Censorship of Guns And Butter Radio Show and NoLiesRadio Press Rights at KPFA PACIFICA Free Speech Radio

No Lies Radio Reporter Vic Sadot was told not to film the “Public Comments” section of the elected KPFA Local Station Board “Town Hall Meeting”. Two different men tried to stop the reporter from filming, first of Bonnie Faulkner. A second man serving as “security” blocked the camera view of Allan Rees, the owner of NoLiesRadio, an on-line  Pacifica Network affiliate station, who had assigned the reporter to report on the meeting because it was advertised to the community members as a public meeting.

NEXT KPFA LOCAL STATION BOARD MEETING NOTICE Announces there will be an “Executive Session” and “Public Comments” will come after that. Why not hear from the public first, and then have the “private” meeting of community elected representatives? See: KPFA LSB Regular Meeting and Executive Session SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2018, 11 am – 3: 30 pm North Berkeley Senior Center, 1901 Hearst Ave, Berkeley, CA 94709. Public Comments are scheduled to begin about 2:45 PM. 

Watch Allan Rees of No Lies Radio, a Pacifica affiliate, speaking against the censorship of Bonnie Faulkner and the wipe-out of 17 years of Guns & Butter Radio shows from the KPFA Pacifica archives by order of current management.

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“Truth Troubadour” YouTube Channel posted a 6 video playlist titled “KPFA Censors Guns and Butter Radio” Report on the “Public Comments” Session of the regular Public Meeting of the KPFA Local Station Board on Aug 18, 2018 in Berkeley, California. The playlist and report were posted to NO LIES RADIO on Aug 19, 2018. Here’s a link to the video of Bonnie Faulkner speaking during the “Public Comments” part of the KPFA “Town Hall Meeting”.

Please share this NO LIES RADIO REPORT Published 8-19-18: “Guns & Butter banned by KPFA – Comments at Public Board Meeting on 8-18-18”. Special Report Assignment for No Lies Radio by Vic Sadot of Five Speakers for Free Speech Radio; Against Censorship; Against the Termination of the Long Standing Guns & Butter Radio Show by current KPFA management without any semblance of due process; Against the Memory Hole Removal of Archived Programs: Against the Memory Hole Removal of Archived Programs: Mac MacDonald, Chuck Millar, Bernie Rauch, and Allan Rees in Berkeley, CA. Courtesy of Truth Troubadour YouTube Channel. (Note: Two of the six videos were removed in courtesy to the speakers’ requests.) 

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Click on the photo to see how the KPFA Local Station Board tried to stop NoLiesRadio from exercising First Amendment Press Rights during the “Public Comments” portion of the “Town Hall Meeting” of the regular community elected Local Station Board. 

Subscribe to the Guns & Butter Radio home site to get updated emails on what’s happening direct from Bonnie Faulkner. Read the first report on the censorship:

Guns & Butter Banned and Removed from KPFA Radio Posted on August 16th, 2018
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Above: Screenshot of Bonnie’s Guns & Butter Blog of Aug 16, 2018 letting people know that her 17 year old KPFA show was cancelled by email with “no discussion of these claims, nor any provision for due process or community involvement before these actions were taken” followed by an appeal for support at the Aug 18, 2018 KPFA LSB meeting. Below: Photo of Michel Chossudovsky, founder of the Montreal, Quebec, Canada based Center for Research on Globalization, which hosts many writers at “Global Research” and many videos at “GlobalResearchTV”. The frequent guest on Guns and Butter released a report and statement on the the situation on Aug 21, 2018. Click on the photo to check it out!
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When “Fake Progressives” Crack Down on Progressive Voices: Bonnie Faulkner’s Guns and Butter on KPFA by Bonnie Faulkner and Prof Michel Chossodovsky, August 21, 2018 Global Research statement: 

The consensus among “Progressives” and Left Democrats is that Alex Jones is a “conspiracy theorist” (allegedly involved in hate speech) and censorship against him has nothing to do with First Amendment rights which guarantee Freedom of Speech. While the media has provided extensive coverage of the Alex Jones saga, the crackdown on progressive voices by self-proclaimed “Progressives” has not hit the headlines. Bonnie Faulkner’s Guns and Butter weekly program on KPFA has been closed down by Pacifica. It was among the station’s most popular programs over a period of 17 years. Not a word from the mainstream media. This decision against Bonnie Faulkner is also intended to suppress the voices of prominent authors, activists, lawyers, scientists, politicians and scholars who have contributed to Bonnie’s weekly program over the past 17 years. Let us ensure that Bonnie Faulkner’s program goes back on the air. Our thanks to No Lies Radio dot org and TruthTroubadour (YouTube Channel).

