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IronLionZion

(45,897 posts)
Fri Jan 29, 2021, 01:34 PM Jan 2021

White Supremacist Group Patriot Front Seen Marching Through D.C. Friday Morning

https://dcist.com/story/21/01/29/white-supremacist-group-patriot-front-seen-marching-through-d-c-friday-morning/



A group of a few dozen men wearing small shields and carrying flags associated with the white supremacist group Patriot Front were seen marching on the National Mall towards the Capitol Friday morning.

The Southern Poverty Law Center describes the Texas-based Patriot Front as an “image-obsessed organization” focused on a fascist agenda and “theatrical rhetoric.” The group has chapters across the U.S. and broke off from white-nationalist group Vanguard America following the deadly Charlottesville “Unite the Right” rally in 2017.

ProPublica describes Patriot Front as “perhaps the most active white supremacist group in the nation.”

Footage taken by ProPublica reporter Lydia DePillis shows the group marching in formation, wearing face coverings, and carrying upside down American flags (which is historically used to convey distress or great danger). The group was heard shouting “reclaim America” and unleashed red and blue smoke.


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IronLionZion

(45,897 posts)
7. At least these kkkers are wearing masks
Fri Jan 29, 2021, 01:49 PM
Jan 2021

the march for life is also today and many of them are not wearing masks, and probably will kill people by spreading COVID.

kysrsoze

(6,042 posts)
8. A bunch of dorks in khaki pants, like Charlottesville. Look at the velcro area to change patches
Fri Jan 29, 2021, 01:52 PM
Jan 2021

I'd love to see the shit kicked out of them.

IronLionZion

(45,897 posts)
9. They never pre-announce their rallies because they don't want counterprotestors
Fri Jan 29, 2021, 01:57 PM
Jan 2021

They must use an alias when applying for the permit and made sure to do it the same day as march for life.

GemDigger

(4,305 posts)
10. All these boys wearing masks when they want to be incognito but to hell with wearing a mask
Fri Jan 29, 2021, 01:58 PM
Jan 2021

if it's to the benefit of all of us.

Flippin cowards!

ancianita

(36,537 posts)
12. Thank you for highlighting this group. I worry for Stacey Abrams/Fair Fight in the Texas cauldron.
Sat Jan 30, 2021, 11:47 AM
Jan 2021

Last edited Sat Jan 30, 2021, 12:21 PM - Edit history (1)

These guys are headquartered in TX, and though they might just use symbols and theatrics elsewhere, they still hide among all kinds of armed racists in that state.

Patriot Front's only 3-4 years old, but they ask for and get training from racist military vets.
https://www.thedailybeast.com/marine-veteran-trains-white-supremacists-in-military-tactics

PF set up tables at universities to recruit young fascists like themselves, being active in Houston San Antonio, Austin, Dallas and San Marcos. People demonstrate against them, but they could mobilize violence. I hope Texas Democrats keep safe.
https://www.star-telegram.com/news/local/crime/article244719547.html



The Anti-Defamation League's explanation

https://www.adl.org/resources/backgrounders/patriot-front

Their leader, unmasked, who comes from Coppell, TX, northwest of the Dallas



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