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On Sunday, as “news” of a “noose” hung in NASCAR D-lister Bubba Wallace’s garage spread across social media, I tweeted a long thread recounting all of the fake noose stories I’ve curated over the years, including the phony Oakland swinging weapons of white supremacy that turned out just last week to be…exercise bands. I cautioned, “If you don’t smell bullsh*t, you’re not paying attention.”

I don’t hate to say “I told you so.” I rather enjoy saying it, actually. Here’s my new syndicated column filed as Bubba Smollett hoisted himself with his own petard.

Hoaxed by #FakeNoose again

You are being lied to, America. Again and again and again. Hysterical journalists are in on The Big Hoax. Simpering politicians in both parties are in on The Big Hoax. Celebrity opportunists are in on The Big Hoax.

Stop letting them get away with it. Stop bowing and scraping every time they attempt a new smear – or recycle an old one. Stop panicking. Stop caring so much about what names they call you, what racial privilege they accuse you of, and what societal guilt they try to impose on you.

Newsflash: This is 2020, not 1920. We live in a “diversity”-obsessed country where every major corporation from Amazon, AT&T, and Ben & Jerry’s to Lexus, Nike Pepsi, and Ticketmaster, to Wendy’s, Yelp, and Zoom to bends to Black Lives Matter. MAGA hats and “okay” hand gestures are hate symbols. Every videotaped squabble in grocery stores, parks, and streets between non-white and white people is a national human-rights catastrophe. Baseball is no longer the national pastime. Self-flagellation is.

It needs to be repeated because The Big Hoax still won’t die: Cops are not lurking on every corner waiting to strangle and murder minorities. Arsonists are not hiding in every bush plotting to burn down black churches. Racist kidnappers are not conspiring in every neighborhood to snatch black children from their beds. Hooded phantoms are not running around every downtown with ropes planning to string anyone from lampposts and trees.

Last week, I debunked the white supremacist lynching hoax. After my column was published, the family of one of the alleged black “victims,” Malcolm Harsch, admitted he had indeed sadly died of suicide after being shown surveillance video of him committing the act. But no sooner had that social media manufactured epidemic du jour died down than a new white-on-black horror emerged: The Return of the Swinging Nooses.

In Oakland, unhinged Mayor Libby Schaaf claimed that five “nooses” had been discovered wrapped around tree limbs in a city park. A “hate crimes” investigation was immediately launched. It didn’t matter that a black Oakland resident, Victor Sengbe, immediately came forward to explain that the ropes were part of a larger swing system not to kill black people, but to promote exercise.


“Out of the dozen and hundreds and thousands of people that walked by, no one has thought that it looked anywhere close to a noose. Folks have used it for exercise. It was really a fun addition to the park that we tried to create,” Sengbe told KGO News. “It’s unfortunate that a genuine gesture of just wanting to have a good time got misinterpreted into something so heinous,” he told the station.

Mayor Schaaf and the hysteria harridans didn’t just make a mistake, however. They willfully and purposefully spread The Big Hoax despite Sengbe’s explanation because “[i]ntentions don’t matter when it comes to terrorizing the public,” she said.

And that is how a reign of ridiculous error involving a black man placing exercise ropes and bands around trees transmogrifies into a reign of racial terror.

The Oakland #FakeNoose ruse fell apart seven days ago, but no sooner had that fiasco ended than the NASCAR hoax erupted on Sunday. Racecar driver-turned-Black Lives Matter mascot Bubba Wallace claimed a “noose” was discovered in his team garage. A literal virtue-signaling parade convened. Establishment conservatives such as Ben Shapiro, Scott Walker, and Nikki Haley joined anti-American liberals in condemning “despicable” racism and declared that they “stand with Bubba.” Wallace appeared on The View to say that anyone who questioned his self-serving narrative was a “simple-minded” bigot who “offends me.”

Turns out, thanks to citizen journalists’ sleuthing and observant pit crew workers, that the “noose” was a typical garage door pull rope present in the garage at least 8 months before Wallace moved into it last week.

Screenshots courtesy of The Conservative Treehouse (read more of their analysis here and here):

It took a massive 15 FBI agents to figure out the obvious. Not a single mainstream outlet bothered to recount, as I did on Twitter on Sunday night, the long history of #FakeNoose that I’ve exposed in my columns for the past 13 years–from the Baltimore firefighter in 2007 who faked a noose and death threat to distract from a cheating scandal to the University of Delaware agitators who whipped up a frenzy in 2015 over “nooses” that turned out to be metal “remnants of paper lanterns” hung as tree decorations to the Kansas State University grievance-mongers turned discarded nylon parachute cords used for knot-tying practice into terroristic “nooses” to the shoelaces mistaken for nooses at Michigan State University in 2017…and of course, Chicago’s finest race hustler (lots of stiff competition), Jussie Smollett.

