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Santorum Warns Christians: German Jews Just Before Hitler Weren’t Scared Either



Rick Santorum’s fear-mongering and hate-mongering stopped getting him elected long ago. Now he’s using them to push his latest “Christian” film.

Rick Santorum has a message for all Christians in America: Jews in Germany weren’t scared either, just before Hitler came to power and killed them.

Sound harsh?

It is.

Santorum is pushing his studio’s latest “Christian” film, “One Generation Away,” produced by EchoLight Studios, which he runs, and American Family Studios, which is part of the anti-gay hate group, American Family Association.

In an interview with the Christian Post (video above), Santorum ramps up the fear mongering and lies, even (falsely) claiming that anti-gay hate groups have been labeled hate groups merely “because they’re Christian.” Of course, that’s false. The Southern Poverty Law Center has always been clear about groups listed on its hate group pages: they’re there because they repeatedly spread lies about groups of people.

The failed GOP presidential candidate and former Senator also falsely accuses civil rights groups like the ACLU and the SPLC of “trying to erase any kind of god or Christianity in particular from the public square.”

Santorum also claims government is preventing Americans from being free. “You can’t say or do certain things that may be ‘offensive’ to some people, you can’t have any kind of bible instruction in your schools… They’re going to tell you what your values should be.”

False – unless that “offensive” act is discriminating against certain groups of people, mostly minority communities, or participating in a hate crime, like beating up a 17-year old student, after luring him to a park, because he’s gay.

Warning that “it starts with a gradual erosion,” Santorum says “religious persecution” is something that “grows over time.”

Then, boom.

LOOK: ‘This Is A War’ Rick Santorum Says About Liberals, Christian Persecution, And His New Film

“Germany, prior to the Nazis, was a very Christian country.”

“The idea that you could have this type of religious persecution take place over a period of 10 years,” was “unfathomable,” he says, pointing to Christians and Jews “being not just persecuted but put to death” during the Holocaust.

“You wonder sometimes, why didn’t the Jews see this, and move?”

“Same thing here,” he warns Christians, saying people think it’s “impossible for that to happen in America. Maybe it is – but maybe it isn’t.”

“If we continue down this path, things are not going to get better,” Santorum continues, “and the chance of something really bad beginning to happen, where your faith is really constrained, or your lives are really in danger becomes a possibility down the road.”

“I think you’re seeing evidence where the government is intolerant of certain biblical teachings,” he warns. “You have Catholic Charities in Boston, who refused to do gay adoptions,” Santorum says, noting they “got out of that gay adoption business so they could keep everything else going.” In truth, they got out of the adoption business altogether, rather than let gay people adopt.

Santorum labels government contracts “privileges,” but doesn’t stop to consider the definition: “a special right, advantage, or immunity granted or available only to a particular person or group of people.” Discriminating against gay people is a choice, and discriminating should mean you don’t get “privileges,” because you haven’t earned them. Government contracts are not a right, they’re a privilege. He says these rules are “real threats,” which is false.

Santorum says the “call” of his movie is to warn that pastors, like he says has happened in Canada, could be arrested for “hate speech.”

He says that will happen “if we don’t defend our liberties.”


Image: Screenshot via Christian Post
Hat tip: Right Wing Watch


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Meadows Allegedly Behind Possible Attempt at Witness Intimidation of Cassidy Hutchinson: Reports



Cassidy Hutchinson, the former aide and advisor to Trump White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows, may be the victim of attempted witness intimidation, and the person who may have attempted to intimidate her may be her former boss.

The Guardian on Friday reports “Hutchinson received at least one message tacitly warning her not to cooperate with the House January 6 select committee from an associate of former chief of staff Mark Meadows.”

That message, according to both CNN and The Guardian, was delivered at the direction of Mark Meadows, according to sources both news outlets cite.

READ MORE: Secret Service Agents Confirm Details Hutchinson Shared About Trump Demanding to Be Taken to US Capitol Jan. 6

One of the messages that the U.S. House Select Committee on the January 6 Attack posted at the end of Hutchinson’s testimony read: “[A person] let me know you have your deposition tomorrow. He wants me to let you know that he’s thinking about you. He knows you’re loyal, and you’re going to do the right thing when you go in for your deposition.”

According to The Guardian, “The redaction was ‘Meadows,’ the sources said.”

READ MORE: Trump Declares Hutchinson ‘Totally Discredited’ as Former Aide Says Someone in His Orbit Tried to Influence Her Testimony

CNN similarly reports: “One of [the] people who may have been trying to influence Cassidy Hutchinson’s testimony did so at the behest of former White House chief of staff Mark Meadows, according to multiple sources familiar with information gathered by the House select committee investigating the January 6, 2021, insurrection.”

Citing multiple sources CNN reports “the ‘person’ referred to in the message, which was redacted in the version projected on a screen during the hearing, was Meadows.”

