Tag Archives: white supremacists

DOJ Charges Four Neo-Nazis With Firearms Trafficking, Group Met On “Iron March” Board, Stalked BLM Rallies

Via press release from the Justice Department: This week, Paul James Kryscuk, 35, Liam Collins, 21, Jordan Duncan, 26, and Justin Wade Hermanson, 21, were charged via a superseding indictment obtained in the Eastern District of North Carolina. Collins and Duncan are former Marines assigned previously to Camp Lejeune in Jacksonville, North Carolina. According to court documents, Collins, Kryscuk, and …

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WH Predicts Large Turnout At DC Proud Boys/Nazi Rally

The Hill reports: White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany said on Thursday night that she expects the turnout at Saturday’s “Million MAGA March” in support of President Trump. “I think it’s going to be quite large, um, from what I’m hearing, don’t have an estimate for you,” McEnany said on Fox News when asked about the event. “People want to …

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Extremist Groups Planning Action In Some States

USA Today reports: Extremist groups are planning actions in key states, including Michigan, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin, according to the Institute for Research and Education on Human Rights, which has been tracking extremists on social media. Those states, along with Georgia and Oregon, face the highest risk of election-related activity by armed vigilante groups, according to a report by MilitiaWatch and …

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FBI Collars Two More Alleged Neo-Nazis In Michigan

The Detroit News reports: Federal agents on Thursday arrested two men, including the self-proclaimed leader of the Base, a violent, white supremacist group, as part of a continuing crackdown on extremism in Michigan three weeks after the FBI said it thwarted a plot to kidnap Gov. Gretchen Whitmer. A team of FBI agents arrested Justen Watkins, 25, of Bad Axe, …

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Feds Charge “Boogaloo Boy” With Inciting Riot At Minneapolis BLM Protest Over Killing Of George Floyd

The Minneapolis StarTribune reports: In the wake of protests following the May 25 killing of George Floyd, a member of the “Boogaloo Bois” opened fire on Minneapolis Police Third Precinct with an AK-47-style gun and screamed “Justice for Floyd” as he ran away, according to a federal complaint made public Friday. A sworn affidavit by the FBI underlying the complaint …

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$10M Bond For Two Would-Be Kidnappers Of MI Gov

Michigan Live reports: Michigan authorities on Friday set a $10 million bond each for two of the men allegedly involved in a plot to raid the state Capitol building in Lansing and kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer (D). The Michigan Attorney General’s office announced the charges in a press release Friday following an arraignment hearing. Pete Musico, 42, and Joseph …

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DHS Annual Report Finds That White Supremacists Pose Deadliest Domestic Terror Threat To The United States

CNN reports: White supremacist extremists will remain the deadliest domestic terror threat to the United States, according to the Department of Homeland Security’s first annual homeland threat assessment, which details a range of threats from election interference to unprecedented storms. Since 2018, White supremacists have conducted more lethal attacks in the US than any other domestic extremist movement, demonstrating a …

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QAnon/GOP Senate Nominee Lauren Witzke Does Video Interview With White Nationalist Group VDare [VIDEO]

Media Matters reports: Republican Senate candidate Lauren Witzke is continuing her outreach to white nationalists by promoting her campaign in a video interview with the white nationalist site VDare. The Delaware Republican Party has continued backing Witzke despite her appeals to far-right extremists. Witzke is running for the Senate in Delaware against Democratic Sen. Chris Coons. As Media Matters and …

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Southern Baptists Call White Supremacy “A Scheme Of The Devil” In Response To Trump’s “Stand By” Comment

The Christian Post reports: Senior officers of the Southern Baptist Convention reaffirmed the denomination’s repudiation of white supremacy as a “scheme of the devil” Wednesday after a controversial call by President Donald Trump to far-right activists to “stand back and stand by” during the presidential debate on Tuesday. “When asked to condemn white supremacy, every single one of us should …

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Facebook Yanks Trump Ads That Attack Refugees

