This Is How We Resist

 

We have seen many posts recently bemoaning the sad state of affairs in our country, and even in the world.  There have been calls to resist, laments of despair, concessions to the inevitability of a Marxist, Socialist, Woke society.

I present to you Pastor Artur Pawlowski who has now been sentenced by the Canadian Government to probation with a condition that he must parrot “the majority of medical experts in Alberta” regarding social distancing, mask-wearing, and vaccines, even when he speaks in church.

Pawlowski told Fox News he has no intention of complying with Germain’s sanction, which he condemned as “unconstitutional,” “illegal,” and a clear instance of “compelled speech like in China and North Korea.”

“This crooked judge wants to turn me into a CBC reporter or CNN reporter, that every time that I am in public, every time I’m opening my mouth, I am to pray their mantra to the government,” he said.

He added: “I’m not hiding. I’m not a criminal. I said I will not obey this court order. I refuse to obey a crooked judge’s order. He’s not a judge, he’s a political activist,”

This is how we must all resist.

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  1. David Carroll Thatcher
    David Carroll
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    Pass the popcorn.

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  2. Susan Quinn Contributor
    Susan Quinn
    @SusanQuinn

    A man of courage. How inspiring!

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  3. Paul Stinchfield Member
    Paul Stinchfield
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    Compelled speech is contrary to the Canadian Constitution, but I suppose the judge believes that the Constitution is a “living document” which means whatever the ruling class deems expedient.

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  4. Randy Webster Member
    Randy Webster
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    Paul Stinchfield (View Comment):

    Compelled speech is contrary to the Canadian Constitution, but I suppose the judge believes that the Constitution is a “living document” which means whatever the ruling class deems expedient.

    My tagline back in the BBS days was “A living Constitution is no Constitution.”

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  5. Jim McConnell Member
    Jim McConnell
    @JimMcConnell

    The title of the OP is, unfortunately, probably accurate.

    Unless we follow the advice of the last line.

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  6. Sandy Member
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    @Sandy

    David Carroll (View Comment):

    Pass the popcorn.

    Or be the person who causes a run on popcorn.  There is lots of opportunity.

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  7. Dotorimuk Coolidge
    Dotorimuk
    @Dotorimuk

    Randy Webster (View Comment):

    Paul Stinchfield (View Comment):

    Compelled speech is contrary to the Canadian Constitution, but I suppose the judge believes that the Constitution is a “living document” which means whatever the ruling class deems expedient.

    My tagline back in the BBS days was “A living Constitution is no Constitution.”

    Walter Williams used to say that if you believe in a living Constitution, how about we play poker with living rules?

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  8. DaveSchmidt Coolidge
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    @DaveSchmidt

    Dotorimuk (View Comment):

    Randy Webster (View Comment):

    Paul Stinchfield (View Comment):

    Compelled speech is contrary to the Canadian Constitution, but I suppose the judge believes that the Constitution is a “living document” which means whatever the ruling class deems expedient.

    My tagline back in the BBS days was “A living Constitution is no Constitution.”

    Walter Williams used to say that if you believe in a living Constitution, how about we play poker with living rules?

    Great analogy. Do you know where/when Williams said this?  

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  9. Nohaaj Coolidge
    Nohaaj
    @Nohaaj

    I find the judge in this case, the Honorable Germain, with no amount of self reflection, found that Pawlowski’s “oozed hubris” From the article: Germain took particular umbrage at Pawlowski’s speaking tour throughout the United States over the summer, during which he met with lawmakers and warned audiences that Western governments increasingly resemble the communist regime in Poland he fled as a young man.

    Footage from the trip, the justice claimed, was evidence that “Pastor Pawlowski oozes hubris, while relishing in his notoriety.”

    How dare Pawlowski speak freely a different point of view?  What type of man would dare challenge the “majority of medical experts” and the Judge himself!  I mean if the Majority agrees, then those who disagree, the minority,  must be silenced, and if they refuse, then they must be jailed. 

    He resists.  

     

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  10. Dotorimuk Coolidge
    Dotorimuk
    @Dotorimuk

    DaveSchmidt (View Comment):

    Dotorimuk (View Comment):

    Randy Webster (View Comment):

    Paul Stinchfield (View Comment):

    Compelled speech is contrary to the Canadian Constitution, but I suppose the judge believes that the Constitution is a “living document” which means whatever the ruling class deems expedient.

    My tagline back in the BBS days was “A living Constitution is no Constitution.”

    Walter Williams used to say that if you believe in a living Constitution, how about we play poker with living rules?

    Great analogy. Do you know where/when Williams said this?

    I heard him say it more than once when he guest-hosted for Rush, but I think it was used in one of his books as well.

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  11. Rodin Member
    Rodin
    @Rodin

    Adopt the power of “no”.

    • #11