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(RepublicanWire.org) – U.S. House Rep Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) demanded an apology from 2016 Democratic Presidential nominee Hillary Clinton in a new social media post.

Greene said, “And your truth had to be banned, because your truth was the wrong truth, and this is how this all started. I’ll never forget when Hillary Clinton called everyone supporting Trump ‘deplorables.’

“Wasn’t that a nasty thing for her to do, to declare half of the country basically like we’re kind of subclass? That’s where all this started and how we got treated and it should have never happened that way.

“She should apologize. Hillary Clinton owes America an apology.”

Speaking at a September 2016 fundraiser in New York City, Clinton said, “You know, to just be grossly generalistic, you could put half of Trump’s supporters into what I call the basket of deplorables.”

Greene had her personal Twitter account reinstated yesterday and many on the left were furious.

Greene said, “I’m the only Member of Congress the unelected big tech oligarchs permanently banned. On January 2, 2022, they violated my freedom of speech and ability to campaign & fundraise crying ‘covid misinformation.’”

“My account is back.

“Go follow @mtgreenee for MTG unfiltered ;)”

U.S. House Rep Matt Gaetz (R-FL) said before the ban was lifted:

“The censorship of Marjorie Taylor Greene is wrong as wrong can be.”

Musk said, “Hope all judgy hall monitors stay on other platforms – please, I’m begging u.”

(RepublicanWire.org) – The months-long saga of Elon Musk’s Twitter takeover has mostly concluded. Musk is the new boss, and he fired all the top executives and about half of the SJW staff will be getting pink slips. The left is in a full state of panic about the fact that Musk has promised to make Twitter a free speech platform. Since it’s now dawned on everyone in the neo-liberal system that they can’t stop Musk, they’ve settled on a new tactic: force Musk into submission. And that effort is being led by Twitter’s single biggest advertiser, COVID shot-maker Pfizer.

Pfizer made headlines this week when it suddenly “paused” all its advertising on Twitter. The company has been pouring a sizeable chunk of its history-making profits into advertising anywhere and everywhere that people might talk about the COVID shots. This is why the entire mainstream media continues to lie to the public about the dangers of the shots. They’ve even had co-workers who suffered crippling injuries from vaccination but never report just how toxic this new mRNA gene serum is for many people. That sweet, sweet Pfizer cash is just too much for the press to tell the truth.

But with Twitter suddenly becoming somewhat of a free speech platform… Yeah, Pfizer is worried.

A company spokesman told the Wall Street Journal that the company is “concerned that Mr. Musk could scale back content moderation, which they worry would lead to an increase in objectionable content on the platform.”

Gee, we wonder what sort of objectionable content Pfizer would be worried about!

Pfizer is not alone in suddenly pulling its advertising dollars from Twitter. The company has been joined by General Mills, the company that makes sugary breakfast cereals that make kids fat. Mondelez International, the company that makes Oreo cookies (which also make people fat), has frozen its Twitter ad dollars, along with Volkswagen AG’s Audi.

The reason for this is fairly obvious on the surface. Most of these companies donated to Black Lives Matter and other leftwing nonsense during the pandemic. They’re all-in on the Democrat Party’s woke politics. But there’s something a little deeper going on.

This drive to try to blackmail the Elon Musk-owned Twitter into censoring conservatives and vaccine skeptics is coming from a group called “Accountable Tech.” Accountable Tech bills itself as a tax-exempt non-profit. Its Board of Directors, however, is entirely filled with progressive political operatives, most of whom have worked for Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama, and Joe Biden’s presidential campaigns.

And Accountable Tech’s Donation Page informs donors that their cash is actually going to ActBlue, the dark money Democrat Party organization run by Barack Obama and financed by George Soros. It all starts to make a bit more sense, suddenly, doesn’t it?

Accountable Tech is organizing this coalition of big companies that are now threatening to boycott advertising on Twitter unless certain non-negotiable terms are met. Here is just one of Accountable Tech’s “non-negotiable” demands:

“Keep accounts including those of public figures and politicians that were removed for egregious violations of Twitter Rules – such as harassment, violence, and hateful conduct – off the platform.”

