The FBI is monitoring groups on the border that are protesting U.S. immigration policy, according to a document obtained by Yahoo News.
Andy CampbellSo, the FBI is surveilling government protesters and labeling groups as “anarchist extremists” despite "almost all of the evidence cited in the report involving nonviolent protest activity."
Where my freedom-loving, shadow-banned 1A folks at?
“I smacked one of them with a hammer a couple of times,” said one man aboard a bus leaving Portland.
Andy CampbellAnother day, another we-told-you-so involving Andy Ngo, Tucker Carlson's favorite blogger, who was caught yet again distorting the news AND maintaining a problematic relationship with fascist gang members in the Proud Boys. Listen to this
The group brawls with antifa under the guise of free speech. But video exposes its true intentions: violence and wasting public resources.
Andy CampbellWe know the Proud Boys hide behind free speech and patriotism in order to get a free pass for their street brawls.
But never before have they publicly admitted the real goal: To waste resources in liberal cities, and get away with violence.
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The conservative propaganda machine is trying to find acts of "antifa violence," to ascribe their own issues with white nationalism and extremism to the ...
Andy CampbellThe right is desperate for antifa violence, because any incident gives them an opportunity to attribute faceless, libel-less violence to the left.
But the plan isn’t working, because antifa isn’t the white nationalist killing machine that the right owns
Many had feared the rally in Portland would be the most violent fascist rally of the Trump era.
Andy CampbellIt was a striking scene:
Portland police — long criticized for siding with, and sometimes befriending, far-right extremists — escorted and accommodated the out-of-town gangs that have terrorized this city for years.
Dispatch from me and @letsgomathias
Many lawmakers are only starting to acknowledge how common domestic terror and white supremacy are in the U.S.
Andy CampbellMany thought the brutality seen at Unite the Right signaled the beginning of the end for white supremacist movements in the U.S.
Instead, news agencies and politicians boosted them, and domestic terror is commonplace.
My roundup on the 2nd anniversary
It's not a surprise a conservative writer was bloodied in a street brawl in Portland ― far-right extremists have been freely hosting skirmishes there for...
Andy CampbellAfter Andy Ngo was injured, the underlying issue ― that for years, extremist gangs like the Proud Boys have hosted the same bloody street brawl repeatedly ― got lost amid a media circus of pearl-clutching and punditry.
They want this. They plan for it.
Holden Matthews allegedly set fire to three historically black churches in and around Opelousas this past spring.
Andy CampbellThe alleged Louisiana church arsonist now faces federal hate crime charges, alongside his state hate crime charge. One hint was his interest in Varg Vikernes, a black metal singer who in '94 was convicted of murder and burning churches in Norway
The Texas Republican tweeted in defense of Steven Crowder, whose slur-filled videos sparked a harassment campaign against Vox journalist Carlos Maza.
Andy CampbellTed Cruz decries YouTube's "ban" of Steven Crowder - whose homophobic videos got a journalist harassed for years - without realizing that he isn't banned at all.
If conservatives are great at anything, it's claiming victimhood from non-existent threats.
The website's decision not to enforce its harassment rules against YouTuber Steven Crowder isn't a great sign.
Andy CampbellYouTube failed to enforce its policies after journalist @gaywonk faced a years-long harassment campaign at the hands of one of its creators, Steven Crowder.
YouTube's previous response to hate suggests its new anti-supremacy policy will largely fail, too.
Almost 18 months after Twitter promised to crack down on hate, the platform teems with racist extremists.
Andy CampbellTwitter made promises about removing hate on the platform. Today, the site is full of white nationalists.
You won't know the half of it until you've read this investigation by @lukeobrien, who documents the prominent extremists without platforming them.