Like most far-right “movements,” the so-called “Boogaloo” cult is also simultaneously a big moneymaking opportunity for right-wing operatives and their enablers
Sheriff Glenn Palmer rules his rural Oregon county like a personal fiefdom, making sure anyone who opposes him politically pays the price.
Ammon Bundy didn’t waste his opportunity Tuesday: A video began circulating virally that day in far-right circles showing an Idaho mom being arrested at a playground closed under the state’s anti-COVID-19 lockdown orders.
These "patriots" can’t seem to decide whether to oppose social distancing and quarantine orders coming from state and local governments as another form of “tyranny,” or heed the measures and blame the Chinese government.
The two men—Eric “EJ” Parker and O. Scott Drexler—who were charged with federal crimes in the 2014 armed standoff led by Cliven Bundy are planning to run for a seat in the Idaho Legislature and for sheriff of a rural county.
We’ve known for awhile now that there is a “Trump Effect” in the world of hate groups and hate crimes, one that primarily affects vulnerable minorities, and it continues to intensify.
Thanks to an encouraging tweet from Donald Trump, militias around the United States are preparing to assemble in Richmond, Va., on Monday, to protest gun-control legislation.
Militiamen themselves turned out in numbers this week to remind everyone once again that the distance between their brand of “Patriot” extremism and the mainstream Republican Party in Oregon is very tiny indeed.
Not only has one of these legislators threatened to kill state policemen, but now some of the very same militiamen involved in the Malheur standoff have announced they plan to rise to these senators’ defense.
Northeastern Washington over the past several decades has gradually become home to some of the most militant far-right extremists in the nation.
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