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How the Government Made Me a Dissident

By John Kiriakou OtherWords November 23, 2015   How the Government Made Me a Dissident Nothing helps you appreciate our constitutional rights like being robbed of them.   I sometimes say the government turned me into a dissident — after I spent 14 years at the CIA and two more at the Senate Foreign Relations […]


Sheep Led to the Slaughter: The Muzzling of Free Speech in America

By John W. Whitehead The Rutherford Institute September 2, 2015   Sheep Led to the Slaughter: The Muzzling of Free Speech in America   “If the freedom of speech be taken away, then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.”—George Washington The architects of the American police state must think […]

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The Emergence of Orwellian Newspeak and the Death of Free Speech

By John W. Whitehead The Rutherford Institute June 29, 2015   The Emergence of Orwellian Newspeak and the Death of Free Speech   “If you don’t want a man unhappy politically, don’t give him two sides to a question to worry him; give him one. Better yet, give him none. Let him forget there is such […]


Free Speech, Facebook and the NSA: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

By John W. Whitehead The Rutherford Institute June 2, 2015   Free Speech, Facebook and the NSA: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly     “A person under surveillance is no longer free; a society under surveillance is no longer a democracy.”—Writers Against Mass Surveillance THE GOOD NEWS: Americans have a right to freely express […]

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Ron Paul Liberty Report takes on the issue of free speech and its limits

Free Speech, Property, and Provocations

By RPI Staff Ron Paul Institute May 12, 2015   Free Speech, Property, and Provocations   After the recent shootings in Garland, TX, what are the limits of free speech and what does the First Amendment of the US Constitution really mean when it prohibits Congress from making any law restricting speech? Most of these […]


Shredding the Constitution: Obama’s War on Whistleblowers

By Dr Stuart Jeanne Bramhall Veterans Today March 27, 2015   Shredding the Constitution: Obama’s War on Whistleblowers Whatever Happened to the First Amendment?       Robert Greenwald’s 2015 documentary War on Whistleblowers: Free Press and the National Security State details the cases of four US whistleblowers who experienced brutal government retaliation after exposing […]

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University stops students from handing out Constitution

  Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org By Nick Sorrentino University stops students from handing out Constitution     We don’t want to “offend” anybody with the Constitution do we? Please go sit in the “free speech” zone and shut up. The thought police are running the universities these days.   (From The Daily Caller)   Administrators further clarified […]

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TN Rep. Blackburn Fighting to Block FCC’s Net Neutrality Rules

  On Friday the office of Tennessee Rep. Marsha Blackburn issued the following press release regarding her renewed fight against FCC’s Net Neutrality Rules and introduction of H.R. 4070, the Internet Freedom Act.   Energy and Commerce Committee Vice Chair Marsha Blackburn today renewed her fight to block the FCC’s efforts to implement new net […]


Veterans Arrested at Vietnam Memorial in NYC

  Source: http://libertyblitzkrieg.com By Michael Krieger Veterans Arrested at Vietnam Memorial in NYC   The following is a powerful, touching and very well done video that includes veterans of various wars, ranging from World War II to Vietnam as well as some of our recent imperial adventures. It is entirely clear that this is no […]

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Jenny McCarthy Target of Vaccination Pressure Groups

Jenny McCarthy Target of Vaccination Pressure Groups       Published by     NextNewsNetwork   HOLLYWOOD — Former model, actress, comedienne, and author Jenny McCarthy is facing a backlash after being offered a spot as a new co-host of the ABC daytime talk show The View. This is not because of her stint as a […]


Columnist threatened with fines/jail for offering advice in nationally syndicated newspaper column

Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org Columnist threatened with fines/jail for offering advice in nationally syndicated newspaper column     Apparently the Kentucky state Psychologist Board thinks the columnist runs afoul of their guidelines. As such the board has enlisted the Attorney General to make sure any advice which is not officially sanctioned by the board does not show […]


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“Caveman Blogger” Wins First Amendment Case

“Caveman Blogger” Wins First Amendment Case Posted by  NextNewsNetwork Stream: http://NextNewsNetwork.com Facebook: http://Facebook.com/NextNewsNet Twitter: http://Twitter.com/NextNewsNet Published on Jul 4, 2013 CHARLOTTE, North Carolina — North Carolina resident Steve Cooksey used the so-called paleo diet approach to lose a huge amount of weight and apparently cure himself of type-II diabetes, which is one of the nation’s […]


Texas Teen Faces 8 Years in Jail for an Insensitive Joke on Facebook

Source: http://libertyblitzkrieg.com By Michael Krieger Texas Teen Faces 8 Years in Jail for an Insensitive Joke on Facebook   A very disturbing pattern is becoming evident all across the nation.  For a country that has 5% of the world’s population yet 25% of the entire planet’s prisoners, we sure do seem to eager to bump that […]