Free Press Action Fund

Pub date February 9, 2009
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Here is a timely action alert from the Free Press media reform organization. It is fighting “in the media and on Capitol Hill to make sure that the internet doesn’t get slashed from the stimulus plan.”

The internet is a tremendous engine for growth across every sector of the economy


John McCain (known for never having gone online) has joined blowhards Rush Limbaugh and Lou Dobbs in clamoring to strip President Barack Obama’s economic recovery bill of funds to expand Internet access.

Claiming the Internet has nothing to do with jump-starting the economy, they’ve taken to the Senate floor and the airwaves in a relentless assault against efforts to give Americans the tools they need to get working again.