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THe Takeover of the Minuteman Project

by Nazi Hunter Wednesday, Mar. 07, 2007 at 4:18 AM

THE PUPPETEER TAKES THE REINS

THe Takeover of the ...
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Tanton and FAIR take over the Anti – Immigrant movement

Recent events have set the heads of Minutemen everywhere spinning on their shoulders.

Jim Gilchrist, head honcho of the Minuteman Project has been fired by the group’s board, which claims the former CPA embezzled some ,000.00 in Minuteman funds, appropriating the money to finance his campaign for Congress, and to promote his recent autobiography.

The Minuteman Project has been taken over by Marvin Stewart, a Black minister who is one of a number of Black anti- migrant activists being groomed for national leadership in the Minutemen and related movements. Stewart is being pushed by Minuteman Project board member Barbara Coe, who, along with more powerful and talented allies behind the scenes, has orchestrated the ouster of Gilchrist and his replacement with Stewart.

While the Minutemen are caught up in the Gilchrist drama, a more sweeping takeover of their movement is underway on a national scale. The Minuteman Project upheaval is only a single part of a bigger picture. While Gilchrist allies complain about “internal terrorists” taking over his project, the fact is that groups like the Minutemen Project and Save Our State are being taken over from within and neutralized – by outside agencies.

And despite the most recent Minutemen fantasies, Karl Rove and the White House didn’t meet with the “internal terrorists” behind Gilchrist’s ouster. He didn’t need to. Other, more obvious forces were at work.

Across the US, arch racist and money man John Tanton’s FAIR and U.S. Inc., understanding the need for a buffer against the charges of racism that have crippled the movement’s potential, have been grooming Black leaders for the anti- migrant movement, even as Tanton’s allies have sought to undermine the movement’s current power base.



Tanton ally Barbara Coe, Gilchrist’s key enemy, heads CCIR, a group that’ received substantial monies from Tanton and FAIR.

Tanton has funded and created “Choose Black America”, an effort to shine a national spotlight on Black anti-migrants, funding trips for Blacks like Coe allies Ted Hayes and James Spencer to media hotspots like Chicago, where the Arellano case has received international media attention. Last May, Tanton funded the expenses of ten Black Minutemen supporters to Washington D.C. for the founding of “Choose Black America,” and a press conference he’d arranged for them at the National Press Club.

In August, FAIR footed the bill for three “Choose Black America” members to travel to New Orleans for a Hurricane Katrina anniversary press conference – another shot at gaining international press for the new leadership corps that Tanton is grooming.

In the meantime, Save Our State – once the meanest anti- migrant group in the country under the leadership of Joe Turner, has been adrift and rudderless for months, carrying out none of the brash actions that characterized the early Turner and that made the group’s reputation. Now, second and third string players organize tiny, insignificant actions, harassing day laborers. Even the group’s best efforts are now “organized” by the second string, and it shows. SOS can’t seem to Pay for the media attention that used to come so freely, unless it’s from the National Review- not even with a protest in front of the home of L.A. Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa.

Turner has gone into a damp hard shell, spending all his activist energies, not on Save Our State, but on his new job, working for John Tanton, the “Puppeteer” of the movement, as Tom Tancredo and others have called him, at FAIR.

