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  • China cracks down on online rumors, porn

    07/22/2014 8:11:13 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 11 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Jul 22, 2014 9:46 PM EDT
    Chinese authorities have tightened already rigorous Internet controls by cracking down on online pornography and what state media called “rumormongers” and “slanderous content.” […] Xinhua said the government would also increase punishments for spreading rumors online, although it didn’t specify how it would do that. Already, Chinese courts can sentence people for up to three years in prison for writing online comments deemed defamatory. As part of the new campaign, the government has shut down websites and punished nearly 40 people it called rumormongers. …
  • It looks like Google is trying to make sure no one sees “America”, Dinesh D’Souza demands answers

    07/08/2014 10:53:25 AM PDT · by blueyon · 39 replies
    Young Condervitives ^ | 7/08/14 | Joshua Riddle
    First Costco removed Dinesh D’Souza’s book “America” from all of their stores, and now Google is piling on. Liberal hacks are doing whatever they can to make sure people don’t see this movie and hear it’s message. Liberals are all about trying to squash free speech. Makes me sick. From the Hollywood Reporter: Lawyers representing Dinesh D’Souza’s newest film, America, have fired off a letter to Google demanding that the search engine correct problems that they say are hampering the ability of consumers to figure out where the movie is playing. The letter claims that Google has been confusing America...
  • Britain's Lost Freedoms: 'We're Living in a Madhouse'

    07/08/2014 4:49:41 AM PDT · by xzins · 28 replies
    CBN ^ | Tuesday, July 08, 2014 | Dale Hurd
    LONDON - America owes much of its freedom to its British heritage. But today, Britain is losing its freedom. Many Americans were stunned when British authorities arrested Liberty Great Britain party leader Paul Weston in April for publicly reciting Winston Churchill's criticism of Islam. The calendar might say it's 2014, but in Britain it's starting to feel like George Orwell's "1984" because "Big Brother" has decided that certain things can no longer be said. Arrested over Churchill Weston quoted from Winston Churchill's book, The River War, in which he wrote: "How dreadful are the curses which Mohammedanism lays on its...
  • Let's Repeal Freedom of Speech?

    06/29/2014 1:19:29 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 31 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | June 29, 2014 | Paul Jacob
    The First Amendment, I think I’ll keep it. Not so for 44 sitting U.S. Senators — all Democrats. They’re proposing Senate Joint Resolution 19, which would amend the U.S. Constitution by scratching out a sorta important part of the Bill of Rights. Senate Joint Resolution 19 would repeal the First Amendment. Well, not all of it, actually: just our right to speak out politically, to engage in political action and campaign for or against those in power. The new amendment would remove all protections against Congress regulating our speech, at least insofar as we have to spend even a plug...
  • The Big Lie Exposed: Liberals Hate Diversity

    05/11/2014 12:32:22 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 33 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | May 11, 2014 | Jeff Crouere
    Liberals are always preaching the values of diversity and inclusion. Regrettably, such platitudes are just rhetoric, because upon closer examination liberals hate diversity. As evidence, just examine some recent and disturbing activities on the campus of Rutgers University. After former Secretary of State and National Security Advisor Condoleezza Rice was invited to give the commencement address, liberals went crazy. In February, the faculty council passed a resolution demanding that the university withdraw their invitation to Rice. Thereafter, student protesters stormed the office of the Rutgers President to express their disapproval of the selection and condemn Rice as a war...
  • Freedom of speech is 'universal' right, Michelle Obama tells China

    03/22/2014 10:28:09 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 34 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | 22 Mar 2014 | Tom Phillips
    Amid a growing crackdown on Chinese dissidents, the US First Lady tells an audience in Beijing that the "questioning and criticism" of political leaders is crucialFreedom of information, expression and belief should be considered "universal rights", Michelle Obama, the US first lady, told students in China on Saturday. Speaking at Peking University on the second full day of a weeklong, bridge-building family tour of the country, Mrs Obama said: "It is so important for information and ideas to flow freely over the internet and through the media." "When it comes to expressing yourself freely, and worshipping as you choose, and...
  • Conservative prof who was denied promotion wins First Amendment lawsuit

