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Mar 10 2023
Ranking Democrat Accuses ‘Twitter Files’ Reporters of Endangering Employees by Exposing Censorship
Representative Stacey Plaskett (D., Virgin Islands) ripped into Matt Taibbi and Michael Shellenberger during a Thursday hearing on the Twitter Files, accusing the pair of journalists of endangering the lives of Twitter employees by exposing how the social-media platform partnered with various federal agencies to censor disfavored political views.
Plaskett, ranking member of the SelectNational Review
Nov 21 2022
Censorship and History
“His parents said these [things] because they feared the [Pharisees], for the
[Pharisees] had agreed already that if anyone confessed [Jesus was] Christ, he would be put
out of the synagogue” (John 9:22).
I have an existential question for you based upon the above quote:
Are today’s Democrats modern-day Pharisees, or were the Pharisees early members of theTownhall
Feb 20 2023
Salman Rushdie calls revisions to Roald Dahl books ‘absurd censorship’
A decision to change hundreds of words in Roald Dahl’s children’s books has drawn condemnation from author Salman Rushdie, who called it “absurd censorship.”
His is the latest prominent voice in the heated debate sparked after a report Friday in Britain’s Telegraph detailed a litany of changes by Dahl’s publisher and the Roald Dahl Story Co., which manages the works’ copyright andWashington Post
Jan 09 2023
The White House Covid Censorship Machine
Newly released documents show that the White House has played a major role in censoring Americans on social media. Email exchanges between Rob Flaherty, the White House’s director of digital media, and social-media executives prove the companies put Covid censorship policies in place in response to relentless, coercive pressure from the White House—not voluntarily. The emails emerged Jan. 6 inWall Street Journal (Opinion)
Feb 11 2023
Free Speech Group Calls Out 10 Censorship-Prone Colleges To Avoid
When my son, Anthony, began looking at colleges, the environment they offer for free-wheeling debate was an important consideration. Respect for freedom of speech and thought at colleges has been on the ropes for a while and worsened over the past year. Some schools, like the ones to which my son applied, rank well when it comes to tolerance for diversity of ideas, but others are the absoluteReason
Oct 11 2022
Censorship Is a Consumer Harm
The litmus test for government antitrust actions has traditionally been the consumer-welfare standard developed by Robert Bork: If consolidated market power doesn’t lead to higher prices, consumers haven’t been harmed, and there’s no justification for government to act. By this view, Big Tech is off the hook. Its prices are low, sometimes free.Wall Street Journal (Opinion)
Feb 09 2023
House representative warns Twitter execs they could go to jail; FBI responds to allegations of censorship
Former Twitter executives who met with the House Oversight Committee on Wednesday were given a stern warning from one representative, who said arrests were coming their way.
The purpose of the hearing was to address how Twitter blocked the sharing of a report on Hunter Biden’s laptop by the New York Post prior to the 2020 election.
Former Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey said in May 2021Fox News (Online News)
Dec 22 2022
Donald Trump Jr.: Twitter Censorship Is ‘Election Interference’
Donald Trump Jr. spoke to Breitbart News at Turning Point USA’s annual AmericaFest conference on Sunday in Phoenix, Arizona, where he said that Big Tech has engaged in “election interference” via its censorship of conservative accounts.
After being asked how much damage he believes has been done to elections as a result of censorship by Big Tech, Trump Jr. said, “This would be what theyBreitbart News
Feb 20 2023
Roald Dahl Books Get New Edits—And Critics Cry Censorship: The Controversy Surrounding ‘Charlie And The Chocolate Factory’ And More
Changes have been made to the language in several beloved children’s books by late author Roald Dahl, including Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Witches and The Fabulous Mr. Fox, to make them more inclusive, but some authors and critics have labeled the edits a form of censorship—here’s what to know about the revisions.
On Friday, The Telegraph reported that “hundreds” of words inForbes
Dec 30 2022
Mark Meadows to Newsmax: Left's Meltdown Over Elon Is About Censorship
The left is melting down over Elon Musk's purchase of Twitter and his release of the "Twitter Files" because they want to make sure conservative voices are censored, Mark Meadows, chief of staff to former President Donald Trump, told Newsmax on Thursday.
"The minute Elon started talking about buying Twitter, and now that he has brought out so much of behind the scenes, they're losingNewsmax (News)