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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The professional media reveal their Democratic bias

Tania from Midnight Blue has noted that, following last week’s six recall elections concerning six Republican state senators in Wisconsin, this week will see two more, this time concerning two Democratic state senators. Four of the Republicans retained their seats, meaning that the GOP retains control of the state Senate in Wisconsin. 12th District – …

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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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And You Wonder Why Progressives/Liberals/Communists Are Seen As Smug, Elitists, Hate Mongers and all Around A-Holes

David Carr | Maher | Low Sloping Foreheads (In Other Words Cro-Magnum Knuckle Draggers) www.realclearpolitics.com New York Times columnist David Carr responds to Bill Maher implying Alabama and Kansas are not the “smart states.” David Carr: “If it’s Kansas, Missouri, it’s no big deal. You know, that’s the dance of the low sloping foreheads. The …

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Another one bites the dust, slain by the sword of Freedom of Speech and of the Press

Y’all will recall the What a Weiner and He’s threads. As I noted in the latter one, “Maybe I’m being overly optimistic here, but I think dude is toast!” Well, the toaster has popped, and, as always, the toast has hit the floor buttered side down. Weiner Quits House Seat Over ‘Mistakes’ Chang W. Lee/The …

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