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BREAKING: Elon Musk Twitter Takeover Imminent - LEFT PANICS

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April 26, 2022 10:12 am

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April 26, 2022 10:12 am

It's being reported that Elon Musk, a tech billionaire who describes himself as a "free speech absolutist", could reach a deal to buy Twitter as soon as today. Jay, Jordan, and the rest of the Sekulow team discuss the developing situation as well as the ongoing problem of big tech censorship. This and more today on Sekulow.

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Most of Twitter is left want to talk about now develops more mainstream outlets and some just leave the reporting services like Reuter coming right out and say the twitters right on the edge their board of accepting the Elon musk purchase of Twitter for him to become the majority shareholder, a 50% shareholder and ultimately his plan was of a long-term plan to take the service private that we talk a lot lately about big tech censorship in the United States, but of course it affects the globe. Because these countries are international in their reach and they could be a service for great things for good things for people to be able to speak out in places that are repressive governments but instead what we see when you heard from former Pres. Barack Obama that we were content monitored. What Eli Bussey says we need to get rid of the bots but let actual human beings have discussions that the only thing that twitter should try monitor his actual criminal conduct that's not free speech that's not coming up with ideas that might be in the minority. There is a set of speech that is not legal. "Of course, encouraging a crime. Encourage your criminal activity that's not legal. The traffickers on their the drug dealers on their legal they can purge that information from their but I think what we could see from this is for the first time. One of the guys on our side when it comes to free speech taking over one of these platforms and having the opportunity to return it to what it's supposed to be about the free exchange of ideas, the ability that you again a lot of people know what he is Donald Trump can be brought right back on. You want to work through a process what we will have all those details yet, because all the rules and all their processes but I will I what I imagine is from Elon musk own words, is this censorship police is going to focus in an actual the bots that are there that are not real people in the writings officially take off.

That's a big problem. Twitter Robbie lotteries allow Yorty with using it now is that the bots start attacking it. It's like not even real people. You can tell from the language to study the English that the first leg was but second, the real criminal bad actors and allow a free speech zone. I keep saying over and over. Speech is speech is speech in these big tech companies. It is great news of this can happen because it shifts the paradigm is not that were all fighting twitter Facebook Google because of you two and all that and and and Amazon.

We doubt because they've course they got the Washington Post and others fact checkers would now have got were these platforms it is going to be more in line with where we are in speech so you know it's an interesting day because you got the brick big news with Twitter nearing a deal to sell itself to Elon musk group so that that's that's very big news and at the same time, the Supreme Court heard arguments this morning in another free speech cases not involving a coach who gave a prayer at the 50 yard line of hissed at the football stadium and that was deemed to be a violation of the establishment clause and taking it a step further. He gets fired for it.

Sort of analysis on both. It's interesting because they're both really torn at the end of the day they're both really free speech cases. It's about the freedom of speech and the marketplace of ideas and it's interesting in the in the school prayer case the football game per case. One of the arguments is that a school doesn't endorse everything it fails to censor and the big tech companies need to learn that same lesson. You don't have to censor everything you disagree with whatever legal protection from that that even a school district would because of that section 302. It always tech a provision we put in place to let the Internet nourish so again I want to cause this 100-684-3110 you more likely to be involved on Twitter again if this purchase does go through as is being reported. If you must follow through on what he says is going to do which is to make this a true platform first free speech of the sharing of ideas, one 800 684 31 to 4 to join us on air. That's what 100 684-3110 with a matching challenge month working assertively work on all these issues involving your free speech rights at the ACLJ support is today and double the impact your donation that will be right back. The American Center for Law and were engaged in critical issues at home and abroad. Whether it's defending religious freedom. Protecting those for their faith covering corruption in the Washington bureaucracy fighting to protect life in the courts and in Congress ACLJ support for that. We are grateful is an opportunity for you to help in any way comes 100 constitutional and only one. A society can agree that the most vulnerable invoice is, is there any hope for that culture to survive.

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Twitter boards quickly shifted the year that the Florida about the local board so I realize what we do have this financial fiduciary relationship with our shareholders.

If he words to bypass that which he could.