I’ll say it again: When you’ve seen one social justice huckster, you’ve seen ’em all. Remember who calls out the horse manure when it matters. Remember who cringes and whinges. Stop buying into The Big Hoax. Have some self-respect, for heavens’ sake. America is falling apart over lies.

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  1. Bkhuna says:

    Bubba should be barred from NASCAR. His sponsors should, but won’t, cut their ties.

    The saddest part is that there will be no repercussions.

    • Replies: @Gunga Din
    , @Juckett
  2. If you can’t oppose all this frothy insanity — perhaps your job/mortgage could be endangered, if you shared your opinions– then just give it the “fish eye”. A firm, vacant, empty expression, admitting of no further discussion. “I don’t want to discuss it” is no longer morally effete, given the near-totalitarian hold that PC is now gaining.

    • Replies: @jack daniels
  3. Operation mocking bird brings you the latest noose

  4. I thought you were going to talk about the REAL big hoax, gas chambers, all that jazz. Yes, Americans will believe anything, and American Whites keep kowtowing to their enemies

    • Replies: @MrPete
  5. AntLyn says:

    Thankyou 4 ur hardwork investigating & getting 2 the truth.i live in ont.can. But I have been following U.S. news since religiously since Trump came down the escalator.Keep up ur gr8 work…but I fear 4ur safety cuz the insane Marxists have no boundaries or limits at what they wud do 2 silence truth.Godspeed Michelle

  6. botazefa says:

    It needs to be repeated because The Big Hoax still won’t die: Cops are not lurking on every corner waiting to strangle and murder minorities. Arsonists are not hiding in every bush plotting to burn down black churches. Racist kidnappers are not conspiring in every neighborhood to snatch black children from their beds. Hooded phantoms are not running around every downtown with ropes planning to string anyone from lampposts and trees

    But none of the affirmative action heroes are actually claiming anything so easily debunked. Instead, like an evil apparition, it is the invisible hand of ‘systemic racism’ at work.

    Some people think ghosts are real. Some of them are affirmative action heroes, finding nooses and harassing Karens.

  7. Gunga Din says:

    A White NASCAR driver inadvertently says the dreaded N word in the heat of a virtual race and is immediately banned for life. Bubba Wallace, the only black driver, perpetrates a race hoax villifying Whites. His punishment? Yeah, right.

  8. Juckett says:

    In the Cuxfederacy of the neutered , there will be reparations before there are repercussions.


    • LOL: schnellandine
  9. AaronInMVD says: • Website

    Seems like our new dark age is well underway in developing insane new taboos: Thou shalt not suspend anything with rope from above!

    It isn’t just new technology they want to control. They want all of it. No freedom on the internet, no freedom when handling cordage either.

    • Agree: Achmed E. Newman
  10. Trinity says:

    ANOTHER FAKE HATE CRIME BY A BLACK OR A JEW? Nah, it can’t be. Hell, Jussie Smollet or whatever its name is, was a three-fer, being half Jewish, half Black and gay as an added bonus. teehee. I mean really even IF this were real, the noose thingie is pure bullshit to start with. PLENTY OF WHITES were lynched as well, granted not as many as Blacks but like today, Blacks were prone to heinous crimes of rape, murder and other violent as well as sexual predatory crimes back then. Yes, Martha, Blacks were raping White women even way back then.

    Back to the noose thingie and lets even bring up the symbol that sends Jews into panic mode, the “evil” Swastika. How many times has a Jewish person been caught scrawling a Swastika on a building, a synagogue, or wherever? Remember a few years back when Jewish Community Centers were receiving bomb threats and at the same time headstones in a Jewish cemetery were being “vandalized?” Come to find out that it was Jew in Tel Aviv calling in the bomb threats to those Jewish Community Centers and later claimed that strong winds had knocked over the headstones. haha. “Strong winds” knocking over headstones? Must have been cat 5 hurricane force winds, rabbi Goldberg back to his old tricks AGAIN. LMAO.

