Aussie government proposes unlimited speech regulation, names climate skeptics and Labor critics as targets

Guest post by Alec Rawls Andrew Bolt has been blogging for the past week about the totalitarian tendencies in the just released “Media Inquiry” commissioned by Australia’s Labor government. This “Finkelstein Report” advocates unlimited regulation of virtually all published and broadcast speech in Australia. The actual proposal can be scanned in a few minutes (pages…

Thanks to Michael Mann’s response, a newspaper censors a letter to the editor ex post facto

UPDATES below – some confusion afoot by differing newspaper versions has been discovered. The print version appears to be online. ================================= Letters to the editor are one of the oldest free speech venues for public opinion in the United States. They go back to the times of the revolutionary war. The Chicago Tribune aptly calls…

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