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Police intimidation of free speech in NJ?

Sunday, May 20, 2007 by Dave Winer.

On the plane today, one the of the flight attendants told me about a scandal rocking New Jersey, where the state troopers union, unhappy with questions raised about its practices by a radio talk show host, publicized his home address and phone number, and tried to intimidate the show's sponsors and the radio station's executives. Permalink to this paragraph

I said I'd ask about it on my blog, and I am hereby doing so. Permalink to this paragraph

Here's a Goggle News search query that returns lots of relevant hits. Permalink to this paragraph

Is this for real? Is this the United States of Fascism now? Are we allowed to ask questions about civil servants, without fear of reprisal? Permalink to this paragraph

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