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If you go to the New York Post’s Twitter account (@NYPost), this tweet from October 14 is the most recent tweet that Twitter is allowing us to see:

Isn’t Twitter engaged in flat-out Election Interference?

 
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  1. As millions of neoliberals would point out, “Twitter is a private company.”

    Of course they would never say this about someone being denied service at a club for being black or gay.

    • Replies: @Wilkey
    @AndrewR


    Of course they would never say this about someone being denied service at a club for being black or gay.
     
    Rather ironic, isn't it?

    The Left bravely and boldly takes on cake bakers, who control 0.0000001% of the market for wedding cakes, for not wanting to bake cakes for gay weddings.

    But if you're a trillion dollar company and/or near monopoly like Apple, Twitter, Google or Facebook, or a taxpayer-funded university, you can discriminate against whomever the hell you want and silence whatever speech you want and everyone on the Left will support you.

    Aside from the suppressing of free speech we are witnessing the massive violation of campaign finance laws. Twitter and Facebook's actions amount to tens of millions of dollars in in-kind donations to the Biden campaign.

    Replies: @JohnnyWalker123, @kaganovitch

    , @Jake
    @AndrewR

    With veery few exceptions, both 19th century 19th Liberalism and Modern Libertarianism work on a one -way street: against Traditional Christian and European values and identities.

    Theoretically, that should not be the case if a society is governed by pre-Modern, Traditionalist, Christendom values and identities. But that is not close to what we have, which means that all Liberalism and Libertarianism is poison.

    Replies: @AndrewR, @Reg Cæsar

  2. Isn’t Twitter engaged in flat-out Election Interference?

    Sure, but haven’t the MSM been doing this for months, at least?

    And who’s going to tell them they can’t?

    • Replies: @neutral
    @Mr McKenna


    Sure, but haven’t the MSM been doing this for months, at least?
     
    Months? More like decades.
  3. Wow. Twitter isn’t allowing the NYPost to show any posts from before or after 10/14/2020.

    If there wasn’t anything to the Hunter Biden laptop story, why are they so eager to censor it? Something doesn’t make sense.

    It’s even more bizarre how there seems to be a full-spectrum media blackout of this story, other than FOX News, talk radio, and right-wing sites. There seems to be mass-scale systematic collusion to kill the story.

    This literally sounds like an account of what life was like in the late-stage 80s era Soviet Union. It’s weird to see this in America.

    It’s equally weird that a bunch of elite journalists (such as Jeffrey Toobin) are jointly wargaming different 2020 election night scenarios. Why are elite media working together to script election night?

    This literally is what was happening right before the Soviet Union collapsed.

    It’s both fascinating and horrifying to see all this play out in the U.S.

    • Replies: @Polynikes
    @JohnnyWalker123

    As I mentioned in a previous post, there are several ex-green beret types who have noted that what we’ve seen since about the lockdowns through the riots and not the election is the type of thing you’d see in a destabilized foreign country. Often they might be the ones doing the destabilizing. But between Soros-type individuals and Chinese money there’s plenty of outside influence here.

    , @AndrewR
    @JohnnyWalker123

    What is even the point of them war-gaming the election? I literally don't see any point to it except as a recreational activity for political nerds

    Replies: @kaganovitch, @guest, @Charlotte, @Rooster10

    , @Hannah Katz
    @JohnnyWalker123

    So if Twitter hates Trump, and Google hates Trump, and China hates Trump, and Iran hates Trump, the logical thing we should do is "stick it to the man" and all vote for Trump. Really piss them off!

    , @ScarletNumber
    @JohnnyWalker123


    Twitter isn’t allowing the NYPost to show any posts from before or after 10/14/2020
     
    They have posts before October 14. It sounds like Twitter isn't allowing them to post, rather than not showing their posts since October 14.
    , @guest
    @JohnnyWalker123

    Other than Fox News “opinion” guys, you mean. Because Regular Fox News is avoiding the story also.

    , @Peter D. Bredon
    @JohnnyWalker123

    "This literally is what was happening right before the Soviet Union collapsed."

    So, kind of a "glass half empty, half full" sort of thing.

    , @Bill
    @JohnnyWalker123

    And the reverse happened with the "Russia interfered in the election" nonsense. That story was blaring from every outlet despite there never being any good reason to believe it was true.

    Someone powerful sure hates Trump.

  4. @AndrewR
    As millions of neoliberals would point out, "Twitter is a private company."

    Of course they would never say this about someone being denied service at a club for being black or gay.

    Replies: @Wilkey, @Jake

    Of course they would never say this about someone being denied service at a club for being black or gay.

    Rather ironic, isn’t it?

    The Left bravely and boldly takes on cake bakers, who control 0.0000001% of the market for wedding cakes, for not wanting to bake cakes for gay weddings.

    But if you’re a trillion dollar company and/or near monopoly like Apple, Twitter, Google or Facebook, or a taxpayer-funded university, you can discriminate against whomever the hell you want and silence whatever speech you want and everyone on the Left will support you.

    Aside from the suppressing of free speech we are witnessing the massive violation of campaign finance laws. Twitter and Facebook’s actions amount to tens of millions of dollars in in-kind donations to the Biden campaign.

    • Replies: @JohnnyWalker123
    @Wilkey

    The left also doesn't take on the US military or its various wars that have killed&injured millions.

    By the standards of previous generations, the modern left are total wimps and sell outs. Imagine the Vietnam generation supporting the military, foreign wars, FBI, CIA, corporate-owned media, and multinational conglomerates.

    The U.S. is basically a right-wing militarist state, run by oligarchs and military/intel officers.

    However, unlike a typical right-wing state, the US is not ruled by ethnocentric and religious nationalists. Instead, it's run by an inner party of Jewish elites (who control an outer party of sell-out Gentile puppet elites). Our Jewish ruling class fears the ethnocentrism and religiosity of the masses. That's why our elites are so obsessed with dissolving the Gentile ethnic&cultural heritage of this country.

    So you end up with traditional right-wing stuff like genocidal overseas conflicts and hostility to pacifists, but you also get weird stuff too. Like gay wedding cakes and Muslim SJW actors in Hollywood.

    You end up with extreme glorification of homicidal sociopaths who enlisted in the US military (like American sniper Chris Kyle), but equally extreme demonization of those guys who killed Emmet Till.

    Jewish elites like a right-wing state that enriches them financially and protects Israel, but they also like a cuck state that dissolves away America's White Christian heritage. That's why America behaves jn such bizarre and ideologically inconsistent ways.

    Replies: @Reg Cæsar, @Brás Cubas

    , @kaganovitch
    @Wilkey

    The Left bravely and boldly takes on cake bakers, who control 0.0000001% of the market for wedding cakes, for not wanting to bake cakes for gay weddings.

    This is also known as 'punching up'.


    But if you’re a trillion dollar company and/or near monopoly like Apple, Twitter, Google or Facebook, or a taxpayer-funded university, you can discriminate against whomever the hell you want and silence whatever speech you want and everyone on the Left will support you.

    That would be 'punching down'. 'How many fingers am I holding up, Winston?'

  5. Apparently there’s a lot worse that’s going to come out:

    • Replies: @Dieter Kief
    @Anonymous


    My sources who actually watched videos & images on Hunter Biden’s laptop said it was horrifying. Obviously any sex w/prepubescent girls is automatically “rape.”
     
    Something like this would be hard to fake, wouldn't it?

    Replies: @El Dato, @Polynikes, @Bill

    , @Ano
    @Anonymous

    No need for a laptop when it comes to video of Creepy Joe.

    Seen the one of him pinching the nipple of an eight year old girl?

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gA1j0rSkMqM

  6. Isn’t Twitter engaged in flat-out Election Interference?

    2011 was a more innocent time:

    https://www.unz.com/isteve/twitter-age

    https://www.unz.com/isteve/good-grief-more-twitter

    Life is pretty short, I suppose, like everybody says it is. But, sometimes, when I look back at all the weird twists in my life, it can seem enjoyably long.

    Anyway, you can make sure to never miss having these kind of rambling reminiscences twooted to you by going to one of the above links and signing up to be my Tweeter disciple.

  7. If Trump has half a brain when & if he wins the election he’ll go after big tech good & hard…..

    • Agree: NickG
    • Replies: @International Jew
    @Neoconned

    Yeah, too bad he's not the President already.

    , @Charles St. Charles
    @Neoconned

    The Twitter President is never going to “go after big tech”.

  8. ‘As millions of neoliberals would point out, “Twitter is a private company.”

    Of course they would never say this about someone being denied service at a club for being black or gay.’

    Equally, past a certain point, the power of a private corporation becomes so great that as a practical matter it has to be regulated.

    Even that most laissez-faire of eras, the late nineteenth century, eventually had to admit the necessity of regulating the railroads. They just had too much power over the life of the country.’

    The same applies to Twitter, Facebook, and for that matter, Google.

    • Replies: @Dr. DoomNGloom
    @Colin Wright

    The problem isn't so much regulation as lack of accountability. There doesn't seem to be much appetite for regulating the tech monopolies and applying 1st amendment protections, but Justice Thomas outlined a potential attack on the interpretation of section 230
    https://www.lawfareblog.com/supreme-court-declines-review-section-230-for-now

    The problem is that their immunity from tort law. Robert Barnes provides a good summary and history on Viva Frei
    https://www.bitchute.com/video/rF4xiqRRG90/

    He also cautions about how the "remedies" could backfire badly, and will be used to punish conservatives, so we have to be careful what we ask for, just in case we get it.

    Start by making them subject to normal tort law. Their common carrier protections should be subject to normal first amendment issues. Managing anything beyond non protected speech (1st amendment exclusions such as crimes and copyright violation, should place them squarely in the role of publisher, with all the associated legal liabilities. Barnes goes on to articulate a theory on "unlawful enrichment" based on misuse of data and changes to terms of service.

    Barnes goes on to claim that censorship seriously degrades the quality of their data. The implication is that massive freakout over Trump was a disbelief that they could have been so wrong, therefore there must be "foreign interference". It's totally insane, but TDS is real.

    So a practical line of argument is, sure, they are private. They can do anything they want. But if they censor content beyond what would be 1st amendment conformance, they are publishers not common carriers and are fully subject to tort law.

    , @Travis
    @Colin Wright

    As a US firm based in California it is a violation of citizens Civil rights to discriminate based on religion and political affiliations. Rules must be uniformly enforced to avoid being prosecuted for civil rights violations. Twitter routinely bans customers from their platform based on nefarious rules which are only enforced against those on the political right. This is a clear violation of California law.

    Many other states also prohibit discrimination based on creed or politics.
    If the phone companies suspended the accounts of all Socialists or Libertarians would this be allowed ? What twitter and Facebook are doing is not just censorship , they are denying services based on political or religious affiliations. Censoring a tweet is just one way they violate Americans civil rights, they also ban and suspend the accounts of individuals via arbitrary enforcement of unclear rules.

    Twitter is clearly violating the civil rights of many individuals, including the President, because of their political affiliations. This is illegal in California and Washington DC.

    , @Ron Unz
    @Colin Wright


    Equally, past a certain point, the power of a private corporation becomes so great that as a practical matter it has to be regulated...The same applies to Twitter, Facebook, and for that matter, Google.
     
    That's the obvious issue and all that Section 230 stuff is just sheer stupidity...

    Twitter, Facebook, Google, Amazon, and various other tech giants are obviously natural monopolies and need to be regulated as such.

