The Rising of the Moon

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Tuesday, November 28, 2006

OK, this is really scary

Radical right-winger and disgraced former Republican Congessman Newt Gingrich, told a gathering of "free speech supporters," that the rules of free speech may have to change. Gingrich called for his crack down on the constitutional right in a speech at the annual Nackey S. Loeb First Amendment award dinner, in front of about 400 people. The former Republican hardliner wants to shut down free speech in what was an unsubstantiated claim to prevent "terrorists" from using "free speech abuse," to somehow attack national security. Apparently, his thought is: ideas are too dangerous to share.

via Raw Story

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