Here We Go… Feds Explore Regulating Blogs and Websites

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Gateway Pundit

Liberals on the Federal Election Commission are discussing new rules to regulate websites and blogs. The new regulations would require websites to disclose their political donors.
The Washington Examiner reported:

Claiming that thousands of public comments condemning “dark money” in politics can’t be ignored, the Democratic-chaired Federal Election Commission on Wednesday appeared ready to open the door to new regulations on donors, bloggers and others who use the Internet to influence policy and campaigns.

During a broad FEC hearing to discuss a recent Supreme Court decision that eliminated some donor limits, proponents encouraged the agency to draw up new funding disclosure rules and require even third-party internet-based groups to reveal donors, a move that would extinguish a 2006 decision to keep the agency’s hands off the Internet.

Noting the 32,000 public comments that came into the FEC in advance of the hearing, Democratic Commissioner Ellen L. Weintraub said, “75 percent thought that we need to do more about money in politics, particularly in the area of disclosure. And I think that’s something that we can’t ignore.”

But a former Republican FEC chairman said in his testimony that if the agency moves to regulate the Internet, including news voices like the Drudge Report as GOP commissioners have warned, many thousands more comments will flood in in opposition of regulation.

“If you produce a rule that says we are going to start regulating this stuff, including the internet and so on, I think you will see a lot more than 32,000 comments come in and I don’t think staff will analyze them and find that 75 percent are favorable to more regulation,” said Bradley Smith, now with the Center for Competitive Politics.

Democratic Chairwoman Ann Ravel, who called the hearing, has said she wants to regulate politicking on the Internet, though she has pulled back amid a public outcry, especially among conservatives who see her move as a bid to silence center-right websites and Internet based conservative groups and news sites.

Obama Says: “Shut Up!”

Family Security Matters

While blaming the federal government’s shutdown on the House’s dragging its  feet on a budget bill that would raise the debt ceiling and defund Obamacare,  and not himself or the government itself for “shutting down,” President Barack  Obama during an  address to Congress in the White House State Dining Room on the morning of  October 17th displayed his true anti-freedom and anti-freedom of  speech colors by blaming bloggers, talk radio hosts and “activists” for the  shutdown. It demonstrated his core hostility to freedom in any realm. In short,  he would just rather we all shut up and let him get on with destroying the  country, and not bother him or anyone else with the least squeak of  opposition.

This is the portrait of a wannabe tyrant.

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Victory!!! Democrats Forced To CANCEL ‘Jumah At The DNC’ Due To Public Outrage

This is a huge victory!!

Now the End Begins:

The power of the blogosphere

NTEB was one of the first to report to you that the DNC 2012 was sponsoring an event to kick-off their convention called “Jumah At The DNC 2012″. This was to be a 2-hour Muslim prayer festival to Allah. We ran the following information on August 28:

“The Democratic National Committee is raising a number of eyebrows after choosing to proceed with hosting Islamic “Jumah” prayers for two hours on the Friday of its convention, though it denied a Catholic cardinal’s request to say a prayer at the same event. Up to 20,000 people are expected to attend the Friday prayers and Jibril Hough, a spokesman for the Bureau of Indigenous Muslim Affairs (BIMA), said the purpose of the event is to hold political parties accountable for the issues faced by Muslim-Americans.”

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Truth beware: The Internet “Obamanator” is here

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Internet web sites, pundits, bloggers, commentators and denizens of the “alternative media” who are critical of Barack Hussein Obama beware, as you will now be “officially” in the crosshairs of the Obama White House. As part of his 2012 re-election campaign, the Obama administration this week created an “online rapid response team” tasked specifically with quashing any Internet articles and news critical of Obama.

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