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Old Glory and The Flame of Democracy
Nejourde Thomas "Jord" Meacham was the sort of person the elites in Washington despise.

One of ten children in what appears to be a tight-knit family, Jord lived in rural Utah near the Nevada border working on his family's ranch; he enjoyed fishing, hunting, and riding horses. "He was a big history buff. Listening to music was a big part of his life and young kids were drawn to him," his obituary read. Jord is survived by his parents, siblings, grandparents, and "many aunts, uncles, and cousins."

By all accounts, Jord led a quiet life animated by family gatherings and summers at an Alaskan fishery. Unlike those who targeted him, Jord did not earn a law degree from an Ivy League university, hone his skills at Quantico, or trade gossip with news reporters at D.C. hotel bars.

And on January 6, 2021, Jord made a decision that deeply offended the ruling class in the nation's capital: he demonstrated his support for Donald Trump.

According to the FBI, Jord and his uncle, Odin, traveled to Washington on January 5. "[They] attended the rally at the Washington Monument," a July 2023 affidavit read. "They then walked with the crowd to the U.S. Capitol building. As they approached the Capitol, Odin became separated from [Jord]. Later that afternoon, they reunited and left the area."

While carrying a Trump flag — a detail the FBI agent intentionally noted in his report — Jord, 19 at the time, entered the Capitol and spent less than ten minutes inside the building. He did not assault a police officer or damage government property. And although the complaint stated Jord was escorted out by police that afternoon, he was not arrested at the time.

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New Mexico Gov partially reverses gun ban, narrows scope to parks and playgrounds

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New Mexico Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham
Democratic Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham on Friday amended an order banning gun possession that was restrained by a federal judge, seeking to narrow its focus to certain areas, according to an announcement on social media.

Grisham's initial order, announced on Sept. 8, banned the possession of firearms outside private property in the city of Albuquerque and its encompassing Bernalillo County after declaring gun violence a public health emergency, which prompted widespread condemnation, including from gun control advocates. On Friday, Grisham wrote she would be narrowing the scope of the order to public parks and places where children gather, according to a post on Twitter, now known as X.

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Gun rights group sues New Mexico after governor signs executive order banning guns in public in Albuquerque


Last three men acquitted In Whitmer kidnapping plot chock-full of FBI meddling

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Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer
The final three men on trial for a plot to kidnap Democratic Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer were found not guilty Friday, according to ABC News.

Fourteen men were charged over the plot to kidnap the governor from her Antrim County vacation home in 2020. Eric Molitor, along with twin brothers William Null and Michael Null, were found not guilty on all charges by a jury Friday after a three-week trial, ABC News reported.

The FBI has been heavily criticized over its role in the plot, with several defendants arguing that FBI agents actively encouraged alleged participants to engage in illegal activity. Moreover, a jury previously acquitted two men alleged to have been involved in the plot after the defense argued that the FBI's encouragement of the plan constituted entrapment.

Comment: More acquittals:
Michael and William Null, twin brothers, and Eric Molitor were found not guilty of providing material support for an act of terrorism and unlawful possession of firearms. Jurors began deliberations Thursday afternoon following a 14-day trial before Judge Charles Hamlyn.

During the course of the federal proceedings, defense attorneys uncovered an elaborate entrapment scheme that involved dozens of FBI informants, supervising agents, and undercover employees.
"In this Case, the undisputed evidence...establishes that government agents and informants concocted, hatched, and pushed this 'kidnapping plan' from the beginning, doing so against defendants who explicitly repudiated the plan. When the government was faced with evidence showing that the defendants had no interest in a kidnapping plot, it refused to accept failure and continued to push its plan. The government's exploitation of its virtually unlimited resources, poured into its investigation, further underscores entrapment as a matter of law."
The FBI arrested 14 men, including the Null brothers and Molitor, in early October 2020.

Whitmer and Joe Biden leveraged the news in the final weeks of the 2020 campaign, accusing Trump of inspiring right-wing "militia" men to kidnap and kill one of his top political foes.

As Whitmer played the victim, Biden compared the alleged kidnappers to ISIS.

Perhaps jurors did not take kindly to Hamlyn's arrogant preachifying. Or perhaps jurors simply recognized there was no evidence outside of the conduct of FBI agents and informants to support the charges. Or perhaps the jury, like the majority of Americans, no longer trusts the FBI — two agents testified during the trial — and refused to reward the agency's bad behavior.

Brandon Caserta, one of two men acquitted on federal charges last year, cheered the verdicts.
"The acquittals solidify the truth that this was an FBI set up. Out of all the people charged, half were found innocent by law. And that's a big deal. It proves that the FBI is targeting innocent people to frame them for political and career advancement. It also goes to show that my and Daniel's acquittal wasn't just a fluke. Adam Fox and Barry Croft need to be released."
Attorneys representing Fox and Croft filed appeal briefs last month.
"[The FBI assets] were behind every key event--including all four attended by Croft, as well as both drive-bys and the 'WMD' nonsense with [FBI undercover agent Tim] Bates' video--and they incited the men at every opportunity. It was the FBI's 'conspiracy' to 'kidnap' and use 'WMD,' not Croft's."
DOJ has until November to respond. It is expected to be a lengthy process.

In the meantime, those on the side of truth and justice can celebrate another humiliating loss for the government and a darkening black eye on the FBI.

Bad Guys

Even Seattle and Portland libtards are finally fed up with the consequences of making drugs legal

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Tents in Portland, Feb. 8, 2021
Drug legalization experts in the Pacific Northwest gave rosy promises about how to best help addicts but things turned out much worse
Editor's note: The following column is adapted from the author's new book, What's Killing America (Center Street, September 26)
In the past few years, Oregon and Washington have effectively legalized drugs as part of the Black Lives Matter movement's criminal justice reforms. It's been an abject failure, taking thousands of lives. Now, voters say they've had enough. But will anything actually change?

