Saturday, September 09, 2006

Freedom of Speech

You remember that silly little thing that we call "freedom of speech"?

The Democrats have come out totally against freedom of speech.

Check out their reaction to the docudrama "The Path to 9/11"-

Washington Times-

"The content of this drama is factually and incontrovertibly inaccurate, and ABC has a duty to fully correct all errors or pull the drama entirely," Mr. Lindsey wrote. "It is unconscionable to mislead the American public about one of the most horrendous tragedies our country has ever known."

Also yesterday, Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada and four other Senate Democrats wrote to Mr. Iger urging him to cancel the miniseries, which they said "could be construed as right-wing political propaganda."

"We urge you, after full consideration of the facts, to uphold your responsibilities as a respected member of American society and as a beneficiary of the free use of the public airwaves to cancel this factually inaccurate and deeply misguided program," Mr. Reid wrote in a letter also signed by Democratic Sens. Richard J. Durbin of Illinois, Debbie Stabenow of Michigan, Charles E. Schumer of New York and Byron L. Dorgan of North Dakota.

The Democrats may try to convince America that 9/11 was all George Bush's fault. Anyone with half a brain realizes that 9/11 was planned for a long time. As a nation, both Democrats and Republicans, we ignored the threats for many years. We paid a high price as a result.

However, the Democrats are trying to push us to ignore the threats of terrorism. There little power play on Thursday of blocking a bill that allows wire-tapping of terrorists in this country is a perfect example.

Terrorism did not start the day George Bush took office and it will not end on the day that he leaves office.

If the Democrats don't feel like watching the docudrama, they don't have to watch.

If the Democrats have issues about the accuracy after seeing the docudrama, they have every right to state what they believe to be inaccurate.

It sure looks like Harry Reid is threatening Abc's "free use of the airwaves".

However, this hissy fit by the Democrats looks more like they are trying to deny someone's freedom of speech by having the docudrama yanked off the airwaves.

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