St. Louis Communist Militia Group Member Threatens President Trump and Lawmakers
A member of a communist militia group operating out of St. Louis regularly threatens violence against law enforcement, Republicans, and even the president of the United States on Twitter.
He has also used the popular social media platform to encourage his followers to dox and harass "government officials" who supported the repeal of net neutrality.
Despite this, Twitter has not suspended the abusive user's account.
The People’s Revolutionary Defense Coalition is a relatively new coalition of communists and anarchists that describes itself as a “militant leftist organization dedicated to armed self defense.”
According to Far Left Watch -- which has been tracking the rise of far-left militia activity since the election of President Trump -- "these groups have conducted numerous armed demonstrations, declared solidarity with foreign communist militia groups, and have even offered a downloadable 'Guerrilla Warfare Manual' with sections on kidnapping, executions, and terrorism."
The FBI reportedly arrested the leader of one such group in Dallas back in December. Rakem Balogun, a key organizer of the anti-capitalist, Pan African militia group Guerrilla Mainframe, was taken into custody following a raid by the FBI and ATF on December 11, 2017. According to its website, Guerrilla Mainframe "supports the abolishment of the U.S. Constitution as a political right, and favor a government based on the needs of the people."
The PRDC seems to spend much of its time in St. Louis conducting hand-to-hand and paramilitary combat training, ostensibly for "self-defense."
The group announced on its website its "first community self defense training of 2018" which will be held at an undisclosed location on January 13. Interested parties are asked to "message PRDC - St. Louis for details." The group makes clear: "NO COPS // NO REACTIONARIES" are wanted.
But the PRDC's public communications appear to be fairly mild in comparison to the rhetoric of individual organizers on Twitter.
One member with the Twitter handle "Captain Howdy" (@JackHerer20) constantly advocates for "property destruction, targeted political violence, and other criminal activity," Far Left Watch reports.
You may recognize the anarcho-communist's handle and his avatar from The Exorcist. "Captain Howdy" was the name young Regan MacNeil gave the demon who was possessing her. @JackHerer20 states in his bio: “We will continue to break the law and destroy property until we win."