1st Amendment

Van Susteren Attempts To Explain Concept Of Free Speech To Palin
Fox's Greta Van Susteren took a very short break from the usual fawning on half-term Quitta from Wasilla. Read more...
So much for journalists and their 1st Amendment rights -- Rep. Steve King tells Anderson Cooper that journalists who report on classified information should be prosecuted. Read more...
Someone's got to stand up for the bigots and leave it to Caribou Barbie to use this as an excuse to get herself back in the spotlight again. I hate to break it to her, but those who want to boycott Chick-fil-A are exercising those freedoms she Read more...
Full message from the video: Dear brothers and sisters. Now is the time to open your eyes! In a stunning move that has civil libertarians stuttering with disbelief, the U.S. Senate has just passed a bill that effectively ends the Bill of Read more...
More members of Occupy Wall Street are coming forward to allege that police carrying old bench warrants for minor violations such as public urination, open container or riding a bicycle on a sidewalk, so that they could interrogate occupiers Read more...

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Occupy LA protesters who have been arrested are being offered a deal that would allow them to avoid court trials. For $355, protesters can pay a private company for lessons in free speech. American Justice Associates offers the educational program taught by an attorney - Neil G. Anderson - a former police officer and Supervising Deputy District Attorney for Sacramento County, and his partner attorney Deborah Bryce McKinley of Atlanta, GA. Read more...
After Hank Williams disastrous Fox & Friends appearance where he compared President Obama to Hitler and called him the "enemy" was so egregious that it even Gretchen disavowed his comments, I told you he'd use the 'Laura Defense' or the ludicrous Read more...
Rachel Maddow takes us through some of the history of government disinformation campaigns being used to put down past uprisings and why it doesn't look likely to work this time around in Egypt. Their government's attempts to agitate and then blame Read more...
In the span of just a few days, Sarah Palin has demonstrated that her ignorance of the First Amendment is total. One day after repeating her earl Read more...