AG Barr is the Adult in the Room Needed During Nationwide Riots

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Adulting 

The Headline

AG Barr is the Adult in the Room Needed During Nationwide Riots

The Grind

Attorney General Bill Barr minces very few words and is about as articulate and clear as they come. He has been a standout in articulating what needs to happen to restore law and order in our cities. With ongoing riots in many urban areas, Barr’s recent statements have sent a few clear messages.

First is his support for law enforcement officers as they work to restore order. Second, coordinated instigators resorting to violence and destruction to achieve a political agenda will not be tolerated.

The Details

The social compact is dangerously close to being irreparably harmed. One of the few legitimate roles of government at all levels in the United States is to protect citizens from enemies foreign and domestic. Further they are required, to protect the liberty, property and lives of their citizens. As it would be very expensive for me to maintain an army, I pay taxes to ensure my protection.

Governors and mayors across the country have failed in this bargain. Minneapolis burned for three days before the National Guard was activated the evening of May 30th. Social media users watched Chicago police officers being dragged down the street hours before Mayor Lori Lightfoot imposed a curfew and pulled up the drawbridges. Read more…

 

 

 

 

 

Censorship

The Headline

Facebook Employees Speak Out: Mark Zuckerberg Should Censor Trump

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is facing criticism from employees for failing to censor comments made on the platform by President Donald Trump. Ryan Freitas, a director of product design for the Facebook News Feed, says: “Mark is wrong, and I will endeavor in the loudest possible way to change his mind.”

Reuters reports that Facebook employees angered by CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s ruling to leave comments made by President Trump on the platform took to Twitter over the weekend to express their dissatisfaction with Mark Zuckerberg’s refusal to censor the president.

The Details

Many employees praised Twitter for taking action on President Trump’s recent tweets which prompted a recent executive order on social media.

One Facebook employee, Nate Butler, who is listed as working in the Facebook Design department, tweeted that “FB is on the wrong side of this,” and added that “doing nothing isn’t being bold.”

On Friday, Twitter censored a tweet from President Trump in which he addressed violent protesters stating, “when the looting starts, the shooting starts,” behind a warning label noting that the tweet violated Twitter’s rules relating to “glorifying violence.” Read more…

 

 

 

 


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