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Gavin McInnis Canned By Right Wing Network BlazeTV

Heavy reports: BlazeTV announced on Saturday night that it would no longer be working with Proud Boys founder Gavin McInnes. The network didn’t explain why they were making the change, which they announced in a single, brief tweet well into the evening. But McInnes fans immediately blamed the move directly on Blaze’s founder and CEO, Glenn Beck. Blaze is a …

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Gavin McInnis: Punching Nazis Should Be A Hate Crime

“How is ‘Nazi’ not as bad as ‘faggot?’ I think they’re both pretty bad. Like, say you beat up a guy and you were screaming ‘Nazi’ as you beat him up. Couldn’t you argue that’s a hate crime? Because when you beat up a gay guy and you say that word, the f-word, it’s seen as homophobic. If you’re getting …

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Australia Denies Visa For Proud Boys Founder

ABC News Australia reports: Right-wing provocateur and founder of the Proud Boys group Gavin McInnes has had his visa application blocked by the Home Affairs Department, failing the character test to enter Australia. Critics of Mr McInnes were urging the department and Immigration Minister David Coleman to ban him from travelling to Australia for a speaking tour next year, concerned …

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Proud Boys Founder Gavin McInnis Quits “Forever”

The Huffington Post reports: Proud Boys founder Gavin McInnes has quit the group one day after it was revealed the FBI considers the neo-fascist gang to be an “extremist” group. McInnes, who co-founded Vice before leaving the media company in 2008, made the announcement in a 36-minute video posted Wednesday on YouTube. “As of today, Nov. 21, 2018, I am …

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FBI: The Proud Boys Are “Extremist” White Nationalists

The Guardian reports: The FBI now classifies the far-right Proud Boys as an “extremist group with ties to white nationalism”, according to a document produced by Washington state law enforcement. The FBI’s 2018 designation of the self-confessed “western chauvinist group” as extremist has not been previously made public. The Proud Boys was founded by the Vice Media co-founder Gavin McInnes. …

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PHILADELPHIA: Comcast Fires Proud Boys Member

Philadelphia Magazine reports: Comcast on Wednesday fired Andrew Kovalic, a 10-year employee who earlier this week became the target of a viral petition alleging that he is a member of a hate group. The petition that called for Kovalic’s termination, which had garnered 373 signatures by Wednesday morning, was created and sponsored by the Philadelphia-based nonprofit Media Mobilizing Project, which …

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Trump Threatens Violence Against Antifa: “The Police, The Military, They’re Very Tough And Getting Angrier”

More from his interview with the Daily Caller: President Donald Trump warned violent leftists and Antifa members that an opposition to them may “mobilize,” and it would mean “big trouble” for the leftist group. “They better hope that the opposition to Antifa decides not to mobilize,” the president told The Daily Caller in an exclusive Oval Office interview Wednesday. “These …

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Facebook Bans Gavin McInnis And The Proud Boys

The New York Post reports: The far-right extremist group Proud Boys has been removed from Facebook following a brawl in Manhattan that led to at least six arrests. The group and its founder Gavin McInnes were banned from the social media platform on Tuesday as part of the company’s effort to remove hate speech and hate organizations from their site. …

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Proud Boys Member Gets Fashion Makeover For Court

The New York Post reports: He’s like a whole new man, er, Boy! One of the Proud Boy goons busted last week over a brawl with Antifa protesters outside an Upper East Side Republican club underwent a total makeover for his court appearance Thursday. John Kinsman, 39, shaved his long, scruffy beard, chopped off his scraggly hair and ditched his …

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AUSTRALIA: Labor Party Calls On Government To Deny Visa To “Violent” Proud Boys Founder Gavin McInnis

Australia’s ABC News outlet reports: Labor is calling on the Government to deny a visa to Gavin McInnes, the founder of the Proud Boys, who is coming to Australia in November. McInnes is known for his extreme views and support of violence, saying when he founded the “gang” in 2016: “We will kill you, that is the Proud boys in …

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New York City Cops Arrest Three More Proud Boys

