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  • Trump: Congratulations to France on winning the World Cup, (and) Putin for a great World Cup

    07/15/2018 11:37:21 AM PDT · by EdnaMode · 30 replies
    Twitter ^ | July 15, 2018 | Donald J. Trump
    Congratulations to France, who played extraordinary soccer, on winning the 2018 World Cup. Additionally, congratulations to President Putin and Russia for putting on a truly great World Cup Tournament -- one of the best ever!
  • Twitter culls fake followers, Democrats hardest hit

    07/14/2018 8:14:49 AM PDT · by MtnClimber · 27 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 14 Jul, 2018 | Monica Showalter
    Twitter announced it would be culling the platform's fake followers. It makes good business sense to do this, because fake followers on an individual account distort the influence ratings for advertisers, meaning that accounts full of fakes are a money-losing proposition for Twitter's real, paying customers. If an account has fake followers, it looks more influential than it really is. Well, guess what: there is an extraordinarily high number of Democrats, the kind who draw lots of media hype, with puffed up "it" status, loaded with fake followers. I checked with this site called TwitterAudit here. Some of these accounts,...
  • Facebook, Twitter and YouTube to testify before House panel

    07/13/2018 8:31:41 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 12 replies
    The Hill ^ | 07/13/18 | Ali Breland
    Top public policy officials from Facebook, Twitter and Alphabet's YouTube division are set to testify before Congress on Tuesday to determine whether the companies were politically motivated in filtering content on their platforms. GOP Congressmembers have taken aim at the social media giants for what they have charged are politically biased practices in the content each site chooses to remove. The companies have denied such claims. The companies will send their top public policy officials to testify before the House Judiciary Committee, including Facebook’s head of global policy, Monika Bickert; YouTube’s head of global public policy and government relations Juniper...
  • Feud erupts between Dem socialist Ocasio-Cortez and defeated Rep. Joe Crowley

    07/13/2018 12:02:58 AM PDT · by Libloather · 42 replies
    Fox News ^ | 7/12/18 | Alex Pappas
    So much for Democrats coming together in New York’s 14th congressional district. A feud erupted Thursday on Twitter between Democratic socialist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and outgoing Democratic Rep. Joseph Crowley -- the longtime congressman Ocasio-Cortez shockingly defeated in New York’s primaries last month. The victor claimed the incumbent is now mounting a third-party bid. “.@repjoecrowley stated on live TV that he would absolutely support my candidacy,” Ocasio-Cortez tweeted Thursday. “Instead, he’s stood me up for all 3 scheduled concession calls.” The 28-year-old progressive Democrat added: “Now, he’s mounting a 3rd party challenge against me and the Democratic Party- and against the...
  • Obama loses more than 2 million Twitter followers amid crackdown

    07/12/2018 8:27:46 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 28 replies
    The Hill ^ | 07/12/18 | Aris Folley
    Former President Obama lost more than 2 million followers on Twitter this week as the social platform removed inactive and locked accounts from follower counts, according to a preliminary review by The Hill. Obama, who had 104 million Twitter followers prior to the crackdown, had roughly 101 million as of Thursday afternoon. Still, the former president remains the third most-followed person on the platform behind Katy Perry and Justin Bieber. President Trump, who had 53.4 million Twitter followers before the platform began pulling accounts from follower lists this week, had 53.1 million followers as of Thursday afternoon. Trump remains the...
  • Trump Tweets Typo About FBI Lawyer Lisa Page — His Son Weighs In

    07/12/2018 12:48:31 AM PDT · by a little elbow grease · 47 replies ^ | 7/11/18 | unknown
    Trump Tweets Typo About FBI Lawyer Lisa Page — His Son Weighs In The President's tweet: Ex-FBI LAYER Lisa Page today defied a House of Representatives issued Subpoena to testify before Congress! Wow, but is anybody really surprised! Together with her lover, FBI Agent Peter Strzok, she worked on the Rigged Witch Hunt, perhaps the most tainted and corrupt case EVER!______ Donald J. Trump Jr. tweeted later: Based on what was going on there I’m reasonably sure that’s not a typo.
  • Did Shannon Watts Just Admit Gun Control Is Unconstitutional?

