Past Features

May 22, 2016

Zuckerberg In Action
Is a 31-year-old kid a threat to our free speech?

Is Zuckerberg Ignorance In Action?
Breitbart -- May 21, 2016   
Zuck vs. Trump: The Real Issue Is Immigration
    In all the drama surrounding Facebook's recent meeting with “leading conservatives” and notable Never Trump leaders such as Glenn Beck, Brent Bozell, and S. E. Cupp, it's worth remembering that there is a real issue underlying the animus between Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and presumptive GOP nominee Donald Trump: immigration reform.
    Donald Trump launched his bid for president on the issue of stopping illegal immigration, and once he took a commanding lead in the polls he never looked back.
    That's why it's significant that Zuckerberg's Facebook would be helping to define conservative “leadership” as having its base within the motley crew of Trump's detractors.
    Mark Zuckerberg was one of the high-tech leaders who came out strongly and publicly in favor of the “Gang of Eight” immigration reform bill. Zuckerberg lent not just his celebrity to the cause of promoting amnesty but also a significant amount of lobbying money.
    As reported in The Hill, Zuckerberg even led a legal brief in support of Obama's immigration policies in 2014...

Mark Zuckerberg on refugees: 'No tolerance for hate speech on Facebook' --- video
    We learning more about German culture and German law has led us to change our approach on that to now include hate speech against migrants an important part of what we have no tolerance for to be a part of on Facebook....
Glenn Spencer -- American Patrol Report
Ignorance in action
    I have spoken out against illegal immigration for twenty-four years. For almost that entire period I have been attacked as a hate-monger.
    The label of “hate” has been used to try to silence me. As far as the mainstream media are concerned, it has worked.
    It hasn't worked on Trump.
    Mark Zuckerberg is 31-years-old. For most of his life he has been totally immersed in technology How much time did he spend learning about America? It can't be very much --- yet he has taken it upon himself to decide what speech is to be allowed --- and what speech is to be silenced..
    As correctly observed by Goethe: “There is nothing for frightful than ignorance in action.”