Patriot movement

Well-Known Anti-Vaxxer's 'Playdate Protest' Becomes Viral Cause For Far-Right Lockdown Critics
Ammon Bundy, right, confronts police officers outside the home of a Meridian, Idaho, policeman who had earlier arrested an anti-vaccination activist attempting to protest the closure of a city playground. Image from: Screengrab

Well-Known Anti-Vaxxer's 'Playdate Protest' Becomes Viral Cause For Far-Right Lockdown Critics

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.
Thanks To The 'Trump Effect,' White Nationalist Hate Just Keeps Growing And Intensifying
Fascist 'Patriot Front' marchers on the Capitol Mall last month reflected the trend toward intensifying white nationalist recruitment. Image from: Screengrab/YouTube/News2Share

Thanks To The 'Trump Effect,' White Nationalist Hate Just Keeps Growing And Intensifying

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.
Beyond Monday's Gun-Laden March In Richmond, Militias' Plans For A 'Civil War' Look To Go National
Oath Keepers founder Stewart Rhodes plans to lead his contingent of militiamen in Richmond on Monday, as well as elsewhere in the state and the nation afterward. Image from: David Neiwert photo

Beyond Monday's Gun-Laden March In Richmond, Militias' Plans For A 'Civil War' Look To Go National

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.
Oregon Log-Truck Drivers Jam Salem To Protest Cap-And-Trade Bill, With Militiamen Joining Along
One of the many "Patriot" protesters in Salem, Oregon, on Thursday, supporting a rally by logging truckers protesting a cap-and-trade bill in the state Senate. Image from: Seth Cotlar photo (used with permission)

Oregon Log-Truck Drivers Jam Salem To Protest Cap-And-Trade Bill, With Militiamen Joining Along

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.
Oregon Militiamen Vow To Defend The Scofflaw Republican Senators From Arrest By Oregon Troopers
Militiamen from the Pacific Patriots Network used their flag-draped rigs to intimidate locals in Burns, Ore., during the Malheur Wildlife Refuge standoff in January 2016. Image from: Getty Images

Oregon Militiamen Vow To Defend The Scofflaw Republican Senators From Arrest By Oregon Troopers

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.