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first amendment

City Agrees to Settle Lawsuit Claiming Pasadena Police Officer Had His Sister Falsely Arre (tags)

City Agrees to Settle Lawsuit Claiming Pasadena Police Officer Had His Sister Falsely Arrested

Reem Assil Drops Lawsuit Against Jewish Protesters (tags)

Cafe Honoring Palestinian Terrorist Drops Lawsuit Against Jewish Protesters

Mural of convicted terrorist gives rise to free-speech clash at California bakery (tags)

Bakery owner Reem Assil has a First Amendment right to display a mural at her shop honoring convicted terrorist Rasmea Odeh, but protesters say she should respect their right to object to it.

Fascism in Charlottesville, 2017/Racism in Selma, 1965/It's still on (tags)

Like many other people, I had the feeling, that the Charlotteville disaster was a deja vu. Rights, that were fought so hard with blood, swear and tears, seemed to crumble down to nothing. Nazi marches again [although not in Nazi Germany], fascist hate, which caused a deadly victim. I just saw the film ''Selma'' about Martin Luther King's civil rights movement and although much has changed, I saw similarities in the oppression of black rights. But this is also written in memory of Heather Heyer and the others, who payed with their lives in the anti racist struggle. It's still on.

Justice Dept. seeking info, IDs on 1.3M visitors to protest website DisruptJ20.org (tags)

That means that if you even visited DisruptJ20.org, Jeff Sessions wants your information.

PCJF Opposes Appointment of Free Speech/Civil Rights Violator to be Next D.C. Police Chief (tags)

PCJF Opposes Appointment of Free Speech/Civil Rights Violator to be Next D.C. Police Chief

KPFK LSB statement on DAPL arrests (tags)

the KPFK Local Station Board passed this

First Amendment Under Covert Attack (tags)

Constitutional Rights Are Disintegrating Right Under Our Noses.

Right-Wing DC Court of Appeals Upholds Unconstitutional Surveillance (tags)

police state

Help Me Ronda! “Billionaires For Bernie”: Why Sanders Needs an Independent SuperPAC (tags)

JFK Said: "Things Do Not Happen. Things Are Made to Happen." In 2015-2016, LIBERAL Billionaires Such as Ronda Stryker, Nick Hanauer, and Ted Turner (To Name a Few) Can Help Elect Bernie Sanders President by Giving His Supporters Fundraising and Spending Near-Parity With Hillary Clinton's $1 Billion.

Cleveland Police Attack Black Activists (tags)

police state

Revisiting Patriot Act Police State Legislation (tags)

police state

Appeals Court Strikes Down Bulk NSA Phone Spying (tags)

NSA

City of Fullerton Conspires to Silence Free Press Following Hung Jury #LivestreamOnTrial (tags)

After the jury returned a hung verdict, the Fullerton district attorney announced their intent to retry independent journalist livestreamers AJ Redkey and PM Beers for their presence at the January 18, 2014 protests of the police murder of Kelly Thomas. #FilmThePolice #FreeThePress #LivestreamOnTrial #opFullerton

Mark Goldowitz, Director of Anti-SLAPP Project, to Fight My Free Speech Case (tags)

I am taking my free speech and animal rights case to the California Court of Appeal where First Amendment attorney Mark Goldowitz will argue the defamation lawsuit should be dismissed on First Amendment and related grounds.

Salaita Sues University of Illinois (tags)

academia

America's War on Everything It Claims to Stand For (tags)

police state

Congress Authorizes Unlimited Spying on US Citizens (tags)

police state

Fear-Mongering Ahead of Another US False Flag? (Part II) (tags)

anti-war

Mass Surveillance Destroys Freedom (tags)

NSA

Obama Targets Free Expression (tags)

police state

Firestorm Over Steven Salaita's Sacking (tags)

Israel

Steven Salaita Goes Public (tags)

Israel

Lunch with Lynne and Ralph (tags)

police states

Steven Salaita's Academic Lynching (tags)

Israel

The New York Times War on Truth (tags)

NYT

Political Thriller Citizen Koch Premieres in Los Angeles (tags)

Citizen Koch director Carl Deal joined a political panel moderated by Lauren Steiner following Friday night’s theatrical premiere at the Sundance Sunset Cinema.

Election Day with Occupy Los Angeles: Know Your Rights Juror Education Rally (tags)

As Los Angeles went to the polls for the statewide district primary elections, members of Occupy Los Angeles gathered in “Solidarity Park” (otherwise known as the lawn of Los Angeles City Hall on Spring St.) for a picnic and educational outreach action about jury nullification.

Sacking NYT Executive Editor Jill Abramson (tags)

NYT

Los Angeles Joins Nationwide #WaveOfAction Occupation of FCC Offices to #SaveTheInternet (tags)

The #WaveOfAction to #SaveTheInternet swept through twenty cities across the United States on Thursday, May 15, 2014, as the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted on new rules to drastically change how the Internet operates.

Mixing Government and Religion in Tempe, Arizona (tags)

How do you spell "F*ck the First Amendment" - Tempe, Arizona a religious theocracy

Livestreamer @PMBeers interviews Bundy Ranch supporters during BLM stand-off (tags)

In April 2014, the U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) acted on a court order to seize the cattle of southern Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy. Hundreds of western men and women traveled to Bunkersville, NV to stand with Cliven Bundy against federal tyranny. Several reporters from Los Angeles People's Media went to the site of the #BundyRanch #RangeWar to interview the supporters of the Bundy family about the stand-off.

Duplicitous Obama Civil Rights Hyperbole (tags)

Obama

Supreme Court Rules for Big Money (tags)

money power

Obama Targets Press Freedom (tags)

police state

Unconstitutional Protect Academic Freedom Act (tags)

police state

Mass Surveillance Called Illegal (tags)

NSA

Obama Defends the Indefensible (tags)

NSA

Net Neutrality: RIP? (tags)

net neutrality

Legislating Tyranny (tags)

tyranny

US and Israeli Seasons's Greetings: Part II (tags)

imperialism

ACLU v. Clapper Ruling (tags)

NSA

Federal Judge Rules Against Mass Surveillance (tags)

police state

Obama Sentences Lynne Stewart to Death (tags)

Lynne Stewart

Britain's War on Press Freedom (tags)

Britain

France Lies for Israel (tags)

France

ACLU v. Clapper (tags)

NSA

New NSA Revlations (tags)

NSA

War on Terror Advocate to Head Homeland Security (tags)

police state

Impeach Obama Now! (tags)

Syria

Jewish Voice for Peace supports hate speech (tags)

At the "Jewish Voice for Peace" anti-Israel site, they urge their fans to lobby to defeat Proposition 76:

Bradley Manning: Victimized by Police State Injustice (tags)

police stat

Longstanding Bahraini State Terror (tags)

Bahrain

Daniel McGowan: Victimized by US Injustice (tags)

police state

US Courts Approve Indefinite Detention and Torture (tags)

police state

America's Surveillance Society (tags)

police state

Edward Snowden Charged Under the Espionage Act (tags)

police state

Israeli Involvement in NSA Spying (tags)

It doesn't surprise. On June 8, Haaretz headlined "What was the Israeli involvement in collecting US communications intel for NSA?" More on that below.

Israeli Involvement in NSA Spying (tags)

police state

Unconstitutional US Data-Mining (tags)

police state

We're All Bradley Manning (tags)

police state

Obama Wants Whistleblowers Silenced (tags)

police state

IRS Scandal: More Than Meets the Eye (tags)

tyranny

New York Times Anti-Palestinian Bias (tags)

NYT

Lawless NYPD Spying on Muslims (tags)

tyranny

Liberal Agenda for More Gun Control Tied to a Totalitarian Agenda (tags)

The political agenda regarding foreign policy, stenographed by the lamestream media, is to continue to spend American resources on what is still far too much for Israel’s objectives (such as war with Syria and Iran), and at more great costs to our tax revenues. Certain industries and banker investors found such misadventures, as illegal wars, in the Middle East to be cash cows, equally parasitically bleeding America on the whole; as these goings-on continue to motivate more dismantlement of American Constitutional liberties here at home (in order to get away with their forms of betrayal (treason) to our founding fathers’ American Creed (which is not protecting the Holy Land) and to true interests of the American peoples. We now continue to live within a tyranny of corrupt betrayal. So to ban the personal right to own rapid-fire weapons here in the United States could happen within this significant context of an ever-evolving totalitarian reality that continues to wrap its dangerous tentacles around our quickly dying freedoms.

Israel's Racist of the Year Award (tags)

Israel

Students threatened at UC Davis event (tags)

The UC are failing our students

Inaugural Hypocrisy (tags)

Obama

Help! We Need 53 More Petition Signatures Right Now! (tags)

Help! The White House website requires that you have 150 signatures before your petition can go "Public" on the White House website, and we need 53 more signatures! Please hurry and help us out! End Drone Strikes Killing Children http://wh.gov/UKpQ was written by Rosemarie Jackowski of Bennington, Vermont, USA. She is a 75 year old war protester.

Aaron Swartz: Suicide or Murder? (tags)

murder

Campaign organizes to push back against Obama provision to arrest Americans (tags)

Detention prevention strategy goes national

OWS Activists Called Domestic Terrorists (tags)

police state

Institutionalizing Indefinite Detention (tags)

police state

Berkeley's Free Speech Movement (tags)

freedom

Everybody’s Home: An Unlikely Alliance Challenges the Financial Borg (tags)

Proposition 8, DoMA and the Supreme Court (tags)

The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to review the constitutionality of Proposition 8, the ban on same-sex marriage passed by California voters in November 2008, and also the provision of the Defense of Marriage Act (DoMA) that defines marriage under federal law as only between one man and one woman. But the current Right-wing Court is likely to uphold Prop. 8 as constitutional and leave the battle for marriage equality to state-by-state political and social campaigns.

Fall 2012 National Immigrant Solidarity Network Monthly News Alert! (tags)

The Election Over! Where’s Our Change? Our Demands to the President Obama at the Second Term! In This Issue: 1) CCR Commentary 2) FAMILIA LATINA UNIDA Commentary 3) NILC Commentary 4) Petition to Support Sergio 5) Latino voters in 2012 election 6) New Mexico, Border Election Highlights 7) LA council approves ID cards for city residents 8) Anti-Latino Laws Ignite The South

Chalking & the Disruption of Business as Usual in DTLA: (tags)

Chalking & the Disruption of Business as Usual in DTLA: It has never been about the sidewalk chalk on the sidewalks, that's a simplified interpretation of a more sinister picture.

Legitimizing Illegal Spying (tags)

police state

Romney/Ryanism in Tampa (tags)

corruption

Remembering Gore Vidal (tags)

Gore Vidal

The Disclose Act vote today: Legislation to prevent anonymous campaign donations (tags)

The Senate has failed to advance legislation that would require independent groups to disclose the names of contributors who give more than $10,000 for use in political campaigns.

Lynne Stewart Loses Appeal (tags)

police state

Police Brutality During Chicago NATO Summit (tags)

police state

Battleground Chicago (tags)

anti-war

Chicago Under Siege (tags)

anti-war

Chicago Militarized for NATO (tags)

anti-war

A Nation of Morons (tags)

ignorance

Obama Wreaks Duplicity (tags)

anti-war

Draconian Cybersecurity Bills (tags)

police state

Open Letter to Venice LAPD re commercialized clean up NEEDED still continued... (tags)

The new ordinances that prohibit the previously allowed commercial resale [flea market stuff mainly] on Venice's Ocean Front Walk were being enforced by LAPD. Apparently some slide down and out has occured turning the OFW back into what it was before the City Ordinance was legally passed. Open letter letter here was written by [more than one] citizen who also work diligently to help Clean UP [and not tear down ] Our Venice Neighborhood

Katherine Stewart Exposes the "Good News Clubs" (tags)

They bill themselves as "nondenominational Bible study" groups for grade-schoolers, but according to investigative reporter Katherine Stewart, the Good News Clubs are just part of a broad-based campaign by the radical religious Right to turn public schools into arenas of religious conversion. They've already won virtually complete permission from the U.S. Supreme Court to run roughshod over the separation of church and state, and religious organizations — especially anti-woman, anti-Queer Fundamentalist ones — have become a 900-pound gorilla able to push themselves into any public school they want to crash.

