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Social Media vs Freedom of Speech

Hate speech and misinformation on social media are real issues. However, these issues are caused by the structure and mechanics of the social media platforms, which express the business models and philosophy of companies operating them (Google YouTube, Facebook, and Twitter).

Freedom of speech allows anyone to say anything, but no one is required to listen. Before social media, people usually spoke to specific audiences that had agreed to listen to them. A reporter or radio host spoke to the people who bought the newspaper or tuned in to the radio station. A preacher spoke to people who went to his church or house of worship. Members of a social club chose to speak and listen to each other. People spoke freely in the company of their family, friends, or other important relationships. As an exception, a village idiot could yell on top of his lungs in public, but nobody cared. Continue reading Social Media vs Freedom of Speech

GOOGLEGATE for every Date

In early 2018, Google and Microsoft developed a novel technique of manipulating search results.  This technique relies less on in-house craftsmanship and more on coordination with outside leftist activists. Its purpose is to hide facts and opinions supporting conservative positions even when the query terms clearly indicate that the user is searching for these particular facts and/or opinions. An example is 

Spygate, nearly missing from Google

Spygate was a campaign of spying on and sabotaging Trump’s presidential campaign.  Spygate was spearheaded by Obama appointees and Hillary’s associates in the DOJ, FBI, CIA, State Department, National Security Council, and other swamp strongholds. However, a Google search (performed using a browser in a clean state) returns the following results: 

Google screenshot for SPYGATE Continue reading GOOGLEGATE for every Date