California Law Kills Freelance Journalism

A Commentary For Those Who Remember Freedom Of The Press  by Mitch Santell

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Freelance Writers & Journalists Limited to 35 Articles A year In Calif.

The truther community has always relied on independent researchers who are passionate about their subject and write about it often.

Within this community, many of these researchers pay their bills by writing “freelance” articles to make up the gap.

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One of my favorite people out there right now is Tim Pool. Please consider subscribing to his channel and even making a small donation. Check out what Mr. Pool has to say about this terrible law. 


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“A new bill that caps freelance submissions may make writing financially unsustainable for many workers even though the legislator behind the law insists that the goal is “to create new good jobs and a livable, sustainable wage job.”

California-based freelance writer Arianna Jeret recently learned about Assembly Bill 5 and is now concerned she and her colleagues in CA may soon be speaking about their jobs in the past tense.

Jeret, who contributes to relationship websites YourTango.com and The Good Men Project, says freelance writing has helped support her two children and handle their different school schedules. Her current gigs — covering mental health, lifestyle and entertainment — allow her to work from home, from the office and even from her children’s various appointments. “There were just all of these benefits for my ability to still be an active parent in my kids’ lives and also support us financially that I just couldn’t find anywhere in a steady job with anybody,” she says.

Jeret is now coming to terms with how her lifestyle will change come Jan. 1, when AB 5, California legislation aimed directly at the gig economy that was signed into law Sept. 18, will go into effect.

The bill, which cracks down on companies — like ride-sharing giants Lyft and Uber — that misclassify would-be employees as independent contractors, has been percolating through the California legislative system for nearly a year. It codifies the 2018 Dynamex decision by the State Supreme Court while carving out some exemptions for specific professions.

But the exemption for freelance journalists — which some have only just learned about via their colleagues, press reports, social networks and/or spirited arguments with the bill’s author on Twitter — contains what some say is a potentially career-ending requirement for a writer to remain a freelancer: If a freelance journalist writes for a magazine, newspaper or other entity whose central mission is to disseminate the news, the law says, that journalist is capped at writing 35 “submissions” per year per “putative employer.” At a time when paid freelance stories can be written for a low end of $25 and high end of $1 per word, some meet that cap in a month just to make end’s meet.

Amy Lamare, who writes for money site Celebritynetworth.com and YourTango.com, adds, “Everyone’s freaking out, like my anxiety is going through the damn roof.”

To keep their lifestyles under AB 5, all of these writers will have to develop a much broader base of editor contacts and likely experience more competition as a result.

In the last few weeks, concerned freelancers who like their contractor status have slid into the Twitter replies of Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez, the bill’s author, and her chief of staff to voice their opposition. Frustrated with the response they’ve received so far, freelancers have organized a Facebook group to discuss tactics, cold-called local legislators, sought out labor and tax lawyers, and, as a result of their efforts, won two meetings at Gonzalez’s San Diego offices this month. Still, with the law set to go into effect on Jan. 1 and some employers already distancing themselves from California freelance journalists, their efforts may be too little, too late.

Read more here: http://bit.ly/2P2vC9u

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Here is an example of what your rights were before the new law went into effect:

https://nosratilaw.com/blog/2018/09/freelance-worker-rights-in-california/

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Mind Control & Consumerism

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The Godfather of modern public relations is the “double nephew” of Sigmund Freud. Who is he? His name is Edward Bernays. Mr. Bernays discovered how to manipulate and control people by placing his observations in a book entitled “Progaphanda” which was published in 1928.

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If you want to understand why a social media company like FaceBook has so much control over how you behave and think, check out this book!

Here you go:  Edward_L_Bernays_-_Propaganda

 

 

A Deleted Trump Video

A Commentary On How We Saw Trump before The Election by Mitch Santell

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Trump was America’s favorite Reality TV Show Star until he became President.

There was no one more famous a figure on TV (Tell-Lie-Vision) than Donald Trump. Boy, when he decided to run for office at the start, people in the media loved it.

It was only when Trump’s poll numbers show through the roof did everyone panic.


