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BUSTED: Maine town manager and former Trump campaign chair called Islam ‘the scourge of Western civilization’

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The town manager of Jackman, Maine has been exposed for “shockingly racist” views, the Bangor Daily News reported Friday.

Tom Kawcynski, 37, is the founder of the group New Albion, which believes Islam is “the scourge of Western civilization” and supports “voluntary” racial segregation.

Albion is an ancient Greek word for Britain.

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“I would say unequivocally that I see Islam as fundamentally incompatible with Western civilization,” Healy stated, while denying he is racist.

“Wow,” American Civil Liberties Union of Maine spokesperson Rachel Healy charged. “That’s shockingly racist.”

Kawczynski started his job in June, after moving from New Hampshire, where he had served as the Lisbon town chair for Donald Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign.

During “multiple interviews” during the hiring process, Kawczynski said his racial views never came up. Kawczynski beat out 13 other applicants for the job of town manager.

Kawczynski is an active user on the alternative social media site Gab, which Salon labeled “Twitter for racists” and which The Guardian described as “the hate-filled echo chamber of racism and conspiracy theories.”

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“I also have a two phase solution for #Dreamers,” Kawcynski recently posted. “1) Round them up. 2) Send them back.”

Kawczynski admitted a “natural overlap” between his leadership of New Albion and his public service for the town of Jackman.

“It is something that I am trying to integrate in the sense that I’m trying to develop our community,” he said. “But I do not make that relationship explicit.”

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Kawczynski even created a flag for his New Albion organization.

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Three Jackman selectmen did not return the Bangor Daily News requests for comment.

“The hiring process included the Board as well as six citizens who went to great lengths in reviewing each application,” Jackman said in a press release praising Kawcynski’s hiring.

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‘I’m entitled’: Kayleigh McEnany defends her 11 mail-in votes while calling it ‘fraud’ for the masses

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White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany on Thursday faced questions from Fox News about why she had voted by mail 11 times even though President Donald Trump has called absentee ballots a "scam."

McEnany was asked about her voting history after the Tampa Bay Times reported that she had used mail-in voting nearly a dozen times in recent years.

"So why is it OK for you to do it?" Fox News host Ed Henry asked McEnany. "I understand you are traveling, you're in a different city. But how can you really be assured that your votes were counted accurately but when other people do it, it's fraud."

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‘They want their civil war’: Far-right ‘boogaloo’ militants have embedded themselves in the George Floyd protests in Minneapolis

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Young, white men dressed in Hawaiian-style print shirts and body armor, and carrying high-powered rifles have been a notable feature at state capitols, lending an edgy and even sometimes insurrectionary tone to gatherings of conservatives angered by restrictions on businesses and church gatherings during the coronavirus pandemic.

Just as many states are reopening their economies — and taking the wind out of the conservative protests — the boogaloo movement found a new galvanizing cause: the protests in Minneapolis against the police killing of George Floyd.

A new iteration of the militia movement, boogaloo was born out of internet forums for gun enthusiasts that repurposed the 1984 movie Breakin’ 2: Electric Boogaloo as a code for a second civil war, and then modified it into phrases like “big luau” to create an insular community for those in on the joke, with Hawaiian-style shirts functioning as an in-real-life identifier. Boogaloo gained currency as an internet meme over the summer of 2019, when it was adopted by white supremacists in the accelerationist tendency. In January, the movement made the leap from the internet to the streets when a group boogaloo-ers showed up at the Second Amendment rally in Richmond, Va.

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WATCH: Man holds black DoorDash driver at gunpoint for delivering food to an Arizona apartment complex

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A man in Mesa, Arizona, is facing assault and weapons charges after he allegedly held a delivery driver at gunpoint this Sunday, 12News reports.

Police say Valentino Tejeda pulled a gun on 24-year-old Dimitri Mills in the parking lot of Tejeda's apartment complex, and when Mills and his girlfriend tried to explain they were making a food delivery to a neighbor, Tejeda still insisted that Mills, who is black, was somehow a threat.

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