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You Won’t Believe How Long it Took Twitter to Remove This Graphic Call to Murder ICE Agents

And can you imagine if someone posted a detailed graphic on social media of the sort of death you should face simply for being an ICE agent?

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The ironic thing about the leftist vitriol for ICE agents, fabricated, of course, by the weeks-long media hype surrounding child separation policies that had been going on for years, is that ICE agents have families too.

And can you imagine if someone posted a detailed graphic on social media of the sort of death you should face simply for being an ICE agent?

The argument is that these poor, desperate migrants are simply trying to do what’s best for their family by fleeing poverty and violence to seek a new hope in the US. And in some cases, this might very well be the case. It doesn’t change the fact that they violate federal law by crossing our border illegally.

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ICE agents, on the other hand, are hard-working, committed LEOs who have undergone extensive background checks and training and detain migrants because it is their job. They’re not politicians or lawmakers, their job is simply to enforce the law.

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Why is their life devalued because they enforce the law rather than break the law? It’s insane.

Breitbart reports that Twitter took 20 hours to remove a violent, graphic tweet calling for the brutal murder of ICE agents from the Occupy Wallstreet page.

After removing the tweet, it appears little else was done:

Twitter removed the tweet after Breitbart News reached out to the company’s press team for comment. A company spokeswoman said it is against the platform’s rules to make “specific threats of violence or wish for the serious physical harm, death, or disease of an individual or group of people.”

Looking at the time-gap between the earliest and latest archives of the tweet reveals that it was allowed to remain on the platform for over 20 hours before the company took it down. The account of Occupy Wall Street NYC does not appear to have been sanctioned and continues to tweet as normal.

So, Roseanne tweets a poorly-advised joke comparing Valerie Jarrett to Planet of the Apes, and the entire media melts down for a week.

A prominent activist group tweets out actual instructions to kill ICE agents and they’re allowed to tweet as normal.

This is the world we live in…and it is an insane world.

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Amazon Rolls Out Creepy ‘Pay By Palm’ Hardware at Whole Foods

Is this one of the harbingers of a cashless society?

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Throughout much of modern history, Americans and their cash were two separate things.  One was a human being, breathing and walking about, earning money.  The money was an inanimate commodity of varying value that we used to keep the organism alive, fat, and happy. But in the future, it seems as though we may find ourselves intrinsically, and anatomically indistinguishable from our bank account.  In fact, it appears as though Amazon is banking on it. Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) said it is rolling out biometric technology at its Whole Foods stores around Seattle starting on Wednesday, letting shoppers pay for items with a scan of their palm. The move shows how Amazon is bringing some of the technology already in use at its namesake brick-and-mortar Go and Books stores to the grocery chain it acquired in 2017. The system, called Amazon One, lets customers associate a credit card with their palm print. It offers a contact-less alternative to cash and card payments, Amazon said. Of course, the move is being regarded as a terrifying leap into Orwellian territory by privacy experts, as it appears to push us ever closer to a cashless society where hackers and power failures could doom us all to poverty in the blink of an eye.

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Fraternal Order of Police Responds to LeBron James’ Tweet Fiasco

And they were NOT happy.

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The politicization of American sports has been ongoing for some time, perhaps decades, but the most recent acceleration of this melding has come thanks to the power of social media and the blurring of the line between celebrity and athlete. At the forefront of this movement has been the NBA, and, more specifically, superstar LeBron James. This week, James came under fire for a tweet in which he referenced the Derek Chauvin trial’s guilty verdicts, with a photo of another officer who was involved in the shooting of a young black girl and text stating “you’re next”. The tweet was seen as a threat by many, including the Fraternal Order of Police who responded harshly. On Wednesday, James tweeted a photo of the officer involved in the shooting with a caption reading “YOU’RE NEXT #ACCOUNTABILITY.” The tweet has since been deleted. James was reacting to the deadly police shooting of 16-year-old Ma’Khia Bryant. Hours later, the National Fraternal Order of Police tweeted a photo of James’ original tweet, saying: “[email protected], with his vast resources & influence, should educate himself and, frankly, has a responsibility to do so, on the facts before weighing in. This is disgraceful & extremely reckless. The officer saved a young girl’s life. No amount of gaslighting will change that fact.” James attempted to walk back the tweet after deleting it, by issuing an explanation that garnered only a lukewarm response online.

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