February 28, 2019

PROOF: The Liberals “want total state control over the internet” — and the Conservatives love the idea

Ezra LevantRebel Commander

If you were Justin Trudeau, would you rather, say, try to prosecute The Rebel Media in a real court, or even in a kangaroo court like the Human Rights Commission? Or would you rather just have your friend at Facebook turn us off?

(And when I say friend, I mean friend: Facebook’s head of policy for Canada, Kevin Chan, used to work for the Liberal Party, and now happens to sit on the Liberal Party’s in-house think tank, called Canada 2020.)

Trudeau publicly threatened Facebook, that they’d better start censoring his enemies in the run-up to this year’s election.

Now the Liberals want to start passing laws, and hiring police.

Look at this:

Gould says she doesn’t have ‘full confidence’ Facebook will meet Ottawa’s expectations to implement electoral safeguards

'I don’t have the assurances that give me the full confidence that they will be completely seized with this, which is why I continue to have conversations with them,' Democratic Institutions Minister Karina Gould told the Ethics Committee.

But we don’t know what those conversations are. They’re not on the record. Kevin Chan and Karina Gould refuse to answer questions.

Not a lot of curiosity from the media, though. Say, do you think they’d be asking a few question if Stephen Harper was secretly meeting with Facebook, talking about their censorship in the 2019 election campaign?

Here’s the Globe and Mail:

Liberals may have to require social-media companies to act on hate speech, Minister of Democratic Institutions says

"Minister of Democratic Institutions Karina Gould says that the governing Liberals may have to require social-media giants to act when they fail to remove hate speech from their platforms.”

Like when they took down Tommy Robinson's Facebook page this week? No charges, no trial, no ruling, no appeal? That’s what the liberals want — and the Globe reported this neutrally at most, but really, I think they liked it. They want Kevin Chan and Mark Zuckerberg to just take down “hate speech” — whatever that means, I think it actually means speech that liberals themselves hate — without any fuss.

These stories were written about Karina Gould’s appearance before a Parliamentary committee. 

TONIGHT, I'll show you some of the proceedings, and give you my thoughts.

But in short:

The Liberals want total state control over the internet.

And if what we heard during this panel is any indications, all the Conservatives have to say is: Go harder and faster, and just do it already....

NEXT: Manny Montenegrino on yesterday's blockbuster testimony by Jody Wilson-Raybould.

FINALLY: Your messages to me!

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commented 2019-03-03 17:56:34 -0500
The reason for this is that we have intentionally destroyed our Judeo-Christian foundation. There is a book, published in the 60’s, titled, Termites in the Shape of Men. In it the author points out that our society wants to keep the building of society but would rather remove the spiritual foundation. So we have been chewing away at it since WWII and are shocked to find the building collapsing on u"

By every single objective measure imaginable, life is better than it was 75 years ago. Every single one. We’re wealthier, healthier, and immeasurably freer to take advantage of it. Society has only improved as we’ve become less monolithically theocratic, no matter how much the evangelicals wail about the loss of some overly nostalgized past that never existed.
commented 2019-03-03 17:46:21 -0500
“Paul Johnson is hardly wallowing in ignorance. "

How not? He seems to be repeating most of the same platitudes as all the other conservative commentators. Just cause it’s an old guy saying it doesn’t make it any more valid. Frankly, it must take a special brand of ignorance to be so wrong for so long and respond by doubling down.

What better emblem for the obsolescence of conservatism than a 91 year old antihero who decided he liked the world as it was in the 50s and refuses to acknowledge anything that’s happened since?
commented 2019-03-02 03:57:13 -0500
Having just read the Comments…I must say…the natives are getting restless!

Did I just catch a whiff of revolution in the air…
commented 2019-03-02 03:14:47 -0500
‘If I was Justin Trudeau…’
If I was Justin Trudeau I would commit the one charitable and unselfish act of my entire life, putting the Canadian people out of their misery…and kill myself. (sorry)
Of course being the sniveling coward and feckless retard that Justin actually is, he would need help…

