August 14, 2017

Charlottesville, In My Own Words

Faith GoldyArchive
 

A candid response in the wake of my on-the-ground reports from the so-called Unite The Right rally in Virginia this weekend:

But before I begin, a word to the hundreds of individuals who reached out expressing concern and gratitude for my reports. I am now safe and sound, and I can’t take credit for having done anything extraordinary. I simply kept my camera rolling.

It breaks my heart that a young woman left her house on Saturday morning and will never return. It’s horrific. Her family is in my prayers.

And I condemn James Field’s alleged actions in the strongest possible terms. I thank God for having been spared from the carnage.

Now, a word to the growing chorus of haters who have called me every slanderous name, threatened to dox those closest to me, and many of whom have wished me dead:

You do not define me.

So, allow me to define myself:

I do not bathe in tears of white guilt. That does not make me a white supremacist.

I oppose state multiculturalism and affirmative action. That does not make me a racist.

I reject cultural relativism. That does not make me a fascist.

I think the false song of “social justice” has rotted the West from the inside out. But I have never called for violence against any of their adherents.

I love my country and want its borders protected. That does not make me Alt Right.

And for Pete’s sakes, I work for a Jewish boss and am a Christian advocate for the one-state solution for Israel— I am not a damn neo-Nazi.

When I said that the Charlottesville Statement was a thoughtful document, it was not an endorsement. It was my sense that there were grounds upon which to engage in conversation — NOT PHYSICAL COMBAT — with the Alt Right, something I made very clear in my interviews, even encouraging the left to make a rebuttal to the 20 point manifesto.

When I said there is a rise in white racial consciousness, it is because I believe that to be true.

It is an observation I have made and one that laid bare on the streets of Charlottesville this weekend. An observation that neither side of US politics seems to want to admit: the promotion of identity politics combined with the declining white super majority has led to a new movement; I am not endorsing it, only pointing to the fact that it exists.

This weekend, I intended to report on the facts wherever they led — and there were many that the mainstream media missed in their own reports; too busy condemning the Alt Right and accusing me of being one of their ilk.

Now, a word to the corporate media: What happened in Charlottesville was a stark violation of not only a group’s first amendment rights, but a federal court order.

The police failed to uphold the law. They failed to keep the opposing groups separate even when tensions ran red hot, and they failed to be present in the moments before the scene became deadly.

You see, the car attack was not the only horrific scene that day. There were countless incidents of illegal deployment of mace, guns drawn, sticks and flag poles used--and from left-wing demonstrators more often as right. Alt-left violence is nothing new - we’ve seen it at countless protests over the past year.

And yet, only one group is protected by you the media— not to mention the politicians & and some police forces, too.

Left-wing violence at Trump rallies in Chicago, San Jose, Trump’s inauguration, Berkeley— you all just turn a blind eye. You’re happy to loop the b-roll of the handful of idiots with swastika flags but don’t say a damn thing about the scores of Antifa and BLM donning the emblem (associated with even more blood) of the hammer and sickle.

And then, you try to tie the whole thing to Trump! Well, newsflash: this isn’t Trump’s fault. It’s the whole damn culture’s fault. Decades of identity politics rammed down the throats of our young in their classrooms, now permeates our corporate culture.

Several months ago, I predicted a civil war was coming to America. Today, it’s without hesitation that I can say: That civil war has begun.

No one in their right mind can look at the images to emerge from Charlottesville this weekend and deny it… From mace, shields, and flagpoles to gas masks, kevlar and firearms — America is experiencing an escalating civil war à la 2017.

Sure, neighbour might not be fighting neighbour in the street without warning but, what we have seen are organized battlegrounds, every few weeks, where a right wing group (be they Alt Right or Alt Light) organizes a rally only to be stormed by the instigating, violent Alt Left-- let down by the police, and condemned by politicians.

It’s a dangerous cycle we have entered — one that many of us in the alternative media have been warning about for months. And I’ll be damned if a single person out there wishes to label me a sympathizer of violent behaviour.

I’m one of the many trying to put a stop to escalating tensions and America’s cultural and political civil war.