    Suppose during the 1950s, Communists had been treated like this. The phone company would have banned Communists from having phones, car-rental companies would have said they couldn't rent cars, and banks would have stopped them from opening accounts. Any of those notions would not merely have been considered illegal by any court, but even too ridiculous for Mad Magazine to run as a satire. But that's exactly what's happening now.

    Maybe the next step is for utilities to cut off water, gas, and electricity to "bad" people, and grocery stories to refuse to sell them food. We're really only a step or two away from that sort of thing.

    Replies: @Rob

  9. Hey Steve. Twitter temporatily suspended me for inciting hate crimes against Proudhon, the father of anarchism.

    He died in 1865.

    No thumb on the scales here, no siree. Antifa is an IDEA.

    • Replies: @guest
    @Monsieur le Baron

    I once did a photoshop thing where I changed the title of his book to “Property Is Poopie.” Don’t remember any backlash. (Though I have since been suspended from Twitter severs times over.)

    , @El Dato
    @Monsieur le Baron

    I think that' even a more exquisite dead body than Emmett Till.

    Meanwhile when you wake up to the fact that you are actually on the Nostromo and you have successfully installed Alien:

    Big Tech goes all in: Silicon Valley launches $100 million anti-Trump ad blitz – report

    https://twitter.com/mtracey/status/1318596642300448771

    Also: When you have good reason to be serious about police brutality, you are bound to notice immediately:

    Nigerian troops open fire at anti-police brutality protesters in Lagos as 24-hour curfew kicks in – reports

    This would certainly calm down the permanent Portland-style ruckus.

    Replies: @Monsieur le Baron

  10. POLITICO has put up a letter signed by “more than 50” intelligence leeches stating that Hunter Biden related materials are 0% fresh according to Rotten Russians consensus of top critics. This is the long-awaited answer to the question of who we are as Americans– interference against Trump, the highest form of patriotism. Psychologically they are so overleveraged on this there’s no way to approach it with analysis or evidence. They are literally cranking it to election wargames

    • Replies: @MEH 0910
    @Anonymous

    https://twitter.com/politico/status/1318379413227130880

    https://twitter.com/WashTimes/status/1318195840599662597

    Replies: @El Dato, @MEH 0910, @Jack D

  11. @Mr McKenna

    Isn’t Twitter engaged in flat-out Election Interference?
     
    Sure, but haven't the MSM been doing this for months, at least?

    And who's going to tell them they can't?

    Replies: @neutral

    Sure, but haven’t the MSM been doing this for months, at least?

    Months? More like decades.

    • Agree: GeneralRipper
  12. @Anonymous
    Apparently there's a lot worse that's going to come out:

    https://twitter.com/RealWayneRoot/status/1318185612747239426

    Replies: @Dieter Kief, @Ano

    My sources who actually watched videos & images on Hunter Biden’s laptop said it was horrifying. Obviously any sex w/prepubescent girls is automatically “rape.”

    Something like this would be hard to fake, wouldn’t it?

    • Replies: @El Dato
    @Dieter Kief

    Also, that would not be about Joe (or rather Prezkamala), but Hunter.

    , @Polynikes
    @Dieter Kief

    Seems like it’s an increasingly probable likelihood that something like this could be faked, according to the techies. Especially with a sophisticated foreign intelligence service behind it.

    On the other hand, we already know Hunter is an amoral crack head with the intelligence of a turnip (if his father is any indication). The Obama clan has trepidation about him and his dealings which was even reported by the NYT way back when.

    Child abuse seems to be in another category altogether than just degenerate loser territory. You’d need hard evidence to implicate him there. I’m rarely considered an optimist, but I’d still like to think that the FBI, having seen the contents of the laptop before the Dem primary, wouldn’t cover up child sexual abuse. (Although, this would explain why an otherwise nobody computer repair man would be alarmed enough to turn the laptop over versus him finding some random emails to the Ukraine and even understanding what those were).

    Replies: @Mike Pierson, Davenport Rector, Midfielder, @AndrewR

    , @Bill
    @Dieter Kief

    Is there anything easier to fake than "I found child porn on your computer?"

    Replies: @Jack D

  13. The “in-kind contribution “ approach to prosecution seems promising.

  14. Why shouldn’t they, has anyone who actually interfered in an election been punished in any way for it? Innocent Russians and Americans swept up on unrelated charges are obviously not legitimate examples.

  15. @JohnnyWalker123
    Wow. Twitter isn't allowing the NYPost to show any posts from before or after 10/14/2020.

    If there wasn't anything to the Hunter Biden laptop story, why are they so eager to censor it? Something doesn't make sense.

    It's even more bizarre how there seems to be a full-spectrum media blackout of this story, other than FOX News, talk radio, and right-wing sites. There seems to be mass-scale systematic collusion to kill the story.

    This literally sounds like an account of what life was like in the late-stage 80s era Soviet Union. It's weird to see this in America.

    It's equally weird that a bunch of elite journalists (such as Jeffrey Toobin) are jointly wargaming different 2020 election night scenarios. Why are elite media working together to script election night?

    This literally is what was happening right before the Soviet Union collapsed.

    It's both fascinating and horrifying to see all this play out in the U.S.

    Replies: @Polynikes, @AndrewR, @Hannah Katz, @ScarletNumber, @guest, @Peter D. Bredon, @Bill

    As I mentioned in a previous post, there are several ex-green beret types who have noted that what we’ve seen since about the lockdowns through the riots and not the election is the type of thing you’d see in a destabilized foreign country. Often they might be the ones doing the destabilizing. But between Soros-type individuals and Chinese money there’s plenty of outside influence here.

  16. Wikipedia says Hunter Biden scandal ‘DEBUNKED’, as new page emerges calling it a ‘conspiracy’

    Allegations of corruption against ex-Vice President Joe Biden and his son Hunter have apparently been “debunked” and are merely a “conspiracy theory” according to Wikipedia, where editors are battling over the terms.

    Hunter Biden was the subject of an explosive report last week as the New York Post published emails alleging that he involved his father in dodgy business dealings in Ukraine and China.

    While the story is still unfolding, the Wikipedia page for Hunter Biden simply states that “he and his father have been the subjects of debunked right-wing conspiracy theories pushed by [President] Donald Trump and his allies.”

    [MORE]

    Eight sources are listed for this one sentence, intending to support the view that any accusations of corruption against the Democratic presidential candidate and his son have already been proven false. In recent days, Wikipedia editors have been engaged in regular spats about the inclusion of the word “debunked.”

    The eighth source was added on Sunday by a frequent contributor to Biden’s son’s page, whose username is ‘Soibangla’. A regular editor of American political topics on Wikipedia, Soibangla was previously found tweaking pedophile sex-trafficker Jeffrey Epstein’s page, specifically to note that there is “no evidence” that he and former President Bill Clinton were “friends” – despite the ex-commander-in-chief traveling on the disgraced financier’s plane 26 times, according to flight logs.

    https://www.rt.com/usa/503926-hunter-biden-debunked-wikipedia/

    I tried clicking through to the Ian Miles Cheong tweet referenced in this article. Here’s what Twitter displayed on my screen:

    “This is not available to you”

    • Replies: @International Jew
    @Mr McKenna

    And that Wikipedia article ("Biden-Ukraine Conspiracy theory") is locked:

    https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Biden%E2%80%93Ukraine_conspiracy_theory

  17. @Dieter Kief
    @Anonymous


    My sources who actually watched videos & images on Hunter Biden’s laptop said it was horrifying. Obviously any sex w/prepubescent girls is automatically “rape.”
     
    Something like this would be hard to fake, wouldn't it?

    Replies: @El Dato, @Polynikes, @Bill

    Also, that would not be about Joe (or rather Prezkamala), but Hunter.

  18. @Dieter Kief
    @Anonymous


    My sources who actually watched videos & images on Hunter Biden’s laptop said it was horrifying. Obviously any sex w/prepubescent girls is automatically “rape.”
     
    Something like this would be hard to fake, wouldn't it?

    Replies: @El Dato, @Polynikes, @Bill

    Seems like it’s an increasingly probable likelihood that something like this could be faked, according to the techies. Especially with a sophisticated foreign intelligence service behind it.

    On the other hand, we already know Hunter is an amoral crack head with the intelligence of a turnip (if his father is any indication). The Obama clan has trepidation about him and his dealings which was even reported by the NYT way back when.

    Child abuse seems to be in another category altogether than just degenerate loser territory. You’d need hard evidence to implicate him there. I’m rarely considered an optimist, but I’d still like to think that the FBI, having seen the contents of the laptop before the Dem primary, wouldn’t cover up child sexual abuse. (Although, this would explain why an otherwise nobody computer repair man would be alarmed enough to turn the laptop over versus him finding some random emails to the Ukraine and even understanding what those were).

    • Replies: @Mike Pierson, Davenport Rector, Midfielder
    @Polynikes


    I’d still like to think that the FBI, having seen the contents of the laptop before the Dem primary, wouldn’t cover up child sexual abuse.
     
    The FBI is Deep State Central, and will do anything they can get away with. But I'll bet the child-sex thing is fake, and may even be a trap. When exposed as a fake, it'll discredit the whole affair. Only fools pile on something as obvious as that.

    Replies: @peterike

    , @AndrewR
    @Polynikes


    I’d still like to think that the FBI, having seen the contents of the laptop before the Dem primary, wouldn’t cover up child sexual abuse.
     
    Lmaooooo good one. While Trump might worship Israel and Goldman Sachs, he also isn't fully down with open borders, and some of his white supporters say the "n-word" occasionally, so there is a concerted, full-spectrum push by the deep state to replace him with the even-easier-to-control Kamala Harris together with Joe Biden.

    While there are probably decent people within the lower ranks of the FBI, they have bosses who are by definition not good people. And if an agent wants to go rogue, well, "it sure would be a shame if something happened to your cute little daughter, wouldn't it, Agent Smith?"

    Objectively, just the US policy towards Iraq over the last 30 years has been far more harmful and perverse than anything Hunter Biden alone could have possibly done. But who has been held responsible for American atrocities in Iraq (to say nothing of the huge cost in human and economic terms for the US itself)? Bradley Manning is the only one I know of, and as reckless at it was to give hundreds of thousands of classified documents to someone without even looking through them first, his crimes aren't in the same moral universe as the US government's.

    Having said all this, this Wayne Allyn Root guy is clearly completely untrustworthy, and I would sincerely be surprised if it turns out Hunter was involved in serious sex crimes.
  19. @Wilkey
    @AndrewR


    Of course they would never say this about someone being denied service at a club for being black or gay.
     
    Rather ironic, isn't it?

    The Left bravely and boldly takes on cake bakers, who control 0.0000001% of the market for wedding cakes, for not wanting to bake cakes for gay weddings.

    But if you're a trillion dollar company and/or near monopoly like Apple, Twitter, Google or Facebook, or a taxpayer-funded university, you can discriminate against whomever the hell you want and silence whatever speech you want and everyone on the Left will support you.

    Aside from the suppressing of free speech we are witnessing the massive violation of campaign finance laws. Twitter and Facebook's actions amount to tens of millions of dollars in in-kind donations to the Biden campaign.

    Replies: @JohnnyWalker123, @kaganovitch

    The left also doesn’t take on the US military or its various wars that have killed&injured millions.

    By the standards of previous generations, the modern left are total wimps and sell outs. Imagine the Vietnam generation supporting the military, foreign wars, FBI, CIA, corporate-owned media, and multinational conglomerates.

