August 23, 2017

SPECIAL: The future of The Rebel — Will you stand with us?

Ezra LevantRebel Commander

It’s been a rough week for The Rebel. Everyone says so: The Toronto Star, the National Post... There have been 30 different stories saying the same thing. 

Some people have quit us, like Brian Lilley. National Post columnists were told not to come on our shows.

Norwegian Cruise Line ripped up the tickets for our cruise because we’re “conservative.”

For the past four days, our website was unavailable in most of the world when a DNS provider (that's part of the internet) would no longer allow a partner to host our domain.

Even so-called conservative politicians like Andrew Scheer are blacklisting us.

Why?

It started when our reporter, Faith Goldy, went to a protest in Charlottesville, Virginia. I explained the whole story last week.

Then, as I told you earlier, two disgruntled former Rebel staffers in the UK tried to extort a massive severance payment from me. 

Today, though, we’re back up on 96 per cent of the Internet now. We’ve lost about two per cent of our YouTube subscribers, and the same percentage of premium subscribers.

I won’t lie to you: 

I was sad last week because I felt I had let our team down, along with our hundreds of thousands of viewers and tens of thousands of financial supporters.

I am here to apologize, to tell you what I did wrong, and take responsibility. 

The Rebel is in genuine jeopardy, but tonight I'm here to to tell you that our future is up to you. 

If you want us to live, please go to StandWithTheRebel.com and let us know, especially my staff.

Next: We’re going to make some changes. Not because 30 journalists hate us, but because we need to fix a few things if we’re going to get to the next level.

First, we need to bring in more management help to run the business side The Rebel, so I can do what I’m good at — journalism and activism. That's why today we’ve retained a professional corporate recruiter to find another manager.

Second, when we were small, I used to watch every single video before we put it online. Now we need more oversight, to make sure we’re on brand with what we believe, what we stand for. So we also need what’s called a managing editor.

We're going to reboot with a new team, new talent, new journalists, new TV shows. Not to prove anything to our haters — I promise you they’ll hate our new reporters as much as they hated the old ones. But to prove to you, our viewers and supporters, that we haven’t lost it.

Our Managing Producer, Hannah Vanderkooy, will join me to tell you about our future editorial plans.

We're going to continue bringing you the other side of the story without taking a dollar from the government. We’re going to do it the same way we built the company — through your support, through crowdfunding.

Some people have asked me to disclose more about our crowdfunding. Why not? I’m extremely proud of it.

Tonight, Eitan Gilboord, our Community Manager, will take us through our crowdfunding campaigns in detail.

(See these documents at TheRebel.Media/Trust )

Please go to StandWithTheRebel.com and tell me you still believe in me.

And then I need your help to pay for this new plan. (I’m proud to ask you this way, rather than by going to Trudeau for a bail-out, like Postmedia is doing, like the CBC does.)

We are Canada’s last, best chance at having any sort of conservative media.

Please go to StandWithTheRebel.com.

Help us come back stronger than ever, so we can keep on bringing you the other side of the story.

Thank you.

 

 

 

 

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commented 2017-08-24 19:10:31 -0400
What’s kooky is, the troll who keeps trying to convince everyone Rebel Media is “extreme right news blog”.
Alt-Left accusers of hatred and bigotry are truly sad!
commented 2017-08-24 18:25:18 -0400
Ezra can run whatever he wants. It is up to every one of you whether or not you want to support it.
commented 2017-08-24 16:01:05 -0400
Liza Rosie,

The Liberals are not freaking out at all. Canada is a small country population wise, so people are going to be aware of a kooky extreme right news blog. People also knew Sun News Network, despite the fact that no one was actually watching it.

Hate and bigotry from conservatives kind of gets around fast.

How can The Rebel makes a difference, when conservative politicians want nothing to do with The Rebel and the vast majority of Canada wants nothing to do with The Rebel.

Yes, there should be a conservative media source in Canada, but not if Ezra Levant is running it.
commented 2017-08-24 15:05:11 -0400
v=LCGvFBj5oj0https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LCGvFBj5oj0
Re: Socio-Communism in Canada, ushered in.(Lester Pearson- P.E.T.)
at the 3 min. mark

