20,000,000+ reasons why separation of church and state remains a good idea Sometimes I mull and navelgaze and don’t have the decency to refrain from posting. This may be one of those […]
Should the First Amendment protect lying?
Susan B. Anthony List v. Driehaus case asks SCotUS to extend constitutional protections to to those who intentionally lie to voters. I do not know anyone whose parents or church taught them […]
Bobby Jindal doesn’t understand the First Amendment
2016 presidential hopeful’s defense of Duck Dynasty star’s homophobic comments suggests a deep misunderstanding of what the Constitution says. Here we go again. The great thing about Duck Dynasty-style blowups is that […]
National Review’s new motion to dismiss Mann’s defamation lawsuit contains false claims
Michael Mann’s defamation lawsuit is proceeding to the discovery phase and the easily disproved false claims in the National Review’s and Mark Steyn’s latest motions to dismiss are unconvincing.
DC Judge: Michael Mann’s defamation lawsuit against National Review, Competitive Enterprise Institute allowed to proceed
DC Court judge denies motions to dismiss Michael Mann’s defamation lawsuit requested by National Review and the Competitive Enterprise Institute.
Boston Marathon bombing investigation reveals security state’s hypocrisy toward photographers (shooters, know your rights)
It’s become a little too common a story: police thugs beating the hell out of a citizen (who may or may not have done anything) citizen with camera takes pictures or video […]
The devil is in the details: WHICH Christianity are we making the official state religion, exactly?
Legislators in North Carolina recently introduced a bill to make Christianity the official state religion. That bill has now been turfed, but we can probably expect similar moves in the future. An […]
A company’s right to lie?
Yesterday federal District Court Judge Gladys Kessler issued a ruling requiring tobacco companies to use their own revenues to inform the public that they have lied about the dangers of tobacco use: […]
Forget free speech. What does clicking "Like" on Facebook even mean?
On Friday, the Chicago Tribune posted an AP article by Brock Vergakis about a recent federal court decision as to whether “liking” a page on Facebook constitutes free speech. In brief, employees “liked” […]
Imagine there's no boycotts: that sounds like Communism to me
Following up on yesterday’s post about how unfair it is when progressives fight fire with fire… One of the architects of the modern conservative boycott movement back in the day was the […]