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Reverge Anselmo and Former Sheriff Tom Bosenko Use Recall for Personal Revenge

Reverge Anselmo is out for revenge. The Connecticut-based son-of-a-billionaire believes he was jilted by Shasta County a decade ago, after his efforts to establish a restaurant, ranch and winery near Shingletown ran afoul of local zoning ordinance provisions enforced by… Continue Reading

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The Shasta County Recall is a Death Cult

  According to the Wikitionary, there are essentially two kinds of death cults. The first type consists of a religious movement that worships death or the dead; think the ancient Egyptians with their mummified pharaohs resting for eternity in enormous… Continue Reading

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An Unhinged Carlos Zapata Reveals Pandora’s Box of Rage, Instability

I won the reporter jackpot when I videotaped Carlos Zapata, Shasta County’s alt-right recall kingpin/militia member/bull-semen purveyor/restaurant owner/former Florida strip-club owner as he unleashed a raging verbal attack against me in public Tuesday. Yes, it was uncomfortable being on the… Continue Reading

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Red, White & Blueprint Episode 5: Attack on Public Workers Built on Foundation of Lies

District 4 Shasta County Supervisor Patrick Henry Jones is an inveterate liar. As more than one victim of Jones’s prevarications has commented to me, he just makes stuff up. Case in point: About halfway through Episode 5 of Red, White… Continue Reading

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Sean Feucht’s New Brand of Bethel Church-Inspired Radical Militant Christianity on Display in Portland

For more than a year, Sean Feucht, a right-wing political evangelical Christian activist, a worship leader at Bethel Church, and a musician and songwriter for the Bethel Music label, has traveled across the United States. On his cross-county trek, he’s… Continue Reading

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Tehama County Sheriff’s Deputy Is Among Law Enforcement with Questionable Histories, Far-Right Ties

More and more details are emerging about the shady histories of law enforcement officials in the north state. Here is a short list of some recent cases: Shasta County Sheriff Michael Johnson Michael Johnson is the former Anderson Police Chief and… Continue Reading