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March 19, 2015 2:25 am

Vigilante California Man Shreds Antisemitic Display, Says ‘I Needed to Act’ (VIDEO)

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A California contractor took the law into his own hands recently, and destroyed a swastika display at a Sacramento area home, local news outlets reported.

Cellphone video obtained by KCRA3 in Sacramento shows Richard Dixon entering the residential property and tearing the swastika display to shreds.

For months, the Sacramento community had to live with the offensive display posted outside a local residence. Dixon became so fed-up with it over time that he felt he had no choice but to take matters into his own hands and destroyed it.

“I needed to act,” Dixon told FOX40.

According to FOX40, Dixon is not Jewish, but said that he “respects the Jewish people.” He described himself as an “American” and a “good old country boy.”

Watch the KTVU report about Dixon’s actions below:


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  • Freedom Fighter

    In itself the action sounds heroic. For sure it is politically correct and therefore everybody cheers.
    But if you tear down a “smaller evil” and let the “largest evil” stand – are you then still a hero?
    What I am talking about? Simply the facts:
    Hitler’s disgusting regime are estimated by todays historians to have killed around 12 million people (incl the 5..6 million Jews).

    But this is dwarfed by the Largest Genocide in human history – which you probably have never even heard of?!! In most Western societies we are NOT taught about this in the schools. Makes you wonder. We hear very much about the nazis. Much less about Mao and Stalin (whose regimes both killed more people than Hitler’s).

    But we never hear about the absolute worst. Why is that?

    I am talking about the genocide performed by Muslims in India, Africa and Europe. Estimates say they killed 80 million in both India and Europe and 120 million in Africa. Although over a longer period than e.g. Hitler. On top of this the Muslims mass raped at least twice that many women in India (160 million). If you add all the other people killed by muslims in other countries it adds up to +290 million people.
    Islam: The Religion of Genocide. (and slavery; still today there are Muslim countries which have slaves. Google is your friend).

    So if you only want to remove the swastika but don’t touch the star & cresent it doesn’t make too much sense to me. It is 12 vs 290 – and still counting.
    Nazi threat today = zero.
    Islam threat today = the biggest threat to the free world. (and the biggest threat to Jews ever).

    ONLY counting from 9/11 there have been 30101 Deadly Terror attacks by muslims. And still counting. Check out: .

    Last time Muslims invaded Europe they stood at the gates of Vienna!
    But luckily they were beaten in 1683. Do you remember the date they were beaten? That’s right – 9/11.

    Surely it is unrealistic to have a new caliphate, right?
    Think again. The last caliphate ended in1924. I.e. less than 100 years ago.

    My fellow freedom lovers – please wake up! And wake up NOW !

  • American

    Will this “hero” now defend the Palestinians?

    • Eve

      Still an idiot.

  • Richard Dixon proves that Good Americans are still the backbone of our country.

    The Scumbag that put out that display was not challenged until “a good man did something.”

    And Richard Dixon did the Right something. Thank you, Sir!!

  • ilan Samson

    History’s worst calamities happened for want of (due to the absence of) people like Richard Dixon.

    Thank you Richard. Let no saintly ‘formalists’ detract from your gallantry.

  • Mireille Mechoullam

    Mr Dixon is what we call a Mensch. That mean a real gentleman, a noble man. We should have more of them. I will pray to G-d to bless him and protect him. Amen.

  • Sofia

    Thank you Mr Robet Dixon, a true hero. I am not Jewish either, but enough of this politically correct bulls….t.

    It’s a hate crime, what is it people don’t understand, and it has no place in America.

    I live in Canada – and I would have done the same, shame on the owner of this house –

    Robert, you are a Real True Hero. God bless you!!

  • Yocheved

    my hero. i’m fighting the same fight at the local AA Alano Club.

    • American

      I bet Baruch Goldstein is your real hero. 🙂

      • Eve

        You’re an idiot.

  • I wish that more people like Mr.Dixon will have the courage and show that America will not stand for such evil behavior.

  • May God bless you and your family for the right thing you have done .

  • NCS

    That was wonderful. He was his brother’s keeper.

  • Irwin Gelbart

    Dear Mr. Dixon,
    The constitution protects people for freedom of expression but it does not protect people from expressing hate which in turn creates fear. You acted valiantly and in good conscience. You upheld what every
    American believes in, God Bless You and God Bless America. I hope you will remain a symbol of Right over Wrong.

    Irwin Gelbart

  • Ilya Lavrenti

    Mr. Dixon actually upheld zoning laws against eyesores on private property. Good job.

  • Iris Hotakainen

    I agree with what he did in tearing it down.

    • Bonnie Loranger

      me too.

    • Pearl Belkowitz

      Kudos to Mr. Dixon!!!

  • i may be a jewish leftist but mr.richard dixon did something that is honorable….
    he got rid of a blight that polluted the environment in his neighborhood….
    mr.dixon should get a medal for trashing a nazi display that toxified the neighborhood….
    i happen to be a child of holocaust survivors…i do champion the first amendment….however such a display being around is akin to an anti-semite twisting a knife in my belly button….
    i cant go for this thanx to the fact the nazis butchered my grandparents and other family members as part of the 6,000,000….
    in essence by endorsing mr.dixon’s actions, he performed a good deed for all who would be exposed to the hate…the hate has to go!!! THEREFORE THE HATE MUST STOP!!! ITS TIME TO SPEAK UP AND CARRY AN BASEBALL BAT!!!


  • Adele Winston

    Well done, sir.

  • theo

    Shame on the person who criticised Dixon for his valiant act of destroying hate filled Nazi material
    Dixon is a great soul who should be commended for this act
    It was the great American ,Santayana ,who said : for evil to flourish all that was needed was for good men to do nothing
    The critic of Dixon is that type of man He would do nothing !

  • Paul

    Right on Dixon – you are the beautiful American. God bless you !!

  • Mayven

    Good man RICHARD DIXON.
    A noble act of courage. To think that mindsets could even express their dark side and ignorance.

    We salute you Mr Dixon.

  • Irmgard Gesund

    Thank you Mr. Dixon,
    You had more courage and heart than the Jews you tried to protect. Would that there were millions more moral and compassionate people like you in the world.

  • Fred Walker

    Bravo Richard, you are a great American. Fred Walker

  • Arthur Klass

    the man deserves a medal and an honor

  • Fritz Kohlhaas

    Thumbs up for Richard Dixon!

  • Michael Garfinkel

    Not incidentally, thousands of American soldiers were killed by troops flying the Swastika – hence Mr. Dixon’s remark that he was acting as an American was particularly apt.

    And as long as Jewish spokesmen like this one appear on camera to call into question heroic acts, the Jewish community can expect more of the same kind of offensive insults – perhaps in perpetuity.

  • Sara Springer

    Thank you!

  • A courageous act, indeed.

    “All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.”

  • Neelie Kent

    Thank you! Just being decent is becoming a rarity, and you are decent and courageous, also. I hope only good comes to you.

  • citizenstat

    Thank you, Mr. Dixon.

  • Howard Kahan

    This guy has more “balls” than most. I salute you Richard, your one in a million.

  • Eugene Levich

    Bravo for Mr. Dixon, a true American!

  • RobiMac

    I’m proud of Mr. Dixon. We need the rest of the country to stand up for what’s right. And one thing that is not right is people are able to spread hate speech against Christians and Jews but it’s illegal spread it against anyone else.

  • CGG

    Give me a frigging break. I’m grateful that he did it. Thank you, Mr. Dixon!