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Tanton's Final Solution Webmaster Wednesday, Mar. 07, 2007 at 11:56 AM
interesting anahuac warrior Wednesday, Mar. 07, 2007 at 2:10 PM
thanks Nazi Hunter Wednesday, Mar. 07, 2007 at 10:40 PM
Still Kicking AyatollahGondola Thursday, Mar. 08, 2007 at 7:44 AM
You sound more D Queen of D Nile Than an Ayatollah Thursday, Mar. 08, 2007 at 1:32 PM
Joe Turner Clones Pachuco Thursday, Mar. 08, 2007 at 6:42 PM
Uncle Toms NAUI HUTIZILOPOCHTLI Thursday, Mar. 08, 2007 at 6:54 PM
Moot Point Watchale Friday, Mar. 09, 2007 at 2:00 AM
SOS = ZERO PRESS Pancho Friday, Mar. 09, 2007 at 3:06 AM
SOS / Turner Clones one picture Friday, Mar. 09, 2007 at 3:21 AM
Minutemen/SOS and their CIA handlers Why scapegoating immigrants won't pass Friday, Mar. 09, 2007 at 11:41 AM
CONFIRMATION: TURNER BAILS ON SOS FOR "FAIR" JOB: NEW LEADERSHIP COMMITTEE Nazi Hunter Saturday, Mar. 10, 2007 at 2:11 AM
TURNER BAILS ON SOS FOR "FAIR" JOB: NEW LEADERSHIP COMMITTEE Nazi Hunter Saturday, Mar. 10, 2007 at 2:11 AM
CONFIRMATION: TURNER BAILS ON SOS FOR "FAIR" JOB: NEW LEADERSHIP COMMITTEE Nazi Hunter Saturday, Mar. 10, 2007 at 2:11 AM
SOS/ $O$" -- New Unity" under FAIR Nazi Hunter Saturday, Mar. 10, 2007 at 3:32 AM
WHAT ELSE IS TURNER HIDING? Juan Santos Saturday, Mar. 10, 2007 at 11:06 AM
reply Jammer CC Saturday, Mar. 10, 2007 at 11:52 AM
Turner Wants to Be "The Puppeteer" When Tanton Dies Daniel Saturday, Mar. 10, 2007 at 12:25 PM
"WE are All a TEAM!" Watchale Saturday, Mar. 10, 2007 at 3:42 PM
Hazleton Just Another Joe Clone Saturday, Mar. 10, 2007 at 3:54 PM
White SOSers Fight over Black Member's Politics Nazi Hunter Sunday, Mar. 11, 2007 at 3:00 AM
Damn watchale Sunday, Mar. 11, 2007 at 5:21 AM
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"PATRIOTIC" BLACKFACE wHAT WOULD MALCOLM DO? Sunday, Mar. 11, 2007 at 5:28 AM
Hayes Is Just Happy He Doesnt Have To Sell Crack For A Living Daniel Sunday, Mar. 11, 2007 at 6:36 AM
Larger Trend: Mainstream Control of Aggressive Street Thugs johnk Sunday, Mar. 11, 2007 at 7:24 PM
don't give them too much credit anahuac warrior Sunday, Mar. 11, 2007 at 8:28 PM
re: Larger Trend nazis for target practice Sunday, Mar. 11, 2007 at 10:41 PM
from: The Black Minutemen: The Black Face of White Nationalism Juan Santos Sunday, Mar. 11, 2007 at 11:00 PM
SMOKESCREEN: SPLC on Black Anti-Migrants reposted by juan santos Sunday, Mar. 11, 2007 at 11:51 PM
The Totem Pole Daniel Monday, Mar. 12, 2007 at 12:51 AM
Trouble In Paradise Lord Locksley Monday, Mar. 12, 2007 at 5:27 AM
reply Jammer CC Monday, Mar. 12, 2007 at 12:26 PM
More on SOS Infighting watchale Monday, Mar. 12, 2007 at 8:03 PM
Right Wing Watch on Keyes and Simcox Juan Santos Monday, Mar. 12, 2007 at 8:20 PM
Flags at SOS watchale Monday, Mar. 12, 2007 at 9:05 PM
Scum Fredric L. Rice Tuesday, Mar. 13, 2007 at 9:46 AM
You have to admit that it's funny Fredric L. Rice Tuesday, Mar. 13, 2007 at 10:13 AM
Jammercc NAUI HUTIZILOPOCHTLI Tuesday, Mar. 13, 2007 at 11:52 AM
reply Jammer CC Tuesday, Mar. 13, 2007 at 1:57 PM
reply Jammer CC Tuesday, Mar. 13, 2007 at 2:01 PM
Jammercc NAUI HUTIZILOPOCHTLI Tuesday, Mar. 13, 2007 at 4:15 PM
