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  • Liberal’s All-Out Assault On Free Speech

    07/12/2020 4:19:08 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 12 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 12, 2020 | Derek Hunter
    In 1964, comedian Lenny Bruce was convicted in New York City on obscenity charges. It wasn’t for anything he did, it was for what he said…while doing stand-up comedy. It seems absurd now that an American could face jail time, as did the owner of the comedy club where he’d uttered the offending words (he was sentenced to four months in prison but died of an overdose while appealing the case). What destroyed Lenny Bruce has ultimately destroyed itself - those words are now commonplace on basic cable television, and sometimes broadcast networks. The words were “banned” by social conservatives...
  • Collapse of Cancel Culture as Even Liberals are Denouncing Leftist Censorship

    07/10/2020 5:36:19 AM PDT · by poconopundit · 42 replies
    YouTube Video 13:25 minutes ^ | July 8, 2020 | Dr. Steve Turley
    Weird things are happening — moderate Lefties are being attacked by the Anarchists and Occasional Cortex's. Now, the moderates are suddenly recognizing the value of FREE SPEECH! A short letter was sent to Harper's Magazine and signed by scores of prominent Liberal/Leftist writers/journalists/pundits such as J. K. Rowling and Noam Chomsky. I summarize the key points of the letter below. YouTube Commentator, Dr. Steve Turley, tells the story and analyzes the political fallout of Leftists battling each other on this issue. FR's V K Lee turned me on to Dr. Steve a few days ago and I've been enjoying his...
  • Vanity: Soros-Funded D.A. Charges Couple with Hate Crime for Defacing BLM Mural

    07/07/2020 4:52:31 PM PDT · by TigerClaws · 55 replies
    Vanity / KCBS
    KCBS 106.9 FM/740 AM @KCBSRadio BREAKING: The #Martinez couple caught on video painting over the approved #BlackLivesMatter mural on #FourthofJuly are being charged with a hate crime, according to a release from the #ContraCostaCounty District Attorney's office.
  • Survive the ascendancy of wokeness: Become 'anti-fragile' Exclusive: Patrice Lewis offers tips that'll allow you to actually exercise your free-speech rights

    07/04/2020 8:23:20 AM PDT · by rktman · 26 replies
    wnd.com ^ | 7/3/2020 | Patrice Lewis
    In an interesting American Thinker piece entitled "How to Fight the Woke – and Win," the author included a piece of advice called "Become Anti-Fragile" as follows: "In war, you must always secure your supply lines. One of the Woke's most powerful weapons is economic pressure, so take that away from them as much as possible. … Being anti-fragile will allow you to stand firm when you need to speak the truth." [Emphasis added.] (Continued below)
  • We Can’t Have ‘National Dialogues’ If People Get Fired For Talking Honestly

    07/03/2020 7:11:55 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 48 replies
    The Federalist ^ | 07/03/2020 | John Loftus
    “While we write and print millions of words about race in America, why is it still so hard to have a truly respectful, decent, and humble dialogue about perhaps the most complicated and contentious issue in American life?” asks David French in his Dispatch article “American Racism: We’ve Got So Very Far to Go.” Yet he does not mention in his story of personal change the elephant in the room: the Black Lives Matter movement’s radical cultural hegemony.Establishment Republicans made the same mistake by ignoring the movement’s radical premise: that at its core, America is rotten and systemically racist, and...
  • Twitter has removed President Trump's "They're not after me. They're after you" meme

    07/01/2020 6:14:37 PM PDT · by janetjanet998 · 176 replies
    Twitter has removed President Trump's "They're not after me. They're after you" meme
  • Harvard grad Claira Janover says she’s lost Deloitte job over TikTok ‘stab threat’

    07/01/2020 5:14:29 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 152 replies
    NY Post ^ | July 1, 2020 | 7:28pm | Lee Brown and Aaron Feis
    The Harvard graduate who said in a TikTok video that she would “stab” anyone who told her “All Lives Matter” revealed in a new pair of recordings that she has lost her job over the perceived threats and ensuing furor. “Standing up for Black Lives Matter put me in a place online to be seen by millions of people,” a teary Claira Janover said in a new video posted Wednesday afternoon. “The job that I’d worked really hard to get and meant a lot to me has called me and fired me because of everything.”
  • I Was Canceled. You’re Next in Line.

