November 11, 2018

John Carpay at The Rebel Live Calgary

Rebel Staff

At The Rebel Live Calgary on November 10, 2018, John Carpay of the Justice Centre for Constitutional Freedoms talked about the the nature and characteristics of totalitarianism, and those of free societies:

He notes that attempts to enforce utopian ideals have often failed badly. In our latter-day attempts to perfect the rights of any historically wronged community, Carpay notes, we must take care not to trammel upon the rights of others:

Civil liberties are fragile, and must be defended. Unfortunately, the slogans of “diversity,” “equity,” “tolerance” and “inclusion” have been abused in ways that undermine our free society, and the fundamental freedoms of speech, conscience, religion, association and peaceful assembly. Fundamental freedoms need to be defended, regardless of where the attack is coming from.

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commented 2018-11-12 18:56:22 -0500
I wouldn’t apologize if I was John either. That just gives them more ammunition. And it’s how they keep getting up on us. What they’re doing is authoritarian, no if’s ands or butts
commented 2018-11-12 17:37:27 -0500
Ron Voss, “We have to stop letting the left control the narrative.”
Its rather insane what they try to shame us with. Absurd really. It should be a joke, but they are dead serious. Dead serious! In my opinion any politician who caves in to the shaming, is helping to make a more dangerous atmosphere for everyone. Its like giving in to spoiled screaming children to make them stop their tantrum. Big mistake.
commented 2018-11-12 16:10:39 -0500
Didn’t take long for PressProgress(ive) the ‘progressive’ (cultural Marxist) mouthpiece to jump in. When the media party has basically the same narrative as PressProgress it’s a clear case of birds of a feather flock together. Going after Keean Brexte.

Rebel Media Says 600 UCP Members Supported Speaker Who Compared Pride Flags to Nazi Swastikas

Laughable too:
Also speaking at the “Rebel Live” event was Scott Winograd, a former UCP nomination candidate who withdrew after his extreme views on climate change, abortion and LGBTQ issues came to light.

We have to stop letting the left control the narrative. I can’t think of anymore extreme views than the ‘progressive’ views on climate change (it’s controlled by man-made emissions of carbon dioxide), abortion (it’s okay to murder a human being in the womb right up to the time of birth), and LGBTQ issues (your sex is fluid and determined by your feelings).
commented 2018-11-12 15:49:46 -0500
DAN MANCUSO commented 3 hours ago
I’ve been sent to Facebook Jail for 30 days…again!………..
Dan switch to GAB, Pre’s Trump dose.
commented 2018-11-12 15:42:13 -0500
LIZA ROSIE commented, “Carpay’s half apology has only left him open to more abuse.”

I tend to agree. When I heard him say what he said I thought to myself at the time that it made sense. I was not horrified by it.

I believe he violated his own suggested principles when he talked about What Do We Do? near the end of his presentation. He advised not to be intimidated by the left and their accusations. They don’t have intelligent arguments. Basically brush them off and make your own points. He could have pointed out how his analogy although not perfect fits by giving examples of homofascists forcing their ideology on others.
commented 2018-11-12 15:13:48 -0500
Who gets to decide that my offense matters less than a brainwashed sjw, bought off civil servant or union globalist? If we don’t demand free unfettered speech and thought, then someone has to decide what is right thought and that is a dangerous totalitarian game. The rainbow flag, hammer and sickle and even the swastika are appropriate together in a sentence because they only can exist by force. What is more supremacist than special interest groups that demand laws be changed and reality twisted to suit their agendas?
commented 2018-11-12 13:58:47 -0500
SPACE MOOSE commented 2 hours ago
Is the very existence of a gay straight alliance really that bad? If there are some students that are uncomfortable with their orientation, the alliance would give these students a place to go.
Space Moose, those are the alleged purposes of the G/S Aliances. The reality is that they are intended to promote homosexuality, to convince kids who are “y uncomfortable” to embrace the queer lifestyle and to elbow parents out of their children’s lives. I would think by now you would have learned that the leftist agenda is a deceitful one and the real agenda is the 90 % below the waterline.
commented 2018-11-12 13:13:06 -0500
Its a government mandated ideology and it is totalitarian because of that fact. Most will tolerate lgbtq etc., (do and dress how you please, who cares) but many do not agree with and never will agree with it being forced on society the way it is. It will never be as main stream as plain old homosexuality, unless it is pushed on malleable minds at vulnerable developmental stages.That its government mandated is the offense. Left to its own devices, the entire fad would fade into the very small number of truly gender confused. The government is forcing it on us.

