Alternative media Red Ice TV is under attack, again, because of their non-politically correct views. The latest development in this ongoing saga concerns the payment gateway for their website that has been shut down by Paypal. The consequence is that they can no longer receive the money that they use to receive from subscribers and members. Last year, at the time of the Unite The Right rally (that was a total set up), their website was hacked while they were on the road to the now famous nationalist gathering. Here is the video where they present the details of this new ordeal. When you look at it, it is obvious that it is the continuation of the hacking operation that took place last year during the nationalist rally. A week ago, they were just finished to be ready to start back production in their new studio…and this happens. It is obvious that whoever did this waited for the best timing to do it. In others terms, they let the hosts of Red Ice TV invest time, money, energy, etc, to sabotage it when it was done. That gives you and idea of the level of perversity and sickness of the people that we, nationalists, are fighting against. Anyway, we have to support people like that who do what they do. In case you haven’t notice, people who are ready to go against the current and show their faces in the media come in very short supply these days. We have no choice but to show support, our future is at stake. The next video features Lana Lokteff of Red Ice TV, asking President Trump to pass a law to protect his supporters (it is urgent!) against censorship and political discrimination.
This week’s shooting at Youtube was certainly a very tragic and sad event. Curiously, the media has not talked about it a lot, for reasons that are still unclear. Personally, to the contrary, I think that this very sad event presents us with a wonderful opportunity to reflect on the ways to take back control of the steering wheel of our numerous electronic platforms and devices.
So let me plunge right in by saying that Big Tech companies have gone way too far in the way they handle our personal information, in the way they are tracking us 24/7 and in the way they treat their «users». Since these companies are american ones, it is the responsibility of the U.S. government to make sure that they comply with the most basic values and principles of the United States. That is why I think that the time has come to give these Big Tech companies the status of public utilities, in the same category as the phone, the gas and the electricity. Electronic services have become so entrenched in our lives that now it is impossible for anyone to live and function without them. I know that President Trump is not keen on regulation. However, there are circumstances where regulation is the only solution. Social media and internet companies are absolutely incapable of minding their own stores. They don’t have the discipline, the clear-eye that is necessary to do that and most especially, until now, they had a de facto carte blanche to do whatever they wanted. This has got to stop. Presently, this is the far west in the world of electronics. Anything goes. Regulation seems to me like the only solution because, if we wait for these companies to come with some sort of arrangement, they never will.
The other thing is what I would call the burden of proof. Presently, the burden of proof is on the shoulders or the «users». Users have to behave in a way that is more and more in line with political correctness, diversity and the agenda of the Left in general. Companies like Facebook, Twitter, Google/Youtube, Apple can terminate your account or your monetization at any time arbitrarily for any reason and you can’t appeal their decision. They have the absolute power over you…because their services are free. Users don’t pay for the service so they are at the complete mercy of these companies and their will. In a normal business relationship, the burden of proof is on the shoulders of the service provider, the company, and it has to please its clientele, which are called not «users» but «customers». The words we use are important. If you are a customer a service provider will have no other choice but to respect your rights and give you satisfaction if the company wants to keep your monthly fee coming in every month. That’s why it is imperative that we start paying for the use of these platforms. It is only this way that we will ever be respected. If millions of people give, let’s say, 25 dollars a month each for their Facebook, Google, Twitter or Apple accounts, it is unlikely that these corporations would suspend or terminate any accounts because there is language used that is not politically correct or opinions that are not approved. They would simply keep going and let the police handle the very heavy cases. Also, the status of public utilities given to these companies would also protect customers against arbitrary decisions to cancel or suspend accounts. Of course, they could still terminate accounts for non-payment but in order to terminate accounts for other reasons, it is reasonable to envision that would be required by law to present their case before a judge in a court of law in order to protect the rights of the customers. And obviously, everything that I have said above also apply to smartphones, since they connect to the internet and record a great quantity of information on theirs users.
