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2022-05-23 5:32:14 PM  
When I read the opinions, I like to laugh at some of the 'between the lines' humor.

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I do think they are calling DeSantis stupid. Silencing our freedom of speech is much like smelling colors or hearing scents. Mismatches between verb and object are things I think justices notice.

And then there's this little gem that 'silently screams' about how the irony burns.
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2022-05-23 5:36:05 PM  
Conservatives should be thinking: "Is this okay by our pocket Constitution?  Could the democrats use this against us?"

What they are thinking: #winning
 
2022-05-23 5:47:36 PM  

edmo: Conservatives should be thinking: "Is this okay by our pocket Constitution?  Could the democrats use this against us?"

What they are thinking: #winning


The problem is the "pocket Constitution" is just full of Tijuana Bible drawings of Trump with Thor's body farting into Hilary and AOC's faces while the Statue of Liberty (drawn to look curiously like Ivanka) gives him a flumpkin, all in the back of a monster truck driven by Jesus blocking the gates to the White House.
 
2022-05-23 5:51:26 PM  
"Some of these massive, massive companies in Silicon Valley are exerting a power over our population that really has no precedent in American history," DeSantis said during a May 2021 bill-signing ceremony.

Signing ceremony? WTF is that?

I have no love for social media but everything DeSantis says is wrong. And he's taking on Facebook. Twitter and for some reason Disney? he has a career death wish.
 
2022-05-23 6:09:33 PM  
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... and we're done here.
 
2022-05-23 6:18:19 PM  
DeSnitus: Well we'll just what the Supreme Court has to say about that!
 
2022-05-23 6:32:34 PM  

Mr. Coffee Nerves: flumpkin


🤔
😐
*Googles*
*arrested*
*free rent and food, biatches*
 
2022-05-23 6:34:07 PM  
"Trump-appointed Judge" is a damnable phrase that will haunt the rights of countless citizens over many generations.
 
2022-05-23 6:36:36 PM  
This law is a strawman intended to intentionally struck down so fervently it puts social media companies above the law
 
2022-05-23 6:37:37 PM  

Mr. Coffee Nerves: edmo: Conservatives should be thinking: "Is this okay by our pocket Constitution?  Could the democrats use this against us?"

What they are thinking: #winning

The problem is the "pocket Constitution" is just full of Tijuana Bible drawings of Trump with Thor's body farting into Hilary and AOC's faces while the Statue of Liberty (drawn to look curiously like Ivanka) gives him a flumpkin, all in the back of a monster truck driven by Jesus blocking the gates to the White House.


The Kakistocrats!
 
2022-05-23 6:37:47 PM  
Now do Texas. Oh, it's  up to the US Supreme Court?

Well, shiat.
 
2022-05-23 6:39:54 PM  
"...dealing a major victory to companies who had been accused by GOP Gov. Ron DeSantis *and just about every conservative in America,of discriminating against conservative thought."

Nice work, Ronny. Good job, Bubba.
 
2022-05-23 6:40:30 PM  
These tech companies are not censoring "conservative thought".
Their algorithms and (human) monitors are just watching for any indication of hate, racism, bigotry etc.  If that criteria happens to overlap a lot of "Consevative thought" is not their fault.
 
2022-05-23 6:40:37 PM  
It's just pandering to the base with taxpayer money footing the bill for all the legal costs.

Either GOP assholes get what they want, to run their constituency like fascists, or they drain it of all its money and blame it on minorities. Either way it destroys America while making them wealthier.
 
2022-05-23 6:42:02 PM  

Jairzinho: These tech companies are not censoring "conservative thought".
Their algorithms and (human) monitors are just watching for any indication of hate, racism, bigotry etc.  If that criteria happens to overlap a lot of "Consevative thought" is not their fault.


Lol they aren't even doing that. Facebook and YouTube and such is a firehose of right wing propaganda.
 
2022-05-23 6:42:52 PM  
Per the Twitter TOS:

We may suspend or terminate your account or cease providing you with all or part of the Services at any time for any or no reason, including, but not limited to, if we reasonably believe: (i) you have violated these Terms or the Twitter Rules and Policies or Periscope Community Guidelines, (ii) you create risk or possible legal exposure for us; (iii) your account should be removed due to unlawful conduct, (iv) your account should be removed due to prolonged inactivity; or (v) our provision of the Services to you is no longer commercially viable.


