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Election Integrity

election integrity 460We believe in a free and fair election system with checks and balances to identify and remove corruption. We view the American voter as endowed with the liberty to alert the government, the media and the broader community of any perceived malfeasance without retaliation

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Government’s ‘Online Safety’ Bill Will Limit Free Speech, Lead To Massive ‘State-backed Censorship’ Warn Watchdogs

Free speech activists in the UK have warned that new government legislation aimed at social media companies is set to decimate free speech and bring in ‘state-backed censorship’ on an unprecedented scale. The ‘Online Safety’ Bill is being introduced with the justification of forcing big tech to be more accountable for ‘harmful’ content on their websites. However, activists have noted that it will could be used to remove any opinions and content that big tech or the state do not agree with, and could lead to more publishers being permanently banned from platforms. The legislation gives the government Office of Communications the power to issue fines of up to £18million or 10 per cent of their annual global turnover if that is higher, and to completely block access to platforms. Privacy campaign group Big Brother Watch has labelled the legislation “state-backed censorship and monitoring on a scale never seen before in a liberal democracy.” The Bill seeks to clamp down on any speech that risks “having, or indirectly having, a significant adverse physical or psychological impact on an adult”. This definition is overly broad. A law like this could easily result in the silencing of any speech deemed undesirable. — Big Brother Watch (@BigBrotherWatch) May 12, 2021 The Bill also threatens the right to have a private conversation online – making clear that messaging services will be in scope. We must fight this draconian legislation, protect our rights online and safeguard online speech. https://t.co/97Q8HJMclF — Big Brother Watch (@BigBrotherWatch) May 12, 2021 We’ll have much more analysis on this in the days and weeks to come. Here’s our statement in response to the #OnlineSafetyBill #OnlineHarms https://t.co/V6kESpGAZm — Big Brother Watch (@BigBrotherWatch) May 12, 2021 Another activist group. The Free Speech Union noted that the draft legislation effectively brings media created content on

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America Is Playing With Fire…

America Is Playing With Fire… Authored by Evelyn Markus via The Gatestone Institute, On May 8, 1945, men and women rushed to the streets of New York, London and Moscow to hug, kiss and dance. Germany had just surrendered. The war against Nazi Germany was over. The killing had stopped. A great evil had ended. Yet many had mixed feelings of joy and grief. More than 100,000 US soldiers had given their lives and almost another 450,000 had been wounded. In all, 15 to 20 million Europeans had been killed. May 8 is still celebrated in our times as Victory in Europe Day, or V-E Day. In 1930, my father moved as a young boy from Holland to Germany with his parents and brothers. My grandfather hoped to earn some money there during the Great Depression. He said that nobody had foreseen what would develop in the next fifteen years. Until 1930, there were only a few hundred Nazi Stormtroopers (SA), or “Brownshirts,” in German streets intimidating voters, opponents and Jews. Many of the stormtroopers wanted socialism. In the following years, their number escalated quickly to thousands, and even hundreds of thousands. In 1933, when Hitler took power, there were two-to-three million SA Stormtroopers in Germany. It went amazingly fast, my grandfather always said. The Nazis were obsessed with race. They suppressed dissent, controlled the dissemination of news and controlled culture. In 1933, the German Student Union started to burn books in an effort to align German arts and culture with Nazi ideas. Books of authors such as Hemingway, Helen Keller and Jack London were considered dangerous and had to be canceled. The students did not see themselves as suppressing culture; they saw themselves as advancing a just culture. The intimidations by the Brownshirts peaked on Kristallnacht (“The Night of

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NTD Evening News Full Broadcast (May 12)

The Secretary of State announces sanctions on a Chinese official alongside the annual International Religious Freedom report, an influential name in American politics has just been stripped of power, and gasoline shortages surge in Georgia and Virginia following the cyberattack on Colonial Pipeline.

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