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Photo by Vic Sadot published at “Truth Movement Integrity Activists”, a Facebook discussion and info sharing group. The last part of the KPFA Local Station Board meeting featured a pro-active small group participation format for discussing and brainstorming on particular topics. These sessions were held after the “Public Comments” part of the Aug 18, 2018 LSB meeting. This photo has a list of “Solutions” to the Censorship of Guns & Butter Radio show that the group of about 40 people participated in creating. Other groups dealt with KPFA Outreach; Journalistic Rights & Persecution of Julian Assange; and Using Livestream Bay Area Broadcasts run by community activists from locations throughout the SF Bay Area. 

Truth Movement Integrity Activists Photo Album Report by Vic Sadot, No Lies Radio reporter on the Public Town Hall Meeting by the KPFA Local Station Governing Board “Public Comments” portion of the meeting. What are the rights of the press at a KPFA Free Speech Radio Public Town Hall Meeting? 

KPFA Shuts Down Guns and Butter August 22, 2018 Nomadic Everyman Blog by Scott Creighton  Scott is having his own problems with the current wave of censorship. But he rallied to the cause of Bonnie Faulkner and cited her as having a great influence on his first questions about the crimes of 9/11/01. 

KPFA Shuts Down Guns and Butter (24 m 59) Published on Aug 22, 2018 ChurchDog24 YouTube Channel. This just breaks my heart. Guns and Butter is a great program and has been since 2001. Thank you Vic for the heads up. 
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Scott Creighton denounced the censorship of Bonnie Faulkner and the flushing down the Memory Hole of her 17 years of archives of Guns and Butter Radio shows at KPFA Pacifica Radio. (WBAI & NoLiesRadio will continue to broadcast new Guns & Butter Radio shows)
Scott Creighton aka Willy Loman, recently had his “American Everyman” YouTube channel and his 11 year old “American Everyman” WordPress blog wiped out of existence.

It is worthy to note that Scott had an entire section of his American Everyman Blog devoted to 9/11 Truth! Scott continues with ChurchDog42 YouTube Channel and “Nomadic Everyman” Blog at Blogspot. While all the mainstream CorpGov media talk about the suppression of the “free speech” rights of fake “truther” Alex Jones, a lot of sites that are much better, more consistent, and delivering deeper documentation than “DisInfo Wars”, that attack over several platforms at once is being used as a smokescreen cover to obscure the repression of sites asking the most important questions about false flag agendas, psy-ops, and mass media manipulation. We say NO to Censorship!

 



Jenkins misleads by linking Pentagon plane impact theory to AE911Truth

What really happened at the Pentagon on 9/11? The “debate” in the 9/11 Truth Movement seems to not be completely on the level when it comes to the Pentagon. Craig McKee’s Truth And Shadows Blog is no place to push unsubstantiated BS, or lame excuses for outright suppression of competing views. This becomes very clear when one reads these articles about what happened in the 9/11 Truth movement about what happened at the Pentagon on 9/11/01. Highly Recommended Reading! 

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If you like this article, here are some other well written ones about the Pentagon and the Truth Movement.

Cab Driver Involved In 9/11 Pentagon Attack Admits “It Was Planned” VERY INTERESTING!! (14:53) Published on Feb 1, 2012 at hiptothedig YouTube Channel. Video #82 in the “9/11 & Other False Flag Investigations Playlist at Truth Troubadour YouTube Channel.

The taxi driver claims a light pole smashed into the windshield of his car, damaging only the windshield. Despite his claim that part of the pole was laying across the hood of his car but left no scratches or marks in the paint or metal. The interview starts out a little slow getting to the point, but watch his whole interview and you’ll start scratching your head at what this guy is claiming. The real kicker is what he says at the end (11:58), that “it was planned.” This is a snippet of an excellent documentary titled “National Security Alert – 9/11 Pentagon Attack” featuring eyewitness accounts (which includes D.C. Police Officers and city employees) that contradict the “official” version version of events by testifying that the approach of a jet plane was on the north side of the CITGO Gas Station, which is not the path that would account for 5 fallen light poles being hit by a plane.

