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In his 1980 graduate thesis at the University of Texas at Austin, John Brennan denied the existence of “absolute human rights” and argued in favor of censorship on the part of the Egyptian dictatorship.“Since the press can play such an influential role in determining the perceptions of the masses, I am in favor of some degree of government censorship,” Brennan wrote. “Inflamatory [sic] articles can provoke mass opposition and possible violence, especially in developing political systems.”Brennan serves as President Barack Obama’s national security advisor. Obama has nominated him to lead the Central Intelligence Agency. RELATED: Obama nominates Hagel as Defense secretary, Brennan as CIA chief

via In graduate thesis, John Brennan argued for government censorship: ‘Too much freedom is possible’ | The Daily Caller.

 

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Sydney – In what is being called a censorship move, PayPal has informed e-book publisher Smashwords that if it doesn’t remove content containing references to rape, bestiality and incest, it will withdraw its services.

In an email to Smashwords authors, Mark Coker, CEO of the publisher, advises: In case you haven’t heard, about two weeks ago, PayPal contacted Smashwords and gave us a surprise ultimatum: Remove all titles containing bestiality, rape or incest, otherwise they threatened to deactivate our PayPal account. We engaged them in discussions and on Monday they gave us a temporary reprieve as we continue to work in good faith to find a suitable solution.

Op-Ed: PayPal warns publishers about bestiality, rape and incest content (Includes first-hand account).

Citizen snitches are asked to detail who the attacker is, the type of attack, and whether the offending words were actually heard or passed along as second-hand rumors.

EDITORIAL: Big Brother Obama is watching - Washington Times EDITORIAL: Big Brother Obama is watching – Washington Times. Creepy new website monitors dissent from administration policies Be careful, if you dare to criticize Citizen Obama, comrade. The Web is watching. This week, President Obama’s re-election team launched “Attack Watch,” an interactive website that allows the president’s registered supporters to report instances of “attacks” against the commander in chief or his record. Citizen snitches ar … Read More

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