Tag Archives: InfoWars

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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Alex Jones Sells Coronavirus Survival Supplies [VIDEO]

Media Matters reports: As the virus continues to spread, and a pandemic becomes more likely, Alex Jones is using Infowars to panic his viewers while also trying to profit from them. Infowars operates InfowarsStore.com, which sells dietary supplements, apparel, firearm accessories, and bulk food. The page for bulk food has been using the coronavirus outbreak as a sales hook. A …

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Infowars “Gun Girl” Pleads On Fox News Directly To Trump For Him To Defund “Anti-Conservative” Schools

Jared Holt reports at Right Wing Watch: Kaitlin Bennett, a correspondent for the conspiracy theory outlet Infowars and employee of the far-right outlet Liberty Hangout, appeared on Fox News’ “Fox & Friends First” program Wednesday morning, where she asked the president to support conservatives on college campuses. Bennett’s appearance on Fox News came after she attempted to make a video …

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Trump Retweets Infowars Regular, #QAnon Sex Coach

Mediaite reports: President Donald Trump retweeted a series of tweets from random Trump supporters, and even a congressional candidate running against Speaker Nancy Pelosi and a self-proclaimed conspiracy theory loving sex professional, on his way to a campaign rally in Des Moines, Iowa. Congressional candidate DeAnna Lorraine Tesoriero, who is running against Pelosi, is a frequent guest on InfoWars, the …

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Infowars Contributor Arrested For Sandy Hook Doxxing

The New York Times reports: Sheriff’s deputies in Lake County, Fla., on Monday arrested a notorious tormentor of the parents of Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting victims, charging him with the unlawful possession of personal identification. Wolfgang Halbig, a former contributor to Infowars, the online and radio show hosted by the far-right provocateur Alex Jones, has spread false claims for …

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Alex Jones Must Pay $100K In Sandy Hook Legal Fees

The Independent reports: A Texas judge has ordered InfoWars founder Alex Jones to pay $100,000 in legal fees in a defamation case brought against him by the father of a Sandy Hook school shooting victim, the latest court setback for the conspiracy theorist. In a 20 December ruling, judge Scott Jenkins of Travis County District Court said that Mr Jones …

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Former Infowars Staffer Spills Dirt On Alex Jones

The Daily Beast reports: A former staff member at Alex Jones’s far-right conspiracy site Infowars has admitted to making up stories for Jones about the threat of Shariah law within the U.S. Writing for The New York Times, Josh Owens expressed his regret for helping Jones spread Islamophobic misinformation. The former Infowars video editor said that he made up lies …

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Jury Begins Deliberations In Roger Stone’s Trial

Courthouse News reports: Truth still matters” was the resounding close from the Justice Department in the final moments of Trump confidant Roger Stone’s trial in Washington. Federal prosecutors urged the jury set to begin deliberations Thursday morning to convict Stone on charges he lied to Congress about a back channel to WikiLeaks head Julian Assange during the 2016 election. The …

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Jury Selection Begins Tomorrow In Roger Stone Trial

NBC News reports: Jury selection begins Tuesday in the trial of longtime Donald Trump confidant Roger Stone, accused of lying to Congress and pressuring another person to do the same thing. A Trump friend for more than 30 years who served as an adviser to his 2016 campaign, Stone has called himself the victim of a political prosecution. During the …

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Alex Jones Loses Sandy Hook Defamation Suit Appeal

Jared Holt reports at Right Wing Watch: Alex Jones, the conspiracy theorist proprietor of Infowars, and his attorneys were denied an appeal regarding a lawsuit that alleges Infowars broadcast defamatory comments regarding the father of a child murdered in the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting. The Texas Court of Appeals has ordered Infowars to “pay all costs” related to …

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Feds Want To Play Godfather 2 Clip At Stone’s Trial

The Hill reports: Government prosecutors filed a motion on Friday to get permission to show a clip from “The Godfather Part II” during the trial for Trump associate Roger Stone. The roughly four-and-a-half-minute scene, the prosecutors say, is one that Stone referenced in conversations that allegedly constituted witness tampering, according to court documents. “The relevant scene is important context for …

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Federal Judge Bans Roger Stone From All Social Media But Imposes No Jail Time For Violating Her Gag Order

CNBC reports: A federal judge on Tuesday banned Republican operative Roger Stone from posting anything at all on major social media platforms after ruling that the longtime confidant of President Donald Trump violated an already strict gag order in his criminal case. U.S. District Court Judge Amy Berman Jackson walked through a litany of Stone’s recent posts from his Instagram …

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InfoWars Host Calls For Lynching President Obama

Popular Information reports: In a June 5 statement, YouTube said it was its responsibility to “prevent our platform from being used to incite hatred, harassment, discrimination and violence,” YouTube said. They have a long way to go. Conspiracy website InfoWars and its founder Alex Jones were banned by Youtube in August 2018. Twitter booted InfoWars and Jones the next month. …

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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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Stone Asks Court To Suppress Evidence Against Him

The Hill reports: Roger Stone asked a judge on Friday to suppress certain evidence in the case against him, claiming that it was improperly obtained. The filing states that the search warrant applications about Stone showed that the FBI initially investigated him for a range of different potential crimes, including unauthorized access of a protected computer, obstruction of justice, wire …

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Roger Stone Petitions Federal Court To Dismiss Charges

Politico reports: Roger Stone, the longtime political ally and confidant of President Donald Trump, issued a series of Hail Mary legal arguments late Friday to dismiss the indictment against him from special counsel Robert Mueller that is pending before a federal judge in Washington D.C. The longshot arguments, some of which have already been considered and rejected by judges in …

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Candace Owens Unleashes Bizarre Lies At House Panel, YouTube Disables Comments Due To Extremist Hate

Mediaite reports: Candace Owens has had a winding road to testifying before the House about extremism. Just a few years ago, she ran an anti-Trump website that floated conspiracy theories about the size of Trump’s penis. Then she took a right turn, straight onto the set of InfoWars. Somehow, she parlayed that insanity into regular appearances on Fox News. Then …

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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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