Tag Archives: white supremacists

House To Hold Hearing On Rise In White Nationalism

The Daily Beast reports: The House Judiciary Committee is planning on hosting a hearing in the coming weeks addressing the rise of white nationalism in the U.S. and the hate crime and hate speech surrounding the movement, according to two sources with direct knowledge of the committee’s schedule. Though plans are still being finalized, the committee expects to bring in …

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Trump Heard Hate Speech Sermon In Church Yesterday

Obviously the message did not stick. CNN reports: When President Donald Trump made a rare appearance at church on Sunday, he heard a pointed message from the minister: call out hate speech whenever you hear it because it’s a “sin against the Gospel.” Seated in the designated President’s pew halfway down the church aisle, the President listened as McPherson lamented …

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Trump: Stop Trying To Blame Me For New Zealand

Politico reports: Donald Trump has angrily complained he is being blamed for the far-right terror attack in Christchurch, which has claimed the lives of 50 people. The US president was criticised following the shootings at two mosques in New Zealand last week, after he initially tweeted a link to Breitbart, a far-right website with a history of anti-Muslim rhetoric. He …

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GOP Rep. Steve King Posts Violent Civil War Meme

Mediaite reports: Joining in on the internet asshattery of the past week, Rep. Steve King‘s verified Facebook account posted a violent meme fantasizing about red states bashing blue states and boasting about how many bullets “one side” has. The meme was posted just days after the New Zealand massacre that took 50 lives. The bathroom snark was, no doubt, a …

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NZ Gunman Flashes White Power Sign In Court [VIDEO]

The Washington Post reports: Manacled and barefoot, Brenton Harrison Tarrant walked into a courtroom on Saturday and flashed an “okay” sign, widely seen as a symbol of white power, as he stood defiantly to face murder charges less than 24 hours after brutal assaults on two mosques in this city left at least 49 dead. Police named Tarrant the primary …

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Trump Sees No Rise In White Nationalism [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: President Trump on Friday said he doesn’t see a rise in white nationalism, despite a deadly gun attack at two mosques in New Zealand that killed at least 49 people. “I don’t really, I think it’s a small group of people,” Trump told reporters in the Oval Office when asked if he sees a rise in white …

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Rush Limbaugh Suggests New Zealand Massacre Was “Leftist” False Flag To Smear Trump And Conservatives

“The idea that there is far more crazed right-wing terrorism in America than there is any other kind is nothing more than a media narrative manufactured out of whole cloth, and it’s just waiting for events like this to take place, and this is what happens, folks. In addition to all of the emotion you have over the sheer shock, …

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GOP Rep. Louie Gohmert: New Zealand Killer Should Have Used The Legislature To “Resolve Controversies”

“The shootings at the New Zealand mosques are egregiously reprehensible. The shooters need to be prosecuted to the full extent of the law along with anyone who knowingly aided their efforts in any way. There are courts, dispute resolutions, and legislatures to resolve controversies – there is no place for cold blooded murders. Though New Zealand does not have the …

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Obama Sends Condolences To People Of New Zealand

ABC News reports: Former President Obama and former first lady Michelle Obama on Friday offered condolences to the people of New Zealand after at least 49 people were killed during shootings at two mosques in Christchurch. New Zealand officials said they detained a 28-year-old man identifying himself as the shooter, who also posted an 87-page manifesto online and video of …

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Social Media Struggles To Remove NZ Shooter’s Video

CNN reports: Facebook, YouTube and Twitter are struggling to halt the spread of horrific footage that appears to show a massacre at a mosque in New Zealand as it was taking place. Dozens of people were killed Friday in shootings at two mosques in the city of Christchurch. “New Zealand Police alerted us to a video on Facebook shortly after …

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Trump Offers Sympathy After New Zealand Massacre

