Bookends on 246 Years of Freedom?

 

Biden meant what he said, and his defilement of Independence Hall was symbolic and intentional.

There have been speeches like that before, but not in the United States.  And speeches like that tend to be followed by persecution.

Censorship, character assassination, and imprisonment without due process are already happening. Increased violence is likely to follow. There are a large number of people who agree with what Biden said, and there are organized groups such as Antifa and BLM willing to commit violence to meet the same ends, and they know they can do it with impunity.

Blogger Ace of Spades pulled a definition of “stochastic terrorism” from Wikipedia:

While the exact definition has morphed over time, it has commonly come to refer to a concept whereby consistently demonizing or dehumanizing a targeted group or individual results in violence that is statistically likely, but cannot be easily accurately predicted.

Biden is not working alone.

It’s intended to help the Left’s midterm goals. What major donor is going to give money to a MAGA candidate, when his home or business could be burned down by Antifa? Does anyone want their home invaded by the FBI – or one of the 87,000 new IRS agents?  How about nationwide character assassination by the MSM?

The hard left would rather be feared than trusted. Everything they do, from invading reporter’s homes, to refusing to protect Supreme Court Justices works toward that end.

Biden and his allies will use this speech to justify what they do next, and that is yet to be known.

Worried yet?

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  1. David C. Broussard Coolidge
    David C. Broussard
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    Look what happened to Brenden Eich, and that was a decade plus ago. It’s why the Left wants donor records released, so they can persecute them for holding double plus ungood thoughts. 

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  2. Bryan G. Stephens Thatcher
    Bryan G. Stephens
    @BryanGStephens

    I am on record as worried. 

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  3. DaveSchmidt Coolidge
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    Rwanda 

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  4. BastiatJunior Member
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    DaveSchmidt (View Comment):

    Rwanda

    Very well said, Dave, but ..uuhh.. I don’t get it.

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  5. Dotorimuk Coolidge
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    Biden at Independence Hall reminds me of something Satanists do in their Black Mass – the desecration of the eucharist. 

    The Democrats want to provoke violence.

     

     

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  6. kedavis Inactive
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    Dotorimuk (View Comment):

    Biden at Independence Hall reminds me of something Satanists do in their Black Mass – the desecration of the eucharist.

    The Democrats want to provoke violence.

     

     

    Indeed, but as I noted earlier/elsewhere, they only seem able to provoke violence from their own side.

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  7. Eugene Kriegsmann Member
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    I have to say that I find this a bit over the top. I am frequently amazed when I watch a video of Tucker Carlson or listen to the various commentators on podcasts associated with this site. We are still the free-ist nation that has ever existed. I  have no doubt that Biden would like to do all of the things you suggest, but they are not within his power to achieve, nor are they within the power of those puppet masters who pull Biden’s strings. The more they push their agenda, the more people they are turning against them. The more blatant their aggressions, the more obvious they make themselves. They are turning up the heat and the water is starting to boil. The frog isn’t going to allow itself to be dropped into boiling water. They are over anxious to get to their goal, and their arrogance is betraying them. 

    If the Republicans nominate Desantis or some other electable conservative this will be brought to an immediate and abrupt halt. If they nominate Trump we may be in serious trouble. There is a good reason that the Dems want Trump to be nominated. He is simply unelectable. That rabbit was pulled out of the hat in 2016. That trick aint going to work a second time. If Biden could beat him by sitting in his basement, why does anyone think that Trump could successfully run against anyone the Dems nominate? He has done nothing to obviate the most blatant of his faults. Instead of making himself a foil, he has increased his obvious deficits. He has failed to prove himself to be better suited than Biden for the office. Rather than attacking the idiocies of the Biden administration he has created his own idiocies around the 202o election, and made statements which are patently absurd.

    This isn’t about egos or absurd agendas. It is about taking back our country. We need to be serious about that and only that, and Trump isn’t going to do it. He has made himself a joke, an embarrassment. We need a serious politician who knows how to win elections and doesn’t bring a truck full of baggage to the election.

    There, I have said it. Prove to me that I am wrong. 

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  8. DrewInWisconsin, Oik Member
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    BastiatJunior (View Comment):

    DaveSchmidt (View Comment):

    Rwanda

    Very well said, Dave, but ..uuhh.. I don’t get it.

    Hutus mass-murdering the Tutsi population is the comparison.