    Anyhow, IF the Swastika offends so many people like Antifa or some Jewish groups like the $PLC, ( yes, lets call it for what it is, the Southern Poverty Law Center isn’t poor and they aren’t Southern) the ADL, JDL or whomever, go ahead and rip off a Swastika patch worn by an Outlaw motorcycle group like the Hells Angels, Outlaws, etc. Man, would I love to see that one. I personally think that three flags are very striking in appearance. Old Glory is third in my favorite flags, and the Confederate flag or the one we associate with the Confederacy is second, it is just a well designed and cool looking flag to me. I think the Union Jack flag of Great Britain is numero uno, at least as far as I am concerned and as a person of Irish ancestry, and as a person who thinks America fought on the wrong side of WWII, I forget all of that and admire how cool looking that flag happens to be.

    Okay, here we go with the flag rankings on appearance.

    1. Union Jack
    2. Confederate Flag
    3. Old Glory
    4. Imperial Japanese Flag

    • Replies: @Achmed E. Newman
  11. ‘Murkan Whites will put up with anything,

    including their own extinction, so long as

    their daily warm shower of Jewbucks continues.

  12. Flying patients in from Mexico?

  13. As I wrote under one of Steve Sailer’s posts on this stupidity, I’ve been to the drag races, 2 monster truck shows (yes, I have a boy), and the Indy 500 one time (bad seats, couldn’t see shit!). I’ve never been to a NASCAR race, but once they cucked on the Rebel flag, I’ve had no inclination to go, ever.

    Unlike the eventually cucked-out Tom Petty, I was born a Rebel, and I’ve stayed a Rebel. (I don’t know if it was on a Sunday morning, but I’ll have to check that sometime…)

    Thank you, Michelle Malkin for getting the stupidity and evil lies out into the public. Mr. Sailer does a great job, of course, but you have a bigger reach.

    • Replies: @Dan Hayes
  14. @Trinity

    Mr. Trinity, your use of logic and reason doesn’t impress anyone on the other side. Do you think you could convinced Mao’s Red Guards, or the Bolsheviks of 1917 the same way? Hopefully, you can at least enlighten some people reading here who are sympathetic but still ignorant with your comments like this. I thank you for the comment anyway.

    For me, you are preaching to the choir, but regarding the flags, I put the Gadsden flag at the top. Too bad there aren’t many Americans with the guts to fly it, or the guts to mean it when they fly it, anymore.

    (Yeah, it ought to have an apostrophe.)

  15. JayVee says:

    All this is a straight line from the “Hands Up, Don’t Shoot” lie.

  16. 3991632

    Too bad there aren’t many Americans with the guts to fly it, or the guts to mean it when they fly it, anymore.

    Nearly every time I see a Gadsden flag, it’s under a modern federal flag, an arrangement insulting to the thinking man misfortunate enough to see it.

    I don’t understand why anyone would fly multiple flags in any order other than local outward. For example, why are state flags not above the federal when in that state? Servile.

  17. Dan Hayes says:
    @Achmed E. Newman

    Richard was a different Petty who also cucked – but fortunately his nascent career in North Carolina Republican politics flamed out!

    • Replies: @Gunga Din
  18. ANON[361] • Disclaimer says:

    just a passing thought. here’s a catchy counter-slogan to Black Lives Matter:

    If you don’t contribute, you don’t matter

    • Replies: @anon
  19. Bellodian says:

    I also noticed a few weeks later of an article that came out displaying the ‘official’ photo of the offending knot. It conflicts with the original photo captured by a journalist photo a few days earlier. That showed a smaller knotted loop. The rope and knot was not the same one! So NASCAR is likely prepping to filter through the best most authentic noose knots they can find and use it in court vs the original which just won’t fill their embarrassing agenda. I can only hope the original crazy number of 15 Feds who investigated can be recalled to put to rest this conflicting photo situation. “That is not the knot we investigated. Here are our photos.”

    We’ll see if we can trust the Feds.

  20. @animalogic

    If some people find the courage to push back they will inspire others and politicians will start back-peddling. Those who have less to lose should make a point of speaking out. The right is always much too passive.

    Tucker Carlson has been very good lately about ideas for fighting back.

    My idea: It is ultimately about money. Not in the sense of greed but money and the threat of withholding money control both parties and the press. Anything we can do to negate the effect of not having as much money weakens the left.

  21. Gunga Din says:
    @Dan Hayes

    I grew up loving stock car racing, the 60s, mainly. Fireball Roberts was my hero, then he died and it became Richard Petty. It breaks my heart that he saw fit to virtue signal and hire this whiny black troublemaker. F NASCAR and F him.

