Oldspeak:”The smart way to keep people passive and obedient is to strictly limit the spectrum of acceptable opinion, but allow very lively debate within that spectrum” –Noam Chomsky Facebook is the incarnation of Chomsky’s statement. This is hardly surprising. Meanwhile the rays of sunlight between the U.S. with its inverted totalitarian kleptocracy, and overt, hardcore totalitarian regimes grow fainter and fainter. It seems to be just as NSA Whistleblower William Binney said says as he holds his thumb and forefinger close together, “We are, like, that far from a turnkey totalitarian state.” Private, terms governed, electronic social networks, masquerading as public, free, all sharing democratic spaces. While we are constantly encouraged to share our feelings and everything else about ourselves on facebook, only a very narrow range of reality control approved feelings and things are acceptable. All others are removed. This is genius of this variant of Big Brother. It’s not something to fear or avoid. You love it. You tell it everything. You share everything gleefully. Where you are, who you’re with, when, why, how, how long, etc, etc, etc…. It’s the perfect narcissism cultivating surveillance tool. It is your friend. Big Brother is your friend. “Ignorance Is Strength”
We’ve previously documented that the largest social media websites censor government criticism.
For example, Facebook pays low-wage foreign workers to delete certain content based upon a censorship list. For instance, Facebook deletes accounts created by any Palestinian resistance groups.
Today, Facebook deactivated the Facebook accounts of some of the leading American political critics.
For example, former diplomat and U.C. Berkeley Professor Emeritus Peter Dale Scott told us that his Facebook account was suddenly deactivated today without any justification.
So did Richard Gage, founder of Architects and Engineers for 9/11 Truth.
And Michael Rivero, owner of the popular website What Really Happened.
- Kurt Nimmo, writer for Infowars.com and formerly Counterpunch
- Aaron Dykes of Infowars
- Jason from Infowars
- Infowar Artist
Indeed, Facebook told an Infowars reporter last year not to post anything political:
Be careful making about making political statements on facebook … facebook is about building relationships not a platform for your political viewpoint. Don’t antagonize your base. Be careful and congnizat (sic) of what you are preaching.
Reports are that the Facebook accounts of a number of other political critics were suspended or deactivated today as well, including:
- Amber Lyon, 3-time Emmy Award winning CNN reporter
- Robert M. Bowman, former director of the “Star Wars” defense program under President Ronald Reagan
- William Rodriguez, 9/11 hero
- Anthony J. Hilder, popular radio host
- William Lewis
- Weare Change, popular citizen journalism group
- Michael Murphy
- Mike Skuthan
- Packy Savvenas
- Sean Wright and Katherine Albrect