro, N.C., in 1979. The fol­low­ing year, due to his involve­ment with the Nazi group, the Greens­boro shootout, and death threats against him and his fam­ily, his wife left him and moved with their chil­dren to Chicago.

Miller was forced to retire from the Army due to his Klan-related activ­i­ties. He enrolled in John­ston Tech­ni­cal Col­lege in Smith­field, N.C., and also bought a 25-acre farm in Ang­ier, N.C., near Raleigh. It was there, in late 1980, that he formed the Car­olina Knights of the Ku Klux Klan and began to amass ille­gal weapons and con­duct mil­i­tary train­ing with the help of active-duty sol­diers. Miller wanted to model the Car­olina Knights on Hitler’s Nazi Party. “I would try to emu­late Hitler’s meth­ods of attract­ing mem­bers and sup­port­ers,” he wrote in his auto­bi­og­ra­phy. “In the years to come, for exam­ple, I placed great empha­sis on stag­ing marches and ral­lies. It had been suc­cess­ful with Hitler.”

Miller rep­re­sented a new, mil­i­tant breed of Klan lead­ers in the 1980s, pre­fer­ring fatigues over the tra­di­tional Klan robe and train­ing his troops in mil­i­tary tac­tics. He was not averse to pub­lic­ity and began hold­ing ral­lies and marches on a near-weekly basis up and down the Atlantic Seaboard. He announced his goal was to cre­ate a Car­olina Free State, which would be an “all-white nation within the bounds of North and South Car­olina.” He said his ene­mies were “nig­gers” and Jews. He boasted of hav­ing sup­port­ers at Fort Bragg, the nearby Army base that was home to a large con­tin­gent of U.S. spe­cial forces.

In 1983, after a black prison guard, Bobby Per­son, filed a dis­crim­i­na­tion suit against the North Car­olina prison sys­tem, mem­bers of the Car­olina Knights began to intim­i­date the plain­tiff. They also harassed, threat­ened and intim­i­dated other African Amer­i­cans in the area. The SPLC, led by Mor­ris Dees, sued Miller and his group in June 1984 – demand­ing they stop their cam­paign of intim­i­da­tion and cease all para­mil­i­tary activity.

The SPLC lawyers did not know it at the time, but Miller had ties to The Order, a white nation­al­ist ter­ror­ist orga­ni­za­tion whose mem­bers assas­si­nated Den­ver talk show host Alan Berg just 13 days after the SPLC filed suit. The leader of the group, Robert Math­ews, had given Miller $200,000 in cash that was part of the $3.8 mil­lion stolen dur­ing an armored car rob­bery. It was later revealed that Dees was at the top of The Order’s hit list. Miller tes­ti­fied in the 1988 trial of other white suprema­cists that Math­ews told him “they were think­ing about killing” Dees.

In Jan­u­ary 1985, the SPLC reached a con­sent agree­ment with Miller that pre­vented the Knights from oper­at­ing as a para­mil­i­tary group and from harass­ing, intim­i­dat­ing, threat­en­ing or harm­ing any black per­son or white per­son who asso­ci­ated with black per­sons. A month later, how­ever, Miller announced the for­ma­tion of a new Klan group, the White Patriot Party. His goal was the same: the “uni­fi­ca­tion of white peo­ple.” He vowed to oper­ate peace­fully – unless the fed­eral gov­ern­ment infringed on his rights, in which case he would resort to “under­ground rev­o­lu­tion­ary tac­tics … with the armed resources at our disposal.”

It took less than a year for Miller and the White Patriot Party to vio­late the con­sent order. The SPLC obtained pho­to­graphic evi­dence of active-duty Marines help­ing train his mem­bers. In a July 1986 trial, in which Dees acted as a spe­cial pros­e­cu­tor to assist fed­eral pros­e­cu­tors, Miller was found guilty of crim­i­nal con­tempt. One wit­ness tes­ti­fied he had pro­cured weapons and explo­sives, includ­ing 13 armor-penetrating anti-tank rock­ets, from mil­i­tary per­son­nel on behalf of Miller, after the set­tle­ment. He also said he received a duf­fel bag full of cash as pay­ment to con­duct train­ing intended to help “cre­ate a para­mil­i­tary guer­rilla unit for later use in estab­lish­ing a White South­land.” Miller was sen­tenced to a year in prison, with six months of that term sus­pended. He was also ordered to dis­as­so­ci­ate him­self from the White Patriot Party and avoid con­tact with white supremacists.