    The U.S. is basically a right-wing militarist state, run by oligarchs and military/intel officers.

    However, unlike a typical right-wing state, the US is not ruled by ethnocentric and religious nationalists. Instead, it’s run by an inner party of Jewish elites (who control an outer party of sell-out Gentile puppet elites). Our Jewish ruling class fears the ethnocentrism and religiosity of the masses. That’s why our elites are so obsessed with dissolving the Gentile ethnic&cultural heritage of this country.

    So you end up with traditional right-wing stuff like genocidal overseas conflicts and hostility to pacifists, but you also get weird stuff too. Like gay wedding cakes and Muslim SJW actors in Hollywood.

    You end up with extreme glorification of homicidal sociopaths who enlisted in the US military (like American sniper Chris Kyle), but equally extreme demonization of those guys who killed Emmet Till.

    Jewish elites like a right-wing state that enriches them financially and protects Israel, but they also like a cuck state that dissolves away America’s White Christian heritage. That’s why America behaves jn such bizarre and ideologically inconsistent ways.

    • Disagree: Cloudbuster
    • LOL: IHTG
    • Replies: @Reg Cæsar
    @JohnnyWalker123


    The left also doesn’t take on the US military or its various wars that have killed & injured millions.

     

    The Left did indeed "take on" those wars, in another sense.


    https://www.fpri.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/Woodrow_Wilson_and_American_Flags.jpg


    https://vip.nypost.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2019/03/prez.jpg


    https://images.theconversation.com/files/73951/original/image-20150305-3321-1emdf86.JPEG


    So you end up with traditional right-wing stuff like genocidal overseas conflicts...
     
    ?????????

    https://thumbs.worthpoint.com/zoom/images1/1/1015/27/country-war-charles-lindbergh-sr-1934_1_316f4110813abf2b5c418b161c5c7838.jpg


    https://cdn.cfr.org/sites/default/files/styles/full_width_xl/public/image/2019/09/Lindbergh.jpg

    https://miro.medium.com/max/940/1*QCj5hNzzgizo46NlLfxpOw.png

    The Sixteenth Amendment, which you support and I don't, paid for these overseas conflicts.

    , @Brás Cubas
    @JohnnyWalker123


    The left also doesn’t take on the US military or its various wars that have killed&injured millions.
     
    This is not true. You are talking of a fake left, or simply what you Americans call "liberals". The real left consistently denounces war. One legitimate representative of the Left is Jacobin magazine. It's true that war does not feature prominently among its present stories (there are plenty of domestic issues that are more pressing at this moment), but if you navigate to the end of the front page you still can find the following article:

    'The US Should Indict American War Criminals, Not Julian Assange'
    by Chip Gibbons
    https://jacobinmag.com/2020/10/julian-assange-wikileaks-espionage-act-war-crimes

    Your comment tries to conflate Right and Left in one entity, but your arguments are weak.
  20. Why doesn’t the New York Post just put up all its missing posts again? Has it done a deal with Twatburger not to do so in order to respectfully gain reinstatement?

    • Replies: @Fran Macadam
    @dimples

    Locked out and censored, while the uninformed voting goes on.

    They believe their end of getting rid of Trump justifies any means to power.

    It remains true that the means used is identical to the end achieved. How they will rule is by the same means.

  21. @Wilkey
    @AndrewR


    Of course they would never say this about someone being denied service at a club for being black or gay.
     
    Rather ironic, isn't it?

    The Left bravely and boldly takes on cake bakers, who control 0.0000001% of the market for wedding cakes, for not wanting to bake cakes for gay weddings.

    But if you're a trillion dollar company and/or near monopoly like Apple, Twitter, Google or Facebook, or a taxpayer-funded university, you can discriminate against whomever the hell you want and silence whatever speech you want and everyone on the Left will support you.

    Aside from the suppressing of free speech we are witnessing the massive violation of campaign finance laws. Twitter and Facebook's actions amount to tens of millions of dollars in in-kind donations to the Biden campaign.

    Replies: @JohnnyWalker123, @kaganovitch

    The Left bravely and boldly takes on cake bakers, who control 0.0000001% of the market for wedding cakes, for not wanting to bake cakes for gay weddings.

    This is also known as ‘punching up’.

    But if you’re a trillion dollar company and/or near monopoly like Apple, Twitter, Google or Facebook, or a taxpayer-funded university, you can discriminate against whomever the hell you want and silence whatever speech you want and everyone on the Left will support you.

    That would be ‘punching down’. ‘How many fingers am I holding up, Winston?’

  22. @Anonymous
    Apparently there's a lot worse that's going to come out:

    https://twitter.com/RealWayneRoot/status/1318185612747239426

    Replies: @Dieter Kief, @Ano

    No need for a laptop when it comes to video of Creepy Joe.

    Seen the one of him pinching the nipple of an eight year old girl?

  23. @Polynikes
    @Dieter Kief

    Seems like it’s an increasingly probable likelihood that something like this could be faked, according to the techies. Especially with a sophisticated foreign intelligence service behind it.

    On the other hand, we already know Hunter is an amoral crack head with the intelligence of a turnip (if his father is any indication). The Obama clan has trepidation about him and his dealings which was even reported by the NYT way back when.

    Child abuse seems to be in another category altogether than just degenerate loser territory. You’d need hard evidence to implicate him there. I’m rarely considered an optimist, but I’d still like to think that the FBI, having seen the contents of the laptop before the Dem primary, wouldn’t cover up child sexual abuse. (Although, this would explain why an otherwise nobody computer repair man would be alarmed enough to turn the laptop over versus him finding some random emails to the Ukraine and even understanding what those were).

    Replies: @Mike Pierson, Davenport Rector, Midfielder, @AndrewR

    I’d still like to think that the FBI, having seen the contents of the laptop before the Dem primary, wouldn’t cover up child sexual abuse.

    The FBI is Deep State Central, and will do anything they can get away with. But I’ll bet the child-sex thing is fake, and may even be a trap. When exposed as a fake, it’ll discredit the whole affair. Only fools pile on something as obvious as that.

    • Agree: Polynikes, Ron Unz
    • Replies: @peterike
    @Mike Pierson, Davenport Rector, Midfielder


    But I’ll bet the child-sex thing is fake, and may even be a trap. When exposed as a fake, it’ll discredit the whole affair. Only fools pile on something as obvious as that.
     
    Something along those lines is already happening. Or at least being attempted.

    https://apelbaum.wordpress.com/2020/10/17/operation-snort/
  24. Isn’t Twitter engaged in flat-out Election Interference?

    Yes, come down on them legally like a ton of bricks. Trump won’t do it UNLESS the population demands it loud and clear.

    Trump, like most politicians, is not a leader. He follows the crowd. So lead him.

  25. @JohnnyWalker123
    Wow. Twitter isn't allowing the NYPost to show any posts from before or after 10/14/2020.

    If there wasn't anything to the Hunter Biden laptop story, why are they so eager to censor it? Something doesn't make sense.

    It's even more bizarre how there seems to be a full-spectrum media blackout of this story, other than FOX News, talk radio, and right-wing sites. There seems to be mass-scale systematic collusion to kill the story.

    This literally sounds like an account of what life was like in the late-stage 80s era Soviet Union. It's weird to see this in America.

    It's equally weird that a bunch of elite journalists (such as Jeffrey Toobin) are jointly wargaming different 2020 election night scenarios. Why are elite media working together to script election night?

    This literally is what was happening right before the Soviet Union collapsed.

    It's both fascinating and horrifying to see all this play out in the U.S.

    Replies: @Polynikes, @AndrewR, @Hannah Katz, @ScarletNumber, @guest, @Peter D. Bredon, @Bill

    What is even the point of them war-gaming the election? I literally don’t see any point to it except as a recreational activity for political nerds

    • Replies: @kaganovitch
    @AndrewR

    What is even the point of them war-gaming the election? I literally don’t see any point to it except as a recreational activity for political nerds

    Yes, it has a Maria Antoinette at Versailles flavor.

    , @guest
    @AndrewR

    Maybe they come up with clever things to say for clips on YouTube and TikTok. Like if Biden wins Wisconsin thanks to heavy black turnout, they’ll say he “fudge-packed it in!”

    , @Charlotte
    @AndrewR

    If they simply intended to report the news, there would be no point. But I think the media hotshots expect a contested result, and they aim to control the narrative and ensure a Biden victory one way or another. What they can do is manipulate public opinion and pressure the courts and the military brass to back Biden.

    , @Rooster10
    @AndrewR

    The purpose is to push the narrative across the goal line. Like criminals being interrogated by the police, the media wants to keep their stories straight based on the real data coming in.

    If it’s close, they’ll suppress the Trump vote info while only updating the Biden county counts. This does three things: 1.) It pushes the mainstream narrative of a Blue Wave 2.) It gives the ballot harvesters/printers/fraudsters time to catch up to the Trump count 3.) If Trump does end up winning, they spin the narrative now to Joe was up big... but something happened... Republican cheating??!

    This is what they’re war-gaming. Last election many national news stations refused to call the election until Hillary conceded, even though it was over well before that. They were caught off guard and needed to manufacture the Russian-hoax afterwards. This time they’re prepared, and have several days after the election to manufacture ballots.

  26. @dimples
    Why doesn't the New York Post just put up all its missing posts again? Has it done a deal with Twatburger not to do so in order to respectfully gain reinstatement?

    Replies: @Fran Macadam

    Locked out and censored, while the uninformed voting goes on.

    They believe their end of getting rid of Trump justifies any means to power.

    It remains true that the means used is identical to the end achieved. How they will rule is by the same means.

  27. Locked out and censored, while the uninformed voting goes on.

    They believe their end of getting rid of Trump justifies any means to power.

    It remains true that the means used is identical to the end achieved. How they will rule is by the same means.

  28. @Polynikes
    @Dieter Kief

    Seems like it’s an increasingly probable likelihood that something like this could be faked, according to the techies. Especially with a sophisticated foreign intelligence service behind it.

    On the other hand, we already know Hunter is an amoral crack head with the intelligence of a turnip (if his father is any indication). The Obama clan has trepidation about him and his dealings which was even reported by the NYT way back when.

    Child abuse seems to be in another category altogether than just degenerate loser territory. You’d need hard evidence to implicate him there. I’m rarely considered an optimist, but I’d still like to think that the FBI, having seen the contents of the laptop before the Dem primary, wouldn’t cover up child sexual abuse. (Although, this would explain why an otherwise nobody computer repair man would be alarmed enough to turn the laptop over versus him finding some random emails to the Ukraine and even understanding what those were).

    Replies: @Mike Pierson, Davenport Rector, Midfielder, @AndrewR

    I’d still like to think that the FBI, having seen the contents of the laptop before the Dem primary, wouldn’t cover up child sexual abuse.

    Lmaooooo good one. While Trump might worship Israel and Goldman Sachs, he also isn’t fully down with open borders, and some of his white supporters say the “n-word” occasionally, so there is a concerted, full-spectrum push by the deep state to replace him with the even-easier-to-control Kamala Harris together with Joe Biden.

    While there are probably decent people within the lower ranks of the FBI, they have bosses who are by definition not good people. And if an agent wants to go rogue, well, “it sure would be a shame if something happened to your cute little daughter, wouldn’t it, Agent Smith?”

