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In order to save his town from a group of white supremacists threatening to take over the city council, Mayor Ryan Schock has moved to dissolve the town of Leith. "Nobody can take over the city government without a government," he told the Bismarck Tribune.
From the New York Times: Paul Craig Cobb, 61, has been buying up property in this town of 24 people in an effort to transform it into a colony for white supremacists. Credit: Jenn Ackerman.   A white supremacist is buying up land in Leith, North Dakota, vowing to create a home base for racists, according to an AP report. Paul Craig Cobb recently moved to the town of 24 residents and purchased nearly a dozen plots of land and has invited others of his kind to join him. But people in Leith are resisting.