Could this be the most conservative movie of the decade?

Imagine a movie where the VILLAIN is a billionaire tech mogul who gives away free internet and wholeheartedly believes in global warming. Sounds like the kind of movie Hollywood would never produce, right? Well, if you’ve seen ‘Kingsman: The Secret Service’, you’d know that the psychotic bad guy’s master plan involves wiping out huge chunks of the parasitic human race so Mother Nature can fix all the things people have done to the planet. But what’s scarier— the fictional villain or the progressives in real life who have wanted to reduce the human population for decades!

Stu breaks it down in the video below:

Below is a transcript of this segment:

I saw a movie this weekend that really every conservative should be talking about. Well, it’s a little old, bit still, you should talk about it anyway. It’s called Kingsman: The Secret Service. Before I go any further, I do want to warn you that there will be massive spoilers ahead, like probably the entire movie.

With that being said, Kingsman came out, I think, early this year, and honestly I didn’t pay attention to it. It’s kind of a comic book-y, superhero-y spy thing. It looked kind of good, but I didn’t really bother to go see it. I think it made $403 million worldwide, so it did pretty well. In fact, the movie did so well that Kingsman 2 has been greenlighted, which is pretty cool.

I just don’t understand how or why, not because it wasn’t good, because it was, but because it goes against every single successful Hollywood movie formula ever created. It was, I think, kind of conservative. Let’s look at these headlines. “Is Kingsman the most conservative comedy this century? “Satisfying stylized vengeance against the left-wing elite,” what? “The new spy thriller Kingsman is a hugely entertaining movie with ultra-weird politics.” Ultra-weird politics in Vox language, by the way, means the politics skew way less insane and to the right.

In the beginning of the film, we are introduced to the villain, Richmond Valentine. Watch.

[VIDEO from Kingsman]

Internet billionaire, kind of a weird villain, but sounds like kind of a great guy, right? Free calls, free Internet for everyone forever—that could be Obama’s next big catchphrase. I mean, it actually kind of is that now—net neutrality, high-speed connections for everyone, Obamaphones. It’s just not spelled out quite as neatly. But don’t get me wrong, Samuel L. Jackson’s character in Kingsman is not supposed to represent Obama. No, that’s clear when Richmond Valentine explains his plan.

[VIDEO from Kingsman]

Obama’s on board. It sure sounded and looked a lot like our Commander-in-Chief from the back. This little meeting wouldn’t be so bad if it weren’t for the fact that Richmond Valentine is telling the mysterious Obama character that he has to go along with his master plan, which is, of course, to save humanity from climate change by means of mass extinction. You heard that right, the world-threatening villain of Kingsman is a climate change activist.

And this features a movie that is fictionalized in this scenario where Obama is complicit in mass genocide with a climate change activist. How did this movie get made? Listen to how Valentine explains why we need to kill people in order to save the lovely planet.

[VIDEO from Kingsman]

Seriously? He’d be playing Al Gore. It’s really frightening, isn’t it? When you realize that Richmond Valentine acknowledges that they aren’t even telling the truth about global warming—watch.

[VIDEO from Kingsman]

Carbon emissions are a red herring? This is in a movie? Richmond Valentine and Colin Firth’s character literally call carbon emissions a red herring. Again, how was this movie made? It’s really scary though. Samuel L. Jackson is just playing a psychotic character who firmly believes using global warming as an excuse for population control is the only way to save the world from disaster. At the end of the day, he’s Samuel L. Jackson, flying around on private jets, not caring about CO2 emissions really, and if he is, he sure isn’t thinking of killing people over them—at least I hope.

Real people with real status like scientist Paul Ehrlich have actually claimed that population control was the only answer in equally terrifying terms. Ehrlich once described how we need to put sterilization additives in our water system to prevent births. And like our Kingsman villain, he even admitted to using his spectacular scare tactics as a red herring.