    03/21/2014 7:20:35 AM PDT · by dennisw · 29 replies
    dailycaller ^ | 10:34 PM 03/20/2014
    First Amendment enthusiasts are thrilled that Mike Adams, a criminology professor at the University of North Carolina-Wilmington, won his lawsuit against administrators who denied him a promotion because of his conservative, Christian views. Adams joined the university in 1993. He was an atheist at the time. By the year 2000, he had converted to Christianity and become an outspoken political conservative. He eventually wrote columns for Townhall.com. In 2006, he was denied a promotion. Administrators were retaliating against him for his conservative views, he claimed. The jury agreed. Adams’s lawyers said the victory is an important one for free speech...
  • Victory for Academic Freedom: Jury Rules UNC-Wilmington Retaliated Against Conservative Professor

    03/21/2014 5:55:12 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 17 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | March 20, 2014 | Leah Barkoukis
    A jury in North Carolina on Thursday found that the University of North Carolina-Wilmington retaliated against criminology professor Dr. Mike Adams for his political and social views. Adams, a Townhall columnist, explained last year that despite his track record of success at the university in terms of teaching, research and service, he was denied a promotion to full professor because of the views he advanced in his opinion columns. He described the promotion process as being “replete with procedural irregularities and with direct criticism of [his] columns and [his] beliefs.” The ACLJ, who represented Adams along with Alliance Defending Freedom...
  • Win Lose or Draw

    03/17/2014 5:03:39 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 4 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | March 17, 2014 | Mike Adams
    Today, as most of you sit in your offices pretending to work while reading my column (thanks, by the way) I'll be taking the stand in federal court in a First Amendment lawsuit against my employer, UNC-Wilmington. The trial will be over in three days, thus ending a seven-year legal battle with important implications for academic freedom. Some have asked how the outcome of the trial will affect my work in the campus free speech movement. I'm writing this column in response to those inquiries. There are three possible outcomes to the trial this week in Greenville, NC. We could...
  • Separation of Government From Press

    02/25/2014 2:20:03 PM PST · by Kaslin · 9 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | February 25, 20154 | Cal Thomas
    After much criticism from conservative quarters, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has decided, at least for now, to withdraw plans for its proposed study of how media organizations gather and report news. The expressed goal of the survey was to determine if the "critical information needs" of the public are being met. In making the announcement on Friday, FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler indicated the survey would be "revised" and that the government agency had "no intention" of regulating political speech of journalists or other broadcasters. You couldn't prove that from reading the initial study. The obvious question is: Who gets...
  • A Chilling Proposal

    02/25/2014 1:18:07 PM PST · by Kaslin · 6 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | February 25, 2014 | David Limbaugh
    Any freedom-loving person would be outraged at the attempt by the Federal Communications Commission to inject itself into monitoring the practices of print and broadcast media organizations, but the outrage came almost exclusively from conservatives, which is highly instructive. But liberals and conservatives are on such different planets that they don't even agree that this development -- that only conservatives objected -- is instructive, which is also instructive. The Washington Post was hoist with its own petard in reacting with a subtly pointed headline, "Proposed FCC study of news organizations sparks conservative outcry," and exposing its own biases rather than...
  • Republicans, Stop It Now!

    02/21/2014 7:41:06 AM PST · by originalbuckeye · 9 replies
    2/21/14 | Originalbuckeye
    Republican legislators, stop this Fed takeover of the newsrooms in it's tracks! They already control around 95% of Big Media. We are hedging toward 100% Pravda reporting! STOP BEING WIMPS!!
  • Is Obama trying to kill a free press?

