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A QAnon follower wrote an open letter to Trump complaining that the movement's predictions kept turning out to be false

A protester holding a Q sign near a Trump campaign rally in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania.AP Photo/Matt Rourke Donny Warren wrote to Trump expressing his frustration about QAnon's inaccurate predictions. QAnon followers had believed that a group of "deep state" elites would be arrested in October. Warren complained that the group's conspiracy theories kept turning out not to be true. A QAnon supporter wrote an open letter to Donald Trump expressing frustration that the movement's con...
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Q Shaman Officially Changes Lawyers In Weird Jan. 6 Subplot

After a week of confusion over which attorney was representing the high-profile Jan. 6 defendant known as the “QAnon Shaman,” the judge in the case approved a change in lawyers for Jacob Chansley. [Author: Matt Shuham]
Tags: News, John Pierce, Matt Shuham, QAnon, Albert Watkins, Jacob Chansley, QAnon Shaman

Michael Flynn appears to have called QAnon ‘total nonsense’ despite his links

Trump ally reportedly says conspiracy theory a ‘disinformation campaign’ created by CIA and the left, apparent recording revealsMichael Flynn, Donald Trump’s first national security adviser, appears to have called QAnon “total nonsense” and a “disinformation campaign” created by the CIA and the political left – despite his own extensive links to the conspiracy theory and seeming eagerness to serve as its hero.Flynn’s apparent statement was revealed by Lin Wood, a pro-Trump attorney and QAnon sup...
Tags: Republicans, World news, US news, US politics, The far right, Cia, Trump, Flynn, Michael Flynn, QAnon, Lin Wood, revealsMichael Flynn Donald Trump

A QAnon leader in Canada told her 70,000 followers to 'shoot to kill' doctors vaccinating kids against COVID-19

A person wearing a QAnon sweatshirt.Stephanie Keith/Getty Images Romula Didulo, a QAnon figure, told followers to "shoot to kill" people administering vaccines. She amassed a large following after promising violent recriminations for doctors and teachers. She later changed the "shoot to kill" instruction to "arrest," Vice News reported. A QAnon leader in Canada told her followers to "shoot to kill" anyone administering the COVID-19 vaccine to people under the age of 19.Romula Didulo is promin...
Tags: Politics, News, US, Trends, Canada, News UK, Military Tribunal, Thomas Colson, QAnon, Stephanie Keith Getty, Romula Didulo, Anti Hate Network, Didulo

In interview, Rittenhouse disavows QAnon and says Lin Wood is insane

QAnon, also known as "mainstream Republicans," has elevated Kyle Rittenhouse to the level of a Holy Knight for the Cause. So when the chubby-cheeked killer told a television interviewer that he didn't believe in QAnoners and that Lin Wood was "insane," it must've thrown the QNuts for a loop. — Read the rest
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Rittenhouse says he fired former attorney Lin Wood because of his support for QAnon and election-fraud conspiracy theories

Kyle Rittenhouse.Sean Krajacic-Pool/Getty Images Kyle Rittenhouse criticized his former attorney, Lin Wood's, for backing conspiracy theories. Rittenhouse said he fired him over "all this QAnon and election fraud stuff." Rittenhouse has been feuding with his former lawyer since being acquitted of homicide. Kyle Rittenhouse said that he fired his former attorney, Lin Wood, because of his belief in QAnon and election-fraud conspiracy theories.Rittenhouse made the claim in an interview with ...
Tags: Politics, Trends, News UK, Fox News, Donald Trump, Wood, Trump, Ashleigh Banfield, Rittenhouse, Tom Porter, Kenosha Wisconsin, Banfield, John Pierce, QAnon, Lin Wood, Kyle Rittenhouse

Kyle Rittenhouse battles Lin Wood for $2 million bail money

Immediately after Kyle Rittenhouse was found not guilty for killing two unarmed men with an assault rifle, another battle ensued — this time over his $2 million bail money. Rittenhouse (with defense attorney Mark Richards) filed to have the teen receive the money, according to Daily Beast, but pro-Trump attorney and Qanon conspiracist Lin Wood says it rightfully belongs to him. — Read the rest
Tags: Post, News, Trump, Rittenhouse, Mark Richards, QAnon, Lin Wood, Kyle Rittenhouse, Act II

New Reno 911! special coming in December: "The Hunt for QAnon"

Everyone's favorite improve-driven cop show mocumentary, Reno 911!, is back. A Reno 911! special, premiering on December 23, 2021 on Paramount+, will star the full main cast, including Thomas Lennon, Robert Ben Garant, and Kerri Kenney-Silver. The subject? Everyone's favorite improve-driven conspiracy cult, QAnon. — Read the rest
Tags: Post, Video, Comedy, News, Paramount, Reno, Improv, Thomas Lennon Robert Ben Garant, QAnon, Kerri Kenney, Qanonsense

