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TOP 5 CRACKDOWNS ON CONSERVATIVES' INTERNET FREE SPEECH
Breitbart ^ | April 4, 2014 | By Ben Shapiro

Posted on 04/04/2014 7:48:45 PM PDT by Jim Robinson

On Thursday, CEO Brendan Eich of Mozilla was forced out of his job thanks to his $1,000 donation to the Proposition 8 pro-traditional marriage effort in California in 2008. At that point, he held the exact same position as Barack Obama on traditional marriage. Now, that position has soured in the nostrils of the militant left, which seeks to ruin the lives of those with whom it disagrees.

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Google Adsense Shuts Down WorldNetDaily.

On February 6, Google Adsense notified WorldNetDaily’s Joseph Farah that it would be cancelling WND’s account thanks to a “policy violation email this morning regarding negative/hate speech...

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Kickstarter Shuts Down Campaign to Raise Money for Gosnell Film.

This week, Kickstarter informed filmmakers Phelim McAleer and his wife Ann McElhinney that it would not allow them to use purely factual language in their attempt to raise $2.1 million for a movie about mass killer abortionist Kermit Gosnell.

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Facebook Cracks Down on Gun Photos, Anti-Obama Messages.

Earlier last month, VentureBeat reported that Facebook could announce new policies designed to crack down on gun-related fanpages. Sources told VentureBeat, “Talks are progressing [between Facebook and Mayors Against Illegal Guns and Moms Demand Action]. The discussions are ongoing; there have been positive developments.”

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Instagram Deletes Gun Posts.

Facebook and Instagram announced in early March that it would delete all posts offering to buy or sell guns without a background check, as well as banning users 18 and under from viewing gun offers. Facebook also deleted a photo of a 6-month-old child with a bolt-action rifle across her lap

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Twitter Gulag for Conservatives.

This one is a rumor, but a widespread one: many conservatives have complained of their accounts being suspended from Twitter.

(Excerpt) Read more at breitbart.com ...


TOPICS: Breaking News; Business/Economy; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: banglist; crackdown; fascism; freedominion; freerepublic; freespeech; govabuse; homosexualagenda; leftist; tyranny; winning
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1 posted on 04/04/2014 7:48:45 PM PDT by Jim Robinson
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To: Jim Robinson

How dare WND call yout... a black mob.

Reality spelled out is sometimes such a bitter pill

http://www.wnd.com/?s=2012+09+black+mob+violend+and+the+media+silence

what’s GOOGLE doing to put an end to this??


2 posted on 04/04/2014 7:53:21 PM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( "Never, never, never give up". Winston Churchill)
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To: Jim Robinson
I read a great suggestion today:

lets put outside all these tech companies (apple, google, etc)

"homos and facists need only apply".

I live in silicon valley and the backlash is surprisingly supportive of Eich.

3 posted on 04/04/2014 7:54:01 PM PDT by Battle Hymn of the Republic
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To: Jim Robinson

Tyranny is upon us, and it may be to late.


4 posted on 04/04/2014 7:57:11 PM PDT by doc1019
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To: MeshugeMikey

On Thursday, CEO Brendan Eich of Mozilla was forced out of his job thanks to his $1,000 donation to the Proposition 8 pro-traditional marriage effort in California in 2008. At that point, he held the exact same position as Barack Obama on traditional marriage. Now, that position has soured in the nostrils of the militant left, which seeks to ruin the lives of those with whom it disagrees.

Mozilla’s cave-in to the militants over at OKCupid, a dating site that labeled Eich one of its “enemies” thanks to his position, represents just the latest assault on conservatives in the online space. It’s not illegal for Mozilla to dump Eich nor for OKCupid to call for that ouster – nor should it be – but it is certainly wrong, and in violation of basic principles of free speech that the internet is supposed to guarantee. It is purely Orwellian that Mozilla’s response to Eich’s resignation suggested that ensuring “equality and free speech” led to that resignation.

Unfortunately, such crackdowns on free speech principles have become all too common among members of the leftist online community. Here are the top five examples:

http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Government/2014/04/04/Top-5-Crackdowns-on-Internet-Free-Speech


5 posted on 04/04/2014 7:58:02 PM PDT by JoeProBono (SOME IMAGES MAY BE DISTURBING VIEWER DISCRETION IS ADVISED;-{)
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To: JoeProBono

yep thats where I read about the action against WND!

