06 Mar 2021
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Origin of name for this platform: TWPTER
The name for this website and the social media platform that will run from it: Twpter.com comes from the initials TWP from the independent political commentary website (TrueWorldPolitics.com), and the suffix "ter"*
Hence: True World Politics TER.com
twpter.com - The independent social
"different bird... different attitude"™
* - Entymology - Suffix -ter- was used to
create a noun for person whose function or profession was to perform
the action (irrespective whether he actually did it) while the o-grade
of it -tor- was used to denote a person who just did the action. The
combination of suffixes -a̯-ter- was used for some relatives.
The TWPTER.COM and
Trueworldpolitics.com logo is a parody of the Great Seal of the
United States of America. It symbolizes satire of the United
States Government, and it's policies, both foreign and domestic.
Please note Satire and criticism of
the United States Government is still 100% legal under Federal and
State Laws, despite what the “woke” crowd and some really
misinformed “patriots” would have you believe.
The focus of this satire and criticism
is the stated symbolism of the Great Seal of the United States of
America, specifically the Eagle clutching the Olive Branch and the
wikipedia:: ''The arrows and olive branch together symbolize that
the United States has ''a strong desire for peace, but will always
be ready for war.'' (see Olive Branch Petition).'' The eagle has its
head turned towards the olive branch, on its right side, to
symbolize a preference for peace.
On the TWPTER logo, the eagle clutches
a military assault rifle in it's right talon, and a bag of money in
it's left talon. This criticizes the the United States Government
and the multinational corporate interests that it serves. The
eagle's head is turned towards the rifle to symbolize the preference
for using force and war to take what it wants from other nations,
and it's own people. The eagle also looks away from the bag of money
symbolizing the unseen bribes and corporate lobbying which drive
government actions and policy. The Latin motto: ''vae victus''
appearing below the eagle translates to ''woe to the vanquished'',
or ''woe to the conquered''. It means that those defeated in battle
are entirely at the mercy of their conquerors and should not expect
or request leniency.
We at TWPTER.COM could think of no better graphic symbol of the sort of online community and discussions we hope to give a home here on this social media platform.
It started as a spin-off from my hobby political commentary website: TrueWorldPolitics.com
This is what motivates me:
I sincerely believe that this "American Experiment" of ours, this Democratic Republic (if it ever was real, and not just some enlightenment age rhetoric cobbled together by some colonial land owners who were tired of paying taxes to the British crown and not being represented in government) is dying and being replaced before our eyes with a Technocratic Administered Oligarchy. This replacement is facilitated and made much easier because the extremely wealthy, and their multinational corporate interests, control much of the media today, and they have far too much influence in our public discussions and our government / law making processes; while the average middle class taxpayer, has virtually no real say in government anymore; and this is painfully obvious in how the middle class is being decimated and crushed in this country.
I started this programming project, now named "Twpter" with the intention of making a simple comment platform so that visitors to my website could comment on the political articles that appear there (many of which I write), and perhaps boost the site's popularity and readership.
When I got to actually programming the commenting
functionality, user login modules, and other features that are
ubiquitous to single site based commenting platforms; I saw that it
really wouldn't be that much more work to make it into a "full
blown", stand-alone social media platform. (albeit a little crude
got to this point of making my own social media platform, because I
was tired of being censored and "shadow-banned" on Twitter and
Facebook and other platforms because of my politics, and having my
news feeds and comment feeds on those platforms manipulated to
influence my thoughts and beliefs (and those of everyone else who
uses these platforms).
This project is REALLY NOT about fame
or money for me; its about free speech, and being able to freely
express political opinions that are not popular, but none-the-less
protected by the 1st amendment; which apparently threatens the
status quo our "Technocratic Overlords" have imposed on us.
This project is also about privacy and a policy of not intentionally
manipulating user activity, and of not soliciting or collecting user
information of any kind (except the bare minimum "meta data" needed
to allow the platform to operate properly).
I am not against
people being forced to reveal their identity and data histories to
participate in serious online discourse; but it's not my place as a
private citizen to force other users to identify and expose
themselves. (nor is it the place of any privately owned social media
And I am not anti-government. In fact I previously
suggested that the United States Post Office create their own social
media platform that would be the "Official Guardian of American
Online Free Speech", that could use the authority of the government
to compel people to use their actual identities; in exchange for the
right to openly criticize the government and government officials,
publicly, and in doing so create a permanent, unalterable online
public record of all discussion.
Anyway, I hope that you will share the news that I am creating this independent social media platform, and encourage others to join and help make it successful; and I'll do my best to develop it into a platform that people want to use. - The Founder of Twpter