    • Replies: @Dan Hayes
  22. Dan Hayes says:
    @Gunga Din

    Be thankful that Richard Petty never proceeded any further in politics unlike the egregious John McCain!

    • Agree: Gunga Din
  23. MrPete says:
    @Arubaito Macht Frei

    If you truly think the gas chambers were a hoax, I commend to you a rather thick, 100% referenced (and verified in detail) research tome: “IBM and the Holocaust.”

    Some tried to call it fake, unverified, etc. ALL ended up retracting their derision.

    • Replies: @Hans
  24. Hans says:

    LMAO, did you wake up in the middle of collapsing hoax nightmare, MrPeter? You need to hire a team to massage some zyklon-b into the walls of them gaslighting chambers. Tell em to keep rubbing until they get the Prussian blue stains.

  25. Miss Maulkin, You can’t just dismiss every story you hear because it is something you DON’T WANT TO HEAR. My husband dug up a noose about 15 years ago buried in our backyard and after getting on the Internet and researching the number of rings it had, it showed it was made to hang a human….not an animal. Just so happened I lived in an area that was known years ago to be infiltrated with the KKK. You don’t think I didn’t believe that is what happened. I continued to live there for another 12 years and everytime I walked by that spot I said a prayer that I prayed to God someone was not buried there and if they were, I was so so sorry for their life and what might have happened to them. Could you ever do this Michelle Maulkin??
    ?? I doubt it, as it appears you have no sympathy for anyone….

    • Replies: @Achmed E. Newman
  26. @Bonniebeez

    Why would someone bury the noose without the body? Didn’t your husband find any bones, Bonnie? I don’t understand the part about more turns in the coil having to do with hanging other animals vs. humans. Who hangs animals, and for what?

    I’d have thought that rope would have long ago rotted, if that was only 15 years ago, as the last lynchings (blacks or whites) were long before that, maybe 75 years or so before. They didn’t have nylon rope back then. Old fiber rope rots, you know. Don’t you, or did you make this up?

    Mrs. Malkin didn’t just dismiss this particular garage-door-pull “noose” herself, Bonnie. She just related how it was debunked. There’s no “u” in Michelle Malkin, either.

    • Replies: @Bonniebeez
  27. @Achmed E. Newman

    No I did not make this story up and yes animals like deer, pigs, etc have been strung up with rope.
    As far as the type of rope it was…it was the old fiber kind and I have no idea why it hadn’t rotted, but I do know (from my own eyes) that this particular town actually had a sign up in the early 80’s that warned blacks about staying out of the town and not letting the sun go down on them. Why didn’t my husband find bones?….probably because he didn’t dig long enough or deep enough and stopped with the noose because he was so shaken with the find. Is this hard for you to understand? Can you understand that I just posted the message to tell a story and make a point? Can you understand that your statement about when the last lynching might have been is only your guess. Unless you were there, you or I either one knows when the last lynching was. Can you understand that your reply was so very typical of a person who refuses to listen to something else besides what you are say.

    In closing let me say that I am truly sorry that I put a “u” in Michelle’s precious name.

    • Replies: @Achmed E. Newman
  28. We grew up watching westerns, reading westerns, consuming westerns in all shapes and forms. When my brother learned how to make a hangman’s knot, he transformed every rope, lariat, clothesline and baling wire he could find into a noose. We didn’t apply the knowledge to any creature, human or otherwise. There are probably several in the dirt around the homestead, hope nobody calls the feds.

  29. beafrank says:

    Every fisherman ties this knot when attaching a hook to a line. Does that mean all fisherman, the fishing industry or the fish are racist? Blackfin Tuna Lives Matter!

  30. Achmed, what didn’t you post my response to your last posting?

  31. Oh wait!!! I shouldn’t have directed that question to Achmed. I somehow got the notion that this man was controlling the posts on this board….silly me.

    • Replies: @Achmed E. Newman
  32. @Bonniebeez

    It’s not your spelling, but your story that I really have a problem with, Bonnie. There were no signs in the freakin’ 1980s that warned blacks to stay out not let the sun go down on them. There were plenty of people then, and probably more now that would like that to be the case for their towns. I was there – it you had written early 1970s, I may have believed your BS.

