Friday, July 25, 2008

Controlling The Message Leads To Obstructing The Message

Now the Bush Administration thinks that even the act of listening to a dissenting opinion is intolerable.
The U.S. Embassy in Berlin has instructed Foreign Service personnel
stationed there not to attend Sen. Barack Obama's public rally today,

American workers are being told they cannot attend an event, even though that activity would be legal on American soil.
Government employees serving in the United States are permitted to attend
such events under the Hatch Act, which bars other partisan activity, such as
contributing money or working in behalf of a candidate...

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