    02/21/2014 7:38:11 AM PST · by Innovative · 33 replies
    Fox News ^ | Feb 20, 2014 | Jay Sekulow/
    The FCC is launching a new study, taking upon itself the task of deciding what news the public “needs” to hear, versus the news the public wants to hear. The agency will conduct a “General Population Survey” that will “measure community members’ actual and perceived critical information needs.” Got that? What you think (perceive) you need to know is different from what the government says you need to know. Next, the FCC will send monitors to newsrooms across the country who will ask questions regarding the “philosophy” of the newsroom, inquire about possible conflicts between reporters and their bosses, and...
  • A New Assault on Freedom of the Press

    02/13/2014 6:06:31 AM PST · by Kaslin · 10 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | February 13, 2014 | Judge Andrew Napolitano
    Last week, a little noticed clash took place on Capitol Hill involving the fundamental values underlying the First Amendment. The issue was the lawfulness of publishing the secrets that were given to reporters by former National Security Agency (NSA) contractor Edward Snowden. The disputants were Cong. Mike Rogers, R-Mich., and FBI Director James Comey. Rogers is the chief congressional apologist for the massive NSA spying apparatus. He is the current chair of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, and in that capacity, he is one of the dozen members of Congress from both houses who were privy to much...
  • '2016: Obama's America' Filmmaker Indicted for Violating Campaign Finance Laws

    01/24/2014 5:38:53 AM PST · by Phillyred · 57 replies
    hollywoodreporter.com ^ | 1/23/2014 | Paul Bond
    Dinesh D'Souza is accused of giving too much money to a candidate who sought to replace former New York Sen. Hillary Clinton. Producer Gerald Molen tells The Hollywood Reporter the charges are politically motivated. Conservative filmmaker Dinesh D'Souza, whose documentary 2016: Obama's America took a critical look at President Barack Obama and was a surprise hit in 2012, will be arrested in New York on Friday for allegedly violating campaign-finance laws, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. Federal authorities accuse D'Souza of donating more than is legal to the campaign of Wendy Long, who ran in 2012 for the U.S. Senate...
  • Bloggers = Media for First Amendment Libel Law Purposes (good news, for a change)

    01/18/2014 10:35:57 PM PST · by ransomnote · 9 replies
    volokh.com ^ | January 17, 2014 | Eugene Volokh
    So holds today’s Obsidian Finance Group v. Cox (9th Cir. Jan. 17, 2014) (in which I represented the defendant). To be precise, the Ninth Circuit concludes that all who speak to the public, whether or not they are members of the institutional press, are equally protected by the First Amendment. To quote the court, The protections of the First Amendment do not turn on whether the defendant was a trained journalist, formally affiliated with traditional news entities, engaged in conflict-of-interest disclosure, went beyond just assembling others’ writings, or tried to get both sides of a story. As the Supreme Court...
  • Reality Bites Gays

    12/24/2013 1:37:53 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 58 replies
    The American Thinker ^ | December 24, 2013 | Rosslyn Smith
    At the heart of the Duck Dynasty controversy is a modern paradox: those who most loudly celebrate the gay lifestyle seem to go into a Victorian swoon whenever anyone even obliquely mentions actual gay sex practices such as anal sex. As we watch the corporate clusterduck swirl around the alleged wrongs of reality TV star Phil Robertson concerning homosexuality, it may be instructive to take a step back. Image control has been crucial to gay activists. In 1980 Hollywood produced, Cruising, a big budget film that showed the seamier side of gay life. It got pretty good reviews because it...
  • Freedom of Speech Goes on Trial in Boston

    12/05/2013 1:50:23 PM PST · by Nachum · 11 replies
    atlas shrugs ^ | 12/5/13 | Pamela Geller
    It's not lost on me that I find myself just a stone's throw from Boston Harbor where the greatest of wars -- the fight for freedom and individual rights -- broke out here in 1774. Nowhere, at no time, has there been a more righteous of cause in the history of humankind. Then, as today, an out-of-control government took outrageous and egregious actions against our most basic individual rights -- and in this case, the most precious of all freedoms, the freedom of speech. Today Robert Spencer and I went to court in Boston. David Yerushalmi and Robert Muise represented...
  • Obama Uses IRS to Eliminate His Enemies

    12/05/2013 1:02:41 PM PST · by Kaslin · 70 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | December 5, 2013 | Ken Blackwell
    Editor's Note: This column was coauthored by Breitbart columnist, Ken Klukowski. “The power to tax involves the power to destroy,” the Supreme Court wrote in 1819, shortly after America began. Now in 2013, President Barack Obama is launching a frightening attack on free speech, using one of the most feared agencies in all the federal government: the Internal Revenue Service. One of the most roundly-condemned aspects of Richard Nixon’s malfeasance in office was his use of the IRS to target his political enemies with audits. If people shudder at Nixon’s abuses with the IRS, what Obama is doing should drive...
  • CNN cuts ‘most crucial points’ from interview with Russia's UN envoy on Syria