Pretty sure passing legislation against them creates legal exposure. Twitter should ban every legislator who voted for it.
 
2022-05-23 6:44:15 PM  
Just going to keep saying it - the US military sure is producing a lot of fascists these days.

Maybe the people who are or were the military who aren't fascists might want to step up and start giving a shiat?

I've noticed. Other people are going to start noticing, too.
 
2022-05-23 6:44:16 PM  
I'm still hoping for the repeal of Section 230.  Then these guys won't have anywhere to go online due to being a massive liability.
 
2022-05-23 6:45:43 PM  

Jairzinho: These tech companies are not censoring "conservative thought".
Their algorithms and (human) monitors are just watching for any indication of hate, racism, bigotry etc.  If that criteria happens to overlap a lot of "Consevative thought" is not their fault.


Yeah, but besides that, numerous employees have left Facebook/Twitter and said they were boosting conservative reach, not censoring it.
 
2022-05-23 6:47:04 PM  

Mugato: "Some of these massive, massive companies in Silicon Valley are exerting a power over our population that really has no precedent in American history," DeSantis said during a May 2021 bill-signing ceremony.

Signing ceremony? WTF is that?

I have no love for social media but everything DeSantis says is wrong. And he's taking on Facebook. Twitter and for some reason Disney? he has a career death wish.


"I fought against the big tech companies' unconstitutional censorship of conservative free speech, and I took on one of the largest media companies in the world when they got too 'woke'. Vote for me and I'll keep fighting for you!"

Unfortunately this actually is effective.  Plus, you don't have to actually win, you just have to be a really loud asshole.
 
2022-05-23 6:49:07 PM  
Until or unless Twitter gets nationalized...Twitter can regulate whatever and however they like.

/ Also...you would not want a platform where anyone can say anything at anytime. It would immediately dissolve into a place more toxic than 8Kun
 
2022-05-23 6:49:28 PM  

Mr. Coffee Nerves: edmo: Conservatives should be thinking: "Is this okay by our pocket Constitution?  Could the democrats use this against us?"

What they are thinking: #winning

The problem is the "pocket Constitution" is just full of Tijuana Bible drawings of Trump with Thor's body farting into Hilary and AOC's faces while the Statue of Liberty (drawn to look curiously like Ivanka) gives him a flumpkin, all in the back of a monster truck driven by Jesus blocking the gates to the White House.


I've got to see this as a painting now... It's utterly disgusting, but I still wanna see it
 
2022-05-23 6:49:32 PM  
I wish DeSantis would get caught up in a DeCuckold debate. The hand-wringing by the right would almost over-power DeSantis' own wringing of his cock while his wife is spit roasted by the minorities he seems to despise so much.

Epic trainwreck.
 
2022-05-23 6:53:42 PM  
The 5th circuit blocked an injunction of a similar law from Texas, so we have a good old fashioned circuit split that pretty much guarantees the Supreme Court will take this up.

So expect a 5-4 ruling next term that private entities are required by the First Amendment not to hurt the feelings of conservatives.
 
2022-05-23 6:57:13 PM  
Deathsantis is astonishingly stupid, as are the majority of Floridians
 
2022-05-23 6:59:46 PM  
DeSantis tried to protect conservative values, but was thwarted by activist judges

In order to defeat liberalism once and for all, we need YOU to send more money!

Some random stochastic acts of aggression would also help, but we certainly are not soliciting or officially supporting that. It would really help, though.

/ sarcasm, FBI d00ds. Shouldn't you be watching actual seditionists?
 
2022-05-23 7:02:37 PM  

Mugato: Signing ceremony? WTF is that?


If you haven't noticed DeSantis has ripped a page off the Dump playbook and every executive action he takes turns into a photo op with a gaggle of fawning toads behind him as he signs whatever bill with a Sharpie even to their obsequious delight. Yeah this can be done in private but it get's no exposure for his presidential dreams. The Disney one was exceptionally absurd because he was surrounded by sullen kids who clearly were just props and were like "Wtf man"
 
2022-05-23 7:04:23 PM  

gilgigamesh: The 5th circuit blocked an injunction of a similar law from Texas, so we have a good old fashioned circuit split that pretty much guarantees the Supreme Court will take this up.