The Pentagon Attack by Kevin Brant at IAmTheFaceofTruth 9/11 Post Only 11-20-17 https://www.facebook.com/groups/IAmTheFaceofTruth.YourPosts/permalink/1525727860841882

More absurd arguments on the Pentagon: ‘propaganda team’ sets its sights on Griffin 7-16-12 by Craig McKee in Truth And Shadows Blog: “In Chapter 7 of David Ray Griffin’s most recent book, 9/11 Ten Years Later: When State Crimes Against Democracy Succeed, Griffin makes a strong case for no plane impact and shows how weak the positions of Chandler, Legge, Cole, and Hoffmann really are…” http://truthandshadows.wordpress.com/2012/07/16/more-absurd-arguments-on-the-pentagon-propaganda-team-sets-its-sights-on-griffin

Comment by Craig McKee at Truth and Shadows July 17, 2012 Blog, “David Ray Griffin, Barrie Zwicker Support CIT’s ‘Staged Evidence’ Scenario”: Here’s what Griffin wrote on page 265 of “Debunking 9/11 Debunking” about the witness accounts compiled by CIT: “This testimony, besides throwing into doubt the testimony of Don Mason and the other people who claimed to have seen the light poles clipped, suggests something even more important: that the five light poles were staged to provide evidence for the official story. If so, then we must suspect that other evidence for the official story was also planted. If any of the evidence is demonstrably planted, in fact, we must doubt the truth of the entire story.” There it is. https://truthandshadows.wordpress.com/?s=This+testimony%2C+besides+throwing+into+doubt+the+testimony+of+Don+Mason+

Pentagon debates expose emptiness of large-plane-impact scenario by Craig McKee in, Truth and Shadows Blog March 16, 2016 http://truthandshadows.wordpress.com/2016/03/16/pentagon-debates

Excerpt: “Those who are determined to push the impossible claim that a large plane really did hit the Pentagon on 9/11 – despite the absence of a plane at the “crash” site – go to incredible lengths to try and make their case. They speculate, hypothesize, assume, and concoct imaginative and “plausible” scenarios that they claim “fit the data” or are “consistent with an impact”… Two of those articles were critiques of presentations given by researchers David Chandler and Ken Jenkins at the 9/11 film festival held in Oakland, CA. in September (2015 and posted to YouTube as “Pentagon Plane Puzzle”). Both presentations were part of a continuing effort by a small team of researchers to get the 9/11 Truth Movement to abandon some of the most powerful evidence that exists that 9/11 was an inside job…”

Jenkins misleads by linking Pentagon plane impact theory to AE911Truth October 19, 2015 By Craig McKee in his Truth & Shadows Blog http://truthandshadows.wordpress.com/2015/10/19/credibility-of-ae911truth-co-opted-to-push-pentagon-plane-impact

“Festival organizer Ken Jenkins—who along with Chandler wants the rest of the Truth Movement to believe a large plane actually hit the Pentagon as the official story claims—tried in his brief talk to link his Team’s Pentagon theory with the widely supported position advanced by Architects and Engineers for 9/11 Truth that the World Trade Center towers were brought down in controlled demolitions. If you liked controlled demolition, you’ll love a large plane hitting the Pentagon! It was six minutes of pure spin and cleverly worded manipulation.”

Going full debunker: Chandler devotes most of Pentagon talk to boosting 9/11 official story

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Comment by Craig McKee at Truth and Shadows July 17, 2012 Blog, “David Ray Griffin, Barrie Zwicker Support CIT’s ‘Staged Evidence’ Scenario”: Here’s what Griffin wrote on page 265 of “Debunking 9/11 Debunking” about the witness accounts compiled by CIT: “This testimony, besides throwing into doubt the testimony of Don Mason and the other people who claimed to have seen the light poles clipped, suggests something even more important: that the five light poles were staged to provide evidence for the official story. If so, then we must suspect that other evidence for the official story was also planted. If any of the evidence is demonstrably planted, in fact, we must doubt the truth of the entire story.” There it is. https://truthandshadows.wordpress.com/?s=This+testimony%2C+besides+throwing+into+doubt+the+testimony+of+Don+Mason+

Excerpt: “A group of supposed truthers has done everything possible to discredit CIT, defending the official story to a bizarre degree. They mock and ridicule anyone who doesn’t agree with them, calling them “liars” and “no-planer idiots” and then they claim that it is CIT’s investigative methods that are the problem.

I have questioned the motives of some of these “researchers.” They claim they want to cut CIT out of the movement because their claim that a 757 did not hit the Pentagon will bring ridicule to the cause and undermine its chances of success. So they fuel internal dissension that will do exactly what they claim to be afraid of.