Feds Raid Home Of Trumpy Colorado Clerk Under Scrutiny After Election Data Leak

This post has been updated. FBI agents on Tuesday raided the home of a Trumpy Colorado county clerk already under state investigation after a leak of sensitive election information to a major QAnon influencer and MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell. [Author: Matt Shuham]
Tags: News, Colorado, Fbi, Mesa County, Mike Lindell, Matt Shuham, QAnon, Ron Watkins, Tina Peters, Cyber Symposium, Trumpy Colorado

Chris Christie rails against Marjorie Taylor Greene's 'reprehensible, crazy' conspiracy theories and urges the GOP to denounce her

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, Republican of Georgia, speaks to reporters about her recent interaction with Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Democrat of New York, as she leaves the Capitol after the last vote of the week.(Photo by Bill Clark/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images) Chris Christie tore into GOP Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene in his new memoir and urged his party to condemn her.  Christie slammed Greene for spreading "reprehensible" conspiracy theories, including QAnon.  The GOP must reject tho...
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QAnon Shaman sentenced to 41 months in prison

Jacob Chansley, the QAnon Shaman, was sentenced to 41 months in prison (with credit for 10 already served) for his role in the January 6 attack on the Capitol. Judge Royce Lamberth Laid down the sentence this morning. "You didn't slug anybody, but what you did here was actually obstruct the functioning of the whole government," Lamberth said. — Read the rest
Tags: Post, News, Royce Lamberth, QAnon, Lamberth, Jacob Chansley, January 6th

The FBI raided the home of a Colorado elections official accused of leaking data that appeared on a QAnon forum

A person wears a QAnon sweatshirt during a pro-Trump rally on Staten Island, New York.Stephanie Keith/Getty Images The FBI raided the home of Tina Peters, a Colorado elections official, local media reported.  Peters is accused of leaking election machine data that appeared on a QAnon Telegram channel.  In an interview, she claimed she was the victim of government persecution.  The FBI on Tuesday raided the home of a Colorado elections official accused of leaking election machine data that lat...
Tags: Politics, Colorado, Trends, Fbi, News UK, Denver, Trump, State, Peters, Lindell, Griswold, Staten Island New York, Tom Porter, Mesa County, Mike Lindell, 2020 Election

Sidney Powell tried to get the DOD to 'rescue' the CIA director, citing a QAnon conspiracy theory that claimed she was captured in Germany, book says

Sidney Powell.Ben Margot/AP A claim that the CIA director had been hurt and captured in Germany spread in QAnon circles in late 2020. Sidney Powell called a DOD official and demanded a special ops rescue mission, a new book says. The CIA rubbished the theory at the time, saying Gina Haspel was safe in her office.  The former Trump lawyer Sidney Powell called a Pentagon official demanding a mission to save the CIA director last year, citing a false QAnon conspiracy theory, according to a new b...
Tags: Politics, Guantanamo Bay, Germany, US, Trends, Department Of Defense, Frankfurt, News UK, Pentagon, Cia, Chris Miller, Abc News, Trump, Reuters, Dod, Sidney Powell

A close reading of the QAnon Shaman's self-published manifesto

My friend Mark Dery, one of the finest cultural critics alive, read a copy of the QAnon Shaman's self-published polemical new age fascist screed, One Mind at a Time: A Deep State of Illusion. Mark survived to write about it, and how closely the QAnon Shaman's paranoid worldview aligns with today's Republican standard-bearers, on Lit Hub: There are many quotable quotes in Mark's review. — Read the rest
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Former Trump national security adviser Michael Flynn calls for one religion in America

Michael Flynn, former national security adviser to former President Donald Trump, speaks to attendees as he endorses New York City mayoral candidate Fernando Mateo during a campaign event on Thursday, June 3, 2021, in Staten Island, N.Y. AP Photo/Eduardo Munoz Alvarez Michael Flynn recently spoke about his Christian faith to refute QAnon claims that he worships Satan. Flynn spoke at the "ReAwaken America" tour, which featured other Trump loyalists and anti-vaxxers. Roger Stone, Mike Lindel...
Tags: Politics, Texas, News, Congress, White House, Russia, New York City, America, Trends, Fbi, Conspiracy, United States, House, Satan, Christianity, Jesus