Former FBI assistant director for counterintelligence Frank Figliuzzi Friday afternoon on MSNBC said there is “no question” that message constitutes “an attempt to intimidate a witness. No question about it,” he stressed.

“When you then add that to the fact that it appears that they provided, her initial attorney to her, Cassidy Hutchinson, you now have a without a doubt, predication to open a federal witness tampering investigation,” Figliuzzi added.

Thursday on Twitter Figliuzzi wrote: “This is witness tampering. Cassidy Hutchinson was the target. They picked the wrong young woman.”

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Secret Service Agents Confirm Details Hutchinson Shared About Trump Demanding to Be Taken to US Capitol Jan. 6



Secret Service agents are coming forward to say for months after the January 6 insurrection they heard stories very similar to the account former White House aide Cassidy Hutchinson said she was told by a Trump loyalist and White House aide. The right-wing pro-Trump propaganda machine latched on to parts of her story in which she said she was told the outgoing president lunged at an agent, and “grabbed at” the steering wheel of the presidential limo, which on January 6 was an SUV.

Trump “angrily demanded to go to the US Capitol on January 6, 2021, and berated his protective detail when he didn’t get his way,” CNN reports, citing “two Secret Service sources who say they heard about the incident from multiple agents, including the driver of the presidential SUV where it occurred.”

That directly supports Hutchinson’s remarks before the U.S. House Select Committee on the January 6 Attack in her surprise bombshell testimony Tuesday. “The sources tell CNN that stories circulated about the incident,” CNN adds, “in the months immediately afterward the US Capitol attack and before she testified this week.”

CNN also reports that “one source, a longtime Secret Service employee, told CNN that the agents relaying the story described Trump as ‘demanding’ and that the former President said something similar to: ‘I’m the f**king President of the United States, you can’t tell me what to do.’ The source said he originally heard that kind of language was used shortly after the incident.”

Hutchinson had told the Committee a Trump aide, Anthony Ornato, had told her Trump got into the presidential limo, which was not “The Beast,” as right-wing propagandists are claiming, but an SUV, and said: “I’m the f-ing president! Take me up to the Capitol now!”

That closely echoes what agents told CNN.

RELATED: Trump Declares Hutchinson ‘Totally Discredited’ as Former Aide Says Someone in His Orbit Tried to Influence Her Testimony

“The president reached up towards the front of the vehicle to grab at the steering wheel,” Hutchinson also told the Committee, citing Ornato as her source. “Mr. Engel grabbed his arm, said, ‘Sir, you need to take your hand off the steering wheel. We’re going back to the West Wing. We’re not going the Capitol.’”

“Mr. Trump then used his free hand to lunge towards Bobby Engel,” Hutchinson then added. “When Mr. Ornato had recounted this story to me, he had motioned towards his clavicle.”

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Biden Blasts ‘Extremist’ Supreme Court and Promises to Protect Women Traveling Across State Lines to Obtain an Abortion



Calling the U.S. Supreme Court “extremist,” President Joe Biden held a virtual roundtable with nine Democratic governors Friday afternoon to discuss options in the wake of six conservative justices stripping the civil right of abortion from Americans. Biden promised he will protect women traveling across state lines to obtain an abortion and will protect women’s rights to FDA-approved abortion drugs.

The President, fresh off his NATO trip, called the Court overturning Roe v. Wade a “terrible extreme decision in my view, upending lives and impacting on the health and safety of millions of women.”

“I share the public outrage that this extremist court has committed to moving America backwards with fewer rights, less autonomy, and politicians invading the most personal decisions,” he added, echoing remarks he made in Madrid about the Court. The President warned that “if they expand on this decision” it will impact “men as well.”

RELATED: Biden Blasts ‘Outrageous’ US Supreme Court – Calls to Change Filibuster to Codify Roe and Privacy Into Law

“As I’ve said last week, this is not over. Last week, I announced two specific actions. First, if extremist governors try to block a woman from traveling from her state that prohibits her from seeking medical help she needs to a state that provides that care the federal government will act to protect her bedrock rights through the Attorney General’s Office. Second, if states try to block a woman from getting medication the FDA has already approved and has been available for more than 20 years, my administration will act and protect that woman’s right to that medication.”

The President warned that “ultimately, Congress is going to have to act to codify Roe into federal law. But as I said yesterday, the filibuster should not stand in the way of us being able to do that. But right now, we don’t have the votes from the Senate to change the filibuster on them at the moment. That means we need two more votes.”

“The choice is clear: either elect federal senators and representatives who will codify Roe or Republicans who will elect the House and Senate will try to ban abortions nationwide. Nationwide. This is going to go one way or the other after November. So let’s remember, the reasoning of this decision has an impact much beyond Roe and to the right to privacy more generally. Justice Thomas himself said that under the reasoning of this decision that the court should reconsider marriage equality and contraception and there’s a lot at stake here.”

RELATED: ‘We Are the Christian Taliban’: White Nationalist Declares Far Right’s Goal Is Turning US Into ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’

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