You must have heard many times the popular expression that says that «he who pays calls the shots». It was true ten thousand years and it is still true today. Since a couple of years, we have seen a number of conservative voices, bloggers and activists being censored, de-platformed, demonetized, etc. It would never have happened if they had been customers instead of just «users» and, on top of that, it would never have been possible in the first place if the companies had been required, by law, to abide by the U.S. Constitution and the Bill of Rights, as I have said above. How the protections granted by the U.S. Constitution and the Bill of Rights could be extended to citizens living outside the U.S. will certainly be a very difficult and long legal challenge. Because, in the current situation, it is too easy for the totalitarian states of the world to use our Big Tech companies against us. We are defenseless since these corporations have adopted a business model that makes them perfect tools to attack and undermine our societies. Why should these Big Tech companies do dirty tricks on behalf of China, Russia, North Korea while they could defend and uphold our values and civilization instead? It is not the communists and the terrorists who are kicked out of social media. It is the conservatives and right-wingers. Don’t you see what is going on? I will leave you will a short video of Project Veritas, the fourth part of the Twitter series. It last only two minutes but it says it all.
We are passing through extremely dark times. The recent solar eclipse is a mind-blowing expression of that. Decent and honest people are being attacked and destroyed while crooks and killers get away with almost anything. Why is that? It is difficult to give a definitive answer as this problem is multifaceted. The hacking of Red Ice TV website is a good example of what we are going through. The website is owned and run by a young couple, Henrik Palmgren and Lana Lokteff. They belong to a fringe movement of the political right, called the Alt-Right. You probably heard of that movement. Their website was taken down during the events of the Charlottesville rally called Unite the Right in which one person died and several people were injured after clashes between participants and protesters. I can say that although there are things that I would phrase differently, I do support the work that they do. They do an important service to the community by providing a platform to political dissidents and free thinkers in the United States and worldwide. Their resource is absolutely indispensable in these terrible times we are getting through. Yet their website was hacked, supposedly by the ‘antifa’, but it remains to be seen who did it. Here are some of my reflections on the subject.
First, anybody that took a look at their material could see that more than often they provide opportunities to people who are extremely critical of not only Muslims but also of Jews and⁄or Israel, and of non-white ethnic groups in particular. I believe that nobody is above critical thinking. If somebody has something to say about a certain group or a certain category of individuals, if it is sound and rational, we should celebrate that as a great contribution to society. But clearly, there are people who don’t think this way.
Second, and this is a crucial point, their website provide what we could call ‘free TV’. In effect, they often livestream political gatherings on their website, events that they participate in or that represent important milestones in the political sphere. As such, they may be seen as an unjust competition. There is absolutely no publicity on their website. Their activities are funded by their listeners and viewers through voluntary contributions. It goes without saying that big TV networks are probably frustrated and angry about Red Ice TV and other websites of the same type such as The Rebel, etc. Put yourself in the shoes of the big TV networks for a moment. They pump up millions and millions of dollars into their channels. But the more money they put in, the crappier the content gets. When I was a kid, there was only four channels on TV and for today’s standards, it was rather good. Now you have 500 channels and the content is terrible most of the time. Marshall McLuhan has written extensively on the nature of the media. ‘The medium in the message’, he was saying. Well, that’s the point. TV is like a bottle of sauce. The amount of sauce in it is finite. If you take that sauce and try to put into more bottles, it only dilutes the sauce more and more. At one point, there is no sauce anymore but water that’s what is happening with TV. Playing directly in this phenomenon is the obsession of specialization. When zapping, you can fall on a channel dedicated to the preparation of omelettes on July sunday mornings every Year of the Dragon. Well…I am joking but does it need to be that specialized? Probably not. As I have said, TV was much better when there was only a handful of channels and that was before specialization occurred.