QAnon: how the far-right cult took Australians down a ‘rabbit hole’ of extremism

Conspiracy theories have taken root in Australia, but it doesn’t impact just the converts. For every new believer, there are the friends and family who they’ve shut outCam Smith, an Australian researcher who monitors online far-right activity, had first noticed mention of QAnon in the local communities he watched as early as 2018. At the time, it looked like just a few “tiny meetup groups on Facebook” of around 20 people, he told me. “They were talking about, ‘Oh, we’ll meet up at like some pub ...
Tags: Australia, Australia news, Australian politics, Queensland, Melbourne, Smith, QAnon, Coronavirus, outCam Smith

QAnon believers who flocked to Dallas to see JFK Jr. reappear are refusing to leave, saying they want to set up a permanent HQ there

A "Q" sign at a Trump campaign rally. AP Photo/Matt Rourke QAnon supporters gathered in Dallas last Tuesday believing JFK Jr., who died in 1999, would appear. The group's leader called Dallas their "promised land" in a Telegram post. Dozens of them were pictured making the shape of a gigantic "Q" in the city on Saturday. A group of QAnon supporters who gathered in Dallas, Texas, last week in the hopes of watching John F. Kennedy Jr.- who died in 1999 - reappear are refusing to leave ...
Tags: Politics, White House, Trends, News UK, Dallas, John F Kennedy, Telegram, Trump, Dallas Texas, Hyatt Regency, JFK Jr, John F Kennedy Jr, Dealey Plaza, Matt Rourke, Vice News, Kennedy Jr

Hundreds of QAnon supporters gathered in Dallas because they believed JFK Jr was going to appear and announce that he wasn't dead

A person wears a QAnon sweatshirt during a pro-Trump rally on October 3, 2020 in the borough of Staten Island in New York City. Stephanie Keith/Getty Images Hundreds of QAnon supporters gathered in Dallas, Texas, Tuesday. They believed that JFK Jr, who died in 1999, would announce himself as Donald Trump's running mate. The far-right movement has continued to evolve despite a series of failed predictions. Hundreds of QAnon supporters gathered in Dallas, Texas, because they believed ...
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QAnoners gather in Dallas to await JFK Jr.'s return

History has shown that when a cult leader's prophesy fails to materialize, the members become even more devoted. So when JFK Jr. doesn't show up today as promised by Q, the Trump-worshipping members of QAnon won't be disappointed, they'll instead lift their chins like the proud baby goat meme and decry the fools who haven't yet joined their movement. — Read the rest
Tags: Post, News, Dallas, Trump, JFK Jr, QAnon, Very Stable Geniuses

New Moonfall Images Feature Cool Spacesuits, Hot Movie Stars, Moons Falling

Today brings something fun for fans of disaster movies, as we have new images from director Roland Emmerich's "Moonfall." Emmerich, the man behind "Independence Day" and "2012," is no stranger to such large-scale disaster filmmaking. In this case he appears to have truly outdone himself, bringing the moon on a collision course with Earth, with Halle Berry and Patrick Wilson along for the ride. If you want to know what a fight between the Earth and the moon looks like, check out these new stills ...
Tags: Movies, News, Nasa, Earth, Donald Sutherland, Moon, Halle Berry, Vanity Fair, Roland Emmerich, Emmerich, Patrick Wilson, Harald Kloser, Moonfall, QAnon, Jo Fowler, Brian Harper Patrick Wilson Midway

Facebook recommended QAnon groups to a new user within 2 days of joining the platform, according to a new whistleblower report

Facebook recommended a new user to join groups for the far-right conspiracy theory QAnon within two days of her joining the platform, according to a new whistleblower report obtained by NBC News. Olivier Touron/AFP via Getty Images Details from leaked internal Facebook documents were reported on Monday by several news outlets. One document, "Carol's Journey to QAnon," reportedly shows how a new user found QAnon content. A researcher reportedly said the user faced "a barrage of extreme,...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Twitter, Politics, News, Media, Youtube, Nbc News, Trends, United States, Fox News, Donald Trump, Wall Street Journal, Carol, Trump, Wilmington North Carolina

Former French politician charged with terrorism in right-wing plot to attack vaccine centers: report

Former French politician Rémy Daillet-Wiedemann was implicated in a kidnapping plot. Jean-Francois Badias/AP Former French politician Rémy Daillet-Wiedemann was charged with terrorism in connection with a plot to attack vaccine centers, police said. Daillet, known in far-right circles, was previously implicated in a plot to kidnap a child whose mother had lost custody of her, AP News reported. The politician has promised to make a run for president of France. A former French politician was...
Tags: Politics, News, France, International, Trends, Ap, Switzerland, RFI, Radio France Internationale, AP News, QAnon, Rémy Daillet Wiedemann, Katie Balevic, Daillet, Jean Christophe Basson Larbi Daillet, Basson Larbi

'I've lost my joy': Anti-vax Republican, who worked for the Trump campaign and embraced QAnon, says she has COVID-19