That could make them look bad even potentially violate laws because they did even gets seriously consider something that is much harder than their current trading share price at the idea here that will be of course the details. The details of the matter a lot. He still has a plan to take it private. That is still being reported. The ideal will be is how how quickly he gets control and how soon we start seeing the effects of that control because that that this is the kind of I see this is is like signing a contract. The closing hasn't been done yet. I think it's a very fair way of looking at it. It was interesting. The board of twitter initially kind of rebuffed it and but they are a publicly held company, which means that they have what's called fiduciary obligations and those produced tribally and obligations Harry go to in your lawn economic professor go to the shareholders value mean that the end of the day or to post the protect shareholder value. So they got this core principle that was basically engaged in censorship and argue and then you got the economic reality of the situation. How do you see it right now. Well, first I would say you are absolutely correct that the members of the Board of Directors of fiduciary duties to shareholders. They include the fiduciary duty of loyalty and care and so if they are seen as putting their own interest ahead of the interests of the shareholders that constitutes a violation of their fiduciary duty and that then exposes them to a shareholder derivative suit. I suspect that as well.

Members of the Board of Directors of fiduciary duty of care, and it's very difficult to successfully bring a case in against the board with respect to a violation of the duty of care, and I won't go into all of the details but it's suffice it to say that twitter is incorporated under Delaware general corporate law right. The sharing observers right under Delaware general corporate law own the company. However, the Board of Directors, each of whom is appointed by the shareholders. They manage and they really control the corporation and then the company is managed on a day-to-day basis by officers and several members of the Board of Directors. They have the right to fire officers bought if we want to replace members of the Board of Directors. This will generally require a shareholder vote that doesn't necessarily mean, however, a shareholder meeting right shareholders can vote by signing consents Yaqui and resolutely I mean I think your bump bump out with all that up because I think we have to be clear here is that while it no transactions close yet, but looks like it's getting very close. The reality is, the board controls a lot of the operational basis as of the of of the organization that borders controlled by people they been loyal to the existing way in which twitter has been doing business right Elon musk comes in. He is going to work with shareholders to replace that board. I think that is a get more likely than not he well but it will inevitably take time. Unless he is able to get permission from the board. Up to perhaps accelerate that process by this issue because this is from CBCs.

They sit once Wall Street investors see that twitter now they are.

They do see that is open to a person buying it, and take your private investor interest is going to quickly dwindle. So because this is your long-term investors and I can investor this is very short-term kind of flipping out extra gift for box with a bunch of shares of this is directly from CBCs while she will likely view the news of twitter's openness to bid is the beginning of the info twitter is a public a public company was also company that ended that it will be musk on a path like we said a path which is not immediate to become the eighth completely private company is also committed to you know Elon musk is that is committed to freedom of speech yet and twitter like Facebook and others have sensors and fact checkers that are usually wrong and the fact is that I think bits will open up a more about robust of freedom of speech, which is better variability. End of all this for twitter began his waited the liberal media owned by Jeff. These are seven Washington Post started mocking Elon must take your and singularly freaking out there so scared about that when they worked for the number two richest guy the world they live in the in the who's clearly mad. He's no longer the number one richest guy in the world. I mean you are buses of very different personal life. He is not like a B's ghostwriter be the richest guy the world and but at the same time they are definitely in competition. Look at the space programs in competition. Amazon what their services provide Tesla what they are able to do through the electric cars be on the front line of that you got.

But what I've said this time to time again for the conservative movement to go to the next level to fight back against the sources of the world. The Jeff diesels of the world, who own the Washington Post. We can have to have some billionaires on our side. They may not agree with us on everything but what they will agree on is allowing our content allowing us to be treated fairly when sharing our ideas. It will be up to us to convince people to join our team and that's fine with me. I prefer that now it looks like we do have some billionaires stepping up we see Peter Thiel step up and in Republican politics were see Elon must step up, put his money where his mouth is literally reaching under a spatially so Harry Linda by the way, for God's coming from countries that you must left South Africa during apartheid right. He did not would be drafted into the all-white military of right as he said to oppress black people right and not a Peter Thiel, who was at a German immigrant family so they both understand why it's so important to protect what America is the freedom of speech. So the big the reason this is happening is because the threat on freedom of speech has been so significant as it relates to the social media platforms, so Harry Elon musk is not just looking at this as a business opportunity. He's looking at is a way to increase the ability of the free flow of information. The First Amendment I think that's precisely correct and I certainly welcome this particular development.

