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The Media as seen from 1948

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Submitted by Graham Hill on Tue, 2021-01-19 18:31

Richard Weavers was an academic from The University of Chicago and in 1948 wrote a book called Ideas have Consequences. A book that should sit alongside Orwell's 1984.

I set an extended quote by Weavers which speaks to our modern media as well:


US Supreme Court will not take up the Appeal from Pennsylvania

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Submitted by Graham Hill on Tue, 2020-12-08 22:50

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news...

Is it over for the rule of law in the USA? Does the Constitutional Republic start ending here?

The procedural laches (timeliness) argument has prevailed rather than the substantive merits argument.

It means the appellants have no remedy. They are boxed in. They could not bring the case beforehand because PA law requires locus standi to be based on harm actually suffered. The harm did not occur until on and after the election.

Our English form of law, which the US inherited, struggled over centuries to free itself from dogmas of the procedural form so as to do substantive justice.

But the constitutional breaches and the fundamental invalidity- e.g. the PA Supreme Court's legislating when only the PA legislature had the plenary power to do so in election matters- remain unresolved. Montesquieu's checks and balances seemingly and prima facie have given way.

The nine wise men and women in Black Robes may have unwittingly undermined the institution of the Court as a Constitutional Supreme Court, which may well under a Biden Presidency be packed and become a tool and dependent wing of the executive government.


CNN's War on free speech: All differing speech is "disinformation"

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Submitted by Graham Hill on Mon, 2020-11-30 20:58

CNN continue its war on free speech galvanised by a possible Biden White House.

Professor Turley's Blog has this post:

Like many anti-free speech advocates, Darcy simply labels those with opposing views as spreading “disinformation” and demands that they be labelled or barred from social media. In a recent newsletter, Darcy calls for every tweet by Trump to be labelled as disinformation while asking “and why stop there?” Precisely. Once you cross the Rubicon of speech regulation, there is little reason or inclination to stop.


The "Free fall" of the Rule of Law: The American Declension to Fascism

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Submitted by Graham Hill on Tue, 2020-11-24 20:17

The late literary critic Harold Bloom in an interview said that US Democracy was dying and that the US was falling to being ruled by Plutocrats [big tech and big corporations]; Oligarchs and Theocrats. As friends of democracy and liberty, these three are not. The present election t sees all three at play. MSM in the USA seems to think it is an activist part of the state's functioning apparatus.


"Get rid of the lawyers. No lawyers, no cases, no Trump."

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Submitted by Graham Hill on Mon, 2020-11-16 19:43

Over the weekend:

1. Biden supporters attacked and harassed Trump supporters in Washington DC;

2. Obama, as reported on Breitbart, announced that Trump was like a Dictator- which is rich coming from a man who weaponised departments of state for political reasons; whose excessive use Executives Orders- the famous "I have a pen and phone" is well-known and whose second term denigrated Americans who did not think like him and brought into play divisive identity politics.

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Pennsylvania- Potential stuffing the tail election fraud — by Graham Hill on Thu, 2020-11-19 18:20

AOC - "Skull and Cross Bone Civility" drilled by Joanathan Turley

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Submitted by Graham Hill on Wed, 2020-11-11 19:30

The Lincoln Project is an anti Trumper organisation and is targetting Trump's lawyers. Many are acting pro bono to assist in putting the evidence together.


Flip a Coin and get 100 heads: 115% Voting in Pennsylvania

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Submitted by Graham Hill on Sun, 2020-11-08 23:35

Raheem Kassam and Natalie Winters have written a piece on the Pennsylvania election in The National Pulse https://thenationalpulse.com/p...


A US Election Issue Explained- Trump is right to challenge!

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Submitted by Graham Hill on Fri, 2020-11-06 20:31

Ben Shapiro today has a clip from Hillary Clinton saying the Trump Presidency has been illegitimate because she had the 2016 election stolen from her. That is a woeful incorrect statement given Mrs Clinton was a lawyer. One popular NZ Blog site- and its writer should know better- has repeated the same ignorant and incorrect opinion.


The US Election: the oppressor- Woke Liberal insider Establishment v the oppressed outsiders.

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Submitted by Graham Hill on Tue, 2020-10-27 03:50

I return to a theme of Aristotle’s, the “few v the many’ which was his characterisation of Classical Athenian democracy.


Facebook censors the satirical news site Babylon Bee

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Submitted by Graham Hill on Tue, 2020-10-20 23:43

Facebook has censored a Babylon Bee article which had Democrat Senator Maisie Hirono using the test of a 'Duck' to determine whether supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barret was a witch. The article was based on a Monty Python skit.


New York Times- it is only right to be Against Free Speech

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Submitted by Graham Hill on Fri, 2020-10-16 02:14

In view of Twitter's and Face Book's censorship of the New York Post's stories on the Biden corruption, follows this weekend's op ed in the New York Times Magazine argues

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But the NYT is a "private company"... — by Jmaurone on Fri, 2020-10-16 13:54

Biden-Democrat Contempt for the Voters on SCOTUS Packing

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Submitted by Graham Hill on Sat, 2020-10-10 21:32

Democrats, the party of lawyers, "lawfare" , of weaponising of the IRS FBI and DoJ have openly manifested contempt for the voters- all of whom are now relegated to Deplorables.

Voting has already started in the USA but the candour of Mr Biden is astonishing as is the hubris: The National Review writer Zachary Evans noted:

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Considering — by Mr_Lineberry on Sun, 2020-10-11 21:23

Unabashed Condescension, Glibness and Smugness- SCOTUS Court Packing.