In Octo­ber of that year, while out on bond await­ing an appeal of his con­vic­tion, Miller wrote to North Carolina’s gov­er­nor, ask­ing for an appoint­ment to the Governor’s Task Force on Racial, Reli­gious and Eth­nic Vio­lence and Intim­i­da­tion. He said he would be will­ing to pub­licly dis­cour­age racial vio­lence and act as a liai­son to “the many White groups in North Carolina.”

But, in 1987, while still out on bond, Miller dis­ap­peared and went under­ground. He mailed a “Dec­la­ra­tion of War” to sup­port­ers, exhort­ing “Aryan war­riors of The Order” to kill “our ene­mies,” and estab­lished a point sys­tem for each kill. The tar­gets were: “Nig­gers (1), White race trai­tors (10), Jews (10), Judges (50) Mor­ris Selig­man Dees (888).” He signed the state­ment “Glenn Miller, loyal mem­ber of ‘The Order.’”

The FBI caught up with Miller and four other Klans­men in Spring­field, Mo., where he was tear-gassed out of a mobile home. Author­i­ties found hand grenades, auto­matic weapons, thou­sands of rounds of ammu­ni­tion, the explo­sive C-4, and $14,000 in cash. He and the oth­ers were indicted for con­spir­acy to acquire stolen mil­i­tary weapons, explo­sives and equip­ment, and for plan­ning rob­beries and the assas­si­na­tion of Dees. Miller pleaded guilty to a weapons charge and to send­ing a threat through the mail. He served three years in fed­eral prison, mostly in Otisville, N.Y. As part of his plea deal, he agreed to tes­tify against 14 lead­ing white suprema­cists in a sedi­tion trial.

Miller has ties to Kevin W. Harpham, a neo-Nazi who was con­victed of attempt­ing to bomb a Mar­tin Luther King Jr. Day parade in Spokane, Wash., in 2011. Although Harpham pleaded guilty, Miller was con­vinced that Harpham’s lawyers deceit­fully con­vinced him that he would be found guilty regard­less of his inno­cence. Through­out his trial pro­ceed­ings, Miller was a reg­u­lar pen pal with Harpham, who was sen­tenced to 32 years in prison.

“LISTEN: Alleged Kansas Gunman Frazier Glenn Miller Discusses the Tea Party, Obama, and Ron Paul” by Tim Murphy and Dana Liebelson; Mother Jones; 4/14/2014.

EXCERPT: In a 2010 radio interview, Frazier Glenn Miller, the man suspected of killing three people Sunday at a Jewish community center and a Jewish retirement center in Kansas, said he was interested in the tea party, voiced support for then-Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, and spoke approvingly of Ron Paul, the Texas Republican congressman and presidential candidate. In late April 2010, Miller, a former Ku Klux Klan Grand Dragon, was a guest on The David Pakman Show, a nationally syndicated left-of-center radio and television program. At the time, Miller was running for US Senate as an independent in his home state of Missouri with the slogan “It’s the Jews, Stupid,” and Pakman pressed Miller on his extreme views. . . .

. . . . Not surprisingly, Miller denigrated most American politicians, but cited one positively: “If I had my way [all US senators] would be in jail right now for treason, if not hung from a sturdy oak tree…Ron Paul is the only independent politician, representative in Washington.” . . . .

 

Discussion

2 comments for “Citizen Greenwald, the Leaderless Resistance Strategy and the Kansas Slayings”

  1. http://nypost.com/2014/04/19/kansas-gunman-gave-anti-semitic-rant-to-ny-rabbi-before-slay/
    Kansas gunman gave anti-Semitic rant to NY rabbi before slay

    By Tara Palmeri

    April 19, 2014 | 4:07am

    The anti-Semite charged with fatally shooting three people outside of Jewish community centers in Kansas last Sunday ranted to a Manhattan rabbi days before he opened fire about “getting rid of every Jew.”

    Frazier Glenn Cross, 73, called the hot line for a charity that provides security to Jews in the conflict-torn areas of Ukraine and was connected to Rabbi Menachem Siegal, director of the United Jewish Communities of Eastern Europe and Asia.

    Cross, a former Ku Klux Klan leader, blasted Siegal for raising money for Jews because they “cause all of the problems” and “destroyed the whole economy in the United States and the world.”

    “He started going on a rampage and said Hitler should have finished off the job in Europe by coming to the United States and getting rid of every Jew,” Siegal told The Post of their March 30 conversation.

