It’s Thursday Threatcon, your intelligence briefing on right wing activity. Below are the best reports, investigations, exposées, and debunkery of the wingnutosphere this week. Due to the release of the new Disneyfied Star Wars sequel, our Threatcon Color Code is JEDI BLACK and shorter than usual in anticipation of ticket times

  • Coat hanger abortions are back, only now women go to jail for surviving them. This misogyny is a feature of TRAP laws and ‘pro-life’ political polarization, not a bug
  • Life Dynamics, whose founder Mark Crutcher trained propaganda videographer Lila Rose, has sent out a new mailer promising to hold a seminar to create a “CIA of the pro-life movement”



  • Once the best-known white supremacist group in America, Aryan Nations is practically extinct
  • Five so-called ‘sovereign citizens’ were found guilty of tax fraud in South Carolina on Wednesday
  • Here’s a new video of ‘sovereign citizen’ scam artist Anthony T. Williams telling police officers that he’s a ‘private attorney general
  • When he was pulled over for his self-issued license plate, an unnamed Michigan ‘sovereign citizen’ with several outstanding warrants told police they were “kidnapping” him and threatened to file liens against them
  • The biggest loser in the continuing rise of Donald Trump? Bernie Sanders