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Submitted by Graham Hill on Thu, 2020-10-08 21:49

The unanswered question in the current US candidate debates so far, - despite Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer saying ‘everything is on the table’- is Supreme Court packing.


Trump –Biden Debate- A paradigm shift.

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Submitted by Graham Hill on Thu, 2020-10-01 20:26

The debate has been described as chaos, unruly, of no value and of frightening a CNN analyst. It was not what a debate should be said Rachel Maddow of MSNBC of dispassionately looking at policy and informing the electorate and I surmise the uncommitted, the non-voters, the swing voters and independents who sit in a 20% twilight zone. Sir Robert Jones also came out against Trump as uncouth, an ignoramus and a liar. < Biden was also short on truth.

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Dinesh D'Souza — by Graham Hill on Tue, 2020-10-06 02:23
Great — by Mr_Lineberry on Thu, 2020-10-01 23:13
You could say a tactical — by Graham Hill on Thu, 2020-10-01 21:36

Hunter Biden's emails...do not make a ripple in NZ MSM

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Submitted by Graham Hill on Mon, 2020-10-19 21:41

The revelation from Hunter Biden's emails has had an explosive effect in the USA raising issues of RICO like contemplated corruption and the national security risk of Mr Joe Biden- i.e. susceptibility to blackmail by the states he is beholden to.

The money involved is substantial.


2 + 2= 4 is racism etc etc

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Submitted by Graham Hill on Mon, 2021-01-25 02:59

Professor Jonathan Turley's Blog Site carries regular free speech items (' Why burn books when you can ban them?" and academic lunacy.

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I — by Mr_Lineberry on Mon, 2021-01-25 20:35
A meaning cf practical application — by Graham Hill on Mon, 2021-01-25 20:09
All — by Mr_Lineberry on Mon, 2021-01-25 03:36

Texas sues other States in the Supreme Court over the election

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Submitted by Graham Hill on Tue, 2020-12-08 20:09

The Supreme Court of the United States is now confronted with another rule of law and related breaches arising from the election.


A teaser for the future: Biden's noxious and reckless vaccine cant.

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Submitted by Graham Hill on Fri, 2020-12-04 19:30

A head line reads thus:Joe Biden: ‘I’d Be Happy’ to Get Covid Vaccine as Soon as Dr. Fauci Says It’s Safe.'


Biden Normalcy is Obama 3 which is the reason for and cause of Trump

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Submitted by Graham Hill on Mon, 2020-11-30 10:25

Ben Shapiro puts the Biden- back- to -normalcy in context and why it is a terrible idea and I set out quotes from his article in The Daily Signal:


The 71% non reconcilaition: Michigan Wayne County Part 3

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Submitted by Graham Hill on Thu, 2020-11-19 19:47

In a post the other day I added a comment and have updated it twice, as the Republican members of the vote canvassing body, first refused to certify, then certified after duress was placed on them hav


The Road to Dogma: The Loss of Liberty by Rule by Expert.

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Submitted by Graham Hill on Fri, 2020-11-13 21:38

US Supreme Court Justice Alito in an extra judicial address to the Federalist Society has made the below comments which I take from the Breitbart article:


A miscellany of Quotes and Terms from the 2020 US media

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Submitted by Graham Hill on Fri, 2020-10-30 02:01

As I read US on line media I gather on a note pad expressions, turns of phrase and quotes. Some of the below I have referenced to the author and others I have not, but none are mine.

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Twitter user Political leanings

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Submitted by Graham Hill on Wed, 2020-10-28 21:57

Nissam Nicholas Tableb has talked about the importance of the 10% in "flipping" social opinion and movements. How a small minority can bring about a revolution.

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Ben Shapiro on Amy Coney Barret

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Submitted by Graham Hill on Wed, 2020-10-14 21:16

There is one fundamental divide, inter alia, in US politics between means and ends which specifically turns on process or means for the US Supreme Court. For Democrats everything is political.

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Ben — by Mr_Lineberry on Fri, 2020-10-16 01:09

Some News from the internet this week

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Submitted by Graham Hill on Wed, 2020-10-07 22:04

Professor Jonathan Turley’s blog.

George Washington University law Professor Jonathan Turley’s blog generally has interesting pieces on US law, social commentary and free speech.


Reagan v The Swamp existed in 1964

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Submitted by Graham Hill on Tue, 2020-10-06 02:39

Ronald Reagan in 1964 was more firey than I remember him when he was around as President.

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He — by Mr_Lineberry on Tue, 2020-10-06 02:54

The New York Times New McCarthyism- The Resignation of Bari Weiss.

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Submitted by Graham Hill on Wed, 2020-07-15 21:56

Ms Weiss a features writer for the New York Times has resigned and her letter is of some importance. Some extracts are set out here and are well worth reading.

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New McCarthyism? — by Mark Hunter on Sat, 2020-07-18 23:18
To Mr Hunter — by Graham Hill on Sat, 2020-07-18 22:31
A — by Mr_Lineberry on Thu, 2020-07-16 02:58

THE SERPENT HAS STARTED TO HATCH: AMERICAN FASCISM EMERGENT.

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Submitted by Graham Hill on Sat, 2020-07-11 05:02

The United States’ “progressive” agenda is now an avowedly socialist one. An historical basis exists for it from Woodrow Wilson and FDR, which had a fascist bent to it.

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Another take on the issue — by Graham Hill on Sun, 2020-07-12 20:10

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