Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Northern Border Fence

Oh, Canada!

“As America's middle class battles for its survival on the Wisconsin barricades—against various Koch Oil surrogates and the corporate toadies at Fox News—fans of enlightenment, democracy and justice can take comfort from a significant victory north of the Wisconsin border. Fox News will not be moving into Canada after all! The reason: Canadian regulators announced last week they would reject efforts by Canada’s right-wing Prime Minister, Stephen Harper, to repeal a law that forbids lying on broadcast news. Canada’s Radio Act requires that ‘a licenser may not broadcast ... any false or misleading news.’ The provision has kept Fox News and right-wing talk radio out of Canada and helped make Canada a model for liberal democracy and freedom.”

—Robert F. Kennedy Jr., author and activist,
Fox News’ Lies Keep Them Out of Canada,” March 2011
(The orginal piece is on Reader Supported News, whose server
was down this morning. You can also find the full column here.)

Editorial Comment: Oh yeah? Well, we won't take your hockey either, eh? because Americans don’t like violence in sports.

Green Eyeshades Wanted: Alert WORDster Bruce Adomeit of the Star Tribune in Minneapolis is looking for decent green eyeshades. He remembers good ones with leather bands, not the cruddy plastic ones that I remember.... Any ideas?

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Utah State’s PRSSA chapter hosts the Mountain West Regional Public Relations Conference, this Thursday-Friday in Logan, Utah. Click here for information.

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