Elon Musk's $44 billion purchase of Twitter is the "best $44 billion" that's been spent in recent history for the cause of free speech, Rep. Pat Fallon said on NEWSMAX Saturday.
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After nationwide protests in China against its zero-COVID policy, some cities are dropping certain restrictions.
Gospel of the Day: (Matthew 3,1-12) "A voice of one crying out in the desert, 'Prepare the way of the Lord, make straight his paths.'" Read Word of the Day:
"Absolutely none of them should have security clearances for having engaged in a propagandist manipulation operation." Stephen Yates calls out dozens of former intel officials for saying that the Hunter Biden story was disinformation. @Tom_Basile
Why are dictatorships so bad at football? 15 of the 16 countries in the World Cup Qualifying Round are democracies.
Take note of the Republican leaders who have remained silent since the Twitter files were released.
Theaters actors in Bandar Abbas in the southern coast of Iran silently protest the mandatory hijab while also expressing support for colleagues in Tehran who were arrested after taking part in a similar protest. #MahsaAmini #زن_زندگی_آزادگی
8. By 2020, requests from connected actors to delete tweets were routine. One executive would write to another: “More to review from the Biden team.” The reply would come back: “Handled.”
19. White House spokeswoman Kaleigh McEnany was locked out of her account for tweeting about the story, prompting a furious letter from Trump campaign staffer Mike Hahn, who seethed: “At least pretend to care for the next 20 days.”
36.Twitter files continued: "THE FIRST AMENDMENT ISN’T ABSOLUTE” Szabo’s letter contains chilling passages relaying Democratic lawmakers’ attitudes. They want “more” moderation, and as for the Bill of Rights, it's "not absolute"
11. This system wasn't balanced. It was based on contacts. Because Twitter was and is overwhelmingly staffed by people of one political orientation, there were more channels, more ways to complain, open to the left (well, Democrats) than the right.
Tucker Carlson: "Xi Jinping sent tanks into a major city last night in order to put down protests...Virtually no American media outlets even acknowledged that happened...Could it be that the American news media is covering for the government of China?
can see the confusion in the following lengthy exchange, which ends up including Gadde and former Trust and safety chief Yoel Roth. Comms official Trenton Kennedy writes, “I'm struggling to understand the policy basis for marking this as unsafe”: