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Yesterday, an appearance at University of California at Berkeley by Breitbart News lightweight provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos was canceled after far-left, anti-speech activists got violent (link):
Henry Waxman: government intervention to help MSM; far-left Soros group cheers (John Poirier, Tim Dobbyn) - 12/02/09
John Poirier of Reuters offers this (edited by Tim Dobbyn): House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Henry Waxman, saying quality journalism was essential to U.S. democracy, said eventually government would have to help resolve the problems caused by a failing business model... Tweaks to the tax code to allow newspapers to spread losses over a greater number of years, providing a nonprofit structure to allow for public and foundation funding, and changes to antitrust laws are being considered by lawmakers and policymakers... [Waxman said] "Eventually government is going to have to be...
Fascistic open borders supporters smash window at Tom Tancredo event, shut it down; show no interest in free speech (UNC) - 04/15/09
Open borders supporters disrupted and shut down a speech by Tom Tancredo at the Chapel Hill campus of the University of North Carolina yesterday.
UK Culture Secretary wants ratings for websites; might negotiate with Obama administration - 12/26/08
From this: In an interview with The Daily Telegraph, [UK Culture Secretary] Andy Burnham says he believes that new standards of decency need to be applied to the web. He is planning to negotiate with Barack Obama’s incoming American administration to draw up new international rules for English language websites. The Cabinet minister describes the internet as "quite a dangerous place" and says he wants internet-service providers (ISPs) to offer parents "child-safe" web services. Giving film-style ratings to individual websites is one of the options being considered, he confirms. When asked...