2003-07-25 00:16:31 UTC
EDITOR FIRED FOR PRINTING ARTICLE OPPOSED TO IMMIGRATION
EDITOR WAS A SIX YEAR VETERAN OF PAPER
You see, folks, it's either the Jew line or the unemployment line.
DO WE REALLY HAVE A FREE PRESS IN AMERICA?
Middle American News
P.O. Box 17088
Raleigh, NC 27619
Editor Fired for Dissent on Immigration
Elites are moving swiftly to quash any appearance in the mainstream
press of expressions of public opposition to increased Third World
They've even gone so far as to fire their own left-leaning
professional journalists who allow dissenting views to appear in
That's what happened in Maine to veteran newspaper editor David
Cheever, a married father of eight who lost his job just because he
printed a guest column disagreeing with the paper's support for
transforming the U.S. through immigration.
Cheever was editorial director of two papers, the Keenebec Journal,
and the Central Maine Morning Sentinel, both owned by Blethen Maine
Newspapers, Inc., a corporate division of the Seattle Times Company,
which publishes the Seattle Times, the Portland Press Herald, and the
Maine Sunday Telegram.
Cheever had written an opinion editorial advocating acceptance of the
thousands of Somali immigrants imported to the U.S. by the State
Department. Looking for the best welfare deal, many Somalis settled in
Lewiston, Maine, burdening the small town's social welfare system and
modest tax base and school system. The colonization of Lewiston soon
triggered political conflict between the taxpayers and average
citizens on one side, and local elites and left-wing organizers on the
Cheever made the mistake of printing a guest editorial by a local
citizen, Ken Miller, himself a retired journalist, who disagreed with
Cheever's pro-immigration editorial.
That's when the big bosses came down on him.
"I was gone that day," Cheever said.
He had worked for the paper for more than six years.