Extremists

NRA Sues California For Ordering Closure Of Gun Shops

Bloomberg News reports: The National Rifle Association accused Governor Gavin Newsom in a lawsuit of taking away the right of Americans to access firearms by shutting gun stores during the coronavirus outbreak. The nation’s leading gun-rights group filed the complaint Friday in Los Angeles federal court along with two individuals, retailer Gun World and three other firearms advocacy groups. “The …

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NRA Fundraises On Virus Fears: They’ll Take Your Guns

Never let a global crisis go to waste: The NRA’s Institute for Legislative Action (NRA-ILA), the group’s lobbying arm, recently posted a fundraising pitch to members that tried to fearmonger about people losing their Second Amendment rights during the COVID-19 pandemic. The plea claims that “anti-gun lawmakers are exploiting” the pandemic “to deny you and your loved ones your fundamental …

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Details Emerge In Thwarted Virus-Inspired Terror Plot

ABC News reports: The suspected white supremacist who plotted to bomb a hospital facing the coronavirus crisis was in touch with a then-active U.S. Army soldier who wanted to launch his own attack on a major American news network and discussed targeting a Democratic presidential candidate, according to an FBI alert summarizing the case. On Tuesday, as 36-year-old Timothy Wilson …

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Jones Loses Appeal In Sandy Hook Defamation Case

The Huffington Post reports: Alex Jones, a conspiracy theorist and repeated loser of court battles, was ordered today to pay more than $20,000 in attorney fees after losing another appeal in a defamation case related to the 2012 mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School. He now owes nearly $150,000 in legal fees before he even faces a jury. The …

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New Zealand Mass Shooter Changes To Guilty Plea

The BBC reports: A man accused of deadly attacks on mosques in the New Zealand city of Christchurch a year ago has pleaded guilty to 51 charges of murder. Brenton Tarrant, 29, also admitted the attempted murder of another 40 people, and one terrorism charge. He had previously denied the charges and was due to go on trial in June. …

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FBI Kills White Supremacist Planning To Bomb Hospital

The Associated Press reports: A man fatally injured by the FBI was planning a bomb attack on a medical facility in the Kansas City area, the agency said in a news release Wednesday. Timothy Wilson, 36, was injured Tuesday when FBI agents served a probable cause arrest warrant in Belton after a long-running domestic terrorism investigation, according to a statement …

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FBI Warning: White Supremacists And Neo-Nazis Are Plotting To Spread Virus To Law Enforcement And Jews

ABC News reports: Racist extremist groups, including neo-Nazis and other white supremacists, are encouraging members who contract novel coronavirus disease to spread the contagion to cops and Jews, according to intelligence gathered by the FBI. The FBI’s New York office reports that “members of extremist groups are encouraging one another to spread the virus, if contracted, through bodily fluids and …

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Oprah Fires Back At Insane Claims By #QAnon Nutbags

Heavy.com reports: Oprah Winfrey became the No. 1 trend on Twitter on Tuesday night, with numerous reports claiming her house in Boca Raton, Florida, was being raided, and that she had been arrested on sex trafficking charges. The problem with these claims going viral online is that none of it is actually true. The conspiracy theory surrounding Oprah started with …

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New York AG Warns Alex Jones Over Fake Virus Cure

NBC News reports: New York State Attorney General Letitia James has warned conspiracy theorist Alex Jones to stop selling fake coronavirus cures, according to a statement from her office released Thursday. James sent a cease-and-desist letter demanding Jones stop selling products such as toothpaste, dietary supplements and creams that make coronavirus claims via the website for InfoWars, Jones’ media company. …

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Alex Jones: My Toothpaste Kills Coronavirus Point Blank

“I’m not going to belabor this, I’m just going to tell you that for just your daily life and your gums and your teeth for regular viruses and bacteria, the patented nanosilver we have, the Pentagon has come out and documented and Homeland Security has said this stuff kills the whole SARS-corona family at point blank range. Well of course …

