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Twitter Shareholders Approve Musk Deal Amid Privacy Scandal

September 15, 2022 by

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By Autumn Johnson ~ Despite contentious legal battles, Twitter’s shareholders approved Elon Musk’s deal to purchase the platform for $44 billion. The Verge reported Tuesday that the company confirmed it has enough votes to approve the purchase. Musk, however, shows no signs of backing down amid a protracted legal battle with Twitter. NewsBusters reported in […]

Musk Tells Twitter He Needs More Raw Data: Report

June 29, 2022 by

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By Autumn Johnson ~ Tesla CEO Elon Musk reportedly told Twitter he needs more raw data from Twitter to determine the number of bot accounts on the platform. Insider reported that attorneys for Musk sent a letter to Twitter and said the data it recently provided to Musk was “insufficient” and that he could not […]

Are You A Bot?

June 8, 2022 by

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A Dry Bones Cartoon ~ Is Twitter just a Bag of Bots?! If YOU are a “Bot” please let me know! Read more by Yaakov Kirschen at Dry Bones . http://drybonesblog.blogspot.com/

Washington Post Warns Elon Musk Tweets Can ‘Unleash Mobs’ Online – ‘Including Racist Ones’

April 28, 2022 by

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By Tim Graham ~ One of the ways the liberal media will throw mud at new Twitter owner Elon Musk is to accuse him of endangering people with his free speech. Beware the right-wing mobs! Early on Wednesday, The Washington Post dropped this attack: Elon Musk boosts criticism of Twitter executives, prompting online attacks The […]

Jack Dorsey: Elon Musk Is ‘Singular Solution’ To Twitter’s Woes

April 27, 2022 by

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By Autumn Johnson ~ Former Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey was optimistic about Elon Musk’s $44 billion purchase of the platform. NewsBusters reported that after several days of back and forth negotiations, Twitter and Musk finally reached a deal. A statement from Twitter’s Independent Board Chair Bret Taylor announced the decision: “The Twitter Board has reached […]

Elon Musk’s Excellent Week

April 25, 2022 by

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Douglas Andrews  ~ The iconoclastic tech titan has made another move on Twitter — but this time, he’s serious. ~   As weeks go, Elon Musk had a pretty good one. And it’s not over yet. First came the news on Wednesday that his car company, Tesla, exceeded expectations for its first-quarter 2022 earnings — and […]

Democrats Spent 5 Times More Than GOP On Twitter Advertising In 6 Months

January 17, 2019 by

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By Corinne Weaver ~ Social media political spending before, during, and after the midterms was a favorite activity of the Democratic Party. Democratic politicians poured money into Twitter campaigns for different elections between June 1 of 2018 and January 1 of 2019. Beto O’Rourke, Kamala Harris, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand and other, Democratic senators and senator […]

Banned! Twitter Bows To The Left, Silences Conservative Voices

November 27, 2018 by

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By Corinne Weaver ~ Twitter’s war on conservative thought claimed new victims over the holiday weekend. The PC ban hammer struck down two popular accounts. Jesse Kelly, a Marine, former congressional candidate, and radio host, was banned on November 25 from Twitter for “multiple violations of Twitter rules.” Far-right journalist Laura Loomer was erased from […]

When the Left Resorts to Other Means…

September 5, 2018 by

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By James Shott ~     Why is it that leftists feel it’s necessary to put their fingers on the scale to tip it in their favor, or will work to change the rules to achieve their purposes, with little or no hesitation in doing so? We saw this when the Obama IRS punished conservative applicants for nonprofit […]

Non-Apology: NewsBusters Post Forces Greer to Clarify ‘Flippant’ Comment About Mollie Tibbetts

August 23, 2018 by

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By Curtis Houck ~  On Wednesday morning, Fordham University professor and frequent MSNBC guest Christina Greer tweeted a faux apology of sorts after NewsBusters was first on scene to expose Greer for having dismissed deceased University of Iowa student Mollie Tibbetts on Tuesday’s The Beat as just “a girl in Iowa” “Fox News is talking about.” Along with conceding that […]

NYT Twitter Hypocrisy: Alex Jones ‘Dehumanizing,’ But Sarah Jeong’s Racism Is Fine?

