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Wednesday, February 4, 2009

Is there sinister plot to squelch talk radio?

GOP lawmaker thrashes 'Fairness Doctrine' as 'government control over political views'

By Drew Zahn
© 2009 WorldNetDaily

Despite the absence of any action pending to re-enact the so-called "Fairness Doctrine," congressional Republicans have nonetheless introduced legislation to prevent its passage, insisting that Democrats are advancing a quiet agenda to silence conservative talk radio.

Whether Americans realize it or not, say Republican lawmakers, "Free speech is under attack."

For their part, several Democrats have denied there's any attempt underway to reestablish the "Fairness Doctine," insisting the GOP is trumping up paranoia that amounts to "much ado about nothing."

So which is it? (Full story at

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