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The Danger of Ignoring Dictatorial Powers of a Technocracy

Published in Blog on September 07, 2021 by Mark Ellis

Image: Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey

 

The United States government is working with big tech companies to build a technocratic system that will remove civil liberties from American citizens.

If you believe that is too strong of a statement, here are the facts.

Google, Apple, and Samsung are rolling out digital passports that will “protect” you from getting the Coronavirus. In true big-brother fashion, they are creating vaccine passport applications to carry on your cellphone. These passports will allow you access to theaters, restaurants, and other public places.

Not only that, but the phones will be able to tell you whether you are near someone who is not vaccinated. 

If you think that this access will be in just a few public places, guess again. Once these mega-companies start integrating this system, you will need the passport to enter grocery stores, libraries, restaurants, and government offices. 

Already the mainstream media has started its full-press drive to intimidate people into getting the vaccines. Last month, CNN’s Don Lemon, in an interview with Chris Cuomo said, “Don’t get the vaccine? You can’t go to the supermarket. Don’t have the vaccine? Can’t go to the ball game. Don’t have the vaccine? Can’t go to work. You don’t have a vaccine? Can’t come here, no shirt, no shoes, no service…” 

This kind of statement smells a lot like the Chinese Communist Party’s social credit system, a government scoring system wherein citizens get monitored constantly. Rights and money are granted or taken away based on your behavior score. For example, having a low score can result in restrictions in Internet privileges, travel bans, and whether or not you can go to school.

And the only reason for a system like this would be to have more power and control over a populace.

When you start allowing companies partnered with government officials to ban citizens from using services in the guise of protecting them, there is no end to how much they can demand from you. Today, it could be to protect you from a virus. Tomorrow it could be because they see you as a political radical or as a religious fanatic.

And make no mistake, these companies are not in love with the concept of individual freedom, especially when it comes to First Amendment rights. In 2019 Google’s YouTube removed 300 of Donald Trump’s reelection videos without giving a reason. 

A more recent incident occurred when Facebook and its related company, Instagram, deleted the account of the mother of Lance Corporal Kareem Nikoui. She had posted a harsh statement to President Biden stating that her son’s blood was on the President’s hands because of the botched retreat from Afghanistan. 

Facebook and Instagram eventually issued an apology and reinstated the grieving mother’s accounts, but still banned the statement.

One of the reasons for our Convention of States Action is to curb the federal government’s overreach in matters of the individual states. If we do not take action soon, large tech companies could merge with Washington, D.C. Once this is complete, it will be easy to institute a behavior system, much like communist China. 

If there were ever a time in American history for citizens to exercise Article V of the Constitution, it is now. Sign the petition today!

Mark Ellis is a volunteer with Convention of States Kentucky.

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