Im sure they can get other sponsorship


6 posted on 04/04/2014 8:00:30 PM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( "Never, never, never give up". Winston Churchill)
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To: MeshugeMikey; onyx; JustAmy; trisham; TheOldLady; DJ MacWoW; RedMDer; musicman; Lady Jag; ...

Someone please ask me again why we operate our own servers instead of running on google cloud or depend on advertisers for our operating revenue... or file with the IRS for 501c non-profit status, etc.

Thank God for our FReepers!!


7 posted on 04/04/2014 8:01:34 PM PDT by Jim Robinson (Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God!!)
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To: Jim Robinson; onyx; LucyT

This is why Freerepublic is the best.

Will FR be the last man standing?


8 posted on 04/04/2014 8:05:46 PM PDT by KC_Lion (Build the America you want to live in at your address, and keep looking up.- Sarah Palin)
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To: Jim Robinson

Thank God for YOU and John and your thinking of this wonderful forum for free people!

Thank you!


9 posted on 04/04/2014 8:06:21 PM PDT by LUV W (All my heroes wear camos! Thank you David, Michael, Chris Txradioguy, JJ, CMS, & ALL Vets, too!l)
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To: Jim Robinson
Thank God for our FReepers!!

Thank God for you Jim!

10 posted on 04/04/2014 8:07:11 PM PDT by unixfox (Abolish Slavery, Repeal the 16th Amendment)
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To: Jim Robinson
g


11 posted on 04/04/2014 8:07:53 PM PDT by JoeProBono (SOME IMAGES MAY BE DISTURBING VIEWER DISCRETION IS ADVISED;-{)
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To: Jim Robinson; John Robinson
Was just going to post something similar, lauding our member-supported setup, exhilarating lack of advertisers, and in-house software.

Once again gentlemen, kudos !

No Guilt
No Apologies
No Retreat !

12 posted on 04/04/2014 8:09:06 PM PDT by tomkat (unapologetically caucasian)
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To: Jim Robinson
Two thumbs up, Jim!

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13 posted on 04/04/2014 8:10:23 PM PDT by vox_freedom (America is being tested as never before in its history. May God help us.)
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To: JoeProBono

bttt


14 posted on 04/04/2014 8:10:40 PM PDT by Jane Austen (Boycott the Philadelphia Eagles!)
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To: Jim Robinson

Total tech tyranny. T.T.T


15 posted on 04/04/2014 8:11:41 PM PDT by Viennacon
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To: Jim Robinson

I had a YouTube channel to which I uploaded a non-narrated video that simply documented normal school days in parts of Germany that immigrants of a certain faith disproportionately chose to live in.

Kids not of that faith are very routinely beaten up —their lives are utter hell. They are beaten, stolen from, screamed at on a daily basis.

They shut down my channel for that video —they were very casual about it.

Inclusive/tolerant = total lies.


16 posted on 04/04/2014 8:14:44 PM PDT by gaijin
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To: KC_Lion

Yup,
Checks I’m the Mail!


17 posted on 04/04/2014 8:18:39 PM PDT by Big Red Badger ( - William Diamonds Drum - can You Hear it G man?)
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To: Jim Robinson

Amen to that, Mr. Robinson!

FREE REPUBLIC

Beholden to NONE.


18 posted on 04/04/2014 8:19:15 PM PDT by WildHighlander57 ((WildHighlander57, returning after lurking since 2000)
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To: KC_Lion

Yup,
Checks I’m the Mail!


19 posted on 04/04/2014 8:20:54 PM PDT by Big Red Badger ( - William Diamonds Drum - can You Hear it G man?)
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To: Jim Robinson

Thank God for Free Republic!

May He keep and continue to bless JimRob and this great site.


20 posted on 04/04/2014 8:21:45 PM PDT by Jane Long (While Marxists continue the fundamental transformation of the USA, progressive RINOs assist!)
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To: Jim Robinson

And that’s just a recent short list


21 posted on 04/04/2014 8:22:01 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans!)
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To: Big Red Badger

Does this mean conservatives should stop hiring liberals? -—Just wondering what people would think about that position.


22 posted on 04/04/2014 8:23:14 PM PDT by inchworm
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To: Jim Robinson

B^)

23 posted on 04/04/2014 8:26:59 PM PDT by smoothsailing
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To: Jim Robinson
I bow to you Mr. Robinson. You are a wise man. See the connection between the IRS Targeting scandal, HRC, NOM and Mr. Eich.

