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The DOJ, FBI and Facebook Share A Common Thread

We see every day the abuse of power and that the law doesn’t matter.

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As of now, the FBI and Justice can’t seem to be able, to tell the truth, it’s just that simple. In a Rasmussen survey, people said, “ Half Say that the FBI, and DOJ Broke the Law to Block Trump Presidency.”

On the other hand, Pew Research found an astonishing fact that just 13 percent of Americans believe that the media does an excellent job covering both sides of political issues fairly. The survey also finds that a somewhat more significant number, 22 percent, believe that the media does not do this well at all.

Then there is Facebook, in a Business Insider survey they found that 81% of people surveyed said, “have little to no confidence Facebook will protect their data and privacy. The results also reported a massive, 58% of respondents said they were not at all confident about security.

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On April 9, 2018, Facebook began notifying 87 million users that their personal data may have been breached.  Just a few days ago Facebook admitted that 3 million additional user accounts were hacked. In reaction to these attacks Facebook commented, “we have no way of knowing if even more accounts have been hacked.”

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The common thread among the three is a loss of trust. The FBI and Justice are out there to protect our rights and yet there is mounting evidence that the leadership of both agencies were breaking the law themselves.  They were trying to change the outcome from the election and after Hillary lost they were and are I sill believe trying to get rid of the President even if it means they will break the law to achieve that end. They think their purpose is the high ground and to achieve their goal the law doesn’t matter. Too many of the people in high places in the FBI and Justice Departments believe they are not subject to the law, and it is unimportant to them that our rights are also under attack. We see every day the abuse of power and that the law doesn’t matter. If the law enforcement leadership don’t believe in the law then what do we as a nation stand for?

The Constitution explicitly gives the Congress oversight for the FBI and Justice Department, and yet the leadership of these two agencies believes that it is the other way around. FBI and Justice think they get to decide what and when the Congress sees evidence. If the police believe that they are not accountable to anyone, then we no longer have a Democracy.

I’m in “Facebook jail” I have been locked out of my Facebook account. So I can no longer use Facebook as a platform to market my books. When I tried to find out why I was banned, this is the response I got from Facebook. “Upon investigation, we have determined that you are ineligible to use Facebook. Unfortunately, for safety and security reasons, we cannot provide additional information as to why your account was disabled. This decision is final.”

Does this Facebook statement sound like the same words coming from Justice and the FBI when the Congress asks for information on the actions of the agencies as part of their oversight responsibility? Facebook has made a decision, and they don’t have to give me any specific reason why they have banned my books. The FBI and Justice don’t tell Congress why they are not responding they say, “we’ll get it to you in the future.”

Facebook in their decision to ban my books decided to affect my life.  For the most part, many of the people in government will not challenge the FBI or Justice and many oversight committees in the past have refused to call them out to prove what they say and are doing is legal.

Who has the oversight responsibility for Facebook? The boards of directors of Facebook have that responsibility, but are they doing their job? “The sheer volume, magnitude, and frequency of Facebook’s controversies strongly suggest that the company’s whack-a-mole approach is insufficient.  Facebook needs to institutionalize stronger risk oversight mechanisms,” Trillium Asset Management said in a letter to fellow Facebook shareholders.

In June 2014, Harvard Law scholar Jonathan Zittrain wrote an essay in the New Republic called, “Facebook Could Decide an Election Without Anyone Ever Finding Out,” in which he called attention to the possibility of Facebook selectively depressing voter turnout. In his recent testimony before Congress Zuckerberg said to Texas Senator Cruz, “Silicon Valley “Extremely Left-Leaning” Place, “I Understand your concern.

I hope that we can drain the swamp and bring back prestige, honesty, and integrity to the FBI and the Justice Department. It is also my hope that boards of directors like those at Facebook will protect the rights of all of their users and never again allow their company use the words, “ Upon investigation, we have determined that you are ineligible to use Facebook. Unfortunately, for safety and security reasons, we cannot provide additional information as to why your account was disabled. This decision is final.”

 

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Southern Restaurant Scorched After Refusing to Serve Unvaccinated People

The unvaccinated are quickly becoming second class citizens in America.

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In these late-stages of the pandemic, there are a number of emerging plot lines that almost seem more controversial than those that we experienced at the beginning of this fiasco, and it makes us wonder if some of it isn’t just for show. For instance, in the restaurant industry, where just about every businesses owner is struggling mightily, there are a number of different approaches to dealing with this latest “delta” variant of COVID-19.  This is of particular note now that many establishments had reopened during the lull in cases, and are now hanging on for dear life during “delta”. But one restaurant in the deep south has thrown their prosperity aside, and are making the controversial decision to serve only vaccinated customers. An Atlanta restaurant is making the bold decision to serve only customers who are fully vaccinated. Argosy Restaurant and Bar, located in East Atlanta Village, is one of the first businesses in Georgia to mandate with signs that say “No Vax, No Service.” The company owner made the decision earlier this week after he and several of his employees, who were all fully vaccinated, contracted the virus as breakthrough cases. The owner has suggested that these breakthrough cases were worse for business than treating the unvaccinated as though they are second class citizens. “We did it strictly as a business decision after multiple staff members tested positive,” said restaurant owner Armando Celentano. “We had to close down during a busy weekend, losing out on tens of thousands of dollars.” The decisions certainly stirred up a great deal of conversation on social media, where the restaurant received both praise and criticism for its decision.

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US Women’s Soccer Team Skips Representing U.S.A. at Opening Ceremony

The ultra-woke U.S. women’s soccer team — big losers thus far — decided to skip representing the U.S.A. during the Olympics opening ceremonies.

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The ultra-woke U.S. women’s soccer team — big losers thus far — decided to skip representing the U.S.A. during the opening ceremonies at the Tokyo Olympics Friday. The famously anti-American soccer team claimed that they could not attend because they were scheduled to attend practice during the opening event, according to WXIA-TV. “Obviously we can’t be there, I don’t know who scheduled us to practice at this time,” chief anti-American team star Megan Rapinoe told the media. The women’s soccer team was all about protesting against the U.S.A. during its first Olympics game this week but lost to New Zealand in a crushing 3-0 final. Rapinoe added that this year’s gams are different than past games. “It looks quite different and feels quite different than in the past, but all of us are thrilled to be here,” she said. Team members Abby Dahlkemper and Rapinoe enacted a lame “private parade” and posted it to Twitter: https://twitter.com/USWNT/status/1418557013739536390 The America-hating women’s soccer team was not the only American team that skipped the opening ceremonies. Both the women’s and the men’s U.S. gymnastics teams also skipped the ceremonies. They similarly held their own version of the parade” https://twitter.com/InsideGym/status/1418539840564572160 Follow Warner Todd Huston on Facebook at: facebook.com/Warner.Todd.Huston.

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