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Facebook Labels St. Augustine Quote as ‘Hate Speech’

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at 11:00am 7/17/2019 at 11:00am
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Facebook is going overboard in an attempt to make sure nobody gets their feelings hurt on the platform.

Pro-life activist Domenico Bettinelli claimed that Facebook deleted a quote from St. Augustine because it violated the platform’s Community Standards on hate speech.

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Dem Rep. Frederica Wilson Wants People Prosecuted for Mocking Members of Congress Online

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, July 5, 2019 at 10:00am 7/5/2019 at 10:00am
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Rep. Frederica Wilson (D-FL), is a perfect example of how out of touch our political class has become. Despite taking an oath to defend the Constitution, Wilson would like to override the First Amendment to protect members of Congress from mockery.

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Vimeo Bans Project Veritas Over Google Video

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 26, 2019 at 7:00pm 6/26/2019 at 7:00pm

On Monday, Project Veritas unveiled a new investigative video of a Google employee describing how the company wants to stop a “Trump situation” in 2020.

YouTube removed the video, but Vimeo went one step further. The company chose to ban Project Veritas from its platf...

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My Buddy and Me! Biden Mocked Over Photo of Obama Friendship Bracelet

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 10, 2019 at 5:00pm 6/10/2019 at 5:00pm

On Saturday we celebrated National Best Friends Day because everything has a day. I guess former Vice President Joe Biden thought he could seize the day to remind people that he served next to President Barack Obama for eight years by posting their friendship bracelet.

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Internet Hilariously Responds to ‘BirthStrikers’ Who Are Avoiding Childbirth Due to Impending Ecological Doom

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 10, 2019 at 11:00am 6/10/2019 at 11:00am
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CNN published a story on Sunday about BirthStrikers, people who have chosen not to reproduce because of climate change. One woman justified her decision because of a future “ecological nightmare.”

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Book Review: The Social Media Upheaval by Glenn Reynolds

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 5, 2019 at 9:00pm 6/5/2019 at 9:00pm

Glenn Reynolds launched Instapundit in August 2001, which laid a key foundation stone down for the publication and dissemination of independent conservative news and opinion over the past 18 years. “Instalanches” have blessed Legal Insurrection with many links.

Over the past 18 years, Reynolds has observed the deterioration of social media and...

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CrossFit Quits Facebook and Instagram Over Privacy Concerns, Manipulation on ‘Marketplace of Public Thought’

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, May 27, 2019 at 6:00pm 5/27/2019 at 6:00pm
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We may have entered the next phase of social media evolution, in which the networks will have to change to meet the needs of the American market or dies.

One company has had enough of Facebook. CrossFit, the popular fitness and lifestyle program, terminated its relationship with Facebook and Instagram, citing security...

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Reactions: Trump Takes Victory Lap, Dems and Media Fuming

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, April 18, 2019 at 1:00pm 4/18/2019 at 1:00pm
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Attorney General William Barr held a news conference this morning and Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report came out.

Both sent the left and mainstream media into a downward spiral to find anything to fit their two year narrative.

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Campus Police Chief Placed on Leave After Students Discover He Liked Conservative Tweets

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, April 12, 2019 at 12:00pm 4/12/2019 at 12:00pm

The police chief didn’t even write things on Twitter that angered students. He just liked them.

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Campus Police Chief Put On Leave After Student Outrage For Liking NRA And Trump Tweets

On Wednesday, Mount Holyoke College announced that the newly-selected campus police chief Daniel Hect was placed on administrative leave...

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Why is Facebook Targeting Conservative History-based Sites?

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, April 6, 2019 at 6:00pm 4/6/2019 at 6:00pm

Legal Insurrection readers are acutely aware of the deplatforming and silencing of conservative voices across social media and via outlets like Amazon.

The latest victim to get slammed by the iron-hand of Big Tech is President Trump’s chief social media guru, Dan Scavino. Facebook blocked his account for simply responding to a...

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Seattle University Prof Promotes Violent Resistance in Social Media Post

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, March 12, 2019 at 8:00am 3/12/2019 at 8:00am

At some point, someone on the left is going to go over the edge. The rhetoric keeps going higher and crazier.

Jason Rantz reports at MyNorthwest:

Rantz: Seattle University professor promotes violent resistance, school won’t condemn it

An associate professor at Seattle University School of Law promoted the value of violent resistance in a...

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Project Veritas video: “Political Targeting” at Facebook

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 1, 2019 at 9:00am 3/1/2019 at 9:00am
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In their latest investigation, James O’Keefe’s Project Veritas group spoke to a former Facebook employee who alleges that political bias at the social media giant is very real.

She cites specific examples of people who have been targeted and even says that Facebook is trying to influence elections.

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Journalist Andy Ngo Documents Many Hoaxes Amplified by Democrats, MSM

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, February 18, 2019 at 2:00pm 2/18/2019 at 2:00pm

In light of the Jussie Smollett alleged hate crime hoax in Chicago, journalist Andy Ngo took to Twitter to remind the rest of the journalism world just how many of these hoaxes have occurred since President Donald Trump took office.

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Bloomingdale’s Caves, Pulls Fake News T-Shirt After One Complaint

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, February 12, 2019 at 7:00am 2/12/2019 at 7:00am
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Oh good Lord. Now I want one!

WPIX reporter Allison Kaden complained to Bloomingdale’s on Twitter over a Fake News t-shirt, which led to the famous department store pulling the item.

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Twitter Locked Daily Caller’s EIC’s Account After He Tweeted ‘Learn to Code’ at The Daily Show

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, February 6, 2019 at 2:00pm 2/6/2019 at 2:00pm
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The Daily Caller’s White House Correspondent Amber Athey tweeted out this morning that Twitter locked out the publication’s Editor-In-Chief Geoffrey Ingersoll after he tweeted “learn to code” to The Daily Show.

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Covington Student Nick Sandmann’s Lawyers Send Preservation Letters to Media, Celebrities

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, February 4, 2019 at 1:00pm 2/4/2019 at 1:00pm
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Lawyers for Covington Catholic High School student Nick Sandmann and his family have sent preservation letters to media and celebrities. These letters hint at possible libel and defamation lawsuits due to the treatment Sandmann received from these entities after a short video went viral of him on the Lincoln Memorial with...

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Kentucky Student Speaks Out: ‘I Will Not Stand for This Mob-Like Character Assassination of my Family’s Name’

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, January 21, 2019 at 1:30pm 1/21/2019 at 1:30pm
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Remember that viral video of a kid supposedly taunting a Native American Vietnam vet? Yeah, it didn’t take long for people to realize there was more to the story.

Well, since the media and everyone else went on a rampage against him, the student identified himself as Nick Sandmann, a junior from...

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