The Antics of Alex Jones

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The Antics of Alex Jones

Postby elfismiles » Thu Jan 28, 2010 3:48 pm

As most of you know, despite my recognizing of Alex Jones' faults and foibles, despite hearing horror stories from folks behind-the-scenes here in Austin, I've been willing to stand up for him when folks start AJ-bashing.

No more! I might be willing to say a word or two now and again along the lines of so many other Alex Jones Apologists such as "he used to do good local activist work," "he woke me up to the Tyranny," etc.

But this most recent incident has finally convinced me that I will do nothing more to promote his work. I know this point came a long time ago for many folks and I know that some folks never could stand listening to him. I do think his documentaries have gotten better and better but this Monday incident has been the final straw for me.

I'm finally taking that damn INFOWARS.COM sticker off of my bumper. Tried to take it off this morning but it's gonna take more effort to remove than I anticipated.

Here are links to the latest craziness:


The Antics of Alex Jones

01-27-10 Rise Up Radio: Hour 2: Danny Gonzales, acting President of the Continental Congress.Hour 1 & 3, John & Catherine cover the Gun Show Protest at APD Headquarters and take calls.
http://mp3.ruleoflawradio.com/RUR/128k/ ... 7_128k.mp3

Catherine's video channel
http://qik.com/catherinebleish

Catherine Bleisch at the APD-BATFE Protest in Austin Texas
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kPn44htJm6o

You Gotta Hard On for Me
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dWM17wiHhww

Alex Jones With Catherine Bleich
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZTLJ3JRQv50

Jerri Ward at the APD-BATFE Protest in Austin Texas
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dhLwkyzhp4w

1-25-2010 APD Gun Show Shutdown Protest
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IocjMhevru0

We Are Change Austin Street Action For Gun Rights
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jSfpYJNZUiQ

Austin Pro Gun Rights Rally Pt 1
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lZeAelmXhpY

Austin Pro Gun Rights Rally Pt 2
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PFfwT7elrKQ

Austin Pro Gun Rights Rally Pt 3
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8rcRkK-nenI

Alex Jones Arrives At Austin Pro Gun Rally
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZT7BW2CaPUw


Alex's PrisonPlanet TV Show

Darwin Boedeker - gun show promoter at the APD-BATFE Protest in Austin Texas
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xqDg_0EElxk

Darwin Boedeker - gun show promoter at the APD-BATFE Protest in Austin Texas - pt2
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HeZyvlXaKew

Darwin Boedeker on Alex Jones Tv 1/6: Gun Show Organizer Targeted by BATF Makes His Case (January 18th, 2010)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A2wvu8kvmK4

Alex Jones Tv: Alex Calls Upon All Gun Owners in Texas to Make A Stand!!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5v8cHdPBGyE

Darwin Boedeker Returns to Alex Jones Tv: Austin Media Spins Gun Show Story!
(January 25th, 2010)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JGazu-M4DIw
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Re: The Antics of Alex Jones

Postby StarmanSkye » Thu Jan 28, 2010 5:33 pm

Ugh; Can't hardly stand it --hearing Alex with his amplified bullhorn blathering in his distinctively-annoying voice in the background drowning -out the speakers at the pro-gun ralley, and then slamming Carolyn when she asked why he was being so disruptive, who had busted her ass helping to set the whole thing up, telling her its all about Free Speech and she doesn't know what she's doing, HE was instrumental in getting so-and-so there and advertising the event, etc.

Alex seems to have developed a cultish fad in which his central message is himself.

An utterly disgusting, boorish and bullying spectacle. What regard I once had and what little respect remained for him has pretty much evaporated. I really don't know if his 'job' is to keep an organized public resistance to fascism fractured and impotent.

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http://blogcritics.org/politics/article ... a-jackass/

I started out to write an article about an ominous attack on Second Amendment rights which took place here in Austin recently, but on viewing videos of the subsequent protest at city hall as part of my research I got sidetracked with more overwhelming evidence that Alex Jones is a narcissistic douchebag and really no friend of liberty, facts which I have observed before but which just become clearer with each new incident.

Earnest and passionate local advocates for individual liberty led by John Bush of Texans for Accountable Government organized a peaceful protest rally on Monday afternoon in opposition to the Austin Police Department's involvement with the BATF in attempts to illegally shut down private gun sales at gun shows in Austin. They had a good turnout and a schedule of speakers including Darwin Bedecker, who was the most recent target of this persecution campaign, and notable local liberty advocates like Jerri Lynn Ward and Catherine Bleish. It was organized on short notice, but it was a well-planned and effective rally presenting a legitimate grievance to the city government with a permit and everything.

Then, in the middle of it all, Alex Jones shows up with a bullhorn and what can only be described as a gang of thugs, and proceeds to disrupt the entire rally, shouting over the speakers, shutting down the program, and ultimately driving off most of the participants with his obnoxious antics. Not only that, but Jones was rude to everyone, including those who tried to invite him to become a program participant, called Catherine Bleish a "cointelpro" agent provocateur and ranted on and on about the NWO and various issues completely unrelated to the purpose of the protest, while surrounded by his personal videographers and thuglike followers.