Justice on Trial: Lynne Stewart's Appeal (tags)

police state

Queer Democrats Split in 51st Congressional District Race (tags)

For the second month in a row, the San Diego Democrats for EqualIty refused to endorse a progressive Latina for Congress. This time they were unable to come to a consensus whether to support Denise Moreno Ducheny or Juan Vargas in the 51st Congressional District, currently represented by mayoral candidate Bob Filner, despite Vargas's opposition to marriage equality and his abandonment of previous support for single-payer health care.

Where's OUR Religious Liberty? (tags)

The recent controversy over whether institutions owned by the Roman Catholic Church should be required to include birth control coverage in the health insurance they offer employees, the attempt in Virginia to require women seeking abortions to submit to medical rape, and the radical Right's reaction to the 9th Circuit appeals court ruling that Proposition 8 is unconstitutional raises the question: why does it seem as if only bigoted Right-wing churches have "religious liberty" in this country? Why are America's officially tolerated spiritual belief systems seemingly limited to those of the Roman Catholics, Mormons and Southern Baptist Convention?

Cynthia Nixon: Bi Heroine Tells It Like It Is (tags)

Actress Cynthia Nixon caused a brief furor last January and ruffled the feathers of the Queer Thought Police by daring to say publicly that as a Bisexual she believes she did have a choice in her sexual orientation, and she doesn't see why people should assume she's a Lesbian just because her current relationship partner is a woman.

More War Against Venice Street People (tags)

The City of Los Angeles rolled out new Venice Boardwalk Ordinance (LAMC 42.15) and initiated concentrated effort to remove homeless people from Venice.

Lynne Stewart Appeal for Justice (tags)

police state

San Diegans Rally Against Citizens United Decision (tags)

Though the original location had to be changed when agents of the Department of Homeland Security blocked off the original one, San Diegans nonetheless held a rally January 20 against the Citizens United decision of the U.S. Supreme Court, which opened the floodgates for even more corporate influence over American politics and elections.

Occupy 2.0 (tags)

Photos of the Occupy San Diego three-month anniversary march January 7 downtown and an interview with Occupy activist and former hunger striker John Kenney on his ideas for the future of the movement.

Protesting Internet Censorship (tags)

censorship

Targeting Journalists Covering OWS Protests (tags)

police state

Arrested for Voter Registration (tags)

The recent arrest of former Congressional candidate Ray Lutz for attempting to register voters at Occupy San Diego is an indication of how far the class war in the U.S. has extended. It's part of a much more sophisticated series of actions on the part of the corporate Right to make sure that the "wrong" people — those that question the right of the 1 percent to run the country as they please — don't get a chance to vote.

Obama Year Three: Continuing His Rogue Agenda (tags)

police state

Tarek Mehanna: Victimized by Racist Injustice (tags)

police state

MY BROTHERS AND SISTERS OF THIS COURT IN THEE (tags)

WE ALL KNOW, these demons represent less than one tenth of one percent as hijackers of good will, who only survive in our living spaces through censorship on the banksters and war criminals suckering American teens for death in stolen profit.

Two Hard Cases, Two Bad Laws (tags)

The November 14 decision by the U.S. Supreme Court to consider the constitutionality of so-called "Obamacare" and the November 17 decision of the California Supreme Court that the proponents of Proposition 8 have legal standing to appeal it all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court are both disasters for the progressive community. But they also highlight the conflict between general principles of justice progressives should support and tactical positions in specific cases that may work to our short-term advantage but cause us problems later on.

Urgent Call To Save the Occupation: Stay Up All Night (tags)

Occupiers call for all-night block party and vigil tonight to save the Occupation

THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY’S RESPONSE TO THE CITY OF LOS ANGELES (tags)

Thanksgiving Hypocrisy (tags)

Thanksgiving

More Police abuse of media covering OWS in three states (tags)

three links on stories regarding OWS related police interference with journalists

Palestinian Settlers Attack Palestinians with Impunity (tags)

Palestine

Criminalizing OWS Protesters (tags)

class war

Time, Place, and Manner Restrictions on Peaceable Assembly (tags)

Time, Place and Manner Restrictions on First Amendment Right to Peaceable Assembly (protest)

Constitutionally Protected Symbolic Speech (tags)

class war

Internet Freedom Threatened (tags)

Internet

Obama's Legacy of Shame (tags)

class war

Halloween Ordinance Unconstitutional (tags)

Riverside County passed an ordinance last week that violates the constitutional rights of anyone convicted of a sex-related crime. There are more than 2,500 such people in that County plus family members affected. Anyone who violates ordinance may be sentenced to 6 months in jail and fined up to $1,000.

Urgent Message from Occupy Coachella Valley (tags)

reposted from facebook

Marriage Equality Protesters Have Day in Court Oct. 17 (tags)

The "Equality Nine," marriage equality protesters who were arrested in August 2010 for staging a sit-in at the San Diego County Clerk's office to protest the continuing denial of marriage licenses to same-sex couples, were back in court October 17. The city attorney, who has refused to drop the charges, has offered them a plea deal, but so far all but two have refused to take it.

OCCUPY L.A. - Legal Info for Los Angeles protest at City Hall (tags)

OCCUPY L.A. - Legal Info for Los Angeles protest at City Hall, October 1. L.A. Municipal Code pertinent parts in everyday language.

Rage Against Wall Street Crooks (tags)

Wall Street

The Irvine 11: Guilty of Being Muslims in America (tags)

persecution

Wilson Pitruzzelli Investments attempts to Violate Artist's First Amendment Rights (tags)

The Wiener Boys of Wilson Pitruzzelli Investments, LLC and Wurstkuche restaurant, Tyler Wilson & Joseph Pitruzzelli Attempt To Violate A Los Angeles Artist's First Amendment Rights. (reposted blog from J.A. Citizen Editorials)

The Irvine 11 (tags)

state terror

Vilifying Muslims in America (tags)

persecution

Hard Right Extremism in America and Europe (tags)

fascism

Targeting Professor Terri Ginsberg's Academic and Speech Freedoms (tags)

persecution

Free Gary Johnson! Homelessness in California is now punishable by a year in jail. (tags)

Free Gary Johnson! Overturn the Convictions of Ed Frey, Arthur Bishoff, Collette Connolly! Hands Off Christopher Doyon! End Laws making it Illegal for the Homeless to Sleep at Night! Seize Housing From the Banks for those Who Need Housing! For a Nation Wide Jobs Program Building Housing for All!

Wrongfully Banishing Professor David Protess (tags)

persecution

Internet Censorship Bill Introduced (tags)

censorship

The anarchist Stuart Christie and his neo-conservative literary bedfellow (tags)

"The Floodgates of Anarchy" and a fan of a government that boils people to death...

Re-visiting Uncle Ted & A Few FC Targets (tags)

Revisiting writings of Ted K, whether we disagree with his actions or not is irrelevant. The point is there are lessons to be learned in strategy and where the collective eco-activist movement is heading.

Target:Homeles-South Coast Homeless Advisory Committee Advocate Reports (tags)

Target:Homeles-South Coast Homeless Advisory Committee Advocate Reports The City of Santa Barbara is poised to push homeless out with illegal legislation which violates the US Constitution. Here is the report they never released to the public - or even discussed!!! Because frankly, they don't give a damn.

Supreme Court Lets Corporations (tags)

corporatism

Lynne Stewart's Appeal Brief (tags)

political prisoner

Multiple Social Security numbers linked to President Obama - initial Fraud in Litigation (tags)

The case is characterized by the relatively simple underlying facts and law. The Chief Judge of the US District Court in Washington DC Royce Lamberth may proceed to dismiss the complaint under pretense of judicial review. However, the practice of pretense litigation undermines any remaining credibility of the US justice system.

Lawyers’ Guild Forum on Nonviolent Resistance: Participant, Attorney & Observer (tags)

The National Lawyers’ Guild hosted a forum on nonviolent resistance and civil disobedience at the Thomas Jefferson School of Law in downtown San Diego February 23, and discussed the issue from three points of view: attorney Alex Landon, protest participant Zakiya Khabir and legal observer Rachel Scoma.

Egypt's Spirit Lands in Wisconsin (tags)

protest

Request Filed for Impeachment of US Supreme Court Clerk William Suter (tags)

The office of Clerk of the Court William Suter denies applicants and petitioners, as well as the public at large, the right to distinguish, which cases were duly reviewed by the Supreme Court of the United States, and which one were not.

‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ in the US Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit: Is the Docket Honest? (tags)

In 'Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ in the US Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit, verification of validity of the dockets by Clerk Molly C Dwyer is requested. The Clerks of the US Courts hold a key position in the safeguard of integrity of the courts and Human Rights in the Digital Era.

‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’: Log Cabin Republicans Arguments - "handwaving" (tags)

In their opposition to the Motion to Intervene, the Log Cabin Republicans failed to do the obvious - produce the Certificate of the October 2010 Judgment. Of significance also is the lack of opposition to the intervention by the US Department of Justice, and the ongoing refusal of the US District Court to produce the Certificate.

Mera Szendro Bok’s New Media Rights Hosts Drumbeat-San Diego Feb. 5 (tags)

Drumbeat San Diego, part of a nationwide mobilization of independent media activists for skills-building, networking and activism, will be held Saturday, February 5, 1:30 to 6:30 p.m. at Queen Bee’s Arts and Cultural Center, 3925 Ohio Street in North Park. Zenger’s Newsmagazine recently interviewed Mera Szendro Bok, director of New Media Rights, whose organization is one of the key players building the local event. She talked about Drumbeat, about the media rights landscape in general, and how individuals can fight to keep the Internet free and open and prevent it from becoming yet another transmission belt communicating only the anti-progressive, anti-human “free market” message of all other corporate media.

Request Filed to Inspect and to Copy US Supreme Court Electronic Records (tags)

The outcome of petitions and applications by individuals against government or corporation remained vague and ambiguous. The Office of the Clerk sent invalid letters, as notices of "denial", while no judicial records were found in the paper court files as valid foundation for such letter. So far, no public access was permitted to the judicial records in the electronic case management of the US Supreme Court.

Alleged corruption of the office of the Clerk of the Supreme Court of the United States (tags)

No signed orders and decisions can be found in the paper SCOTUS files; false and deliberately misleading dockets are published online by the office of the clerk; false and deliberately misleading letters are mailed by the office of the clerk.

Burlesque in the US Courts - Hijacking of the US Government (tags)

Commonwealth of Virginia v Sebelius in the US District Court – Constitutional Challenge to the Obama Health Care Law – Appears as Deliberately Invalid Litigation _____ The docket of the case reveals records that are inconsistent with litigation conducted in compliance with the US law. The clerk of the court and US Department of Justice Freedom of Information Office were requested to provide copies of the electronic certificates of authentication/attestation by the clerk of the records in the case.

Investigation, Impeachment of US Judge Jed Rakoff, Clerk Ruby Krajick Requested (tags)

The US Government coerced merger of Merrill Lynch and BofA involved alleged criminality by US and BofA senior officers, including Brian Moynihan and Ben Bernanke. US Judge Jed Rakoff and Clerk Ruby Krajick engaged in conduct of invalid litigation in alleged violation of the US law, and the publication of null and void court records in alleged violation of their Oaths of Office, as part of efforts to cover-up the alleged criminality by senior BofA and US officers.

Shield Act Targets First Amendment Freedoms (tags)

police state tactics

‘Don’t Ask Don’t Tell’: Request to Dismiss Appeals from an Uncertified Judgment, on Docket (tags)

The Motion and concomitantly filed papers have not addressed the controversial ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ policy itself, and have not sided with either of the parties in the case - the Log Cabin Republicans, or the US Department of Justice. Instead, the Motion has limited itself to arguments regarding the validity, or lack thereof, of the uncertified October 2010 Judgment, from which the appeals were taken. The motion has also addressed the validity, or lack thereof of the docket of the US District Court, Central District of California in the case, as a whole, and the implementation of the US District Court’s online public access and case management systems (PACER and CM/ECF).

