Archive For The “Free Speech & Privacy Rights” Category

General Warrants: Unconstitutional Then and Now

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Fusion Group hired to smear PP sting video maker, Trump, Romney

Fusion Group hired to smear PP sting video maker, Trump, Romney

One News Now – For years, the group Fusion GPS has been hired by the left to smear high-profile conservatives – including President Donald Trump and former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney – with its latest slander job targeting the maker of the sting video that exposed Planned Parenthood’s selling of aborted baby body parts….

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Liberals And Mainstream Media Lose **it Over “It’s Okay To Be White” Signs

Liberals And Mainstream Media Lose **it Over “It’s Okay To Be White” Signs

Return Of Kings – Posters proclaiming “IT’S OKAY TO BE WHITE” have been appearing on college campuses and on city streets across the country this week, prompted by an anonymous chat-room comment that suggested the message would feed social unrest and sway white Americans to far-right ideologies. Since Tuesday, the posters have been spotted in…

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The Unbearable Whiteness of Being

The Unbearable Whiteness of Being

Oh, The Horror! ‘It’s OK To Be White’ poster taped to pole in Old Town Warrenton A sheet of paper taped to a pole behind the post office on Main Street in Warrenton today caught some passersby attention for its message, which reads: “It’s OK To Be White.” Similar posters have been plastered around cities and…

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Confederate Monuments: Slippery Slope to Shunning Founders Is Real, Dangerous

Confederate Monuments: Slippery Slope to Shunning Founders Is Real, Dangerous

Nat Review – For conservatives who pay attention, the slippery slope isn’t a logical fallacy, but a way of life. In our gloomy predictions, we regularly understate how far society will begin kicking us down the slope once we start sliding. It would’ve been unthinkable for even the most pessimistic anti-divorce activist of half a…

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More Attacks on Free Speech…

More Attacks on Free Speech…

Proposed ordinance could block Only Confederate flag from parades in Canton CANTON, N.C. (WLOS) — Like many traditions in Canton, parades and celebrations have been a part of the town for a long time. But, it was the display of the Confederate Battle Flag in this year’s Labor Day Parade that may change what can go…

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The State of Free Speech and Tolerance in America

The State of Free Speech and Tolerance in America

Americans Say Political Correctness Has Silenced Discussions Society Needs to Have; Most Have Views They’re Afraid to Share Cato Institute – Nearly three-fourths (71%) of Americans believe that political correctness has done more to silence important discussions our society needs to have. A little more than a quarter (28%) instead believe that political correctness has…

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Creamery appealing city’s stop-work order in flag dispute

Creamery appealing city’s stop-work order in flag dispute

The owner of the Edisto River Creamery has filed an appeal to the City of Orangeburg for placing a stop-work order on property in front of his restaurant that he claims is his. Tommy Daras filed the appeal to the city’s zoning administrator and building inspector David Epting last week but has not heard from…

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Local UDC chapter sues the city over statue removal

Local UDC chapter sues the city over statue removal

SAN ANTONIO — The local chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy is suing the city and other city leaders for the removal of a monument dedicated to fallen Confederate soldiers in September. Council members voted in favor of donating the statue to a non-profit organization that may preserve the monument for educational purposes. The now-disbanded…

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Radio Interview: Should Police Be Able to Hide Information About Surveillance?

A press release about the lawsuit filed against me by the city of Lexington, Ky., relating to an open records request I filed seeking information on surveillance generated a ton of local media coverage, including an appearance on Kruser and Krew, the afternoon-drive show on WVLK AM. Kruser and I talked about the city’s efforts…

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TV Interview: Taking on Big Brother at the Local Level

If you’ve been following our Activism 101 Podcast, you know that I’ve been involved in local activism taking on the surveillance state in my hometown of Lexington, Ky. Well, my efforts have gotten me sued! The good thing about getting sued is it creates a lot of media buzz – including spots on the local news….

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Ron Wyden and Rand Paul Lead Bipartisan Effort to Rein in NSA Spying

Ron Wyden and Rand Paul Lead Bipartisan Effort to Rein in NSA Spying

The New American – On October 24, Senators Ron Wyden (D-Ore.), shown on left, introduced — with Rand Paul (R-Ky.), shown on right, being the first of 13 senators to cosponsor — bipartisan legislation entitled the “USA RIGHTS Act” (S. 1997) to protect the privacy rights of Americans by banning warrantless searches of private databases…

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TAC Activist Pushes Back Against Local Government Bullying Tactics

For Immediate Release Oct. 24, 2017 LEXINGTON, Ky. — The American Civil Liberties Union of Kentucky will represent Michael Maharrey in a lawsuit filed against him by the city after he attempted to obtain documents relating to surveillance cameras owned and operated by the Lexington Police Department (“LPD”). “Honestly, I think it’s a bullying tactic more than…

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Community Supports Christian Flag Flying Outside Public School Following Atheist Complaint

Community Supports Christian Flag Flying Outside Public School Following Atheist Complaint

LARUE, Texas — A number of residents in the LaRue, Texas area attended a school board meeting on Thursday to show support for a Christian flag that is flying outside of a public school after one of the most conspicuous professing atheist organizations lodged a complaint. According to local television station KLTV, James Young, the superintendent of…

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Group of Florida veterans fighting to keep all war monuments

Group of Florida veterans fighting to keep all war monuments

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) — A group of veterans are fighting to keep all war monuments in Florida, including controversial Confederate memorials. The group says the statues and other tributes should be protected by law. Vietnam Veteran H.K. Edgerton is proud as he waves the Confederate Flag. “Leave that flag alone,” he said. He’s a part…

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Dallas City Insider Reveals Why Lee Statue Yanked 

Dallas City Insider Reveals Why Lee Statue Yanked 

American Free Press – Former Dallas City Council member Sandra Crenshaw explains how a bevy of cultural communists worked to get the general’s statue pulled from its place of honor in Dallas. By Dave Gahary Sandra Crenshaw, a black, 65-year-old former Dallas City Council member, who’s part of a predominantly black group that formed to…

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Even Simulated History Under Attack

Even Simulated History Under Attack

‘We wanted to send a message’: Reenactors stage Civil War battle despite threat WaPo – MIDDLETOWN, Va. — Late Sunday morning, hundreds of Civil War reenactors concluded their battle on a rolling patch of grass 80 miles west of Washington. In normal years, taps would be played and each side would march back to its tent…

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Interview: Sued by Local Government for Open Records Request on Surveillance

I recently appeared on InfoWars Real News with David Knight to talk about the lawsuit the city of Lexington, Ky., filed against me over an open records requests. To open the interview, I explain exactly why the city sued me. One of the highlights of the segment was when I pulled out a copy of a redacted…

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USA Liberty Act: More of the Same Old Surveillance State Games

USA Liberty Act: More of the Same Old Surveillance State Games

Patriot Games… The New American – Every time Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) is set to expire, the surveillance hawks prop it back up, give it a fresh coat of paint, and promise to (really, this time) protect the privacy of American citizens. And every time, the “reforms” succeed in refueling…

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How The Left Will Remove The Right From The Internet Using American Law

How The Left Will Remove The Right From The Internet Using American Law

Amerika – We know they want to censor us and eventually, jail or medicate and then execute us. We know this because history repeats itself and the Left uses the same methods of dealing with not just the right, but all who fail to join the snowball of lost souls who form the Leftist herd….

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