Which means we are governed by Â tyrants:
The proof is in the pudding:
There were cheers and applause in the court when Justice Mordecai Bromberg read out his verdict.
He found that “fair-skinned Aboriginal people (or some of them) were reasonably likely, in all the circumstances, to have been offended, insulted, humiliated or intimidated by the imputations conveyed in the newspaper articles” published in the Herald Sun.
Which other groups have a right not to beÂ offended, insulted, humiliated or intimidated Â by this court?
Columnist Andrew Bolt outside the Federal Court in Melbourne after being found guilty of breaching the Racial Discrimination Act. Â Bolt said ``This is a terrible day for freedom of speech in this country.”Â “It is particularly a restriction on the freedom of all Australians to discuss multiculturalism and how people identify themselves,’‘ he said. (source)
Andrew Bolt â€“ Wednesday, September 28, 11
Labor’s attack on a free media is frightening, with the Communications Minister even leaving open the idea ofÂ requiring newspapers to have a licence to print. But even worse are the schemes of British Labour:
Ivan Lewis, the shadow culture secretary, will propose a licensing scheme for journalists throughÂ a professional body that will have the power to forbid people who breach its code of conduct from doing journalismÂ in the future.
It is astonishing that censorship should be once again so in vogue in the Left.
The Gillard Government is also proposing a single regulator of all journalism, able to punish and to censor.
BBC director general Mark Thompson is alarmed by similar sinister proposals in Britain:
The Daily Mail adds that Mr Thompson also backed self-regulation of the Press. It says he was “sceptical” that newspapers should be regulated in the same way as broadcasters. The paper quotes Mr Thompson: ”To put all journalism under a single converged regulator would potentially mean that, if ever the state wished to limit media freedom, it would have a single lever with which to do so.”
In other news:
- Jooliar relies on motherly love:Â Parents plead for Gillard