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Liberal talk radio host Ed Schultz, who broadcasts from Fargo, had an agreement that his program was to start broadasting this week over American Forces Radio. He got a call from penatagon official Allison Barber this week that the arrangement has been canceled.
Barber is the woman who was caught coaching the military on what to say during their "interaction" with George W. last week.
A group of Democratic senators sent a letter to the Pentagon asking that some political balance be put into talk shows broadcast by American Forces Radio to the troops. The troops get to listen to the conservative agitprop.
Schultz says the move is censorship. We do, too. Big Brother is a alive and well. Long live Oceania. (That's a reference to 1984.