July 22, 2015

John Carpay: "Today, the threats to freedom are coming from within"

Brian LilleyArchive

Previously, I shared a speech I gave to concerned citizens in High River Alberta to mark the second anniversary of the "gun grab" and yesterday, I shared Dennis Young's speech from the same event to underscore the importance of not forgetting what happened there.

Today, I'd like to share another speech from the event, this one from John Carpay, President of the Justice Centre for Constitutional Freedoms.

John's remarks focus on which rights were violated and what we need to do if we want to reclaim our culture of freedom.


The High River gun grab violated every Canadian's civil liberties, and must never be repeated.
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commented 2015-07-24 06:40:52 -0400
Never refer to the opponents …or for that matter the friends.. of freedom of speech by the pronoun “they” …“they” nave names…..remember their names….


Some might find this boring…I watched it with acute interest…..I think the tory party should use it in the upcoming campaign.
commented 2015-07-23 23:35:37 -0400
Bill Elder, sir, again, you have hit the nail on the head rather succinctly.
Though, you write of a “established pattern of freedom to tyranny to correction point”. I sense that the proliferation of newage, longlasting “Tinpot Dictarships” will defy a correction point, and once you’ve succumbed, well, that’s it. There’s no turning the clock back. Will Chinese ever be free, Iranians, Russians, N. Koreans, half of Africa?
commented 2015-07-23 23:05:16 -0400
Good speech, John Carpay.
commented 2015-07-23 18:36:29 -0400
Visionary statements = “we are always one generation away from the loss of freedom” – ask any German, French, Russian, Laosian, Vietnamese or Chinese citizen who witnessed it. They will tell you it was always the younger generation who where intoxicated by the despotic dogmatism of new order socialist tyrants, un-vetted youth who led the nation into bondage and politically motivated genocide. They were so enamoured of the uniformity of generational politics and the parades and demonstrations and banners and causes all the trappings of angry mob politics.

I witness the actions and attitudes of the zombies churned out of the Quisling clinics our schools have become and I see the seed of tyranny in them. None of them value their own freedom, let alone someone else’s , they are all indoctrinated to be in lock step conformity, closed minded and acrimonious towards basic individual civil rights.

The only positive in this well established pattern of freedom to tyranny to correction point, is that those who slavishly dedicated themselves to the anti-freedom social orders they impose by state force are usually ground up in the blood fest of the predictable correcting counter forces – thus at least cosmic justice is served, justice which escaped the victims of such despotic movements.
commented 2015-07-23 14:44:37 -0400
WOW! Important speech.
I’ve just dashed this off to my MP and the PMO:
Richard Harris, MP
As a constituent and CPC voter, it’s getting to the point where I feel I should be ‘demanding’ a response from you – my MP and representative in Ottawa – and from the PM, on the complete lack of action by the government in resolving the immoral and flagrant violation of our most basic constitutional rights and freedoms, in High River, Alberta two years ago, which were perpetrated by rank and file RCMP officers, and more important, by who gave them their orders!
I would also like to know what the government is going to do about RCMP Commissioner Paulson’s unmandated and likely illegal action in arbitrarily ‘banning’ certain legally owned rifles because they appear to the commissioner to be ‘dangerous looking’ – or something – and in the process turning 1,000’s of law abiding, responsible Canadian firearms owners into paper criminals overnight and the effect this betrayal of centuries old principles and moral absolutes has on the stability of our society!
The many valid points on law and morality made by John Carpay in his short speech needs to be addressed by the government, see:
This lack of action on your government’s part this close to an extremely important election, is forcing me to consider giving my vote to a truly fiscal and social conservative party like the Christian Heritage Party – in spite of the extremely dangerous threat by the likes of the Mulclair/Trudeau/May circus…
Please respond.


Dan Mancuso
Chilanko Forks, BC
commented 2015-07-23 11:28:19 -0400
Just for those who don’t know – the Gestapo had SOP, too. So does ISIS. So did every tinpot dictatorship the world has ever known. Accepting conduct just because it is “SOP” is not only foolish, it is stupid. Just saying’…..
commented 2015-07-23 01:11:03 -0400
Just for those who don’t know – SOP is: Standard Operating Procedures – something quite accepted by the “civilized” community.
commented 2015-07-23 01:05:20 -0400
All those (cops) ?? involved with the High River gun grab need to be identified and individually questioned as to whom their orders originated from! Their jack-booted exercise has no place in our Canadian existence, and if it is accepted by those who are complacent, the revolution is now on. After the Dawson Creek RCMP shooting – it is now becoming extremely clear we have a police force with an SOP which does not coincide with the SOPs the rest of us are quite basically “ordered” to adhere to. Wake the hell up Canadians! and breathe the reality of police state mentality – do any of you remember the KGB stories? or Nazi stories Get with the program and defend your liberty! Whats left of it.
commented 2015-07-23 00:25:30 -0400
I remember a character from the book “The Moon Is A Harsh Mistress” (Robert A. Heinlein). This character, Dr Bernardo de la Paz, was fairly non-political, at least in label. The best he could define himself was a “rational anarchist”. Translated, that meant that if he agreed with a law, he’d abide by it. If he disagreed, he’d break it. But always, he was responsible for his actions, and would accept the results (be they benefits or consequences) of those actions. This character, while strong and independent, is also subversive, because he cannot be controlled.

I wonder if it’s time to become like that character, to stand by convictions and accept the results as they occur? If the law is wrong, don’t follow it. If the “social justice warriors” are wrong, don’t follow them. Do what I believe to be right, regardless of what “the Law” and those attempting to “enforce” it say/do…

I wonder…
commented 2015-07-23 00:09:21 -0400
Sorry for you.
commented 2015-07-22 23:52:44 -0400
For a wee bit of EXCITEMENT——- Should we all recite the Lords Prayer in unison. ?
commented 2015-07-22 23:40:25 -0400
YES. I really did. ))))) The guy sure does know how to enrapture the crowd.
commented 2015-07-22 23:25:34 -0400
You thought that was boring Rae?
commented 2015-07-22 23:24:40 -0400
I am eagerly awaiting John Robson’s Magna Carta documentary.
commented 2015-07-22 23:12:04 -0400
It it OK to shoot you because you are so boring?
commented 2015-07-22 22:06:27 -0400
Brian, John, thanks for that, you are right, there is something amiss with our freedoms.
On the Magna Carta, check John Robson’s Magna Carta website for my comments on the Carta.
In 1982 The Charter shat on the Carta.
And Keith Barnes, you are right too.
commented 2015-07-22 21:46:35 -0400
I have a few people I am going to make listen to that. Well done.
You are right Peter .
commented 2015-07-22 21:41:00 -0400
Exposing the High River gun grab as a violation of the oldest charter of rights in our society, the Magna Carta, should have a deep impact on the RCMP and the Alberta government, but unfortunately it is not. The gun grab goes far beyond a violation of rights of gun owners, but something much deeper that affects everyone in our society. Anti-gun advocates should recognize this be just as outraged as the High River gun owners, but once again they are not. Our society is losing … or having taken from us, our heritage.
commented 2015-07-22 21:13:54 -0400
Welcome to Moscow.