    Objectively, just the US policy towards Iraq over the last 30 years has been far more harmful and perverse than anything Hunter Biden alone could have possibly done. But who has been held responsible for American atrocities in Iraq (to say nothing of the huge cost in human and economic terms for the US itself)? Bradley Manning is the only one I know of, and as reckless at it was to give hundreds of thousands of classified documents to someone without even looking through them first, his crimes aren’t in the same moral universe as the US government’s.

    Having said all this, this Wayne Allyn Root guy is clearly completely untrustworthy, and I would sincerely be surprised if it turns out Hunter was involved in serious sex crimes.

    • Agree: Ben tillman
  29. @Neoconned
    If Trump has half a brain when & if he wins the election he'll go after big tech good & hard.....

    Replies: @International Jew, @Charles St. Charles

    Yeah, too bad he’s not the President already.

  30. @AndrewR
    As millions of neoliberals would point out, "Twitter is a private company."

    Of course they would never say this about someone being denied service at a club for being black or gay.

    Replies: @Wilkey, @Jake

    With veery few exceptions, both 19th century 19th Liberalism and Modern Libertarianism work on a one -way street: against Traditional Christian and European values and identities.

    Theoretically, that should not be the case if a society is governed by pre-Modern, Traditionalist, Christendom values and identities. But that is not close to what we have, which means that all Liberalism and Libertarianism is poison.

    • Replies: @AndrewR
    @Jake

    True but I was referring mainly to "progressive" "Democrats" who outnumber libertarians by dozens of times and who lately have learned to love monopolies, the CIA, the FBI, plutocrats, war, etc now that "their guys" are fully in charge.

    , @Reg Cæsar
    @Jake


    ...which means that all Liberalism and Libertarianism is poison.
     
    Including RKBA?

    Replies: @Bill

  31. @Mr McKenna
    Wikipedia says Hunter Biden scandal ‘DEBUNKED’, as new page emerges calling it a ‘conspiracy’

    Allegations of corruption against ex-Vice President Joe Biden and his son Hunter have apparently been “debunked” and are merely a “conspiracy theory” according to Wikipedia, where editors are battling over the terms.

    Hunter Biden was the subject of an explosive report last week as the New York Post published emails alleging that he involved his father in dodgy business dealings in Ukraine and China.

    While the story is still unfolding, the Wikipedia page for Hunter Biden simply states that “he and his father have been the subjects of debunked right-wing conspiracy theories pushed by [President] Donald Trump and his allies.”
     


    Eight sources are listed for this one sentence, intending to support the view that any accusations of corruption against the Democratic presidential candidate and his son have already been proven false. In recent days, Wikipedia editors have been engaged in regular spats about the inclusion of the word “debunked.”

    The eighth source was added on Sunday by a frequent contributor to Biden’s son’s page, whose username is ‘Soibangla’. A regular editor of American political topics on Wikipedia, Soibangla was previously found tweaking pedophile sex-trafficker Jeffrey Epstein’s page, specifically to note that there is “no evidence” that he and former President Bill Clinton were “friends” – despite the ex-commander-in-chief traveling on the disgraced financier’s plane 26 times, according to flight logs.
     

    https://www.rt.com/usa/503926-hunter-biden-debunked-wikipedia/

    I tried clicking through to the Ian Miles Cheong tweet referenced in this article. Here's what Twitter displayed on my screen:


    "This is not available to you"

    Replies: @International Jew

    And that Wikipedia article (“Biden-Ukraine Conspiracy theory”) is locked:

    https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Biden%E2%80%93Ukraine_conspiracy_theory

  32. @JohnnyWalker123
    Wow. Twitter isn't allowing the NYPost to show any posts from before or after 10/14/2020.

    If there wasn't anything to the Hunter Biden laptop story, why are they so eager to censor it? Something doesn't make sense.

    It's even more bizarre how there seems to be a full-spectrum media blackout of this story, other than FOX News, talk radio, and right-wing sites. There seems to be mass-scale systematic collusion to kill the story.

    This literally sounds like an account of what life was like in the late-stage 80s era Soviet Union. It's weird to see this in America.

    It's equally weird that a bunch of elite journalists (such as Jeffrey Toobin) are jointly wargaming different 2020 election night scenarios. Why are elite media working together to script election night?

    This literally is what was happening right before the Soviet Union collapsed.

    It's both fascinating and horrifying to see all this play out in the U.S.

    Replies: @Polynikes, @AndrewR, @Hannah Katz, @ScarletNumber, @guest, @Peter D. Bredon, @Bill

    So if Twitter hates Trump, and Google hates Trump, and China hates Trump, and Iran hates Trump, the logical thing we should do is “stick it to the man” and all vote for Trump. Really piss them off!

  33. @Colin Wright
    'As millions of neoliberals would point out, “Twitter is a private company.”

    Of course they would never say this about someone being denied service at a club for being black or gay.'

    Equally, past a certain point, the power of a private corporation becomes so great that as a practical matter it has to be regulated.

    Even that most laissez-faire of eras, the late nineteenth century, eventually had to admit the necessity of regulating the railroads. They just had too much power over the life of the country.'

    The same applies to Twitter, Facebook, and for that matter, Google.

    Replies: @Dr. DoomNGloom, @Travis, @Ron Unz

    The problem isn’t so much regulation as lack of accountability. There doesn’t seem to be much appetite for regulating the tech monopolies and applying 1st amendment protections, but Justice Thomas outlined a potential attack on the interpretation of section 230
    https://www.lawfareblog.com/supreme-court-declines-review-section-230-for-now

    The problem is that their immunity from tort law. Robert Barnes provides a good summary and history on Viva Frei


    He also cautions about how the “remedies” could backfire badly, and will be used to punish conservatives, so we have to be careful what we ask for, just in case we get it.

    Start by making them subject to normal tort law. Their common carrier protections should be subject to normal first amendment issues. Managing anything beyond non protected speech (1st amendment exclusions such as crimes and copyright violation, should place them squarely in the role of publisher, with all the associated legal liabilities. Barnes goes on to articulate a theory on “unlawful enrichment” based on misuse of data and changes to terms of service.

    Barnes goes on to claim that censorship seriously degrades the quality of their data. The implication is that massive freakout over Trump was a disbelief that they could have been so wrong, therefore there must be “foreign interference”. It’s totally insane, but TDS is real.

    So a practical line of argument is, sure, they are private. They can do anything they want. But if they censor content beyond what would be 1st amendment conformance, they are publishers not common carriers and are fully subject to tort law.

  34. @Jake
    @AndrewR

    With veery few exceptions, both 19th century 19th Liberalism and Modern Libertarianism work on a one -way street: against Traditional Christian and European values and identities.

    Theoretically, that should not be the case if a society is governed by pre-Modern, Traditionalist, Christendom values and identities. But that is not close to what we have, which means that all Liberalism and Libertarianism is poison.

    Replies: @AndrewR, @Reg Cæsar

    True but I was referring mainly to “progressive” “Democrats” who outnumber libertarians by dozens of times and who lately have learned to love monopolies, the CIA, the FBI, plutocrats, war, etc now that “their guys” are fully in charge.

  35. One thing is certain: Twitter is engaging in editorial decision-making that is not protected by §230.

    • Agree: Travis, Manfred Arcane
    • Replies: @Dr. DoomNGloom
    @The Alarmist

    Justice Thomas clearly believes the courts have allowed an overly broad interpretation of section 230. Technically, so long as they do not coordinate with the campaign, they have not broken any laws. That is, no more than the NYT would by not running a story. If they were to coordinate, they could be liable for massive undeclared in kind contributions.
    Again, a major problem comes from providing Twitter (and Google, and Facebook) the 1st amendment protections of a publisher without the associated liabilities.

    The monopoly status regarding networking effects is a 21st century problem that we haven't yet addressed. I argue that this becomes moot if New-Media immunity from copyright and tort depends upon their managing content by only by conventional 1st amendment standards. Deviation would open the floodgates of tort liability, which would descend upon them much faster and harder than government.

    , @Jack D
    @The Alarmist

    This is FAR from certain. I would say that it is the OPPOSITE of certain. There are certain minority (in the judicial, not legal sense) POVs such as that of Justice Thomas who maintain that 230 has been interpreted too broadly, but as 230 stands now it provides a good shield for Twitter. Maybe the law will change in the future, maybe it OUGHT to change but to say that they have lost their shield just because you think they should is just wishful thinking.

  36. @Anonymous
    POLITICO has put up a letter signed by "more than 50" intelligence leeches stating that Hunter Biden related materials are 0% fresh according to Rotten Russians consensus of top critics. This is the long-awaited answer to the question of who we are as Americans-- interference against Trump, the highest form of patriotism. Psychologically they are so overleveraged on this there's no way to approach it with analysis or evidence. They are literally cranking it to election wargames

    Replies: @MEH 0910

    • Replies: @El Dato
    @MEH 0910


    “has all the classic earmarks of a Russian information operation"
     
    What are the "earmarks" (fuckin' donkey) of a Russian information operation?

    They may Demobcrats look bad!

    Seriously, it's just a series of word ... i.e. a CRIMESTOP trigger. Signalling that your thoughts are wandering off the reservation and you better snap back.
    , @MEH 0910
    @MEH 0910

    https://twitter.com/joelpollak/status/1318705052119281664

    , @Jack D
    @MEH 0910

    This post has the "classic earmarks " of smoke blowing. Notice that they do not say that emails are in fact fake or even that a Russian information operation was involved, just that it has the "classic earmarks" of one.

    Leaving a laptop full of incriminating information about yourself at a repair shop and then neglecting to come back and pick it up also has all of the "classic earmarks" of a crackhead operation.

  37. @The Alarmist
    One thing is certain: Twitter is engaging in editorial decision-making that is not protected by §230.

    Replies: @Dr. DoomNGloom, @Jack D

    Justice Thomas clearly believes the courts have allowed an overly broad interpretation of section 230. Technically, so long as they do not coordinate with the campaign, they have not broken any laws. That is, no more than the NYT would by not running a story. If they were to coordinate, they could be liable for massive undeclared in kind contributions.
    Again, a major problem comes from providing Twitter (and Google, and Facebook) the 1st amendment protections of a publisher without the associated liabilities.

    The monopoly status regarding networking effects is a 21st century problem that we haven’t yet addressed. I argue that this becomes moot if New-Media immunity from copyright and tort depends upon their managing content by only by conventional 1st amendment standards. Deviation would open the floodgates of tort liability, which would descend upon them much faster and harder than government.

  38. @Colin Wright
    'As millions of neoliberals would point out, “Twitter is a private company.”

    Of course they would never say this about someone being denied service at a club for being black or gay.'

    Equally, past a certain point, the power of a private corporation becomes so great that as a practical matter it has to be regulated.

    Even that most laissez-faire of eras, the late nineteenth century, eventually had to admit the necessity of regulating the railroads. They just had too much power over the life of the country.'

    The same applies to Twitter, Facebook, and for that matter, Google.

    Replies: @Dr. DoomNGloom, @Travis, @Ron Unz

    As a US firm based in California it is a violation of citizens Civil rights to discriminate based on religion and political affiliations. Rules must be uniformly enforced to avoid being prosecuted for civil rights violations. Twitter routinely bans customers from their platform based on nefarious rules which are only enforced against those on the political right. This is a clear violation of California law.

    Many other states also prohibit discrimination based on creed or politics.
    If the phone companies suspended the accounts of all Socialists or Libertarians would this be allowed ? What twitter and Facebook are doing is not just censorship , they are denying services based on political or religious affiliations. Censoring a tweet is just one way they violate Americans civil rights, they also ban and suspend the accounts of individuals via arbitrary enforcement of unclear rules.

