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Ban This!

Well shoot. I got kicked off of Twitter again. Not sure why. Though I did make a crack that Jordan Peterson should jump off a bridge since he has no dignity since he RTs the MeK cult on regime changing Iran. I mean I didn't really say go kill yourself. It was more...

Why 2023 Makes Me Hopeful

Why 2023 Makes Me Hopeful

The prospects for peace, justice, and the advancement of liberty in 2023 may at first seem further away than ever. Washington’s determination to overthrow the Russian government via a proxy war in Ukraine has brought the threat of nuclear war closer than ever in...

Section 230 Is a Subsidy for Surveillance

Section 230 Is a Subsidy for Surveillance

The Twenty-Six Words That Created the Internet is a nice book title. It might even be an interesting read. But it is also false. Tim Berners-Lee invented the World Wide Web. He stated that the power of the Web was its universality as a permissionless, decentralized,...

We Must Separate Tech and State

We Must Separate Tech and State

Senator Ed Markey (D-MA) recently got in touch with his inner mobster and threatened Elon Musk—the new owner of Twitter and the CEO of electric car company Tesla and space ventures company SpaceX. He told Musk, “Fix your companies” or “Congress will.” As part of this...

Freedom of Speech Is Faith in Humanity

Freedom of Speech Is Faith in Humanity

Elon Musk has completed a private acquisition of Twitter, promising to unshackle what’s supposed to be a free speech forum from the chains of progressive ruling-class censorship. This is a major victory for free expression—witness all the “wailing and gnashing of...

Down With Content Moderation!

Down With Content Moderation!

Back when I was involved with Parler, I wrote an article about FaceBook and it’s then-newly anointed Oversight Board. A more apt name might have been Tourqemada, condemning people to a digital inquisition. Free speech frauds did not condemn the concept of this board,...

No Free Speech. No Privacy.

Let’s keep things simple and clear. There are no free speech platforms on Apple or Google. Apple rules. Google rules. Their rules do not permit free speech. PERIOD! Additionally, Apple and Google are surveillance platforms that require “social media” apps to do...

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