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Congressional Probe over Net Neutrality
Big Government ^ | August 9th | Tom Fitton

Posted on 08/21/2011 6:04:49 PM PDT by Halfmanhalfamazing

On June 2, 2011, Judicial Watch released documents that show the Obama FCC’s collusion with a radical leftist organization to seize control over the Internet. This investigation caught the eye of congressional leaders, and now it appears a congressional probe of the matter is in the offing.

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The documents we uncovered show that the Obama FCC was deeply involved in discussions with the radical leftist organization Free Press in the run up to the December 2010 FCC vote. How deep? Free Press reached out to the FCC to invite FCC Commissioner Michael Copps to write an op-ed for the Albuquerque Journal in advance of a November 16 hearing on Internet Access. Free Press helped coordinate a speaker’s list for FCC "Internet workshops" — which was a "Who's Who" of liberal activists.

There were also a series of back-and-forth emails to set up meetings between Copps and former Free Press President John Silver just before the net neutrality vote:

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Allow me to introduce you to the people who seem to be running the FCC’s Internet policies:

Robert McChesny, former editor of the socialist magazine Monthly Review, is the co-founder and president of Free Press. Kim Gandy, the Chairman of the Free Press Board of Directors, served as the President of the leftist National Organization for Women from 2001-2009. Craig Aaron, Free Press’s President and CEO, formerly worked as managing editor of the socialist tabloid In These Times. Free Press is financially supported by George Soros’ Open Society Institute and other hard-left groups such as the Ford Foundation and Democracy Alliance.


TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: fcc; freespeech; georgesoros; netneutrality; opensocietyinstitute; osi; powergrab; smearfinancier; soros; spookydude
Who's your net neutrality?

That's right, George Soros is your net neutrality.

1 posted on 08/21/2011 6:04:51 PM PDT by Halfmanhalfamazing
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To: Halfmanhalfamazing
I would laugh if it wasn't so appalling. And I knew scads of people who thought GWB was taking away our freedoms. I would always ask what freedoms they had lost and they couldn't come up with anything. Obama is taking away ALL our freedoms and all I hear is crickets from the Libtards!
2 posted on 08/21/2011 6:07:41 PM PDT by originalbuckeye
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To: Jet Jaguar; NorwegianViking; ExTexasRedhead; HollyB; FromLori; EricTheRed_VocalMinority; ...

The list, ping

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3 posted on 08/21/2011 6:12:34 PM PDT by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: originalbuckeye

Libtards think they’re immune. They will lose all their freedoms if 0 stays in office and Soros is allowed to continue his agenda.

Free stuff isn’t worth your freedom.


4 posted on 08/21/2011 6:12:39 PM PDT by TribalPrincess2U (democRATS—just doing al Qaeda ground work? Obama owns it all now.)
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To: originalbuckeye

>> and all I hear is crickets from the Libtards!

Because they’re assholes.


5 posted on 08/21/2011 6:20:03 PM PDT by Gene Eric (Your Hope has been Redistributed. Here's your damn Change!)
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To: Halfmanhalfamazing

bump.


6 posted on 08/21/2011 6:38:52 PM PDT by ken21 (ruling class dem + rino progressives -- destroying america for 150 years.)
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To: Halfmanhalfamazing
Gee, what a surprise. Not. The concept of Net Neutrality may not be bad, but those that have hijacked that effort have nothing but bad intentions in the implementation of these rules. This is no different than the Leftists hijacking the ecology movement and turning it into the phony global warming hysteria of the past couple of decades. It is all about the left controlling people's lives. In this case, the Left has lost control of the message with the coming of the Internet and they aim to get that control back.
7 posted on 08/21/2011 7:41:55 PM PDT by Major Matt Mason (“I must confess, when I see anyone with an Obama 2012 bumper sticker, I recognize them as a threat")
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To: Major Matt Mason

the quicker that the F.C.C. and the E.P.A. are done away with, the better for us all’ The original reason for the FCC was to regulate Ma Bell......she’s gone!!!


8 posted on 08/21/2011 8:00:38 PM PDT by terycarl (lurking, but well informed)
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To: Major Matt Mason

It looks like you and I agree on this. But I’m curious........

Who invented “net neutrality”?


9 posted on 08/21/2011 8:57:53 PM PDT by Halfmanhalfamazing ( Media doesn't report, It advertises. So that last advertisement you just read, what was it worth?)
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To: Nachum

thanks again for an important ping


10 posted on 08/21/2011 8:59:46 PM PDT by Loud Mime (Democrats: debt, dependence and derision)
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