Banned But Still Active And Necessary

BY Herschel Smith
1 week, 1 day ago

First up is VCDL.  Nothing has affected their web site, but their Facebook page is gone.  Permanently, I would guess.  I don’t know if they’re seeking a replacement.

Second, 2A Sanctuary Groups is being censored.  They now have a MeWe page.


Comments

  1. On January 10, 2021 at 10:55 pm, Ingsoc 2021 said:

    The United States of the Twitterati and Fakebook?
    Now we know who the deep state really is.
    New comms platforms are locked out or deplatformed?
    Same old robber barons monopoly.
    They are so butthurt because Trump used their platforms to beat the inevitable pantsuit princess and the potential section 230 adjustments.
    The Big Steal had to succeed to keep CPUSA comrades out of the gallows and to stop section 230 changes.
    Big Tech Bolsheviks are the big money behind the Big Steal.

  2. On January 11, 2021 at 12:02 am, Ned said:

    Just followed the link to MeWe. They want my contacts list?

    Naw…

  3. On January 11, 2021 at 6:55 am, Bill Sullivan said:

    1/11/21- Parler can’t be accessed by Firefox. Also, MonkeyWerx seems to have been banned by Twitter. You can still find him directly.

  4. On January 11, 2021 at 8:10 am, Wes said:

    Parler was scheduled to be ax’d last night by Amazon Web Services (AWS), said hosting choice not being the most prescient on the planet in my opinion.

    Gab.com is still upgrading (and so is temporarily slow due to work in progress). They saw after the Capitol kerfuffle a 750% increase in traffic as refugees flooded in. (Some was NYT article Streisand Effect.) I would not be surprised if it’s the first place to publish it when the name of the murderer of Ashli Babbit comes out.

    Be patient, but in my view if you want or need a social media site (for groups, specific topic discussions, whatever) Gab is the place to be. They have their own infrastructure and are not beholden except to their users.

    Not connected to them other than an account for some time as an observer. I will give the CEO there 2x thumbs-up for his polite version of a “GFY” letter back to Sen. Mark Warner, incoming Intel Cmte chair who requested social media outfits preserve stuff as “evidence.”

  5. On January 11, 2021 at 9:26 am, Fred said:

    You’re being herded. You won’t recognize it until the two places that you’re allowed online are shutdown. Then they’ll kill your phone. Then they’ll kill debit/credit cards. Then John Roberts will refuse to hear the right to eat food case. Then they’ll come get you. Then you’ll die in the camps. You’re being hereded.

  6. On January 11, 2021 at 10:24 am, Frank Clarke said:

    Cancelled my FB account yesterday.

  7. On January 11, 2021 at 12:39 pm, Mack said:

    Fred, you’re funny.

    Your imagery invokes a documentary I saw, just once, a long time ago: Meat.

    Trust me: you only need see it once. Once is enough.

    Frederick Wiseman’s masterpiece remains Titicut Follies.

    So you all think about what Fred is suggesting: either we will be sent to the institutions for re-education … or the slaughterhouse.

    And we don’t get to choose.

  8. On January 12, 2021 at 1:40 am, Hudson H Luce said:

    An Injury To One Is An Injury To All – It would be nice to see a return to normal relations between people, a healing of the great divide, people getting back to work, having money come in so that people can enjoy their lives in a free country. But that apparently isn’t the plan. No, it’s full-on vindictive revenge against half of the people in the country – most of whom the country depends upon to get work done and keep the country moving. If the political and corporate leadership insist on doing this – and doubling down – they will utterly and totally destroy the country. Period. People will not put up with this. I think a general strike would be a lot more effective, since it’s the people who produce the wealth, who keep things moving, who are in the cross-hairs… In other words, it’s by and large the people who do *actual work* who are the target, not the university-educated Left who can’t do much of anything, not the corporate or political elites or their flunkies, it’s the people who know how to get things done. Skilled trades, truck drivers, train drivers – and so forth. Without them, the country comes to a dead halt and that seems to have been forgotten.

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