    11/28/2013 9:51:35 PM PST · by Vostok-1 · 5 replies
    Russia Today ^ | November 28, 2013 16:05 | Russia Today
    CNN has made significant cuts to its interview with the Russian Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Vitaly Churkin, most notably his comments on the number of people that actually support Syrian President Bashar Assad.
  • Fit mom Maria Kang banned from Facebook over obesity comments

    "The popular and unrelenting support received to those who are borderline obese (not just 30 to 40 lbs overweight) frustrates me as a fitness advocate who intimately understands how poor health negatively effects a family, a community and a nation," Kang wrote, according to News 10. According to Kang, her post was taken down within three hours of going viral. Facebook then shut down her account, saying her words constituted “hate speech.”
  • Huntington Beach Bar Fights To Save Sign That Salutes Veterans

    11/26/2013 6:42:53 AM PST · by Red Badger · 21 replies
    CBS Local Los Angeles ^ | November 26, 2013 12:11 AM | Staff
    HUNTINGTON BEACH (CBSLA.com) — Veterans are rallying around a local bar whose owners say they have been ordered to removed a sign that salutes their service. “Thank a veteran for your freedom!” says a large sign perched above Johnny’s Booze and Pool. Vets love it and make up a significant part of the establishment’s clientele. “I love this place. The sign gives me the pride back that I lost … I struggled a lot when I first came back,” an Army vet told CBS2′s Stacey Butler. But someone complained to the city about the sign, and now the bar’s owners...
  • Feds Threaten to Prosecute Merchant for Selling ‘Department of Homeland Stupidity’ Coffee Mugs

    10/31/2013 2:42:31 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 113 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | October 31, 2013 - 3:36 PM | Ali Meyer and Michael W. Chapman
    The Department of Justice, on behalf of the National Security Administration (NSA) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), has threatened to criminally prosecute a novelty store owner for selling mugs and t-shirts that say, among other things, “Department of Homeland Stupidity” and “The NSA: The only part of government that actually listens.” The novelty items are sold online at Zazzle.com, which is operated by merchant Dan McCall. The NSA and DHS sent “cease and desist” letters to Zazzle stating that the parody products violate statutes that protect their official seals from misuse. The NSA and DHS, through the Department...
  • City bans 'God Bless America' signs (FL)

    10/04/2013 7:17:40 AM PDT · by ruralvoter · 26 replies
    Fox 13 News Tampa Bay, FL ^ | 10/4/13 | Anjuli Lohn
    It's a small sign with a big message, but Bartow residents are now being ordered to uproot their "God Bless America" yard signs. About 300 of the signs were handed out at First Baptist Church of Bartow following a Fourth of July sermon. But three months later, City of Bartow Code Enforcement says the temporary signs have worn out their welcome. Residents have three days to pack it up or pay a minimum fine of $25 a day. "Being a veteran, I felt like I was just kicked in the gut. I couldn't believe it, that I couldn't display my...
  • Egyptian arrested for naming donkey after general

    09/21/2013 9:41:22 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 18 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Sep 21, 2013 10:42 AM EDT | Mariam Rizk
    The state news agency says a farmer in southern Egypt has been arrested after putting the military chief’s name and an army-style cap on his donkey while riding it through town. MENA news agency said that Omar Abul-Magd was arrested late Friday in Qena province for allegedly insulting Gen. Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, who led the popularly-backed coup against President Mohammed Morsi. …
  • Florida Man To Be Disciplined For Facebook Post About Islam?

