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L. Neil Smith’s The Libertarian Enterprise | Mastering the Masters (Of the Universe)

L. Neil Smith’s The Libertarian Enterprise | Mastering the Masters (Of the Universe)

  By L. Neil Smith, The Libertarian Enterprise Something that I wrote totally disappeared from Facebook yesterday. One minute it was there, and the next minute it had vanished. I had been officially disapproved of, without notice or explanation. Again. Facebook, Google, Twitter, Wikipedia, Amazon, YouTube, the entire noxious gaggle of them. Something most individuals — […]

Facebook Isn’t a “Monopoly” — Let’s Not Make it Into One

Facebook Isn’t a “Monopoly” — Let’s Not Make it Into One

  By Thomas L. Knapp Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes, adding his voice to calls to “break up” the social media giant,  calls it a “powerful monopoly, eclipsing all of its rivals and erasing competition.” In recent years, we’ve seen similar claims, and heard demands for similar remedies, aimed at Google, Amazon, and other large companies. […]

Fact Check | Fake Chick-Fil-A Giveaway Spreads like Wildfire on Facebook

Fact Check  | Fake Chick-Fil-A Giveaway Spreads like Wildfire on Facebook

Aryssa Damron | Fact Check Reporter   The Facebook page Chick-fil-A.com claimed Friday to be hosting a giveaway of free Chick-fil-A for a year. “5 of our last contest winners of free Chick-fil-A for a year have yet to respond so we have decided that someone who shares by 10pm tonight will win it instead! Don’t miss […]

Man And His Friends Invite Elderly Woman To Eat Dinner With Them After Seeing Her Eat Alone

Man And His Friends Invite Elderly Woman To Eat Dinner With Them After Seeing Her Eat Alone

Lauryn Overhultz | Columnist   A man in Alabama shared a heartwarming dinner with an elderly woman and his friends after noticing she was sitting alone. Jamario Howard says the trio of friends were waiting on their food at Brad’s in Oxford when they noticed the elderly woman sitting by herself, according to a report published Monday by WBRZ 2. […]

L. Neil Smith’s THE LIBERTARIAN ENTERPRISE | A Day On Facebook

L. Neil Smith’s THE LIBERTARIAN ENTERPRISE | A Day On Facebook

  by  L. Neil Smith, The Libertarian Enterprise I tend to employ Facebook the way that other people use Twitter. We could talk about why, and why I don’t like Twitter (I don’t like Facebook, either) but that’s a conversation for another time. Usually, I post once or twice a day, but this week, I found plenty to […]

Social Media Regulation: Speak of the Devil and in Walks Zuck

Social Media Regulation: Speak of the Devil and in Walks Zuck

  by Thomas L. Knapp In a recent column on the mating dance between Big Government and Big Tech, I noted that “Big Tech wants to be regulated by Big Governments because regulation makes it more difficult and expensive for new competitors to enter the market.” Two days after I hit “publish” on that column, […]

L. Neil Smith’s The Libertarian Enterprise | And Salt Sown on the Ruins

L. Neil Smith’s The Libertarian Enterprise | And Salt Sown on the Ruins

  By L. Neil Smith Well, I see that my Facebook page has once again been edited for me by the pencil-necked morons who think they are better than I am, or know more than I do. I happen to be 72 years old at this writing, and have spent every hour of it learning. I am and […]

REPORT | Thousand Oaks Shooter’s Motive May Have Been Gun Control

REPORT | Thousand Oaks Shooter’s Motive May Have Been Gun Control

Scott Morefield | Reporter   The person recently accused of shooting and killing several patrons at a bar in Thousand Oaks, Calif. may have been at least partially motivated by the issue of gun control, according to a CNN report published Thursday night. CNN revealed a Facebook post authorities believe was made by the gunman close […]

Facebook Meddles in the 2018 Midterm Elections

Facebook Meddles in the 2018 Midterm Elections

  By Thomas L. Knapp On October 11, Facebook announced the removal of 559 pages and 251 accounts from its service, accusing the account holders of “spam and coordinated inauthentic behavior.” The purged users stand accused of posting “massive amounts of content … to drive traffic to their websites” with suspicious “timing ahead of US […]

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