Terrorism

OKLAHOMA: Feds Sting White Supremacist Planning To Replicate Timothy McVeigh’s 1995 Terror Bombing

The Washington Post reports: The FBI has arrested an Oklahoma man on charges that he tried to detonate what he thought was a 1,000-pound bomb, acting out of a hatred for the U.S. government and an admiration for Oklahoma City bomber Timothy Mc­Veigh, according to court papers. Jerry Drake Varnell was arrested shortly after an early Saturday morning attempt to ...

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Trump Finally Issues Denouncement Of “The KKK, Neo-Nazis, White Supremacists, And Other Hate Groups”

The New York Daily News reports: President Trump condemned white supremacists, the KKK and neo-Nazis after two days of mounting pressure for not singling out the hate groups for the violence in Charlottesville, Va. “Racism is evil,” Trump said during an address at the White House on Monday. “And those that cause violence in its name are criminals and dogs, ...

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LIVE VIDEO: Trump Speaks On Nazi Terror Attack

USA Today reports: Facing backlash for what critics called an inadequate response to the violence in Charlottesville, Va., President Trump returned to the White House on Monday to confer with his top law enforcement officials. The meeting with Attorney General Jeff Sessions and newly confirmed FBI Director Chris Wray will come just hours after the attorney general said the Charlottesville ...

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Bail Denied For Nazi Suspect James Alex Fields

USA Today reports: A judge denied bail Monday to an Ohio man accused of slamming his car into a crowd of counter-protesters, killing one of them, during a white nationalist rally. James Alex Fields Jr., 20, made his first court appearance — via video from jail — on charges of second-degree murder, three counts of malicious wounding and one count ...

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Pharma CEO Resigns From Trump Council Over Nazi Terror Response, Trump Attacks His “Ripoff” Prices

The Hill reports: The chairman and CEO of Merck announced he was resigning from President Trump’s American Manufacturing Council. “Our country’s strength stems from its diversity and the contributions made by men and women of different faiths, races, sexual orientations and political beliefs,” Kenneth C. Frazier said in a statement. “America’s leaders must honor our fundamental values by clearly rejecting ...

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Mike Pence Defends Trump On Charlottesville [VIDEO]

NBC News reports: Vice President Mike Pence accused the news media on Sunday of being more concerned with attacking President Donald Trump’s response to the deadly violence at a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, than on condemning the violence itself. On his arrival here on a weeklong tour of Latin America, Pence singled out “white supremacists” for the attack ...

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Jeff Sessions Defends Trump On Charlottesville [VIDEO]

The Associated Press reports: Attorney General Jeff Sessions says “too much has been read into” President Donald Trump’s statement Saturday amid violence at a protest in Charlottesville, Virginia, related to the removal of a Confederate monument. Sessions told NBC’s “Today” that Trump had “explicitly condemned” violence and that “he totally opposes” the values espoused by white supremacy organizations. Trump referenced ...

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John Oliver Blasts Trump: Nazis Are Like Cats, If They Like You, It’s Because You’re Feeding Them [VIDEO]

Last night John Oliver opened his show by tearing into Trump’s reaction to the Nazi terror attack in Charlottesville. The Week reports: “On many sides?” Oliver asked. “This was a white nationalist rally, you have to call that out by name. There aren’t many instances in modern American politics where you can honestly think, ‘That guy really should have mentioned ...

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VIRGINIA: Organizer Of Deadly Nazi Rally Flees His Own Press Conference Under Chorus Of Boos [VIDEO]

The Associated Press reports: The man who organized a rally in Charlottesville that sparked violent clashes between white supremacist groups and counter-protesters tried to hold a news conference a day after the deadly event, but a crowd of several hundred booed him and forced him away from the lectern. Jason Kessler is a blogger based in Charlottesville, and as he ...

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White House Advisor: Trump Didn’t Denounce Nazis Because He Didn’t Want To Dignify Their Name [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: White House homeland security adviser Tom Bossert on Sunday defended President Trump’s decision to not specifically name hate groups in his condemnation of the violence at a white supremacist rally one day earlier in Charlottesville, Va., on Saturday. “The president not only condemned the violence and stood up at a time and a moment when calm was ...