VIDEO

Paul Ehrlich: If you asked me the question, are there things that I have written in the past that I wouldn’t write today, the answer is certainly yes, I’ve expressed more certainty because I was trying to bring people to get something done.

M: But his core message remains the same today. There are nearly 4,000,000,000 more people in the world, and they are consuming more resources than ever before.

Paul Ehrlich: I do not think my language is too apocalyptic in The Population Bomb. My language would be even more apocalyptic today. The idea that every woman should have as many babies as she wants is to me exactly the same kind of idea as everybody ought to be permitted to throw as much of their garbage into their neighbor’s backyard as they want.

I did apologize for Brad. I don’t think I lightened it up this segment. Samuel L. Jackson doesn’t terrify me. Maybe if I saw him walking down the street reciting Ezekiel and holding his “bad MF” wallet, I probably would pee my pants, sure, but it’s people like Paul Ehrlich and the progressive agenda that pushes climate change policy that really scares me. So, you can stay up late crying in the fetal position over the real villains in our lifetime or you can watch a very entertaining and very politically incorrect and very violent action movie about pretend ones, like Kingsman. I’ll go with the latter.

Far away fields are always greener.

It is easy to look at someone else's life or another country and wish you were more like them.

Americans can be guilty of this. It could be Bernie Sanders wishing America was politically more like Sweden or other European socialist countries. It could be an American who finds out I'm Irish, been trying to move to America for over 17 years, and thinks, "Oh Jonathon, Ireland is a lovely free country - stay there. America has problems right now. You would not like it here."

Today, I want to take you on a journey and compare our nations' attitudes toward Coronavirus and the policies currently in place for "our protection."

I would also ask you to imagine you were in my shoes. Ask yourself which country you would want to live in.

Role of Government

Before discussing restrictions, it is critical to understand the very different governmental systems within our two countries. America is blessed to have a federalist system where states have considerable control over what happens in their states. DC, in theory, holds very little power.

Ireland is the exact opposite. We are a democracy with a big centralized government. The vast majority of power lies with our Taoiseach (Prime Minister) and his cabinet. Local states have no control, as our restrictions are countrywide.

America
  • America's restrictions vary from state to state. You will find the majority of businesses are open but operating with some restrictions.
  • Churches, malls, retail, gyms, cinemas are mostly all open.
  • Bars and restaurants are open but usually at a reduced capacity.
  • Schools have moved to online learning.
  • No travel limits.
  • Travel between states is allowed, but some states like Alaska require a negative Covid test.
  • Guests are allowed in homes, but some states have a limit (but not enforced).
  • Masks are either advised or mandatory in different states.
  • Social distancing is required.

When researching this article, the most prominent complaints were restrictions on visiting loved ones in hospitals and nursing homes. These restrictions have upset many people because you have a proud history of believing in individual freedoms. The government is not your parent and does not have a right to tell you how to live.

Now let me introduce you to Ireland.

Ireland

Ireland is currently on the highest level of lockdown possible and has been since Christmas Eve. We are officially on lockdown until March 5th, and our lockdown is getting more severe. Our government has already confirmed lockdown will be extended until After Easter.

Ireland has a stay-at-home order in place, and you are to work from home where possible.

  • "Essential" retail is open but with stupid rules. Some of our shops are half-open and half-closed. Imagine a Walmart that is allowed to sell food, but large parts of the clothing section are closed because they are not deemed essential.
  • Non-essential retail is now fully closed. At the start of lockdown, outlets were allowed to offer a click-and-collect service – but that has now been banned.
  • Gyms and cinemas are all closed. Ø Bars and restaurants are closed and unlikely to re-open until mid-summer.
  • Schools have moved to online learning.
  • No guests are allowed in homes or gardens.
  • Masks are mandatory and with fines.
  • Social distancing is required.
  • Churches are allowed to open for private prayer, but the mass is strictly online. This has caused a lot of distress for families. Ireland is a Catholic country. I know many older people who have not received communion since last March. My mother is a funeral director and has witnessed the pain caused to families, as only ten people are allowed to attend a funeral, regardless of the Church's size. Imagine a large family deciding what ten people can attend? How do you choose that? Sadly, the Irish Church is spineless and accepts every rule the government passes.
Additional Tyranny

Very few businesses are open right now, but that is not the end of the restrictions. There are limits on how far you can travel. I am currently off my work because of Coronavirus restrictions. There are two legal reasons I can leave my house: personal exercise/walk the dog and to purchase food/essential items from the store. These activities must be completed within three miles of my house.

