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RIGHT WING NEWS Responds to Facebook Purge
Right Wing News ^ | Oct. 11, 2018 | Brian Kolfage

Posted on 10/11/2018 8:31:16 PM PDT by Theo

My name is Brian Kolfage, I'm a veteran of The United States Air Force. I was severely wounded in Combat, on 9/11/2004 while serving in Iraq. I lost both my legs entirely and my right hand. I'm the most severely wounded US Airman to survive.

I worked alongside Democrat Congresswoman Gabby Giffords on her veteran advisory committee.  I endorsed her, have great respect for her, and helped her win her final election with a pivotal campaign commercial. In Giffords' Time Magazine interview, I was honored to be named as someone who inspires her.

I'm not a conservative. I'm not a liberal. I'm an American, with deep beliefs in what our country stands for. I proved this by fighting for America, knowing I may not return home. My life was spared, but I paid for freedom with one arm and both my legs.

No title represents me more than being a proud American. This is why I joined the military. I love my country, and I love my country's people. Which is why I vowed to protect them and the freedoms that I inherited.

Being born in America was the greatest gift, which I came to appreciate at a young age and vowed to do anything to repay  this gift -- to maintain our incredible freedoms and privileges as citizens, and to ensure these precious gifts to every American are never taken for granted.

I've given limbs, I've stared death in the face first hand. I've seen my legs blown to pieces and lost friends. Losing my limbs meant comparatively little to me because I gave it fighting for what I believed in; I believed America was the greatest country because we had freedom ... and I've seen what oppression looks like. My sacrifices are nothing compared to what previous generations made in WWI, WWII, Korea and Vietnam.

Many Americans have fought for these political freedoms ... freedom of speech ... and today it was all just blown up.

What we're seeing now is a war on conservatives and a war on President Trump. It's not by mistake, this happened weeks before the midterms.

This nation is no longer what I loved or the one I fought to defend, which I paid a huge price for.  People are being punished for their simple beliefs -- beliefs of freedom, beliefs of religion, beliefs on anything that differs from that status quo. If you have an alternate view,  you're attacked -- physically, financially and socially.

Tech giants have been implementing their own bias into business, blatantly attacking anyone who has a view that differs from theirs. Just like we saw with Justice Kavanaugh and his family. And it's only going to get worse.

Now, it's me, my family, and my young children in the line of fire.

My income as a father and husband is threatened.

This isn't the right to free speech I gave my legs and arm to defend. Three limbs wasn't enough for some ... now my livelihood is gone with it.

It is true: I manage the Right Wing News Facebook page, and have been involved with the brand for many years. I took over managing the page when John Hawkins decided to step aside to pursue other endeavors. John and I have a great relationship and I was honored to have the torch passed down to me.  We had a coveted, verified blue check mark 3.5 Million fans, and I invested over $300,000 in ads at Facebook's own request, nearly begging us to spend spend spend just to reach our fans ... whom they kept making more difficult to reach with every passing year.

Never once did Facebook come to us to say there was any issue with Right Wing News or our other pages. Never. But they sure loved taking our money.

We did run multiple Facebook pages; Facebook allows businesses to have more than one page, and we did own them and had them for years. We were not "spamming," we were not using fake accounts, we were not doing anything "wrong" ... except we supported President Trump, and apparently that's not allowed.

Katie Harbath, Facebook's head of Global Politics, knew all this for years about our pages and accounts. It was no secret. Why wouldn't they just come to us if there was a problem? We were one of the biggest ALL ORGANIC conservative news sites, and very reputable. We spoke to Katie at least once a month, and any time there was an issue, we worked together to resolve and ensure it never happened again.

We were very proactive and always remained on top of Facebook's policies, rules, and regulations. We have all the emails to back this up.

We've had very close working relationship with Facebook's Katie Harbath, constantly pushing her to remain open with us so we could stay in compliance with their ever changing guidelines. Recently I begged her over and over to schedule a webinar with us so we could ensure compliance; after months of dialog it was finally set up for last week, but sadly she pulled the plug before it happened.

Right Wing News NEVER had a major problem with fake news, misinformation or spam. We had a rating of 4.7 stars out of 5 with over 3,000 reviews. We were the very epitome of proud Americans.