Apparently Jones is incapable of allowing a protest to go on where he isn't the center of attention, and in order to get that attention he is willing to undermine the effectiveness of the protest, offend potential sympathizers and generally behave like a penis with legs. It's not surprising that by the end of the event people were accusing Jones of working for the statists to discredit legitimate protesters, and a lot of people came away from the event cured of any prior attraction to Jones' particular brand of anti-government paranoia. As I've said before, Jones is his own worst enemy and he lost a lot of supporters Monday because of his boorish behavior and an attitude which was widely described as "divisive."
Jones clearly has Narcissistic Personality Disorder and has all the earmarks of a little Hitler in the making and that type doesn't like to be left on the sidelines. He has the "rule or ruin" attitude where if he's not in charge and doesn't have all eyes focused on him then he will cause chaos and destruction and to hell with everyone else and the important issue which they may have been protesting. For Jones the cause of liberty and the truth are secondary. His goal is self-promotion and probably personal profit as well. Jones can't just cover a story or add his voice to protesting an issue, because he has to be the story and he has to define the protest or it is of no value to him.

For more video of this event taken by Catherine Bleish see http://qik.com/video/4595276 and http://qik.com/video/4595683
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Re: The Antics of Alex Jones

Postby elfismiles » Fri Jan 29, 2010 4:05 pm

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The backlash response has begun.

From the youtube comments of a local whose vids I follow...


Alex Jones Drops The Ball @ 2nd Amendment Rally

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cQNXn92gVPQ

The alter ego of Alex Jones got the better of him today in Austin. Two minutes into an organized rally at the steps of the Austin Police Department, Alex shows up and immediately starts bullhorning over the speech of local patriot, John Bush. Even after being told that he was talking over the speakers, he just kept going. He will no doubt be accused of being a provacateur after this bizarre exhibition. I don't know if the video will capture what it felt like there, but trust me, it was wierd. He split the rally into two groups, 80% original rally people and about 20% Alex people. I have been a fan of Alex for a long time, but this day has got me wondering, WHAT THE HELL WERE YOU THINKING ?



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Alex Jones Makes A Spectacle Of Himself @ Austin Rally
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g-7APVUK2wA

This video is not a big deal. I am not trying to cause infighting. I like Alex, he is a good guy. This is just him trying to take over a rally that others actually organized. He was invited to come up and speak, but declined. He was told that he was stepping all over the other speakers, but kept going. He was getting so close that they actually moved the rally in order to be heard over his bullhorn. He even went off about 12 feet from Darwin Boedecker, who was on his show that day. So before you accuse me of being cointellpro, or whatever the fuck. I am just reporting what happened. Maybe if you watch all the videos from the rally, it will become clearer. So please, try not to get your panties in a wad over this. i appreciate the work you have done Alex, but show some respect to your peers.



Sheila Dean is a local (actually she just moved to the West Coast I think) whose anti-RFID/PoliceState radioshow I carry on my Anomaly Radio network. She's just penned a blog post about the debacle...


Alex Jones is an inside job
Tuesday, January 26, 2010

BTC-Alex Jones evolved to become the name to both support and then to discredit the 911 truth movement. He's come full circle as a provacateur. My worst notions about controlled opposition and Alex Jones are now confirmed.

I had earnest suspicion of this news makers use and abuse of news to serially discredit the (L)iberty movement. Here is video proof of a legitimate rally where he is outing his presence as a provacateur.

RALLY BEFORE ALEX JONES
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZT7BW2CaPUw

RALLY AFTER ALEX JONES
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RB03TLRbLX4

FUCK ALEX JONES.
http://www.fontcraft.com/fbs/?p=417

http://beatthechip.blogspot.com/2010/01 ... e-job.html



Meanwhile, control of the local We Are Change group's YouTube channel and posting of critical comments upon it have created a fracas between local chapter members and Luke Rudowski at the NYC headquarters...


We Are Change Austin Actions
http://www.meetup.com/WeAreChangeAustin ... rum/925516

-Code of conduct. from we are change New York
-Message from Luke about WACAustin's current actions
-Recent Videos Posted to WAC Austin You Tube Channel

http://www.youtube.com/user/WACAustin

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Re: The Antics of Alex Jones

Postby elfismiles » Fri Jan 29, 2010 9:54 pm

Best vid yet ... go to the 2:30 minute mark on the first video below and watch as the camera pans from event organizer, John Bush, over to the left, East of the APD building towards IH-35 and see Alex literally stroll onto the scene with his entourage, look at John Bush and hear him bullhorning... and then proceed to begin bullhorning on his own.

TAG / LOLA Austin protest @ APD HQ
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R_X-CVR5L14

Local media coverage:

Gun activists protest at police headquarters CBS KEYE TV News
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mqx4MICdY7s

ATF APD Protest as reported by By KXAN
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jabLeNQP6u0

BATF Influenced APD to Strong Arm Local Grocery
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1W3yuRopWmc
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Re: The Antics of Alex Jones

Postby Sweejak » Sat Jan 30, 2010 12:38 am

Boy what a joke, let me get this straight. Jones was invited to speak, given a slot, but instead reverts to bullhorn mode?
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Re: The Antics of Alex Jones

Postby elfismiles » Sat Jan 30, 2010 1:49 am

Sweejak wrote:Boy what a joke, let me get this straight. Jones was invited to speak, given a slot, but instead reverts to bullhorn mode?


