LTRP Note: The following are a few of this week’s headlines from counter-mainstream media outlets that you most likely will not hear about from the traditional mainstream media. We have posted these stories for informational and research purposes. These news sources are not necessarily Christian based, and our posting these headlines is not meant to be a blanket endorsement of all they do. But for those who try to stay informed of current events, these alternative sources may be helpful.
As always, Lighthouse Trails beseeches readers to use discernment in all they read and hear, be it from secular, religious, or Christian sources. As believers in Christ, may we weigh everything against the light of God’s Word and make that our main source for knowing truth.
The Federalist (by Nathanael Blake): “Though Not Victorious, The Christian Right’s Consistent Resistance To Child Sexualization Has Been Vindicated” – The American ruling class and its apparatchiks are increasingly post-Christian. This is bad in all kinds of ways, but it does highlight the differences between Christianity and the ethos of our exploitative and incompetent elites. . . . millions of us object to all of this sexualization of children, and we work hard to shield our children from it. But the decades the left spent denouncing us as scolding, prudish killjoys were memory-holed as soon as this history inconvenienced the latest talking point. Click here to continue reading.
The Epoch Times (by Tom Ozimek): “Musk Says Twitter Suppressed Free Speech Under Orders From Government” – Elon Musk suggested that Twitter was acting under government orders to suppress free speech, with his remarks coming hot on the heels of the release of a trove of documents that lift the lid on some of the social media platform’s censorship machinations around the 2020 presidential election.
“Twitter acting by itself to suppress free speech is not a 1st amendment violation, but acting under orders from the government to suppress free speech, with no judicial review, is,” Musk said in a tweet late Friday. Click here to continue reading.
The Jerusalem Post: “Kanye West Calls on Jews to ‘Forgive Hitler’ in Proud Boys Interview” – Kanye West defended Adolf Hitler, the leader of the Nazis who brutally murdered six million Jews in the Holocaust for the second time in a week on Monday, urging Jews to “forgive Hitler” in a conversation with Proud Boys founder Gavin McInnes. White supremacist Nick Fuentes mediated the interview.
West reiterated his stance that Jews cannot tell him who he can and cannot love and added that they “cannot force their pain on everyone else.” Click here to continue reading.
Breitbart (by Pam Key): “Netanyahu: Trump ‘Wrong’ for Giving Legitimacy to Antisemitism” – Israeli Prime Minister-designate Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday on NBC’s “Meet the Press” that former President Donald Trump was wrong for having dinner at his Mar-a-Lago home in Palm Beach, FL, with Kanye West and Nick Fuentes.
Anchor Chuck Todd said, “You have a unique relationship with former President Trump. He has consistently flirted with some really fringe characters that spout this antisemitic behavior, that preach white nationalism, things like that, and doesn’t denounce it. He has yet to denounce Kanye West at all, has yet to denounce being with the white supremacist days ago. Why do you think he halls this difficulty, do you think?” Click here to continue reading.
NewsMax: “Facebook Owner Meta May Remove News If Congress Passes Media Bill” – Facebook parent Meta Platforms Inc on Monday threatened to remove news from its platform if the U.S. Congress passes a proposal aimed at making it easier for news organizations to negotiate collectively with companies like Alphabet Inc’s Google and Facebook.
Sources briefed on the matter said lawmakers are considering adding the Journalism Competition and Preservation Act to a must-pass annual defense bill as way to help the struggling local news industry. Click here to continue reading.
WorldNetDaily News (by Bob Unruh): “Supremes hear arguments on state’s demand to control Christians’ speech” – The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday “signaled support” for a Colorado web designer who is fighting that state’s biased “nondiscrimination” law that penalizes her for not violating her Christian faith, according to a report from the Hill.
At issue is the leftist state’s demand that if she does any wedding websites, she must do websites promoting same-sex “marriages.” Click here to continue reading.
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