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  • Marxist Globalists Will Resort to Terror and Violence

    04/07/2024 5:06:55 AM PDT · by MtnClimber · 60 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 7 Apr, 2024 | J.B. Shurk
    It is important to understand that censorship does not occur in a vacuum. It is a symptom of a worsening disease. It is an early indicator of the political repression to come. Like a canary in a coal mine, the criminalization of speech forewarns that State-sponsored terror and murder are not far away. First, certain words and thoughts are banned. Next, certain people are rounded up and imprisoned. Finally, certain “enemies of the State” are executed quite publicly. The imposition of fear supersedes the rule of law. Terrorism undergirds social order. Oppression replaces popular support. What is happening in the...
  • Just One in Five Scots Back Draconian Hate Speech Law, as Leftist SNP Government Set for Big Election Defeat

    04/07/2024 6:32:39 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 33 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 04/07/2024 | Kurt Zindulka
    A paltry one in five people in Scotland are in favour of retaining the leftist government’s draconian new speech law as Humza Yousaf faces the prospect of being removed from power at the general election. A survey conducted by the FindOutNow polling firm has found that just 21 per cent of the Scottish public support the Hate Crime and Public Order (Scotland) Act 2021, which came into force on Monday, criminalising the “stirring up hatred” against several protected classes of people with up to seven years in prison.
  • Trump calls ‘J6 Praying Grandma’ a ‘patriot’, helps raise money to defray her legal costs

    04/07/2024 1:58:00 AM PDT · by Sam77 · 18 replies
    Life Site News ^ | 6 March 2024 | Doug Mainwaring
    Former President Donald J. Trump said Friday that a Colorado woman known as “J6 Praying Grandma” who was convicted on federal misdemeanor charges this week is a “patriot” and urged his supporters to donate money to help cover the substantial legal fees she continues to accrue. Rebecca Lavrenz was found guilty in federal district court in Washington, D.C. on all 4 counts lodged against her: Entering and remaining in a restricted building, disorderly and disruptive conduct in a restricted building or grounds, disorderly conduct in a capitol building, and parading, demonstrating or picketing in a capitol.
  • Former Agent: FBI Taught Agents Pro-Lifers Are More Dangerous Than Islamic Terrorists

    04/06/2024 2:36:41 PM PDT · by george76 · 27 replies
    Federalist ^ | APRIL 05, 2024 | Tristan Justice
    The FBI trained personnel on countering extremism with material from the far-left Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC), according to former special agent turned whistleblower Steve Friend. In an interview with the Tennessee Informer last month, Friend recalled his experience at the FBI Academy in 2014: “We were shown a video that was produced by the Southern Poverty Law Center.” The film, Friend said, “ranked people who oppose abortion, pro-life activists, as a greater threat than Islamists.” “I don’t know if they still show that,” Friend added, “but that’s what we were shown.” The FBI still relies on SPLC material a...
  • Trump Accuses Biden Of Unfairly Targeting 71-Year-Old Jan. 6 'Hostage'

    04/06/2024 8:54:19 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 14 replies
    Epoch Times ^ | 04/06/2024 | Tom Ozimek
    Former President Donald Trump has criticized President Joe Biden and the Justice Department for “unfairly” targeting a 71-year-old woman dubbed the “J6 Praying Grandma” who entered the U.S. Capitol for around 10 minutes on Jan. 6, 2021.Rebecca Lavrenz was convicted on April 4 on four federal misdemeanor charges, including entering and remaining in a restricted building, and disorderly and disruptive conduct. She faces up to a year in prison and $200,000 in fines, with her sentencing scheduled for Aug. 12.Republican presidential candidate and former President Donald J. Trump speaks at a rally in Laconia, N.H., on Jan. 22, 2024. (Madalina...
  • Scottish Police Warn Hate Speech Law Will Force Cuts in Policing Actual Crime

    04/06/2024 5:55:46 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 32 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 04/06/2024 | Kurt Zindulka
    Scottish police have warned that the controversial new hate speech law enacted by the leftist government of Humza Yousaf will force police to cut backs on the policing of actual crimes. The head of the Scottish Police Federation (SPF), David Threadgold, warned on Saturday that the Hate Crime and Public Order (Scotland) Act will necessitate sacrificing other areas of policing due to the strain on officer time recording and investigating complaints of potential speech violations.
  • Democrats cry foul as anti-free speech allies turn against them

    04/06/2024 11:03:35 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 8 replies
    The Hill ^ | 04/06/2024 | JONATHAN TURLEY
    You are “killing people,” President Biden told social media companies a couple of years ago. He sought to shame executives into censoring more Americans. Biden has lashed out at disinformation by anti-vaxxers, “election deniers” and others. This month, those words were thrown back at Biden himself as a “genocide denier” by protesters who have labeled him “Genocide Joe” over his support for Israel. After years of supporting censorship and blacklisting of people with opposing views, politicians and academics are finding themselves the subjects of the very anti-free speech tactics that they helped foster.
  • Breaking: Two Dozen J6 Protesters Sue Over 100 US Capitol Police Members for Unprecedented Violence, Brutality and Physical Abuse on January 6, 2021 That Led to Sustained Injuries and Trauma

