Elon Musk reveals what led to Twitter suppressing Hunter Biden story in 2020

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  1. Andrew Jackson

    Andrew Jackson Well-Known Member

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    :roflol:
    The Hunter Laptop.story was ALL Over the News...
    Everybody was able to thoroughly research it and factor it in to make their voting decisions...
    Totally LMAO at the notion that anything was "suppressed" that could have "altered history"...
    Biden WON Fair and Square and Trump LOST Fair and Square:
    ^Time for everybody to deal with that FACT!
     
  2. Andrew Jackson

    Andrew Jackson Well-Known Member

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    WRONG...LMAO!
    It IS "open for debate"...
    And, only Faux Hews Tinfoil Hat types (crying over Sour Grapes) even care...
    Americans COULD "discuss" it...
    There are Countless other venues to "discuss" things (water cooler, lunch break, family dinner, etc...) which have NOTHING to do with Social Media or Twitter...
    Nothing was "suppressed"...
    :roflol:
    EXCEPT: IT (the idea that it wasn't suppressed) IS NOT "ignorant nonsense"...
    It is a FACT...
    Sorry to hear that some people have a hard time dealing with facts...
    That's on them...:bored:
     
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    DEFinning Well-Known Member Past Donor

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    Your analogies are invalid. To include a tweet about the government putting microchips in the vaccine, among "stories on health information," is just false. Without our seeing what was actually in those tweets, there is no way that either of us can evaluate how legitimately they could be claimed to be just alternative medical theories, as opposed to utter nonsense, or worse. So the only difference in our opinions, comes from the fact that you assume nefarious intent, at all times, by government in general but, more specifically, by Democrats.

    Yet, having seen some of the ludicrously stupid ideas being pedalled, even here, I do know that there have been many, completely bogus ideas, that people have pushed, about vaccines and Covid, as "health information," without any factual basis, whatsoever. So perhaps our definitions of that term, differ, as well. But my point, is that I am willing to accept, in lieu of any evidence to the contrary, that when there is a public health emergency, such as a pandemic, our elected government is trying to avoid more calamitous consequences, if that is the appearance of things. If you are one of those who thought there was no cause for concern, in the first place, then you should "look at China."

    In an emergency, people screaming crazy bullshit, making it hard for some to hear helpful directions, is something that reasonably, needs to be reigned in.
     
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  4. Zorro

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    Damn. What the hell topic do you think you are on?

    Elon Musk Vows To Reveal Government And Media Collusion Once He Figures Out Where These Red Dots Are Coming From.

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    'Witnesses close to Musk said the dots first began to appear shortly after he tweeted his intention to provide details about Twitter suppressing the Hunter Biden laptop scandal in the fall of 2020, shortly before the presidential election. "Within minutes of writing that tweet, we noticed the little dots appearing on the walls of every room Elon was in," said Adrian Haj, a member of Musk's inner circle. "We didn't think anything of it at first, but now they're everywhere. Weird!"'

    'Musk seemed undeterred. "I understand that there are very powerful forces in this world who very much do not want this information made public. But I bought Twitter to stir the pot, and this really is quite fun."'
     
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    :roflol:
    And, IF the Constitution had been changed, Trump could have been Dictator for Life...:bored:
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    I was being polite, we both know the use of word "If" was only that ;)
     
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    ~ And network "news" media will follow along — misleading the public and presenting biased opinion as "facts" ...
     
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    You realize that article is a joke, right? I am in a thread that claims to be about revealing government collusion, in covering up the Hunter Biden story, but which-- for people who can read-- uses a source that actually belies that claim! It specifically says, that it was people working at Twitter, who were doing this, of their own volition.

    So what we are left with, is merely a bunch of requests to Twitter-- from members of both Parties-- to review certain tweets, for possible deletion. We are given no insight into the content, of those tweets. I am making the reasonable speculation, that most (maybe all) of those, concern Covid misinformation.

    Also, my post, which you questioned as being off-topic, was responding to someone's specifically referring to the suppression of "health information."
     
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  9. Zorro

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    Fake News: Bottom Line:

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    Matt Taibbi’s bombshell-packed “Twitter Files” 'exposé on the coordinated effort among Twitter brass to censor speech and suppress material that could cause damage to the Democrat Party.'

    We've all watched hearings where Democrat office holders demanded this while noting their power to remove certain perks. That's a bit more than 'requesting'. Musk was recently warned of the dangers of not pleasing Democrat office holders. Your protests are less than convincing.

