Author: F. Douglas

The Alt-Right and Jim Crow 2016 Style

Recent events and court decisions have revealed a disturbing pattern among alt-right forces aligned with Trump (though direct ties to the Trump campaign are absent in some instances). They show a conscious attempt to suppress the minority vote in a 2016 version of the Jim Crow tactics that conservative used to block the black vote

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The Alt-Right and “Jew S. A.”

The Trump campaign fired Corey Stewart the day the Muckraker was posting a story about the political rationale behind Stewart’s alignment with Trump. Our eventual post promptly elicited comments from people who speculated that Stewart might have been grateful for his dismissal in part because he might have been troubled by the rise of alt-right,

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Lügenpresse

Shortly after Corey Stewart was fired from the Trump campaign, the Muckraker wrote about the Trump campaign being infiltrated at the highest levels by the anti-Semitic, white nationalists of the Alt-Right movement, led by campaign CEO Stephen Bannon. Since that time we’ve noted several anti-Semitic dog-whistles that are symptoms in the Trump campaign of that

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Haddow-Candland Cabal Member Plea Bargains

According to InsideNova, Dumfries Mayor and low-level Haddow-Candland Cabal operative, Jerry Foreman, has unsurprisingly pled “no contest” to the reduced charge of trespassing for his illegal activities last April. As the Muckraker reported on May 2, Foreman has come to fully embrace the unethical, sometimes illegal, tactics of the Haddow-Candland Cabal after having served as

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More Than Meets the Eye . . . Thank You Sheriff

We read in InsideNova that the School Board voted 7-0 on Wednesday evening to remove the “hold” on the contract of Patriot High School Principal, Michael Bishop. That seems like a reasonable outcome to us. Other than what we read in the newspapers and on some Facebook pages of Bishop supporters, we don’t know anything

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Haddow-Candland Cabal Subjecting the PWCS to Legal Liability?

Over the weekend one of those poorly-considered Facebook moments, exacerbated by the subsequent actions of a School Board member, may have exposed the Prince William County School system to potentially significant legal liability. From what we’ve been able to piece together, it looks like a member of the Haddow-Candland cabal on the Prince William County

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The Descent into the Sewer — Part 1

Over time various people have contributed their views about when Prince William County began the descent into the sewer that would put someone like Mac Haddow and Pete Candland on the brink of controlling the County. With Haddow in de facto control of the Gainesville, Brentsville and Occoquan seats, he is but one seat away

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The Haters

We’ve called people out in the past who use social media to take positions we find to be reprehensible. But most of those folks are nothing compared to the people who use social media to promote and circulate false and reprehensible things about specific individuals in our community. Things that are specifically designed to smear

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The New Face of Massive Resistance — Anderson, Candland and Lawson Threaten Schools in Defense of Segregationist

The weekly Prince William Today reported in its April 29th edition that Prince William County Republican Supervisors Ruth Anderson, Pete Candland, and Jeanine Lawson have been threatening substantial reductions in school funding in response to the School Board’s recent decision to strike the name of a Virginia segregationist from a Neabsco district middle school. Other

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