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Twitter Sued for Knowingly Permitting 70,000 ISIS Accounts

NBC News reported that Tamara Fields, the widow of slain federal contractor Lloyd Carl Fields Jr., is suing Twitter for knowingly allowing ISIS to use 70,000 accounts on its network, which abetted her husband’s murder. 58 more words

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Facebook’s “Civil Courage Online” Censorship Initiative

The British media, not American mainstream media, has been reporting on Facebook’s latest initiative to silence speech it opposes.

Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook’s COO, advocates that hate speech “has no place in our society.” As such, Facebook began implementing what it calls an “Initiative for Civil Courage Online,” to “purge” Europe of all “xenophobic rhetoric.” Xenophobia is defined as “having or showing a dislike of or prejudice against people from other countries.” 23 more words

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Must Watch Video of CAIR’s Awad: “Islam and U.S. are ‘Twins’ with Common Values”

According to Founder and Executive Director of CAIR (Council on American Islamic Relations), Nihad Awad, Islam and the U.S. are “twins linked by common values.” 73 more words

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When's the Last Time You Were in Takoma Park?

In 20+ years of living in the Washington, DC area, I’ve been to Takoma Park three times. Once for an engagement party which ended with people piling into a hot tub outside and me making a discrete but speedy exit. 410 more words

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Dark Comedy Continues in Moldova

I never expected Deutsche Welle (German state media) and their Romanian-language edition to provide such insightful analysis on the situation in Moldova but they’ve continued to surprise me in recent days. 210 more words

Moldova

Criticizing INDIA

Blame game is so common nowadays.

No matter what is happening in your life, if it goes wrong blame the country for it and you will be rewarded with felicitation. 607 more words