Skip to comments.Twitter Took Down Trump's Nickelback Post Attacking Joe Biden
Posted on 10/03/2019 4:35:05 AM PDT by Helicondelta
Twitter took down a meme tweeted by President Donald Trump, in which the music video for Nickelback's hit 2005 song "Photograph" was edited to attack former Vice President Joe Biden.
Trump tweeted the clip Wednesday. At the moment where singer Chad Kroeger holds up a photo frame, the image was edited to show Biden, his son Hunter Biden, and a Ukrainian gas company board member, seeming to cast doubt on assertions by Biden that he never spoke to Hunter about his business overseas.
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Instagram still has it up:
Thats censorship of official state media according to the courts and illegal.
Not sure what's going on with this.
Anything that makes Nickelback go away is good.
“Censorship of official state media”? Where does that come from? Censorship has traditionally been the government stopping the private sector from speaking or publishing.
And Twitter, like Facebook, Google, etc., is a Deep State fraud that should be exposed and ended.
I think they took it down on Trump feed only. Received just now, a forwarded link to a different posting of it. And the txt copy said something like, “ this was taken down from Trump. But Will go viral...”
Twitter is such a nasty place. I need a shower after reading the vile crap posted there.
Twitter should now be taken as a publication forum and treated as such.
Easy - the courts said that Trump could NOT block people on his Twitter account because, as a public official. His twitter account amounts to official public statements and people have a right to respond to him directly.
Ergo - its an official state account.
It's official, now.
If Trump "loses" the 2020 election, the US government is illegitimate.
Thanks for posting that. It was gone when I tried to watch on a different thread. Never heard of Nickelback, but the song is perfect for the situation!
Wow. Thanks for the link. No wonder they felt the need to ban it.
How queer. So memes are now “copyright violations” subject to review?
What does the FEC say?
You are the one making that massive leap. (And IMO the courts were wrong on that anyway.)
>>Censorship has traditionally been the government stopping the private sector from speaking or publishing.
All networks used to have their own censor (standards and practices).
Comic books used to “have” carry a Comics Code Authority self-regulated censor board seal to get newsstand distribution (only Dell/Western/GoldKey bucked that) following Kefauver’s Senate hearings in the 1950s.
The government doesn’t have to be involved for censors to be genuine.
Either force them to replace their tyranny with free speech, establish rival communications systems to replace them, or close them down altogether.
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
No - Im not.
I agree that the courts were wrong - but their actual rationale AS STATED was that this was de facto official state media.
Its not a jump, its not a stretch, Twitter just censored official state media which is illegal.
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