So, sorry guys, just because you label everyone you disagree with “a Nazi”— doesn’t make it the truth.

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commented 2017-08-26 11:24:51 -0400
A website is a far easier ship to float then a bricks and mortar old school media chain. It seems to me that the Toronto Star and the other left leaning MSM outlets that are not on the gubbermint dime are in far more jeopardy.
commented 2017-08-22 20:52:24 -0400
Sounds like the Rebel ship is sinking. Faith Goldy walks the gang-plank and many others are jumping ship.
You, (Ezra Levant and the Rebel) have been pandering to a much lower base for far too long to retain any respect with the majority of the Canadian public and for that I’m very grateful. Mainstream and Main Street Canada rejected Sun News. It went down the toilet. It is going to be very interesting to see how long you sustain this website that perpetuates fear and loathing. Shame on you all.
commented 2017-08-17 22:11:43 -0400
Faith, I’m proud to say that I support you and the Rebel. I only wish those staff that have abandoned ship would have that moral courage that you have. I’m positive that the far left has not planned this out but some how here we are today facing the erosion of so many of the values that made us one the best country to live in. It appears that there is no end to the progression of change for change’s sake. One of the worst offenders is the CBC. They never want to DEBATE the issues.
commented 2017-08-16 22:50:39 -0400
George Soros is behind this, as well as Obama and Clinton. Make NO mistake about that, it is a fact. Just follow the money! The media on the left, also known as the MSM, are now openly defending and encouraging these left wing thugs. So it is no surprise that they are now openly attacking you too Faith! You have bee far too effective, and now must be dealt with by the far left. They have to silence you any way they can, or they will lose.
commented 2017-08-16 21:59:05 -0400
“Ayan Ray; Thanx for sharing that your pedophile prophet worship is normal. Who would have thunk it.”

I am sorry to point out that as per your stupid logic, your god is also a pedophile, who impregnated a teenage girl and then came up with “virgin pregnancy” to cover it up.

http://www.truthortradition.com/articles/mary-a-teenage-bride-and-mother

Christian Priests are upholding the tradition of pedophilia.

http://www.ranker.com/list/christian-priests-convicted-for-sexual-abuse/robert-wabash

Thanks for exposing your bias.
commented 2017-08-16 21:49:37 -0400
“Ayan Ray, retrace your steps across the ocean.”

“fkng spammer troll.”

Do good Christians swear? Is the truth too much for you?

Lies about refugees from Ezra Levant and the like are exposed.

http://ccrweb.ca/en/myths-facts

Lies about crime from Ezra Levant and the like are exposed.

Grande Prairie in Alberta is Canada’s most dangerous city.

http://www.macleans.ca/news/canada/canada-most-dangerous-cities-2016-safe-your-city/

Muslims account for less than 1% of Grande Prairie residents (search “NHS Profile, Grande Prairie, CY, Alberta, 2011”).

Canada is a much safer country today than it was in the 70’s when Canada’s population was overwhelmingly White.

https://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/canadas-crime-rate-drops-with-homicides-at-46-year-low/article13416456/

“The British Columbia city of Kelowna had the highest crime rate last year while Toronto had the lowest for the sixth year in a row. "

According to Statcan:

Toronto: 50% White, 6% Muslim
Kelowna: 90% White, 0.2% Muslim

Ethnically diverse cities like Toronto and Vancouver are considerably safer than predominantly White cities like Grande Prairie and Red Deer.

http://www.macleans.ca/news/canada/canada-most-dangerous-cities-2016-safe-your-city/

According to Statcan:

Grande Prairie: 86% White
Red Deer: 88% White
Toronto: 50% White
Vancouver: 46% White

Is political correctness preventing us from discussing how we can address rampant crime in predominantly White cities like Grande Prairie and keep Canadians safe?

Lies about terrorism from Ezra Levant and the like are exposed.

In EU, White people are responsible for the vast majority of terrorist incidents.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Terrorism#/media/File:Terro.jpg

“The largest number of attacks in which the terrorist affiliation could be identified were carried out by ethno-nationalist and separatist extremists (99). Attacks carried
out by left-wing violent extremists have been on the rise since 2014; they reached
a total of 27 in 2016, of which most (16) were reported by Italy. The number of
jihadist terrorist attacks decreased from 17 in 2015 to 13 in 2016, of which 6 were
linked to the so-called Islamic State (IS).