It's also important to ask this particular question which is how far is Elon must willing to go in order to ensure the free flow of information and so that will take some time but certainly this is a welcome development and is very very important to keep in mind that this will likely have a long-term effect on the so-called mainstream media because twitter has followed a model which is basically pro left wing in terms of its agenda and its basically censored even moderate voices who happen to make a statement that twitter's board basically border free speech review objects to and so if you look at twitter it's possible.

For instance, for the supreme leader of Iran to have a twitter account and for the former President of the United States to be banned.

It's absolutely bizarre and I hope by Elon musk rebalances the sale.

This could be a sea change in social media platforms yet. It's interesting to the CBC reporting that they almost have to take the deal because their Thursday earnings are coming out that the report there is an impeccably down the other ways in which twitter has not never had a good becomes actual profit.

It's worth a lot to see.

It's worth over $40 billion, but the actual turning into a profit-making enterprise has been it's been one of the platforms had the toughest time to have that psychic take, they get the idea of taking a private way to holler about that we actually think that he's going to take a private that's part of the day.

I don't think besides Adela does allow him to really start that process so psychic. I am in a company can go private. I mean, they make the shareholders could get together by the company precisely and that doesn't is not dependent on this deal necessarily yeah so look this is a being. This is big news working to keep covering it and keep talking matter what it means working in the next segment will talk about a big case at the Supreme Court today. Also on free speech. A coach, pray silently at the 50 yard line and it literally becomes a federal case. So we got some analysis on that as well, which also shows you the ACLJ Weibel give information as as variety as his broad span of information as Elon musk in the takeover of possible acquisition of twitter and coats praying at the 50 yard line. ACLJ filed a brief in that case we will do all of that because of your support for the ACLJ were in the last week of her matching challenge campaign post. We really need your help on this purchase support the work of ACLJ double the impact of your and folks I really do believe this is critical time fighting for free speech especially get close to the elections they were shutting down turn your when you try to share information with your friends and family a candidate is your support very important bid basic idea of our freedom of speech.

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$20, $50 gift becomes 100 constitutional and religious freedoms most to you when you forgive today online here because as well at one 800 684 30 would say that's what hundred 64 3110 love to hear from people's reactions less freaking out about this Elon musk. But as conservatives we were likely to reengage the platform. I think a lot of you and you Donald Trump got kicked off you were getting band on their and you could share ideas just thoughts without feel like you might get censored, it's gotten pretty good in the conservative world of twitter.

We got guys like Rick are now who are certainly pushed back and fight. But if you look at big ideas being shared what you see is a lot from the right was even engaged. I would say from our twitter cabinets.

We know that that's out of place for most of you are that active anymore and so you're always worried about this line a really get everything kicked off because of what we say about a case literally as attorneys and so I think this Elon musk news is huge because remember, just a week ago the media was reporting its dead. Elon musk as a joke he doesn't is the richest guy the weather still calling mocking and yet what happens when you mock the richest guy the world. He put up a plan to plan. Its basically too good for them to what they have an obligation to share hoses change gears 11 here we got it.

The major case was argued this morning at the swing for the United States involving a coach and coach Kennedy. It involves a prayer at a football game. It was a prayer that the coach did himself at the end of the game where he kneeled at the 50 yard line and would engage in a prayer that school district terminated him because they said that action violated the establishment clause endorsed religion unconstitutionally that we have argued that the ACLU else J you and you will hear about these cases, a series of cases involving prayer at school. The most significant one probably is the Morgans case we argued in 1990s were talking 32 years ago. That case authorized prayer clubs in every public school in America but the court in that case said that the Constitution affirmatively protected prayer was a form of speech protected by the First Amendment that a school doesn't endorse everything it fails to sensor and that the other is a crucial difference between private speech endorsing religion which is protected by the free speech and free exercise clauses in government speech endorsing religion which is prohibited by the establishment clause. All those cases came into play only play one soundbite from Paul Clement argued former solicitor general friend of ours.

