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  • America’s “War on Terror” Is Going to Morph into the “War on Domestic Terror” (Vanity)

    01/15/2021 8:28:36 PM PST · by Towed_Jumper · 22 replies
    Self ^ | January 15, 2021 | Towed_Jumper
    With everything that has happened over the last four years, and especially since the November election, I think most FReepers understand where our country is heading. For those who don’t yet fully understand, I believe they will be coming up the awareness curve pretty quickly as the Left continues to implement their plans to fundamentally transform America. I believe a key priority of the Left will be to fundamentally transform the focus of America’s “War on Terror.” America’s original "War on Terror" commencing in September 2001, focused the American people to rally to defend against and/or defeat "radical Islam." Of...
  • Massive facebook purging of conservatives now.

    01/15/2021 7:20:59 PM PST · by PilotDave · 65 replies
    Vanity | 15 Jan 21 | Self
    Facebook is blocking anybody who has posted conservative thoughts until Jan 23rd. DC on lockdown. Parler gone, the ceo in hiding. Signal and Gab limited. Insane.
  • A message to anyone who feels like ‘Winston’ in Orwell’s 1984

    01/15/2021 11:54:19 AM PST · by amorphous · 48 replies
    Sovergeign Man Blog ^ | 13 Jan 2021 | Simon Black
    “The ideal set up by the Party was something huge, terrible, and glittering... all thinking the same thoughts and shouting the same slogans, perpetually working, fighting, triumphing, persecuting - three hundred million people all with the same face.” That was a quote from George Orwell’s seminal work 1984 - a masterpiece that describes life in a totalitarian state that demands blind obedience. The ‘Party’ controlled everything - the economy, daily life, and even the truth. In Orwell’s 1984, “the heresy of heresies was common sense.” “Every record has been destroyed or falsified, every book rewritten, every picture has been...
  • (WATCH) Twitter Insider Secretly Records CEO Jack Dorsey Detailing Agenda for Further Political Censorship

    01/15/2021 10:05:17 AM PST · by rustyweiss74 · 5 replies
    MenRec ^ | 01/15/21 | Staff
    DORSEY: “You should always feel free to express yourself in whatever format manifestation feels right. We do intend to do the full retro as I said in my note, it is going to take some time. And then the other thing, just to close out a little bit. We know, we are focused on one account right now. But this is going to be much bigger than just one account, and it’s going to go on for much longer than just this day, this week. And the next few weeks and go on beyond the inauguration. We have to expect...
  • Texas AG Ken Paxton Launches Investigation Into Big Tech Monopolies, Demands Info On Deplatforming Of Parler

    01/15/2021 9:08:24 AM PST · by amorphous · 19 replies
    The National File ^ | 14 January 2021 | GABRIEL KEANE
    Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton announced Wednesday that he has issued civil investigative demands (CIDs) to Facebook, Twitter, Google, Amazon Web Services, and Apple following the Big Tech monopolies’ most recent wave of politically motivated crackdowns on President Donald Trump and his supporters. In a statement released by Paxton’s office, the Texas AG stated that the CIDs issued this week “are asking the companies for their policies and practices regarding content moderation and, more specifically, for information related to Parler, a social media application recently terminated or blocked by Google, Amazon, and Apple.” “First Amendment rights and transparency must be...
  • The Conservative Purge Won’t Stop With Big Tech-A great darkness sweeps across the world

    01/15/2021 7:35:34 AM PST · by SJackson · 10 replies
    Frontpagemagazine ^ | Jan 15, 2021 | Tod Starnes
    I think there's a bit of confusion over the meaning of the First Amendment. Twitter has every right to decide who uses its platform. So does Facebook. And Google. Whoever pays the mortgage gets to decide the rules. I own a broadcast media company that includes a news-talk radio station and two prominent websites. And just like Twitter and Facebook, I get to decide who has a voice on my platforms. Unlike Big Tech, I actually cherish free speech. I believe in spirited debate. And I believe in the free exchange of ideas. That's why this rock-solid constitutionalist conservative...
  • EXCLUSIVE: Twitter Insider Records CEO Jack Dorsey Laying Out Roadmap for Future Political Censorship … ‘We Are Focused on One Account [President Trump] Right Now, But This is Going to be Much Bigger Than Just One Account’

