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From: WEBELIAHU DelphiPlus Member IconDec-29 9:25 AM 
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December 29, 2021

      "If a company is carrying out a government’s demands that would otherwise violate a citizen’s Constitutional rights, then it is essentially acting as an agent or instrument of the government itself. This fascism should not be allowed to stand in a U.S. court of law."

Twitter Gets Hit with the Censorship Lawsuit America Has Been Waiting For

Berenson is best known for his heterodox views on the Covid-19 pandemic, which has assailed the mainstream media for putting out demonstrable misinformation and untruths about the virus and the vaccines. Now, he is suing Twitter for selectively banning him from the platform and for tarnishing his reputation in the process.

“Mr. Berenson also has a uniquely viable claim that Twitter acted on behalf of the federal government in censoring and barring him from to its platform,” the lawsuit saidThe background to Twitter’s censorship of Berenson harmed the public interest and the critic was proven right on several occasions.

“During 2020 and 2021, Mr. Berenson became a prominent critic of the governmental and public health response to the COVID-19 pandemic,” the lawsuit states. “Mr. Berenson made many statements on Twitter which, although controversial at the time, have since become conventional wisdom, most notably about the profound harm to children caused by remote learning and unnecessary school closures.”

While Twitter initially reassured Berenson he would be given free reign to pursue his journalism, the Big Tech platform began its suppression of his tweets in reaction to disparaging statements from Dr. Anthony Fauci and the Biden administration. ~~~~~~~~~~

“On August 28, in the wake of even more calls for censorship from government officials, Twitter permanently suspended Mr. Berenson from its platform, citing ‘repeated violations of our COVID-19 misinformation rules’,” the lawsuit notes. “Mr. Berenson did not violate those rules. Twitter, on the other hand, broke its promises to Mr. Berenson as well as its policies, and violated his rights as it served the federal government’s censorship demands.”

This is where the rubber-meets-the-road when it comes to Big Tech censorship (as well as vaccine mandates): If a company is carrying out a government’s demands that would otherwise violate a citizen’s Constitutional rights, then it is essentially acting as an agent or instrument of the government itself. This fascism should not be allowed to stand in a U.S. court of law.

 
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From: WEBELIAHU DelphiPlus Member IconDec-30 7:37 AM 
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December 30, 2021

       "the United Kingdom’s record-breaking surge across a mostly vaccinated population makes one thing clear: mass vaccination will not stop the pandemic. Similar surges fueled by breakthrough cases around the world tell the same story."

https://thefederalist.com/2021/12/14/forcing-people-into-covid-vaccines-ignores-important-scientific-information/

Forcing People Into COVID Vaccines Ignores Important Scientific Information ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Universal Vaccination Based on False Premise - In the case of COVID-19 vaccines, the censorship aims to stamp out any questions about a universal vaccination program that, it is now clear, was based on the false premise that low-risk individuals must get vaccinated to halt the spread of COVID-19 and end the pandemic. Almost a year into the global vaccination campaign – and starting long before omicron arrived – all the data stand in stark opposition to this belief. ~~~~~~~~~~~~

Most damning, reports regularly published by the British government show that for every age group from 30 years and up, vaccinated individuals are now actually more likely to test positive for COVID-19. In the case of the 40-59-year-old age group, in the latest report the rate is twice as high among the vaccinated. Whether this is due to the physiological effects of the vaccines or to social factors – for example freer socializing by the vaccinated – the United Kingdom’s record-breaking surge across a mostly vaccinated population makes one thing clear: mass vaccination will not stop the pandemic. Similar surges fueled by breakthrough cases around the world tell the same story. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

That’s because, whatever vaccine makers and government agencies may say, it is also clear that the COVID-19 vaccines are not without risks, which for some individuals extend to permanent life-altering injuries and even death. For individuals at high risk of severe COVID-19 disease, the risks posed by vaccines may make sense, but for low-risk individuals, such as the vast majority of children, adolescents, and young adults of child-bearing age, the calculation is very different. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Possible Underreporting of Adverse Events and Deaths - Moreover, counter to those who dismiss VAERS data as inflated, historical data suggests that vaccine-related adverse events and deaths are in fact underreported by a large margin. The Lazarus Report, funded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, found that “fewer than 1% of vaccine adverse events are reported,” and a 2015 study published in the scientific journal Vaccine acknowledged “known underreporting of adverse events to VAERS.”