This is number 20 when coach Kennedy took a knee at midfield after games to say a brief prayer of thanks, his expression was entirely his own private religious expression was doubly protected by the free exercise and free speech Colossus when the school district fired him for that fleeting religious exercise out of endorsement concerns not only violated the First Amendment ignored a veritable wall of this Court's precedents that make clear that the school does not endorse private religious speech just because it fails to sensor as much as the district would like argument that homemade is this I'm holding the opinion in Board of Education Westside community schools Mr. Morgan's I argued in 1990, and here is the M can start who was the solicitor general and argue the case alongside me this summer said there's a crucial difference between government speech endorsing religion which the free speech clause protects private speech endorsing religion is protected by both free speech and free exercise. We think that secondary school students are maturing up and are likely to understand the school does not endorse everything it fails to sensor on a nondiscriminatory basis.

The propositions at school do not do not endorse everything available center is not complicated and that became the crux of this case I think the coaches going to win, but this endorsement analysis this famous lemon test is exactly that unlimited I mean it it it it it can be very sour protective freedom of speech and the free exercise of religion and what everybody has to remember in these cases is that prayer is a form of speech protected by the First Amendment cc right, absolutely. And I think the schools think that if anything that smacks of religion and then they have to shut it down, and I doubt and I think the justices today, even in their questioning and said that the lemon test is really not a test that they use anymore, but we like to see it struck down in its entirety and not just not relied upon the I had in the in the emergence case actually one of the arguments that we we had involve some of this neutrality argument and then a little argument with the offender just as the Supreme Court Justice Souter. This was me arguing number 16 Justice Souter and the Morgans case and I'm saying if the student who is given this neutral option chooses to use that option to pray the school district is forcing schoolchildren to sit there and participate in this praying ceremony and it seems to me that that's as far as we have to go to decide the case even on your justice.

Souter and Lee versus Wiseman your concurrence. Footnote 9 states that if there is a neutral policy. The student than the speaker, not a state actor engages in speech of their own choice that even if it's related word is where I Latinos were talking here is not about a neutral choice to engage in kinds of speech that was going on. For example, in Rosenberger. That's exactly actually what we were talking that it was his own footnote that we pointed to now also the issue in our case involving Santa Fe, which was a prayer over a intercom system by student. The court said that was unconstitutional but was interesting in Santa Fe. As you look at what all these cases actually end up saying and what the court says in the Santa Fe opinion, which I think is applicable here. It Inc. of course the famous line about the crucial difference between government speech endorsing religion and private speech, which is protected by the free exercise clause, but it says the religion clause of the First Amendment by the present prevent the government from making any law respecting the establishment of blue religion of the free exercise clause by no means do these commands impose a prohibition on all religious activities in our public schools.

Indeed, it says. Thus, nothing in the Constitution is as interpreted by this court prohibits any public school student involuntarily praying at anytime before, during or after the school day, which would include a football game and another predecessor K said neither teachers nor students surrender the rights to freedom of speech at the schoolhouse gate right just because you walk across the schoolhouse threshold door does not mean elation First Amendment rights, and that sourcing a lot of the lower courts actually ruling that you can't have religious speech in school at all.

So Santa Fe Lee versus Wiseman burden for all cases we argued and argued levers Wiseman by his counsel in the case of course Santa Fe we did Morgans we did justice capital referencing those cases angle we versus Wiseman in Santa Fe and Santa Fe's the football case and so that's the most relevant one here. I think in the question here. I think he is.

What's different about this from establishment clause perspective than the prayer over the loudspeaker traffic was a key fact in Santa Fe. How would we distinguish Santa Fe from this case. So Santa Fe is readily distinguishable interesting about that case is in Santa Fe after the court ruled the said you could use the PA system.

The students on their own initiative, hundreds of them in the stands recited the Lord's prayer every football game and as the ACLU said there was nothing they could do to stop that transcend loudspeaker lies kind of the key factor in their and we don't have a loudspeaker in the case with this coach and so I think there isn't a big distinction if he goes out on that bet 50 yard marker and kneels down and prays on his sound that is his right to deal as a Christian) and return to support the work of ACLJ doubly impact of your donation this month of April. Severe financial position as he said throughout this month and you're able to do that.

