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  • Should Obama Control The Internet? (Free Speech Alert)

    04/03/2009 5:56:18 PM PDT · by America2012 · 115 replies · 2,859+ views
    Mother Jones ^ | 4/03/2009 | Steve Aquino
    Should President Obama have the power to shut down domestic Internet traffic during a state of emergency? Senators John Rockefeller (D-W. Va.) and Olympia Snowe (R-Maine) think so. On Wednesday they introduced a bill to establish the Office of the National Cybersecurity Advisor—an arm of the executive branch that would have vast power to monitor and control Internet traffic to protect against threats to critical cyber infrastructure. That broad power is rattling some civil libertarians. The Cybersecurity Act of 2009 (PDF) gives the president the ability to "declare a cybersecurity emergency" and shut down or limit Internet traffic in any...

    10/02/2007 7:42:07 AM PDT · by Turret Gunner A20 · 35 replies · 111+ views
    Nealz Nuze/WSB Radio ^ | October 2, 2007 | Neal Boortz
    When it comes to Hillary's baby bond scheme, she failed to mention that it would cost taxpayers $20 billion annually. But that's besides the point … A Rasmussen telephone poll found that 60% of likely voters oppose Hillary's plan to give every new born baby a $5,000 savings bond. Curiously, 65% of whites opposed the baby bond idea. 52% of minorities favored the baby bond idea. Well --- maybe that's not so curious – but I don't want to step on any ethnic toes here, do I? Now that this poll is out there, let's see if Hillary Rodham...