Category: censorship

No Law Abridging!

     [The following essay first appeared at the Palace of Reason on December 12, 2003. In light of the Usurper Regime’s new Disinformation Governance agency Ministry of Truth, it feels appropriate to repost it at this time. – FWP] ***      Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free …

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Perhaps Nothing Could Have Prevented It…

     …but whatever the case, actual government censorship has arrived:      The Department of Homeland Security is setting up a new board designed to counter misinformation related to homeland security, with a focus specifically on Russia and irregular migration. The board will be called the “Disinformation Governance Board, and will be headed by executive director …

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Abridgements

     “Anyone who is angered by the prospect of American citizens expressing their opinions is a Stalinist and should be feared.” – Tucker Carlson      The above is yet one more bit of evidence that Tucker Carlson is the most trustworthy voice in broadcast and cablecast journalism. Carlson knows whereof he speaks, for he himself …

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Censorings And Shapings

     ‘I don’t understand your viewpoint,’ she said. ‘You broke his nose, yet he had done you no harm of any sort. You expect me to approve that?’      ‘But Persephone,’ he protested, ‘you ignore the fact that he called me a most insulting name.’      ‘I don’t see the connection,’ she said. ‘He made …

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Authority And Reality

     One of the giveaways that an authority – of whatever kind – is evilly motivated is an attempt to suppress divergent convictions. George Orwell’s 1984 expressed this through its motifs of doublethink, its motto “Ignorance is Strength,” and Oceania’s Ministry of Truth. That last organ of the State labored continuously to “correct” the record …

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A Warning

     It’s gratifying and more to see the proliferation of alternatives to Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube. However, there’s a need for vigilance. Robert Conquest’s Second Law of Politics tells us why:      Any organization not explicitly right-wing sooner or later becomes left-wing.      This law describes a state reached by a process Conquest did not …

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Unspeakable Notions

     To suppress a truth is to give it force beyond endurance. – Originator unknown      The attempts by the Democrats and their media handmaidens to render unspeakable any suggestion that the presidential election was stolen, or that Joe Biden is deep into senile dementia, or that the Usurper Regime is working hand in glove …

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