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I'm a Local, I swear!

I don’t have much time to write out a long blog post today, but I thought we could take a quick look at the delusions of grandeur… 640 more words

Kailua

KLFM- a radio that just kept on living

Just like Berlin in 1919. or Paris in 1871, Split has always been an avantgarde city. What is probably not obvius at first sight and is often forgotten, lied about, or just not informed enough of, in terms of politics, art and especially media it has always been the first one at the frontier defending free spirit.This is a two part article, featuring in the first one the heros of now and remembering the ones of the past in the second part. 276 more words

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American Blogger in Bangladesh Hacked To Death By Islamic Extremists

Another blogger has fallen victim to Islamic extremists. Avijit Roy, a Bangladesh-born U.S. citizen, was hacked to death during a walk with his wife in Dhaka as both were returning from a book fair at Dhaka University. 188 more words

Society

U. OF TEXAS FRATERNITY GOES UNPUNISHED FOR ‘BORDER PATROL’ PARTY

“[I]t’s within students’ right to freedom of speech at private off campus event,” a statement from UT said

The University of Texas at Austin’s Phi Gamma Delta Fraternity — commonly referred to as  102 more words

Government

Je ne suis pas Charlie (a.k.a. 'Not in my name')

I was saddened by the murderous attack on the journalists in the office of Charlie Hebdo. Not unsurprisingly, it was immediately labelled as ‘an attack on free speech’. 485 more words

Talking Back to Restraining Orders Online: What the First Amendment Says Is Okay

“If someone puts a restraining order on you, can you write about it online?”

—Google query that brought a visitor here recently

Here are some other search terms that led people to this site last week: “lying to obtain a restraining order,” “false cps reports perjury,” “fake rape restraining order,” “restraining order lie,” “falsely accused of molestation […],” “ex lied on order of protection,” “what happens when a bogus pfa is filed on a police officer[?],” “protection order fraud,” “old restraining order keeping me from coaching,” “ex-girlfriend lied about domestic violence and i lost my career.” 1,093 more words

Restraining Order Abuse