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Sean Hannity Interviews an “Expert” on the Murder of Steve Sotloff: Duck Dynasty’s Phil Robertson

So crazy
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Yes, folks. To discuss the murder of journalist Steve Sotloff by ISIS, Sean Hannity interviews the lunatic leader of the Duck Dynasty clan.

This is so insane you won’t believe it.

Loony Bryan Fischer: Michelle Obama Should Start a ‘Fight Obesity, Go Straight’ Anti-Lesbian Campaign

Deranged hatred can be inadvertently funny
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I haven’t done a post about religious loony Bryan Fischer in a while, because he’s so predictably hateful and dim-witted it gets boring, but this one made me laugh: Bryan Fischer Wants Michelle Obama to Start a ‘Fight Obesity, Go Straight’ Anti-Lesbian Campaign.

“I would suggest that if Michelle Obama really cares about obesity,” Fischer said, “she should be out there leading the charge against normalizing lesbianism. She should be at the head of a campaign to convince women not to get into lesbianism. Her slogan ought to be ‘Fight Obesity, Go Straight.’”

Blogger Chuck C. Johnson Hypes Ugly Anti-Gay Article at White Nationalist Website

The mask is off
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You may recall that National Review columnist John Derbyshire was fired from the magazine in 2012 when he published an absolutely horrible racist article at a website called Takimag.

Takimag is an overtly racist and often antisemitic publication, with a list of contributors that’s a who’s who of white nationalists and upper-class pseudo-intellectual bigots, including Pat Buchanan, the aforementioned John Derbyshire, “scientific racist” Steve Sailer, and another former National Review contributor who was also fired for links to white supremacists, Robert Weissberg. It’s a thoroughly disgusting place, made even more vile by a thin veneer of academic pretension over the ugly racism.

And today, far right blogger Chuck C. Johnson (who is NOT ME), the ranting demagogue who’s currently trying to get access to the sealed juvenile records of Michael Brown, made his motivations very clear by hyping the following homophobic article at Takimag.

The mask is all the way off now, folks. Bloggers like Johnson and Jim Hoft are openly linking to white nationalist websites, and not a single word of protest is heard from other conservatives.

UPDATE at 9/2/14 10:52:04 am by Charles Johnson

And now, right on cue, Chuck C. Johnson is denying Takimag is a racist publication — even though it could not possibly be any clearer.

Liberals Yearn for the Raw Sexual Power of Conservatives. — Kurt Schlichter

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UPDATE at 9/1/14 12:33:54 pm by Gus

Texas Gov. Rick Perry Tweets Ugly Image, Deletes It, Then Says It Was “Unauthorized”

WTF
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LGF contributor @Gus_802 has a saved copy of the ugly tweet posted by Texas Gov. Rick Perry’s account tonight:

But, uh, Travis County District Attorney Rosemary Lehmberg had nothing to do with his indictment…

And then…

Jim Hoft Plagiarized a White Supremacist Hate Site for His Latest Race-Baiting Post

The Dumbest Man on the Internet adds plagiarism to his resumé
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In today’s episode of the Dumbest Man on the Internet, we find Jim Hoft, the Gateway Pundit, blatantly plagiarizing the website of the Council of Conservative Citizens, a white supremacist hate group that sprang out of the “White Citizens Councils” formed in the 1950s to fight against school desegregation in Southern states.

When I saw Hoft tweet the link to his post this morning, I had a hunch he might have lifted it from the CCC website without attribution, because he’s used them as sources before, and because this is their racist style. And sure enough, still on their front page, there was the evidence.

Here’s Hoft’s post; note the title: Cops Shoot 18 Year-Old Kansas Teen 16 Times - Media Ignores Story Because He’s White (Video) | the Gateway Pundit

First, the idea that the media “ignored the story because he’s white” is laughably easy to disprove; a Google News search for this poor teenager’s name shows that the media didn’t “ignore” it at all: Joseph Jennings Kansas.

