Free Speech

Ex-Marine who was court-martialed after putting up Bible verse at her desk loses First Amendment appeal in ‘outrageous’ federal court decision

Thursday, August 11, 2016
By Paul Martin

Marine Lance Corporal Monifa Sterling lost her 2014 court-martial One of the charges was for not removing Bible verses from her desk She lost a challenge to that decision Wednesday in a federal court Judges ruled 4-1 her rights weren’t ‘substantially burdened’ It said she may have been motivated by ‘animosity’ towards bosses By... »

Wearing “Don’t Tread on Me” insignia could be punishable racial harassment

Thursday, August 4, 2016
By Paul Martin

By Eugene Volokh August 3, 2016 The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, among its other functions, decides “hostile work environment” harassment claims brought against federal agencies. In doing so, it applies the same legal rules that courts apply to private employers, and that the EEOC follows in deciding whether to sue private employers. The... »

Madame President Clinton’s Coming War on the Blogosphere, and Your Countermeasures

Monday, August 1, 2016
By Paul Martin

By James Wesley Rawles August 1, 2016 Now that Hillary (“Hitlery”) Rodham Clinton (HRC) has received the Democratic Party nomination for president, there is a strong likelihood that she will win the election in November and then be enthroned as president in January of 2017. I predict that she will waste no time... »

China bans ‘original’ news reporting, demanding that only official government propaganda is now legal news

Friday, July 29, 2016
By Paul Martin

by: Jonathan Benson Friday, July 29, 2016 The piracy capital of the world is cracking down on internet freedom of speech, proposing new guidelines that would censor so-called “original” news reporting that conflicts with state-sanctioned propaganda peddling a different narrative. The Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC) says two major news portals, Inc.... »

Fox News Coup: They’re Coming For Drudge, InfoWars, Breitbart And Rush Limbaugh

Saturday, July 23, 2016
By Paul Martin JULY 23, 2016 Alex Jones breaks down the implications of the recent Fox News coup. Jones issued a dire warning to the independent media in this recent Breitbart report: “This is the biggest assault on the free press we have seen in modern times. I knew about this a long time ago but... »

Pentagon Revises Law of War Policy Treating Reporters Like Spies

Friday, July 22, 2016
By Paul Martin

By Theodore Bunker Friday, 22 Jul 2016 The Pentagon is changing the U.S. military’s manual of war after listening to criticism of the language regarding journalists, which seemed to let commanders treat reporters as spies, The Huffington Post reports. The U.S. Department of Defense manual was released in June 2015, and quickly drew... »

After Dallas Shootings, Police Arrest People for Criticizing Cops on Facebook and Twitter

Tuesday, July 12, 2016
By Paul Martin

Naomi LaChance July 12 2016 FOUR MEN IN DETROIT were arrested over the past week for posts on social media that the police chief called threatening. One tweet that led to an arrest said that Micah Johnson, the man who shot police officers in Dallas last week, was a hero. None of the... »

Riveting post by black police officer confronts BLM with raw honesty and EVERY American needs to see it

Monday, July 11, 2016
By Paul Martin

Michele Kirk July 10, 2016 An African-American police officer from Florida has laid bare his heart in a powerful way. Pundits have been talking non-stop since a new wave of sensationalized stories about so-called trigger happy cops hit the news last week. Brutal reality hits officer Jay Stalien in the face every single... »

This Orwellian Technology Automates Censorship And Is Even Worse Than It Sounds

Wednesday, June 29, 2016
By Paul Martin

By James Holbrooks JUNE 28, 2016 As people around the world struggle to come to terms with the recent years’ rise in terrorist attacks — and on the heels of a mass shooting in Orlando that left 49 people dead — many are looking to social media platforms to up their game in... »

‘We the Prisoners’: The Demise of the Fourth Amendment

Tuesday, June 28, 2016
By Paul Martin

By John W. Whitehead June 28, 2016 “Our carceral state banishes American citizens to a gray wasteland far beyond the promises and protections the government grants its other citizens… When the doors finally close and one finds oneself facing banishment to the carceral state—the years, the walls, the rules, the guards, the inmates—reactions... »

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