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Proud Boy Rabbi Promises Religious Exemptions for COVID Vaccine

Asher Meza seen in a video from CPAC Dallas. Screenshot via YouTube.  A Proud Boy rabbi—yes, you read that right—is offering to sign religious exemption forms for people who don’t want to get the COVID-19 vaccination.  Asher Meza, who hails from South Florida, posted a video for his 11,000 subscribers on YouTube last week saying […]

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Dispute Over Claim That Proud Boys Leader Urged Attack at Capitol

The New York Times reviewed two different versions of the video of the meeting, but the footage is brief and occasionally obscured by obstructions like a passer-by and a flag, making it impossible to conclusively confirm or deny Mr. Samsel’s account. In its public filings, the government has never explicitly mentioned the video footage of […]

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The Capitol Riot Sequel Was a Sad Media Circus

Emotions ran tepid as American discourse prevailed at the J6 rally in D.C. yesterday, for better or for worse. The expectation of violence, or any attempt the protesters made to do anything other than raise their homemade signs or shout a bit, was quickly overpowered by encircling journalists and law enforcement, whose numbers matched those of the rallygoers […]

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