Tag Archives: InfoWars

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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NRA Sought Infowars Help In “Debunking” Parkland

The Huffington Post reports: An official with the National Rifle Association corresponded with a prominent Sandy Hook conspiracy theorist to call into question the school shooting in Parkland, Florida, emails obtained by HuffPost show. NRA officer Mark Richardson emailed Wolfgang Halbig [photo], a noted harasser of parents of Sandy Hook Elementary School victims, to float a conspiracy theory about the …

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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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Roger Stone Invokes Fifth Amendment In House Probe

Fox News reports: Former Trump political adviser Roger Stone has invoked the Fifth Amendment and refused to turn over documents requested by House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler, saying he will not appear on Capitol Hill for an interview as part of the committee’s expansive investigation into President Trump. Stone delivered his response to Nadler this week, after the chairman …

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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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Judge Sets Roger Stone’s Trial For November 5th

NBC News reports: A federal judge on Thursday set a Nov. 5 trial date for President Donald Trump’s longtime political ally and self-described dirty trickster, Roger Stone. Judge Amy Berman Jackson said in Washington, D.C., district court that she expects the trial will last “at least” two weeks, NBC News reported. Stone was arrested in late January in a predawn …

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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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