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High Court judgement alters plain English, suppresses free speech

Today’s blogging plans are put aside to alert readers to a development in suppressing freedom of speech:

Yesterday a British High Court judge disregarded impartiality and bowed the knee to ‘political correctness’. 1,393 more words

UK

Corporations have free speech rights, except when it comes to meat

Corporations have a penchant for using the First Amendment to slip through the grasp of new regulations.

R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company , for instance, used it to argue against a Food and Drug Administration requirement that would have plastered grisly images of smoking’s side effects on cigarette packages. 601 more words

Management

Bill would block access to some police records

The Massachusetts Legislature may vote later today on Senate Bill 2334, which would block access to certain police records now open to the public. The people’s business should be done in the open, and legislators should vote no. 268 more words

First Amendment

Gujarat, (kuch din to kabhi na gujaaro Gujarat mein)

The morning song of the birds to cheer me up and remind me of what is to come..

It’s nice to hear the sound of the bird, but the damned rain might be here any moment and spoil the day. 160 more words

Religion

John Travolta’s Former Pilot’s Lawsuit for Declaratory Relief Survives Anti-SLAPP: “Arising From” is Not “Triggered By”

The Takeaway:

The California appellate court ruled recently that a lawsuit seeking declaratory relief against stage and screen super-star John Travolta (and his company) did not arise from constitutionally protected activity. 468 more words

Free Speech

Are You Offended By Me? I Hope So!

Most of the people who know me, and I mean the actual me not internet me, would use the word abrasive to describe me.  Those on the internet may have even referred to my internet alter ego as a bit troll like.