So again, put yourself in the shoes of big TV network producers. You have a bunch of kids or young adults creating excellent TV, almost for free, and offering it for free to the world! Big TV is certainly not happy about that. The shows that independent media offer on the web are far better than the ones that you get from the ‘official’ TV. I am not saying that they are the ones who hacked Red Ice TV but let’s say that they wouldn’t mind, really. Independent media content creators make their own TV, film themselves with regular cameras and cellphones, and livestream or upload their shows on the web at a fraction of the cost…It is often said that big newspapers are losing readership, that it is falling year after year and that certain ones are on the path to bankruptcy. But it is also true for TV. It is very expensive to put on the air and the viewers are dropping it in favor of the internet that offers content that is interactive, new, bold and edgy. Personally, I don’t see any solution for big TV networks. They will continue to fall apart. TV, in its present form, is a medium that belongs to the past.
Another part of the problem is censorship and control. Just take a look at the number of hosts that have lost their jobs recently at Fox News for example. Fox News is good TV network, of right-wing orientation, that provides a platform for people that you don’t hear on the other networks. Guests come from the right-wing in general, they are Republicans, libertarians, conservatives, etc. But the content is made for a general public, not a smaller fringe like the Alt-Right or some other orientation. You have to be blind not to see that a certain ‘purge’ is going on at Fox that seems to follow the purge that is happening also at the same time in the Trump Administration. Those who were supporting Trump the most enthusiastically, such as Andrea Tantaros and Bill O’Reilly are no longer there. I am not getting into the specific reasons about why these hosts were fired or have resigned, I don’t work at Fox News so I don’t know what is going on there, all I am just saying is that a lot of them were supporting Trump and that is not a coincidence.
To come back at the hacking of Red Ice TV website, the hacking happened on the very day of the Unite the Right rally when they were en route to the event or just on arrival. I already talked about the rally itself so you can read my analysis in this previous article. We know that the State of Emergency was declared rather early as the event was starting. And that’s rather relevant here because in any standard State of Emergency law, or martial law, you may have provisions that allow the government to take control of communications. You don’t need a big IQ to figure out that somebody used the State of Emergency as a pretext to take down the site, or that somebody just waited for them to leave their apartment as the two hosts were departing for Charlottesville. I am joining two Youtube videos in which they themselves talk about the incident as they went through it and the possible leads of investigations that they have.
Why am I writing about that subject? Because although you may think that ‘it doesn’t concern me’ or ‘it is good for them if they did something wrong’ or ‘I am not getting involved’ or ‘it is not my concern’ you are next. If our elites can do that to a young couple, with a young baby, destroy their business and their livelihood and you don’t come to their defense, who is gonna take your defense when it is your turn? What happened to Red Ice TV and at the Charlottesville rally is unacceptable. What happened to the Jews during World War Two was a test-run. It is obvious that our globalist elites are preparing that same fate for all of us. Master crooks and thieves, of a caliber never seen, are at work. Regardless of the color of our skin, regardless of our religion, our values, our ethnic background, we will be subjected to the most brutal totalitarian regime that the Earth has ever known, unless we make a serious course correction. In effect, you have to understand that Hitler and Stalin didn’t have the technology that we have today. That technology gives the power to take total control. We have embraced technologies that allow our elites to know everything about every single individual anywhere on the planet. Our civilizational ship is a Titanic on a collision course and when the impact occurs, you are going to feel it, believe me. A few days ago, North Korea was able to launch a missile that flew over Japan and it was not taken down. But yet, we find the time and the energy to take down some websites and Youtube channels that express hate and racism…Don’t you think that our priorities are not the good ones? I will write a follow up on that article, focussing on tips and advice. For the moment, I will leave you with Henrik and Lana. Listen to what they have to say. Again, I repeat that the fact that you agree or disagree with them and their political ideas is not the issue. The issue is freedom of speech and our future as free men and women. If we don’t fight back against these very dangerous people who are trying to take control of the planet, our children and grandchildren will only have a life of misery and pain in slave labor camps. That’s what is looming on the horizon, folks.