A special Thank you to the person on Twitter who placed the video. I did not link their account here as I don’t want their account suspended by Twitter.


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This Picture Taken at the border on July 31, 2019

This happened today:

The Trump administration’s policy to prohibit migrants from seeking asylum unless they come into the United States through a designated port of entry was rejected by a federal judge on Friday, the latest loss the White House has faced in the courts.

The administration was trying to stop those crossing the southern border illegally — outside a designated port of entry — from applying for asylum.

But U.S. District Judge Randolph Moss in Washington, D.C., ruled that the policy was unlawful and “in excess of statutory … authority.”

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Yes, now the kids can play at the border with a Teeter-Totter.

Read more here: https://abcn.ws/2T0YKOl

The Brain Chip Hive Mind Set

Anonymous guest posting to get you thinking….and while I did not write this, may it give You food for thought.

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They are in control of the psychology and psychiatry professions and fabricate fake-psychological-illnesses to classify and character assassinate the “profane” who are waking up to the Thug-Network’s secret tyranny hidden within the idealism of all “democracies.” They fabricated Aliens from outer-space to trick people into believing in non-sense. If you were tricked by their high tech squandered technology to mimic “Aliens” then they will try to turn the general public from listening to your knowledge of their thuggery.

This is what happened to William Cooper, but he figured it out and denounced the Aliens presence. All these “Aliens” are is ancient technology squandered and hidden by the thug-network. Remnant Lumanians are just the last ancient civilization that built the Giza pyramid… there are no aliens visiting Earth right now! Only a dying thug-network who are terrified that they are being exposed for being the thugs that they are. They came-up with the idea of an unearthly force invading our species back in the early 1900s… it is on record that a mason suggested an alien invasion in a public meeting before these mason caused so much havoc within this civilization to the point that they are now dissolving their lodges in lieu of their hivemind take-over.

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You can likely conclude that my bets will be placed upon Nature and All-That-Is as to who prevails from this turmoil of secret-society bull.

The damage-control, whistle-blower Dr. Robert Duncan trying to convince you that a brain-chip is not needed to remote-control the human body is likely a trap for mis-understanding the technology he helped develop… He is doing damage control to hide the cult’s use of brain-chips for everything.

Remote-controlling a human body was also exposed by Deborah Tavares in a NASA document about the cult’s war upon the profanities. The brain-chip creates binary-biologicals or remote-control zombies who have given-up their fight for freedom and thus loosing their natural inclination towards spiritual expansion.

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The techno-thugs commit their remote-control murders against the “profane” because they believe they can hide behind their technology to commit their atrocities. All those murderous souls will be brought forth to answer for their crimes against their own species and this frightens these thugs and it should.

Because they were brainwashed to think that technology will hide their crimes, they pretended that they have no responsibility for committing murder. I warned them many years ago and they still murder as if they are fake-gods. This is the way the self-righteous behave… And I will inform them that committing suicide to escape the repercussion for these crimes will not help their sorry situations very much in the end… as they prance around gloating at what they are doing to the profanities. What sorry fragments they have become, but they are used as tools, too… sorry souled tools, that is.

What you have just read above is true to life.. It would be nice if it were all fiction, but it is not. It takes worldliness to absorb it’s meaning and fit it all into a bigger picture of the human situation or some would say the human plight to fight for freedom.

In a more spiritual-perspective and this could be akin to a “bigger-picture” the thugs are allowed to experience their lowliness as their source-selves cringe at what they reduce themselves into, but the benefit is helping to push others into a deeper understanding of their more worthy beings. While, at the same time, the thugs are creating just spiritual reasons for experiencing their upcoming demise. But it all works out. The thugs know they are unworthy of Nature and Earth. They feel unworthy as the look upon themselves in a mirror to see their reflection and their gloating smirks that they give. They have set themselves up and if you stick to your good-will and do not give-up on your own integrity, you will prove yourself to be worthy to the chagrin above those hateful minions.