Apart from jihadist, ethno-nationalist and left-wing extremist attacks, an increasing
stream of violent assaults by right-wing extremist individuals and groups was
noted across Europe, in particular over the past two years, targeting asylum
seekers and ethnic minorities in general. An average of nearly 10 attacks a day were carried out on refugees in Germany in 2016, according to Germany’s Interior Ministry, as reported in open source media."

https://www.europol.europa.eu/activities-services/main-reports/eu-terrorism-situation-and-trend-report-te-sat-2017
commented 2017-08-16 11:39:46 -0400
I stand with you Faith…Your frontline common sense journalism is commendable!!
commented 2017-08-15 21:37:32 -0400
Ayan Ray, retrace your steps across the ocean.
commented 2017-08-15 20:40:56 -0400
Ayan Ray; Thanx for sharing that your pedophile prophet worship is normal. Who would have thunk it.
commented 2017-08-15 20:19:33 -0400
Well said Faith. The civil war that Saul Alinsky and George Soros want appears to be slowly intensifying.
commented 2017-08-15 20:01:20 -0400
“Ayan Ray YAWN!!! Whatever.”

Are you mad because I pointed out that as per YOUR own posted link, the most dangerous country in the world is predominantly Christian?
commented 2017-08-15 19:58:04 -0400
“And so why aren’t the Imams in Canada who do the something against Jews and Kaffirs charged?

You are a great apologist for Islam, Ayan. I’m sure your reward will be great."

Larger Muslim community wants apology from mosque and wonders why controversial imam was invited to preach

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/montreal/imam-sermon-montreal-mosque-1.4037397

Thanks for exposing your ignorance and bias.
commented 2017-08-15 19:56:54 -0400
“Ayan Ray, who in the hell are you? Be gone satan.”

“@<a class=“tweet-url username” href=“http://twitter.com/intent/user?screen_name=Ayan”>Ayan Ray…..I think you should live closer to Mecca and farther away from “kuffars” who just don’t see things from your perspective."

“Ayan “Dementia Man” Ray, continues to repeat himself.”

Afraid of the truth?

What Ezra Levant and the like won’t tell you.

Rebel Media co-founder quits over company’s ties to right-wing groups

What may have started as a concern over the harsh tone taken on some subjects came to a head with this weekend’s events in Charlottesville, Virginia. What anyone from The Rebel was doing at a so-called ‘unite the right’ rally that was really an anti-Semitic white power rally is beyond me."

I am also not comfortable with the increasingly harsh tone taken on issues like immigration, or Islam. There are ways to disagree on policy without resorting to us versus them rhetoric."

https://beta.theglobeandmail.com/life/rebel-media-co-founder-quits-over-companys-perceived-white-supremacist-ties/article35988984/?ref=http://www.theglobeandmail.com&amp;

More lies!

“Kevin has been ordered not to publish details relating to the charges, but we did discuss the Canadian government’s crackdown of opinions critical of Islam.”

https://www.therebel.media/the_consequences_of_silencing_criticism_of_islam

“And I can’t help but think:

How long until the police come to my house, to handcuff me in front of my wife and kids, for what I say on TV?"

https://www.therebel.media/ezra_levant_july_27_2017

Ezra Levant and the like are not telling the truth and inciting hatred and violence through divisive and biased news coverage.

Ezra Levant and the like won’t tell you what Kevin Johnston said in one of his Freedom Report videos:

“It is time for us to take our masculinity back and beat the living hell out of these [Muslims]. Pin them down on the ground, and beat them until they pass out. And when they’re passed out, you beat them further; and when they’re on the ground passed out, kick them, break a kneecap, break an elbow, press their hands backwards turn their wrists sideways, start breaking these guys down.”