    09/16/2013 11:27:19 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 26 replies
    Freedom Outpost Blog ^ | September 16, 2013 | Janna Brock
    Palm Beach County Public Affairs staffer John Jamason is being investigated for a Facebook post about Islam. There is every chance that he could be disciplined for making a "critical" statement about Islam on 9/11. Since when is it a crime to post a statement like this on one's personal Facebook page? Where is the man's right to free speech? Apparently free speech is a secondary issue when one of Florida's leading Muslim groups is offended.(VIDEO-AT-LINK)John Jamason incited the wrath of Council on American-Islamic Relations Florida, Inc because of a Facebook post about Islam. On Friday, September 13, the group...
  • Freedom of Speech As Long As You Agree With Me

    08/31/2013 9:56:50 AM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 28 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 8-31-13 | Dr. Ileana Johnson Paugh
    “Die Gedanken sind frei.” —“Thoughts are Free,” famous German song about freedom of thought, 1810-1820, author unknown Shortly after I arrived in the U.S., I realized that the freedom of speech Americans thought they had, was, let’s just say, with no intention of offending anyone, a figment of their naďve imagination. I was naďve too, having escaped a communist dictatorship, I felt free to speak my objective opinion, thinking that there would be no harmful consequences since my freedom of speech was guaranteed. I felt elated. I did not have to fear the security police day and night; and I...
  • Are Military Bloggers Losing Their Free Speech?

    06/12/2013 1:58:24 PM PDT · by EXCH54FE · 6 replies
    Freedom Outpost ^ | June 12, 2013 | C J Grisham
    The pinnacle of military blogs was about the 2006-2008 time period. Troops were encouraged to share their Army stories and talk about their life. Sometimes it’s not pretty, but we’ve learned that most of the time it is,” said then-LTC Kevin Arata. And he was right. The majority of stories coming from bloggers were positive because the military was a great place to be. We loved serving our country and believed in the things for which we were fighting. However, in 2009, something changed. Leaders stopped supporting troops if they were critical in their blogs of anything. It got to...
  • Eric Holder And Occam’s Razor

    06/02/2013 7:37:40 PM PDT · by Ghost of Jesus Gil
    Albany Tribune ^ | June 2, 2013 | Alan Caruba
    Hi guys. Any car lovers out there? China watchers? I discovered this little interesting tid bit on China. It's going to subsidize R&D to build the next Tesla. Thing with China is, they wont go broke doing it...
  • UK Shopkeeper Forced to Remove “Obey Our Laws” T-Shirts or Face Arrest (Guess why?)

    05/31/2013 9:29:34 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 65 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | May 31, 2013 | Jim Hoft
    British police forced a Newport shopkeeper to remove his “Obey Our Laws” T-shirts. The shirts might “incite racial hatred.”ARREST THREAT: Matthew Taylor and the T-shirt police have forced him to remove from display (SW Argus) Police threatened to arrest Matthew Taylor if he did not remove the T-shirts. South Wales Argus reported, via Tundra Tabloids: A NEWPORT shopkeeper has been forced by police to remove a T-shirt from his shop window because they felt it “could be seen to be inciting racial hatred.” Matthew Taylor, 35, the owner of Taylor’s clothes store on Emlyn Walk in the city, printed up...
  • This Is What Happens When You Fear Free Speech

    05/30/2013 1:46:57 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 12 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | May 30, 2013 | David Harsanyi
    Perhaps these Obama administration scandals (popularly referred to as "so-called scandals" in liberal media circles) lack the explosive drama of a Watergate and the entertainment value of Bill Clinton's peccadilloes, but for those who are less obsessed with the political consequences and more troubled by constitutional fallout, there's plenty to see. To begin with, the Internal Revenue Service scandal isn't just about the abuse of power; it's a byproduct of an irrational fear of free speech, which seems to permeate much of the left these days. The unprecedented targeting of conservatives wasn't incidental to this administration as much as it...
  • Obama and the Rules of Sexual Engagement

    05/27/2013 4:16:26 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 7 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | May 27, 2012 | Mike Adams
    In recent columns, I've mentioned a disturbing trend involving the lack of due process in the adjudication of campus rape cases. The fact of the matter is that rape cases are rarely handled properly on university campuses. They are usually either a) taken too seriously or, b) not taken seriously enough. That is unsurprising, given that rape is both the most over reported and under reported crime in America. To say that rape is the most over reported crime in American is to say that there are more false allegations of rape than of other serious crimes like robbery, burglary,...
  • Jailed for Facebook comments, Marine sues

