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Elon Musk Buys Twitter
« on: April 25, 2022, 02:52:18 PM »
Elon Musk is in the process of buying Twitter for $44 billion. Twitter will now be a privately held company when the process is finished.

Will Musk make Twitter a haven for free speech? Will Musk allow Donald Trump back on Twitter?


https://ca.yahoo.com/finance/news/elon-musk-to-buy-twitter-for-44-billion-185306641.html
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Re: Elon Musk Buys Twitter
« Reply #1 on: April 25, 2022, 02:55:41 PM »
Will Musk allow Donald Trump back on Twitter?

He should. If he intends to do what he claims.

It's a lot of money to spend on a platform full of angry lefties though.
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Re: Elon Musk Buys Twitter
« Reply #2 on: April 25, 2022, 02:59:13 PM »
Will Musk allow Donald Trump back on Twitter?

He should. If he intends to do what he claims.

It's a lot of money to spend on a platform full of angry lefties though.

IMO it would have been better if Musk could have bought CNN from Discovery. CNN was only going for about $5 billion or so and changing that over to a more politically middle of the road news source would have sent more lefties into a meltdown.
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Re: Elon Musk Buys Twitter
« Reply #3 on: April 25, 2022, 03:23:33 PM »
Elon Musk is in the process of buying Twitter for $44 billion. Twitter will now be a privately held company when the process is finished.

Will Musk make Twitter a haven for free speech? Will Musk allow Donald Trump back on Twitter?

https://ca.yahoo.com/finance/news/elon-musk-to-buy-twitter-for-44-billion-185306641.html

Free speech in the US? I can barely remember the US being a haven of 'free speech'! It must've been at a time when looting and property destruction were still a crime. They're almost an alien concept nowadays.

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Re: Elon Musk Buys Twitter
« Reply #4 on: April 25, 2022, 04:31:50 PM »
Elon Musk is in the process of buying Twitter for $44 billion. Twitter will now be a privately held company when the process is finished.

Will Musk make Twitter a haven for free speech? Will Musk allow Donald Trump back on Twitter?

https://ca.yahoo.com/finance/news/elon-musk-to-buy-twitter-for-44-billion-185306641.html

Free speech in the US? I can barely remember the US being a haven of 'free speech'! It must've been at a time when looting and property destruction were still a crime. They're almost an alien concept nowadays.

While I generally agree with this...

There were 970 arrests made regarding the Portland riots  that included violently taking over a.section.of the city, attacking a police.station, arson, extortion of local.businesses , looting  etc. That lasted for a looong time.

I'm not convinced any.of the actually peaceful.protestors were arrested.
As a lot of unpeaceful.ones were not.
We had  congressmen  setting up fundraising for bail for those arrested and calling for the police.to be defunded


Meanwhile in   Russatopia, 6,000 were.arrested for peacefully.protesting a conflict  who many possibly had relatives in the effected region, or  where fined for daring to use the term war.
In a week or less.

You had the president state there needed to ge a cleansing.
A mass firing of intelligence officers.
 Then more strict regulations quickly pushed thru regarding press verbiage,and fines for even local.businesses who might use the wrong unapporoved by the state   descriptive verbiage.

Public
Dissenters have an unusual high risk.of poisoning themselves

Seems a level of contrastbto.me,
but hey there has to be some line drawn between free speech and shouting fire in a theater





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Re: Elon Musk Buys Twitter
« Reply #5 on: April 25, 2022, 05:43:06 PM »
Well for better or worse E. Musk owns Twitter. I am amused at the price 50 plus $4.20 and some are worried about a president who perhaps has used.

Time will tell.
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