    01/15/2021 7:38:36 AM PST · by Red Badger · 33 replies ^ | JANUARY 14, 2021 | Staff
    Jack Dorsey, Twitter CEO: “We are focused on one account [@realDonaldTrump] right now, but this is going to be much bigger than just one account, and it’s going to go on for much longer than just this day, this week, and the next few weeks, and go on beyond the inauguration.” Dorsey: “So, the focus is certainly on this account [@realDonaldTrump] and how it ties to real world violence. But also, we need to think much longer term around how these dynamics play out over time. I don't believe this is going away anytime soon.” Dorsey: “You know, the U.S....
  • Locked Down And Locked Out: First The State, Then Silicon Valley

    01/15/2021 7:41:49 AM PST · by Kaslin · 4 replies ^ | January 15, 2021 | Ilana Mercer
    Aa a coinage goes, deep tech is superior to the Big-Tech term. It better captures the deforming power and tentacular reach into state and civil society of the high-tech monopolists. That reach notwithstanding, many libertarian-minded and “small-government conservatives” (a contradiction in terms, considering the national debt is $28 trillion) have been stalwart defenders of the rights of Deep Tech to deploy unprovoked financial force to kneecap those users who don’t conform to the tech oligarchy’s monolithic image of the Ideal Citizen.David French, writer at the Dispatch—and one of the many political dwarfs tossed periodically at Donald Trump by Never Trumpsters...
  • From Impeaching Incitement to Canceling Conservatism

    01/15/2021 5:33:02 AM PST · by Kaslin · 19 replies ^ | January 15, 2021 | Michael Barone
    It wasn't just Donald Trump's detractors who felt a sudden sense of relief when they heard that Twitter was blocking his feed after the storming of the Capitol and the disruption of the reading of the Electoral College results on Jan. 6. While President Trump's exact words to the crowd on the Ellipse didn't constitute a criminal incitement, they were uttered with a reckless disregard for the possibility that they'd provoke violence, which any reasonable person could find impeachable. But a moment's reflection should have left any believer in free speech feeling queasy about a private firm censoring the president...
  • Tennessee Principal on Leave After Warning Kids about Twitter Censorship

    01/14/2021 11:54:43 AM PST · by Kaslin · 54 replies ^ | January 14, 2021 | Todd Starnes
    A Tennessee high school principal is on administrative leave after he told students they should be alarmed by the recent crackdown on free speech on social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter. Barton Thorne, the principal of Cordova High School, told students during morning announcements that they needed to be aware of the censorship happening on social media. “I’m not going to tell you what to think, I just want to help you think,” he told students on a video that was later posted on YouTube. “This isn’t about Trump,” he said. “This is about speech.” Principal Thorne asked the...
  • Big Tech and Deep State have teamed up to usher in a quasi-communist USA

    01/14/2021 11:01:48 AM PST · by Red Badger · 27 replies ^ | Thu Jan 14, 2021 - 11:43 am EST | STEPHEN KOKX
    January 14, 2021 (LifeSiteNews) — Corporate authoritarianism has come to America in the form of a secular technocracy where liberal businesses, backed by the uni-party Deep State, get to decide what is and isn’t acceptable political dialogue. This is an all-out assault not only on our Constitutional freedoms, but on conservative, Christian supporters of President Trump. The collective purging of the president (and others) from social media last week was a concerted effort meant to destroy him and the populist, nationalist movement he led. It was intended to send a message to any future political candidate who wants to run...
  • Delta puts customers who harassed Romney, Graham on no-fly list: CEO

    01/14/2021 10:50:58 AM PST · by Meatspace · 70 replies
    The Hill ^ | 1/14/21 | Jordan Williams
    Delta Air Lines has placed the customers who harassed GOP Sens. Mitt Romney (Utah) and Lindsey Graham (S.C.) on its no-fly list, company CEO Ed Bastian told Reuters. The senators were seen in viral videos being heckled by supporters of President Trump after both expressed opposition to challenging the Electoral College certification of President-elect Joe Biden's victory last week.
  • Americans forced underground Exclusive: Sean Harshey, in wake of Big Tech crackdown, advises readers to keep their heads down

    01/14/2021 7:50:56 AM PST · by rktman · 58 replies ^ | 1/13/2021 | Sean Harshey
    In just over two years, suppression of political speech online has grown from Google's purge of conservative employees and the subsequent collusion between tech companies to simultaneously ban commentator Alex Jones from their platforms, to the point where these companies are emboldened not only to ban the president of the United States from social media, but official campaign websites, financial services – and even his email companies are refusing service. In the past week, Twitter removed over 70,000 conservative accounts, and Facebook suspended former Texas congressman and presidential candidate Ron Paul after he wrote a column criticizing tech censorship. In...
  • Twitter Permanently Bans Trump; Why Do Hillary Clinton, Jimmy Carter, Harry Reid Get a Pass?