In his book Debunking 9/11 Debunking, Griffin questions the eyewitness account of Don Mason, who claims to have seen the light poles hit (p. 264).

“This claim, that the plane en route to the Pentagon hit five light poles at the Washington Boulevard overpass – three with one wing, two with the other – has been an important part of the evidence that a Boeing 757, or in any case an airplane with a wingspan of at least 100 feet (the distance between the light poles on the two sides of the road), really did strike the Pentagon. PM’s [Popular Mechanics] support of this claim includes photographs of the five poles, which were knocked down.

“Serious questions about the credibility of this claim have long been raised. But videotaped testimony has recently been presented that, if reliable, would make the claim even more dubious than it was before.”

Griffin refers to interviews in the CIT film The PentaCon that show that the flight path was to the north of the gas station, making it impossible for the plane to have hit the poles.”

The PentaCon – Smoking Gun Version (1:19:37) Published on Apr 23, 2011 at lyletrip youtube channel

Barrie Zwicker is quoted in this blog as well: The evidence now shows, well past reasonable doubt, what happened. It was detonation of explosives within the building, timed to coincide with a flyover by a large jet plane, thus producing the clever illusion that flight 77 crashed into the Pentagon, heart of the official 9/11 Pentagon lie.

He adds: “To me, two most important questions now, almost nine years after the events, urgently call out for investigation. First, who are those behind the vicious attempts to discredit the work of the Citizen Investigation Team? Second, what are the motives of the would-be discreditors and those behind them? I say “attempts” because careful examination of the arguments of CIT’s tormentors show them to be tricky and unreliable – as flimsy as the official story they try to defend.”

PROPAGANDA TEAM’ USES CONTRIVED PENTAGON FIGHT TO DERAIL 9/11 TRUTH MOVEMENT by Craig McKee 5-21-12 Truth and Shadows Blog https://truthandshadows.wordpress.com/2012/05/21/pentagon-fight-used-against-911-truth-movement/

NEW GROUP ON FACEBOOK LAUNCHED IN NOVEMBER 2017: “No 757 hit the Pentagon on 911” Facebook Discussion Group created by Craig McKee, host of Truth and Shadows Blog. Please join! https://www.facebook.com/groups/388111014962530/

 

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Jenkins cut Pentagon section out of September 11: The New Pearl Harbor without permission.

October 19, 2015

By Craig McKee

In my last post, I deconstructed David Chandler’s very disturbing Pentagon presentation at last month’s 9/11 Truth Film Festival in Oakland, CA. But as troubling as his reinforcement of most of the official story was, it wasn’t the only talk at the festival given by a member of his “Team” of researchers.

Festival organizer Ken Jenkins—who along with Chandler wants the rest of the Truth Movement to believe a large plane actually hit the Pentagon as the official story claims—tried in his brief

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Alison Weir Speech Now 58 Minute Public Access Video! Book it!

Alison Weir 2017 “100 Years of Pro-Israel Activism” HD (58:00)  911TVorg YouTube Channel. The Story of How a Special Interest Lobby Enabled the Colonization of Palestine and Still Influences Policies Today.

The 58 minute Public Access TV free download version is now available for non-profit educational use with full credits/no edits from 911TVorg YouTube Channel. This lecture by Alison Weir in Berkeley, CA happened on February 16, 2017 in Historic Fellowship Hall in Berkeley, CA. Lecture by Alison Weir, Executive Director of IfAmericansKnew.orgAlison Weir is also the President of the Council for the National Interest, and author of “Against Our Better Judgment: The Hidden History of How the U.S. Was Used to Create Israel”.

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Alison Weir received a standing ovation in Berkeley’s Fellowship Hall. The event was sponsored by the Social Justice Committee of the Berkeley Fellowship of Unitarian Universalists  The complete title of the power-point presentation was “100 Years of Pro-Israel Activism & Trump’s ‘Muslim Ban’: How a Special Interest Lobby Enabled the Colonization of Palestine and Influences Policies Today”.

