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The Tricks & Treats of the Shasta County Far-Right Horror Show

On Nov. 8, voters in Shasta County will have the opportunity to put the final nail in the coffin of a horrific far-right extremist movement, which took over the Shasta County Board of Supervisors last February with the recall of… Continue Reading

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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