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This time it's getting a football coach after the game 50 yard line takes a knee pretty much silent prayer he visits doing out loud you can't really hear it. If other members of the team gathers that unconstitutional. That is still a constitutional crisis in our country and so I just a reminder, those issues are still not settled and we work on them daily at the American surfline justice but in the biggest news of speech today because we don't exactly know how the court will come out on this case. The biggest news when it comes to speech worldwide today. Is it Twitter is done in a complete about-face.

So when you are musk initially came to twitter. It was a mixture of cash and assets that he would be able to take out loans on most that would was Tesla then they were given they drop a poison pill that we thought everybody thought the deal was done and you are musk was even talk about a plan B what people Twitter didn't realize in the left and realizes his Plan B was, not to go and create another platform or by an existing one and put more money and know it is Plan B was to go to his friends and his venture-capital friends and put together a big cash offer without twitters got at their doorstep.

$46 billion and that that's more than he initially would said he would cover the table with by 3 billion and now it's being reported. The exact opposite of last week.

They are the final stages of accepting and working late into the at the morning hours today of accepting this offer, which ultimately, the goal is to move twitter from a publicly traded company to a private company. This again folks are the new battles and speech. Yes, it is going to take us having these billionaires. Some of them on our side. It can't just be all Soros. These oust Zuckerberg against us in the habit I ate you on must step up not even always be criticized by the left is for everybody read this a very is a free spacing. I want to get rid of is the box on the eye doesn't like that because of a lot of nonstop for conservatives. Yes.

Oh, and they push the narrative that the Russians are controlling elections right so here is what you have. This is, again, these are the new free space, but this is where the mere importance today involving prayer at a football game as a form of speech protected by the First Amendment and you got a huge platform like Twitter gigantic platform like Twitter that has become hostile to free speech in the sense that it became taking sides, the Ayatollah he said this early. The I told her make the Ayatollah from Iran is on there but not the former President of United States, the ones calling for the destruction of Israel and in the Jewish state and the President like his tweets with a promo so here's what's going to happen if Elon musk is successful, it looks like he could be here in the middle of these things are never close until the close. By the way match is kind of the way these go, but if he is successful.

I think what you're going to see released likely to see is that a change takes place in these platforms and once it starts with the platform's biggest twitter Jordan it's the other ones are going to have to start playing by the right rule here because it's obvious move at our own experience with Facebook. That's what was so appreciative of rumble and are honorable and promote rumble because a lower on YouTube as well and free and Facebook Facebook we get flagged a couple times a month. It seemed like these, as we always get a corrected but they always do the flak and even when you're reading right from a document that the fact that they're getting involved in banning US Presidents from using their platform.

I think that that's been the downfall the social media platforms. From that moment is that they got to that level of just picking and choosing who could use it and by doing so you start invoking otherwise you may be getting in trouble with like election laws and etc. section 3 of Ted so what what I believe is this. Also, businesses can be a process that they do have to folio. It's all been reported throughout every resource that they are accepting the steel.

They will get the details of the deal, how long it will take to make these moves.

How long does it take for him take it from today actually take your private and will he make good on the promises as well, which is easily real quickly is a bureaucracy there twitter which is going to be just like a government may be even more hostile to implementing what he wants to do so establishes that the power to get rid of the bad apples inside of these corporations.

What I hope is a lot of just quit. I think a lot of it will, it will be a mass walkout. I'm sure Elon musk is hope for the same thing that those people walk out the door that the fire we write back with Mike Pompeo second, the American Center for Law and just as were engaged in critical issues at home and abroad.

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A society can agree that the most vulnerable invoice is, is there any hope for that culture to survive. And that's exactly what you are saying when you stand with the American Center for Law and Justice, defendant the right to life. We've created three powerful publication offering a panoramic view of the ACLJ's battle for the unborn is called mission will show you how you are personally sealed cases/to secular joy down by her senior counsel for global affairs were Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. The jump enters a couple of of free speech news items one on to get the coach and the other on the Elon musk news with Twitter and I want six sector Pompeo between the cases like that. This record case and the resistance that we saw you on must from the left and we had Washington Post journalists were painted owned by Jeff. These oust mocking you on musk on Twitter was the interesting move in itself, but it feels like the left abide administration saw Barack Obama come out and say we need more content moderation. We keep hearing that from the left and you feel like that. They just they've had a moment where our speech is been nearly silenced online or least.

