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Nazis At the National Press Club!

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NPI TO HOLD WHITE SUPREMACIST EVENT ON FRIDAY FEBRUARY 27, 2015, 6PM-9PM AT THE NATIONAL PRESS CLUB

 

Back in 2011, we reported on a white supremacist event at the National Press club held by Richard Spencer of the National Policy Institute.
From that event we were able to obtain and upload the strategy handout from the event called “Why the GOP Must Win White America”

NPI is a white supremacist group who tries to mask themselves as wonky policy group. Simple searches on Google on the group, Richard Spencer and his speaker line up (Jared Taylor, Peter Brimlow and Paul Gottfried) will bring up a plethora of articles and information on exactly who and what they are.

We find their using the National Press Club as a venue disturbing and it makes us wonder if the National Press Club knows who NPI really is.

The Press Club needs to know that Nazis are using their space as a venue!

NOTE: WHEN CONTACTING THE PRESS CLUB YOU WILL BE POLITE AND PROFESSIONAL!

The National Press Club

529 14th St. NW, 13th Floor

Washington, DC 20045
202-662-7500

We want to make the Press Club aware, do not say or infer anything that will be rude or threatening!

STOP NPI! 

 

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Kyle Rogers of the Council of Conservative Citizens is now a Virginia Flagger Fan!

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The Virginia Flaggers are a Confederate Heritage group, sometimes referred to as “Neo-Confederates”, who are based in Sandston, Virginia. The group was started in 2011,  their current leader is a woman named Susan Frise Hathaway who is constantly repeating their innocuous motto “Return the Flags – Restore the Honor.” Benign as the group may seem, it appears there is more to the group than meets the eye.

The Virginia Flaggers have had past associations with white supremacists during their activities as well known WN activist Matthew Heimbach was often seen in connection with the group. VA Flagger member Tripp Lewis had described Heimbach as a “good guy” even after Heimbach’s nefarious activities became more obvious.
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In the early stages of the VA flagger group, Ms. Hathaway was also interviewed and promoted on a podcast with the white supremacist southern nationalist group League of the South.

It could be argued that their past associations to Heimbach and the League of the South are trivial and spotty at best, but now another white nationalist has stepped up to publicly praise and promote the VA Flaggers and their activities.

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The Council of Conservative Citizens is listed as a White Nationalist hate group by the Southern Poverty Law Center and is a reincarnation of the White Citizens Councils. CofCC’s website and blog is administered by Kyle Rogers, a fairly well seasoned white nationalist activist who has been on the scene for a number of years now. Kyle very rarely makes a public appearance but when he does it certainly makes an impression (lol!)

Kyle, out of the blue, has decided that now the C of CC has a keen interest in the VA Flagger as he is now promoting their up coming “Lee-Jackson Day” event in January on the C of CC website called TopConservativeNews.com

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This promotional article is also plugged  on hate forum Stormfront by a user named “UlsterScot12,” believed to be the alias of Kyle Rogers.

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Another posting was discovered on the White News Now forum under the category “Council of Conservative Citizens”.

Why would Kyle and the C of CC all of a sudden take an interest in a group that claims they are not racists or white nationalists– like the agenda of the C of CC and Kyle himself?

One plausible reason is centered around Kyle’s side business, which is an internet flag shop called “Patriot Flags.” There, Kyle takes freedom of speech down to the level of selling a variety of flags, many with a white nationalist or Nazi based theme. And if you take a second look at the C of CC Flagger article …

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In the world of capitalism it would make sense that Kyle smells cash in the blood of these confederate flag worshippers. He has a strong connection to League of the South and makes a profit by being the providing source for their big black X flags, glee club polo shirts and most likely the printed signs for their meager protests.

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Are the VA Flaggers perhaps a potential business prospect? Or maybe the business relationship has already been on going? Either way– flaggers need flags, Kyle sells flags and he sells the kinds of flags they are looking for and they already have mutual friends in the League of the South.

 

The Actual Event:

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The event in question that the Virginia Flaggers are planning is on Friday, January 16, 2015 and Saturday, January 17, 2015, in Lexington, Virginia for the Lee-Jackson Holiday.

