Facebook censors top economist for defining recession

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American Institute for Economic Research senior research fellow Phillip Magness discusses Facebook’s censorship tactics enacted against him after he shared a post regarding the White House’s attempts to redefine ‘recession.’ #FoxNews

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46 comments

*Dave* August 1, 2022 - 7:56 PM

I wonder what the fact checkers next area of expertise will be. First it was medical now economy next what?

Joanne Julien August 1, 2022 - 7:56 PM

I quit wastebook over a year ago when they censored me over a post about the national anthem. That says it all. Why anyone is still on there I will never know

J b August 1, 2022 - 7:56 PM

Boycott Facebook, Twitter & YouTube

LucasAndMaggie August 1, 2022 - 7:57 PM

Nobody cares about Facebook anymore

Stan Shuffield August 1, 2022 - 7:57 PM

Facebook is a bunch of commies!!! Just like you tube!!!

Zack August 1, 2022 - 7:57 PM

Gain of function

Henry Marcial August 1, 2022 - 7:57 PM

Time to fight back too. Ppl should report the WH for misinformation.

Senior Moments , Romans 11:36 August 1, 2022 - 7:57 PM

Ladies and gentlemen we are not only in a recession but we are at the threshold of socialism. If patriotic lawmen will not be the majority in the Congress in 2022. We can now say goodbye to our freedom. The whole world will be under an evil totalitarian globalist govt.

Laffy Taffy August 1, 2022 - 7:57 PM

The word depression is next to be changed because that will happen next.

Zombie Raccoon August 1, 2022 - 7:58 PM

This is why I got rid of Facebook
If you don't meet the narrative

Sauron August 1, 2022 - 7:58 PM

Who is still using Facebook 😂

L August 1, 2022 - 7:58 PM

Facebook is just as toxic as the view

Steph August 1, 2022 - 7:58 PM

Their involvement in politic is the reason why I closed my FB account years ago and will never reopen one.

Amunnet Ryan August 1, 2022 - 7:58 PM

Tired of the left lies. C I A Misinformation at its best.

Cindi Howell August 1, 2022 - 7:58 PM

Maybe now they will censor Facebook

jokierose69 August 1, 2022 - 7:58 PM

Have never been on Facebook and never will

Basem Sayej August 1, 2022 - 7:58 PM

Lol try posting about palestine and see what happens to you, funny how they complain only when it's about them, hypocricy

CHUCK MORRIS August 1, 2022 - 7:59 PM

This is why I exed Facebook and Twitter

risadanielle August 1, 2022 - 7:59 PM

They're a bunch of communists. Mad because their puppet is going down as being worse than Carter was.

Shelly Scott August 1, 2022 - 7:59 PM

Nothing is a mishap with this administration it's all done intentionally

rafael carvalho August 1, 2022 - 7:59 PM

Liberal dictatorship! Who would think this could happen? Oh yeah every conservative in the WORLD!

Brett G August 1, 2022 - 7:59 PM

Can you imagine if this was Trump’s recession and he tried to deny it by redefining the term?

TJB 1955 August 1, 2022 - 7:59 PM

🤣🤣🤣

John Doe August 1, 2022 - 7:59 PM

Its called forced communism folks.

Gee Lee August 1, 2022 - 8:00 PM

Who watches Fox News ? And who cares about a top economist ? They sure as hell don’t care about us. 🙌

joe schmoe August 1, 2022 - 8:00 PM

Can't wait for them to change the meaning of a depression or starvation

Big Mama Sammy August 1, 2022 - 8:00 PM

Obviously they are not fact checkers but violent goons of the dnc. Vote Trump Republicans.

christina trinh August 1, 2022 - 8:00 PM

Facebook did the same to me. How can you complain to them? They don't answer

Jose Mendoza August 1, 2022 - 8:00 PM

We are at 9.1% rate inflation + Recession (2 conscutive negative GDP growth)
Make no mistake, inflation is a monetary phenomenon. It occurs when the increase in the quantity of money more rapidly exceeds that of goods and services (Dr Milton Friedman)
To combat it requires more production and less public spending…

Brian Eaves August 1, 2022 - 8:00 PM

They kept saying inflation when it was supposed to be recession

kerpital August 1, 2022 - 8:00 PM

Keep checking Webster's definition. What are the chances they delete the part that says "identified by a fall in GDP in two successive quarters" ???

Gary Petty August 1, 2022 - 8:00 PM

Close to Election Day therefore they change the rules!! FJB!!

ben curaza August 1, 2022 - 8:00 PM

CANNOT TEACH STUPID FJB

abelucious August 1, 2022 - 8:00 PM

Facebook is about to censor those who mention free speech.

Ken Carney August 1, 2022 - 8:00 PM

Becoming Partisan Actors, they've been Partisan Actors since at least 2016 FB is just another propaganda arm of left.

Newhouse Bruce August 1, 2022 - 8:00 PM

Most of the Facebook fact checkers that are utilized directly or indirectly are undergrad liberal art students who are judging science, law, mathematics, medicine, economics, pharmacology, history, etc.

Kevin Ward August 1, 2022 - 8:00 PM

Facebook "Fact-checkers" should be called "Truth suppressors".

CRIMSON HAWK August 1, 2022 - 8:01 PM

Facebook is Anti American.
Bet the 🐑 don’t care.

Jimmy Bright August 1, 2022 - 8:01 PM

Did to bust Facebook up..they can't be more powerful then the government

Lorenzo Cabrini August 1, 2022 - 8:01 PM

Don't use Facebook, don't use Twitter. That's the best solution, just refuse to use platforms that are partisan.

Elie A. August 1, 2022 - 8:01 PM

They censored them because they know better than the economists. 😂😂😂😂

WYTROSE August 1, 2022 - 8:01 PM

Same thing happened last puppet admin look at the stock market that is not how they calculate the health of a economy jobs are decreasing not one job created a week ago it was minus because they were dumping people out of corporation. They are shutting down manufacturing. EV are killing people and don't last run on fuel see Scotty kilmer. Solar panels are made from coal and quartz and windmill from steel run by fuel fires don't work. Globalist 7 trancers of wealth put them in control of the government executive order 1467 ends petrol dollar for digital dog tags social scoring. Don't agree say goodbye to homes funds jobs food. Scoring at your bank.

polemeros August 1, 2022 - 8:01 PM

We can't have a definition of a WOMAN, so why do you think they'd respect the definition of a recession? And believe me, they ain't finished.

bellofthedesert August 1, 2022 - 8:01 PM

Politico is very far left – can't trust anything they say due to their obvious agenda. FB is a joke with their "fact checkers". We aren't stupid, and FB is mostly irrelevant anyhow.

Michael Gautreaux August 1, 2022 - 8:01 PM

Typical "Face Sewer Book".
Beats "Twitter". Yeah, yeah, not by much but hey.

Allen Pullman August 1, 2022 - 8:02 PM

I quit fb and suggest all do the same.