IRS must be held responsible for leaking NOM donor list (Did the IRS out Eich of Mozilla?)
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3141033/posts

According to Post #26 donations to campaigns are public record. I'm not sure if donations to organizations like NOM are.
tp://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3141033/posts?page=26#26

24 posted on 04/04/2014 8:27:00 PM PDT by Chgogal (Obama "hung the SEALs out to dry, basically exposed them like a set of dog balls..." CMH)
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To: Jim Robinson

Independence is Freedom!


25 posted on 04/04/2014 8:27:12 PM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( "Never, never, never give up". Winston Churchill)
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To: Jim Robinson

I’m appalled at how many posters don’t understand the valid reasons to keep FR independent.


26 posted on 04/04/2014 8:27:55 PM PDT by DJ MacWoW (The Fed Gov is not one ring to rule them all)
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To: inchworm
Does this mean conservatives should stop hiring liberals?

I wouldn't hire someone I knew was a liberal. First of all, I don't want to associate with them. Second, what's the difference in going to a movie starring Barbara Streisand, Tom Cruise, and Sean Penn? Buy a ticket to the movie, you give them money. They work against everything you love, or at least contribute your money to it.

27 posted on 04/04/2014 8:30:53 PM PDT by PistolPaknMama
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To: Jim Robinson; MNDude

Dear Jim,

Free Republic’s independence is why I’m proud to be a “dollar a day” contributor. Conservatives need to stick together and fight the evil being forced on Free America by the fascist Left.

MNDude posted a thread earlier regarding feedback to Mozilla for their shameful handling of their CEO’s forced resignation.

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/3140974/posts?q=1&;page=1

I beg of you, please post that link to the sidebar to make sure every Freeper sees it. Mozilla’s input page is on fire with people unhappy with them over this issue, and now is the perfect opportunity to keep this issue front and center.


28 posted on 04/04/2014 8:33:02 PM PDT by Nacho Bidnith (The Govt's war on drugs was the setup for war on the American People)
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To: Jim Robinson

Indeed. Praise God!!!


29 posted on 04/04/2014 8:33:45 PM PDT by Alamo-Girl
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To: Jim Robinson; KC_Lion; Syncro; 2ndDivisionVet; 3D-JOY; CatDancer; Abbeville Conservative; ...
Someone please ask me again why we operate our own servers instead of running on google cloud or depend on advertisers for our operating revenue... or file with the IRS for 501c non-profit status, etc.

Thank God for our FReepers!!




Amen!
FReepers are the very best.
They (we) always come through every FReepathon and this one will no different!
We're proudly and fiercely independent!

SPECIAL PING TO SARAH PALIN'S AWESOME PING LIST!


When you compromise with Evil, you do not get a lesser version of truth, rather you get a lesser version of Evil.

"People are going to say whatever and try to claim whatever to try and take us out.
They have an irrational fear of us. They want us on a leash We're not going to be on a leash.
They want us to dance. We're not going to dance with them."
~Andrew Breitbart

30 posted on 04/04/2014 8:37:32 PM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: inchworm

not libs , Progressives,,

I am shocked that Progressives have become the very black balling Brownshirts that They have railed against.

Embrace the boot that crushes your soul


31 posted on 04/04/2014 8:38:16 PM PDT by Big Red Badger ( - William Diamonds Drum - can You Hear it G man?)
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To: onyx
Bump for the TRUTH!
32 posted on 04/04/2014 8:44:10 PM PDT by vox_freedom (America is being tested as never before in its history. May God help us.)
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To: Nacho Bidnith; Jim Robinson
Free Republic’s independence is why I’m proud to be a “dollar a day” contributor....



So Much,

Nacho Bidnith!!!

God bless and keep you and everyone you love.

33 posted on 04/04/2014 8:45:33 PM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: vox_freedom

B T T T ! ! ! ©

34 posted on 04/04/2014 8:46:32 PM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: FReepers; Patriots; FRiends






Were half of y'all, our wonderful, loyal members to reliably donate $5, $10, $20 or $30 Monthly, we'd have no need for FReepathons!

PLEASE CONSIDER SIGNING UP TO DONATE MONTHLY PROVIDED YOU RELIABLY CAN!

35 posted on 04/04/2014 8:47:49 PM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: onyx

I miss Breitbart...and I had just begun to take notice of him when he died.


