Making Truth a Crime
Commentary by Jim Dean
"There is not a truth existing which I fear… or would wish unknown to the whole world." –Thomas Jefferson
"And ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free." –John 8:32
Rev. Ted Pike has an update below on the so-called Anti-Defamation League’s (ADL) efforts to promote first-amendment-crushing bogus ‘hate crime’ laws throughout the country. They are using their straw-dog routine like protecting gay rights, etc., but their only real goal here is to criminalize any criticism of the Jewish hate groups or of Israeli policy as ‘hate.’ These laws will use taxpayer funded law enforcement to crush their critics and ideological opponents right here in the land of the free.
They are well down the road with this in Europe with thousands of people in jail for thought crimes. The really scary part to all of this is that ‘truth is no defense.’ This may sound ridiculous but what it means is that you cannot defend yourself in court by proving your statement is truth, that won’t matter if your statement is deemed hate. The courts rule that whether it is true or not is immaterial. Defendant’s attorneys have themselves been charged with hate crimes for introducing truthful archival material during trials.
The way these laws were written up anticipated that a lot of what they did not want people to be able to say publicly was really true. All they have to do to convict you is to prove that you actually said what you did in public, and that it was contrary to ‘official history.’
Now you all ponder what this could mean to those of us of Southern and Confederate ancestry. It would drive us completely underground. Any public display or mention of traditional Southern heritage would be deemed an act of hate that they (the ADL, SPLC, NAACP, etc.) would turn over to the Federal attorney and demand prosecution. You say the War Between the States was not fought over slavery or to free the slaves…and you are charged with a hate crime. Try to introduce Lincoln’s own writings in your defense at trial…get an additional charge.
Ted Pike has been able to get a lot of the Christian community into the resistance fight on this due to their selfish interest in themselves being victims due to any opposition statements on homosexuality. In Canada, where the Jewish hate organizations drove similiar legislation, this is already a felony.
Much of our religious community would have a bake sale while Southern & Confederate heritage was being lynched. But Ted Pike was able to tap into the Christian talk radio shows and got enough calls generated to stop these ADL bills last year (they are back this year). So we can team up with these folks even though they would not help us out directly. We have an ‘interest overlap’ here, something we at GHC try to spot and help people work together on where we have an identified virulent enemy that is gunning for us.
"It behooves every man who values liberty of conscience for himself, to resist invasions of it in the case of others." –Thomas Jefferson
I suggest you drop by the ADL website (see more below) from time to time. And do the same for Morris Dees’ outfit, the SPLC, and the NAACP, and see what they have up there. You can get a real quick education about what their plans are to destroy life as you know it. It makes the Muslim Jihadis look like cub scouts. At least Osama does not get federal and local grants, good press coverage… and tour college campuses. But these domestic monsters do.
It’s a war folks. They know it…and they mean to win and take no prisoners. We had better wake up fast or our kids are not going to know what hit them. Actually, they are recruiting our own kids for their side, kind of like the Nazis and the Soviet and Red Chinese Commies, getting kids to report their parents. Denouncing your heritage has replaced turning your parents in, here in the land of the free.
"In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act." –George Orwell
More about this in future columns.
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