(updated 12/28/2022). One hundred and seventy five (175) area residents engage with Kanab Patriots FB page promoting hate, bigotry, disinformation, personal attacks, business attacks, extremism, war cries, carry weapons against neighbors, public health disregard and defense of criminal behavior including embracing locals who went to DC January 6th to attack democracy. Forty (40) Kanab Patriots are featured in this post with the last names A-C.
This post features the 40 Kanab Patriots with the last names A-C. For evidence on the founders, Jeff Schwilk & Tana Kou, see section 4 of 4 of this KURW post
- For last names D-F see KURW post Meet the Kanab Patriots (last names D, E, F).
- For last. names G-J see KURW post Meet the Kanab Patriots (last names G, H, I, J)
- Some of the K-Patriots do not meet the criteria for Hatewatch by KURW and some engage in extremism & bigotry at such depth and breadth that their content is designated Red Level. See KURW Meet Your Neighbors: Red Level.
- Many continue to follow Kanab Patriots after the founders were exposed for their extremist activity in California before moving to Kanab (see section 4 below).
This KURW post includes four sections
- A list of area residents who engage with Kanab Patriots (last names A-C)
- A Google Presentation of slides of evidence for each of the 40 people listed
- Links to other posts related to Kanab Patriots
- A Google Presentation of the founders of Kanab Patriots
1. List of Kanab Patriot Supporters (A-C)
2/4: Google Presentation of These 40 Supporters
Use the “Slide No” links on the first slide to go directly to a person of interest
Use the “Return to first Slide” link in yellow box on each person’s slide to return to the list of names & slides
3/4: Other KURW Post Related to Kanab Patriots
- Kanab at DC Capitol Riot
- Kane County Commissioner Calls Kanab Patriots a Hate Group, But They Are Not the Fringe
- “Kanab Patriots” Recruits and Radicalizes Facebook Extremists
- Calls to Fight: Against Neighbors & Against US Government
- Bigotry LGBTQ+ (Part Two of Three)
4/4: Google Presentation of the Founders of Kanab Patriots
Co-founders Jeff Schwilk & Tana Kou moved to Kanab from Southern California in 2018. Jeff had some legal battles with hate groups he had founded there and already had other FB extremists pages before starting Kanabians for Slow, Sensible Growth and Kanab Conservative Activism now Kanab Patriots. His California activity was covered extensively by Southern Poverty Law Center (non-profit organization tracking hate groups) from 2007-2018 before moving to Kanab.
Click links in this slide presentation to learn more and/or see KURW feature posts
- “Kanab Patriots” Recruits and Radicalizes Facebook Extremists or
- Kanab Veterans Bigotry/Extremism: Clifford Smart, Kenneth Guinn, Jeff Schwilk, James Head, Jim Torgerson, Dan Watson, Amos Lofing