Control is a Reaction to Fear – Democrats Work on Plan For Big Tech to Shut Down Dissent


Posted originally on the conservative tree house on February 18, 2021 by Sundance

An interesting article within Reuters points out how the Democrats in congress are working with the White House to craft legislation to make “social media companies accountable for the spread of disinformation.”  Or put another way…. The Democrats are attempting to eliminate any ability of those who disagree with them; or worse yet, would outline their corrupt endeavors.

Ultimately this level of control is a reaction to fear.  So the logical question is: what exactly are they fearful of?  Perhaps the answer is in alignment with the reason Democrats have surrounded the capital with military guards, fence and barbed-wire.

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Congressional Democrats have begun discussions with the White House on ways to crack down on Big Tech including making social media companies accountable for the spread of disinformation on matters such as the U.S. Capitol riot and addressing the abuse of market power to harm corporate rivals.

The conversations, described by a lawmaker and congressional aides, have included the contentious topic of what to do with a measure called Section 230, part of a 1996 law called the Communications Decency Act, that shields social media platforms from lawsuits over much of the content posted by users.  (read more)

Remember, with Democrats there’s always an aspect to their schemes that is never covered by media.  To quote Jonathan Gruber: “we rely upon the supidity of the American voter.”

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