freedom

  1. KnotaFrayed

    What America is experiencing is a probing of whether freedom of the press....

    .....can predominate over propaganda...... With or without any sort of coordination or "collusion", the President of the United States, by his constant referrals to any media that criticizes him as being "fake" and "the enemies of the (his) American people", is a serious attack upon one of the...
  2. D

    Trump, Putin mocked by Finnish newspaper billboards over freedom of the press

    Trump, Putin mocked by Finnish newspaper billboards over freedom of the press By Lauren Meltzer and Meridith McGraw ################################################################################ Finland knows well what's going on! They are no fools! KUDOS to Finland for their...
  3. The Man

    Press Freedom vs. Fake News

    France Warns Russia's RT Over Claims In Broadcast On Syrian Chemical Attack It is an interesting question, for Western democracies. Does restricting foreign propaganda from hostile powers amount to unlawful, undemocratic, unconstitutional censorship?
  4. The Man

    Freedom Flotilla to Gaza

    This Yukoner is joining a fleet of people en route to Gaza | CBC News This is what they are protesting: I saw firsthand how West Bank Palestinians are treated like prisoners. Who will fix this? Today, again: Dozens of Palestinians injured by Israeli gunfire, tear gas in Gaza border...
  5. Dr.Knuckles

    India asks Canada to stop Misusing Freedom of Speech.

    India has used a UN pulpit to ask the Trudeau government to stop letting Canadians “misuse” free speech by glorifying Sikh martyrs. https://globalnews.ca/news/4205194/india-canada-freedom-of-speech-terrorists/ This is the latest incident in Modi’s favorite dog whistle - accusing Canadia of...
  6. Mister B

    The End of Freedom of the Press?

    And you thought Nixon's Hate List was bad? https://biglawbusiness.com/homeland-security-to-compile-database-of-journalists-bloggers/
  7. ProgressivePatriot

    Religious Freedom and Circumcision? Where do the issues Intersect and How

    We hear a lot about religious freedom these days in the context of various "culture wars" issues, but circumcision? I grew up in Brooklyn NY in a neighborhood that was mixed Italian Catholics and Jewish people. Circumcision was not an issue. All males, including myself were circumcised, at least...
  8. Mister B

    The End of the Freedom of Information Act?

    https://www.apnews.com/714791d91d7944e49a284a51fab65b85/US-sets-new-record-for-censoring,-withholding-gov't-files
  9. Darkman

    Jailed model wants to trade secrets about Kremlin, Trump for freedom

    Jailed Instagram model wants to trade secrets for freedom By Todd Pitman and Nataliya Vasilyeva, Associated Press PATTAYA, Thailand — Feb 28, 2018, 8:50 PM ET The Associated Press A police officer escorts Anastasia Vashukevich from a detention center in Pattaya, south of Bangkok...
  10. Madeline

    Iowa Judge Fucks Up Freedom of the Press

    Judge bars Iowa newspaper from publishing info from court records | TheHill Sounds as if some trial judge has been abusing his authority to seal court records, but no matter. If the NYT can publish the Pentagon Papers because of the First Amendment, the the Des Moines register can publish...
  11. Singularity

    Brexit talks hit a wall as Ireland takes stand over freedom of movement on island

    As they should. They've been through far too much pain at British hands over the course of their history to tolerate a controlled border newly reimposed by London on their island. Yet Theresa May, whose entire government depends on the support of unionist, ultra-right kooks after her disastrous...
  12. T

    Freedom Caucus Demands Tax Details From Republican Leaders

    Wow, even the Freedom Caucus seems to be wondering what this whole tax reform scheme is about. Asking for details of what the president demands that Congress does on the topic seems to be one of the more intelligent things the Tea Partiers have come up with, as I would guess most folks are...
  13. John T Ford

    Fascist Successful in Shutting Down Another Freedom Rally

    The Freedom Rally planned for Saturday in San Francisco was called off Friday night after Patriot Prayer’s founder Joey Gibson said he feared for the safety of those attending the event. “At the end of the day I had to make that decision because it just felt like it was a set up — the way...
  14. PACE

    Truth in Jest - Colbert's video on freedom fighters in Keene NH, with Cantwell.

    at around the 4:25 mark, Cantwell, explains why the cops don't harass him; and at the end, please feel free to comment on his target practice https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-vQ5h8iWa0Q So let's all blame Colbert for giving these people a national platform. I would have posted this...
  15. cpicturetaker12

    Ambassadorship announced: Amb. at Large for Religious Freedom, Sam Brownback

    Pander pander pander pander! Poof, transgenders no longer in the military. Poof THE MOST religious politicIan gets THIS ambassadorship. Honestly, I didn't even know we had such a thing. We promote, officially, religious freedom through the State department? Another BORN AGAIN running that...
  16. ptif219

    [TB post #83, 87] Trump honors veterans at Celebrate Freedom Rally

    Trump gave a great speech and you could tell he meant it and he showed what great patriots this country has Trump honors veterans at Celebrate Freedom Rally | Fox News
  17. aboutenough

    Circuit Court Win for Religious Freedom on Gay Marriage

    The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled unanimously on Thursday that a Mississippi law that protects religious liberty and the rights of conscience in light of the redefinition of marriage may go into effect. In the decision, the circuit court overruled a previous judgment from a district...
  18. Madeline

    Is European Freedom Of Speech Better Than American?

    The two vary in only one relevant way, for purposes of this thread: In the US, we believe that the cure for horrible ideas is for citizens to shout at them, without aid of the government censoring the other guy. In the EU (as well as Canada, I think) the citizens DO expect the government to...
  19. GordonGecko

    Freedom Caucus Amash fires back at Trump....

    Freedom Caucus rep to Trump: 'Remember who your real friends are' | TheHill Fargin' War Part CVIII
  20. Wonderer

    After Trump Twitter Attack, Freedom Caucus Member Has A Quick Response

    After Trump Twitter Attack, Freedom Caucus Member Has A Quick Response RedState Posted at 12:45 pm on March 30, 2017 by Susan Wright Excuse me, while I point and laugh. After President Trump did his Twitter thing this morning, where he took a shot at conservative lawmakers with the House...