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 untimely death of Robin Williams, our Threatcon Color Code is ORK MIST

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  • Rand Paul took off his libertarian mask the other day to announce that our civilization will collapse without personhood rights for fetuses, making him just another right wing culture warrior who’s actually less honest about it than most
  • “Constitutional conservatism” is the new ideological undercurrent destroying America
  • Guess who understood the income inequality of our era all the way back in the 19th Century? Karl Marx
  • Tbogg wrote a delicious takedown of Breitbart.com’s David Shapiro
  • It’s not enough to call them stupid: “young Earth” creationists are actually intelligent people who choose unscientific reasoning that reinforces their beliefs about themselves
  • A member of the Aryan Brotherhood has pleaded guilty to attempted murder and racketeering conspiracy
  • As we told you weeks ago, those people blocking the buses full of Central American children in Murrieta, CA are linked to various white nationalist groups — which explains why anyone who helps an immigrant receives threats of violence
  • Conservative NRA supporter Frank Carroll says that Ted Nugent “has got to go” for expressing his “Neo-Ku Klux Klan views” while representing gun owners onstage
  • Dallas police arrested ‘sovereign citizen’ Douglas Lee Leguin after a standoff with shots fired. Leguin told police that he intended to turn an unoccupied home into a sovereign nation with himself as king
  • Guess what country is beating the US in renewable energy now? China
  • Arch-homophobe Bryan Fischer is defending the attempted genocide of Yazidis by ISIS because he’s convinced they worship the devil. Meanwhile, his friends at the American Family Association are attacking Archie Comics for including a gay character

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  •  ‘Sovereign citizen’ James McBride of Columbus, Ohio was convicted for selling $500,000 worth of fake diplomatic IDs
  • The FBI office in San Antonio says that two-man teams of ‘sovereign citizens’ have been stalking down the home addresses of local law enforcement and other first responders
  • Coming soon: chemtrails, the movie! Expect the smelliest craptacular since that SyFy “original” about Chupacabra
  • Montana scientists concerned by climate change ask their state government: “If 97 doctors out of 100 said that tests confirm that you have treatable cancer, would you follow the advice of the three doctors who weren’t 100 percent sure and suggested doing nothing?”
  • Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel told an audience of Marines that “the world is exploding all over
  • McLennan County Sheriff Parnell McNamara has received enthusiastic support on social media for his idea of forming a permanent “posse.” McLennan County famously includes the Branch Davidian compound where so much of modern ‘patriot’ militia organizing got its inspiration
  • New York Times Public Editor Margaret Sullivan has criticized the newspaper for printing a politically-motivated, unverified accusation of plagiarism against historian Rick Perlstein
  • While speaking to the Myrtle Beach Tea Party, Fox News contributor Bill Cowan went full birther moron
  • Mississippi Tea Party Chairman Roy Nicholson opened a meeting this Monday with a prayer for God to carry out violence against the Republican Party. The meeting featured blogger Charles C. Johnson, whose story alleging vote buying by Thad Cochran’s campaign turns out to be a fabrication
  • The Republican National Committee is trying to defund the College Board because its AP US History curriculum doesn’t whitewash the colonial period to their satisfaction