Johnston was recently charged under Section 319(2) of the Criminal Code because he is promoting hatred and advocating violence, NOT because he is criticizing Islam.

https://www.thestar.com/opinion/commentary/2017/08/08/hate-laws-put-reasonable-limits-on-freedom-of-speech.html
commented 2017-08-15 19:52:27 -0400
“Ayan and the like are lying bloodsuckers wringing their hands in glee at the death of one of their own. Disgusting vermin.”

Simply pointing out the truth.

What Ezra Levant and the like won’t tell you.

Rebel Media co-founder quits over company’s ties to right-wing groups

What may have started as a concern over the harsh tone taken on some subjects came to a head with this weekend’s events in Charlottesville, Virginia. What anyone from The Rebel was doing at a so-called ‘unite the right’ rally that was really an anti-Semitic white power rally is beyond me."

I am also not comfortable with the increasingly harsh tone taken on issues like immigration, or Islam. There are ways to disagree on policy without resorting to us versus them rhetoric."

https://beta.theglobeandmail.com/life/rebel-media-co-founder-quits-over-companys-perceived-white-supremacist-ties/article35988984/?ref=http://www.theglobeandmail.com&amp;
commented 2017-08-15 19:50:15 -0400
“Crocodile tears? you’re an asshole Ayan. I sure would like to see a link for that paragraph you quoted Ayan, you give links for everything else.”

The link is right below the quote! Go back to school and learn to read.

Ezra Levant and the like are not telling the truth and inciting hatred and violence through divisive and biased news coverage.

Ezra Levant and the like won’t tell you what Kevin Johnston said in one of his Freedom Report videos:

“It is time for us to take our masculinity back and beat the living hell out of these [Muslims]. Pin them down on the ground, and beat them until they pass out. And when they’re passed out, you beat them further; and when they’re on the ground passed out, kick them, break a kneecap, break an elbow, press their hands backwards turn their wrists sideways, start breaking these guys down.”

Johnston was recently charged under Section 319(2) of the Criminal Code because he is promoting hatred and advocating violence, NOT because he is criticizing Islam.

https://www.thestar.com/opinion/commentary/2017/08/08/hate-laws-put-reasonable-limits-on-freedom-of-speech.html
commented 2017-08-15 19:48:09 -0400
“As I said in my first post on this thread, “Rational people know the truth”. Unfortunately Ayan Ray is not
a rational person.”

I guess Rebel Media co-founder is also not a rational person.

What Ezra Levant and the like won’t tell you.

Rebel Media co-founder quits over company’s ties to right-wing groups

What may have started as a concern over the harsh tone taken on some subjects came to a head with this weekend’s events in Charlottesville, Virginia. What anyone from The Rebel was doing at a so-called ‘unite the right’ rally that was really an anti-Semitic white power rally is beyond me."

I am also not comfortable with the increasingly harsh tone taken on issues like immigration, or Islam. There are ways to disagree on policy without resorting to us versus them rhetoric."

https://beta.theglobeandmail.com/life/rebel-media-co-founder-quits-over-companys-perceived-white-supremacist-ties/article35988984/?ref=http://www.theglobeandmail.com&amp;
commented 2017-08-15 15:12:37 -0400
Ive been called a Nazis sympathizer by 3 different people just because I disputed violence on both sides and pointed out your FA rights. Im with ya Goldy! Please keep doing what you are doing!
commented 2017-08-15 14:33:24 -0400
Carole Masse said," You cannot hammer on the heads of a class of citizens non-stop while covering up the violence of another group without consequences."

This kind of unfair treatment by the police at Charlottesville, as described by Zula B Law, will only lead for more frustration on the part of the Right.

“The (police) stand down put our guys pinched between the advancing antifa and hostile cops. This became a kill box for our guys, and it looked as if the Charlottesville city cops had intended it that way. The cops defended antifa, if anyone. Antifa were armed with metal baseball bats, rocks, bricks, and foul matter ballon bombs. Charlottesville was a specialized trap that requires planning, inter-agency cooperation, and colusion against the citizenry by government on many levels: the mayor, city, county, state (helicopters…really?), the governor, military, federal, and so on. It was a script that each participant opposing our guys, certainly the Charlottesville city cops, knew by heart.
commented 2017-08-15 14:27:43 -0400
Very sad it had to come to an innocent young woman falling victim to the revolving riots in the US – I see media/leftisphere reaction with more scapegoating misdirected narratives and it saddens me this portends of more victims of political violence to come.

