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Fri Jan 4, 2019, 09:24 PM

Proud Boys founder asked neighbors to take down anti-hate signs: report

Source: The Hill

Proud Boys founder Gavin McInnes reportedly asked his neighbors to take down anti-hate yard signs that he claimed targeted him and the far-right group.

The Daily Beast reported Friday that McInnes, who left the Proud Boys group in November, sent a letter to neighbors last week asking them to remove the signs.

“I am writing on behalf of my family to ask you to reconsider whether the message of your lawn sign moves our world and our village in the direction of love at all, or whether it sends a very different message instead,” McInnes wrote in the letter, which was obtained by The Daily Beast.

McInnes describes himself as “a pro-gay, pro-Israel, virulently anti-racist libertarian.” The Proud Boys labels itself as "a pro-Western fraternal organization for men who refuse to apologize for creating the modern world; aka Western Chauvinists."

Read more: https://thehill.com/blogs/blog-briefing-room/news/423986-proud-boys-founder-asked-neighbors-to-take-down-anti-hate-yard

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Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Fri Jan 4, 2019, 09:34 PM

1. Karma, dude. You built it - your neighbors are repulsed by it. You are not a victim.

You have just experienced the down side "Proud Boy-type Libertarian Free Speech" - esp after it was spurred into hostile action/hate crime acts. Your proclamations ring hollow.

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Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Fri Jan 4, 2019, 09:36 PM

2. That guy has some nerve. We aren't buying your revisionism, Nazi boy. (n/t)

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Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Fri Jan 4, 2019, 09:38 PM

3. He'll Cry, "Freedom of speech!"

And I'll say if he gets his liberty of expression, then I get mine.

Eat it, Daisycakes.

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Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Fri Jan 4, 2019, 09:47 PM

4. In a podcast he said ""If you have that sign on your lawn, you're a fucking retard."

At the end of the Daily Beast story linked in the Hill story.

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Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Fri Jan 4, 2019, 09:48 PM

5. It's a free country. Nobody is forcing him to live there.

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Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Fri Jan 4, 2019, 10:19 PM

6. I am wondering....

Can the RICO act work on Gavin for this illicit gang activities and obvious planning of violence and intimidation?

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Response to Bilegurken (Reply #6)

Sat Jan 5, 2019, 11:31 AM

14. Most likely.

As they say, a district attorney can get a grand jury to indict a ham sandwich. What happens at the trial is a different thing.

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Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Fri Jan 4, 2019, 10:34 PM

7. Dude has nothing to feel proud of

he's apparently not proud of the group he founded. Maybe she should go march in a pride parade.

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Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Fri Jan 4, 2019, 10:44 PM

8. McInnes is an immigrant who should be deported back for his hate-mongering

McIness, Raphael Cruz, and Snidely Whiplash are Canada's super-villains--and at least Whiplash didn't emigrate to the US.

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Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Fri Jan 4, 2019, 11:26 PM

9. This man seems to lack the guts to be a fascist fighter.

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Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Sat Jan 5, 2019, 07:50 AM

10. Good ol' "Major Moustache" certainly liked the attention and adulation...

...when it was a selling point for his "western chauvinist" schtick...

"Choke a tranny. Get your fingers around the windpipe." "Get a fucking gun. Get ready to blow someone's fucking head off." Compilation of calls to violence from Gavin McGinness, leader of the Proud Boys.

https://www.reddit.com/r/Fuckthealtright/comments/a4mpvv/choke_a_tranny_get_your_fingers_around_the/

‘We Will Kill You’: Viral Video Appears to Show Proud Boys Founder Calling for Violence From Trump Supporters

https://www.thenewcivilrightsmovement.com/2018/10/we-will-kill-you-viral-video-appears-to-show-proud-boys-founder-calling-for-violence-from-trump-supporters/

“If you have that sign on your lawn, you’re a fucking retard,” McInnes said.

The sign that "Major Moustache" has a problem with:

"HATE HAS NO HOME HERE"

Go fuck yourself, proud boy... and the bigotted dog and pony you rode in on.

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Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Sat Jan 5, 2019, 08:12 AM

11. fuck-you nazi Gavin McInnes! here's another google search with your name in it!

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Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Sat Jan 5, 2019, 10:27 AM

12. He reaally hates those signs.

How dare you not tolerate that nazi's intolerance?

Freedom of speech means he has the right to say nobody he disagrees with should be allowed to speak freely.

Special shutzsstaffel snowflake seeks a safespace.

"Ra ho wahhhhh!" blubbered McGinnis.

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Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Sat Jan 5, 2019, 11:17 AM

13. What's odd is that the neighbors' signs are innocuous & don't mention him at all.

One sign says "Hate Has No Home Here." And it's repeated in other languages in smaller print beneath the English words. Pretty innocuous. https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/proud-boys-gavin-mcinnes-neighbors_us_5c2f843ae4b0e755f65c38bc


Who would have a problem with a sign like that? Not me.

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Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Sat Jan 5, 2019, 02:01 PM

15. So he can dish it out but can't take it?

The signs say "Hate Has No Home Here." Sounds good to me.

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Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Sat Jan 5, 2019, 05:08 PM

16. Typical behavior for an emotionally immature, spoiled bully.

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Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Sun Jan 6, 2019, 09:08 AM

17. I have a great proud boy story

We have a large group of the morons very active here in the Vancouver Portland area. They are easy to spot, they drive large 4x4 with American flags and don’t tread on me, confederate....etc flags. Flying from the beds. Recently, I was in a drive up line, and in front of me was an older gentleman. Bumper stickers on his vehicle told me he was a marine vetran.
Out in the parking lot was a proud boy who was screaming at a Hispanic man and his two young children. The boy was apparently upset that the father was wearing camo pants. He stated that people like you don’t deserve to serve in the us military and hinted that the pants were somehow an honor to be worn by vets only.
I, a vetran, began to open my door with plans to help the young family... I didn’t have too. The old man walked towards them, and in a clear drill instructor voice barked at the nazi.
What branch of service are you in son?
The little boy was clearly uncomfortable. His speech stammered. He looked at his feet...
The old man screamed
‘I didn’t fucking think so”
It was loud enough that the whole block heard it


‘Now get back in your fucking truck and go home....NOW!’

The little neo got back in his truck and left
There were tears in his eyes totally made my week

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