Representative Green isn’t the only high profile individual to receive a Twitter ban. Last week, Twitter banned Dr. Robert Malone, a contributor to mRNA vaccine technology, as well.
Malone was slated to appear on Joe Rogan’s podcast to discuss both the vaccines and the government’s response to the Coronavirus pandemic. On Friday, however, Twitter banned Dr. Malone for sharing a video which allegedly provided examples of harmful effects of the Pfizer vaccine. Dr. Malone has become an outspoken critic of mass vaccination, although much of his work has involved mRNA technology for vaccines.
According to statements, Dr. Malone says not enough testing has been done to “warrant mass vaccination, particularly in children.” Malone added, “we lost a critical component (due to the suspension of his account and other platforms taking down the video he shared) in the fight to stop these vaccines being mandated for children.” Malone also inferred that there is “government corruption” and mentioned the medical-industrial complex – a term very much like the one President Eisenhower gave the United States when he coined the term “military industrial complex” during a speech on January 17, 1961. At the time, Eisenhower was alluding to our relationship with the Soviet Union and the push for a permanent industry that manufactured armaments.
Like Eisenhower warned about the “potential for the disastrous rise of misplaced power,” Malone appears to be warning the American public about a potential rise of power in the pharmaceutical industry. Malone asked his followers – via his other social media accounts – to tune in to his interview with Joe Rogan.
Shortly before Malone’s appearance on the podcast, Rogan tweeted that he had opened a GETTR account and beckoned to his 7.8 million Twitter followers to join him on the alternative social media app developed by former Trump adviser Jason Miller. On Sunday, “GETTR” was trending on Twitter, so it appears that a great many fans took Rogan’s advice to heart.
Not only did Robert Malone open a GETTR account, so did Marjorie Taylor Greene.
GETTR was launched on July 4, 2021. Miller told Fox News during an interview las summer that he wanted users on the social media app to be able to speak freely without having the threat of cancel culture.
In the first few days after its launch, Miller reported that there were over 1 million downloads – a record for any social media platform. Miller compared the ability to hit 1 million users so quickly with other social media platforms; most other social media apps took a considerable amount of time to reach that goal. Twitter waited for two years before the platform garnered the same amount of users. Facebook took about half that time.
Miller cited a public growing weary of censorship on social media platforms as the impetus for GETTR’s record-breaking user numbers within a mere three days: ‘I think . . . (this) is just the appetite that is there for a platform that doesn’t censor for political beliefs.”