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Monday, January 21, 2019

Covington kids should sue Twitter

I believe the kids at Covington Catholic High should sue the social network giants Facebook and Twitter for publishing death threats and the like.

Call it the Revenge of Info Wars, Milo Yiannopoulos and all conservatives.

You see, by censoring conservative tweets on Facebook and Twitter, these multi-national corporations became publishers and not impartial web platforms -- especially since death threats are against their rules but they allowed these tweets anyway.

You allow them, you own them.

The kids at Covington Catholic High went from the Cincinnati area to Washington to protest abortion. At the Lincoln Memorial, Nathan Phillips and others confronted them.

The New York Times and other Fake News operations libeled them by portraying them as rich white kids mocking an ancient Indian veteran. The opposite was true.

The outrage conformists attacked the boys on Facebook and Twitter.

Indeed, someone named Jack Morrissey called for putting them in wood chipper.



His account remains open, unlike Info Wars -- who threatened no one. Ditto Yiannopoulos.

A jury could very easily surmise that Morrissey's threat represents Official Twitter Policy because it has censored tweets and banned the tweeters of less threatening posts.

Gateway Pundit reported, "Los Angeles DJ Calls For Covington Catholic School to be Burned Down – With Kids Locked Inside – TWITTER SAYS HE DIDN’T VIOLATE RULES."

I am pretty sure other examples abound.

Chief Fulla Bull has no money. Suing him would be an exercise in futility.

However, Facebook and Twitter are loaded. They make money off free content. By not accepting all content and by establishing rules that are not evenly enforced, they set themselves up for a lawsuit.

In a post on August 25, 2018, "Twitter approves sex tweets, bans conservative ones," I tried to warn them.

I wrote, "You see, that is the thing about censorship that these computer scientists don't get. Once you start, you cannot stop.

"Twitter now owns every tweet on its site. That means if someone is libeled and bothers to sue, his lawyer is going after the publisher: Twitter."

But I am no lawyer.

We shall see if any lawyers step up to challenge Facebook and Twitter using this argument.

Meanwhile, in news of fools who rush in, Media-ite reported, "Journalists and Celebs Rush to Delete Tweets Slamming MAGA-Hat Kids."

If it looks too good to be true, it is.

(Comment from Facebook on my post: "Can you say 'Gawker'?")

UPDATE: Thanks for the plug, Glenn Reynolds. Let's git 'r' done.

41 comments:

  1. You're not serious about suing the untouchables are you?.
    It might take more than that to make them accountable and I don't see anyone lining up for that.

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    1. Their accountabilty is not the point.

      Their profound duplicity, deceitfulness and utter wanton disregard for anything remotely resembling honesty, honor, and basic decency being exposed in a manner so thorough as to destroy completely their being seen as of any more significance than stormy daniels ass juice.

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    2. You are aware that Twitter is being used as a platform for hate. Twitter is doing nothing about it. Essentially, Twitter is a platform that can be used for assassination. When it happens and it will, Twitter will be forced to shut down by Government and corporations.

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  2. https://twitter.com/KYprosecutor/status/1087118433886617607

    Rob Sanders on Twitter
    “Threatening acts of violence against educational institutions in Kentucky is a felony and we don’t take it lightly no matter the circumstances. #KYcr...
    twitter.com

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    1. SO, Twitter and Facebook are part of a conspiracy to commit felony? Or would calling it "collusion" be better?

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  3. A lawsuit based in Cincinatti can find a trial lawyer and a liberal judge. A jury can be found too. Anyone with $50 can file a lawsuit.

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  4. I'm sure the pro bono lawyers are lining up for this. I say go for it. File a thousand lawsuits. Bleed the slanderers financially and keep them tied up in court for years. It couldn't happen to a nicer bunch. - Elric

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    1. Yes. If you go on Twitter, the Barnes Law Firm is volunteering to sue them, and CJ Pearson has been doing yeoman's work tracking down and preserving the tweets of those celebrities and "journalists" and "consrevatives" who pushed this. Look for @thecjpearson and the hashtag #StandWithCovington

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  5. You also sue Mr. Phillips. The reason you do this is not to get money -- as you say, he probably doesn't have much. Rather, it is an investment to warn others of not to attack conservatives.

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  6. It's like an episode of The Twilight Zone where a whole bunch of people have suddenly gone stark raving mad.

    The real story here is just how many people are so easily and quickly moved to form very strong opinions based on one flimsy news story and photo -- and then call for *violence* based on their idiotic and uninformed "not take". Un-freaking-believable.

    Calling for putting a kid in a wood chipper?! WTF!

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    1. No suddenly about it. Liberals have been crazy since before Reagan was President.

