Milo Yiannopoulos

President Donald Trump retweeted about a dozen messages Saturday morning, including two by a well-known right-wing personality, as he continued to assail what he says is bad treatment of “conservative thinkers” on social media such as Facebook.

The president also called for the “Radical Left Wing Media” to apologize for what he called “Russian Collusion Delusion.”

Facebook on Thursday said it was banning a number of contentious far-right personalities, including Infowars founder Alex Jones, Milo Yiannopoulos, a former editor of Breitbart News, and far-right activist Laura Loomer, for violating the social-media company’s policies on hate speech and promoting violence.

“We’ve always banned individuals or organizations that promote or engage in violence and hate, regardless of ideology,” a Facebook spokeswoman said in a statement.

Paul Joseph Watson, a British radio host and YouTube personality who goes by the Twitter handle @PrisonPlanet, was among those banned on Facebook and Instagram. He tweeted on Thursday that Trump should take action against Facebook.

On Saturday, Trump retweeted a message from the 36-year-old urging his followers to “keep up the pressure,” and a second wondering why his opinions should be deemed “dangerous.”

Trump in March accused Facebook, Alphabet Inc.’s Google and Twitter of favoring content from Democrats and blocking material from some Republicans. Facebook’s action this week also extended to Louis Farrakhan, the black nationalist minister who’s been accused of anti-Semitism.

On Twitter late Friday, the president posted that he was “so surprised” to see people like Watson and actor James Woods banned from Facebook, and said that others, including social media personalities “Diamond and Silk” had been treated “horribly.”

“I am continuing to monitor the censorship of AMERICAN CITIZENS on social media platforms. This is the United States of America – and we have what’s known as FREEDOM OF SPEECH! We are monitoring and watching, closely!!” Trump tweeted on Friday.

Facebook shares closed Friday at $195.47, up 1.5 percent, and are at the highest level since July 25.

Source: NewsMax Politics

Australian Senator Fraser Anning has an egg smashed on his head while talking to the media in Victoria
Australian Senator Fraser Anning has an egg smashed on his head while talking to the media in Victoria, Australia March 16, 2019 in this still image taken from a video obtained from social media. THE UNSHACKLED/via REUTERS

March 17, 2019

By Will Ziebell

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Australian police said they were investigating after a teenager smashed an egg on a controversial right-wing lawmaker who had blamed New Zealand’s mass mosque shootings on the country’s immigration program.

The footage, shared widely on social media, showed Senator Fraser Anning being approached from behind at a political event on Saturday, before having an egg cracked on the back of his head.

The footage showed Anning appearing to try to hit the person, before that person was dragged to the ground.

Victoria Police released a statement saying the incident was being investigated “in its entirety” and that it involved a 17-year-old boy.

Anning has received widespread condemnation following comments he made that saying cause of New Zealand’s worst peace time shooting was letting “Muslim fanatics” migrate to the country.

“(Anning’s) conflation of this horrendous terrorist attack with issues of immigration, in his attack on Islamic faith specifically, these comments are appalling and they’re ugly and they have no place in Australia,” Australia’s Prime Minister Morrison told journalists on Saturday.

Calls to Anning’s electoral and parliamentary offices went unanswered on Sunday.

A GoFundMe campaign had raised more than A$19,000 ($13,500) for the teenager to cover the cost of legal fees and so he could “buy more eggs” by Sunday and the hashtag #EggBoy was trending on Twitter.

Meanwhile, Australia’s immigration minister announced on Saturday that controversial conservative speaker Milo Yiannopoulos would not be allowed to enter Australia following Yiannopoulos describing Islam as a “barbaric” and “alien” religion.

“Mr Yiannopoulos’ comments on social media regarding the Christchurch terror attack are appalling and foment hatred and division,” immigration minister David Coleman said in a statement.

Australian Brenton Harrison Tarrant, 28, a suspected white supremacist, was charged with murder on Saturday after 49 people were killed and dozens wounded in mass shootings at two New Zealand mosques.

(Reporting by Will Ziebell; Editing by Lincoln Feast)

Source: OANN

After Milo’s fake scandal, Dr. Drew Pinsky pointed out the peculiar fact that that Milo’s scandal involved a pedophile VICTIM being accused of “endorsing pedophilia.” What an insightful man Dr. Drew is! You would think that gay journalists could also come to Milo’s defense after these ridiculous accusations. On the contrary, several gay newspapers–such as […]

After Milo’s fake scandal, Dr. Drew Pinsky pointed out the peculiar fact that that Milo’s scandal involved a pedophile VICTIM being accused of “endorsing pedophilia.” What an insightful man Dr. Drew is! You would think that gay journalists could also come to Milo’s defense after these ridiculous accusations. On the contrary, several gay newspapers–such as […]


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