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Yes, they will do whatever it takes to suppress anything that resembles a, "populist" uprising. The horrific miscarriage of justice for J6 protestors and rioters is a great example for that.

Never, in my life, did I imagine that our government would systematically prosecute every day people who made the mistake of believing that they had a right to free speech and protest. Many of them went over the line. Most did not.

But that doesn't matter. In one example, an FBI raid found a model of the Capitol in a suspect's home. This, of course, was offered as proof that they had nefarious intentions. Civil society has all but turned a blind eye to them even on the right.

If you don't think that can happen to you, or to any movement that you agree with, I have news for you. The J6'ers are the canary in the coal mine. We are failing them and we are failing ourselves.

Equal justice under the law my ass. Fuck these authoritarian assholes and fuck anyone who passively agrees with what they are doing.

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Russell and you were excellent !!!

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superb content always. thanks!

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“after exchanges with Douglas Murray, I just stand in front of a mirror and say “interlocutor” over and over again”

Right there with you and I only get to listen!

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Matt believe me, your wardrobe is far far better than Russell’s but you are right about Douglas Murray, no one could sound as elegant!

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Given the education outcomes in the US and the gifting of degrees, "Informed" consent is likely too great a hurdle for both the informee and informer.

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What's this? Cogent analysis on the internet?! No way! MSNBC told me it's all disinformation!

But seriously, great segment there. Y'all got the nut of the problem. The evident intent is to snuff out the independence of Western thought in pursuit of tyranny for our own good. Insert CS Lewis quote here.

And if that doesn't cheer you up consider that the elites are possibly, right now, beyond the control of the voting public. They're obviously working hard on it as a first step to achieve their goals.

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I like the baseball caps 🧢. You look like my son! But he is 38! So the 🧢 makes you look younger 😉

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Clothes? You are as distinctive as Brand. Nuf said.

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I love and support you Matt, but have heard quite disturbing allegations about Russell Brand and sexual assault/predation. Your thoughts?

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Hey, can anyone point me to the article around here where Taibbi quotes language that says they are censoring "anti-american" speech/sentiment?

I'm not surprised at all that Google search isn't pulling it up.

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Good interview.

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Dec 4, 2023·edited Dec 4, 2023

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2023/12/02/ireland-has-descended-into-anarcho-tyranny-were-following/

Ireland's one-way 'hate speech' proposed law. And if every group/gender ID but one is "protected" from "hate speech," how can that justified? Open season on everyone else? They're criminalizing any opposition to their policies.How does that pass constitutional muster, here?

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Two observations:

1. I am glad I don’t have to transcribe Mr. Brand.

2. Even with his speedy talk and accent I can still understand every word he says. That is in comparison to mumbling that passes for enunciation from many actors.

Jim

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Has anyone else noticed the Safari is throttling Rumble media? For me, the video link from Substack to Rumble loads the Rumble page for the Russell Brand/Taibbi interview, but the stream won't play. In comparison, when I load the Taibbi/Brand interview on my iPhone Rumble app, the interview plays without any glitching. I know it isn't a cache or a cookies issue, as I can stream Amazon videos or Youtube videos without any problem (and I can play other videos on Rumble with no issue), but strangely with the Taibbi/Brand Rumble interview, Safari freezes up.

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