Experts Are Sounding the Warning Bells

Cristal M Clark 

I used to believe that America would never see another civil war. Now I am not so sure. Just take a stroll through a busy part of town and that will paint a fairly grim picture of our country. People are mean and hateful more often than not. Individuals act out in violence, you have to be careful what you say and to whom. It can be frightening. 

Thomas Homer-Dixon, a scholar who studies violent conflict, recently urged the Canadian government to prepare for an American implosion. “By 2025, American democracy could collapse, causing extreme domestic political instability, including widespread civil violence,” he wrote in Toronto’s Globe and Mail.

Barbara F. Walter “I’ve seen how civil wars start, and I know the signs that people miss. And I can see those signs emerging here at a surprisingly fast rate.”

Canadian novelist and critic Stephen Marche “The Next Civil War: Dispatches From the American Future.” “The United States is coming to an end, the question is how.”

John Harris writes in Politico, “Serious people now invoke ‘Civil War’ not as metaphor but as literal precedent.”

That’s all pretty damn sad when you think about it. What would a new civil war look like? I can tell you that it will unlikely look like red vs blue, it feels a lot like it will be more like what we saw during the insurrection. That’s right, a new civil war will not be government sanctioned, it will be rage filled us citizen sanctioned. We are seeing a huge rise in super intense political polarization in our nation. We are also seeing a significant rise in the number of individuals who feel that the country is being taken from them, or stolen, a large group of white Americans feel they are losing rights, privileges, they insist despite overwhelming facts that the election was stolen. They felt that the government overreached when it came to Covid and that the Government is still trying to overreach.  

“MAGA Civil War.” The Boogaloo Bois, a surreal, violent, meme-obsessed anti-government movement, who get their name from a joke about a Civil War sequel. Republicans increasingly throw around the idea of armed conflict. In August, Representative Madison Cawthorn of North Carolina said, “If our election systems continue to be rigged and continue to be stolen, then it’s going to lead to one place and that’s bloodshed,” and suggested that he was willing, though reluctant, to take up arms.

It is those very ideologies that will lay the groundwork for a new civil war. 

It wall paints a sad and grim picture of what could potentially happen in this country if we are not careful. The question is not if, it’s more a matter of when things will fall apart and we are staring down the barrel of a new civil war. 

Cristal M Clark

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White Supremacist Groups and Extremists Geared Up for Trump Loss

Groups Have Been Training for Civil Unrest in the Event Trump Losses

Cristal M Clark 

Over the weekend Trump supporters took to highways creating road blocks, standing outside of polling places in an effort to intimidate voters and now, reports have been surfacing that indicate US Supremacist and Extremist groups have been training for all out war should Trump lose the election, in fact some are all but sure that Trump will lose, so they intend to react violently. Now we saw the leader of the Proud Boys threaten civil war a few weeks back now more and more intel is surfacing of some real threats that could soon be coming our way. 

Here in Denver, our law enforcement agencies are gearing up and getting a little extra help from the State Patrol to help patrol downtown. In fact the message that was sent out today was very clear that if you are out and starting trouble, rioting, becoming violent, pandemic or not you will go to jail. 

These reports should trouble and concern every citizen in the US, namely because the fucking FBI is seemingly allowing the threat of home grown terrorism but more so because these groups have been gearing up for this, for some time and, I am not talking days either. 

According to our friends over at BuzzFeed, The Patriot Front is preparing for civil conflict as they believe that the president’s defeat on election day is inevitable. The group has amassed hundreds of members around the US since its inception after the aftermath of the Charlottesville far-right riots. 

Sadly the group’s preparations were revealed in a cache of hundreds of messages exchanged between members in an encrypted messaging app, “In logs of the chats, all from this year, around 280 members of the group discuss grandiose goals,  creating a white ethnostate from the existing United States.”

This lackluster group of individuals wants to deport all immigrants, blacks, and jews. They want a country of just whites. How white that goes, I have no idea. What is truly mind boggling is that the messages show a sophisticated network of extremists who are recruiting and training for extreme violence. The group idolizes Hitler, they believe the United States is a nation that belongs only to white people (clearly an uneducated group), wear uniforms made up of bomber jackets, face coverings, and beige khakis, mandate weight loss and intense workouts, and regularly practice hand-to-hand combat.

This country for the record does not in fact, belong to white men, white men invaded this country, raped, robbed and pillaged in an effort to steal the country from Native American’s, who are the rightful fucking owners of this country. 

“It does not matter what people personally believe about the election,” wrote the group’s leader Thomas Rousseau.

“Casting a ballot is a submissive gesture to legitimise tyranny. It is fundamentally amoral. It is done as an insult to the nation’s cause and the organisation.” 

A group of homegrown terrorists is what these men are. Terrorists. I recall years ago I wrote about terrorist groups here in the US and the comment that I made is certainly ringing through this year, the threat of terrorism is not coming from abroad, it’s already here, it was born here, raised here and has been training here, for years. 

Donald J Trump is a narcissist who supports these groups, he encourages the violent behavior. IF he loses we will see the worst out of this president, more so than every before, for he will in fact encourage all out war.

US readers and friends, stay safe over the next few days, our ride could be pretty interesting indeed. 

Cristal M Clark

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Anti-Government Movement Hits the Mainstream

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Advocating for a Violent Uprising 

Cristal M Clark 

No matter what the movement is these days it seems that more and more they gain speed by hitting social media. The latest is the uprising of a movement which advocates extreme violence targeting liberal political opponents and law enforcement. The movement calls for a new and more violent civil type of war. 