Gilchrist adds up their wackos Jim Gilchrist (rpt: nazis for target practice Tuesday, Mar. 13, 2007 at 4:36 PM
You know what ? Don Silva Tuesday, Mar. 13, 2007 at 6:34 PM
none of this stuff is even going thru our minds ! watchale Tuesday, Mar. 13, 2007 at 7:37 PM
So, Don; Got an email today Got an email today Tuesday, Mar. 13, 2007 at 7:46 PM
funniest threat ever. Sheepdog Tuesday, Mar. 13, 2007 at 8:47 PM
Thats a good one ! Don Silva Tuesday, Mar. 13, 2007 at 8:52 PM
Did I miss tate that bit? Sheepdog Tuesday, Mar. 13, 2007 at 8:57 PM
Aw, Don, pill time Fredric L. Rice Wednesday, Mar. 14, 2007 at 8:43 AM
Jammer V Wednesday, Mar. 14, 2007 at 10:31 AM
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Keep laughing, Don Nazi Hunter Wednesday, Mar. 14, 2007 at 12:15 PM
Christ SDMM NAUI HUTIZILOPOCHTLI Wednesday, Mar. 14, 2007 at 1:41 PM
reply Jammer CC Wednesday, Mar. 14, 2007 at 10:57 PM
FAIR nazis for target practice Thursday, Mar. 15, 2007 at 4:33 PM
You are SO out of the loop Don Silva Thursday, Mar. 15, 2007 at 6:20 PM
The Taxi Biz Nazi Hunter Thursday, Mar. 15, 2007 at 9:18 PM
Joey + Tanton Nazi Hunter Thursday, Mar. 15, 2007 at 9:28 PM
Condoms Too Big For Minutemen HaHa Friday, Mar. 16, 2007 at 9:09 AM
More SOS idiocy watchale Friday, Mar. 16, 2007 at 10:56 AM
Now Joe Has To KISS Tanton's ASS Daniel Friday, Mar. 16, 2007 at 5:38 PM
We didn't pay enough attention to border security Chief Sitting Bull Friday, Mar. 16, 2007 at 5:46 PM
Why Can't White Men Act Like Human Beings? chicomozteca Friday, Mar. 16, 2007 at 6:47 PM
We have not stinking bosses Don Silva Friday, Mar. 16, 2007 at 9:06 PM
Who is Nazi Hunter? Nazi Hunter Saturday, Mar. 17, 2007 at 12:37 AM
Yes,indeed..... Lord Locksley Saturday, Mar. 17, 2007 at 7:31 AM
Racist fuckers are amusing Fredric L. Rice Saturday, Mar. 17, 2007 at 9:27 AM
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hey, IMC Medusa UpRising Saturday, Mar. 17, 2007 at 2:55 PM
Elementary,my dear Medusa..... Lord Locksley Saturday, Mar. 17, 2007 at 3:20 PM
>subtle male pig stuff.< Mr. Politenessman Saturday, Mar. 17, 2007 at 3:26 PM
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whatever your name is Medusa UpRising Saturday, Mar. 17, 2007 at 4:41 PM
Sorry,Meduca,but...... Lord Locksley Saturday, Mar. 17, 2007 at 5:25 PM
To nazi hunter boy Don Silva Saturday, Mar. 17, 2007 at 6:52 PM
You know, Beta Guy Nazi Hunter Saturday, Mar. 17, 2007 at 7:22 PM
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Silva, SOS, and the Banality of Evil Juan Santos Sunday, Mar. 18, 2007 at 11:26 AM
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Ted Hayes Defends role of Blacks to SOS WHAT WOULD MALCOLM DO? Monday, Mar. 19, 2007 at 3:35 AM
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OH Please GIVE ME A BREAK! The Notorious VC Monday, Mar. 19, 2007 at 7:52 PM
SOS "Mastrmind" JOE CHIPMUNK one picture Tuesday, Mar. 20, 2007 at 3:02 AM
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Receivership for Minutemen? nazis for target practice Saturday, Mar. 24, 2007 at 8:03 AM
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