Alison wrote a blog the day after the event that some will want to know about: “Berkeley event was successful despite efforts against it” by Alison Weir Feb 17, 2017 at If Americans Knew Blog

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Henry Knorr at the open mic during the Q&A session on Feb 16, 2017 in Berkeley

Henry Knorr Defends Alison Weir from JVP Attacks on Voices in the Middle East on KPFA Pacifica Radio. Move the bar forward to the 38:00 minute mark to hear Henry Knorr, who is an American Jewish Bay Area activist against the 6 decade Apartheid Occupation of Palestine. He is also a member of JVP.  He calls it a “demonization campaign” against Alison Weir and IfAmericanKnew dot org. He also admires Alison for “not just talking to the choir”. He is disgusted with the secret dossier compiled on her, and how an umbrella group named The US Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation of Palestine was led to expel her due to the slander campaign. The real problem is that she stands against Zionism as a supremacist political ideology. He talks about her book Against Our Better Judgment about the Israel Lobby and how it is based to a large degree on academic histories by Jewish historians, thoroughly documented, “not kooky stuff” he asserts from years of study and activism on his own part. alisonweir-book-cover_alison-speaking

“Against Our Better Judgment: The Hidden History of How the U.S. Was Used to Create Israel” (92 page pamphlet) by Alison Weir. 

Truth Troubadour Blog 2-21-17. This 58 Minute Public Access TV video of the Alison Weir 2017 Berkeley Speech “100 Years of Pro-Israel Activism” HD is now available at 911TVorg YouTube Channel for free, non-profit, public education use!

There is a full length version posted at No Lies Radio YouTube Channel that includes the Q&A Session after the lecture.
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Alison Weir in Fellowship Hall on 2-16-17. Photo by Vic Sadot (photo links to the YouTube video)

Alison Weir Feb. 16, 2017 Full Length Berkeley Lecture & Q&A! “100 Years of Pro-Israel Activism & Trump’s ‘Muslim Ban’: How a Special Interest Lobby Enabled the Colonization of Palestine and Influences Policies Today” (1:55:57) No Lies Radio YouTube Channel. The lecture is about 60 minutes long, and the rest is the Q&A session.

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No Lies Radio Posts Video of Alison Weir Feb. 16, 2017 Berkeley Lecture! “100 Years of Pro-Israel Activism & Trump’s ‘Muslim Ban’: How a Special Interest Lobby Enabled the Colonization of Palestine and Influences Policies Today” (1:55:57) Audio by David Yandle; Video by hummux. Lecture by Alison Weir, Executive Director of IfAmericansKnew.orgAlison Weir is also the President of the Council for the National Interest, and author of a new book, “Against Our Better Judgment: The Hidden History of How the U.S. Was Used to Create Israel”. The lecture is about 60 minutes long, and the rest is the Q&A session.

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The music for the intros and outros of the video was performed at the beginning of the event by folksinger songwriter Francis Collins. The Sound Engineer was David Yandle. Post Audio Production by Vic Sadot. Video by hummux. It’s meant to be a creative commons archived video to be shared and viewed widely. The 58 minute HD version is perfect for cable access programming! Can you help 911TVorg get it on Cable TV?

Francis Collins Singing Free Palestine (4:19) Tony De Renzo YouTube 

Francis explains that he learned the song off the Jewish Voice for Peace website. Published with this note on Mar 9, 2012: “SF City Watch producer Tony De Renzo captures Francis Collins at The Buck, former city supervisor Chris Daly Bar and Grill at 1665 Market Street in San Francisco at their monthly Radical Acoustic Music open mic.”

We will close this Berkeley Calling Blog with “Simple Song of Freedom” – Truth Troubadour Vic Sadot update of the Bobby Darin 1969 classic anthem to struggle released under license on “9/11 Truth & Justice Songs” available on CD Baby.

How to UNITE FOR OUR RIGHTS!

Right here at the beginning of the Puppet Trump Administration All Trump supporters should test Trump’s loyalty to them. Let me explain how to do it. It’s called UNITE FOR OUR RIGHTS!

The Trumpeteers really need to demand that our Bill of Rights be restored, that all Anti-Constitutional martial law powers passed by Puppet Obama to Puppet Trump be rescinded by President Trump now! They should abandon the Trump regime and all other traitors to the Constitution of the United States if they do not act immediately and decisively to restore the Republic and the Constitution of the United States. Puppet Prez Obama has passed on some draconian legal claims to Puppet Prez Trump. This is a review of several specific violations done in the name of “security”. We must UNITE FOR OUR RIGHTS!

Listen to Robert F. Kennedy, Jr!  “Obama Creates Propaganda Ministry; Now Trump Owns It” (7:21) The Ring of Fire hosted by Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.
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Note Published with Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. video on Jan 27, 2017: “Just before the Christmas holiday, former President Obama signed into law the National Defense Authorization Act which provides funding for the military. Buried inside the NDAA was another bill that officially establishes an anti-propaganda center in order for the State Department to recognize, understand and expose counter foreign state and non-state propaganda and disinformation efforts aimed at undermining the United States. They really said that. Mike Papantonio, host of America’s Lawyer, discusses this with Richard Eskow, host of The Zero Hour.”

