US Liberals cozy up to Antifa, America’s anti-free speech ‘Taliban’

By Robert Bridge

The liberal media is pushing the idea that any violence committed on the part of Antifa, the so-called ‘anti-fascist’ leftist group, is acceptable if it is directed at the political right. Such delusional thinking will only lead to civil war.

Following the recent spate of violence that rocked Charlottesville after right-wing groups assembled to protest the removal of a Confederate statue, it became quickly apparent the US media had a dog in this fight. And a vicious dog at that.

Liberals howled in pain after Trump called out not only the aggressive tactics of the ‘alt-right,’ but of the ‘alt left’ as well, saying there was “blame on both sides.”

Writing in The Atlantic, Peter Beinart gave a startling apology for Antifa and its violent methods: “For starters, while antifa perpetrates violence, it doesn’t perpetrate it on anything like the scale that white nationalists do. It’s no coincidence that it was a Nazi sympathizer—and not an antifa activist—who committed murder in Charlottesville … Second, antifa activists don’t wield anything like the alt-right’s power. White, Christian supremacy has been government policy in the United States for much of American history…” 

First, to suggest that Antifa is perpetrating ‘less violence’ than that of its distant far-right cousin is a disingenuous and subjective appeal to moral relativism. Considering this anarchist group’s tactics of hurling stones and incendiaries, swinging bats and utilizing home-made flame throwers, it is only due to sheer luck that nobody has been killed during one of their ‘protests.’ Equally disturbing is the anarchist group’s reasoning for inciting violence, which is to shut down free speech and assembly on the part of the right. This they openly admit on their anarchist website, that carries the delightfully foreboding title, ‘It’s Going Down.’

Whatever one may think of the far right, shutting down free speech is not a defensible tactic. In fact, it comes off as absolutely fascist, and may explain why their members go to great lengths to conceal their identities – out of pure shame. What would their mothers say?

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In February, Berkeley University – once the proud bastion of the Free Speech Movement – descended into a war zone as black-masked Antifa members began setting fires, smashing windows and pulling down police barricades in a brazen effort to shut down a speech  – yes, a speech – by far-right commentator, Milo Yiannopulos (Conservative author Ann Coulter, YouTube sensation Lauren Southern, and others have also had their speaking engagements shut down). And there was absolutely nothing “defensive” about such an action; it was purely provocative. And worse, it worked. Berkeley should have firmly stood its ground, refusing to surrender one square inch to such barbaric tactics. Instead, forgetting that stuff can be replaced much easier than hard-fought civil liberties, Berkeley blinked at the first sound of breaking glass.

It must be emphasized that Yiannopulos, a right-leaning homosexual with controversial views on everything from feminism to the moon landing, would never be confused as a neo-Nazi or white supremacist (nor could Coulter and Southern). He is simply a guy who wishes to engage in honest, healthy debate with regards to the shroud of political correctness that has settled upon the American landscape like Sharia Law. His only crime to date, aside from being white, I suppose, is that he conforms to conservative ideology, which, ever since Trump appeared on stage, ranks as a mortal sin among the far-left.

Although the right is certainly not beyond recrimination, I have yet to hear of any left-wing speakers being denied the right to give a speech at the venue of their choice. As a result, Antifa’s short-sighted strategy appears to be backfiring and actually creating a level of public animosity over their tactics (ironically, the very same thing happened to the communists in their fight against the Nazis). Just last week a petition was started to formally recognize Antifa as a terrorist organization. It has garnered almost 250,000 signatures, while the group has already been declared a terrorist group by the New Jersey Dept. of Homeland Security.

Pat Buchanan, former senior adviser to three US presidents, went so far as to equate the extreme left, which is now on a cross-country statue-crashing tour, with the Taliban and ISIS: “In Durham, North Carolina, our Taliban smashed the statue of a Confederate soldier. Near the entrance of Duke University Chapel, a statue of Lee has been defaced, the nose broken off…Baltimore carried out a cultural cleansing by taking down statues of Lee and Maryland Chief Justice Roger Taney who wrote the Dred Scott decision and opposed Lincoln’s suspension of the right of habeas corpus.

