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To: Melas
The problem with this particular misguided missive is that it incorrectly presumes that the 1st Amendment is not important to conservatives.

Furthermore, it incorrectly presumes that the 1st Amendment is important to communists. Nothing can be farther from the truth. It was a crime to spread information in USSR and in China because information is the worst threat to dictators. I think I read somewhere that in USSR many typewriters and all copiers had to be registered with the state; running a printing press required a higher clearance than running a rifle range.

Communists would be perfectly happy if the whole Constitution is suppressed. Then the only laws remaining would be their own pocket laws, rules and regulations - and they can tailor those to the need. Of course only licensed journalists would be allowed to speak, and only licensed printing houses could print anything, anywhere. Internet firewalls are already in place abroad - and they are coming to the USA too.

7 posted on 01/06/2013 10:29:01 PM PST by Greysard
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To: Greysard

True. All copiers (even the old ones), any means of disseminating information, all information about society.

Phone books. Highly classified and filled with fakes.


17 posted on 01/07/2013 2:32:16 AM PST by Hardraade (http://junipersec.wordpress.com (Vendetta))
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