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Do not loose faith in your source-self. You truly live in a safe universe, but you have to prove yourself faithful to your good-will for mankind. The cancer upon Earth will be cleansed away if these thugs that can’t “evolve.” 

They have their tentacles into almost every business and societal office, pretty much anything to do with big-business, even their construction crews will be arranged to have thugs attack your work. It’s their claimed “craft.” The Eastern Stars call it their witch-“craft.” Their “Craft” is to bankrupt you into suicidal behavior while the rest of the “profane” general-public are mislead to think that you have other fake-problems, like fake-schizophrenic or fake-depression diagnosed by sht-hearted cult “Doctors.”

If you are a good person, this is who they hate the most because they lost their belief in good-will. When anyone within the thug-network looks into a mirror to see their reflection they get a feeling of hate for what they have become. They blame the world that their sht flows up into their hearts now. They are afraid to die so they just give their will-power off to their cult. And ignore their true human nature to be good-willed. They do not realize the cancer that they represent upon Earth. Earth is not sick with humanity, it is sick with the secret-societies and the Mystery School Cult. They need to release their hate upon something rather than themselves as they scoff at their reflection. The cult knows they need to release the disgust towards their masters, so the masters brainwash their minions to attack another target… the “profane” are worked into the secret-society equation to receive their mis-directed hate for their own cult. The “profane” could be called the Persecuted Profanities.

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But calm down if all these facts upsets you… If you understand that these facts I tell you are all true from just one reading and no experience witnessing the thugs in action, then you must be tapping into direct knowledge or you already suspected all this or learned it on your own already. It took me over a decade of being tortured and character assassinated and even almost murdered many times to realize just how horrible these monster are. With the brain-chip they are even invading dreams if they allow you to have them or even give you any sleep. Truly amazing what these monster truly converted themselves into. They have the most ugly beliefs and desires to think that secret torture of the unaware will make them worthy to rule Earth.

Realize YOU are powerful enough to “SAVE” YOURSELF. You don’t need a savior. This Mystery School Cult has neglected a very important foundation of your humanity while railroading this entire Earth using their self-righteous desires for hate and greed. Their wicked means will be their unstoppable undoing towards a well deserved failure.

All-That-Is is not indifferent but they are tricked into behaving like God couldn’t care less about their behavior, so they turn themselves into hideous thugs. They might have a pretty face but the ugliness inside them will manifest into their experience… and it will be very well deserved. They are on a slippery psychological slope, turning around and clawing their way back will seem insurmountable. They will all be like Goering on trial. They will think suicide will be their magick escape, but it will not. Their failure is already showing up in their cards, they are brainwashed to feel untouchable and unanswering for their crimes… they just don’t see it… “spiritual idiots,” they are blinded by their own self-righteous greed guided by their hate for themselves twisted into hate of the profanities and the innocent. I am amazed that any group of thugs could ever let themselves become so pathetic, but you are here reading this because you can see it too.

As you begin to understand just how extensive the cult’s organized-crime has become upon our Earth, you become more worldly, as your mind clears off the haze of secret society deception, you will begin to see through everything that the Cult controls. “Satan” is not an evil demon, it’s just a facade to take over the minds of “Christians” in order to hide the wicked efforts of the real Cult and drag the Christians totally away from true spirituality as they thump their Cult written book of mind control. Witch-hunts were led mostly by false-preachers who were actually Cult-minions doing their duties to keep the profanities lost within their fake-religious facade. Haa, the thug-network-preachers kept the tithe flowing in and the profanities saving their eternal-souls from their scorching, horrible hell.

The thug-network just giggle all there way to the vault before the Knights-Templars branch of the past thug-network became the first international bankers. Getting the picture?

Catholics must do confession, so the cult-thug-enforcers know what is happening in the minds of the profanities. It is the Old-World-Order of mind-control systems that manipulate peoples natural desire for spirituality. I was fortunate to desire the spirituality but could not accept the cult’s organized mind-control replacement. The New-World-Order is to used brain-chips to micromanage this human desire to explore one’s own spirituality. (AI) gets into all the brain-chipped heads and maintains the ruling-class control over the profanities both enforcer-class and slave-class.

