Skip to comments.Social Media Giants are a Threat to the Republic
Posted on 08/08/2019 4:56:09 AM PDT by EyesOfTX
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You seriously cannot make this stuff up, folks. Democrat activists in Hollywood are planning to release a movie in September in which Trumps supporters are dehumanized by being portrayed as no better than game animals to be hunted for sport by the nations elite. Breitbart reports that ESPN made the decision over the weekend to pull ads for the film, uncreatively titled The Hunt, from its dying channel over the weekend in the wake of the mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton.
This film is an obvious, blatant dog-whistle attempt by Hollywoods ruling leftist community to encourage even more violence against Trump supporters, who are already being targeted by Democrat-affiliated activists like Antifa all around the nation. Interestingly, the Democrat activists who run Facebook apparently understand the potential liability being assumed by any platform that advertises for the hate film, given that, when I attempted to post a link to the Breitbart article linked here on my Facebook feed last night, the post was locked and I received a warning that the article and trailer within it did not meet Facebooks fake community standards related to nudity and sexual content. The problem with that lie is that anyone who views the trailer can clearly see that it contains neither nudity nor sexual content.
When I attempted to post the link a second time, I was put in Facebook prison for 24 hours. Hilarious. But hey, I did break the rules in that second attempt, so I really have no issue with that action and am happy to take my medicine. However, I do object to Facebooks pretense that it actually has any community standards, because standards are things that are enforced uniformly. What Facebook actually has are tools that it uses to suppress speech its Democrat activists do not approve of. That isnt standards, thats censorship.
Meanwhile, over on Twitter, the censorship is even more absurd. When violent protesters, led by local leaders of the Soros-funded Black Lives Matter hate group, descended on Mitch McConnells home in Louisville, KY, some of them took video of the obscenity-and-threat-filled festivities and posted them to social media, including on Twitter.
But when @Team_Mitch shared the video on its own account, the Democrat activists who run Twitter suspended the account on the laughable claim that it violated our violent threats policy, specifically threats involving physical safety. Mind you, this was Mitch McConnell simply exposing threats being made on his own person at his own home.
But it gets better. Twitter also suspended the account of Ryan Saavedra, a reporter for Daily Wire, for sharing the ugly video, but has not suspended the account for Black Lives Matter or any other activist who shared it. Twitter also has not suspended anyone who has spread the hateful #MassacreMitch hashtag which went viral on its platform on Wednesday.
Ryan Saavedra ✔ @RealSaavedra Twitter asked me yesterday to delete this tweet:
It showed a person allegedly calling for violence against Mitch McConnell
The person appears to be a BLM activist who has met with Elizabeth Warren
I said no and they suspended me *and* McConnell's re-election campaign
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The video included Black Lives Matter Louisville leader Chanelle Helm repeatedly cursing and stating that she wished the GOP leader had broken his little, raggedy, wrinkled-ass neck instead of injuring his shoulder last weekend, the Louisville Courier-Journal reported. Helm later said, Just stab the motherfer in the heart after a man made a reference to a voodoo doll. The comment quickly went viral on social media.
Perhaps Twitters reluctance to take any action against Black Lives Matter stems from its well-publicized partnership with the Soros hate group designed to promote exactly this kind of hateful activism across its platform. You think?
These are just two of thousands of incidents that have led the White House to begin drafting an executive order that would somehow address the blatant anti-conservative bias that permeates all the major social media platforms. As Politico reports:
The White House is circulating drafts of a proposed executive order that would address allegations of anti-conservative bias by social media companies, according to a White House official and two other people familiar with the matter a month after President Donald Trump pledged to explore all regulatory and legislative solutions on the issue.
None of the three would describe the contents of the order, which one person cautioned has already taken many different forms and remains in flux. But its existence, and the deliberations surrounding it, are evidence that the administration is taking a serious look at wielding the federal governments power against Silicon Valley.
An executive order is fine as a first step, but one that is likely to have very little impact on the behavior of these corporate giants. The Administration really needs to step up the efforts at regulatory agencies like the SEC, the FCC, the FEC, the IRS and others to rein them in, because their biased behavior represents a clear and present danger to our constitutional republic at this point.
This is not complicated: If an oil company provided free gasoline and jet fuel to Democrat campaigns, that would be an illegal contribution punishable with severe penalties, and properly so. The same should apply to Google, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and all the other big tech platforms and their tireless efforts to provide billions of dollars in free support across their platforms for Democrat candidates.
We broke up Standard Oil 115 years ago and AT&T 35 years ago. There is no reason we should not do the same with these social media giants in 2019.
That is all.
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Despotism (Encyclopedia Britannica film, circa 1946)
A community is low on a Respect scale if common courtesy is withheld from large groups of people on account of their political attitudes.
...in a downright despotism opposition is dangerous whether the despotism is official or whether it is unofficial...
A community rates low on the Information scale when the press, radio, and other channels of communication are controlled by only a few people and when citizens have to accept what they are told.
See how a community trains its teachers
...these students are being taught to accept uncritically whatever they are told. Questions are not encouraged.
And if books and newspapers and the radio [and facebook and youtube and...] are officially controlled the people will read and accept exactly what the few in control want them to. Government censorship is one form of control. The newspaper that breaks the government censorship rule can be suspended. It is also possible for newspapers and other lines of communication to be controlled by private interests...
Democracy (Encyclopedia Britannica film, circa 1946)
The newspapers of a real democracy meet these tests...
1. Balance of coverage
2. Disclosure of source
3. Competence of staff
I am waiting the next appearance of a spokesperson by one of these LEFTist social media monopolists, struck with a sudden spasm of honesty (”Liar, Liar”). The truthful answer would be; “Because we can!”
I was given 7 days suspension for trying to post the Brietbart story. I had posted same story from other sources without punishment. It was only when I shared the Brietbart story. The FB monitor claimed it viooated the community nudity and sexuak content standards. I appealed but was denied. Definitely bias against conseevatives.
Is this stautory immunity law known by a particular name? I'd like to write my Congressmen and be able to reference this specific law. Thanks.
Twitter needs to be shut down. Period.
47 USC 230, Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act. Tons has been written on this subject.
The issue is that Twitter and Facebook ARE ACTING AS PUBLISHER by regulating acceptable contents using criteria other than illegal content, such as child porn.
Are some folks finally waking up? Wow....
Monopolies of all sorts are bad for our Republic.
Never a mention of Comcast, Disney, ATT
People are dense.
Thanks for the info.
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