It’s his puppet masters you need to be concerned with.
As for Jihadi-Justin-Groper committing TREASON and other high crimes, I think with the several Canadian Criminal Code contraventions already – like bringing terrorists who fight with an enemy who has declared war on us back to Canada and giving them poetry lessons or whatever; or Jihadi-Justin-Groper’s Islamic Invasion and the deleterious effects we are already experiencing because of the huge influx of an unvetted and completely incompatible culture of primitive savages, conquerors and degenerates, parasitizing our Canadian weal; are merely two of the many treasonous actions, or policies imposed on Canada by our post national, wannabe PM (or his masters)…but I’d be very interested in what Manny has to say about TRUDEAU FOR TREASON…maybe you could ask him when he comes down a bit from tonight’s interview.
And maybe you could also ask him HOW we can bring CAPITAL PUNISHMENT back to the Canadian Criminal Code!
Another WOW! show Ezra!
And it’s not just the subject matter!
Do you hunt by any chance?
commented 2019-03-01 15:45:27 -0500
ANDREW STEPHENSON commented 15 hours ago
“Beware committees, conferences and leagues of intellectuals. Distrust public statements issued from their serried ranks. "

Or wallow in ignorance and try to justify it any way you can. Whatevs.

Paul Johnson is hardly wallowing in ignorance.

“Not like some he said” : Winnnie the Pooh

commented 2019-03-01 12:07:17 -0500
Jane Dobson, I am appalled at what Britain and the West have become. I always said that WWII was the only war worth fighting. But then I see that in the lifetimes of people who lived through that period and fought those evil tyrannies we have become what we were fighting against, I must admit I was wrong. We are no further ahead than if those brave men and women had not sacrificed their lives. We have squandered our birth right.

The reason for this is that we have intentionally destroyed our Judeo-Christian foundation. There is a book, published in the 60’s, titled, Termites in the Shape of Men. In it the author points out that our society wants to keep the building of society but would rather remove the spiritual foundation. So we have been chewing away at it since WWII and are shocked to find the building collapsing on us.

C.S. Lewis wrote about this using a different metaphor:

“We make men without chests and expect of them virtue and enterprise. We laugh at honour and are shocked to find traitors in our midst. We castrate and bid the geldings be fruitful.”

Scripture warns us about such an undertaking:

Unless the Lord builds the house,
They labor in vain who build it;
Unless the Lord guards the city,
The watchman keeps awake in vain.

It is vain for you to rise up early,
To retire late,
To eat the bread of painful labors;
For He gives to His beloved even in his sleep.

Psalm 127: 1&2

Jesus also gave us fair warning:

24 “Therefore everyone who hears these words of Mine and acts on them, may be compared to a wise man who built his house on the rock. 25 And the rain fell, and the floods came, and the winds blew and slammed against that house; and yet it did not fall, for it had been founded on the rock. 26 Everyone who hears these words of Mine and does not act on them, will be like a foolish man who built his house on the sand. 27 The rain fell, and the floods came, and the winds blew and slammed against that house; and it fell—and great was its fall.”

Matthew 7:24-27

So, Jane, it sounds that there is no hope when we are turning our backs on God and his warnings. But there is hope. It is just not in Man where it has never been. It is in the love of God for his people. He is the creator and he is sovereign. None of this is taking him by surprise and he promises us, “A new heaven and a new earth is which righteousness dwells” (2 Peter 3:13).

I need to wrap this up but I am providing a link to a sermon series on the Book of Revelation whose point is to give hope to those under persecution.

The Lord bless you, and keep you;
The Lord make His face shine on you,
And be gracious to you;
The Lord lift up His countenance on you,
And give you peace.’

commented 2019-03-01 11:57:32 -0500
Dave Sutton , You nailed it ! I’ve been fighting since these ignorant fools were elected but it’s definitely an uphill challenge when nobody around me seems to give a 💩 ! Most Canadians are too lazy and stupid to even look past their noses but I will fight as many people are to right this wrong . Better to die standing than live on our knees !
commented 2019-03-01 11:42:32 -0500
Trudeau is playing by the rules found in the Dictators handbook. In order to take full control of a state/nation the first thing that must occur is silencing any and all critics/opponents. By silencing his critics he places blinders on the nations citizens so they can’t see or hear what Trudeau (the dictator) plans on doing next. This is deception at it’s worst. In Nazi Germany Hitler spent the 1930’s chipping away at the constitution bit by bit. He altered all the laws so minutely that it wasn’t noticed until AFTER he took power. Once he declared himself ruler of Germany all hell broke lose seconds afterwards. Why? He damaged the constitution deeply enough to strip all freedoms away with one wave of his hand. Germany was a dictatorship overnight. As PM, do you honestly think Trudeau hasn’t been doing the same thing considering he has 12 DEVOUT muslim MP’s serving in his cabinet? Do you honestly believe they are all devoted to freedom and democracy?

