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Bush Throws Out The First Ammendment – Again

“Annoying someone via the Internet is now a federal crime”

Last Thursday, President Bush signed into law a prohibition on posting annoying Web messages or sending annoying e-mail messages without disclosing your true identity.

I like this exerpt from the article giving some real life scenerios that now could have legal problems:

Think about it: A woman fired by a manager who demanded sexual favors wants to blog about it without divulging her full name. An aspiring pundit hopes to set up the next A frustrated citizen wants to send e-mail describing corruption in local government without worrying about reprisals.

What I find funny is that our government in their lack of understanding keeps trying to create laws for an entity (the Internet) that spans the world and operates within and without our political boundaries and that is in addition to taking away our freedoms as outlined in the Constitution.

If President Bush truly believed in the principle of limited government (it is in his official bio), he’d realize that the law he signed cannot be squared with the Constitution he swore to uphold.

The full law from The Library of Congress. Be sure to read the complete C|Net article.

2 thoughts on “Bush Throws Out The First Ammendment – Again

  1. […] Blogger, that horrible company which deleted my account without correspondence and which still refuses to answer my emails, doesn’t care about customer service but is very quick to cover their own butts. In answer to Mr. Bush’s further shredding of the Constitution, Blogger comments are now done with your display name instead of your Blogger alias. […]

  2. […] I find it both sad and interesting that the common view is finally coming around to what the evil liberals have been saying for years. GW should have never taken 2004. He should have never had 2000 for that matter. But evil gets what evil wants. I can call him evil since he is now ranked the same as those he once labeled "the axis of evil." It is a crime that so much damage had to be done for people to take notice. I only hope that on Tuesday the couch potato voters find their way to the polls, that Diebold doesn’t screw us, and that the religious zombies turn on their brains long enough to vote for themselves instead of voting for their preacher. […]

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