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Orwellian: Great Britain to Establish “New Press Regulations”

Col Bat Guano Wrote: Mar 20, 2013 3:02 PM
No you aren't the enemy. Not at all. If I appeared angry, that wasn't my position. (A lot of angry posters on this site I'll grant!) What the disagreement is about is that rights are granted by some One. To say they just naturally exist because we exist just has no foundational basis for me. It's like saying air exists because we exist.

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...