    Twitter is clearly violating the civil rights of many individuals, including the President, because of their political affiliations. This is illegal in California and Washington DC.

  39. • Replies: @Whiskey
    @MEH 0910

    Jack Dorsey looks like a homeless dude. Not a billionaire master of the universe. No wonder one of my co-workers was joking that on a date with a guy she had to inquire if he was homeless or a hipster. What man with money would voluntarily look like that?

    Related, Rudy is confirming that Hunter Biden appears naked with underage girls in some photos and has sent the information to the Delaware State police.

    Really, Hunter Biden was a human train wreck and the Biden dynasty could not even find one minder for him? Not one? Pay his bills, wipe his computers, etc?

    Replies: @Neoconned

  40. The sheer brazen effontery of the Evil Party is enough to make your head explode given enough exposure to their ruling scheisskultur.

    The Twitter ban actually helps the shitlibs stick their fingers in their ears and chant “I can’t HEAR you!” at the top of their lungs. It’s not so much that they rush to side with the Guy Who Did It (rather than they guy they tried to Frame for It) … it’s that they’re glorying in the dishonesty and the double standard being employed. Watching one of these petty monsters preen “So how’s Hunter Biden doing in the polls, hah?” is like a shoebox-diorama version of Stalin’s “How many divisions has the Pope?”

    When this is over, if the one lesson taken from this clusterfuck isn’t that Trump’s fatal error was in wanting to be liked too much – enough to be foolishly soft and merciful with the toxic, murdeous Left – then I give up: I’ll be inflating a life raft and paddling out towards Bora-Bora, or Pago-Pago, or perhaps just a watery tomb – whichever comes first will be preferable to the “America” we got a sneak preview of all summer.

    • Replies: @peterike
    @Ragno


    The Twitter ban actually helps the shitlibs stick their fingers in their ears and chant “I can’t HEAR you!” at the top of their lungs. It’s not so much that they rush to side with the Guy Who Did It (rather than they guy they tried to Frame for It) … it’s that they’re glorying in the dishonesty and the double standard being employed.
     
    Yup. It's extremely instructive to actually read through some Twitter threads. Take any random Trump tweet and read the thousands of comments. The stupidity is breathtaking. The willingness to believe anything at all as long as it's Orange Man Bad is genuinely weird -- these people are truly hypnotized and have lost all independent thought. And the hostility in the responses is amazing.

    Similarly, take some Leftie with a big Twitter following and read their threads. The echo chamber effect is startling. You'll read a hundred "damn right!" responses before you to get to one person dissenting.

    Really, if you've never run through all the comments on a Trump tweet, do it. Go get a cup of coffee (or better, a glass of wine or a beer) and read a full thread. It will change your opinion of people.
  41. Anonymous[237] • Disclaimer says:

    I can barely believe what’s been happening lately. Sure, the game has always been rigged and things have been absurd for a very long time, but the way things have accelerated over the last few months has been absolutely crazy to witness. There is no pretense any more, no thin veneer left. And people are loving it, or at best indifferent to it. Guess I wasn’t quite cynical enough.

  42. Isn’t Twitter engaged in flat-out Election Interference?

    Yes and so are ABCNBCCBSNPRNYTWaPo…… This is a concerted effort by the establishment to thwart public awareness of the Bidens’ corrupt criminal conspiracy, an awareness that would virtually ensure the reelection of the establishment’s current bete noir, Donald Trump.

  43. I gotta say, I don’t think President Trump should be President; however, I would love if Candidate Trump were President. His cognitive decline is past the point where his kids would have driven/talked him out of running the Trump properties.

    But Twitter and Facebook interfering with people and newspapers is beyond awful. If they do it once, and gets away with it, then they have an effective veto on Presidential candidates. They can can shut down any House or gubernatorial candidate they don’t like, and control who is in the bullpen to run for President. They won’t just do it to conservatives, they do it to Democrats who want to do things like, say, breaking up the tech monopolies or turning them into public utilities. Their bans and thumbs on the scale mean they cultivate the political landscape however they like.

    If Biden wants to end his career as being a statesman who saved American democracy, he will have the justice department nail Twitter to the floor over this. My feeling is, though, if the credit card companies don’t want that to happe, then it won’t.

    • Replies: @peterike
    @Rob


    But Twitter and Facebook interfering with people and newspapers is beyond awful. If they do it once, and gets away with it, then they have an effective veto on Presidential candidates. They can can shut down any House or gubernatorial candidate they don’t like, and control who is in the bullpen to run for President.
     
    Well that's true. But if Biden wins, it's immaterial anyway. Immigration goes to 11. Everyone gets made a citizen. Vote by mail goes national. Game over. Trump is the last Republican President.

    Replies: @Ben tillman

  44. @AndrewR
    @JohnnyWalker123

    What is even the point of them war-gaming the election? I literally don't see any point to it except as a recreational activity for political nerds

    Replies: @kaganovitch, @guest, @Charlotte, @Rooster10

    What is even the point of them war-gaming the election? I literally don’t see any point to it except as a recreational activity for political nerds

    Yes, it has a Maria Antoinette at Versailles flavor.

  45. @Mike Pierson, Davenport Rector, Midfielder
    @Polynikes


    I’d still like to think that the FBI, having seen the contents of the laptop before the Dem primary, wouldn’t cover up child sexual abuse.
     
    The FBI is Deep State Central, and will do anything they can get away with. But I'll bet the child-sex thing is fake, and may even be a trap. When exposed as a fake, it'll discredit the whole affair. Only fools pile on something as obvious as that.

    Replies: @peterike

    But I’ll bet the child-sex thing is fake, and may even be a trap. When exposed as a fake, it’ll discredit the whole affair. Only fools pile on something as obvious as that.

    Something along those lines is already happening. Or at least being attempted.

    https://apelbaum.wordpress.com/2020/10/17/operation-snort/

  46. @Rob
    I gotta say, I don’t think President Trump should be President; however, I would love if Candidate Trump were President. His cognitive decline is past the point where his kids would have driven/talked him out of running the Trump properties.

    But Twitter and Facebook interfering with people and newspapers is beyond awful. If they do it once, and gets away with it, then they have an effective veto on Presidential candidates. They can can shut down any House or gubernatorial candidate they don’t like, and control who is in the bullpen to run for President. They won’t just do it to conservatives, they do it to Democrats who want to do things like, say, breaking up the tech monopolies or turning them into public utilities. Their bans and thumbs on the scale mean they cultivate the political landscape however they like.

    If Biden wants to end his career as being a statesman who saved American democracy, he will have the justice department nail Twitter to the floor over this. My feeling is, though, if the credit card companies don’t want that to happe, then it won’t.

    Replies: @peterike

    But Twitter and Facebook interfering with people and newspapers is beyond awful. If they do it once, and gets away with it, then they have an effective veto on Presidential candidates. They can can shut down any House or gubernatorial candidate they don’t like, and control who is in the bullpen to run for President.

    Well that’s true. But if Biden wins, it’s immaterial anyway. Immigration goes to 11. Everyone gets made a citizen. Vote by mail goes national. Game over. Trump is the last Republican President.

    • Replies: @Ben tillman
    @peterike

    The last American President.

  47. @Ragno
    The sheer brazen effontery of the Evil Party is enough to make your head explode given enough exposure to their ruling scheisskultur.

    The Twitter ban actually helps the shitlibs stick their fingers in their ears and chant "I can't HEAR you!" at the top of their lungs. It's not so much that they rush to side with the Guy Who Did It (rather than they guy they tried to Frame for It) ... it's that they're glorying in the dishonesty and the double standard being employed. Watching one of these petty monsters preen "So how's Hunter Biden doing in the polls, hah?" is like a shoebox-diorama version of Stalin's "How many divisions has the Pope?"

    When this is over, if the one lesson taken from this clusterfuck isn't that Trump's fatal error was in wanting to be liked too much - enough to be foolishly soft and merciful with the toxic, murdeous Left - then I give up: I'll be inflating a life raft and paddling out towards Bora-Bora, or Pago-Pago, or perhaps just a watery tomb - whichever comes first will be preferable to the "America" we got a sneak preview of all summer.

    Replies: @peterike

    The Twitter ban actually helps the shitlibs stick their fingers in their ears and chant “I can’t HEAR you!” at the top of their lungs. It’s not so much that they rush to side with the Guy Who Did It (rather than they guy they tried to Frame for It) … it’s that they’re glorying in the dishonesty and the double standard being employed.

    Yup. It’s extremely instructive to actually read through some Twitter threads. Take any random Trump tweet and read the thousands of comments. The stupidity is breathtaking. The willingness to believe anything at all as long as it’s Orange Man Bad is genuinely weird — these people are truly hypnotized and have lost all independent thought. And the hostility in the responses is amazing.

    Similarly, take some Leftie with a big Twitter following and read their threads. The echo chamber effect is startling. You’ll read a hundred “damn right!” responses before you to get to one person dissenting.

    Really, if you’ve never run through all the comments on a Trump tweet, do it. Go get a cup of coffee (or better, a glass of wine or a beer) and read a full thread. It will change your opinion of people.

  48. @Jake
    @AndrewR

    With veery few exceptions, both 19th century 19th Liberalism and Modern Libertarianism work on a one -way street: against Traditional Christian and European values and identities.

    Theoretically, that should not be the case if a society is governed by pre-Modern, Traditionalist, Christendom values and identities. But that is not close to what we have, which means that all Liberalism and Libertarianism is poison.

    Replies: @AndrewR, @Reg Cæsar

    …which means that all Liberalism and Libertarianism is poison.

    Including RKBA?

    • Replies: @Bill
    @Reg Cæsar

    It's a distraction at best. Routine firearms ownership is not nearly as valuable as RKBA types typically think it is. Guns are easy to manufacture. Explosives are easy to manufacture. Both can also be obtained externally. If a large enough group got together to foment rebellion, the lack of instantly accessible firearms would not be a significant stumbling block. They would make, steal, or buy them (illicitly) or they would use tactics which don't require them. RKBA makes rebellion a tiny little bit easier. Fighting over RKBA is cathartic and makes people feel like they've done something.

    Everything I said about rebellion applies just as well to self-defense. Five Guidos with two by fours are enough deterrence to keep those of the melanotic persuasion at bay. What's lacking is the group cohesiveness to get the Guidos to act together and to make their community come out in their defense if the local authorities look askance at the Guidos.

    What's worse than the RKBA itself is the ideology that generally goes with it. These guys fantasize either about themselves, alone defending their family against the zombie horde or about the day the goobermint goes "too far" and all the righteous individualists magically stop being individualists and assemble to tell the goobermint what-for. Except that day never comes. The fantasy is enough. As the example of Australia demonstrates, even taking away the fantasy by taking away the guns isn't enough to work this magic. If the second amendment went away, the RKBA types would sullenly but peacefully line up to turn in their guns.

  49. @JohnnyWalker123
    @Wilkey

    The left also doesn't take on the US military or its various wars that have killed&injured millions.

    By the standards of previous generations, the modern left are total wimps and sell outs. Imagine the Vietnam generation supporting the military, foreign wars, FBI, CIA, corporate-owned media, and multinational conglomerates.

    The U.S. is basically a right-wing militarist state, run by oligarchs and military/intel officers.

    However, unlike a typical right-wing state, the US is not ruled by ethnocentric and religious nationalists. Instead, it's run by an inner party of Jewish elites (who control an outer party of sell-out Gentile puppet elites). Our Jewish ruling class fears the ethnocentrism and religiosity of the masses. That's why our elites are so obsessed with dissolving the Gentile ethnic&cultural heritage of this country.