    04/05/2024 1:53:56 PM PDT · by george76 · 36 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | Apr. 5, 2024 | Jim Hᴏft
    The J6Legal.org fund has just published it’s latest exclusive video showing the DUMBFOUNDED General Counsel of the US Capitol Police Thomas A Dibiase being served a Federal Civil Lawsuit summons for the J6 Class Action Lawsuit ‘LANG V THAU.’ The Gateway Pundit got exclusive access to this video by our inside source – the Process Server himself nicknamed ‘MAGA SERVES’! ON THURSDAY NIGHT- at exactly 7:51 pm, a craftily disguised conservative process server approached the home of Mr. ‘Tad’ Thomas A Dibiase who is the LEAD ATTORNEY for the US Capitol Police. After a brief suspenseful pause, Atty Dibiase opens...
  • Government-Funded Database Labels Pro-Life Organization As ‘Terrorist Group’

    04/05/2024 4:37:44 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 3 replies
    The Federalist ^ | APRIL 05, 2024 | TRISTAN JUSTICE
    A government-funded database, led by the University of Maryland and ostensibly established to track “radicalization,” is targeting a major pro-life group as “terrorists.” Students for Life of America (SFLA), which has 1,400 chapters at campuses across the country, “appears under a ‘Terrorist Group’ label in the raw dataset,” according to a Monday article in The College Fix. The database, called the “Profiles of Individual Radicalization in the United States” (PIRUS), was funded in part by grants from the Department of Justice and the Department of Homeland Security’s Center for the Study of Terrorism and Behavior (CSTAB). According to the project’s...
  • LISTEN: Mark Levin Rips CNN ‘Hack’ Dana Bash for Whitewashing Biden's Censorship Regime

    04/04/2024 11:54:09 AM PDT · by JV3MRC · 6 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | 4/4/2024 | Joseph Vazquez
    Syndicated radio host Mark Levin tore into prominent CNN Biden flack Dana Bash for trying to gaslight viewers on the dangers of the White House censorship regime. Independent presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy Jr. told CNN anchor Erin Burnett April 1 — to her dismay — that it was in fact President Joe Biden’s censorship regime, not former President Donald Trump, that presented the bigger “threat” to America. Kennedy pointed out the Biden administration’s history of jawboning Big Tech companies like Twitter and Facebook to go after the president’s political opponents. Bash, clearly triggered, pathetically tried to “fact-check” Kennedy the...
  • Letitia James’s Offensive Against VDARE is Harrowing for Free Speech

    04/03/2024 10:59:38 PM PDT · by Angelino97 · 29 replies
    The American Conservative ^ | April 3, 2024 | Christopher Brunet
    After spending several years hauling Donald Trump through court in an attempt to puncture his bottom line, New York’s Attorney General Letitia James is now employing the same lawfare tactics against VDARE, an anti-immigration website... “I launched VDARE.com on Christmas Eve 1999,” wrote Peter Brimelow, VDARE’s founder and editor, on Friday. “So it is perhaps appropriate that, on Good Friday 2024, the anniversary of Christ’s death, I must announce VDARE.com’s crucifixion by New York State’s communist Attorney General Letitia James.” VDARE has not been charged with any crime, yet has “fought NYAG Letitia James, at a cost of up to...
  • Biden’s DOJ Secures FACE Act Convictions for 4 Pro-Life Activists, Including 87-Year-Old Survivor of Communist Concentration Camp

    04/03/2024 1:03:16 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 46 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 04/03/2024 | KATHERINE HAMILTON
    The Department of Justice’s (DOJ) pursuit of pro-life activists has resulted in four more Freedom of Access to Clinic Entrances (FACE) Act convictions. Four people — Eva Edl, 87, of Aiken South Carolina; Eva Zastrow, 24, of Dover, Arkansas; James Zastrow, 25, of Eldon, Missouri; and Paul Place, 24, of Centerville, Tennessee — were found guilty on Tuesday of violating the FACE Act during a peaceful protest at a Tennessee abortion clinic in 2021, the Daily Wire reported. The activists face up to a year in prison and thousands of dollars in fines. They await sentencing on July 30. Six...
  • ‘We’ve had enough’: Protests over carbon price hike halt traffic across Canada

    04/03/2024 8:57:05 AM PDT · by Twotone · 18 replies
    Global News ^ | April 1, 2024 | Sean Boynton
    Anger over the increase to the federal carbon price led to protests across the country Monday, including several that stalled traffic on the Trans-Canada Highway and at provincial border crossings. Ottawa’s planned $15-per-tonne increase in the federal consumer carbon price came into effect Monday, bringing the levy to $80 per tonne. That translates to the carbon price on fuel rising from about $0.14 to almost $0.18, bringing a litre of gasoline up 3.3 cents per litre on average. Speaking outside a gas station in Nanaimo, B.C., Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre called Monday’s increase a “cruel April Fool’s Day joke on...
  • Police Scotland hit with almost 4,000 complaints in first two days of new hate crime laws