People are afraid to speak online people left the platforms online and now they're afraid that a book move like this by Elon musk. Suddenly suddenly were back online sharing ideas and and you know what hey what people agree with us that are real or real clear and all the boys that when our voices are heard in every place for that act on Twitter whether that data. A high school football game. Whether that did not churches.

They know our arguments resonate with huge portions of the American people and ideas ideas about our nation idea of America exceptional country. I get it. We are not a racist nation was ideas that they that frighten them and so they resort to censorship and we have seen that in married way, not the least of which is taking former President of Twitter, but without blocking our twitter account throttle iPad folks are falling, we kicked off the Weekly in any conservative voice in America has suffered some form of censorship probably in these past months.

I hope that only will the court decision go in a way that will create more opportunities for speech, but I hope that every social media platform including Twitter, will at all voices be heard is ironic in a day where these two very different free-speech cases got a coach versus 50 yard line meals pray silently gets fired saying is violating the establishment clause and then you got Twitter as you said you'd social media platforms must be the marketplace of ideas for free-speech, but instead they they allow the Ayatollah on what they know. Pres. from so you know you got these two cases. Ironically, on the same day.

I want to I want to talk to you about both and on and on as it relates to social media platforms and twitter. What we're seeing is that this fighting for a marketplace of ideas which used to be the whole idea of freedom of speech and kind in our country was founded.

This idea of robust free-speech speech you disagree with you handle that with which speech you agree with and more speech is better that they respond and that's what the social media platforms were supposed to be marketplaces of ideas. The sensors got in and you shut that down.

We should call a classic viewpoint discrimination, which is what's going on and then you got a coach who simply kneels to pray silently, and they say all violating the establishment clause.

Even though the court and the number of cases I'd argued recognize a prayer is protected speech.

So it's kind of ironic that of today. Yet both of these issues that you have to fight for very different venues when the Supreme Court one in the corporate world to keep free-speech robots in America is pretty remarkable about bubble up 24. You're right about the statement but the central idea say what the First Amendment covers about one that you have the right to exercise your religion is a way that you choose. That's what that football coach was doing what very rational way of a calm way expressing his own personal viewpoint to your point and then you have this huge level of public marketplace that has taken voices from one viewpoint and driven them out. You know what we want. We want all of the voice to be heard. If this gift give you.

I must confess I hope you make sure that every lefty communist socialist voice gets her to write complex tablets have this debate. Let's have this argument that all the voices be heard. Let that fact check our stories, but I'm trying gaslight if I think the American people can file with the basic things we see with our eyes, we know. And this is what they fear that we will go into these media. We will speak the truth, and the world will come to see that the truth and their ideas will be rejected and the places that matter most families in our churches and our central institutions. I hope the Supreme Court get this right and I hope the Twitter begins to permit all the voices to be heard and that every social media platform conceded. This is to their benefit and they follow suit as well. We got out that a hostile takeover free speech. Your ear just dictate content. We should be. The concert moderators.

The American people of those on Twitter you like some as I did. You think is wrong post. Why you really tried some private company of some 20-year-old who is not even is resilient, you know, as a as needed basis on contract with some random site near the Facebook chooses to eat to empower to flag your your your your thoughts.

Let other people do that let that that that's what the whole idea for this was about over the back a little bit too because of parental rights are a big what's happening in our schools is huge. Right now across the country and I think you know it's it's it's not Windows issues going away anytime soon were sitting at a Florida but at other states across the country does a lot of parents woke up very covert saw what the kids were being taught. These virtual schools with if the Supreme Court goes ahead and says you can fire a coach or teacher for praying yesterday and I wonder what that means for all the educators and school employees of faith out there, because we know that that that while parents are starting to speak up sector predator to take those elections at school board a lot more seriously. I think that's great.

Still, a majority of us are big cities and school boards. They love to be able to get a green light to kick any anybody who's kind of still got a conservative your Christian view out of public schools by the Supreme Court valued the mission that we have to execute inside of our school. We need to take back to school boards. We need to get conservative entering the Academy to teach. I we need to make sure the kids can go to schools where the parents want them to learn the things they want them to.