A Centers for Disease Control study analyzing VAERS reports from 1991 to 2001 warned that adverse events may be underreported. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has admitted that it was incapable of tracking adverse events regarding the COVID-19 vaccines. In a letter to Pfizer dated August 23, 2021, the FDA stated, “the pharmacovigilance system that FDA is required to maintain … is not sufficient to assess these serious risks.”

Why would doctors fail to report adverse events, including deaths, among recently vaccinated patients? Consider the fierce warnings issued by national medical organizations and state medical boards, threatening to strip any doctor who questions the safety of the COVID-19 vaccines of his license. If questioning vaccine safety can destroy your career and livelihood, would you create a permanent public record attaching your name and license number to a report doing precisely that? Fatally Flawed Safety Reviews - Again, it is not spreading disinformation to take note of these figures, to ask what they mean, and to raise the possibility that the true extent of these events is underrepresented. But doesn’t all this imply that the safety review process established by the FDA and pharmaceutical companies for the COVID-19 vaccines may be fatally flawed?

In a word, yes. From the revelations of a whistleblower about the “poor practices” and “data integrity” issues at a Pfizer subcontractor involved in the safety trials, to Pfizer’s minimizing of catastrophic injuries as minor discomfort in the trial for the 12-15-year-old age group, to potential conflicts of interest on the FDA’s vaccine advisory committees, there are plenty of reasons to be gravely concerned about the integrity of the safety review process for the COVID-19 vaccines. Just as pressing are these questions: how did the process become so badly broken, and why have all the traditional independent stewards of the public interest, including the news media and academia, remained silent in the face of so many glaring failures? More than that, why have they been complicit in the censorship silencing anyone who raises these issues?

 

 
From: WEBELIAHU DelphiPlus Member IconJan-11 5:11 AM 
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January 11, 2022

         "Public health is the excuse used to silence doctors, scientists, and parents challenging the administration’s COVID orthodoxy. “Graphic content” is used as the excuse to silence artists highlighting the Taliban’s brutal rule in the wake of the administration’s retreat from Afghanistan."

A Year Ago, Big Tech Declared Open War On America. Here's What's Next

President Donald Trump was permanently suspended from Twitter one year ago. In the ensuing turmoil, it’s easy to forget why. Ask near-any self-declared politico around Washington, D.C., and you’ll hear an unsure and uncertain allusion to the Capitol riot. It’s important to understand their reasons, however, to understand what’s in store for the rest of our country. Fortunately, we don’t need to wonder; Twitter was open and upfront on the issue — at least as much as they ever are: The sitting president of the United States, they declared, had sent two terrible and unpardonable tweets.

First, he’d written that the political movement he’d started would continue into the future, and wouldn’t be disrespected: The 75,000,000 great American Patriots who voted for me, AMERICA FIRST, and MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN, will have a GIANT VOICE long into the future. They will not be disrespected or treated unfairly in any way, shape or form!!!

Second, he said he wouldn’t be attending President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration in two weeks’ time. “To all of those who have asked,” he wrote, “I will not be going to the Inauguration on January 20th.” These violated their “Glorification of Violence” policy, Twitter claimed, and so the president was “immediately permanently suspended from the service.”

It’s a private company, Twitter’s defenders insist, so it doesn’t need remotely passable reasons to ban the president from messaging his 90 million followers. “If you don’t like it, build your own,” sort of thing. ~~~~~~~~~~

The Capitol riot was used as an excuse for deplatforming an American president and smashing a private company, but it wasn’t the reason: The illiberal left has long used any pretense at all to justify its centralization of control and crushing of dissent; and Big Tech, once a free-wheeling vehicle for decentralized innovation, is now no more than an arm of the illiberal left. ~~~~~~~~~~~~

Public health is the excuse used to silence doctors, scientists, and parents challenging the administration’s COVID orthodoxy. “Graphic content” is used as the excuse to silence artists highlighting the Taliban’s brutal rule in the wake of the administration’s retreat from Afghanistan.