The rancid MSM narrative has either ignored or made excuses for leftist political violence for years – from Weathermen and Symbianese terrorists to eco-bombers and saboteurs, to BLM murdering cops and rioting to Antifa fascists mobbing Trump supporters, the left fringe has a long history of criminal violence which leftist media and politicians attempt to cleanse with perverted moral justification – they can’t, – violence and intimidation for a political purpose is terrorism. Let’s call it what it is.
In Charlottesville, leftist violence was the direct cause of making what would have been an uneventful public display of bigotry and ignorance into a violent riot which took a life and cause others damage. Also culpable were authorities who allowed this to happen.
commented 2017-08-15 13:06:15 -0400
Like you, Faith, I have been seeing the Civil War 2 coming for months. It is clearly instigated by BLM, ANTIFA and the political left, media left and Hollywood, that reject ANY CIVIL DISCOURSE and turn every respectable protest into a battle. They are SO SCARED OF TRUMP succeeding and returning America to a state of freedom and liberty.

As the statue was torn down, fools kicked that piece of metal as if it was a real person. These were Antifa and BLM not Nazis. Their irrational hatred has been expanded by aggressive rhetoric that began with Obama, BLM, and Farrakhan’s movement that are just as bigoted as the KKK.

Obama, explain to us why, for 25 years you sat under Rev. “G.. Damn America” before becoming President. What are you waiting quietly for in Washington? Is there an agenda we haven’t been told of? Why did you invite BLM who openly want “dead cops… now” to the White House over 30 times?…Why did you agree with Hillary giving 20 percent of American uranium to the Russians? That was the only collusion with Russia I have seen evidence for so far. “Tell Putin for me”…those were your words not Trump’s. Communists NEVER collude with conservatives. It’s all a Big Lie. Nazi’s hate Jews…almost All Trump’s children are Jews. Nothing is as it is represented by the press.

Brian Lilley…sorry you didn’t think Faith G. should be at a rally where ALL THE NEWS MEDIA WAS PRESENT? Huh? It was a LEGAL protest against a statue being torn down, and an opportunity for the governor to show he has protection of the public in mind…but instead he let the violence escalate for a good show. Shame on him. That woman might have lived if the police had done their job and not been told to stand down! America KNOWS ANTIFA THUGS HAVE BEEN VIOLENT FOR 8 MONTHS, BURNING CARS, ROBBING BUSINESSES, SMASHING WINDOWS, and now smashing statues…they are so like the Taliban and yet the governor ordered the cops not to do their jobs despite knowing they were there, armed with fire arms and FLAME THROWERS aiming them at KKK flag carriers. The police have surrendered to the leftist Antifa…and to political correctness…NO conservatives in America have police protection in the States against these thugs, and now the taxpayers need to sue the police force for allowing this to escalate. It is BECAUSE the governors are ordering the police to protect these thugs that they are becoming more violent AND THIS IS WHY EXTREMISTS HAVE ARISEN TO TAKE THE PLACE OF REAL CONSERVATIVES, BECAUSE THEY ARE CRAZY ENOUGH TO TAKE ON THE ANTIFA FASCISTS! It is an ALINSKY-PLANNED ESCALATION…don’t doubt me on this! Objective witnesses must record such events for the sake of those who have no opinion besides the MSM. The violence on both sides has been INVITED by the left and weak politicians…Trump MUST SEND IN THE ARMY TO STOP THESE EVENTS FROM ESCALATING ANY MORE since his enemies are determined to see people die on his watch and ALL these terrorists from each group need to be arrested and imprisoned for terrorism.
commented 2017-08-15 12:01:49 -0400
Janice Kay commented – “There are more videos online now than there were on Saturday. In one, it shows a man hitting Field’s car with a bat, just before it sped ahead and crashed. As soon as it crashed, another video shows at least six Antifa wearing masks, running to the car and hitting it with bats.”