ABC New York reports: Police have made five arrests in connection with a violent clash that erupted outside of a Republican club following a speech by the founder of a controversial far-right group. Authorities say 38-year-old Geoffrey Young, a member of the group known as the “Proud Boys,” was arrested Thursday and charged with riot and attempted assault. Jay Kinsman …

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MIAMI: Proud Boys Scream At “Fucking Communist” Nancy Pelosi In Protest Organized By GOP [VIDEO]

The New York Post reports: Nancy Pelosi was hounded by a group of protesters in Florida — with some cursing and calling her a “communist.” Video of the confrontation shows the small group of hecklers shouting obscenities and calling Pelosi a communist in English and Spanish as she walks into a Wednesday campaign event for congressional hopeful Donna Shalala in …

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Proud Boys Head Claims Eight Members Will Surrender To NYC Police: “They Will Be In The Tombs By Tonight”

The New York Times reports: The founder of the far-right group the Proud Boys said on Friday that he was arranging the surrender of eight members whom the police are seeking in connection with a brawl outside a Republican club in Manhattan last weekend. At the same time, a senior official said the police have opened a broad criminal inquiry …

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NYPD Arrests First Proud Boys Member For Rioting

CBS News reports: A man believed to be a member of the far-right group the Proud Boys was arrested Thursday in connection to a brawl last week in New York City after a speech by the group’s founder. Geoffrey Young, 38, has been charged with riot and attempted assault, the New York Police Department said. The NYPD said Monday that …

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Homocon New York State Senate Candidate Screams Defense Of Proud Boys At NYC Council Speaker [VIDEO]

Gothamist reports: The Metropolitan Republican Club has stood perhaps most forcefully behind McInnes and the Proud Boys. On Sunday, the group put out a statement touting their support for free speech, adding that “Gavin’s talk on Friday night, while at times politically incorrect and a bit edgy, was certainly not inciting violence.” Members of the club have also come to …

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Proud Boys Founder To NYC Republicans Club: You Need “Rude Violent Disgusting Scum Foot Soldiers Like Us”

“Eric Holder saying when they go low, we kick them? I like that. Let’s get low. Let’s be disgusting. Let’s make some fucking jokes. Can we kill a dead guy who ran Japan’s Socialist Party, please. It happened 58 years ago, relax. That is my beef with the right, is they’re so sacred. And they’re so pure and so careful …

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NEW YORK: GOP Gov Candidate Says He’s “Ashamed” That Proud Boys Were Invited To Speak At GOP Club

The New York Daily News reports: GOP gubernatorial candidate Marc Molinaro on Tuesday said he is “a bit ashamed” that a Manhattan Republican Club invited the head of the ultra-national right wing group The Proud Boys to speak over the weekend. “I’m embarrassed these individuals were invited to speak,” Molinaro said during a 90-minute appearance before the Daily News Editorial …

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Twitter Bans All Accounts For Extremist Proud Boys

Buzzfeed News reports: Twitter suspended several accounts associated with the Proud Boys, a right-wing group present at last year’s Unite The Right rally in Charlottesville, ahead of a similar rally in Washington, DC this weekend.  The company suspended the group’s main account @ProudBoysUSA, as well as that of its founder Gavin McInnes, for violating its policy on “violent extremist groups.” …

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LOS ANGELES: Democratic Socialist Protesters Hound “Fascist” Proud Boys Meeting Out Of Local Bar [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: Members of the pro-Trump group “Proud Boys” were chased out of a Los Angeles bar on Saturday by a group of Democratic Socialist protesters. Video from the incident shows the leftwing activists shouting “No Proud Boys, no KKK, no fascist USA” at the group at LA bar “The Griffin.” The LA chapter of Democratic Socialists of America …

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PORTLAND: Riot Police Shut Down Rally For Extremist GOP US Senate Candidate After Clashes With Antifa

The Oregonian reports: Portland Police declared a riot Saturday after tensions between the right-wing Patriot Prayer group and local anti-fascist activists came to a head and broke out in violence. The afternoon began with a permitted rally at Terry Schrunk Federal Plaza organized by Joey Gibson, U.S. Senate candidate for Washington and leader of the right-wing, Vancouver-based group. A counter-demonstration …

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