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Orwellian: Great Britain to Establish “New Press Regulations”

Col Bat Guano Wrote: Mar 20, 2013 12:37 PM
Then by what rhetorical basis can those so oppressed have any claim they have any rights at all that are being oppressed? The oppressor(s) may have equally rational arguments the plaintiffs are a minority faction whose beliefs/customs etc. are detrimental to society as a whole. The British parliament basically started the American Revolution with such a piece of Legislation called the Declaratory Act.

Those who scoff at conservatives who publicly acknowledge that tyrannical government is at least capable of infringing on American civil liberties need to look no further than what’s happening across the pond. Sadly, Great Britain’s political leaders have reportedly lost their spines, agreeing to stringent “new press regulations” without so much as a fight. These rules and guidelines will effectively end freedom of the press in the United Kingdom as we know it. Charles C.W. Cooke reports:

[L]ondon, once the undisputed center of the free world, has fallen to the dull charms of cheap censorship. For...