Like ISIS, which smashed the storied ruins of Palmyra, and the al-Qaida rebels who ravaged the fabled Saharan city of Timbuktu, the new barbarism has come to America. 

This is going to become a blazing issue, not only between but within the parties,” Buchanan warned.

Meanwhile, Beinart argued on behalf of Antifa activities because, as he argues, “White, Christian supremacy has been government policy in the United States for much of American history.”

Last time I checked, however, the US government adheres to a policy known as ‘separation of church and state,’ which denies government institutions from so much as putting up Nativity scenes at Christmastime. So this mythical concept of “White, Christian supremacy” resonates more as a fictitious location in a David Lynch film than a place called reality, and will only serve to alienate the millions of American Christians who do not associate themselves with neo-Nazism or white supremacism, but rather simple conservative values.

There is yet another disturbing question about Antifa, and that is the glaring failure of the police to actively engage them wherever and whenever they rear their hooded heads. Even the left-leaning Washington Post noted that strange tendency following the Berkeley riots. “How is it that after more than 100 thugs organized, well in advance, to invade the campus, and police were alerted to the risk of violence, again well in advance, no arrests were made the night of the attack? Indeed, in the days afterward, police following up (are they following up?) are unable to find any digital fingerprints or other pieces of evidence to begin prosecuting those responsible.”

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The very same comments were heard in the aftermath of the Battle of Charlottesville. The police were practically a no-show; their only public service appearing to be that of provocateurs, or Keystone Cop impersonators, as they literally pushed the two opposing sides together as if they were officiating a rugby match, not a riot. Multiple witnesses and video have proven this was the case. Knowing full well that the likelihood of violence was extremely high, the job of the local police was obvious: keep these two groups far away from each other. Since this is nothing more than rules understood among children on any playground, the fact they did the opposite could only have been deliberate.

Since we already know the history of the far-right, which is full of nightmares of every conceivable sort, Americans know next to nothing about the left-wing Antifa. Briefly, the group got its start in Europe back in the 1920s and 30s as a means of the communists and other leftists countering the rise of the extreme right in places like Italy, Spain and Germany.

As the Washington Post delicately describes Antifa: “Its adherents are predominantly communists, socialists and anarchists who reject turning to the police or the state to halt the advance of white supremacy. Instead they advocate popular opposition to fascism as we witnessed in Charlottesville … Behind the masks, antifa are nurses, teachers, neighbors, and relatives of all races and genders who do not hesitate to put themselves on the line to shut down fascism by any means necessary.”

Almost makes you feel like signing up, doesn’t it?

Although I would be the first to support any group whose stated goal was to crush fascism, Antifa has not lived up to its heavy advertising campaign. The willingness of these ‘social justice warriors’ to crash public venues every time an individual from the right is invited to speak has absolutely nothing in common with the historical efforts of this group. Nor is it remotely American in the sense that we have a constitution that guarantees the freedom of speech and assembly.

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Finally, none of the speaking events Antifa has been responsible for cancelling through naked aggression have had anything to do with promoting hate speech, neo-Nazism or white supremacism. That fact alone should make Americans very uncomfortable.

The history of the 20th century, for all its technological advances, was overshadowed by dual catastrophes on opposite sides of the political spectrum: on the left, the Soviet gulags of communism; on the right, the Holocaust that derived from Nazi ideology. Together, these epic historical tragedies were responsible for the death and displacement of untold millions of innocent people. Yet today, the extreme left, in its compulsive determination to oust Trump from the White House, wants Americans to believe that its philosophy is somehow morally superior to that of the extreme right variation. The history books, however, tell a very different story.

The simple fact is, there is no place in America for either an anarchist, anti-capitalist group, or an extreme-right movement that promotes racism. Both are noxious and worthy of banishment from American political life.

Although we should be concerned about the rise of the extreme right in America, relying on a misguided group of masked anarchists to counter the movement, as the media oddly condones, is not the remedy. It is part of the disease.

BIKERS VOW TO DEFEND TRUMP SUPPORTERS FROM VIOLENT LEFT AT PHOENIX RALLY

Bikers For Trump, patriots take stand against Alt-Left agitation

By Shepard Ambellas

Bikers For Trump will be working at President Donald Trump’s campaign rally in Phoenix Tuesday to protect and defend presidential supporters against violent leftists following a slew of assaults in recent months.