36 posted on 04/04/2014 8:49:28 PM PDT by LUV W (All my heroes wear camos! Thank you David, Michael, Chris Txradioguy, JJ, CMS, & ALL Vets, too!l)
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To: LUV W

He will be forever missed, but he lives within all of us!


37 posted on 04/04/2014 8:51:23 PM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: doc1019
Tyranny is upon us, and it may be too late.

Until and unless a significant number of Americans recognize that fact and accept that statement as a reality - then it WILL truly be too late, and all our fates are sealed and doom is all that awaits us in this country.

The sad reality is that many people do not miss something until it is not there anymore.

I guess liberty will become just another statistic on that score.

38 posted on 04/04/2014 8:59:16 PM PDT by INVAR ("Fart for liberty, fart for freedom and fart proudly!" - Benjamin Franklin)
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To: Jim Robinson

Gee!
I’m so glad that I don’t use that social media.

All I use is YouTube.


39 posted on 04/04/2014 9:29:04 PM PDT by Terry L Smith
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To: Jim Robinson

These operations need to be flooded with letters and lawsuits.


40 posted on 04/04/2014 9:29:11 PM PDT by TBP (Obama lies, Granny dies.)
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To: doc1019

It’s only too late if you give up your guns.


41 posted on 04/04/2014 9:36:40 PM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (Republican has "I can" at the end. Democrat has "rat". Any questions?)
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To: Jim Robinson

lefty “tech” media machine bump for later...


42 posted on 04/04/2014 9:39:28 PM PDT by indthkr
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To: onyx

I just noticed that this thread is in the sidebar, so even better.

And thank you for your response to my post. I’m truly honored to be recognized by someone of your stature here at FR, and someone who’s posts I almost always read.


43 posted on 04/04/2014 9:39:46 PM PDT by Nacho Bidnith (The Govt's war on drugs was the setup for war on the American People)
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To: Jim Robinson

I actually believe that “progressives” have a penchant for chaos and destruction, and that their increasingly authoritarian tactics are a deliberate strategy to provoke a violent reaction from conservatives, so as to confirm their self-fulfilling belief that conservatives are inherently violent people. So expect them to go further and further and further . . . It is simply amazing how quickly and radically the gay agenda has moved, to the point where people can’t even express opposition to gay marriage without losing their jobs. Expect a question on gay marriage - intended as a litmus test to establish basic decency - to be front-and-center in the 2016 round of presidential debates.


44 posted on 04/04/2014 9:41:39 PM PDT by Steve_Seattle
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

Gee, I don’t own any guns.

I was on my way across our local lake, on my way to register all my guns as required by local law. The nearest place I could register my guns was either around the lake or across the lake ... being the lazy person that I am, I chose to cross the lake.

During my travels across the lake I got stupid and accidentally flipped my boat over ... all my guns ended up on the bottom of the lake. Gee, what now?

Morn my loss and move on.


45 posted on 04/04/2014 9:46:30 PM PDT by doc1019
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To: doc1019; GrandJediMasterYoda
Well, after your mourning period due to your tragic boating accident is over, you could get a New York Approved AR15...

It's not as scary looking so libs in any state will be in ecstasy...

It doesn't say if it will float though. ;-)

46 posted on 04/04/2014 11:32:35 PM PDT by NoCmpromiz (John 14:6 is a non-pluralistic comment.)
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To: Jim Robinson

BTTT!


47 posted on 04/04/2014 11:37:55 PM PDT by RedMDer (May we always be happy and may our enemies always know it. - Sarah Palin, 10-18-2010)
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To: Jim Robinson
Thank God for our FReepers!!

Agreed. That was my first thought. BTTT.

Smells like....Freedom.
48 posted on 04/04/2014 11:59:52 PM PDT by PA Engineer (Liberate America from the Occupation Media.)
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To: onyx
WE operate our own servers instead of running on google cloud or depend on advertisers for our operating revenue... or file with the IRS for 501c non-profit status, etc....

Needs to be repeated Onyx...easy to forget the uniqueness of Free Republic....many thanks to Jim and his team for keeping it so.

49 posted on 04/05/2014 12:00:02 AM PDT by caww
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To: doc1019

It’s NEVER too late to fight against tyranny and oppression. Stop with the negativity already. Instead, how about discussing what We the People can DO to fight back.


50 posted on 04/05/2014 1:13:38 AM PDT by itssme
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