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Michigan Court Rules that Hurting Liberals’ Feelings On Twitter is the Same as ‘Terrorism’

A Michigan court has ruled that hurting a liberal’s feelings on social media is exactly the same thing as committing a terrorist act.

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A court in Michigan has ruled that hurting a liberal’s feelings on social media is exactly the same thing as committing a terrorist act.

The case is part of an attack on a former student from Michigan’s Lake Superior State University who was arrested for posting a photo of a rifle on social media to which he added a caption saying that the gun was a “snowflake melter.”

In January of last year, 20-year-old Lucas Gerhard posted the photo of his rifle to his social media account saying, “Taking this bad boy up. This ought to make the snowflakes melt a — and I mean snowflakes as in snow.”

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It wasn’t long before a leftist fellow student complained to school authorities that she didn’t “feel safe” because of the post.

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Soon enough the campus police were demanding to search the student’s college dorm room. Yet, when Gerhard gave permission, they found no threatening weapons.

While his social media comment was probably not a smart move, the police also found no indication whatever that the student was a danger to anyone, meant to threaten anyone, or intended to use his rifle to hurt other students. But the campus police called the Sault Sainte Marie Police Department, anyway, to have Gerhard removed from the campus and claimed without proof that he threatened the lives of the student body.

Worse, the state began prosecuting Gerhard claiming he was a terrorist. Despite a complete lack of any evidence proving their contention, prosecutors insisted that Gerhard meant to convey that “melting snowflakes” was a threat of a mass shooting.

Meanwhile, Gerhard denied making any threats at all and said his social media post was just a joke.

The student’s family set up a GoFundMe page to help defer costs for this malicious prosecution.

The case has gotten worse because an appeals court has now upheld the previous ruling that making jokes on the Internet that are perceived as a threat is exactly the same as being a terrorist.

Now, state lawmakers are trying to take action to change the law to defeat the court’s moves to end both the First and Second Amendments. State representative John Reilly (R-Lake Orion) is working on new legislation that would head off the court’s interpretations of standing laws.

Several spoke out in support of Reilly’s effort.

“Last Friday, the Michigan Court of Appeals effectively revoked the First Amendment protection of every citizen of Michigan when it declared that your speech could be considered a criminal felony – based not upon the content of your speech, but on how anyone, including any left-wing lunatic, chooses to interpret it,” wrote Adam de Angeli of the Rescue Michigan Coalition.

“By judicial decree the Constitutional rights of all Michiganders are in serious danger,” said Rosanne Ponkowski, President of the Michigan Conservative Coalition. “Prosecutors can declare ‘open season’ on anybody whose speech they disagree with. This is unconstitutional, immoral, and extremely dangerous in today’s toxic political environment.”

“There was a time when our courts and political leaders would vigorously defend the right of free speech, including speech they disagree with,” she added. “It is time to stand up for the rights of every Michigander to speak.”

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Iowa Racetrack Announcer Thrills Crowd by Slamming Anthem Protesters, then Gets Fired

An announcer for an Iowa racetrack thrilled the home crowd with a rant against national anthem protesters, but his bosses were less accepting.

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An announcer for an Iowa racetrack thrilled the home crowd with a rant against national anthem protesters, but his bosses were less accepting. Video of announcer Lon Oelke’s rant was broadcast live on FloRacing, but once it was posted to social media it went viral. Some were upset over the announcer’s reference to “darker toned skin people.” After complaints filed in, the The Kossuth County Speedway in Algona, Iowa, announced that it had fired the announcer who was a fill-in announcer and not full-time. “It was not OK, and it will not be happening again,” the company said in a statement. “Kossuth County Speedway looks forward to proving to our fans, drivers and crews that we can and will do better.” During his announcement, Oelke told fans that he had a public service announcement. “I’ve got four words for you: Find a different country if you won’t do it,” he said. “Get the hell out of dodge!” He went on to slam the NFL. “Now they’re gonna have another national anthem, for those folks, I guess the darker toned skin color, I’ll just say, Blacks,” Oelke added. “They want a different national anthem and the NFL is thinking about doing it,” he said. “So, I just say shut the TVs off and let them play in front of nobody.” https://youtu.be/5GeJkeXW6pI Follow Warner Todd Huston on Facebook at: facebook.com/Warner.Todd.Huston.

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Adorable New Conservative Book with Anti-Trans Message Teaches Kids that ‘Elephants are Not Birds’

A new conservative children’s book is looking to keep the woke out of story time with a new anti-transgender theme.

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A new conservative children’s book is looking to keep the woke out of story time with a new anti-transgender theme. Brae Books has published its new book for the kiddos entitled, Elephants are Not Birds, that tells kids that you are what you are biologically. According to the website, Brave Books offers parents “a conservative alternative to the current cultural activism that our children are being taught in schools, in the entertainment they watch and the books they read.” Company CEO Trent Talbot said he was driven to create the new book line when he noticed that “that there is a real war going on for the hearts and minds of our kids. And everywhere I looked was propaganda,” the New York Post reported. Per the paper: An ophthalmologist by trade, Talbot pointed to Ibram X. Kendi’s picture book, “Antiracist Baby,” which urges parents and kids to “make equity a reality,” as content that needs a counterpoint. “Once my eyes were open I was seeing it everywhere and I couldn’t unsee it,” Talbot said. “I thought there was a need for books that could help parents teach the values they hold dear.” Brave Books’ first offering is called “Elephants are Not Birds,” the story of an elephant named Kevin who likes to sing, and then is convinced by a vulture — named Culture — that he warbles so well, he must actually be a bird. Brave Books also made the decision to to refuse to do business with Amazon.com and will sell their wares only on their website. The Post added: Other planned books include, “The Island of Free Ice Cream” by former OAN anchor Jack Posobiec, which will tackle Communism. The company is also courting Congressman Dan Crenshaw (R-Texas), to write “Fame, Blame, and the Raft of Shame” about…

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