Twitter Suspends WND For Seth Rich Story

Tyler Durden's picture

A couple of days ago, WND ran a story entitled "Bombshell: Donna Brazile Warned Off Private Eye On Seth Rich Murder."  The story was sourced back to on-the-record quotes provided by Detective Rod Wheeler who was hired by the Rich family shortly after their son's suspicious murder in July 2016.  Among other things, Wheeler said that it was former Democratic National Committee interim chairwoman Donna Brazile who allegedly called police and the Rich family and demanded to know why a private investigator was “snooping” into Rich’s death.

“The high-ranking DNC official that called the police after I inquired about Rich’s case was Donna Brazile,” veteran homicide detective Rod Wheeler told WND. “Why shouldn’t I reveal who it was?”

To promote the story, WND sent the following tweet:


Unfortunately, Twitter seemed to take issue with the story and sent a message to WND demanding that they "Delete Tweet."

When they refused, a follow-up message from Twitter informed WND that their account had been effectively frozen.

"We have determined that you have violated the Twitter Rules, so we've temporarily limited some of your account features.  While in this state, you can still browse Twitter, but you're limited to only sending Direct Messages to your followers - no Tweets, Retweets, or likes."


Of course, Twitter refused to highlight which of their rules (which can be found here) had been violated when asked by WND.  After a quick review, we must admit that we would have a hard time identifying which rule was 'violated' as well.  Here is a list of Twitter's "Abusive Behavior" rules...see if you can figure out which of them was violated.

  • Violent threats (direct or indirect): You may not make threats of violence or promote violence, including threatening or promoting terrorism.
  • Harassment: You may not incite or engage in the targeted abuse or harassment of others. Some of the factors that we may consider when evaluating abusive behavior include:
    • if a primary purpose of the reported account is to harass or send abusive messages to others;
    • if the reported behavior is one-sided or includes threats;
    • if the reported account is inciting others to harass another account; and
    • if the reported account is sending harassing messages to an account from multiple accounts.
  • Hateful conduct: You may not promote violence against or directly attack or threaten other people on the basis of race, ethnicity, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, religious affiliation, age, disability, or disease. We also do not allow accounts whose primary purpose is inciting harm towards others on the basis of these categories.
  • Multiple account abuse: Creating multiple accounts with overlapping uses or in order to evade the temporary or permanent suspension of a separate account is not allowed.
  • Private information: You may not publish or post other people's private and confidential information, such as credit card numbers, street address, or Social Security/National Identity numbers, without their express authorization and permission. In addition, you may not post intimate photos or videos that were taken or distributed without the subject's consent. Read more about our private information policy here.
  • Impersonation: You may not impersonate others through the Twitter service in a manner that is intended to or does mislead, confuse, or deceive others. Read more about our impersonation policy here.
  • Self-harm: You may encounter someone considering suicide or self harm on Twitter. When we receive reports that a person is threatening suicide or self harm, we may take a number of steps to assist them, such as reaching out to that person expressing our concern and the concern of other users on Twitter or providing resources such as contact information for our mental health partners.

But that's not really the point now is it?  Perhaps the reason we can't find the 'rule' that was violated is because Twitter doesn't overtly publish their policy which demands the censoring all media which conflicts with their 'progressive' worldview.

Or maybe Twitter simply deemed the story to be 'fake news'?  If so, perhaps Twitter could share their evidence that negates the on-the-record quotes reported by WND.  Or, maybe Twitter just assumed that an upstanding citizen like Brazile, a woman who destroyed her own integrity by sharing debate questions with Hillary's campaign and subsequently lying about those actions on every media outlet in existence, would never do such a thing.

Moreover, if Twitter is now in the business of censoring 'fake news' then perhaps they can explain why our friends at CNN, the New York Times and the Washington Post seem to be able to publish numerous 'fake news' stories, on a daily basis, without consequence?  Remember that whole 'Golden Showers' dossier that CNN pumped relentlessly over Twitter that was subsequently debunked with very minimal efforts...


Curiously, we don't remember CNN or Jim Acosta being temporarily suspended for pumping that story. 

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EddieLomax's picture

I am at this point wondering if there are alternatives too.

Its getting pretty clear that the future for people relying on social media platforms to get informed is increasingly dim when those platforms are Facebook and Twitter since they are very politically controlled and increasingly censored.

Ditto too for the search engines, subtle changes to algorithms can promote certain trends.

