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Leader of the State of Jefferson Movement Outs Himself as a Homophobe & Discusses American History & the Latinx Community With Red, White, & Blueprint Gang

In late September, Mark Baird, the leader of the far-right State of Jefferson radical secessionist movement, joined Red, White and Blueprint leaders and members Carlos Zapata, Jon Knight, Woody Clendenen, and Lani Bangay, in the Mountain Top Media studio in… Continue Reading

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Nathan Pinkney Grilled by Zapata Attorney Who Excludes Journalist Doni Chamberlain from Trial

Last Wednesday evening, my good friend and colleague A News Cafe publisher Doni Chamberlain sent me an urgent email. Chamberlain is covering the triple joined trial of Emiliano Carlos Zapata, Christopher Meagher and Elizabeth Bailey on charges that the trio… 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

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Questionable Conduct Abounds Among Shasta County Law Enforcement Officials

Imagine a place where a lieutenant employed by the county sheriff’s department owns a gun shop, promoted by a Facebook page filled with extreme right-wing content, that sells, not only guns, but also gear representing the State of Jefferson secessionist… Continue Reading

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Courthouse Day for Carlos; From a Lonely Hearing to Paltry ‘Protest’

Considering the quagmire of legal entanglements that Carlos Zapata currently faces, it’s no wonder he’s been MIA from his pet Red White and Blueprint docuseries. Not to mention he was also a no-show at the Gover Ranch RW&B fundraiser, which… Continue Reading

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Carlos Zapata & His Posse of Anti-Intellectual Misfits Talk Juneteenth, Critical Race Theory, the Liberal Threat, & More

Even though he has been out of the public spotlight over the last few weeks, Carlos Zapata is one of the leading voices in the movement to recall three Shasta County Board of Supervisors members. He is an extremist right-wing… Continue Reading