Linux >> enemies of free speech

by Daeron » Sat, 05 Nov 2005 03:49:29 GMT

The enemies of free speech are on the march (Part 2)
Wes Vernon Oct 30 2005


Ever since the U.S. Supreme Court upheld the anti-free speech
McCain-Feingold so-called Campaign Finance "Reform" Law, it was only a
matter of time before there would be a move somewhere to silence
someone during an election campaign.

[...]

These so-called campaign "reform" laws were supposed to "keep the money
out of politics." Remember?

Well, here's how the Washington State law is "keeping the money out of
politics." According to one AP report, Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates
and his CEO Steve Ballmer each gave $100,000 to the campaign against
the repeal. They and other moneybags have helped pump more than $2
million into the effort to keep the steep gas tax hike on the books ..

http://www.renewamerica.us/columns/vernon/051030