    I’ve read a lot about the few thousand lynchings (the definition of which doesn’t particularly require hanging, BTW) that started in the South due to Reconstruction-era Anarcho-Tyranny (the same stuff you see today, ex, Charlottesville in ’17, big cities this June, etc.). Read some Paul Kersey on this very blog. Some of his history posts note that these few thousand lynchings, including of blacks and whites, occurred over the period, say end-of-War Between the States (1865) and the 1930s at latest. Compare that number to ONE YEAR of black-on-black&white killings in American inner cities. (Spoiler alert: the inner cities “win”.)

    Making up a story to “make your point” does not cut it with me. Oh, and tell your husband to quit shaking. If it was a matter of digging in the red or yellow clay, well, tell him I sympathize. That stuff is hell to dig through. Do you have access to a backhoe?

    • Replies: @Bonniebeez
  33. @Bonniebeez

    Which man? Michelle with no “u” in her last name is a woman. She can take care of some problems, but the software-guru proprietor Ron Unz can do whatever it takes. (Mrs. Malkin nicely removed a comment of mine with a bad link to the Gadsden flag, but maybe that was not her either. Thanks, whomever!)

    I didn’t reply, because these comments sometimes take a half-day to get “moderated”. It’s not the same case for all the writers. I believe there are some settings involved, and most, especially the syndicated columnists who I’m sure don’t pay much attention here, have it on the one that gets your comment on here in a matter of minutes to an hour.

  34. anon[119] • Disclaimer says:

    Black Lives Natter
    White Lives Work

  35. @Achmed E. Newman

    And you know what Achmed, I really don’t give a damn about what you think because you have already proven yourself unworthy. As for telling my husband to “quit shaking”…well he did last August when he died…You moron!!! yes he died and I am sure you could care less but in response to your implying that I lied about what I said read this you fool:

    “In the 1980s my wife, a social worker, visited a nursing home on Sand Mountain, a large mountainous plateau in north Georgia that stretches westward into northeastern Alabama. When she mentioned that she noticed there were no black people in the facility or the nearby communities, one of the older residents told her of a sign that had been posted for years on the main highway at the foot of the mountain: “Nigger don’t let the sun set on you on Sand Mountain.” Although the sign had been removed, she acknowledged, Sand Mountain remained a place where no black people were allowed after dark: a “sundown town.”

    Do I have access to a backhoe? No, but if I did you would be first one I would use it on. You are a fool and a fake, and you refuse to listen to anything that anyone has to say besides what you do…You are a pitiful man and I pity you sincerely.

    • Replies: @Achmed E. Newman
  36. @Bonniebeez

    OK, well sorry about your husband, but you didn’t mention that he’d died. You’re not gonna be able to operate a backhoe at your age, and as a woman, so just let this one go. That is, just as you let go of your out-of-date “Don’t let the sun go down on you” story. Ah, the sign USED TO be there. I see. Yes, and where I live there USED TO be a blacksmith and before that, there USED TO be an Indian burial ground.

    Why come on here and bullshit to Michelle Malkin and her readers/commenters? She knows a whole lot more about the subjects she writes on than you do. What was the point of this? You just got yourself worked up, without enlightening anyone one iota.

    BTW, I’ve been plenty of times to north Alabama, in the 1990s. It’s a lot whiter than LA (Lower Alabama), and they do like it that way. That sign could have been there in the late 1960s, at the latest.

    • Replies: @Bonniebeez
  37. J Diesel says: • Website

    Hi Michelle,

    I always enjoy your point of view on issues! On this particular one, you are spot on. The Mainstream Media ALWAYS puts the cart before the horse and just RUNS with any story that will help nullify TRUMPS Re-election effort. Unfortunately, (actually fortunately), they are wrong again. Perhaps an apology, or even a recognition of the true facts? Nope. Vey pathetic ! God Bless America! TRUMP 2020!


  38. @Achmed E. Newman

    I first posted in on this story for one reason and that was to make a statement about finding a noose. It appeared to me that was what this entire story was about…”Bubba finding a noose”. I don’t throw around BS. I speak the truth in whatever I say. I just told a story and I am sorry it has upset you, Michelle, or any of her readers. Thank you for your condolences on my husband’s death.

  39. A Black NASCAR racer named “Bubba” (!) plays his race card, and it’s another hate-crime hoax.

    Stop smirking — have some sympathy!

    At the time BLM was (is) wildly successful playing the Mother-Of-All-Hate-Crime-Hoaxes, so the temptation for poor Black Bubba to join in must have been impossible to resist.

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