 

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From: WEBELIAHU DelphiPlus Member IconJan-27 8:49 AM 
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January 27, 2022

The Age of Intolerance: Cancel Culture’s War on Free Speech

Cancel culture—political correctness amped up on steroids...Everything is now fair game for censorship if it can be construed as hateful, hurtful, bigoted or offensive provided that it runs counter to the established viewpoint. In this way, the most controversial issues of our day—race, religion, sex, sexuality, politics, science, health, government corruption, police brutality, etc.—have become battlegrounds for those who claim to believe in freedom of speech but only when it favors the views and positions they support.

Free speech for me but not for thee” is how my good friend and free speech purist Nat Hentoff used to sum up this double standard. This tendency to censor, silence, delete, label as “hateful,” and demonize viewpoints that run counter to the cultural elite is being embraced with a near-fanatical zealotry by a cult-like establishment that values conformity and group-think over individuality.

For instance, are you skeptical about the efficacy of the COVID-19 vaccines? Do you have concerns about the outcome of the 2020 presidential election? Do you subscribe to religious beliefs that shape your views on sexuality, marriage and gender? Do you, deliberately or inadvertently, engage in misgendering (identifying a person’s gender incorrectly) or deadnaming (using the wrong pronouns or birth name for a transgender person)?

Say yes to any of those questions and then dare to voice those views in anything louder than a whisper and you might find yourself suspended on Twitter, shut out of Facebook, and banned across various social media platforms. ~~~~~~~~~~ In the past few years, for example, prominent social media voices have been censored, silenced and made to disappear from Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Instagram for voicing ideas that were deemed politically incorrect, hateful, dangerous or conspiratorial.

Most recently, Twitter suspended conservative podcaster Matt Walsh for violating its hate speech policy by sharing his views about transgendered individuals. “The greatest female Jeopardy champion of all time is a man. The top female college swimmer is a man. The first female four star admiral in the Public Health Service is a man. Men have dominated female high school track and the female MMA circuit. The patriarchy wins in the end,” Walsh tweeted on Dec. 30, 2021.

  • Edited January 27, 2022 8:53 am  by  WEBELIAHU
 

 
From: WEBELIAHU DelphiPlus Member IconJan-27 9:05 AM 
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January 27, 2022

         It is as we have been saying, there are very few of them, although many in important places of power and influence. Therefore, if they intend to continue with there evil designs, they have to make it happen NOW!!! That is why we have to put up our defenses and bring them (figuratively) down. It is vital to do so.

Gallup: Liberals make up astonishingly small chunk of Americans

Liberals may be filling up the offices at the White House right now. And the seats in Congress. And in newly filled judicial posts. And in education and the military. And don't forget their dominance in social media. 

But liberalism actually is an ideology adopted by only a quarter of the nation, even though it has grown somewhat over the last 30 years. But that is so slow that even continuing that out into the future, it would take another 30 or 40 years for liberalism to be adopted by the number of Americans that now support being a moderate, or being a conservative. ~~~~~~~~~~

Gallup said it measures Americans' political ideology by asking survey respondents whether their political views are "very conservative," "conservative," "moderate," "liberal" or "very liberal."

"Because relatively few people categorize themselves as "very" conservative or liberal, Gallup reports the results in three summary groups -- conservatives, moderates and liberals," Gallup explained.

The liberal ideology has grown among Democrats in recent decades, while those Democrats saying they are conservative or moderate has edged down.

The report said Republicans' right-leaning stance held firm last year, with 74% identifying as conservative, 22% as moderate and just 4% as liberal.

Among subgroups, men, older adults, white adults, those without a college degree and residents of the South and Midwest are more like to identify as conservative. Liberal views are more likely to be found among women, middle-aged adults, college graduates, Hispanic adults and those who live on the coasts.

Joe Biden's agenda that included fights over U.S. voting laws, government spending, abortion, COVID-19 policies and more was unable to shift any of the indicators, the polling said.

