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I think I smell a rat (wait, that's me)

Orwell once said news is what people don’t want you to know, while the rest is public relations. In my profession as a reporter I’ve run into a few situations where information meant to be kept secret had been leaked, or an uncomfortable opinon was made public through my writing. 1,189 more words


All My First Amendment Posts to 10-12-15

This is Part III of the All My Posts series to 10-12-15. Part I, dealing with section 1983 and Part II, dealing with Constitutional Law,  were also posted today. 347 more words

Constitutional Law

Thought Crime and Punishment in the USA

James speaks with Southern California-based political commentator John Friend, a 29-year-old man who was recently terminated from his position in the Escondido City Manager’s office because after being targeted for his online political speech.  158 more words

Public Opinion

Dr. Eowyn reblogged this on Fellowship of the Minds and commented:

So much for the First Amendment's promise of freedom of speech. Constitution toilet paper

NORTH CAROLINA – NC Woman May Be Evicted From Mobile Home Park For Flying American Flag

Shared by Deborah Goonan, Independent American Communities Blog

Yet another HOA dispute over the American Flag. This one has a bit of a different twist. The Association has decided to ban ALL flags because someone wants to erect a distatsteful flag. 113 more words

Homeowners Associations

Baseball magazine vendor takes on Cubs, city

CHICAGO (AP) – A dispute over a magazine sold on a public sidewalk by the Chicago Cubs’ stadium pits a one-man publisher against team owners and the city. 127 more words


FCC Should Not Remain Silent on Berkeley's Junk-Science Wireless Warnings

Guest Commentary

By Harold Furchtgott-Roth and Arielle Roth, The Hudson Institute*

In a victory for pseudo-science and a loss for the First Amendment, federal judge Edward Chen recently upheld a regulation by the City of Berkeley compelling retailers to warn customers about the supposed risks of wireless radiation. 566 more words

Regulation Of Free Enterprise

Governor Jindal's Bold Reform Plan Slashes Revenue to DC, Abolishes the Corporate Income Tax

Give him credit. Most elected officials are content to tinker at the edges, but Governor Jindal of Louisiana actually wants to solve problems.

Look what he’s done, for instance, on fiscal policy. 776 more words

Fiscal Policy