News links for Sept 20, 2022
so why is sex work illegal?
Victor Davis Hanson: Equal justice, they said. From: American Greatness. We are now a revolutionary society in decline using the courts, prosecutors, the administrative state, and the law itself to punish enemies, help friends, and declare such asymmetry “social justice.”
John Stossel: Sex work. From: Creators. Football players make money with their bodies. Some are injured. But football is legal. So why is sex work illegal?
Twitter and Facebook and YouTube lose; the First Amendment wins. From: Alex Berenson/Substack. A federal appellate court just blew up the absurd argument that the world's largest carriers of speech and journalism can censor views they don't like. Next stop, the Supreme Court
Americans will see right through Biden’s economic falsehoods — and vote accordingly. From: Larry Kudlow/Tipp Insights. You simply cannot tell the public that there is no inflation when prices for food, groceries, electricity, natural gas, and cars are rising sharply.
Fauci “misled Congress" about gain-of-function research. From: Zero Hedge. Just last week, Senator Rand Paul appeared on Fox News and slammed Anthony Fauci for taking the default position of trying to “cover up” his activities, including potentially encouraging social media companies to censor medical information.
Across the Western world people are rising up against their dishonest rulers. From: Spiked. Sweden and the revolt against the evasive elites.
White House scrambles to explain what Biden meant to say on '60 Minutes’. From: Townhall. It's been a few weeks since the White House communications staff was forced to spring into action for a clean up on aisle Biden, but it came again this weekend courtesy of a 60 Minutes interview with the president. Again, as before — after clearly not learning his lesson — Joe Biden pledged the United States military to the defense of Taiwan should China try to seize the territory by force.
Biden's sneaky censors: behind the scenes, federal officials pressure social media platforms to suppress disfavored speech. From: Jacob Sullum/Creators. Both publicly and behind the scenes, federal officials are subverting free inquiry and open debate.