What would really happen in a national emergency when the always trusted federal government purports to install protection measures but really just expands its powers? Joining us today to answer that is John Whitehead (rutherford.org), Founder and President of the Rutherford Institute. He discusses the things going on both behind the scenes and out in the open that sets the stage for a tightening of control and a suspension of rights should there be an emergency. He offers his solutions as to what can be done about it.
The Hunter Biden laptop story, published just prior to the 2020 election, was immediately denounced by mainstream media, removed from social media, and labeled as false by so-called fact checkers. Nearly a year later, the story turns out to be true. Joining us today to talk about it is Adam Guillette (aim.org), President of Accuracy in Media. He describes the typical media two-step: deny deny deny and then when the story is no longer politically relevant, fess up to the truth. According to the powers that be, a story isn't true until they want it to be. So if the media gets things wrong so often and is not trustworthy, why is Congress now ready to bail them out? It's one for the 'believe-it-or-not' files!
Does the executive and/or judicial branch have the right to just ignore the Constitution? The answer of course is no, but sometimes that doesn't seem to stop them. Retired engineer John Green is back with us today to discuss the latest rulings and declarations surrounding the eviction moratorium. The Supreme Court admitted it wasn't constitutional to extend the moratorium but allowed it to be extended anyway. The Biden administration picked up the ball and extended it even more – admitting also that it was probably unconstitutional. There are many consequences and precedents that will result from this. How fast are the Founding Fathers spinning in their graves?
We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights... We all know the words – well, those that don't refer to it as 'you know the thing'. What did the founders mean by unalienable rights? Robert Curry (claremont.org), Board Member at the Claremont Institute, joins us today. He looks at the difference between alienable and unalienable rights and how the latter is under attack today. He and John even dive into the philosophical discussion of the nature of truth in a post-truth world and the loss of common sense to the detriment of everything else. Definitely don't want to miss this one!
There is a new totalitarianism emerging in the West in the form of an oligarchic dictatorship. In order to prepare ourselves for it or even to fight against it, we have to understand what it looks like. John rides solo today, diving into the characteristics of this new totalitarianism. It will be based on an ideology that is a lie but everyone must pledge allegiance to it. It will dictate every facet of our lives. And it will give lip service to the Bill of Rights but there will be so many rules and regulations that you actually won't have access to those rights. John reads an essay from 1978 by the late Vaclav Havel, former president of the Czech Republic, that eerily describes what we're seeing today.