SEC Is Allowing MasterCard's Discrimination Against Conservatives

Blocking payments to individuals or groups by financial service firms impedes freedom of speech in a free society, journalist Ben Swann has told RT, following reports that MasterCard is allegedly on course to censor the far-right.

The New York-based firm is reportedly being forced by ‘liberal’ despots to set up an internal “human rights committee” that would monitor payments to “white supremacist groups and anti-Islam activists.”

“The problem is that everyone has their own views and, in a free society, the idea of a free society is that you are free to have your belief systems, as long as you’re not harming anyone else physically,” Swann told RT America.

“But your belief system belongs to you and you have the right be wrong. White supremacists have the right to be wrong.”

MasterCard is not the only holder of purse-strings that is mulling the selective banning of individuals from their services and funds. Patreon and PayPal have previously barred individuals from receiving payments using their platforms, due to their ‘extreme’ views.

These actions are in-our-face Anti-American and defy Constitutional law.

The issue with such an approach, the investigative journalist argues, would lead to a wider crackdown on financial payments to anyone who the government would see as unfavorable.

“The fact that the SEC has given a green light to this essentially says the SEC supports the idea of censoring these groups in order to freeze out essentially anyone you don’t agree with,” the journalist said.

“It is such a dystopian 1984 world view and yet we’re living through it right now,” the journalist observed.

If they block payment to a group of people because of an ideology it will open them up to devastating discrimination lawsuits. I say let them block conservatives then file a class action lawsuit for the unlawful impedance of money transfers.

I’ve got to wonder if there are still Obama-era holdovers at the SEC. I can’t see the Trump administration backing this play by one of their own executive agencies.

This is why we need right wing everything. Banks, clubs, sports, jobs, restaurants, shopping centers… everything.

Ya know, RickRoll? Not everyone here that posts is a guy.

Can your topics stand on their own without the T&A?

Hey. What are you doing? Calm down. He is just … ahhh… honoring… yeah… honoring women.
I’m sure he is picking those who look exceptionally cerebral and wise.
I was actually inspired to go read Antigone again after seeing his OP picture. Or the bio of Sapph er… Margaret Thatcher.

I’m sure he finds it amusing and catchy.

It isn’t. Have at it in the Gentlemen’s Club. The main board is not a place for that kind of crap. It diminishes everyone with its cheapness.

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