Carpay’s half apology has only left him open to more abuse. They are far from done dragging him and anyone else they can, through the mud. The left has no perspective on anything. They couldn’t understand context if it hit them in the mouth. Everything is used as a stick to beat anyone not agreeing with them. They heard some trigger words, they jumped on an opportunity to spin and fabricate. Typical. Pathetic bully behaviour. There are only two choices in this war, and half apologising for something you did not do, and did not imply, isn’t one of them. ..and yes INTENT does still matter, regardless of what the post objective truth, post national, post logic left, try to enforce. Social justice warrior cbc employees can go pound sand. Nothing but trouble makers.
commented 2018-11-12 12:39:05 -0500
I have made comment on UT such as this.
Out of 6 hours of speeches the best the MSM could find is a 30 second clip and even then they had to twist it to fit their agenda.
I do not think anybody should apologies for what was said. You cannot appease the left so why even try, it will only empower them.
commented 2018-11-12 12:04:42 -0500
Is the very existence of a gay straight alliance really that bad? If there are some students that are uncomfortable with their orientation, the alliance would give these students a place to go.

I think the case of the secret trans autistic student is a bit of an outlier. Did the alliance really brain wash this student into thinking she is of the opposite gender? The whole being a boy at school and a girl outside of school seems really suspect to me.
commented 2018-11-12 11:46:25 -0500
I’ve been sent to Facebook Jail for 30 days…again! The third time in three months…
My comment got 7 likes in a couple hours before I was censored and shut down.

“This post goes against our Community Standards
Only you can see this post because it goes against our standards on hate speech.

Homosexuality is a mental disorder. 
People who choose to be homosexuals are not normal.
So why is the homosexual mafia (homosexuals and their enablers) and the state forcing the normalization of homosexuality on all Western societies?"

Rebel Media speaker says pride flag and swastikas comparison ‘unintentional,’ apologizes
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commented 2018-11-12 11:34:03 -0500
The media party was quick to tar-and-feather John Carpay as well as asking Jason Kenney to conduct his own version of the Salem Witch Trial.

As far as John having issued an apology, as one media outlet reported it:
Carpay has since apologized for his comments but isn’t backing down from the speech he made saying the comparison made more sense in context.
“I’m sorry for having equated those three flags in the same sentence, I certainly didn’t mean to suggest that the three ideologies are the same,” said Carpay. “I would invite people to see the entire 20 minute presentation.”

The upside is that his presentation has received broad publicity and hopefully many will avail themselves of listening to his entire presentation, which the Rebel has made available.
commented 2018-11-12 11:31:38 -0500
LIZA ROSIE commented 9 hours ago.
It doesn’t matter whether it’s a hammer and sickle for communism, or whether it’s the swastika for Nazi Germany or whether it’s a rainbow flag, the underlying thing is a hostility to individual freedoms,” Carpay said……..
Liza, Associating the Rainbow flag with the Swastika and Hammer and Sickle is what I call hitting the nail right on it’s head. You make a great point.
Thankyou for the clarification.
commented 2018-11-12 07:27:13 -0500
Ron Voss said, “The leftwing CBC is going after him.”

Not surprising. The CBC is the propaganda mouthpiece for Trudeau’s push for a totalitarian state.

The sad part is that many of them at the CBC do not realize it. They think they are so very moral.

