After questioning Sen. Chris Coons about his opposition to a ceasefire in Gaza, I was removed from a train heading to DC. A recap of our viral exchange, and a response to false media coverage of it.
Classic DARVO technique. When asked uncomfortable questions by a polite Canadian reporter about his support for sociopathic policies, he called the authorities saying he felt unsafe and made himself the victim.
Keep up the good work, Brother Aaron.
I saw the exchange while posting on Caitlin's site, and thought it was important to give him a call, so I did. Later I got a message saying it couldn't be forwarded since his mailbox was jammed. So I called and left a message, and I think other's did as well. Some people think those efforts are stupid and accomplish nothing, but you can't be absolutely sure of that, but you can be absolutely sure that if you do nothing you know absolutely nothing will change.
I'll watch the video later, but thank you Aaron, for confronting the Senator. Few people have the courage to do that, but I think it's necessary to do so when the opportunity presents itself. These politicians need to be challenged, in part so they understand the disagreements that exist between the general public and their positions.
Aaron is a true journalist and a class act through and through. Well done, sir!
You did the right thing, Aaron. I don't think you did, but even if you did, violate some decorum in a small way, the seriousness of the issue far and away justifies it.
I first heard of the story from the NY Post, referring to Aaron simply as a far left journalist.
Opening the link and seeing Aaron's name made me smile. Good work confronting these ghouls.
Great work. Don't stop challenging these neocon lawyers turned into politicians. The blood of children is on Coons' hands. Coons, like most US politicians, is a moral coward. Coons has become a sociopath -- as are any who claim that the murder of Gazan babies is in the US national interest. Those who fail to call for a cease fire are guilt of war crimes -- no different than Netanyahu. I hope there comes a day when those like Coons are tried for their crime of enabling genocide and locked away for these crimes against humanity.
I watched the video; Bravo Aaron 🤘
The ENTIRE event exposed the epic cringe MEDIOCRITY of this civil servant so thoroughly that it is almost a cliche of dessicated withered SOULESSNESS and cowardness...but the kicker..the true shame was that he just could NOT BEAR TO HAVE YOU PHYSICALLY ON THAT TRAIN..the GUILT AND Torment THAT Having YOU REMOVED REVEALS IS STUNNING..these moral midgets are "our",leaders‼️❓‼️‼️‼️
This is a great post but the most impact for me was the 4 pictures, the terrified children on the left contrasted with armed authority on the right, but even more the look in your eyes Aaron compared to those of Sen Coons.
I have the advantage of having heard you Dad speak in person, on the net and read his books as well as hearing you speak but what I see in your eyes is deep compassion. The Senators eyes show what an American man must do to be elected into power, many soul crushing things, I also see many hardened scars of things that happened to him as a boy.
This is really the whole crux. Compassion vs self-hate.
Bravo Aaron! You violated Senator Coon's "quiet time" on an Amtrak train. Well, Israel has been violating the "quiet space" of 2.3 million people in Gaza for five weeks now. Actually, Gazans have long complained of the round-the-clock background hum of Israeli drones. Coons helped arrange for the bombs, missiles, artillery shells, bullets, phosphorus munitions disrupting the once quiet space of Gaza. May your "quiet time," Senator Coons, be forever pierced by the cries and screams of Gaza's children and helpless people.
Thank you Aaron : ) Loved every second of your attempt at being truth to DARKNESS. When I grow up I want to be Aaron Mate : )
Coons is one of the chorus of cowardly leaders hiding in the wings when they should be speaking the truth and calling for peace. Where are the NATO leaders who on behalf of their populations should be calling for peace and civility? The rats are in the trap of their own making and doing the dance of the macabre.
Thanks Aaron, we Canadians don't have many proud moments these days given the moral depravity infesting our nation's Parliament.
You were outstanding in your very polite and composed, but very strong questioning of Sen Coons. I loved the comment about "honoring the sanctity of the quiet car." Your questions were right on and I would hope it, at least, caused him some uncomfortableness. We need more courageous journalists such as yourself.