May 05, 2015

Media response to Garland shooting proves they are "just as much of a threat to our liberties as the terrorists"

Gavin McInnesArchive

The media who reacted to the Garland shooting by writing things like "Free speech aside..." or "I believe in free speech, but..." are as much a threat to our liberties as the terrorists are.

As soon as we're told we're not allowed to draw or think or write about anything, that's where we need to focus our efforts if we want to retain our liberty.

And furthermore: Motives don't even matter.

If you draw a cartoon just to be offensive -- so what?

Plus I contrast the police response in Garland, Texas with the one in Paris during the Charlie Hebdo massacre.

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commented 2015-09-26 09:49:12 -0400
Oh, that happens at your place too? When someone tried to shoot our Danish cartoonist Kurt Westergaard in the head a self-loathing Jewish journalist (ie. a leftist) interviewed him afterwards and just to set the mood and pick up from the accusations from the teasers the journalist decided to hold his hand like a gun and point it to Kurt Westergaard’s head while saying “was it like this?” The victim of the shooting was visibly shaken.

Who, besides the most perverted and morally corrupt, treats the victim like this?
commented 2015-05-07 21:37:06 -0400
commented 2015-05-05 20:26:14 -0400
Just reading about one of the terrorists
The two versions of Nadir Soofi are hard to reconcile. There’s the small-business man who loved cars; the Texas-born son of a Catholic nurse and a Pakistani American engineer; the all-American kid with a privileged upbringing, who caused little trouble other …
And thinking of obama an trueau who both seem to think if we just give them opportunity they will stop trying to kill us.
commented 2015-05-05 18:26:21 -0400
Typical left wing reporter ; " It’s only Free Speech if I agree with it."
commented 2015-05-05 18:10:25 -0400
Excellent report Gavin, I agree with you 100%.
commented 2015-05-05 18:07:56 -0400
with due respect to Winston Churchill: “we shall PROVOKE THEM on the beaches, we shall PROVOKE THEM on the landing grounds, we shall PROVOKE THEM in the fields and in the streets, we shall PROVOKE THEM in the hills; we shall NEVER surrender.”

Provoke them, every one, with all the passion for liberty we can muster against ANY enemy, of any stripe, who desires to put us in chains and slavery…
commented 2015-05-05 17:20:44 -0400
but …. our new world of justification
commented 2015-05-05 16:51:22 -0400
Garland was one of the greatest acts of freedom I have ever seen. one Gavin! When did we accept people being murdered for what they say or think?
commented 2015-05-05 16:20:13 -0400
I truly think the media thinks the first amendment is theirs and theirs alone, and doesn’t apply to the proletariat.
commented 2015-05-05 16:19:32 -0400
Gavin mcinnis nice he knows Ezra Levant so does glenn beck knows Ezra Levant and Brian lilley
commented 2015-05-05 16:00:25 -0400
Thank you Gavin and Pamela, you are absolutely right! The CNN morons never cease to disgust me.
commented 2015-05-05 15:52:31 -0400
Here’s another Geller interview; this one on Fox News, also taking her to task:
VLAD JOHNSON, appreciate your passion and stand against liberals, communist and socialists. However, in other posts, I was going to suggest, as a friend, that you might consider toning down your choice of words as liberals typically resort to ad hominem attacks and name calling. But, then again, thankfully, we do have free speech, despite ongoing efforts by the politically-correct crowd to limit it.
commented 2015-05-05 15:45:59 -0400
Saudi Arabia has deep pockets. The Leftist Media is corrupt, one only has to watch CBC, CTV and Global, plus the Comic Books like the Star and Global & Mail. These people are willing to ruin Canada with their biased and often outright lies they print or say. CNN and the BBC are just the same. The head of BBC Religious Programming is a Muslim. It is time we started talking back.
commented 2015-05-05 15:43:13 -0400
Right-On Gavin McInnes!

Please find below a copy of my comments that I have sent to CNN via their online Feed-Back page. Here’s the link if anyone else would care to take a kick at Alisyn Camerota.

As follows:
—-Regarding Alisyn Camerota’s on-camera attempted character assassination of Pamela Geller;
To imply that Pamela Geller was somehow responsible for the violent application of Islamic lunacy as spelled out in the ‘holy’ koran, is to ignore the First Amendment enshrining everyone’s right to free speech. Not free speech with a ‘but’ – but instead, ‘free speech period’.

I was stunned to realize that Alisyn Camerota was self-righteously interrogating Pamela Geller after violent Islamic fanatics attempted to kill Pamela and scores of others in attendance at a function held in Texas in support of our cherished free speech, the corner-stone of democracy.

