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Open Thread – Thursday, February 20, 2014

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FreedomPressFirst Amendment and freedom of the press. It is being reported that the United States now ranks 46th in the world in its ability to report news without the threat of repercussions from government for doing so. And now, President Obama is proposing that members of the Federal Communications Commission be placed in all newsrooms in order to monitor the methods used in determining what gets broadcast and published for news.

As one person was heard saying, “Ah, it will never happen in this country but it is disturbing that this or any other administration even thought of doing it.” I’m not so sure it will never happen in this country. Are you?

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