It’s terrifying to even think what is going through this bandit PM’s head right now. if he succeeds in silencing the media what does he plan to unleash on this nation then? We are not dealing with a childish and inexperienced politician here. We are dealing with a dangerous sociopath who is unstable and dangerous. If he’s willing to allow muslims into this country; who have a 1400 year history of killing non muslims, then that alone shows you his contempt for the safety of our citizens. Trudeau is willing to allow death to enter Canada and run free while he defends all their actions in the name of “tolerance”. This is what Political Correctness has done to our country. Trudeau is the face of lunacy and has absolute contempt for the lives of this nations citizens.
Canada, what has to happen before you stand up and start pushing back? Unless you want to stand at the graves of your friends, spouses, children and parents, you better stand up and start fighting NOW. This criminal bandit; Trudeau has a death wish for Canada and the only way it will happen is if you choose to do nothing about it. If it happens you won’t have the right to blame Trudeau. The blame falls on YOU.
commented 2019-03-01 11:30:07 -0500
Ron Voss , Maybe MP Kusie should ask Prime Minister how many American Democrat operatives are up in Ottawa helping the Liberals like they did in the last election.Is that foreign interference?
Not to mention all the Soros and Tom Steyer money that has infiltrated our elections.
commented 2019-03-01 11:22:31 -0500
After what CPC MP Stephanie Kusie (Calgary Midnapore), Official Opposition Shadow Minister for Democratic Institutions, shockingly said in response to the Liberal government’s plans to control the Internet in advance of the coming federal election, if you have a Conservative MP, press them for clarification as to where the CPC stands on this matter.
commented 2019-03-01 10:40:54 -0500
Alberta Ndp Are Toast commented 12 hours ago
Idiot, why don’t you watch the video, then you wouldn’t waste our time with your stupid questions. I see why you use many names as most people don’t want to engage with you, so you have to pretend that you are someone else.
commented 2019-03-01 10:27:22 -0500
My opinions regarding our idiot PM, from what the government wants to implement, would put me in jail. Most of the commentators here would also be jailed.

I see Baby Doc Trudeau as a figurehead dictator in waiting. He has been getting his ducks in a row to become one. The main stream media has been bought off, there will be further regulation of speech and commentary, criticism will be dealt with under the law, any unfavourable comment is already called “fake news”, independent press is labeled as extremest under the protection of saying this in Parliament, and protecting friends of influence by the government.

Does anyone believe that Gerald Butts isn’t running the show from home? He is just a telephone call away from telling dumber than a rock Trudeau what to say, do, and think.

Globalist organisations such as Facebook and Twitter are going along with the agenda of our sorry government and others like it. How soon will a social credit system be implemented here as has been done in Trudeau’s most admired country China?

How will the Liberals get this done? Using the boogyman of foreign interference.
commented 2019-03-01 10:12:42 -0500
To all who worry about Trudeau winning the upcoming election, relax! Trudeau will not win, because the upcoming election will be cancelled. Trudeau will declare a state of emergency or to be more accurate he will create a state of emergency. Think, mass killings across the country, Muslims running wild, lots of blood, Police and Military shot dead……The Guy is mentally disturbed.
commented 2019-03-01 09:50:32 -0500
Thats why its so important to vote Maxine berniers people party in the next election. Someone who will stand up for conservative values and not influenced by the leftist elitist media.
commented 2019-03-01 08:55:40 -0500
Jan G commented
Perhaps you can expound on this, but my prediction is we’ll have a Conservative/NDP government, with another high school NDP leader presenting more problems and stupidity. "

There is not that much difference between the three major parties anymore, this has been caused over the decades by repeat floor crossing and the person being given a portfolio/status of importance.
i.e.: NDP Bob Rae crossed the floor and became the interim leader of the Liberal party. NDP Thomas Mulcair was in discussions in 2007 to join the Conservative party, he also served in the cabinet of former premier Jean Charest from 2003-2007, before that was a Member of the National Assembly of Quebec for the Quebec Liberal Party from 1994-2007. The most recent as mentioned before was Liberal Leona Alleslev who was instantly awarded the portfolio of global security critic by Scheer.

Historical info:
Interesting opinion piece on Mulcair:
commented 2019-03-01 08:22:22 -0500
I rather suspect the political ideology of Sings Like a Bird has a lot to do with her stand against the Dauphin, there is more to it than her protecting the “rule of law”.
commented 2019-03-01 08:12:25 -0500
Sings Like a Bird is a far left ultra-indigenous rights loon who is far better suited to the crazies in the NDP than with the quasi-sane CPC or the normals in the PPC. I make this comment from my own ancestral lands, deal with it.
commented 2019-03-01 08:08:53 -0500
Jane Dobson….It’s too late.
commented 2019-03-01 07:28:23 -0500
I’m an ordinary, non-political, middle aged woman from the UK. For the past 6 months I had followed a number of people – including Tommy Robinson and groups like Hope Not Hate. I was trying to understand what was going on as the info on news stations just wasn’t sounding right somehow.