    So you end up with traditional right-wing stuff like genocidal overseas conflicts and hostility to pacifists, but you also get weird stuff too. Like gay wedding cakes and Muslim SJW actors in Hollywood.

    You end up with extreme glorification of homicidal sociopaths who enlisted in the US military (like American sniper Chris Kyle), but equally extreme demonization of those guys who killed Emmet Till.

    Jewish elites like a right-wing state that enriches them financially and protects Israel, but they also like a cuck state that dissolves away America's White Christian heritage. That's why America behaves jn such bizarre and ideologically inconsistent ways.

    Replies: @Reg Cæsar, @Brás Cubas

    The left also doesn’t take on the US military or its various wars that have killed & injured millions.

    The Left did indeed “take on” those wars, in another sense.



    So you end up with traditional right-wing stuff like genocidal overseas conflicts…

    ?????????


    The Sixteenth Amendment, which you support and I don’t, paid for these overseas conflicts.

    • Agree: Ben tillman
  50. There may be an error here, or perhaps just more evidence of Twitter’s perfidy – it looks like all NY Post tweets are from 6 days ago, even ones from 7 or 8 days ago.

    Are we sure Twitter isn’t actually trying to bring as much attention as possible to this story?

    • Replies: @Hernan Pizzaro del Blanco
    @Paul Rise

    Good question. Maybe Jack Dorsey does not really want Biden to win and by banning so many conservatives and Trump supporters he realized it will rule up the Tramp base to vote for re-elect him

    Many on the left blamed social media for helping to elect Trump , so by banning and censoring anti-Biden tweets he will be able to claim he did everything possible to defeat Trump. And if Biden wins the left may allow his firm to keep going.

    The major media is still more powerful than Social media, because it reaches so many more voters and has more commanding influence. The lack of TV coverage of the Biden emails and the media’s lies about Russian interference are a bigger threat to our nation.

  51. OT

    San Francisco declares a War on Karens:

    https://apnews.com/article/race-and-ethnicity-san-francisco-legislation-crime-a130bb0f8d13b46dacf58ed8fa8a3169

    And California contemplates replacing cash bail with an algorithm:

    https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/california-may-replace-cash-bail-algorithms-some-worry-will-be-n1243750

    How long till the algorithm is found to be racist?

    • Replies: @Joe Stalin
    @Mr. Anon


    The Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday on the Caution Against Racial and Exploitative Non-Emergencies Act, also known as the CAREN legislation. It’s a nod to a popular meme using the name “Karen” to describe an entitled white woman whose actions stem from her privilege, such as using police to target people of color.
     
    So Good whites are actually finger pointing to Bad Whites engaging in odds-are dangers street evaluation. Hope the voters see that next election.

    Karens can ascertain the hate being directed at them.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D4xTdIOk0no

    Replies: @Mr. Anon

    , @Ben tillman
    @Mr. Anon

    Notice how the lies about Till continue to morph. The AP says he was beaten to death after accusations from a white woman who later admitted to lying.

    Of course, for 60+ years the official narrative fabricated by the Left said that Bryant did not make any accusations. Instead, Till was killed for whistling at her very publicly. That’s apparently being memory-holed.

    And there’s no reason to think she admitted to lying.

  52. @JohnnyWalker123
    Wow. Twitter isn't allowing the NYPost to show any posts from before or after 10/14/2020.

    If there wasn't anything to the Hunter Biden laptop story, why are they so eager to censor it? Something doesn't make sense.

    It's even more bizarre how there seems to be a full-spectrum media blackout of this story, other than FOX News, talk radio, and right-wing sites. There seems to be mass-scale systematic collusion to kill the story.

    This literally sounds like an account of what life was like in the late-stage 80s era Soviet Union. It's weird to see this in America.

    It's equally weird that a bunch of elite journalists (such as Jeffrey Toobin) are jointly wargaming different 2020 election night scenarios. Why are elite media working together to script election night?

    This literally is what was happening right before the Soviet Union collapsed.

    It's both fascinating and horrifying to see all this play out in the U.S.

    Replies: @Polynikes, @AndrewR, @Hannah Katz, @ScarletNumber, @guest, @Peter D. Bredon, @Bill

    Twitter isn’t allowing the NYPost to show any posts from before or after 10/14/2020

    They have posts before October 14. It sounds like Twitter isn’t allowing them to post, rather than not showing their posts since October 14.

  53. @The Alarmist
    One thing is certain: Twitter is engaging in editorial decision-making that is not protected by §230.

    Replies: @Dr. DoomNGloom, @Jack D

    This is FAR from certain. I would say that it is the OPPOSITE of certain. There are certain minority (in the judicial, not legal sense) POVs such as that of Justice Thomas who maintain that 230 has been interpreted too broadly, but as 230 stands now it provides a good shield for Twitter. Maybe the law will change in the future, maybe it OUGHT to change but to say that they have lost their shield just because you think they should is just wishful thinking.

  54. “Isn’t Twitter engaged in flat-out Election Interference?”

    No, that would be Guiliani and Bannon.

    https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/us-election-2020/fox-news-hunter-biden-emails-story-new-york-post-giuliani-b1161800.html

    Fox News was reportedly unhappy at the lack of verification that the laptop actually belonged to Mr Biden and had concerns about Mr Giuliani’s reliability as a source, insiders told mediaite.com.

    Reporters at the New York Post, including Bruce Golding, refused to let their names be put on the story because of their own concerns, according to the New York Times.

    In the end the story appeared in the paper with two bylines, Emma-Jo Morris and Gabrielle Fonrouge.

    • Troll: YetAnotherAnon
  55. Hunter Biden is a degenerate. He slept with his dying brothers wife. I can totally believe he went the full Polanski.

    After all the Oscars gave Polanski a lifetime achievement award with praise from Harrison Ford and Scarlett Johansson!

    • Replies: @Peterike
    @Whiskey

    “ After all the Oscars gave Polanski a lifetime achievement award with praise from Harrison Ford and Scarlett Johansson!”

    A Jew, a Jew and a Jew.

    Notice a pattern?

  56. @JohnnyWalker123
    Wow. Twitter isn't allowing the NYPost to show any posts from before or after 10/14/2020.

    If there wasn't anything to the Hunter Biden laptop story, why are they so eager to censor it? Something doesn't make sense.

    It's even more bizarre how there seems to be a full-spectrum media blackout of this story, other than FOX News, talk radio, and right-wing sites. There seems to be mass-scale systematic collusion to kill the story.

    This literally sounds like an account of what life was like in the late-stage 80s era Soviet Union. It's weird to see this in America.

    It's equally weird that a bunch of elite journalists (such as Jeffrey Toobin) are jointly wargaming different 2020 election night scenarios. Why are elite media working together to script election night?

    This literally is what was happening right before the Soviet Union collapsed.

    It's both fascinating and horrifying to see all this play out in the U.S.

    Replies: @Polynikes, @AndrewR, @Hannah Katz, @ScarletNumber, @guest, @Peter D. Bredon, @Bill

    Other than Fox News “opinion” guys, you mean. Because Regular Fox News is avoiding the story also.

  57. @AndrewR
    @JohnnyWalker123

    What is even the point of them war-gaming the election? I literally don't see any point to it except as a recreational activity for political nerds

    Replies: @kaganovitch, @guest, @Charlotte, @Rooster10

    Maybe they come up with clever things to say for clips on YouTube and TikTok. Like if Biden wins Wisconsin thanks to heavy black turnout, they’ll say he “fudge-packed it in!”

  58. @Monsieur le Baron
    Hey Steve. Twitter temporatily suspended me for inciting hate crimes against Proudhon, the father of anarchism.

    He died in 1865.

    No thumb on the scales here, no siree. Antifa is an IDEA.

    Replies: @guest, @El Dato

    I once did a photoshop thing where I changed the title of his book to “Property Is Poopie.” Don’t remember any backlash. (Though I have since been suspended from Twitter severs times over.)

  59. @Mr. Anon
    OT

    San Francisco declares a War on Karens:

    https://apnews.com/article/race-and-ethnicity-san-francisco-legislation-crime-a130bb0f8d13b46dacf58ed8fa8a3169

    And California contemplates replacing cash bail with an algorithm:

    https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/california-may-replace-cash-bail-algorithms-some-worry-will-be-n1243750

    How long till the algorithm is found to be racist?

    Replies: @Joe Stalin, @Ben tillman

    The Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday on the Caution Against Racial and Exploitative Non-Emergencies Act, also known as the CAREN legislation. It’s a nod to a popular meme using the name “Karen” to describe an entitled white woman whose actions stem from her privilege, such as using police to target people of color.

    So Good whites are actually finger pointing to Bad Whites engaging in odds-are dangers street evaluation. Hope the voters see that next election.

    Karens can ascertain the hate being directed at them.

    • Replies: @Mr. Anon
    @Joe Stalin


    So Good whites are actually finger pointing to Bad Whites engaging in odds-are dangers street evaluation. Hope the voters see that next election.
     
    I reckon a lot of Good Whites have called the police on a BIPOC or two. So it's actually Good Whites pointing the finger at each other.
  60. @Monsieur le Baron
    Hey Steve. Twitter temporatily suspended me for inciting hate crimes against Proudhon, the father of anarchism.

    He died in 1865.

    No thumb on the scales here, no siree. Antifa is an IDEA.

    Replies: @guest, @El Dato

    I think that’ even a more exquisite dead body than Emmett Till.

    Meanwhile when you wake up to the fact that you are actually on the Nostromo and you have successfully installed Alien:

    Big Tech goes all in: Silicon Valley launches $100 million anti-Trump ad blitz – report

    Also: When you have good reason to be serious about police brutality, you are bound to notice immediately:

    Nigerian troops open fire at anti-police brutality protesters in Lagos as 24-hour curfew kicks in – reports

    This would certainly calm down the permanent Portland-style ruckus.

    • Replies: @Monsieur le Baron
    @El Dato

    Agree! I would press the agree button, but I have let my posting here lapse since discovering Anarchist Occupied Bird App.

  61. The gloves are certainly off and it’s going to get worse. It won’t be long before Visa and MasterCard cancel the ability to receive any payment or possess a credit card of every author on sites like this.

  62. @MEH 0910
    @Anonymous

    https://twitter.com/politico/status/1318379413227130880

    https://twitter.com/WashTimes/status/1318195840599662597

    Replies: @El Dato, @MEH 0910, @Jack D

    “has all the classic earmarks of a Russian information operation”

    What are the “earmarks” (fuckin’ donkey) of a Russian information operation?

    They may Demobcrats look bad!

    Seriously, it’s just a series of word … i.e. a CRIMESTOP trigger. Signalling that your thoughts are wandering off the reservation and you better snap back.

  63. @JohnnyWalker123
    Wow. Twitter isn't allowing the NYPost to show any posts from before or after 10/14/2020.

    If there wasn't anything to the Hunter Biden laptop story, why are they so eager to censor it? Something doesn't make sense.

    It's even more bizarre how there seems to be a full-spectrum media blackout of this story, other than FOX News, talk radio, and right-wing sites. There seems to be mass-scale systematic collusion to kill the story.

    This literally sounds like an account of what life was like in the late-stage 80s era Soviet Union. It's weird to see this in America.