    07/01/2020 4:21:51 PM PDT · by PoliticallyShort · 33 replies
    The American Mind ^ | 06/26/20 | Timothy J. Gordon
    On June 3, 2020, I was fired from my post as department chairman for publicly opposing and mocking the inherent terrorism of the Black Lives Matter movement. A doxxing-type petition arose against me early in the day; I was “canceled” before dinnertime. Notably, unlike others who have faced similar forms of cancellation, I was not dismissed from a large secular state college or a public institution of secondary education, where capitulation to the mob is somewhat to be expected. This was a conservative, Catholic high school, whose theology department (which I chaired) rejects ab initio the ontological essentials of BLM...
  • Officials want to prosecute those who burn a rainbow flag.

    06/30/2020 6:25:28 PM PDT · by Sixgun Symphony · 22 replies
    IFiberOne News ^ | Shawn Goggins
    Police investigating burned rainbow flag
  • Social Media Censorship: The Crack Down Begins 6 Months Before Election

    06/30/2020 1:23:57 AM PDT · by RandFan · 14 replies
    Yahoo ^ | June 30th | AFP
    San Francisco (AFP) - YouTube on Monday shut down six far-right channels for violating rules against "supremacist" content, booting videos by David Duke, Stefan Molyneux and Richard Spencer. The video sharing platform pulled the plug on the channels as online social media platforms face increasing pressure to crack down on hateful rhetoric. "We have strict policies prohibiting hate speech on YouTube, and terminate any channel that repeatedly or egregiously violates those policies," YouTube said in response to an AFP inquiry about the move. Since updating guidelines a year ago to better address supremacist content, YouTube saw a fivefold spike in...
  • Twitch suspends Trump campaign account

    06/29/2020 12:48:22 PM PDT · by ransomnote · 31 replies
    CNN ^ | June 29, 2020 | Brian Fung
    Washington (CNN Business)Twitch, the video streaming service popular with online gamers, has suspended an account belonging to the Trump campaign, becoming the latest tech platform to take action against President Donald Trump. In a statement provided to CNN, Twitch, which is owned by Amazon (AMZN), said that "hateful conduct is not allowed." "In line with our policies, President Trump's channel has been issued a temporary suspension from Twitch for comments made on stream, and the offending content has been removed," said Brielle Villablanca, a Twitch spokesperson. MORE AT LINK
  • STEFAN MOLYNEUX: MY STATEMENT ON MY YOUTUBE BAN

    06/29/2020 6:15:33 PM PDT · by RaceBannon · 58 replies
    freedomain ^ | 6/29/2020 | STEFAN MOLYNEUX
    Stefan Molyneaux's entire YouTube channel was just yanked today I didnt like all his stuff but he was one smart cookie!
  • Reddit Censorship?

    06/29/2020 10:26:27 AM PDT · by RandFan · 21 replies
    Twitter ^ | June 29th | Breaking 911
    @Breaking911 BREAKING: Reddit bans 2000 subreddits, including r/The_Donald to 'address hate' "The community has consistently hosted and upvoted more rule-breaking content than average, antagonized us and other communities, and its mods have refused to meet our most basic expectations..."
  • The War for Free Speech Is Here

    06/29/2020 5:32:36 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 27 replies
    American Thinker.com ^ | June 29, 2020 | J.B. Shurk
    While most of us were busy surviving pandemic-fueled civil confinement and Democratic Party–led riots in the street, the shots over Fort Sumter were fired, and the war for freedom of speech began in earnest. Just as the mob outside seeks to control how we think and what we may say, Google, Twitter, and Facebook seek to do the same thing by targeting and discriminating against conservatives for their ideas. That there is now such a strong army of "Americans in name only" who have taken it upon themselves to tell others what they may learn and believe and write without...
  • Watch Antifa Attacks on Conservative Journalists (video)

