Josh Hawley’s Virtual Reality The senator’s new book is an assault not just on Big Tech, but on basic facts of US history. Josh Hawley's criticisms of tech companies are not original, but he delivers them with gusto.PHOTOGRAPH: EVELYN HOCKSTEIN/BLOOMBERG/GETTY IMAGES WHEN JOSH HAWLEY was last in the headlines, it was for spearheading the effort to challenge the … Continue reading Josh Hawley’s ‘Big Tech’ Book Overthrows the Tyranny of Reality – From Wired Magazine
"Hey, looking good officer, thanks for protecting us!" said a citizen to a police officer as he walked by. The man was subsequently approached calmly by the officer, who spoke in dismissive tones, "okay, boss, okay, calm down," knowing he had the law behind him, and, not needing to interpret the situation further, pushed the … Continue reading New Law in Kentucky Makes Complimenting Police Officers a Crime
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nThq_H0yiSM "I am not one for censorship, so of course I got together every copy of these Dr. Suess books I could," said Gordon to our interviewer Evie. "They will go in my secret room, where things that are outlawed by the dictatorship currently in power will have a sacred place to me. They find … Continue reading Underground Collectors Are Taking Up Copies of Banned Dr. Suess Books, Gay & Interracial Pornography Movie Posters, and Things Deemed ‘Off Limits’ In A Decent Society
In a trend of right wingers speaking on very public platforms while simulataneously claiming they are being censored and having their free speech rights impinged on, Trump says he will only testify in the Impeachment hearing with a number of stipulations. Number one, no one can look him directly in the eye or say his … Continue reading Trump Will Only Testify in Impeachment if Allowed to Wear ‘Censored’ T-Shirt, Mock Noose, Carry Air Horn to Personally Bleep Anything He Worries Might Be Problematic If Heard Contextually
Publishers are not obliged to give bigots like Jordan Peterson a platform - REBLOG - from The Guardian by Nathan Robinson Wed 2 Dec 2020 08.56 EST Nobody has a human right to a lucrative book contract without regard for whether their opinions are sound or valuable Jordan Peterson, the Canadian psychology professor and lobster-loving … Continue reading Publishers are not obliged to give bigots like Jordan Peterson a platform
Obviously, as a modern day principled citizen of a democracy, I am no fan of censorship or covering up police malpractice. So is the answer to new proposed French legislature that would make it illegal to share video of police if the believed 'intent' is to make police look bad or to incite people the … Continue reading Is The Solution to New Proposed French Anti Police-Video-Sharing Law A Universal Pattern of Declaring ‘FUCK THE POLICE!’ ?
New Trump Appointee Puts Global Internet Freedom at Risk, Critics Say https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=urNyg1ftMIU MY TAKE: I’ll go to war for internet freedom. It is an extension of our nervous systems and the future of our species. If we lose that, we might as well off ourselves. Link up with people now who are willing to burn … Continue reading New Trump Appointee Puts Global Internet Freedom at Risk, Critics Say – via the NYTimes.