Glenn has absolutely crossed the Rubicon in his search for truth. I admire his courage for telling it like it is, no matter how ugly it gets. That's why I'm here, reading every word and why I believe, frankly, my subscription has been one of the best investments yet.

Keep up the good work, Glenn. I know you've lost a a lot of so-called "friends" as readers, but you've gained readers like me and my ilk.

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Kamala Harris calling out Joe Biden for contributing to mass incarceration is pretty rich. I was gratified when Tulsi Gabbard called her out during the debates for her record as a prosecutor. Harris literally kept people in prison after their sentences were over because their labor had been contracted out. She refused to admit new evidence proving a prisoner's innocence because she didn't want to overturn the conviction. She benefited by mass incarceration as much as anyone.

She's entirely morally bankrupt and everything she says is either hypocritical, a lie, or both. It was a Herculean propaganda effort to stress that getting rid of Trump was the only important thing, that any monster the CIA chooses to install has got to be better than Trump. Well, here we are.

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Instagram's position is racist in the extreme--literally, not figuratively, stating that the lives of incarcerated black people don't matter. Instagram needs to be called out on its white supremacist ideology.

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This is why I contribute to your operation. It's important to get the real story from actual journalism, not just the big tech algorithmed version of a news story or an expressed opinion. Keep going sir.

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I've been saying it for months: When you create the Ministry of Truth, dissent is the first thing to be quashed.

Terrifying times.

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Let us all bit a fond farewell to E pluribus unum.

We are witnessing the subjugation of critical thinking to fake facts and the challenge of truth to confirmation bias.

Society is rapidly breaking up into 'truth tribes' with each tribe seeking to cocoon itself in a 'truth hive' that cannot be challenged by the outside.

So, let 'big tech' continue to openly censor its patrons....what big tech is really censoring is their own credibility.

Alternate platforms (which are easy to stand-up) quickly immerge.

For its part, the MSM will continue to report on what the 'big tech' platforms say and not because that message is accurate and that the MSM wants to protect their readers from being exposed to total BS, but because the MSM knows their readers are most sensitive to reading anything that may challenge their 'worldview'. The customer is always right.....so to say...

I, for one, plan to join the tribe of 'critical thinkers'....and Glenn Greenwald is offering to host

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I can never unsee that mullet. It challenges Trump hair for worst look...ever.

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Great work Glenn. I would add two comments: 1) It was Kamala Harris who ran as a prosecutor on the tough on crime meme and based her career on prosecuting Biden't legislation to the fullest extent, and 2) the legislation by Biden was pivotal to turning the privatization of our prison system into revenue centers. This was the real purpose of the supposed "tough on crime" nonsense that wrecked so many young lives.

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Good piece. Please keep up the good work.

Please see the U.S. Supreme Court decision in New York Times Co. v. Sullivan, 376 U.S. 254 (1964), at https://www.law.cornell.edu/supremecourt/text/376/254

The opinion says, among other things:

“The First Amendment, … ‘presupposes that right conclusions are more likely to be gathered out of a multitude of tongues, than through any kind of authoritative selection. To many this is, and always will be, folly; but we have staked upon it our all.’”

"The constitutional protection does not turn upon ‘the truth, popularity, or social utility of the ideas and beliefs which are offered.’ [c.o.] As Madison said, ‘Some degree of abuse is inseparable from the proper use of every thing; and in no instance is this more true than in that of the press.’” (emphasis supplied.)

“[E]rroneous statement is inevitable in free debate, and that ... must be protected if the freedoms of expression are to have the ‘breathing space’ that they ‘need * * * to survive,’ "

“Those who won our independence believed * * * that public discussion is a political duty; and that this should be a fundamental principle of the American government. They recognized the risks to which all human institutions are subject. But they knew that order cannot be secured merely through fear of punishment for its infraction; that it is hazardous to discourage thought, hope and imagination; that fear breeds repression; that repression breeds hate; that hate menaces stable government; that the path of safety lies in the opportunity to discuss freely supposed grievances and proposed remedies; and that the fitting remedy for evil counsels is good ones. Believing in the power of reason as applied through public discussion, they eschewed silence coerced by law—the argument of force in its worst form. Recognizing the occasional tyrannies of governing majorities, they amended the Constitution so that free speech and assembly should be guaranteed.’”

