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Poll: Majority of Americans Think Facebook Has Too Much Power

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Fox News polls reveal that more than 60 percent of American voters believe Facebook has too much power, according to a new poll that was conducted during a time when the tech giant is under increased political scrutiny.

Sixty-one percent of voters questioned by Fox News believed Facebook has “too much power.” Forty-eight percent echoed similar sentiments about Google, followed by Amazon at 45 percent, and Apple at 43 percent.

However, only 35 percent of those polled said that they saw “big technology companies” are a larger threat to the country’s future than “big government.” Instead, fifty-eight percent of voters told Fox News pollsters that “big government” poses a larger threat.

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The poll was disseminated as the Trump administration and Congress proceed to investigate the power that tech companies such as Facebook and Google possess. The House Judiciary Committee started its antitrust investigation earlier this month, while the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and Department of Justice are preparing to launch probes into the companies’ anticompetitive practices.

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Additionally, the FTC has also conducted an investigation on Facebook’s potential data privacy violations for over a year. However, this has not been enough for Facebook critics, who believe the agency should be taking more decisive action by imposing stringent penalties on the powerful social media company.

Sarah Miller, co-chairwoman of the Freedom from Facebook campaign, declared in a statement that the poll demonstrates that “consumers are sick and tired of Facebook’s reckless behavior.”

The Facebook watchdog leader added, “The FTC needs to stop dragging their feet and find Facebook in violation of its consent decree, and break up its monopoly.”

This week, The Verge reported on the death of a Facebook content moderator who worked for a Facebook contractor in Tampa Bay. The story was kept under wraps for the past few months, but  once former employees broke the details, it revealed the disturbing work environment at Facebook and its various contractors. The moderator in question was tasked with spending long hours policing content at Facebook.

Incidents like these and the recent wave of censorship Facebook has levied against certain right-wingers show that the Big Tech company’s once shiny image is slowly becoming tarnished thanks to its corporate policies.

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Why is Justin Amash Endorsing Social Engineering?

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On February 13, 2020, Michigan Congressman Justin Amash endorsed the idea of establishing an Equal Rights Amendment.

Under the ERA, the government would allegedly guarantee equal legal rights for all Americans regardless of their sex.

Amash tweeted, “Equality before the law is fundamental to the Rule of Law and foundational to liberty. The Constitution exists to protect our liberty, so I have long advocated including a federal equal protection clause in the Constitution.”

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He added, “Drafting a new nondiscrimination amendment would allow us to enshrine our modern understanding of equal protection as preventing all arbitrary discrimination by government, and it would allow states to consider the proposal without being under a constitutionally dubious deadline.”

Amash’s support for the ERA is indicative of the leftward lurch he taken as evidenced by supporting the impeachment of President Donald Trump and voting for legislation that would have funded transgender surgeries for members of the military.

The ERA is one of the biggest pet projects of the cultural Left.

They were able to score major victories by establishing forced integration, the 1965 Immigration Act, and affirmative action throughout the 1960s.

However, they did fail trying to ratify the ERA during the 1970s. But that has not stopped in recent times.

Now the Left has a new ally in Amash, who used to be a solid libertarian conservative.

Ratifying the ERA will only consolidate the managerial state’s hold over the private affairs of Americans and usher in more social radicalism via public administration.

Given Amash’s liberty background, he should think twice before endorsing the ERA.

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