Scranton Police Department Facebook Group: A Digital Occupation

At its height of popularity, the Scranton Police Department public Facebook group was packed with over 15,000 ardent supporters of the local police.  Most members of the online group were local to Scranton, Pennsylvania, or had lived in the area at some point in their lives.  The group was founded in early 2012 by Allie Massey, a Scranton resident, who cheerfully administrated the bustling online community.

If you scroll through the content of the page you can view a myriad of Blue Lives Matter Flags, memes calling for prayers and safety of the police, notices of missing people reports and lost pets.  You’ll also view a smattering of racist, sexist and anti-Obama content. 

 


Todd M. Taulbee, Drummer from Florida band “Shovelhead” is an unapologetic white nationalist

Todd M. Taulbee (D.O.B. 04/19/1966) has been identified as an active white nationalist in Pompano Beach, Florida.  Taulbee has unique features including long dreadlocks, a goatee and the number 13 prominently tattooed on his throat.  Taulbee touts himself as a “WHITE, conservative, christian/Odinist, USA, TRUMP loving, gun owning, pro WALL, anti-immigration, NATIONALIST, pro Ethnic European culture, 14 words following, cis male with dreadlocks.  (*Note: The 14 words is a reference to the most popular white supremacist slogan in the world, “We must secure the existence of our people and a future for white children.”) 


Aryan Brotherhood member Collin Hymes is identified in Ohio

Collin Michael Hymes (D.O.B. 06/23/1989) has been identified as a member of the Aryan Brotherhood.  Collin’s last known address was purported to be 440 Jefferson St. Sidney, Ohio 45365-2118.  His social media pages indicate he is currently employed at Aggressive Concepts located at 202 E. Northern Ave., Lima, Ohio 45801, telephone number (419)229-9824. 


The Last WW2 Nazi War Criminal - Meet Jakiw Palij

For over 60 years Jakiw Palij has lived a mostly quiet life in America.  But on June 9th, 2004 Palij was stripped of U.S. citizenship in Immigration Court after he was exposed as a guard at the Trawniki labor camp where over 6,000 Jews were murdered during a massacre in 1943.  Palij was found to have lied about his involvement on his subsequent visa application.
 


FMI Site Shuts Down Amidst #WhiteSupremacy Movement Turmoil

The so-called Alt-Right (read: white supremacist & neo-nazi movements) has had a rough couple weeks following Richard Spencer's failed attempts to rally in Michigan earlier this month.  Among the latest developments in this spectacular implosion is the Foundation for the Marketplace of Ideas (FMI) seemingly throwing in the towel, as they've now taken their website offline.


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