Skip to comments.California right-winger behind Charlottesville violence
Posted on 08/15/2017 1:10:11 PM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer
It turns out last weekends violent white-power protest in Virginia was spurred in part by an ex-con and one-time Silicon Valley resident whos about to bring his bare-knuckled activism back to the Bay Area.
Nathan Damigo is not a techie. But the former Marine infantryman and convicted armed robber who founded the Oakdale-based white-nationalist group Identity Evropa grew up and went to school in San Jose before following a path into alt-right power politics.
Damigo, who made the news after he was arrested for punching a woman in the face during the so-called Battle for Berkeley on April 15, now says those violent demonstrations were a test run for what happened in Virginia at Saturdays Unite the Right rally.
Profiled by El Tecolote newspaper in December and extensively interviewed more recently by KQED in San Francisco, Damigo has emerged as a key player in the nations ongoing culture wars between white-supremacists and so-called Antifa, a network of autonomous militant anti-fascist groups in the United States, many of whom identify as leftist anarchists.
Court documents show Damigo was diagnosed with having PTSD by three different doctors, and was charged with a felony count of robbery, and a misdemeanor count of carrying a concealed weapon. Damigo eventually pleaded guilty to felony robbery and was sentenced to six years in prison, starting what he calls his four-year sabbatical behind bars. It was in prison that Damigo says he had another catharsis, setting off on a new ideological path after reading a book by prominent white supremacist David Duke, the former Imperial Wizard of the Ku Klux Klan.
And Damigo has been on that path ever since.
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Actually it was a “violent” Left Wing Protest that was behind the violence.
I breathlessly wait for mercurynews expose’ on Antifa leaders and how they learned their hate from prison and have PTSD...
Nathan was the one who “allegedly” punched that antifa anarchist chick in Sacramento at that skirmish there in Sacramento I believe. A lot on the fellow.
Waiting for them to out antifa and blm leaders. I won’t hold my breath.
He dresses like a homo
These guys, along with Spencer and all of his followers are the real deal, honest to goodness Nazis.
Jew hating Nazis.
Do not affiliate with them. Do not sympathize with them. Do not support them in any way.
They are NOT “alt-right”.
They are Nazis looking to hijack the “alt-right”.
Maybe those of our group should go and join the “other,side” for this one. Nah, I’m sure they wouldn’t want to have ANY common cause with us. Sad
The Weimar Republic rises again.
Reminds me of clashing between communists and nazis.
As far as I know, the alt-right group has not crossed the supremacist line.
But given the reveal of their socialist tendencies makes me want to ask:
What do you have when you combine a nationalist and socialist?
The Weimar republic was quite turbulent. You had the “moderate” types running the country, bowing to the Versailles treaty (sort of like RINO mentality today) but I always thought what lit the fuse there was that those highly displeased with the government were not just college pukes.
You had a lot of hardened veterans from WWI running around in the activist groups.
Today we have Iraq/Afghanistan...
Agreed. It’s quite alarming that these white supremacist groups are gaining strength through the documented excesses of the Antifa. Being against such groups as BLM does not mean you have to adopt the opposite bigotry.
The reparations to be paid by Weimar was broken into three bonds, only two of which were realistically expected to be paid. Nevertheless,the total of the 3 was 132 billion gold marks, equivalent to 33 billion USD in 1921.
Using inflation calculator, the Weimart bill today would be 451 billion.
Today, the US debt is about 20 Trillion, or over 44 times greater than the Weimar debt.
These white supremacists are trying to ride the coattails of the conservative movement and mainstream themselves. They seem to be convincing a lot of people.
He clocked moldy locks?
The conservative movement failed. That is why we have the Weimerica that is leading to the reaction you fear.
They are not riding the coattails of the conservative movement they are replacing it.
Trump, who is obviously not Alt-Right, was still a repudiation of Conservatism Inc. He was fought viciously by the entire conservative establishment.
Trump promised no wars, reduced immigration, and to preserve Social Security. This is the opposite of Paul Ryan and crew.
Trump is not alt-right but he is most surely not Conservatism Inc either.
Yeah, let’s stick with the Conservatism Inc. that gave us gay marriage, tranny bathrooms, trillion dollar wars, and several attempts at mass illegal alien amnesty.
Maybe he can move to Virginia and take part in Terry McAuliffe’s convict voter base.
Pink swastika type maybe
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