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Alleging Censorship and Condemning Outsized Power, Tulsi Gabbard Sues Google for 'Threat to Free Speech, Fair Elections, and Democracy'

Originally published at http://www.commondreams.org/news/2019/07/25/alleging-censorship-and-condemning-outsized-power-tulsi-gabbard-sues-google-threat

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This should be a huge issue, not just because it is Tulsi, whom everyone seems to ignore.

No doubt Google, as well as typical voters would say they are a private entity and therefore censorship is allowed. But we’ve come a long way from the days of pamphlets. You can’t ignore the problem that if a private entity doesn’t like your message you’re really SOL to get that message out.

Since the essentially universal privatization of media was allowed by the government, it does, in fact become an issue of government allowed censorship, hence a breach of the 1st Amendment.

If the courts don’t recognize this quickly, we’re all screwed, not just Tulsi.

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The media has always been private, not public. The root cause is the refusal of government to enforce the Sherman Anti-Trust Act against tech companies, plain and simple.

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Tulsi, where do I send the money to support this endeavor?

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Good question. Right now the donations seem to be going to Act Blue.

anyone who promotes PEACE in the world is a threat to the U.S. govt.They will always be squashed.

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And it wouldn’t hurt to have full disclosure of campaign, or, personal donations. Helps to identify politicians reasons for voting one way or another.

I think Tulsi Gabbard won her debate----All the candidates need to speak out about our media------THE MEDIA IN THE UNITED STATES IS PATHETIC----and the only conclusion to draw from the behavior of the media is that we live in a CORPORATE MILITARY POLICE STATE. How many kids were killed today by the US military??? How many people died today because of US sanctions on Venezuela??? The United States has numerous military installations in Guatemala and Honduras and the media act like they are another planet.

It is my hope that Tulsi Gabbard will challenge the media and the other candidates on the issue of sanctions on Venezuela-----THIS IS A SIMPLE QUESTION—DO YOU SUPPORT THE CURRENT SANCTIONS AGAINST VENEZUELA??? It has been reported that 40,000 people have died because of US sanctions . And WHY exactly do we have sanctions on a country like Venezuela and not Saudi Arabia???