Public outcry forces FEC Democrats to junk bid to regulate Internet, Drudge

Paul Bedard The Washington Examiner 5/21/2015

The Federal Election Commission, facing punishing criticism for suggesting that political activity on the Internet should be regulated, rejected talk of new rules Thursday, a victory for GOP commissioners who feared Democrats were targeting conservative sites, even the Drudge Report.

During a public meeting, Democrats on the FEC said […]

Bill Whittle: Silence Drudge!

Bill Whittle Truth Revolt 10/31/2014

If someone was trying to limit or suppress your First Amendment rights in America today, what would that Tyrant look like? A dictator in a military uniform? Or a soccer mom in a corner office?

In this weeks Firewall, meet Ann Ravel of the FEC and Lois Lerner of the […]

Dems on FEC move to regulate Internet campaigns, blogs, Drudge

Paul Bedard The Washington Examiner 10/24/2014

In a surprise move late Friday, a key Democrat on the Federal Election Commission called for burdensome new rules on Internet-based campaigning, prompting the Republican chairman to warn that Democrats want to regulate online political sites and even news media like the Drudge Report.

Democratic FEC Vice Chair Ann […]

'This woman's job was helping to enforce election laws.'

Lerner Associate: “I Don’t Understand How Anyone But Straight White Men Can Vote Republican”

Guy Benson Townhall.com 7/15/2014

…April Sands, an employee at the Federal Elections Commission (FEC), who struck a deal with the agency’s Inspector General to avoid criminal charges related to running afoul of the Hatch Act on numerous occasions. She has openly […]

'CONFIRMED: Senate Republican Leaders Paid for Attacks Against Conservatives'

From the department of “you don’t say”….

Jeff G. Protein Wisdom 7/16/2014

 

…I can confirm that the attack ads in Mississippi run by “All Citizens for Mississippi” were funded by Senate Republicans, including Senators Mitch McConnell, John Cornyn, Rob Portman, Bob Corker, and Roy Blunt. It appears our Senate Republican leaders are willing to […]

FEC chair warns that conservative media like Drudge Report and Sean Hannity face regulation — like PACs

Paul Bedard The Washington Examiner 5/7/2014

Government officials, reacting to the growing voice of conservative news outlets, especially on the internet, are angling to curtail the media’s exemption from federal election laws governing political organizations, a potentially chilling intervention that the chairman of the Federal Election Commission is vowing to fight.

“I think that there […]