The Patriots: How a political movement took root and became a force in Arizona | USA TODAY 1

The Patriots: How a political movement took root and became a force in Arizona | USA TODAY

 

The Patriot movement has an increasing influence in Republican politics. The movement and its ties to QAnon were influenced by an Arizona author most don't know.
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The Arizona Republic spent months investigating online hate speech and its influence on state GOP politics. Reporters reviewed thousands of posts from a closed Facebook group, where members of Arizona's budding Patriot movement developed beliefs and planned activities. The group welcomed QAnon believers and allowed racism, Islamophobia, homophobia and false ideas to flourish. Rob O'Dell and Richard Ruelas reported stories about the hate speech, the group, the party, and the conspiracy theories.

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35 comments

  1. Imagine, if Republicans had gained control of The House there would be nothing but speeches and no impeachment.

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    I never have any problems with racist with me here. American was example for stronger Law, Constitution, Freedom and Opportunity… Is sad watching this happening in American… I desire hope for the future here and God has mercy for all us….

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  4. I back plumbers! Plumbers work hard. My plumber fucked up my toilet and flooded my house. That’s ok though because I back the crack.

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  5. Jake Angeli 33 year old qanon conspiracy theorist lives at home with his mama and she said he won’t eat in jail cuz he has a sensitive stomach and he needs to eat all organic… sounds like a real scary person to me LOL he’s a failed actor and now he’s going to jail. WTF what did these people drink or take to make them like this? Have fun in jail Jake.

  6. Every time I go down south and someone says something stupid, they look at me and say “You have to understand. This is THE SOUTH.”

    So I’ve concluded that as your distance to equator decreases, your intelligence goes down.

  7. “Back the Blue”, say the people who killed at least one cop and injured several more on January 6.

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