According to their Facebook Event page :

For the third year, the Va Flaggers will gather in Lexington for the Lee-Jackson holiday. Friday, January 16th is the Virginia State Holiday for Lee-Jackson Day, and Saturday, January 17th is officially recognized as Lee-Jackson Day in Lexington. The Virginia Flaggers will flag the town of Lexington for action taken by City Council to ban ALL flags from city light pole flag stands, rather than allow the flags of Lee and Jackson to fly for the week leading up to the State holiday, AND Washington and Lee University for actions taken by President Ruscio to desecrate the LEE Chapel by removing battle flags from the Lee Mausoleum in response to the demands of 6 agitators/students.
Join us, as we “take it to the streets” to let the folks in Lexington and Washington & Lee University know that there are still many of us who honor Lee and Jackson and will not go away quietly.
We will flag all day Friday, participate in memorial services and the parade on Saturday, and flag Saturday afternoon/evening. We welcome all those interested in standing with us to attend Friday, Saturday, or both days.
Meet at Stonewall Jackson Cemetery Friday at 10:00 a.m, Saturday at 9:00 a.m. for instructions and information.
Lodging information here… http://leejacksonday.webs.com/lodgingsponsors.htm

Yeah, well LOL, so much flag drama and so little time. The most humorous part of the picture is this Va Flagger call for a TOTAL BOYCOTT of Lexington, Va and ask that participants take great effort and not spend ANY MONEY inside the city limits. The recommend lodging is outside of the town, and the Stonewall Brigade has negotiated discounted pricing. This boycott has apparently been ongoing since 2011.

Has this boycott had any effect on the businesses of Lexington?

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There has been considerable doubt expressed as to the effectiveness of the boycott. According to data contained in a post at the Civil War blog Dead Confederates, the boycott has thus far been wholly ineffective and has made no measurable difference on the economy of the city of Lexington. An informal poll conducted by telephone to no less than 20 local businesses in Lexington, between Friday, December 19, 2014, and Sunday, December 21, 2014, also show that the boycott has had no negative effect on the economy of the city of Lexington. One hotel manager in Lexington said that he “Had no idea what we were talking about”, while the manager of a well known chain restaurant in town commented that they, “Didn’t know there was a boycott”. We did not receive a single positive response from any of the merchants in Lexington, Virginia indicating that they had lost revenue due to the effects of the boycott, with most commenting that they had never even heard of the boycott prior to our inquiry.

Who is going to this event?

Well we have spotted at least four known League of the South members Dennis Durham, Shane Long, Josh Newcomb and Jamie Farren who have pledged to attend the event.

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Note: We must stress that we have no grounds to assume that the Flaggers are directly responsible for the Council of Conservative Citizens’ promotion of this event or the League of the South members joining in on the event, so we’ll give them the benefit of the doubt– but it’s certainly suspicious that a group that has had nothing to do with the Flaggers is now bending over backwards to promote them.

It is unclear if the Virginia Flaggers will distance themselves from the Council of Conservative Citizens and the League of the South by simply denouncing the groups promoting them with the possible prospect of business profits or the League of the South who see this as a venue to recruit and hand out their steel magnolia fanzine.

Time will tell…

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Matt Parrott’s Desperate Plea for Recognition

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If you enjoyed our dissection of Michael Hill’s rambling, strap in– because we’ve got a new specimen on the slab!

In what can only be described as a Robitussin-influenced slide into dissociative paranoia, Matt Parrot banged the cheetos dust out of his keyboard and posted the resulting word salad.

Within the first few months of public White Advocacy, I started receiving death threats on my phone number, 317-324-8282 and at my parrott.matt@gmail.com email address.

