Thought for the day

"The closer the collapse of an empire, the crazier its laws." -- Marcus Tullius Cicero

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Elon Musk is facing attacks by corporate media over his efforts to restore the freedom of speech on Twitter.

In a recent tweet, Musk said that the company will be publishing lists of actual “hate speech” to prevent its use on the platform.

 In early 2023, the far-left Poynter Institute’s International Fact-Checking Network (IFCN) will launch a new “Global Fact Check Fund” that Google and YouTube helped fund with a $13.2 million grant.

The George Soros-tied initiative aims to step up the globalist crusade against “misinformation” online. The Poynter Institute’s network of 135 “fact-checking” organizations are all involved, hailing from 65 countries and covering 80 languages.

MacIntyre: The Twitter Files reveal the left will win at any cost MikeRivero Tue, 12/06/2022 - 10:42

Elon Musk made good on his promise to increase transparency by releasing Twitter’s internal communications surrounding the suppression of the Hunter Biden laptop story leading up to the 2020 election. The documentation, laid out in a detailed thread by Substack journalist Matt Taibbi on Friday evening, revealed what almost anyone who had been paying attention suspected: that the social media giant colluded to suppress a legitimate news story to impact the 2020 election.

New York Times Falsely Claims Hunter Biden Laptop Stolen MikeRivero Tue, 12/06/2022 - 09:52

The New York Times falsely claimed Sunday that Hunter Biden’s laptop was “stolen,” when in fact it was abandoned at the computer repair shop to which he had taken it and which had tried to contact him.

Morris: The Questions Twitter Hasnt Answered About Its Treatment of the Laptop from Hell Story MikeRivero Tue, 12/06/2022 - 09:49

The internal Twitter communications released by new owner Elon Musk provide color to what appeared to have happened in the unprecedented censorship campaign against the New York Post‘s “laptop from hell” series — but still leaves elements of the story unanswered.

Here are some questions that still need more information:

What was the reason the New York Post official Twitter account remained locked for 16 days?

SOURCES: McConnell Caves to Pelosi, Schumer, Allows JCPA Media Cartel Bailout Bill to Be Included in Defense Package MikeRivero Tue, 12/06/2022 - 09:48

Senate GOP Leader Mitch McConnell has caved to outgoing House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer and will allow the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) to include the highly controversial media cartel bill the Journalism Competition and Preservation Act (JCPA), sources familiar with the matter told Breitbart News.

WaPo Fact-Checker Mocked Over Excuse for Newspaper Ignoring Hunter Biden Laptop Story MikeRivero Tue, 12/06/2022 - 09:46

Washington Post fact-checker Glenn Kessler is getting a hefty serving of pushback after suggesting the newspaper had to ignore the Hunter Biden laptop story because they weren’t given access to the hard drive until mid-2021.

Flashback: Twitter Exec in Hunter Biden Scandal Referred to Trump Supporters as Nazis, Attacked Middle America MikeRivero Tue, 12/06/2022 - 09:46

Yoel Roth, one of the Twitter executives caught up in the Hunter Biden censorship scandal, previously dismissed rural Americans and called Trump administration officials “Nazis.”

Roth, whose name came up in the Elon Musk/Matt Taibbi Twitter internal documents dump showing a deliberate effort to squash the bombshell Hunter Biden story, with executives deliberately working at the behest of President Biden’s campaign and the DNC, has made several comments which reveal his blatant bias.

63-minute video: Need to Know News: lucid analysis of current events (December 5, 2022) Carl_Herman Tue, 12/06/2022 - 09:36

Professor Emeritus Jim Fetzer, Chris Weinertand I discuss current events to sharply discern objective reality fit for news from corporate media bullshit to herd sheeple: here on BitChute and (censored on YouTube).

 

Professor Fetzer’s summary of today’s show: