Like a military operation: Ghost Maryland Proud Boy leads a trucker convoy support group

The @GTHaze account still reveals an archival image of what appears to be a gold-colored cannabis sativa bud with the words “Ghost Train Haze” that was formerly included as the profile image by the “Ghost MDC” Proud Boy account.
Dundas met with organizers of the American convoy on a Zoom call previously this month, according to Jeremy Johnson, one of the organizers. In a Facebook Live video on Feb. 4, prior to the Zoom conference, Dundas stated, “United States convoy coming quickly. One post on the chapters Telegram channel from late December reads, “Special place in hell for these people. In the commentary accompanying the video, the Proud Boys channel introduced a fusillade of accusations versus Hogan, ending with the hashtag #bringbackpublichanging.

A photo of “Ghost” at the Washington Monument was posted on the Telegram channel for the Maryland DC chapter of the Proud Boys to signify the groups return to Washington, DC last month.Telegram screengrab
The Proud Boys utilized their look last month at the Defeat the Mandates rally to signal their willingness to return to the nations capital, after mostly preventing DC throughout of 2021 after the Jan. 6 attack due to fear of police repression. On Jan. 23, the Official MDC Proudboys channel published a picture of “Ghost” wearing a tactical vest and smoking cigarettes a cigar, accompanied by the text, “Were back!”
Posts on the Official MDC Proudboys channel show an unapologetic white nationalist stance that departs from the Proud Boys common efforts to promote its ideology through more politically palatable language about “Western chauvinism.”
One post on the chapters Telegram channel from late December reads, “Special place in hell for these people. Day of the rope mutha fucka.” The expression “day of the rope” is a direct reference to The Turner Diaries, an unique written by neo-Nazi William Pierce that functions as a handbook for race war.
The channel has also forwarded posts from white nationalist accounts like Media2Rise, Western Chauvinism, Greyson Arnold and Lauren Witzke
The channel has actually also required the death of Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan. The Official MDC Proudboys channel shared a TikTok video of Hogan discussing COVID control procedures under the heading “Military state is beginning.” In the commentary accompanying the video, the Proud Boys channel released a fusillade of allegations against Hogan, ending with the hashtag #bringbackpublichanging.

The state lead for a Telegram group arranging support for the upcoming trucker convoy to Washington DC is a member of the Maryland DC Proud Boys chapter, Raw Story has actually verified.
” Weve been tasked with gathering materials, having people ready for the sides of the road when they do come through our area, and if they stay in our territory to provide them,” the Maryland DC chapter member wrote under the handle “Peter Venkmen” in the Peoples Maryland/Virginia Convoy chat on Telegram last night.
The username for the “Peter Venkman” account is @GTHaze, the very same username as an account that published a remark last month in the Official MDC Proudboys channel after the chapter chronicled its participation in the Jan. 23 Defeat the Mandates rally in DC. The handle for the @GTHaze account was formerly “Ghost MDC,” consistent with the name on a patch worn by a Carroll County member of the chapter on his tactical vest at the rally.
In addition to altering the deal with from “Ghost MDC” to “Peter Venkman,” the owner of the @GTHaze account likewise removed a bio which previously read “4º PB,” showing a Proud Boy who has taken part in “a major defend the cause.” The owner of the account also updated their profile picture with an image of actor Bill Murray in Ghostbusters. The @GTHaze account still reveals an archival image of what appears to be a gold-colored marijuana sativa bud with the words “Ghost Train Haze” that was formerly featured as the profile image by the “Ghost MDC” Proud Boy account.
A number of dates have actually been tossed around by organizers of the American version of the “Freedom Convoy,” and chatter in individualss Convoy (OFFICIAL) Telegram channel– the largest of lots of forums dedicated to the cause, with more than 45,000 members– reflects confusion about the start date and paranoia about moles planting disinformation. A group called OC Conservative Action has revealed a convoy to DC that is leaving from Barstow, Calif. on Feb. 23, while dispersing a map that features Pepe the Frog, an alt-right icon that is thought about a white supremacist dog whistle.
In the Peoples Maryland/Virginia Convoy chat on Telegram on Tuesday evening, “Ghost” highlighted that the group, currently with 122 members, holds a crucial and particular duty to provide the convoy for a planned profession of DC.
“They are going to be in our area the whole time once they arrive. We require to collect everything we can and continue collecting even after they arrive due to the fact that they are going to need materials the whole time and we are not going to be able to supply it just from that little bit of time prior to hand.

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In a subsequent message in the channel, which has actually been evaluated by Raw Story, “Ghost” described a military-style effort in which details would be shown other participants on a need-to-know basis.
” I am treating this, in numerous ways, like a military operation,” “Ghost” wrote. “I definitely have to be versatile with a lot of it due to the fact that male here are not utilized to how that runs, but its effective and it works.
” So, I was provided my job and Im going to do it whether or not I concur with my exceptionals methods,” he continued. “If I fail them, they are certain to stop working. Which is what I am asking of those in this space; have faith that I am working for the very best and safest possible outcomes, and I will describe what I can, when I can. There may be times when I might ask something of you men– I just need you to please do it.”

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Leigh Dundas, a California anti-vaccination activist who has been actively promoting the trucker convoys on both sides of the border, used similarly militaristic language to speak about the project in a Jan. 17 Facebook Live broadcast on Jan. 17, as the Canadian convoy was preparing. Dundas went over seeing a military coup in Thailand as a personal surprise in understanding how large vehicles and heavy devices could be used to overthrow a federal government.
“And they were going to get their big devices, their earth movers, their large tractors, fire those puppies up, and bounce across the Thai countryside, and threaten to encircle the Thailand worldwide airport there in Bangkok. That you had a distinct weapon in large devices, due to the fact that if the chauffeurs of those big equipment-type cars decided they were going to release those pieces of devices, they had quite the move they could make, either defensively or offensively.”
Dundas met organizers of the American convoy on a Zoom call earlier this month, according to Jeremy Johnson, one of the organizers. In a Facebook Live video on Feb. 4, prior to the Zoom meeting, Dundas said, “US convoy coming quickly. Sit tight, men. I dont want to rush to judgement ono this one. Im working with a great deal of various trucking factions over the next 48 hours here.”
Previously, Dundas said she had joined a teleconference with legal representatives from the Trump project, and after that used her Facebook account to prompt her fans to go to DC on Jan. 6, 2021. Members of the Proud Boys supplied the spearpoint for the attack on the Capitol, with numerous presently facing conspiracy charges.