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  9. Bryan G. Stephens Thatcher
    Bryan G. Stephens
    @BryanGStephens

    Eugene Kriegsmann (View Comment):

    I have to say that I find this a bit over the top. I am frequently amazed when I watch a video of Tucker Carlson or listen to the various commentators on podcasts associated with this site. We are still the free-ist nation that has ever existed. I have no doubt that Biden would like to do all of the things you suggest, but they are not within his power to achieve, nor are they within the power of those puppet masters who pull Biden’s strings. The more they push their agenda, the more people they are turning against them. The more blatant their aggressions, the more obvious they make themselves. They are turning up the heat and the water is starting to boil. The frog isn’t going to allow itself to be dropped into boiling water. They are over anxious to get to their goal, and their arrogance is betraying them.

    If the Republicans nominate Desantis or some other electable conservative this will be brought to an immediate and abrupt halt. If they nominate Trump we may be in serious trouble. There is a good reason that the Dems want Trump to be nominated. He is simply unelectable. That rabbit was pulled out of the hat in 2016. That trick aint going to work a second time. If Biden could beat him by sitting in his basement, why does anyone think that Trump could successfully run against anyone the Dems nominate? He has done nothing to obviate the most blatant of his faults. Instead of making himself a foil, he has increased his obvious deficits. He has failed to prove himself to be better suited than Biden for the office. Rather than attacking the idiocies of the Biden administration he has created his own idiocies around the 202o election, and made statements which are patently absurd.

    This isn’t about egos or absurd agendas. It is about taking back our country. We need to be serious about that and only that, and Trump isn’t going to do it. He has made himself a joke, an embarrassment. We need a serious politician who knows how to win elections and doesn’t bring a truck full of baggage to the election.

    There, I have said it. Prove to me that I am wrong.

    Um, 2020 Rigged.  Read the book.

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  10. Eugene Kriegsmann Member
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    Bryan G. Stephens (View Comment):
    Um, 2020 Rigged.  Read the book.

    I have read any number of books and listened to endless podcasts. There is no question that the media did all that it could to damage Trump, but there has never been conclusive proof that anything illegal was done. Trump did enormous damage to himself by simply being himself. He, unquestionably, has a large fan base of diehard supporters. However, he has a equal or greater number of people who would crawl over broken glass to vote against him. And then there is a large group who sit in the middle, the unconvinced. The problem is that he does nothing to win over that middle group. His antics since the 2020 election has only alienated that middle group when he should have been making every effort to win them over. 

    Biden should have been an easy target, his withdrawal from Afghanistan, his ridiculous spending , the whole Covid mess, and, of course, his complete incoherence, and that moron he has for a press secretary. However, Trump has continued to harp on the election and his victimhood. An intelligent candidate would be focused like a laser on all of Biden’s vulnerabilities, but all Trump wants to do is bitch and complain about how he was cheated and how he should be retroactively be placed in office, as though that was actually possible. He ends up looking like what he is, a spoiled six year old with almost no understanding of reality. No one who isn’t on the Trump train is likely to board it so long as he shows no statesmanship, no understanding of how the real world works, and continues to pout. Those behaviors might make his fan base happy, but they aren’t sufficient in number to elect him, and he isn’t gaining any new fans this way, particularly with a hostile media.

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  11. DrewInWisconsin, Oik Member
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    Eugene Kriegsmann (View Comment):
    There is no question that the media did all that it could to damage Trump, but there has never been conclusive proof that anything illegal was done.

    Actually, there’s an enormous amount of proof that illegal things were done. Trump haters are loath to admit it because they are animated by hate, but there’s plenty of proof. Several recent rulings out of Wisconsin alone show that proof. It gives me hope that our elections here this fall will almost be legitimate. (Almost. We still need to destroy the Wisconsin Elections Commission.)

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  12. 1787Libertarian Member
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    Dotorimuk (View Comment):

    Biden at Independence Hall reminds me of something Satanists do in their Black Mass – the desecration of the eucharist.

    The Democrats want to provoke violence.

     

     

    The Black Mass is an inversion of the Mass as a celebration of Christ’s passion. I think the Biden speech on the same State House yard as the one where James Wilson exaulted the newly drafted constitution. It was this Republic’s own black Mass. we are being governed by demons folks.

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  13. Bryan G. Stephens Thatcher
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    Eugene Kriegsmann (View Comment):
    Trump, but there has never been conclusive proof that anything illegal was done

     OK no  Reason to engage you because you are ignoring actual court orders that literally declared that ballots were involved. I’m not asking for a do over here but literally bullets were cast illegally. It was illegal to change the way ballots were cast and courts in more than one state have said this.

     

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  14. David Foster Member
    David Foster
    @DavidFoster

    Bear in mind that leftist professors and others are already calling DeSantis a ‘fascist’.  They will attempt to demonize any Republican candidate who is serious about restraining their power…whether they could be as successful against another candidate as they have been against Trump is not clear, but they would certainly employ the same or very similar tactics.