La blogueuse partage ici ses impressions sur le témoignage offert par Hillary Clinton en juillet sur la saga de ses courriels au Département d’État.
L’analyste économique Kevin Freeman commente ici la perte de liberté de parole sur internet qui se produit depuis plusieurs mois déjà. Cela s’exprime de différentes façons, notamment par une sélection orientée du contenu que l’on retrouve sur les plateformes des médias sociaux, par des tactiques déployées par exemple par l’Open Society de George Soros mais aussi, malheureusement, par le transfert du contrôle de l’internet (ICANN) que l’Administration Obama se préparerait peut-être à faire ce mois-ci. Le Congrès a déclaré illégal l’attribution de sommes provenant du budget pour financer ce transfert mais selon Freeman, Obama voudrait quand même aller de l’avant. Il est évident que le transfert du contrôle de l’internet à une entité indépendante, privée, peut-être internationale, signifiera la mort de la liberté d’expression sur internet, puisque alors les propos tenus sur internet ne seront plus protégés par le Premier Amendement de la Constitution Américaine, comme c’est le cas présentement, en plus d’être défendus par les élus du Sénat et du Congrès. De plus, les membres du groupe, comité ou entité qui se verrait octroyé le contrôle de l’internet seraient évidemment, dès lors, la cible de tentatives de corruption, d’intimidation et d’influences venant des acteurs les plus néfastes de la planète, c’est l’évidence même. Celui qui contrôle le discours contrôle l’agenda. Alors que les gros médias ne présentent plus que des balivernes sans importance, nous devons tout faire pour garder l’internet démocratique et populaire. C’est sur internet que les patriotes du monde entier peuvent prendre la parole, défendre leur pays, leur culture, leur civilisation et s’organiser politiquement pour prendre le pouvoir bientôt, dans les décennies à venir. Un monde nouveau est en train de naître et on le voit grandir sur et grâce à internet. Les États-Unis doivent garder le contrôle d’internet à l’intérieur du gouvernement. Vous retrouverez l’entrevue avec Freeman au second segment.
Retrouvez l’analyse de ces deux intervenants dans les segments 1 & 2.
Ce représentant du 3ème District de Pennsylvanie commente notamment le projet de loi Internet Freedom Act (H.R.2251) qui pourrait permettre de conserver l’internet libre et sans censure, sous contrôle américain. Kelly craint entre autre que si l’internet devait tomber sous la coupe des Nations Unies, toutes sortes d’acteurs malfaisants comme des dictatures, des régimes islamiques ou communistes pourraient ainsi faire main basse sur le contenu et faire disparaître la parole libre et non faussée qui s’y exprime. Appuyons nous aussi cette excellent projet de loi. Vous pourrez retrouver l’entrevue au premier segment.
Les deux émissions de Secure Freedom Radio que je vous suggère ici permettent de mettre en lumière un sujet important de l’actualité politique américaine. Un scandale vient d’éclater concernant l’usage du courriel par Hillary Clinton. En effet, lorsqu’elle était Secrétaire d’État, il appert qu’elle utilisait un ordinateur personnel à sa résidence pour envoyer et recevoir des courriels professionnels et non pas un ordinateur du gouvernement situé dans un édifice gouvernemental. L’équipe de Secure Freedom Radio se demande ici à juste titre si cette pratique n’a pas mis en péril la sécurité des communications du gouvernement américain, lors desquelles des informations sensibles, confidentielles et secrètes parfois sont transmises. À tout le moins, on peut se demander si ce comportement n’est pas le signe d’une incompétence ou d’un manque de jugement fondamental de la part de la candidate pressentie à la Présidentielle de 2016. Ce sujet est traité dans les trois premières parties du premier lien, et dans les deux premiers du second mettant en vedette Clare Lopez.