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296. Hollywood Bends a Knee to China, FL Tech Censorship Bill

May 28, 2021

The ITT crew discusses John Cena’s recent embarrassing apology to the Chinese Communist Party and how this illustrates Hollywood’s loyalty to China.

The Heartland Institute's Donald Kendal, Jim Lakely, Nate Myers, and Chris Talgo present episode 296 of the In the Tank Podcast. The ITT crew discusses John Cena’s recent embarrassing apology to the Chinese Communist Party and how this illustrates Hollywood’s loyalty to China. Later, they discuss Florida’s new tech censorship bill as well as Oregon counties’ recent vote to become part of Idaho  

 

OPENING CHIT CHAT

(Video) John Cena's issues an embarrassing apology to China
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zre2p7mg64g

 

FLORIDA TECH CENSORSHIP BILL

Heartland Institute - Florida’s New Tech Censorship Law: A Big Win for Freedom of Speech
https://spectator.org/florida-tech-censorship-law-desantis/

Reason - Florida Legislators Exempt Their Favorite Companies From Social Media Bill
https://reason.com/2021/05/05/florida-legislators-exempt-their-favorite-companies-from-social-media-bill/

 

OREGON TO JOIN IDAHO?

OREGON LIVE - More Oregon counties vote to consider joining Idaho, part of rural effort to ‘gain political refuge from blue states’
https://www.oregonlive.com/politics/2021/05/more-oregon-counties-vote-to-move-into-idaho-part-of-rural-effort-to-to-gain-political-refuge-from-blue-states.html

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Donald Kendal is a graphic designer for The Heartland Institute, a research fellow for Heartland's "Stopping Socialism" project, and the host of Heartland's In the Tank Podcast and Stopping Socialism TV.
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Jim Lakely is the Vice President and Director of Communications of The Heartland Institute.
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Nathan Myers is a development associate at The Heartland Institute
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Chris Talgo is editor and research fellow for the Stopping Socialism project of The Heartland Institute.