Los Angeles Superior Court - Widespread Corruption and Refusal of US DOJ to Take Action (tags)

The Superior Court of California, County of Los Angeles, is the largest county court in the United States, with over 400 judges, serving the most populous county in the United States, with over 10 million residents. Official, expert, and media reports have documented widespread corruption of the court for over a decade, and consistent refusal of the US government to take action.

Surgeon v LA County - Opined as elaborate Fraud on the California Courts (tags)

The case is of the highest public policy significance. It reflects the conduct in concert of the California Government of all branches in a manner that undermines the prospect of honest court services in Los Angeles County, California, for years to come.

Threat by US Marshals Following Request for Correction of False Docket, US Court, CA (tags)

In both threats the US Deputy Marshal Darcy Smith was employed to suppress claims of judicial corruption at the US District Court, Southern District of Californina.

Obama Year Two: Continued Betrayal and Failure (Part II) (tags)

government betrayal

Judgment in the ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ Policy Claimed to be Invalid (tags)

In filing the papers with the US Congress, Dr Zernik alleges that conduct of Judge Virginia Phillips and Clerk Terry Nafisi undermines the Rule of Law, and with it - Civil Rights, Banking Regulation, and management of the Armed Services.

Log Cabin Republicans v USA – ‘Don’t Ask Don’t Tell’ - Notice of Intent to Intervene (tags)

The litigation places the spotlight on the denial of Public Access to the ‘electronic document stamps’ and thus, the question of the integrity of judicial records and processes at the US District Court, Central District of California.

‘Don’t Ask Don’t Tell’: US Court Clerk TERRY NAFISI Asked to Provide Judgments Attestation (tags)

The Clerk of the US Court is charged with attestation of judgments and the maintenance of honest dockets. On both accounts Clerk TERRY NAFISI was previously found at fault.

William Suter, Clerk of the Supreme Court of the United States – Evidence of Public Corrup (tags)

Conditions that prevail at the US courts today undermine Human Rights and banking regulation, and contribute to disintegration of the frameworks of democratic government in the United States. Reform of the judiciary in the United States is also essential for addressing the current Depression.

“Know Your Rights,” Progressive Attorneys Tell Activist San Diego (tags)

Though guest of honor Ted Burke, one of 11 Midwest peace and social justice activists recently detained and harassed by the FBI, wasn't able to make Activist San Diego's November 15 meeting on law enforcement and political activism, the discussion was still compelling. Local attorneys and activists Kate Yavenditti, Frank Gormlie and Alex Landon reviewed the history of anti-Left and anti-progressive repression in San Diego and discussed what rights you have when you're stopped by law enforcement or when police officers come to your home.

America: Land of Police State Repression (tags)

targeting the vulnerable and innocent

Liberation News California Voter Recommendations (tags)

"We have enough wealth to provide quality housing, health care and education to everyone in California. Most of us care about each other and want to protect our environment. But we are governed by people who want tax breaks and maximum profits for big business." Marsha Feinland, Peace and Freedom Party Candidate for Senate

Computer Fraud Opined in the Online Public Access and Case Management Systems of US Courts (tags)

Human Rights Alert (NGO) submission to the UN Human Rights Council, was incorporated in the official staff report with reference to "corruption of the courts and the legal profession, and discrimination by law enforcement in California". Two papers on the matter were also recently published in a peer reviewed international computer science journal. The current paper expanded on the role of the US courts computer systems in enabling the "corruption".

Church Program Honors Southern Poverty Law Center (tags)

Though the guest of honor, Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) director Morris Dees, didn't show up — his mother-in-law was terminally ill and he canceled with less than a day’s notice — the September 22 program honoring the Center went on anyway, with the group’s president, Richard Cohen, the main attraction. Cohen and other SPLC staff members discussed the group’s history, its spectacular lawsuits holding the Ku Klux Klan and other white-supremacist organizations responsible for the deaths of people of color, and the links between the ultra-radical Right and the supposedly “respectable” Tea Party.

Lawless Spying in America to Obstruct First Amendment Freedoms (tags)

lawless spying

David Ray Griffin v. Cass Sunstein (tags)

Griffin deconstructs Sunstein

Lawsuit Challenges Obama Administration's Targeted Assassination Policy (tags)

lawless killing now US policy

Arctic contaminants threaten polar bears (tags)

Arctic contaminants threaten polar bears

Under Threat: A Free and Open Internet (tags)

Internet threatened

Wkileaks is legit...check it out ! (tags)

Wikileaks is doing some outstanding reporting, and seems to be 'legitimate' and thus needs more than just readers, they need more support [see bottom of their web page]. Join in FREER info/ speech/ transparency ..dont be a passive public , do something worthwhile NOW !

Targeting Academic and Speech Freedoms: The Case of Canadian Professor Denis Rancourt (tags)

academic and speech freedoms endangered

America's Supremes: Court Over Constitution (tags)

America governs lawlessly

Cops forcing religion on homeless folks in Venice Beach (tags)

Looks like the cops want to force religion on people in Los Angeles - Just what part of the First Amendment don't these police thugs understand?

Lights going out in Gaza again (tags)

Lights going out in Gaza again

Obama Year One: Betrayal and Failure (tags)

Obama's shocking betrayal

Neo-Catholics and Neo-Cons: An Unholy Alliance (Satire) (tags)

Betty Clermont’s book is called: “The Neo-Catholics: Implementing Christian Nationalism in America.” She insists that some of the Right Wing Boy-ohs at the Vatican embraced the Neo-Con ideology for the Church. In the U.S., they used the “Family Values” gimmick to sell Reagan/Dubya to the faithful. Meanwhile, they pushed for a Capitalism-Gone-Wild, Daddy-Knows-Best system. A Vatican agent in the U.S. wants to see Clermont’s opus banned!

An Open Letter to Pacifica Radio's KPFA Management (tags)

censorship at KPFA

Will Congress Criminalize Anti-Semitism and Israeli Criticism (tags)

criminalizing dissent

Targeting Muslim Charities in America (tags)

the face of a police state

Lynne Stewart: Heroic Human Rights Lawyer Jailed (tags)

The US criminal justice system betrayed this heroic woman

Medical marijuana gets a boost from major doctors group (tags)

Medical marijuana gets a boost from major doctors group

Push to legalize marijuana gains ground in California (tags)

Push to legalize marijuana gains ground in California

Tempe Police compile secret dossiers on people that make complaints! (tags)

Hmmm ... the police and government compile secret dossiers on people that make complaints! Yes this is America in 2009 but its is still run like Nazi Germany or Stalins Soviet Union, and we just think we have rights

Economic recovery underway - a cruel deception (tags)

Reviewing Project Censored's Latest Top 25 Censored Stories (tags)

Project Censored's fabulous new book.

Religion vs. the Sprinkler Police (tags)

When it comes to my yard, a middle ground is unachievable if it means a dead ground. My religion and moral value system require healthy greenery; which in turn, benefit the animals and insects who depend on my yard for sustenance.

Endangered species listing sought for Arctic reindeer (tags)

Endangered species listing sought for Arctic reindeer

Announcing 24 Scholarships in Authentic Journalism for February of 2010 (tags)

Today we announce that Narco News will grant 24 scholarships for up-and-coming journalists and communicators to attend a ten-day session of the School of Authentic Journalism on February 3 to 13 of 2010 on Mexico’s Yucatán Peninsula.

Drew Sullivan and Katie Marr get sued for stealing Mike Ross's mail and post office box. (tags)

Drew Sullivan of Ash Avenue Comics and Katie Marr get sued for stealing Mike Ross's mail and post office box.

Free Speech is a Right - Not a Lottery Prize! (tags)

FREE SPEECH IS A RIGHT NOT A LOTTERY PRIZE! Venice Beach Boardwalk Coalition (VBBC) challenges City of Los Angeles Permit/Lottery on Venice Boardwalk

Fed refuses to disclose recipients of US $2-trillion (tags)

Fed refuses to disclose recipients of US $2-trillion

Reviewing Marjorie Cohn and Kathleen Gilberd's "Rules of Disengagement" (tags)

Right of GIs to refuse to fight in illegal wars

Rainbow Family Continues in spite of selective punishments by enforcers of "laws" (tags)

PRESS RELEASE: Rainbow Gatherers Ordered to Albuquerque for Ticket Hearings Monday. for updates see Rainbow press crew's website below.

RAINBOW GATHERING : SEED CAMP UNDERWAY IN NEW MEXICO (tags)

Every year there is a very special gathering of those who love peace, the earth and want to act in their Unity and loving presence with one another... coming from all across the USA and other countries as well...this special event is like no other some of us have experienced. Sharing, caring, living on bare national [ read: all of ours ] forrest lands for a short time, and forming 'family' with those who seemed to be strangers in other places, now are not 'other' but one caring collective.

A billion to go hungry with food prices back on rise (tags)

A billion to go hungry with food prices back on rise

Iran's marine mammals endangered (tags)

Iran's marine mammals endangered

600,000 seniors about to lose their homes (tags)

600,000 seniors about to lose their homes

Obama Administration Targets Environmental and Animal Rights Activists As Eco-Terrorists (tags)

for Obama, activism = terrorism

CA now faces budget cuts "beyond draconian" (tags)

CA now faces budget cuts "beyond draconian"

US Army prepares to occupy Iraq for another decade (tags)

US Army prepares to occupy Iraq for another decade

Schwarzenegger plans to completely eliminate welfare for families (tags)

Schwarzenegger plans to completely eliminate welfare for families

Internet Threatened by Censorship, Secret Surveillance, and Cybersecurity Laws (tags)

Internet and personal freedoms threatened

ANSWEr trashes cities then cries "first amendment" (tags)

ANSWER's been trashing the urban environemnt for years- now they are upset that they are getting fined.

Interior upholds rules designed to make polar bears extinct (tags)

Interior upholds rules designed to make polar bears extinct

CA Governor asks 'what if pot's legal and taxed?' (tags)

CA Governor Schwarzenegger asks 'what if pot's legal and taxed?'

US escalates threats against Pakistan (tags)

US escalates threats against Pakistan

The international monetary system's breakdown is underway (tags)

The international monetary system's breakdown is underway

Rally Planned to Test Crooked, Cult-Sponsored Ordinance (tags)

Riverside County’s hotly contested anti-targeted-picketing Ordinance No. 884 will be put to the test on Sunday, April 19, 2009, when a group of protesters plans to hold a rally at the gates of the sprawling Scientology compound known as Golden Era Productions located at 19625 Gilman Springs Road near Hemet.

Honeybees in danger (tags)

Honeybees in danger

Daniel McGowan - Another "War on Terrorism" Victim (tags)

America's lawlessness

Ice-free Arctic Ocean possible in 30 years (tags)

Ice-free Arctic Ocean possible in 30 years

WANNA SUE CITY HALL FOR BREACH OF OATH OF OFFICE? (tags)

Excuse me, but is this REALLY "free speech"?

Marine mammals will die in Navy warfare testing program (tags)

Marine mammals will die in Navy warfare testing program

Iraq puppet government prepares to execute hundreds of gays (tags)

Iraq puppet government prepares to execute hundreds of gays

America loses 23,000 jobs every day (tags)

America loses 23,000 jobs every day

Local activists oppose police, minuteman harassment of day laborers (tags)

UPLAND, California - January 26, 2008 Supporters of the human rights of immigrants and workers filled the Upland City Council chambers tonight to support speakers decrying injustices against Upland day laborers. The Minutemen, who are themselves responsible for many of these injustices, also arrived to address the council. And while the council may have been more receptive to their racist rhetoric than to our pleas for justice, we maintained the moral high ground and refused to retreat.

Gaza hospitals are overwhelmed (tags)

Gaza hospitals are overwhelmed

EFF on Scientology Racketeering: Time to Undo an Injustice (tags)

PIcketing and protesting against the murder of Lisa McPherson, pushing for criminal indictments in the killing of Stacy Moxon, calling for civil lawsuit for the beheading of Ashlee Shanner -- human rights advocate and world respected futurist Mr. Heith Henson was jailed for trying to find justice for Scientology's victims. See attached PDF.

