Aug. 29, 2012 —
Perhaps the most shocking disclosure is that the PRC clearly believes that taking revenue from newspapers and magazines in this fashion is somehow balanced by the cheaper mailing rates which started when Benjamin Franklin was the postmaster general.
In spite of the popularity of the Internet, TV and radio, community newspapers like the Journal-Times still play an essential role in keeping citizens informed, a critical task in any free society.
How sad it is that a partnership for the flow of information to American citizens lasted 236 years before one partner decided to stab the other in the back.
Et tu, Brute?