April 28, 2021

Election

CA officials, Big Tech and Biden firm coordinated ‘misinformation’ censorship before election: Judicial Watch

Judicial Watch, a government transparency watchdog group, announced Tuesday that it has obtained documents allegedly showing California officials colluding with social media giants to censor speech surrounding the 2020 elections – including some of its own posts.

The group also said a communications firm linked to the Biden campaign played a role in determining which posts should be censored by creating “Misinformation Daily Briefings” that the officials shared with Twitter, Facebook and Google.

“These

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JetBlue Cites Business Ties in Donations to Election Objector

JetBlue Airways Corp. is defending its decision to make a PAC contribution to a lawmaker who objected to the presidential vote certification in January, saying it was resuming donations to candidates who are relevant to its business.

The company had “temporarily paused candidate contributions to understand how PAC contributors wanted to move forward in the current political climate,” said a statement, noting the corporate political action committee’s money comes from voluntary employee contributions. “We found, like the public in general, that contributors have a wide range of opinions and beliefs about current issues.”

The company’s statement was emailed by

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Biden tells Georgia to ‘smarten up’ to avoid losing business over new election law

President Biden said that Georgia needs to “smarten up” to avoid businesses leaving the state over its new voting legislation. 

“It is reassuring to see that for-profit operations and businesses are speaking up about how these new Jim Crow laws that are just antithetical to who we are,” the president told reporters Tuesday. 

“There’s another side to it too. When they in fact move out of Georgia, people who need help most, people who are making hourly wages, sometimes get hurt the most,” Biden said. 

He said he supports however businesses decide to protest the law. “I think it’s a

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People are making lots of money off ‘the big lie’ of US election fraud

Documentary filmmaker Ken Burns, known for expansive movies on quintessential American subjects like “Jazz” and “Baseball,” said in a new interview that former President Donald Trump and his allies have damaged the country by promoting the “big lie” of widespread election fraud — and worse yet, they’ve made money off of it. 

Burns said the media environment allows people to make significant amounts of money off of false public comments, and he contrasted such misinformation with his accurate and complex stories about major events and themes of American history.

“There are a lot of people out there making lots of

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Florida’s voting changes bill could put personal info at risk, Republican election supervisor warns

TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) — As GOP state lawmakers move forward with sweeping election changes in Florida, elections supervisors – even those who are also Republicans – are alarmed. One tells 8 On Your Side the proposed bill puts your personal information at risk and makes it harder to vote.

Florida had a smooth election in 2020. Still, GOP lawmakers say they want to make a good thing even better. Their proposed bill, which a Florida House panel approved Monday, changes our state’s voter registration process, vote-by-mail system, monitoring requirements for drop boxes and more.

Proponents say they want to increase

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Stop Blacklisting Republicans Who Denied Joe Biden’s Election Win, Business Leaders Say

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce has said corporations should be willing to donate to Republicans in Congress who voted against certifying the Electoral College victory of President Joe Biden on January 6.

In the wake of the Capitol right, some large corporations reconsidered donations to Republicans who had supported decertifying the votes that confirmed Biden as president. Companies that suspended political donations to objectors indefinitely included AT&T, Comcast, Amazon and Home Depot, according to a CNN report on February 21.

Other firms, like Lockheed Martin, Boeing and Raytheon Technologies, suspended donations to all federal candidates. Details about the companies’ plans

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