All the bad stuff you're reading in the mainstream media about us is false. It's a campaign to label us as "Russians" or "spammers" or a "clickbait ad farm" or "right wings nuts" pushing fake news and engaged in "coordinated inauthentic behavior" and the "spreading of disinformation."

And that's just not true.

It's no secret that Facebook has employees who hate everything about us. A few months ago a Facebook employee blacklisted my email so I couldn't contact employees to have an open dialog to resolve issues. We have had other Facebook employees change our page settings and names to "Comedy Club." This type of malicious behavior is everywhere in Facebook. They hate us because we lean conservative.

Keep this in mind: I gave three limbs, came home, and was attacked for my political beliefs.

Let that sink in.

Facebook also deleted my other business page. I own a coffee company called Military Grade Coffee company. We don’t post politics, we sell coffee and support veteran charities. Facebook is  maliciously attacking my way of life because of my beliefs, and they don’t care.

What Facebook has done is illegal. It's a malicious coordinated attacked on everything I fought for and everything generations of Americans fought for. And this is exactly why a Facebook Engineer making 6 figures a year walked out and quit his job today, over the assault on conservative beliefs within his former company.

The New York Times even stated that Facebook made this calculated move to silence thousands of voices (and millions of forwarded messages) because of the upcoming midterm elections.

I couldn't believe the audacity to openly state this so blatantly. The NYT just accused Facebook of political warfare for the Left using the nation's most public platform of communication (more influential than TV or radio) ... and this is an FEC Violation. But then I thought that there's no way the NYT just said that; surely it's misquoted. I then checked Facebook Newsroom article they sent out explaining the many account closures. Two lines from their press release screamed at me. 

"They didn't practice in what Facebook calls 'legitimate political debate'"

"This was specifically timed 'ahead of the US Midterm elections'"

Facebook validates the New York Times article that explained, simply put, that Facebook closed down conservative Facebook pages ahead of the US Midterm elections because they didn't believe political debate on those pages were legitimate to them. This boils down to ... WHO gets to decide WHAT political opinions are legitimate or illegitimate?

I can't believe this is where we are at in America today. Liberals are losing elections, losing everything, President Trump is steamrolling them and the only thing liberals can do is attack everyone this disagree with  from within, attack our freedoms, attack our beliefs, attack our families with death threats and physically assault us on the streets, just like we saw most recently with justice Kavanaugh.

Wake up America, this is not freedom, these people are waging a war right in front of your face. The very pillars of our society are crumbling, and it's up to you to stand up and fight for what's right.

This is happening to someone who sacrificed so much for this country, and it is happening to everyone else too. And so we must draw the line. We need President Trump, the US Senate and Congress to step up, do their jobs to protect Americans and investigate these crimes by Facebook and their employees.

We are demanding that Facebook restores Right Wing News or we will take legal action all the way to the highest level possible. This is a clear attack of our rights as Americans and we urge everyone to follow my personal military fan page Brian Kolfage which has a blue check mark for further updates or media requests.


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I work with Brian. What Facebook has just done to him is criminal.
1 posted on 10/11/2018 8:31:16 PM PDT by Theo
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To: Theo

IT is part of the great sanitation at Silicon Valley. Google is now useless and gives only Headline NEws No news type responses for important academic stuff.

I was looking for info on Musache and they game me hipster mustache products. I put Samurai Musache and I got some retarded mange crapola.

The corps are greedy and want their stable miliking, damn the internet if it means destroying it.


2 posted on 10/11/2018 8:34:48 PM PDT by JudgemAll (Democrats Fed. job-security Whorocracy & hate:hypocrites must be gay like us or be tested/crucified)
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To: Theo

bookmark


3 posted on 10/11/2018 8:39:43 PM PDT by dadfly
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To: Theo
In a very real sense, we are in October, 1917. This time the ultra-rich are pushing it, but the result will be no less onerous for the people.


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4 posted on 10/11/2018 8:43:01 PM PDT by ConorMacNessa (FMF Corpsman - Lima 3/5 RVN 1969 - St. Michael the Archangel defend us in Battle!)
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To: Theo

In the leadup to the election...


5 posted on 10/11/2018 8:44:15 PM PDT by lepton ("It is useless to attempt to reason a man out of a thing he was never reasoned into"--Jonathan Swift)
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I’m using other search engines these days.

I use Google to get better memes...


6 posted on 10/11/2018 8:47:13 PM PDT by Vendome (I've Gotta Be Me https://youtu.be/wH-pk2vZGw2M)
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To: Theo

it is sad..

