Grace & Steel Ep. 56 10/08/16

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TOPIC: Special guest Ricky_Vaughn99 speaks with Kevin Michael Grace about his recent Twitter ban and the upcoming presidential election.

Here are some links to stories and items mentioned in the podcast:

Ricky_Vaughn99 on Gab (currently requires sign-in)

Deplorable Vaugh on Facebook

Breitbart, Feb. 20, 2016: Twitter’s War on the Right Continues: Blogger Robert Stacy McCain Suspended

Politico, May 26, 2016: Troll Charles Johnson banned from Twitter (the site Charles C. Johnson started)

Wired, Sep. 14, 2016: Gab, the Alt-Right’s Very Own Twitter, Is The Ultimate Filter Bubble

torbahax on Twitter

Tech Times, Oct. 7, 2016: Who’s Buying Twitter? Not Google, Apple Or Disney

Seeking Efficient Enlightment, Oct. 21, 2003: Gregg Easterbrook fired by ESPN – which raises the question: are weblogs unsafe?

ESPN, Oct. 2, 2003: Limbaugh resigns from NFL show

Jewish Telegraph Agency, Feb. 4, 2016: With a nod to Silicon Valley, new ADL chief courts digital natives

Wikipedia: Social media as a public utility

Adam Thierer in Forbes, Jul. 24, 2011: The Danger Of Making Facebook, LinkedIn, Google And Twitter Public Utilities

Reuters, Oct. 4, 2016: Exclusive: Yahoo secretly scanned customer emails for U.S. intelligence – sources

Time, Aug. 24, 2016: These Tech Companies Are Bankrolling Hillary Clinton

The Daily Beast, Sep. 23, 2016: Silicon Valley Money Floods to Hillary After Facebook Fat Cat Revealed as Secret Trumpkin

Jim Rutenberg, Aug. 7, 2016: Trump Is Testing the Norms of Objectivity in Journalism

Liz Spayd in the New York Times, Jul. 23, 2016: Why Readers See The Times as Liberal

John V. Walsh in, Aug. 5, 2016: New York Times Relentlessly Biased Against Trump, Reports New York Times.

Wikipedia: Citizen Kane

Fox News, Sep. 27, 2016: Lester Holt spins debate for Hillary six huge ways, plays ‘Gotcha’ with Trump

Breitbart, Sep. 21, 2016: CNN Crash: Ratings Down as Network Beaten Again by MSNBC and Fox

Mediaite, May 2, 2016: Jeff Zucker Concedes CNN Has Been ‘A Little Too Liberal’

Radar Online, Oct. 27, 2008: Anderson Cooper’s CIA Secret, Sep. 17, 2016: Major Garrett Had a Meltdown on Live TV Yesterday After the Trump Troll Conference

Washington Post, Oct. 3. 2016: The Daily 202: Inside Clinton’s struggle to win over college students in Ohio

Washington Examiner, Sep. 29, 2016: Poll: Millennials less interested in voting than ever

IBT, Sep. 24, 2016: US election driving people to seek help from psychiatrists: Report

People’s Pundit Daily, Oct. 4, 2016: Polling Blunders at Home and Abroad Lend Credibility to Trump Voters’ Distrust

Newsmax, Sep. 30, 2016: LA Times Poll: Trump Ahead of Clinton by 5 Points

Sean Trende in RealClearPolitics, Nov. 8, 2012: The Case of the Missing White Voters

Mark Tushnet in Balkanization, May 6, 2016: Abandoning Defensive Crouch Liberal Constitutionalism

Talking Points Memo, Apr. 15, 2014: Matt Taibbi: ‘Hands Down’ Bush Was Tougher On Corporate America Than Obama (VIDEO)

Newsmax, Nov. 14, 2011: Corzine’s Downfall Should Be a Lesson to Obama

Infowars, Feb. 20, 2008: Meet Obama’s Foreign Policy Brain: Zbigniew Brzezinski

IMDb: The Return of Martin Guerre (1982)

Matt Batzel in Red State, Jun. 24, 2014: Reporters Show Egregious Bias in Scott Walker Coverage

Nassim Nicholas Taleb Twitter

CNN, Oct. 5, 2016: Eric Trump: We absolutely paid federal income tax

The Hill, Feb. 1, 2016: Poll: 25 percent of federal employees would quit under President Trump

IMDb: Burn After Reading (2008)

Dan Weigel in the Washington Post, Aug. 8, 2016: Armed with junk science and old photos, critics question #HillarysHealth