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Take Back Our Border Speaker Takes Dark Turn

In a concerning turn of events, the Texas border rally, dubbed “Take Back Our Border,” became the platform for spreading antisemitic conspiracy theories. Michael Yon, a speaker at the event, was recorded promoting baseless and dangerous claims, alleging that “terrorists coming across the border” were being funded by Jewish money. This incident, captured in a video circulating on social media, starkly highlights the intersection of political activism and the propagation of hate-filled narratives.

In a separate but related video from the same event, Yon further claimed that groups like Hamas and Hezbollah were infiltrating the United States via the southern border, with Venezuela being a significant source of Hezbollah members. These statements, while attempting to raise alarm over national security, irresponsibly conflate immigration issues with terrorism and antisemitism, creating a concoction of fear-mongering that serves no one.

The backdrop to these incidents is the ongoing tension and political standoff over border policies between the Biden administration and Texas Governor Greg Abbott. The U.S. Customs and Border Protection in Texas has reported a significant influx of migrants attempting to cross into the U.S., with December seeing the highest monthly total of encounters ever recorded. a concerning turn of events, the Texas border rally, dubbed “Take Back Our Border,” became the platform for spreading antisemitic conspiracy theories. Michael Yon, a speaker at the event, was recorded promoting baseless and dangerous claims, alleging that “terrorists coming across the border” were being funded by Jewish money. This incident, captured in a video circulating on social media, starkly highlights the intersection of political activism and the propagation of hate-filled narratives.

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