Conversations with an American Nazi

My pal, Lamont, makes common ground with the deplorables Part of a continuing series of chitchats from the forbidden corners of U.S. political beliefs and polite society The series includes “Conversations with the still-married-but-not-to-me-girlfriend”, “Conversations with the Imperial Wizard of the Ku Klux Klan”, and “Conversations with my pal, my dog Lamont.” Here is the first of “Conversation with […]

The Untouchable: KKK Wizard threatens witnesses to murder attempt

The Untouchable Imperial Wizard of the Ku Klux Klan White supremacist wages campaign of threats and intimidation against witnesses in upcoming attempted murder trial By Nate Thayer March 9, 2017   Before Ku Klux Klan Imperial Wizard Christopher Barker was arrested for attempted murder, a federal court warned if he violated his probation one more […]

Internal Ku Klux Klan mutiny may spell collapse of extremist white power group

Entire leadership of Loyal White Knights of the Ku Klux Klan resign after top leader charged with attempted murder of fellow Klansmen A rare equivalent of a White Nationalist Fatwa was issued by a secretive body of elders from 16 different Klan groups excommunicating LWK Imperial Wizard Christopher Barker  By Nate Thayer February 27, 2017 The […]

Travels With LBJ: “Son, if you do it again, I will poison your soup”

Random Memories of my Father Travels With LBJ: “Son, if you do this again, I am going to poison your soup.” By Nate Thayer January 24, 2017 My father, Harry Thayer, died this past Saturday January 21, after a full, well-lived, and important life. In the few days and long hours since he left on […]

Calls to the KKK Hotline After the U.S. Elections: A portrait of Polarization

Race Relations After the U.S. Presidential Elections By Nate Thayer November 13, 2016 Below are a select group of calls to the 1-800 hotline telephone of a Ku Klux Klan faction in the days since the U.S. presidential elections. Full warning: If you are offended by foul language and unexpurgated vitriolic hate, please do NOT […]

Excerpts from “Sympathy for the Devil: A Journalists Memoir from Inside Pol Pot’s Khmer Rouge”

A Journalists Memoir from Inside Pol Pot’s Khmer Rouge By Nate Thayer (Copyright Nate Thayer. All Rights Reserved. No publication or citation permitted without author’s express written permission.) By 1994, the Khmer Rouge leadership once again evaporated into the jungle. To my frustration, my methodically constructed stable of Khmer Rouge sources was now deep in […]

Hate is Complicated: KKK Imperial Wizard Saves Woman from Burning Car

By Nate Thayer July 14, 2016 Life—and people—are complicated.   Let’s take Black Lives Matter and the Ku Klux Klan for example: depending on who one is talking to, they are either evil incarnate or people fighting in defense of their beleaguered people.   But it is both easy and lazy to demonize people into […]

Assassination of Cambodian #Kemley Marks Hun Sen’s Mafia Rule

Analyst’s Murder Highlights Cambodian Misrule Dictator Hun Sen uses brutality to maintain power & erode international confidence, writes Nate Thayer Nate Thayer July 11, 2016 Asia Sentinel Minutes after prominent Cambodian independent political analyst Kem Ley was gunned down in broad daylight, police arrested a “suspect” who had “confessed” to the assassination. Within hours, a […]