Rise to the Moment of Truth Sunday, May 19, 2024


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Talmadge Butts: During wars and rumors of wars, the freedom of speech is a sure victim

In the United States, the brunt of speech restrictions have come from the mainstream media and social media companies, with companies like Google taking action to censor any content about the Russo-Ukrainian War that does not comport with their guidelines.

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Allen Mendenhall: ‘Ban’ my book!

Moving books from one section of the library to another isn’t a ban. It’s a relocation. Nor is it “banning” to remove certain books from the library altogether.

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Jennifer Oliver O’Connell: Trump’s censored Iowa speech proves that journalism is on life support

Do we need any more evidence that we have a failing legacy media complex? Not after last Monday’s caucuses in Iowa.

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Col. John Eidsmoe: The real censors in the Alabama library battle

In the war of ideas, the battle for the minds of men, the library is a central field of conflict, because the library is a repository of ideas. 

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Montgomery-based far-left SPLC: Government should ‘prevent radicalization,’ push ‘inclusive education’ to prevent spread of ‘extremism’ on social media

An attorney with Montgomery’s Southern Poverty Law Center gave an assessment to an international organization in Poland last week, insisting that governments around the world should crack down on what it deems to be “hateful ideologies.”

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Phil Williams: Censoring the censored about censorship

RFK Jr. was right. We cannot be a free nation if the very first of our civil liberties, the freedom of speech, can be so easily abridged. What good is freedom without expression?

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Matt Clark: Federal judge destroys Biden’s ‘Ministry of Truth’

There is perhaps nothing more illegal in America than mind control, which is what the government sought to impose through coercing social media into pushing its propaganda and converting it into its own Ministry of Truth.

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Troy responds to backlash from free speech watchdog over attempt to vet research at behest of Alabama Power, BCA — University admits no wrongdoing

Troy University responded to the Foundation for Individual Rights and Expression (FIRE) regarding leaked emails showing Troy trustees attempting to vet research at a free-market think tank on behalf of Alabama’s business elite.

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Released documents show CDC officials working with social media companies to police COVID-19 narrative

Newly released information shows the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) having direct communication with social media companies to assist in policing misinformation.