Tag Archives: InfoWars

Infowars Host At Riot Hearing: I Behaved Like Jesus

The Daily Beast reports: In a truly bizarre attempt to get his charges dismissed for his alleged role in the Capitol riots, Infowars host Jonathon Owen Shroyer compared his conduct to that of Jesus Christ or the Dalai Lama. The comparison was among several arguments Shroyer made in a Thursday motion to dismiss the two misdemeanors charges he faces. He …

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Alex Jones Loses Two Sandy Hook Suits By Default

The Huffington Post reports: Infowars host Alex Jones has lost two of several lawsuits filed against him by relatives of Sandy Hook victims after he routinely failed to comply with requests to produce documents related to his involvement in spreading lies about the deadly shooting. Judge Maya Guerra Gamble on Monday issued her ruling for default judgments against Jones in …

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Infowars Host In Custody On Capitol Riot Charges, Has Already Raised $174K On Christian Crowdfunding Site

Politico reports: The host of a program for the right-wing website Infowars, Owen Shroyer, is in custody after being charged in the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol, officials said Monday. Shroyer, who hosts “The War Room” for the website operated by conspiracy theorist Alex Jones, said on air Friday that he had to turn himself in to authorities …

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Infowars Host Owen Shroyer Charged In Capitol Riot

Buzzfeed News reports: Infowars host Owen Shroyer is facing criminal charges in connection with the Jan. 6 riots at the US Capitol. In a new complaint filed on Friday, the US attorney’s office in Washington charged Shroyer with illegally going into a restricted area on the Capitol grounds and disorderly conduct. He’s one of the highest profile right-wing media personalities …

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Extremists Rain Death Threats Down On SF Gay Chorus Over Satirical Song About “Converting Children” [Video]

The Bay Area Reporter reports: The office of the San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus is closed “out of an abundance of caution” after members started receiving a barrage of negative messages, including death threats, in response to a mischaracterization of a song the group posted to YouTube, its executive director said Thursday. Chris Verdugo, a gay man who is the …

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Infowars Host: Be Proud Of The Capitol Rioters [VIDEO]

Media Matters has the transcript: I realized something too about January 6. And you know what? We’re all such good people, we’re almost too good, quite frankly. We’re too nice. We’re too tolerant. Because even after January — I mean Trump is guilty of this too. Trump threw us under the bus on January 6, he’s kind of backtracked from …

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Alex Jones Calls For Hanging Fauci And Gates

Media Matters has the transcript: The dominos start falling, you’re going to have Nuremberg trials, I mean — there’s going to be people getting hung. Because that’s what happens when you launch a bio-attack, is you get marched up there and they pull a switch and a trapdoor opens up and you fall about two feet and — that’s what …

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Infowars Host Has Oddly Specific Objection To Masks

The Daily Dot reports: Far-right InfoWars personality Paul Joseph Watson wants you to know that he’s very masculine and has no plans to be seen in public wearing a mask. And if you do, you’re signaling to the world you’re some kind of gay. In his mind, that is. Watson’s tweet is additionally ironic given that his employer, InfoWars, actually …

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Candace Owens Compares COVID Vaccine To Slavery

Media Matters reports: Owens attacked the prospect of a vaccine against COVID-19 with the confounding claim that a vaccine against the disease — which has killed more than 270,000 Americans so far — “makes no sense” because there is a “99% chance that you’re going to survive if you get COVID-19,” so “why the hell would you take a vaccine …

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Infowars “Reporter” Charged With Robbery [VIDEO]

Law & Crime reports: A correspondent for InfoWars, the Alex Jones-helmed far-right media organization known as a hub for conspiracy theories and false news stories, was arrested Friday evening at her home in Diamond, Ohio, midway between Youngstown and Akron. Millicent “Millie” Weaver, 29, and her husband Gavin Wince, 46, were taken into custody by the Portage County Sheriff’s Office. …

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Stone Signs Commutation Papers Live On Infowars

Media Matters reports: During the July 14 edition of The Alex Jones Show, Stone joined Infowars head Alex Jones, a conspiracy theorist perhaps most notorious for repeatedly claiming that the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School mass shooting was a hoax. During the episode, Stone said he was “going to do something very historic now, right here on the air on …

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Alex Jones: Nursing Homes Are Eugenics Death Camps And Nazi Nurses Get $500,000 To Harvest Baby Organs

“Imagine all the old people suddenly dying in the nursing homes, family not allowed to see what’s happening. Now they’re prisons. Now they’re eugenics death camps. And notice it’s the blue cities and the blue states that have perfected the corruption where you see almost all the deaths. “Because that’s where you’ve got hospitals, where you’ve got order-followers, who are …

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Texas Lockdown Protesters Chant “Fire Fauci” [VIDEO]

The Austin Statesman reports: Protesters gathered Saturday afternoon at the state Capitol in Austin to demand that Gov. Greg Abbott reopen Texas for business. The “You Can’t Close America” rally was held to protest state and federal mandates to close certain businesses and enforce social distancing to slow the spread of COVID-19. The rally was promoted by Owen Shroyer of …

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Twitter Bans Infowars Host Behind Lockdown Protest

Jared Holt reports at Right Wing Watch: Twitter permanently suspended at least four Infowars-affiliated accounts Thursday for violating ​the website​’s policy against ban evasion, including a verified account used by one of the networks’ hosts that had accumulated more than 150,000 followers. According to Twitter, the accounts used by Infowars employees violated the site’s platform manipulation and spam policy, specifically …

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Infowars To Host Lockdown Protest At Texas Capitol

We’re going to see a lot of more of these: Infowars host Owen Shroyer — the organizer of an April 18 in-person rally at the state Capitol in Austin, Texas, to protest coronavirus restrictions — is using Twitter and the company’s streaming platform Periscope to promote the event. While Twitter banned accounts for Infowars and its head Alex Jones in …

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Jones: It’s A Revolutionary Act To Buy My COVID Crap

“This virus does kill some some people, that’s why you need to take care of your body and the best ways to do that is to eat good, non-GMO food, drink a lot of pure, clean water, and get a high-quality multivitamin mineral with amino acids like Real Red Pill, Real Red Pill Plus, still 50% off. “Get your X3 …

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Feds Warn Alex Jones For Peddling Fake COVID Cures

The Daily Beast reports: The Food and Drug Administration is demanding that conspiracy theorist Alex Jones stop advertising dubious dietary supplements as coronavirus treatments and threatening legal action if he doesn’t comply. The FDA sent a letter to Jones and his website InfoWars on Thursday demanding that he stop telling the viewers of his popular internet broadcasts that they can …

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Infowars Spreads “Empty Hospitals” Hoax On TikTok

Media Matters reports: The #filmyourhospital TikTok video with the most views as of the afternoon of April 3 comes from Owen Shroyer, a host on Infowars, an outlet that has already been banned from most major social media platforms. In the video — whose caption encourages people to “Take Part In The #filmyourhospital Takedown Of The Fake News Media” — …

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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 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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