Skip to comments.Freedom's greatest tool in danger
Posted on 12/09/2012 6:15:40 AM PST by Thad Lost
There is one tool of this modern age that we can argue is the greatest aid to the spread of liberty and freedom. This one great tool is in danger.
This is a tool that tyrants would like to see dismantled. With freedom and liberty riding on the defense led by the Obama Regime, we should all be worried.
What is this great tool and why is it in danger?
(Excerpt) Read more at teapartynation.com ...
The internet is merely one manifestation of free speech and freedom of the press.
We have other avenues, assuming we don’t stupidly dismantle our printing presses.
You’d think from this article that freedom didn’t exist till a decade or two ago.
Just as in many other things, they will never stop trying to control the Interrnet. We’ll defeat this one and then tehre’ll be another ploy, defeat that and they will think of something else.
Leftists have wanted government health care for 100 years. They are patient, persistent and they just keep slamming people with it. They’ve almost won.
Meanwhile, people have to work, raise their kids, shop, get the car fixed...and these b@stards just keep worming away year in, year out. And they have it all planned way, way beforehand.
What seems to have caused you to excerpt your blog?
What gave you the impression that your blog should be posted as “News”?
I don't think that's the point of the article, the author is pointing out how freedom of expression is under attack and the regime in Washington is at best indifferent and at worst complicit.
DId you read it? What is the tool?? I need to know the tool!!!
The "author" of this blog post seems to be pretty much a tool.
He is freedom’s greatest tool? A blog pimp? No wonder we are so screwed.
Not only that, but gets it wrong. The internet is NOT freedom's greatest tool, not even close.
The greatest tool of Freedom is speech and religion; the second greatest tool of Freedom is the 2nd Amendment, for when the former is in jeopardy.
Whoops. Wrong kind of "tool".
More often than the Internet, answering Tyranny with "an AK-47" yields results.
America's Founding Fathers did not have the Internet, but they did have muskets, shot, and powder that the British attempted to seize on the morning of April 19th, 1775.
Mordor-on-the-Potomac does not fear keyboard Patriots, they fear Citizens who exercise their Right to keep and bear arms and are prepared (often trained) to uphold and defend the Constitution against all enemies, foreign and domestic.
Seriously? The 2nd Amendment has done, and will do more for Freedom than the Internet ever could. Only the useful tools will be affected by the propaganda affect and they are already hopless causes. The internet is a great and convenient source of information and a vehicle for discourse, but to paraphrase an old Spenser for Hire thought, it has the potential for a lot of good, but have been relegated to a vehicle for ready access to porn.
The article assumes the internet is used for news by most people. If that were true, Obummer would have lost the last election. The quality of a Democracy will never exceed the quality of the press.
It isn't Thad Lost’s forum, it is Justin Phillip's forum.
Thad Lost is a member of the Tea Party Nation.
He is the author and the creator of The Tea Party Nation, one of the few large Tea Party organizations that has consistently stuck with the principles and ideals of the Tea Party Movement.
Justin traveled with the Tea Party Express on a couple of their nationwide tours in the past few years.
He spoke at tea parties all across the country.
I know him personally and he is an upstanding Conservative, not deserving of the histrionic posts that have shown up on pretty much all of the threads posted with his commentary.
Thad Lost, you should consider excerpting 300 words or so instead of just a teaser.
I'm sure Justin wouldn't mind.
And instead of mostly just posting threads, you should participate in them here at Free Republic.
That is what this site is all about and a new poster doesn't garner much respect if he or she just posts threads and doesn't interact with those that choose to post reasonable comments.
Posting back to the FreeperBeaters only encourages them so the best thing to do is ignore them and perhaps they will get with the program.
Out of respect for Justin Phillips and Free Republic please consider my suggestions.
Those of you infatuated with the words pimp and blog (I know, that one makes some of you see red) should do a little reserch before you start hijacking threads posted from forums such as Justin Phillips'.
So why does homeboy excerpt his blog material?
Why does he feel like it should be posted as “News”?
Looks like he’s seeking hits at FR’s expense.
Yes I know his name is Judson, I call him Justin.
Just a quirk of mine.
So are the Posting Police.
Where’s your badge?
News is good place for the Tea Party Nation posts.
I don't see where hits will generate any revenue for TL.
There are other sites that are excerpted that don't require it, many of them in news.
Designate them “blogs” and sic’em!
You think it’s just fine for blogpimps to siphon traffic from FR?
Here’s news: No badge is needed to notice blogpimping.
Pay attention maybe.
Er.. EVERYTHING he's posted was from his blog.
Although.. he didn't really post it. He excerpted it.
And you know this.
It belongs in the news forum, maybe in Editorial.
Maybe you need to buy a clue, pal.
How is providing a link to his blog “siphoning” traffic from FR?
It’s the reader’s choice to read it or not.
It’s not your job to be a tiresome prick.
Get off it already.
I can't find his blog, got a link?
Hay that is his job!
Had to get that in before your post dissappears...heh
Find me a nation or culture whose moral compass is still intact after the influences of the American Left, and THEY may have a chance... but I think it far more likely that we have a century or so of another Dark Ages. (I always wondered as a child how the entire world could lose so much knowledge, history, and culture... well we are getting one heck of a demonstration. Now that we are clearly entering into the Dependence Stage of the Cycle of Democracy, we have to try to hasten as best we can the path to Bondage, Spiritual Faith, Great Courage, and then Liberty. Unfortunately, the 4 Stages of Liberty, Abundance, Selfishness, and Apathy took us about 200 years, so I'm not sure the next 4 are going to happen any more quickly.)
Is it your job to tell me what to post?
Thank you for your response. I am a member of TPN and have very little time online. I share those TPN blogs because I believe TPN is one of very few national Tea Party groups that remain faithful to the original movement. They have not sold out. They are not constantly begging for money.
I will try to participate more often but my job makes spending a lot of time on line very tough. I shouldn’t complain. At least I have a job!
Well perhaps you should not post so many of TPN’s articles, if you don’t have time to participate.