Friday, June 22

Assault on Free Speech

It's no secret that liberals extend tolerance only to those who agree with them. Anyone else --well, they need to be silenced and squashed into submission. It's just the facsist coming out in them.

Apparently, the Hildabeast and Babs Boxer support a "legislative fix" to the "problem" of conservative talk radio. Click here for the sound bite, but I warn you - this graphic image may cause uncomfortable nausea.

How could their position be construed as anything but facsist? The market (i.e. you, me and the rest of America) determines success in this country. It's a simple matter of supply and demand. The Nashville Predatores can't fill the seats at their arena, they lose their hockey team. The first few episodes of a new soap don't garnish a large enough audience, the soap is canceled. Air America provides liberal talk radio for all, no one wants to listen to liberal talk radio, Air America goes bankrupt. It's a pretty simple concept. And I have a news flash for Hillary and her ilk - 3 million Americans don't tune in to Rush Limbaugh every week because they don't have a liberal alternative.

LaShawn Barber had a great post on this yesterday I recommend - Airwave Envy II.

Can you imagine how the Democrats would feel if this so-called "Fairness Doctrine" they want to enforce extended to Hollywood? An equal number of conservative-themed movies with Republican actors and actresses must be made. How about the broadcast news? Guess we'll have to do away with MSNBC, CBS, NBC, ABC, etc. and only have Fox and CNN - so it's "equal." This is the most idiotic thing I've heard from the Demorats recently (and that's saying a lot). But the thought that they are openly supporting stifling free speech in this manner is frightening.

UPDATE: In fairness (because this isn't a loony left wing blog) I have to add that Hillary and Boxer are denying the conversation about talk radio ever took place. Other members of her party (namely Ms. Pelosi) have openly stated they would like to pursue bringing back the so-called Fairness Doctrine, but I cannot find other record of Hillary publically supporting it.
However, Inhofe (per Drudge) is still standing by his account of their conversation. (my, my - I wonder who to believe? Hillary has always been known for her honesty and excellant recall...)

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