Eventually enforcer and slaves are replaced with the genetically engineered and thus we get the Aldous Huxley ““Brave-New-World”” civilization where ruling-class thugs are expected to live forever while the minions are not allowed to get old and are recycled, maybe back into the food-supply like the cult idealism found in “Soy-lent Green.”

 

Our ancient roots span back to genetics that actually spiritually expanded to:

The “fear of God” is part of the facade. The purpose for the Cult fabricating the “Holy Bible” was to grab a hold of the idealism at the times of Jesus for freedom against 2000 year-old organized Thugs. Back then, the ruling-class had an enforcement-class who lived amongst the profanities or slave-class. The enforcers had to be just a brainwashed as the much as the profanities, but in a different way so that they served the ruling-class families not realizing that their families would be deleted just the same.

The ruling-class had and still have their secret personal assassins that movies like “Hit-man” correctly tells you that the ruling class turns them into believing they are just killing machines. It is no honor to be dragged through that kind of life to be used to culled any sheeple who began to seek freedom or knock-off any enforcer-class that edged their way into the ruling circles.

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Didn’t Julius Caesar die at the hands of the ruling-class… he was just a lowly enforcer. No assassin would touch Julius? or maybe it was just twisted history that never happened and became a ruling-class myth repeated too many times. Mixing of different classed blood was likely a death-wish for the infant if not also the participants.


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“Please Don’t Interrupt My Interruptions!” ~ Senator Kamala Harris

In The I Can’t Believe This Department by Mitch Santell

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Usually, when someone is questioned in a public setting, they like to be able to give an answer. For some reason, Kamala Harris is so full of herself, that she can’t even let anyone get a word in edgewise.

The way that Kamala Harris asks and answers questions is sort of like watching Rush Hour with Comedian Chris Tucker and Jackie Chan.



Kamala Harris would not be a good choice for America because she has not had enough experience and she seems to have a problem with asking questions. Every time I hear or watch Kamala Harris I cringe.



There is another part of Kamala Harris’s background that bothers me. What is it? Oh, you already know what it is right? Kamala Harris’s affair with San Francisco Mayer Willie Brown who admitted to having an affair with the Senator.


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Harris got her start in 1994 by having an affair with slimy Willie Brown, who was serving as the California Assembly Speaker and then became the mayor of San Fransico. Brown was 60 years old and Harris was 29 when their affair began. Harris was so brazen that she came out publicly as his date at his 60th birthday party, despite his wife of 36 years being in attendance.

Harris slept with Brown for one reason; she used the corrupt San Francisco mayor to launch her rise to power. Daily Caller reports, “As Brown’s time as speaker drew to a close in 1994, he named Harris to the California Medical Assistance Commission, a job that came with a $72,000 annual salary. Brown had previously appointed her to the state Unemployment Insurance Appeals Board.”

She “was described by several people at the Capitol as Brown’s girlfriend,” the Los Angeles Times reported at the time. Although that job paid nearly $98,000, Harris’ term was set to expire in five weeks when Brown tapped her for the Medical Assistance Commission slot. That body met only monthly, and the $72,000 position was not considered a full-time job.

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If you think that Hollywood is terrible, look at the big mess we have in Washington D.C., often called “The District Of Criminals.”

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The 10 Commandments of Hollywood

It is always good to go back and re-read something you wrote. Enjoy your week, one day at a time.

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Written by Mitch Santell

Quentin Tarantino Avoid Ass-Holes.

1). Avoid Ass-Holes.
There is an ass-hole born every minute in Hollywood, don’t you be one of them. (Be a class act and be the person people remember through your kindness).


a little mad2). Watch How The People Around You Treat Others.
You will learn more by watching how someone treats the waiter or waitress during lunch. (If they abuse your server, then it is only a matter of time before they harm you).


Wisdom 23). Avoid Envious and Jealous People
Make a list of people who won’t support you in your project and never call them again. (Envy and Jealousy is the #1 reason why most projects fail, don’t get caught up in this).