“Do you see what I did there? I hope it wasn’t too subtle for you. You see, I’m incredibly intelligent and am the brains behind this outfit, so I know that if I put my contact information in public view and I get harassed for innocently supporting reconstituted Romanian death squads, I’ll be the tough he-man I think I am! And if no one takes the bait and treats me like the inconsequential do-nothing neckbearded brony that I really am, I can still claim complete and total Aryan victory over the hordes of judeobolshevik assassins! So don’t even think about it! Don’t even THINK about calling me! I’m not starved for human contact! I’m not fed up with listening to Tom Buhls breathe through his mouth day in and day out, I’m not having separation anxiety stemming from my inability to continue running my fingers through Heimbach’s crumb-infested lunatic beard! No! How foolish. But seriously, call me.”

I was repeatedly threatened with being “doxxed”, so I was careful to conceal my [redacted, at girlfriend’s request] social security number.

We saw the SSN you posted, and given that Chinese and Russian bots have reached extreme levels of efficiency at trawling the internet for numbers that adhere to the AAA-GG-SSSS numbering scheme, it’s far more likely that you received several angry phone calls from your banks and credit card companies than you did from any “girlfriend.”

My employers were repeatedly pestered by the SPLC and others,

“I have to invent things now, because the crippling reality is that I’m unemployable due to my numerous severe antisocial personality disorders. The fact that my previous employers received calls from people concerned that they were employing a person who advocates mass genocide and goon squads was just a convenient way out for them to sack me, since I was never really any good at my job to begin with.”

which led to my current arrangement of being a long-haul trucker

“I’m a real workin’ man, bein’ held down by the filthy jew rats and their negroid assassination squads! Really! Instead of being a lonely geek in a trailer park, I’m a lone knight of the highways, hauling trailers! Yeah! That’s the ticket!”

who performs freelance computer consulting work in my mobile office. It’s rudimentary to take my CDL to a different outfit if this one cans me, and most of my freelance clients couldn’t care less if I were an ax murderer, as long as I deliver solid code.

You’re obviously not a union trucker, otherwise you’d have set on and off times, so it’s difficult to determine when exactly you’re shoehorning-in this “coding work” between driving all day and night and catching whatever sleep you can in your cab, considering hunting for one single dropped comma can take several hours. And I’m agog that there are clients anywhere who care more that the code is solid than if it’s on time. So, if you are doing actual coding and not, say, farting around in Joomla or WordPress like every other phony “internet professional” actually does, the only logical way you could be achieving this level of output is through the typical white nationalist outlet of amphetamine abuse. Speed-induced paranoia actually might explain the rest of this rambling diatribe, so I might not be too far off the mark.

I would offer my home address, but I live in my truck, so I don’t really have one to offer.

Well, that’s courageous– admitting that you’re homeless. Or you’re not actually serious about being mister macho internet tough guy. Or you’re just avoiding the inevitable embarrassment that will come when people find out the true nature of the squalor you live in.

The heckler’s veto which the Internet’s anonymity provides has resulted in a profound chilling effect on public discourse,

“And I know a thing or two about stifling free speech and chilling effects on public discourse, since I like to show up at talks by Tim Wise with signs that advocate a return to lynching. That’s not to mention my other unemployable freaks who have a bizarre attraction for a dead Romanian fascist.”

and has steadily grown from a childish prank phone call stunt targeting toxic extremists like yours truly

Only in your most fevered DXM hallucinations would anyone consider you a “toxic extremist.” You’re more like the “day old can of half-eaten spaghetti-o’s” of the far right than anything else. Von Bluvens commanded a far more loyal following than you ever will.

Von the Nazi leader of towed cars!

Von the Nazi leader of towed cars!

 

 

to this obnoxiously familiar canard peppering every major public political brawl. With the recent #gamergate hassle,

“Look! I am current and topical! I’m going to reference something that happened on the internet as a way of staying relevant!”

This is the point in the rant where everything starts to fall apart. Matt– the trilby-wearing, MRA brony– will now attempt to link his own inadequacy to a Gordian Knot of vitriol, as if defending his love of Applejack was essential to the broader white supremacist scene. Let’s watch!

each side eagerly served up death threats and eagerly presented the death threats as a farcical sort of digital badge of courage that they were supposedly risking their lives for feminism or social justice or whatever.

Having a bit of a morbid sense of humor, I was especially amused by a call a few years ago purporting to be from right outside my apartment,

And that’s it for attempting to make that pop culture reference mean anything. Matt would rather you completely forgot that.

threatening my imminent death and the imminent rape of my dog.

