Twitter Suspends U.S. Border Chief For Celebrating Wall’s Protection From Illegal Aliens

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So, it's a private company and can do as it likes..
It’s a platform, not a publisher.
They still can control the content through their terms of service AND in regards to US law (for example child porn or terrorist recruiting certainly can't be allowed).
Right. Like making obscene or threatening calls. And even then it’s up to law enforcement. They don’t cut off people’s phone service.
This shit is purely political.
You’re dishonest
 

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So, it's a private company and can do as it likes..
So a bar can be whites only?
What's the law say?
Oh look.... First Amendment!!!!
Oh look. A red herring!

First Amendment doesn't apply to what private entities allow. I know of know radio, television, print media etc. that are forced to allow everything to go into print/airwaves etc. Terms of Service cover what is or is not allowed. First Amendment applies to what the government can and can't do to restrict. I looked at the tweet and can see why they would say it violates their policies since it references pretty much what the president has referenced before - that are illegals are violent criminals etc. It's arguable.
You're the moron sqauwking about laws

For that matter Constitutionaly Christians can tell gays to pound sand.

The Constitution is supreme law....red herring around that one
Since when are Christians a private business?

And you're a total idiot on this one.

The Constitution is about what the GOVERNMENT can and can't do to infringe on the rights of citizens. And from that is a whole body of law that tells citizens what they can and can not do as well as the government and private business. YOU do NOT have the right, for example, to go into a church, and disrupt their services with pro-abortion activism - your right to free speech does not apply to private companies.
 

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So, it's a private company and can do as it likes..
So a bar can be whites only?
What's the law say?
Oh look.... First Amendment!!!!
Oh look. A red herring!

First Amendment doesn't apply to what private entities allow. I know of know radio, television, print media etc. that are forced to allow everything to go into print/airwaves etc. Terms of Service cover what is or is not allowed. First Amendment applies to what the government can and can't do to restrict. I looked at the tweet and can see why they would say it violates their policies since it references pretty much what the president has referenced before - that are illegals are violent criminals etc. It's arguable.
You're the moron sqauwking about laws

For that matter Constitutionaly Christians can tell gays to pound sand.

The Constitution is supreme law....red herring around that one
Since when are Christians a private business?

And you're a total idiot on this one.

The Constitution is about what the GOVERNMENT can and can't do to infringe on the rights of citizens. And from that is a whole body of law that tells citizens what they can and can not do as well as the government and private business. YOU do NOT have the right, for example, to go into a church, and disrupt their services with pro-abortion activism - your right to free speech does not apply to private companies.
And the electric company can’t cut off the electricity to a church because they don’t like what’s being preached through electricity-driven PA systems.
 

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So, it's a private company and can do as it likes..
So a bar can be whites only?
What's the law say?
Oh look.... First Amendment!!!!
Oh look. A red herring!

First Amendment doesn't apply to what private entities allow. I know of know radio, television, print media etc. that are forced to allow everything to go into print/airwaves etc. Terms of Service cover what is or is not allowed. First Amendment applies to what the government can and can't do to restrict. I looked at the tweet and can see why they would say it violates their policies since it references pretty much what the president has referenced before - that are illegals are violent criminals etc. It's arguable.
You're the moron sqauwking about laws

For that matter Constitutionaly Christians can tell gays to pound sand.

The Constitution is supreme law....red herring around that one
Since when are Christians a private business?

And you're a total idiot on this one.

The Constitution is about what the GOVERNMENT can and can't do to infringe on the rights of citizens. And from that is a whole body of law that tells citizens what they can and can not do as well as the government and private business. YOU do NOT have the right, for example, to go into a church, and disrupt their services with pro-abortion activism - your right to free speech does not apply to private companies.
Christians own a private business you dumbed down jackass.

How's lawsuits against Christian owned businesses going for gays? Need some help....lousy. For good reason

Go bug somebody else, nobody takes your crap serious
 

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So, it's a private company and can do as it likes..
It’s a platform, not a publisher.
They still can control the content through their terms of service AND in regards to US law (for example child porn or terrorist recruiting certainly can't be allowed).
Right. Like making obscene or threatening calls. And even then it’s up to law enforcement. They don’t cut off people’s phone service.
This shit is purely political.
You’re dishonest
Well...no...I think you might be the one who is dishonest here. Phone companies fall under a different category than platforms, or publishers. Are you saying these companies have no right to prevent anyone and everyone from saying anything and everything on their platforms or in their media?
 

