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Why Won’t Google, BING, and DuckDuckGo allow this published commentary to appear in their search engines? 

Only You Can Prevent Social Media Giant Censorship

“GOVERNMENT INTERVENTION” NOT REQUIRED

by Jerry Kane, ©2019, blogging at The Millstone Diaries

Back in the day when leftists masqueraded as liberals, they’d often say, “I do not agree with what you have to say, but I’ll defend to the death your right to say it.” Although the aphorism’s meaning was lost on them, it reverberated within their “echo chambers” and gave them the pretense of magnanimity, which they seemed to relish at the time.

Today the leftists have bolted from the closet and have abandoned all pretense of embracing the protection of free speech. They’ve taken off the mask of liberalism, and discarded it along with their “cherished” aphorism. Now they are leading the effort to squelch freedom of speech, demanding that ideas and opinions they deem insensitive and hateful be censored and silenced on social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube. Being hardcore leftists themselves, the CEOs of these social media giants have been more than happy to comply with their wishes.

First Stormfront, a white nationalist, white supremacist, neo-Nazi group lost its web address of more than two decades beginning the “crackdown against hate sites.” Whimpers chimed over the Internet, but not many on the right gave serious attention to what was happening. Next the social media giants collectively set their sights on Alex Jones, which garnered more attention and brought their assault on free speech to the forefront. Although they saw Jones as an easy target, he was the proverbial “canary in the coal mine” (albeit more Kuku than canary) warning Americans that the social media giants had joined forces and were out to purge the Internet from politically “inappropriate” ideas and “offensive” speech.

But the giants weren’t concerned because they viewed Jones as the tin-foil hat poster boy for offensive, insensitive, and hateful speech. They surmised that the mainstream conservative and evangelical opinion-makers would show little sympathy for Jones and wouldn’t make much noise about the violation of his free speech rights. And they guessed right because few of the mainstream talkers and pundits on the right voiced any genuine concern for what was happening to Jones.

As they say, the camel doesn’t stop once its nose is under the tent, so the social media giants went after more undesirable voices that they considered low-hanging fruit. They banned Dennis Prager, Franklin Graham, some lesser-known Christian ministries for posting “unsuitable” content on their platforms. And now it’s become a daily occurrence as more and more evangelicals, conservatives, classic liberals, and patriots are rounded up and shadow-banned by Twitter, censored by Facebook, and terminated by YouTube for expressing ideas and opinions that the giants claim violate their community standards regarding bullying and hate speech.

America needs a kid who’s good with a slingshot because the lauded movers and shakers and heralded opinion-makers with the loudest voices and biggest megaphones on the right are either intimidated, afraid, or controlled and won’t stand up and fight the giants. They know what’s been going on, yet they constantly promote the social media giants’ platforms on their shows, encouraging people to join the platforms and to like and follow them when they go there. They’re appeasers feeding the giants hoping to be the last ones censored and banned.

Conservatives, classic liberals, evangelicals, and patriots on social media find themselves on the horns of a dilemma. If they continue to express contrary thoughts, ideas, and opinions, they will be purged. If they self-censor and stop posting and tweeting their “offensive and hateful” thoughts, ideas, and opinions and go along to get along, some social media friend, social justice warrior, or LGBTQ and sometimes Y-stapo member will uncover something offensive they tweeted or posted years before they got their mind right and they’ll be given a strike or a time out or some other childish reminder that failure to communicate means time in the box.

Yet something must be done to halt the attack on free speech and to keep the giants from purging all their political and religious enemies from their platforms under the pretense of promoting inappropriate ideas and expressing offensive speech. Although the solution may prove to be easier said than done, it will solve the problem, and it doesn’t require government intervention.

If the majority of account-holding conservatives, classic liberals, evangelicals, and patriots on Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube would en masse join the giants’ competitors such as Gab, USA.Life, and Brighteon.com and ask their friends on social media to join them there, it’s likely Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube would backpedal their censorship and revise their speech code guidelines and community standards.