Dog rape? Does this come from the same part of the neo-nazi brain that invents the mythical “bags of urine” that magically appear and disappear without a trace at every mobilization against white supremacists? Steeping yourself in a rigidly authoritarian, sadomasochistic society –like your Romanian death-cult fetishism– where you’re unable to conduct healthy explorations into your sexual wellbeing makes your personality come out sideways.

I didn’t even own a dog, though my family’s Teacup Pomeranians which I’m very partial to

(ahem) No comment.

were most likely never in any meaningful danger. I helped organize a Shadow Conference for would-be AmRen attendees

“I’m useful! I did something! Where’s my banana sticker?!”

the year that Daryl Lamont Jenkins “anonymously” threatened to corrupt the morals of the hotel manager’s dog,

There’s that bestiality manifesting itself again. C’mon, Matt.

and I was in more danger on the public bus ride to the previous year’s AmRen then I was directly defying the fearsome legion of anonymous assassins.

…because no one even knew who you were until you had to practically shake them by the lapels and beg someone– anyone— to punish you like the naughty little boy you think you are? I get it. You’re acting out because your life is changing in ways you have little control over, and you’re demanding that the universe give you something tangible that’s familiar so you can have a semblence of emotional stability. Sure, your world might be crumbling around you, but as long as you have one constant factor that you can touch on –your security blanket of externally manifested self-hatred, for example– you don’t actually have to face your worst fears and grow as a human. Or maybe it’s something more prosaic, like the fact that your acolyte Heimbach is now gallavanting all over the US and Europe with his new wife and A3P’s bank account behind him and you are stuck in Indiana, alone with your My Little Pony dolls, driving a truck and waxing poetic on a blog no one reads about your glory days when you mattered just enough for someone to want to send a death threat to you.

It’s all bullshit, and I’m glad that this latest tiff between Sony Pictures and the Democratic People’s Republic of North Korea

LOL WAT. What the everlovin’ HELL does this have to do with anything else in this disjointed hodgepodge of words and letters?

has elevated the bullshit to the point where this micro-terrorism can officially jump the shark and people can stop taking it seriously.

For someone who adheres to an ideology of terrorizing non-whites, he surely has no grasp of the nature of terrorism. This isn’t a film trope or a bad sitcom– terrorism does not “jump the shark” and real human interaction rarely bears any resemblence to poorly-written Hollywood scripts.

It’s not serious. I suppose, in theory, that some day, somewhere, somebody’s death threat or bomb threat could actually result in a death. But even then, for God’s sake, is the statistically insignificant potential of death really worth handing over your very agency to speak your mind in public?

“That whole “boy who cried wolf” thing? The boy obviously had the right idea. So what if I’ve only read half of the story?!”

And if you’re that cowardly, should you really be dabbling in public life to begin with?

I wonder to whom precisely Matt is directing this question. I’m sensing a gnawing doubt in Matt’s subconscious that’s bugging him more and more– ‘maybe throwing in my lot with a bunch of fascists who want to reenact the Bucharest Pogrom and hang the corpses of Jews from meathooks wasn’t the best life choice I could make.’ Or, ‘maybe having to justify my behavior by inventing death threats and physical assault isn’t a healthy way to exist.’ Or even ‘maybe Heimbach’s staging that photo of him attacking someone with a wooden crucifix is a sign that he’s more of a danger to himself and the people in his immediate social circle than he will ever be as an activist.’