So why are there so few alternatives?  It would be good if some linux like standards could be made for social media platforms and then just let a whole host of people in on the act.  The other alternative would be Russia stepping in like it does with RT, they wouldn't need to control the narrative either as whatever is banned or censored in the west is clearly somethign that hurts the powers that be.

Either way, watching Zucker going from billions to millions and then a lot less would be priceless, worth the effort alone.

jeff montanye's picture

and eddie lomax going from jack shit to sky high.  

good ideas.  

good luck.

Yog Soggoth's picture

This could backfire on Twitter if enough information gets out. Are they prepared to ban all twitter users that post on the Seth and Donna Brazile friction while at the DNC, and her extremely strange behavior since? Does she have a twitter account? If so, I hope someone asks her.

Chupacabra-322's picture

What the complicit, Criminal Presstitute Media refuse to question:

Who signed Rich's death warrant, Hillary or Bill?  Was Nancy Pelosi in the loop? Murder Inc. at the highest levels of the government, with the FBI's Comey and the District of Columbia police chief providing interference to block the investigation. And that hit squad is still on call.  As Trump well knows, which is why he is staying away from Trump Tower.  

Podesta was the one that ordered "retaliation". It was in one of the wikileak's.

This email shows/demonstrates probable cause.

I wonder who ordered the murder of Seth Rich. Was it John Podesta?

Was it Hillary Clinton?

Was it Debra Wasserman-Scholtz?

As I side note, I wonder who double crossed and informed on Seth Rich?

Was it Julian Assange or was Seth Rich careless and confided his intentions to someone that he thought he could trust? 

I'd bet my balls to a barn dance the whoever those two gunmen were that were on the surveillance tape were also in the bar that night.
?Bet that bar has video too.

You know the kid said something to paramedics and the ER Docs, too.

Seth Rich was talkative when police arrived.  Was not even aware he'd been shot.  In fact, the cops were surprised to learn that he didn't make it.  So what did Rich have to say before he passed?  And why did Rich wander so long that early morning, far longer than the walk home should have taken - was he trying to shake someone?

What did he tell his GF?  

The frat bro he also spoke with that morn?

They were surprised because he died of ricin poisoning, not the gunshot wound.
Ricin is only used by one geopolitical power. They just used a gun in this case instead of an umbrella.

The machinations surrounding the Election 2016 and its aftermath could hardy have been scripted more intriguingly.  So many vile characters

Beam Me Up Scotty's picture

They violated the unwritten rule:  If you tell the truth, your account will be suspended.  After all, Truth is Treason, in an Empire of Lies.  You should just stick to tweeting about The Bachelor and who he gave a rose to, or Dancing with the Stars.

Whoa Dammit's picture

#shootthepanda as well as comments on T.A Frank's twitter account are going wild due to this story:

T. A. Frank is a relatively unknown liberal nutjob contributor to Vanity Fair magazine until now. He wrote a piece in January of 2016 published in Vanity Fair that appears more than sinister to many following the Seth Rich murder investigation. Frank begins his article as follows:

For the second time in eight years, Hillary Clinton sees the Democratic nomination being pawed by a charming interloper, like a priceless vase grabbed by a pandaShe’d prefer to shoot the panda, but that could mean breaking the vase, and onlookers would object. To make matters worse, Bernie Sanders, who leads Clinton in both New Hampshire and Iowa, has produced a new video ad, “America,” a wordless feel-hope montage that is awfully good, good enough that I can’t help feeling both moved by it and resentful that it works on me. Maybe shoot the panda.

Thought Processor's picture



Ok, that's some fucked up shit.

Thought Processor's picture



Is this why Seth Rich called himself the Panda (as an operative for Bernie)?  When were all his Panda related accounts opened?  Damnit 4chan get on this........


Weird none the less.  

IndyPat's picture

Seth was a panda lover.

'Panda' in the world of fags Asian 'bear'.

Go fish.

peddling-fiction's picture

Pat, I added two more posts on numbers. Take a look.

IndyPat's picture

Seriously, though.
How many true blue pussy hounds do you know that kick it around the internet with a handle like 'I heart pandas'?
Doesn't happen.
Plus, everyone wants to play up the fact that he was last talking with his girlfriend. Right. Ain't seen no girlfriend come out for the cameras.

They also desperately want you to think he went straight home from the bar.
They'd do anything from having you think he stopped off at the Wonderland Ballroom last round.

