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The dangerous Democratic assault
on free speech

Washington Examiner, by Jenny Beth Martin

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Posted By:garnet, 6/19/2014 9:40:58 AM

David Brown was imprisoned for 18 months because he demonstrated against rising taxes. Author James Callendar spent nine months in jail for writing a book critical of the government. Newspaper editor Benjamin Franklin Bache was arrested for criticizing the president but died before his trial, while printer Anthony Haswell spent two months in jail for republishing passages from Bache’s writings. These men did not live in some Third World dictatorship. They lived in the United States during one of the darkest periods of our history; a time in which freedom of speech was restricted by the federal government following passage of

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: dwa, 6/19/2014 10:29:24 AM     (No. 9892028)

You expect this kind of action by Democrats since they are unable to debate anything based on the merits. But I blame the media as much as the Dems. If the media was made up of ethical individuals rather than dem partisans, it would be doing the job it says is its, keeping the politicians straight. The Dems couldn´t get by with any of this if the media was ethical

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Reply 2 - Posted by: paglia guy, 6/19/2014 11:23:31 AM     (No. 9892157)

Sorry, it´s Jenny Beth Martin...the woman who wouldn´t lift a finger to help Dave Brat win in Virginia but didn´t hesitate to send out a fund-raising email that night glomming on to his win. Your contributions to the Tea Party Patriots pay for her big salary.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: simple simon, 6/19/2014 1:12:23 PM     (No. 9892359)

Ok #2, then I´ll just go ahead and ignore the message here and carry on because the messenger gets paid too much or didn´t do something you thought was necessary for our cause. Thanks for the heads up

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