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  • Dick Durbin: Are bloggers and tweeters entitled to constitutional protection?

    05/26/2013 4:57:16 PM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 144 replies
    http://michellemalkin.com ^ | May 26, 2013 05:53 PM | Doug Powers
    Dick Durbin: Are bloggers and tweeters entitled to constitutional protection? Share By Doug Powers • May 26, 2013 05:53 PM **Written by Doug Powers Illinois Sen. Dick Durbin has in the past had a very subjective and abstract view of the Constitution, and on Fox News Sunday he once again wondered which people might be “entitled” to constitutional protections and which people might not: “You’ve raised an important point and I heard Sen. Graham call for special counsel,” Durbin said. “I’m not ready to do this at this moment. I would like to know if Holder has any conflict in...
  • Secretary Napolitano Announces New Directives on Border Searches of Electronic Media

    08/29/2009 1:49:24 AM PDT · by Cindy · 3 replies · 492+ views
    DHS.gov - News Release ^ | August 27, 2009 | n/a
    Note: The following news release SNIPPET is a quote: Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Janet Napolitano today announced new directives to enhance and clarify oversight for searches of computers and other electronic media at U.S. ports of entry—a critical step designed to bolster the Department’s efforts to combat transnational crime and terrorism while protecting privacy and civil liberties. “Keeping Americans safe in an increasingly digital world depends on our ability to lawfully screen materials entering the United States,” said Secretary Napolitano. “The new directives announced today strike the balance between respecting the civil liberties and privacy of all travelers...
  • Protest Styles Presented A Clash of Cultures, And One Decisively Won

    11/05/2007 6:27:11 AM PST · by 3AngelaD · 27 replies · 90+ views
    Washington Post ^ | November 4, 2007 | Nick Miroff and Kristen Mack
    Opponents of Prince William County's plan to target illegal immigrants tried marches, a boycott and a one-day strike. They organized protest caravans with hundreds of cars and turned out ever-larger crowds for county board meetings. When the plan went before supervisors for a vote Oct. 16, scores of Hispanic residents lined up to deliver tearful, urgent testimony...All the supervisors...voted to push ahead with the measures anyway. The clash over illegal immigration in Prince William has placed several cultural differences on display...But perhaps none was as stark as the two competing political strategies...one rooted in a tradition of street protests, the...
  • Media Bias? What Media Bias?

    05/31/2004 5:30:09 PM PDT · by sfwarrior · 30 replies · 328+ views
    SF Gate ^ | June 1st, 2004 | Adam Sparks
    <p>The "red states," where Americans overwhelmingly voted for President Bush in 2000, are often derisively called "flyover country" by the liberal elites. Flying over the nation is the only experience many of these people -- particularly those in the Eastern media establishment -- have of the heartland of America.</p>