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THE COLUMBIA PAPER - What Hate-Watch Report says it needs now is for us to bear witness. The group asks that we not avert our eyes when the threat of hate is embraced as the route to power and fear is used as the tool to maintain it.  Become vigilant.  Remain involved.  -  Parry Teasdale, Editor

    WHITE  SUPREMACISTS  IN  THE  COMMUNITY

WLM_NEW_YORK at the Woodstock Green - February 11, 2022

These are not just “keyboard white supremacists”… to learn more about WLM_NEW_YORK, simply type “White Lives Matter New York” into a search engine on the world-wide-web.

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First were the stickers on park benches, parking meters, utility poles and road signs in Hudson and Stockport…

 

then a video of a “meet-up” in North Greenbush…

 

then, on January 14, a small group holding a white supremacists banner at a Village square in Chatham...

then, on February 11, a dozen WLM_NEW_YORK extremists on the Village Green in Woodstock...

WLM_NEW_YORK Assemble in Chatham - January 14, 2022

White Lives Matter is a loose group first formed in Texas about seven years ago whose leaders are associated with neo-Nazi groups, according to the Southern Poverty Law Center, which tracks hate groups.

WLM_NEW_YORK Recruiting Stickers - Winter 2021-2022

Two stickers found in

Kinderhook

January 23, 2022

Two of several

stickers found in

Hudson, Valatie

and Stockport

December 18 and 21

The internet Telegram addresses on the sticker found in Hudson (left) connects to this posting: “Tomorrow, 18th of December we must again go out and spread the message that we ARE fighting for White Children’s future and that we welcome all good-willing people to join us. Time is running out, and we are aware of it. For our children! WLM NY is prepping for today’s event with eagerness and vigor. We are looking forward to garnering the attention of and raising awareness for Our brothers and sisters within The Empire State!”

Defacement of  BLM Sign - Copake/Ancram - June 2, 2021

Report from local resident: "Someone put up this altered BLM poster on Route 7A on the road between Copake and Ancram.  It is not just defaced.  It was taken, then altered by painting over the "black", letting it dry, and then painting "white" over it, then taken and nailed up by the side of the road."

Q-anon (?) sign along Niverville Road - March 6, 2021

Is it Q-anon?  

"donate-your-organs-in-Wuhan" or

Is it anti-immigration?  

"getha-phuk-outa-r-country"

Or, is it just to be obnoxious and hateful?

 

In the past year, this and similar signs have been nailed to trees around Chatham Center, Malden Bridge and Old Chatham. 

And, along CR 21 going west from Valatie - April 4, 2021

B.C.L.D.D.

BIDEN CHINA LOVERS

and DEMOCRATS for the DEVIL

  PATRIOT  FRONT  IN  COLUMBIA  COUNTY

City of Hudson

August 23, 2021

401 State Street

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City of Hudson

August 10, 2021

Dog Park

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Hamlet of Germantown - August 6, 2021

Church & Main

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Hamlet of Germantown - August 9, 2021

Maple & Main

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Village of Chatham

May 5, 2021

Park Row & Kinderhook

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Town of Germantown

May 11, 2021

Palatine Park

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Town of Germantown - July 3, 2021

Palatine Park

Village of Chatham - February 17, 2021

Park Row in front of the old Masonic Lodge

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Village of Philmont - February  2021

Two stickers along Main Street

Read LOCAL NEWS about PATRIOT FRONT recruitment efforts - including placing stickers and posters throughout the Hudson Valley.

  OATH  KEEPERS  IN  COLUMBIA  COUNTY

Statewide Leadership & Local Membership  (2009-2021)

Just four years ago - in 2017 - Columbia County was home to the leadership of the New York Oath Keepers.

 

At that time, the leader of the New York Oath Keepers was Town of Chatham resident, the late John Wallace, who was also the Chair of the Town of Chatham Republican Committee.

Oath Keepers Rally for Hudson City Police -  August 2016

"Chief, even though you participated and are thanking the attendees, I'm glad to hear you are not endorsing the Oathkeeper rally and the political rhetoric behind it."

"It would have been easy to mistake your behavior as supporting the organization and the text that the event organizers publicly posted." - Michael Chameides, Supervisor 3rd Ward 

  CONSTITUIONAL  SHERIFF  MOVEMENT

Far-Right Militancy in County Sheriff Departments

The movement formed around an organization called the Constitutional Sheriffs and Peace Officers Association is a phenomenon rarely, if ever, seen in the United States - a concerted, long-term effort to recruit law enforcement officers into the broader anti-government Patriot movement.

 - Southern Poverty Law Center -

  LOCAL  FLAGS  DISPLAYED  IN  THE  COMMUNITY

HAVE YOU SEEN FLAGS, SYMBOLS OR MEMES IN YOUR COMMUNITY?  

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