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Old 05-07-2014, 01:50 PM
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Government officials, reacting to the growing voice of conservative news outlets, especially on the internet, are angling to curtail the media's exemption from federal election laws governing political organizations, a potentially chilling intervention that the chairman of the Federal Election Commission is vowing to fight.

“I think that there are impulses in the government every day to second guess and look into the editorial decisions of conservative publishers,” warned Federal Election Commission Chairman Lee E. Goodman in an interview.

“The right has begun to break the left’s media monopoly, particularly through new media outlets like the internet, and I sense that some on the left are starting to rethink the breadth of the media exemption and internet communications,” he added.

Noting the success of sites like the Drudge Report, Goodman said that protecting conservative media, especially those on the internet, “matters to me because I see the future going to the democratization of media largely through the internet. They can compete with the big boys now, and I have seen storm clouds that the second you start to regulate them. There is at least the possibility or indeed proclivity for selective enforcement, so we need to keep the media free and the internet free.”
FEC chair warns that conservative media like Drudge Report and Sean Hannity face regulation --- like PACs | WashingtonExaminer.com

Gee, the obama administration is thinking of regulating conservative media, who'd a thunk it?

Not surprising that he would want to do this after all the scandals swirling around him and the only media with the balls to cover them are conservative.
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Gee, the obama administration is thinking of regulating conservative media, who'd a thunk it?

Not surprising that he would want to do this after all the scandals swirling around him and the only media with the balls to cover them are conservative.
According to this article, Democrats control the FEC so which is it?

4 years after Citizens United, FEC still hasn't changed rules | WashingtonExaminer.com
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According to this article, Democrats control the FEC so which is it?

4 years after Citizens United, FEC still hasn't changed rules | WashingtonExaminer.com

Did you even read the article you quoted? Somehow I doubt it.

Of course this has zero to do with the op also. Stick to the topic salty.
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Gee, the obama administration is thinking of regulating conservative media, who'd a thunk it?

Not surprising that he would want to do this after all the scandals swirling around him and the only media with the balls to cover them are conservative.
Hopefully after the election this year, the Democrats will be looking for a way to continue to be a viable political party and all of this crap will disappear.
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Gee, the obama administration is thinking of regulating conservative media, who'd a thunk it?

Not surprising that he would want to do this after all the scandals swirling around him and the only media with the balls to cover them are conservative.
The Democrats have a practically erotic desire for a police state. Remember when it was Republicans who were accused of wanting an authoritarian state?

Here's a hint for the FEC chair: the reason that so very few Liberal talk show hosts succeed, is that when Liberals talk at length about their policies, proposals, plans and programs they come off sounding like moronic nut cases. It's hard to sell advertising for shows that feature crazy people who will endorse the sponsors' products.
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Did you even read the article you quoted? Somehow I doubt it.

Of course this has zero to do with the op also. Stick to the topic salty.
quit acting as if you are ignorant and debate or get off the pot. answer the question or call me the winner by default.
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