April 23, 2014

Clinton Didn’t Like the Internet

Warned of “right-wing extremists.”

In newly released – and heavily redacted – documents from the Clinton administration, White House personnel expressed fear and distaste for the Internet, which was new at the time. The Communication Stream of Conspiracy Commerce memo had this gem: “The internet has become one of the major and most dynamic modes of communication. The internet can link people, groups and organizations together instantly. Moreover, it allows an extraordinary amount of unregulated data and information to be located in one area and available to all. The right wing has seized upon the internet as a means of communicating its ideas to people.” Indeed, The Patriot Post was an early entrant into the fray, and took on the Clinton administration and other leftists. And the Internet has been one of the greatest tools of Liberty yet. No wonder the Clintons were afraid.

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