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Thursday, November 03, 2005

  "Free" speech and politics

Dear Dennis Hastert:

I note that your attempt to railroad the "Paid Political Internet Splogging Act" through the House was just defeated.

If you truly favor free internet speech, well, Denny, open up comments on your blog!

Can't you do that? Or is there some sort of franking rule that would prevent an open dialog of this sort? If so - don't you think that's more of a problem than freeing paid political bloggers from FEC requirements?

Sincerely,

Michael Taht


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