As many of you know, PayPal has gone off the rails.
You may also know that PayPal is the payment-processing firm I have used for donations to my work since setting up my website in 2017. There have been many months where if I did not get donations through that PayPal button, the bills would not have gotten paid.
But now the company has come out of the closet as not only part of the “woke” corporate liberal class, but also part of the global predator class.
After first backing off, PayPal has quietly reinstated a controversial $2,500 fine for users who they deem to be spreading “misinformation.”
According to their “acceptable use policy,” defining what’s truth and what’s disinformation is left to the “sole discretion” of PayPal.
You can read about the controversy in an article by Forbes, but I had to act.
I cannot let PayPal be my boss, anymore than I let the government or any of its corporate partners be my boss. If I did, I would be no different than the mainstream media, which submits to corporate demands because that’s where they get their funding.
Not me. So I canceled PayPal today.
As my readers know, they don’t see me begging for money. I simply put a donate button at the end of each article and let them decide if the Lord would move them to make an occasional contribution. Some do. Some don’t. But overall, they have never let me down. Over the last three weeks or so, however, since the PayPal controversy made the news, my online donations have completely dried up.
The good news is, I can announce that the PayPal donate button has been officially removed from my home page and from the last several articles I’ve posted, and within a week or two we will have finished removing every trace of their logo from my website.
But who do we replace them with? After much research, we decided to go with GiveSendGo.com. We will see how it pans out, but they do market themselves as a Christian company that does not discriminate or interfere with their customers’ postings.
The clincher for me, and what made this an easy decision, came after I researched the backgrounds of PayPal’s top executives. They are all globalists on board with the Great Reset.
The company’s head of Global Public Policy and Research, Usman Ahmed, is a recent graduate of Klaus Schwab’s World Economic Forum Young Global Leaders program.
Ahmed is one of 109 Young Global Leaders included in the World Economic Forum’s class of 2022.
As we have reported, the WEF is in the business of exploiting global crises — Covid, climate change, the war between Russia and Ukraine — in order to push its “Great Reset” agenda.
This agenda involves the gradual appearance of a more controlled society, including the abolition of private property for all but the most wealthy elites.
To implement its radical agenda, the WEF has installed puppet politicians from its Young Global Leaders program in many of the top-level cabinets of governments throughout the Western World, including Canada, the U.S., Australia, New Zealand, France, the U.K., the Netherlands and most of the Western European nations.
Natalie Winters, writing for WarRoom.org, reports that, “The WEF has pushed for the use of digital identity-tracking platforms and ‘social credit score’ systems – strikingly similar to PayPal’s new policy.”
She notes that PayPal is also an official corporate partner of the WEF, and several high-level employees from the company have routinely contributed articles to the WEF’s website and participated in its events.
Dan Schulman, PayPal’s president and chief executive officer, has authored articles for the WEF including “Technology is delivering better access to financial services. Here’s how” and “The thing that separates good companies from great ones: Trust.”
Slapping your customers with a $2,500 fine just because they post opinions you don’t like is not the best way to engender trust, and PayPal’s stock has been plummeting since it announced its new punishing policy.
Winters reports that PayPal’s head of Global Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) strategy is also a member of the WEF’s Global Future Council on Social Cohesion and Just Transition.
In addition to being a WEF Young Global Leader, PayPal’s Ahmed has authored articles for the WEF website, including “To address inequalities we need a new vision for trade.”
Ahmed writes that, “Businesses also have an important role to play in enabling inclusive trade. Many have stepped up to publicly support movements for minority rights and inclusion.” Then he proposes a “public-private partnership for economic inclusion.”
This man wouldn’t know what inclusion was if it ran up and smacked him in the face. Nobody boasting about being inclusive would deliberately chase off customers simply because they have a difference of opinion on matters of politics, religion and culture.
So bye, bye PayPal. I will move on from you, and my loyal readers will hopefully support me just as much through the new platform of GiveSendGo.com as they used to through PayPal.
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