  • Edited January 27, 2022 9:06 am  by  WEBELIAHU
 

 
From: WEBELIAHU DelphiPlus Member IconFeb-1 5:31 AM 
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February 1, 2022

Devin Nunes appears on Fox News with Maria Bartiromo to discuss his new position as CEO of Truth Social and the challenges of building an anti-fragile to Big Tech platform. {Direct Rumble Link}

Having spent the last 14 months deeply organizing and constructing what Nunes is describing, I can appreciate the scale of this effort his team is attempting to create.  Building technology platforms that are anti-fragile to Big Tech is not easy and is extremely expensive.

As Nunes notes, vetting the system partners and providers is a priority.  Each small component must be reviewed as a vector, a window into the larger network of systems that are created.  It’s not just a matter of an independent network of servers, it is also a system of server capacity to handle millions of simultaneous user engagements and billions of Ajax calls per second.  CTH is based on a much smaller scale version, and even at this level it is a very complex undertaking. 

Nunes is hopeful that Truth Social will be live as an independent social media system sometime before the end of the first quarter.  It will be interesting to see how they handle user privacy, user data and access points for user engagement.

They will likely have to build out the majority of their infrastructure from scratch, and they will burn through a great deal of investment capital along the way.  Fortunately, there are people inside Big Tech who will align with the independent objective.

 

 
From: WEBELIAHU DelphiPlus Member IconFeb-10 4:06 AM 
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February 10, 2022

        "Following a 1-week suspension from YouTube for quoting Dr. Fauci saying masks don’t work (one of his countless flip-flops)..."

https://bongino.com/youtube-permanently-bans-dan-bongino-for-going-against-covid-narrative/

YouTube Permanently Bans Dan Bongino for Going Against COVID Narrative

Following a 1-week suspension from YouTube for quoting Dr. Fauci saying masks don’t work (one of his countless flip-flops), Dan Bongino uploaded a video to their platform titled “Why I’m Leaving YouTube” where he announced all future content of his would be posted exclusively to Rumble, the pro-free speech competitor to YouTube that Dan is an investor in.

In response, YouTube attempted a poorly executed “you can’t break up with me if I break up with you first” approach, and decided to ban Dan from the platform he just left and was never going to post to again.

Regardless, all future content related to the Dan Bongino show will be posted to Rumble on the following channels:

The Dan Bongino Show channel already has far more subscribers (2.06 million) than the former YouTube counterpart had.

A YouTube spokesman said that both of Dan’s channels have been removed from their website, and he will not be able to create a new one in the future. The spokesperson also confirmed that any new channels “associated with his name” will also be denied.

 

 
From: WEBELIAHU DelphiPlus Member IconFeb-14 2:17 AM 
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February 14, 2022

       "The big tech social media platforms are ceding effectively half of the world for potential clients...Emerging alternative information ecosystem expected to receive big boost with first-quarter launch of former President Trump's Twitter-like platform, Truth Social."

https://justthenews.com/nation/free-speech/independent-voices-shunned-big-tech-flock-big-tent-alternatives-controlled

Conservatives, independent voices build own platforms to counter Big Tech censorship, managed news

Emerging alternative information ecosystem expected to receive big boost with first-quarter launch of former President Trump's Twitter-like platform, Truth Social. Conservatives took critics to heart when they said, "build your own platforms," in the wake of digital censorship claims.

Twitter competitors like Gab, Parler and now GETTR offer a "safe space" for those frustrated by the former's inconsistent rules. The video platform Rumble, active since 2013 but experiencing a massive boost over the past year, is a haven for voices like conservative talker Dan Bongino recently silenced by Google-owned YouTube. And GiveSendGo.com lets clients denied access to GoFundMe crowdfund without compromising their values.

Bongino, with ties to both Rumble and Parler, launched AlignPay last year as a competitor to PayPal, "free from the threat of Cancel Culture," as its mission statement declares. Bongino is now working with another alternative payment platform called paralleleconomy.com, a competitor with Stripe. 

The wave of alternate platforms, part of an emerging parallel economy, may receive its biggest boost yet with the advent of former President Donald Trump's Truth Social, set to launch in the first quarter of the year, with Feb. 21, Presidents' Day, targeted in an App Store listing. The new, Twitter-like platform will let the banned leader back on social media, likely joined by his considerable base.

