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 Paula Bolyard at PJ Media wrote an informative and chilling article, detailing how the Facebook “fact-checkers” silence anything that questions their own biases, how it’s almost impossible to challenge them, and how they demand that posters retract and apologize for posting things, even when they believe they have proven them to be factually correct.

 

https://pjmedia.com/columns/paula-bolyard/2021/05/21/how-partisan-facebook-fact-checkers-silence-debate-and-punish-those-who-stray-from-the-narrative-n1439473

 

And – brace yourself for the shock – Facebook has already banned the posting of Bolyard’s article. In the name of "factual accuracy," I'm sure. 

 

I’m trying to think of any reasonable argument against breaking up this hyper-politicized monopoly. I’ll let you know if I come up with one.  

Yahoo News recently revealed that the US Post Office was involved in monitoring, scanning and collecting information from Americans’ social media posts and passing anything it considers “inflammatory” on to other government agencies.  Now, the news outlet has a new report claiming that the Post Office’s covert domestic surveillance operation is “much broader in scope than previously known” and “includes analysts who assume fake identities online, use sophisticated intelligence tools, and employ facial recognition software.”

 

https://legalinsurrection.com/2021/05/report-usps-internet-covert-operations-program-is-much-broader-in-scope-than-previously-known/

 

More details at the link, although the question remains, “Why are Post Office employees assuming fake identities to spy on Americans online when they’re still

Today’s Democrats believe you should “never let a crisis go to waste.” Usually, that means passing a lot of deficit spending and government-expanding legislation. But in the case of New Jersey Democratic Sen. Tom Malinowski, it appears to mean quietly making a killing buying and selling stocks in medical and tech companies involved in the coronavirus response while publicly condemning others who try to profit off the pandemic.

https://apnews.com/article/health-coronavirus-pandemic-business-government-and-politics-388628625536887fefa47b9bbca629eb

As the A.P. notes in the linked story, there’s no indication that Malinowski engaged in insider trading, but the general scenario just looks like a huge conflict of interest, and his failure to report his trades and profits has resulted in two complaints against him with the Office of Congressional Ethics. Yes, there really is such a thing!