If the U.S. Constitution, the First Amendment’s freedom of speech and conscience clause, and the Founders’ belief in God-given rights and individual liberty mean anything to conservatives, classic liberals, evangelicals, and patriots in this country, this proposed solution will be easier done than said. What’ll happen next only God knows. “I didn’t come here to tell you how this is going to end. I came here to tell you how it’s going to begin. … Where we go from there is a choice I leave to you.”

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2000+ page, $1.3 trillion omnibus spending bill

 

Trump’s Presidency Ended When He Signed the Omnibus Bill

Jerry A. Kane 

Instead of holding President Donald J. Trump accountable for signing the UniParty’s Porkulus II spending bill into law, the President’s mau mauing spinmeisters are affixing blame to UniParty weasels Paul Ryan, Mitch McConnell, Nancy Pelosi, and Chuck Schumer for drafting and passing it.

The truth is Trump could’ve vetoed the bill because the House of Representatives didn’t have enough votes to override a presidential  veto. Or he could’ve told Congress to send him a separate appropriations bill for the defense department, which is the normal way of appropriating spending bills for a major department of government.

If Trump had a smidgen of integrity, he would’ve honored his promises and stood with the people who elected him and forced the UniParty weasels in Congress to negotiate a better bill, which would’ve energized and emboldened the members of his party’s base, and they would’ve elevated him to sainthood.

Instead Trump chose to ignore the will of the majority of his party’s base and permanently fracture the Republican Party and banish its  base to a no man’s land without a leader or a compass.

Believe it or not there is a country with a leader who actually does what he was elected to do. Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán actually represents the people who elected him. No fooling. Orbán stands toe-to-toe with the European Union’s political weasels and refuses to cave to the pressures of political correctness:

“I can only speak for the Hungarian people, and they don’t want any migration. In my understanding, it’s not possible for the people to have a will on a fundamental issue and for the government not to comply with it.”

The majority of Hungarians oppose opening their borders for people the EU labels as “refugees,” and Prime Minister Orbán has upheld the people’s will and has kept the EU’s refugee designates from being relocated in Hungary.

We remember President Harry Truman for saying “the buck stops here,” i.e., with the President. The UniParty’s Porkulus II became law for one reason and one reason only, Trump signed it. Only the President could sign that bill into law and the buck stops with the President.

Imagine for a moment if Trump would’ve acted like Orbán and stood tall and vetoed the bill; and then with one fell swoop of his arm knocked the two-thousand-plus pages of Porkulus II into the trash can by his desk and onto the trash heap of history.

How “yuge” would that gesture have been in the eyes of his party’s base and of freedom-loving patriots throughout the nation? Such an  act would’ve become the defining moment of his presidency, and he would have gone on to become a legend, like Ronald Reagan, in the minds of conservative Republicans and freedom-loving Americans.

The bitterest tears shed over graves are for words left unsaid and deeds left undone.” ― Harriet Beecher Stowe

It’s time for Trump supporters to face the truth and stop living in denial. At heart Trump is a Democrat with New York values, and he gave the elitist UniParty what they wanted in their Omnibus bill. He lied to evangelicals, conservatives, and patriots telling them what they wanted to hear. He gave them words, which he refused to back up with actions.

With the way things are shaping up politically in the country, the Democrats will control Congress in November. With the help of the RINOs and the NeverTrump Republicans, the Democrats will impeach Trump, and he’ll be like a drowning man flailing his arms to stay afloat until his term ends in 2020.

If he is the Republican Party’s nominee in 2020, he will lose the election in a landslide, and the American electorate will follow California’s lead and acquiesce to a fascist government and one-party rule run by leftist Democrats.

My fears regarding a Trump presidency have reached fruition. I feared Trump would destroy the Republican Party and in so doing turn over this nation to a Democrat Party that will impose a fascist government and rule in perpetuity.

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Evangelicals, conservatives, libertarians, conservatarians, and patriots must decide which train to get on because they can’t be aboard both at the same time.

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beat-the-cake rainbow warriors

A Lesson in “Marriage Equality”

By Jerry A. Kane

When the idea of same-sex “marriage” was first soft pedaled to the gullible masses, the pitch was, “What can it possibly matter to you if two men or two women wed?” As Glenn Beck said, “If it neither breaks my leg nor picks my pocket, what difference is it to me?”

