Saturday, March 12, 2016

Fayette Factor: Trump Rally Incidents

Tommy Dimassimo, a child actor jumps on the national political stage.

The increase of violence at Donald Trump rallies has a great deal to do with human psychology (behavior contagion), the copycat effect (thanks to the media's wall-to-wall coverage of Donald Trump's message of violence) and, covertly, the twilight language behind all of this.

There does seem to be a strange Fayette Factor thread running through some of the incidents getting milestone attention from the media.

Let's look at some of this week's violent events.

March 9, 2016: Fayetteville, North Carolina. Videos show an African American, Rakeem Jones, who reportedly is a student who tutors special needs children, with a white T-shirt leaving Trump’s Wednesday-night rally as the audience boos. He is being led out by men in uniforms that read Sheriff’s Office. Out of nowhere, Jones is punched in the face by a pony-tailed man, who appears to be white, in a cowboy hat, black vest and pink shirt as the crowd begins to cheer. The protester stumbles away, and then is detained by a number of the men in uniforms.

The man throwing the sucker punch is allowed to sit back down and eat his popcorn.
The next day, John McGraw, 78, was charged with assault and disorderly conduct in connection with the incident, Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office spokesman Sean Swain told the Washington Post.

March 11, 2016: Peabody Opera House, St. Louis, Missouri. 
While Donald Trump`s speech was interrupted by protesters several times inside the clashes were almost non-stop between Trump supporters and opponents outside as well. It was a political battle in the streets. The words between Trump supporters and Trump opponents were nasty, divisive and insulting.
Neither side was afraid to ramp up the rhetoric and hate speech. The fights that broke out were broken up by police.
More than 200 anti-Trump demonstrators clashed with Trump supporters who numbered in the thousands. They were standing in a line about four blocks long. The supporters couldn`t get into the Peabody Opera House to see Trump but they heard the speech through speakers outside. Source.

The Peabody Opera House is north of Lafayette Park, St. Louis.

March 11, 2016. University of Illinois at Chicago Pavilion, Chicago, Illinois.
With thousands of people already packed into stands and music blaring to warm up the crowd, Donald J. Trump’s campaign abruptly canceled his rally here on Friday night over security concerns as protesters clashed with his supporters inside an arena where he was to speak.
The location is NW of South Lafayette Avenue, Chicago.

Before the evening was over, the streets were filled with fights between both factions.

March 12, 2016. Vandalia, Ohio. It was misreported as "in Dayton, Ohio," because Vandalia is a suburb of Dayton.
Secret Service agents surrounded Donald Trump during a rally in Ohio on Saturday as a man tried rushing the stage, only a day after he canceled an event over what his team said were safety concerns.
Shortly after mocking a protester who was being escorted out of his event outside Dayton, four Secret Service agents jumped onto the stage and surrounded Trump.
The man who tried rushing the stage, Thomas Dimassimo, was later arrested and charged with disorderly conduct and inducing panic, the Montgomery County Sheriff’s office said. It was not clear if he entered a plea or has an attorney. According to records, his next court date is March 14. Source.

Conservative sources and Trump during his Kansas City, Missouri rally the night of March 12, 2016, linked Dimassimo to ISIS but it's a troll's hoax. Dismassimo's mother's name is Faye. Dimassimo is originally from Powder Springs, Georgia. He is a fourth-year acting major at Wright State. According to, Dimassimo was a child actor with roles on the TV shows “Yes, Dear,” “Reno 911!,” and “House of Payne.”

An open carry activist prepares to draw gun on a counter protester, Thomas Dimassimo, at an August 1, 2015, Confederate flag rally in Georgia.

The Fayette link to Vandalia...

On August 17, 1838, Benjamin Wilhelm, a settler from Pennsylvania, settled near the intersection of U.S. Route 40 and US Route 25-A. He built his home and a small general store as a stop and resting place for travelers heading west. The small town began to attract travelers and entrepreneurs, and on February 7, 1848 the town was incorporated as "The Village of Vandalia" with Benjamin Wilhelm as its first mayor. The village was laid out in 38 lots including a church, hotels, blacksmiths shops, a steam sawmill, meat markets, and a carriage shop. It was named after Vandalia, Illinois.

Some records indicate that Benjamin Wilhelm, the town's founder, settled in Vandalia on his way to Vandalia, Illinois. Instead he stopped here and named his new town after his original destination. Others claim that the town was named Vandalia because the National Road was intended to extend to Vandalia, Illinois, but, for a time, it looked as though it would not do so. This doubt resulted in the name being used for a town along the Road in Ohio.

Vandalia, Illinois, is a city in Fayette County, Illinois, United States, 69 miles (111 km) northeast of St. Louis, on the Kaskaskia River.
The Fayette Factor

The word Lafayette consists of the elements fay "fairy," and the diminutive -ette, giving the meaning as, "little 'little people.'"

Lafayette can thus be translated from the French as "the little enchantment," as well as "the little fairy." Joan of Arc, at the age of 8, danced around a "fay tree," a "fairy tree," some saying she saw fairies. Others tell that she heard voices, had visions, and was "enchanted." The name has a long history.

Jim Brandon penned his continuing Fayette thoughts in his 1983 book, The Rebirth of Pan: Hidden Faces of the American Earth Spirit that, indeed, there are "certain numbers entangled with certain phenomena," just as he talked of power names.

Of course, Brandon's special moniker "candidate is the name Fayette and its variants Lafayette and Fayetteville." The Fayette Factor is probably one of the strangest mysteries in American Forteana, first discovered by Brandon, back in 1977, and written about in "Fateful Fayette," Fortean Times, No. 25, Spring 1978.

Namely, the "Fayette Factor" has been the finding of a surprisingly high incidence of Fortean (inexpliable) events linked to places named after one of the USA's Founding Fathers--the Marquis de Lafayette.

(I have earlier detailed the rumors in the wind - and Donald Trump's real fears of his own assassination - here.)

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Unknown said...

Fayette/Lafayette = Lefjathan, the original form of the later Hebrew word Liwjathan = Leviathan, the beast "that dwells in the depths of the sea."

Steve D. said...

I always check your blog site for timely, synchronicity insight without the polarizing rhetoric you see on other alternative politics sites. Great job, and please keep it up! Hope to hear you interviewed again on a Red Ice or whomever!

Dennis/87 said...

Ditto, Loren, Keep the synchs rolling. Dennis