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Nazi Leader Is Thrilled: Trump Loves Us, God Bless Him

Nazi leader Andrew Anglin’s ecstatic response to Trump’s speech yesterday has been all over social media and in the comments here at JMG, but I think it’s worth a post of its own. He writes: “Trump comments were good. He didn’t attack us. He just said the nation should come together. Nothing specific against us.He said that we need to ...

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As Literal Nazis Riot In The Streets, Trump Issues 2020 Campaign Ad Attacking His “Enemies” [VIDEO]

His plan is WORKING. Via press release: Today, Donald J. Trump for President, Inc., President Trump’s reelection campaign committee, released a new campaign advertisement that highlights some of the President’s remarkable achievements, exposes the President’s “enemies,” and references Americans who are “…saying let President Trump do his job.” Key achievements by President Trump that are highlighted in the ad include: ...

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Homocon Drudge Trolls Trump Over Charlottesville

Via Mediaite: Matt Drudge trolled President Trump‘s signature campaign slogan to weigh in on the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia. Topping the homepage of Drudge Report on Saturday night [and at this writing], it read, “Make America Hate Again! Chaos at Race Rally in Virginia.” Drudge has been growing increasingly critical of the Trump presidency. Last month, he tweeted a front ...

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OHIO: Virginia Suspect’s Former High School Teacher Says He Was “Very Infatuated With The Nazis” [VIDEO]

Cincinnati’s ABC affiliate reports: The man police say rammed his car into a crowd of people protesting a white nationalist rally was “very infatuated with the Nazis,” according to one of his high school teachers. James Alex Fields Jr., 20, also wanted to join the Army but wasn’t allowed to enlist because of his mental health history, the teacher said. ...

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Sessions Opens Federal Probe Into Charlottesville

NBC News reports: The Department of Justice said late Saturday it has opened a civil-rights investigation into a deadly car-ramming incident that witnesses said targeted counter-protesters at a white nationalist and alt-right rally in Virginia. “The violence and deaths in Charlottesville strike at the heart of American law and justice,” Attorney General Jeff Sessions said. “When such actions arise from ...

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VIRGINIA: 20 Year-Old Ohio Man Charged With Murder In Charlottesville White Supremacist Terror Attack

The Washington Post reports: Video recorded at the scene of the car crash shows a 2010 gray Dodge Challenger accelerating into crowds on a pedestrian mall, sending bodies flying — and then reversing at high speed, hitting yet more people. Witnesses said the street was filled with people opposed to the white nationalists who had come to town bearing Confederate ...

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SYRIA: LGBT Anarchist Group Forms To Fight ISIS

The Independent reports: A group of LGBT people fighting against Isis in Syria have formed their own military unit as the battle to eradicate the Islamist organisation continues. Isis has brutally persecuted LGBT people for several years and considers being gay to be a crime punishable by death. Now a number of international volunteers fighting alongside Kurdish forces in northern ...

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Russia Claims They May Have Killed The Leader Of ISIS

The New York Times reports: Russia’s military said on Friday that it was looking into whether one of its airstrikes in the Syrian desert killed Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the self-declared caliph of the Islamic State. In a statement, the Defense Ministry said that the Russian Air Force struck a meeting of Islamic State leaders on May 28 outside Raqqa, Syria, ...

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LIVE VIDEO: Congressional Baseball Game

ESPN reports: More than $1 million has been raised for charity ahead of Thursday night’s Congressional Baseball Game in Washington, according to the organization’s Facebook page. The Republican team was holding its last practice before for the game when five people were shot Wednesday morning at a suburban Virginia park, including Rep. Steve Scalise (R- LA), the third highest-ranking republican ...

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Facebook Outlines Counter-Terrorism Strategies

Facebook this afternoon published a blog post outlining their artificial intelligence strategies in combating terrorists who use the site to spread propaganda, recruit, and share tactics. An excerpt: We want to find terrorist content immediately, before people in our community have seen it. Already, the majority of accounts we remove for terrorism we find ourselves. But we know we can ...

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