How did we go from the single issue of police brutality to the insanity we see today? In this week's boralogue, John lays out the steps Marxists take that transition from legitimate protests to pulling down statues and defying authority. They create the narrative of oppressors and oppressed and once established, more violent behavior is justified. But if it morphs completely out of control, Marxists will no longer need to justify their revolution to destroy America.
There's an old claim reemerging that Israeli police have trained American law enforcement to mistreat minorities. Is there any truth to this? We speak with the training program's architect, Steven Pomerantz (www.jinsa.org), retired FBI Agent and current Director at JINSA, who says this assertion is false. After 9/11, the U.S. needed to upgrade its national security and counter-terrorism plans, so we learned from the world's foremost expert in those areas.
John, Carol and Producer Steve join forces in a studio roundtable this week discussing the attempted Marxist takeover of America. The fundamental transformation of society is underway, through violence as well as education and media propaganda, and it will not stop at your door or the doors of the Church. What can be done to combat it?
John finishes up with a fireside chat of sorts, covering topics such as cell phone apps that track Covid patients; biometric identifier – is it the mark of the beast?; and using prayer to convey an anti-Christian message.
What can we learn from the occupation of the Capitol Hill neighborhood in Seattle? In this week's boralogue, John points out glaring contradictions with the new autonomous enclave, including their border wall, border guards with guns, and the need for an ID – all things leftists and this group has fought against for years. The reason these things work is because we have learned from history, but it's the same history these folks want to tear down.
Has qualified immunity, created with good intentions, been abused like civil asset forfeiture? Mark Miller (www.pacificlegal.org), Senior Attorney at the Pacific Legal Foundation, joins us to give the pros and cons of qualified immunity and discuss the balance between holding law enforcement accountable and allowing them to do their work without fear of being prosecuted.
John then wades into the issue of all lives mattering, showing that in order to claim that any life matters, there must be a moral foundation behind it.
Antifa has reared its ugly head during recent rioting and looting, but what is the history of this group? Kyle Shideler (www.centerforsecuritypolicy.org), Director for Homeland Security and Counter-terrorism at the Center for Security Policy, examines the background of Antifa, their tactics in hijacking a movement, and what their real aim is for this country.
Finally we welcome another attorney from Pacific Legal Foundation, Daniel Ortner (www.pacificlegal.org), who shows that allowing bureaucrats to determine what content is allowed online could lead to speech suppression, regardless of who is in power. People should be allowed to hear both sides of an issue and then decide for themselves what to believe.