Tag Archives: Virginia

The Crying Nazi Banned From Virginia For Five Years

The Washington Post reports: A self-professed white nationalist involved in violence at last year’s rally in Charlottesville pleaded guilty to assault and battery Friday, prosecutors said. Christopher Cantwell was arrested after August’s “Unite the Right” rally. Cantwell, who was featured in a Vice news documentary about the demonstrations, became known as the “crying Nazi” after posting an emotional video when ...

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Organizer Of Fatal Nazi Rally Awarded $5 In “Civility” Lawsuit Against Protester Who Called Him A “Crybaby”

The Richmond Dispatch reports: A Charlottesville judge decided Friday that a local activist violated Virginia’s anti-dueling statute when she screamed curses at Jason Kessler. Kessler cited the statute in his $500 lawsuit against Donna Gasapo, whom he said used insulting language that tended toward violence and a breach of the peace. Kessler said he sued for a small amount of ...

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VIRGINIA: GOP State Party Chair Resigns In Wake Of Extremist GOP Senate Candidate Winning Nomination

The Washington Post reports: John C. Whitbeck resigned Saturday as chairman of the Republican Party of Virginia, weeks after Corey Stewart won the party’s nomination to take on Sen. Tim Kaine (D) in the November election. “Other political opportunities have arisen for me that I am thinking about pursuing,” he told members of the party’s governing board at a meeting. ...

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29 Hate Crime Charges For Nazi Charlottesville Driver

The Associated Press reports: Federal hate crime charges were filed Wednesday against a man accused of plowing a car into a crowd of people protesting a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, killing a woman and injuring dozens more. The Department of Justice announced that an indictment returned Wednesday charges 21-year-old James Alex Fields Jr. of Maumee, Ohio, with 30 ...

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NORFOLK: Patrons Of Area’s Last Lesbian Bar Flood City Council Meeting In Face Of Wrecking Ball [VIDEO]

The Virginia Pilot reports: When Franki Busitzky was 18 years old, she hitchhiked down Virginia Beach Boulevard and over to Sewells Point Road to visit a bar meant for people like her. She had just come out as a lesbian to her family, and they didn’t take the news as well as she had hoped. So Busitzky, looking to find ...

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Happening Now Outside The Red Hen Eatery [VIDEO]

Roanoke Times reporter Amy Friedenberger is tweeting live from a protest outside the Red Hen in Lexington, Virginia where one screaming man is holding a sign saying “LGBT: Let God Burn Them.” According to the reporter, one disorderly conduct arrest has already been made. As I noted yesterday, the restaurant’s owner, family, and employees have been hit with a deluge ...

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Virginia GOP: Boycott The Red Hen Restaurant

The Hill reports: The Republican Party of Virginia is asking its supporters to sign a petition to boycott the restaurant that refused to serve White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders over the weekend. The incident resulted in several officials and pundits criticizing the restaurant for what it saw as unreasonable political targeting. Sanders tweeted that the owner’s “actions say ...

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Restaurant Owner: I’d Kick Her Out Again, No Regrets

The owner of Virginia’s Red Hen restaurant has explained how things went down with booting Sarah Huckabee Sanders. An excerpt: The Red Hen is no bigger than some apartments, and the group table was impossible to miss: Sanders in a black dress, her husband, three or four men and women of roughly similar ages, and an older couple. “They had ...

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Virginia Restaurant Boots Sarah Huckabee Sanders

Newsweek reports: After a Virginia restaurant reportedly threw out White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders and her family on Friday night, reviewers swarmed to their Facebook and Yelp page to post feedback. On Friday night, Jaike Foley-Schultz, allegedly a waiter at The Red Hen, a restaurant on Washington Street in Lexington, took to Facebook to announce that Sanders was ...

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VIRGINIA: Elementary School Named For Confederate General To Be Renamed For Barack Obama [VIDEO]

Richmond’s CBS affiliate reports: In a majority six to one vote, the Richmond Public School board voted Monday night to change the name of J.E.B. Stuart Elementary to Barack Obama Elementary School. Barack Obama Elementary school was chosen from a total of seven finalists. Earlier this year the Richmond School Board voted 8-1 to rename the Northside school that honored ...

