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Wednesday, March 16, 2016

VIOLENT SUPPRESSION OF FREEDOM OF SPEECH IN AMERICA IS NOT NEW - It has existed for years in college campuses where being pro-life, or pro-Israel, or merely Jewish, makes students targets for violence - How mobs of LEFTIST BROWNSHIRTS are imposing the new order in America

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This Canadian blog is not pro-Donald Trump, or pro-anybody in the US election.  But the violent attack on freedom of speech in western countries should be disturbing to all of us, no matter what our political beliefs may be.
Bernie Socialist Thugs

VIDEO - Brian Lilley of Rebel Media:
  Media GUILTY of shameful double standard
 on violent Trump protests
More videos on Ezra Levant's The Rebel Media:

Anti-Trump Groups Threaten ‘Largest Civil Disobedience Action of the Century’
"STOP HATE"? - These men look like brownshirt stormtroopers- Quite intimidating. No chance of rational conversation with them.

The well-organized campaign to silence Donald Trump and intimidate his supporters is impressive in its violence and viciousness and made headlines.  However, the same mob rule against freedom of speech has been going on in public places and in university campuses all over America and other western countries for some time, ignored by the media.   

The main targets for hate and violence on campuses these days are pro-Israel students and speakers, and Jews in general, for being perceived to be indirectly associated with the State of Israel - although many Jewish students are far-left themselves, pro-Arab and anti-Israel.
Jewish students under attack by Muslim
 and other anti-Semitic students.

Pro-Life and Pro-Israel groups have been violently intimidated into silence - while university administrators look on this violence and violation of freedom of speech with indifference.  The media ignores it. 

Not even low key pro-life and pro-Israel visual informational displays on campuses are allowed by student governments because, allegedly, they offend the students' sensitivities.  All the while the most egregious anti-Semitic speech and propaganda is considered perfectly acceptable.  Just being Jewish at university campuses is enough to unleash unprovoked violence and hate. 


Frontpage Magazine: 
Progressive Brownshirts
Leftist protesters are making violence and intimidation a regular feature of the American public discourse.  And the public submits.
Ted Cruz and others who blamed Trump for the Chicago mob violence don't realize that they too will be silenced by leftist brownshirts

Although this (anti-Trump) violence and brutalization of political opponents is a new phenomenon in American politics, it has a historical antecedent: the Nazi Brownshirts. 

In The Coming of the Third Reich, historian Richard J. Evans explains how, in the early days of National Socialist Germany, Stormtroopers (Brownshirts) “organized campaigns against unwanted professors in the local newspapers [and] staged mass disruptions of their lectures.”  

Out of control anti-Trump
 protestor at the Chicago rally
To express dissent from Nazi positions became a matter of taking one’s life into one’s hands. The idea of people of opposing viewpoints airing their disagreements in a civil and mutually respectful manner was gone. One was a Nazi, or one was silent (and fearful).
That is just the kind of public arena that the Left has been trying to bring to the United States for years.
 Years ago, the Democratic Party as a whole, along with the entire Leftist establishment, adopted the Alinskyite tactic of ridiculing, mocking and smearing their foes instead of engaging them on the level of ideas. Leftists today routinely portray their opponents as simultaneously stupid and evil, idiotic but crafty; it’s practically a reflex. 

They succeeded in silencing
Trump at the Chicago rally
Who's next?
The shutdown of Trump’s rally in Chicago, however, takes this one step farther.
 Trump supporters leaving the arena in Chicago after the Left-fascists had forced cancellation of the Trump rally last Friday experienced that firsthand.
AP reported that “the protesters closed in on the building, obstructing most of the exits just as Trump supporters began filing out.
 The Trump supporters had little choice but to push through the anti-Trump crowds that parted only slightly, yelling, ‘Racists go home!’…Trump supporter Bill Vail said he walked through a gauntlet of protesters who cursed at him as he pushed through holding his 9-year-old daughter’s hand. She cried, he said.”
Continue reading and see links to related articles, including an update with the list of groups preparing a spring uprising against the Trump candidacy. 

Commented Vail: “They scream about tolerance, but are being intolerant themselves. That doesn’t make sense.” Yes, it does.

Clearly the authoritarian America-hating Left has decided that the Brownshirts had a good idea: those whose dare to oppose their political views will henceforth be greeted with truncheon and fist.

Soon the dissenters will learn their lesson, and accept the Left’s agenda with docility.

