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What It’s Like Getting Censored on YouTube

By AwakenWithJP. Posted by David E.

Yup.

“When you tear out a man’s tongue, you are not proving him a liar, you’re only telling the world that you fear what he might say.” — George R.R. Martin, A Clash of Kings

“Political correctness is fascism pretending to be manners.” — George Carlin

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48 comments to What It’s Like Getting Censored on YouTube

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    Ted O'Brien.

    Richard Ilfeld posted this morning that: “one half of the population has a measure that lies below the median.”

    The trouble is that the half the population above the median is not nearly enough to advance our thinking. Rather more than 90% of the population depends absolutely on rather less than 10% of the population to do its thinking.

    In Australia at the moment we are seeing 70% of the population running after the bloke they think is in front. No comprehension of how societies, read there economies, work. Not even what has worked and what hasn’t in our science.

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      Jojodogfacedboy

      Expert opinions can be totally opposite to the facts and be published in the media without penalties. Change a few words around or miss a few words in someone’s comment is still considered as fact based reporting…CNN does it all the time with President Trump.

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    Mark Smith

    They make enormous amounts of money from big pharma so they want stop anything that would harm their sponsors. Generic medicines are their biggest threat. HCQ has to be stopped at all costs from beibg shown to work against COVID Google as Youtube doesn’t really dream of stopping Trump.

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    nb

    The desire for liberty for oneself and others is not a political position. It is a personality trait. It is the enjoyment of seeing the invention and prosperity of others.
    The desire for communist absolutism is not a political position. It is a personality trait. It is the enjoyment of seeing the enslavement and impoverishment of others.
    Now, let’s talk about Dan.

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    Steve

    The quote, “I may not agree with anything you say …” is by Voltaire.

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    OriginalSteve

    PC is evil…it is a scourge and pox upon the innate freedoms every human has the right to.

    Note that I exclude the leftist infested UN and its false human rights declaration in this comment…

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    Bulldust

    Ironic thread to run given what happened to my post two articles ago…

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      Yonniestone

      Jo will be the first to tell you there’s no free speech in Australia, I’m sure she and the mods are just as frustrated as you.

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      Jojodogfacedboy

      I read the next media trick to keep the majority in confusion is “confirmed”. I guess their experts are losing their luster as those nasty facts emerge every once in awhile.
      The politicians have a real understanding of media cycles when they get themselves in trouble and how to manipulate this to their advantage.

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      Bulldust

      I’m done with this web site. Between this latest incident and the previous one Jo knows about … I’m out. This will just become another echo chamber like the rest.

      Good luck with that.

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        PeterS

        Please don’t go. I understand your frustration only too well. We need to keep posting what’s wrong with things to try and alert as many people as possible. We may not turn the tide of the tyrannical leaders in place but at least we can keep people up to date with the truth of what’s happening to prepare them for much worse things to come.

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        tonyb

        What was this post and the last one about?

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          Kalm Keith

          Tony there are two things that you are Not allowed to say here.
          Unfortunately I can’t say what they are because they will be chopped.

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        I snipped an OT remark of Bulldust’s yesterday, though I don’t know what the other was? For the record, I sent Bulldust a personal email,and informed him about in the comment. Up at #1.4 on a long detailed scientific thread, it’s disappointing to go off topic — given how long it took to do that post, though he was far from the only one. I didn’t have time to clean many other comments up, which was a shame. I thought the thread was going well.

        I took the time to reply to his point and even mentioned that I was thinking of using his comment to generate a thread. If he was misinterpreting me so extensively, probably so were others.

        He hasn’t replied yet.

        It’s all getting a little over the top, eh?

        KK. Not sure what you mean. I have asked quite a few people to make some effort to write more accurately, use less hyperbole, and stop repeating the same points. The conversation sometimes gets stuck in a rut, and sometimes I fear the passion doesn’t generate a constructive discussion. Otherwise I have legal considerations.

        As it happens, this post was done by David Evans not me. No irony possible.

        It’s fathers day today in Australia. And I spent some time with my great dad.

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        when was it ever not an echo chamber.

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      So BD, in a topic about cooking with pineapples you might want to think before sending a post complaining about a change in international rally car rules.

      There are unthreaded threads every 2-3 days. It is not so hard.

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    Andrew McRae

    :D

    Get Speech Lite™ today! It’s got electrolytes.