    04/03/2024 3:45:53 AM PDT · by C19fan · 46 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | April 3, 2024 | Staff
    Police Scotland was deluged with almost 4,000 complaints in the first 48 hours of Humza Yousaf’s controversial hate crime laws coming into force. Officers are said to have recieved a hate crime complaint every two minutes during the first days of the legislation.
  • Russia 'will likely lose' its war in Ukraine if the US can keep from falling prey to Moscow's information game, conflict analysts say

    04/02/2024 6:03:05 PM PDT · by Mariner · 117 replies
    Business Insider via Yahoo ^ | April 2nd, 2024 | Ella Sherman
    The US must be aware of and avoid Russian disinformation operations at all costs if it wants to maintain its Western values and help Ukraine win the war, conflict analysts argue."Basic facts are in question daily as the Kremlin floods the Western debate with its narratives," analysts at the Washington-based Institute for the Study of War said in a March 27 report.The analysts said that "the notion that the war is unwinnable because of Russia's dominance is a Russian information operation, which gives us a glimpse of the Kremlin's real strategy and only real hope of success."For years, Russia has...
  • N.L.'s Liberal premier calls for emergency meeting with PM as anti-carbon tax protests snarl highways

    04/02/2024 9:21:40 AM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 4 replies
    CBC ^ | 04 01 2024 | Meredith Healey
    Protests erupted across the country against the federal carbon tax on Monday — the same day it rose by 23 per cent — while Canada's only Liberal provincial leader pressed for an emergency meeting to discuss alternative ways to cut emissions. In a letter to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Newfoundland and Labrador Premier Andrew Furey called for an emergency meeting of leaders throughout Canada, arguing the program is too costly for his province and doesn't work as intended. Instead, Furey is urging the federal government to make "bold investments" in infrastructure and incentives akin to the U.S. Inflation Reduction Act...
  • New York judge says FDNY booing of Letitia James, pro-Trump chants not about politics, 'has to do with race'.

    04/02/2024 7:12:25 AM PDT · by Carriage Hill · 89 replies
    Fox News ^ | 4.02.2024 | Danielle Wallace
    Brooklyn Federal Court Judge Nicholas Garaufis reportedly cited the incident involving members of the New York City Fire Department booing state Attorney General Letitia James and chanting in favor of former President Trump last month in suggesting that a racist culture persists at the FDNY.
  • WATCH: Glenn Beck Wields MRC Study to Smack Leftist NewsGuard Around

    04/02/2024 6:24:24 AM PDT · by JV3MRC
    NewsBusters ^ | 4/2/2024 | Joseph Vazquez
    Blaze Media host Glenn Beck emphasized the utter ridiculousness of leftist website traffic cops like NewsGuard masquerading as unbiased truth gatekeepers, and relied on original MRC Free Speech America research to do it. Beck ripped into the discredited NewsGuard that has been outed as a leftist operation targeting the advertising dollars of right-leaning media sources during the March 27 edition of Glenn TV. In his X post promoting the segment, Beck referred to NewsGuard as “propaganda” for continuing to behave like an Orwellian arbiter of truth, despite the glaring evidence of its so-called ratings system consistently being shown to favor...
  • Angry Farmers Are Reshaping Europe

    03/31/2024 10:28:07 PM PDT · by RandFan · 16 replies
    NYT / dnyuz ^ | March 31
    ... The challenges farmers cite include E.U. requirements to cut the use of pesticides and fertilizers, now partly dropped in light of the protests. Europe’s decision to open its doors to cheaper Ukrainian grain and poultry in a show of solidarity added to competitive problems in a bloc where labor costs already varied widely. At the same time, the E.U. has in many cases reduced subsidies to farmers, especially if they do not shift to more environmentally friendly methods. German farmers have attacked Green party events. This month, they spread a manure slick on a highway near Berlin that caused...
  • Canadian government continues to pummel pro-family activist Bill Whatcott for “anti-gay” flyer he passed out in 2016! Facing trial again for the same “hate speech” charge - after acquittal.

    03/29/2024 9:10:27 AM PDT · by fwdude · 16 replies
    MassResistance ^ | March 20, 2024 | MassResistance
    Bill Whatcott is one of those people who ultimately helps change the world for the better. Many people talk about fighting back against the radical agendas degrading society – but back off when the government (or the Left) threatens them. Bill Whatcott takes his Christian faith seriously and refuses to back down! The details of this outrageous situation are documented by MassResistance here. The “crime” In 2016, Bill and his friends registered to march in the Toronto Gay Pride Parade as members of the “Gay Zombies Cannabis Consumers Association.” Marching in the parade wearing masks and green body suits, they...