Tag Archives: anti-Semitism

DC Lawmaker: Jewish Bankers Control The Weather

The Washington Post reports: A D.C. lawmaker responded to a brief snowfall Friday by publishing a video in which he espoused a conspiracy theory that Jewish financiers control the weather. D.C. Council member Trayon White Sr. (D-Ward 8) posted the video to his official Facebook page at 7:21 a.m. as snow flurries were hitting the nation’s capital. The video, shot …

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Florida Shooter Spewed Racist, Anti-Gay, Anti-Semitic Views In Private Chat Group, Called For Murdering Gays

CNN reports: In a private Instagram group chat, confessed school shooter Nikolas Cruz repeatedly espoused racist, homophobic and anti-Semitic views and displayed an obsession with violence and guns.  CNN, investigating comments the shooter may have left on a now-deleted YouTube channel, was added to the private Instagram group by one of the active members in it. The responding group members, …

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Twitter Bans Extremist GOP US House Candidate

Newsweek reports: Twitter has suspended the account of alt-right GOP candidate Paul Nehlen after he was accused of racism for a tweet about Meghan Markle, fiancée of British royal Prince Harry. In the tweet, he superimposed a picture on Markle’s image of the reconstructed appearance of Cheddar Man, an ancient Briton who experts now believe was dark skinned after conducting …

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Joe Arpaio Defends Interviews With Anti-Semitic Site

The Arizona Republic reports: Republican U.S. Senate candidate Joe Arpaio has given several interviews to a publication that traffics in anti-Semitic conspiracy theories and on Wednesday declined an opportunity to distance himself from the extremist material. Arpaio, the controversial former Maricopa County sheriff, said he was unfamiliar with other stories on the “American Free Press” website, such as an interview …

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Kayla Moore Tells Rally Crowd: We Can’t Be Anti-Semitic Because One Of Our Attorneys Is A Jew [VIDEO]

The Associated Press reports: The wife of embattled Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore fought back against accusations that her husband doesn’t support blacks or Jews, saying at one point that one of their attorneys “is a Jew.” Speaking at a campaign rally Monday night in Midland City, Alabama, Kayla Moore pointed out that her husband appointed the first black marshal …

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Tucker Carlson’s Daily Caller Goes Full Anti-Semitic, Mocks Jewish NYT Reporter With Hava Nagila [VIDEO]

This afternoon the right wing site Daily Caller, which was founded by Fox News host Tucker Carlson, went full anti-Semitic with a video mocking New York Times reporter Glenn Thrush, who is Jewish. Watch below as the Daily Caller loops Thrush’s pronunciation of “chutzpah” over and over as Hava Nagila plays in the background. Blue check Twitter is aghast. UPDATE: …

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Joe Arpaio Does Interview With Holocaust Denial Site

Media Matters reports: Joe Arpaio, the racist Arizona sheriff who was recently pardoned by President Donald Trump, gave another interview to an anti-Semitic publication that has repeatedly pushed claims that the Holocaust is a “hoax.” American Free Press published a September 15 piece by roving editor Mark Anderson stating that it “recently” interviewed Arpaio to combat “the false narrative that …

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Man Loses Online T-Shirt Store Over His Anti-Semitic History After Trump Retweets His Anti-Obama Meme

Raw Story reports: Life came at Jerry Travone, the author of the eclipse meme, fast. Earlier in the day, he was mocking “libtards” who reacted to the image — but soon found himself locked out of the account for his t-shirt store, Pro Wrestler Tees. Travone, who describes himself as a “YouTube actor and political junkie” on Twitter, claimed the …

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Reporter Who Uncovered Creator Of Trump/CNN Video Details The Many Death Threats He’s Since Received

Earlier this week I posted a lengthy Twitter thread from Jared Yates Sexton, the reporter who found the many racist and anti-Semitic memes created by the Reddit user now globally famous for his Trump/CNN clip. Last night Sexton went into much more detail about the death threats he’s since received from Trump supporters. He writes for Politico: Before the hour …

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Chuck Woolery, The Game Show David Duke

Newsweek reports: Chuck Woolery, the well-coiffed former Wheel of Fortune and Love Connection host, has recently complained that his right-wing views have prevented him from finding work in Hollywood. His foray, via Twitter, into the complex relationship between the European Jewish diaspora, German philosophy and the rise of socialism in 20th century Russia is unlikely to have Burbank’s best producers …

