Facebook Cancels Account of Boston Man Who Shared Letter to Epoch Times Warning of Threats to Democracy

Article publisher: 
Epoch Times
Article date: 
29 June 2023
Article category: 
National News
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Chad Jones, a venture capitalist who lives and works in the Boston area, has deeply admired history and the U.S. Constitution since high school.

Jones recalls that it was sometime in early April of 2022, and as he scrolled through the archives of the online edition of The Epoch Times, he saw a submission to the letters-to-the-editor section of the newspaper that caught—and held—his attention.

The letter, published on December 5, 2021, was titled “Opinion From a Former Judge,” and authored by Keith M.  Alber, who identified himself as 85 years old and a “student of law.”...

Following are those steps to “overturn democracy” that Judge Alber shared from the textbook:

“1) Divide the nation philosophically. 2) Foment racial strife. 3) Cause distrust of police authority. 4) Swarm the nation’s borders indiscriminately and unconstitutionally. 5) Engender the military strength to weaken it. 6) Overburden citizens with more unfair taxation. 7) Encourage civil rioting and discourage accountability for all crime. 8) Control all balloting. 9) Control all media.”

Alber concluded, writing: “What was printed in 1954 as a possible diabolic nightmare has become an emerging reality. I hope that Americans will unite enough to pen a good finish...”...