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‘Apprentice’ Fan Banned From Twitch for Using ‘Trump’ in Username

Supporting President Trump’s hit TV show “The Apprentice” is apparently against Twitch’s Community Standards.

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Twitch Bans Trump Supporter The Apprentice

A Reddit user revealed he was banned from the popular live streaming platform Twitch for having a nickname based on President Donald J. Trump’s hit TV show “The Apprentice”, on an account he created in 2011.

Reddit user Teape showed emails revealing he was banned from Twitch last year for having an “inappropriate username” on an account he created in 2011. His Twitch username was D_Trump_Apprentice69, a reference to the president’s hit reality TV show that ran for 10 seasons before President Trump ran for president.

“This type of activity is not permitted,” a Twitch representative wrote in an email to the user, before encouraging him to review the platform’s policies “regarding Violence Against Others and/or Hate Speech.”

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He was originally permanently IP-banned from Twitch for the pro-“Apprentice” nickname, and after contacting the platform had had the IP-ban reversed but continued to lose access to his account.

On his Reddit post, Teape wrote “I have never been racist or hateful on twitch, and I got perma banned for ‘hate speech’ because my name had Donald Trump in it.”

“I made my username back in 2011 before Trump even thought of running, for context,” said Teape. “Getting punished for [liking] the Apprentice apparently.”

This would seem to be part of a pattern for Twitch.

Earlier this month, Big League Politics reported that a far-left Twitch user and popular video game streamer Destiny advocated “real violence” against conservatives during a Twitch stream, and received no response from Twitch when we asked for a comment about why the user is allowed to do so on its platform.

Big League Politics reported:

Donnell, who has grown a reputation for using crass language to describe his views, told his guest that he “hates” conservatives, and has moved on to the “real violence level” when it comes to how to deal with them.

“You really do hate conservatives, don’t you?” Asked his guest during the Twitch live stream, to which Donnell responded in the affirmative.

“Very much so,” he said. “I’ve moved full on to the political violence level, or the real violence level, when it comes to conservative people.”

It appears the only way to understand Twitch’s policies is ideological: conservatives can be banned for a username with “Trump” featured, while leftists can threaten and advocate “real violence” against their political opponents with impunity.

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Facebook Censors Project Veritas Video, Keeping Coronavirus Hysteria in High Gear

Big Brother is ramping up due to coronavirus.

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Facebook is reportedly throwing a Project Veritas video off of their monolithic social media platform because the video contains information about coronavirus that is unapproved by the political and media establishment.

CNN reporter Oliver Darcy reported that Facebook would be removing the Veritas video from their platform because of nebulous and unspecified policy violations. Veritas founder James O’Keefe blamed Darcy for allegedly being a snitch and attempting to get his video removed from social media platforms.

O’Keefe also blasted New York Times reporter Andrew Jacobs for his moral preening in criticizing his coronavirus reporting.

The controversial video published by Veritas shows O’Keefe talking with boots on the ground at coronavirus testing sites. He talked to Army personnel and health care workers who claimed the pandemic is not as bad as the media and government officials are purporting it to be.

Certain transcripts from the Veritas video can be seen here:

James O’Keefe: “What about the situation itself. Is it as bad as–the media is saying? The whole pandemic?”
New York Army National Guardsman: “Oh no. It’s the flu!”
O’Keefe: “That’s all it is?”
Guardsman: “It’s the flu.”

O’Keefe: “Is it as bad as they’re saying, this pandemic? Everyone’s freaking out. Is it bad, is it overblown by the media, what is it like?”
Medical worker: “Is it what?”
O’Keefe: “Is the media accurately reporting or is it as bad as people are saying?”
Medical worker: “No.”
O’Keefe: “It’s not as bad as the—”
Medical worker: “It’s precautionary.”
O’Keefe: “The media is making it out bigger?”
Medical worker: “Yes.”

O’Keefe’s video has garnered controversy because it goes against the narrative of fear and hysteria that has been pushed by the fake news media, government bureaucrats and official expert class.

“The rollout of our findings does not endorse COVID-19 behavior one way or another, nor do we encourage others. Our goal is to inform the public and allow the public to make judgments on the issues,” O’Keefe said. “Emotionally driven, knee-jerk reactions journalists are the last thing the public should be subjected to in a time of crisis.”

“I realize this will probably upset some, but Project Veritas goes to the front lines to get unfiltered, raw information, to the public. We’re not here to project a narrative or even to draw a conclusion—we don’t even know who the villains are, if any,” O’Keefe added.

Despite Facebook’s reported censorship of the Veritas video, there are no plans for Twitter and YouTube to remove the content from their platforms at the present time.

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