Arctic melt passes the point of no return (tags)

Arctic melt passes the point of no return

Iran to send relief ship to Gaza (tags)

Iran to send relief ship to Gaza

The Persecution of Syed Fahad Hashmi (tags)

Muslim persecution continues

Obama's War Cabinet (tags)

plan for continued wars

Priest Demands “Confession” from Some Obama Voters (tags)

Recently, a RC priest in Modesto, CA, got upset about Catholics voting for the Prez-Elect Barack Obama. He said if they did so because of his pro-abortion position, then they needed to go to Confession before receiving Holy Communion. Didn’t the good padre every hear of the “Separation of Church and State” clause? Also, as a result of the priest-pedophile scandal, many feel it’s the wrongdoers in the RC Church who need to do the confessing.

Fate of Lakotahs Highlights America's Failed Native American Policies (tags)

continued genocide against our Native peoples.

Ronald Reagan: B Film Actor, Ladies’ Man and FBI Snitch (tags)

Ronald Reagan’s persona was crafted from 1937 to 1965, working in B films. The Shadow side of Reagan, however, reveals that he was a snitch for the FBI and ratted out his fellow members of the Screen Actors Guild (SAG), during the days of the “Red Scare.” He also was a notorious womanizer, according to Marc Eliot's expose: “Reagan: The Hollywood Years.” It was Reagan, too, as U.S. President, who ruthlessly busted PATCO in 1981.

Well-known investigator exposes alliance between McCain and terrorists (tags)

ANN Louise Bardach, the U.S. reporter famous for her interviews with Luis Posada Carriles and her investigations into Cuban-American terrorism, has written an extensive article for the website http://www.slate.com on the close ties between Republican presidential candidate John McCain and notorious terrorists in Miami...

US military admits killing 33 civilians in Afghanistan air strike (tags)

US military admits killing 33 civilians in Afghanistan air strike

What They're Really Saying in the Debates (tags)

A brief analysis of the televised debates between vice-presidential candidates Sarah Palin and Joseph Biden October 2 and presidential candidates Barack Obama and John McCain October 7. The post also includes a transcript of the answers Palin and Biden gave to the question on the legal rights of same-sex couples, including whether they should have marriage equality.

Project Censored's Media Democracy Advocacy (tags)

Project Censored's holding the dominant media accountable.

US faces the F-16s it supplied to Pakistan (tags)

US faces the F-16s it supplied to Pakistan

Signs that lie, signs that say nothing (tags)

Signs everywhere. Signs that lie! Signs that say nothing! Signs everywhere.

NATO air strikes killing more Afghan civilians (tags)

NATO air strikes killing more Afghan civilians

Vying To Be Toughest (tags)

Both candidates promise permanent imperial wars.

Peace Mom v. Guardian of Power (tags)

Challenging entrenched power in Congress.

9/11 Truth, Part 1 of 11- 9/11 & Public Opinion (tags)

Why don’t people believe the Bush Administration is telling the truth about 9/11? A 2006 NY Times/CBS poll found only 16% of Americans believe the Bush Administration is telling the truth about what they knew prior to 9/11. This article series presents brief summaries of some of the questions, evidence and issues being raised by the 9/11 Truth Movement, with links to credible sources for more in depth research and analysis.

Doctors' Group Gives Awards to AIDS "Dissidents" (tags)

San Diego alternative AIDS activist Michael Geiger reported on his visit to Washington, D.C. in May to watch researcher Peter Duesberg and journalist Celia Farber win Semmelweis Awards for their courage in challenging the conventional wisdom about AIDS. The awards arenamed for 19th century doctor Ignaz Semmelweis, who was driven out of medicine and put in an asylum for demanding that doctors wash their hands between patients.

Official Looking ID’s By Local Business Rejected (tags)

Banks and the Mexican Consulate won’t accept them

Robert McChesney's The Political Economy of Media - Part II (tags)

Part II of McChesney's tour de force

Robert McChesney's The Political Economy of Media - Part I (tags)

Another McChesney tour de force.

Updating Yassin Aref's Struggle for Justice (tags)

Yassin Aref struggles for justice.

Green Scare State Terrorism (tags)

Targeting environmental and animal rights activists.

Toxic e-waste pouring into Third World (tags)

Toxic e-waste pouring into Third World

$100 fill-ups arrive at gas pumps (tags)

$100 fill-ups arrive at gas pumps

US looking at lead levels in artificial turf (tags)

US looking at lead levels in artificial turf

US undermining Afghan trials (tags)

US undermining Afghan trials

HOLY MOSES, BATMAN, THERE GOES THE AMERICAN PIE! (tags)

Yesterday, April 9, 2008, thirteen (13) City Council members voted to amend LAMC 42.15 that regulates Venice Boardwalk. Noticeably missing from the text of the new ordinance were the words "FREE SPEECH ZONE". What does that mean to US?

US lawmakers invested in Iraq, Afghanistan wars (tags)

US lawmakers invested in Iraq, Afghanistan wars

Destroying Public Education in America (tags)

Privatizations schemes to destroy public education.

Lynne Stewart's Long Struggle for Justice (tags)

Police state America witch hunt persecutions

Francis A. Boyle's "Protesting Power - War, Resistance and Law (tags)

International law supports the right to resist state crimes.

Wikileaks.org Shut Down by Government (tags)

Wikileaks.org shut down by government, at behest of bank in Cayman Islands.

Jennifer Van Bergen's "The Twilight of Democracy" (tags)

How democracy is being undermined in America.

San Diego's Controversial City Attorney 'Speaks (tags)

To his supporters, San Diego city attorney Mike Aguirre is an activist and truth-teller who'sone of the few local elected officials dealing seriously with the city's budget crises. To his opponents, ranging from the Right-wing San Diego Union-Tribune to the city employee unions, he's a loud-mouthed obstructionist who's dividing the city and costing it money. The controversy was on display January 24, when Aguirre and two of his election oppoennts debated at the predominantly Queer San Diego Democratic Club.

9/11,Mohamed Atta:Titan Corp's Makram Chams Suspends U.S. Constitution (tags)

I have never heard Mr.Chams version of events in Venice,Florida and his association with Mohamed Atta there and of how he came to be the owner of the Kwik-Check that cashed Mohamed Atta's $70,000 check from Dubai.

The Probate Murders (tags)

From The American's Bulletin--The War on the Vulnerable Through Our Courts

Free Speech Victory in Central Park Lawsuit (tags)

Free Speech Victory in Central Park Lawsuit

Petition Opposing H.R. 1955/S. 1959 (tags)

Petition asking the U.S. Senate to refuse H.R. 1955/S. 1959

Queer Administrator at SDSU Attacked (tags)

When a student newspaper at San Diego State University published a letter attacking an openly Gay administrator, fraternity/sorority coordinator Doug Case, the Queer communities on campus and throughout San Diego responded and confronted the paper's staff members at a November 14 town-hall meeting on campus. They've scheduled a "Rally Against Hate" at SDSU December 3 to protest this and other hate incidents against Queer SDSU students.

Rev. Billy's anti-consumer society campaign (tags)

Help anti-consumerism hero, Rev. Billy get his special message into theaters this Christmas! His film "What Would Jesus Buy?" previews in CA theaters soon.

Democrats: AWOL When It Mattered: Too Late, Too Little (tags)

In their first eleven months as a congressional majority, the Democrats show no progress toward fulfilling the campaign promises that won them votes from the antiwar majority last November.

Molotov Cocktail 101 (tags)

Government suppresses free speech

ROd Feree Speech Trial Compilation (tags)

It is impossible that twelve intelligent jurors could find Rod guilty on all three conditions: The judge told the jurors that they must find that when Coronado spoke to a Hillcrest audience four years ago, he not only meant to 1. teach them step-by-step how to commit arson, 2. he intended them to go and commit federal crimes of violence 3. that arson was “imminent” and “likely” to occur because of Coronado’s words.

Report from Rod Coronado trial (tags)

After spending the court day on Monday with jury selection, the 12 person (plus one alternate) was seated Tuesday morning, Sept. 11, and opening statements were made by both prosecution and defense attorneys before Tuesday’s noon lunch break. The jury is mostly white in this conservative town with a large military population, with one African American and 4 Latino, and a seven/five gender split, with two more women than men.

Prisons Purging Books on Faith From Libraries (tags)

The lists “show a bias toward evangelical popularism and Calvinism,” he said, and lacked materials from early church fathers, liberal theologians and major Protestant denominations.

$10,000 Penalty For Posters About Political Event ! (tags)

ANSWER Coalition, promoter of some of the largest. most successful Wash DC demonstrations, is threatened with $10,000 fines for posters promoting upcoming demos. This threatens ALL interests that may hope to gather peacefully to express grievances to officals and mainstream public.

Saving A President (tags)

More war ahead to save a criminal president

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS (Political Remix Videos) (tags)

We are looking for innovative and interesting work that represents the best current offerings (made in 2006-2007) or is of historical significance to political remix practice for our upcoming 24/7: DIY Video Summit.

Compulsory Patronage of Private Business? (tags)

Forced Patronage of Private Businesses seems to violate Constitutional Protections against Compulsory Speech. It also forces people to give money to investments, by insurers, in what may be the very industry that caused one's illness!

Disabled Conscientious Objector Vet Goes Before Judge Over Freedom of Speech (tags)

The Coils were reading when they noticed through a glass window a room in which two military recruiters with a stack of forms were trying to recruit a young man who Tim thought could not have been more than 17 or 18 years old.

US Climate Science Reduced to a 'Pack o Lies' (tags)

by Don Beck "It seems more like Nazi Germany or the Soviet Union than the United States" - Dr. James Hansen, NASA climatologist Keep the facts of global warming away from the American people.....they can't handle the truth. That is the message we are getting from this Administration who have placed political appointees to head key agencies in order to filter and even alter the scientific facts. In February, the leading climatologist at NASA, Dr. James Hansen testified to a congressional committee in a hearing looking into the Bush

The War on Free Expression (tags)

The struggle to save our First Amendment rights

A Review of Chris Hedges' American Fascists (tags)

Christian Right efforts to make America a theocratic fascist state

New US Postal Rates Undermine Small Publications (tags)

US Postal Service duplicity to subvert First Amendment freedom

Doomsday for the Dollar (tags)

Doomsday for the Dollar

Support Al-Jazeerah. info, the US Independent News Publication (tags)

This website, Al-Jazeerah.info, is not related by any means to Aljazeera TV station of Qatar.

Alberto Gonzales US Attorney Purge, Tip of the Iceberg (tags)

Attorney Gonzales is involved in vast civil rights corruption and crime that pales the US Attorney controversy. This is not a question of ethics or political motivation, it involves an indisputable factual conspiracy against the civil rights of an entire state reminiscent of 1930s Germany.

The Long Ordeal of Sami Al-Arian - Civil and Human Rights Advocate and Political Prisoner (tags)

Sami Al-Arian's long struggle for justice

Maxxam Inc. Escapes CA for TX with Stolen Forests, Jobs & $$$ (tags)

Recent attempts by Maxxam Corporation to abscound with billions in profits as Pacific Lumber Chptr 11 Bankruptcy hearings begin. The location of the hearings should be in CA near the PL workers and their affected ecosystem where the damage occurred, yet Maxxam CEO Hurwitz engineered a ghost corporation 'Scotia Development' to hijack the right to attend bankruptcy hearings from the jobless PL workers..

Israeli pResident Moshe Katsav's Penny Stock Partner Michael Zwebner loses in U.S. Court (tags)

Even Moshe Katsav's and Michael Zwebners' partner in the UCSY or Universal Communications Systems fraud,Mohamed Hadid with his Saudi Arabian ties,has been protected by the Bush Regime that has covered up the Herndon, Virginia Islamic charities money laundering scandal for him and the Saudis.

Bush's budget priorities: war and the wealthy (tags)

Bush's budget priorities: war and the wealthy

Bush and Gonzales – Two Terrorists (tags)

Bush, Alberto Gonzales and the Justice Department subject an entire state to civil rights violations reminiscent of 1930s Germany.

Victory for the L.A. 8: Judge Throws Out Charges in 20 Year Old Palestinian Deportation Ca (tags)

LOS ANGELES - In a decision received today, Los Angeles Immigration Judge Bruce J. Einhorn ordered an end to deportation proceedings against Khader Hamide and Michel Shehadeh, members of the "Los Angeles Eight" (LA8). The two have faced deportation for their alleged political associations with a faction of the Palestine Liberation Organization for more than twenty years.

