Free Speech

The Emergence of Orwellian Newspeak and the Death of Free Speech

Tuesday, June 30, 2015
By Paul Martin

By John W. Whitehead June 29, 2015 “If you don’t want a man unhappy politically, don’t give him two sides to a question to worry him; give him one. Better yet, give him none. Let him forget there is such a thing as war. If the government is inefficient, top-heavy, and tax-mad, better... »

New Thousand Page Pentagon War Manual Potentially Lumps Journalists in with “Unprivileged Belligerents”

Monday, June 29, 2015
By Paul Martin

Michael Krieger Monday Jun 29, 2015 A 1,176 page Pentagon war manual was recently released that hasn’t received the attention it deserves. The book of combat instructions, titled “Department of Defense Law of War Manual,” apparently covers rules of war for all branches of the U.S. military. One passage in particular is generating... »

Iceland Recovering Fastest in Europe After Jailing Bankers Instead of Bailing them Out

Saturday, June 13, 2015
By Paul Martin

By Claire Bernish Saturday, June 13, 2015 After Iceland suffered a heavy hit in the 2008-2009 financial crisis, which famously resulted in convictions and jail terms for a number of top banking executives, the IMF now says the country has managed to achieve economic recovery—“without compromising its welfare model,” which includes universal healthcare... »

The War on Free Speech – U.S. Department of Justice Subpoenas Over Comment Section

Wednesday, June 10, 2015
By Paul Martin

Michael Krieger Tuesday Jun 9, 2015 The United States Department of Justice is using federal grand jury subpoenas to identify anonymous commenters engaged in typical internet bluster and hyperbole in connection with the Silk Road prosecution. DOJ is targeting, a leading libertarian website… The D.C. court was right — the government won’t... »

Wyoming trashes the First Amendment, criminalizes taking pictures of pollution, collecting ‘resource data’ for government

Friday, May 22, 2015
By Paul Martin

by: J. D. Heyes Friday, May 22, 2015 A new piece of legislation signed into law in March in the remote state of Wyoming essentially criminalizes the act of taking scenic photographs if authorities believe you are trespassing. Some critics of the law say it is really intended to stop people from collecting... »


Saturday, May 16, 2015
By Paul Martin

BY GLENN GREENWALD 5/16/2015 We learned recently from Paris that the Western world is deeply and passionately committed to free expression and ready to march and fight against attempts to suppress it. That’s a really good thing, since there are all sorts of severe suppression efforts underway in the West — perpetrated not... »

New UK Law Could Criminalize ‘Politically Incorrect’ Opinions

Wednesday, May 13, 2015
By Paul Martin

BBC: Criticism of feminism, homosexuality may be characterized as extremist Paul Joseph Watson Prison May 13, 2015 A chilling comment by British Prime Minister David Cameron suggests that even people who obey the law won’t be “left alone” by the state if they engage in anything the government deems to be “hate speech,”... »

Ukraine “Disappears” Opponents of the Kiev Regime. Abductions of Independent Journalists…(Coming To AmeriKa!?)

Thursday, April 9, 2015
By Paul Martin

By Eric Zuesse Global Research April 09, 2015 In Odessa — the same city where the Ukrainian civil war started on 2 May 2014 with a massacre of opponents that had been carefully planned by a team connected to the U.S. White House — there are reported to be two bloggers for the “Voice... »

Glenn Greenwald in North Texas: NSA Surveillance Program is ‘Antithesis’ of Fourth Amendment

Tuesday, April 7, 2015
By Paul Martin

BY GLENN HUNTER APR 06, 2015 Glenn Greenwald, the lawyer and journalist who became a left-wing celebrity for his articles helping whistle-blower Edward Snowden expose the NSA’s mass-surveillance program, admits enjoying the reaction when critics discovered he would be in North Texas to appear on Glenn Beck’s right-wing radio show—and then to address... »


Monday, April 6, 2015
By Paul Martin

“No such thing as a petty crime” by PAUL JOSEPH WATSON APRIL 6, 2015 A police representative warned that Americans could be arrested for bad language or insulting someone on Facebook after a woman was charged with “harassment by computer” for posting a selfie of herself holding a gun. The controversy began when... »

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