Similarly, all of us American citizens should exercise our inalienable rights to voice our grievance against Puppet President Obama for signing police state laws in bills that should only be about monetary matters. They should not include clauses that claim Executive powers to use the U.S. military for imprisonment called indefinite detentions (BORDC) and executions of American citizens without any due process.

Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. mentions how Obama earlier, with the sweep of a pen, signed an NDAA that repealed the 1949 Smith-Mundt Act that forbade the US government to use psychological operations and propaganda on the American People.

The Two War Parties need to start taking orders from the American People! Break out of the Two Party Matrix Mind Trap! UNITE FOR OUR RIGHTS! Defend EVERYONE’S RIGHTS! Or lose them… For more specific information and videos about the deliberate misuse of the annual NDAA military funding bills to claim Anti-Constitutional powers, and to join efforts with other people who are working to reject and rescind such illegal power claims, visit BORDC (The Bill of Rights Defense Committee)! Visit  PANDA – People Against the NDAA Unite! 

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Tom Paine, 1795, The Rights of Man. For more on the great American Revolutionary writer, see the links posted below!

Share this Berkeley Calling Blog with supporters of Trump now! Also send it to those who need to be educated about how President Obama  passed these Unconstitutional Executive emergency power claims to his “adversary” President Donald Trump! It’s time for all of to UNITE FOR OUR RIGHTS!

 “Tom Paine: Courageous Revolutionary Writer” Playlist at SOCIAL JUSTICE IN THE HEART OF BERKELEY YouTube Channel of the BFUU Social Justice Committee.

Tom Paine Talks Today – Actor Ian Raskin plays Thomas Paine for the Thomas Paine Society production of “Thomas Paine Tells Glenn Beck and the Tea Party: ‘You’ve Got it All Wrong’!”

“Tom Paine: Courageous Revolutionary Writer” Playlist at SOCIAL JUSTICE IN THE HEART OF BERKELEY YouTube Channel of the BFUU Social Justice Committee. Favorite line, “Is the term crapulous mass still in use today?” Posted in the “Tom Paine: Courageous Revolutionary Writer” Playlist at SOCIAL JUSTICE IN THE HEART OF BERKELEY YouTube Channel.

I’ve studied Thomas Paine thoroughly since the 200th Anniversary of the American Revolution, aka The Bicentennial of the overthrow of monarchy and colonialism and the founding of the Republic. I wrote a ballad for him and the chorus is:

“Oh Tom Paine! If you could see us now! Oh Tom Paine! We’ll struggle on! We vow!”

The Ballad of Tom Paine by Vic Sadot – 2016 Tom Paine Courageous Spirit Awards (9:30) Video 1 of 7 in the “2016 Tom Paine Courageous Spirit Awards” playlist at “Social Justice in the Heart of Berkeley” YouTube Channel. Thomas Paine wrote “Common Sense”, “The Crisis Papers”, The Rights of Man”, “The Age of Reason”, “African Slavery in America”, and “Agrarian Justice”. The lyrics by Vic Sadot are posted in the description box as well as in the video itself. The Ballad of Tom Paine tells the life story of Thomas Paine, one of the foremost revolutionary writers of his time.

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Did Michael Hasting die trying to warn you about your loss of your rights through NDAA clauses in the annual military budget bill? That’s an odd way to pass Unconstitutional “laws”! See: “Domestic Propaganda Ban to be Lifted?” (9:32) Published on May 24, 2012 at The Alyona Show on RT. “Last week, the House passed the 2013 National Defense Authorization Act, which contains an amendment that would repeal the Smith-Mundt Act: a 1948 law that prevents the U.S. government from distributing propaganda at home. Alyona discusses the proposed provision with Michael Hastings, who broke the story. What is the significance of the amendment when the line between propaganda, and public relations has become increasingly blurred?” Hastings died in a bizarre car crash in California before he got to publish more exposes.

