California Gov. Gavin Newsom is on a rampage, despite not facing any real opposition to reelection in November.
The most recent unconstitutional legislation he signed includes an anti-First Amendment law requiring social media platforms “to publicly post their policies regarding hate speech, disinformation, harassment and extremism on their platforms,” according to The Hill.
Newsom issued a statement: “California will not stand by as social media is weaponized to spread hate and disinformation that threaten our communities and foundational values as a country. Californians deserve to know how these platforms are impacting our public discourse.”
Would this “hate and disinformation” pertain to Democrats, such as former Vice President Al Gore, Hillary Clinton, Stacey Abrams, former President Jimmy Carter, and Jan. 6 Committee chairman Rep. Bennie Thompson, R-MIss., all of whom have questioned the legitimacy of elections lost by Democrats?
Newsom also signed anti-14th Amendment legislation that mandates publicly held companies headquartered in California include at least one member from “an underrepresented community,” defined as “an individual who self-identifies as black, African American, Hispanic, Latino, Asian, Pacific Islander, Native American, Native Hawaiian, or Alaska Native, or who self-identifies as gay, lesbian, bisexual, or transgender.”
California may one day elect an equally unconstitutional conservative governor to preside over an unconstitutional conservative legislative.
Take a look at the bills that such an governor could sign:
To address concerns about “weaponized” social media, Twitter accounts, Facebook and Instagram must be 50% conservative.
Econ Journal Watch published a 2006 study showing that liberal college professors are outnumbered by conservative professors 12-1. Liberal history professors were 33.5 times more popular than conservative professors. Another study showed that nearly all political donations made by California professors are to Democrats and left-wing organisations. At UCLA, the University of California at Berkeley, and the University of Southern California, half of the professors’ contributions in 2019-2020 went to five left-wing organizations: ActBlue, Biden for President, Biden Victory Fund, the Democratic National Committee, and the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee.
And of the 2022 commencement speakers at the nation’s top 100 universities, according to a study by the Young Americans for Freedom, only three were conservative.
How about a bill mandating colleges to hire liberal and conservative faculty members in equal amounts; a law mandating professors split their donations equally between left-wing political groups and politicians and conservative political organisations and politicians; and that commencement speakers at colleges be evenly divided between liberals and conservators. Additionally, conservatives must make up 50% of K-12 public school teachers.
The Federalist reported that the number of Republican journalists in the Democratic White House press corps was 12 to 1. The then-New York Times executive editor, Dean Baquet, admitted, “I think the Left, we don’t—I’m not ‘we,’ I’m a journalist—but the Left as a rule does not want to hear thoughtful disagreement.”
The Los Angeles Times has not endorsed a Republican president since 1950. So, let’s have a bill mandating that California newspapers hire an equal number of conservative reporters, require an equal number of conservative and liberal members of their editorial boards and alternate between endorsing a Republican and a Democrat for president.
Let’s turn to Hollywood. Movies often feature greedy capitalists and conservatives as their villains. So, we need a “good guy/bad guy law” that mandates Hollywood heroes and villains be equally divided between liberal and conservative, and equally divided between capitalist villains and Marxist/collectivist/socialist bad guys. Villains must be at least 50% conservative. And, of course, hero characters in Hollywood movies must be 50% conservative/Republican.
These are but a few ideas that await the coming of California’s right-wing governor and a conservative supermajority in the state legislature.
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