Category: First Amendment

June 9, 2010

FTC does Pravda (be afraid) …

Here we go again. In keeping with the Groundhog Day theme of this administration, the one that has me approaching news sites with dread, the Federal Trade Commission is out with its draft on the “reinvention of journalism.”

May 31, 2010

More Biebls in the Classroom

Filed under: First Amendment,History,Religion & Faith - 31 May 2010

by George A. Pieler and Jens F. Laurson

Does the First Amendment need protection from itself? A case from Washington State, although just rejected by the Supreme Court, suggests it might: Franz Biebl, a perfectly pleasant Bavarian …

May 6, 2010

Shutting Down Free Speech

Popular speech and political dissent have proved troublesome to President Barack Obama since the very beginning of his term in office. The Obama Administration began waging war on the minority of media outlets that did not worship at his altar …

January 29, 2010


By: Peary Perry

I’m so glad the president and his minions have spoken. It gives me such a warm and fuzzy feeling to know they are looking after my best interests. In view of the recent Supreme Court decision allowing corporations …

January 27, 2010

The FCC’s War on Broadcasting

By Mark Hyman

Since its founding, the U.S. has gone on the offensive to defend the nation, liberate allies, or to defeat a domestic scourge. Domestically, it launched wars on poverty, drugs, and illiteracy, just to name a few.

January 18, 2010

A Black-on-Black Discussion of Black Racism

This topic may infuriate many of my fellow blacks. I am talking about black monolithic thinking and black racism.
Black actor Michael Clarke Duncan is probably best known for his brilliant performance in the movie “The Green Mile”. I watched a …

January 17, 2010

GOP: It’s Sink or Swim in 2010

Pop quiz:

Kyle and Christina – casual acquaintances fresh out of college – are interviewing for the same job. It’s a position each desperately wants and needs, so competition is intense.

December 18, 2009

Away with the manger!

A frequent contributor to my local newspaper wrote a piece before Christmas urging that religious Nativity displays don’t belong on government property. Since the piece was only superficially about the Nativity, and sought to expound on issues pertaining to The …

December 15, 2009

Apostates Devise New Ways To Spoil Everyone’s Christmas

One of the shortcomings I remember the most about the Christian elementary school I attended was how a number of the less-than dedicated educators would punish all of the students for the misbehavior of a single pupil. To this …

December 2, 2009

The Plan to Silence Dissent

By Mark Hyman

There is no shortage of conspiracy theories that elicit a chuckle or the rolling of eyeballs. “September 11th was an inside job.” “The war on Iraq was launched to enrich Halliburton.” “AIDS was created to annihilate the black …

November 6, 2009

It’s Begun: Liberals Invoke Specter of “Hate Crimes” to Eradicate “Hate Speech”

Filed under: First Amendment - 06 Nov 2009

Cleveland, OH – Matt Barber, Director of Cultural Affairs with both Liberty Counsel and Liberty Alliance Action issued the following statement on News that the left-wing United Church of Christ (UCC) and other quasi-Christian liberal groups are calling for the …

October 31, 2009

USCCB Partners an Effort to Investigate Rush Limbaugh’s “Hate Speech”

In an important article for the American Spectator, Jeffrey Lord describes the effort of “So We Might See” — “a national inter-faith coalition for media justice,” according to its Web site — to force a Federal Communications Commission …

October 27, 2009

The Pending Death of the First Amendment

Books, cartoons and articles about Mohammad and the Islamic religions are forbidden already. Each attempt to tell the truth about the evils of Islamic radicalism is met with lawsuit, scorn and death threats. Yet, America’s public schools now teach the …

October 22, 2009

White House Finally Goes to War

At last the White House has made its decision. No sacrifice it too great, no expense it to be spared, it’s all out war. They have come to the realization that they have allowed the enemy to regroup, and their …

May 11, 2009

ALIPAC Opposes Government Welfare for Newspapers

Filed under: Academia, Media & Hollywood,First Amendment - 11 May 2009

Americans for Legal Immigration Political Action Committee (ALIPAC) is calling on their 25,000 supporters nationally to contact Congress to oppose any bailout of America’s failing newspapers.

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