In other words, “Don’t reinstate Donald Trump on Twitter! He might send out mean tweets about us!”

And Pfizer, obviously, doesn’t want people to talk about all the obvious evidence and scientific studies proving that their COVID shots are actually not “safe and effective.” This gives an even better sense of the extent to which the political left is afraid of free speech. They can’t tolerate the risk of anyone upsetting their apple cart. It will be interesting to see Musk’s reaction to this obvious blackmail ploy – and just how committed he actually is to free speech.

(RepublicanWire.org) – The Twitter board of directors accepted Tesla CEO Elon Musk’s $43 billion offer to buy all outstanding shares to bring the platform firmly under his control. Twitter was reportedly more receptive to a deal after Musk managed to secure $46.5 billion in financing. MRC President Brent Bozell welcomed the news on Twitter: “Today marks a new milestone in the fight for free speech. For the leftists, just remember you can always make your own platform if you don’t like it.

Leftists on Twitter predictably lost their minds following news that the world’s richest man’s takeover of the platform.

Media analyst Thomas Baekdal’s reaction to the news perfectly summed up the left’s response to the conquering of their censorship-obsessed echo chamber by someone who believes in free speech: “A Twitter owned by Musk is so abhorrent to me that I don’t feel like I can be a part of it. This makes me absolutely furious!” Bakedal, who owns the company Baekdal Media, became unhinged and attacked former Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey for supporting Musk’s initial appointment to Twitter’s board: “F*** you,” he sniveled at Dorsey.: “Your definition of free speech is the promotion of hate-speech and harassment where only white entitled men will ever feel safe to engage in public.” 

Rob Reiner had a conniption over the possibility that a Musk takeover of Twitter could mean the return of former President Donald Trump, whom the platform banned last year.

“Now that Elon Musk is buying Twitter, the question for all of us is: Will he allow a Criminal who used this platform to lie and spread disinformation to try to overthrow the US Government to return and continue his Criminal activity? And if he does, how do we combat it?”

Former Clinton administration Labor Secretary Robert Reich, who once claimed Musk’s “libertarian view” of an open internet was the “dream of every dictator,” tried to once again paint Musk as a self-serving tyrant.

“Elon Musk’s real goal has nothing to do with the freedom of others. His goal is the freedom to wield enormous power without having to be accountable to laws and regulations, shareholders, or market competition—which is why he’s dead set on owning Twitter.”

Washington Post columnist Max Boot, who apparently is still “frightened” by a Musk takeover, reiterated his fears and said his consolation would be that Musk doesn’t completely nuke Twitter’s censorship apparatus:

“I still fear that having Elon Musk take over Twitter is bad for democracy, as I argued, but I fervently hope he proves me wrong. He can do some good if he cleans out the bots and fine-tunes, rather than jettisons, the content moderation policies.”

Leftist activist Shaun King, of course, had to make Musk’s pending Twitter purchase about so-called “white power.”

Others on Twitter had different reactions and poked fun at the left for their complaining.

(RepublicanWire.org) – Hillary Clinton was heavily rebuked after urging the European Union to pass legislation to stop the spread of “disinformation” and “extremism” online on Thursday evening.

Conservative Twitter users showed complete disdain for Clinton’s tweet on Friday, reminding her that she was part of the effort to tie former President Trump to the Russia Collusion “hoax”. They also accused her of wanting to “control” speech and having a “totalitarian impulse.”

“I urge our transatlantic allies to push the Digital Services Act across the finish line and bolster global democracy before it’s too late,” she added, speaking about a new law proposed by the European Union which will force Big Tech companies to better police illegal content posted online.

Actor Adam Baldwin mentioned Hillary’s “tyrannical impulse,” tweeting, “No, your totalitarian impulse is wrong. Best and least restrictive practice is for the free market to distill and decide ideas. GTFO of the way!”

