Posts with the tag 'Free Speech'

Hostility to free speech like this…

anti-cyber bullying law proposed by a Democrat is one of the main reasons I stopped being a liberal.

2 comments May 8th, 2009

It nearly makes me cry…

…when I remember that liberals used to be the champions of free speech:

Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) told nationally syndicated talk host Bill Press this morning that the recent flips of liberal Talk stations in several markets¬†were a “disservice to the public.”
Stabenow said that, cialis usa buy in the day of the Fairness Doctrine, healing “you had to have balance, troche ” and continued, “I think something that requires that in a market with owners that have multiple stations that they have got to have balance — there has to be some community interest — balance, you know, standard that says both sides have to be heard.”
Stabenow told Press that the airwaves are “dominated by one view” that “overwhelms people’s opinions — and, unfortunately, incorrectly,” and said that “right-wing conservative talk hosts” are “trying to make people angry and saying all kinds of things that aren’t true and so on.”
When Press asked if it is time to bring back the Fairness Doctrine, Stabenow responded, “I think it’s absolutely time to pass a standard.” To¬†Press’ inquiry as to whether she will push for hearings in the Seante “to bring these owners in and hold them accountable,” Stabenow replied, “I have already had some discussions with colleagues, and, you know, I feel like that’s going to happen. Yep.”

5 comments February 6th, 2009


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