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Democrats and CNN lobbying to ban conservative news from the airwaves

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posted on Jan, 9 2021 @ 08:06 AM
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You read that correctly. Banning anything conservative from social media isn't enough. The gloves have come off, we are now in a fist fight, and we're on the ropes.

CNN’s chief media correspondent Brian Stelter recently called for action in his newsletter, claiming that “dishonest companies that profit off of disinformation and conspiracy theories” such as Fox News need to be de-platformed. “We regularly discuss what the Big Tech companies have done to poison the public conversation by providing large platforms to bad-faith actors who lie, mislead, and promote conspiracy theories,” Stelter wrote. “But what about TV companies that provide platforms to networks such as Newsmax, One America News — and, yes, Fox News?”

Of course, CNN has room to talk because they're a paragon of virtue. But wait, it gets better. Democrat politicians are now putting pressure on networks saying they are complicit if they give conservative news a platform.

Stelter said New Jersey state Assemblyman Paul Moriarty texted an executive at Comcast on Thursday questioning the decision of TV providers to host conservative media. “What are you going to do???” Moriarty texted. “You feed this garbage, lies and all.”


“Moriarty was referring to the fact that Comcast’s cable brand, Xfinity, provides a platform to right-wing cable networks that have for weeks been disseminating disinformation about the November election results to audiences of millions,” Stelter explained.

Of course, Fox and others are now being blamed for what happened at the Capitol, because it certainly couldn't have happened without them.
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It seems obvious to me this is not about sedition, insurrection, Donald Trump, or what happened at the Capitol. These things are an excuse to censor free speech, squelch dissent, and make state sanctioned media a reality. Those of you who approve and are thinking to yourself this is a great idea and should have happened a long time ago need to realize, you will be next.

ETA: Since it is relevant to the conversation...


The ministry of truth is here.
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posted on Jan, 9 2021 @ 08:15 AM
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a reply to: Klassified

Facebook has banned the "Walk Away Movement" group and every member of that group.

It's a digital purge.


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posted on Jan, 9 2021 @ 08:18 AM
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a reply to: Klassified

Yeah the Left’s plan is falling into place nicely.
Anyone that doesn’t think like them or hold the same viewpoints, are to be scrubbed out.
CNN’s George Costanza(Stelter) is leading the charge.
Liberalism is Mental illness.


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posted on Jan, 9 2021 @ 08:22 AM
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Looks like the war is on.

This overreaction will net them nothing but suffering in the end.

And to think I urged calm against these tyrants.



posted on Jan, 9 2021 @ 08:22 AM
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Conservative news is NOT being banned nor attacked.

Rhetoric that incites violence or an insurrection against the US government is being censored as a result of happened on Tuesday. The concern is the anti-democracy pro-Trump is trying to.plan another demonstration in the days ahead and possibly another attack on inauguration day.

Those of you who are crying this is an attack on free speech, or conservatives simply do not know the difference between free speech and rhetoric used to incite violence, an insurrection and/or terrorism.

If conservative speech was banned, ATS would be shut down. Yet here you guys are, trying to play the victim card after your guy lost and lost it.
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posted on Jan, 9 2021 @ 08:22 AM
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And so it begins...


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posted on Jan, 9 2021 @ 08:22 AM
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Welcome to the Democrat version of America.

You will believe what we tell you to believe.

You will read what we want you to read

The truth is what we say it is.

1984 and Fahrenheit 451 are coming true before our eyes.


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posted on Jan, 9 2021 @ 08:24 AM
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Ok tough guy. Give me an example of free speech being attacked!

Do you realize speech that incites violence is NOT protected under the 1st Amendment?

The last couple of months, the team Trump crowd on here would not give up the delusion that Trump would some how win.

Now that it is over and ended badly, you are trying to play the victim card and claim your rights are being attacked.

Grow up and accept losing like adults!

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posted on Jan, 9 2021 @ 08:26 AM
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Being kicked off the airwaves and social media is attacking free speech.

Christ you people are #ing dense. You spent the better part of the last 4 years whining about the fascism from the White House only to engage in and justify it against conservatives.


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posted on Jan, 9 2021 @ 08:27 AM
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originally posted by: jrod
a reply to: projectvxn

Ok tough guy. Give me an example of free speech being attacked.



