Social media giant shadow bans presidential candidate’s tweet
JULY 29, 2016
Twitter is provably censoring Donald Trump in order to prevent him raising money for his presidential campaign.
A tweet sent out by Trump yesterday to promote his #MillionDollarMatch donation drive does not appear on Trump’s profile page nor did it appear on the feed of anyone following him.
You can check for yourself. Here is the tweet sent out by Trump yesterday and here is his main profile page – which doesn’t show the tweet. The tweet has been buried as if it never existed.
This is yet another example of Twitter shadow banning – where people on a designated ‘blacklist’ have their tweets relegated on search results and hidden from users’ timelines, while leftist politicians and commentators on a ‘whitelist’ have their tweets promoted.
A Twitter insider admitted to Breitbart back in February that Twitter had indeed begun shadow banning politically incorrect users, a claim verified by a senior editor at a major digital publisher.
A Trump tweet in which he declared that “the establishment and special interests are absolutely killing our country” was also shadow banned by Twitter back in April.
While Twitter is censoring Trump, it has repeatedly been accused of gaming its algorithms in support of Hillary. Back in February, users were irate after the social media giant appeared to censor the anti-Hillary hashtag #WhichHillary after it started trending.
The revelation that Twitter is shadow banning Trump comes on the heels of Google claiming that a ‘technical bug’ was to blame for Donald Trump not appearing when users searched for “presidential candidates”.
Twitter’s shadow banning of Trump also follows its controversial decision to slap conservative commentator Milo Yiannopoulos with a lifetime ban.
Hack reportedly “part of a broad cyber attack on Democratic political organizations”
JULY 29, 2016
Hackers successfully compromised the computer network of the Hillary Clinton campaign in what appears to be a widespread attack on Democratic organizations.
According to Reuters, who broke the story Friday, the U.S. Department of Justice national security division is currently looking into whether the attacks “threatened U.S. security.”
“The involvement of the Justice Department’s national security division is a sign that the Obama administration has concluded that the hacking was state sponsored…” Reuters reports.
Neither the Clinton campaign nor the Department of Justice have commented on the report thus far. News of the breach comes only hours after the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) announced that it had been hacked also.
The DCCC claims that like the Democratic National Committee (DNC), they too were targeted by Russian government backed hackers.
“Based on the information we have to date, we’ve been advised by investigators that this is similar to other recent incidents, including the DNC breach,” DCCC spokesperson Meredith Kelly said in a statement.
Although a growing amount of data points directly to Russia as the responsible party, many in the cybersecurity realm are waiting to place blame.
“I don’t think we’re quite ready yet to make a call on attribution,” Director of National Intelligence James Clapper recently said. “We all know there’s just a few usual suspects out there, but in terms of the process we try to stick to, I don’t think we’re ready to make a public call on that yet.”
It is currently unknown what was accessed in both the DCCC and Clinton campaign hacks and whether or not Wikileaks is in possession of any of the data.
As noted by Yahoo News Thursday, the FBI “warned the Clinton campaign that it was a target of a cyberattack last March,” although the campaign appears to have brushed off the issue.
Published on Jul 29, 2016
Seth Rich was a DNC staffer who was murdered in the middle of the night in Washington DC, and the police have no leads. The media, however, has chosen not to focus on his murder as part of the larger investigation of who is responsible for the DNC leaks. Instead, they follow Hillary Clinton’s story. Like The Resident on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/TheResident
“Liar” signs perfectly illustrate Democrat disarray
JULY 29, 2016
California Democrats seated with their delegation at the Democratic National Convention altered signs to say “Liar” instead of “Hillary” Thursday ahead of the former First Lady’s speech.
Photos from the DNC show multiple Bernie supporters holding up signs with blacked out letters used to form the word “Liar.”
Pro-Bernie delegates wore yellow shirts Thursday after DNC efforts to suppress anti-war protesters by blacking out sections of lighting which would have shone on them.
The yellow shirts glowed and stood out prominently when lights went out during the event.
Other Bernie supporters also wore shirts with #DNCleaks stamped on them, in an effort to call attention to a trove of leaked documents released last week by Wikileaks showing clear favoritism for Hillary on the part of the DNC.
The “liar” signs are more evidence the Democrat party is not unified but instead coming apart at the seams, despite DNC efforts to put its best face forward.
BY PAUL BOND
Hours before Hillary Clinton is set to accept the Democratic nomination for president, Dinesh D’Souza has released a scene from his documentary film Hillary’s America that compares the former secretary of state to Eva Peron, the Argentine politician famously accused of money laundering in the Andrew Lloyd Webber musical Evita.
The release of the scene coincides with D’Souza launching a website that he says debunks criticisms ofHillary’s America by offering evidence that what he says about her and her party in his movie is historically accurate.
His “evidence” page cites various historical sources and quotes notable figures, like Presidents Abraham Lincoln, Andrew Jackson, Woodrow Wilson and Lyndon B. Johnson, to make the case that Democrats had backed slavery and the Ku Klux Klan decades ago.
The clip, in fact, includes comments from Peter Schweizer, who stars in a competing documentary, Clinton Cash, which is based on his book that follows the money trail of the Clinton Foundation. Clinton Cash is screening at a theater near the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, and it has a limited opening Monday.
Hillary Clinton is set to give her acceptance speech at the convention at about 10:30 p.m. ET Thursday.
On Wednesday, Hillary’s America became the top-grossing documentary film of the year, collecting $5.2 million in less than two weeks. D’Souza’s previous two movies, 2016: Obama’s America and America: Imagine a World Without Her, made $33.4 million and $14.4 million, respectively.
Read more at The Hollywood Reporter.
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Published on Jul 29, 2016
Fox News contributor says the Democrats are scared because the GOP nominee is gaining traction