The group’s founder Chris Cox posted a call to action on Facebook Monday asking for all Arizona Bikers For Trump members and other patriots in the state to come show their support for President Trump at Tuesday’s rally.

“We need these responsible like-minded Bikers For Trump and patriots for Trump to come forward to show the world how responsible patriots are acting,” Cox said. “So bikers and patriots make your way to Arizona. Let’s go and support Donald Trump… If you are within a hundred miles of the area get your butts there!”

On Monday, Bikers For Trump 2020 issued the following statement on Facebook which addresses safety concerns regarding potentially “violent protesters.”

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The group plans to hold a briefing at the Burton Barr Central Library which is located at 1221 N. Central Ave., Phoenix, at 3:30 p.m. local time.

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Cox is hoping for a large turnout to show support for Trump, who called him in January to thank all the bikers for their hard work.

Secret Service agents, law enforcement officials and politicians are all on high alert ahead of Tuesday’s rally, set to take place at the Phoenix Convention Center where a sold-out crowd of 29,000 is expected to attend, along with an equal, or greater number of counter-protesters, many of whom are fueled and in some cases even funded by billionaire George Soros.

To make matters worse, hateful rhetoric is echoed by various fringe media outlets, terror groups like ANTIFA and websites such as ItsGoingDown.org, and may be to blame for recent incidents.

According to Fox News, the Alt-Left fringe website ItsGoingDown.org posted a meme depicting a man wearing a “Make America Great Again” hat cowering in fear and holding his hands in the air, as a rifle with a bayonet is pointed at his chest. The meme states, “We beat them before… we’ll beat them again.”

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Democratic leaders condoned similar violence on Republicans back in early June when peaceful supporters of President Trump gathered at the San Jose Convention Center.

As the Gateway Pundit reported, “Little did they know that outside the center radical leftists, Bernie supporters, Muslims, Mexican nationalists, anarchists, SEIU members and several hundred angry thugs were waiting to spit on them, chase them, assault them and beat them bloody.”

North Korea unlikely to have ICBM technology, South intel says as Kim celebrates launch

North Korea does not appear to have the technology to build intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs) or have testing facilities for them, South Korean intelligence services said, referring to a recent long-range missile test Pyongyang claimed was successful.

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“Although North Korea claimed that [the missile’s] heat resistance was verified, whether it re-entered [the atmosphere safely] was not confirmed and the country has no relevant test facility, making it look like it has not secured the technology,” South Korea’s National Intelligence Service (NIS) said in a report to the parliamentary intelligence committee, as cited by Yonhap news agency.

The NIS has not been able to confirm that the Hwasong-14 missile test was successful, Yi Wan-young, a member of the South Korean parliament’s intelligence committee, said, as cited by Reuters.

READ MORE: Missile launched by North Korea was intermediate range, not ICBM – Russian Defense Ministry

“Considering how North Korea does not have any testing facilities [for re-entry technology], the agency believes [North Korea] has not yet secured that technology,” he said.

The intelligence agency believes that the missile was a modified version of an intermediate-range missile that North Korea tested in May, Yi added.

On Tuesday North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un joined a pop music concert devoted to the ICBM test launch.
‘Song of Hwasong Rocket’ and ‘Make Others Envy Us’ were performed at the celebrations, Pyongyang’s official Korean Central News Agency reported, as cited by AP.

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Earlier in July, North Korea test-launched a Hwasong-14 missile which it said flew 933km in 39 minutes, reaching an altitude of 2,802km.

However, the Russian Ministry of Defense assessed it was an intermediate-range missile (IRBM), saying it flew some 535km and reached an altitude of 510km.

The North Korean missile test was carried out despite a ban by the UN Security Council and once again caused serious concern among the international community.
Pyongyang has been under UN sanctions since 2006, when the Security Council demanded that it cease nuclear testing and banned the provision of large-scale arms, nuclear technology and related training to Pyongyang. North Korea, however, has continued its research and development in the nuclear area.

Pyongyang claimed to have successfully tested Pukguksong-2 Hwasong-12 IRBMs in May.

