Ignore the Socialists Behind the Curtain!
As we have covered before in this space, the far left does anything possible to avoid having a straight-up, honest debate over ideas. Much like the old Communists and Fascists on the streets of Weimar-era Berlin, they’d rather use muscle than ideas to get a victory. As we’re all aware, one of the current targets is Glenn Beck. In particular, Free Press wants to make | Read More »
Incestuous Coincidences Surround Net Neutrality
I’m a conservative, so I have no problem with anyone using their rights to enter the public discourse, and I’m not allergic to corporations. So I when I call the latest from Google “astroturf”, I’m saying it purely to illustrate the hypocrisy of the left, because by their standard Google is becoming quite an installer of the fake grass roots. I find it entirely unfair | Read More »
A Tangled Web of Socialists Targets Glenn Beck and Talk Radio
Josh Silver, the Executive Director of Free Press a media reform group, wrote a piece at the Huffington Post a few days ago urging Glenn Beck to “Stop the Insanity”, tying beck to “Charles Coughlin’s hate speeches” Looking back, it’s hard to believe that Father Charles Coughlin’s hate speeches were broadcast into millions of homes during the 1930s. Coughlin’s anti-Semitic rants incited prejudice and violence. | Read More »
The Fairness Doctrine fight is not over
Adam Theirer, a scholar at the Progress and Freedom Foundation, notes that the Fairness Doctrine was part of a regulatory paradigm being pushed by the left and, in particular, the group Free Press. This fight is not over. Adam’s piece is worth reading: Of course, the radicals at the (Un)Free Press weren’t about to let one of the Left’s old favorite regulations go so away | Read More »