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  • White nationalist sues Twitter for banning his account

    02/21/2018 4:22:37 PM PST · by sparklite2 · 44 replies
    New York Post ^ | February 21, 2018 | Associated Press
    SAN FRANCISCO — A prominent white nationalist is suing Twitter for banning his account as the social network cracks down on content it deems abusive. Jared Taylor filed the lawsuit Tuesday in San Francisco. Taylor joins a growing list of right-wing groups and figures who have recently sued social media sites for banning accounts and content. Social media sites are grappling with how to prevent abusive posts without appearing to censor unpopular opinions.
  • ‘Teen Vogue’ Columnist Tells Billy Graham to ‘Have Fun in Hell, Bitch'

    02/21/2018 4:01:42 PM PST · by Kazan · 129 replies
    CNS News ^ | February 21, 2018 | By Craig Bannister
    “Teen Vogue” Columnist Lauren Duca responded to news of Rev. Billy Graham’s death by telling him to, “Have fun in hell, bitch.” Taking to Twitter after news broke that the world-renowned and beloved evangelist had died Wednesday at age 99, Duca mocked Graham’s longevity and hurled her insult: “The big news today is that Billy Graham was still alive this whole time. Anyway, have fun in hell, bitch.” After receiving backlash on Twitter for her hateful irreverence, Duca doubled-down on her comment, declaring that “Respecting the dead” only applies to people who weren’t evil pieces of sh*t while they were...
  • Publishing platform Medium suspends far-right figures

    02/21/2018 3:15:24 PM PST · by EdnaMode · 32 replies
    The Hill ^ | February 21, 2018 | Ali Breland
    The online publishing platform Medium has suspended the accounts of prominent far-right figures Mike Cernovich, Jack Posobiec and Laura Loomer. Medium spokesperson Sandee Roston told The Hill that the company does “not comment on individual accounts.” Roston did point to a Feb. 7 post detailing an update to its rules. “We have all seen an increase and evolution of online hate, abuse, harassment, and disinformation, along with ever-evolving campaigns of fraud and spam,” Medium's rules update reads. “We have strengthened our policies around this type of behavior.” “We do not allow calls for intolerance, exclusion, or segregation based on protected...
  • Question: If all of the Russian meddling took place during the Obama Administration, right up to...

    02/21/2018 3:32:19 PM PST · by SMGFan · 19 replies
    Real Donald Trump twitter account ^ | February 21, 2018 | President Donald Trump
    Question: If all of the Russian meddling took place during the Obama Administration, right up to January 20th, why aren’t they the subject of the investigation? Why didn’t Obama do something about the meddling? Why aren’t Dem crimes under investigation? Ask Jeff Sessions! 9:40 AM - 21 Feb 2018
  • Massive Overnight Twitter Purge Outrages Conservatives

    02/21/2018 9:25:01 AM PST · by AU72 · 207 replies
    PJ Media ^ | February 21, 2018 | Megan Fox
    Overnight Twitter exploded with rage, sending #TwitterLockOut to the top of the trending list. People like Ben Garrison, the famous cartoon artist, are reporting they have lost thousands of followers in an instant and more are dropping out by the minute. It appears that only conservative accounts are included in the follower purge. #TwitterLockout - just saw 2k followers go poof~ What's up Twitter? — BenGarrison Cartoons (@GrrrGraphics) February 21, 2018 RED ALERT! Twitter is Banning Hundreds of THOUSANDS of Conservative Accounts Tonight.. I literally just lost 5,000 Followers within the last 10 minutes. All hands on Deck America, #TwitterLockOut...
  • Rep. Tom Rooney Is the Latest Republican Who Isn't Seeking Reelection in 2018

    02/20/2018 4:59:23 PM PST · by SMGFan · 12 replies
    Yahoo ^ | February 19, 2018
    Florida Rep. Thomas Rooney is the latest Republican who will not seek re-election in 2018, according to Politico’s Jake Sherman. In a statement tweeted by Sherman, Rooney said, “After what will be 10 years in the United States Congress representing the good people of Florida’s Heartland, it’s time to “hang em up” as my old football coach used to say.”
  • Julian Assange trolls Hillary on Twitter

