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Facebook Begins Punishing Users For Daring To Use Their Free Speech

Social media giant Facebook has just announced its new and controversial policy regarding free speech. Hidden under the buzzwords “fake news,” Facebook will begin to punish those who share articles they dub as “fake.” How dare a person use their social media account to speak their mind! Since the dawn of the “fake news” era, anyone…

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The Weaponization of History and Journalism

In the United States, facts, an important element of truth, are not important. They are not important in the media, politics, universities, historical explanations, or the courtroom. Non-factual explanations of the collapse of three World Trade Center buildings are served up as the official explanation. Facts have been politicized, emotionalized, weaponized and simply ignored. As…

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Chaos in Charlottesville: No One Gave Peace a Chance, Including the Police

“What has violence ever accomplished? What has it ever created? …No wrongs have ever been righted by riots and civil disorders … an uncontrolled or uncontrollable mob is only the voice of madness, not the voice of the people … Whenever any American’s life is taken by another American unnecessarily—whether it is done in the name…

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Corporations Increasingly Serve As Arbiters Of Public Morality

Major corporations are increasingly expected to play a societal role beyond just providing goods or services: more and more often, they’re expected to weigh in on issues of public morality. In the most instance, the CEOs of Merck and UnderArmor stepped down from the White House manufacturing council following Trump’s initial response to the Charlottesville violence that was widely…

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YouTube Takes Controversial Steps To Censor Non-Leftists

Stating that the content is “controversial,” not the censorship itself, YouTube has taken the first few steps to censor dissenting views. But it gets worse. YouTube will also begin to censor your searches and fill the results with propaganda while on its website. Last night, YouTube took to its “Official Blog” to more or less announce that…

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At Least 1 Arrested as Free Speech Rally at Evergreen College Sees Counter-Protests

Police arrested at least one person at a free speech rally organized to oppose political correctness at Evergreen College in Olympia, Washington. Clashes marked the gathering, as black-clad counter-protesters arrived with silly string and pepper spray. Riot police flanked protesters from both sides of the political spectrum gathered at The Evergreen State College, as the…

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Blogger Faces $1.1 Million Penalty For Lying, Igniting Free Speech Debate

Australian beauty blogger Belle Gibson is facing a steep penalty for what the government said was “lying.” Consumer Affairs Victoria’s legal counsel told the Federal Court on Thursday the maximum penalty of $1.1 million applies if the court accepts Gibson made five contraventions of consumer laws. Belle Gibson, the disgraced beauty blogger made the false claim…

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Lynching Free Speech: The Intolerant State of America

“What are the defenders of free speech to do? The sad fact is that this fundamental freedom is on its heels across America. Politicians of both parties want to use the power of government to silence their foes. Some in the university community seek to drive it from their campuses. And an entire generation of…

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