Ministry of Truth, Obama-style

Freedom is the right to tell people what they do not want to hear. - George OrwellPresident Obama has been agitating for the authority to criminalize political opponents since he took office.  First there was the raft of DHS reports profiling conservatives as terrorists. Then came the push for a new fairness doctrine, subsequently refined to be achieved in diversity regulations to be imposed on local radio stations. Following these attacks on free speech was the much debated hate crimes legislation, considered by many to be a back-door path to silencing critics of the administration. But, while dangerous to free speech, none of these draconian policies could do as much damage as new regulatory czar Cass Sunstein's shocking proposal to ban "falsehoods" -- a term left up to the Obama administration to define.  If Sunstein succeeds, free speech will be truly dead in America.  These revelations are found in Sunstein's new book, On Rumors: How Falsehoods...(Read Full Article)

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