    “I was like shocked, he sounded like an old man. I started talking to him and he said he was from Springfield, Missouri.”

    Cross ranted that there were too many Jews in the Midwest, adding, “We have to get rid of them.”

    “He kept calling me, ‘You Jews.’ He said, ‘You Jews are the ones that destroyed the whole economy in the United States and the world’ and he said, ‘You guys control all of the money.’?”

    “Then he said ‘you have the audacity to even raise money, you guys cause all of the problems and you’re going to suck more money out of the country.’?”

    Siegal provided a copy of the call log and caller ID for the conversation that lasted 10 minutes.

    Cross referenced Hitler five times in the conversation, but did not hint to the rabbi that he planned to go on a killing spree.

    The Department of Justice is investigating the phone call as part of its probe.

    Cross allegedly killed three people, including a 14-year-old boy, during two shootings in Overland Park. All three victims were Christian.

    Posted by Vanfield | April 20, 2014, 12:28 pm
  2. http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/headlines/2014/04/accused-kansas-shooter-was-protected-federal-witness-but-hateful-ways-continued/

    Ex-KKK Leader Was Given a New Identity Years Before Shooting

    By James Hill
    @jameshillABC
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    Apr 24, 2014 4:44am

    Frazier Glenn Cross, the man accused of murder in the shootings of three people outside Jewish facilities in Kansas last week was, for all practical purposes, born at the age of 49.

    The federal government gave him that name when he was released from prison in 1990, along with a new social security number and a new place to live, not far from the Missouri River in western Iowa.

    The idea was to erase any connection to the man he had been before: Frazier Glenn Miller. White Nationalist leader. Spewer of hate. Federal informant.

    “I joined the family in Sioux City, Iowa,” Miller wrote later in his self-published autobiography. “I enrolled in truck driving school…and I’ve been trucking ever since. And I love it. After prison, the freedom of the open road is gloriously exhilarating.”

    THE KKK’S 1994 FIGHT TO GET ON CABLE TV

    Less than three years earlier Miller had been a fugitive from justice, the subject of a nationwide manhunt after he had declared war on blacks and Jews, exhorting his thousands of followers to violently overthrow the very government that would soon become his protector.

    “Let the blood of our enemies flood the streets, rivers and fields of the nation,” Miller wrote. “[R]ise up and throw off the chains which bind us to the satanic, Jewish controlled and ruled federal government. Let the battle axes swing smoothly and the bullets wiss [sic] true.”

    DECLARATION OF WAR

    In the early morning hours of April 30, 1987, more than three dozen federal and state law enforcement agents surrounded a mobile home in Ozark, Missouri. A van recently purchased by Miller in Louisiana had been spotted outside by an agent the day before.

    A volley of tear gas was fired and then, just after 7 a.m, four men emerged and gave themselves up.

    Among them was Miller, the founder of Carolina Knights of the Ku Klux Klan and the paramilitary White Patriot Party in North Carolina. The United States Marshals Service had issued a nationwide bulletin seeking Miller’s arrest after he disappeared while appealing his conviction for criminal contempt.

    KKK MEMBER CONVICTED IN 1963 MURDERS OF 4 GIRLS
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    A 1987 United States Marshals Service “wanted” poster shows Frazier Glenn Miller. (United States Marshals Service)

    Agents recovered hand grenades, automatic rifles, pistols and flak jackets inside the trailer, according to FBI statements at the time. Explosives experts from nearby Fort Leonard Wood were called in to detonate a box containing about twenty pipe bombs.

    The authorities also found a Xerox machine and about a thousand copies of Miller’s “Declaration of War.” During his 10 days on the run, Miller had mailed his typewritten call to arms to thousands of white nationalists, as well as members of Congress and dozens of media outlets.

    “I realize fully that I will be caught quickly,” Miller had written in his letter. “[B]ut I will die with contempt on my lips and with sword in my hand. My fate will either be assassination or the death penalty.”

    But faced with an array of charges that could have put him behind bars for 20 years or more, Miller’s bombast was quickly reduced to a squeal. Within days of his arrest, he was signalling his willingness to make a deal.

    “He stated that it was ‘all a bluff that got out of hand,’” according to an FBI agent’s notes, obtained by ABC News, of an interview with Miller a few weeks after his arrest. “[H]aving spent eight days in jail and having the opportunity to dry out from excessive alcohol consumption, he has learned to develop tolerance. He stated emphatically that he would never hurt anybody,” the agent wrote in recounting Miller’s statements.

