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Idaho Lawmaker Tammy Nichols Pals With Extremists

Tue, 03/14/2023 - 13:02
Third-term Idaho state Sen. Tammy Nichols has associated publicly with several extremists in recent weeks, first posting a photo of herself at a GOP fundraising event with a white nationalist YouTuber she praised as “amazing,” and last week appearing on the show of a far-right livestreamer to promote a state House bill that would criminalize the administration of COVID-19 vaccines.

'Alt-Right' Disinformation King Faces Trial

Mon, 03/13/2023 - 07:32
Jury selection started today in the trial of 33-year-old Douglass Mackey, a man who prolifically spread hate and politically charged disinformation under the pseudonym “Ricky Vaughn” during Donald Trump’s political rise.

‘Absolutely Bonkers’: Inside Infowars’ Money Machine

Wed, 03/08/2023 - 08:07
The text messages from Alex Jones’ phone show how Infowars sowed hatred, fear and lies, while also selling products to its audience, some at markups as high as 900%.

CPAC Hosted Convicted Sex Offender Amid Calls To Protect Children

Tue, 03/07/2023 - 11:56
A convicted sex offender manned a booth at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) as featured speakers told the crowd it was conservatives’ duty to protect children from the threat of “transgenderism” and “sexualization.”

Nick Fuentes Holds Racist Conference Across From CPAC

Sat, 03/04/2023 - 14:07
White nationalist Nick Fuentes booked a hotel across the street from the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) at the National Harbor for a racist, post-CPAC conference Saturday.

Mainstreaming Hate: Anti-LGBTQ Family Research Council Hires Republican Ex-Congressman

Wed, 03/01/2023 - 13:23
Republican former Rep. Jody Hice of Georgia has joined the Family Research Council (FRC) as a senior adviser to the anti-LGBTQ hate group’s longest-serving president, Tony Perkins. FRC helped launch the religious right as an overt political movement in the 1980s and remains one of the largest anti-LGBTQ organizations in the U.S. Hice described working for the anti-LGBTQ hate group as a “personal mission.”

Constitutional Sheriffs Chief Runs Online Radio Station Featuring White Supremacists

Tue, 02/28/2023 - 11:48
Sam Bushman, the CEO of the antigovernment Constitutional Sheriffs and Peace Officers Association (CSPOA), defended running white-nationalist broadcasts on his online station, Liberty News Radio (LNR), during an extended, often-meandering telephone conversation with Hatewatch on Feb. 21.