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So, it's a private company and can do as it likes..
So a bar can be whites only?
What's the law say?
Oh look.... First Amendment!!!!
Oh look. A red herring!

First Amendment doesn't apply to what private entities allow. I know of know radio, television, print media etc. that are forced to allow everything to go into print/airwaves etc. Terms of Service cover what is or is not allowed. First Amendment applies to what the government can and can't do to restrict. I looked at the tweet and can see why they would say it violates their policies since it references pretty much what the president has referenced before - that are illegals are violent criminals etc. It's arguable.
You're the moron sqauwking about laws

For that matter Constitutionaly Christians can tell gays to pound sand.

The Constitution is supreme law....red herring around that one
Since when are Christians a private business?

And you're a total idiot on this one.

The Constitution is about what the GOVERNMENT can and can't do to infringe on the rights of citizens. And from that is a whole body of law that tells citizens what they can and can not do as well as the government and private business. YOU do NOT have the right, for example, to go into a church, and disrupt their services with pro-abortion activism - your right to free speech does not apply to private companies.
And the electric company can’t cut off the electricity to a church because they don’t like what’s being preached through electricity-driven PA systems.
Boy...talk about a plethora of red herrings.

Are they platforms or publishers?
 

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So, it's a private company and can do as it likes..
It’s a platform, not a publisher.
They still can control the content through their terms of service AND in regards to US law (for example child porn or terrorist recruiting certainly can't be allowed).
Right. Like making obscene or threatening calls. And even then it’s up to law enforcement. They don’t cut off people’s phone service.
This shit is purely political.
You’re dishonest
Well...no...I think you might be the one who is dishonest here. Phone companies fall under a different category than platforms, or publishers. Are you saying these companies have no right to prevent anyone and everyone from saying anything and everything on their platforms or in their media?
Platform and publisher are different. That’s the dilemma.
Platform is a facilitator, a utility. Publishers are editors.
 

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So, it's a private company and can do as it likes..
So a bar can be whites only?
What's the law say?
Oh look.... First Amendment!!!!
Oh look. A red herring!

First Amendment doesn't apply to what private entities allow. I know of know radio, television, print media etc. that are forced to allow everything to go into print/airwaves etc. Terms of Service cover what is or is not allowed. First Amendment applies to what the government can and can't do to restrict. I looked at the tweet and can see why they would say it violates their policies since it references pretty much what the president has referenced before - that are illegals are violent criminals etc. It's arguable.
You're the moron sqauwking about laws

For that matter Constitutionaly Christians can tell gays to pound sand.

The Constitution is supreme law....red herring around that one
Since when are Christians a private business?

And you're a total idiot on this one.

The Constitution is about what the GOVERNMENT can and can't do to infringe on the rights of citizens. And from that is a whole body of law that tells citizens what they can and can not do as well as the government and private business. YOU do NOT have the right, for example, to go into a church, and disrupt their services with pro-abortion activism - your right to free speech does not apply to private companies.
And the electric company can’t cut off the electricity to a church because they don’t like what’s being preached through electricity-driven PA systems.
Boy...talk about a plethora of red herrings.

Are they platforms or publishers?
Platform and publishers are different.
 

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So, it's a private company and can do as it likes..
So a bar can be whites only?
What's the law say?
Oh look.... First Amendment!!!!
Oh look. A red herring!

First Amendment doesn't apply to what private entities allow. I know of know radio, television, print media etc. that are forced to allow everything to go into print/airwaves etc. Terms of Service cover what is or is not allowed. First Amendment applies to what the government can and can't do to restrict. I looked at the tweet and can see why they would say it violates their policies since it references pretty much what the president has referenced before - that are illegals are violent criminals etc. It's arguable.
You're the moron sqauwking about laws

For that matter Constitutionaly Christians can tell gays to pound sand.

The Constitution is supreme law....red herring around that one
Since when are Christians a private business?

And you're a total idiot on this one.

The Constitution is about what the GOVERNMENT can and can't do to infringe on the rights of citizens. And from that is a whole body of law that tells citizens what they can and can not do as well as the government and private business. YOU do NOT have the right, for example, to go into a church, and disrupt their services with pro-abortion activism - your right to free speech does not apply to private companies.
Christians own a private business you dumbed down jackass.

How's lawsuits against Christian owned businesses going for gays? Need some help....lousy. For good reason

Go bug somebody else, nobody takes your crap serious
Grow up you pathetic cow. Your never ending childishness gets tiresome, to put it kindly.