“Once they called the revelations from Hunter’s laptop ‘disinformation’ they made it clear the word simply means ‘stuff damaging to Democrats.’ It shocks me that journalists take cries of ‘disinformation’ seriously still,” author and Washington Examiner columnist Tim Carney tweeted about tech platforms censoring the Hunter Biden laptop story in 2020.

Carney continued: “…and so we know exactly what the below [Hillary’s tweet] means. Democrats want to use the force of the government to push Big Tech to censor news and commentary that makes them look bad.”

“Like her co-conspirator Obama, Hillary Clinton also wants the government to regulate and censor speech she doesn’t like,” Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton tweeted, referencing the former president’s recent initiative to counter “disinformation” online. 

“Our Republic is under assault. A former president (Obama) and former and possible presidential candidate (Hillary Clinton) just reconfirmed support for mass government monitoring and censorship of Americans,” Fitton said in another tweet.

Many are calling for Americans to stand up against global censorship.

(RepublicanWire.org) – Progressives can’t defend their ideas in an open debate. They also can’t honestly explain away the horrible results of their policies.

That is why leftists rely on censorship to advance their agendas. Blocking opposing voices means no debate happens before or during their actions, and there is no accountability for their failures afterward.

The internet is the new public square, and Big Tech colludes to quash free speech.

Now, however, free speech advocate Elon Musk seems intent on changing that. The Tesla and SpaceX CEO became Twitter’s largest stockholder on April 4 when he bought 9.2 percent of the social media giant — and he has positioned himself to go much further.

Unsurprisingly, the company’s embedded progressive employees are melting down at even the possibility that more liberty might invade their “safe space.”

Before Musk’s purchase, he created a Twitter poll on March 25 that could be seen as a shot across the bow.

“Free speech is essential to a functioning democracy,” he said. “Do you believe Twitter rigorously adheres to this principle?”

More than 2 million people responded, and 70.4 percent indicated Twitter was a communications platform that was unprincipled about communication. That’s an organization in need of reform.

Of course the partisans of the censorious status quo feel threatened.

As reported Monday by Bloomberg, a director from Twitter’s AI research team, Rumman Chowdhury, tweeted, “Musk’s immediate chilling effect was something that bothered me significantly.”

The Twitter board tried to corral the company’s new largest shareholder by getting Musk to join the board of directors. CEO Parag Agrawal announced it on April 5 as if it were a done deal.

Being a board member would have limited Musk to owning 14.9 percent of the company’s stock — and might have encouraged him to tone down his public criticisms.

Instead, Musk turned down the board membership, giving him flexibility for further actions, even those that confront the existing corporate culture.

That gave Twitter’s disgruntled employees even more to worry about. Musk is known for erratic behavior and has enough money not to worry about consequences.

Musk sent a series of now-deleted tweets that seemed designed to troll the concerned workers. He mused about turning the corporate headquarters into a homeless shelter and shaking up the way authentication checkmarks are awarded, and even made a crude joke about removing the W from the brand name, according to The Washington Post.

He could force his ideas onto the company by increasing his stock ownership or aligning with other unhappy shareholders.

Bloomberg described Twitter staffers as “super stressed” with some saying they were “working together to help each other get through the week.”

I think it’s hilarious. They are afraid of losing the usurped power they held over society. Twitter manipulates narratives instead of supporting open dialogue.

Twitter abused the public trust. It took an active part in blocking honest discussions about COVID-19, the 2020 election, political class corruption and so much more. It censored the president of the United States. The platform needs a major overhaul.

It remains to be seen if there is even enough left to salvage. On Saturday, Musk himself wondered if Twitter was dying based on the low activity on major accounts.

This year, Trump Media and Technology Group, whose chairman is former President Donald Trump, launched a competing platform, TRUTH Social. Its CEO, former GOP Rep. Devin Nunes, described Twitter as “a ghost town” and observed, “Once you get rid of the bots and the trolls, you really have a house of cards.”

Twitter employees are worried Musk might prevent them from acting as the Thought Police. Time will tell if he is serious about making it a responsible, neutral platform again.