Tag: Censorship

Facebook, YouTube, Social Media Platforms Doubling Down on Censorship

People who have frequented this site have probably noticed that I’ve been on somewhat of a hiatus of late, in terms of churning out posts. Forgive me. I owe you an apology. You see, I got sidetracked. I got sucked into posting on Facebook again and lost my way. Shame on me. What on earth could have possessed me into thinking I could reach any level of exposure on Facebook since Facebook, like YouTube and Twitter are doubling down on censorship! And ever since Biden decided to take on yet another proxy war in the Ukraine, censorship is now on steroids! Me posting on Facebook is like posting to an audience of one. If I don’t ‘tag” other Facebook friends, Facebook and its vaunted algorithms have made it so onerous that virtually no one will see my posts. In fact, lately the “tag” mechanism doesn’t even work. People I routinely tag — as in the preaching to the choir — say they are not receiving notifications of the tags. Is there any pattern to what they suppress? You bet. ANYTHING posted about the war that challenges the propaganda the CIA and war machine is pushing will not be seen. And ANY post that runs counter to the sanctioned [lab-made] coronavirus/ vaccine narrative is prohibited. You can post all you want, but nobody’s going to see it. I have plenty of posts that not one person responded to — and with good reason. Facebook buried them!

Of course, I’m not the only victim is this unprecedented campaign of government-sponsored propaganda parroted by a compromised corporate media. Journalist Chris Hedges had six years of his shows deleted from YouTube. None of those show had anything to do with the war. Yet because of his relationship with RT America YouTube unceremoniously and without any prior notice dumped the Emmy-nominated show On Contact. YouTube has also threatened to de-monetize any videos about the Ukraine War that they deem inappropriate. Inappropriate as in any credible independent or citizen journalist reports from the war zone. If it doesn’t comport with what you see on CNN, MSNBC and Fox, forget it. It winds up in Facebook’s File 13, never to be disseminated.

Speaking of the Ukraine War, try finding any anti-war coverage on MSNBC, CNN and Fox. Fox portends to provide an alternative voice but they are a fraud just like the rest of the corporate media prostitutes, including corporate print media. independent journalist Benjamin Norton penned a blistering critique of the New York Times Rest assured you will not be seeing any reports like this The Gray Zone Report

Who Are The Ubiquitous Fact Checkers and Who’s Paying Them?

I Googled Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Luc Montagnier and I got three consecutive pages of hits from either Fact Checkers or media entities parroting what the Fact Checkers said. I’ve discovered that when engaging people on social media and sharing information with them about Montagnier, about Dr. Robert Malone, about virologist Geert Vanden Bossche, what I got from many was a quick dismissive response ridiculing them and regurgitating what the Fact Checkers posted. Let’s face it, people are generally intellectually lazy and will not invest any appreciable time into searching for facts. Many want the information handed to them by others. This is the reason why Fact Checkers are so effective and a dangerous tool for censorship. They use SEO, Search Engine Optimization, to secure most if not all of the top spots of a search engine search.

The Luc Montagnier search is a classic example. How is it that a celebrated Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, when searched in a search engine nowadays is besmirched by one Fact Checker after another? It took me to the fifth page, with 10 on each page to get to information that actually delved into what Montagnier’s concerns are about mass vaccinations during a pandemic. On the sixth page, I struck gold — an actual recent interview with Dr. Montagnier. Sandwiched in between were obvious attempts at marginalizing and ridiculing him to the point of painting him as not to be taken seriously. “Hits” like “Who are the people behind the top covid-19 conspiracy theories?” “Luc Montagnier Is Not Losing It. Luc Montagnier Has Lost It” is another one. Or how about this one: “FALSE: Nobel laureate Luc Montagnier says vaccinated people will die within 2 years.” Of course, Dr. Montagnier never stated anything like that. But if your goal is subterfuge, to discredit, spreading lies helps. Then there’s this one: “Fake news alert | Nobel laureate Luc Montagnier didn’t say all vaccinated people will die in two years” which I guess was an attempt to negate the original lie but it only played into creating doubt about this scientist’s mental faculties.