Posts in category "First Amendment"
-By Warner Todd Huston Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you know that the US government has engaged in a secret war against… well, even those not under a rock are fuzzy on just who the government views as the enemy. That is exactly what Fox News looks to explore with its new special,... Read more »
-By Warner Todd Huston We are seeing news of left-wingers' fascist attacks all across the country. With the resignation of Mozilla's CEO who only had his position for a week, to Dem. Senate Majority "leader" Harry Reid from the floor of the U.S. Senate attempting to destroy the Constitutional right of conservatives to donate to political causes to Obama verbally attacking individual Americans and using his IRS to destroy his enemies, we live in perilous times for freedom of speech. Without a doubt Obama's government is constantly whipping up hatred for anyone who disagrees with the liberal line. So, at 10PM Eastern on Saturday, April 5, Fox is airing FOX News Reporting: Enemies of the State to expound on this anti-free speech crusade being perpetrated by people and entities ranging from President Obama, Senate Democrat leader Harry Reid, Nancy Pelosi, to the NSA and the IRS and others on the left-wing of the American political sphere. The one-hour special will be hosted by FNC’s Jon Scott and will focus on Americans who have found themselves in the crosshairs of their own government. During the program, Scott will be joined by FNC senior national correspondent John Roberts and co-anchor of America’s News HQ Greg Jarrett to investigate four issues where private citizens found themselves in battles against the government...
Your First Amendment rights are UNDER ATTACK! Members of the Senate Judiciary Committee led by Chuck Schumer and Lindsey Graham have attached an amendment to Senate Bill 987, which would give the Department of Justice power to determine who qualifies for protection as a journalist under the First Amendment. Here at the Franklin Center, we... Read more »
A young DuPage County woman decided to launch a one-woman protest against the IRS near Downers Grove, earlier this week….
-By Warner Todd Huston Journalists used to pride themselves on their independence. They once thought that hard questions were their stock and trade especially when it came to hurling those questions at politicians. But even as they congratulate each other for their efforts — as NPR did recently — it appears that hard questions and... Read more »
-By Warner Todd Huston In this day of mounting threats to our freedoms it is time to reinvigorate our Bill of Rights and so Senator John Kyl (R, AZ) has introduced S. 3493, The Free Press Act. This bill aims to prevent nuisance lawsuits meant only to quash freedom of speech, to stop the intimidation... Read more »
-By Warner Todd Huston Obama-pushing former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright has at last revealed when Obama will stop blaming George W. Bush for every ill of our day. Never! At least that is what she told attendees at an Obama rally in Highlands Ranch, Colorado this week. Albright was speaking to a small audience... Read more »
-By Warner Todd Huston Obama threw the White House press corps a bone on Monday by appearing for 20 some minutes and taking a grand total of four questions from those members of the Old Media whose official job is to report from the White House. This means that the President has taken about six... Read more »
-By Warner Todd Huston Remember how the far left in America has said since the rise of the Tea Party that the right is awash in “violent rhetoric”? Does the left, though, think that it might be a tad “violent” to propose killing the Boy Scouts like one would kill a rabid dog? Because that... Read more »
-By Warner Todd Huston According to The New York Times, President Obama is a “voracious consumer of news.” But he’s not at all happy with a media that has been apparently engaged this whole time in a one-sided love affair with The One. He has harsh words for the media establishment. Times writer Amy Chozick... Read more »