They don't like Trump's message, so they will do everything legal and illegal to silence him.
Cruz, Rubio and Kasich are already learning to do this, as they demonstrated when they had the audacity, or craven opportunism, to claim that Trump’s rhetoric was at least partially responsible for the shutdown of the Chicago rally. Do they think they will be spared?
Do they realize that by charging that Trump bears partial responsibility for the thugs’ actions, they have tacitly validated those actions, implying that under some circumstances, the forcible shutdown of one’s political opponents was acceptable – if, say, that political opponent was prone to saying “outrageous” things?

Cruz and others who blamed Trump:  you don't realize you will be next
They don’t realize that once that premise has been accepted, it can be turned on them. And it will be.   Now that they’ve apparently agreed that violent thugs can be justified in forcibly silencing those they hate, what will they possibly say when the thugs decide that they, too, have strayed beyond the bounds of what one is allowed to say?
Cruz, Rubio, and Kasich – to say nothing of Clinton, Sanders, and Obama – should have forcefully and unequivocally condemned the Chicago thugs, called for their arrest, and declared their unshakeable support for civility in the public discourse and respect for one’s ideological opponents.
Instead, they all contributed to the erosion of that civility and respect, and took the U.S. just a bit closer to becoming a tyranny in which the goons who shut down politically unacceptable rallies work for the state. 
Hitler and Himmler and Goebbels, if they’re able to look on from their fiery graves, may be feeling a sense of having, at long last, triumphed.



Donald Trump
Who are the anti-Trump agitators? 

Professionals, says Breitbart's  journalist Aaron Klein.
The who-is-who list of well-financed groups involved in subverting the democratic rights of a presidential candidate and his followers. 
GEORGE SOROS, the billionaire who has been heavily involved behind the pro-Muslim migration wave in Europe and other political destabilization movements, is financing and encouraging them.

Klein says the various supposed anti-Trump organizations are really a “witches brew” of radical-left “professional agitators” seeking the “downfall of the U.S. capitalist system” and its replacement with a so-called socialist utopia.
“These are all different arms of the radical left octopus,” Klein told Breitbart News Daily, the radio program hosted by Breitbart News Executive Chairman Stephen K. Bannon.
Klein was referring to the anti-Trump protest movement. “This is not about race,” added Klein. “This is not about immigration reform. This is not even about Trump…these are fronts.”
He continued:
"It is the who’s who, the witches brew of the same radical left groups that have morphed into other groups and morphed into other groups.  Whether it’s Black Lives Matter, whether it’s, whether it’s…the alphabet soup of the radical left it’s all the same…. These are professional agitators.
"Don’t be fooled by the hundreds of groups now, over a hundred behind this. Because it’s the radical left. What they want is not anti-fascist, anti this, anti that. They want the downfall of the U.S. capitalist system. That’s what they want. They want to bring it down. 
"It’s the communist revolution all over again. Except instead of Students for a Democratic Society in the 60’s, it’s a coalescence of the next generation in Black Lives Matter, Occupy and these other groups.”
On Wednesday, Klein reported at Breitbart that with little fanfare and almost no news media attention, some of the same radical groups involved in shutting down Donald Trump’s Chicago rally last week are plotting a mass civil disobedience movement to begin next month.
They intend to march across the East Coast in order to spark a “fire that transforms the political climate in America.”
The operation, calling itself Democracy Spring, is threatening “drama in Washington” with the “largest civil disobedience action of the century.” The radicals expect this will result in the arrest of thousands of their own activists.
“We will demand that Congress listen to the People and take immediate action to save our democracy. And we won’t leave until they do — or until they send thousands of us to jail,” the website for Democracy Spring declares, channeling rhetoric from the Occupy movement.

The group is backed by numerous organizations, including the George Soros-funded groups, the Institute for Policy Studies, and Demos.
Bernie Sanders' has been playing a prominent role in organizing anti-Trump activism, including last weekend’s shutdown of the billionaire’s rally at the University of Illinois at Chicago Pavilion.
Another group endorsing Democracy Spring is the Democratic Socialists of America (DSA). The DSA’s Chicago branch drove protesters to last weekend’s nixed Chicago Trump event, as this reporter exposed.
The AFL-CIO, the nation’s largest labor federation, announced in a press release earlier this month it is “all in behind Democracy Spring,” perhaps indicating significant mobilization.
Next month’s Democracy Spring chaos is set to begin with a meetup on April 2 at the Liberty Bell in Philadelphia.
“Then, in the spirit of Granny D, the Selma to Montgomery marchers, Cesar Chavez and the farmworker pilgrimage, and others who walked for freedom, we will set out on a 10 day, 140-mile march from Philadelphia to the Nation’s Capitol,” states the website.
“We will demand that Congress listen to the People and take immediate action to save our democracy. And we won’t leave until they do — or until they send thousands of us to jail,” the website for Democracy Spring declares, channeling rhetoric from the Occupy movement.
In Washington DC, Democracy Spring expects “thousands of Americans” to engage in a “sit-in on the Capitol building in Washington DC in what will be the largest civil disobedience action of the century.”