    It's equally weird that a bunch of elite journalists (such as Jeffrey Toobin) are jointly wargaming different 2020 election night scenarios. Why are elite media working together to script election night?

    This literally is what was happening right before the Soviet Union collapsed.

    It's both fascinating and horrifying to see all this play out in the U.S.

    Replies: @Polynikes, @AndrewR, @Hannah Katz, @ScarletNumber, @guest, @Peter D. Bredon, @Bill

    “This literally is what was happening right before the Soviet Union collapsed.”

    So, kind of a “glass half empty, half full” sort of thing.

  64. @Paul Rise
    There may be an error here, or perhaps just more evidence of Twitter's perfidy - it looks like all NY Post tweets are from 6 days ago, even ones from 7 or 8 days ago.

    Are we sure Twitter isn't actually trying to bring as much attention as possible to this story?

    Replies: @Hernan Pizzaro del Blanco

    Good question. Maybe Jack Dorsey does not really want Biden to win and by banning so many conservatives and Trump supporters he realized it will rule up the Tramp base to vote for re-elect him

    Many on the left blamed social media for helping to elect Trump , so by banning and censoring anti-Biden tweets he will be able to claim he did everything possible to defeat Trump. And if Biden wins the left may allow his firm to keep going.

    The major media is still more powerful than Social media, because it reaches so many more voters and has more commanding influence. The lack of TV coverage of the Biden emails and the media’s lies about Russian interference are a bigger threat to our nation.

  65. @peterike
    @Rob


    But Twitter and Facebook interfering with people and newspapers is beyond awful. If they do it once, and gets away with it, then they have an effective veto on Presidential candidates. They can can shut down any House or gubernatorial candidate they don’t like, and control who is in the bullpen to run for President.
     
    Well that's true. But if Biden wins, it's immaterial anyway. Immigration goes to 11. Everyone gets made a citizen. Vote by mail goes national. Game over. Trump is the last Republican President.

    Replies: @Ben tillman

    The last American President.

  66. @MEH 0910
    https://twitter.com/politico/status/1318528654486458368

    https://twitter.com/nytimes/status/1318533689215799296

    Replies: @Whiskey

    Jack Dorsey looks like a homeless dude. Not a billionaire master of the universe. No wonder one of my co-workers was joking that on a date with a guy she had to inquire if he was homeless or a hipster. What man with money would voluntarily look like that?

    Related, Rudy is confirming that Hunter Biden appears naked with underage girls in some photos and has sent the information to the Delaware State police.

    Really, Hunter Biden was a human train wreck and the Biden dynasty could not even find one minder for him? Not one? Pay his bills, wipe his computers, etc?

    • Replies: @Neoconned
    @Whiskey

    https://tedconfblog.files.wordpress.com/2019/04/ted2019_20190416_2rl2549.jpg?w=900&h=600

    LOL

  67. @Mr. Anon
    OT

    San Francisco declares a War on Karens:

    https://apnews.com/article/race-and-ethnicity-san-francisco-legislation-crime-a130bb0f8d13b46dacf58ed8fa8a3169

    And California contemplates replacing cash bail with an algorithm:

    https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/california-may-replace-cash-bail-algorithms-some-worry-will-be-n1243750

    How long till the algorithm is found to be racist?

    Replies: @Joe Stalin, @Ben tillman

    Notice how the lies about Till continue to morph. The AP says he was beaten to death after accusations from a white woman who later admitted to lying.

    Of course, for 60+ years the official narrative fabricated by the Left said that Bryant did not make any accusations. Instead, Till was killed for whistling at her very publicly. That’s apparently being memory-holed.

    And there’s no reason to think she admitted to lying.

  68. I try not to follow these high profile, election contests, the MSM covering them, etc, so maybe I’m a little out-of-touch.

    But this one seems to be the most superficial, US presidential election of all time.

    All those who don’t totally hate Trump say “AYE” ..

  69. The DNC basically handed Biden the nomination. It told Klobuchar and Buttigieg to drop out right before Super Tuesday, while telling Warren to stay in to take votes from Sanders. Then Sanders got whatever it takes to make him happy, maybe another house or a bag of cash. That, plus a little more manipulating, got Biden over the finish line.

    All the while, the DNC had to know how dirty Biden was. The tape of him bragging about getting the Ukrainian prosecutor fired was evidence enough, but the insiders know all sorts of stuff of which the public is not aware, and the DNC had to know Old Joe was taking in massive bribes from foreign countries.

    So why put their bets on this guy? Granted, they couldn’t have known how rapidly his mental functions were deteriorating, but they had to know he was corrupt and that evidence was likely to come out before the election. Was it enough that they knew the media would cover for him? It seems crazy risky to me.

    If the Democrats had gone with Klobuchar it seems like they’d have the election in he bag. As it is, they may still, but it’s very iffy. I don’t understand why this decision was made.

    • Replies: @The Germ Theory of Disease
    @Harry Baldwin

    "I don't understand why this decision was made."

    The familiar face of Biden was the foot in the door; he is easily removed in order to install the otherwise-unelectable Kommandantula Harris. Then the soft genocide can progress to medium-hard, with "anti-racism," "anti- supremacy" moral cover from the queenly POC.

    Seriously, they've done all this before, the playbook dates from 1917.

    , @Rob
    @Harry Baldwin

    Assuming Biden is corrupt, then that’s why the DNC chose him. A dirty pol will take bribes and be blackmailed in a way that someone like Klobuchar, whom no one has accused of corruption, cannot be.

    Look at Dennis Hastert. His was not an impressive intellect. He ‘climbed’ so high because he was easily controlled.

    Someone with kids is also much easier to bribe. People will do things for their families that they would not do for themselves. An adult child can get a job anywhere, and the politician’s hands are clean.

    I sometimes wonder if Amy Coney Barrett was chosen for this reason. Seven children need a lot of money for college educations. Each child also represents a great opportunity to bribe or blackmail her. If a Harvard acceptance for one of them is on the line, she might change her vote, whereas she would not for a briefcase full of money.

  70. @AndrewR
    @JohnnyWalker123

    What is even the point of them war-gaming the election? I literally don't see any point to it except as a recreational activity for political nerds

    Replies: @kaganovitch, @guest, @Charlotte, @Rooster10

    If they simply intended to report the news, there would be no point. But I think the media hotshots expect a contested result, and they aim to control the narrative and ensure a Biden victory one way or another. What they can do is manipulate public opinion and pressure the courts and the military brass to back Biden.

  71. @Whiskey
    Hunter Biden is a degenerate. He slept with his dying brothers wife. I can totally believe he went the full Polanski.

    After all the Oscars gave Polanski a lifetime achievement award with praise from Harrison Ford and Scarlett Johansson!

    Replies: @Peterike

    “ After all the Oscars gave Polanski a lifetime achievement award with praise from Harrison Ford and Scarlett Johansson!”

    A Jew, a Jew and a Jew.

    Notice a pattern?

  72. @Harry Baldwin
    The DNC basically handed Biden the nomination. It told Klobuchar and Buttigieg to drop out right before Super Tuesday, while telling Warren to stay in to take votes from Sanders. Then Sanders got whatever it takes to make him happy, maybe another house or a bag of cash. That, plus a little more manipulating, got Biden over the finish line.

    All the while, the DNC had to know how dirty Biden was. The tape of him bragging about getting the Ukrainian prosecutor fired was evidence enough, but the insiders know all sorts of stuff of which the public is not aware, and the DNC had to know Old Joe was taking in massive bribes from foreign countries.

    So why put their bets on this guy? Granted, they couldn't have known how rapidly his mental functions were deteriorating, but they had to know he was corrupt and that evidence was likely to come out before the election. Was it enough that they knew the media would cover for him? It seems crazy risky to me.

    If the Democrats had gone with Klobuchar it seems like they'd have the election in he bag. As it is, they may still, but it's very iffy. I don't understand why this decision was made.

    Replies: @The Germ Theory of Disease, @Rob

    “I don’t understand why this decision was made.”

    The familiar face of Biden was the foot in the door; he is easily removed in order to install the otherwise-unelectable Kommandantula Harris. Then the soft genocide can progress to medium-hard, with “anti-racism,” “anti- supremacy” moral cover from the queenly POC.

    Seriously, they’ve done all this before, the playbook dates from 1917.

  73. @Joe Stalin
    @Mr. Anon


    The Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday on the Caution Against Racial and Exploitative Non-Emergencies Act, also known as the CAREN legislation. It’s a nod to a popular meme using the name “Karen” to describe an entitled white woman whose actions stem from her privilege, such as using police to target people of color.
     
    So Good whites are actually finger pointing to Bad Whites engaging in odds-are dangers street evaluation. Hope the voters see that next election.

    Karens can ascertain the hate being directed at them.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D4xTdIOk0no

    Replies: @Mr. Anon

    So Good whites are actually finger pointing to Bad Whites engaging in odds-are dangers street evaluation. Hope the voters see that next election.

    I reckon a lot of Good Whites have called the police on a BIPOC or two. So it’s actually Good Whites pointing the finger at each other.

  74. @Colin Wright
    'As millions of neoliberals would point out, “Twitter is a private company.”

    Of course they would never say this about someone being denied service at a club for being black or gay.'

    Equally, past a certain point, the power of a private corporation becomes so great that as a practical matter it has to be regulated.

    Even that most laissez-faire of eras, the late nineteenth century, eventually had to admit the necessity of regulating the railroads. They just had too much power over the life of the country.'

    The same applies to Twitter, Facebook, and for that matter, Google.

    Replies: @Dr. DoomNGloom, @Travis, @Ron Unz

    Equally, past a certain point, the power of a private corporation becomes so great that as a practical matter it has to be regulated…The same applies to Twitter, Facebook, and for that matter, Google.

    That’s the obvious issue and all that Section 230 stuff is just sheer stupidity…

    Twitter, Facebook, Google, Amazon, and various other tech giants are obviously natural monopolies and need to be regulated as such.

    Suppose during the 1950s, Communists had been treated like this. The phone company would have banned Communists from having phones, car-rental companies would have said they couldn’t rent cars, and banks would have stopped them from opening accounts. Any of those notions would not merely have been considered illegal by any court, but even too ridiculous for Mad Magazine to run as a satire. But that’s exactly what’s happening now.

    Maybe the next step is for utilities to cut off water, gas, and electricity to “bad” people, and grocery stories to refuse to sell them food. We’re really only a step or two away from that sort of thing.

    • Replies: @Rob
    @Ron Unz

    Yup. The left would understand the issue better if people were getting banned and shadowbanned for using #BLM or #BlackLivesMatter because a few years ago BLM protests were associated with a dozen police being murdered. They would have a big problem if Facebook were kicking off people and groups associated with the Russian Collusion.conspiracy theory instead of QAnon.

    The progressives would be angry if the social media companies wouldn’t let them organize protests on the grounds that some buildings get set on fire at the protests.

    Reddit killed r/TheDonald message board. If they had killed a Democratic board, then the progressives would realize this is a civil rights issue.

  75. @Neoconned
    If Trump has half a brain when & if he wins the election he'll go after big tech good & hard.....

    Replies: @International Jew, @Charles St. Charles

    The Twitter President is never going to “go after big tech”.

  76. @Harry Baldwin
    The DNC basically handed Biden the nomination. It told Klobuchar and Buttigieg to drop out right before Super Tuesday, while telling Warren to stay in to take votes from Sanders. Then Sanders got whatever it takes to make him happy, maybe another house or a bag of cash. That, plus a little more manipulating, got Biden over the finish line.

