Facebook group a study in paranoia

The paranoia of the conspiracy-minded is something of a truism, but it can still be slightly shocking to witness in real time. On Friday, while we were waiting for word of the outcome of Jake Clarke’s court appearance, we were treated to an amazing display of paranoid over-reaction in a small, little-known Facebook group, with…

UPDATE: Jake Clarke pleads not guilty

Jake Clarke appeared at Willesden Magistrates’ Court this morning and entered pleas of not guilty to two charges of harassment. His trial will begin on 5 July in Crown Court, location to be confirmed. Jake told the magistrates that he hadn’t meant to cause distress, but said that since the IPCC had upheld Ella Gareeva…

Angela spills the beans on Jake Clarke

We’ve had a bit of a bet going round Hoaxtead Research HQ over the past three weeks or so: which of the Hoaxtead mob would be first to spill the beans about Jake Clarke’s arrest? EC is pleased to say that he and Scarlet share top honours, having correctly guessed that it would be Angela…

Jake Clarke in over his head at EDL punch-up

Speakers’ Corner at Hyde Park erupted into violence yesterday, as EDL members thronged behind their ex-leader Tommy Robinson, who was scheduled to deliver a speech by recently detained far-right spokes-thingy Martin Sellner. The mob surrounded and assaulted veteran speaker Heiko Khoo, a confrontation with a Muslim group followed, and the scene devolved into a massive…

Hoaxtead mobsters rally for Monday court hearing

With Sabine McNeill’s Monday court hearing fast approaching, her friends and supporters are going into over-drive to ensure that the court knows she has…well, friends and supporters. It’s shaping up to be quite the event, and it’ll be fascinating to see whether Belinda McKenzie’s attempts to dissuade the faithful have any impact on the efforts…

They held a demo. Nobody came.

Despite the rabid urgings of  The Most High and Mighty Reverend Doctor Astrophysicist Cave-dwelling Philosopher Anthony “Fruitcake” Pike, and the best artistic efforts of “Safe-T”…er, Jake Clarke, we’re afraid that yesterday’s scheduled demonstration outside Bronzefield Prison was a bit of a bust. Mr Pike, who sometimes likes to be referred to as “the Great Panjandrum”,…

When the going gets tough, the troofers freak out

Since last Monday, when Sabine McNeill was remanded in custody for multiple breaches of her bail conditions, those who believe in the Hampstead SRA hoax have taken to the internet in a frantic last-ditch attempt to rally support for her. We’ve discussed the “Free Sabine” Facebook page, hastily thrown up last week by Wesley Hall.…