Twitter, and Jack Dorsey in particular.

Today I woke up to some interesting news.

I have received my first seven day suspension on Twitter. For those that don’t know, Twitter will suspend you for saying the wrong things, so that you are silenced for a period of time. This works great when racial supremacy groups are being silenced, or religious groups pushing hate, or pedophile or rapist advocacy groups. Yes, those do exist. Amos Yee is a rather popular pedophile apologist.

That, however, would be ideal. Twitter is anything but. I have watched prolific racists continue to spew their hate and poison without receiving any sort of corrective action. I have watched people talk about how they think the law needs to get with the times and just make it legal to have sex with children. I watch and wait to see when there is a substantial pause in their posting, indicating a ban. There never is. Jack Dorsey, the owner of Twitter, doesn’t seem concerned with the welfare of children, or Christians, or anyone to the right of far left. In his world, white people can just go die. It’s the current year.

Cisgender heteronormative behavior is in the past. Any talk of it will be put down. It makes sense, I mean, he does live in San Francisco, currently the birthplace of the coming apocalypse.

Let’s forget about piles of shit and used needles all over the street though, I’m just here to talk about my suspension from Twitter.

I must have said something pretty terrible to warrant a suspension from Twitter, right?

That’s where you’re wrong, kiddo.

That’s right, I got suspended for seven days for calling Chelsea Handler a retard. Crime of the century. Pay attention, though. If you look through that, it does say that you can get in trouble for making fun of the disabled. Is Twitter agreeing with me that Chelsea handler is indeed a retard?

it seems like that is truly a silver lining in this situation. Anyway, back to the task at hand.

I have been suspended for hate speech.

Now, don’t get me wrong. This is okay:

And so is this:

But you dare call a leftist feminist spinster who is a mother of none a retard? That’s where Jack draws the line.

Luckily, there is hope. Infamous hacker and pirate bay owner Kim Dotcom announced a few weeks ago that he is tired of Jack Dorsey and his death grip on free speech and politics. He is planning on creating a replacement for Twitter that will ban actual hate speech rather than whatever the moderator on duty disagrees with.

As things are, I think I’m going to be just fine with my seven day suspension from Twitter. It will give me time to focus on things that I have been ignoring for far too long.

It’s time to go big or go home.

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Jimmy Kimmel and Other Celebrities

I’m sure that celebrity is a hell of a drug. The power and attention must be intoxicating. It’s no small wonder then, that people like Jimmy Kimmel and Colin Kaepernick, just to name a couple, feel that their celebrity is an appropriate vehicle for their political opinions. Now, I’m not talking about doing their own independent thing and telling us how they feel on their own time. I’m talking about football players going out onto the field that they have been paid to stand on, and choosing that time to stage their protest. Jimmy Kimmel, a couple nights ago, talked about the Vegas shooting on his show. That, in itself was not inappropriate. Using that platform, however, to spout fallacious political rhetoric is absolutely inappropriate. This is not what you were hired for, Jimmy. Celebrities exist solely to entertain us and distract us from the mundanity of every day life. When disaster strikes, celebrities are expected to be there to put a comedic light on the subject, or distract us altogether.

We have already hired politicians for political discourse. There are even political programs on TV. When we want politics, we tune in. When we tune in to you, Jimmy, we are looking purely for entertainment. I’m certain that your ratings will reflect the desire and will of the people. I wonder, however, if you will simply blind yourself to it as the Daily Show has, or will you see the light, and do just what we told the Dixie Chicks to do back in the early 2000s, and just “shut up and sing”?

I, for one, hope you do the former. You’ve shown your true colors, and your motives are clear. You no longer care for your viewers. You care for yourself and your interests. I’d like to see somebody else take up the mantle of your late night host spot.

Personally, I’d like to see Steven Crowder┬átake that spot.