    02/19/2018 5:10:33 PM PST · by MNDude · 27 replies
    @HillaryClinton Happy birthday to this future president.
  • Bill Kristol tweets 'I'm With Her' on possible Oprah 2020 bid

    01/08/2018 11:02:36 AM PST · by ColdOne · 108 replies
    thehill.com ^ | 1/8/18 | Jonathan Easley
    Golden Globes was an indication she’s preparing to run for the White House. Kristol then took-up the hashtag #ImWithHer — once used by supporters of 2016 Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton — to highlight his support for Winfrey’s worldview. In an email, Kristol said the tweets were "tongue in cheek." "Though if she runs, couldn't she win the Democratic nomination and the general election?" he added. "And wouldn't she be a better president than Trump?"
  • How an Alt-Right Bot Network Took Down Al Franken

    02/19/2018 12:56:40 PM PST · by tcrlaf · 57 replies
    Newsweak aka (DNC Blog) ^ | 2-19-2018 | Nina Burliegh
    White nationalist provocateurs, a pair of fake news sites, an army of Twitter bots and other cyber tricks helped derail Democratic Senator Al Franken last year, new research shows. While everyone has been focused on Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election to support Donald Trump, the Franken takedown originated in—and was propelled by—a strategic online campaign with digital tentacles reaching to, of all places, Japan. Analysts have now mapped out how Hooters pinup girl and lad-mag model Leeann Tweeden's initial accusation against Franken became effective propaganda after right-wing black ops master Roger Stone first hinted at the allegation.
  • Rush Limbaugh Show,M-F,12NOONPM-3PM,EST,WOR AM,February 19,2018

    02/19/2018 8:52:16 AM PST · by Biggirl · 17 replies
    The EIB Network ^ | February 19, 2018 | Rush Limbaugh
    Good Morning/Afternoon,MEGARushTalksAboutHisInterviewAndOtherIssuesDITTOS!
  • Jerrold Nadler Puts an Ugly Face on the Biggest Threat to American Democracy

    02/19/2018 5:10:12 AM PST · by EyesOfTX · 16 replies
    DB Daily Update ^ | David Blackmon
    Today’s Campaign Update (Because The Campaign Never Ends) I watched it on YouTube so you don’t have to, and trust me, you don’t want to. – Fergie butchered the Star Spangled Banner before the NBA All Star game last night so badly that Roseanne Barr was standing and yelling “I’m not the worst anymore! I’m not the worst anymore!” Fergie, sounding for all the world like a lounge singer skit on Saturday Night Live, was so awful that several players could be seen openly mocking her. She was so bad that commentator Shaquille O’Neal looked at Charles Barkley afterwards and...
  • Trump: Hope Oprah runs so she can be exposed and defeated just like all of the others!

    02/18/2018 9:51:56 PM PST · by EdnaMode · 37 replies
    Twitter ^ | February 18, 2018 | Donald J. Trump
    Just watched a very insecure Oprah Winfrey, who at one point I knew very well, interview a panel of people on 60 Minutes. The questions were biased and slanted, the facts incorrect. Hope Oprah runs so she can be exposed and defeated just like all of the others!
  • Cernovich Unleashed

    02/18/2018 7:06:54 PM PST · by saywhatagain · 15 replies
    Cernovich Twitter ^ | Feb 18 2018 | Mike Cernovich
    How much loot is involved in this Podesta Group / media pay-for-play? Here are some numbers . . .
  • Illegal - McCabe Altered Strzok's 302 Account of Flynn Interview/Bust

    02/18/2018 6:01:20 PM PST · by gaijin · 90 replies
    Twitter, Mike Cernovich
  • AP FACT CHECK: Trump roars on Twitter about Russia probe