Your right to free speech does not extend to private companies, who at most, only need to provide equal access. What is posted/published has to fall within the guidelines of their terms of service.

Do editors have to publish every single letter? No. They do not.
 

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So, it's a private company and can do as it likes..
It’s a platform, not a publisher.
They still can control the content through their terms of service AND in regards to US law (for example child porn or terrorist recruiting certainly can't be allowed).
Right. Like making obscene or threatening calls. And even then it’s up to law enforcement. They don’t cut off people’s phone service.
This shit is purely political.
You’re dishonest
Well...no...I think you might be the one who is dishonest here. Phone companies fall under a different category than platforms, or publishers. Are you saying these companies have no right to prevent anyone and everyone from saying anything and everything on their platforms or in their media?
Platform and publisher are different. That’s the dilemma.
Platform is a facilitator, a utility. Publishers are editors.
But platforms still have their Terms of Service and as long as it is applied to equally across their users - it's legit. They are not required to allow all speech unrestricted. Nor does the constitution require them to.
 

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This is kind of similar. Platforms are not state actors.


May a private entity running a public access channel ban speakers based on the content of their speech—something a government entity running the same channels could not do? Yes, the Supreme Court held in a 5-4 opinion in Manhattan Community Access Corporation v. Halleck. Why? Because the First Amendment doesn’t apply to private entities in this instance.

The First Amendment only prohibits government, as opposed to private, abridgement of speech.
In an opinion written by Justice Kavanaugh the Supreme Court held that private operators of a public access cable channels aren’t state actors subject to the First Amendment. While the majority acknowledged that private entities may qualify as state actors in limited circumstances, including when the private entity performs a traditional, exclusive public function, the Court concluded that exception doesn’t apply in this case.
 

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So, it's a private company and can do as it likes..
So a bar can be whites only?
What's the law say?
Oh look.... First Amendment!!!!
Oh look. A red herring!

First Amendment doesn't apply to what private entities allow. I know of know radio, television, print media etc. that are forced to allow everything to go into print/airwaves etc. Terms of Service cover what is or is not allowed. First Amendment applies to what the government can and can't do to restrict. I looked at the tweet and can see why they would say it violates their policies since it references pretty much what the president has referenced before - that are illegals are violent criminals etc. It's arguable.
You're the moron sqauwking about laws

For that matter Constitutionaly Christians can tell gays to pound sand.

The Constitution is supreme law....red herring around that one
Since when are Christians a private business?

And you're a total idiot on this one.

The Constitution is about what the GOVERNMENT can and can't do to infringe on the rights of citizens. And from that is a whole body of law that tells citizens what they can and can not do as well as the government and private business. YOU do NOT have the right, for example, to go into a church, and disrupt their services with pro-abortion activism - your right to free speech does not apply to private companies.
Christians own a private business you dumbed down jackass.

How's lawsuits against Christian owned businesses going for gays? Need some help....lousy. For good reason

Go bug somebody else, nobody takes your crap serious
Grow up you pathetic cow. Your never ending childishness gets tiresome, to put it kindly.

Your right to free speech does not extend to private companies, who at most, only need to provide equal access. What is posted/published has to fall within the guidelines of their terms of service.

Do editors have to publish every single letter? No. They do not.
Gfy behemoth. See anyone can play your game.

You started on law then regressed to platform.

Get the fck over yourself, bitch
 

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So, it's a private company and can do as it likes..
So a bar can be whites only?
What's the law say?
Oh look.... First Amendment!!!!
Oh look. A red herring!

First Amendment doesn't apply to what private entities allow. I know of know radio, television, print media etc. that are forced to allow everything to go into print/airwaves etc. Terms of Service cover what is or is not allowed. First Amendment applies to what the government can and can't do to restrict. I looked at the tweet and can see why they would say it violates their policies since it references pretty much what the president has referenced before - that are illegals are violent criminals etc. It's arguable.
You're the moron sqauwking about laws

For that matter Constitutionaly Christians can tell gays to pound sand.

The Constitution is supreme law....red herring around that one
Since when are Christians a private business?

And you're a total idiot on this one.

The Constitution is about what the GOVERNMENT can and can't do to infringe on the rights of citizens. And from that is a whole body of law that tells citizens what they can and can not do as well as the government and private business. YOU do NOT have the right, for example, to go into a church, and disrupt their services with pro-abortion activism - your right to free speech does not apply to private companies.
Christians own a private business you dumbed down jackass.