The NDAA and the Death of the Democratic State by Chris Hedges. Posted on Feb 11, 2013 

Left My Mind (Joe Sadot) is song #1 on the new “Truth Troubadour” CD by Vic Sadot in the CD Baby YouTube playlist. Featuring Vic in vocals, acoustic guitar, and piano accordion with virtuoso improvisations by Eric Golub on viola, violin, and ukuleles! This site allows full length play of the cover songs. The CD Baby sales site only gives short clips of our covers of Dylan, Ochs, and Lennon songs. (Back & Front Cover of TT CD)

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John Lennon Birthday Speakout Against Facebook Censorship Livestream Video

“Imagine A Day Without Censorship” Speakout At Facebook Zuckerberg’s SF Mansion (41:16) Labor Video YouTube Channel

Labor Video Labor Video John Lennon Birthday SpeakoutPublished Note on Oct 11, 2016: On John Lennon’s birthday October 9, 2016, a rally sponsored by LaborNet.org was held outside the San Francisco mansion of billionaire Mark Zuckerberg the owner of Facebook to protest the censorship and privatization of the internet. Participants discussed Zuckerberg’s agreement with the apartheid Israeli government and Netanyahu to censor the internet with critical content of the Israeli government. Facebook is also censoring live streaming from Standing Rock Native American pipeline protesters and Kurdish activists. * See the list of links documenting the citations of censorship or spying provided in the description box for this video.

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First published video was the ILM Live Stream Facebook Censorship (49:49) brightpathvideo YouTube Channel  of the JOHN LENNON BIRTHDAY SPEAKOUT AGAINST FACEBOOK CENSORSHIP

International Labor Media Published Note on Oct 9, 2016: “In front of Mark Zuckerberg’s San Francisco mansion, protesting Facebook censorship of Palestinian reporters and more. Oct. 9, 2016.”

Amidst the general call for the creation of a Commons Free Speech Public Space on the Internet, there were those who stepped forth to voice more specific charges of censorship at the John Lennon’s Birthday Speak Out Against Facebook Censorship on Sunday, Oct 9, 2016 outside a Zuckerberg mansion in San Francisco, CA. ILM is the “International Labor Media” channel.

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Steve Zeltzer at one of the Zuckerberg Bay Area mansions at the John Lennon’s Birthday Speakout Against Facebook Censorship on Oct 9, 2016 in San Francisco, California.

Steve Zeltzer of Labor Video says (4:28 – 4:58) that Zuckerberg’s “power over over a billion people who are now on Facebook is being used to control political debate and dissent. We believe that this is wrong. In fact, he met with Prime Minister Netanyahu and signed an agreement saying that he would work with the Israeli government to censor critical comments against the Apartheid regime of Israel, of the Zionist regime. If Facebook and Mark Zuckerberg want to be political appendages of the  Israeli government, that  obviously their choice. But they will have to pay politically for that, and everyone needs to know what they are doing.”

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“The other thing is the issue of spying because people who use Facebook put their personal names, their personal information on Facebook and he has access to it, which means the US government has access to it. So people have to be aware of that.” Zeltzer describes the global reach of Zuckerberg using Brazil as an example. He purchased the domain name “internet.com”. Tech barons want the internet to be privately owned explains Steve Zeltzer. “We need municipal WiFi free public internet.

Zeltzer refers to John Lennon’s Birthday in saying, “Imagine a day without censorship! Imagine a world without censorship!” (10:05 – 10:45)  “What the supporters of Zionism and the Apartheid regime in Israel want to do is they want to pass laws in the United States saying that you cannot boycott Israel because that’s ‘anti-Semitism’… Now this is a canard that is used against people to basically accuse people who are critical of the policies of Israel of being anti-Semitic. And this is a very reactionary dangerous kind of position. So, in New York Gov. Cuomo passed such a resolution. In California Gov. Brown signed such a resolution. We’re saying this is outrageous! People have the right to boycott.”

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A woman speaks (12:50 – 13:08), “If we were to look at the history of Boycotting, Sanctions, Divestment movement within the U.S., it was successfully used to bring down the Apartheid South African regime. So at that time was that equated with being anti-White or Anti-Dutch?” She also cites Facebook for not allowing a livestream of the arrests at the Native American resistance at Standing Rock to protect their water rights against the proposed Dakota Access Oil Pipeline across their land. This woman speaker also cites the experience of having Green Party Jill Stein posts banned from being posted on Facebook. (This happened to me while trying to post to Facebook groups in which I am a member! VRS) The Woman’s Free Gaza Flotilla to end the blockade of Gaza was intercepted illegally in international waters, but that has been blocked out of the American corporate-government press, not just on Facebook.

