Twitter wants to protect the people from statements they believe are harmful on election night to Americans. It’s like George Orwell’s 1984 or the movie Atlas Shrugged. It’s just plain un-American.
But who really believes the B.S. being dished by Twitter.
One of those statements they ensured to flag was made by President Donald Trump in the early morning Wednesday and it’s very evident that CEO Jack Dorsey and his censorship committee are watching the commander in chief closely.
It’s politics Twitter. I think we’re old enough to make our own decision about what we read and hear from the President. Twitter isn’t a publisher and should stop behaving as one or it should lose its protections under section 230.
I know I’m preaching to the choir. Dorsey’s censorship team slammed Trump’s Tweet at 12:49 a.m. warning readers that “Some or all of the content shared in this Tweet is disputed and might be misleading about an election or other civic process.”
O.K. thanks for babysitting the nation Dorsey.
Here’s what Trump said and I trust you can make your own decisions.
“We are BIG, but they are trying to STEAL the Election,” said Trump, referring to concerns about votes being counted in states, like Pennsylvania, long after the election. “Votes cannot be cast after the polls are closed!”
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The New York City Council will vote on December 9 on a law to allow green-card holders and residents with work permits to vote in municipal elections
New York’s Democratic party is battling over the constitutionality of voter laws. On December 9, the New York City Council will vote on a law to allow green-card holders and residents with work permits to vote in municipal elections.
“Around 808,000 New York City residents who have work permits or are lawful permanent residents would be eligible to vote under the legislation, which has the support of 34 of 51 council members, a veto-proof majority” reports Fox News.
“It’s important for the Democratic Party to look at New York City and see that when voting rights are being attacked, we are expanding voter participation,” Councilman Ydanis Rodriguez, a sponsor of the bill and Democrat who represents the Washington Heights neighborhood of Manhattan, told the New York Times. Rodriguez immigrated from the Dominican Republic and became a U.S. citizen in 2000.
Laura Wood, Chief Democracy Officer for the mayor’s office, said at a hearing on the bill in September that the law could violate the New York State Constitution, which states that voters must be U.S. citizens age 18 or older.
Mayor Bill de Blasio indicated he could veto the bill following the September hearing.
“We’ve done everything that we could possibly get our hands on to help immigrant New Yorkers—including undocumented folks—but…I don’t believe it is legal,” de Blasio told WNYC radio at the time.
Mayor-elect Eric Adams, however, submitted testimony to the September hearing in favor of the bill. “In a democracy, nothing is more fundamental than the right to vote and to say who represents you and your community in elected office…Currently, almost one million New Yorkers are denied this foundational right.”
The legislation was first introduced two years ago, but had not yet gained traction due to the legal concerns.
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