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Old 08-08-2019, 11:07 AM
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Twitter locks Mitch McConnell’s campaign account after posting video of threatening mob outside his home

August 8, 2019

The Twitter account for Mitch McConnell’s campaign was locked after posting video of hate-filled protesters, some calling out death threats – right in front of the Senate Majority Leader’ own home.

Twitter has allowed accounts by other users, like Democratic Rep. Joaquin Castro, to remain active despite his posting of the names of Trump donors, but froze McConnell’s reelection campaign account for exposing the profane mob outside his own home.


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“This morning, Twitter locked our account for posting the video of real-world, violent threats made against Mitch McConnell,” the Kentucky Republican’s campaign manager, Kevin Golden, said in a statement, according to Fox News. “This is the problem with the speech police in America today.”

“The Lexington-Herald can attack Mitch with cartoon tombstones of his opponents. But we can’t mock it. Twitter will allow the words ‘Massacre Mitch’ to trend nationally on their platform. But locks our account for posting actual threats against us,” Golden added. “We appealed and Twitter stood by their decision, saying our account will remain locked until we delete the video.”


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I don't, and I won't, used Twitter.

Of course that means I am disconnected from the real world right?

The big social media machines can and do ,make such decisions without respect to equal rights, equal access, because they want to. And they can.

But block a lesbian couple from having crude language on a wedding cake, nnnnooooooooooooooooooooooo. You lose your bakery.
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I have a feeling Twitter is going to be up to its ass in poop in a very short while.
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The primary reason I avoid Social Media. No Twitter, No Facebook or any of the other sites run by progressives that can block you if they disagree with you. I suggest that all conservatives do the same and see how long these platforms last. These platforms don't have any power that we don't give them. Disconnect, turn them off and shut them down.
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They banned James Woods from Twitter months ago and I LOVED his tweets.

I'm going to post this and give them shlt on my Twitter and see what happens.
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The primary reason I avoid Social Media. No Twitter, No Facebook or any of the other sites run by progressives that can block you if they disagree with you. I suggest that all conservatives do the same and see how long these platforms last. These platforms don't have any power that we don't give them. Disconnect, turn them off and shut them down.
Try MeWe…. it's still young, but part of their basis no blocking of opposing views. While primarily conservative, there are plenty of liberals on there... and a few others, lol.
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Try MeWe…. it's still young, but part of their basis no blocking of opposing views. While primarily conservative, there are plenty of liberals on there... and a few others, lol.
I really like MeWe. I believe Laura Loomer also uses MeWe... she was that Jewish independent journalist that was banned from Twitter several months ago.
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