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4). Focus On Building Your Team.
Surround yourself with the best team possible who understand what you are doing.


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5). Learn How To Turn Down Money.

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Robots & A.I. On The Move

In the “You Can’t Make This Stuff Up Department” by Mitch Santell

At the Stanford shopping center in Palo Alto, California, there is a new sheriff in town – and it’s an egg-shaped robot.

Outside Tiffany & Co, an unfortunate man holding a baby finds himself in the robot’s path. It bears down on him, a little jerkily, like a giant Roomba.

The man dodges but the robot’s software is already trying to avoid him, so they end up on a collision course.

“I’ve seen Terminator,” the man says, half to himself and half to the amused crowd, “and that is some Skynet-ass shit.”

The idea of a robot security guard was born after the shooting at Sandy Hookelementary school in Newtown, Connecticut. Stacy Dean Stephens, a former Dallas police officer who sits on the board of the not-for-profit International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP), found out in a board meeting that if the police had reached the scene just 60 seconds earlier they could have saved at least 12 more lives than they were able to.

Read more here: https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2016/may/20/robocop-robot-mall-security-guard-palo-alto-california

Hollywood shows us through predictive programming what is coming.

 

Pluto.tv ~ Another Alternative

Comments about Content is King by Mitch Santell

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Another Option For Your Streaming Needs

Today I learned about Pluto.tv

(A special hat tip to Sir Danny, a dear friend of mine that I have known for years and is very internet savvy). 

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Pluto.tv ~ a nice alternative to Netflix.

The more I looked into online streaming services, the more I found. Need to know more? Here is a recent story that tells it all:

No money in the budget for a Netflix subscription? Or Amazon Prime? Fear not: As long as you have an internet connection, you can still enjoy movie night. Granted, you may not be able to stream Hollywood’s latest, but you can still enjoy gems such as Lady Bird, the first four Rocky movies, The Grand Budapest Hotel and plenty of classics, all without spending an extra penny.

Here are nine services offering totally free — and totally legal — movies you can watch online. Just be prepared to sit through commercials, because that’s how many of these services stay in business. (One quick note: Selections change regularly, so not all the titles listed here may still be available.)

Read the rest here: https://cnet.co/2QmsGpj

It is so nice to enjoy streaming Tell-Lie-Vision whenever you want. 

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Mourning The Loss of FilmStruck

Streaming Content Comments on FilmStruck by Mitch Santell

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Turner and Warner Bros. Digital Networks announced October 26, 2018 that FilmStruck is shutting down at the end of November.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FilmStruck has been a fantastic service. As a hardcore film buff, it has always been FilmStruck that I go to first for classic films.

Sorry folks, FilmStruck is going away. Over the past 60 days, I have noticed that Netflix and HBO are not my first choice for movies.

There will be nothing like FilmStruck ever again, thanks for letting me vent.


Major filmmakers such as Guillermo del Toro, Barry Jenkins, and Edgar Wright have already lamented the upcoming loss of FilmStruck, the streaming service for foreign cinema and classic film, and now cinephiles are rallying to save the platform. An online petition entitled “Keep FilmStruck Alive” launched in the wake of the announcement of FilmStruck’s closing and has earned over 5,300 signatures and counting. The petition is seeking 7,500 total signatures.

“FilmStruck has given cinephiles an indispensable resource for appreciating cinema, and provided so much joy to all those who thought that many of these movies would never see the light of a streaming platform,” petition leader Kevin Bahr wrote in a statement. “FilmStruck is not just a niche market, it is a massive archive dedicated to keeping art of the past alive. … It deserves to live, not only to provide an outlet for film lovers of the past but also to create new fans through the next several generations, and perhaps open some more eyes along the way.”

Read more here: http://bit.ly/2Q9TOV7

The Philadelphia Story, a Hollywood Classic is typical of what is shown at FilmStruck. Not only does FilmStruck stream world class movies, but they also provide a lot of trailers, documentaries, and commentaries on most of these films.

