There is no doubt in my mind that former President Donald Trump is not averse to working with dodgy characters and some of those associated with his stolen election claims seem dodgier than most. Sidney Powell, General Mike Flynn, L. Lin Wood, and the MyPillow CEO, Mike Lindell, come to mind.
Lindell promised to spend millions building out the infrastructure to compete with Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and Amazon, so I waited impatiently to experience Lindell’s new venture, “Frank,” and signed up for VIP access. Access that never came on schedule. And when accessed, the site looked amateurish and uninviting. Since all new ventures experience glitches and growing pains, I decided to peek behind the curtain to see which world-class group was building out the site. Unfortunately, my first impressions were negative and made me wonder if the hype exceeds reality.
I think my first shock was finding out that certain curse words (the n-word, the c-word, and the f-word) were banned, as was using the Lord’s name in vain. Not only curious for a free speech site but one that indicates the platform owner’s selective religious-based censorship.
My journey began at the bottom of Frank’s web page, where we find that the supposedly bulletproof site was “Proudly Built and Powered by Johnston Howse, LLC.
Clicking on the link brings us to a webpage hosted by a third-party, drag-and-drop website builder, Squarespace…
(One might expect a major site-builder to have its own site on a self-hosted platform instead of a woke site provider.)
Whose address appears to be a UPS store…
And checking the State registration tells us that the enterprise was incorporated on 3/10/21…
With one of the principals being Brannon S. Howse…
Co-founder Howse is described as the President and Founder at Worldview Weekend on LinkedIn and elsewhere as a “Christian conspiracy theorist, and radio host. <Source>
And the other co-founder being RJ Johnston, who appears to be on the technical side of the operations with 4 years at Accenture Federal Services “managing on and offshore application and web development, database, operations, and mobile development resources,” along with several years relating to IT support of broadcast operations.” <Source>
Sorry, but the names Sidney Powell, Mike Flynn, L. Lin Wood, and Mike Lindell raise red flags. As 2022 approaches, I hope Trump (and his family) stays clear of dodgy characters that can be exploited by the Marxist mainstream media and detract from the real message of freedom for America. As for "Frank," I am not sure that it can compete with all of the newly-created content platforms such as those run by Epoch Times, the Daily Wire, and others.
We are so screwed.
“Nullius in verba.”-- take nobody's word for it!
“Beware of false knowledge; it is more dangerous than ignorance.”-- George Bernard Shaw
“Progressive, liberal, Socialist, Marxist, Democratic Socialist -- they are all COMMUNISTS.”
“The key to fighting the craziness of the progressives is to hold them responsible for their actions, not their intentions.” – OCS "The object in life is not to be on the side of the majority, but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane." -- Marcus Aurelius “A people that elect corrupt politicians, imposters, thieves, and traitors are not victims... but accomplices” -- George Orwell
“The key to fighting the craziness of the progressives is to hold them responsible for their actions, not their intentions.” – OCS
"The object in life is not to be on the side of the majority, but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane." -- Marcus Aurelius
“A people that elect corrupt politicians, imposters, thieves, and traitors are not victims... but accomplices” -- George Orwell