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The next speaker, the man with the “From Vietnam to Palestine Facebook/Zuckerberg Censoring History” sign, (21:18 -32:22) was concerned with how private property ownership of public forums like Facebook is part of the general elimination of the public common space for public expression. He focused on the recent role of Facebook in Turkey during an attempted coup where suppression of freedom of speech was openly done in the name of restoring order with emergency decrees. Journalists were beaten by police and dragged by the hair to jail when TV stations were shut down without any news coverage by the compliant complicit western media. Facebook “respects” the Turkish Anti-Terrorism Law, “which in Turkey it means that if you show the army killing civilians, that’s a terrorist act… Facebook goes along with this and shuts down the pages. As we have seen, in the last 10 days when Palestinian journalists try to show their opinion immediately Facebook has stepped in and shut it down.”

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Steve Zeltzer comes back into the soundtrack around 39:33 to sum up the censorship  situation. Zuckerberg’s support for attacks on public education and on teachers’ unions reveals his ruling class politics. The people want genuine democracy, not the private ownership and public censorship and spying that we are getting on Facebook!

Click on the John Lennon photo to listen to Gimme Some Truth from the Imagine album!

Open Letter to Pacifica Board on Censorship of Bonnie Faulkner’s Guns & Butter Radio Show

BERKELEY CALLING POST MAY 9, 2015 – OPEN LETTER TO PACIFICA BOARD ON CENSORSHIP

The following email was sent to the Pacifica National Board, KPFA Program Director, and KPFA General Manager after learning that Bonnie Faulkner’s “Guns and Butter Radio Show” was censored on May 6 during the Spring KPFA Fund Drive. For a report on what happened, see this Pacifica in Exile Report.

Bonnie Faulkner, Host of Guns & Butter Radio Show on KPFA every Wednesday from 1 - 2 pm Pacific Time. Photo by Vic Sadot, Grand Lake Theater  http://www.gunsandbutter.org

Bonnie Faulkner, Host of Guns & Butter Radio Show on KPFA every Wednesday from 1 – 2 pm Pacific Time. Photo by Vic Sadot, Grand Lake Theater http://www.gunsandbutter.org

From: Vic Sadot <vic.bfuu.sjc@gmail.com>
Date: Sat, May 9, 2015 at 4:58 AM
Subject: Shameful Day for KPFA! Censorship Free Speech Radio style!
To: pd@kpfa.org, pnb@pacifica.org, gm@kpfa.org

The censorship of Bonnie Faulkner’s independent and internationally respected “Guns and Butter Radio Show” is absolutely inconsistent with the concept of free speech radio and the great Pacifica radio tradition of fighting censorship. All the more shameful when it is in the middle of a California citizens struggle against Big Pharma’s press to get legislation to make expanded regimens of vaccines mandatory! Which side are you on?

A public apology and explanation to the KPFA community is in order. The show and the premium she has selected should be presented at the next earliest opportunity, ie Let it go on next Wednesday’s show!

In solidarity with Bonnie Faulkner and her internationally esteemed radio show, we have just added the KPFA censored movie to our documentary playlist “Health Care Truth and Justice for All” in the “SOCIAL JUSTICE IN THE HEART OF BERKELEY” YouTube  Channel. Get on side of the people’s right to control their own bodies!

Stop Gatekeeping! Restore Free Speech Radio!

Vic Sadot, BFUU Social Justice Committee Activist & Berkeley Broadside Balladeer

Silent Epidemic: The Untold Story of Vaccines – Full Movie – Directed by Gary Null (1:48:05) Published on Nov 11, 2013 at Gary Null YouTube Channel. Now video #13 in the “Health Care Truth and Justice for All” playlist in the “Social Justice in the Heart of Berkeley” YouTube  Channel. “Silent Epidemic, by award winning film director Gary Null, is the first documentary to investigate thoroughly the true medical record and the historical evidence about vaccine marvels. Conventional medicine has herald the invention of vaccines as a miracle of modern science. It claims that vaccines have been proven to prevent and eradicate infectious diseases. We are told that vaccines are safe and effective, and that “herd immunity” can be achieved if a high percentage of a population is vaccinated. However, does the science support these claims? Kru

“Simple Song of Freedom” – Truth Troubadour Vic Sadot update of the Bobby Darin 1969 classic anthem to struggle released under license on “9/11 Truth & Justice Songs” available on CD Baby. The song was actually a hit for Tim Hardin in 1966, and Tim Hardin’s “If I Were A Carpenter” was a hit for Bobby Darin. Great American songwriters!

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