Whose side is Alisyn on? Is her aggressive pro-Islamic stance CNN policy? Has CNN be infiltrated by as many Muslims as the White House itself? Does anyone at CNN remember the events of 9-11? You know, the day where thousands of Americans were murdered – not for doing anything other than existing, but for simply failing to believe in 6th century Islamic political totalitarian ideology.

Talk about ‘blame-the-victims’. Now I suppose you want to mention to me that the majority of Muslims are peaceful. Please follow this link;
which leads to a .jpg image of Brigitte Gabriel explaining why the peaceful majority are completely irrelevant.

If the views of Alisyn Camerota are in fact the views of CNN, then there would be no reason for me to ever watch another CNN Newscast. If CNN is actually patriotic then you need to start acting like it by standing-up for freedom instead of making excuses for Islam. The fact is; Islamism is no different as an ‘enforced life-control system’ than are Communism or Nazism (other than a religious element).

Yes, we do support freedom of religion, but we should never support freedom of a clearly demonstrated violent political totalitarian ideology like Islam. We need to begin supporting our way of life instead of giving our country away to an invasive species and the first step is to stop blaming the victims-of-violence as Alisyn Camerota has done in her appalling and jaw-dropping display of on-air self-righteous, ill-informed arrogance.

Our brave veterans who earned our freedom with their very lives during WWII have to be rolling in their graves.
Respectfully signed; J. Doug MacDonald (
commented 2015-05-05 15:21:12 -0400
If you say something that might get others shot, it’s hate speech.
If you say something that might get yourself shot, it’s truth speech.
commented 2015-05-05 14:55:43 -0400
I agree with you 100%. Freedom of speech is about the right to say what you are thinking regardless if others are offended by it.
commented 2015-05-05 14:09:54 -0400
Gavin is 100% correct. The problem is that even if the left listened to his video, they would still not be able to comprehend what he said.

I am beginning to wonder if there is some sort of mental illness that is slowly taking over the left in the western cultures that causes them to stop reasoning properly. I have absolutely no proof of anything like this, but it is just my observation. They cannot seem to comprehend common sense any more.
commented 2015-05-05 13:42:37 -0400
Islam seeks to subjugate everyone. Those who will not submit are murdered. That is what they do. It is as simple as that.
commented 2015-05-05 13:21:59 -0400
Aside from Meagan Kelly on Fox , some of the other “media” talents were actually scolding the event in Texas as needlessly provocative. People just don’t understand the nature of the Islamic faith. It is not just the worship of a deity. It is a full fledged political and legal system with its main goal to assimilate everyone on the planet. Accepting any dictum of Islam is just the first backwards step towards the cliff. Hyperbole? I think not. Obama rants each day about “JIm Crow” and slavery and the plight of minorities. It has become an obsession with the leftist Democrat Party to fractionalyze society into identifiable characteristics of human beings, declare them minorities that need democrat protection , and point accusatory fingers at those of us that point out the fallacies and dangers of their actions and intents. We have the same problem with Trudeau and his crazy ideas.
And the media? We keep calling them mainstream which is giving them too much credit. We need to start calling them exactly what they are. Socialists . The socialist media . We need to stop burying our collective heads in the ground and talk back. If not, the almost daily loss of our liberty will continue.
commented 2015-05-05 13:11:13 -0400
The debate about the pictures are an evasion of the issue. The issue is power. Islam is an activist faith that never rejected the theocracy of a state church backed by civil power. The issue is Muslims imposing their customs, laws and attitudes on us. A continuum from debate to protest to law-fare to violence. All in the same end to silence opposition to Islamic supremacy and use the state to impose Islamic supremacy. The Liberal idea that a multi-culti harmony can be achieved by self-censoring criticism of Islam that is TOO offensive is a delusion since the specific instance is just an excuse to move the process forward. In Islam any criticism of Islam, the prophet, etc is illegal under both civil and ecclesiastical law.
commented 2015-05-05 13:08:31 -0400
Media response to Garland shooting proves they are “just as much of a threat to our liberties as the terrorists”
commented 2015-05-05 12:39:13 -0400
Rukmini Callimachi – New York Times hypocrite – free speech except when….blah blah blah.

Here’s some more free speech for you Callimachi – you’re a terrorist loving communist pig. There, how’s that Callimachi?

Don’t you just admire these liberal/communist/socialist pigs who are all about their CONDITIONAL freedoms?
commented 2015-05-05 12:35:23 -0400
When Christians saw the bumper sticker “Jesus Saves, he shops at the Army and Navy” they laughed. That was the seventies. Time has passed and the West has evolved into a “minority rules” cabal of liberals and cowards. Darwin would say that we are de-evolving into a race doomed to extinction. Its not too late to change that direction. The Rebel site proves that most of us us still believe in free speech.
commented 2015-05-05 11:46:53 -0400
Political correctness/human rights tyrant commission aid and support genocides world wide.