August was dominated by Charlottesville and the UTR fallout. It was the culmination of four long term trends which had been developing since the 2016 election: the explosion in leftwing political violence, digital platform censorship, President Trump’s pursuit of a conventional conservative agenda and the alienation of his Alt-Right supporters and their shift toward activism.
August 1 – Paul Joseph Watson makes a video on YouTube censorship
August 2 – Sen. Tom Cotton introduces a second version of the RAISE Act. It is referred to the Judiciary Committee where it remains stalled to this day.
President Trump signs the Countering America’s Enemies Through Sanctions Act. It imposes new sanctions on Russia, Iran and North Korea.
August 7 – Antifas Riot In Portland, AirBnb cancelling UTR reservations
August 8 – President Trump warns North Korea of “fire and fury” if it retaliates against new UN sanctions.
August 10 – Paul Joseph Watson laments the censorship of social media
August 11 – President Trump warns North Korea on Twitter that America is “locked and loaded.” Alt-Right holds torchlight march on UVA campus in Charlottesville, VA. James Damore published “Why I Was Fired By Google” in The Wall Street Journal. Paul Joseph Watson says he is leaving YouTube over censorship.
August 12 – President Trump signs the Veterans Affairs Choice and Quality Employment Act. Alt-Right holds #UniteTheRight rally in Charlottesville which ends in a “state of emergency.” Trump condemns the violence on all sides at the Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville. James Fields, Jr. arrested for the murder of Heather Heyer
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August 13 – HR McMaster describes James Fields, Jr. as a terrorist. Anti-Alt-Right demonstrations across the United States
August 14 – President Trump again condemns the violence in Charlottesville. He issues an executive order authorizing US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer to investigate Chinese trade practices. Jeff Sessions condemns James Fields, Jr. as a domestic terrorist.
August 15 – President Trump holds a press conference about the violence in Charlottesville. He notes that the Alt-Left came charging at the Alt-Right and says there were good and bad people on both sides. Antifa destroy a Confederate monument in Durham, NC, First frivolous Charlottesville lawsuit filed against UTR groups
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August 17 – Mark Zuckerberg promises Facebook crackdown on hate speech
August 18 – Steve Bannon leaves the White House. Christopher Cantwell charged
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August 19 – President Trump congratulates the 30,000 protesters in Boston for “speaking out against bigotry and hate” at the Alt-Lite Free Speech Rally.
Google and YouTube escalate censorship
August 20 – Charlottesville backlash continues
August 21 – President Trump announces a new strategy for Afghanistan which includes a big troop increase
August 22 – President Trump condemns the violence in Charlottesville at his rally in Phoenix, AZ. He mentions Antifa by name who riot outside and attack his supporters.
August 23 – Vice President Pence says the United States will use the full measure of its economic and diplomatic power to end the socialist government in Venezuela. MAGA rally in Laguna Beach, CA disrupted by Antifa
August 24 – Christopher Cantwell surrenders to police.
August 25 – Sebastian Gorka leaves the White House. President Trump pardons Sheriff Joe Arpaio, Presidential memoranda on transsexuals in the military, Executive order on sanctions on Venezuela
August 26 – Stormfront loses domain
August 27 – Daniel Borden arrested
August 28 – Antifa riot against Joey Gibson in Berkeley, Richard Preston arrested
August 29 – Alex Michael Ramos arrested
August 31 – Defense Secretary James Mattis signs order to deploy more troops to Afghanistan.
September was dominated by the impact of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma in Texas and Florida, Attorney General Jeff Sessions announcement of the end of the DACA program, the deals that President Trump cut with the Democrats to raise the debt ceiling and legalize DREAMers (without border wall funding), President Trump’s endorsement of Luther Strange, the NFL protests and his speech to the United Nations about Iran, North Korea and Venezuela. The Republican Congress also began work on tax reform and passed an enormous defense bill which included $705 million for Israel.
Black Lives Matter rioted in St. Louis for three consecutive nights. Antifa continued to get violent in Portland, St. Louis and Atlanta. The Alt-Right plunged into the optics debate over American Nationalism and continued to deal with the fallout from Charlottesville. Finally, the Emanuel Samson church shooting in Antioch set the stage for the White Lives Matter rally in Shelbyville in October.
September 2 – President Trump and First Lady Melania Trump arrive in Houston to distribute food and supplies to the victims of Hurricane Harvey, Optics cucking debate
September 4 – Nikki Haley announces the US will pursue new UN sanctions on North Korea after a nuclear test
September 5 – Attorney General Jeff Sessions announces that the Department of Homeland Security will cease to accept DACA applications, Gab Threatened With Domain Seizure
September 8 – President Trump signs a disaster relief package for Hurricane Harvey and Irma which raises the debt ceiling for three months. Strikes a deal with the Democrats that doesn’t include border wall funding.
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September 8 – Tim Pool demonetized on YouTube
September 11 – Antifa Riot Against Joey Gibson in Portland, OR
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September 13 – President Trump declares in a proclamation that September 15 to October 15 will be National Hispanic Heritage Month. He hosts a bipartisan dinner at the White House to come up with a legislative solution for DACA recipients
September 14 – President Trump and First Lady Melania Trump distribute food and supplies to victims of Hurricane Irma in Naples, FL.