I helped organize the Shadow Conference for would-be AmRen attendees,

“Me! Me! I’m significant! I matter! I’m so significant and I matter SO MUCH that I had death threats made against my dog!”

and one of the topics of discussion at that event was how this whole “death threat/bomb threat” phenomenon amounts to a crowd panic fad which people will eventually grow past. People will eventually learn to quietly and calmly file a police report about the threatening communications and go about their business, resisting the urge to publicize the threat. People who shriek about having received death threats will be socially shamed for cowardice and attention-seeking,

Really, all you did in this piece was harp about how much of a stoic manly man you are and how all of those death threats you allegedly received don’t bother you. Now you’re doing a complete 180 and are begging to be shamed for publicly whining about receiving death threats. Like you’re being shamed right now. Oh no! We’ve fallen into your completely subtle and well-orchestrated plot to provide you with the public humiliation your damaged subconscious so earnestly hungers for! CURSES! Well… OK then. You’re a cowardly attention seeker who should be ashamed of their behavior. Happy now?

and the increasingly popular phenomenon of faking these threats to receive attention will further cloud matters.

So the next time you claim to have received a death threat, we can immediately dismiss it as being a fake. That’s helpful.

Even if the threats were entirely legitimate and death were imminent, it would still be necessary and appropriate to plug forward. The alternative is a world where nobody says anything that anybody disagrees with, where everybody cowers in constant fear of crowd-sourced Anonymous Assassins achieving a 1984-style dystopian control on public discourse.

Gosh, it’s almost like a lot of people don’t approve of white supremacists. But that’s ok, all you have to do is slap on some blinders and ignore those know-nothing haters and you won’t have to face any public scrutiny of your antisocial behavior. Well, that’s not entirely true– you’ll still have to face it, but with some effort you can just as easily imagine none of it is happening.

I’d really rather be dead than live in the kind of world we’ll end up in if we don’t all develop the habit of ignoring and dismissing death threats, bomb threats, and doxxing threats.

“I’d rather die than someone believe I received a death threat.”

I like the anonymity that the Deep Web provides, and it’s here to stay.

“I was really bummed when Silkroad went down, because now I have to get my Vyvanse, Adderall and Dextromethorphan like a filthy peasant and the local high school kids don’t take bitcoin!”

But it’s going to require our culture to catch up with the technology, namely a new normal where a blogger casually chuckles “Bring it!” when somebody dials his cell and threatens to kill him to death with a machete.

“Kill him to death?” If your “code” is as good as your writing, I’m shocked you get any work at all.

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Georgia Christian School Says NO to White Power and Boots Marshall Rawson Out.

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Once again, we have Marshall Rawson as a person of interest. It looks like Rawson’s extracurricular activities with the League of the South didn’t mesh very with the school he was attending; Shorter University’s vision– or rules, for that matter.

At this point in time, we are not sure exactly what went down. What we do know is that Rawson was very involved with the school’s Ron Paul-sponsored Young Americans for Liberty group, which appears to be the college youth wing of Campaign for Liberty. Out of that group appeared another odd youth group tied to the school called “Empower The Youth/Leadership Now
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This group looks like a tool for the Hunt for Governor campaign, and one of their events was a gun giveaway via a raffle to raise money. With school shootings making the recent headlines, this looked like a bad plan from the start.

Advertising for a gun give away as a school activity?

Advertising for a gun give away as a school activity?

Now, in a post on the “Empower The Youth/Leadership Now” Facebook page:
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Even though Shorter is a very conservative university and a religious one, they also take a great deal of pride in their diverse student body; a good portion of the students who go there are African American and Hispanic. Having a student who is involved in a white supremacist nationalist group like League of the South is probably a big concern for the college. Throwing firearms into the mix is a recipe for trouble. We commend Shorter University for their good call and judgement in this case.

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Festival of Hate

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The title “European American Heritage Festival” appears so innocent. One would picture snack bars with Belgium waffles, or Fish and Chips, a maypole, maybe a quartet playing Mozart or Bach, but the last thing anyone would picture in their mind would be the Ku Klux Klan. Yes, once again in Pulaski Tennessee, the birth place of the KKK, this event is going to happen on October 25, 2014.
This is not the first year, this event has gone on for many years.
In looking at the sponsorship lineup it reads like a whose who of hate.

http://www.europeanamericanheritagefestival.com/

THE SPONSORS:

Thomas Robb

Thomas Robb

Christian Revival Center– Again, looks pretty innocent, or at least like an ordinary church, but with some digging it is discovered that this “church” is run by a Thomas Robb who is described by the Southern Poverty Law Center as an “Arkansas-based Christian Identity pastor and head of the Knights of the Ku Klux Klan” they also go on to state that he was a replacement for David Duke. He also seems to be the organization behind this event.