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    Jojodogfacedboy

    I love the comedy style of George Carlin. He had a good grasp on life in general to show if it is fact or bull crap…
    99.9% of the time, it is bull crap.

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    Graeme No.3

    It seems that whatever happens in the USA with the election, that the tide has been turned in the UK. Extinction Rebellion have gone overboard interrupting major newspapers. In response some have been arrested and charged/fined and the Government has decided to put pressure on them, possibly declaring them a public nuisance or worse. The Press meanwhile with the loss of revenue, aren’t that keen on them either. Expect a sharp drop in numbers of articles favourable to them.
    The new head of the BBC is making noises about cutting costs and reducing the number of “BBC types” employed. My view is that he is worried about the Government ending the annual levy (compulsory license fee) which would result in a sharpe drop in BBC revenue, possibly as much as £4 ,000 million. A lot of AGW publicists are paid for by that.
    Meanwhile Germany prepares to dump Merkel as agitation about increasing electricity costs rises. Poland, Czechia and Austria aren’t at all keen on reducing CO2 emissions, and Italy & Spain might decide to leave the EU to save their economies. Most of eastern Europe relies on EU subsidies but as the German economy slides into recession and the UK subsidies are no lnger available…well, who knows?

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    Graeme No.3

    Sorry, pressed Post not Preview.

    Apart from the obvious spelling errors, I meant to add that come early November the USA under President Trump will leave the Paris Accord and Trump may well tell the EU to leave New York, and all those “celebrities” who in early 2017 were going to emigrate to Canada may well finally have to do that. Serve Canada right, and them too as the climate turns cold.

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      Jojodogfacedboy

      They can’t go to Canada, our boarders are closed due to the heavy Pandemic infections in the USA.

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        GD

        They can’t go to Canada, our borders are closed due to the heavy Pandemic infections in the USA

        That rule is for the hoi poloi.

        It doesn’t apply to the elites. They’ll go where they want to go.

        Viz, Danni Minogue in Queensland, and the 400 strong AFL entourage in Queensland.

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      GraphicConception

      Did you mean EU or UN?

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      The Depraved and MOST Deplorable (and still asleep) Vlad the Impaler

      Yes, second to Graphic Conception’s question: I’ve not heard of any plans to have the UN move out of New York, though I would welcome it; as long as the US also leaves the UN completely, at the same time.

      Please share any news or other information you might have, Graeme #3. In addition to being asleep, deplorable, and depraved, I’m ALL EARS, and hoping you are right!!!!

      The idea of a U.N. was great in concept, but a dismal failure in execution. We should have known it would turn into what it has become. While I should not be surprised how fast it became the monstrosity that it is, I’ll admit to having been blindsided by the speed with which it turned into this hell-hole.

      My Regards to all, and Happy Father’s Day to all Australian Fathers,

      Vlad

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        Serp

        I agree Vlad. We need to see the formation of a new world alliance. Time’s up for the UN and the EU.

        Curious isn’t it that youtube policies are in lockstep with the rubbish that comes from the UN and EU?

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    PeterS

    Someone can be wrong but not bad, such as making an honest mistake. However, someone who says you don’t have the right to be wrong is not only bad, it’s a step towards tyranny of the worst kind controlled by a thought police that enforces compelled speech to make people denounce their honest beliefs, right or wrong. The longer we have people like those in power today in Australia, state and federal who either turn a blind eye to what’s happening or actually formulating such policy directions, the closer we will become a police state not much unlike N.zi Germany.

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    Lucky

    Yes. The right to be wrong is fundamental and essential. It encapsulates the question of who decides what is right or wrong.
    Something else to consider, ‘Error may be tolerated but it has no rights.’
    Thomas Aquinas

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      PeterS

      That’s based on his premise that nothingness equates to error, a concept not many understand. I prefer this one:
      Error of opinion may be tolerated where reason is left free to combat it – Thomas Jefferson.
      I would extend it to say; where reason is not allowed to combat error then we have tyranny.

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    2dogs

    “Political correctness is fascism pretending to be manners.” — George Carlin

    Very true. The Victoria police are politically correct. But with COVID-19 spreading, they have stopped pretending to have manners.

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    Travis T. Jones

    If the CCP flu has divided us (and it has), it has been even more successful than any CCP official could have ever hoped.