Services sector overtakes farming (tags)

Services sector overtakes farming

Are You the Terrorist Next Door? The AETA and the Green Scare (tags)

Congress recently passed legislation called the Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act (AETA), which can be used to prosecute civil disobedience and speech as “domestic terrorism” when an animal-related business loses profits and property. The Act also protects corporations that pollute and destroy the environment.

Are cops trained to lie to the media and cover up police crimes and dirt? (tags)

Read this article written by a cop for Police Public Relations and you answer the question? The answer is pretty obvious!

Citing 1917 law, federal prosecutors pursue leak (tags)

Federal prosecutors are demanding the American Civil Liberties Union turn over all copies of a secret document it has obtained, in what is apparently the first time a criminal grand jury subpoena has been used in a bid to seize leaked material, the ACLU

"The Afrocentric Pejorative" (tags)

Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary defines it as “Slang: Extremely Disparaging and Offensive. A contemptuous term used to refer to a black person” and “A person of any race or origin regarded as contemptible, inferior, ignorant, etc.” Louis WIlliam Rose comments on the word nobody can say.

NY Congressman Charles Rangel wants to reinstate the draft. Is the draft constitutional? (tags)

So NY Congressman Charles Rangel wants to reinstate the draft. Is the draft, military conscription, or slavery which is really what it is constitutional? Let's take a walk thru the Constitution and Supreme Court decisions and check it out. Is slavery a constitutional method of supplying soldiers for the U.S. Military?

Makram Chams of Titan Corp & 9/11 fame sues Daniel Hopsicker (tags)

Makram Majid Chams of Lebanon,Saudi Arabia,Titan Corporation,San Diego,and Venice,Florida during events leading up to 9/11,and last known to be with W Bush's allies in Saudi Arabia,is suing Daniel Hopsicker of http://www.madcowprod.com !

No Fear of Neo-Fascist AETA!! (tags)

Following the passing of the Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act (AETA), animal rights activists pledge to maintain resistance against animal rights abusers!!

Canaries of the Activsist World (tags)

The Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act defines terrorism as causing an animal enterprise to suffer a profit loss - even if the company's financial decline is caused by peaceful protests, boycotts, media campaigns or leafleting. If the AETA passes this precident will go on to define nearly all activist activies as terrorism

Canaries of the Activsist World (tags)

Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act defines terrorism as causing an animal enterprise to suffer a profit loss - even if the company's financial decline is caused by peaceful protests, boycotts, media campaigns or leafleting. If the AETA passes this precident will go on to define nearly all activist activies as terrorism

VOTE THE PRESIDENTIAL TICKET OF ASSATA SHAKUR/LYNNE STEWART IN NOVEMBER 2008 (tags)

YES, A WOMAN FOR PRESIDENT BUT NOT 'THAT' WOMAN

Government schools flush the 1st and supress student blogging (tags)

I don't have a problem with this when private schools censor and supress the free speach of their students. But I do have a big problem with this when the government PUBLIC schools do it!

Political activist is arrested wearing terrorist costume (tags)

A lawyer was arrested on a highway overpass wearing an Osama bin Laden Halloween costume and holding a toy gun. The costume included plastic dynamite, grenades, and a replica of an AK-47 assault rifle. Police Chief Ed Googins said. "It just crossed the line."

THEOCRACY WATCH (tags)

CHURCH IS WAR.

The Legacy of the Iraqi War Hawks (tags)

The body count goes up and up in Iraq; with more dead U.S. soldiers and Iraqi civilians. Chaos reigns! Yet, the man primarily responsible for this carnage, President George W. Bush, insists on “staying the course.” The evil legacy of this conflict metastasizes. The War Hawks, many in the U.S. Congress, some in the Media, along with the Neocons, bear culpability, too, in this matter. The Nov. election may be a last chance to restore sanity in Washington, D.C.

Gilchrist Attacked at Columbia; Violence Erupts, Loud Shouts and Fists Thrown in Anger (tags)

Gilchrist such down by angry crowd at Columbia University, reports right-wing World Net Daily. Ends in celebration and gleeful chants of 'Asian, Black, Brown and White, we smashed the Minutemen tonight!'"

MSN Censors Writer After Emailing Juaneno Unity article (tags)

Not long after emailing friends and family an article I wrote on Juaneno Unity, my MSN email account was closed for 5 or 6 days.

AFGHANISTAN - THE OTHER LOST WAR (tags)

HOW THE US PLUNDERED AFGHANISTAN IN THE NAME OF LIBERATION

Protester Arrested at U.S. Capitol Asks: What About the First Amendment? (tags)

Activists took their case for ending the Iraqi War to the party responsible for authorizing it--the U.S. Congress! On Sept. 26, 2006, 71 protesters were arrested by police on various charges. The organizing groups for the event were the “National Campaign for Nonviolence Resistance” (NCNR) and the “Declaration of Peace.” One of the protesters arrested was Max Obuszewski of the NCNR. He demanded to know: “What about the First Amendment?”

Women Say They Will Also Target Los Angeles Afghan Embassy (tags)

"America did not invent human rights. In a very real sense, it is the other way around. Human rights invented America." - President Jimmy Carter.

Following that credo, on September 11, 2006, American women handcuffed and chained themselves to the Afghan Embassy in Washington, DC to protest against Hamid Karzai's oppressive government. A spokeswoman stated that this was "just the start of demonstrations against the Afghan Embassy in Washington to protest President Karzai's illegal imprisonment of innocent Americans and treatment of Afghan women."

Bush demands congressional rubber-stamp for police-state powers (tags)

In the fourth of a series of speeches aimed at fueling public fears of terrorism to boost his administration’s failing political standing, President Bush appeared before an audience of right-wing policy experts in Atlanta, Georgia Thursday. The speech was focused on the demand that Congress move quickly to legalize the program of warrantless wiretapping of Americans, the existence of which was revealed late last year.

CUBA UNDER CASTRO (tags)

WHAT FIDEL CASTRO HAS DONE FOR THE PEOPLE OF CUBA

WRITE-IN LYNNE STEWART FOR UNITED STATES SENATOR FROM NEW YORK ON NOVEMEBER 7TH (tags)

FORGET HILLARY "HAWK"-NEW YORK NEEDS A REAL ANTI-WAR, PRO-WORKER CANDIDATE

LA City Council flushs First Amendment down the toilet (tags)

Ratcheting up restraints on public comment, the Los Angeles City Council on Tuesday unanimously approved new rules of ''decorum'' designed to squelch offensive and disruptive behavior at council meetings, ranging from foul language and racial slurs to singing, whistling, foot-stamping and other boisterous conduct.

Lebanon's Al Manar TV Flattened (tags)

A nation under fire and its rights, press and lives flattened

Lebanon's Al Manar TV Attacked (tags)

Attacks on free speech continue with increasing brazenness

Lebanon's Al Manar TV Targeted (tags)

targeting the media under "self-defense" and with holocaust immunity

Press Conference to Denounce LAPD Brutality (tags)

Say No to Police Brutality Against Immigrant Rights Protestors in Hollywood

CHERYL SEAL REPORTS: WEEK IN REVIEW (tags)

Commentaries and news from Cheryl Seal Reports, June 23-29

Congress is Derelict. Replace It With People Who Take Their Oaths Seriously (tags)

The president has made a joke out of congress by his unbridled use of “signing statements” to invalidate laws. If Congress won’t stand up to this usurpation, it is signing its own, and the Constitution’s, death warrant.

June 11, 2006 - Food Not Bombs Activist Arrested in Venice, CA (tags)

Venice/Santa Monica Food Not Bombs member arrested on Venice Beach Boardwalk following a series of on-going harassments, tickets, and police threats to arrest volunteers.

full text of Ward Churchill's response to University Committee Report (tags)

Published in Boulder Daily Camera May 25, 2006 Summary of Fallacies in the University of Colorado Investigative Committee Report of May 9, 2006

SEC,Christopher Cox,Hillary Clinton and Barbara Boxer Aid CIA'S In-Q-Tel penny stock fraud (tags)

Before beginning any criticism of Barbara Boxer for anything whatsoever it would be unfair to not to praise her for her stance against the Bush Regime's Iraq war from the very beginning.Below is a list of the sad minority of Senators who had the courage or common sense not to place that decision in the hands of the mad man some call 'president', George W Bush.Of course the far right hypocrite Hillary Clinton is another story.She who cries of a 'far right conpiracy' against her and hubby Bill Clinton,is one.

Sheehan Labels Bush’s White House: “A Crime Scene!” (tags)

On May 18, 2006, activists attempted to deliver a “Don't Attack Iran” Petition, which was signed by over 43,000 individuals, to a White House official. The bureaucrat refused to accept it, despite the fact that the Right to Petition the government for a redress of grievances is a right older than the Constitution and a cornerstone of the First Amendment. A defiant Cindy Sheehan then labeled George W. Bush’s White House: “A Crime Scene!”

San Bernardino City Council Turns Down Racist Petition (tags)

In a too-close vote, the San Bernardino City Council voted against the Illegal Immigration Relief Act Ordinance, and turned it over to the voters.

If an FBI Agent Knocks (tags)

Federal Investigators and Your Rights By: Center for Constitutional Rights

Rice Accused Of Leaking Sensitive Defense Info To Israel Lobbyist... (tags)

Rice Accused Of Leaking Sensitive Defense Info To Israel Lobbyist...

Protest vs. Protest: Immigration Shouting Match Forecast (tags)

Well, the day-laborer hiring center in the 1200 block of Flower Street in Burbank should be a pretty noisy place at around 8 a.m. this Saturday:

JC Outs Himself. Ending Years of Denial He Says "I'm proud to be a Vigilante" (tags)

Founder of the anti-immigrant vigilante group, the Minuteman Project. Says he won’t try to stop violence by his members and “I’m proud to be a vigilante.”

CNN Fears 911 Truth - Cancels Ed Asner's Appearance (tags)

author: someone Infowars received an email from author and publisher Sander Hicks this afternoon indicating that the interview with Ed Asner scheduled for this evening on Showbiz Tonight has been cancelled. Hicks, a published author on the 9/11 cover-up as well as a Green Party senatorial candidate in New York was slated to appear with Asner on the program to discuss 9/11. Infowars confirmed with sources at CNN the segment was cancelled because another guest who had agreed to appear as an opposition voice to Hicks and Asner refused to participate the interview at the last moment. The CNN source further indicated that the opposition guest was none other than a former member of the Keene 9/11 whitewash Commission.

ACTION ALERT!
CALLING ALL POLITICAL AND FREE SPEECH ACTIVISTS
(tags)
THE SUMMER OF FREE SPEECH ON VENICE BEACH IS ABOUT TO BEGIN!

Groundswell for Impeachment (tags)

A majority of Americans—a majority!—say they think President Bush should be impeached on at least two grounds, lying about Iraq’s alleged WMD threat and alleged links to Al Qaeda to justify an invasion, and NSA spying on Americans without getting a court warrant, but the media and Democratic Party leaders don’t want to admit it.

CLOSING HAITI'S "OPEN VEINS" - RENE PREVAL'S IMPOSSIBLE MISSION (tags)

Exposing the lies and deception in the corporate media

Exposing agenda of Christian right w/ satire (tags)

Satire piece shows possible future if Christian right extremists take control of US. Added comment shows reality behind satire, from war on the environment, women's rights and Palestinians..

Exposing agenda of Christian right extremists with satire (tags)

Satire piece shows possible future if Christian right extremists take control of US. Added comment shows reality behind satire, from war on the environment, women's rights and Palestinians..

Returning to Disneylandia After Three Months in Cuba (tags)

Here's a series of comments and observations, comparing various aspects of life in Cuba and the United States as seen by a U.S. activist who returned from a three-month visit to Cuba in early January 2006. The author directs a news service focusing on Cuba. Also provided are a series of links to additional comments and report which are referred to in this essay. Thanks for taking time to read it.