    02/18/2018 2:38:00 PM PST · by mdittmar · 27 replies
    ap ^ | 2/18/2018 | CALVIN WOODWARD
    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s Twitter cannon roared over the weekend as the latest turn in the Russia investigation seemingly placed him on the defensive. He denied he had ever absolved Russia of meddling in the 2016 U.S. election, despite his plentiful record of voicing doubts on that question.Resurrecting an old tale from the campaign, Trump also described a diplomatic transaction between the U.S. and Iran during the Obama years as a dark plot that should have been investigated by U.S. authorities. The transaction actually was money the U.S. owed to Iran from decades ago and one in a...
  • Trolls on Twitter make false claims of being assaulted at screenings of 'Black Panther'

    02/18/2018 7:24:48 AM PST · by BenLurkin · 46 replies
    L A Times ^ | Feb 17, 2018
    As Marvel's latest superhero movie, "Black Panther," draws praise and rakes in millions of dollars at the box office, Twitter trolls have emerged across the country attempting to stoke racial division by spreading false reports about the film's largely African American fans. Over the last few days, users have posted false claims that they were attacked by blacks while going to see "Black Panther," the first movie from Marvel Studios led by a predominantly black cast. "It's very unfortunate that a film that is poised to become a cultural icon is being marred by this fake news," said Darnell Hunt,...
  • Major Irish media forced to retract ‘fake’ poll claiming most doctors support abortion

    02/17/2018 7:37:43 PM PST · by Ennis85 · 10 replies
    Lifesite news ^ | February 13th 2018 | Dorothy Cummings McLean
    An Irish newspaper was forced to retract an article after it admitted that it had published a fake poll about abortion, misleading its readers into believing a majority of Irish doctors support the abortion of pre-born babies in the first trimester. The Irish Examiner splashed the headline "75% of doctors support 12-week access to abortion" over its front page on February 8. The sub-heading read: "Poll of 400 medics shows support for liberalising abortion regime", and claimed that "three out of every four GPs and hospital consultants are in favour of allowing unrestricted access to abortion up to 12 weeks...
  • What In The Fresh Hell Is This? Reporter Suggests More Abortions

    02/17/2018 3:49:52 PM PST · by Kaslin · 25 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | February 17, 2018 | Matt Vespa
    Maybe it’s the proliferation of social media in our daily lives that has exposed us to this insanity, but we’ve seriously gone off the deep end. For some abortions rights supporters apparently, the Florida shooter wouldn’t have been able to commit this tragic crime if his birth mother had aborted him. That’s what Israeli-American reporter and former MTV Europe VJ Becky Griffin insinuated on Twitter. Woman puts baby up for adoption, he grows up to be a violent young man who will spend the rest of his life in prison for a mass murder. Tell me more about how abortions...
  • Mueller’s Investigation A Farce: Files Joke Indictment Against Russian Trolls

    02/17/2018 2:34:53 PM PST · by Trump_vs_Evil_Witch · 49 replies
    Disobedient Media ^ | February 16, 2018 | Elizabeth Vos
    If one needed proof that Mueller’s investigation was an utter farce, they were in for a treat this morning when the Deputy Attorney General announced the indictment of thirteen “Russian trolls,” for allegedly interfering in the 2016 Presidential election by posting on social media accounts. Laying Mueller’s disregard of the First Amendment aside, the indictment is blatantly hypocritical in light of active social media intervention by pro-Clinton David Brock and his multi-million dollar efforts to ‘Correct The Record.’
  • If Sarah Sanders Were to Smack the Press

    02/16/2018 10:02:07 AM PST · by Kaslin · 13 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | February 16, 2018 | Brent Bozell
    White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders is constantly hammered by "Gotcha!" questions from reporters in the briefing room. This was dramatically underlined when the story broke about former White House staff secretary Rob Porter being accused of domestic violence by two ex-wives, one of whom even brandished a picture with a black eye. By the time it was over, Sanders had one, too. It didn't look good, and nothing Sanders said from the lectern was going to be good enough. The same outlets that couldn't muster more than one question regarding former President Bill Clinton's alleged rape of Juanita...