Tag Archives: white nationalists

Judge Blocks Bail For Accused Coast Guard Terrorist

CNN reports: Accused domestic terror plotter Christopher Hasson will not be released from jail ahead of his trial, a Maryland federal judge ruled Monday, vacating the order of another judge who had said last month that Hasson’s continued detention was inappropriate. Hasson, a Coast Guard lieutenant who prosecutors say was a white supremacist that planned to commit a “mass casualty …

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Trump Retweets Canadian White Nationalist Who Has Been Banned From Britain Under Anti-Racism Laws

Trump began his morning today by retweeting Canadian white nationalist Lauren Southern. Some background: A far-right Canadian activist has been banned from entering the UK for distributing posters that said “Allah is gay.” Lauren Southern was detained trying to enter the UK at the Port of Calais after her previous trip saw her distributing the leaflets in Luton at an …

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White Nationalists Crash DC Anti-Racism Event [VIDEO]

Washington’s NBC affiliate reports: A group of protesters describing themselves as nationalists interrupted an author’s book talk with chants of “This land is our land” at the popular Politics and Prose bookstore in Northwest Washington on Saturday. The incident at Politics and Prose, an independent bookstore and local staple in the Chevy Chase neighborhood of D.C. happened Saturday afternoon according …

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Hillary Clinton Connects MAGA To White Nationalists

Hillary Clinton this morning tweeted a link to a Huffington Post article, noting, “The white nationalists certainly think MAGA is a white nationalist slogan.” From the article: Alexandre Bissonette wore the hat. A Canadian, Bissonette hadn’t voted for Donald Trump. He lived in a French-speaking province, far from the U.S. president’s campaign rallies and “America first” appeals. But some of …

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GOP Rep. Steve King Says He Rejects White Supremacy

Earlier today the New York Times published a lengthy interview with GOP Rep. Steve King in which he lamented that “white supremacist” and “white nationalist” have become offensive terms. Hours later and after many denouncements from fellow Republicans, King is trying to cover his ass. Here’s his full statement: Today, the New York Times is suggesting that I am an …

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Steve King: “White Supremacist” Isn’t Offensive To Me

The Hill reports: Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) is questioning how terms such as “white nationalist” and “white supremacist” became offensive in the U.S. “White nationalist, white supremacist, Western civilization — how did that language become offensive?” King asked in an interview with The New York Times published on Thursday. “Why did I sit in classes teaching me about the merits …

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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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Trump: “I Am A Nationalist, Use That Word” [VIDEO]

Politico reports: President Donald Trump on Monday evening proudly asserted that he is a “nationalist” — a designation some of his fiercest critics have previously wielded against him as an attack on what they deem nativist policy pursuits by his administration. “You know, they have a word, it sort of became old-fashioned. It’s called a nationalist,” Trump said at a …

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GOP Rep. Steve King Goes Full White Supremacist In Interview With Austrian Neo-Fascist Propaganda Site

The Huffington Post reports: Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) visited Austria in August and gave an extensive interview to a far-right publication there in which he spelled out, in clearer and more shocking terms than he ever has before, his white nationalist worldview. The eight-term congressman, up for re-election next month, talked to Caroline Sommerfeld of the Austrian far-right propaganda site …

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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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Trump Echoes White Supremacists On South Africa

CBS News reports: South Africa accused United States President Donald Trump of sowing division Thursday after he tweeted that the U.S. State Department would probe “land and farm seizures… and the large scale killing of farmers.” Trump’s tweet apparently followed a segment on Fox News which claimed that Pretoria had started “seizing land from his own citizens without compensation because …

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Larry Kudlow Hosted White Nationalist At His Home

The Washington Post reports: The publisher of a website that serves as a platform for white nationalism was a guest last weekend at the home of President Trump’s top economic adviser, Larry Kudlow. Peter Brimelow attended the gathering, a birthday bash for Kudlow, one day after a White House speechwriter was dismissed in the wake of revelations that he had …

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Steve Bannon Warns That GOP Would Lose 40 House Seats If Election Were Held Today, Launches New Group

The Associated Press reports: Steve Bannon has a dire warning for Republicans — rally around President Donald Trump. During a Sunday interview with The Associated Press, the former chief strategist to Trump said he believes the GOP would lose 35 to 40 seats in the House if the election were held today, thereby ceding their majority to Democrats he’s convinced …

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GERMANY: Hundreds Of Nazis March In Berlin [VIDEO]

Reuters reports: At least one police officer was injured in Berlin on Saturday when around 500 activists shouting “Nazis out” clashed with an equal number of far-right activists marking the 31st anniversary of the prison suicide of Nazi convict Rudolf Hess. Many of the far-right activists, clad in red and white, hoisted the red, white and black flag of Hitler’s …

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Steve Bannon Warns Right Wingers: If You Don’t Vote For RINOs, Trump Might Get Impeached [VIDEO]

According to Steve Bannon, if Democrats take back the House, their very first action will be to launch impeachment proceedings against Glorious Leader. He’s probably not wrong. Mediaite reports: On Friday night, former White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon appeared on Hannity to warn Trump voters about the possibility of Democrats taking back Congress in the 2018 midterms. He referred …

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US Right Wing Groups Fund Defense Of UK Extremist

The Guardian reports: A right wing American think tank that spent a five-figure sum on Tommy Robinson’s legal defence has said it is aware of up to four other similar organisations bankrolling a high-profile campaign to release him. The Middle East Forum has also paid for foreign speakers to attend “Free Tommy” rallies in the UK in addition to funding …

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NRA TV Hails Switzerland’s “Homogeneous” Culture

Media Matters report: Chuck Holton, a correspondent for the National Rifle Association’s NRATV, credited Switzerland’s low crime rate on the “homogeneity” of its culture, echoing a long-held white nationalist talking point. During the July 20 broadcast of NRATV’s Stinchfield, Holton discussed his reporting on gun laws in several European countries and how they compare to those in the United States. …

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Bannon: The Biggest Threat To Trump Would Be Oprah

The Washington Post reports: Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon has weighed in on who could be President Donald Trump’s toughest challenger in 2020 – and it’s not Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren or any of the other scores of Democratic politicians positioning themselves for potential bids. The biggest foe, Bannon says, would be Oprah Winfrey. “I think …

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White Supremacist Leader Says He’s Giving Up After “Most Humiliating White Trash Spectacle Of The Year”

Talking Points Memo reports: For now, at least, one of the country’s best known white nationalists is withdrawing from politics. Matthew Heimbach, former head of the neo-Nazi Traditionalist Workers Party (TWP), recently completed a 38-day prison term for violating his probation after harassing a black protester at a 2016 Trump campaign rally. The violation that landed him in jail was …

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White Supremacist Jailed Over Trailer Park Fight

The Louisville Courier-Journal reports: White nationalist group leader Matthew Heimbach was led out of a Louisville courtroom in handcuffs Tuesday after a Louisville judge revoked his probation. Heimbach, leader of the Traditionalist Worker Party, was charged in 2016 with misdemeanor harassment after he repeatedly pushed a woman at a Donald Trump campaign rally in Louisville. He ultimately pleaded guilty to …

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