Another great piece from the folks at American Thinker. The question would have to be: Did Clear Channel Communications, the syndication giant that put Rush on radio stations across the country, do the right thing by pulling the billboard down
Is this a freedom of speech issue, or just more ammunition to heap on the glowing sarcasm and attacks the left is already heaping upon the conservatives and their supporters? Right, Wrong or Just Rude?
A federal jury will be asked to decide whether it is acceptable for an African American person, but not a white person, to use the "n" word in a workplace. U.S. District Judge R. Barclay Surrick has ruled that former Fox29 reporter-anchor Tom Burl
I was interviewed/quoted by Peter Strescino in his Jan. 3, 2010 Pueblo Chieftain newspaper article - link here is to the paper's online edition.
The America of Kennedy’s day and the America of today are two different worlds. In America today the media are expected to lie for the government in order to prevent the people from finding out what the government is up to.
This is not a happy story. This is a story where the bad guys win. This is a story where censorship and thuggery — where those who think the government should be able to control criticism — triumph.
Join the National Day of Action on Tuesday January 25, 2011 In December 2010, under the direction of U.S. Attorney Patrick Fitzgerald, the FBI delivered nine new subpoenas in Chicago to anti-war and Palestine solidarity activists. Patrick Fitzgera
Desire to stop secrets outlet WikiLeaks from disclosing more US documents could lead to a new Sedition Act, according to former Rep. Bob Barr (R-GA).
He joins Sir David to talk about a host of issues, from his personal situation to the role of WikiLeaks as a bastion of transparency, championing the right to reveal government secrets, when it is in the publics' interest
WikiLeaks will release top secret American files concerning Israel in the next six months, its founder Julian Assange disclosed yesterday. In an excusive interview with Al Jazeera, Assange said only a meagre number of files related to Israel had b
On the hot seat for his apparent role in the political prosecution of former Alabama Governor Don Siegelman, Rove sought comfort in Sweden. "When [Rove] was in trouble and did not want to testify on the three times he was invited [by the U.S. Congre
US spy agency forms taskforce to assess fallout from 250,000 leaked US cables. Although the CIA has featured in some WikiLeaks disclosures, relatively little of its own information has entered the ether, the paper reported. A recently retired forme
Did he go too far? Is he being persecuted? About the rape charges – did he? Didn’t he? What’s the latest? The latest that we have been able to garner about the charges so far is that he was accused....
Ron Paul criticized the U.S. government's efforts to shut down WikiLeaks and attack Julian Assange, and compared the murderous consequences of the government's lies to the fact that not a single life has been lost due to the WikiLeaks revelations.
In April, , writer Nay Phone Latt won the 2010 PEN/Barbara Goldsmith "Freedom to Write" award. The award honors world renowned literary figures. (Figures who have been persecuted and imprisoned for defending "freedom of expression") Unfortunately
Icelandic IT company Datacell today said it will take legal action against Visa Europe and Mastercard in light of both companies decisions to cease processing payments associated with the WikiLeaks website. Datacell said they will use legal mecha
WikiLeaks strikes back. Cut us down and the stronger we become: http://twitter.com/search?q=imwikileaks Here's a big list of wikileaks mirrors: http://bit.ly/h9uoyV On Saturday 4th December 2010, @Muschelschloss said: #Update (04.Dec.) Please
The US struck its first blow against WikiLeaks after Amazon.com pulled the plug on hosting the whistleblowing website in reaction to heavy political pressure. The company announced it was cutting WikiLeaks off yesterday only 24 hours after being c
Montana's Supreme Court has ruled 5-to-1 in favor of a high school valedictorian who claimed her free speech and religious rights were violated. In 2008, Butte High School officials required Renee Griffith and other outstanding students to turn in
“The boys behind the curtain will try to first implement an ACTA-type bill with “official” congressional legislation approved by both the House and Senate in the U.S. and, absent or failing that, the treaty itself with an executive order; none of wh
A group of teens spotted Sunday evening slapping up stickers along a Bellmore street [including on a lamp post and a Chamber of Commerce sign] could be charged with felonies for posting white supremacist messages and images ....
The Goldwater Institute Scharf-Norton Center for Constitutional Litigation represents Mark Reed, who intends to vote Tuesday while wearing a T-shirt that says “Tea Party: Principles Not Politicians” and includes a “Don’t Tread on Me” logo.
This is an outstanding link. I commend you! Let me point out that you are in good company in taking on this final frontier of truth dissemination: If you will google world leaders new boldness or misc world notables saying the unsayable you'll see diRead Letter
There has been a lot of talk recently about NPR's firing of Juan Williams. The Christian Science Monitor reports, “Williams is the latest entry in a growing list of journalists whose employment ended after trying to state their opinions quickly and
VIDEO [Also, see the post from IJ’s Steve Simpson, “Who is this Publius character?”]
A Grand Junction billboard depicting President Barack Obama as a terrorist, a gangster, a Mexican bandit and a gay man is getting national attention.
Shelly Roche speaking on the topic of how they are trying to end free speach on the internet.
To some, they're body art. To others, they're hazards to health, morals and good taste. But to a federal appeals court, tattoos are constitutionally protected free expression, and a city has no more right to ban tattoo parlors than to outlaw books
"As and for a separate affirmative defense, and in the alternative, Defendants assert that the allegedly defamatory statements, if made, were protected by qualified or absolute immunity..."