    06/28/2020 8:44:41 PM PDT · by bitt · 28 replies
    clarionproject.org ^ | 6/28/2020 | clarion
    The latest Antifa attacks were an assault against One America News Network (OANN) Reporter Jack Posobiec in a Washington, D.C. park. The video below shows an Antifa crowd threatening Posobiec, who remained remarkably poised and calm during the encounter. The Antifa attack included dumping water on Posobiec, attempting to steal his phone, blocking any pathway for him to leave while at the same time demanding he leave not only the D.C. park but D.C. itself. A security team intervened and escorted Posobiec out of the park. The team was sent by Kevin Corke, a White House Correspondent for Fox News....
  • “Disgusting and totally inappropriate:” K-State student’s tweet on George Floyd draws national attention

    06/26/2020 12:01:23 PM PDT · by FroedrickVonFreepenstein · 116 replies
    WIBW News ^ | June 26, 2020 | Marleah Campbell
    MANHATTAN, Kan. (WIBW) - Kansas State is launching an “immediate review of the university’s options” after a tweet by a student making light of the death of George Floyd. Jaden McNiel, whose Twitter bio identifies him as the president and founder of “America First Students,” wrote: “Congratulations to George Floyd on being drug free for an entire month!” As a result, as of 11:00 a.m. Friday, “K-State” is trending nationally on Twitter.
  • FSU Senate President Removed After Criticizing Black Lives Matter In A Private Chat

    06/25/2020 3:17:18 PM PDT · by Zenyatta · 34 replies
    LaCorte News ^ | 6/25/2020 | Penka Arsova
    Florida State University’s student government Senate president was ousted from his position after he referred to transgenderism and abortion as “grave evils” in a private chat room. What he said: Jack Denton, the former president of the Student Senate at FSU, pointed out in a Catholic Student Union group chat that the Black Lives Matters organization, the ACLU, and Reclaim the Block promote issues that are “explicitly anti-Catholic,” after a student urged members to donate to several organizations and charities following the death of George Floyd. He pointed out that the BLM organization and the ACLU support transgenderism and abortion,...
  • VIDEO: Ted Cruz Joins Parler!

    06/25/2020 10:37:08 AM PDT · by RandFan · 51 replies
    YouTube ^ | June 25 | Ted Cruz
    Sen. Ted Cruz has joined Parler! THIS IS HUGE NEWS... WATCH THIS VIDEO AND SHARE IT ...
  • Marsha Blackburn Pushes DOJ To Examine Google’s Power Over Free Speech

    06/22/2020 2:08:25 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 18 replies
    The Federalist ^ | June 22, 2020 | Tristan Justice
    Republican Tennessee Sen. Marsha Blackburn penned a letter to Attorney General William Barr Monday urging the Department of Justice to conduct a thorough antitrust investigation into Google’s monopolistic power over the internet after the tech giant’s recent attack on The Federalist. “As your antitrust investigation of Google intensified, I urge you to thoroughly scrutinize how the company’s anticompetitive practices could lead to the crippling of journalistic freedom,” Blackburn wrote. “I also ask that your probe examine abuses in both the online advertising and online search markets, and to take enforcement action swiftly before further economic harm results.” The letter comes...
  • Social Media Has An Unexpected Surprise Coming, Thanks To Trump

    06/22/2020 12:27:31 PM PDT · by yoe · 24 replies
    National Insiders ^ | June 22, 2020 | Staff
    [snip] Don’t believe the pathetic mainstream media. What Trump accomplished in just his first term is staggering. I could fill an entire article going over the landmark achievements, but it would only scratch the surface. Trump slashed regulations and taxes. He’s appointed nearly 300 conservative federal judges. He’s negotiated new trade deals with Mexico, Canada, China and more. He’s reformed our prison system. And he’s ended our endless wars overseas (while defeating ISIS). Again, that’s just for starters. When Trump leaves office at the end of his second term, we won’t recognize this country. For the better. He will dismantle...