Since then conservatives and evangelical business owners have learned the difference it makes and why it matters: It can mean an end to their small businesses, it can mean their church institutions including schools and adoption agencies can no longer be run according to biblical principles, and it can mean the loss of their jobs if they work as a Fox sports analyst, a CEO for Mozilla’s web browser Firefox, or as a contractor with Ford Motor Company.

Will Americans stand behind the Constitutional protections for people of conscience and conviction to live their lives and run their institutions in accord with their faith, or will they stand by and allow state agencies to fire, fine, or imprison anyone who finds same-sex “marriage” objectionable?

The Gaystapo message to evangelicals and conservatives isn’t the once-heralded live-and-let-live proverb; it’s the ISIS shout to the infidel, “Renounce your faith or die!”

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In 1999, Senate Republicans pretended to go along with the impeachment trial of Bill “little head” Clinton; they were just going through the motions.

The truth is Senate Republicans turned their backs on the law and sabotaged the impeachment trial before it ever cleared the House of Representatives.

According to David Schippers, a Democrat and former mob prosecutor who served as chief investigative counsel for the Clinton impeachment, the Senate trial was a “flat-out rigged ball game.”

Republican senators, led by Trent Lott (R-Miss), kept the House managers from presenting all their evidence at the trial.

The outcome was decided before we ever went over to the Senate. Apparently, they had all agreed, one, the Republicans didn’t want to be bothered with this; two, the Democrats were going to vote not guilty. So it was a foregone conclusion,” Schippers said.

Senate Republicans were not concerned that Clinton had abused and intimidated Kathleen Willey, Juanita Broaddrick, and Dolly Kyle Browning, or that he had lied, committed perjury, tampered with witnesses, and conspired to obstruct justice. All they wanted was to get the trial over with as fast as possible.


This 13:37 youtube video is taken from The Millstone Report web cast at the Resistance Radio Network.

The two-hour show aired Thursday Jan.16, 2014. TMR was broadcast live M-F from 10:00 am – noon on channel 2.

For more clips from The Millstone Report web cast visit I.M. Kane 2012 on youtube. To see a rebroadcast of the last show, visit the Ought to be Headlines web page.

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Although I do listen to conspiracy theorist Alex Jones’s radio program on occasions and have at times perused a story or two on his Infowars.com website, I have done so with reluctance and trepidation.

Although Jones has amassed quite a following, which includes some conservative-minded, right-thinking patriots, I think many of the patriots would share my reservations had they witnessed his badgering of conservative blogger Michelle Malkin in front of the Denver Mint during the 2008 Democrat National Convention.

Malkin was taking pictures and reporting on a protest stunt held by the leftist group “Recreate 68 who were there to “levitate” the Mint and shake out its money. The group was paying homage to the anti-war demonstrators who tried to levitate the Pentagon in 1967 during the Vietnam conflict.

Of course the combined effort of anti-capitalists’ energies, magic wands, and wizardry failed to levitate the Mint, but the show wasn’t over. Jones and a handful of 9/11 Truthers spotted Malkin in the crowd of reporters and began heckling her, as bystanders shouted “Kill Michelle Malkin!”

“Desperate to salvage the fizzled demonstration, 9/11 nutball Alex Jones started barking at me and attempting to make a scene and incite a riot. I should have brought my spit shield. Ick. Jim Hoft was there, along with my friends from Pajamas Media, and provided volunteer bodyguard services (thanks, guys)” Michelle Malkin

Shouting orders not let Malkin leave, Jones and a band of protesters followed the diminutive woman and the gaggle of reporters for a number of blocks harassing her and calling her names.

Jones should be ashamed; grown men don’t treat ladies like that. Whether he likes it or not, Malkin’s entitled to her opinion. His intimidation tactics, immaturity, and inability to behave in public prove the new media curator’s aligned more with left-wing radicals than with right-wing conservatives.

Jones’s maniacal antics not only discredit him as a source of credible information, but they also damage the reputation of anyone who might use or cite him as a source.


This 8:02 youtube video is taken from The Millstone Report web cast at the Resistance Radio Network.

The two-hour show aired Wednesday, November 13, 2013. TMR was broadcast live M-F from 10:00 am – noon on channel 2.