How's lawsuits against Christian owned businesses going for gays? Need some help....lousy. For good reason

Go bug somebody else, nobody takes your crap serious
Grow up you pathetic cow. Your never ending childishness gets tiresome, to put it kindly.

Your right to free speech does not extend to private companies, who at most, only need to provide equal access. What is posted/published has to fall within the guidelines of their terms of service.

Do editors have to publish every single letter? No. They do not.
Gfy behemoth. See anyone can play your game.

You started on law then regressed to platform.

Get the fck over yourself, bitch
A bit touchy eh?

We are talking about free speech rights, and private entities - specifically platforms (or publishers if that is what you think Twitter is). What you can't seem to comprehend (perhaps there just isn't that much unoccupied space between your ears) is that the Constitution applies to what the government can and can't do to infringe on rights. I gave you numerous examples that just went right over your head.
 

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So, it's a private company and can do as it likes..
So a bar can be whites only?
What's the law say?
Oh look.... First Amendment!!!!
Oh look. A red herring!

First Amendment doesn't apply to what private entities allow. I know of know radio, television, print media etc. that are forced to allow everything to go into print/airwaves etc. Terms of Service cover what is or is not allowed. First Amendment applies to what the government can and can't do to restrict. I looked at the tweet and can see why they would say it violates their policies since it references pretty much what the president has referenced before - that are illegals are violent criminals etc. It's arguable.
You're the moron sqauwking about laws

For that matter Constitutionaly Christians can tell gays to pound sand.

The Constitution is supreme law....red herring around that one
Since when are Christians a private business?

And you're a total idiot on this one.

The Constitution is about what the GOVERNMENT can and can't do to infringe on the rights of citizens. And from that is a whole body of law that tells citizens what they can and can not do as well as the government and private business. YOU do NOT have the right, for example, to go into a church, and disrupt their services with pro-abortion activism - your right to free speech does not apply to private companies.
Christians own a private business you dumbed down jackass.

How's lawsuits against Christian owned businesses going for gays? Need some help....lousy. For good reason

Go bug somebody else, nobody takes your crap serious
Grow up you pathetic cow. Your never ending childishness gets tiresome, to put it kindly.

Your right to free speech does not extend to private companies, who at most, only need to provide equal access. What is posted/published has to fall within the guidelines of their terms of service.

Do editors have to publish every single letter? No. They do not.
Gfy behemoth. See anyone can play your game.

You started on law then regressed to platform.

Get the fck over yourself, bitch
A bit touchy eh?

We are talking about free speech rights, and private entities - specifically platforms (or publishers if that is what you think Twitter is). What you can't seem to comprehend (perhaps there just isn't that much unoccupied space between your ears) is that the Constitution applies to what the government can and can't do to infringe on rights. I gave you numerous examples that just went right over your head.
You should apply at Twitwaffle...given your past on this forum you'd be a superstar

You squawked law, got shellacked and switched gears

Gfy you wishy washy muzzie loving cvnt

Oh and don't forget to funny.... breaking your own rule? Typical
 

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He never said all immigrants were those things. YOU are the one lying.
Broad brush my friend. Normal humans know a dog whistle when they hear one.

...
Well, now we have “oh, come on you know,” and dog whistles and vagaries. A far cry from “liar liar!” How much more do you need to hedge and qualify? Maybe you should’ve been a little more honest from the beginning.
 

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Who said the Left are Fascists?

Twitter had better be a privately held company because if it's public there are going to be a lot of pissed off stockholders when after the election the republican congress, administration and judicial branches collectively lower the boom on those assholes.
 

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But platforms still have their Terms of Service and as long as it is applied to equally across their users - it's legit. They are not required to allow all speech unrestricted. Nor does the constitution require them to.
It's less a constitutional problem than it is being an American problem. True, there is nothing in the Constitution about stuff like this, but real Americans generally respect free speech in other parts of our society as well. Twitter is obviously anti-American and people should not participate on their site. If the government can ban cigarette companies from advertising on radio and television, they should be able to have some say in major social media bias.
 

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One thing the left loves to do is silence anyone who disagrees with them. That's what Twitter is doing. They banned me for a nastygram I sent to a politician.
They didn't ban me because I never signed up. This bias that people constantly talk about made me uninterested in going to their site.
 

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If they were censoring liberals, I’d have a problem with it as well, because it goes against the laws governing and regulating them.
I think most of us on the right would. After all, the way we get people to join our side is to let them listen to Democrats. We want them to speak. We want the entire country to understand what they are really all about. When free loving Americans hear that message, they abandon them.
 

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