Yep, that's what I'm hearing.

And here is the Zapruder of the first few moments:

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And then Katie Brewer tries to reason with him along with a bunch of other folks.

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Meanwhile over at a Ron Paul forum:

Alex Jones Crashes Liberty Activist Protest
http://www.ronpaulforums.com/showthread ... 5&t=228306
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Re: The Antics of Alex Jones

Postby Sweejak » Sat Jan 30, 2010 2:05 am

This whole thing gets me queasy, but actually the comments seem encouraging. I happen to like this one:
That wasn't very nice..
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Re: The Antics of Alex Jones

Postby 82_28 » Sat Jan 30, 2010 3:56 am

That entrance by Jones emotionally and dramatically mirrors a WWE junket all the way. There is precisely no difference in effect. Just one look at Jones and Co coming on the scene, screams what a fraud Jones is. The question is, how deep does the deception go and how many arms are involved.
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Re: The Antics of Alex Jones

Postby Sweejak » Sat Jan 30, 2010 4:09 am

What is a WWE junket?
I'm thinking this is egoistic, bubble zone overachieving, not psyops. I know a few radio broadcasters ... and I once thought artists had big egos! I think it comes with the territory.

This may turn out well and take Jones down more than a few notches while giving some room for other activists. I doubt it, but maybe. Wasn't this the inevitable trajectory after the phony press release about what's his names interview with Obama?
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Re: The Antics of Alex Jones

Postby JackRiddler » Sat Jan 30, 2010 4:45 am

What's a WWE? Don't you recognize this guy?

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Maybe you remember it under its old name, WWF?

Like many pro wrestlers, I guess Alex just went "bad." Happens even to long-term "good" ones - like Hulk Hogan, even babyface Bob Backlund and Andre the Giant went "bad" in the end. When it happens to one who had previously always been "good," it's usually an indication that one's career is in its late stages. A possible consolation, in this case.

Sorry if I come across as a smart ass, but why didn't you guys have this figured out back in Y2K? Jones was always show business. His exploitation of a few good causes (alongside the fact-free scaremongering) was always opportunist, or incidental. The 9/11 truth "movement" ended with the fatal error of allying with him, back at the Chicago conference in 2006. After that his fanboys and mini-Me's, like Rudkowski, took over with their self-heroizing postures and nationalist hooey. WeAreChange.org is a teabagger site, in case you haven't noticed.
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Re: The Antics of Alex Jones

Postby 82_28 » Sat Jan 30, 2010 4:49 am

Sweejak wrote:What is a WWE junket?
I'm thinking this is egoistic, bubble zone overachieving, not psyops. I know a few radio broadcasters ... and I once thought artists had big egos! I think it comes with the territory.

This may turn out well and take Jones down more than a few notches while giving some room for other activists. I doubt it, but maybe. Wasn't this the inevitable trajectory after the phony press release about what's his names interview with Obama?


Well, attempting to be "literary" and "explorative" in my terms used, I was just saying it looks a hell of a lot like when some guy is in the ring on a WWE episode and then some other guy and his posse comes strolling out of some tunnel in the arena. Then mayhem ensues and the crowd loves it, even though it is fake. Usually an argument ensues and then they challenge one another to a future date.
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Re: The Antics of Alex Jones

Postby Sweejak » Sat Jan 30, 2010 5:04 am

Wrestling. I thought that was the WWF. Yes that was just what it looked like. Between that and the STFU, I mean the SOTU speech, which had all the flavor of a puppet show, it's no wonder that Dimity Orlov's advice, namely that towards a certain stage of the collapse of an empire the politics becomes unbearably dysfunctional, it's no wonder I'm not paying sufficient attention.

I wasn't online for Y2K so I missed whatever he said about that but got plenty of scare stories from even 'experts' who should have known better.

Reading the threads over at the Paul forums one can see folks aren't exactly snorting hopium. Good for them.
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Re: The Antics of Alex Jones

Postby Sweejak » Sat Jan 30, 2010 5:19 am

Sorry if I come across as a smart ass


Yeah, you are.I don't recall any unequivocal cheerleading for Jones here, or even on those other forums seeing people seeking "consolation". I'm sure there are exceptions. Really what you describe as the trajectory of a career in this kind of business is actually credible, much more than people just being born bad.

I see them resigning from CFL for that ad they ran, and from what I'm reading Jones has jumped the shark a while back.
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Re: The Antics of Alex Jones

Postby 82_28 » Sat Jan 30, 2010 5:21 am

HAHAHA! Just thought of this.

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Re: The Antics of Alex Jones

Postby Sweejak » Sat Jan 30, 2010 5:29 am

ahahha, it beats WWF or WWWhatever.
You think we should sit back and just enjoy the show?
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