The Barnes Review and The American Free Press – We are putting these together because they are both rooted with the old and long time white nationalist Willis Carto as well as the Council of Conservative Citizens in the metro DC area.

Voice of Reason Radio Network – a racist podcast radio line up that nobody in the world of anti-racism has ever paid any attention to, hence we could not find any write up about them. We did, however find this write up on it’s orientation from the white nationalist version of wikipedia called “medapedia” there you can read about it’s history of white power drama and all the white nationalist thugs who are tied to it.

The Knights Party – if you click on the link for this sponsor the url says “KKK.bz” and that pretty much sums it up, what more can we say??? If you are really interested in more info the SPLC once again has the information

Canadian Association for Free Speech“CAFE” is the brainchild of Canadian neo-Nazi Paul Fromm, we will go more into Fromm and who and what he is in a future article.

Caste Football – Well we found a Maddow video to describe this one

Heritage Connection– Remember “Prussian Blue,” the nazi-pop group project starring April Gaede’s daughters Lamb and Lynx? Well, it turns out they discovered marijuana and now want nothing to do with the horrible, unhinged racism of their mom. Don’t worry, Heritage Connection is your new Prussian Blue knock-off, right down to the fact that Charity and Shelby Pendergraft are the granddaughters of the aformentioned Thomas Robb. Here’s the SPLC again:

The Pendergraft sisters have not yet received the media attention that the Gaede bunch drew in their heyday, but they claim to have performed at white nationalist events nationwide since they formed Heritage Connection in 2003. They’ve also released two CDs, “Aryan Awakening” and “Standing Our Ground,” and have shared the stage with a guitar-playing Derek Black, best known for his father’s racist Stormfront.org Web forum and the brouhaha that followed Derek’s election to the Palm Beach County, Fla., Republican Executive Committee.

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Heritage Connection

Nationalist Times– The vanity project of American Nationalist Union honcho Don Wassall. He has since folded the ANU into the American Third Position party.

The Political Cesspool– Racist radio show, produced by the equally racist James Edwards.

Stormfront– We don’t need to say much about this one. Suffice to say, if Stormfront is on your sponsor list, there’s no way you can wriggle your way out of accusations that you’re dirty. It was founded by former KKK leader Don Black.

Dr. Tomislav Sunic (author)Tom Sunic is a Croatian neo-nazi and former professor who now makes his living globe trotting and peddling his Fascist ideals at from speaking fees he collects from groups like the Council of Conservative Citizens, KKK, American Freedom Party, The Pacifica Forum (holocaust deniers, not the radio network) and the League of the South. When in the US, he likes to stay at the home of– you guessed it– Thomas Robb.

neo-Nazi Tom Sunic with former KKK leader David Duke

neo-Nazi Tom Sunic with former KKK leader David Duke

Paul Fromm– Acting media contact. We’ll delve further into him in a later article.

Our associate Spe-lunk-ing has more info on the festival

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The Cheese Stands Alone: Vermont Secession’s Strange Bedfellows.

The Vermont secession scene is a bizarre bag of worms. Despite cursory interest from the left, the movement exists primarily as a feeble source of external validation for its leader, Rob Williams– who is all too happy to pal around with any group that spouts any “secession”-themed rhetoric, with no regard if they’re ardent white supremacists. These antics inevitably tie him into some of our usual suspects, like the League of the South and LoSer Franklin Sanders. For an excellent primer on the disgusting spectacle that is “The Second Vermont Republic,” please read this post by our friend Thomas Rowley at his blog, “Vermont Secession.”

Eight years ago the dead founder of the equally dead secesher movement, Second Vermont Republic, the Dixie singin’ Thomas H. Naylor and his Renfield-like then co-chairman, Rob Williams convened a convention in Burlington, VT to which they invited various racists and homophobes like the Hawaiian Independence Movement, the Alaska Independence Party, Exodus and, perhaps most notably, the openly racist League of the South. Laughably, Williams sat next to LoSer convicted felon and Board member Franklin Sanders and they agreed that “Secession is not a racist plot.”

