Twitter Explodes as Fox News’ Bill O’Reilly Openly Advocates for White Nationalism
‘The Left Wants Power Taken Away From the White Establishment’ O’Reilly Complains
Bill O’Reilly’s vile racist beliefs are finally catching up with him. In a “Talking Points Memo” segment on his Fox News show Tuesday night, the 67-year oldÂ conservative commentator and author openly advocated for white nationalism, and Twitter is exploding.
“TheÂ left wants power taken away from the white establishment,” O’Reilly said, acknowledging that “the white establishment” exists.Â
“The left sees white privilege in America as an oppressive force that must be done away with,” O’Reilly also said, as if that were wrong, as ifÂ white privilege should be maintained.
WATCH:Â Fox News’ Bill O’Reilly: ‘The Left Wants Power Taken Away From the White Establishment’
Twitter is weighing in against the Fox News host.
Keith Olbermann, whose former MSNBC show ran in the same time slot as O’Reilly’s noted this is not a change:
.@poniewozik @JeffreyGoldberg @JohnJHarwood Why are O’Reilly’s “white establishment” remarks surprising? He’s been spouting this for 10 yrs pic.twitter.com/gQFrouwzfa
â€” Keith Olbermann (@KeithOlbermann) December 21, 2016
FYI, this is from 2012: Bill O’Reilly: ‘The white establishment is now the minority’ https://t.co/ZRIFGII146
â€” MissingPundit (@MissingPundit) December 21, 2016
Former Senior Advisor to President Obama:
That time Bill O’Reilly got his internal and external monologues confused https://t.co/CBy8wl4II1
â€” Dan Pfeiffer (@danpfeiffer) December 21, 2016
And more responses:
So @DavidCornDC says what we all must: Bill O’Reilly has passed into Afrikaner territory. We are becoming South Africa.
â€” Joan Walsh (@joanwalsh) December 21, 2016
No longer sublimated. No longer hidden. No longer repressed. Raging, out in the open. https://t.co/DtCkvTDWuN
â€” Charles Johnson (@Green_Footballs) December 21, 2016
USA: 63% White.
Congress: 87% White.
Top CEOs: 96% White.
Bill O’Reilly: The Left wants to reduce White power.
Oh no! Not FAIRNESS!
â€” JRehling (@JRehling) December 21, 2016
Every day, Trump or not, America looks less and less like Bill O’Reilly. And he knows that and it terrifies him. GOOD.
â€” Oliver Willis (@owillis) December 21, 2016
Well done! @DavidCornDC Calls Out Bill O’Reilly: ‘He Was Defending Apartheid!’ | Crooks and Liars https://t.co/Jb308TTxOF
â€” Karoli (@Karoli) December 21, 2016
O’Reilly arguing to keep Electoral College because the Republican powerbase comes from white men in low population areas.
â€” Jason Phoenix (@JPHX) December 21, 2016
I like that Bill O’Reilly trends because he slipped and gave his actual opinion.
â€” John Fugelsang (@JohnFugelsang) December 21, 2016
Regarding Bill O’Reilly’s explicit white nationalism, please note the broader context: it’s expressly white-male nationalism. pic.twitter.com/4qQarevGuJ
â€” Tyler Green (@TylerGreenDC) December 21, 2016
Black people knew about white supremacist Bill O’Reilly for years..this the same man who said slaves were well fed..we aren’t surprised
â€” RespectMyGame (@battletested5) December 21, 2016
Bill O’Reilly’s going full white nationalist now. I always knew he had it in him. pic.twitter.com/ZrXwng2Qsf
â€” Ned Resnikoff (@resnikoff) December 21, 2016
And there you have it. Bill O’Reilly, white supremacist. Not like we didn’t know, but get this evil shitbox off TV. @FoxNews @FOXTV https://t.co/0t1xuaIJUC
â€” Erica Friedman (@OkazuYuri) December 21, 2016
It’s official: Bill O’Reilly is a white supremacist. https://t.co/L24lqbsKST
â€” Redacted (@Fact_eur) December 21, 2016
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Trump Files Sweeping Legal Motion to Try to Block Georgia Grand Jury Findings and District Attorney Fani Willis
Attorneys for Donald Trump Monday morning filed a sweeping 483-page legal motion asking a Georgia court to block any report from the Fulton County special grand jury and any evidence the grand jury may find, and to force District Attorney Fani Willis to recuse in the investigation into his unlawful attempts to overturn the 2020 presidential election results in that state.