    01/14/2021 5:43:55 AM PST · by Kaslin · 9 replies ^ | January 14, 2021 | Larry Elder
    Twitter explained why it decided to permanently ban President Donald Trump: "After close review of recent Tweets from the @realDonaldTrump account and the context around them -- specifically how they are being received and interpreted on and off Twitter -- we have permanently suspended the account due to the risk of further incitement of violence." Trump gave a long, raucous speech, in which he claimed election fraud, in front of supporters an hour before a mob stormed the Capitol building on Jan. 6. This horrific siege took place during a joint session of Congress. After the violent disruption, former Vice...
  • Refuse to Be Silenced

    01/14/2021 4:50:08 AM PST · by Kaslin · 33 replies ^ | January 14, 2021 | Kurt Schlichter
    Parler’s gone for now, the victim of a conspiracy to silence, but it will return. The fascists can try, but they can’t shut us up forever. Truth flows like water around obstacles. The Twitbookgram decided to start playing whack-a-prole to bonk unapproved ideas on the noggin and pretty soon too many heads will be popping up out of too many new holes. They will pop up on Gab, or Clouthub, or Dave Rubin’s People will find a way to be heard.Once you leave their personal domains, the tech overlords become…irrelevant, and powerless.Now, they can conspire, collaborate, and likely violate...
  • My Favorite Part…So Far

    01/14/2021 4:33:30 AM PST · by NOBO2012 · 3 replies
    MOTUS A.D. ^ | 1-14-21 | MOTUS
    I’m certain you remember this evergreen tweet from the Obama years: And as sure as Obama fixed all the racial animosity, Biden has promised to fix all the political animus.“I will work as hard for those who didn’t vote for me as those who did. Let this grim era of demonization in America begin to end here and now.” Joe Biden December, 2020Spoken like the true politician he is – which is to say with convincing fake sincerity – Joe Biden called for setting aside all the rancor and ill-will in order for the newfound unity to begin. But if...
  • No, Trump Isn’t Guilty of Incitement

    01/13/2021 6:33:59 PM PST · by Candor7 · 34 replies
    WSJ Opinion ^ | Jan. 10, 2021 1:39 pm ET | Jeffrey Scott Shapiro
    House Democrats have drafted an article of impeachment that accuses President Trump of “incitement to insurrection.” Acting U.S. Attorney Michael Sherwin said Thursday that his office is “looking at all actors here and anyone that had a role” in the Capitol riot. Some reporters have construed that as including Mr. Trump. The president didn’t commit incitement or any other crime. I should know. As a Washington prosecutor I earned the nickname “protester prosecutor” from the antiwar group CodePink. In one trial, I convicted 31 protesters who disrupted congressional traffic by obstructing the Capitol Crypt. In another, I convicted a CodePink...
  • Twitter Claims ‘Error’ in Blacklisting Students for Trump

    01/13/2021 4:31:18 PM PST · by conservative98 · 23 replies
    Breitbart ^ | ALANA MASTRANGELO
    Twitter claims that it has made an “error” in blacklisting the Students for Trump Twitter account on Wednesday. The suspension of the Pro-Trump student group has been reversed. “We use a combination of technology and human review to surface harmful content proactively on the service,” said a Twitter spokesperson in a statement to the Washington Times. “In this case, the account you referenced was flagged by our automated systems in error,” the spokesperson added. “This has been reversed, and access to the account has been reinstated.” On Wednesday, Students for Trump co-chair Ryan Fournier announced that the Students for Trump...
  • Gab Makes Massive Announcement!

    01/13/2021 12:43:05 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 91 replies
    Populist Press ^ | 01/13/2021
    Gab just announced a “Gab Smartphone” among many other great tech tools for Free Speech. No wonder big tech is shaking in their boots. Oh by the way, the video below is from Gab TV their version on YouTube CLICK ABOVE ARTICLE LINK FOR THE VIDEO
  • America Ruled By Fraud - Day 6

    01/12/2021 9:46:33 PM PST · by Sense · 47 replies
    America Ruled by Fraud - Day 6 As proofs of massive, ubiquitous, systemic election fraud continue to mount, following the absurdity of Congress pretending to legitimacy in a sham process, wrongly pretending an inability to act rightly, Congress truly refusing to do anything other than accept the known to be fraudulent products of obviously fraudulent elections, leaves the country, and the world, holding its breath. The most obvious evidence, of course... is the most obvious... yet never mentioned. Free and fair elections, to exist, require we have freedom of the press, and freedom of speech. Today, we have neither. The...