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TEXAS: Alex Jones Arrested For DUI, Blames Hot Tub

The Austin Statesman reports: Austin-based conspiracy theorist Alex Jones was booked into the Travis County Jail on a charge of driving while intoxicated just after midnight Tuesday, the Travis County sheriff’s office said. Jones, 46, was booked at 12:37 a.m., said Kristen Dark, spokeswoman for the sheriff’s office. The driving while intoxicated charge is a class B misdemeanor, she said. …

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Nazi Who Disrupted Sanders Rally Is Identified [VIDEO]

Jared Holt reports at Right Wing Watch: White supremacist Robert Sterkeson has been identified as the man who briefly displayed a swastika flag at Sen. Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign rally in Arizona on Thursday. Sterkeson has been known as an extremist for more than a decade​; he operates an obscure anti-Muslim hate group. Sterkeson was reportedly first identified by​ Imraan …

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GOP Rep To Biden And Beto: Come Take My AR-15

CNBC reports: Rep. Ken Buck, a Colorado Republican, wielded an AR-15 rifle in his office and dared former Vice President Joe Biden and former Rep. Beto O’Rourke to “come and take it” in a jaw-dropping video posted online Friday. “I have a message for Joe Biden and Beto O’Rourke, if you want to take everyone’s AR-15s in America, why don’t …

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No Press For Surprise Bolsonaro Mar-A-Lago Meeting

The Guardian reports: The president is heading to his private resort club Mar-a-Lago in West Palm Beach, Florida, later today and is holding a fundraiser this evening. But Donald Trump revealed this morning that he is also meeting with Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro at the club this weekend. “He wanted to have dinner,” Trump told reporters. The meeting is expected …

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Cultist Unfurls Nazi Flag At Sanders Rally [VIDEO]

The Washington Post reports: Moments after Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) took the stage at his campaign rally in Phoenix on Thursday night, the crowd was on its feet cheering madly for the Democratic presidential candidate. But those cheers were swiftly replaced by deafening boos when Sanders’s supporters noticed that one man standing behind the senator in an upper section of …

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Alex Jones: “I’ve Beaten People To Death” [VIDEO]

“Don’t just tell Jesus what to do or don’t — just say, ‘Jesus, I need your help.’ That’s when you’re going to get Jesus. And folks, I’m not up here like some preacher, man, let me tell you. “I mean, I never bragged about it or all that kind of stuff, but I’ve had a few girlfriends and done a …

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Former 8Chan Operator Launches #QAnon Super PAC

Vice News reports: The followers of the QAnon conspiracy theory now have their very own super PAC. Disarm the Deep State is a fund established by Jim Watkins, the operator of the hate-filled message board 8chan that the mysterious leader of the QAnon conspiracy theory has made his home. The fund’s website says it’s the first super PAC “dedicated to …

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Alex Jones Sells Coronavirus Survival Supplies [VIDEO]

Media Matters reports: As the virus continues to spread, and a pandemic becomes more likely, Alex Jones is using Infowars to panic his viewers while also trying to profit from them. Infowars operates InfowarsStore.com, which sells dietary supplements, apparel, firearm accessories, and bulk food. The page for bulk food has been using the coronavirus outbreak as a sales hook. A …

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TEXAS: Militia Seeks To Recruit Cops For Civil War

The Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports: A revolution-minded, conspiracy-bent militia group named the Oath Keepers is recruiting law officers in Hood County to take up arms in what the founder predicts will be a “bloody civil war” against the U.S. government. A national director of the Las Vegas-based Oath Keepers, John D. Shirley, moved to rural Hood County in 2015 and …

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Nazi Arrested For Swatting Calls Against Journalists

Just in from the Department of Justice: A former leader of the white supremacist group Atomwaffen Division was arrested today on charges related to his alleged role in a conspiracy that conducted multiple swatting events that occurred here in the Eastern District of Virginia. John Cameron Denton, 26, of Montgomery, Texas, is allegedly a former leader of the Atomwaffen Division …

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