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J6 rioter with a pattern of sexual assault went from rallying with the Proud Boys to recruiting for the Base

Michael Alan Jones had marched with the Proud Boys at rallies in North Carolina and Washington, DC in late 2020 as the far-right street-fighting gang exploded in popularity with Donald Trump’s apparent endorsement “Stand back and stand by.”

On Jan. 6, 2021, Jones joined a fight at the West Plaza and pulled away barricades at a police line before going inside the Capitol and carrying out a broken furniture leg. Despite his involvement in the attack on the Capitol, the only legal repercussion he faced was a misdemeanor arrest by the DC Metropolitan police later that evening for violating curfew.

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Guilty! How the Feds convicted Oath Keepers' Stewart Rhodes of seditious conspiracy

If one thing did in Stewart Rhodes, the Oath Keepers founder who was found guilty today of seditious conspiracy for his role in the Jan. 6 insurrection, it was his decision to testify on his own behalf.

Rhodes was on trial with four other Oath Keepers. Kelly Meggs, a member of the far-right militia, was found guilty of seditious conspiracy, while the other three were acquitted of that charge. All five were convicted of obstruction of an official proceeding and aiding and abetting.

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More than a publicity stunt: How Ye's presidential run is designed to drive Trump further to the right

Kanye West’s visit to Mar-a-Lago last week with white nationalist Nicholas Fuentes, followed by his announcement that he’s running for president, might look like a desperate publicity stunt from a rapper whose antisemitic statements have resulted in sponsorship losses and diminished influence.

And on some level, it is.

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Judgment day for Stewart Rhodes and the Oath Keepers

The government case charging Stewart Rhodes, founder and leader of the Oath Keepers militia, and four co-defendants of seditious conspiracy for their role in the deadly Jan. 6 insurrection is not a slam dunk.

But with the case now before a jury after 29 days of testimony in a Federal District Court a short walk from where Trump supporters rioted at the U.S. Capitol nearly two years ago, there is good reason to believe that Rhodes and the others may be found guilty of sedition, which carries a sentence of up to 20 years in prison.

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Texas nonprofit vows 'boots on the ground' response after debuting drag queen 'alert system'

The Texas Family Project debuted this summer with a donation page powered by National Republican Senatorial Party's fundraising platform WinRed with the aim to be "the most powerful force in Austin." Its mission? To "expose attacks on children's innocence" and send "boots on the ground" and a "political cavalry of pro-family forces" to protect those kids.

It identified the major menace against kids as ...drag queen storytimes.

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