Re: Heston speech

From: Michael Lorrey (
Date: Wed Feb 21 2001 - 14:57:49 MST

Brian D Williams wrote:
> From: Loree Thomas <>
> >>Max More wrote:
> >
> >> Although I have one or two minor reservations, for
> >> a public speech this is
> >> damned fine. Practically John Galt-like.
> >
> >> Mr. Heston, you ARE the Omega Man!
> >Maybe it's just me, but maybe not. Didn't Mr. Heston
> >on the one hand condemn the stifling of freedom of
> >speech on campus and on the other BRAG about his role
> >in stifling Ice-T's freedom of speech?
> No, What Heston did was call Time-Warner on profiteering on Ice-T's
> song. He called into question their ethics.

Quite. Ice-T was not once told to stop rapping. Time-Warner was told by
its stockholders that they didn't want to Time-Warner to profit from the
promotion of illegal activities like cop killing and the statutory anal
rape of Al Gore's 12 year old nieces. Publisher's do, in fact, have the
free speech right to choose what they publish.

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