    05/25/2013 8:13:48 PM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 32 replies
    'Case exposes government system that is targeting military veterans' It happens in China routinely. It frequently happened in the old Soviet Union. Undoubtedly in North Korea, although generally there’s no one around to witness it. But in the United States? It happens here, too, apparently. A lawsuit has been filed by officials with the Rutherford Institute on behalf of a Marine who was jailed and held for the comments he made on Facebook – comments that expressed a dissatisfaction with the present direction of the U.S. government. According to officials at Rutherford, the civil rights action names as defendants members...
  • First Amendment Clause-Trophobia

    05/24/2013 3:52:13 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 2 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | May 24, 2013 | Jonah Goldberg
    "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 the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances." That's the full text of the First Amendment. But (with apologies to the old Far Side comic), this is what many in the press, academia and government would hear if you read it aloud: "Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, blah blah blah, or abridging the freedom of the press, blah...
  • The IRS and the Drive to Stop Free Speech

    05/21/2013 3:27:44 PM PDT · by T.Bourne · 21 replies
    The Wall Street Journal ^ | 5/20/2013 | David Rivkin and Lee Casey
    The unfolding IRS scandal is a symptom, not the disease.For decades, campaign-finance reform zealots have sought to limit core political speech through spending limits and disclosure requirements. More recently, they have claimed that it is wrong and dangerous for tax-exempt entities to engage in political speech. The Obama administration shares these views, especially when conservative, small-government organizations are involved, and the IRS clearly got the message. While the agency must be investigated and reformed, the ultimate cure for these abuses is to unshackle political speech by all groups, including tax-exempt ones, from arbitrary and unconstitutional government regulation. Beginning in March...
  • Breaking: Pentagon Confirms May Court Martial Soldiers Who Share Christian Faith

    05/01/2013 9:27:40 AM PDT · by Nachum · 474 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 5/1/13
    The Pentagon has released a statement confirming that soldiers could be prosecuted for promoting their faith: "Religious proselytization is not permitted within the Department of Defense...Court martials and non-judicial punishments are decided on a case-by-case basis...”. The statement, released to Fox News, follows a Breitbart News report on Obama administration Pentagon appointees meeting with anti-Christian extremist Mikey Weinstein to develop court-martial procedures to punish Christians in the military who express or share their faith. (From our earlier report: Weinstein is the head of the Military Religious Freedom Foundation, and says Christians--including chaplains--sharing the gospel of Jesus Christ in the military...
  • Farmer vs Township Over 1st Amendment Rights

    03/26/2013 7:43:30 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 14 replies
    Political Outcast ^ | March 26, 2013 | Dave Jolly
    Gaines Charter Township is located in Kent County, Michigan, about 13 miles due south Grand Rapids. Covering 36 square miles, the township has 3 unincorporated communities and around 25,000 people. A considerable portion of the township is composed of farms and small cattle ranches.Vern Verduin has a 40 acre cattle ranch in Gaines Township and he’s never been any trouble to anyone until recently. Vern doesn’t like the way the country is being run. He sees the Obama administration as being what it is, a socialist government. So he decided to exercise his First Amendment rights of free speech when...
  • A TRIBUTE TO AMERICA'S HEROES: ROBERT SPENCER AND PAMELA GELLER ON THE GLAZOV GANG

    03/24/2013 5:59:29 AM PDT · by seekthetruth · 6 replies
    Front Page Magazine ^ | March 24, 2013 | SeekTheTruth
    This week’s Glazov Gang had the honor of being joined by James Patrick Riley, the CEO & Founder of Colony Bay Entertainment, Morgan Brittany, a TV and Movie star (“Katherine Wentworth” in “Dallas”) and Ann-Marie Murrell, the National Director of PolitiChicks.tv. The Gang members gathered to discuss: A Tribute to America’s Heroes: Robert Spencer and Pamela Geller.
  • Abusing Due Process

    03/11/2013 6:19:54 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 14 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | March 11, 2013 | Mike Adams
    Totalitarianism is brewing in the heartland. An Indiana inmate is now serving two years for voicing his online opinions against a judge who took away his child-custody rights during a divorce case. I know the custody case pretty well having written about it in 2009. But I'm convinced that the free speech case that is brewing in its aftermath heaps an even greater injustice upon an existing one. And I'm convinced it is showing the darker side of a dangerous man who needs to be stopped. Dan Brewington is justifiably angry because James Humphrey took his kids away from...
  • Obama's Chilling Crew--The legal harassment of those investigating Tony Rezko.

