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Sun Mar 3, 2024, 02:37 PM Mar 2024

Watch the gyms [View all]

A long time ago, after those two shitbag morons bombed the Boston Marathon, I suggested that authorities keep a watchful eye on gyms (both 'trained' at an MMA gym). I further suggested that these 'gyms' were indoctrination and training centers, but I was ridiculed for being paranoid.

Well, surprise, surprise and lookee here.

White supremacist fitness clubs are fat-shaming Trump supporters and plotting a race war

A network of white supremacist fitness clubs is spreading across the US, recruiting men to prepare for what they believe will be a race war.

But the groups have a much darker agenda that's rooted in white supremacist ideology.

Their Telegram channels reveal their extreme views — they are filled with neo-Nazi iconography, racist and antisemitic memes, and negative news articles about people of color and LGBTQ+ people.

"They are quickly becoming one of the most prominent vectors for white terrorist radicalization in the United States in recent years," Jon Lewis, a Research Fellow at the Program on Extremism at George Washington University, told Business Insider.

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