Trump cultists

CO Gov Nominee Spreads “Furries In Schools” Claim

Denver’s Fox affiliate reports: Republican candidate for governor Heidi Ganahl is reiterating a claim that students in Colorado schools are self-identifying as animals. It’s an assertion that has been disputed by a local district, and in fact-checks from across the country. Ganahl took criticism for comments she made during a discussion about Colorado schools on a conservative talk radio show. …

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PA Man Charged With Felony Assault On Capitol Police

Law & Crime reports: An accused U.S. Capitol rioter dubbed with the hashtag #JackTheTripper by online sleuths for allegedly attacking police with a bike rack now faces felony charges of assaulting law enforcement and civil disorder. Prosecutors allege that 32-year-old Pennsylvania resident Mikhail Edward Slye is the man given the double-entendre nickname by the group Sedition Hunters, a crowdsourced effort …

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Oath Keepers To Put Trump At Center Of Their Defense

The Associated Press reports: The defense team in the Capitol riot trial of the Oath Keepers leader is relying on an unusual strategy with Donald Trump at the center. Lawyers for Stewart Rhodes, founder of the extremist group, are poised to argue that jurors cannot find him guilty of seditious conspiracy because all the actions he took before the siege …

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Capitol Riot Judge Targeted In Swatting Incident

Bloomberg News reports: In what law enforcement later described as a “swatting” incident, an unknown person had placed a call to an emergency services line pretending to be US District Judge Emmet Sullivan. The caller claimed a violent situation was unfolding at the judge’s home. Local police responded to the scene. The following day, the US Marshals Service sent an …

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Carlson Secretly Tried To Broker Pardon For Roger Stone

Rolling Stone reports: For years, Fox News star Tucker Carlson has served as a vital voice in Donald Trump’s ear, including privately urging him not to bomb Iran, giving him ideas for crackdowns on immigrants and the homeless, and even gossiping with the former president about another man’s “fucking gross” sexual ongoings. During Trump’s fourth year in office, Carlson also …

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Lindell Warns Republicans Not To Use Early Voting

Raw Story reports: “Well, the number one thing that everyone should do is vote day of,” Lindell said, adding that voters can defy “lying” pollsters by voting only on Election Day. “We can overrun the algorithms. Everybody has to get out and vote — everybody you know — and same day. Don’t vote two days early, don’t vote one day …

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Jury Seated In Oath Keepers Seditious Conspiracy Trial

CBS News reports: Twelve Washington, D.C. residents have been selected out of a pool of dozens to serve as jurors on the highest-profile trial to date in the Justice Department’s sprawling investigation into the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the U.S. Capitol. The jury was selected by prosecutors and defense attorneys for the five defendants on trial; members of the …

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QAnon Nutbags: The Deep State Created The Hurricane Because DeSantis Refused To Enact A Vaccine Mandate

“We understand that the deep state, they have weather manipulation technology. They have DARPA. They know how to manipulate and create big storms, hurricanes, tornadoes, climate change, etc. “And these huge hurricanes always seem to target red states, red districts. And always at a convenient time, right before elections or in this case possibly because Ron DeSantis has been stepping …

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Man Shot By Rittenhouse Files To Change His Name After “Years Of Death Threats By Right Wing Lunatics”

The Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel reports: It’s been two years since Gaige Grosskreutz became linked to the deadly actions of one-time homicide suspect Kyle Rittenhouse, and he says he can’t shake them. This week, Grosskreutz filed a secret petition to change his legal name — that was quickly reported by a conservative news outlet, prompting his call for a leak investigation by …

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AP: Dysfunction And Disarray In Texas AG’s Office

The Associated Press reports: Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton’s staff this month quietly dropped a series of human trafficking and child sexual assault cases after losing track of one of the victims, a stumble in open court emblematic of broader dysfunction inside one of America’s most prominent law offices. The Republican has elevated his national profile in recent years, energizing …

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Kari Lake Staffer Once Plotted To Kill FBI Informant

The Daily Beast reports: Arizona Republican governor candidate Kari Lake has made her support for law enforcement a centerpiece of her campaign—but her campaign also employs an interesting character: a convicted criminal who pleaded guilty to battery against a peace officer and who once plotted to kill an FBI informant. The staffer, Kenneth Ulibarri, previously campaigned with Lake, Salon reported …

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Michael Flynn Claims Governors Can “Declare War”

Mediaite reports: Michael Flynn gave a speech in Arizona where he essentially claimed states are likely go rogue from the federal government as governors exert their own authority and “declare war.” Flynn was speaking at a campaign event for Mark Finchem, a Republican candidate for Arizona’s Secretary of State who has been cozying up with other election deniers, conspiracy theorists …

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Prospective Oath Keepers Juror Fears For His Safety

Courthouse News reports: A judge presiding over the biggest trial to date to stem from the Jan. 6, 2021, insurrection agreed Thursday to dismiss a potential juror who said he would be concerned for his family’s safety if chosen to serve. “I worry about how anonymous I actually would be,” the juror explained to U.S. Attorney Jeffrey Nestler after the …

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Cultists Move To Purge Tens Of Thousands Of GA Voters

CNN reports: One morning in late August, Zach Manifold showed up at his job running the elections office in Gwinnett County, Georgia, to find eight boxes waiting, all filled with documents challenging the eligibility of tens of thousands of people to cast ballots. It was the physical manifestation of a law passed by the Republican-controlled state legislature in 2021, making …

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QAnon Pastor: God Told Me Satan Sent The Hurricane Because DeSantis “Took A Stand Against Wickedness”

QAnon Pastor Todd Coconato writes on his Facebook page: Here is what the Lord has shown me today as we entered into the courts of heaven this morning to pray and intercede for the great state of Florida with many pastors, a powerful rabbi, evangelists, leaders, and prayer warriors. The devil and forces of darkness want to hit this state …

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QAnon Cultist Lied About Separation From Air Force

The Air Force Times reports: Republican J.R. Majewski has centered his campaign for a competitive Ohio congressional seat around his biography as an Air Force veteran. But one of the big questions that has surfaced is why Majewski was told he could not reenlist in the Air Force after his initial four years were up. Majewski’s campaign said last week …

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Michigan Elections Worker Charged With Two Felonies

Reuters reports: An election worker in a western Michigan town has been charged with two felonies after allegedly inserting a flash drive into a computer containing confidential voter registration data during an election in August, local officials said on Wednesday. At the Aug. 2 primary, an election worker was seen inserting a USB drive into the computer used to administer …

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POLL: Only 55% Say Losing Candidates Should Concede

Yahoo News reports: Nearly two years after Donald Trump launched his relentless and baseless assault on the legitimacy of the 2020 presidential election — a scheme that culminated in his supporters’ Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the U.S. Capitol — a new Yahoo News/YouGov poll shows that less than half of Americans (46%) now believe that candidates “should commit in …

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New Video Shows Trump Banner Used As Battering Ram

Mediaite reports: As several trials and sentencing hearings for Jan. 6 rioters took place this week, new details and video footage from the day of the attack have emerged. Among those new details is a video showing a giant Trump banner being used as a “battering ram against police” by pro-Trump rioters attempting to break police lines to enter the …

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Romance Novel Cover Model Guilty Of Beating Cops

NBC News reports: When former President Donald Trump called on supporters who believed his lies about the 2020 election to go to Washington, D.C., on Jan. 6, a Michigan bodybuilder-turned-construction worker responded with enthusiasm. “I’ll be there,” Logan Barnhart wrote in response to a @realDonaldTrump tweet. When he arrived at the U.S. Capitol, he now admits, he battled cops and …

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