The Biden regime has filed an emergency stay request to lift a federal judge’s injunction against federal agencies colluding with tech companies to suppress American speech. The government argues that our democracy will be in peril if they are not allowed to continue censoring anyone who is critical of Joe Biden.
Their attempt really was that childish and puerile. Fortunately, the judge in the case—unlike the government lawyers—seems to have read the Bill of Rights and understands the First Amendment fully.
The Republican Attorneys General of Missouri and Louisiana filed a suit against the Biden regime when Elon Musk released the so-called “Twitter Files.”
The documentation in those files proves beyond any doubt that liberal federal agencies have been censoring the speech of conservative Americans on Twitter, Facebook/Meta, YouTube, and other social media companies, dating back to the Arab Spring in 2012.
District Judge Terry Doughty issued a historic ruling on July 4th, in which he imposed an injunction against any contact by any Executive branch agency with the Big Tech companies for the purposes of censoring speech.
The injunction includes the FBI, the Department of Justice, the State Department, and all the other major and minor agencies that have been revealed in the Twitter Files to be a bunch of censorship Nazis.
Naturally, the censorship Nazis were not happy about this.
As you read this snippet from their emergency stay request, keep in mind that this was written by some of the top legal minds at the Justice Department:
“The Government faces irreparable harm with each day the injunction remains in effect, as the injunction’s broad scope and ambiguous terms (including a lack of clarity with respect to what the injunction does not prohibit) may be read to prevent the Government from engaging in a vast range of lawful and responsible conduct—including speaking on matters of public concern and working with social media companies on initiatives to prevent grave harm to the American people and our democratic processes.”
What a bunch of communist A-holes.
The government faces “irreparable harm” if they can’t censor you from criticizing Joe Biden or Tony Fauci on the internet? Really? The “American people and our democratic processes” face “grave harm” if the government can’t collude with companies to suppress our speech?
Maybe they should have asked the American people how they felt about it.
In case anyone from the federal government is reading this, and they lack the reading comprehension skills of a third grader, the government doesn’t get to censor speech. There is no good speech versus bad speech. There is no hate speech versus love speech. It’s all just speech.
Government has no authority to censor our speech if it is disinformation, misinformation or mal-information. Period. As Judge Doughty noted in his injunction, the government is not the sole arbiter of what is true and what is not true.
As an American, you are allowed to say things that are mistakenly wrong. You’re allowed to say things that are exaggerated. You’re allowed to tell lies. The government’s job in all of this is to go pound sand if they don’t like it.
Judge Doughty immediately swatted down the Justice Department’s childish claim that America faces “grave harm” if they can’t censor us online. The Biden regime promptly refiled an appeal with the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals.
Since President Donald Trump remade that court into an institution that respects the Constitution once again, it’s unlikely that Biden’s lawyers will have any more success there. We’ll keep you posted.