Wayne Ivey was scheduled to speak at event spotlighting ‘false flags’ and solar eclipse ‘warning’
In this July 2017 photo, Brevard County Sheriff Wayne Ivey gets ready to spin his popular “Wheel of Fugitive” in Titusville, Fla. The popular videos feature photos of 10 of the county’s most wanted criminals. (Malcolm Denemark/Florida Today via AP)

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The third-term Sheriff will speak to a sold out house. And he will have company.

Update:  The event was cancelled Saturday afternoon. 

The Brevard County Sheriff was slated to address a sold-out audience Saturday evening, sharing the microphone with conspiracy-minded fellow speakers.

But the event was cancelled just hours before it was supposed to begin.

Wayne Ivey was the most recognizable speaker at an event in Viera called the “Truth Fest,” which purports to provide “hope for America” and “uncensored truth.”

The third-term lawman was going to “address home defense preparedness and emergency awareness for Space Coast residents and businesses,” in a program billed as a “call to arms” by organizers.

He was to be followed by two advertised speakers with more provocative arguments.

Cathi Chamberlain, who calls herself the “Deplorable Author” on Instagram, may be familiar to Florida followers. Per the event page, she “was also the former Campaign Manager for highly decorated retired Green Beret Jeremy Brown in his run for Florida House while in prison for his participation at the capital (SIC) on January 6th.”

For those who need translation, that’s a euphemism for the riots that briefly derailed certification of  the 2020 presidential election in 2021.

“False flags, civil war and martial law are the left’s last resort. What you can expect and how to prevent the coming sabotage in 2024. Using New York as the staging ground, the left is telling us they’ll be using illegals, militant gangs, and (George) Soros District Attorneys for the next manufactured crisis before or after (Donald) Trump wins (barring the BIG RIG),” the promotional copy continues.

“This is a moment of destiny. With the J6 prosecutorial template complete, the Left’s failure to stop Trump by trial, the expediting of illegal voters, and the Uni-Party’s facilitation of the border invasion, chaos is coming.”

Paul Rosbury, meanwhile, was to explore the possibility that the April 6 solar eclipse constitutes a “warning for America.”

“Is There a Message for America, and Will the People Receive It? Is God sending a message? If so, what is the message? Are you prepared for His move? What’s next?”

Those provocative questions won’t be answered on Saturday, alas.

A.G. Gancarski

A.G. Gancarski has written for FloridaPolitics.com since 2014. He is based in Northeast Florida. He can be reached at [email protected] or on Twitter: @AGGancarski


  • tom palmer

    March 30, 2024 at 10:16 am

    I did not realize that Brevard County politics was that weird

  • MH/Duuuval

    March 30, 2024 at 10:25 am

    Ivey is one of the 50 or so Florida MAGA sheriffs who subscribe to the belief that the highest government official in each county is the sheriff — not some elected official like the mayor, etc.

    Duval’s TK Waters is cut from the same cloth.

  • rick whitaker

    March 30, 2024 at 10:39 am

    so you florida people are having a “truth fest” by spouting nothing but lies, misconceptions, and distortions. florida, the world is watching, the world is going to start asking our country why it doesn’t fence or wall florida off from the rest of the country so their madness doesn’t spread.

    • MH/Duuuval

      March 30, 2024 at 10:52 am

      The Deep South has always been a seed.bed of wackiness, violence, and horror. That won’t change until our education system is primarily about confronting reality and not propagating some tinhorn mythology. And, citizens running for office are subjected to sodium pentothol injections preceding required elections forums.

      • rick whitaker

        March 30, 2024 at 11:01 am

        mh, outlawing religion would be heaven on earth.

        • MH/Duuuval

          March 30, 2024 at 6:04 pm

          Religion, per se, is not the problem. T wit: The Memphis City Council passed an ordinance in April, naming it the Driving Equality Act in Honor of Tyre Nichols. It did not change the ability of police to pull over drivers violating most traffic laws. It applied to five small infractions: a loose bumper, a single light out, an insecurely attached license plate, an improperly located temporary registration or a registration that has expired within the last 60 days, the Memphis Commercial Appeal reported.
          And, so the self-righteous in the Legislature killed the bill. Just like the MAGAs do in Fla.

        • JD Dunnigan

          March 30, 2024 at 6:24 pm

          You are America’s problem. When Floridians build a wall around the state it will not be to keep folks in, but rather keep folks like you out.

          • MH/Duuuval

            March 30, 2024 at 6:56 pm

            It will be difficult for Florida law enforcement to profile and turn back Rick who appears white. He’ll need to get a tattoo of a peace symbol on his forehead, for example.

          • rick whitaker

            March 30, 2024 at 10:04 pm

            jd dunnigan, you can’t keep out those who don’t want to come in. i left florida years ago, and i swore that i would never return, it has been a pleasure staying away from the hell hole you call florida.

  • Dont Say FLA

    March 30, 2024 at 4:58 pm

    Word is there was some confusion among speakers who thought they were supposed to tell the truth and sponsors who thought speakers would be telling the truth.

    When they found out what was really supposed to be told, they dropped out. So many speakers and sponsors dropped out, the event was cancelled and Wayne will be running for President in an attempt to pay his event bills that he can’t pay due to being cancelled.

    • MH/Duuuval

      March 31, 2024 at 10:57 am

      Ivey is notorious for using his position to inveigh against causes and candidates that disagree with him. Take away that badge, and he’d be heartbroken and impotent.

  • Dont Say FLA

    March 31, 2024 at 11:45 am

    Perhaps Insolvent Ivey could be Broke Don’s running cell mate

    • MH/Duuuval

      April 1, 2024 at 7:03 pm

      You got my vote for jury foreman.

  • Robert Murphy

    April 1, 2024 at 9:41 am

    I’m not aware of an eclipse scheduled for April 6th. Many news sources have reported Monday, April 8th, as the date. However, conspiracy theorists tell the public that the journalists lie about lots of things. Maybe the theorists are right. Will God send a message during the eclipse? If so, might be a message about solar power. It’s powerful stuff. Hard to ignore. Use solar power in the right way if you want the Sunshine State to “survive and thrive.”

  • Bwj

    April 2, 2024 at 1:25 pm

    Will they be passing out tinfoil hats?

    • MH/Duuuval

      April 2, 2024 at 2:53 pm

      Only if you make a MAGA donation first.

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