If I know one thing about homos...other than their constant need for's that they ABSOLUTELY, POSITIVELY CANNOT KEEP A SECRET. No matter what.

A gay that was at the Wonderland will break this. He saw the kid there. He saw who the kid met there. And he's gonna wanna gossip to every other homo and faghag on the planet about it.

My bet is he met Braverman there.

jeff montanye's picture

not to say you're wrong but here's a photo:

i am a true blue pussy hound, in my day, and i would totally use i heart pandas as an internet name.  i actually don't dislike pandas, never known one, and girls like pandas and i like girls.  see the thread?

we haven't seen a girlfriend come out for the cameras.  ditto on the family.  everyone seems in the dnc tornado cellar (family is from nebraska) with the hatch battened down by brad bauman.  many, many people need to testify: the girlfriend, the people at the known bar, the folks at the hospital, the d.c. police, brad fucking bauman, the awan brothers . . . . 

IndyPat's picture

The parents and brother were on camera.
The guy ran around in a panda suit. But ok.
Lemme ax you a question. Do you plan your 4th of July outfits? Do you even have a 4th of July outfit? This guy looks like he's channeling fucking Betsy Ross.
I dunno. There's a lot of ins and outs and what have yous.

Sooo much overlap it's crazy.

I do know the narrative(s) DO NOT hold up.
Key people haven't even been interviewed by LE, like the bartender @ Lou's. WTF?
I do know the WaPo in particular is steering away from the gay bar thing. Hard.
Something went down there.

Jim in MN's picture

Hey at least ZH has a new story up on SETH RICH. Thanks and hope it lasts the day.

Let's watch what happens.....because the Tylers and all of us are on Candid Censor Camera!!!!






PPS to all intelligence operatives, agents etc. out there--you are being ordered to violate the US Constitution.  It is your sworn duty to stop your mid-level chain of command from issuing and carrying out such orders by any means necessary.  Illegal orders will lead you to take illegal actions.  RESIST>

new game's picture

you drinking early? cheers...

TwelveOhOne's picture

I noticed that DWS can stand for either the last show you referred to, or that vile woman trying to stop a murder investigation.

sleigher's picture

Of course.  ISIS hasn't violated their community guidelines.  

Watch what happens when ISIS tweets about Seth Rich.  Twitter will cut ISIS' genitals off and thrown them off a building.

Son of Loki's picture

Only Fake News about the fictional Russia-Trump ties and other left wing Marxist propaganda allowed on Twitter.

xrxs's picture

Would the neocons want it any other way?

Jim in MN's picture

I sure as Hell don't know what happened to SETH RICH, but I sure as Hell do know that the Deep State and their zombified diversity mob is trying to take over the entire communications network of the United States of America.

Their only concerns: 

Absolute Power

More Wars

Crush Dissent

Raise Taxes for Free Zombie Chow/Gear

Weaken the USA (and all other nation states)

wombats's picture

Jeez, please give it up already.  As much as we'd all love to see Hillary and many others in the DNC (and MSM) swinging from a noose, or even just locked away in cages, IT'S NOT GOING TO HAPPEN.

Experience should be clear to everyone now that the Clintons and the DNC really are above the law.  They will always get away with their crimes and that is never going to change.

Got The Wrong No's picture

Yeah, let's stick our heads up are ass. 

Chupacabra-322's picture

Hence, we're

Tyrannically Lawless.

11b40's picture

Do you know where you are?  You have been here 6 years and you don't understand fight club yet?

Croesus's picture

@ Chupacabra:

In regard to your question about who could have leaked that Seth Rich was the DNC leaker:

IMO, they figured out that it was Rich. Just as "everything you do online creates a permanent record", Rich's information stream to Wikileaks also created a trail, as did his activities on the DNC computer network.

Because of the breadth of the leaks, it was pretty obvious that it was somebody in IT with admin rights, since individual DNC people wouldn't have open access to other peoples' emails in that much volume. Immediately, that would give them a short list of suspects to work with.

Rich probably did everything right in covering his tracks, such as using burner equipment, email addies, and public access points, and not using "company property" to check his alternate accounts.

I'd bet that the Director of IT (or equiv. title) at the DNC was the person who identified Rich as the leaker, and reported it to the top.

Chupacabra-322's picture

@ Croesus,

"Because of the breadth of the leaks, it was pretty obvious that it was somebody in IT with admin rights, since individual DNC people wouldn't have open access to other peoples' emails in that much volume. Immediately, that would give them a short list of suspects to work with."

