Take, for example, Senate Bill 978. (Link at bottom) that basically states that if you have a website that embeds a YouTube video, that some faceless bureaucrat deems has infringed on a copyright and ten or more people view it on your website, anyone associated with "the website could face up to five years in prison. And neat little aside to this is that once convicted, you can no longer own or possess a firearm AND you lose your voting privileges AND you are now in the system as a criminal, for life. Gun control and voter control and limiting the press all in one bill, sponsored by a liberal, Amy Klobuchar (MN) and co-sponsored by Chris Coons (DE), the bearded Marxist from Deleware, and WTF TEXAS, John Cornyn.
Okay, that in and of itself is pure dogcrap but from a Democrat controlled Senate, should we expect anything different? But they are going a step further.
EXCERPT: "Documents made public yesterday by Judicial Watch describe extensive collusion by Federal Communications Commission officials with a left-wing advocacy group in a campaign to expand government regulation of the Internet. The documents, obtained by Judicial Watch in a December 2010 Freedom of Information Act request, were created after Democrat appointees solidified their 3-2 control of the agency in March 2009.
The coordination between FCC officials and Free Press, the advocacy group, was on behalf of a proposal that the agency assert authority to regulate access to the Internet as if it were a public utility in the interest of insuring "Net Neutrality."
"Proponents said doing so would assure equal access for all Internet users by barring companies from offering preferred rates for higher delivery speeds." Liberal doublespeak at work here (equal access for all...)
WTF is wrong with offering faster speeds for more money? If you want it, you pay for it, if not, you don't. Unlike ObummerKare, you have a CHOICE!
The REAL problem is that the FCC has no authority over the internet and after researching Free Press, they are a FAR LEFT group of idiots pushing for MORE government regulation of the Internet AND they are financed by, guess who... Soros. (Remember lesson one when dealing with libvermin, FOLLOW THE MONEY! ) In fact, Free Press was founded by Robert McChesney (Monthly Review editor) and John Nichols (Nation). The rag Nation and the Monthly Review are far left propaganda outlets.
The evidence includes:
1. Former Free Press president John Silver and Democratic FCC Commissioner Michael Copps emailing one another back in October 2010 on how they should proceed over the next three months with net neutrality.
2. A phoncon between Silver and Copps bleating that "a strong net neutrality rule is critical to preserving the Internet as a vibrant forum for speech, commerce, innovation and cultural expression." Hilarious huh? MORE regulation will somehow magically make the internet MORE vibrant that without it. Only a libretard could think thusly.
3. FCC Special Counsel David Tannenbaum and Free Press Policy Director Ben Scott worked out internet workshops, funded BY THE US TAXPAYER, in order to gin up public support for regulating freedom of speech on the internet. Imagine the outcry from the libtards if BUSH had done this on his watch.
Now, like Obama has ignored a Federal court on the unconstitutionality of his no-drilling moratorium, and the ATF has ignored and stonewalled the Congress and the Senate on their gun sales to the Mexican drug cartels, the FCC voted 3-2, back in December 2010, (3 Dems FOR, 2 Repubs AGAINST), to start the regulation process anyway. In other words, they gaffed off the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia's ruling in April 2010, that the FCC had no legal authority here.
Naturally, the FCC refused to make a comment.
So we have the Democrats in the Senate working to limit what can be posted to websites, that way videos of them screwing us never make it out, i.e., Vice President Gaffes Biden locking a right-wing reporter in a closet (which could be considered kidnapping since it was detainment against his will). And in collusion with these bastards is the FCC, again, run by Dummycrats, working to limit and regulate the internet.
What these morons will never learn is that the truth will out. Whether on the internet or on posters plastered to walls in cities, ala the Marquis, we will not be stifled. If you're a liberal reading this, please answer WHY the Left is so silent on this matter. We so-called "fascists", who are always blamed for such actions, would like to know the answer.
Oh, the Gunny ALMOST forgot to mention that Free Press wants a GOVERNMENT FUNDED media that would cost US about 35 BILLION a year. Talk about f*cking brainwashing and propagandizing the sheep.