Here it comes... "Fairness Doctrine" for the Internet...

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    Tell me what part of the fairness doctrine do you not like?
     
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    Thought control via affirmative action enforced upon the media. What part of freedom of choice don't YOU like?
     
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    Didn't I see you saying that the right wants to inhibit free spech in the flame zone?

    And here we see you endorsing censorship in the political forum.

    Well, which is it?
     
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    Nah, it'll only apply to anything that's not leftwingnut. Hell, said czar may even want to replace YOU :eek: :lol:
     
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    Government regulation of speech based on political content ought not to be allowed (and in fact I'd argue it is unconstitutional in the U.S. in most instances; a prior restraint on speech). Someone liberal ought, in a sensible world, to be even more against this type of regulation than a conservative. Someone for whom truth matters ought to be doubly against it.
     
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    I wonder if this will include moveon.org????
     
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    In your own words tell us what the fairness doctrine says?
     
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    why? was the article inaccurate?
     

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