    Among those present for the initial interviews with Miller was then-federal prosecutor J. Douglas McCullough, now a judge on the North Carolina state court of appeals.

    Steve Daniels, an anchor for ABC affiliate WTVD, interviewed McCullough this week in Raleigh.

    “He tried to be a little bit self-serving,” McCullough said of Miller during the interview. “Every defendant in those situations usually is at first. But he did open up about a lot of things about the White Patriot Party. He detailed a number of people that were involved in illegal activities that were his associates. And that’s what we were looking for. ”

    In a series of ensuing interviews with federal and North Carolina investigators, Miller never denied his racist and anti-Semitic views, but claimed he had always denounced violence and illegal activity.

    “Miller wanted nothing more to do with the movement,” according to an FBI account of an interview in June of 1987. He was “willing to turn his back on it in order to return to his family. His problem in the past had been intolerance linked with excessive drinking.”

    A month later, in an interview with the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation, during which he accused two of his former comrades of murder, he described his time on the run from the law as little more than a lark.

    “I was on vacation, flirting with girls and drinking beer and going red-necking,” Miller told the agents. “I love to go out and drink a beer with rednecks…do the Texas Two-Step. I’m a pretty good dancer by the way,” he said.

    SHOCKING ALLEGATIONS

    In the course of their investigation, authorities also learned the stunning details of Miller’s arrest a year earlier. Raleigh police officers had caught Miller in the back seat of a vehicle, in mid-act with a black male prostitute masquerading as a woman.

    “It was pretty shocking,” says McCullough, “because of his personal stances that he had taken and what he was now accused on engaging in.”

    McCullough says he has read the police report of the incident but declined to comment on the specifics. “I would rather not go into the details,” he said. “They’re rather salacious. I think the facts speak for themselves and people can draw their own conclusions about how incongruous that is.”

    Miller was not charged in connection with the prostitution arrest and no public record of the incident could be located. But in a recorded phone call with the Southern Poverty Law Center last fall, Miller claimed that he had lured the prostitute to the meeting with the intention of beating him.

    Eventually, McCullough, the federal prosecutor, would approve a plea deal with Miller recommending a five-year prison sentence in exchange for his cooperation and testimony against his former compatriots. He would serve less than three years of that sentence at a prison in western New York.

    “I am not certain that we got 100 percent of what we wanted,” McCullough told WTVD. “He did testify in a couple of cases here in the eastern part of the state, or agreed to testify where the people plead guilty knowing he was going to testify.”

    In 1998, Miller was a key witness in a high-profile federal trial that charged more than a dozen white nationalists in an alleged conspiracy to levy war against the United States government. The Department of Justice had called it Operation Clean Sweep. Miller testified that he had received two payments totaling $200,000 from a leader of the alleged conspiracy, but in the end all of those accused were acquitted and, incredibly, one of the jurors later married one of the defendants.

    “His testimony was extremely weak,” says Leonard Zeskind, who tracked Miller’s activities in the 1980′s as research director for the Center for the Democratic Renewal, a civil rights group fighting Klan activities.

    “I believe that Miller was essentially playing a game with the feds. And I don’t think he had any intention of becoming a good witness. The guy was a stone-to-the-bone Nazi,” Zeskind says. “He never gave that up. I am on the record as saying the man should have died in prison.”

    But McCullough says that nothing would have changed what happened last week in Kansas. Even if he had refused to deal with Miller back in 1987, he would have spent no more than fifteen years in prison.

    “We made the deal that we could make at the time and whether it’s right or wrong, it’s really kind of immaterial at this point,” McCullough says. “Human beings are unpredictable. I don’t think there is anybody who could know what he was capable of doing,” he said of the shootings in Kansas. “I certainly never saw that in his personality. He was a blowhard who liked to be in front of a crowd. He liked to whip the crowd up and get the emotions running high.”

    Very little is known of the years Miller spent in Iowa and Nebraska living as Frazier Glenn Cross.

    “He asked for protection from both the White Patriot Party people and blacks in prison because he had alienated both groups,” says McCullough. ”Obviously once he served his sentence he couldn’t go back to where his old compatriots were because he would be at risk. So we had to put him somewhere safe.”

    It’s clear that Cross eventually discarded his assumed identity provided by the federal government and resumed his life as the belligerent, unapologetic white supremacist, Frazier Glenn Miller.

    And no one, it seems, could predict the tragic consequences that would follow.

    Posted by Vanfield | April 24, 2014, 10:54 am

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