Tag Archives: Turning Point USA

Charlie Kirk’s Cultist Group Raised $40 Million In 2020

The Guardian reports: The powerful conservative youth group Turning Point USA, which has forged strong ties to Donald Trump and his son Don Trump Jr, has raised tens of millions of dollars from super rich donors and secret backers while pushing disinformation about Joe Biden’s win in 2020, Covid-19 vaccines and other extremist and right wing issues. The group is …

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Trump Encourages Cultist Crowd To Boo US Olympians

NBC Sports reports: The Tokyo Olympics crossed over with a Donald Trump rally Saturday night, as the former president encouraged a hyped-up Phoenix crowd to boo the U.S. Women’s soccer team. “Wokeism makes you lose,” Trump said, according to a video of the speech posted to Twitter by Turning Point officials. “The U.S. Women’s soccer team is a very good …

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Charlie Kirk Calls On Followers To Harass TSA Workers

Salon reports: Conservative firebrand and youth right-wing organizer Charlie Kirk has encouraged his young followers to play a “game” based on deliberately making life difficult for TSA employees at airports around the country. Kirk’s remarks came at Turning Point USA’s annual summer gathering in Tampa, where conservative college and high school students congregated to hear from a star lineup of …

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DeSantis Welcomes Cultists To “Free State Of Florida”

The Tampa Bay Times reports: Gov. Ron DeSantis took the stage Sunday to the sounds of fireworks and a bumping bass as he was introduced to thousands of screaming young conservatives at the Tampa Convention Center. The event, called the Student Action Summit, featured prominent national figures like Donald Trump Jr. and former White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany. It …

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Porn Star Sells “I Triggered Charlie Kirk” T-Shirts

Mediaite reports: Conservative porn star Brandi Love was looking forward to the Turning Point USA conference in Tampa, Florida this weekend, purchasing a VIP ticket and posting updates on her Twitter account. Love told The Daily Caller that getting kicked out of the TPUSA conference was “one of the more egregious examples” of cancel culture. “Charlie Kirk literally talked about …

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Cultist Conference Erupts Over Presence Of Porn Star

Salon reports: Turning Point USA, the right-wing youth student organization led by Charlie Kirk, found itself in an unusual controversy Friday night after “conservative pornstar” Brandi Love was allowed into a Florida conference and welcomed as an “Adult VIP,” sparking backlash. The drama began early in the night when the adult entertainer’s presence in Tampa was first discovered by a …

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Kirk Group Posed As Green Party Advocates On FB

The Guardian reports: A digital marketing firm closely linked to the pro-Trump youth group Turning Point USA was responsible for a series of deceptive Facebook ads promoting Green party candidates during the 2018 US midterm elections, the Guardian can reveal. In an apparent attempt to split the Democratic vote in a number of close races, the ads purported to come …

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Kirk Group Plans To Indoctrinate Kids With Trumpism

Religion News Service reports: Turning Point USA, an advocacy organization founded by conservative Christian activist Charlie Kirk, has unveiled a new education initiative that promises an “America-first education” for educators and homeschool parents. According to the group’s website, the new curricula is intended to counter unspecified educational materials that supposedly teach “America is fundamentally evil, that government is always the …

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Charlie Kirk Group Hit With Dark Money FEC Complaint

From the government watchdog group CREW: The FEC should investigate Turning Point Action for violating the Federal Election Campaign Act by failing to disclose any of its donors despite making more than $1.4 million in independent expenditures in 2020, according to a complaint filed today by Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington. Because it solicited money it said it …

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Trump Cultists Outraged After Florida University Bans Right Wing Student Groups For Defying COVID Rules

Fox News reports: The University of Florida suspended multiple college conservative groups for allegedly not wearing masks at a joint group event on campus. According to a confidential letter sent to the conservative groups, Turning Point USA (TPUSA), the Network of Enlightened Women (NEW) and the Young Americans for Freedom (YAF) were all suspended from the University of Florida’s campus …

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Boat Parade Organizer And Mother Arrested In DC Riots

