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Free Speech Social Media Truth

Welcome To The Algorithmic Memory Hole

Rod Thomson “The past was erased, the erasure was forgotten, the lie became the truth.” George Orwell, 1984 The algorithmic Memory Hole has arrived. In doing some research recently, I found that I could no longer quickly locate items on Google that were at the top of the first page in the past year or […]

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Constitution Free Speech Liberty Truth

2019-2020: The Coming Battle To Save Free Speech

Rod Thomson For conservatives, the idea that free speech — that most integral of constitutional protections ensconced in the First Amendment — is now under full-scale assault culturally, corporately and governmentally is not exactly news. We’ve been feeling the hammer for some time now. But 2018 saw the ugly head of creeping authoritarian impulses poke […]

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Conservatism Free Speech Liberalism Truth

Study: Americans Really, Really Hate Political Correctness

Rod Thomson In one of the most encouraging studies in recent times, a group of leftist scholars out of England has found that the political correctness minefield driven by the left is wildly unpopular with Americans across virtually every category. The British study group came to these results, without aiming for them, when it took […]

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America Free Speech Leftists Truth

The Rape of American Ideals

Rod Thomson There was a time when Americans of every political stripe would proclaim proudly: I may not agree with what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it. That time has disappeared, as the American Democratic left is now in full mob form to shut down free speech […]

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Censorship Free Speech Leftists Social Media

Small Conservative Outlets Are Being Shadowbanned En Masse

Rod Thomson The Revolutionary Act is a growing conservative news and commentary site, but it is still quite small compared to the big conservative players. That doesn’t mean, however, that the giant social media censors do not Hoover it up for squashing. The suppressive algorithms clearly cover the conservative spectrum and hit rightist content providers […]

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Constitution Fourth of July Free Speech Freedom Freedom of Religion Truth

Protecting Beautiful Freedoms For Even Ugly Actions On This Fourth Of July

Rod Thomson On the Fourth of July, we celebrate American independence from a distant tyrannical king in 1776. But it wasn’t just a break from, it was a break to — to the beautiful freedoms encompassed in the First Amendment and supported throughout the Constitution, a break unheard of in history but one heard around the […]

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Constitution Free Speech Freedom Liberty Truth

Fighting For Liberty In The Fog Of Cognitive Dissonance

by KrisAnne Hall, JD The Southern Poverty Law Center has put me on their “anti-government extremist hate group” list for four years in a row now. I have yet to comprehend how teaching the Constitution, the very document that created government, makes me “anti-government.” Nor do I understand how teaching historical facts and the words and principles […]

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Free Speech Propaganda Truth

Why The Federal Government Can Now Use Propaganda On Americans

By KrisAnne Hall, JD Richard Stengel, former head of the office for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs at the Obama’s State Department from 2013 to 2016, former editor of Time Magazine, and a regular pundit on MSNBC, said in April of 2018, at a Council on Foreign Relations forum about “fake news,” that he supports […]

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Constitution First Amendment Free Speech Truth

KrisAnne Hall On President Trump, Twitter And The First Amendment

By KrisAnne Hall, JD President Trump has been blocking people from his @realDonaldTrump account. A federal judge says Trump is violating the First Amendment. Is the right to freedom of speech being violated by Trump through his actions on Twitter? The answer to this question requires a two-step Constitutional review process. First, Twitter is a […]

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Culture Free Speech Government Liberalism Truth

2 Simple Reasons Why The American Left Instinctively Seeks Censorship

Rod Thomson It’s pretty obvious to every conservative in the country by now that the American Left is where virtually all censorship resides. Not every liberal is a censor, but modern liberalism promotes censorship. Of course, you only know this if you get news and information from more outlets than the old, traditional media. Whether […]