But I fail to see how it’s illegal..

Facebook, love um or hate um is still a private company.

That said, the zuck is, as Holder said today a MF..

and this shit will continue until something comes along and challenges them for the top spot.


7 posted on 10/11/2018 8:47:36 PM PDT by cableguymn (We need a redneck in the white house....)
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To: Theo

Brian spent over $300,000 in Facebook ads to build his Facebook page. He gave Facebook hundreds of thousands of dollars ... and this is what they do to him.

Obviously it was a business, an investment. And yet Facebook found him to be guilty of promoting his business, a conservative-leaning website, and unpublished his Facebook page (which had 3.5 million follows/likes). With no warning.

Not cool. And especially not cool when done to a man who lost 3 limbs fighting terrorists overseas, fighting for freedom, whose family income relies on his website and on traffic from Facebook.

Anyone have any thoughts on how to get Brian’s story in front of those who can do something about this?


8 posted on 10/11/2018 8:48:58 PM PDT by Theo (FReeping since 1998 ... drain the swamp.)
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To: cableguymn

It’s business. And Facebook destroyed Brian’s investment in a matter of minutes. See http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/3695841/posts?page=8#8 ...


9 posted on 10/11/2018 8:50:25 PM PDT by Theo (FReeping since 1998 ... drain the swamp.)
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To: Theo

Bttt.

5.56mm


10 posted on 10/11/2018 8:58:07 PM PDT by M Kehoe (DRAIN THE SWAMP!)
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To: Theo

Sad but when you deal with the devil...you lose. F Facebook.


11 posted on 10/11/2018 8:58:33 PM PDT by CJ Wolf (Free)
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To: Theo

Zukerberg needs to be sued into oblivion. It is time to financially wipe Facebook off the map. They want a political war, so lets show them what a real political war really looks like:

1. The FCC needs to fine Facebook so heavily that it will never recover.

2. Prosecute Zukerberg under the RICO statutes, and destroy his personal wealth.

3. Throw him, and all those in his criminal corporation, into prison for 20 years.


12 posted on 10/11/2018 9:01:10 PM PDT by JME_FAN (If you lived here, you'd be home by now.)
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To: Theo

Facebook is violating criminal & civil federal antitrust laws and Jeff Sessions is doing nothing to stop them.

Trump must take action.


13 posted on 10/11/2018 9:01:42 PM PDT by Trumpisourlastchance
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I'm used to getting banned on Facebook. I used it for many years to attack Islam. Since taking on that evil religion is like taking on the Mafia I used pseudonym's all the time. Each time Facebook took out another name I called it getting ‘martyred’. This brave fellow just found out not all the enemies of freedom are overseas. Since Facebook is now obviously a tool of the left I suggest using one of their owns tools against it : bust up thier Monopoly.
14 posted on 10/11/2018 9:03:22 PM PDT by Nateman (If the left is not screaming, you are doing it wrong.)
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To: JME_FAN

I absolutely agree.


15 posted on 10/11/2018 9:03:22 PM PDT by Theo (FReeping since 1998 ... drain the swamp.)
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To: Trumpisourlastchance

Agreed.


16 posted on 10/11/2018 9:03:53 PM PDT by Theo (FReeping since 1998 ... drain the swamp.)
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To: Theo

that is what happens when you put all your eggs in one basket so to speak.

I fire clients all the time. I hope I am still allowed to do that.

again I think what facebutt is doing is bull droppings, but either we are free or we are not. that means we are free to do business and stop doing business with who ever we want.


17 posted on 10/11/2018 9:08:14 PM PDT by cableguymn (We need a redneck in the white house....)
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To: Theo

Where the hell is Eff Sessions?


18 posted on 10/11/2018 9:09:38 PM PDT by Windflier (Pitchforks and torches ripen on the vine. Left too long, they become black rifles.)
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To: Windflier

Hiding under his desk - sucking his thumb and clutching his blanky - while curled up in a fetal position.


19 posted on 10/11/2018 9:11:49 PM PDT by JME_FAN (If you lived here, you'd be home by now.)
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To: Theo

He should contact Dennis Prager, who is dealing with the same thing - probably with a lawyer.


20 posted on 10/11/2018 9:12:53 PM PDT by bboop (does not suffer fools gladly)
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