September 09, 2018 by: Ethan Huff
News) The federal government is lying about the number of school
shootings that occur annually in the United States, and Facebook doesn’t
want you to know about it.
brave enough to challenge the official narrative, joining up with the
non-profit group Child Trends to take a closer look at the alleged
statistics on school-associated gun violence. What they found is that the
U.S. Department of Education is greatly inflating the numbers, presumably
to push the anti-gun agenda.
than two-thirds of these reported incidents never happened,” NPR revealed
in a bold article entitled, “The School Shootings That Weren’t.” But
people who tried to share this NPR article on Facebook found
that the Zuckerberg empire isn’t too happy with it.
for DCClothesline.com, Jonathan Miltimore reported that a colleague
of his, Sean Malone, tried to share the article with his several thousand
Facebook followers and friends, only to have it flagged as “spam” and
removed from the platform entirely.
crackdown on fake news and ‘hate speech’ has been well chronicled,” writes
Miltimore. “There are many reasons to be wary of such censorship: Who
decides what’s true? Who decides what’s fake? Who decides what’s hateful?”
no doubt that Facebook is actively censoring content that conflicts with
social media companies like Facebook have stated in court that they
maintain the right to censor users at will, and for any reason, including
“on the basis of religion, or gender, or sexual preference, or physical
disability, or mental disability,” they all claim that they don’t.
this latest incident suggests otherwise, showing that something is not
quite right with the sharing of content on Facebook. There’s no valid
reason why the NPR article should have been pulled, and yet it
now obvious that Silicon Valley has become a ministry of propaganda for
the deep state that even President Trump has begun hinting about the
need for antitrust intervention. After all, many of these social media
corporations were started, at least in part, with seed financing taken
means that Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and even Google are public
utilities at this point, which means they’re required by law to maintain
neutrality. If they don’t, then there are legal grounds for the government
to intervene on behalf of the public.
hear that they are holding hearings in Congress over the next couple of
weeks and I think it’s a very serious problem because they are really
trying to silence a very large part of this country and those people don’t
want to be silenced,” President Trump recently stated.
not right. It’s not fair. It may not be legal. But, we’ll see. We just
of social media is the beginning of fascist authoritarianism, says Rolling
good news is that not everyone is chugging the Kool-Aid. Rolling
Stone writer Matt Taibbi penned a warning piece for the magazine that
highlights the dangers of social media censorship and where it’s all going
are more interested in using than [in] curtailing the power of these
companies,” Taibbi writes, holding back nothing in delineating the
totalitarian implications of allowing communications companies to silence
platforms, for their part, will cave rather than be regulated. The endgame
here couldn’t be clearer. This is how authoritarian marriages begin, and
people should be very worried.”
would be in everyone’s best interests for these multi-national tech
corporations to be strictly regulated by independent regulatory bodies.
These neutral entities would be tasked with ensuring that free speech is
protected on all tech platforms at all times.
more news on Silicon Valley’s unprecedented efforts to end free speech,
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