Extremists

From MAGA To ACAB: MTG Calls For Defunding The FBI

The Week reports: After former President Donald Trump announced Monday that FBI agents had searched his Mar-a-Lago residence, apparently seeking classified documents he failed to hand back to the government, “supporters of the former president reacted in the kind of calm, measured tone we’ve come to expect from the MAGA movement,” Rex Huppke deadpanned at USA Today. “The FBI must …

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REPORT: Tucker Carlson Is “Shitting Himself” Over The Possibility That His Many Texts To Alex Jones Will Leak

The Daily Beast reports: Tucker Carlson is “shitting himself” over the possibility that texts between him and far-right conspiracy loon Alex Jones will leak, a source close to the Fox News star told Confider. Carlson and the raving Infowars ranter trade text messages on a daily basis, according to two people familiar with their relationship.  If made public, these sources …

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Jan. 6 Committee Receives Alex Jones’ Text Messages

CNN reports: Approximately two years’ worth of text messages sent and received by right-wing conspiracy theorist Alex Jones have been turned over to the House select committee investigating the January 6 insurrection, a person familiar with the matter told CNN on Monday. The messages were handed over to the committee by Mark Bankston, the attorney who represented two Sandy Hook …

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MTG Still Claims It Was Antifa Who Attacked The Capitol

Mediaite reports: After an eventful weekend at the Conservative Political Action Conference in Texas, Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) appeared on MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell’s show rehashing her experience during the Jan. 6, 2021 attack on the U.S. Capitol, maintaining the false claim that Antifa perpetrated the riots. On Lindell-TV, Greene discussed the events of January 6th saying that she …

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Jones On Leaked Texts: They Didn’t Get My “Dick Pics”

The Daily Beast reports: Far-right conspiracy theorist Alex Jones went on a rant about Sandy Hook family lawyers accidentally obtaining a copy of his phone from his own legal team, insisting they now have a “naked” photo of his wife and not much else. “It’s six months of my phone, late 2019, early 2020,” he said on his broadcast Saturday …

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Gaetz And Bannon Vow Probes On COVID, The “Stolen Election,” And The “J6 Fedsurrection” After Midterms

Media Matters has the transcript: STEVE BANNON (HOST): What our folks want to know, is when we take back the House, is it going to be same-old-same-old, what’s going to be different? Are we going to go on the attack? REP. MATT GAETZ (R-FL): You know what, the truth is like a lion, it doesn’t need to be protected, it …

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Orban At CPAC: “Christian Politicians Can’t Be Racist”

The Christian Post reports: Following criticism over a recent speech in which he attacked what he called an “ideological move” by the “internationalist Left” to claim that Europe is inherently “populated by peoples of mixed race,” Orbán pushed back against allegations of racism over his statement about not wanting to become “mixed race,” saying, “a Christian politician cannot be racist.” …

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Roger Stone: Donate Now To Help “Good And Decent Man” And “God-Fearing Christian” Alex Jones [VIDEO]

Newsweek reports: Roger Stone has called for contributions to support Infowars founder and host Alex Jones after he was hit with a $45.2 million verdict in a defamation lawsuit for touting conspiracy theories about the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting. “Alex Jones is a good and decent man,” Stone said during an appearance on Infowars in a video that …

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Rioter Who Wore Company Coat Pleads Guilty To Felony

From the Justice Department: An Ohio man pleaded guilty today to a felony charge of destruction of government property for his actions during the breach of the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021. His actions and the actions of others disrupted a joint session of the U.S. Congress convened to ascertain and count the electoral votes related to the presidential …

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Alex Jones Ordered To Pay $45M In Punitive Damages

CNN reports: A Texas jury has decided to penalize Alex Jones with $45.2 million in punitive damages in a lawsuit filed by the parents of Sandy Hook shooting victim Jesse Lewis. The award, which the judge could reduce, came one day after the jury settled on $4.1 million in compensatory damages. The jurors began deliberating around 12:30 pm CT on …