August 13, 2018 by

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By Clay Waters ~ The New York Times announced August 1 the hiring of Sarah Jeong (pictured) to write about technology as a member of the paper’s editorial board. Hours later came revelations from Jeong’s obsessively anti-white and anti-police ravings on Twitter, and a subsequent defense of Jeong’s hiring from the paper. The paper’s hypocrisy […]

Twitter CEO Defends Shadow Banning As ‘Conversational Health Work’

July 27, 2018 by

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By Corinne Weaver ~ It seems like “healthy conversation” can now be a code word on the left for “censorship.” Twitter was forced to explain itself after Vice published a study on July 25 accusing Twitter of “shadowbanning” conservatives, including RNC chair Ronna McDaniel, Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL), Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) and Rep. Devin […]

If It Ain’t Broke . . .

January 7, 2016 by

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A Dry Bones Cartoon ~ The old saying “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it” does not seem to apply in our digital age. It seems like every time that I “update” one of my phone apps it becomes worse, instead of better. So now they’re going to “fix” or “upgrade” Twitter?? According to Forbes: […]

Twitter Makes B.B. King’s Passing All About… Obama?!

May 16, 2015 by

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By Ken Shepherd ~ B.B. King passed away Thursday night at the age of 89. The legendary musician is being remembered fondly by Twitter users the world over and, as such, is a trending topic on the social-media site today. But in an explanatory note for why he’s trending, Twitter curators apparently had to make […]

Syria’s Lost Generation – VLOG

November 19, 2013 by

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Dr. Zuhdi Jasser discusses the current situation of the many Syrian refugees and the “lost generation”. Visit the American Islamic Forum for Democracy at www.AIFDemocracy.org Join the conversation on Twitter @AIFDemocracy @DrZuhdiJasser Automatic Captions follows: 0:00 lost generation Siri the Syrian people have lost over 100 and 10,000 under 0:05 civilian through the unthinkable and […]

Obama Celebrates Father’s Day with ‘Military Assault Weapon’

June 18, 2013 by

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As boys around the country (some as young as five years old) are getting in trouble for playing games such as cops and robbers or cowboys and Indians or for even holding their hand in the shape of a gun, Barack Obama’s Father’s Day picture shows him running around a pool… with a toy gun. […]

Even Twitter is a Threat to China’s Mubaraks

January 30, 2011 by

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By Andrew Bolt China is nervous: CHINA has blocked the word “Egypt’’ from the country’s wildly popular Twitter-like service, while coverage of the political turmoil has been tightly restricted in state media… A search for “Egypt’’ on the Sina microblogging service brings up a message saying, “According to relevant laws, regulations and policies, the search […]

Future Shock

November 18, 2009 by

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Today’s Dry Bones cartoon is called Future Shock. Future Shock was a concept and a book published back in 1970 by Alvin Toffler. The term refers to the confusion and disorientation which, he claimed, we would all suffer in the future. It would occur when technological advances would come faster than we, as individuals or […]

Yes, It’s Stealing — By Any Name

July 17, 2009 by

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By Dave Morgan writing for MediaPost Hacking into email and apps accounts and removing documents is stealing. Publishing those documents is just as wrong — and only promotes more stealing. Over the past 24 hours, it has been widely reported that a hacker broke into the email and apps account of a Twitter employee, downloaded […]

Shenandoah Trial – Day 5

May 2, 2009 by

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by Turtle Just to recap, two teenagers from Shenandoah, PA, Brandon Piekarsky and Derrick Donchak, were on trial this week facing charges stemming from a fight with an illegal alien from Mexico that got out of control in July 2008. The lamestream media calls the case “a racially-motivated beating death.” Hardly. Read previous articles to […]

Michelle Minton Conquers the World – Podcast

March 17, 2009 by

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CEI Liberty Week Podcast Episode 34 Your regular hosts Richard Morrison and Cord Blomquist are joined by special guest co-host Michelle Minton for LibertyWeek 34. We begin by finding that Twitter has conquered every aspect of society, the White House is waging war on the economy and New Yorkers are defending themselves against beer taxes. […]