The fake news media and partisan left have been rancidly dishonest about leftist violence for years now.
commented 2017-08-15 11:46:11 -0400
I trust Faith Goldy as a journalist, professional and as a decent human being; unfortunately, I can’t say that with regard to many other journalists (the exceptions being most of her colleagues at the Rebel). Faith, thank you for your work, your integrity and courage in saying what you believe, and why, and in reporting the facts on the ground as you see them. Please keep doing what you do.
commented 2017-08-15 11:07:31 -0400
People have been criticizing Faith for “blaming the victim” when James Fields drove his car into the crowd in Charlottesville. There are more videos online now than there were on Saturday. In one, it shows a man hitting Field’s car with a bat, just before it sped ahead and crashed. As soon as it crashed, another video shows at least six Antifa wearing masks, running to the car and hitting it with bats. So,Antifa was on the street and right where you were. Unfortunately, its easy for people who know nothing about what went on in Charlottesville, to make pronouncements on the subject, for whatever reason. I believe that when people are too quick to cast stones without first finding out the facts, they must have an alternate reason for doing so.

! think it was important for Faith to be in Charlottesville because what played out there was a clash between two ideologies: The Right who say that Marxists and Postmodernists (whom) they claim are mostly Jewish) are making attempts to destroy/replace white culture and heritage through equity programmes,open borders, promoting the removal of symbols like the Confederate flag and statues of historical figures (note:some are even suggesting that Martin Luther King’s and Thomas Jefferson’s statues should be removed). And the Left that wants to do everything the Right accuses them of doing. We can also see what happened. The media, the governor, the mayor, the police chief and the radical groups who do their dirty work for them, all came out on the side of the Left. The Right was denied their constitutional right to speak. And since The Rebel is in favour of free speech, it’s even more important to see what’s happening in that area. The fact that many on the Right are racist is beside the point. We’ll see what happens at the MarchOnGoogle planned on Saturday. I expect that Antifa will show it’s face there as well.
commented 2017-08-15 10:25:28 -0400
Take a look at the next news network on YouTube , that Kessler guy that organized the rally was bosom buddies with NOBAMA right up till the last minute
Something is really starting to reek
commented 2017-08-15 09:46:25 -0400
Fear God Alone
(Luke 12:4-7)
26So do not be afraid of them. For nothing is concealed that will not be uncovered, or hidden that will not be made known. 27What I tell you in the dark, speak in the light; what is whispered in your ear, proclaim from the housetops.
28Do not be afraid of those who kill the body but cannot kill the soul. Instead, fear the One who can destroy both soul and body in hell.
29Are not two sparrows sold for a penny? Yet not one of them will fall to the ground apart from the will of your Father. 30And even the very hairs of your head are all numbered. 31So do not be afraid; you are worth more than many sparrows.
commented 2017-08-15 09:45:47 -0400
The Governor of Virginia, Terry McAuliffe is running for re-election, so the word goes out from the state capitol to the Mayor of Charlottesville and down to the police Chief not to intervene until there was bloodshed. The Governor knew the end game, and knew there would be priceless face-time with the media that would bolster his re-election profile. Lives were lost but the politicians got what they wanted. Another sad day for America.
commented 2017-08-15 09:25:53 -0400
Alt left and alt right ? Where in the heck did these ridiculous descriptors come from anyway? Neither are dissimilar in their methods and violent nature. They don’t share any values of either side of the political spectrum save for some tangential and superficial attachments like reduction of taxes? I presume that bringing down the government by anarchy would result in a reduction in taxes.
But the real anarchists are the media. They have not accepted the results of the election and are well on their way to bringing down Trump. Why do we need elections when the results are nullified through what amounts to a non- military coup by the left ?
Are we heading for a one party system of government where only one party can govern and opposition is just a sham to maintain a pretense of democracy? We may be closer to that than we all think.
commented 2017-08-15 09:10:34 -0400
Muta – I said Detroit Right Wings not Red Wings – two separate organisations. The first one is a hockey team. The second one is a neo-nazi startup; you know the sort of folk Faith calls “Patriots.”