March 04, 2005

It's war, folks.

I only have a moment, so this will be quick.

Go to Misha's and read the post on the FEC and Bloggers and the declared war against us. Then read this and follow the links.

I will be posting more on this later, as time permits, but I want you all fired up NOW. Get reading, and better yet, get writing. Posts, letters, emails. You know the drill.

Lunch Break... I'm sitting here thinking of this situation, and what I can see in my mind's eye are people being removed from the streets for standing on a soapbox and speaking their minds. Everyone was so terrified of the Patriot Act, of the gulags filled with dissenters in a Gitmo-esque scene. But no, it will not be that big scary Bogieman that will cause citizens to be harassed and harangued, their livelyhoods and homes threatened. It will be Campaign Law.

If I cannot speak my mind on the electronic street corner, is the actual street corner far behind? If I cannot discuss the merits or shortcomings of a candidate in the company of virtual friends, will my circle of "face" friends be next?

Break's over. I'm sure I'll be even more outraged as the evening progresses.

Posted by Mamamontezz at March 4, 2005 01:03 PM

I remember Cam Edwards posting about this subject several mos ago. Went over there and sure enough, he's got an "I told ya so!" post up.

It's no surprise, really. Limbaugh's been saying for years that if the dems get back in power, they'll do something about talk radio. Since bloggers are equal-opportunity attackers of stupidity on both sides of the asile, it's no surprise that the powers-that-be will take steps to sheild their positions.

Methinks the refrain from that old Joe Dolce song is appropriate for this unfolding scenario. The bloggers are "Guissepe", the powers-that-be are "mama":

Mama used to a-say

"What's a matta you?
Hey, gotta no respect
Whadda ya t'ink you do?
Why you look a so sad?
It's a not so bad
It's a nice a place
Ah, shuddup a ya face!"

I agree, Lila. It's time to take action. Write, call, email, post, whatever. Movement time. Maybe that's what we should call it: "The anti-shuddup a ya face movement"!

Posted by: Richthofen at March 5, 2005 02:34 AM

Drop by my blog. There is a group forming to fight this.


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