NBC News reports: Facebook said Wednesday that it had taken down ads from the Trump campaign that claimed without evidence that accepting refugees from abroad would increase risks related to the coronavirus pandemic. “We rejected these ads because we don’t allow claims that people’s physical safety, health, or survival is threatened by people on the basis of their national origin …

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Trump Claims He Doesn’t Know Who Proud Boys Are

“I don’t know who the Proud Boys are. You’ll have to give me a definition because I really don’t know who they are. I can only say they have to stand down and let law enforcement do their work.  “As people see how bad this radical liberal Democrat movement is and how weak, the law enforcement is going to come …

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Joe Biden To Proud Boys: “Cease And Desist” [VIDEO]

Reuters reports: U.S. Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden on Wednesday said the American people would not stand by if President Donald Trump loses the election and refuses to step down, one day after the Trump again refused to say whether he would accepts the results of the Nov. 3 election. “The president will step down. The American people will not …

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Romney Offers Flaccid Criticism Of Debate Chaos

The Hill reports: Sen. Mitt Romney (R-Utah) said on Wednesday that President Trump should have condemned white supremacists during the first presidential debate with Democratic nominee Joe Biden. “Of course,” Romney told reporters when asked. Trump refused to denounce white supremacy during Tuesday’s night chaotic debate. “I can’t tell you what impact that will have. I can say I watched …

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Fox News Host: Trump Blew It On White Supremacists

“Donald Trump blew the biggest layup in the history of debates by saying — not condemning white supremacists. I don’t know if he didn’t hear it, but he’s gotta clarify that right away. That’s like, ‘Are you against evil?’ Why the president didn’t just knock it out of the park, I’m not sure.” – Fox & Friends host Brian Kilmeade, …

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Trump Refuses To Condemn White Supremacists, Proud Boys Celebrate After He Says They Should “Stand By”

The New York Times reports: Members of the Proud Boys, a far-right group that has endorsed violence, celebrated on Tuesday night after President Trump mentioned them during the first presidential debate. Asked whether he condemned white supremacists and military groups, Mr. Trump demurred and then said, “Proud Boys — stand back and stand by.” Within minutes, members of the group …

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Feds Warn Domestic Extremists Pose Election Threat

Reuters reports: U.S. security officials are warning that violent domestic extremists pose a threat to the presidential election next month, amid what one official called a “witch’s brew” of rising political tensions, civil unrest and foreign disinformation campaigns. FBI and U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) memos say threats by domestic extremists to election-related targets will likely increase in the …

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DHS: White Supremacists Greatest Threat To Election

The Nation reports: The assessment, dated August 17 of this year and marked for official use only, provides an overview of different threats to the election. Threats are said to include not just white supremacists but also individuals wary of the government’s Covid-19 restrictions, Second Amendment extremists, and confrontations between protesters and counterprotesters. The report reads: “We continue to assess …

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Whistleblower Says Top DHS Officials Ordered Analysts To Downplay Threat Of Violence By White Supremacists

The New York Times reports: Top officials with the Department of Homeland Security directed agency analysts to downplay the threat of violent white supremacy and of Russian election interference, according to a whistle-blower complaint filed by a top intelligence official with the department. Brian Murphy, the former head of the intelligence branch of the Homeland Security Department, said in a …

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Trump: “Sleepy Joe” Will Destroy The American Dream By Letting Poor Black People Move Into The Suburbs

Eugene Robinson writes for the Washington Post: For more than five decades, the rule in U.S. politics has been that you’re supposed to whisper the racism, not shout it at the top of your lungs. But President Trump is running the most openly racist national campaign since that of George Wallace in 1968 — a repellent ploy that will do …

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DOJ: “Boogaloo Boys” Tried To Conspire With Hamas

The Raleigh News & Observer reports: Photos of members of an anti-government group carrying long guns, a pipe wrench, and an inert rocket launcher into a Subway restaurant in Raleigh went viral in May. Now, one of those people has been accused of trying to sell weapons to undercover federal agents. Benjamin Ryan Teeter, 22, from Hampstead, NC, and Michael …

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