Buzzfeed News reports: One of the organizers of the Trump boat parade that sank a family’s boat in Portland, Oregon, in August was arrested Wednesday in the attempted coup on the Capitol. Kristina Malimon, 28, was arrested on charges of unlawful entry and violating curfew. Her mother, Yevgeniya Malimon, 54, was also arrested on the same charges. Malimon is the …

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Maskless Mar-A-Lago Gala Features Money Cannons

The Washington Post reports: Turning Point on Friday night held its annual winter gala at Mar-a-Lago in Palm Beach. The party was attended by hundreds of students, organizers and GOP notables such as South Dakota Gov. Kristi L. Noem, Sen. Rand Paul (Ky.), White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany and Mike Lindell, otherwise known as the “MyPillow Guy.” Then on …

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Infighting Erupts Over Trump’s Youth Vote Decline

Politico reports: Nobody involved in Donald Trump’s reelection thought the president would win the youth vote in 2020. But they didn’t think it would be this bad. Now the finger pointing has begun. When the data came pouring in after Election Day, campaign aides and Trump allies alike were struck by the president’s poor performance with the 18-to-29-year-old crowd — …

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Facebook Bans Cultist Charlie Kirk’s Teen Troll Farm

The Washington Post reports: Facebook said Thursday it will permanently ban from its platform an Arizona-based marketing firm running what experts described as a domestic “troll farm” — in a probe of the deceptive behavior prompted by a Washington Post article last month. The firm, Rally Forge, was “working on behalf of Turning Point USA,” Facebook concluded in an investigation …

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Charlie Kirk: If Trump Loses, They’re Coming For Your Children And Your Churches With Bloodthirsty Revenge

“For those of you that say, ‘Well, it really doesn’t impact me, I don’t care if Trump goes to prison.’ Well, first of all, you absolutely should care. “Because if we lose, they’re going to come after the churches, they’re going to come after the organizations, they’re going to come after the people, they’re going to come after the social …

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Charlie Kirk’s Outfit Is Running A Teenage Troll Farm

The Washington Post reports: Teenagers, some of them minors, are being paid to pump out the messages at the direction of Turning Point Action, an affiliate of Turning Point USA, the prominent conservative youth organization based in Phoenix, according to four people with independent knowledge of the effort. Their descriptions were confirmed by detailed notes from relatives of one of …

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Pro-Trump Group Turning Point USA Deletes Mask Mocking Tweet After Co-Founder Dies Of Coronavirus

They never understand that the internet is forever: The conservative youth group Turning Point USA deleted a tweet mocking protective masks after its cofounder Bill Montgomery died at 80 of complications related to COVID-19. Two friends of Montgomery confirmed his death to Politico on Wednesday. In a tweet on Tuesday evening, Charlie Kirk, the group’s chairman, paid tribute to him, …

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Mask Denialist Charlie Kirk Laments COVID Death Of His Turning Point USA Co-Founder Bill Montgomery

Earlier this week Turning Point USA co-founder Charlie Kirk said face masks cause you to “infect yourself.” And now there’s this: The co-founder of conservative student group Turning Point USA, Bill Montgomery, has died from complications of the coronavirus, according to two friends of his. Montgomery, who started it in 2012 with young conservative star Charlie Kirk, died at the …

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Pro-Trump Group Busted In Lie About Missouri Couple

Jared Holt reports at Right Wing Watch: Turning Point USA chief creative officer Benny Johnson attempted to claim that a white ​couple that aimed firearms at Black Lives Matter protesters in St. Louis​, Missouri, were not supporters of President Donald Trump​, but rather Democratic Party voters. Johnson turned to Federal Election Commission data to support his claim, but there was …

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Trump Tells Student Group: “I Never Understood Wind”

“I never understood wind. I know windmills very much, I have studied it better than anybody. I know it is very expensive. They are made in China and Germany mostly, very few made here, almost none, but they are manufactured, tremendous — if you are into this — tremendous fumes and gases are spewing into the atmosphere. You know we …

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