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In case you believed this could never happen: Now has begun the wanton Censorship of America

    Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook has now joined the ranks of those of us who have created moderated informational platforms that act as a hybrid publication. The difference between Beaufort County NOW and Facebook is that this publication /moderated informational platform still allows expression of ideas from many people with many ideas, providing that they are properly presented ... but no pornography and Fake News advertisements.

    I reckon it is true; however, from Mr. Zuckerberg's his words below, that Mr. Zuckerberg wishes to severely moderate, to censor the words of the United States president, while continuing to allow other speech more conducive with his point of view, his ideology, including the aforementioned explicit pornography, and Fake News advertisements, which occupies a tremendous presence on his publicly constructed, and publicly financed platform.

    I actually do not have a constitutional problem with Mr. Zuckerberg's predilection for political censorship, or pornography, or Fake News advertisements found throughout his Facebook platform, even though, I would never lower myself or my publication to such low, and grossly hypocritical standards.

    However, where I do have a problem with Mr. Zuckerberg is that if he wishes to act as a editorialized publication, he must immediately renounce his Section 230 carveout, which creates that hard-shell of immunity for Mr. Zuckerberg's publication, which he /it has enjoyed from it's inception; indemnifying him /it from Slander /Defamation lawsuits and Copyright Infringements, which, like the pornography on Facebook, is in great abundance.

    Mr. Zuckerberg and other shareholders of Facebook, please say goodbye to your Section 230 carveout, because its loss may not be imminent, but it is an assured eventuality.

    Here now are Mr. Zuckerberg's words published on Facebook - January 7, 2021 at 10:47 am.

  • "The shocking events of the last 24 hours clearly demonstrate that President Donald Trump intends to use his remaining time in office to undermine the peaceful and lawful transition of power to his elected successor, Joe Biden.
  • His decision to use his platform to condone rather than condemn the actions of his supporters at the Capitol building has rightly disturbed people in the US and around the world. We removed these statements yesterday because we judged that their effect -- and likely their intent -- would be to provoke further violence.
  • Following the certification of the election results by Congress, the priority for the whole country must now be to ensure that the remaining 13 days and the days after inauguration pass peacefully and in accordance with established democratic norms.
  • Over the last several years, we have allowed President Trump to use our platform consistent with our own rules, at times removing content or labeling his posts when they violate our policies. We did this because we believe that the public has a right to the broadest possible access to political speech, even controversial speech. But the current context is now fundamentally different, involving use of our platform to incite violent insurrection against a democratically elected government.
  • We believe the risks of allowing the President to continue to use our service during this period are simply too great. Therefore, we are extending the block we have placed on his Facebook and Instagram accounts indefinitely and for at least the next two weeks until the peaceful transition of power is complete."

Big Tech Platforms are acting as the defacto policing /judgement force of the internet by deciding whose Speech is most relevant, which Speech might languish, and which Speech must die, never to be resurrected. Is this what you expected to occur on OUR internet when we began expending so much of our time on this medium?
  Yes, I have always trusted a larger entity to divine for me what is true and what is real.
  No, I instead expected the internet to become a conduit to information that might enlighten my perspective by the choices I make while using OUR internet.
  I never think this deeply; this makes my brain hurt.
83 total vote(s)     What's your Opinion?

Where do you stand on the wanton censorship by Big Tech Platforms, while retaining their Section 230 carveout indemnifying them for Slander /Defamation lawsuits and Copyright infringements?
  Big Tech Platforms have the right to Censor all speech providing they voluntarily relinquish their Section 230 Carveout.
  Big Tech Platforms DO NOT have the right to Censor any speech, while retaining multiple indemnifications by virtue of the Section 230 Carveout.
  I know nothing of this 230 talk, but "I do love me some social media".
385 total vote(s)     What's your Opinion?

Is the election apparatus in the State of Georgia for real, or have they constructed a monster they cannot, and will not manage and will not enforce?
  No, the political makeup in Georgia is moving toward Socialism.
  Yes, Georgia has lost their ability to hold a Free and Fair Election.
  Why should I care?
129 total vote(s)     What's your Opinion?

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( January 12th, 2021 @ 6:58 pm )
Just placed on the Stan Deatherage's Facebook space:

Alright ... this time, I am taking an extended break from my Stan Deatherage Facebook place here on FB, if only for no other reason, to show solidarity with the victims of the Big Tech Platforms' colluded Censorship, and as of late, obvious Anti Trust violations.

I will still continue to use my BCN FB space to promote some posts on - the largest online publication in the history of Beaufort County, quite possibly in this immediate region of eastern NC.

If you are interested in contacting me there, or, if you wish to join that moderated informational platform, which gets many multiples of traffic more than anything that I see here where I am involved. Additionally, BCN has a long history of displaying informative posts that actually teach as well as entertain; while keeping one abreast of real news, with far less unfocused conjecture ... and please feel free to register for a Membership if you do not have one already.

Becoming a Member, at varying levels here on BCN, allows for Members to private message one another, comment on posts written by a wealth of current contributors, or submit your own well considered and decently presented post.

All folks from all walks of life, of all political persuasions are welcome.

I hope to see you there.
( January 9th, 2021 @ 10:07 am )
We can not let them win in 2022. They have done much damage to our Republic over the last 4 years, and they will do even more damage to our Constitutional Republic over the next 2 years, but, hopefully, enough Americans will be lifted out of their stupor of stupidity to vote with the patriots in the 2022 Midterms.

Then again, if the non patriots are allowed to cheat again in these elections, "all bets are off".
( January 9th, 2021 @ 9:54 am )
Regarding the "fools, their pawns, [and] their dupes:" I've got to really think about whether they should be punished or not, after all they have put me, my family and my friends through. This is a real test. I guess my mercy will depend on them and the magnitude of their crimes.

Of course if they win all bets are off.
( January 8th, 2021 @ 8:25 pm )
For all of you emboldened Democratic Socialists, who hate the Constitution of the United States, and believe that you can use your Elitist Corporate "friends" and their Elitist Power Structure to do so, know this: You are their fools, their pawns, their dupes, and you are a sorry excuse for humankind, let alone as an American.

One day you will beg real Americans to save you from them - The Elitists - probably we will, but we will remember "the nature of the snake." You will not be punished, but don't expect a seat at the table - the table where real decisions are made.

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