Crusaders is a term used by Islamists to refer to any Western presence in the Middle East, though it is most often used to refer to the U.S. In addition, anti-Muslim extremists in the United States often... Read more
Sovereign citizens often use the term "de facto government" to refer to the U.S. government. They believe a conspiracy began in the 1860s to infiltrate the original "de jure" government, subvert its laws and replace them with... Read more
Sovereign citizens frequently call themselves "flesh and blood" people, or similar terms, to distinguish themselves from artificial duplicates of people that sovereigns claim the illegitimate government has created for nefarious reasons.
Free man/woman or free man/woman upon the land are terms used by sovereign citizens to refer to themselves as ones not bound by the laws, regulations or rulings of the illegitimate government. In Canada, sovereign citizens are... Read more
Alphabet Boys (aka Alphabet Bois, Alphabet Gang or Soup Bois) is a term used by the booglaoo movement and other anti-government extremists to refer to federal law enforcment agencies (FBI, IRS, DHS, ATF, etc.).
References to the "Liberty Tree" are common among anti-government extremists, especially within the militia and boogaloo movements. They refer to a quote by Thomas Jefferson: "The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with... Read more
The Little Shell Pembina Band of North America was a fictitious Native American tribe active in the 2000s that was created by sovereign citizens (who frequently create bogus Native American tribes or other indigenous groups). During its... Read more
The "Missing 13th Amendment" is not a reference to the 13th Amendment actually in the Constitution but rather is a false concept within the sovereign citizen movement that claims that there is a missing amendment (the ratification... Read more
"Molon Labe" is an expression of defiance originally attributed to King Leonidas of Sparta that translates from Greek to mean "come and take [them]." The phrase is common among gun rights advocates and anti-government extremists who use... Read more
"New World Order" is a term used to refer to longstanding right-wing conspiracy theories about a socialist or communist one world government. These conspiracies have been popular for decades, but this term became particularly popular among anti-government... Read more