[June 2, 2018] Tommy Robinson (real name Stephen Yaxley-Lennon) is a British activist and journalist who exposes the downside of Islamic immigration in Europe. He recently came to prominence worldwide when he was arrested and jailed for reporting on a rape trial of Muslims in Leeds, England.
Apparently, in England, the courts can ban the public from knowing about trials if members of the court consider media reporting to be prejudicial to the trial. There are protections for journalists in the U.S. for this, but not in England. What is of interest to the rest of us in free countries is that most of the media and politicians are okay with this.
This is why I’m highlighting the actions of Tommy Robinson as a man with the moral courage to stand up and let the public know about what is happening in their own backyard where Islamic grooming gangs1 have multiplied without much police interference. For his reporting, rumor has it that he does it with a bit of flair, he undoubtedly shows us what moral courage is all about.
The courts have imposed a press blackout on Robinson’s arrest and apparent jailing. This is unusual for us in the U.S. where such secrecy would be seen as anti-democratic both Constitutionally and ethically. In a stroke of folly, reporters in the U.S. support Tommy Robinson’s arrest and jail sentencing.
For this reason alone, that the U.S. media supports his arrest and jailing, that I want to bring attention to this episode. To label him as an extreme rightwing crazy is their first step as they fall in behind a government of Britain; which has something awful to hide (the rise of Muslim grooming gangs). It is unfortunate that the media is not reporting on him. Unlike Robinson, they lack the moral courage to do so.
“Above all, we must realize that no arsenal, or no weapon in the arsenals of the world, is so formidable as the will and moral courage of free men and women.” – Ronald Reagan, 40th President of the United States
Some say that this is an example of what they call the Suicide of Europe.2 Today we lack the moral courage that Ronald Reagan spoke about. What this does for the future of Western culture is unknown. It will take national-level leadership to lift us up out of the malaise we now are experiencing.