Someone in IT. Perhaps there are connections into the Awan brothers who worked at the behest of the DNC.

However, according g to George Webb, those Suspect brothers fled back to Pakistan quite some time ago.

Croesus's picture

@ Chupacabra:

The Awan brothers is an interesting thought, and I hadn't considered it; correct me if I'm wrong, but I thought they were still running IT for Congressmen into January of this year, meaning they were still in town?

@ Worbsid:

The 'industry term' is "plausible deniability". Podesta's email about "retaliation against leakers" is EXACTLY the (I wish this person would go away, hint-hint, wink), order of the hit, imo. Whoever he sent that email to, was probably the point of contact to the team that killed Seth Rich.

Think of it like chess; protect the Queen, so they naturally had to keep Shillary as far away from it as possible.

Jim in MN's picture

Imran Awan, a current staffer, earned an estimated salary of $165,130 USD as a Shared Employee through the most recent House pay period. This was 2.4 times greater than the median for a House staff.

HumanMan's picture

Awan bros have been re-directed as consultants/assistants.

P-51 Stiletto's picture

Anyone else remember the Podesta e-mail, that many thought referred to Scalia, involving a vineyard and wet-work?


His name was Antonin.

Bay of Pigs's picture

I thought Seth Rich was the head of IT at the DNC?

If not, what was his job and title?

Jim in MN's picture

Voter Expansion Data Director

Croesus's picture

@ Bay of Pigs:

As far as I know, his official title was "Director of Voter Expansion Data"


Here's the IT director, at the time:

As an aside, I know I pick on the Jews a lot on here, but in all honesty, Seth Rich is a real hero in my eyes. He knew he was playing a dangerous game going up against these creeps, but he did it anyway.

I hope he's happy, at peace, and well-rewarded in the next life.

el buitre's picture

Not all Jews are Zionist satanists though a lot of them have been conditioned from birth to be useful idiots.  Some are just plumbers and carpenters.

Thought Processor's picture



Zionism, which is a political ideology, is the issue.  Not Jewish people. 


We should all have a problem with any group that works tirelessly both overtly and covertly to control and subjugate other peaceful groups without their consent.

Yog Soggoth's picture

Some gave up their own tribe for moral reasons far back in history. Just people with a weird past like everyone. Once the last of the evil stone age part dies, I suspect everyone on Earth will breath easier. The only problem is the tremendous transcontinental wealth and shapeshifting that is promoted as culture, and of course the betrayal of anyone who does not toe the line such as appears to be the case with the Rich family.

Crash Overide's picture

Where are the Awan IT brothers and what information do they have about Seth Rich's murder and other criminal activities committed by the DNC?

worbsid's picture

No one high up can be accused.  All they said was, "I wish this guy would go away." (wink, wink). And somebody much lower ordered the wet work.  No one higher up would ever mutter the words that caused the hit to happen.  There is no possible way to get to the higher up in this environment.  If there is a revolution (not a likely 'IF') then the guillotine will humm as their heads hit the dirt.  

any_mouse's picture

"Ricin is only used by one geopolitical power. They just used a gun in this case instead of an umbrella."

You had to drag in the Russians. Not sure why.

Ricin was a plot device on "Breaking Bad", ricin is popular beyond the Kremlin. Many nutjobs from the American SW to Liverpool, England, are into ricin.

Side note, the Liverpool man who was supposedly inspired by "Breaking Bad", his name is Mohammed Ali. No mention of religious or political affiliations. He saw it on TV.

Gorgeous's picture

My guess it's Reptillary.  She would have the contacts with CIA, Soros, and the Mob.

aka, Find, Fund, and Finish.

Plus she had the election to lose.

chiquita's picture

 And why did Rich wander so long that early morning, far longer than the walk home should have taken - was he trying to shake someone?


You really do have to wonder why the kid was calling just about everyone he knew at that hour of the morning.  Sure the girlfriend I get, but he had to know his father was in bed already.  I'm inclined to think he knew something was coming one way or another.  Anyone that far inside the DNC had to know how dangerous those people were.  Since he knew he leaked the emails, he had to know his life was in jeopardy if he didn't get himself into some safe place before it was detected and he was exposed as the leaker.

Underground's picture

I Anon is naming possible trigger man in this video and "real reason" they kicked out the Russian Ambassador here...

And the artical placing thugs there here


Interesting stuff