Lauren Witzke celebrates after winning Delaware's Republican U.S. Senate primary, Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020, in Dover, Del. Witzke, a political newcomer, defeated attorney James DeMartino to become the GOP nominee for the seat currently held by Democrat Chris Coons. Andre Lamar/The News Journal via AP Lauren Witzke was the 2020 GOP Senate nominee in Delaware. She ran against Democratic incumbent Sen. Chris Coons, winning 37.9% of the vote. She has suggested COVID-19 vaccines are part of ...
Tags: Politics, Senate, Trends, Gop, Iowa, Christian, Republican, Donald Trump, Charles Davis, Delaware, Trump, Democratic, Breitbart, Milo, Milo Yiannopoulos, Sen Chris Coons

How white evangelical churches became QAnon hotbeds

Back in the 1970s, Jerry Falwell and his ilk injected white nationalist thinking into evangelical churches. Through the decades, evangelicals have become angrier, more reactionary, and more frightened, so it's not surprising that they have embraced a fear- and hate-mongering racist as president and joined a cult that demonizes everyone who isn't a white conservative Christian. — Read the rest
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The dark side of wellness: the overlap between spiritual thinking and far-right conspiracies

Extreme right-wing views and the wellness community are not an obvious pairing, but ‘conspirituality’ is increasingly pervasive. How did it all become so toxic?It was the afternoon of 4 July 2020, and Melissa Rein Lively’s video was about to go viral. A PR executive in Arizona, she already had the appearance of a person for whom a viral video was part of the plan, but with the super-groomed blondeness better suited to a branded beauty tutorial than a clip of face masks being torn from their rack...
Tags: Hillary Clinton, Health & wellbeing, Sociology, Arizona, Donald Trump, Scottsdale, QAnon, Coronavirus, Melissa Rein Lively

Ron Watkins, the man widely rumored to have started the QAnon movement, said he is running for Congress

A photo of Watkins appearing on TV. OAN/YouTube Ron Watkins in a video said he would be running for Congress in Arizona as a Republican. Watkins has long been rumoured to be the man behind the QAnon movement. A statement of intent to run was filed with state authorities using an email address associated with Watkins. Ron Watkins, the former 8chan administrator widely rumored to have seeded the QAnon conspiracy theory, has said that he intends to run for a congressional seat in Arizona. ...
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Michigan Rep. Daire Rendon wore a QAnon pin at pro-Trump protest

Michigan GOP lawmaker Daire Rendon revealed herself to be a member of QAnon, anti-Semitic pro-Nazi cult, notorious for a long list of failed predictions and which appeals to sociopathic sore losers with poor critical thinking skills. Rendon was spotted wearing a Q pin at recent election protest Tuesday in Lansing, Michigan. — Read the rest
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Michael Flynn refutes QAnon claims that he worships Satan during guest appearance on Christian YouTube channel

In this Feb. 1, 2017, file photo, then - National Security Adviser Michael Flynn speaks during the daily news briefing at the White House, in Washington. AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File In September, Flynn led a prayer during a conference at the Lord of Hosts Church in Nebraska. Flynn said that his prayer was a rendition of a prayer to Christian archangel St. Michael. Flynn and the Lord of Hosts Church's senior pastor denied the Satanic accusations. Former Trump National Security Adviser...
Tags: Politics, News, Youtube, Washington, White House, US, Trends, Fbi, Conspiracy, Satan, Nebraska, National Security, Christian, Conspiracy Theorists, Conspiracy Theories, Donald Trump

A Twitch streamer who has been linked to the QAnon conspiracy theory appears to have made $150,000 in 2 years on the platform, according to leaked data

Jeff Swensen/Getty Images On Wednesday, an anonymous user leaked purported Twitch data, including earnings, about streamers. Terpsichore Maras-Lindeman, or Tore Says, was linked to QAnon by The New York Times. The streamer appears to have made tens of thousands of dollars from the platform since 2019. A recent data breach shows that a Twitch streamer with links to the far-right QAnon conspiracy theory appears to have made more than $150,000 from the platform since 2019, according to an an...
Tags: Politics, News, Trends, Joe Biden, Data Breach, United States, New York Times, The Times, Conspiracy Theories, Donald Trump, Twitch, Jeff Swensen Getty, Digital Culture, Tech Insider, QAnon, COVID

Watch: Anti-vaxxers destroy mobile Covid testing set-up in NYC

Loud anti-vaccine protestors booed, displeased with a mobile Covid-19 testing site that had set themselves up on a sidewalk in New York City. The crazed mob chanted "Shame on you!" and later "No vaccine mandate!" Meanwhile, one Qnut flipped over the table and knocked over a sign near the Covid-testing truck, while another toppled the entire tent for good measure. — Read the rest
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