— Douglas County Judge Judith Mccauley, 01/15/15
referring to the Wenatchee World, in her defiance of the 1st amendment granting access only to media CHOSEN BY THE COURT.
Once upon a time, boys and girls… long ago… in a land far, far away, there was an Empire called the Soviet Union. And their dark Rulers owned and controlled everything in the Empire while they, temselves, were above the law. And the people grew hopeless and poor while the Rulers built a military machine to conquer and oppress other nations.
And these Rulers, though hated, held power for most of a century because they controlled all Media… and the only ones who could report on events were the Rulers’ chosen spokesmen. Others who reported were arrested and jailed. They could only be defeated by outside forces…