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According to Network Contagion Research Institute (NCRI), an independent non-profit of scientists and engineers that tracks and reports on misinformation and hate speech across social media has been watching this movement.

For years the movement dubbed the Boogaloo, spread offline or via special invite only until recently, when it suddenly leapt onto social media platforms and took off for lack of better words. 

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In short, it’s what the FBI would consider yet another hate group and the platforms it’s been able to gain advocates from are but not limited to, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Reddit, as well as 4chan. 

The current boogaloo movement was first noticed by extremism researchers in 2019, when groups from gun rights and militia movements to white supremacists began referring to an impending civil war using the term boogaloo, a joking reference to “Breakin’ 2: Electric Boogaloo,” a 1984 sequel movie about breakdancing. The term is used to describe an uprising against a seemingly tyrannical or left-wing government, often in response to a perceived threat of wide-spread gun confiscation, which is one of the biggest reasons these groups tend to grow. 


They spread misinformation about gun rights and gun ownership and nothing pisses off a gun owner more than the potential for the United States Government to take away the right to keep and bear arms. 

NCRI researchers analysed more than 100 million social media posts and comments found that through the use of memes and inside jokes commonly in the form of images extremists have pushed anti-government and anti-law enforcement messages across social media platforms. They have also organised online communities with tens of thousands of members, some of whom have assembled at real-world events to watch and learn, perhaps looking for weak spots in the events security measures. 

The study reveals some alarming intel into the movement, Boogaloo extremists have used social media to develop strategic plans, share instructions for explosives and 3D printed firearms, distribute illegal firearm modifications, and siphon users into encrypted messaging boards en mass and to spread racism. 

The group has thousands of followers and it’s favorite way to send messages out to the masses is the use of memes. The language of a meme permits the network to organize violence secretly behind what looks like inside jokes and of course plausible deniability.

What’s more is that NCRI was able to identify cyber swarms and viral insurgencies in nearly real-time as they are happening.

The report comes as U.S. law enforcement officials and researchers at various levels have issued warnings about the growing threat posed by domestic extremists motivated by fringe ideologies and conspiracy theories. 

The group is gaining at an alarming rate in popularity, it seems to really center primarily around anything anti-gun, mass shootings, and of course any attempt to remove Trump from office, posting, sharing and spreading misinformation under the guise of fake news or funny memes. 

Cristal M Clark

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Trump to White Supremacists and Neo-Nazis – I’m Condemning You


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What was it? Something like 36 hours after the race fueled attack in Charlottesville, Virginia that Trump finally grew up, grew a pair and condemned racists, calling out White Supremacists groups and Neo-Nazis.

I don’t know about any of you, but I was sitting on the edge of my seat for this one.

“Racism is evil and those who cause violence in the its name are criminals and thugs, including KKK, Neo-Nazis, white supremacists and other hate groups are repugnant to everything we hold dear as Americans, those who spread violence in the name of bigotry strike the very core of America.”

I’m impressed actually, quite. Who really wrote that, was it his wife? Trump certainly did not come up with that on his own, I think we all know that.

Many are wondering why he waited so long, perhaps he realized that in calling these groups out he might risk losing a large pool of voters he had nicely sitting in his back pocket.

But, then again will he really lose them, he did wait 36 hours before condemning them, which may have left many thinking, “he doesn’t really mean it.”

And, let’s not forget because how could we that, Trump was during the 2016 Presidential election a bigot, racist and womanizing pig, so why would any of these groups take him seriously and for that matter why would any of you?

It hasn’t been that long since the election and people don’t change overnight.

Let’s also not forget that over the weekend Saturday, right after the attack in Trump’s initial speech, he blamed “many sides” for the violence. Not to mention that he also hinted at rather verbally, that these types of incidents happened while Obama was President.

Actually, they did not happen like this. Yes we had some crazy fools out shooting folks for just about every other reason you could find, but I don’t recall a white supremacist mowing down anyone of color in the name of white supremacy.

Then enter the white house who strongly suggested that what Trump meant by his initial speech was to condemn white supremacist groups and neo-nazis. Still, I can’t figure out precisely where that message was hidden in his initial speech.

Either way, this is what hurts Americans, that initial speech, the one all of America and an entire world were watching, the one in which Trump did not condemn these white supremacist and neo-nazi groups, but rather condemned all sides and tried to skirt the issue under a rug…the world saw that and it matters how one reacts to such an outrageous act of violence by someone whose way of thinking has no place any longer in this world.

For his initial response, Trump failed, then to back it up 36 hours later with something his mom clearly wrote for him, just makes it even worse.

The icing on the cake though, that was how he opened the speech.

“Our economy is now strong. The stock market continues to hit record highs, unemployment is at a 16 year low and businesses are more optimistic than ever before. Companies are moving back to the United States and bringing many thousands of jobs with them. We have created over one million jobs since I took office.”

Why in the hell open with that? This is not a business, no one wants or needs that type of pep, self gratifying, pat yourself on the back sort of talk.

Address the nation as a President should, by acknowledging the issue at hand, face it head on, show some humility, grieve with those who have been affected by this nonsense.

These are things Trump is simply incapable of.

Trump has failed all around on this one by failing so clearly to speak out about hate, racism and the violence surrounding those two things.

It’s 2017, we have for the most part grown past that old way of thinking where race drove us apart, Trump would do well to realize that, understand it, get to know it deeply and then maybe he could actually speak from the heart instead of read a speech his mommy wrote for him, I mean wife.

Cristal M Clark

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