Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Alt-Right Watch: Alert for Residents of Whitefish, Montana

If you or anyone you know is Jewish and lives in or around Whitefish, Montana, I'm appalled to inform you that you've been targeted by Nazis.

The neo-Nazi site The Daily Stormer put out a call to fascist action against this town's Jewish community, urging a "troll storm" against them, which could mean just about anything. But mostly it means that the threat is not going to only come from inside the town of Whitefish. Any Jewish person or organization should be prepared for online harassment and hacking. If you can, I recommend strengthening the security of your online accounts, taking down personal photos and information, and laying low until their attention passes.

I haven't had a chance to check out the actual Daily Stormer website for this shit. I found an article about it via Tumblr and I'm at work right now, and I'm not about to be perusing neo-Nazi sites on the work server. The article comes from the Missoulian, an established local daily newspaper in Montana.

Apparently, this call to hate is in retaliation for people protesting the business of the mother of out and proud white nationalist and leader of the "Heil Trump" from last month's Nazi convention Richard Spencer.

The story claims the "vicious, evil race" has harmed the Whitefish business of Richard Spencer's mother. It quotes a story from the British newspaper Daily Mail that said Sherry Spencer "said she is being forced to sell a building she owns in the small town because residents are rebelling against her son." 
The site posted phone numbers, email addresses, and Twitter handles for the Whitefish residents it alleges are harassing Sherry Spencer, along with a disclaimer that it opposes violence.

Doxxing oppressed peoples to violent bigots is violence.

And what the hell does "rebelling against her son" mean? Is Richard Spencer the ruling dictator of Whitefish, Montana?

As far as I can tell from the articles I've read about it, Spencer's mom says she's suffered "financial harm" because there's an anti-Nazi group in Whitefish that's saying she's supported Richard and done nothing to stand against his hateful and harmful bigotry. So basically, people are shopping less at her stores and refusing to buy her real estate, which according to her is basically the holocaust.

Fuck you, Richard Spencer's mom. Why don't you sell your building and go open up shop in one of the many, many towns that will take you but would turn away a Jewish person or a person of color or someone wearing Muslim garb or something that looked like it. Then stop whining because you're literally putting lives at risk. Thanks to your shit son and his Nazi followers.

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