Daily Archives: January 17, 2009

Net Neutrality Rules Tucked Into ‘Stimulus’ Bill

Once again our illustrious Congress is reportedly rushing illicit legislation through without much debate and no time for anyone to read it: legislation regarding Net Neutrality rules are buried inside the 258-page  legislation (PDF) of the proposed “Stimulus” bill.

With the typical propagandic reasoning utilized with scare-tactic manipulation, backers of the $825 billion legislation that is allegedly intended to “stimulate” the economy are claiming (PDF) that speedy approval is vital because the nation is in “a crisis not seen since the Great Depression” and “the economy is shutting down.”

This is reminiscent of the fraudulent Financial Bailout that was rushed through Congress under the threat of Martial Law being imposed if it wasn’t passed. Few had time to read or comprehend the illicit legislation before it was ramrodded down their collective throats. Inserting sneaky, deceptive requirements into legislation while rushing it through for a vote has been one of the standard operating procedures in Congress for the past several years.

IRS Snooping, Internet gambling restrictions and library filtering laws are among the many results achieved in that manner.

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