A few years later when the stink of LoSer racism became so overpowering that it resulted in a piece written by the Southern Poverty Law Center ( based largely on material developed on this and two other Vermont blogs), Naylor wrote a disingenuous plea for the LoS to renounce racism. The SPLC wrote about that here

“So long as the albatross of racism hangs around its neck, the LOS can never be a truly effective partner for SVR,” Naylor wrote in July. He also suggested that the league renounce racism, recruit black members, bring in black speakers and promote Southern racial unity. “The Confederate flag,” he added, “has got to go!”

but apparently Naylor and Rob had second thoughts, so they disappeared the letter from their websites. Portions of the letter can still be found at the crypto-Fascist website run by Keith Preston called AttackTheSystem here. And, as if to underscore their change of heart, Naylor, Williams and their flack, Christopher Ketcham, attended a conference sponsored by an LoS founder, Donald Livingston. The racist bonafides of the all white session can be found in the fact that it was held at Livingston’s conference venue, his own “Abbeville Institute,” is so named for the plantation of slaver champion John Calhoun who once lectured Congress about the good things of slavery.

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Congressman Paul Broun Hires White Nationalist Pro-Secessionist as Summer Intern.

Update: Our colleague Spelunker has more information about Marshall Rawson and is continually updating his page. Head there for more analysis.

League of the South pro-white ethno-state secessionist Marshall Rawson at an anti-gay rally in Richmond.

League of the South pro-white ethno-state secessionist Marshall Rawson at an anti-gay rally in Richmond.

The more we dig into the League of the South, the more dirt we come up with. Hot on the heels of Michael Peroutka’s antics with the League of the South, here’s another wanna-be politico who has strong ties with this group.

A recurring figure in our coverage of the League of the South is this man, Marshall Rawson.

Marshall Rawson with known white nationalist and League of the South leader Michael Cushman.

Marshall Rawson with known white nationalist and League of the South leader Michael Cushman.

Marshall Rawson is a member of the League of the South, an extremist, White Nationalist secessionist group out of Alabama. We have written about the League of the South before. Rawson routinely advocates mass vandalism and the defacement of public and private property in the form of a “Secede” stickering campaign, in order to spread their secessionist propaganda.

Rawson talking about his internship in Broun's office

Rawson talking about his internship in Broun’s office

To this end, Rawson apparently landed a job as a summer internship on Capitol Hill (despite not knowing the difference between the words “Capital” and “Capitol”) with controversial Georgia representative Paul Broun, who was labeled one of the most corrupt Congressmen by CREW. Broun and Rawson apparently share a compatible set of values– Broun, of course, is no stranger to secessionist rhetoric: “If ObamaCare passes, that free insurance card that’s in people’s pockets is gonna be as worthless as a Confederate dollar after the War Between The States — the Great War of Yankee Aggression.”

As far as Rawson, well, a picture says a thousand words.

Rawson bragging about using his internship position at the Capitol (notice he spells it "Capital") to have access to deface Federal property.

Rawson bragging about using his internship position at the Capitol (notice he spells it “Capital”) to have access to deface Federal property.

Here is Rawson sharing a pro-secession sticker with League of the South founding member Thomas Woods.
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Here is Rawson holding an anti-immigrant, pro-white flyer for an upcoming event.

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Why does Paul Broun have a member of a known white supremacist hate group as an intern? We believe it’s linked to Marshall’s involvement in the Shorter University chapter of Young Americans for Liberty.

Marshall Rawson with Broun's wife Nikki at Ron Paul funded Young Americans for Liberty event.

Marshall Rawson with Broun’s wife Nikki at Ron Paul funded Young Americans for Liberty event.

A curious strategy, targeting members of congress who have expressed views that– to some– appear only as insincere dog whistles for specific demographics, but are instead grooming local representatives to be more receptive to extremist ideology.

Either Paul Broun does not bother with background checks, or he doesn’t care that his interns and staffers may be supporters of a second American Civil War.

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