     

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  15. 1787Libertarian Member
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    David Foster (View Comment):

    Bear in mind that leftist professors and others are already calling DeSantis a ‘fascist’. They will attempt to demonize any Republican candidate who is serious about restraining their power…whether they could be as successful against another candidate as they have been against Trump is not clear, but they would certainly employ the same or very similar tactics.

     

    They will even call the ones who aren’t serious fascists. 

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  16. Bryan G. Stephens Thatcher
    Bryan G. Stephens
    @BryanGStephens

    Fascist is as fascist does

    https://nypost.com/2022/08/23/ruby-ridge-helps-explain-the-fbis-gestapo-image/

     

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  17. BastiatJunior Member
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    Eugene Kriegsmann (View Comment):

    I have to say that I find this a bit over the top. I am frequently amazed when I watch a video of Tucker Carlson or listen to the various commentators on podcasts associated with this site. We are still the free-ist nation that has ever existed. I have no doubt that Biden would like to do all of the things you suggest, but they are not within his power to achieve, nor are they within the power of those puppet masters who pull Biden’s strings. The more they push their agenda, the more people they are turning against them. The more blatant their aggressions, the more obvious they make themselves. They are turning up the heat and the water is starting to boil. The frog isn’t going to allow itself to be dropped into boiling water. They are over anxious to get to their goal, and their arrogance is betraying them.

    If the Republicans nominate Desantis or some other electable conservative this will be brought to an immediate and abrupt halt. If they nominate Trump we may be in serious trouble. There is a good reason that the Dems want Trump to be nominated. He is simply unelectable. That rabbit was pulled out of the hat in 2016. That trick aint going to work a second time. If Biden could beat him by sitting in his basement, why does anyone think that Trump could successfully run against anyone the Dems nominate? He has done nothing to obviate the most blatant of his faults. Instead of making himself a foil, he has increased his obvious deficits. He has failed to prove himself to be better suited than Biden for the office. Rather than attacking the idiocies of the Biden administration he has created his own idiocies around the 202o election, and made statements which are patently absurd.

    This isn’t about egos or absurd agendas. It is about taking back our country. We need to be serious about that and only that, and Trump isn’t going to do it. He has made himself a joke, an embarrassment. We need a serious politician who knows how to win elections and doesn’t bring a truck full of baggage to the election.

    There, I have said it. Prove to me that I am wrong.

    Sounds like you have a lot you want to get off your chest.  I didn’t even mention Trump in the post, nor have I taken a position on whom we should nominate in 2024.

    This post is about Biden and the increasingly sinister hard left.  MAGA happens to be their chief target.

    Since you said this post is “a bit over the top,” why don’t you show me the part you’re talking about and I would be happy to discuss it further.

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  18. BastiatJunior Member
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    DrewInWisconsin, Oik (View Comment):

    BastiatJunior (View Comment):

    DaveSchmidt (View Comment):

    Rwanda

    Very well said, Dave, but ..uuhh.. I don’t get it.

    Hutus mass-murdering the Tutsi population is the comparison.

    Thank you.  Please forgive my slowness.

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  19. BastiatJunior Member
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    Bryan G. Stephens (View Comment):

    Fascist is as fascist does

    https://nypost.com/2022/08/23/ruby-ridge-helps-explain-the-fbis-gestapo-image/

    I read the article.  Holy [insert COC violation here]!

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  20. Skyler Coolidge
    Skyler
    @Skyler

    “Does anyone want their home invaded by the FBI – or one of the 87,000 new IRS agents?“

     

    How much would you bet that those 87,000 will be made up of antifa members?

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  21. BastiatJunior Member
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    Skyler (View Comment):

    “Does anyone want their home invaded by the FBI – or one of the 87,000 new IRS agents?“

     

    How much would you bet that those 87,000 will be made up of antifa members?

    Well, the government won’t have to buy guns for them …

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  22. DrewInWisconsin, Oik Member
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    BastiatJunior (View Comment):
    Sounds like you have a lot you want to get off your chest.  I didn’t even mention Trump in the post, nor have I taken a position on whom we should nominate in 2024.

    I noticed that. I wasn’t sure where that bubbled up from. But there were other things I wanted to mention first.

     

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  23. DrewInWisconsin, Oik Member
    DrewInWisconsin, Oik
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    BastiatJunior (View Comment):

    Bryan G. Stephens (View Comment):

    Fascist is as fascist does

    https://nypost.com/2022/08/23/ruby-ridge-helps-explain-the-fbis-gestapo-image/

    I read the article. Holy [insert COC violation here]!