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Pepe The Frog “Killed” By Its Creator

Comic Book Resources reports: After fighting an uphill battle to reclaim the feel-good image of his popular character after it was perverted by a culture of hate, cartoonist Matt Furie laid to rest Pepe the Frog in Fantagraphics’ Free Comic Book Day offering, “World’s Greatest Cartoonists.” In a one-page strip, Pepe lies in an open casket while “Boy’s Club” friends …

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Anti-Semitic NYC Council Candidate Scams Voters Into Donating To His Fake GoFundMe To Stop Him

The New York Post reports: For an anti-Semite, this guy’s got tons of chutzpah. A two-bit political gadfly named Thomas Lopez-Pierre has been running for City Council on an outrageous platform that calls for stopping “greedy Jewish landlords” from committing “ethnic cleansing” against blacks. His low-rent hatemongering seemed designed to get as much negative attention as possible. And it did …

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SPLC Sues Pro-Trump Nazi Leader Andrew Anglin For Anti-Semitic Troll Campaign Against Jewish Family

Via press release from the SPLC: The Southern Poverty Law Center, along with its Montana co-counsel, filed suit in federal court today against the founder of a major neo-Nazi website who orchestrated a harassment campaign that has relentlessly terrorized a Jewish woman and her family with anti-Semitic threats and messages. The lawsuit describes how Andrew Anglin used his web forum, …

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ISRAEL: 19 Year-Old US-Israeli Man Arrested For Wave Of Bomb Threats Against Jewish Community Centers

The Jerusalem Post reports: A 19-year-old dual American Israeli living in Ashkelon has been arrested, suspected of being behind most of a series of bomb and other threats to Jewish communities in the US, Europe, Australia and New Zealand that date back around six months, The Jerusalem Post has learned. As of Thursday, with a gag order on the probe …

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FBI Makes Arrest In Anti-Semitic Bomb Threats

ABC News reports: A man accused of making at least eight threats against Jewish Community Centers was arrested by the FBI in St. Louis, Missouri, this morning. The suspect, 31-year-old Juan Thompson, is accused of what federal prosecutors called a “campaign to harass and intimidate.” He’s charged in New York with cyberstalking a woman by communicating threats to JCCs in …

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Sen. Chuck Schumer Petitions FCC For Waiver To Thwart Caller ID Blocks At Jewish Community Centers

The Buffalo News reports: The people calling in bomb threats to Jewish Community Centers in Buffalo and across the country will lose their cloak of anonymity if Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer gets his way. The New York Democrat on Wednesday asked the Federal Communications Commission to grant a waiver to the nation’s Jewish Community Centers and others that …

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Trump Suggests Jews Themselves Are Behind Wave Of Bomb Threats Against Jewish Community Centers

The New York Daily News reports: President Trump appeared to suggest Tuesday that the wave of bomb threats against Jewish community centers across the U.S. could be coming from within the Jewish community itself, according to a Pennsylvania state lawmaker present for the comments. Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro, who was part of a group of state attorneys general meeting …

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CPAC Organizer: The Alt-Right Aren’t Conservatives, They’re “Garden Variety Left Wing Fascists” [VIDEO]

Remember last year when White House advisor Steve Bannon declared that he was ever so proud to have turned Breitbart into a “platform for the alt-right”? Apparently he said that in an alt-universe. Kyle Mantyla reports at Right Wing Watch:  This morning, Dan Schneider of the American Conservative Union, which organizes CPAC, delivered a speech titled “The Alt Right Ain’t …

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SUH-NAP: Vice Reveals Homocon Milo’s Darkest Secret

According to Sam Kriss at Vice UK, the big dark secret that Milo Yiannopoulos doesn’t want the world know isn’t that he’s casually accepting of sex between minors and adults. Nope, it’s something much more damaging to his image. Kriss writes: Milo’s secret is that he’s one of the most boring people on the planet. He spends every waking second …

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NEW YORK CITY: Anti-Defamation League National Headquarters Evacuated After Another Bomb Threat

NBC New York reports: The Anti-Defamation League’s national headquarters in New York received a bomb threat Wednesday, and the group says it is working with authorities to determine if it is connected to the rash of threats targeting Jewish community centers across the country in recent months. The bomb threat to the Third Avenue office was anonymous, according to ADL …

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