Ada County, Idaho, the most populous county in the state and home to Boise, has selected a new sheriff, And we’re happy to report that it’s not the Nazi-sounding wacko who was among the top three finalists for the job. Sheriff Matt Clifford, the new kid, will serve the remaining term of former Sheriff Steve Bartlett, who was just re-elected for a second term in November. but suddenly he retired at the end of May other Nobody knows why. Since Bartlett was a Republican, it was up to the county Republican Party to choose a list of three nominees, of which the county board of supervisors would select one. This can not be the best way to choose the best law enforcement officers.
Naturally, being Idaho in the Trump era (or anyone else, let’s face it), one of the three nominees chosen by the Ada County Republican Central Committee, Doug Traubel, turned out to be some kind of Nazi, with complete conspiracy. theories about how Jews invented communism and that the Black Lives Matter movement was also a communist front. Hey Ada County Supervisors, you dodged the bullets!
The Idaho Statesman ‘s coverage of supervisors interviews with the three candidates it’s really something, and yet another reminder to support local journalism. The supervisors, understandably, had many questions for Traubel, based on his statements on social media and his subject matter in the form of a self-published book. Red Badge: Comment by a Veteran Law Enforcement Officer on Marxist Subversion of American Law Enforcement and Culture, in which he argues that Marxists have in fact subverted not only our precious bodily fluids, but also law enforcement, because isn’t it true that when you think of “group of communists,” you think of your local police department?
Don’t you dare call him a racist just for saying racist shit
Supervisor Kendra Kenyon, Democrat, had some problems with Traubel’s everything, What
posts you have written about the number of black men raping white women; his support for the “constitutional” sheriff’s movement; and comments that he wears a mask with the word “deception” written on it when traveling by plane, that “Islam is the culture of death” and that single mothers “are not an economically viable unit.”
“As a single mother raising two children, I personally take offense at all of these,” Kenyon said.
He asked Traubel where he got the confident claim in his book that “at least 50%” of rape accusations are false; Hears Said he couldn’t remember it off the top of his head but when Kenyon interrupted him and accused him of “just making it up on the fly,” he offered the very credible explanation that “In that case, it is certainly not cited, but my book is very well researched.” Without a doubt, that is the same assiduous investigation (also without subpoena) behind Traubel’s shitty claim in 2016 that annually, “black men rape 37,000 white women (100 / day)” while “there are ZERO black women raped by white men year after year.” It’s on the internet, written by him, so it must be true. In that same spiel, he claimed that Barack Obama simply LOVES to see cops killed: “Dead cops please our beloved leader. Dead white cops please him more.”
In the same essay, Traubel explained:
It’s 2016! There is no longer black oppression in the United States. The police are good. Criminals are bad. It is not white against black. It is police against criminal. It is good against evil. They are principles versus relativism. It is truth against deception.
So when you see cops who seem to act racist, you probably just need to fix your own crazy brain and realize that cops are always right.
We’re not buying Traubel’s horrible book, but we did. find him quoted approvingly on a far-right blog, which featured a beautiful cartoon of a big-nosed rabbi spray-painting a swastika on his own temple to show that hate crimes don’t exist. The blogger was delighted by Traubel’s claim that the very terms “racist” and “racism” are “a Marxist construct” intended to cover up the “reality” of inherent black crime:
The terrorist chant, “There is no justice, there is no peace!” it is born out of fiction, not out of virtue. Offender-victim demographics over fifty years show that the Dirty War is the reality. White Americans have long suffered from predatory black tribalism. However, telling the truth about race and crime necessarily marks one as a racist.
God, how unfair to call him a racist. Somehow it seems like that line didn’t even make it to the job interview, possibly because there was so much more to it.
Also, think about the Jews too
When questioned by Supervisor Rod Beck, a Republican, Traubel also happily laid out his theories on World War II, such as his belief that the United States lost the war by not immediately going to war with the USSR after defeating Germany. Nazi, and his insistence that the Jews actually created the USSR. But don’t worry, he has a very nuanced view of the period, explaining that in the Holocaust, the Jews were victims of the Nazis, but that in Soviet Russia, the Jewish Holocaust.
In a comment straight from Nazi propaganda, Traubel claimed that the Jews “led the Bolshevik revolution”, which actually means “they were the kind of villains in the Soviet Union.”
“What we don’t hear often … is how many hundreds of thousands of people died (in the Soviet Union) and what group really started that,” Traubel added.
Oh, what group was that? The Rotary Club, we bet.
Weird conspiracy theories? Check.
Compared to racism and anti-Semitism (which, remember, are not real, but simply tools created to promote communism), it is almost a side note that Traubel then belongs to the far-right “Association of Peace Officers and Constitutional Marshals” (CSPOA), which promotes the fringe conspiracy theory that County sheriffs are truly the highest constitutional authorities in United States. The group’s founder, Richard Mack, was a prominent presence in both Bundy’s clashes. He’s the guy who suggested during the 2014 Bundy Ranch standoff that they send the women to the front line to be shot by federal authorities, to test the federal they were monsters.
I ask about their inaccurate beliefs about the authority of the bailiffs, which is definitely limited by state and federal law, no matter what some idiots think, Traubel explained that if he were the Ada County Sheriff then he might have to put his foot down:
Traubel stated that if a “social justice mentality is pulling the reins of the police” in Boise during a protest, “if I find out about that, I’m going in.” He added that he would “call the (Boise police) officers under my command.”
“It sounds like you would be willing to take up arms against the Boise police,” District 2 commissioner Rod Beck said in response.
Strangely, the Statesman He doesn’t mention Traubel’s response, even if, as we suspect, it was nothing more than an anxious look.
And the rest …
The third candidate, Mike Chilton, was a clerk at the sheriff’s office more than a decade ago, but thought he would make a good sheriff because his job as an investment adviser since then would help him manage the budget. Chilton tried to turn his lack of experience into a qualification for the job, because it would represent a change from “the clique that has controlled Ada County for three and a half decades.” Happily, he was only referring to the county’s power structure, not the Jews, fine with him.
Also happily, the horrible guy won’t get the job; instead of, Kenyon and Beck voted to hire Clifford, who, as head of the nearby Eagle Police Department, was the only one of the three nominees currently working in law enforcement. Interestingly, it was Clifford’s own take on the authority of his office that impressed Beck, who was glad to hear Clifford say that if the federal government banned semi-automatic assault rifles like the AR-15, he would refuse to enforce it. .
As for the other supervisor, Republican Ryan Davidson, voted against Clifford, saying he wanted an “outsider” for the job, and had been very impressed by Traubel, but acknowledging that the “far-left media in Ada County” would misrepresent Traubel’s highly thoughtful writing as controversial.
We are beginning to think that Ada County may need to change its selection process to replace a Sheriff. As we mentioned, all three candidates were chosen by the county Republican Party, and how is it? this report from Boise State Public Radio because of fear?
Ada County Republican Party leaders narrowed a list of six names to three nominees for county commissioners to choose. Traubel garnered more votes from party leaders than any other potential candidate, according to several letters of support that party leaders sent to commissioners.
OMG. That explains a lot.
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