    07/11/2018 8:02:58 AM PDT · by rktman · 11 replies ^ | 7/11/2018 | Tom Knighton
    Shannon Watts gets a little unhinged when it comes to guns. We all know that. She sees an individual’s right to keep and bear arms as something that should pretty much be abolished, and anyone who disagrees with her is a target of her scorn…when they’re not being blocked on Twitter, at least. With the nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court, she has yet another excuse to spew her bile all over social media. In the process, she may have made a bit of a slip-up.
  • Chuck Schumer on Twitter: "President Trump should not meet with President Putin alone"

    07/11/2018 8:11:35 PM PDT · by kiryandil · 42 replies
    Twitter ^ | July 11, 2018 | Chuckie Schumer
    Chuck Schumer (‏Verified account) @SenSchumer President Trump should not meet with President Putin alone. 6:11 AM - 11 Jul 2018
  • James Woods

    07/11/2018 12:22:15 PM PDT · by detective · 11 replies
    Twitter ^ | 8 Jul 2018 | James Woods
    James Woods ‏ Verified account @RealJamesWoods Follow Follow @RealJamesWoods James Woods Retweeted Facts In Your Face Make that 100 to one if you are a drunken, lying hag... James Woods added, Facts In Your Face @FactsInYourFace You are ten times more likely to die in a plane crash than you are to become President of the United States. 10:07 AM - 8 Jul 2018
  • Trump: Democrats must fix our Immigration. Illegals and traffickers know how it works.

    07/11/2018 11:12:23 AM PDT · by EdnaMode · 9 replies
    Twitter ^ | July 11, 2018 | Donald J. Trump
    Democrats in Congress must no longer Obstruct - vote to fix our terrible Immigration Laws now. I am watching what is going on from Europe - it would be soooo simple to fix. Judges run the system and illegals and traffickers know how it works. They are just using children!
  • Dem lawmaker: Restaurant gave me free food to support fight against Trump policy (Ted Lieu)

    07/09/2018 10:57:38 AM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 50 replies
    The Hill ^ | 07/09/18 | Justin Wise
    Rep. Ted Lieu (D-Calif.) on Monday said a restaurant gave him free food because the owner "appreciated" what he was doing in his fight against President Trump's "zero tolerance" immigration policy. "My experience at restaurants: I ordered take out at a Greek restaurant," Lieu tweeted. "When I arrived, the owner saw me & threw in a free baklava (one of my favorite desserts). He said he appreciated what I was doing. I guess that's what happens when one opposes ripping kids away from parents." Lieu's tweet comes as he and many other lawmakers are pressuring the Trump administration to reunite...
  • President Trump Hammers the NYTimes For Fake News Story About UN Breastfeeding

    07/09/2018 10:42:24 AM PDT · by Jeff Chandler · 29 replies
    Twitter ^ | 7-9-2018 | President Donald J. Trump
    The failing NY Times Fake News story today about breast feeding must be called out. The U.S. strongly supports breast feeding but we don’t believe women should be denied access to formula. Many women need this option because of malnutrition and poverty.
  • President Trump Hammers Pharmaceuticals on Twitter

    07/09/2018 10:37:07 AM PDT · by Jeff Chandler · 52 replies
    Twitter ^ | 7-9-2018 | President Donald J Trump
    Pfizer & others should be ashamed that they have raised drug prices for no reason. They are merely taking advantage of the poor & others unable to defend themselves, while at the same time giving bargain basement prices to other countries in Europe & elsewhere. We will respond!
  • Russian Bots Linked To Viral Twitter Attacks On ‘Hateful’ Dems

