Freedom of speech and freedom of the press will be resigned to history under a Hillary Clinton presidency, as the Democratic nominee threatens to shut down alternative news websites and anything the establishment view as a “conspiracy theory” if she is elected President of the United States.
In a speech in Reno on Thursday, Hillary Clinton claimed that Donald Trump was embracing “dark conspiracy theories” before going on a conspiracy theory-obsessed rant in which she attacked Alex Jones and Infowars, and then claimed that Vladimir Putin was the all-powerful mastermind behind the alternative media movement.
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These wild claims by Clinton echo her attempt to distract voters from the contents of the WikiLeaks DNC email release by blaming the hack on Putin and Russia – a claim that even the FBI declared had no evidence to back it up.
Director of National Intelligence James Clapper said the U.S. intelligence community is not ready to “make the call on attribution.”
U.S. Intelligence hasn’t decided if Russia is to blame. The Obama White House haven’t pointed the finger at Russia. However the lack of evidence against Russia hasn’t stopped Hillary Clinton pointing the finger and attempting to blame boogeyman Putin for every difficulty she has faced – and every honest investigation by the alternative media that reveals damning evidence against her.
So who is really peddling “dark conspiracy theories,” Trump or Clinton?
There is no wonder Hillary wants to shut down the alternative media. It is the last remaining bastion of investigative journalism. Hillary is so terrified of investigative journalists that she hasn’t held a press conference in over 260 days – an unprecedented period for a presidential nominee.
Hillary Clinton’s preferred method of dealing with the media – as revealed in the WikiLeaks hacked emails – is to have DNC staffers contact mainstream news outlets and correct their copy, change their headlines, and drop stories she doesn’t like. The mainstream media is wedged deep in the pocket of corporate interests, and Hillary is the hand that squeezes.
Alternative media won’t play ball with the DNC like this. Along with WikiLeaks, the alternative media are the last remaining opposition voice, and Clinton is on record vowing to destroy them all.
Dismantling of Opposition
Hillary’s campaign has gone into overdrive against the alternative media, sending a threatening email to fundraisers saying that independent conservative news outlet Breitbart News has “no right to exist,” and hinting that they were making plans to shut it down forever once Hillary is elected.
So much for freedom of speech and freedom of the press. Whether you agree with what these alternative media outlets say or not should be irrelevant. Their right to exist must be defended to the death.
“Breitbart is something different,” she says. “They make Fox News look like a Democratic Party pamphlet. They’re a different breed altogether — not just conservative but radical, bigoted, anti-Muslim, anti-Semitic conspiracy peddlers who never have been and never should be anywhere near the levers of power in this country.”
One of the goals of Clinton’s campaign, Reynolds says, is to ensure Breitbart and other outlets Clinton disapproves of, are destroyed.
“It goes without saying that we have to beat these people. But I want to beat them so decisively that their kind never rises again,” she says.