This is what the other side does if you do not align with them

Wall Street Journal: Shutting Down Support for the Truckers: Donors to Canada’s ‘freedom convoy’ are harassed and boycotted.

‘Donor transparency” is a fixation of Democrats such as Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse and others on the left who bemoan the influence of “dark money”—not their own money but others’. Canada is now offering a preview of what that transparency would mean for political speech.

After GoFundMe shut down the crowdfunding effort for Canada’s trucker protests, and before Prime Minister Justin Trudeau invoked emergency powers to freeze, without court orders, bank accounts linked to the protests, supporters turned to a small website called GiveSendGo.

The Christian crowdfunding platform had received more than $8.7 million from individual donors intended for the “freedom convoy” opposing Canada’s vaccine mandates. On Sunday GiveSendGo was hacked and shut down by political opponents, who exposed the names, emails, locations and other personal information of 92,845 donors. Public harassment followed.

On Feb. 5, the owner of Ottawa’s Stella Luna Gelato Café made a $250 donation to the protest. When this became public, callers threatened to throw bricks through her store window. She ordered the shop closed. On Tuesday she recanted her support for the truckers to the Ottawa Citizen newspaper.

Twitter users are posting names, jobs and locations of donors—from corporate executives and civil servants to masseuses and taekwondo instructors. One account doing the “doxxing,” itself anonymous, clarifies: “If you disagree with the views of businesses listed here, do the Canadian thing: Do not patronize them, or write a sternly worded letter. That’s it.” Harassment will follow anyway, but even if not, do we need more boycotts? Liberals boycotting right-wing real-estate agents and conservatives boycotting left-wing graphic designers?

Major news outlets in Canada, the U.S. and the U.K. are contacting the donors, asking them to justify their contributions. Many donors feel pressure to recant or desist from further financial expression of their views. For many journalists, that is no doubt the goal.

Americans experienced an example of this “donor transparency” some years ago with California’s Proposition 8 to ban same-sex marriage. Mozilla CEO Brendan Eich was forced to resign after his donation to supporters of the referendum came to light, and he wasn’t the only one. A film-festival president and a restaurant manager also were forced out following boycott campaigns.

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Donor transparency sounds good, and there are certainly issues with not knowing who is behind what, but…people need to understand some aspects of donor transparency go directly against what many Christians understand as Jesus’ command to give in secret so as not to be praised by men (okay, ironic right now, but usually there is a huge temptation to give so as to be seen as a generous person.)

They continue to go too far, and it’s slowly working in our favor.

Cancelling working class truckers and center-left moms is a losing move.

#MomsNotMobs has a nice ring to it…

We need to stop worrying about how things look and start leveraging all of the power we have towards the destruction of our political enemies. The right has the idea that this is a soccer game with rules of engagement, a referee and sportsmanship. The left thinks they are in a genocidal war and are out to defeat us utterly. Right now they want to cut off your son’s penis or your daughter’s breasts and call you an abusive parent unless you do it. They want to inject you with a subscription service of a lifetime of vaccinations produced by open eugenicists and want to shut you out of the financial system if you don’t.

We need utterly turn the power of our institutions, our spending power, our social power towards their total defeat and make them into a humiliating example of what happens when you cross good people.

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