The Entire Republican Party Needs to be on the Terror Watch List?

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The Entire Republican Party Needs to be on the Terror Watch List?
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During Senator Joseph McCarthy’s era and his Communist witch hunts, he kept “lists” where he wrote the names of those suspected of being Commies. This was what the Democrats hated most about McCarthy and his era. They have also said that those were some of the darkest days in American history.

But now we see further proof that times have changed. Now, left-wing Democrats and their allies are all for putting conservatives and Trump supporters on “lists” so they can be officially persecuted.

As Harold Meyerson wrote for the prominent leftist American Prospect:

Go to Greene’s Twitter account, and you’ll find her liking tweets that called for shooting Nancy Pelosi and executing FBI agents for their “deep state” persecutions of Donald Trump. I suppose the equivalent of that would have been Democratic members of Congress applauding the shooting of House Republican Whip Steve Scalise—except, no Democratic members of Congress did that; rather, they all expressed horror and condemnation.

But the Republicans’ indulgence of the Greenes in their ranks—and there are many such—is of a piece with their overwhelming refusal to hold Trump responsible for the insurrection at the Capitol, much less their own current colleagues, such as Arizona’s Paul Gosar and Andy Biggs, who also encouraged the January 6 rioters. Section 3 of the 14th Amendment to the Constitution says that no government official can hold office “who, having previously taken an oath … to support the Constitution of the United States, shall have engaged in insurrection or rebellion against the same, or given aid or comfort to the enemies thereof.” That surely applies to Trump, but it increasingly appears that it should apply to most Republican Congress members as well.

Still, the worse thing is that Myerson is not the only person making these kinds of crazy and unconstitutional suggestions about his political opponents.




A recent op-ed in the Washington Post with the headline, “What the 1798 Sedition Act got right — and what it means today.” The op-ed discussed how dangerous “misinformation” is and how the First Amendment free speech protections are inadequate to sort fact from fiction. The piece also claimed that opponents of the Sedition Act “were wrong to conclude that the truth would necessarily prevail in an open exchange of information.”

Meanwhile, “The Dwarf King,” as Tucker Carlson refers to him, is busy telling his limited audience that Fox News must be taken off the air because they are “liars” or something — and that doing so is actually not a curb on free speech.

“…Reducing a liar’s reach is not the same as censors freedom of speech. Freedom of speech is different than freedom of reach,” Brian Stelter had actually said this past weekend.

The former head of security for Facebook, Alex Stamos, also said that conservative outlets such as Newsmax, Fox News, and One America News should be de-platformed following the January 6 Capitol riot, even though they had nothing to do with it.




“We have to turn down the capability of these conservative influencers to reach these huge audiences. There are people on YouTube, for example, that have a larger audience than daytime CNN, and they are extremely radical and pushing extremely radical views,” Stamos said.




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