Posts Tagged ‘Qanon’

February 16th, 2022 - 6:07 pm § in Politics

Garbage candidates are elected by garbage voters

Mark Finchem wants to run Arizona’s elections. Currently a state representative, he’s seeking an upgrade to secretary of state (story here). He shouldn’t be allowed to get within a country mile of that office. Not because he’s endorsed by Trump, but because of what he is. Fin[...]

January 3rd, 2022 - 7:19 pm § in Donald Trump, Politics

Getting to know Ashli Babbitt

To Trump and his followers, Ashli Babbitt is a martyr who gave her life to “Stop the Steal” (not voluntarily, it should be noted). But what was this mythical, heroic figure like in real life? Ashli had left the military in 2016 after a combined 14 years in the Air Force and Air National [...]

December 14th, 2021 - 2:39 pm § in Donald Trump, Law and Courts, Politics

You’re no patriot, take a timeout

Cleveland Meredith Jr., 53, arrived in Washington D.C. from Georgia too late to join the Capitol riot because his car broke down, which is a good thing, because he had and assault rifle, handgun, and thousands of rounds of ammunition with him (photo below). So he holed up in a motel about a mile fro[...]

November 30th, 2021 - 3:20 pm § in Donald Trump, Jews

The madness of QAnon crowds

It began November 2, when “hundreds of QAnon supporters gathered in Dallas at the site of John F. Kennedy‚Äôs assassination because they believed that John F. Kennedy Jr. would appear and announce the reinstatement of Donald Trump as president.” (See story here.) John F. Kennedy Jr. was [...]

November 3rd, 2021 - 11:28 am § in Donald Trump, Politics

Waiting for salvation from the sky

In the QAnon cult’s latest spasm of mass hysteria and collective stupidity, followers are gathered today in Dallas’ Dealey Plaza waiting for John F. Kennedy Jr., killed in a 1999 plane crash, to descend (or be lowered) from the heavens and restore Trump to his rightful place in the White[...]

October 18th, 2021 - 5:06 pm § in Politics

“Q” runs for Congress

Ron Watkins (photo, left, complete with cowboy hat), widely believed to be the “Q” behind the QAnon conspiracy-theory movement, announced on Monday, October 18, 2021, that he’s running for an Arizona congressional seat “to fix elections.” Read story here. He didn’[...]

August 13th, 2021 - 7:29 pm § in Politics

Colorado official accused of leaking voting equipment logins to QAnon

A Colorado county clerk accused of leaking voting machine login codes to QAnon could face criminal prosecution. In that state, county clerks run local elections. They’re elected officials, and therefore likely to be partisan. In Mesa County, which borders Nevada, the county clerk is Tina Peter[...]

April 8th, 2021 - 11:43 am § in Donald Trump, Politics

Mother Jones says the family behind QAnon hosted child porn sites

Recent media coverage of QAnon, the false conspiracy theory masterminded by a shadowy figure known as “Q,” has focused on a new HBO documentary said to unmask “Q” as Ron Watkins, son of Jim Watkins,an internet entrepreneur Mother Jones accuses of hosting child porn sites (rea[...]

August 22nd, 2020 - 4:06 pm § in America, Politics, Schools & Colleges

How dangerous is QAnon?

“Is QAnon the Most Dangerous Conspiracy Theory of the 21st Century?” a New York Times opinion writer asked. “QAnon is conspiratorial, dangerous, and growing,” a CNN business analyst wrote. “QAnon is dangerous lunacy that should have no place in American politics,”[...]

August 14th, 2018 - 7:25 pm § in Misc.

NBC News: Jerome Corsi is behind QAnon

NBC News reported Tuesday night that Jerome Corsi, the rightwing flamethrower who “swift boated” John Kerry’s 2004 presidential bid, is one of three people behind QAnon, a rightwing group notorious for circulating preposterous conspiracy theories, including the infamous “Pizz[...]