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Fri Aug 3, 2018, 08:29 AM

Right-Wing Groups With Guns Plan to Impersonate and Infiltrate Antifa

Months of escalating clashes by far-right groups in Portland, Oregon could turn even uglier at a Saturday rally where the right has threatened to carry guns and infiltrate anti-fascist groups.

Patriot Prayer and the Proud Boys are far-right organizations that have attracted violent racists. The two groups have spearheaded a series of west coast rallies, including a June 30 rally in Portland that descended into violent clashes with anti-fascist protesters. Now they are scheduled to rally on Saturday in Portland, where their leaders have encouraged the carrying of guns and their followers have fantasized about beating up counter-protesters.

Joey Gibson, Patriot Prayer’s leader and a longshot U.S. Senate candidate, variously defends his rallies as a free speech project, an anti-liberal campaign, and a crusade to expose the anti-fascists who counter-message the rallies. In Portland, his group’s stated beef is with anti-ICE activists and the city’s mayor, who initially took a hands-off approach to anti-ICE protests.

“The goal is to get the country so outraged they put pressure on the mayor to actually respect the Constitution,” Gibson said of the upcoming rally during a Tuesday appearance on InfoWars. “Basically that’s what we do. We put so much pressure on the local politicians to the point where they break.”

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“We’re gonna have several people who are gonna be dressed up in black bloc [clothing] and they’re gonna be all amongst their crowd, all through antifa,” Gibson said. “I think it’s time we use the masks against antifa. They don’t know who’s who, they don’t know what is going on. So we’re gonna have tons of people within antifa who are gonna start with them, who are gonna march with them back to us, and not only are they going to be causing havoc for antifa.”

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But pepper spray will be among the less-lethal weapons at the rally, Gibson said. The rally will take place in a Portland waterfront park, where guns are allowed with a concealed carry permit.

https://www.thedailybeast.com/right-wing-groups-with-guns-plan-to-impersonate-and-infiltrate-antifa?via=twitter_page&__twitter_impression=true


This is going to get ugly, fast.

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demmiblue Aug 2018 OP
zanana1 Aug 2018 #1
underpants Aug 2018 #2
DetlefK Aug 2018 #3
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TheRealNorth Aug 2018 #5
Initech Aug 2018 #6

Response to demmiblue (Original post)

Fri Aug 3, 2018, 08:37 AM

1. Oh Hell.

The Concealed Carry part worries me. Sadly, there will be no press unless people are injured or killed.

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Response to demmiblue (Original post)

Fri Aug 3, 2018, 08:40 AM

2. Free-speech AND anti-liberal

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Fri Aug 3, 2018, 08:41 AM

3. And now Antifa can blame any trouble on rightwing infiltrators. Brillant.

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Response to demmiblue (Original post)

Fri Aug 3, 2018, 09:30 AM

4. Oh great, as if all the usual sensitive souls needed more reason for Antifa pearl clutching

 

Great. Now all the sensible, moderate, civil types on here and elsewhere among "our side" will have more cause and reason to provide "even the liberals" cover for shutting down and silencing antifa.

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Fri Aug 3, 2018, 10:28 AM

5. Reichstag Fire

Beware, because that's how these RWNJ think.

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Fri Aug 3, 2018, 10:37 AM

6. What could possibly go wrong?

Fuck the Proud Boys and Patriot Prayer. These people are completely deranged.

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