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Say What? The Pilgrims Would Have Opposed Net Neutrality

“It is a principle of free market. That’s a Biblical principle, that’s a historical principle. We have all these quotes from Ben Franklin and Jefferson and Washington and others on free market and how important that is to maintain. That is part of the reason we have prosperity.

This is what the Pilgrims brought in, the Puritans brought in, this is free market mentality. Net Neutrality sounds really good, but it is socialism on the Internet.”

–Conservative radio host David Barton draws from some rather surprising historical examples in arguing against Net Neutrality.

(via TechDirt)

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