Tag Archives: Alex Jones

Judge Sanctions Jones For “Indefensible” Claim Sandy Hook Lawyers Tried To Frame Him With Child Porn

CNN reports: A Connecticut judge on Tuesday sanctioned right-wing conspiracy theorist Alex Jones, who is being sued by families of the Sandy Hook victims for his past claims that the 2012 shooting was staged. The ruling, handed down from Bridgeport Superior Court Judge Barbara Bellis, came after attorneys representing several Sandy Hook families in their lawsuit against Jones filed a …

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DALLAS: Gunman Killed In Shootout With Police Had Posted Memes About Incels, Nazis, The Confederacy

The Daily Beast reports: A Texas man accused of opening fire outside a Dallas courthouse uploaded right-wing memes to Facebook, including memes about Nazism and the Confederacy. Authorities said Brian Clyde, 22, attacked the Earle Cabell federal courthouse Monday morning before law enforcement killed him. No one else was reported injured. A May 4 post defended Infowars founder Alex Jones …

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Sandy Hook Lawyers: Alex Jones Sent Us Child Porn

The Connecticut Post reports: Conspiracy theorist and InfoWars host Alex Jones sent child pornography to the lawyers for the families of the Sandy Hook tragedy, their lawyers said. The law firm representing the families of the 2012 mass shooting, stated in court documents filed Monday they have contacted the FBI after discovering child porn in electronic files Jones recently turned …

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Alex Jones Offers $1M Reward Over Alleged Malware Attack He Claims Tried To “Set Me Up” With Child Porn

The Daily Beast reports: Infowars founder Alex Jones and his lawyer, Norm Pattis, say the conspiracy theory aficionado was the target of a malware attack that left child pornography embedded on his servers, a move which they say sparked an FBI investigation. With Pattis by his side on his show Friday, Jones exploded into a five-minute rant before announcing he …

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Alex Jones Settles Lawsuit From Pepe The Frog Creator

Vice News reports: Pepe the Frog will no longer face Alex Jones in court. Jones and his lawyers have settled with Pepe creator Matt Furie. Furie sued Jones for copyright infringement because InfoWars used an image of Pepe in a poster it sold during the 2016 election. The two were set to go to trial next month, but reached a …

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Facebook Cracks Down On More Extremists, Bans Milo Yiannopoulos, Alex Jones, Laura Loomer, And Others

The Washington Post reports: Facebook said on Thursday it has permanently banned several far-right figures and organizations including Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan, Infowars host Alex Jones, Milo Yiannopoulos, and Laura Loomer, for being “dangerous,” a sign that the social network is more aggressively enforcing its hate speech policies under pressure from civil rights groups. Facebook had removed the …

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Homocon Blogger Jim Hoft, Alex Jones, Others To Face Defamation Suit Over Nazi Rally “Deep State” Claims

Courthouse News reports: A Virginia federal judge ruled on Friday a defamation suit can move forward against Alex Jones, former Florida Rep. Allen West and other right-wing commentators who claimed a former State Department official was a “deep state” operative after he posted video online that showed a white supremacist plow his car into a crowd in Charlottesville, Virginia in …

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Alex Jones Flames Out In Sandy Hook Suit Testimony

The Huffington Post reports: Infowars host Alex Jones was questioned earlier this month for three hours by the lawyer of a Sandy Hook parent who has accused him of perpetuating an abhorrent hoax. It did not go well for Jones. “Like I told you, most of this stuff I can’t even remember,” Jones says about the 2012 Sandy Hook shooting …

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Alex Jones Suggests Suicide Of Sandy Hook Parent Was Actually A Murder To Distract From Mueller Report

Media Matters reports: Alex Jones commented on Jeremy Richman’s death during his March 25 broadcast, repeatedly suggesting that Richman did not die by suicide. He also claimed that the timing of Richman’s death was suspicious and meant to distract from the release of the summary of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report on possible Russian interference in the 2016 election. “How …

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Jones Offers To Execute “Traitors” (Plays Maddow Clip)

Media Matters reports: Alex Jones, a top media ally of Trump, focused his March 25 Infowars.com broadcast on the Mueller report summary and used it to make disturbing comments involving MSNBC host Rachel Maddow, who extensively covered Mueller’s investigation on her show. Jones complained about “scum” claiming that he and Trump are “on foreign payrolls” before saying, “If you’re found …