We need to redouble our efforts for school choice of homeschooling, but I hope even beyond that, I hope the Supreme Court will conclude no. There is an absolute place for individuals to express their own faith in a way that this football coach did I football game. This is deeply consistent with American understanding of free exercise of religion and deeply important to each of us having the capacity to him about our faith like in the way that researchers like I argued a series of cases in the 90s involving a prayer prayer, Bible activities in school. The person was the emergence case, which was relied on heavily by coach Kennedy and in that case, the court said there was a crucial difference between government speech endorsing religion which the establishment clause usually forbids in private speech endorsing religion with both the free speech and free exercise clauses protect and then they said we think secondary school students mature enough and are likely to understand that the school doesn't endorse or support student space that it merely permits on a nondiscriminatory basis. In other words, the propositions that a school does not endorse everything it's fails to sensors not complicated but yet they treat religious speech as if it is subject to unique disabilities and that is even with all only one that case 821. We won the Lamb sample case which allowed churches to utilize school facilities 9 to 0 in Santa Fe the courtroom against our position because the student use the intercom system.

But even in that case Mike that the court said nothing in the Constitution is interpreted by this court is my Justice John Paul Stevens prohibits any public school student from voluntarily praying, at any time before, during or after the school day. So the court is poised. I think to get word of this lemon test to allow finally to remove these barriers, but it's ironic that we been having to do this for 30 years to get to this point, but it also something that everyone listening to the coordinate the object that at this particular space right working on this really important issue. Do you view 550 11 is 11 that Kharkiv Dr. Cowin should have been gotten a lot, got let up aggressive dog view which is deeply antireligious on those of us who wanted to do what you were describing like to parade anytime you want to yourself in a school that this is deeply consistent with who we are as Americans die out.

The court will use this day to try if inaccurate of lemon cabinet in way that we don't have to continue to fight the frenetic decade have you dollar spent and people lose their jobs to standing up with the basic religious freedoms that we also tear at stake is not a question to you as well. This is again when we collected the freedom of speech issue in our country it to me and I think you said it correctly before and I want to make it clear to everybody who's listening. Anybody flips this out. We stand for free speech we say bring it on.

We were not afraid of the opposing view and not afraid of getting in the tough conversations with that the opposing view they just have have favored just shutting us down. They don't want to get into a back-and-forth with us on any platform, whether it's in person or online weight we get planted because we talk about the simple fact that men couldn't compete in women's sports at the collegiate level. We dedicate, we dedicate a civilization that said, whether it's biblical or biological is only two genders, male and female and Beckett censored it because they know are right there afraid that if those voices are hurt your speaking simple truth that the craziness that they're trying to foist upon the American people will ultimately fail. I pray that their free speech opens up everywhere and always when we do, I'm confident that will get another 250 great years your United States of America say 65 days newest issue. They wanted to start flagging his climate yet, so if you did supported American energy is today the really thinks climate change like the flag just for saying that that's their new topic. Take the confusing topic is basic to prepare set topic after topic after topic where they can shut down remove you from the debate. Let's fight back aggressively got people on her side fight this battle.

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For the fact checkers because that that's basically what you're doing is you're going through a liberal wish list some legislation in your past, and then you are cutting off the other side of the debate, which is a big part of our country.

One by one by one she started these set out some of the issues that are more controversial.

Then suddenly you're cutting off the debate on whether or not we should be doing more oil and gas especially US she get from you from the controversial issues once it really feel like you should be able to just have a debate undercuts you to be friends with somebody doesn't necessary support who has is a green energy. Percy could still befriend with that person online or you should be able to start cutting you off not allow you even to get back into a back-and-forth exchange to see again where these platforms are going. It is, it is since they they they know that even though they're not treated like a traditional public forum that they are bigger than any traditional public form that exists in our country so they get to moderate and decide it is Barack Obama says said over and over if they are the content moderators guess whose voice gets shut out ours, yours is also interesting that this this is become wasted by the highways and byways the streets and the sidewalks as the places that are the called beast of the traditional public forum sees the places where you engage in free speech and universities were uniquely the marketplace of ideas of the fact the matter is now. And you gotta be contemporary on this world is changed and the social media platforms. Harry have really become the that the really the public forms of today that are not government owned but they are engaging in what governments always always worry about and that is censorship. I think that is correct and this move is led by the elites and so if we take a recent example, if we go back to Barack Obama's speech last week. It was massively dishonest. He claims that we need more control of speech not glass.