California May End Free Speech by 2019

Reflections on Dystopian California by Mitch Santell

The State of California is a bit out of control as it relates to ending freedom of speech. You are going to watch news agencies, independent bloggers and social influencers placing their server outside of California and outside of the USA.

The California Senate and State Assembly recently passed S.B. 1424, the “Internet: social media: advisory group” act. Think of the entire State of California acting as a “safe space” for free speech. My prediction? S.B. 1424 once signed is going to trigger all kinds of lawsuits as people have “their feelings hurt.” My insight? Start looking now for a Non-California based platform.

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What companies are going to be affected most? Weebly will be touched and manipulated by the bill; I love the Weebly platform, their home office is in San Francisco.

The issue for companies like Weebly is how they will enforce the new rules of S.B. 1424?

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Governor Jerry Brown now in 2018. 
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Jerry Brown (R) Flying with Linda Ronstadt (L) back in 1972

California is one step away from going down the unconstitutional road of government-mandated censorship of Internet speech. The California Senate and State Assembly recently passed S.B. 1424, the “Internet: social media: advisory group” act. This fake news advisory act is now on the desk of Governor Jerry Brown for his signature.

According to Section 3085 of the legislation:

The Attorney General shall, subject to the limitations of subdivision (d), establish an advisory group consisting of at least one member of the Department of Justice, Internet-based social media providers, civil liberties advocates, and First Amendment scholars, to do both of the following:

(a) Study the problem of the spread of false information through Internet-based social media platforms.

(b) Draft a model strategic plan for Internet-based social media platforms to use to mitigate the spread of false information through their platforms.

It’s hard to imagine those voting for the bill were motivated by good intentions. In any case, good intentions are not enough. Is it hard to imagine the results of the law will be censorship of views that politicians disagree with and views critical of politicians?

Most likely, Californians are not concerned about “fact-checking” content like “a mile is 5290 feet” or an appeal to form a flat Earth Facebook group; such content poses no threat to entrenched interests. Instead, “fact-checking” will be deployed against those who express doubt, for example, about climate change, vaccine safety, or “educating” children about gender dysphoria.

In a world where most scientific studies can’t be replicated, a consensus should not be confused with an immutable fact.

If you doubt that censorship is the aim of the bill, consider the even more draconian measures that an earlier version of the bill required. Social media sites would have needed to develop “a plan to mitigate the spread of false information through news stories, the utilization of fact-checkers to verify news stories, providing outreach to social media users, and placing a warning on a news story containing false information.”  

The First Amendment makes no provisions for government judging the validity of speech either directly or through mandated “fact-checking.” In legitimate cases of defamation, legal remedies are available, but the bar for a successful lawsuit is high.

Why Authoritarians Always Suppress Speech

In his new discussion paper, “The Mirage of Democratic Socialism,” economist Kristian Niemietz of the Institute of Economic Affairs counts “more than two dozen attempts (not counting the very short-lived ones) to build a socialist society.”

“They all,” Niemietz writes, “led to varying degrees of economic failure.” With that economic failure always came “varying degrees of repression and political authoritarianism,” as well as severe limitations on “freedom of choice and personal autonomy in the economic sphere.”

Authoritarians, including so-called “democratic socialists,” must always suppress speech. Why? Human beings have boundless preferences and competing goals. These preferences and goals are sorted out by either socialist planners or impersonal market processes.

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There are others who see this bill as illegal: 

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Ajit V. Pai

FCC head honcho, Ajit Pai, didn’t mince words in comments regarding California’s recent passing of a tough net neutrality bill. In his keynote speech for neoconservative policy organization Maine Heritage Policy Center, Pai called California’s SB 822 “illegal” and said it “poses a risk to the rest of the country.”

Pai also hinted that he’d be coming for California should SB 822, seen as the toughest net neutrality law in the nation, receive the governor’s signature, as it’s expected to in the next two weeks.

Federal only supersedes state law on specific issues which the US Constitution delegates to the federal government. That’s the Tenth Amendment. In this instance, the FCC can’t just roll in and pull rank on California, no matter what Pai promises his right-wing, internet-carpetbagging cronies.

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