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Rare Free Speech Victory in the Supreme Court

Even rarer, the Court unanimously agreed with a federal appellate court that free speech is “…a bedrock First Amendment principle: Speech may not be banned on the ground that it expresses ideas that offend.” 407 more words

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Comey Firing, Intel Leak and More

For several days I’ve been mulling over what I might say about this presidential action – the firing the FBI director. Although when I started this blog last November I did not think about hirings and firings as part of what I would review, now it seems obvious that this type of presidential action can be even more consequential than the other official acts such as executive orders, memoranda, or proclamations. 590 more words


Net Neutrality Threatened! Act Now!

Negotiations are down to the wire on a must-pass budget bill. Some members of Congress continue to talk about sneaking in so-called “riders” that could threaten the survival of Net Neutrality. 496 more words


Attack on Syrian Air Base

The official report to Congress of the military action in Syria, as required by law when a president takes unilateral military action, is finally available for public view. 263 more words


Take action at the Florida Constitution Review Commission public hearing in Miami, April 6!

Florida’s Constitution Revision Commission (CRC) will hold 4 public hearings, including one in Miami on April 6.  This is YOUR opportunity to be HEARD during this critically public important review process that happens only once every 20 years. 33 more words


New Office of Innovation

I find the executive order creating a new Office of American Innovation to be a smoke screen allowing for access to the president by his cronies through a new official channel. 221 more words


Protect our Privacy!

Shared from the ACLU:

Last year we won strong internet privacy rules. The Federal Communications Commission introduced protections that require companies like Comcast, AT&T, and Verizon to get your permission before they sell your private information to the highest bidder. 201 more words

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