    07/08/2018 4:42:55 AM PDT · by Libloather · 74 replies
    Huffington Post ^ | 7/08/18 | Mary Papenfuss
    It what may be an early onslaught of Kremlin-linked Twitter attacks ahead of the U.S. midterm elections, Russia bots appear to be fueling a wave of criticism against Democrats in part over a lack of “civility” and intimidation in political confrontations, according to bot trackers. Attacks with the hashtag #WalkAway purport to be from a “grassroots” wave of one-time Democrats who have left the party in part because they say they are so incensed by the hateful and divisive behavior of party members. The message is to “walk away” from ugly confrontations, “intolerance” and hate — and from the Democratic...
  • David Brock's 2018-2020 Playbook to Take Down Trump

    07/07/2018 8:17:42 AM PDT · by SouthernClaire · 25 replies
    Orwellian Chronicle ^ | 06 July 2018 | Ramses Reyes
    Direct link to Brock's private manual:
  • The #WalkAway Movement Is Huge! The Real Walk Away Story Being Underreported

    07/03/2018 3:31:15 PM PDT · by all the best · 48 replies ^ | June 29, 2018
    The silent majority is starting to speak! What is the media & pop culture not understanding?
  • Twitter is sweeping out fake accounts like never before, putting user growth at risk

    07/07/2018 11:58:47 AM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 16 replies
    Washington Post ^ | July 6 2018 | Craig Timberg and Elizabeth Dwoskin
    Twitter has sharply escalated its battle against fake and suspicious accounts, suspending more than 1 million a day in recent months, a major shift to lessen the flow of disinformation on the platform, according to data obtained by The Washington Post. The rate of account suspensions, which Twitter confirmed to The Post, has more than doubled since October, when the company revealed under congressional pressure how Russia used fake accounts to interfere in the U.S. presidential election. Twitter suspended more than 70 million accounts in May and June, and the pace has continued in July, according to the data. The...
  • Trump: Will Twitter axe NYT, WaPo in purge of 'fake' accounts?

    07/07/2018 8:19:16 AM PDT · by SMGFan · 7 replies
    The Hill ^ | July 7, 2018
    President Trump on Saturday floated the idea of Twitter dumping major national news publications including The New York Times and The Washington Post as the social media platform removes "fake" accounts. "Twitter is getting rid of fake accounts at a record pace. Will that include the Failing New York Times and propaganda machine for Amazon, the Washington Post, who constantly quote anonymous sources that, in my opinion, don’t exist," Trump tweeted. "They will both be out of business in 7 years!
  • ‘Happy Resistance Day’: Hollywood Apologizes to the World for Trump on the 4th of July

    07/04/2018 4:34:22 PM PDT · by davikkm · 56 replies
    breitbart ^ | Jerome Hudson
    Hollywood stars took to social media to send messages of doom, gloom, and resistance to President Donald Trump in honor of Independence Day. “To every country on the 4th of July. We’re sorry about our president. He doesn’t reflect all of our views — and we hope you know that the majority of us are ashamed,” wrote former Netflix talk show host Chelsea Handler. “We will rally each other and come back to the world one step at a time. #novemberiscoming #alsosorryabouthotdogs.” Left-wing documentary filmmaker Michael Moore offered a politically-charged message to his six million Twitter followers, “Happy Resistance Day!...
  • ‘Set your phasers to SAVAGE’! William Shatner totally MELTS snowflake who tried to shame him

    07/04/2018 12:56:52 PM PDT · by DFG · 26 replies
    Twitchy ^ | 07/04/2018 | Sarah D
    William Shatner is among those who find the ALSC’s decision utterly ridiculous. William Shatner ✔ @WilliamShatner Did you hear about the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award being renamed over negative lines on the indigenous people of America? Laura changed the lines in the 50’s. I find it disturbing that some take modern opinion & obliterate the past. Isn’t progress @ learning from our mistakes?🤔