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Old July 25 2010, 01:38 PM   #8
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Re: Question: star trek and current events

David cgc wrote: View Post
As an aside, some of the people who see the 24th Century Federation as a kind of stealth Orwellian regime point to the Federation News Service as evidence, but there's not much reason to believe it's state-run, or the "official" news of the Federation, any more than the USA Today or the American Broadcasting Company is. It's just a name.
Well, honestly, there are people who would find anything to tell you that 24th century Federation is a totalitarian communist dictatorship whose complacent population dare not speak their mind for fear of Starfleet reprisal...
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