Wednesday, December 28, 2022

Elon Musk claims Google makes links disappear
'Google frequently makes links disappear, for example,' Musk shared in a Twitter reply

Elon Musk said on Tuesday that Google frequently makes links disappear in a follow-up to a recent installment of the Twitter Files.

All social media platforms work with the U.S. government to censor content, Twitter CEO Elon Musk claimed on Tuesday.

The billionaire's comment refers to the internal Twitter communications revealed by journalist Matt Taibbi in the Twitter Files titled "Twitter and other government agencies."

Documents released by Musk following his purchase of Twitter showed that the platform colluded with the FBI, CIA, Pentagon and other government agencies to suppress information on elections, Ukraine and the pandemic.

In a series of Tweets, Taibbi painted a picture of Twitter executives regularly meeting with members of the FBI and CIA, during which members of the U.S. government gave Twitter executives lists of "hundreds of problem...Read more, see tweets and video here.

Supreme Court praised for Title 42 border security ruling: 'Huge victory'
Rep.-elect Monica De La Cruz warned the 'status quo is unsustainable' and that 'a long-term solution to our border crisis' is needed.
A Supreme Court ruling on Tuesday on Title 42 sent shock-waves across Twitter with many users praising the outcome. 

The Supreme Court ruled to maintain Title 42, a Trump-era policy that allows immigration officials to quickly expel migrants for public health due to the coronavirus pandemic. Many Twitter users praised the ruling, suggesting it is critical to ensure America’s borders are properly enforced.

Department of Homeland Security Assistant Secretary of Public Affairs Marsha (Catron) Espinosa said the department will enforce the policy. 

Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, tweeted that the ruling will deter future border crossings. 

"SCOTUS’s temporary stay of Title 42 protections will forestall a surge of trafficking and drugs. Lives will be saved. Yet as Democrats recently rejected my effort to remedy this situation legislatively, it falls to @POTUS to enforce the laws currently on the books," he tweeted. Read more, see tweets and video here.