    04/28/2009 5:42:30 AM PDT · by SJackson · 23 replies · 1,672+ views
    Frontpagemagazine ^ | 4-28-09 | Andrew Walden
    Obama's Chilling Crew   By Andrew WaldenFrontPageMagazine.com | Tuesday, April 28, 2009 Why is there so little media investigation of the financing behind Barack Obama’s early political sponsor—and now convicted felon—Tony Rezko?      The dual US-Syrian citizen Rezko--who assisted Obama in the purchase of his Chicago mansion--was heavily funded by loans from Iraqi-British ex-Baathist billionaire Nadhmi Auchi.  According to testimony at Rezko’s trial, Obama met Auchi at an April 3, 2004 event at Rezko’s home during Obama’s 2004 US Senate campaign.  The Times of London reports discovering, “state documents in Illinois recording that Fintrade Services, a Panamanian company, lent...
  • Economic Official Sperling Warned Woodward (Alleged sender of 'regret' email)

    02/27/2013 7:10:57 PM PST · by kristinn · 19 replies
    Buzz Feed ^ | Wednesday, February 27, 2013 | Ben Smith
    The White House official whom Bob Woodward charged had crosssed a line by saying he would "regret" printing his version of a set of Washington negotiations was Gene Sperling, the director of the White House Economic Council, a source familiar with the exchange told BuzzFeed Wednesday. The email from Sperling to Woodward, which Woodward read to Politico Wednesday, has transfixed Washington, with Republicans and some in the press charging that it embodies a White House lording it over a cowed press corps. Woodward, Politico reported, called the top official — identified to BuzzFeed as Sperling — to tell him that...
  • Maryland Gov. Wants to Require a License to Own a Handgun

    02/07/2013 6:16:16 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 24 replies
    Political Outcast ^ | February 7, 2013 | Gary DeMar
    Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley wants state lawmakers to consider passing legislation that would require residents to obtain a license before purchasing a handgun. Such a law would be an impediment to a constitutional guarantee for which there is no such requirement. I find it interesting that liberals attack the requirement that a person needs to show identification in order to vote, but they will put multiple restrictions on people who have a right to keep and bear arms as set down in the Constitution.Unlike the Second Amendment, there is no absolute right to vote. Consider the 26th Amendment that was...
  • In graduate thesis, John Brennan argued for government censorship: ‘Too much freedom is possible’

    01/23/2013 9:17:11 AM PST · by Nachum · 39 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 1/23/13 | Charles C. Johnson
    In his 1980 graduate thesis at the University of Texas at Austin, John Brennan denied the existence of “absolute human rights” and argued in favor of censorship on the part of the Egyptian dictatorship. “Since the press can play such an influential role in determining the perceptions of the masses, I am in favor of some degree of government censorship,” Brennan wrote. “Inflamatory [sic] articles can provoke mass opposition and possible violence, especially in developing political systems.” Brennan serves as President Barack Obama’s national security advisor. Obama has nominated him to lead the Central Intelligence Agency.
  • Vietnam Plus-50

    12/27/2012 6:22:31 AM PST · by Kaslin · 16 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | December 27, 2012 | Cal Thomas
    HANOI, Vietnam -- It has been 50 years since President John F. Kennedy ordered U.S. "advisers" to South Vietnam to help battle the communist North and 37 years since the end of that divisive war and the country's unification under Communism. Today, Vietnam is fighting a war with itself. A local TV program reminds a visitor of Chinese propaganda "operas" circa 1970. Performers, some wearing military garb with a backdrop of missiles and an American B-52 bomber going down in flames, commemorate the 1972 Christmas bombing of Hanoi and Haiphong ordered by President Richard Nixon. Banners and posters in the...
  • Obama lied: ...social media in Libya on day of Benghazi jihad... no reference to Muhammad video...

