I disagree with what they are doing, but at least they are going about it in the right way

From Think Progress: Senators Introduce Constitutional Amendment To Overturn Citizens United By Zaid Jilani on Nov 2, 2011 at 9:50 am One of the overarching themes of the 99 Percent Movement is that our democracy is too corrupted by corporate special interests. This corruption was worsened last year by the Supreme Court’s Citizens United decision, …

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Freedom of speech and our friends on the left

From Donald Douglas: The Hate Speech Bugaboo This is an unbelievably ridiculous piece, from Erna Paris, at Toronto’s Globe and Mail, “There *are* limits to free expression.” And from the comments: Hate speech is less prevalent in Canada today because Canadians don’t like it and don’t want it, not because of any law. Canada is …

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Wasting money in Philadelphia

There were several stories from the City of Brotherly Love yesterday which amounted to nothing more than wastes of money. Supreme Court refuses to reinstate Abu-Jamal death sentence¹ By Joseph A. Slobodzian, Philadelphia Inquirer Staff Writer The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to hear a petition by the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office seeking to …

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Janeane Garofalo, Racist Sexist Anti-Christian Pig And Conspiracy Theorist

Janeane Garofalo appeared on Keith Olbermann’s Countdown show on the Al Gore-owned microscopic-market cable station Current TV and went way off the radical Leftist deep end. You have to see the video to believe the absolute rantings of that bat-guano crazy lunatic. And of course, Olbermann, in his bat-guano crazy lunatic fashion, agreed with her. …

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profiles James O’Keefe

From : Stinger: James O’Keefe’s Greatest Hits Curran Hatleberg for The New York Times By ZEV CHAFETS The temperature was hovering near 90 degrees on the afternoon of Memorial Day when James O’Keefe III emerged from the woods and ambled over to my car. He was tall and thin, with pale skin and matted reddish …

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The Official CSPT 9/11 Comment Site

This thread is for the sole purpose of providing 9/11 information only. Please refrain from non 9/11 information. There shall be no complaints about what is posted, and no holds barred. [8DEC10 bumped to the top to re-open comment thread -- JH] [10 January 2011: Bumped to the top] [10 March 11 Bumped up][11 June ...

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The CSPT Write Your Own Restrictions on the First Amendment Contest

Our good friend Perry has been telling us, continually, that the First Amendment, though written in absolutist terms — Congress shall make no law . . . abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press . . . . — cannot be read as an absolute prohibition, and that, in the context of modern …

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Why our First Amendment is so important

In Defense of ‘Hurtful’ Speech vrijdag, 24 juni 2011 Yesterday was a beautiful day for freedom of speech in the Netherlands. An Amsterdam court acquitted me of all charges of hate speech after a legal ordeal that lasted almost two years. Yesterday, the Dutch people learned that political debate has not been stifled in their …

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