What do the radicals claim to want?
Despite the fact that many of the main groups endorsing Democracy Spring are funded by billionaire Soros, the group complains that “American elections are dominated by billionaires and big money interests who can spend unlimited sums of money on political campaigns to protect their special interests at the general expense.”
But if the status quo goes unchallenged, the 2016 election — already set to be the most billionaire-dominated, secret money-drenched, voter suppression-marred contest in modern American history — will likely yield a President and a Congress more bound to the masters of big money than ever before.
The stage is set for a bold intervention to turn the tinder of passive public frustration into a fire that transforms the political climate in America, that sparks a popular movement that can’t be stopped.
The group continues:
We will demand that Congress listen to the People and take immediate action to save our democracy. And we won’t leave until they do — or until they send thousands of us to jail, along with the unmistakable message that our country needs a new Congress, one that that will end the legalized corruption of our democracy and ensure that every American has an equal voice in government.
The leaders of the group have already held training sessions, the website says. Democracy Spring states it is requiring “mandatory nonviolent civil disobedience trainings twice a day for those risking arrest from April 11th-16th.”

For those arrested, the group says it has already secured the legal aid of an unnamed lawyer “with decades of experience with civil disobedience cases.”
“He is leading a team of pro-bono lawyers who will provide legal counsel and representation for all participants who risk arrest as part of this campaign,” the website continues.
Democracy Spring is threatening “drama in Washington” that cannot be ignored: “With hundreds of patriotic Americans being sent to jail, day after day for at least a week — simply for sitting in to save our democracy — the drama in Washington will rock the business-as-usual cycle of this election and catapult this critical issue on to center stage.”


George Soros, who loved working with Nazis during the Holocaust, has become a billionaire.  

He funds and promotes the Muslim invasion of Europe, and generously finances anti-Israel campaigns, and more recently anti-Donald Trump demonstrations.


Soros Admits Involvement In Muslim Migrant Crisis: ‘National Borders Are The Obstacle’

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An Israel supporter seen in the video is attacked. Photo credit: Colleen De Neve, Calgary Herald
Beating up pro-Israel demonstrators in Calgary, Canada.  Four people were charged for viciously beating up peaceful pro-Israel demonstrators.  This man tried to retrieve a stolen Israeli flag, was beaten up, and ended up in hospital. Other people, including women, ended up with bruises. Incidentally, Calgary has a Muslim mayor and an ever increasing Muslim population.  Disrupting Israeli Studies classes at the University of Texas, at Austin.
As the event started, a group of students from the UT-Austin Palestine Solidarity Committee (PSC) disrupted the event, shouted, refused to sit and participate, and acted in a generally intimidating manner, including chanting "Long Live the Intifada." 

Such a chant about the bloody suicide bombing and current knife attacks, when directed at Israelis, reasonably could have been viewed as an attempt to intimidate, at best, or a threat, at worst.

Israeli Prof. Defeats Campus Hate Mob - At the University of Texas, playing the victim card backfires on rabble-rousing leftists.

Jewish students on campuses fear for their safety amidst growing anti-Semitism

Two new reports indicate that anti-Semitism is growing on college campuses, with one stating that more than half of Jewish students claim to have witnessed or been subjected to some form of anti-Jewish harassment.

The David Horowitz Freedom Center, a conservative group based in Southern California, which has launched a campaign against "Jew hatred on campuses."   As one of its first initiatives, Jew Hatred on Campus has compiled a list of the "10 U.S. campuses having the worst anti-Semitic activity in 2014."

Universities included in those rankings "played host to numerous incidents of anti-Jewish acts, such as Israeli Apartheid Week (a weeklong event that demonizes the Jewish state); interrupting university activities by staging mock 'checkpoints' on campus; campus speakers that call for the destruction of the Jewish state; and verbal or physical harassment and violence against Jewish and pro-Israel students," the Freedom Center claims.


Monitoring anti-Semitic hate and violence on campus




Attorney General Loretta Lynch threatens to prosecute climate change deniers.

What about freedom of speech?
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Chicago has a leftist mayor, former Obama Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel.  Police apparently were 'completely unprepared' to protect Trump supporters.   Coincidence?







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