Silencing contrarian voices

According to Sargon’s most recent video, Twitter suspended Sargon of Akkad, apparently without cause or notice.

I am not surprised. Twitter has played this game with numerous people over past years, repeatedly suspending then reinstating them. The common thread between these people is that they question progressive politics and figures. Continue reading

A Dose of Stupid v104

It happens every day. In fact, it is pretty hard to avoid it. There are some things that can only be understood with a slap on the forehead. Things so mind-boggling that one wonders how humans managed to evolve thumbs while being this mentally inept. Case in point:

After dealing with Lindy West and her cohorts earlier today, I think I am due a good laugh. I give you McEwan:

mcewanThat is all. I have nothing else to add.

Actually, that is untrue. I would have included the actual tweet, however, if I did so:

one would find McEwan’s Twitter page is gone. Apparently she could not stand the criticism for her comment, which has been rather vociferous, and deactivated her account.

There is just one more thing: If Jackie’s story being wholly untrue would not validate the reasons for disbelieving her, what would?

 

#IdiotOlympics: How Jamie Utt responded to James Landrith

I wrote earlier about my exchange with Jamie Utt on his blog. It appears he took to Twitter to complain about it. However, he was vague in his complaint, tweeting:

This prompted James Landrith to question what Utt was talking about. Below is the exchange: Continue reading