It was a slow cook. We’ve become complacent. This has been going on my entire lifetime and I am only just waking up to the seriousness of the situation.
commented 2017-08-24 14:55:54 -0400
Little Grey Cells – this patriot researches everything very carefully before uploading his videos.
commented 2017-08-24 14:39:53 -0400
YOU MUST STAY!!! There is no other method to hold back the tidal wave of communism infesting this country.
commented 2017-08-24 14:38:29 -0400
Who wouldn’t want a voice that can’t and isn’t being ignored. The Rebel has Ottawa’s attention, let’s keep up the momentum.
commented 2017-08-24 14:34:22 -0400
We need an outlet that has become large enough to be noticed, and the Rebel is that in spades,or the Prime Minister would not be targeting them. It is important that we support the Rebel so there is another voice in Canada. Obviously I am a staunch supporter and cheerleader for them and I am asking anyone who has not yet been recently counted in to do so, on ‘Stand With The Rebel.com’ . There is huge potential here to make a difference in this country. Why do you think the Liberals are freaking out and bullying people into denouncing the Rebel? That is actually pretty impressive, and very telling as well as absolutely terrifying. There is great opportunity here. Just stand up and be counted, that’s all that is asked.
commented 2017-08-24 14:22:48 -0400
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mr41A-OsRyk
Bill C-6 around the 2 minute mark. Read and weep if you haven’t already.

Patrick Pichette joins the board of directors of the Trudeau Foundation as ‘advisor’ to Google Inc. in 2009. He is the former executive senior vice-president and chief financial officer of Google INTERNATIONAL, from 2008 to 2015. Isn’t that an interesting factoid! Who has a title like Advisor To Google Inc. on their board of directors? check out at around 6:30. He talks about the pages and domains Justin had Google wipe into the universe on his first day in power. Thanks for that link Tammie.
commented 2017-08-24 13:19:19 -0400
I meant the post for troll in another thread. Oh well he’ll find it anyway. Sorry to the rest of you.

Tammie when I saw those photos it sent a chill down my spine. They will be flooding across the country any day now, like an oil slick across the water. It is absolutely sickening!
commented 2017-08-24 13:15:22 -0400
Ken, 504 of the criminal code?
commented 2017-08-24 13:13:35 -0400
You are not privy to what is going on behind the scenes troll Sarah Jimmy, maybe they have been, maybe that has yet to happen, lawyers are involved as you well know. You will just have to have some patience dog. But carry on with your stupid suppositions and accusations by all means. It is still a free country.
commented 2017-08-24 13:05:51 -0400
Liza, I saw Candice’s photos – doesn’t look like anything is under control. Now Trudeau is talking about giving illegals permission to work; some kind of fast tracking!
commented 2017-08-24 12:40:32 -0400
Regarding refugees, has anyone seen the pictures of them lining the streets in Montreal outside the immigration office? It is blocks long, unbelievable! Junior and his Muslim Somalian refugee immigration minister (that is not ‘racist’ to point out, but it is a relevant fact) has the audacity to say that everything is under control, and said immigration officer adds that they have always been ready for this influx. Make your own conclusions on that.
https://twitter.com/CandiceMalcolm
commented 2017-08-24 11:43:16 -0400
If you can’t afford to go to university, I strongly recommend Prager U. It is free, conservative, and you get the lessons in five minute bite sized videos.
commented 2017-08-24 11:27:59 -0400
“The concept of Left / Right was simply to differentiate between political groups in houses of government. It was not meant to brand people as Communist or Fascist. However today it is almost impossible to refrain from using the terms. The fact is that the Socio-communists want us to focus on Fascism while completely ignoring the greater scourge. Rather than look upon both as evil, they are forcing people to choose.” Exactly Ken. When P.E.T. got in, even as an adolescent, I started to realize there was something foul in the air, although I understand it began even before P.E.T.

Socio-communism describes Canada to a T, and the definitions are definitely a circular thing, interconnected, and all left of centre not right. All right means is conservative, and the definition of conservative is the opposite of socialism, communism, fascism or nazism. Conservatives have their own circular spectrum for lack of a better word. Small government, fiscal, social, evangelical and combinations of all, but have nothing to do with social ISM, communism, fascism or nazism.
Socio-communism describes Canada to a T and it appears to be morphing into fascism (what I call ALT LEFT) as we speak. Totalitarianism will not be a good look or a good feel for Canada.
commented 2017-08-24 10:38:12 -0400
The troll with OCD cannot seem to understand the border crisis and posts the same thing everywhere. “Refugees receive limited, if any, social assistance from government authorities”

The reports concerning illegal migrants walking into Canada is a reality. Trudeau likes to call them “irregular” asylum seekers! The Liberal Party of Canada created this crisis, and, has no plan to confront and stop it.
OCD troll maintains there is practically no cost to the Canadian taxpayer – dream on! There is a financial cost; national security concerns; health concerns; housing; social programs; education…..
http://globalnews.ca/news/3690481/asylum-seekers-benefits-eligibility/?utm_source=%40GlobalNational&utm_medium=Twitter
commented 2017-08-24 09:02:56 -0400
Space Moose said, “How am I a socialist? I voted for Harper and Pallister in the last elections.”