My human right to privacy has also been crushed. If I decided to get in my car tomorrow and just drive, I would encounter several police checkpoints where I would have to disclose where I live, where I am going, and the purpose of my trip. If the trip is not essential, I will be told to return home and likely given a fine.

Tyranny North Korea Style!

Most countries have border controls, all with similar intent: control who enters the nation, set how long they can stay, and mandate what they can do.

The one exception to this rule is North Korea. Their intent is not to control who enters. Instead, they seek to ensure no one leaves and defects to the South.

As you can imagine, life in Ireland is not exactly pleasurable with the above restrictions. This is especially the case for people like me who suffer from severe depression and are desperate to escape.

If tomorrow I woke up and decided I want out (which I very much do) and found a country I could enter legally, I AM NOT ALLOWED TO LEAVE.

The Irish government has deemed all international travel is not essential and has placed police at all our ports and our airports. If I attempt to go to the airport, I would be greeted at a police checkpoint outside the airport, told my journey is not essential, and sent home with a fine. Currently, the fine is €500 ($600). New legislation is being discussed in parliament to increase the penalty to €2,000.

The police have new powers for people who get past the checkpoints and continue to travel overseas. When they return to Ireland, they can be sent to jail for a month. They will also have a criminal record – that record would likely disqualify the person traveling to countries like America and Australia.

Irish People

I could talk to you all day long about why America is unique and exceptional. There are so many different reasons. One of the reasons is your people, and I highlight Alexis de Tocqueville's sentiments, who said, "America is great because Americans are good." Americans have this rebellious streak in their soul, and it can be traced all the way back to the Pilgrims on the Mayflower. This great spirit is based on being an independent sovereign individual and wanting to live life to the fullest and not be stopped or controlled by ANY government.

Irish people are good and decent. However, they do not share the same characteristics. They believe and support government control because it is all they have ever known.

If you ask the average Irish person about the current government, he will likely tell you he dislikes one of the parties involved or an individual leader. Yet, ask that same person what he thinks about the restrictions, and he will defend them. I hear some say they believe the government has not done enough.

On the rare occasions that people break restrictions, the most significant backlash will likely come from the community, as they brand those people selfish and irresponsible.

Going Forward

The damage from Covid is going to be around forever. Our actions have caused damage to our mental health and the economy (with businesses closing and jobs lost). This will cause poverty. This is made worse by governments' reckless spending and borrowing of money we simply do not have.

However, I would argue we have a much bigger problem stemming from Covid: social acceptance of governmental control in a "crisis."

When a government is powerful enough to compel someone not to leave their house, define their job as non-essential, or tell someone they can't hug their grandparent, what exactly is off-limits? What control or power is a line government won't cross for the "common good"?

Most importantly, do you think governments worldwide will fix this issue and give back the powers they have taken? Or is it more likely we will just move onto a new crisis – maybe climate change or the Great Reset?

This is why the world needs America. We don't need the American military to intervene and save us.

We NEED America to rediscover why you are an exceptional nation. We NEED you to be the statue of liberty shining out the beacon of light, hope, and freedom for the world where your actions remind all of us what is possible when we unleash the energy and individual genius of mankind. If we work hard to reapply these principles, we can take another 5,000-year leap forward together.

Writers note: The policies listed here are based solely on Ireland. However, you see very similar restrictions in England and throughout Europe.

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