Tag: fascism in the united states

Drug Enforcement Agent Becomes 1st Federal Officer Arrested for Participating in Capitol Riot

This is exactly the kind of place I’d want to promote my podcast.Photo: JOSEPH PREZIOSO (Getty Images) Don’t you hate when you’re just trying to promote your podcast and cigar brand and then get caught up in a failed insurrection? That’s supposedly what happened to an agent of the Drug Enforcement Agency who was arrested […]

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Proud Boys Leader Pleads Guilty to Burning Black Lives Matter Banner Stolen From D.C. Church

Photo: Joe Raedle (Getty Images) Before the Capitol riot even took place, groups like the Proud Boys were already making it known they were prepared to act a fool on Jan. 6. The leader of the group pleaded guilty to burning a Black Lives Matter banner during a violent demonstration in Washington D.C., last December. […]

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Florida Man Becomes First Person Sentenced on Felony Charges for Role in Capitol Riot

Photo: Jon Cherry (Getty Images) A Florida man became the first person sentenced on felony charges as a result of the Capitol riot on Monday. Advertisement The Associated Press reports Paul Allard Hodgkins, 38, pleaded guilty last month to a count of obstructing an official proceeding as part of an agreement with prosecutors in exchange […]

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Family of 5 Charged by DOJ for Their Alleged Participation in Capitol Riot

Photo: Brent Stirton (Getty Images) In what sounds like a bad TLC reality show just waiting to happen, a family of five from Texas has been charged for their alleged role in the Jan. 6 Capitol riot. Advertisement According to ABC News, Kristi Munn, Tom Munn, Dawn Munn, Josh Munn, and Kayli Munn were arrested […]

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Capitol Rioter Who Joined White Supremacist Gang While in Prison for Attempted Murder Sentenced to Time Served

Michael CurzioPhoto: Marion County Jail Have you ever sat around wondering, “What does a white man in America have to do to stay locked up?” Well, if you have, you can, unfortunately, cross “be convicted of attempted murder, join a white supremacist prison gang and then later take part in an attempt to overthrow the […]

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Arizona Rep. Paul Gosar Appears to Defend Fundraising Event Co-Hosted With White Supremacist.

Photo: Chip Somodevilla (Getty Images) Here’s a question: If Republicans aren’t racist then why do they keep appearing to be so buddy-buddy with white supremacists? I mean, KKK leaders are showing up at GOP campaign rallies; neo-Nazi’s are running for office as Republicans; David Duke and the “very fine people” at the “Unite the Right” […]

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Politicians, Lawyers and Military Officials Found to Be Members of Neo-Confederate Groups. In Other News, Water Is Still Wet

Photo: Chip Somodevilla (Getty Images) One thing that has become incredibly apparent in recent years is that a certain portion of the population seems to be sincerely shocked to find out that white supremacists have decent paying jobs. Considering that we just had a white nationalist president only two seconds ago, it shouldn’t come as […]

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Proud Boys Leader Is Too Broke to be Proud, So Now He’s Selling Black Lives Matter T-Shirts and…What? No, I’m Not Making This Up

Chairman of the Proud Boys Enrique Tarrio (L), wearing a shirt supporting Derek Chauvin, looks on while counter-protesting near the Torch of Friendship, where people gathered to remember George Floyd on the one-year anniversary of his death at the hands of a police officer, in Miami on May 25, 2021.Photo: Chandan Khanna (Getty Images) In […]

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Fox News and the GOP Are Now Blaming the Capitol Riot on the FBI

Photo: ROBERTO SCHMIDT (Getty Images) I’m a simple man; I tend to believe what I see with my own eyes. It’s a crazy concept, I know, but it’s gotten me through the last 29 years just fine. Apparently, the lunatic fringe currently known as the Republican party doesn’t share that same tendency, as they have […]

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Fox News Blocks the Blue, Refuses to Air Ad Featuring Police Officers Condemning Capitol Riot

Photo: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI (Getty Images) Fox News, the outlet that has perhaps been most instrumental in orchestrating the Back the Blue campaign, refused to air an ad that featured Capitol police officers criticizing the Republican politicians who have tried to downplay the events of Jan. 6. Advertisement According to Newsweek, the minute-long ad featured multiple […]

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