Facebook: A whistleblower demands new regulations for social media to protect the children from harmful content

The more things change, the more they stay the same: 36 years ago, Tipper Gore’s Parents Music Resource Council and politicians were taking aim at the music industry, using moral outrage to justify censorship in the name of the children.  At the time, the record industry was also pushing for new taxes, resulting in an… Continue reading Facebook: A whistleblower demands new regulations for social media to protect the children from harmful content

A coronavirus wave is building, but we must reject another round of lockdown hysteria

Cases are on the rise again, likely thanks to some combination of the Delta variant and low vaccination rates in some areas.  Some experts are claiming it’s time to mask up and hit the “reset” button even after President Biden has taken a victory lap.  “Mask solidarity” is apparently a thing.  Now is not the… Continue reading A coronavirus wave is building, but we must reject another round of lockdown hysteria

Trump takes on big tech, media responds by claiming “companies can do whatever they want, more or less”

The former President files a class action lawsuit against Twitter, Facebook, and Google claiming that the infamous Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act is unconstitutional and abridges Freedom of Speech.  Perhaps needless to say, the media completely misses the point and suddenly seems to think companies aren’t constrained by any laws or principles. Earlier… Continue reading Trump takes on big tech, media responds by claiming “companies can do whatever they want, more or less”

Prince Harry and the First Amendment: It’s bonkers that an educated man his age knows nothing about it

Ironically, freedom of speech is a fundamental right designed to protect us from the tyranny of Prince Harry’s own ancestors.  A tyranny that apparently still exists today.  Consider the example of journalist James Callender from the Founder’s era, and Facebook blocking the dissenting views of a respected scientist and former Obama official from our own.… Continue reading Prince Harry and the First Amendment: It’s bonkers that an educated man his age knows nothing about it