So expect a 5-4 ruling next term that private entities are required by the First Amendment not to hurt the feelings of conservatives.


Which according to one editorial I wrote means they can't remove the Buffalo terrorist's manifesto, which the "Big Tech" companies apparently did.  I couldn't even find it with Google, but I did with another search engine. I didn't read the whole thing, but I saw enough.  I think they could be right about that too.

Imagine all the horrible things we could force Facebook or even Fark to host on their servers.
 
2022-05-23 7:08:08 PM  

JK8Fan: Deathsantis is astonishingly stupid, as are the majority of Floridians


Oh, fark off with this anti-Florida shiat. Yeah we have a terrible governor but what state doesn't? Florida is made up of shiat kickin' hicks but is also made up of educated, affluent people. I live in California half of the year and it's at least as terrible as Florida. And don't get me started on New York.
 
2022-05-23 7:18:41 PM  

fatalvenom: I wish DeSantis would get caught up in a DeCuckold debate. The hand-wringing by the right would almost over-power DeSantis' own wringing of his cock while his wife is spit roasted by the minorities he seems to despise so much.

Epic trainwreck.


"...while his wife is spit roasted by the minorities he seems to despise so much."

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2022-05-23 7:21:00 PM  
Just dropping in to remind everyone DeSantis is a dangerous man and, if ever elected POTUS, will be far worse for the country than Trump *ever* was.
 
2022-05-23 7:22:37 PM  

parasol: Just dropping in to remind everyone DeSantis is a dangerous man and, if ever elected POTUS, will be far worse for the country than Trump *ever* was.


I agree with that. Because unlike Trump, he's not a total moron. He's a partial moron but not a total one.
 
2022-05-23 7:28:12 PM  
When a digital service takes action against problematic content on its own site - whether extremism, Russian propaganda, or racism and abuse - it is exercising its own right to free expression," said CCIA President Matt Schruers in a statement.

*cough GOP cough*
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2022-05-23 7:29:25 PM  

Mugato: "Some of these massive, massive companies in Silicon Valley are exerting a power over our population that really has no precedent in American history," DeSantis said during a May 2021 bill-signing ceremony.

Signing ceremony? WTF is that?

I have no love for social media but everything DeSantis says is wrong. And he's taking on Facebook. Twitter and for some reason Disney? he has a career death wish.


Not if  his career goal at the moment is to over-take Trump in popularity.

If he can see his way to making a (public) political ally of the Donald, he's going to do just fine with the base that adores Trump but admit he *is* getting a little long in the tooth (and there are plenty saying so now).

You look at what he says and think "phht, idiot, taking on Facebook, Twitter and Disney". Millions of people look at what he's doing and think "Our Champion Of Free Speech! Lord High Denier of Cancel Culture!

and?! He's YOUNGER and BETTER LOOKING, too!! He's gonna be PERFECT with Trump to advise him!"

I'm telling you real sentiments, by real voters
 
2022-05-23 7:33:28 PM  

Mugato: parasol: Just dropping in to remind everyone DeSantis is a dangerous man and, if ever elected POTUS, will be far worse for the country than Trump *ever* was.

I agree with that. Because unlike Trump, he's not a total moron. He's a partial moron but not a total one.


Our DeSantis is a total moron.

He just has a better public filter and can concentrate for longer than Trump.

That latter part is the problem. One of them, anyway.
 
2022-05-23 7:33:58 PM  

berylman: sullen kids



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I like how the boy on the left is playing the world's smallest violin for him.
 
2022-05-23 7:35:37 PM  

JK8Fan: Deathsantis is astonishingly stupid, as are the majority of Floridians


Might be time for you to check how close DeSantis' win was.

and then go fark yourself.
 
2022-05-23 7:36:57 PM  
That's what a Yale magna cum laude and a Harvard Law Juris Doctor cum laude will do for you, kids.  Don't democracy and dictator at the same time.
 
