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Why law enforcement should treat white nationalist groups as if they were street gangs

Law enforcement has a classification problem, and it’s making America more dangerous.

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McCain's Used His Final Statement to Skewer What Trump Gets Entirely Wrong About Politics

The late Senator John McCain took several thinly-veiled swipes at President Donald Trump, neo-Nazis, and white supremacists in a farewell message to the nation that has just been published. The message and its attacks were read on-air by the late Arizona Republican's close friend and former presidential campaign director, Rick Davis.

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Anti-Defamation League Blasts Trump's 'False White Supremacist Claim' After He Tweets on South African Farmers

President Donald Trump tweeted on Wednesday night that the South African government was "seizing land" from white farmers, who he claimed to be the subject of large-scale killings.

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Watch This Failed Hitler-Loving GOP Senate Candidate Get Beat up on His Own Livestream

Patrick Little, a failed Republican Senate candidate in California whose campaign website espouses anti-Semitic conspiracy theories, was beat up outside of an Olympia, Washington bar — and the whole incident was caught on his own livestream.

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‘Unite the Right’ Organizer Awarded a Cool $5 After Suing Black Lives Matter Activist Who Called Him a 'Crybaby'

A judge in Charlottesville on Friday awarded avowed white nationalist Jason Kessler $5 after determining an activist violated Virginia’s anti-dueling statute by yelling curse words at him, the Richmond Times-Dispatch reports

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The Architects Behind Violence in Charlottesville May Have Doomed the Alt-Right

One of the biggest cases of the year isn’t before the Supreme Court; it doesn’t involve an adult film star, corrupt operatives, Russia, or the president. It pits celebrities of a different type against one another: superstar litigators Karen Dunn and Roberta Kaplan—who argued the landmark gay rights case United States v. Windsor—are taking on ignominious white supremacist Richard Spencer and 24 of his ilk who planned, executed, and celebrated the Charlottesville riots together.

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Conservative Site Just Blew Up Virginia GOP Senate Frontrunner's Campaign with Video Footage of Anti-Semitic Endorsement

Just one week before Republicans nominate a challenger to incumbent Sen. Tim Kaine (D-VA), the far-right Daily Wire released a report that could destroy extremist front-runner Corey Stewart's campaign.

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Alt-Right Neo-Nazis Are Planning to Rally at White House If Banned from Charlottesville

Jason Kessler, the extremist behind last year’s violent alt-right “Unite the Right” rally at which a counter-protester was killed, said that if he is denied a permit to host an anniversary event in Charlottesville, Virginia, this summer that activists will demonstrate outside of the White House instead.

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Watch Stacey Dash, Now a Congressional Candidate, Defend Trump and Charlottesville White Supremacists

Making her first televised appearance since announcing her bid for a Congressional seat, Clueless star Stacey Dash said she agrees with President Donald Trump’s rhetoric claiming there were good and bad people on “both sides” of the white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia last August.

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White Nationalists Are Pushing for a 'Blue-Eyed' English

White nationalists have gone looking for a mothertung. No, that isn’t a misspelling; rather, it's how the word would look for white nationalists obsessed with seeing Anglish in widespread use.

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Florida Gunman Who Killed 17 Previously Trained with White Nationalist Group: Report

The man charged in this week’s Florida school shooting allegedly trained with a white supremacist group.

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