In the once vibrant cities of Portland and Seattle, radical left activists and politicians spearheaded campaigns to remove police - and the greater criminal justice system - from drug enforcement. Buoyed by anti-police sentiment in the aftermath of George Floyd's death in Minneapolis, the Radical Left were able to convince voters in the Pacific Northwest to green light drug decriminalization.

Three years later, voters are demanding a return to drug enforcement.


Arrow Up

Sound of Freedom hero Tim Ballard says he is considering a run for Romney's Senate seat

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Tim Ballard, former DHS agent, founder of Our Rescue, and hero on whom the hit film Sound of Freedom is based, has said he will likely run for a Senate seat in Utah. He would take the seat from Mitt Romney, who recently announced his intention to not seek a second term in office.

Ballard made the remarks during an appearance on the Sean Spicer Show. "I keep getting phone calls from people," he said. He said it's easier for him to consider it now that Romney announced his decision to vacate the seat.

Prior to Romney's departure, Ballard said he "was very seriously considering it."

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Parents outraged after California school votes to forbid banners other than American, state flag

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American flags and a pride flag hang from the White House before a Pride Month celebration on the South Lawn, Saturday, June 10, 2023, in Washington.
Parents and teachers claimed the policy is a backdoor attempt to remove Pride flags.

Parents and staff are claiming a California school district is targeting LGBTQ Pride flags after the board voted to forbid the display of banners other than the American or California state flags.

Trustees representing the Sunol Glen School Unified School District in the East Bay, which serves 270 K-8 students, engaged in a tense exchange with attendees at a Tuesday meeting.

"The symbol of the flag solidifies that message," Sunol Glen Superintendent and Principal Molleen Barnes said during Tuesday's meeting. "Tonight, with this resolution, our board members have been clear where they stand."

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Ukrainian commander slams 'dangerous' Western training

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Close-up view of Ukrainian military uniform during the training session provided by Trident Defense Initiative
Tactics taught by Western trainers could get Ukrainian servicemen killed, according to a special forces commander of Kiev's 78th regiment, who spoke to the Financial Times in an article published on Friday.

"If I only did what [the Western military] taught me, I'd be dead," the Ukrainian serviceman, who goes by Suleman, told the outlet, adding that he had previously trained with American, British, and Polish soldiers, who had offered "some good advice," but also some "bad advice."

The commander explained that some of the methods taught by Western instructors, such as how to clear trenches, would have led to the deaths of Ukrainian military personnel. "I told them: 'Guys, this is going to get us killed.'"

Meanwhile, military analysts Michael Kofman and Rob Lee claimed in a report cited by the Financial Times that one of the key lessons of Kiev's failed summer counteroffensive was that training the troops for five weeks was "too short."

Eye 1

Consequences of government weaponization

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Epoch Times: Armed Man Posing as Federal Agent Arrested at RFK Jr. Event in Los Angeles

By Mimi Nguyen Ly and Rudy Blalock

9/15/2023, updated 9/16/2023

After the incident involving an armed man allegedly claiming to be a U.S. Marshal, Mr. Kennedy Jr. renewed his call for Secret Service protection.
LOS ANGELES — An armed man was arrested by police at an event attended by Democratic presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy Jr., according to the Los Angeles Police Department.

Photos provided to The Epoch Times show the man, who was wearing a shirt with "EMS" on the back, being held in handcuffs by police officers outside the event venue in Los Angeles on Friday afternoon. Multiple police vehicles were at the scene.
The Los Angeles Police Department told The Epoch Times it received a call at around 4:30 p.m. reporting that a male was in front of the event venue with "a badge on their lapel, a gun, and a shoulder holster, and claimed to be a U.S. Marshal."

A spokesperson for Mr. Kennedy Jr. confirmed the incident to The Epoch Times. Mr. Kennedy Jr. had not arrived at the venue yet when the incident occurred.

According to the LAPD, the man reportedly claimed to be employed for the event, but he wasn't recognized by the security staff.
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So, it has begun.


Texas AG Ken Paxton acquitted on all impeachment charges: 'The truth prevailed'

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Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton makes a statement at his office, May 26, 2023, in Austin, Texas.
The Texas Senate has acquitted state Attorney General Ken Paxton of all impeachment articles filed against him for corruption and unfitness for office.

Though there is bipartisan support for impeachment, votes to convict on each charge did not clear the 21-vote threshold. Republican Sens. Robert Nichols and Kelly Hancock joined all 12 Democrats to vote in favor of conviction on several charges.

The Texas Senate convened at 10:30 a.m. central time Saturday to vote and finished just before 1 p.m.

"Today, the truth prevailed. The truth could not be buried by mudslinging politicians or their powerful benefactors," Paxton said in a statement thanking his supporters after the verdict was delivered.

Comment: The alt-media consensus seems to be that Paxton had to go because, among other matters, he was investigating 2020 election fraud in the state, and fighting back against Biden's open border. In other words, he had to be punished for doing his job: safeguarding Texas citizens.

Black Magic

Kiev mayor orders closure of Ukrainian Orthodox Churches citing 'ties to enemy nations'

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Kiev police patrol the Kiev-Pechersk Lavra
Kiev Mayor Vitaly Klitschko on Friday ordered the closure of 74 churches belonging to the canonical (UOC), citing its alleged "direct ties" to the Moscow Patriarchate of the Russian Orthodox Church.

Klitschko's decree is similar to that used to seize the Kiev Pechersk Lavra, or Monastery of the Caves, which Ukrainian police stormed last month. The world-famous holy site, which is nearly 1,000 years old, was handed over to the Orthodox Church of Ukraine, a rival organization set up by the government in 2018.