QAnon Already Has 19 Candidates Running for Congress in 2022

As the GOP becomes more receptive to the conspiracy theory, more of the cult’s followers are running for office. With 18 months to go before the 2022 midterms, QAnon supporters are already seizing on the GOP’s embrace of the conspiracy theory and throwing their hats in the ring for a seat in Congress. So far,Continue reading “QAnon Already Has 19 Candidates Running for Congress in 2022”

Oregon governor signs bill banning guns at Capitol, requiring safe storage at home

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown (D) on Tuesday signed a bill that will prohibit guns from being carried inside the state capitol. “Today, I am signing SB 554 with the hope that we can take another step forward to help spare more Oregon families from the grief of losing a loved one to gun violence,” Brown tweeted. TheContinue reading “Oregon governor signs bill banning guns at Capitol, requiring safe storage at home”

Neighbors Fear Bear-Themed Compound Will Be Next Ruby Ridge

Alt-right comedian Owen Benjamin wants to create a “refuge” for his “internet friends” in Idaho. His neighbors, however, worry the rural site will become a scary militia haven. An alt-right comedian’s plans for a remote patch of land in Idaho have terrified his neighbors, who fear it could become a hostile compound or mark theContinue reading “Neighbors Fear Bear-Themed Compound Will Be Next Ruby Ridge”

Nashville hat shop promotes anti-vaccine yellow Star of David badge

An Instagram post promoting the yellow badge was no longer on Instagram, but the shop defended its product. A Nashville hat shop on Saturday stood by its promotion of a yellow badge in the shape of the Star of David emblazoned with the words “NOT VACCINATED” as a few demonstrators protested outside. Organizers planned anContinue reading “Nashville hat shop promotes anti-vaccine yellow Star of David badge”

Police investigating graffiti at Florida Holocaust Museum as hate crime

Police in St. Petersburg, Fla., are investigating antisemitic graffiti discovered at the Florida Holocaust Museum on Thursday as a possible hate crime. The museum reported that swastikas and other hateful rhetoric including “the Jews are guilty,” were found spray-painted in black on the walls. Police officers on their patrols downtown noticed the graffiti around 4Continue reading “Police investigating graffiti at Florida Holocaust Museum as hate crime”

Video resurfaces of Marjorie Taylor Greene saying she wouldn’t take down a statue of Hitler

Footage from 2020 city council meeting shows then-candidate opposing removal of Confederate monuments and hypothetical statues of Hitler and Satan to ‘teach others’ A resurfaced video from 2020 shows Marjorie Taylor Greene opposing the removal of Confederate monuments by suggesting that those statues – or hypothetical statutes of Adolf Hitler or Satan – should remain in placeContinue reading “Video resurfaces of Marjorie Taylor Greene saying she wouldn’t take down a statue of Hitler”

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene compares House mask requirements to ‘gas chambers in Nazi Germany’

Georgia Republican Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene is drawing ire and condemnation for a statement she recently made comparing COVID-19 safety restrictions taken inside the U.S. Capitol to actions made towards Jews during the Holocaust. During an interview on the conservative cable network Real America’s Voice, Rep. Greene slammed Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi andContinue reading “Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene compares House mask requirements to ‘gas chambers in Nazi Germany’”

The Holocaust,Genocides, and Mass Murder of WWII: Crash Course European History #40

During World War II, Nazi Germany undertook the imprisonment and summary execution of many of its own citizens, and citizens of the nations they occupied. One of the groups that came under assault was the European Jewish population. More than six million Jewish people were killed in a systematized genocide. Five million more people diedContinue reading “The Holocaust,Genocides, and Mass Murder of WWII: Crash Course European History #40”

World War II: Crash Course European History #38

Only a couple of decades after the end of the First World War–which was supposed to be the War that Ended All Wars–another, bigger, farther-flung, more destructive, and deadlier war began. Today, you’ll learn about how the war in Europe progressed, from the Molotov-Ribbentrop pact and the invasion of Poland, to the Western and EasternContinue reading “World War II: Crash Course European History #38”

Polish schools will teach that EU is “unlawful entity”, says education minister

Pupils in Polish schools will be taught that the European Union is an “unlawful entity”, says the education minister, Przemysław Czarnek. He also wants history classes to focus more on teaching “pride” in Poland’s past rather than, as before, “shame” about it. Czarnek was asked about the government’s new “Polish Deal” programme, which was unveiled on Saturday.Continue reading “Polish schools will teach that EU is “unlawful entity”, says education minister”

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