“Professing to be wise, they became fools … " Rom. 1:22
commented 2018-11-12 02:13:08 -0500
This was my post from Oct. 27 where Menzies told the story where a Straight Flag was torn down in New Brunswick by gays.
“Whether it is color, race or sexual preference, " the tail is wagging the dog."

“In North America , presently it is a majority white, straight dog, and he is GETTING UPSET, BEWARE OF DOG! "
We can live together with Minorities, however they shouldn’t force their rules on the Majority, or we won’t be as welcoming.

This is what Carpay is saying, the Government or Minorities shouldn’t be forcing us to honor Rainbow Flags, or any Minority item that isn’t our culture while we lose the right to fly a straight flag, or honor different formalities that are part of our culture like saying the Prayer “Our Father” before school starts. This is now banned in Ontario, but in Mississauga the Muslims get to take over a the Science lab and use it to pray.
commented 2018-11-12 01:34:13 -0500
Demanding correct pronoun compliance by rule of law(C-16) is compelled speech. Compelled speech is the definition of totalitarian. Trying to shut people down for ‘wrong’ thought and speech is fascism. The
The CBC’s Sarah Rieger is a hack. She should take all her buzz words and stick em where the sun don’t shine. Her article proved Carpay’s point. This whole gender fluidity social engineering experiment isn’t a choice, its mandated by law and an attack on individual freedoms.

Carpay’s ‘offending’ comment is right on,
“How do we defeat today’s totalitarianism? You’ve got to think about the common characteristics. It doesn’t matter whether it’s a hammer and sickle for communism, or whether it’s the swastika for Nazi Germany or whether it’s a rainbow flag, the underlying thing is a hostility to individual freedoms,” Carpay said.
commented 2018-11-11 22:25:08 -0500
Thanks John for standing up and fighting so hard for Freedom.
commented 2018-11-11 21:51:25 -0500
Great speech Mr. Carpay.
A century ago a now famous Canadian soldier and poet challenged Canadians to ‘take up their quarrel with the foe.’ As then, the foe is poised to strip Canadians of their freedoms, one by one, bit by bit.
Join, support, advocate.
Good advice John.
commented 2018-11-11 21:31:45 -0500
RON VOSS commented seconds ago.
The leftwing CBC is going after him.

Ron I did not view your link before making my previous comment but your link shows that I was on the right track about the MSM.
commented 2018-11-11 21:20:52 -0500
John Carpay gives a clear view of what we are facing and good advice about handling the situation but in my opinion, what he describes is in fact a lot more advanced than he indicates. I am sure that most people who comment on these pages are aware of what is happening and some have made this obvious in there comments.
I will bet my bottom dollar that the MSM had their reporters at this years Rebel Live, ready to put their Marxist spin on everything. This will be good for the right wing cause because it proves the the Marxist are starting to worry, unfortunately when they start to worry they start to become aggressive, enraged that someone should question their ideology. Be aware, we are facing people who tend to play dirty when they are exposed and their dogma is questioned. Time for ‘heads up’, with eyes in the back of them.
I have said this before and I will say it again; Can we really be sure that there is going to be a ‘Next Election’. The UN who control Justin Trudeau will certainly consider stopping it if they think the Right Wing is going to fight back with some force and success…..Our future is uncertain, time to fight back.

It is better to have tried and failed, than to have never tried at all.
commented 2018-11-11 21:07:48 -0500
Of course the CBC reaches out to Kris Wells to be part of the whipping of Carpay. Kris Wells who at one point made extreme sexually graphic material available to K-12 children on Eggen’s government-funded Alberta GSA Network website, developed by the Institute for Sexual Minority Studies and Services (ISMSS) under the direction of his friend Kris Wells. Kris Wells’ thoughtful academic scholarship includes tweeting a cartoon comparing Christians to Nazis. Never heard from the CBC or Michelle Rempel denouncing that.
commented 2018-11-11 20:57:37 -0500
Thank you John Carpay and THEREBEL for standing up and saying what you say…