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Twitter Bans Krassenstein Brothers For Operating Fake Accounts, Buying Interactions

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On Thursday evening, the accounts of the well-known Twitter trolls Ed and Brian Krassenstein were suspended.

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The two became both famous and infamous for their constant replies to President Donald Trump’s Twitter feed, generally with calls for his impeachment.

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Between the two, they had nearly 2 million Twitter followers, and were often the top response to Trump’s Tweets.

With their suspensions, it appears to answer why they were always on top.

According to a Twitter spokesman they were engaging in inauthentic behavior by operating fake accounts and buying account interactions:

“Operating multiple fake accounts and purchasing account interactions are strictly prohibited. Engaging in these behaviors will result in permanent suspension from the service.”

Their partner at their “news” website Hill Reporter, James Kosur, confirmed the suspensions, but stated that he has not received a response from Twitter.

https://twitter.com/JamesKosur/status/1131703662961713152

The Krassenstein brothers responded to the ban on their website, Hill Reporter, where they deny any wrongdoing, and claim Twitter was mistaken:

“We never “purchased account interactions,” nor did we ever “sell usernames” or buy usernames.  We did operate multiple accounts, but there were only a few of them and they were not used to “mislead” or “manipulate Twitter.”  If Twitter investigated this thoroughly they would clearly see this.”

They go into detail about the “multiple accounts,” detailing that they were simply used to track threats made against them from figures that have blocked them.

“Over the past 2 1/2 years as our tweets became more and more political in nature, people began posting our phone numbers, our wives phone numbers, our home addresses, and photos of our homes, neighborhoods, and children.  These users had blocked us and the only way to see Tweet-replies that they were making to others was to use another account.  We were in constant communication with a contact at the FBI who we would send the threats that we had receive to.  We had sent the FBI multiple death threats we had received in the mail, from people we believe got our address from others on Twitter.  This is the only reason we used these two additional accounts.  Again we never used them to manipulate or mislead anyone.”

Ed and Brian Krassenstein have also responded with a more detailed open letter to Twitter which you can read by clicking here.

Big League Politics will update this story as more information is available.

UPDATE: Comment from Ed and Brian Krassenstein was added. 

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Congressional Candidate Laura Loomer BANNED From Comcast/Xfinity for Sending ‘Dangerous Content’

This is a grotesque escalation in Big Brother censorship.

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Journalist and U.S. Congressional Candidate Laura Loomer is the most banned woman on the internet – so much so, in fact, that the globalist elite are inventing new ways to censor her.

Loomer, who is running to be the Republican nominee for Florida’s 21st Congressional seat, has been banished from using Comcast and Xfinity to disseminate her political messages.

“In an incredible turn of events, Comcast/Xfinity just banned my campaign from sending out fundraising emails and text messages,” Loomer explained in the video address to her supporters.

“Comcast here in Palm Beach County is one of the only internet service providers and sometimes the only one that you have available, and, as the Republican front-runner in my Congressional race, I have now been banned,” she added.

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Loomer noted that Comcast considers her political messages to be “dangerous content” as a justification for her banning. She also noted that Comcast has a long-standing relationship with Rep. Lois Frankel, the incumbent Democrat politician who Loomer wants to unseat, going back to her days as Mayor of West Palm Beach.

What Comcast is doing in censoring Loomer is effectively manipulating the electoral process, which is highly immoral and unethical if not illegal. It also shows how Silicon Valley censorship leads to a cascading effect throughout the corporate sector where dissidents will inevitably be unpersoned and deprived of their basic rights.

“Congresswoman Lois Frankel is only one of 31 members of Congress who owns Comcast stock, so this is clearly blatant election interference and now the censorship of conservatives has moved from the Big Tech social media companies to the internet service providers and telecommunication companies,” Loomer explained.

Loomer is calling for antitrust laws to break up this monopoly that is clearly targeting conservative voices. She is warning others that this battle is much bigger than her own particular case, as others will be targeted in this manner by a coordinated conspiracy of Big Capital to snuff out right-wing speech.

“Just imagine your messages not being able to be delivered or your emails not being able to be delivered because your internet service provider doesn’t like the fact that you’re a Trump supporter or a Republican candidate,” she said.

Loomer is urging her supporters to go onto her website and donate there before her primary election that is scheduled for Aug. 18. She believes the subterfuge from Comcast is evidence that her campaign has serious momentum.

“Thank you so much for your support and, like I say, persistence will beat the resistance, and these radical leftists and these fascists in the tech and telecommunication firms can try to shut me down, but I am more persistent, and I am gonna win,” Loomer said to conclude her Twitter rant.

The video can be seen here:

Big League Politics has reported on the viability of Loomer’s campaign, as she has consistently led the race in fundraising despite being thrown off of all the major social media platforms:

Congressional candidate and banished journalist Laura Loomer is showing that she is a serious contender to be reckoned with, crushing her incumbent Democrat opponent in fundraising numbers for a second straight quarter.

Loomer’s campaign announced last week that she raised $202,135 during the 4th quarter of 2019 from a wide variety of small donors. She has received support from 7,000 donors, with the average donation being $56, while entrenched swamp creature Lois Frankel relies largely on special interests to fill her campaign coffers.

“I’m grateful for the support of Floridians and the ongoing contributions from Americans across the nation. Our fundraising success is proof that our America First message resonates with a majority of the public,” Loomer said.

Loomer’s chief strategist Karen Giorno, who worked as President Trump’s 2016 Florida State Director, pointed out how shamefully narrow Frankel’s donor base is.

Giorno said: “It’s astonishing that a sitting member of Congress has only 159 donors to support a reelection campaign. The lack of effort by Lois Frankel is emblematic of her do-nothing tenure in Congress. She’s earned the name, ‘Lazy Lois.’”

In addition to beating Frankel, Loomer is also crushing all of her primary competition within the GOP in the 21st Congressional district of Florida. Loomer’s campaign is particularly critical of Frankel for taking money from PACs funded by gun-grabbing former New York City mayor and current Democrat presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg.

“Unlike our opponent, Lois Frankel, our campaign doesn’t rely on large contributions from fat cat donors, teacher’s unions and Michael Bloomberg. We’ve had to work hard and reinvest donations to build a massive base of fundraising and grassroots support that will serve us through November,” Giorno said.

What is most astonishing is how Loomer has raised the money despite being deplatformed by all major social media platforms. She is currently suing the Big Tech giants, alleging their conspiracy to censor her constitutes the type of electoral interference that Democrats regularly accuse the Russians of committing.

“Despite being shut down by Big Tech, we’ve put in the hard work to stay connected with supporters on a daily basis. Now that’s it’s 2020, we’ll be applying those same efforts to connect with and engage voters in District 21. We’re winning this. This campaign will not be silenced,” Loomer said.

Loomer has demonstrated that it is possible to be a viable candidate while advocating bold policy changes and taking on powerful elites.

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