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“NPC” Meme Sends Twitter Careenig Toward Authoritarianism

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Twitter has jumped feet first into the fray surrounding the First Amendment in recent months, and, in doing so, have set some rather disturbing precedents for themselves.

Given the breadth and scope of what Twitter was originally intended to do, there is little surprise that they would find themselves in such a predicament.  After all, if you’re going to give a realtime voice to every smartphone user on the planet, you had better be prepared to sort through a whole lot of bad actors and bots in order to maintain your gravity and credibility.

The issue here is that Twitter has been erring so far over the line into political correctness that they have become far stricter and more authoritarian platform than ever imagined.

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This week, for instance, Twitter created new, self-imposed rules about “dehumanization”, all thanks to a clever set of memes that portray liberals as “non player characters”, a role in video games that are often limited to repetitive, simple dialogue and actions meant to accomplish only a single task.

In the modern-day meme version, these “NPC” liberals simply repeat democratic talking points ad nauseam from behind their grey faces, angular nose, and emotionless expression.

https://twitter.com/RachelJacobs212/status/1051653264226308101

Now, Twitter is looking to fight back against these memes on behalf of the “triggered” masses, calling these characterizations “dehumanization”.

Of course, this only set the merry memesters wild.

If we can say nothing else of the Trump Era and its effect on free speech, it sure has been interesting…if not just a bit silly at times.

 

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Muslim Rep. Seen with Palestinian Activist Who Calls Jews ‘Terrorists,’ Praised Hezbollah

THIS is the type of person Democrats voted into office. THIS is who they want!

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Michigan freshman Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib is making quite the name for herself.

She’s the one who refered to President Trump as a “motherf*****.”

Now Tlaib, a Democrat, has been pictured with a Palestinian activist who hates Jews and praises Hezbollah.

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His name is Abbas Hamideh.

Check it…

From Daily Mail:

Michigan first-term Rep. Rashida Tlaib has been pictured with a Palestinian activist who has praised Hezbollah and called Jews ‘Zionist terrorists.’

Tlaib, the first Palestinian-American congresswoman, drew headlines the day she was sworn in after she was videotaped an evening event saying it was time to ‘impeach the motherf*****,’ in a crude comment referencing President Trump.

The line was called out by Republican and Democratic leaders, but Tlaib didn’t apologize.

Apologize? Why apologize?

Facepalm.

More of Hamideh’s tweets:

The people who voted Tlaib into office obviously don’t understand that Israel is one of America’s greatest allies.

They probably don’t even care that Rashida was seen draped in the Palestinian flag after learning she won her election.

Democrat Rashida Tlaib danced wearing the Palestinian flag at a victory party in Tuesday evening, after she won a largely uncontested race for the open seat in Michigan’s heavily Democratic 13th congressional district.

Tlaib: “A lot of my strength comes from being Palestinian.”

Tlaib and Ilhan Omar (D-MN) are the first two female Muslims elected to Congress.

The first elected Muslim was Keith Ellison, who is now attorney general of Minnesota despite being accused of sexual harassment by an ex-girlfriend.

On their first day in office, Tlaib and Omar gleefully posed for pictures with radical activist and anti-Semite, Linda Sarsour.

From Daily Wire:

Far-left Reps. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) and Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) embraced anti-Semite and alleged Muslim Brotherhood sympathizer Linda Sarsour this week on their first day in Congress.

Sarsour wants people to stop “humanizing” Jews.

From Daily Wire:

Far-left Islamic activist Linda Sarsour made strong anti-Semitic remarks during a speech this month at the annual Islamic Society of North America (ISNA) convention in Houston, Texas — calling for the dehumanization of Israelis.

Sarsour: “So when we start debating in the Muslim community about Palestine, it tells me a lot about you and about the type of faith that you have in your heart. If you’re on the side of the oppressor, or you’re defending the oppressor, or you’re actually trying to humanize the oppressor, then that’s a problem sisters and brothers, and we got to be able to say: That is not the position of the Muslim American community.

Sarsour is rumored to be a Muslim Brotherhood sympathizer, as evidenced by the tweet below:

The founder of the Women’s March, Teresa Shook, is calling on Sarsour to step down for her anti-Semitic and homophobic remarks.

“As Founder of the Women’s March, my original vision and intent was to show the capacity of human beings to stand in solidarity and love against the hateful rhetoric that had become a part of the political landscape in the U.S. and around the world. I wanted us to prove that the majority of us are decent people who want a world that is fair, just and inclusive of Women and All people. We proved that on January 21, 2017 (and in the U.S. this past midterm with a diverse electorate).

Bob Bland, Tamika Mallory, Linda Sarsour and Carmen Perez of Women’s March, Inc. have steered the Movement away from its true course. I have waited, hoping they would right the ship. But they have not. In opposition to our Unity Principles, they have allowed anti-Semitism, anti- LBGTQIA sentiment and hateful, racist rhetoric to become a part of the platform by their refusal to separate themselves from groups that espouse these racist, hateful beliefs. I call for the current Co-Chairs to step down and to let others lead who can restore faith in the Movement and its original intent. I stand in Solidarity with all the Sister March Organizations, to bring the Movement back to its authentic purpose. As Women’s March founder, I am stepping up to bring focus back to the Unity Principles on which our movement began, and with the support of all of those who marched and have continued to march, I pledge to support grassroots, decentralized leadership promoting a safe, worldwide community devoid of hate speech, bigotry and racism.”

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