From Town Criers to Bloggers: How Will Journalism Survive the Internet Age? #544505-04365

Submission Number:
544505-04365
Commenter:
Marie Hornback
State:
Colorado
Initiative Name:
From Town Criers to Bloggers: How Will Journalism Survive the Internet Age?
Stop trying to take away our right to free speech. Just because politicians don't like negative comments about their behavior, philosophical persuasion or legislation they support or reject, doesn't entitle them to silence those who stand in opposition. These new measures designed to muzzle the mouths of those willing to stand on their convictions are wrong. What would have happened if the founding fathers had never had the ability to speak against England and the laws being imposed on them. The politicians are trying to grab more and more power and then silence the citizens. Shame on you for trying to pass such legislation. Read the constitution and support it not destroy it -- otherwise move to another country where such discriminating and manipulative practices are already in place. There are plenty of countries from which to choose