The US also said it had tested an ICBM interceptor missile of its own in May. A Ground-based Midcourse Defense (GMD) interceptor was fired from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California, while the target vehicle, designed to resemble an ICBM, took off from Kwajalein Atoll in the Marshall Islands. The intercept took place above the Pacific Ocean, the US Missile Defense Agency said.

CNN SILENT ON CLAIMS IT HIRED ‘AL-QAEDA CORRESPONDENT’

Left-wing website exposes news network for paying correspondent to pal around with terrorists

Paul Joseph Watson | Infowars.com – JULY 10, 2017

CNN is refusing to respond to claims that it hired a correspondent who worked and sympathized with Al-Qaeda jihadists in Syria.

Left-wing website Alternet documents how, “Star CNN correspondent Clarissa Ward worked with al-Qaeda “media man” Bilal Abdul Kareem to gain access to her “heroes on the ground.”

While doing coverage for CNN’s Undercover in Syria show, Ward visited the Al-Nusra held areas of eastern Aleppo and Idlib and conformed with the local sharia dress code by wearing a full black niqab.

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Jabhat al-Nusra is an Al-Qaeda offshoot that is officially listed as a terrorist organization by the United States government.

The article also details how CNN deliberately tried to downplay Bilal Abdul Kareem’s role in providing full access to Ward, presumably to obfuscate the fact that he is a mouthpiece for terrorists.

A 30 second video clip shows Ward describing “Islamist factions” as the “heroes on the ground” in Syria, despite admitting that they are “carrying out atrocities”.

This is the closest you can get to a CNN correspondent actually expressing support for terrorists.

https://www.infowars.com/cnn-silent-on-claims-it-hired-al-qaeda-correspondent/

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When Alternet contacted CNN to request information on Abdul Kareem’s relationship with the network, and whether his “well-documented relationship with al-Qaeda compromised the reporting it carried out in Syria,” CNN failed to respond.

Something to hide?

Maybe the “CNN is ISIS” meme isn’t just a facetious slur after all.

‘Entire Internet against CNN right now’: Reddit moderator on #CNNBlackmail scandal

CNN informally declared war on the Internet and the whole World Wide Web turned against it, the head moderator of /r/The_Donald subreddit, where the clip that triggered the #CNNBlackmail scandal was originally posted, told RT in an exclusive interview.

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No one should be surprised by the fact that “CNN is suppressing a private citizen’s right of free speech,” he said. The man is a moderator of “The_Donald” Subreddit, where the viral clip, showing US President Donald Trump wrestling a man with the CNN logo for a head, was originally posted and then deleted by its creator. The scandal started after the news network tracked down the alleged meme maker and threatened to disclose his identity if they post such “offensive” content again.

READ MORE: #CNNBlackmail: Ted Cruz claims CNN may have broken law as meme war intensifies

The moderator believes that such actions against freedom of speech cannot end up without consequences.

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“CNN has all of the Internet against them right now, and when organizations attack freedom of speech, it never ends up well for them,” he told RT.

“This is an attack on the Internet and CNN has informally declared war upon it. In return we need to hit CNN where it hurts, and tell the advertise companies… that you do not approve of them by running ads at the network or endorsing CNN by running adds.”

While CNN says it respects the privacy of the man behind the viral meme, the network said that it “reserves the right to publish his identity should any of that change,” which is understood as “complete threat,” ‘PrinceCamelton’ said in the interview. This message was received by the whole community, the moderator said, referring to the threat.

CNN has no right to make “blanket threats… telling you to stop doing what you want to do on the Internet” the moderator stated, adding that people should “stick to their guns and do what they think is right.”

The moderator also said that he would be frightened if he were the Reddit user who posted the clip.

READ MORE: #CNNBlackmail: Network blasted for ‘threatening’ Trump meme creator

CNN’s move has triggered outrage among the Internet users, resulting in many more mocking memes and videos.

“There are hundreds of other gifs just like that, there are subreddits that are dedicated just to making CNN gifs now,” /r/The_Donald moderator said.

“What CNN did was unfortunate for them,” US President Donald Trump said, referring to the scandal during his visit to Poland on Thursday.

“I think that CNN has really taken it [the viral clip] too seriously, and I think they have hurt themselves very badly,” he stated, adding that the network has been “fake news for a long time.”