Donald R. McClarey

Tech Lords and Freedom of Speech

A guest post by commenter John By Any Other Name:     I’m sure you’ve seen a bit on tech companies censoring content they don’t agree with (even the suggestion that the Vatican may try to do something about Catholic

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Donald R. McClarey

Google Is Evil

  Well, this comes as little surprise.  From Breitbart: A video recorded by Google shortly after the 2016 presidential election reveals an atmosphere of panic and dismay amongst the tech giant’s leadership, coupled with a determination to thwart both the

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Donald R. McClarey

Deplatforming

          “If liberty means anything at all, it means the right to tell people what they do not want to hear.” George Orwell   I regard Alex Jones and his Info Wars as noxious.  They are

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Donald R. McClarey

He’s Sorry

    News that I missed, courtesy of The Babylon Bee: U.S.—In response to criticism of the alleged shadow ban of certain right-leaning accounts on the platform, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey apologized Friday for allowing conservatives on the platform in

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Donald R. McClarey

The Essence of Fake News

This will doubtless be the only time that Bill Maher, atheist vulgarian leftist, gets a positive notice from TAC, but when a man is right, he is right.  Too much of today’s “news” consists of totally made up controversies on

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Do We Have Free Speech?

I dislike mentioning the First Amendment when controversies like the Phil Robertson versus A&E brewhaha break out. After all, the First Amendment applies only to Congress (and the Supreme Court has ruled [incorrectly, if you ask me] that it applies

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PopeWatch: Twitter Pope

    Pope Francis reached a milestone of sorts yesterday:   A jubilant Pope Francis celebrated reaching 10 million followers on messaging site Twitter on Sunday , a milestone in the Vatican’s drive to spread the gospel through social media.

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