Costa Mesa: Council member says Guinness Beer justifies immigrant crackdown (tags)

Protester: "Gary, you're a racist pig! Ha! Ha! We'll be back!" Reply from city councilman: “You...you’re a fag!” Monahan says that his experience selling Guinness instead of Coors Light justfies Costa Mesa’s immigrant (ICE) crackdown Extra: Jim Gilchrist goes crazy over Green men

Muslim-Bashing and the Power of Cartoons (tags)

Back in the late 19th century, the political cartoonist, Thomas Nast, in NYC’s “Harper’s Weekly,” viciously attacked Catholics, the Irish and the Vatican. He crossed the line with those caricatures. The same can be said about the Danish authors of the 12 cartoons vilifying the Prophet Muhammad (pbuh), the revered founder of Islam. The demonizing was, in effect, an attack on all of the Muslim faithful. The parties responsible should offer an apology.

Cops even violate the civil rights of fellow cops! (tags)

Hell the NYPD pigs even violate the civil rights of their fellow cops when they spy on them!

Council minutes show Coyotl was cut off two minutes before 7 pm (tags)

The minutes of the January 3rd meeting of the Costa Mesa City Council were recently posted online by the City Clerk. Not only do they state the meeting began at 6:00 pm, but they record that Mayor Allan Mansoor declared a "recess" at 6:58 pm. This confirms what investigative journalist John Earl, myself, and others have been saying all along: that Mansoor abruptly cut off Coyotl Tezcatlipoca about 40 seconds before his time was up and he did it roughly two minutes before the 7:00 pm "deadline."

CM Mayor Puts Choke-hold On First Amendment During Immigration Crackdown (tags)

Mayor Allan Mansoor of Costa Mesa lets lets Minuteman followers have there say, but cuts off immigrant rights activists.

Costa Mesa Mayor Mansoor Enforces Immigration Law But Trashes First Amendment (tags)

Costa Mesa Mayor Allan Mansoor believes that America is “a nation of laws.” That’s why, he says, the city’s police should be first in the nation to directly help deport “illegal aliens.” But conduct by Monsoor at two recent Costa Mesa city council meetings–-revealed on video logs from two separate sources–-raises questions about his ability to correctly and impartially uphold the law, including respecting basic First Amendment rights. Recent incidents also demand an examination of the constitutionality of Costa Mesa Municipal Codes related to public speech.

News Junkie Scott's Blog (12/23/05) (tags)

What's the Fed up to with the money supply?

It's official: Minuteman Jim Gilchrist is a nut! (tags)

Faced with increasingly tough questions from conservatives about his recently stated support for Peter Camejo, revolution and redistribution of the wealth, as well as his high praise of the Seattle anti-WTO demonstrators, Minuteman candidate says five Greens were charged for attempted murder in Garden Grove and that Greens are domestic terrorists.

Santa Ana police deploy equestrian unit to greet O22 protesters (tags)

When a small contingent of marchers protesting police brutality arrived at Santa Ana Police Department headquarters earlier this afternoon, they discovered to their dismay that twelve police officers and deputies mounted on horseback had been deployed to greet them.

Degenerated America (tags)

Watch, learn, and YOU decide

Judith Miller, Larry Franklin, Office of Special Plans, PNAC & WMDs (tags)

'Judith Miller & Larry Franklin, sitting in a tree...'

Bush Supports Home-Bred Terrorists (tags)

President Bush, Alberto Gonzales & Senator Dole support terror threats and civil rights violations within the U.S..

eBay's Nazi policies boycotted nationwide (tags)

A nationwide boycott of eBay is protesting eBay's hypocrisy regarding Nazi items that glorify Nazism. Ebay abets sales of Nazi stamps and coins, for example. eBay's Nazi stamps and coins show offensive items that were made by Nazis to glorify Nazism, Hitler, hatred & racism. Hypocritically, eBay banned the sale of a historic photograph of the USA's original Pledge of Allegiance (which was the origin of the Nazi salute) while allowing Nazi stamps that show the Nazi flag saluted.

What's Left? Freedom to Dream? (tags)

A new ruling by the NLRB strips workers of the right to hang out and talk with fellow workers even during coffee breaks or off the job entirely. Welcome to the new feudalism. -------------

1ST AMENDMENT VIOLATIONS ON VENICE BOARDWALK (final updated & corrected version) (tags)

Complaints Filed with L. A. City Ethics Commission Venice activists Re: City Council's Free Speech Violations on Venice Boardwalk.

HORRIFYING SCALAR WEAPONS (tags)

THESE WEAPONS ARE AIMED AT US. STILL DON'T BELIEVE THEY HAVE THE TECHNOLOGY TO CHOKE A MAN OR COOK HIS INSIDES FROM AFAR? READ MY 100% TRUTHFUL ACCOUNT

Senator Dianne Feinstein's Deadly Silence (tags)

"Senator Dianne Feinstein's office sill not intervene if the FBI decides to kill a reporter"--Ashley Tveit, Case Manager at Senator Feinstein's San Francisco office.

FEDERAL LAWSUIT FILED FOR VENICE FREE SPEECH ZONE (tags)

“Press Conference, Venice Beach-Style, on July 8 to Announce Federal Lawsuit Filed for Venice Free Speech Zone”

Murrieta Activist burns flag, assaulted by police and crowd, now he's facing charges (tags)

A Murrieta activist burned a U.S. flag to protest the war in Iraq. A furious crowd of police officers and the public assault him. Now he's facing criminal charges including inciting a riot.

Onward, Christian theocrats: the Yankee Taliban on the attack (tags)

“Our goal is a Christian nation,” says Terry Randal. “We are called by God to conquer this country.”

WHY IS 'THE INTERNET MEDIA' STILL MUTE ON THE MURDERS OF ELECTRO MAGNETIC WEAPONS? (tags)

If I die because of exposing this technology -- it will be an electronic murder perpetrated by the US government -- no matter what it looks like.

Ben Hecht & Sami Al-Arian: What’s the Difference? (tags)

The late Ben Hecht tried to save the Jews of Europe from the Nazi onslaught. Sami Al-Arian is struggling to lift the cruel Israeli occupation off the backs of the Palestinians. Hecht was praised for his First Amendment efforts, while Al-Arian faces trial in Florida “for supporting terrorism!” A devout Muslim, he has been a leader in the Tampa, Florida community. Al-Arian has also been fired from his tenured teaching position at the U. of South Florida.

1st Amendemtn Violations on Venice Boardwalk (tags)

A Complaint Filed with the Los Angeles City Ethics Commission on Wednsday, June 15, 2005 re: Cindy Miscikowski's Breaches

Schwarzenegger faces boos, turned backs at Santa Monica College (tags)

Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger took the stage Tuesday at Santa Monica College's Corsair Stadium, which was filled with a maximum capacity crowd, and faced boos, chants, turned backs and signs of protest to his policies on education funding.

VENICE BEACH LOTTERY (tags)

CONTROVERSIAL VENICE BEACH “FREE EXPRESSION” LOTTERY REVIEW - On Wednesday, June 15 L.A. City Recreation & Parks Commissioners will get a chance to look back (in anger?) at the past 90 days of botched management by Cindy Miscikowski's office, Venice Recreation & Parks, the City Attorney's Office, and LAPD beach patrol

Protest the MTV Movie Awards (tags)

PROTEST THE MTV MOVIE AWARDS SHOW THIS JUNE 4TH FROM 5-8PM SHRINE AUDITORIUM - 665 W. Jefferson Blvd in Los Angeles, near USC ALSO, TURN OFF MTV AND TELL THE MEDIA "I DO NOT WANT MY MTV"

BILL MOYERS, MAX KOLSKEGG, ED ASNER... THE PRESS. URGENT! (tags)

It is urgent that you help send this around. For all of our benefit.

HENK RUYSENAARS, ED ASNER, THE PRESS (tags)

Electro Magnetic murders are in the plans ... even for you.

Intelligence Committee in Maneuver to Pass Even Worse PATRIOT Act (tags)

With no announcement, the Senate Intelligence Committee has scheduled a closed door session to approve a version of the Patriot Act that would be even worse than the present act being considered by the Judiciary Committee. The hand of the White House seems to be behind the sneaky maneuver.

ELECTRONIC INVISIBLE MURDER:WAKE UP EVERYBODY! (tags)

The single most deadly weaponry facing us.

Art Show in LA closed by Police (tags)

On April 23rd, 2005, the LAPD raided and closed down a political art exhibit at the Transport Gallery in downtown Los Angeles. Artist Mark Vallen reported the details on his web log - www.art-for-a-change.com/blog - his report follows:

Andrew Aaron Weisburd of Internet Haganah: Cyber Terrorist (tags)

Do the revolution a favor, give the Feds no excuse to ignore a cyber terrorist targeting IMCs.

Show your solidarity with protestor arrested by Santa Ana Police on October 22nd! (tags)

The case, People of California v. Naui Huitzilopochtli, is currently scheduled to go to trial on the morning of Tuesday, April 26, 2005 at 8:30 a.m. in Department C-47, Central Justice Center, 700 Civic Center Drive West, Santa Ana, California. As many people as possible are being encouraged to attend this trial.

Seeking options to military recruiting (tags)

A local peace vigil activist made the local paper.

Arrest of O22 protester by Santa Ana Police being challenged as unconstitutional (tags)

The case, People of California v. Naui Huitzilopochtli (No. A61170), is currently scheduled to go to trial on the morning of Tuesday, April 26, 2005 at 8:30 a.m. in Department C-47, Orange County Superior Court, 700 Civic Center Drive West, Santa Ana, California. As many people as possible are being encouraged to attend this trial.

PLEASE HELP ME ED ASNER AND PEOPLE IN THE P (tags)

I am in great danger!!! Please make this PUBLIC .. PLEASE CONTACT PEOPLE IN HIGH VISIBILITY ... This is SERIOUS

Pizza, Ice Cream, and the First Amendment (Not Necessarily in That Order) (tags)

I got lucky the other day. (No, I’m not talking about that kind of lucky. What do you think I am, a “family values” Republican at convention?)

United States government, 2005: If it walks like a goose… (Part I) (tags)

To see how the Bushies stack up against former regimes of a particular bent, read on.

Liberal Extortion Tactics (tags)

Despite all their idealistic rhetoric about "tolerance," liberals are among the most intolerant individuals.

Help Demand an Investigation into U.S. Military Harassment of Muslim Websites (tags)

So, you say you would have stood up and defended Hitler's first victims? What are you doing about Bush's first victims?

The Defense Intelligence Agency Is Waging War On Americans (Details) (tags)

In contradiction to their pledge to uphold and defend the Constitution of the United States of America, the Department of Defense is violating the First Amendment.

VONS PICKETERS FILE POLICE HARASSMENT SUIT (tags)

Hermosa Beach officers are the primary defendants. Nine plaintiffs claim loss of civil rights.

Trashing Christmas (tags)

The last of the Halloween candy has been eaten. The harvest moon is a radiant memory. The family festival of Thanksgiving has drawn us closer together. All of these warm seasonal memories can mean only one thing: It’s time for the Christmas haters to shift into high gear.

The Son of Man (tags)

THE SON OF MAN / / Anybody who supports George W. Bush is my ENEMY. George W. Bush committed 9/11 with his buddy, General Ahmad who funded the mastermind ring leader. That's according to the FBI. Any bushite who gets in my way, who says that isn't the case, I WILL KILL. \ \ / / Mr. Sattler, if you don't want US to arrest those responsible for 9/11, don't you thing we Americans should kill you? \ \

So Many Herrings, So Little Time (tags)

To fish or not to fish, that is the question in this soon-to-end Rovian era. Just know this: If it looks easy to catch, then there is a catch. For more details about how to spot a keeper from a cropper, read on.

How Can Kerry Beat Bush? Just the Facts, Man (tags)

If John Kerry is looking for a sure-fire way to fire George Bush and send him on his way, it’s simple: spread the truth about Dubya’s truly horrid record. For more details, read on.

Half-Million Marchers Defy N.Y. Mayor Bloomberg to Denounce Bush War and Lies (tags)

Despite threats and intimidation from New York’s Republican Mayor, a record half million protesters marched in New York City against Bush’s war in Iraq and his attacks on civil liberties at home in a disciplined and spirited march past the RNC convention site.

