The Director of the Ron Paul Institute? That is pathetic.
The powers that be really do fear open communication and it looks like at least some of the powers that be really do fear Russia trolling online. I’m way more concerned with US Senators leaning on social media companies to eliminate voices that those politicians don’t like. That’s a far bigger threat to our “democracy” (we are not a democracy, we are a republic) than Russian trolls. Notice that the old media is all for such a purge as it protects their market position. That the old media is cozy with Dem leadership is no coincidence.
The Democrats fear the average person speaking up. It’s true of the GOP also to some extent too but on this the Dems are clearly worse. The big government people in the USA are taking their cues from the big government people in Europe where free speech has been under acute assault for a while now.
One day after what appeared to be a coordinated attack by media giants Facebook, Apple, Spotify and Google on Alex Jones, whose various social media accounts were banned or suspended in a matter of hours, the crackdown against alternative media figures continued as several Libertarian figures, including the Ron Paul Institute director, found their Twitter accounts suspended…
…”…for those that don’t take issue with the latest censorship of right-wingers by big social media — unless we take a stand now, who knows where it could end.“