I live out in the sticks so really the issues Tommy Robinson talks about don’t affect me. 2% non white brits where I live. However, I kept following him because I couldn’t understand why the media reported one thing and I saw with my own eyes something very different.

I was outraged by the deletion of his account – I would have been outraged if they’d done that to the communists, Corbyn, hope not hate, ukip – ANYONE. It’s about principle.

I have politely asked questions and debated with people to try and get to the bottom of what’s happening and to persuade people that support for Tommy Robinson doesn’t equate to far right, racist, fascist.

I have had 4 facebook accounts shut down for polite discussion – much of which hope not hate followers willingly engaged in and we made some progress towards seeing both sides.

Now, you can’t create a facebook account without uploading a photo and identification.

This is frightening. I never thought I’d be afraid of my own government – in the UK!

What can we do to fight this? I need to start finding like minded contacts. We can’t let this happen.
commented 2019-03-01 04:58:30 -0500
Wow!… Jody-Wilson-Raybauld crossing the floor to join the PPC would be the biggest shocker in Canadian history!… I will go to bed tonight enjoying that dream, because this poor, poor beat-up nation deserves something like it about now…
commented 2019-03-01 04:48:19 -0500
About six years ago, I de-listed from Facebook after a trial experiment of several months when I realized I was being “had” by this “social information sponge”… (And it took two weeks of effort to do so! ) They hide the de-listing information “way down” on their website) Since then my opinion has not changed as to what is the ultimate purpose of this so-called Internet “facility”…
commented 2019-03-01 03:25:29 -0500
‘Would be ethical for some Lawyer Liberal MP to cross the floor & Join the PPC as Maxime has the only ethical Platform.
Manny goes straight for the Jugular; so Informative’ so Refreshing’
commented 2019-03-01 01:42:17 -0500
Democratic Institutions Minister, how Orwellian, might as well call her the Minister of Truth.
commented 2019-03-01 00:48:42 -0500
“Beware committees, conferences and leagues of intellectuals. Distrust public statements issued from their serried ranks. "

Or wallow in ignorance and try to justify it any way you can. Whatevs.
commented 2019-03-01 00:48:03 -0500
KEITH BARNES commented 2 hours ago
AL PETERSON commented 21 mins ago.
“One of the principe lessons of our tragic century which has seen so many millions of innocent lives sacrificed in schemes to improve the lot of humanity is, “beware intellectual”……………………………………………

Al, I do not see any intellectuals in our current government, just morons with ugly faces..
Most self-styled intellectuals are pseudo-intellectuals. But beware the Bilderberg hangers on.
commented 2019-03-01 00:08:11 -0500
Government out of the public square.
The internet regulates itself by the popularity of sites and all of our free opinions within them. The wealth of all our eyes and the ability to respond in the public square of the internet is like having millions of fact checkers vetting statements 24/7.
Laws already exist that provide for hate speech, defamation and slander that apply to behaviour on the internet. Trudeaus favorite dictatorship China regulates the internet.
We should not. Free speech and comedy is too important to our well being.
commented 2019-02-28 23:55:53 -0500
Perhaps you can expound on this, but my prediction is we’ll have a Conservative/NDP government, with another high school NDP leader presenting more problems and stupidity.
commented 2019-02-28 23:50:23 -0500
Arlene May: I agree 100%. I was going to initially sign up to facebook but something said ’don’t do it’. I would never subscribe to it.
Humans are addictive in nature and this is simply an addiction. Zuckerberg and his cohorts know this.
Suckerbergs are simply making Zuckerberg and his cohorts billionaires.
commented 2019-02-28 23:44:15 -0500
What a passionate and insightful interview with Manny Montenegrino.
Truly appreciate his wisdom and experience because he has the insight to know why and what they are doing.
commented 2019-02-28 23:41:09 -0500
Perhaps I am simply naive, but there is a very simple way to combat the menace of Facebook and that is to stop using it. Protest Facebook by denying them the power their users give them. They are to big to bring down but it seems incongruous to continue using a service which is seeking to harm you at the same time they are making a profit off of you. I have no doubt that share holders would take note if something like that were to gain any momentum and there would be entrepreneurs waiting in the wings to fill the gap. I left Facebook over a year ago and must admit I miss certain aspects but if a principled alternative were offered, it would not even have to be free. They would have my attention.