"The Liberty of the press is the Palladium of all
the civil, political and religious rights of an Englishman."
by:
Junius
the pseudonym of a writer who contributed a series of letters to the London Public Advertiser, from January 21, 1769 to January 21, 1772
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London Public Advertiser, 1769
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I'm not sure Troy and GB were on the same page. The opposite is also accurate, the totalitarian dictates to and, parroted by the press are a downfall concerning the civil, political and religious right of all man kind. A greater palladium of and for every person is language. By way of example: the occupying statist theocracy infesting this land is actively changing the definitions of words, terms and concepts to further ANTI-liberty/natural/ truth/law/rights/love/nobility of man/peace/prosperity/individual sovereignty/justice's advancement. The power of the pen is most effective (especially from the press) when words, terms and concepts are understood at natural law.
 -- Mike, Norwalk     
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    The trouble is, the Press lost that right sometime ago as they are now the propaganda arm of the CIA/MIC - the real masters behind the curtain.
     -- Robert, Somewhere in the USA     
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    In the absence of Virtue and its necessary concomitants, moral authority and courage, freedom of the press assumes the licentious forms with which we are so familiar today.
     -- Patrick Henry, Red Hill     
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     -- E Archer, NYC      
     
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