Free Speech

Congress Proposes Bill To Restore First Amendment Rights… Then Kills It

Friday, January 23, 2015
By Paul Martin

by Tyler Durden ZeroHedge.com 01/23/2015 To this day, many governments around the world maintain a tight grip on dissent. There was a time long ago when the US was a refreshing outlier in this trend. At the time of its founding, the Land of the Free took a bold stance in asserting that its... »

Freedom of Speech? Boston Mayor Bans Bad Mouthing of Olympics, as Facebook Will Filter Out “Fake News”

Thursday, January 22, 2015
By Paul Martin

Michael Krieger LibertyBlitzkrieg.com Wednesday Jan 21, 2015 In case you need a refresher, here’s the text of the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution: Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of... »

This Is How The US Government Convinces A Newspaper To Kill A Story

Wednesday, January 21, 2015
By Paul Martin

by Mike Krieger ZeroHedge.com 01/21/2015 Under President George W. Bush, the White House urged reporters to withhold accounts about many of the most contentious aspects in the war on terrorism: the existence of a secret prison in Thailand, the Central Intelligence Agency’s interrogation and detention program, warrantless wiretapping and government monitoring of financial transactions.... »

‘Thought Crime’ Law Hits Britain: Defy the PC Mob and You’ll Be Deemed a ‘Terror Threat’

Monday, January 19, 2015
By Paul Martin

21st Century Wire JANUARY 18, 2015 Mandarins seem to be in a mad rush in the wake of events in Paris… For the totalitarian technocrat, that old Rahmism rings true once again: “You never let a serious crisis go to waste. And what I mean by that it’s an opportunity to do things you... »

Muslim Puts ‘Free Speech’ to the Test; Jokes About Holocaust, 9/11

Thursday, January 15, 2015
By Paul Martin

Hot dog seller now subject of police investigation Paul Joseph Watson Prison Planet.com January 15, 2015 A Muslim in Canada decided to put ‘free speech’ to the test in the aftermath of the Charlie Hebdo shootings by joking about 9/11 and the Holocaust on Twitter. He is now the subject of a police investigation.... »

PETER HITCHENS: The sinister, screeching mob who want to kill free speech (And no, I DON’T mean the Islamist terrorists in our midst)

Sunday, January 11, 2015
By Paul Martin

By PETER HITCHENS DailyMailUK 10 January 2015 Once again we are ruled by a Dictatorship of Grief. Ever since the death of Princess Diana, we have been subject to these periodic spasms when everyone is supposed to think and say the same thing, or else. We were told on Friday that ‘politicians from all... »

WITH POWER OF SOCIAL MEDIA GROWING, POLICE NOW MONITORING AND CRIMINALIZING ONLINE SPEECH

Tuesday, January 6, 2015
By Paul Martin

BY GLENN GREENWALD FirstLook.org Jan. 6, 2014 On March 6, 2012, six British soldiers were killed in Afghanistan by a roadside explosive device, and a national ritual of mourning and rage ensued. Prime Minister David Cameron called it a “desperately sad day for our country.” A British teenager, Azhar Ahmed, observed the reaction for... »

UN Seeks to Criminalize Free Speech, Citing “Human Rights”

Thursday, January 1, 2015
By Paul Martin

by Alex Newman TheNewAmerican.com Wednesday, 31 December 2014 Under the guise of advancing what the United Nations refers to as “human rights,” the dictator-dominated global body is waging a full-blown assault on free-speech rights by pressuring governments to criminalize so-called “hate speech.” Indeed, working alongside radical government-funded activist groups and anti-liberty politicians around the... »

Sony Will Stream “The Interview” Online Starting Today (Except on iTunes)

Wednesday, December 24, 2014
By Paul Martin

by Tyler Durden ZeroHedge.com 12/24/2014 “It was essential for our studio to release this movie, especially given the assault upon our business and our employees by those who wanted to stop free speech,” SONY THE INTERVIEW TO STREAM FOR RENT AT 1:00 PM ET TODAY “We chose the path of digital distribution first so... »

Obama Urges Congress To Renew Push For “CISPA-style” Internet Laws After Sony Hack

Wednesday, December 24, 2014
By Paul Martin

ANONHG.com December 23rd, 2014 This week, Obama announced a renewed push for tighter internet regulations in congress, citing the need for additional cyber-security in light of the recent hack on Sony. The White House has been taking this opportunity to initiate strategies that had already been planed for years. Many internet freedom activists actually... »

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