Posted on April 23, 2006
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The results are in, and it’s a landslide. In the latest Bull! Not bull poll, “Is America a democracy?” a paltry 20.6% responded in the affirmative. 79.4% of respondents said no, America only has the appearance of democracy.
Is America a democracy? Was it ever? More importantly, what are we going to do about it?
While you’re thinking about that, take a moment to consider the current threat to the internet:
Congress is pushing a law that would abandon Network Neutrality, the Internet’s First Amendment. Network neutrality prevents companies like AT&T, Verizon and Comcast from deciding which Web sites work best for you — based on what site pays them the most. Your local library shouldn’t have to outbid Barnes & Noble for the right to have its Web site open quickly on your computer.
From Save the Internet