    It’s interesting how much of this has been forgotten. Not only did they try to entrap him by getting him to sell a sawed-off shotgun, they were also very clear on exactly how much needed to be sawed off and returned it for more surgery when they deduced it wasn’t enough.

    Also, I keep asking this question: Why isn’t Governor Whitmer mad at the FBI for plotting to have her kidnapped?

    (Psst: Because she was in on the plot.)

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  24. Victor Tango Kilo Member
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    David Foster (View Comment):
    Bear in mind that leftist professors and others are already calling DeSantis a ‘fascist’.  They will attempt to demonize any Republican candidate who is serious about restraining their power…

    Nah, I am sure if a moderate Republican who is popular on the left like Larry Hogan or Liz Cheney is nominated, the Democrats and the Democratic Media Complex will be completely fair with them. Just like they were with John McCain. 

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  25. Bryan G. Stephens Thatcher
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    @BryanGStephens

    BastiatJunior (View Comment):

    Bryan G. Stephens (View Comment):

    Fascist is as fascist does

    https://nypost.com/2022/08/23/ruby-ridge-helps-explain-the-fbis-gestapo-image/

    I read the article. Holy [insert COC violation here]!

    Indeed.

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  26. David C. Broussard Coolidge
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    BastiatJunior (View Comment):

    Bryan G. Stephens (View Comment):

    Fascist is as fascist does

    https://nypost.com/2022/08/23/ruby-ridge-helps-explain-the-fbis-gestapo-image/

    I read the article. Holy [insert COC violation here]!

    That Rasmussen poll is from 2021, I wonder what people would think now about the FBI as the personal Gestapo of Joe Biden question?

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  27. Jimmy Carter Member
    Jimmy Carter
    @JimmyCarter

    Biden: OMFG

    Onto Making Fascism Great

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  28. Flicker Coolidge
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    @Flicker

    BastiatJunior (View Comment):

    Bryan G. Stephens (View Comment):

    Fascist is as fascist does

    https://nypost.com/2022/08/23/ruby-ridge-helps-explain-the-fbis-gestapo-image/

    I read the article. Holy [insert COC violation here]!

    I can only get so far in articles of government mass murder and corruption but I got this far in the JimBovard.com article on Weaver the NYPost referred to: “According to the government, he was a heavily armed white supremacist, a former Green Beret, a member of a cult that believed a …”  (Who cares what comes next?)

    And I read the word “cult” and I thought: What’s wrong with that?  I’ve just been reading lengthy comments that “Trump did enormous damage to himself by simply being himself.”  And “but all Trump wants to do is bitch and complain about how he was cheated and how he should be retroactively be placed in office…” and think, “Cult? I’m surrounded by cultists.”

    And I think “Cult? Isn’t that what the Democrats and deranged Trump-haters call me?  For not ignoring a 2020 Democrat, MSM, no-standing judiciary, the clean-cut-good-guys-hiding-Hunter’s-laptop FBI, and the you-are-now-a-domestic-teh-rror-ist DOJ’s subversion of a presidential election and installment of a half-demented president — with promises to subvert elections so long as elections last?”

    And I think, Weaver was a cultist?  Eh, who isn’t a cultist these days?

    When a word’s meaning becomes subverted by those of ill-will, it loses its meaning and its ability to jar the mind.  When everybody is a cultist, no one is a cultist.

    One thing’s for certain: Joe Biden and his administration, and those who set up the Dark Brandon speech, they are cultists.  Biden from a set set in the flames of hell, raises his fists into the air and calls out to the Prince of the Power of the Air, “Abortion?!  It’s a right!  And it is right.  From now on let evv-ryone be aborted!

    Over the top?  Die Beidenstüdges are over the top.  BJ, your post was kind of tame compared to the comments after it.  I appreciate your warning.

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  29. Bryan G. Stephens Thatcher
    Bryan G. Stephens
    @BryanGStephens

    The term cult gets used as an excuse to persecute people. Which is strange. When I was a kid, cults were something to save people from, not use as an excuse to murder them all.

    Of course, Trump supports are often accused of being in thrall to Trump, captivated by his powers to lead shis cult of personality. No matter what the person says who makes that accusation, they mean thas:

    You are unable to be rational about Trump and therefore I don’t have to listen to you and can diamiss you. I either need to rescue and deprogram you, or shoot you.

     

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  30. Flicker Coolidge
    Flicker
    @Flicker

    Bryan G. Stephens (View Comment):

    You are unable to be rational about Trump and therefore I don’t have to listen to you and can dismiss you. I either need to rescue and deprogram you, or shoot you.

    “You’re either a cultist, or a zombie.”

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