Basically, the left has focused initially on covert uniformity. So you had to have a uniform view on covert then it became you ready you.

I'm sorry Ukraine uniformity and now I think Jordan is absolutely correct.

They want uniformity with respect to climate change. I think it is time for the American people to push back because the last wing approach is simply a campaign of this information on steroids. Not my ideas. This folks is for him and not from a younger part of her generation, but certainly younger where we were first to adapt to these new platforms and use them for political speech political debate is got to the point where you know I was pretty I was very active on Twitter and I still posting a lot on Twitter right now, but the activity the back-and-forth because the box so you must talk about that medium of the box out and then that also hurts their whole pits in all it's a Russian disinformation campaign was to get rid of the bots but the idea that I can have a liberal attacking me calling me names in all this. If I respond with my own with the facts or my opinion because that's what they got to for conservatives to respond on on the social media platforms. I can just come in my opinion, that I better come up with like 15 factual sources that son of a debate that's just me having to do all this work if we have the liberty to say no your wrong. I don't like that view. I should be able to say the same thing that it might add weight to my argument more facts I can bring out that's wonderful, but should also be able to have an opinion and a rapidfire one at that. That's the whole purpose of Twitter is. I could see something and immediately have an opinion to it. If I feel like expressing right now I don't feel like I've got a platform that honestly reaches the amount of people where I can honestly just say what I feel at that moment without potentially losing all of my ability to interact in social media it which is that always the concern of censorship.

Everyone especially viewpoint censorship is you close off and only allow one side of the debate that is correct, but I also think the left has engaged in a deliberate policy of closing off debate because this is part of their calculus in order to achieve complete control.

If you look at some of the individuals who are very active in global affairs. They are actually celebrating the power to basically know what people are thinking in real time and basically nudge people in the correct Lane and I think at the end of the day. We all have to be wary of these attempts to limit free speech.

Many people believe today that allowing free speech to continue constitutes nothing less than what repressive tolerances the previous headline from this week. This is over for the news on Twitter birthday were in the test this week and twitter banner ads that contradict science on climate change's Twitter will no longer allow advertisers on site who deny scientific consensus is climate change as people poured out on social media. We do all we want is United States this is that the issues with the climate. If you want to look into that. Do you get buy-in from the other major cup countries in the world just which is hurting our own economy. By doing this to ourselves is that Russ is not doing it in the is not delete China's not doing so. If they're not going to do it. What you first get a bill gets it's a bit sick again. This is what they launched at the same time there about to be bought out and lose their whole company from Elon musk because of things like this guy who has electric car company and relaunch a space program but there still at the their final days banding ads on Twitter because it conflicts with their view of climate change. You and I get in and it got now and this is I think part of what's happening in the culture and the countries people are still speaking out and taking a stand. Here's what's good about this, we may see a platform return to what was supposed to be originally which was as marketplace of ideas with quick responses. Now there's the corporate side of this in here really got a minute here. What happens next is made the offer. What happens. Well, I think it will likely be incumbent on the Board of Directors to accept the offer because of the monument monetary gain to the shareholders, absolutely and their failure to do so may expose them to a violation of their fiduciary obligations within the Delaware general corporate law.

Yeah so corporately what Elon musk that was so smart. It was basically the offer you can't refuse because your legal liability would be too great, but people doubted that he could get you and mocked by the left and this is why they're having to close their streaming platforms just like they mocked his cars that they've marked it out.

It is rockets and and it's all been working out now is number one, the richest guy the world and they mocked that he did out of what I love when they do this to guys like Rob Elon musk and FAO that I have the money to their mouth is highly successful people. Guess who their friends are highly successful who trusted his innovators so they say let's do this guys they got a bunch a group of guys that yeah, let's do it and that's what Elon busted and now they've got the offer they can't refuse. So whatever they wanted used to Twitter.

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