Yea, I shouldn’t have included you in that list. My apologies.
commented 2017-08-24 08:18:06 -0400
Ayan Ray just pointed out how such a tiny insignificant percentage of a population can be responsible for the greatest amount of crime. Good on ya! Way to crunch those numbers! BTW idiot, Muslims can be white. Where do these morons come from ? Dee doo dee doo – you are now entering another dimension of time and space, the sign post up ahead -warning – you are now entering the Libtard zone !
Thanks for the comments Liza – I contacted all those people.
The big issue in this country is that most do not trust you if you do not have letters after your name or did not go to journalism school. Frankly both are just brainwashing institutions. I conduct research for people writing their thesis and government institutions. However because I could never afford to go to University, I still actually owe for my College education, and don’t parlez-vous Francais I am up sh*t creek without a paddle. Maybe I should ask Omar Khadr for a loan!!!!

Despite the fact that research is about 80% of a thesis or more, no one takes me seriously for those reasons. I wont give up though.

My interest is mainly military history and it was this research that got me on to the corruption and traitorous activity of Canada’s left. The sheer waste of human life and resources caused by their pathetic ignorant views. Communism, how much did that cost us, not only in human life but also financially? How much did the Cold War cost us since 1917. Something that could have been stopped from the get-go! The arms race etc. The incalculable amount of money that went into that could have given every soul on earth enough money to live a comfortable life. I would like to remind people that Communism depended heavily on the export of weapons. Typically the Socio-communists blame the west for this. This is BS. THE BULK OF WESTERN WEAPONS WENT TO OPPOSING NATIONS ONLY AFTER COMMUNISM REARED ITS UGLY HEAD. THIS IS A FACT.
The truly pathetic thing about all this is that people take sides because they still fall into the trap set by these idiots. There is no such thing as right wing extremism. The order of ignorance is Socio-communism THEN Fascism. Fascism evolved from the LEFT NOT the right. It, like Communism, was a form of SOCIALISM. Those actually in the realm of what we have been taught to perceive as the right were not perfect either but they were not responsible for Fascism. ALL forms of governance can be corrupted. The question is how much they impact the lives of all under them. However it was predominantly those in this so-called right realm that always raised the alarm when false prophets emerged from the sewer. The concept of Left / Right was simply to differentiate between political groups in houses of government. It was not meant to brand people as Communist or Fascist. However today it is almost impossible to refrain from using the terms. The fact is that the Socio-communists want us to focus on Fascism while completely ignoring the greater scourge. Rather than look upon both as evil, they are forcing people to choose. PATHETIC ! In almost every case the right can be factually construed as the innocent bystanders in a reemerging lunacy. However this time those lunatics will finally succeed in destroying us all. The clock is ticking and all the feel good, SJW, rainbow flags are not going to stop the coming Holocaust. In fact they are the ones bringing on their own destruction.

In fact the most suicidal ideology that ever existed in human history is socio-communism. They will ensure a bankrupt world with nuclear tipped despots. They have to be the only and dumbest thing God never created.
commented 2017-08-24 02:21:28 -0400
How am I a socialist? I voted for Harper and Pallister in the last elections.
commented 2017-08-24 00:11:32 -0400
Peter Netterville,

What is it about conservatives that make them naïve and gullible when it comes to fear mongering and conspiracy theories from snake oil salesmen like Ezra Levant and Alex Jones?
commented 2017-08-24 00:09:14 -0400
Peter Netterville,

But we are paid trolls according to Liza, so that’s how we make our money.

LOL.
commented 2017-08-24 00:03:32 -0400
What is it about you socialist haters? Don’t you ever get tired of spending your pathetic lives posing endless comments on a website that you hate? Don’t you people (and I use the term “people” loosely) have a life? Pathetic meat sacks.
commented 2017-08-24 00:01:16 -0400
There is no 404 error. Michael is an effing liar … again … still.
commented 2017-08-24 00:00:29 -0400
Oh, and include in that list Michael “the jerk” J Greenville.
commented 2017-08-23 23:59:29 -0400
The only liar here, Ayan Ray, is you and you socialist lemming friends, Sarah, Jay and Space Moose.

Just why the hell are you shitheads here? Go play in traffic.
commented 2017-08-23 22:46:01 -0400
The Rebel cruise has been canceled?

Yessss!! 👍