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  • 6 posts in 4 days-this thread is on fire....swirl

  • TIMB0B said... (original post)

    Has everyone checked out this site? It's easy to navigate. Doesn't lag. It's free. And not overly obscene like landthieves.com may be to some.

    Is it soonerboards.com or soonersportsboard.com ? They both seem to be pretty good. Too much swearing on landthieves.

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  • The new liberal assault on free speech is underway!

    The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is moving rapidly to censor conservative speech while expanding their reach and control over the news media in America.

    In a speech in New York last Thursday, FCC commissioner Michael Copps, lamented that American journalism is in "grave peril", and the federal government needs to become more involved to bolster "traditional media."

    Commissioner Copps then laid out a set of proposed changes to the station relicensing process that would take broadcast content out of the hands of the American People and put it in the hands of government bureaucrats!

    This plan would require that all stations pass a "Public Value Test" if they want to continue to broadcast. Rather than ratings and the free market determining that "Public Value," it will be left to the central planners at the FCC in Washington, DC!

    + + Howard Dean lets slip what he thinks of American Citizens

    In another sign that momentum is building on the Left to silence conservatives, during a recent interview, Howard Dean called for a return of the so-called "Fairness" Doctrine. He feels that this is necessary to silence the Fox News Channel, which he believes, "just makes stuff up and is a propaganda outlet."

    Much like the FCC plan discussed above, a return to the Fairness Doctrine would result in Washington liberals deciding what is appropriate political speech. Though Mr. Dean's goal is clearly to silence conservatives, he claims that this is a necessary move to protect us clueless Americans:

    "Americans don't know what's going on and therefore the media can have their way with them intellectually." -Fmr. DNC Chair Howard Dean

    After their stern rebuke by the voter's last month, the Left has turned their attention to implementing their agenda via the unelected, unaccountable FCC.

    The Media Research Center founder, Brent Bozell has long held that, "Without the free exchange of ideas, there cannot be a democracy." That Howard Dean and his liberal friends seek to anoint themselves as arbiters of what ideas may be freely exchanged, is a terrifying development!