Whatever you're tweeting about is not as important as the fact that the Biden administration announced last wk that it coordinates with Facebook to censor online content. Thread:

Biden update:

Psaki/Murthy admissions:
nypost.com/2021/07/15/whi… | via ...
Why so important?

Because it's real, live government censorship. They can say, "Well, we're just having our experts flag misinformation," but, and this is the important point:

That is the government participating in censorship.

It's illegal. Seriously.
How did we get here? A combination of things.

(a) There has been a steady drumbeat from governments and NGOs (to say nothing of other influential institutions) globally about "misinformation" and "fake news." So it is an Establishment talking point.

(b) In the past five years or so, social media has gradually passed from censorship of "white supremacy" to "extreme views" to "conspiracy theories" to "misinformation." We've been squawking, but society at large has been acclimated to it.

(c) Covid-19 hysteria has been ramped up quite deliberately from many quarters. It's pretty damned bad. It's an "emergency" in many people's minds. So little things like the right to free speech don't matter so much.

(d) Now, there's the "delta variant."

(e) So now it's even more important that we all be fully vaccinated. This too has been pushed *relentlessly*. Of course. You've lived it.

It's even mandatory now in the U.K. Really.

The result of all of the above is that people are primed to believe stamping out misinformation is a top priority if we want to people to get vaccinated, so we can save lives. Misinformation is KILLING PEOPLE! And the government is just...doing its part.

Talk of free speech is so unenlightened, embarrassing, and irritating. Why do you talk about free speech when people are dying? We just need to stop the deadly lies, so people can get the vaccine...maybe we should just kick the unvaxxed off social media.

This clown represents a common view among Establishment DC and NYC types. They really believe the hysteria. They really believe you're irrational, stupid, crazy, brainwashed, etc. They really want speech to be regulated and they really don't care about free speech.

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I retweeted the thread. I also explained why I refuse to do more. I cannot chase down every supposed miscarriage of justice Wikipedia is involved in.
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I hope I'm wrong.

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