2022-05-23 7:37:39 PM  

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... and we're done here.


"we're done here" as in Roe?

Because the Supreme Court apparently isn't that keen on precedent these days ;)
 
2022-05-23 7:39:10 PM  
discriminating against conservative thought

I... uh.., never mind.
 
2022-05-23 7:39:35 PM  

parasol: You look at what he says and think "phht, idiot, taking on Facebook, Twitter and Disney". Millions of people look at what he's doing and think "Our Champion Of Free Speech! Lord High Denier of Cancel Culture!


What has Desantis said or done in any way was pro-free speech?
 
2022-05-23 7:40:20 PM  
I've seen this movie before. He's a psychopath.
The Dead Zone (Christopher Walken) - President Martin Sheen starts a nuclear war
Youtube 1EO9y4rGxvk
 
2022-05-23 7:44:35 PM  

parasol: JK8Fan: Deathsantis is astonishingly stupid, as are the majority of Floridians

Might be time for you to check how close DeSantis' win was.

and then go fark yourself.


And then we look at the margin TFG won by, and come to the conclusion this state is a lost cause.

I've lived here for 20 years now. Done my best to vote blue. farking done and over with it. Let it go to the hicks.
 
2022-05-23 7:45:39 PM  

Mugato: parasol: You look at what he says and think "phht, idiot, taking on Facebook, Twitter and Disney". Millions of people look at what he's doing and think "Our Champion Of Free Speech! Lord High Denier of Cancel Culture!

What has Desantis said or done in any way was pro-free speech?


What did Trump do in any way that "protected" the US from "runaway hoards of illegals"?

Conservatives have their own reality.
 
2022-05-23 7:49:44 PM  

jclaggett: parasol: JK8Fan: Deathsantis is astonishingly stupid, as are the majority of Floridians

Might be time for you to check how close DeSantis' win was.

and then go fark yourself.

And then we look at the margin TFG won by, and come to the conclusion this state is a lost cause.

I've lived here for 20 years now. Done my best to vote blue. farking done and over with it. Let it go to the hicks.


Funny, that's very similar to how I feel about Fark somedays
 
2022-05-23 7:59:17 PM  

parasol: jclaggett: parasol: JK8Fan: Deathsantis is astonishingly stupid, as are the majority of Floridians

Might be time for you to check how close DeSantis' win was.

and then go fark yourself.

And then we look at the margin TFG won by, and come to the conclusion this state is a lost cause.

I've lived here for 20 years now. Done my best to vote blue. farking done and over with it. Let it go to the hicks.

Funny, that's very similar to how I feel about Fark somedays


You know where the log off button is.
 
2022-05-23 8:05:55 PM  

jclaggett: parasol: jclaggett: parasol: JK8Fan: Deathsantis is astonishingly stupid, as are the majority of Floridians

Might be time for you to check how close DeSantis' win was.

and then go fark yourself.

And then we look at the margin TFG won by, and come to the conclusion this state is a lost cause.

I've lived here for 20 years now. Done my best to vote blue. farking done and over with it. Let it go to the hicks.

Funny, that's very similar to how I feel about Fark somedays

You know where the log off button is.


And you know where you polling station is.
 
2022-05-23 8:12:48 PM  
Yet again:

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2022-05-23 8:44:31 PM  

RasIanI: fatalvenom: I wish DeSantis would get caught up in a DeCuckold debate. The hand-wringing by the right would almost over-power DeSantis' own wringing of his cock while his wife is spit roasted by the minorities he seems to despise so much.

Epic trainwreck.

"...while his wife is spit roasted by the minorities he seems to despise so much."

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I'm not wrong...
 
2022-05-23 8:45:30 PM  

fatassbastard: "I fought against the big tech companies' unconstitutional censorship of conservative free speech, and I took on one of the largest media companies in the world when they got too 'woke'. Vote for me and I'll keep fighting for you!"


Any politician with a law degree who is part of any law so blatantly unconstitutional should be disbarred nationally and permanently.

Harvard should revoke his law degree because he's putting their law school in a very bad light.

(Oh, and no former special forces people should be eligible for public office. Farking psychos.)
 
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