The Daily Beast’s Jose Pagliery first reported the filing. The Atlanta Journal Constitution also reports Trump’s attorneys have filed the motion.
Lawfare Blog’s Anna Bower, who has been covering the Fulton County case, calls the filing “mammoth.”
BREAKING: In a mammoth filing debut in Fulton County Superior Court, Trump’s legal team in Georgia is seeking to quash the report of the special purpose grand jury that investigated 2020 election interference in the state. pic.twitter.com/M9MXTejYIP
— Anna Bower (@AnnaBower) March 20, 2023
The news comes just hours after reports District Attorney Willis could be considering RICO, or conspiracy and racketeering charges against Trump.
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This is a breaking news and developing story.
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‘RICO’: Trump Could Be Facing Racketeering and Conspiracy Charges Used to Prosecute Organized Crime
Fulton County, Georgia District Attorney Fani Willis is reportedly considering RICO charges against Donald Trump in her probe of his attempts to overturn the 2020 presidential election, CNN reports. RICO charges are generally used when prosecuting organized crime cases.
“The reason that I am a fan of RICO is, I think jurors are very, very intelligent,” Willis had said last year about a different case. “They want to know what happened. They want to make an accurate decision about someone’s life. And so RICO is a tool that allows a prosecutor’s office and law enforcement to tell the whole story.”
Former U.S. Attorney Joyce Vance, a law professor and an NBC News/MSNBC contributor, Monday morning on Twitter, pointing to CNN’s report, said Willis “is seriously considering a RICO charge.” She repeated that claim on MSNBC shortly after.
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CNN reports, “Investigators have a large volume of substantial evidence related to a possible conspiracy from inside and outside the state, including recordings of phone calls, emails, text messages, documents, and testimony before a special grand jury. Their work, the source said, underscores the belief that the push to help Trump was not just a grassroots effort that originated inside the state.”
On-air Monday morning, CNN senior legal analyst Elie Honig, a former federal and state prosecutor, explained conspiracy, racketeering, and RICO, saying, “conspiracy” is “a loaded word. But all it really means is an agreement, a meeting of the minds between two or more people to commit a crime.”
But he added, “if we go up to racketeering, now, this is a really powerful tool the prosecutors use. What you have to do is show two things. First of all, the existence of what we call a racketeering enterprise, that can be a Mafia family, that can be a drug trafficking organization, but it could also be a corporation or a political entity, and then you have to show that they engage in what we call a pattern of racketeering activity, meaning that they committed two or more crimes in an organized fashion, which brings us to this other new piece of information. There’s a third phone call we already know about, of course, the infamous phone call to Brad Raffensperger. ‘I just want to find 11,780 votes.’ There’s also a public recording of Donald Trump talking to this investigator, Francis Watson, when he tells her, ‘when the right answer comes out, you’ll be praised.'”
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“Now we know, Trump also called the former Georgia Speaker of the House asking him to convene a special session,” Honig continued. “As we know we’ve heard from some of the grand jurors special grand jurors who’ve come out, they’ve told us that they recommended indictments for more than a dozen people.”
Watch CNN’s report below or at this link.
Prosecutors in Atlanta are considering bringing RICO charges in connection with Donald Trump’s effort to overturn the 2020 election in Georgia.@eliehonig breaks it down: pic.twitter.com/H7YXKQnus8
— CNN This Morning (@CNNThisMorning) March 20, 2023
‘This Man Is a Criminal’: George Conway Busts GOP’s ‘Completely Ridiculous’ Trump Defense
George Conway ripped Republicans for defending lifelong “criminal” Donald Trump against a looming indictment in New York.
The ex-president apparently expects to be charged in the Stormy Daniels hush money payoff, and the conservative attorney told MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” that he richly deserves it.
“The Republicans are behaving like complete disgraces,” Conway said. “They’re basically saying that, by saying that Trump is being persecuted, they’re essentially saying, you can’t touch Trump and Trump is above the law. Whatever slack you might have wanted to cut a former president, that was gone after Jan. 6. This man is a recidivist criminal, he’s committed fraud all his life, he’s lied all of his life.”
“This Stormy Daniels thing was something he cooked up,” Conway added. “The notion that [Michael] Cohen is going to be discredited on it is ridiculous given the paper trail. We see the checks signed by Donald Trump. It’s hard to say he is being picked on for paying $130,000 in hush money to a porn star and concealing that and using a straw donor, which was Cohen, to do that, and saying he’s being persecuted somehow when no one has ever done that it is completely ridiculous.”
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Watch the video below or at this link.
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