President Trump has offered his “sympathy and best wishes” after an avowed white supremacist murdered 49 people and injured dozens more in two New Zealand mosques. According to his manifesto published to Twitter and the far-right message board 8chan, the gunman admires Trump “as a symbol of white identity and common purpose” but not as a “policy maker.” His manifesto …

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NEW ZEALAND: White Supremacist Slaughters 49 At Mosques, Dozens Injured, Gunman In Custody [VIDEO]

The Guardian reports: Forty-nine people have been shot dead and 48 injured in attacks at two mosques during Friday prayers in Christchurch, the worst mass shooting in New Zealand’s history. The prime minister, Jacinda Ardern, said this was “one of New Zealand’s darkest days” as police uncovered explosive devices attached to cars and commissioner Mike Bush urged all mosques across …

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Tucker Carlson Melts Down Over Exposed Audio Clips

Mediaite reports: Fox News’ Tucker Carlson opened his show last night by tearing into Media Matters, the site that posted the clips from his multiple radio appearances with Bubba the Love Sponge. He said Media Matters tries to “punish critics of the Democratic party” and that plenty of people in the media love them and what they do. One such …

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NEBRASKA: GOP Gov “Horrified” To Learn Top Staffer Is Racist Who Posted “Frag Grenades At Fag Parades”

Talking Points Memo reports: Bennett Bressman has “more compassion for small dogs than illegals,” uses the n-word freely and claims his “whole political ideology revolves around harming journalists.” Bressman also happens to have served as statewide field director for Republican Gov. Pete Ricketts’ successful 2018 reelection campaign. A shocking trove of leaked private messages Bressman sent over Discord, a web …

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Trump: Democrats Have Become An “Anti-Jewish Party”

Mediaite reports: President Donald Trump criticized Democrats after the House passed an anti-hate resolution on Thursday, accusing them of becoming an “anti-Jewish party.” The resolution, that originally condemned anti-Semitism, was drawn up in response to comments and tweets from Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN). “I thought yesterday’s vote by the house was disgraceful because it has become, the Democrats have become …

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Leaked Chat Logs Show White Supremacist Hate Group Conspiring To Keep Racist GOP Rep. Steve King In Office

The Huffington Post reports: Newly leaked chat logs linked to a prominent hate group reveal that white nationalists have actively worked to keep Rep. Steve King and his racist ideology in office — by donating to his campaign, calling members of Congress to show their support when King stumbles or by attempting to reach the congressman directly. On Wednesday, an …

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White Supremacist Incidents Up 182% Since 2017

Just out from the Anti-Defamation League: Under intensified public scrutiny, white supremacists are facing a Catch-22: As individuals, they want to remain anonymous and invisible, but they need to promote their organizations and ideology. Their solution: Increased propaganda efforts, which allow them to maximize media and online attention, while limiting the risk of individual exposure, negative media coverage, arrests and …

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Coast Guard White Supremacist Could Be Released

Baltimore’s NBC affiliate reports: Christopher Hasson, 49, of Silver Spring, a self-described white nationalist, was arrested Feb. 15 at his Coast Guard office in Washington. He was charged with gun violations and illegal drug possession. A federal grand jury indicted Hasson today on federal charges for unlawful possession of silencers, for possession of firearms by a drug addict and unlawful …

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Tucker Carlson Defends White Supremacist Website

“Like most on the left, what [PayPal CEO Daniel] Shulman actually wants is utter conformity, a world where only approved opinions are allowed. Last year PayPal banned Alex Jones from using its platform for saying things they didn’t like. They’ve also banned anti-Muslim activist Laura Loomer, the publication VDare and a number of other people and organizations whose speech they …

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GOP Rep. Steve King To Run For Reelection In 2020

The Des Moines Register reports: A defiant Rep. Steve King confirmed Thursday that he will run for a 10th term as an Iowa congressman, despite controversies over his history of caustic remarks, including about race and immigration. The Kiron Republican has been criticized by national and state leaders of his own party, has been stripped of committee assignments in Congress …

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