Neoconservative U.K. Think Tank Urges Gov to Silence Politically Incorrect Conservatives
Could you imagine getting 15 years in prison for relating true but politically incorrect ideas online? This could happen if a British think tank and government agency have their way.
Among the groups the U.K. government identifies as â€śterroristicâ€ť are certain Islamist organizations and two labeled neo-Nazi, and sharing material online from such entities is punishable by up to 15 years in prison. Yet what some call â€śhateful propaganda from other groupsâ€ť is â€śmet with far lower sentences,â€ť the Independent writes.
In fact, a report by the neoconservative think tank the Henry Jackson Society (HJS) â€” compiled with the apparent blessing of the Commission for Countering Extremism, a government body â€” complains that Internet postings by non-prohibited groups may not be â€śproperlyâ€ť censored by social media....
This reminds me of all the 'neocons' in the US, like those who worked on the now-extinct magazine, The Weekly Standard, who had different opinions on many subjects. The good thing that President Donald Trump has done is to flush these guys out of the woodwork.