I just showed an example of a group on a social media platform that was banned as well as their entire individual membership accounts just for having ideological beliefs that were different to the leftists.


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posted on Jan, 9 2021 @ 08:27 AM
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The hypocrisy of the Left is mind numbing.

How long have ANTIFA and BLM been rioting ,looting and burning ? How many businesses have they destroyed ?
Why did Harris set up a fund to bail out those "peaceful protesters" ?

Poor babies. Keep pushing, pushing and pushing and then whine when they get a reaction.

This is from CNN so don't knock the source.
And when you want to whine about inciting violence, take a long hard look at the Democrat's behavior for the last 4 years.

www.cnn.com...

CNN) —
Rep. Maxine Waters called on her supporters to publicly confront and harass members of the Trump administration in response to the “zero tolerance” policy that led to the separation of families at the border.

The California Democrat and vehement critic of President Donald Trump made the comments on Saturday, first at a rally in Los Angeles and later in a television interview. The comments, which come after several Trump administration officials have been recently protested at restaurants, have raised fresh questions about the state of American political discourse and were seized on by Trump for political gain.

“Let’s make sure we show up wherever we have to show up. And if you see anybody from that Cabinet in a restaurant, in a department store, at a gasoline station, you get out and you create a crowd. And you push back on them. And you tell them they’re not welcome anymore, anywhere. We’ve got to get the children connected to their parents,” Waters said at the Wilshire Federal Building, according to video of the event.



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posted on Jan, 9 2021 @ 08:29 AM
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originally posted by: jrod
a reply to: projectvxn

Ok tough guy. Give me an example of free speech being attacked.

Censorship you dunce.

However, these Publishers are making the first move.

Truth is, your echo chamber perspective isn't compatible for logical discussion.

Why argue with a Stump in a Forrest?


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posted on Jan, 9 2021 @ 08:29 AM
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originally posted by: jrod
a reply to: projectvxn

Ok tough guy. Give me an example of free speech being attacked!



DB just provided an example for you (above): www.abovetopsecret.com...
You must've missed it.



posted on Jan, 9 2021 @ 08:29 AM
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a reply to: Klassified

Why do you conflate "conservatism" with "dishonest companies that profit off of disinformation and conspiracy theories"?



posted on Jan, 9 2021 @ 08:31 AM
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a reply to: projectvxn

Once again, inciting violence, calling for a violent overthrow of government using terrorism tactics is NOT protected under free speech. After what happened on Tuesday, with 5 Americans losing their lives, a line was drawn and several prominent instigators have been banned from platforms they used to incite the violence.

If there was not the threat of further violence, this action would not have been necessary.

It is obvious you do not have the intellectual capacity to understand speech protected by the 1st Amendment vs rhetoric that incites violence.


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posted on Jan, 9 2021 @ 08:31 AM
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originally posted by: Sookiechacha
a reply to: Klassified

Why do you conflate "conservatism" with "dishonest companies that profit off of disinformation and conspiracy theories"?

Ask your liberal media overlords, the OP is simply mirroring the rhetoric verbatim.


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posted on Jan, 9 2021 @ 08:33 AM
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a reply to: jrod
Stelter said Fox News needs to be deplatformed.

Are you going to stick with your story that Fox News incited violence?
If so, please provide evidence.


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posted on Jan, 9 2021 @ 08:33 AM
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originally posted by: jrod
a reply to: projectvxn

Once again, inciting violence, calling for a violent overthrow of government using terrorism tactics is NOT protected under free speech. After what happened on Tuesday, with 5 Americans losing their lives, a line was drawn and several prominent instigators have been banned from platforms they used to incite the violence.

If there was not the threat of further violence, this action would not have been necessary.

It is obvious you do not have the intellectual capacity to understand speech protected by the 1st Amendment vs rhetoric that incites violence.
Can you cite terrorism tactics and the calling for violent overthrow of the Government?

Your mental capacities are in question when we just spent the last four years of violence incited agaisnt the Predidency of the office.

You don't get to pick and choose.

Liberal platforms banning Conservatives? Par for the course.
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posted on Jan, 9 2021 @ 08:34 AM
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a reply to: butcherguy

Fox News is still on the airwaves correct?

Trump getting banned from Twitter is NOT an attack on the 1st Amendment. How dense are you folks?
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