Thursday, July 30, 2009

Dictators and Socialists Proclaim: We are standing up for Democracy!

"We will launch a strong fight for the democratization of communication, to break the media oligarchy in Venezuela."
Venezuelan Communication and Information Minister, Blanca Eekhout explaining why Hugo Chavez has decided to tighten government control over the Venezuelan media.

Yeah, you read that correctly, Chavez plans to democratize the media by suppressing it.

"Democracy has a price and I am prepared to pay it."
Ousted Honduran dictator, Manuel Zelaya

'The United States will "stand on the side of democracy".'
Barack Obama speaking out in support of ousted Honduran dictator, Manuel Zelaya

"Men of my age flock together; we are birds of a feather, as the old proverb says."
Famous Geek philosopher, Plato

From El Universal: "Diosdado Cabello, the Venezuelan Minister of Public Works and Housing and director of the National Telecommunications Commission (Conatel), said that so far approximately 50 radio stations nationwide have been advised that administrative proceedings have been filed against them...

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