Our country is based on “a profound national commitment to the principle that debate on public issues should be uninhibited, robust, and wide-open, and that it may well include vehement, caustic, and sometimes unpleasantly sharp attacks on government and public officials."

But maybe, the drafters of the First Amendment intended an exception for criticism of Pres. Elect Biden.

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Break up Big Tech!

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Anyone who hasn't found a way to live without Facebook, Instagram, or Tic Toc is a lazy-ass coward who's the main part of this problem. These are NOT essential services by any stretch of the imagination.

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This is fundamentally about power, truth, and accountability. I don't know if it is possible to hold DC accountable anymore, but I do know that I can walk away from Facebook and Instagram and deny them my information as well as the ad revenue they generate from me. Google, on the other hand, is far more difficult to escape and their reach is almost absolute.

We are in a post-truth era, where objective reality is wholly subservient to political need. It infects almost every segment of society now, so much so that the AMA quietly withdrew its objections to HCQ this week because lo and behold, there is no reason to object to it as a treatment for COVID and there is a rationale for using it. There was only a rationale to deny Trump a political win before the election. How many lives saved and hospitalizations averted could there have been if the AMA weren't almost wholly political?

I suppose the fault lies with us for not tarring and feathering our "betters" on a regular basis for lying to us.

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That Biden (AKA, his handlers) chose Stephen Colbert for his 'sit-down' to explain his wonderful son's predicament is the biggest tell--its a show, the investigation will be a show, and all the media who refuse to touch the story with a ten-foot pole now will have the Hunter 'exoneration' pasted across their frontpage/chyron.

Joe Biden to Colbert regarding his son Hunter Biden: '...I think it’s kind of foul play but — look, it is what it is, and, he’s a grown man, he is the smartest man I know, I mean from a pure intellectual capacity. And as long as he’s good, we’re good.'

If 'the smartest man' Joe Biden knows gets recorded smokin' crack and getting a handy from a cryin' Chinese hooker/honeypot, the USA is in a world of trouble.

Sorry. That's Dr. Chinese hooker/honeypot to you.

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Dear Glenn, please do an article on the repeal of the smith-mundt propaganda ban that was inserted in the 2013 NDAA -- I think that's the year -- and the resulting massive increase in pentagon funding for "public relations", news, film, print media, etc. The entire business model has changed. The pentagon/NATO stenographers no longer rely on ratings and advertising, they are funded by the CIA. The late Michael Hastings revealed how the fact finding senators were illegally propagandized by being shown fake film designed to secure increased funding for the US sponsored Afghanistan war. The following year, Obama repealed Smith-Mundt and made it legal and profitable to lie to the American people. The consequence of the repeal is the increasing censorship and fake news we are bombarded with everyday.

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To anyone who has a passing understanding of logic and knows the difference between "facts," "opinions," and "arguments," the "fact-check" scam is just a cringe propaganda tool for morons.

Most of them are as dumb as taking a rando social media post that says something like "Joe Biden seems like he has Dementia" and marking it as "False" because "Joe Biden has denied having any cognitive impairment." Then when someone Googles "Does Joe Biden have dementia?" The first 32 results are hack "fact check" headlines saying it's "false."

Also, any reporter can now officially add to their story that "the right-wing claim by Trump supporters that Joe Biden is cognitively impaired had been fact-checked and repeatedly debunked as misinformation."

The MSM is currently nothing but an echo chamber of propaganda.

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After the wealth gap and class inequality, censorship by the tech giants, encouraged by the Dem Party, is the main threat to what's left of freedom and democracy in our world.

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