President Trump signs the Charlottesville resolution, Plots DACA Amnesty With Democratic Leaders
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September 15 – September 18 – Black Lives Matter and Antifa Riot in St. Louis
September 15 – President Trump in a phone call to Jewish leaders and rabbis reaffirms his administration’s strong support for Israel and honors the upcoming celebration of High Holy Days such as Yom Kippur and Rosh Hashana, President Trump proclaims National Historically Black Colleges and Universities Week, 2017
September 18 – Senate passes $700 billion defense bill which includes a $60 billion war chest for foreign wars in Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan, $705 million for Israeli missile defense, $500 million for Ukraine’s defense and $100 million for the Baltic states to “deter Russian aggression.”
September 19 – President Trump’s UN speech. Strongly condemns Iran, North Korea and Venezuela as America’s enemies.
September 20 – Imposing Additional Sanctions on North Korea executive order
September 22 – President Trump holds a rally in Huntsville, AL in support of “Big Luther” Strange.
September 24 – President Trump signs a new executive order which expands the travel ban to North Korea, Venezuela, and Chad. Sudan dropped from the list. Emanuel Samson church shooting in Antioch, TN
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September 26 – Republican Senate abandons attempt to repeal Obamacare
September 27 – President Trump delivers a speech on tax reform in Indianapolis
September 28 – Dennis Middleborough arrested
September 30 – Alt-Right debates American Nationalism
October was dominated by the Las Vegas shooting, Harvey Weinstein and the #MeToo campaign which quickly spiraled. President Trump refused to certify the Iran nuclear deal. The US pulled out of UNESCO over anti-Israel bias. Diwali and National Hispanic Heritage Month were celebrated in the White House. Meanwhile, the Republican Congress continued to work on tax reform.
The Alt-Right continued to debate optics and American nationalism. Richard Spencer returned to Charlottesville with Identity Evropa and spoke at the University of Florida. The Unite the Right organizers were sued by Charlottesville. I traveled to Gainesville and spoke at the Memphis Forum and the next weekend the Nationalist Front held the White Lives Matter rally in Shelbyville, TN. It sparked a huge, divisive debate about optics which dragged on through November.
October 1 – Optics debate continues
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October 2 – President Trump addresses in the nation in response to the Las Vegas mass shooting
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October 4 – President Trump visits victims of the Las Vegas mass shooting
October 5 – The New York Times covers Harvey Weinstein story
October 6 – President Trump celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month at the White House
October 7 – Richard Spencer and Identity Evropa return to Charlottesville after holding a protest earlier in the day at the Jefferson Memorial in Washington, DC
October 8 – Vice President Pence walks out of an NFL football game
October 11 – President Trump holds a campaign rally in Harrisburg, PA where he talks about tax reform, Jacob Goodwin arrested
October 12 – President Trump signs an executive order which directs cabinet agencies to develop rules that would expand access to less expensive, less comprehensive insurance policies with fewer benefits and fewer protections for consumers than those mandated under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
President Trump nominates Kirstjen Nielsen as the next Secretary of Homeland Security
The Trump administration announces that the US will withdraw from UNESCO, citing an “anti-Israel bias”
Charlottesville lawsuits against UTR organizers
October 13 – President Trump announces he will not certify the Iran nuclear deal
October 17 – President Trump holds a Diwali celebration at the White House
October 19 – Richard Spencer speaks at the University of Florida
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October 20 – October 21 – Memphis Forum
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October 26 – President Trump signs a memorandum on the opioid epidemic.
October 28 – Nationalist Front holds White Lives Matter rally in Shelbyville, TN.
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October 30 – Paul Manafort and Rick Gates indicted by Mueller, Federal judge blocks President Trump’s ban on transgender soldiers.
October 31 – Status quo continues to drag on
The story of November has been the Republican Congress passing tax reform which passed the House and has moved on to the Senate. Mitch McConnell and the Republican establishment have attempted to sabotage Roy Moore’s campaign. The Alt-Right continued to debate optics and tactics with the It’s Okay To Be White campaign and has been preparing to be purged off Twitter. NPI closed out the year by holding its 2017 conference in a cold barn in Maryland. Eli Mosley resigned as the head of Identity Evropa. Poland inspired nationalists worldwide by holding a 60,000 strong Independence Day march.
November 1 – President Trump proclaims National Native American Heritage Month, 2017
November 2 – President Trump signs the Frederick Douglass Bicentennial Commission Act
November 3 – It’s Okay To Be White campaign
November 4 – Patriot Front holds torchlight rally on University of Texas campus
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November 5 – President Trump sends his condolence from Japan over the Sutherland Springs church shooting
November 9 – The Washington Post publishes the story which creates the Roy Moore scandal
November 10 – Vice President Pence urges Roy Moore to abandon his Senate campaign
November 11 – 60,000 Poles Celebrate Polish Independence Day in huge march in Warsaw
November 16 – House passes Tax Cut and Jobs Act which cuts the corporate tax rate from 35% to 20% and abolishes the estate tax
November 19 – 2017 NPI Conference held in a cold barn at Rocklands Farm in Poolesville, MD
Earlier today, @EliMosleyIE represented us at NPI’s Winter Conference. pic.twitter.com/LKlj1sncpC
— IDENTITY EVROPA DC (@TheDistrictIE) November 20, 2017
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November 20 – After an extension earlier in the year, the Trump administration announces end of the temporary residency program for survivors of the 2010 Haitian earthquake
November 27 – Eli Mosley resigns as head of Identity Evropa, President Trump gives speech honoring Native American Code Talks for National Native American Heritage Month