Jason Miller, a former Trump aide and CEO of GETTR, calls 2020 the "the worst year for political censorship in U.S. history," citing citizens and news outlets alike punished by social media for sharing the Hunter Biden laptop story and the theory that COVID-19 stemmed from a lab leak in Wuhan, China.

The former proved accurate, while the latter has gained at least equal footing as the most likely explanation for the origin of the pandemic.

"We needed an alternative solution," Miller says of GETTR, which launched last year. ~~~~~~~~~

"The big tech social media platforms are ceding effectively half of the world for potential clients," he says.

Miller sees the issue in play as a global concern. He says world governments are following Big Tech's lead in censoring free speech, witness the attacks on Telegram, a messaging app, in several countries. The Canadian province of Nova Scotia recently instigated hefty fines, up to $100,,000, for anyone publicly voicing support for the "Freedom Convoy," truckers protesting the nation's vaccine mandates. ~~~~~~~

"Our market research shows 20-25 percent of Trump supporters quit social media [following his banishment]. His getting active got them off the sidelines," says Miller, adding that his company is plotting new developments including a GETTR Pay service this summer. ~~~~~~~

Miller says the biggest misconception center-right Americans have about the social media landscape is that Twitter and Facebook will respond to the new competition by easing their current restrictions.

"They're never going back," Miller says, citing a popular quote from his former boss, President Trump.

 

 
From: WEBELIAHU DelphiPlus Member IconFeb-17 9:24 AM 
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February 17, 2022

https://thefederalist.com/2022/02/10/youtube-bans-lgbt-people-from-finding-effective-treatment-for-trauma/

YouTube Bans LGBT People From Finding Effective Treatment For Trauma

Research demonstrating how trauma treatment changes sexual feelings has just been scrubbed from YouTube’s record.

I’m a clinical psychologist, and I help my clients resolve their traumatic memories. In the process, these clients often report spontaneous changes in their sexual feelings, and these changes may lead them away from LGBT attractions and toward heterosexual ones.

I’m not alone in observing this. A two-year study with a good sample size revealed the same thing. So I talked about this study on my YouTube channel. This turned out to be a mistake. Big Tech, at the behest of left-wing activists, decided to censor information about sexual shifts that move any client on the sexuality spectrum away from “gay” and toward “straight.” These outcomes, which would be celebrated if they moved a client the other direction, which can be life-transforming results for some people. ~~~~~~~~~

My practice has found, through science-based, client-led therapy, that some men can make shifts along the sexual-fluidity spectrum—not just regarding their attraction to people of the same sex, but towards being attracted to women.

Last month, The Hill gave a platform to activists who declared Reintegrative Therapy—the work my practice developed and which we use every day— to be “hateful” and “harmful.” They cited a report by the Global Project Against Hate and Extremism (GPAHE), which is run by people who used to work for the far-left Southern Poverty Law Center. The GPAHE campaign explicitly works to pressure tech media companies to remove content on unwanted same-sex attraction.

In response to these reports, YouTube permanently banned my account of research showing the harm reduction gained through Reintegrative Therapy. In doing so, YouTube has cut off sexual-abuse victims from learning about alternatives for their lives and sexuality. I have reposted the videos on Odysee so the thousands of people who have found these videos helpful can continue to search, find, and use them.

The study I mentioned above was peer-reviewed and published in the Journal of Human Sexuality. Its independent researchers determined that the approach I use, which focuses on resolving traumatic memories, is associated with decreases in psychological distress, such as decreases in depression, anxiety, and suicidal ideation.

It will often, but not always, measurably reduce unwanted sexual behaviors as a spontaneous byproduct. In other words, clients often experience a shift in sexual attraction as a byproduct of dealing with their past trauma. Identical methods are used by Reintegrative Therapy in the treatment of binge-eating disorders.

This treatment method is distinct from the much-maligned (and sometimes legally banned) "conversion therapy,” as it does not seek to change a client’s sexuality. Change, when it occurs, is a byproduct of the resolution of trauma. ~~~~~~~~

Objective science doesn’t care about political agendas. Everyone should put those seeking help first, now and always.

 

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