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    2. The Trumplight has revealed their true nature, kind of that old movie, "They Live." Steven Spielberg, can you believe it!

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    3. ... "hot take" of course, not "not take"

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  7. The really astounding aspect of the Covington debacle is that it followed immediately on the heels of the Buzzfeed debacle, and drew exactly the same foaming response from the left.
    They didn't hesitate. Didn't take even a minute to ask themselves if they were about to look stupid again. They just leapt from one train to the next and kept on howling.
    ...okay, you're right. There's nothing astounding about that at all.

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    1. True; when FBI Dir Comey was fired (in a Tweet, yo!) I remember libs dutifully doing a "Yay" until corrected to do a "boo" (coz Trump, in their dreams, would be hurt), by the emcee or stand-up comic (Maher?). Instant group-thunk Stalinesque flip-floop. This is all about RBG's seat: Judge Amy Barrett's faith. So: Kavanaugh's Catholicism, Rep Steve King being purposely misunderstood so must be an Alt-Right and still being piled-on-upon today on MLK Day, Sen Hirono's Knights of Columbus smears, now the fake news of Covington High School: each episode in the narrative-building propaganda is way too cute, sudden, co-ordinated; and it smells.

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    2. If the gullible Trump cult was against them they would just claim George Soros was paying them.

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    3. Rule #1 about the loonies:

      Everything the loonies accuse MAGA of being, they are.

      Rule #2 about the loonies:

      All additional rules are covered by Rule #1.


      Rigorous, recurring proof of this to be recurring soon.

      Like with every breathe the loonies take.


      Put the loonies onto an island and they'd be loony cannibals within a week.

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    4. The not so funny dork who ordered the clapping seals to boo the firing of Reverend Jimmy was dicknose Colbert.

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  8. BREAKING: SCHIFF ACCUSES COVINGTON STUDENTS OF BEING RUSSIAN AGENTS...DEVELOPING...


    You weren't really sure if I was joking, were you?

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  9. Pathetic. A political party/orthodoxy that is such a bunch of lemmings. Think for themselves? Independently? “Truth to power?” You’re clones, LibCommies, and ugly ones at that.

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    1. They remind me of Harvey Mudd's wife. Heh.

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    2. Harcourt Fenton Mudd.

      Only his "friends", of which he has none, call him "Harvey".

      He is, after all, not at all a Pooka.

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  10. What would be interesting is which Democrat lawfare firm accept their defense mission!

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  11. Do you suppose Twitter could wipe their servers, like with a cloth

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  12. Nothing good ever happened in a MAGA hat.

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    1. Not even when you jerkoffs jerkoff into one?

      Yep.

      That ain't good.

      But it is nothing.

      So there's that.

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  13. Looks like my comment on a post, below, was too early. (I always try to read from oldest to newest.)

    I would like it if every one of the MSM who published (and I include twits, snapchats, facebook postings, etc.) libelous items on these folks would be sued on behalf of each and every one of these students, their school, and their parents.

    Old Mister "elder" should be prosecuted for assault and/or public harassment or some such.

    Lawfare is the only way to stop these people. Make it hurt. Bring on the pain, over and over again.

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    1. Check out the #verifiedbullies hashtag on Twitter. A young man named CJ Pearson is collecting evidence, and he's got a lot already!

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  14. If there is innocent blood spilled-and I consider the Covington Kids innocent.- the looney left will have awakened the sleeping giant..
    Lord have mercy..

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  15. A two edged sword. Twitter quickly exposed the fake news. Twitter propagates the left’s threatened violence against the right.

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  17. Jack Morrissey produces Disney films like Beauty and the Beast.

    https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0991118/

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    1. We'll see if Disney continues their association with a man who promotes violence towards children.

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  18. Don't call them Computer Scientists. There is nothing related to science in their obvious agenda.

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  19. https://twitter.com/The_War_Economy/status/1087628854183804928

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  20. Its so far been cost free for the liberal MSM to libel trump supporters and gin up violence against conservatives. Just start putting a monetary price and risk of reputational harm in the mix and we will begin to see their behavior change. Until such time, why would they ever stop?

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  21. This horrible behavior by legally responsible adults will fairly quickly stop -- when the rich media that supports the slanders and libels gets hit with lawsuits. And loses. Millions $$$.

    Most will "apologize" -- but if they are paid, and are not resigning, they are not apologizing.

    Please sue and sue and sue. Even the school. Even the Bishops. Even, and especially, WaPo, NYT, and other Dem media.

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  22. Chief Fulla Bull may not have a lot of money but there is a good chance he is being funded by someone with deep pockets. Go after them.

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