Baltimore City Paper on Michael Peroutka: “Extremist Dressed Up for Mainstream Appeal”

Out today, the Baltimore City Paper has a well-written summary of Michael Peroutka's rise to notoriety.Writer Van Smith notes that Peroutka is well positioned to win the Anne Arundel Council seat because he is similar to the mostly white, well-educated and well-to-do population in the 5th District of the county. From there Smith outlines his claim that Peroutka is an extremist trying to look mainstream. I've saying that for over a year; Smith does a good job of documenting the … [Read more...]

What Does Michael Peroutka Really Believe About Secession?

According to the Baltimore Sun, GOP nominee for the Anne Arundel County Council Michael Peroutka told Steve Schuh, a GOP candidate running for Anne Arundel County executive, that he does not believe in Southern secession from the union. However, in a 2012 speech (starting at 26 minutes) to the white separatist group, League of the South, Peroutka spoke favorably about secession: I don't disagree with Dr. Hill [League of the South president] at all that this regime is beyond reform, and I think … [Read more...]

Maryland Republicans Distance Themselves from Michael Peroutka

I assumed it would eventually happen. Maryland Republicans (with a few sad exceptions) are distancing themselves from Michael Peroutka in his bid to become a county council member in Anne Arundel County (MD).Yesterday, GOP candidate for Anne Arundel County executive Steve Schuh called on Peroutka to quit the League of the South. According to the Capital Gazette, the MD GOP executive director, Joe Cluster, asked Peroutka to resign from the League. Reportedly, Peroutka did not say what he … [Read more...]

League of the South’s President Outlines Targets for Coming Guerrilla War

Michael Hill is the president of the League of the South. The League of the South should be an organization which exists only in history books. However, it exists and actually has a political candidate masquerading as a Republican in the Anne Arundel County (MD) Council race, Michael Peroutka.Hill (similar to David Barton) recently penned a defense of private citizens owning whatever weapons the military owns in order for citizens to defend themselves against a tyrannical government. And, … [Read more...]

With All Votes Counted, Michael Peroutka Up By 38 Votes in MD County GOP Nomination Race

I called it too early last time, so I am not going to say the race for Anne Arundel County Council GOP nomination is over but according to the Baltimore Sun, all votes have been counted and Michael Peroutka has 38 more votes than runner-up Maureen Carr-York.Peroutka, current member and former board member of the white separatist group League of the South, has already won a seat on the GOP central committee in legislative district 31.If the results hold up, Peroutka will face Democrat … [Read more...]

League of the South Member Michael Peroutka Leads GOP Field in Anne Arundel County District 5 Council Primary Race, Wins Spot on GOP Central Committee

Past board member of the League of the South, Michael Peroutka, leads in the District 5 GOP nomination to run for Anne Arundel County Council against Democratic winner Patrick Armstrong. Armstrong defeated MD/VA League of the South chaplain David Whitney. Peroutka leads by just 36 votes with absentee ballots to be counted. The final tally won't be known until all the outstanding ballots are counted by July 7.*Peroutka also came in third in the race for the GOP Central Committee in MD … [Read more...]

Candidates for Maryland County Council Get Blessing of League of the South’s President

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Institute on the Constitution's Owner/Director Michael Peroutka and Senior Instructor David Whitney will face voters Tuesday in the Republican and Democratic primaries respectively for the chance to face each other in the election for Anne Arundel County Council.  The Baltimore Sun profiled them on Saturday and shed some light on their relationship with the white separatist group League of the South.Last June, Peroutka joined the board of the League of the South and Whitney is the chaplain o … [Read more...]

Anne Arundel County Council Candidate David Whitney’s Questionable Defense of State Militias

David Whitney is an instructor in Michael Peroutka's Institute on the Constitution and is also chaplain of the MD/VA branch of the white separatist League of the South. He is also seeking the Democratic nomination to run for Anne Arundel County Council.Whitney is a minister who believes the Bible supports no restrictions on the Second Amendment. As a part of a recent newspaper interview, Whitney says he was asked about his view of state militias. He claims a Constitutional mandate but even … [Read more...]


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