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Birther King Corsi Again Accused of Plagiarism

Posted in Uncategorized by Leah Nelson on January 3, 2012 - 2:01 pm

Between refining his farcical anti-Obama “birther” conspiracy theory, fear-mongering about a nonexistent planned merger between the U.S., Mexico, and Canada, and groundlessly declaring that oil is not derived from living things and is therefore an infinite resource, right-wing attack dog Jerome Corsi is one busy dude.

The weight of these responsibilities seems to have become too much for the poor dear, who has reportedly compromised his normally impeccable ethics with a bit of plagiarism. On Dec. 19, Corsi published in WorldNetDaily (WND) an “exclusive” article titled “Obama’s legacy of broken promises – in Kenya.” Purportedly based on the results of a long-term research project headed by an unnamed former member of the Kenyan parliament, the article details Obama’s failure to come through on financial promises the president allegedly made to the Kenyan government, including the donation of money to improve the village in which his Kenyan relatives live. ( continue to full post… )

News Roundup for July 29, 2011

Posted in Uncategorized by Heidi Beirich on July 29, 2011 - 1:50 pm

A Mississippi man has been convicted in the 2010 murder of a white supremacist leader. Vincent McGee was charged with capital murder in the death of Richard Barrett, the founder of the neo-Nazi Nationalist Movement. McGee claimed that Barrett made sexual advanced towards him, while the prosecution claims the motive was robbery.

A plea deal has been made in the case of a Montana white supremacist teen accused of threatening a Native American man with a gun. Allen Goff, 19, had been charged with felony assault and obstruction as well carrying a concealed weapon, and was previous charged and acquitted in the shooting of a Hispanic teen. Goff has been reported as the leader of the Montana Creators Assembly, an offshoot of the white supremacist Creativity Movement.

The saga of the Alaska Peacekeepers Militia murder conspiracy trial continues as the judge announced a delay in the bail hearing of one of the defendants. Coleman Barney, 27, asked the court to release him as he awaits trial, after his bail was reduced from $2 million to $100,000 dollars. Barney stands accused, along with five other militia members, of plotting to kill state officials and law enforcement officers.

Warren Jeffs, leader of the polygamist FLDS Church, appeared in court today to answer charges of sexual assault of a child. Jeffs told the judge that he is representing himself, addressed the court in a 25-minute rant, and repeatedly interrupting the prosecutor, forcing the judge to call a recess. Jeffs faces a maximum of life in prison if convicted.

Arpaio Launches 13th Immigration and Crime Sweep

Posted in Uncategorized by Hatewatch Staff on November 17, 2009 - 11:31 am

The Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office has launched its 13th immigration and crime sweep and reported 27 arrests by Monday night. Officials say 18 of the people in custody are suspected of being illegal immigrants with the other nine arrested on various charges.
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Nativists Hold Rally at Arizona State Capitol

Posted in Uncategorized by Hatewatch Staff on November 17, 2009 - 11:28 am

Anti-immigration activists, hate group members and counter protestors gathered at a rally in Phoenix.
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Anti-Amnesty Theme Draws Crowd to Local Event

Posted in Uncategorized by Hatewatch Staff on November 17, 2009 - 11:25 am

Wearing T-shirts bearing the slogan “Stop the Invasion” and applauding exhortations to “take back our country,” opponents of amnesty for illegal immigrants gathered at a Grange hall in Yakima.
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Caltrans, Minutemen Dispute Finally Over

Posted in Uncategorized by Hatewatch Staff on November 17, 2009 - 11:22 am

It appears that almost two years after it started, the battle between the San Diego Minutemen and the California Department of Transportation is over.
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After Immigrant Killed in NY, Others Tell of Abuse

Posted in Uncategorized by Hatewatch Staff on November 10, 2009 - 11:02 am

The year since the Lucero slaying has put a national spotlight on race relations here has seen the U.S. Justice Department launch a probe of hate crimes and police response to them. A national civil rights group released a study that found “a pervasive climate of fear in the Latino community” in Suffolk County.
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Neo-Nazi Rallies Provoke ‘Anger, Fear’

Posted in Uncategorized by Hatewatch Staff on November 10, 2009 - 11:02 am

The National Socialist Movement, a neo-Nazi group, held two rallies in Arizona and Minnesota to demonstrate against illegal immigration. Similar rallies in Riverside, Calif., near Los Angeles, have led to violent clashes with counter-protesters.
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Immigrant Jail Tests U.S. View of Legal Access

Posted in Uncategorized by Hatewatch Staff on November 3, 2009 - 10:07 am

A startling petition arrived at the New York City Bar Association in October 2008, signed by 100 men, all locked up without criminal charges in the middle of Manhattan. In vivid if flawed English, it described cramped, filthy quarters where dire medical needs were ignored and hungry prisoners were put to work for $1 a day.
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‘I Was With The Wrong Crowd,’ Says Suspect in Immigrant’s Slaying

Posted in Uncategorized by Hatewatch Staff on November 3, 2009 - 10:07 am

Jose Pacheco is one of seven defendants charged with participating in the hate killing of Marcelo Lucero, and the only minority among the group. He and five others have been held in jail for nearly a year awaiting trial in the closely watched case.
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