    'Matt Taibbi and Elon Musk are practicing actual transparency.' And some Leftists are quite pissy about it. 'Politicians working with a social media giant to keep important and possibly extremely consequential information from the public under the banner of “safety” sounds like it could be the inspiration for a modern-day Orwellian novel.'

    What some Lefty 'journalists' have sunk to:

    ''Imagine working for Comcast corporation and arguing that journalists shouldn’t report about internal deliberations from one of the largest social media firms over a topic that is related to the President of the United States, the actual most powerful person in the world?'

    'So many media Guardians of Truth™, could never be bothered to even raise half an eyebrow about the Hunter Biden laptop story. But are absolutely furious that Twitter and Democrat politicians’ attempts to suppress it are being exposed.' Note their priorities. They are political operatives devoted to the narrative, not students of policy nor intellectually curious about the best means of advancing Freedom and Liberty.
     
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  10. BuckyBadger

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    Amazing, The FBI was having weekely meetings with Big Tech on how to cover up stories and to silence free speech. All aimed to destroy a sitting President. Every agent, from top to bottom involved in this should be removed and many should server prison time.
     
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    OK, to be clear, you are saying there is zero evidence that Twitter suppressed the Hunter Laptop story?
     
  12. Lil Mike

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    Well with zero mentions on NBC's the Today Show and ABC's Good Morning America show (although NBC did do a Musk-Twitter story about banning kanye) They seem to be holding their fire until they have their cover story all ready. The question is, will it be ready for the Sunday shows tomorrow or not? Stay tuned...
     
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    No, that is not what I am saying, at all. I had been addressing your own, specific, unsupported assumptions. According to the article (and I have written this in other posts, in this thread), there was an over-exhuberance, in removing tweets, related to Hunter; but the article also attributes this, 100%, to a group of individuals at Twitter, acting on their own initiative. Hence, the ones to blame, for any "cover up," are just those individuals. This is a huge deflation of the idea, that there had been GOVERNMENT involvement.
     
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    So your argument that it was just a few overzealous partisans at Twitter, doing it behind the corporation's back? Twitter itself had nothing to do with it?
     
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    WOW:

    NEW: In MO and LA's deposition of FBI agent Elvis Chan on Tuesday, we found that the FBI plays a big role in working with social media companies to censor speech - from weekly meetings with social media companies ahead of the 2020 election to asks for account takedowns. - Eric Schmitt

    Lawsuit:

    https://ago.mo.gov/docs/default-source/press-releases/mo-la-v-biden-filed-petition.pdf

    The FBI was telling Twitter which accounts they wanted removed and banned and Twitter was complying. To make matters worse, they were outright lying abut the Hunter Biden laptop and labelling it as disinformation and all the while, they actually had the laptop and were covering it up. Our FBI was lying to the people and Big Tech and many media outlets were doing their part by spreading the lies and cobering up the story.
     
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    No but they select guests that support their nar
    As does CNN, etc

    Different form, but same result
     
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    Wait until Twitter explains who led them to believe that the Biden material was the result of a Russian Hack.

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    Pre-Musk Twitter was the 'deeply partisan, narrative-shaping arm of the Democrat party.'

    'Twitter’s far-left apparatchiks simply concocted the whole “maybe Hunter’s laptop came via a hack” excuse. Their M.O. was clearly: censor first, backfill an excuse later, pray Biden gets elected and then, hopefully, get away with the whole scheme.'

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    ~ FBI needs to be abolished. At this point that is the only option — jowever this is very unlikely .
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    They have certainly "lost their way", that is for sure. Sad, they used to literally be the gold standard and now they are total trash.
     
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    Hey give them a little bit of credit.... At least they went from total denial to being forced to admit that it existed.

    Once it all comes out completely undeniable then and only then will they be forced to admit that they see what the hell was going on.

    Baby steps .... It took forever just to get beyond knee jerk denial.

    Remember this..... We still have partisan lefties denying that Twitter ever engaged in partisan censorship.
     
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    fake news from the right, nothing more
     
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    They were?
     
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    No way!

    These selected screen shots, out of what I would assume would be millions of communications that Twitter has, definitely mean whatever folks want them to mean!

    Meh, you are right. This seems like a MAGA nothingburger.
     
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    Yes, they actually were:

    In our deposition of FBI agent Elvis Chan on Tuesday, we found that the FBI plays a big role in working with social media companies to censor speech - from weekly meetings with social media companies ahead of the 2020 election to asks for account takedowns. - E. Schmitt
     
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    Is it?
     
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