For more clips from The Millstone Report web cast visit I.M. Kane 2012 on youtube. To see a rebroadcast of the last show, visit the Ought to be Headlines web page.

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The purpose of the “Glenn Beck Show” is entertainment, and the joke’s on those who take Glenn Beck seriously.

According to a 2010 USA feature story, “Don’t judge Beck by his cover,” Beck is not a registered Republican. In fact he accuses Ronald Reagan of selling out the American people.

Although Beck masquerades as a grass roots champion of conservative values and libertarian dissent, he’s a showman and a “rodeo clown,” a Mormon entertainer who satirizes politics and criticizes society.

Like, Bufo Bill O’Reilly, his brother from another mother, Beck uses populist rhetoric and watered-down patriotism to attract patriots and evangelical Christians to his program.

He sells books and subscriptions for his internet TV program, and he promotes his internet news site “The Blaze” for ad revenues.

Sadly, too many patriots and evangelicals have deluded themselves into believing that Beck is a kindred spirit with an elaborate strategy for saving America.

The truth is Beck is a product of an intellectually-challenged generation of gutless political illiterates who are desperate for someone to lead them and tell them what to think.

He’s not a patriot or an intellectual; in fact, he’s not even a “self-made man.” Beck is famous because of his powerful connections in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. It was LDS members who dried him out, resurrected his career, and set him up as a superstar in the conservative movement.

American patriots and evangelicals have not only made this Mormon a personal fortune, but they’ve also helped him grow the cult and promote a false gospel.


Glenn Beck Is a Mormon Entertainer, Nothing More

This 8:05 youtube video is taken from The Millstone Report web cast at the Resistance Radio Network.

The two-hour show aired Tuesday, November 12, 2013. TMR was broadcast live M-F from 10:00 am – noon on channel 2.


God only knows if right-thinking people will stop being intellectually lazy and begin to think for themselves instead of listening to Glenn Beck for what to think.

People who love America don’t put money ahead of their country and hire Democrats who support the progressive agenda, no matter how competent. Yet Beck surrounds himself with leftist Democrats.

Leftist Democrat Liz Julis is the editor of Beck’s Fusion magazine; Betsy Morgan, former CEO of the Huffington Post, former Hillary Rodham Clinton fundraiser, and former CBS News employee, runs his website, The Blaze, and Matt Hiltzik, Democrat power player who helped elect Hillary Rodham Clinton to the U.S. Senate, is Beck’s personal publicist.

After Obama was elected in 2008, Beck told CBS News’ Katie Kouric that a McCain presidency would have been worse for the country.

“John McCain would have been worse for the country than Barack Obama. McCain is this weird progressive like Theodore Roosevelt was,” Beck said.

To which Mark Levin responded, “McCain is no conservative … but to say that he would be worse than a president who’s a Marxist … is mindless.”

Not only did the right-wing values-crusader say that the Democrat Obama was better for the nation than the Republican McCain, he has routinely disparaged Republicans and the country’s two-party system, which served only to undermine the Republican Party and aid the Democrat Party.

Bill Bennett has rightly said that “there is a difference between the Republican and Democratic parties. To ignore these differences, or propagate the myth that they don’t exist, is not only discouraging, it is dangerous.”

Beck proudly claims to be non-partisan with no vested interest in helping Republicans return to power. Alexander Zaitchik was right to pen that Beck is “A Savvy Fraud Who Knows Just How to Please His Audience of Conservative Suckers.”

It’s an irony almost too mind-boggling to comprehend to think that someone who surrounds himself with leftist Democrats, thinks George Clooney is “a good, honest man,” and believes that people cause global warming has made millions off patriotic evangelicals and conservatives who desperately want to preserve their republic.


Glenn Beck Lacks Core Principles

This 11:11 youtube video is taken from The Millstone Report web cast at the Resistance Radio Network.

The two-hour show aired Tuesday, November 12, 2013. TMR was broadcast live M-F from 10:00 am – noon on channel 2.

For more clips from The Millstone Report web cast visit I.M. Kane 2012 on youtube. To see a rebroadcast of the last show, visit the Ought to be Headlines web page.

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