Tag Archives: free speech

SOPA Vote Delayed, Allowing For More Corporate Fundraising From Censorship Bill

SOPA Vote Delayed, Allowing For More Corporate Fundraising From Censorship Bill Zach Carter     December 16, 2011    Huffington Post WASHINGTON — After two days of debate, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) abruptly halted a key hearing on the Stop Online Piracy Act, postponing a Committee vote on the bill until 2012. The […]

Video> Fox News Blames Pepper Spray on Students Not Police?

When University of California Davis police reacted to students sitting peacefully in protest with pepper spray directly to their faces, I thought even Fox News couldn’t spin this excessive use of force in favor of police, but I was wrong, as I show in this video. The higher quality clip I use of UC Davis […]

Greenwald: The always-expanding bipartisan Surveillance State

The always-expanding bipartisan Surveillance State BY GLENN GREENWALD        salon.com  FRIDAY, MAY 20, 2011 (updated below – Update II) When I wrote earlier this week about Jane Mayer’s New Yorker article on the Obama administration’s war on whistleblowers, the passage I hailed as “the single paragraph that best conveys the prime, enduring impact of the Obama presidency” included this observation from Yale Law […]