TRIAL BY FIRE: The SHAC 7 and the Future of Democracy (tags)

It remains to be seen if activists involved in other causes will truly understand the indictment of the SHAC 7 in its broadest social and historical context, thereby showing solidarity with the myriad of SHACtivists and other direct action militants on the front lines of protest, making sure that their voices are anything but a whisper. Meanwhile, the animal liberation cause continues to grow throughout the world, establishing itself as both an heir of the great human liberation movements and a transcendent force that carries the fight for rights, justice, and equality toward its logical fulfillment. The struggle for “civilization” continues.

REVOLT AGAINST THE EMPIRE (tags)

REVOLT AGAINST THE EMPIRE WELCOME TO THE GREAT BOYCOTT

A29 Call to Reclaim the Park at RNC (tags)

A call for autonomous gatherings, feeder marches and creative events starting from all across Central Park on the morning of August 29, 2004

‘You'll Need A Cold Shower After You See It’: Sensual & Erotic Art Exhibit at Erotica LA (tags)

Promising that you'll need a cold shower after you see it, a 3,000 square foot sensual and erotic art exhibition, Inside/Out: Censored and Self-Censored Art, will feature at Erotica Los Angeles June 18-20.

LA Republicans behind the effort to censor Fahrenheit 9/11 (tags)

So desperate are Bush Republicans to kill Michael Moore's latest film, Fahrenheit 9/11, they have hired a public relations firm to set up a web site attacking Moore.

Theaters for Fahrenheit 9/11 on 6/25 (tags)

Fahrenheit 9/11 is coming to a theater near you on June 25, and we must use this opportunity to pack the theaters to affirm the First Amendment, in particular, freedom of speech, which was trampled by the private Disney Corporation when it refused to allow the producer, Miramax, to distribute this movie before the November election, forcing a Canadian company, Lions Gate, and IFC, to distribute it, which they have done to some 700 theaters, and counting.

Republicans are behind the effort to censor Fahrenheit 9/11 (tags)

So desperate are Bush Republicans to kill Michael Moore's latest film, Fahrenheit 9/11, they have hired a public relations firm to set up a web site attacking Moore. The site, MoveAmericaForward.com, claims to be "non-partisan," but a glance at the "About" page of the site reveals the director and staff of Move America Forward are all diehard Republicans, anti-tax activists, and former legislative staffers. The PR firm is Russo Marsh & Rogers.

SHAC Supporters arrested for Domestic terrorism. (tags)

wensday 7 SHAC activists (Stop Hunington Animal Crualty) were arrested by federal agents, and endicted on Domestic terrorists charges.

Watch Out for the Shia Republicans (tags)

Shia Republicans believe that public education is part of an anti-Christian conspiracy and that God chose President Bush to prepare our nation for the apocalyptic showdown with Islam.

“Asteroid Hits Earth, Millions Die—GOP Says Clinton Responsible” (tags)

Bill Clinton has been blamed by his detractors for just about everything from curdled milk to genetic mutations. But might there be a more recent president whose own record of misdeeds puts Clinton's to shame? Read the following for why it just may be time for Clinton critics to quit caterwauling.

UNITED NATIONS AUTHORIZED AGENCY STOPS INTERNET ABUSE (tags)

Hate Speech Websites May Not Rely on First Amendment To Deceive Readers On March 27, 2004, the WIPO-authorized National Arbitration Forum (NAF) issued a ruling in favor of The Prem Rawat Foundation (“TPRF”) against Jeffery Leason, a hate speech website operator from Pleasanton and San Diego who wrongfully registered the Internet domain name for the purpose of confusing and misleading Internet readers looking for legitimate information about The Prem Rawat Foundation. Leason is a notorious member of a small but vocal hate group obsessively dedicated to harassing Prem Rawat, his students, and entities involved in the dissemination of Rawat’s message of peace.

On the anniversary of April 7--Return to the Oakland docks! (tags)

April 7, 2003 was a day we will not soon forget. It was our first protest against the war profiteers who operate out of the Port of Oakland. The police shootings which occurred on that day guaranteed that our commitment would be a long one. This year, on Wednesday, April 7th, we will return to the docks to protest the profiteers and reaffirm our First Amendment rights.

G8 2004: Police crackdowns begin in Savannah (tags)

Savannah, March 15--Today, 15 Savannah Metropolitan Police officers swarmed a dozen leafleting labor union leaders in historic Johnson Square.

March 20 and corporate structure (pt.3) (tags)

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Anti-Gay Marriage Amendment: Tightening Tradition's Chain (tags)

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Convicted for Alleging Israel's Involvement in 9-11! (tags)

NH Man Who Alleged that Israel and Others Orchestrated 9-11 Convicted of Trumped-Up Tax Charges!

Nazi flag flies high in Langford, South Dakota (tags)

I cannot sit passively as a family, who knows nothing of this community, attempts to impose on us their revolting Neo-Nazi ideology. I regard this family's childish display of racial factionalism as, at best, quaint -- and at worst, as some kind of a sick joke.

High schooler savors becoming a conservative (tags)

"Liberals welcome every Muhammad, Jamul and Jose who wishes to leave his Third World state and come to America - mostly illegally - to rip off our health-care system, balkanize our language and destroy our political system."

Protester=Criminal? (tags)

That these issues I keep hearing about--of the increased use of police and military force in this country--are real. They're not happening in the future; they're happening today.

LAPD wants to ban ski masks from demonstrators’ wardrobes (tags)

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Hate Speech, Anything Jews hate to Hear (tags)

Is this ture or is it true.... I know its true

Christmas in Secular America (tags)

The Founding Fathers envisioned a robustly Christian yet religiously tolerant America, with churches serving as vital institutions that would eclipse the state in importance, but the collectivist Left hates religion.

Amazing FTAA Article on Salon.com (tags)

This article is now on the front page of Salon.com. It accurately descrbes the massive illegal police operation in Miami during the protests against the FTAA and the continued loss of our civil liberties and first amendment rights.

Freelance Reporter arrested for documenting story about DR Horton (tags)

As a freelance reporter for the INDIMEDIA -I was arrested twice; once for taking pictures of DR Horton Representatives moving fences and changing property lines and then for gardening in my front yard. Charges dropped.

Nation resounds to call: Repeal the Patriot Act (tags)

WASHINGTON – A crowd of 3,000 people at Constitution Hall, Nov. 9, erupted in cheers when Al Gore called for repeal of the Patriot Act to stop George W. Bush’s assault on the Bill of Rights.

Know Thy Enemy (tags)

Since Bush is encountering so many protestors while in Britain, I thought I'd put my crack research staff on finding out as much information about protestors as they could. Here's what they found:

Its official COINTELPRO has returned (tags)

WASHINGTON, Nov. 22 The Federal Bureau of Investigation has collected extensive information on the tactics, training and organization of antiwar demonstrators and has advised local law enforcement officials to report any suspicious activity at protests to its counterterrorism squads, according to interviews and a confidential bureau memorandum.

USAF Linked To Electronic Warfare Attack In Tennessee (tags)

The close resemblance of the Hartsville attack to other U.S. Air Force electronic warfare led to speculation that radio station WJKM may have been chosen as a test target for a clandestine electronic warfare unit located within the power facility, or to which the power facility serves as electronic relay point. The likelihood that the electronic attack was accidental, rather than an intentional military test, is low, given that the targets were media outlets.

THIS IS WHAT YOUR 'FEAR' IS PROTECTING (tags)

Millions of Americans have read the Joseph Banister story. For those who may not know of this courageous individual, a short refresher is in order. Joseph was an IRS CID agent (Criminal Investigation Division) for a little over five years. In late 1996, he happened to hear some information about the nature of the income tax on a radio show. After two years of trying to prove the so-called "tax protesters" wrong regarding their beliefs, he finally concluded that the "tax honesty" individuals were indeed correct in their analysis of the income tax and its voluntary nature.

Gov't Prosecutes Man for Alleging that Israel and the Neo-Cons Conducted 9-11! (tags)

The Justice Department is prosecuting a New Hampshire man for alleging that Israel and the Neo-Cons of the Bush Administration orchestrated the September 11th terrorist attacks as a way to drag the U.S. into wars with all of Israel's enemies!

Cracking the Media Walls (tags)

A key advantage held by the Right is a "mass-media echo chamber," from which stories are spun via outlets like the Washington Times, Rush Limbaugh, the Wall Street Journal editorial page, the Weekly Standard and Fox News. Progressives have nothing comparable at the national level.

LA Independent First Amendment Forum (tags)

A new forum has been founded where skewed editorial policies by so called americans will be replaced by truth. If you can handle the truth then you will be welcome.

Assholes and Angels in Our Midst (tags)

Adventures in Meeting the Enemy

Howard Dean’s Anti-Constitution Message (tags)

Dean's Disdain for the Bill of Rights

Freedom of Religion, Press, Speech, Assembly, Petition (tags)

First Amendment: Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the government for a redress of grievances.

Censorship at Oprah.com (tags)

In the wake of 9/11 Oprah was the only mainstream talk show host who attempted to address the issue of US foreign policy. She encouraged people, Americans in particular, to "wake up" to what the government was doing. Her shows on Anti-Americanism and Why Attack Iraq generated huge discussion and debate, not least of which on her message boards.

Grocery Strikers Must Win (tags)

HOWARD DEAN’S LEGACY UNDER FIRE (tags)

DEAN’S APPOINTEES DEFEND AGAINST CIVIL RIGHTS CHARGES IN FEDERAL COURT………

FBI whistleblower fearful of Ashcroft, Bush (tags)

The intimidation in this country that's been whipped up by this official fear and warmongering has been far more effective than any Patriot Act in whittling away our civil liberties. --Coleen Rowley, FBI Special Agent, Minneapolis

Dude! Where's My Country ? (tags)

I have seven questions for you, Mr Bush. I ask them on behalf of the 3,000 who died that September day, and I ask them on behalf of the American people. We seek no revenge against you. We want only to know what happened, and what can be done to bring the murderers to justice, so we can prevent any future attacks on our citizens

FBI Bypasses First Amendment To Nail Hacker (tags)

There are really only three reasons the government would invoke the ISP statute against journalists. All of these possibilities are frightening in their implications.

IRS MAKES CHILLING PROCLAMATION (tags)

Do these words not ring true today? We the People have petitioned and received nothing but arrogance and silence from our servant government. We have remonstrated, we have supplicated. We have politely and respectfully asked our servant government to respond to our petitions.

Shrub In Trouble over CIA Leak (tags)

Seems like da shrub is in some VERY hot water right now....

Has Miami Lost Its Marbles? (tags)

Miami's City Commission is trying to pass an ordinance banning all kinds of things in the city limits durin gthe FTAA protests in Nov. Read about the ordinance and what you can do about it!

HOWARD DEAN IS WORSE THAN ASHCROFT and the PATRIOT ACT (tags)

Civil Rights and Liberties in Dean's Vermont

A Debate: The War over Music (tags)

Stanford Law Professor Larry Lessig vs. Former RIAA CEO Hilary Rosen

The Elites Know We're Right (tags)

The Elites Know We're Right

Why offshore IT outsourcing can't be stopped (tags)

American programmers and other IT people were outstandingly unsympathetic when factory workers' jobs started going overseas, so the Libertarian techie "dog eat dog" creed requires them to be happy whenever the marketplace finds a way to pay IT workers less and increase business owners' profits.

Ron Paul, Libertarian Hero - Defender of the 10 Commandments (tags)

"The real tragedy is that our founders did not intend a separation of church and state, and never envisioned a rigidly secular public life for America." -- Texas Rep. Ron Paul (Republican-Libertarian)

Lawsuit Threatens Bush Presidency --- Media Blackout (tags)

This could be the lawsuit that ends Bush's *illegitimate* presidency!

A Webmaster's 25th hour - News.com Interview with Sherman Austin (tags)

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PROtest PLANS Could MAKE Long, HOT, TEXas SUMmer FOR Bush (tags)

"Secret" maps of Texas "White House" and Camp David hideouts to aid protests. Texas posses will try to deny the Constitutional right to protest as they did last August. Here's how to hold peaceful protests against old "Shock and Awe" anyway.

