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Two companies, Google and Apple, each control about half of the smartphone market. So when the two companies made a move against Parler, the conservative social media alternative, it effectively erased its app from existence. Joining the party was a third member of the FAANG Big Tech consortium, Amazon, which …

Parler has filed suit against Amazon for antitrust violation, breach of contract and unlawful business interference. They have asked a  federal judge to order Amazon to reinstate the platform. Quick note: Tech giants are snuffing us out. You know this. Facebook, Twitter, Google et al have shadowbanned, suspended and in some …

According to the FBI, armed protests are planned for all 50 state capitols as the inauguration of Joe Biden approaches.  The FBI said in a statement: “The FBI is supporting our state, local, and federal law enforcement partners with maintaining public safety in the communities we serve.” Supporters of President …

The Democrats are learning some things that are going to be difficult for them to accept. There is so much wrong out there it is hard to keep track of it. Many Republicans are wrong and many Democrats are wrong. It reminds me of the Stealers Wheel song that goes: …

Facebook is going all-in on their censorship campaign ahead of Joe Biden’s inauguration in 8 days. The social media giant has now banned the phrase “stop the steal” from their platform. Any content with the blacklisted phrase is being removed from Facebook and Instagram, under the Coordinating Harm policy, the …

“One wonders how long it would take for a domestic terrorism law to be weaponized political dissidents and minorities.” (Election Wiz) This is scary. It’s why President Trump has to do the insurrection or act on the EO of 2018 even if it seems desperate or tyrannical. This is end game. …

This is an argument I’ve been making for a while. It’s refreshing to see the Wall Street Journal run an op-ed that highlights the fact that Big Tech censorship is really government censorship. It’s a point I reiterated in last week’s article about how California had created a censorship agency that monitors social media …

The ACLU (American Civil Liberties Union) is warning the public of big tech’s “unchecked power” in the aftermath of President Donald Trump’s permanent suspension from social media. Kate Ruane, a senior legislative counsel at the ACLU, said in a statement that Twitter’s decision to suspend Trump from social media sets a precedent for …

There is a madness a foot, a terrible evil madness. Does anyone recognize this country? For those wondering how the Gestapo, the Stasi, KGB etc got so far so fast. Wonder no more. Your neighbors are willing, enthusiastic enforcers. I’m amazed when people and corporations, sports team etc publicly act …

Biowarfare is as the ancients dumping corpses in each other’s wells, and by the Cold War, both sides had developed storehouses of biological weapons alongside their nuclear weapons. Mutually Assured Destruction kept the world from dying from radiation poisoning or plague. The deadly weapons of the Cold War stalemated each …