Now, here’s a screenshot of Jim Hoft’s page, because he has a long-standing practice of editing and deleting things when he’s caught:

And here’s a screenshot of the Council of Conservative Citizens’ page (Google cache link); notice that Hoft lifted both videos and the photograph of Joseph Jennings, and Hoft’s title is very similar:

Although the title of Hoft’s post is not a direct copy of the white supremacists’ title, the caption for that photograph is nearly word-for-word plagiarism — he just changed “media doesn’t care” to “media ignores story:”

The white supremacist photo and caption:

Hoft’s photo and caption:

Busted again, Jim.

He dug up a week-old article at Raw Story and included it in his post, apparently to hide his real source, but that photo caption is irrefutably lifted straight from the CCC site. (By the way, what looks like a link to “KMBC” in Hoft’s caption is actually a broken link; it doesn’t lead to KMBC.)

And this is far from the first time Jim Hoft has gotten his stories from white supremacists; see:

Jim Hoft Links to White Supremacist Site to Smear Michael Brown
Racist Source on Conservative Blog: Coincidence or Custom? | Riverfront Times

This is the guy whose posts are often cited all over the right wing blogosphere, and often end up on Drudge Report and Fox News: an unregenerate racist who steals material from white supremacist sites, now without attribution — probably because he’s been caught posting links to them before.

Jim Hoft, Dumbest Man on the Internet, Also Most Hypocritical

Say “cheese”
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Remember when Jim Hoft, fabled Dumbest Man on the Internet, freaked out about a photograph of President Obama taking a “selfie” at Nelson Mandela’s memorial event, labeling Obama the “Narcissist-in-Chief?” And remember how this Obama-bashing meme instantly spread throughout the right wing blogs and made it all the way to Fox News?

AFP Photographer “Sad” to Make Obama Look Bad in “Selfie” Shot at Mandela Funeral | the Gateway Pundit

Well, first of all, this was not a “funeral;” it was a memorial service that included lots of performers and tributes from dignitaries. And it was not a solemn event in a church; it was more like a party, a joyous celebration of Mandela’s life. And for that matter, Jim Hoft was incredibly vicious and mean-spirited toward Nelson Mandela when he died, posting several rants like this one and this one.

But the point of this post: today the DMOTI tweeted this, demonstrating once again that boorish self-absorbed right wing hypocrisy for which he’s infamous — a lovely selfie that he took with a friend at a real funeral, in a church, wearing a polo shirt and a big un-self-conscious grin.

Say “cheese,” Jim.

(I’m posting a screenshot linked to his tweet instead of embedding it, because Hoft has a long-standing habit of trying to delete stuff like this when it gets noticed.)

(h/t: @lawhawk.)

Right Wing Blogger Chuck C. Johnson Claims the St. Louis Post-Dispatch Is “Working With” Him

Pure character assassination
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Tweeted this morning by the far right blogger who’s so evil-minded even a lot of conservatives despise him:

The equally disgusting Jim Hoft echoes Chuck C. Johnson’s claim in a new post, with no source whatsoever (which means his source is probably Chuck C. Johnson), titled: Breaking: St. Louis Post-Dispatch Also Files Lawsuit for Michael Brown’s Arrest Records.

The Gateway Pundit can confirm today that The St. Louis Post-Dispatch also filed suit for Michael Brown’s arrest records.

If this is true, the Post-Dispatch is collaborating with the worst people in the right wing in what can only be described as a pure character assassination smear. Even if Michael Brown did have a juvenile arrest record, it’s absolutely irrelevant to his shooting death; the only possible reason to try to get his juvenile records is to further poison the well.

I found no mention of this purported lawsuit at their website, but I’ve emailed the Post-Dispatch asking if this claim is true and I’ll update this article if/when I receive a reply. I also contacted their account on Twitter:

UPDATE at 8/29/14 1:06:27 pm by Charles Johnson

So it’s true after all.

Post-Dispatch Seeks Juvenile Court Records.