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Alex Jones Claims NZ Terror Attack Was “False Flag” (And Uses YouTube Where He Is Supposedly Banned)

Media Matters reports: Although YouTube has banned several channels associated with conspiracy theorist Alex Jones’ Infowars site, the outlet still maintains a secondary channel and is using it to claim that the the mass shootings at two New Zealand mosques were “false flag” attacks. While YouTube banned Jones’ primary account in August 2018 and banned some related Infowars channels in …

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Jerome Corsi Sues Alex Jones, Infowars For Defamation

Courthouse News reports: Escalating a feud among conspiracy theorists, Jerome Corsi and lawyer Larry Klayman brought a federal defamation complaint late Thursday against Alex Jones and his Infowars website. Though not himself indicted in Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation of the Russian meddling in the 2016 election, Corsi is named as “person 1” in the indictment of Roger Stone, making …

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Jerome Corsi and Infowars Retract Seth Rich Conspiracy Claims, Apologize To Rich’s Family For “Any Suffering”

Rolling Stone reports: On Monday, pro-Trump conspiracy theorist Jerome Corsi retracted a nearly year-old column published on the website Infowars that promoted the unfounded claim that murdered DNC staffer Seth Rich and his brother participated in the hack of the DNC and leaked documents to WikiLeaks. In addition to the retraction, Corsi apologized to the Rich family. Around midday Monday, …

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WOMP: Alex Jones Begins To Turn On Roger Stone

Roger Stone and Jerome Corsi are already at each others’ throats and today Alex Jones melted down because Stone gave an “exclusive” to the homocon fake news site Gateway Pundit. An excerpt from his rant via Media Matters: “I like Roger as a friend, but he doles out exclusives – some to Fox News, some to Daily Caller – and …

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Alex Jones Is “Ready For War” After Facebook Purges Another 22 Pages That Were Posting Infowars Content

The Verge reports: Facebook today removed 22 pages associated with far-right conspiracy theorist Alex Jones, as part of a previously announced update in which the company is tightening rules for administrators whose pages have been previously banned. The pages, which were among 89 removed by the social network, were created before Jones was banned in August for violations related to …

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TORONTO: InfoWars DVDs Found In Terrorist’s Home

Canada’s CBC News reports: Nearly six months after Toronto’s deadly Danforth Avenue shooting rampage, newly released details from court documents reveal a startling amount of ammunition was found in the apartment of gunman Faisal Hussain, along with a number of DVDs by the American conspiracy theorist Alex Jones. In the hours after the shooting, which claimed the lives of 18-year-old …

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Roku Reverses On Adding Infowars After Backlash

The Hill reports: Roku said late Tuesday that it deleted its channel for InfoWars just hours after the streaming platform said the show, which is hosted by conspiracy theorist Alex Jones, didn’t violate its content policies. Roku initially defended its decision in a statement to The Hill on Tuesday, saying that it “allows our customers to choose from thousands of …

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Alex Jones Loses Battle Against Sandy Hook Parents

ABC News reports: Six families of victims killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School won a legal victory Friday in their fight against controversial radio and internet personality Alex Jones. A judge in Connecticut has granted the families’ discovery requests, allowing them access to, among other things, InfoWars’ internal marketing and financial documents. The judge has scheduled a hearing next week …

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Study: “Ultra Conservatives” Share The Most Fake News

Unshocking. The Associated Press reports: Sharing false information on Facebook is old. People over 65 and ultra conservatives shared about seven times more fake information masquerading as news on the social media site than younger adults, moderates and super liberals during the 2016 election season, a new study finds. The first major study to look at who is sharing links …

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Alex Jones: CNN Will Drive A “Big-Ass Truck Bomb” Into Their Atlanta Office So They Can Blame Trump

“Here’s the big emergency. These are only probing attacks to set it up and to test the public, will they buy that Soros, and Hillary, and Bill, and Obama, and CNN are poor victims. This is introducing them as the targets so they can whine, and moan, and predict, if Trump doesn’t stop you’re going to get us all killed. …

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