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Spike Lee Gets Raked Over The Coals by Director Boots Riley. The Reason Why is Shameful.

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Infamous director Spike Lee, who just recently directed “BlacKKKlansman” is being criticized by fellow film director Boots Riley for portraying police officers in a positive light in the movie.

Yes, this is the type of culture we live in now. The good guys are now the bad guys simply because the left needs some sort of boogeyman they can pin the blame for racism on and make it appear like they care about the issue. In reality, these folks are using individuals like Riley to keep them in power, oppressing them right under their noses and they don’t see it.

Fresh off his success among critics (not so much at the box office or among viewers) for his film about a black telemarketer’s discovery of the secret to success (“white voice”) which leads him to uncovering a capitalist plot to enslave people, director Boots Riley penned a three-page letter denouncing Lee for producing “a made up story in which the false parts of it try to make a cop the protagonist in the fight against racist oppression.”

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Riley begins by underscoring that he deeply respects Lee and even crediting the director for inspiring him to go to film school. That said, he then explains why believes Lee has sold out to police.

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“First, BlackkKlansman is not a true story,” he writes. “A story not being ‘true’ is not necessarily a problem for me. I have no interest in telling them myself at this time, but this is being pushed as a true story and it is precisely its untrue parts that are making a cop into a hero against racism.”

“It’s a made up story in which the false parts of it try to make a cop the protagonist in the fight against racist oppression,” he writes. “It’s being put [out] while Black Lives Matter is a discussion, and this is not coincidental. There is a viewpoint behind it.”

The real-life officer at the center of the story, Ron Stallworth (played by John David Washington), gave his account of his infiltration of the KKK in his 2014 memoir “Black Klansman.” In the film, his partner, Flip Zimmerman (Adam Driver) helps him to get inside.

Riley has accused Stallworth of “sabotaging” a “black radical organization” back in the late 1970s.

“The real Ron Stallworth infiltrated a Black radical organization for 3 years … where he did what all papers from the FBI’s Counter Intelligence Program (Cointelpro) that were found through the freedom of information act tell us he did—sabotage a Black radical organization whose intent had to do with at the very least fighting racist oppression,” says Riley.

“Without the made up stuff and with what we know of the actual history of police infiltration into radical groups, and how they infiltrated and directed White Supremacist organizations to attack those groups, Ron Stallworth is the villain. For Spike to come out with a movie where story points are fabricated in order to make a Black cop and his counterparts look like allies in the fight against racism is really disappointing, to put it very mildly.”

https://twitter.com/BootsRiley/status/1030575674447212544

This is identity politics at its finest, being played out by a radical member of the leftist Hollywood crowd. They don’t want art. They want propaganda. It’s sad and tragic that this is what the film industry has become these days, which is to say, a platform for the spewing forth of violent ideas that are packaged as progressive, but in reality, hinder said progress.

Being a cop is a tough job, and thanks to guys like Riley, that jog gets tougher and more dangerous every day.

Source: The Daily Wire

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Unrepentant YouTube Decides to Suspend Mainstream News Channel Over ‘Misinformation’

The barons of the Information Revolution are no less corrupt than those of the Industrial Revolution before them.

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There are concerns that the barons of the Information Revolution, much like the barons of the Industrial Revolution, are exploiting their content producers at an unsustainable clip, and creating a very dangerous bottleneck in the world of free speech. Given just how much of the internet’s traffic flows through just a few sites, it is imperative that we keep a keen eye on what platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube are doing.  They are the new gatekeepers of nearly the entire breadth of current information, and if they were to choose to keep us in the dark on any particular issue, it would be quite easy for them to do so. That’s why the latest news from YouTube is so terrifying. YouTube said Sunday it had barred Sky News Australia from uploading new content for one week, citing concerns about Covid-19 misinformation. The move comes after a review of posts uploaded by the Rupert Murdoch-owned TV channel, which has a substantial online presence. “We have clear and established Covid-19 medical misinformation policies… to prevent the spread of Covid-19 misinformation that could cause real-world harm,” a YouTube statement said. With 1.86 million YouTube subscribers, the channel — which is owned by a subsidiary of Murdoch’s News Corp — has a conservative following well beyond Australia. The mainstream media and the mainstream social networks haven’t always gotten their COVD info right, either, which makes their declarations regarding “misinformation” all the more laughable. Early on in the pandemic, these platforms pushed back against the possibility that the virus itself may have been a part of some sort of lab leak, even going so far as to censor any such discussion.  Over a year later, and as health experts began to suggest this yes, this was truly a possibility, the premature nature of…

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CNN Anchor Goes on Insulting Rant Against the Unvaccinated

Oh, spare us the drama, Chris.

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When it comes to the heated and prolonged debate that this nation has been having on the subject of vaccines, it is just about impossible to say something that won’t offend somebody. This is the Coke versus Pepsi of the 2020’s; the Yankees/Red Sox of medicine.  There is no grey area, and there is no middle ground. And, if you had any doubt about what side of the argument CNN anchors Don Lemon and Chris Cuomo were on, you needn’t worry any longer. Anchor Don Lemon said, “I still am flummoxed by the misinformation over the vaccine, people refusing to get vaccinated and also refusing to wear masks. Every day seems like it gets worse. And I don’t mean that. I mean the people who are dying, who are actually coming down with it, especially the children… I mean, just heartbreaking.” And then came the insults… Cuomo said, “People seen with significant cases and hospitalizations are getting younger. Part of the metric here is ignorance, but part of it is also arrogance, this misplaced sense of righteous indignation, and resistance that they believe is a false manifestation of freedom. This is not an issue of freedom. Of course, you have freedom to make choices about your own body. Let’s put to the side the irony that so many of these people don’t want to afford that freedom to women. But what we’re saying is, does it mean it’s the right choice? And these suggestions, I think the vaccine is safe, but you have the freedom to take it, but I don’t know that the science lines up, but I don’t know why they’re changing the guidance. These suggestions feel resistance. I think it’s a mistake.” Vaccine hesitancy is believed to account for a majority of the unvaccinated population in America today.

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