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Rioter Proud Boy Gets Two Years For Assaulting Cops

Law & Crime reports: A California man who unleashed a can of chemical spray on police officers guarding the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6 has been sentenced to two years behind bars. Ricky Willden, 41, was seen on video among a crowd facing off against police at the East Columbus doors to the Capitol building. He was recording the chaos …

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Homocon Rioter Sets Up Mock Prison Cell At CPAC

First, a reminder of the latest Brandon Staka news: A federal judge reprimanded a prominent pro-Trump social media personality and Jan. 6 Capitol riot defendant for making “questionable” comments in the media about his plea agreement and cooperation with law enforcement. Those comments, U.S. District Court Judge Dabney Friedrich said, were “inconsistent” with what he previously told the court. “He’s …

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Anti-Vaxxer Gets Three Years For Fauci Death Threats

From the Justice Department: U.S. District Judge Paula Xinis sentenced Thomas Patrick Connally, Jr., age 57, most recently of Snowshoe, West Virginia to 37 months in federal prison, followed by three years of supervised release, for making threats against a federal official, specifically for sending emails threatening harm to Dr. Anthony Fauci. Connally further admitted threatening Dr. Francis Collins, the …

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Far-Right Tennessee Mayor Wins GOP House Primary

The Associated Press reports: Andy Ogles, a far-right county mayor, won Tennessee’s crowded Republican primary on Thursday in a reconfigured congressional district in left-leaning Nashville that the party is hoping to flip in November. In a warning ahead of the general election, he said, “Liberals, we’re coming for you.” Ogles, the Maury County mayor and onetime leader of the Koch-backed …

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CPAC Gives Orban Standing Ovation For Anti-Gay Rant

Mediaite reports: Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán spoke at the Conservative Political Action Conference in Dallas and declared that marriage is between a man and a woman. Attendees gave the right-wing authoritarian a standing ovation in response. “Hungary shall protect the institution of marriage as the union of one man and one woman,” he said to applause. “Family ties shall …

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Loomer Claims Opponent Wears Life Alert Necklace

The Daily Beast reports: Now in her second bid for Congress, this time in a primary fight against Rep. Dan Webster (R-FL), Loomer has found a new oddball line of attack. Her opponent, she claims, is so feeble he wears a Life Alert necklace with a button to alert emergency responders if he has a fall. “We don’t need members …

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Lawyer: I’ll Give Alex Jones’ Texts To Jan. 6 Committee

The New York Times reports: The lawyer for plaintiffs who are suing the conspiracy theorist Alex Jones said Thursday that he plans to turn over two years of text messages from Mr. Jones’s phone to the House committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol. The lawyer, Mark Bankston, who represents Sandy Hook parents suing Mr. Jones in defamation …

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Report: Law Enforcement Wants Jones’ Phone Data

Law & Crime reports: After the bombshell revelations that Alex Jones’s legal team inadvertently disclosed years of his phone data, an attorney for a Sandy Hook victim’s parents disclosed that “various” law enforcement agents want to scrutinize the information. On Thursday, Jones’s lawyer Andino Reynal tried to mitigate the fallout by asking Travis County Judge Maya Guerra Gamble to order …

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Man Charged With Leaving Loaded Gun During Riot

The Washington Post reports: A Missouri man left a loaded 9mm semiautomatic pistol on the grounds of the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021, according to prosecutors. Jerod Thomas Bargar, 36, of Centralia, Mo., was arrested Wednesday; he is one of a small group of people accused of illegally carrying guns during the riot. Lawmakers investigating the attack revealed recently …

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Trump Welcomes Fascist Orban To His NJ Golf Resort

Bloomberg News reports: Former President Donald Trump welcomed Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban to one of his luxury golf resorts barely a week after the Central European leader made remarks that have been compared to Nazi rhetoric. Trump released a statement saying it was “great spending time with my friend” and that the two were also celebrating Orban’s April electoral …

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