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William B. Fox
March 11, 2009

William B. Fox

Arthur Topham is the brilliant Canadian publisher of The Radical Press. When I first learned that he will be forced to appear before a Canadian Human Rights Commission (CHRC) tribunal, I felt the same kind of shock that many Americans once felt towards kangaroo court practices in Stalinist Russia and Nazi Germany. After all, free speech activist Harmony Grant claims in “Free Speech Win in Canada” that these tribunals had a perfect conviction rate up until June 27, 2008 when the CHRC finally dismissed a complaint against Maclean’s magazine for anti-Muslim hate speech. See:
And since when are bureaucrats entitled to tell us when we should be allowed to think hostile thoughts or not?
And oh, by the way, if you are going to have “hate crime” laws, why shouldn’t Big Brother also have “love crime” laws to also tell us –with the coercive power of the state-- whenever we are inappropriately lovin’ as well as hatin’?


After this, "love crimes"?

The news about the tribunal also left me with the emotion of comradeship as well as dread. Arthur Topham has been a longstanding friend of my colleague Capt. Eric May, Intelligence Editor of The Lone Star Iconoclast, whose works I archive at:
After running his first successful mission to interdict what appeared to be a false flag nuclear strike attempt on the British Petroleum Refinery in Texas City, Texas on March 30, 2004, Capt. May tried to go underground by relocating to Canada. Arthur Topham offered to help May start a new life there. As fate had it, May was stopped by Canadian authorities at the border. His cover blown, May decided to return to Texas.
Regardless of the outcome, Topham had proven himself a true libertarian helper against King George totalitarianism under tough circumstances.
I subsequently fired off the following protest email (and you should send your own email as well!!!) to Nancy Lafontant, Registry Officer, Canadian Human Rights Tribunal, at, cc:
(I have edited and modified the letter below slightly for this article. You can find the full original at:

Dear Ms. Lafontant:
I consider it a great honor to be able to send a letter in support of the free speech rights of Arthur Topham, publisher of The Radical Press, whose persecution under Canada’s draconian “hate crime”-related laws is being registered under file number T1360/9008.
… I have archived the works of free speech activist Rev. Ted Pike at: There is quite a lot of material on this web page that is relevant to this case.
….Numerous articles by Rev. Ted Pike and his niece Harmony Grant explain how the Canadian Human Rights Act is exactly the kind of Orwellian nightmare that we must avoid here in America at all costs. For this reason, I spent more than two full days of my time recently calling up every member of the House Judiciary Committee in Washington, D.C. to make my own personal strenuous effort to try to defeat the currently proposed “hate crime” legislation. My follow on email at has my essay “The Hate Crime Law Concept: It is all very sinister for at least nine major reasons” as well as contact data for all Judiciary members.
Please watch Rev. Ted Pike’s ten minute video that explains the Trojan Horse nature of proposed hate crime legislation in America, and how similar legislation has subverted Canadian free speech:

To put it bluntly, when it comes to the whole “hate crime” concept, the King wears no clothes. We should get all “hate crime” laws off the books and go back to being more free and civilized, as both Americans and Canadians were decades ago before all this Orwellian “hate crime” nonsense got snuck in through various Trojan Horse legislative initiatives.
As one example of an article I list in the Rev Ted Pike archive which explains the sinister nature of the Canadian Human Rights Commission is “Northern Gag Rule: Hate Speech Laws in Canada” by Harmony Grant at:
As another example, please see “Canada’s Damning Example Against Hate Laws" also by Harmony Grant at:
…Don’t you think it is really sad, Ms. Lafontant, that your country is now viewed so negatively? It appears that the witch hunts run by the Human Rights Commission are totally alien to Anglo-Saxon common law traditions that once protected free speech.

I understand that certain members of [the complainant] B’nai Brith want to suppress eighteen articles posted at Mr. Topham’s web site. [The list can be found at:].
….It is clear to me that all these articles are written in a thoughtful and intelligent manner and make an important contribution to public debate and general education.
Isn’t it amazing how many members of B’nai Brith can’t take criticism, but they can sure dish out vicious criticism and other abuse on others! Just look at what their co-tribalists have done to Palestinian innocents in Gaza recently!
….Why do they demand that laws protect them from criticism, yet it does not seem to work the other way around for others?
I urge my fellow Americans as well as brother Canadians to write emails as I have here to support Arthur Topham, a brave defender of free thought and true values of Western Civilization.
Best regards,
William B. Fox Publisher
America First Books


A more recent photo of Arthur Topham from an appeal for
donations to help fight well-moneyed enemies of freedom.


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William B. Fox is a former Marine Corps Major with experience in logistics, public affairs, and military intelligence. He is an honors graduate of the Harvard Business School, a Phi Beta Kappa graduate from the University of Southern California, and publisher of

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