    All the while, the DNC had to know how dirty Biden was. The tape of him bragging about getting the Ukrainian prosecutor fired was evidence enough, but the insiders know all sorts of stuff of which the public is not aware, and the DNC had to know Old Joe was taking in massive bribes from foreign countries.

    So why put their bets on this guy? Granted, they couldn't have known how rapidly his mental functions were deteriorating, but they had to know he was corrupt and that evidence was likely to come out before the election. Was it enough that they knew the media would cover for him? It seems crazy risky to me.

    If the Democrats had gone with Klobuchar it seems like they'd have the election in he bag. As it is, they may still, but it's very iffy. I don't understand why this decision was made.

    Replies: @The Germ Theory of Disease, @Rob

    Assuming Biden is corrupt, then that’s why the DNC chose him. A dirty pol will take bribes and be blackmailed in a way that someone like Klobuchar, whom no one has accused of corruption, cannot be.

    Look at Dennis Hastert. His was not an impressive intellect. He ‘climbed’ so high because he was easily controlled.

    Someone with kids is also much easier to bribe. People will do things for their families that they would not do for themselves. An adult child can get a job anywhere, and the politician’s hands are clean.

    I sometimes wonder if Amy Coney Barrett was chosen for this reason. Seven children need a lot of money for college educations. Each child also represents a great opportunity to bribe or blackmail her. If a Harvard acceptance for one of them is on the line, she might change her vote, whereas she would not for a briefcase full of money.

  77. @Ron Unz
    @Colin Wright


    Equally, past a certain point, the power of a private corporation becomes so great that as a practical matter it has to be regulated...The same applies to Twitter, Facebook, and for that matter, Google.
     
    That's the obvious issue and all that Section 230 stuff is just sheer stupidity...

    Twitter, Facebook, Google, Amazon, and various other tech giants are obviously natural monopolies and need to be regulated as such.

    Suppose during the 1950s, Communists had been treated like this. The phone company would have banned Communists from having phones, car-rental companies would have said they couldn't rent cars, and banks would have stopped them from opening accounts. Any of those notions would not merely have been considered illegal by any court, but even too ridiculous for Mad Magazine to run as a satire. But that's exactly what's happening now.

    Maybe the next step is for utilities to cut off water, gas, and electricity to "bad" people, and grocery stories to refuse to sell them food. We're really only a step or two away from that sort of thing.

    Replies: @Rob

    Yup. The left would understand the issue better if people were getting banned and shadowbanned for using #BLM or #BlackLivesMatter because a few years ago BLM protests were associated with a dozen police being murdered. They would have a big problem if Facebook were kicking off people and groups associated with the Russian Collusion.conspiracy theory instead of QAnon.

    The progressives would be angry if the social media companies wouldn’t let them organize protests on the grounds that some buildings get set on fire at the protests.

    Reddit killed r/TheDonald message board. If they had killed a Democratic board, then the progressives would realize this is a civil rights issue.

  78. @El Dato
    @Monsieur le Baron

    I think that' even a more exquisite dead body than Emmett Till.

    Meanwhile when you wake up to the fact that you are actually on the Nostromo and you have successfully installed Alien:

    Big Tech goes all in: Silicon Valley launches $100 million anti-Trump ad blitz – report

    https://twitter.com/mtracey/status/1318596642300448771

    Also: When you have good reason to be serious about police brutality, you are bound to notice immediately:

    Nigerian troops open fire at anti-police brutality protesters in Lagos as 24-hour curfew kicks in – reports

    This would certainly calm down the permanent Portland-style ruckus.

    Replies: @Monsieur le Baron

    Agree! I would press the agree button, but I have let my posting here lapse since discovering Anarchist Occupied Bird App.

  79. @JohnnyWalker123
    @Wilkey

    The left also doesn't take on the US military or its various wars that have killed&injured millions.

    By the standards of previous generations, the modern left are total wimps and sell outs. Imagine the Vietnam generation supporting the military, foreign wars, FBI, CIA, corporate-owned media, and multinational conglomerates.

    The U.S. is basically a right-wing militarist state, run by oligarchs and military/intel officers.

    However, unlike a typical right-wing state, the US is not ruled by ethnocentric and religious nationalists. Instead, it's run by an inner party of Jewish elites (who control an outer party of sell-out Gentile puppet elites). Our Jewish ruling class fears the ethnocentrism and religiosity of the masses. That's why our elites are so obsessed with dissolving the Gentile ethnic&cultural heritage of this country.

    So you end up with traditional right-wing stuff like genocidal overseas conflicts and hostility to pacifists, but you also get weird stuff too. Like gay wedding cakes and Muslim SJW actors in Hollywood.

    You end up with extreme glorification of homicidal sociopaths who enlisted in the US military (like American sniper Chris Kyle), but equally extreme demonization of those guys who killed Emmet Till.

    Jewish elites like a right-wing state that enriches them financially and protects Israel, but they also like a cuck state that dissolves away America's White Christian heritage. That's why America behaves jn such bizarre and ideologically inconsistent ways.

    Replies: @Reg Cæsar, @Brás Cubas

    The left also doesn’t take on the US military or its various wars that have killed&injured millions.

    This is not true. You are talking of a fake left, or simply what you Americans call “liberals”. The real left consistently denounces war. One legitimate representative of the Left is Jacobin magazine. It’s true that war does not feature prominently among its present stories (there are plenty of domestic issues that are more pressing at this moment), but if you navigate to the end of the front page you still can find the following article:

    ‘The US Should Indict American War Criminals, Not Julian Assange’
    by Chip Gibbons
    https://jacobinmag.com/2020/10/julian-assange-wikileaks-espionage-act-war-crimes

    Your comment tries to conflate Right and Left in one entity, but your arguments are weak.

  80. @Reg Cæsar
    @Jake


    ...which means that all Liberalism and Libertarianism is poison.
     
    Including RKBA?

    Replies: @Bill

    It’s a distraction at best. Routine firearms ownership is not nearly as valuable as RKBA types typically think it is. Guns are easy to manufacture. Explosives are easy to manufacture. Both can also be obtained externally. If a large enough group got together to foment rebellion, the lack of instantly accessible firearms would not be a significant stumbling block. They would make, steal, or buy them (illicitly) or they would use tactics which don’t require them. RKBA makes rebellion a tiny little bit easier. Fighting over RKBA is cathartic and makes people feel like they’ve done something.

    Everything I said about rebellion applies just as well to self-defense. Five Guidos with two by fours are enough deterrence to keep those of the melanotic persuasion at bay. What’s lacking is the group cohesiveness to get the Guidos to act together and to make their community come out in their defense if the local authorities look askance at the Guidos.

    What’s worse than the RKBA itself is the ideology that generally goes with it. These guys fantasize either about themselves, alone defending their family against the zombie horde or about the day the goobermint goes “too far” and all the righteous individualists magically stop being individualists and assemble to tell the goobermint what-for. Except that day never comes. The fantasy is enough. As the example of Australia demonstrates, even taking away the fantasy by taking away the guns isn’t enough to work this magic. If the second amendment went away, the RKBA types would sullenly but peacefully line up to turn in their guns.

  81. @JohnnyWalker123
    Wow. Twitter isn't allowing the NYPost to show any posts from before or after 10/14/2020.

    If there wasn't anything to the Hunter Biden laptop story, why are they so eager to censor it? Something doesn't make sense.

    It's even more bizarre how there seems to be a full-spectrum media blackout of this story, other than FOX News, talk radio, and right-wing sites. There seems to be mass-scale systematic collusion to kill the story.

    This literally sounds like an account of what life was like in the late-stage 80s era Soviet Union. It's weird to see this in America.

    It's equally weird that a bunch of elite journalists (such as Jeffrey Toobin) are jointly wargaming different 2020 election night scenarios. Why are elite media working together to script election night?

    This literally is what was happening right before the Soviet Union collapsed.

    It's both fascinating and horrifying to see all this play out in the U.S.

    Replies: @Polynikes, @AndrewR, @Hannah Katz, @ScarletNumber, @guest, @Peter D. Bredon, @Bill

    And the reverse happened with the “Russia interfered in the election” nonsense. That story was blaring from every outlet despite there never being any good reason to believe it was true.

    Someone powerful sure hates Trump.

  82. @Dieter Kief
    @Anonymous


    My sources who actually watched videos & images on Hunter Biden’s laptop said it was horrifying. Obviously any sex w/prepubescent girls is automatically “rape.”
     
    Something like this would be hard to fake, wouldn't it?

    Replies: @El Dato, @Polynikes, @Bill

    Is there anything easier to fake than “I found child porn on your computer?”

    • Replies: @Jack D
    @Bill

    Allegedly (and we don't really have confirmation), Hunter is IN the pictures and videos with the underaged girls. This too could be faked but it would be much harder to fake than just putting child porn on a drive.

  83. @MEH 0910
    @Anonymous

    https://twitter.com/politico/status/1318379413227130880

    https://twitter.com/WashTimes/status/1318195840599662597

    Replies: @El Dato, @MEH 0910, @Jack D

  84. @MEH 0910
    @Anonymous

    https://twitter.com/politico/status/1318379413227130880

    https://twitter.com/WashTimes/status/1318195840599662597

    Replies: @El Dato, @MEH 0910, @Jack D

    This post has the “classic earmarks ” of smoke blowing. Notice that they do not say that emails are in fact fake or even that a Russian information operation was involved, just that it has the “classic earmarks” of one.

    Leaving a laptop full of incriminating information about yourself at a repair shop and then neglecting to come back and pick it up also has all of the “classic earmarks” of a crackhead operation.

    • Agree: Dieter Kief
  85. @Bill
    @Dieter Kief

    Is there anything easier to fake than "I found child porn on your computer?"

    Replies: @Jack D

    Allegedly (and we don’t really have confirmation), Hunter is IN the pictures and videos with the underaged girls. This too could be faked but it would be much harder to fake than just putting child porn on a drive.

    • Thanks: Bill
  86. @Whiskey
    @MEH 0910

    Jack Dorsey looks like a homeless dude. Not a billionaire master of the universe. No wonder one of my co-workers was joking that on a date with a guy she had to inquire if he was homeless or a hipster. What man with money would voluntarily look like that?

    Related, Rudy is confirming that Hunter Biden appears naked with underage girls in some photos and has sent the information to the Delaware State police.

    Really, Hunter Biden was a human train wreck and the Biden dynasty could not even find one minder for him? Not one? Pay his bills, wipe his computers, etc?

    Replies: @Neoconned

    LOL

  87. @AndrewR
    @JohnnyWalker123

    What is even the point of them war-gaming the election? I literally don't see any point to it except as a recreational activity for political nerds

    Replies: @kaganovitch, @guest, @Charlotte, @Rooster10

    The purpose is to push the narrative across the goal line. Like criminals being interrogated by the police, the media wants to keep their stories straight based on the real data coming in.

    If it’s close, they’ll suppress the Trump vote info while only updating the Biden county counts. This does three things: 1.) It pushes the mainstream narrative of a Blue Wave 2.) It gives the ballot harvesters/printers/fraudsters time to catch up to the Trump count 3.) If Trump does end up winning, they spin the narrative now to Joe was up big… but something happened… Republican cheating??!

    This is what they’re war-gaming. Last election many national news stations refused to call the election until Hillary conceded, even though it was over well before that. They were caught off guard and needed to manufacture the Russian-hoax afterwards. This time they’re prepared, and have several days after the election to manufacture ballots.

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