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 Hillary Clinton’s foreign policy speech attacking Donald Trump’s amateur-hour policy pronouncements, our Threatcon Color Code is RED WHITE AND BLUE VELVET

  • Brian Brown, director of the anti-LGBT National Organization for Marriage, was elected president of the World Congress of Families, an international hate group that pushes various antigay legislation around the globe, at their tenth congress in Tbilisi, Georgia
  • Sovereign citizen’ squatters Randall and Jennifer Skates are asking for speedy trials; they are charged with burglary, forgery, and fraud
  • William Gilroy, a Hawaii resident and ‘sovereign citizen,’ tried to arrest the judge during his hearing on charges of contempt of court and driving without a license. Gilroy was arrested during a ‘freedom ride’ to protest laws requiring a driver’s license to operate noncommercial vehicles
  • KRON-4 TV reporter Stanley Roberts examines a local ‘sovereign citizen’ couple: