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Mon Mar 15, 2021, 06:46 PM

LAT - A one-woman watchdog torments the far right in deep-red Northern California

https://www.latimes.com/california/story/2021-03-15/crusading-columnist-chamberlain-northern-california

REDDING, Calif. —

Only halfway into the endless plague year, the most outspoken journalist in one of California’s most conservative counties had already tangled with the sheriff, the local megachurch, a rodeo operator and other characters she later pegged as “the anti-maskers, religious zealots, science-deniers, strict Constitutionalists, conspiracy theorists, anti-vaxxers, militia members and State of Jefferson believers.”
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Chamberlain’s most concerted efforts highlight the diatribes and menacing social media posts of militia members, 2nd Amendment hard-liners and those who want the region to secede from California to form a state they would dub “Jefferson.”
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North State rebelliousness reached a new pitch in January, when two supervisors ignored public safety warnings and opened the board room for a meeting. Angry, mostly maskless protesters flooded in, threatening the board’s three-member majority and fulminating about an insurrection. One of the rebels spoke darkly about turning from the “ballot box” to the “cartridge box.”

To Chamberlain, it was Shasta County’s “Lord of the Flies” moment, when civil society collapsed, leaving “no clear-headed grown-up in charge to ensure a modicum of civility or decorum.” A day later, insurrectionists stormed the U.S. Capitol.

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Reply LAT - A one-woman watchdog torments the far right in deep-red Northern California (Original post)
DBoon Mar 15 OP
CaliforniaPeggy Mar 15 #1
lastlib Mar 15 #2
bahboo Mar 15 #3
abqtommy Mar 15 #4
madamesilverspurs Mar 15 #5
Tikki Mar 15 #6
BobTheSubgenius Mar 15 #7
DBoon Mar 15 #8
BobTheSubgenius Mar 17 #10
DBoon Mar 17 #11
PufPuf23 Mar 15 #9

Response to DBoon (Original post)

Mon Mar 15, 2021, 06:50 PM

1. I read this article in my LA Times today! It's great.

She is brave and articulate and tells the truth--something the Magats can't abide. I hope she stays safe.

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Response to DBoon (Original post)

Mon Mar 15, 2021, 06:53 PM

2. I salute her courage.

We should all be so brave in standing up against these anarchists.

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Response to DBoon (Original post)

Mon Mar 15, 2021, 07:20 PM

3. good for her...

folks are fucking nuts up there...

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Response to DBoon (Original post)

Mon Mar 15, 2021, 07:40 PM

4. Stay safe, she who is known as Chamberlain...

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Response to DBoon (Original post)

Mon Mar 15, 2021, 07:54 PM

5. She would feel right at home

in Weld County, Colorado. Just for starters, she'd have a field day with our self-serving county commissioners and Ted Nugent-endorsed sheriff.


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Response to DBoon (Original post)

Mon Mar 15, 2021, 09:55 PM

6. Two women I worked with here in So Cal during the 1970's became evangelical

reborn Christians during that time.
One is now living in Redding CA and joined some Cult like church there the other lives
in Weld County CO and is part of some conspiracy group.

It wasn't long after they and others left my part of So Cal it went from a Repug hold to strong Democratic with Democratic Women legislators here.

Tikki

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Response to DBoon (Original post)

Mon Mar 15, 2021, 10:12 PM

7. The heart of a lion...a whole pride of lions.

Going up against that cast of lunatics and just plain bad people and surviving it is something to behold. All respect to her and her courage!!!

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Response to BobTheSubgenius (Reply #7)

Mon Mar 15, 2021, 10:33 PM

8. Like this?

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Response to DBoon (Reply #8)

Wed Mar 17, 2021, 09:39 PM

10. That is FUNNY!

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Response to BobTheSubgenius (Reply #10)

Wed Mar 17, 2021, 10:19 PM

11. The women do all the work

The men just hang out and try to look cool

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Response to DBoon (Original post)

Mon Mar 15, 2021, 10:59 PM

9. Here is the link to Chamberlain's website

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