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      Serp

      The CCP has planned this in the utmost detail. Australia has been so deeply infiltrated in the last thirty years that it is ready to drop into Xi’s lap. A Trump win may strengthen the resolve of the Australian government to begin at last a root and branch elimination of the totalitarian menace which will soon own us and turn us into an administrative province. Faint hope indeed…

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    Michael Hammer

    This post is obviously meant to be satirical and humerous but there is a point where it becomes too close to reality to be either. Here in Victoria there are really two issues going on. The first is our effective house imprisonment which has just been extended by 7 weeks till the end of October (no NOT just till the end of September read the detail of the restrictions). The second issue is the actions of the police and government in enforcing these. Unfortunately I am finding it harder and harder to see any difference between those actions and those reported recently from say Hong Kong. There is absolutely no doubt in my mind that Victoria is now a state of fear with freedom of thought/speech made a criminal offence. I am also well aware that past history suggests, once a government has acquired a level of control and power it never gives it up. A rationalisation and reason for such actions can always be touted, after all that is exactly what China has done wrt Hong Kong. The question is; even if the rationalisation has some justification does the end justify the means? If such draconian measures are thought to be necessary maybe its time to ask the question why; and further, is there not a gentler more respectful, positive way of addressing the issue. Suppression breeds hatred and contempt and this easily spirals upwards to unmanageable proportions. Is this what our society has come to?

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      RickWill

      But we get a whole hour less of curfew in a week and can be off property for double the time. How great is that!

      My bet is that in 2022 people will vote Dan back in. He got us through the second wave. The reason for the second wave will be long forgotten.

      It is highly likely there will be a vaccine in early 2021 in Australia and Victorians will be able to move freely. The change from the current situation will be euphoric. You have to suffer pain to enjoy the relief of no pain. The last thing in your memory is the relief. Without pain, there can be no relief from it.

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    MP

    Here is a video explaining crowdtangle.
    Crowdtangle is the algorithm used to censor social media and is used by police.

    The crowdtangle bit starts at around the 3 min mark

    https://youtu.be/zJHREGwSK1o

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    RickWill

    Victoria has exposed the weakness in wokeness; DO NOT put diversity above competency. I do not know how widely this is appreciated. It really irks me that the supercharging of the second Covid wave in Melbourne will never be analysed because it is unwoke to do so. It irks me that if I wrote the m-word to identify the path to community spread in Victoria this post would not get published. Jo Nova does not have the resources to fight for free speech.

    The political correct do not even recognise their hypocrisy. Kay Burley epitomises it here:
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9vXNVNktqnw

    There is no restraint in applying damaging labels to an individual provided they are male, white and experienced. If Tony Abbott were even guilty of the claims, would it impact on his ability to perform his function as a trade advisor for the UK? If Abbott were of the m-faith rather than the c-faith he could not be labelled mysogonist or homophobic. Those words have no meaning in the m-faith.

    I took a screenshot of some charts that BoM recently produced for the NSW Bushfire Inquiry:
    https://1drv.ms/u/s!Aq1iAj8Yo7jNg2NoYKZpnHCDcTQS
    It is quite clear that something changes around 2000. I checked and found that the AWS network was rolled out through the 1990s and early 2000s. It would not be political correct to question the authority of the charts. They go into the Inquiry Report as unquestioned gospel – it fits the theme.

    It will be interesting to see if the whole Covid debacle could have been avoided by making people aware that cough mixture prevented severe symptoms from developing! Am awaiting outcome of large trials on that question.

    My son is getting a bit worn out now. He has done 4 lots of on cycles working night shifts 7 on and 7 off. Averaging 1 death certificate a night but youngest 72yo. Some really sad cases due to contracting Covid while in hospital for other ailments – but that is not for public knowledge. One he considered died of Covid but had a negative test before he passed away so was reported as dying of pneumonia – they do not want to inflate the Covid numbers in contrast to what many coming here believe. They have closed down one of the Covid wards at his hospital as numbers drop. He is glad Victoria had the second lock down but also aware why the second wave was so rapid – he was treating them.

    Bill Shorten may be a bit less woke today. He wants to get the Greens out of the Melbourne City Council. We could see news reports on that soon.

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    Fuel Filter

    Jo, what happened to the post I just made?!?

    Just re-loaded this thread twice and didn’t see it as “your comment is awaiting moderation” or something like that.

    It jus disappeared.

    What did I do wrong?

    Please shoot me an email.

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    dkp

    Is it comedy irony that he posted this video on Youtube, the target of his rant?

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