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SuperPAC Calls For Boycott Of Beyonce's "Anti-Liberty" Halftime Show

"If you look at Beyonce and this Jay-Z fellow, it's been pretty much in praise and celebration of the modern criminal police state," the founder says.

Posted on February 1, 2013, at 2:40 p.m. ET

The founder of a registered superPAC calling for a boycott of the Super Bowl halftime show this Sunday said he is concerned that Beyonce's performance will be "anti-liberty."

William Fawell, who runs Elect A New Congress, sent out a press release Friday urging America to change the channel when the halftime show comes on in order to send a message to its corporate sponsor, Pepsi. He said he didn't call for a boycott of the entire Super Bowl because he enjoys watching football.

Madonna's performance last year, Fawell said, was marked by satanic symbolism, and Beyonce's show is bound to be just as bad.

"If you look at Beyonce and this Jay-Z fellow, it's been pretty much in praise and celebration of the modern criminal police state," Fawell said, mentioning the singer's 2010 Grammy performance that included dancers dressed in police outfits. "And that runs completely at odds with liberty and in complete odds with me and I just couldn't sit still and not take some action to bring people's attention to this. We're going to turn you off. Pepsi, you just spent millions on a presentation that is un-American. We reject it and we reject you."

Fawell said his PAC has one other member, who works in social media. The PAC has had, at most, $5,000 in reported income, and its latest filling listed $80 on hand. The PAC is not in favor of Republicans or Democrats, but supports one thing alone:

"We support one candidate," Fawell said. "Its name is liberty."

A BuzzFeed News investigation, in partnership with the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists, based on thousands of documents the government didn't want you to see.

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