The Bill of Rights cancelled by
Google, Facebook, and Twitter.
The new dark age of silencing According to the legal team for former president Donald Trump, almost 65,000 people have submitted examples of censorship by the social media companies Google, Facebook, and Twitter, and the lawyers have amended Trump’s the lawsuit to add those individuals to it.
According to the America First Policy Institute (AFPI), Trump’s July 7 lawsuit against Facebook, Twitter, and Google is adding ”additional censorship experiences” from some of the nearly 65,000 people who submitted them to the institute. ”Late last night, Amended Complaints were filed in the Big Tech lawsuits against Facebook, Inc., Mark Zuckerberg, Twitter, Inc., Jack Dorsey, Google LLC, and Sundar Pichai,” AFPI said in a July 28 statement.
“Since the initial filing on July 7, 2021, nearly 65,000 American people have submitted their stories of censorship through America First Policy Institute’s (AFPI) Constitutional Litigation Partnership (CLP) at TakeOnBigTech.com,” AFPI added.
This story gives us a feel for the widespread nature of the blacklisting culture at these big tech companies. The effort to silence dissent covers a wide net, and appears aimed consistently at censoring opinions or the reporting of facts that throw doubt on the policies of the presently installed Democratic Party government.
The announcement by Trump’s lawyers makes a point of noting that this net includes both conservatives and leftists, the latter represented by leftwing feminist Naomi Wolf. Long a darling of the radical left, Wolf was banned permanently by Twitter because she had the nerve to write about how the power-hungry have been using the Wuhan panic to gain power and nullify the Bill of Rights.
I personally am not hopeful this lawsuit will change much, even if Trump wins. The numbers suggest that the blacklisting and censorship is widespread and carries the support of large numbers of people at these companies. In order to have any impact the damages have to be heavy, so much so that they threaten the very businesses of these tech giants. Only then will their managements make it clear to all the employees that it is impermissible to blackball commentary, of any sort.
Barring that, I fully expect these brownshirts to shrug off any court defeat and continue their policy of censorship and the silencing of debate. If anything, I fully expect them to accelerate their effort, teaming up with the Democrats in both Congress and the White House to use all the tools available to them to prevent the public from reading any stories critical of those Democrats.
The sooner alternative social media news outlets become available, the better. In fact, the only way to truly defeat these storm troopers is for all the decent people in America, who are many and certainly form a majority, even now, to stop cowering in fear but to stand up in defiance. A very loud rejection of this blacklisting culture — to its face — is needed, especially because of it size and scope. Standing by and saying, “Well, they aren’t targeting me, so why should I care?” is only going to guarantee that they will soon target you as well.
Finally, news reporting in general would benefit by a decision by all to stop depending on Twitter for so many news stories. Most of what passes for news today is trivial emotional trash pushed forth on Twitter by shallow people who really have little contact with reality. They live their lives in that cesspool, and really do not report any real news at all.
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