    12/19/2012 9:37:43 AM PST · by Perseverando · 7 replies
    Atlas Shrugs ^ | December 19, 2012 | Pamela Geller
    Obama's selective sympathy concerning Newtown is political exploitation at its most cynical and debased. Where was Obama's concern, empathy and calls for thorough investigation of Fort Hood and Benghazi? Obama's knee jerk opportunism to exploit the horrible death of these children to pursue his political end (harmful gun control legislation) is in sharp contrast to his reponse to the Fort Hood mass murder. He attempted to silence concerns about jihad when he declared that no one should "rush to judgement" (despite the fact that Hasan was wearing the garb of the shaheed the morning of his jihad, was giving out...
  • US and UK refuse to sign UN's communications treaty

    12/15/2012 12:41:31 AM PST · by knighthawk · 11 replies
    BBC ^ | December 14 2012
    The US, Canada, Australia and UK have refused to sign an international communications treaty at an conference in Dubai. The countries had objected to calls for all states to have equal rights to the governance of the internet. But the breaking point was the addition of text relating to "human rights".
  • Shrewsbury man defends action against anti-Obama protestors

    12/12/2012 1:03:43 PM PST · by pabianice · 37 replies
    Community Advocate ^ | 12/12/12 | Adams
    Shrewsbury resident Carl Lund. Northborough, MA – When Carl Lund saw a table set up on Main Street in Northborough on Friday, Dec. 7, he was “disgusted” he said, to see a poster of President Barack Obama, depicted as Adolf Hitler, prominently displayed. “I couldn’t believe what I was seeing,” Lund, a resident of Shrewsbury and a Vietnam veteran, said. Lund then got into a verbal confrontation with the two men manning the table, who Northborough police identified as Ian Brinkley and Jared Caskill. “[Brinkley and Caskill] claimed it was a peaceful, political display with literature,” Lund said. “I...
  • Superseding Indictment Charges Two Men with Conspiring to Provide Material Support to...

    06/21/2010 1:18:29 AM PDT · by Cindy · 32 replies · 1+ views
    NOTE The following text is a quote: Superseding Indictment Charges Two Men with Conspiring to Provide Material Support to a Designated Foreign Terrorist Organization BOSTON, MA—Two men were charged today in a superseding indictment with one count each of conspiring to provide material support to a designated foreign terrorist organization. United States Attorney Carmen M. Ortiz and Warren T. Bamford, Special Agent in Charge of the Federal Bureau of Investigation - Boston Field Division, announced today that TAREK MEHANNA, 27, of Sudbury, Massachusetts, and AHMAD ABOUSAMRA, 28, who currently resides in Syria, were charged in a superseding indictment with one...
  • Dem Rep. Hank Johnson: Amend Constitution to Restrict Freedom of Speech

    11/29/2012 10:44:38 AM PST · by abishai · 77 replies
    CNSNews.com ^ | Nov 29 2012 | Eric Scheiner
    (CNSNews.com) - Rep. Hank Johnson (D-Ga.) says, “corporations control the patterns of thinking” in the United States and that the Bill of Rights to the Constitution should be amended so that the government is given the power to restrict freedom of speech. "We need a constitutional amendment to allow the legislature to control the so-called free speech rights of corporations," said Johnson. “These corporations, along with the people they support, other millionaires who they’re putting into office, are stealing your government. They’re stealing the government and the U.S. Supreme Court was a big enabler with the Citizens United case,” Johnson...
  • Poland against new UN internet 'censorship threat'

    11/28/2012 1:21:18 PM PST · by knighthawk · 33 replies
    The News PL ^ | November 27 2012
    Poland is to oppose a UN agency proposal to renegotiate an international internet treaty which critics say would threaten freedom of expression on the web. The UN International Telecommunication Union (ITU) is to meet behind closed doors in Dubai between 3 and 14 December, where 193 countries are being asked to agree a new information and communications International Telecommunication Regulations (ITR) treaty, which would change the way domain names are monitored and IP addresses are assigned. The effect of the new treaty would be to take away the domain name system and other technical specifications, currently run by organisations in...