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Alt-Right GOP Senate Nominee Corey Stewart Refuses To Condemn White Supremacists In Wild CNN Interview

The Hill reports: CNN host Chris Cuomo and Virginia Senate candidate Corey Stewart (R) sparred Wednesday night in a heated interview that focused on Stewart’s affiliation with white nationalists. Stewart appeared on “Cuomo Prime Time” one day after he secured the Republican nomination to challenge Sen. Tim Kaine (D-Va.) in November’s midterm election. The two men frequently shouted over each ...

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Virginia US House Candidate: Yes, I’m A Pedophile

The Huffington Post reports: Nathan Larson, a 37-year-old accountant from Charlottesville, Virginia, is running for Congress as an independent candidate in his native state. He is also a pedophile, as he admitted to HuffPost on Thursday, who has bragged in website posts about raping his late ex-wife. In a phone call, Larson confirmed that he created the now-defunct websites suiped.org ...

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GOP House Rep To Retire Over His “Alcoholism” [VIDEO]

The Washington Post reports: Rep. Thomas Garrett (R-Va.) announced Monday that he is struggling with alcoholism and will abandon his run for a second term in Congress so he can focus on recovery and his family. Garrett, a member of the conservative Freedom Caucus, is the 48th Republican to retire or announce they will not seek reelection to the House ...

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GOP Senate Candidate: USA Has Never Been A Racist Country Because Muslims Started Slavery [VIDEO]

Kyle Mantyla reports at Right Wing Watch: Over the weekend, Religious Right activist E.W. Jackson, who is seeking the Republican nomination to challenge Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine in November, delivered what he billed as “a ground breaking speech on race in America.” Contrary to Jackson’s bold assertion, the address didn’t contain anything groundbreaking and generally consisted of the standard misinformation ...

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MASTER RACE: The Crying Nazi Is Back In Jail

The Loudoun Times reports: An Albemarle Circuit Court judge changed bond conditions for Chris Cantwell Thursday, ruling that he will be held behind bars until he gets an alcohol monitoring bracelet, according to a report by NBC 29 in Charlottesville. The judge reportedly said she believes Cantwell could pose a public danger when drinking. When he was arrested in Leesburg ...

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White Supremacist Group Banned From Charlottesville

The Hill reports: A white supremacist group that took part in the deadly Charlottesville, Va., Unite the Right rally last year will no longer be able to protest in the city, a Virginia court has decided. The League of the South, a neo-Confederate hate group, reached a deal with city organizers on Monday to keep its members, agents or state ...

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Black Man Acquitted Of Assaulting White Supremacist At Charlottesville “Unite The Right” Nazi Rally [VIDEO]

The Washington Post reports: A black man brutally beaten at last year’s “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville — and who was later charged with assaulting a white nationalist — was acquitted Friday. DeAndre Harris, 20, a former special education instructional assistant, was found not guilty by Charlottesville General District Judge Robert Downer Jr. on a misdemeanor charge of assault ...

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VIRGINIA: Suspicious Letter Sickens 11 At Army Base

Washington DC’s WTOP reports: A hazardous materials team has been dispatched to Joint Base Myer–Henderson Hall in Arlington, Virginia, after a suspicious letter sickened 11 and sent three to the hospital. The three are in stable condition, according to the Arlington Fire Department, which is assisting in the investigation. Symptoms among those affected include nosebleeds and burning hands, according to ...

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Democrats Woo Delta To Move Headquarters After Georgia Blocks Tax Break Over Yanked NRA Discounts

CNN reports: Georgia Republicans are threatening to withhold a hefty tax break for the airline because it ended a travel discount for the NRA. Lieutenant Governor Casey Cagle said corporations “cannot attack conservatives and expect us not to fight back.” Democrats in other states responded Tuesday by publicly wooing Delta. “Virginia is for lovers and airline hubs,” Virginia Governor Ralph ...

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VIRGINIA: GOP Reps Intro $20 Porn Watching Fee

The Associated Press reports: Lawmakers in Virginia want to charge people $20 in order to watch online porn and other content the state deems obscene. Lawmakers say the $20 will be used to help combat human trafficking. Virginia House Bill No. 1592, known as “The Human Trafficking Prevention Act” was introduced Jan. 19 and proposes making it, “unlawful for any ...

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