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Will the Biden's DOJ Go After Tim Ballard, Hero of Sound of Freedom?
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Remember how the FBI and DOJ used media opinion pieces as the justification for wiretapping members of the Trump campaign in 2016? Keep that tactic in mind as you read this entire piece to the very bottom.
My wife and I watched Sound of Freedom last night, and I woke feeling troubled.
The movie is the true story of former Homeland Security Special Agent Timothy Ballard’s headlong dive into rescuing children from slavery. The subject is one nice, suburban parents avoid thinking about, and Sound of Freedom threatens to force their attention on the issue. Especially considering the USA is the world’s leading importer of child sex slaves.
As disturbing as the movie’s subject, though, child sex trafficking is not the thing bothering me this morning. Rather, it’s the expectation that the Biden DOJ will investigate and charge Ballard.
Ballard has done nothing wrong, mind you. Nothing at all that anyone knows. But his story is shedding a bright light on one of the world’s ugliest secrets: big important people with names you know keep this slave economy in motion. Jeffrey Epstein’s horrendous crimes were only the tip of the iceberg. Epstein’s crime were mild enough that the government and media let you know about them. What goes on in the global markets is far, far worse. So much worse that, until Sound of Freedom escaped Disney’s kill box and became the number one movie in the country, you weren’t allowed to think about it. You weren’t allowed to know.
But now you do know, and the rich and powerful who demand a steady stream of pre-pubescent sex slaves at low prices will be angry. They will demand retribution because their supply of perverted thrills and adrenochrome is threatened. When the rich and powerful in America (or China) have a problem with someone, who do they turn to? The DOJ.
The US Department of Justice (and all of the federal government) cleans up problems of the rich and powerful. We saw this will Hillary’s email server, Hunter’s laptop from hell, the Mar a Lago raid and subsequent wrongful prosecution of Trump, and thousands of other examples. Right now, the FBI is likely monitoring my activity simply because I attend Latin Mass and Pope Francis hates people like me. If you’re rich and powerful, there’s no better friend to have than your local neighborhood FBI thug.
I don’t want to spoil the movie, so I will limit my exposition to this: the movie includes at least one incident that some federal prosecutors could consider a crime if they wanted to twist the law enough to arrest a guy they don’t like. And I can guarantee you federal law enforcement hates Tim Ballard and this movie because they show that one man can do more to fight sex trafficking than all of the US government combined. In fact, a key moment in the story comes when Ballard resigns from Homeland Security ten months short of receiving his pension in order to save a brother and sister stolen by traffickers. That act of selflessness alone is enough to piss off the DOJ. “How dare you prove braver than we,” you can hear Chris Wray saying.
In my disturbance, I decided to see what the state media are saying about Ballard. What they’re saying about Ballard is what they were saying about Trump before the DOJ opened fire on him.
VICE news, which went from a multi-billion dollar valuation to bankrupt and penniless in a year, calls Ballard’s action stupid, exaggerated, dangerous, harmful, and criminal. The Guardian’s Charles Bramesco, who engages in child-sex fantasy with his Twitter friends, penned a lengthy, snarky take down of the movie, which announced to followers with this tweet:
Bramesco’s contempt for God and virginal children drips from his pen like venom from a cobra’s fang:
Even if he did not literally have the face of Christ, Ballard would still exude an angelic aura as he gently hoists dirty-faced moppets out of peril with the gravely uttered catchphrase: “God’s children are not for sale.”
The Sunday evening Merlot drinkers in Chicago’s Lincoln Park salons smirked, no doubt, at such an exquisite display of contempt for the likes of Ballard—a Mormon with a wife and nine children, including two adopted out of slavery.
Bramesco also warns his readers that movie is a seductive trap to brainwash the ignorant masses into believing sex trafficking is a real thing.
These zestier strains of scaremongering are absent in the text itself, but they lurk in the shadows around a film outwardly non-insane enough to lure in the persuadable; the disappointingly un-juicy Sound of Freedom pretends to be a real movie, like a “pregnancy crisis center” masquerading as a bona fide health clinic.
Then, Bramesco subtly invites the DOJ to open an investigation of Ballard and the paramilitary rescue organization Ballard founded, Operation Underground Railroad:
Our hero Ballard, by the way, went on to found the paramilitary rescue squad Operation Underground Railroad, a group criticized as “arrogant, unethical, and illegal” by the authorities.
Get that, you mind-numb lefty robots: the authorities don’t like Ballard, and the authorities are your gods. “Thou shall not put non-authoritarian gods before me!” I’m sure Bramesco worships the ground Fauci walks on and gets his daily mRNA booster like a good pup.
To be fair, Bramesco found the time to include a single sentence admitting that child sex trafficking is bad. In the last paragraph. While bashing the movie’s star, Jim Caviezel and Angel Studio’s method of spreading the word:
For the first time, a self-serving foundation peeks through the cracks of noble service, the lone honest beat in a purported exposé of scandalizing facts. All of a sudden, this snare of wild-eyed falsehoods starts to make sense, its scattered ideology falling in line under the organizing principle of hoarded influence. And right on cue, as if in divine affirmation, a QR code pops onscreen linking to a site that puts patrons two key strokes away from buying $75 worth of additional tickets for the movie they’ve just seen.
Bramesco’s dog whistles to federal regulators and law enforcement are poorly disguised. Any FBI agent or US Attorney can now walk into any pre-selected courtroom and obtain warrants to search and seize the movements, communications, records, and accounts of Ballard or O.U.R. based on this hit piece in the Guardian. That precedent is well established by the FBI and the courts. The FBI is, after all “the authorities,” and if the FBI says you’re guilty, who is a federal judge to question their conclusions? That’s how authority works in 21st century America: authorities are not just above the law, they’re above questioning.
Carter Page was illegally wiretapped and accused of treason because of newspaper clippings, according the DOJ as reported by that right-wing, conspiracy theorist rag the New York Times. What hope does Ballard have against such authorities? And, in a world where the rich and powerful want a supply of children, why wouldn’t the DOJ take down Ballard and all who threaten that demonic supply chain?
Perhaps Donald Trump (and all Republican candidates) should announce today that, if elected, they will pardon Timothy Ballard. He’s gonna need that.
Sound of Freedom is playing in theatres everywhere, but Angel Studios lacks the marketing budgets to compete with Disney. Please consider buying tickets for yourself and others by visiting their Pay It Forward page:
For the record, inspired by the movie, the cause, and Bramesco’s hatred of the idea, I bought $75 worth of tickets for others who might not have the money to see the film. Let’s irritate the progressives, upend the DOJ, and destroy child sex slavery by making Sound of Freedom the number movie of the year.