Wednesday, April 06, 2005
Fox-Blocker! Promoting the Great Dialogue
Who can rationally deny that blocking access to a particular viewpoint is a good thing and will do much to further awareness of potentially novel ideas?
I'm not one of those crazies who feels such a voluntary device is an affront to free speech. The constitution is silent on private attempts to limit viewpoints. But guys...what are ya thinking? It's certainly not a Christian thing to do and I understand that that doesn't concern you, but is it the liberal thing to do?
Stifling alternative viewpoints has a rich and noble tradition among Americans on all sides of the political spectrum. I don't anticipate any earthshaking consequences here but it's doubtful that any Thomas Paine awards will come of it either.