In response to a number of inquiries today, I wanted to confirm that the Post-Dispatch filed a petition last week with the St. Louis County Family Court seeking the release of any juvenile court records it may have relating to Michael Brown.

The court filing is just one avenue of many in our continuing commitment to cover a significant news story for our community.

We have taken this action as a professional news organization, independently and not in conjunction with any other organization, as we seek to report facts and not rely on innuendo or speculation.

Note that Chuck C. Johnson was lying that the Post-Dispatch was “working with” him.

It’s still very, very disappointing that they’re doing this. It’s a completely irrelevant issue. I can only think it’s driven by a desire to attract a right wing audience.

Ben Stein: Michael Brown Was Hopped Up On Marijuana and ‘Armed With His Incredibly Strong, Scary Self’

WTF
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I remember when I used to enjoy “Win Ben Stein’s Money,” but wow, are those days ever gone. Ben Stein has shown himself for quite a while to be a nutty reactionary, but this statement on Michael Brown, in an interview on NewsmaxTV, really takes him another step into bad racist craziness — as Stein opines that Michael Brown wasn’t unarmed at all, he was “armed with his incredibly strong, scary self.”

This bizarre, irrational talking point seems to be spreading through the right like wildfire. It’s a truly disgusting way for conservatives to deny the simple fact that an unarmed black teenager was gunned down in the street.

Related:
Fox News: Referring to Michael Brown as an “Unarmed Teenager” Is Misleading

And Now Jim Hoft Is Dishonestly Smearing Capt. Ron Johnson

The most dishonest man on the Internet lies again
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Yes, folks, as much as it pains me to do it, I need to write another post about the Dumbest Man on the Internet tonight, because he’s spreading evil racist lies again, about something that’s easily checked.

Jim Hoft’s latest ugly race-baiting post: Celebrated #Ferguson Capt. Ron Johnson Pulls Gun on Unarmed White Kids on Bikes | the Gateway Pundit.

Last week Attorney General Eric Holder met with Missouri Highway Patrol Captain Ron Johnson in Ferguson.

Johnson was celebrated for his handling of rioters in Ferguson, Missouri. (Slate photo)

Now there’s this photo of Captain Johnson pulling a gun on white kids

This photo was from the “Ride of the Century” stunt bikers event in 2013. There was No reason for a gun to be drawn. The kids were doing bike stunts and the highway was clearly already shut down at this point.

Missouri Highway Patrol Captain Ron Johnson gun drawn on unarmed white kids.

This is what Ron is doing around those that he deems as thugs! Ron fears bikers??

Yes, there was definitely a reason for Capt. Ron Johnson to draw his gun, and these were definitely not harmless “unarmed white kids.”

Here’s some information about the “Ride of the Century” that Jim Hoft isn’t telling you in his post about “unarmed white kids:” Ride of the Century Fatalities, Arrests: Michael Evans Clips Cop Car, Crashes, Police Say | Riverfront Times.

After days of increasing tensions between police and the Ride of the Century participants, two riders died in crashes over the weekend. Many others were arrested and cited for a range of violations.

Metro police yesterday identified the victim in one of the fatal crashes as Michael Evans, a 32-year-old Harrisburg, Illinois resident. According to cops, he was speeding with a group of motorcyclists at around 6:05 p.m. on Saturday near an unmarked police vehicle on duty by Elizabeth and January avenues in the Hill neighborhood in south city. The group of riders were allegedly traveling southbound — in the northbound lane.

Evans’ motorcycle clipped the unmarked cop car while attempting to pass on the right, according to police.

That’s why Capt. Ron Johnson pulled his gun on these people. This was a lawless, violent, anarchistic event, not simply some harmless “white kids” doing bike stunts, and it had been happening for years, getting worse and worse. Finally, after people started dying in these “bike stunts,” the police cracked down and put a stop to it.

And Jim Hoft lives in St. Louis, so he certainly knows the history of the “Ride of the Century.” This is nothing but absolutely blatant racist incitement.

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