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Rightzilla – “GOD IS LOVE,” “BUILD THE WALL,” “WALK AWAY,” and “CHOOSE LIFE” knitted hats all banned on Ravelry – Michelle Malkin

Rattling the culture war cage, Michelle Malkin makes claims of the criminalization of loving God, among others, and she claims to have receipts.
Michelle Malkin – Following up on my syndicated column this week about the unraveling of the Trump-hating founders of knitting and crocheting website Ravelry.com, I have received several tips from conservative crafters who have been censored or banned from the site for the peaceful expression of their political views. As I reported, the purge has been taking place over 10 years. One user, who goes by the handle “Deplorable Knitter,” sent me copies of the pieces that earned her the wrath of Ravelry since the November 2018 midterms: | go to source

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Leftzilla – Social media trolls try but fail to give Kamala Harris the Obama-birther treatment – Think Progress

Think Progress invokes ghosts of zillas past in this birther moment relived in the candidacy of one Kamala Harris.
Think Progress – A birther-style attack against Sen. Kamala Harris’ campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination failed to take hold after legions of her online supporters — including most of her political opponents — rushed to denounce social media postings challenging her legitimacy to speak as a black American.
Harris spoke passionately about racial issues during last week’s Democratic debate, and since then a misguided series of social media posts began sprouting on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter suggesting that her parentage — Harris’ mother was Tamil Indian and her father is Jamaican — disqualified her from the community of black people in the United States. | go to source

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Rightzilla – That Project Veritas story exposing Google? CNN media expert Brian Stelter cannot find the story using which…which search engine?!?! – Twitchy

Brian Stelter of CNN just stepped into Twitter ratio land with a tweet bemoaning the lact of evidence he could find when searching for an anti-google story on….Google.
Twitchy – There is all the usual media dismissals at play here. He wonders why we would listen to people he deems to be “non-technical”, and of course uses the “heavily-edited” deflection (calling out the “snippets”, as “contextless”) is used. Also, for a refreshing change, the press dismisses the words of a whistleblower, a category they normally reserve for sainthood. Enter now CNN’s media corgi-with-distemper, Brian Stelter. He responds to Warzel after engaging in his most favored of activities — watching Fox News. | go to source