Radio Under Fire Over Free-Speech Clampdown (tags)

WASHINGTON (Billboard) - Natalie Maines' controversial comments about President Bush are echoing ever louder in Congress and starting to rattle windows in the radio industry.

Privacy Violations at Libraries(amsellem) (tags)

cartoon ©2003 by charles amsellem. all rights reserved. activists may reproduce for non profit use

Another Media Lab First - Dossiers on the Government (tags)

Annoyed by the prospect of a massive new federal surveillance system, two researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology are celebrating the Fourth of July with a new Internet service that will let citizens create dossiers on government officials.

The Supreme Court is Repealing Democracy (tags)

The anti-anti-sodomy decision was just another sanctimonious display of destroying state sovereignty even further under the illusion of advancing individual rights. Nothing good will come of the decision...

Tulsa Pro-Peace Bicycle Driver Arrested On False Charges (tags)

Free Speech Ain't Free

Our government controlled press - CIA Origins (tags)

The Sulzberger family and the New York Times lean left-liberal Democrat and are usually anathema to Republicans. But as Rockwell has oft pointed out, "neoconservatives" are really big government tax and squander interventionist welfare-warfare statists.

Fired (tags)

...Section 1102 of the (CA) State Labor Code, [ ] unambiguously prohibits employers from interfering with the political activity of their employees.

Gay / Lesbian / Bisexual / Transgender community awaits Supreme Court ruling (tags)

In the land of the free, what business does the government have in your bedroom? Can gay celibacy be imposed by law? Supreme court to decide Texas Sodomy case. GLBT community prepares to celebrate or protest.

A Personal Chronicle of a Season of ‘Better to Laugh than Cry” Antiwar Activism. (tags)

Here is one NY-RTS' memories of the recent past- a memory of the particular groups anti-war activism.-- To be published on-line in the Journal of Aesthetics and protest. (print issue #2 to be released in late June, early July)

An Open Letter to Lieutenant Layne McDowell (tags)

After the Dixie Chicks decided to do the unholy - express shame - one of our brave and bold fired off a letter to them talking about freedom of speech while simultaneously declaring his intent to participate in censorhip. Of course, Clear Channel put it up on a zillion radio web sites. Here's a rebuttal.

State of California monitored war protesters (tags)

Oakland Tribune: State monitored war protesters Intelligence agency does not distinguish between terrorism and peace activism

Ten Lessons Of The Iraq War (tags)

The most important lessons of the Iraq War may be as yet unrevealed, but there is a sense that American unilateralism is likely to continue to alienate important allies, while the triumphalism of the Bush administration is likely to taunt terrorists, making them more numerous and tenacious in their commitment to violent retaliation.

NRA turns on Libertarian Free Stater (tags)

"What is even more bizarre to me is that the National Rifle Association would have one of its own members arrested for passing out literature that supports the Second Amendment right to keep and bear arms."

Dixie Chickens, Hackers & Co. (tags)

Adventures in free speech.

ACTION ALERT: Stop the RAVE Act! (tags)

Late on Tuesday, April 8, 2003, a Senate and House Conference Committee, without a hearing, public notice or a debate in Congress, attached the Illicit Drug Anti-Proliferation Act (formerly known as the RAVE Act) to the Amber Alert Bill (a child abduction bill). This is "backdoor" policy-making at its worst and in no way upholds the democratic principles rooted in our legislative process.

FREE SPEECH (tags)

LIMITS ON THE FIRST AMENDMENT

LAPD trashes the First Amendment for the Oscar Awards Ceremony (tags)

At various times, Sunset and Highland became a warzone as dozens of LAPD officers pushed and shoved anti-war protestors away from the intersection, and, in one instance, entered the McDonald's parking lot with their batons drawn.

PASADENA STUDENTS ARRESTED (tags)

Two Pasadena students arrested today at a peaceful walkout rally; Protest police brutality and the PCC administration's wrongful charges Friday 3/21 at 3 PM!!!

M20: QUEERS ZAP HALLIBURTON (tags)

+++CALLING ALL QUEERS CALLING ALL QUEERS CALLING ALL QUEERS+++

Appellate Court Rules that Media Can Legally Lie (tags)

On February 14, a Florida Appeals court ruled there is absolutely nothing illegal about lying, concealing or distorting information by a major press organization.

Arrested for wearing a "Peace" T-Shirt (tags)

One citizen in court for exercising free speech, another court says news networks can lie.

13 myths about war in Iraq (tags)

This piece was created by the entire 13myths.org team, using an online collaborative process. Email: info@13myths.org. 13myths.org is a project of Organizers' Collaborative; for more information, visit organizenow.net.

Surviving Martial Law (tags)

The following guide will help you plan, prepare, and get ready in the event that martial law threatens you safety and well being. It is divided into two parts. The first part describes the framework for martial law and the second part the actions to take in preparing or the actual declaration of martial law.

What is your Anti-Bush? (tags)

Under the flag of the "War on Drugs" the Bush Administration has set in motion a genuine Fascist government, assaulted our Constitutional Freedoms and threatens to destabilize the entire world in a quest for dominance of oil and natural resources. Time to march them out of office.

The Railroad Barons Are Back - And This Time They'll Finish the Job (tags)

This administration is set to complete what the railroad barons pushed the Grant administration to start: to take democracy and its institutions of governance from the hands of the human citizen/voters the Founders fought and died for, and give it to the very types of monopolistic corporations the Founders fought against when they led the Tea Party revolt against the East India Company in Boston Harbor in 1773.

Johnny is Mainstream! Johnny is Mainstream! Johnny is Mainstream! (tags)

..bush, the unelected American cop killer, has still to be questioned by american corporate dictates, why, General Ahmad, is not a wanted man by American Patriot flag waving standards being coporatized as not worthy thinking as.

Illegal Art: Freedom of Expression in the Corporate Age (tags)

check out http://www.illegal-art.org/ and http://www.stayfreemagazine.org

ACLU & SOA Watch Challenge in Court Plan to Search Protest Participants (tags)

Thousands Expected to Arrive in Columbus, GA This Weekend to Expose Double Standard in the War on Terrorism

Pacifica Moves to Save Nation's Oldest Public Radio Archives (tags)

In an effort to save and restore more than 47,000 historic tapes that span half a century of radio programming, the five-station Pacifica Radio network will broadcast a national on-air fundraising benefit on Tuesday, November 19, featuring rare recordings from the endangered archives.

Pacifica Radio Moves to Save Nation's Oldest Public Radio Archives (tags)

In an effort to save and restore more than 47,000 historic tapes that span half a century of radio programming, the five-station Pacifica Radio network will broadcast a national on-air fundraising benefit on Tuesday, November 19, featuring rare recordings from the endangered archives.

Long Beach Anti-War protests (tags)

This is happening every single friday night infront of the western union bank on 2nd street in the long beach at aprox 6:30pm to 9pm.

Pig Cabin Lonely, Tecumpse’s Contempt: Thinking ShawanoeNabeg or thinking ..... (tags)

Scary Pig Cabin Lonely People Need Good Will Too, to remember when tricking or treating this Ween. Trick, I didn’t proof read, your treat, but how much Nabeg-ness is on IMC. And that is the question, personally in the costumes of social constructions and maybe identity when and where they create bad or ill will. This is Dave ‘Min-like musing for a Indigenous or Nabeg Ween for everybody’s global tribal ‘anti-globalizm/anti-war’ door knocking. One reference article follows.

Narco News Offers Journalism Scholarship (tags)

The Narco News website is offering a journalism class to several aspiring journalists.

Committee to Protect Journalists is a Fraud (tags)

I hope everyone reads this...

Open Letter To Committee to Protect Journalists (tags)

I write to inform you of specific acts and immediate threats against journalists in Venezuela, and to ask you 12 questions, as a journalist, about your organization's previous statements regarding press freedom issues in that country. I hope that your organization will take immediate action to defend these journalists at risk, and that you will offer full and honest answers to the 12 questions.

LAPD Capt. claims Hollywood is no Inglewood for Transgenders, Gays (tags)

An LA Police Capt. claims in an interview in a Gay/Trans paper that Hollywood cops are cool with queer folk, but some Transgender women recently told your author that the same precint refused to take their complaint of a street robbery, and others complained of vice harassment at their apartment. Read and comment.

House Votes 416 to 3 to Condemn Court for Tossing Pledge of Allegiance (tags)

Not to be outdone by the US Senate, which voted 99 to 0 to support the illegal, religious, reactionary Pledge of Allegiance, the House of Representatives voted 416 to 3 to condemn the 9th Circuit Court's excellent Church/State separation ruling, thus proving that they, like the US Senate and Gov Gray Davis all are proud of violating their oath of office which mandates they support the Constitution, including the First Amendment, which mandates separation of church and state.

***DEMONSTRATE AGAINST THE FBI AND JUSTICE DEPARTMENT*** (tags)

L.A. DOWNTOWN FEDERAL BUILDING Friday, June 28 @ 4 PM FOR MORE INFORMATION CALL 213.487.2368

Anarchist Press Conference and March this Sun June 2 in Long Beach (tags)

Rally and press conference to stop repression against activists in general and specifically to stop the repression against anarchists in Long Beach.

Rally and press conference to Stop Repression in Long Beach (tags)

Rally and press conference to stop repression against activists in general and specifically to stop the repression against anarchists in Long Beach

Report from the Beverly Center Forever XXI demo (tags)

SPIRITED PROTEST OUTSIDE THE BEVERLY CENTER, FOCUSED ON CLOTHING RETAILER "FOREVER XXI", IS WELL RECEIVED BY SHOPPERS

SIERRA CLUB SUPPORTS JUDI BARI vs. FBI LAWSUIT ON EVE OF TRIAL (tags)

OAKLAND, CA - The long-awaited trial for the lawsuit by Judi Bari and Darryl Cherney against the FBI and the Oakland Police Department begins today with jury selection.

OC Weekly article on Racist Hale's Cancelled OC appearance (tags)

OC Weekly article on racist Hale's cancelled Orange County appearance.

Teen Anarchist Back Online Despite FBI & Big ISPs (tags)

Teen Anarchist Back Online Despite FBI & Big ISPs By Brian McWilliams, Newsbytes SHERMAN OAKS, CALIFORNIA, U.S.A., 07 Mar 2002, 10:55 PM CST

Washington Post: Charges to be Dropped Against Raise The Fist (tags)

Newsbytes, the tech section of the Washington Post, reports that "Federal Charges will be dropped against the teen-aged operator of anti-gobvernment site Raisethefist.com..."

RTF comment from Mediageek.org (tags)

A comment about the RTF arrest.

White Will Host Website Shut Down For Terrorism In LA (tags)

Political differences are subsumed by my over-riding hatred of the tactics used by George Bush's and John Ashcroft's budding police state. I have reached agreement to host the website Raisethefist.com

"FreeRepublic" Becomes "CensoredRepublic" (tags)

Jim Robinson, owner of the popular forum "FreeRepublic", is censoring articles and views he doesn't agree with.

Religious Supporters Declare "Season of Conscience" and Join Boycott Against Forever 21 (tags)

This is the press release for the Saturday demonstration. Forever 21 can rake in $400 million this year, but the people who make the clothes are paid sub-minimum. If this rubs you the wrong way, show up and protest.

CA Appeals Court Rules DeCSS Legal (tags)

A California Appeals Court overturns a lower trial courts DeCSS injunction, ruling it a violation of First Amendment

Texas Professor Attacked By University President For Writing Unpopular Truths (tags)

After University of Texas journalism professor Robert Jensen wrote about five decades of US violence against Third World civilians in the Houston Chronicle, the University president Larry Faulkner wrote in to say "Jensen is not only misguided, but has become a fountain of undiluted foolishness on issues of public policy." Other letter-writers chimed in.

Power to the People (tags)

Judge grants Temporary Restraining Order against City of Long Beach.

Pennsylvania ACLU Denounces Police Infiltration of Protest Groups (tags)

The following is the text of a press release from the Pennsylvania ACLU, issued on Sept. 7, 2000.

LAPD -- an array of scary weapons causes suspension of First Amendment rights (tags)

LAPD photo of a frightening array of 'weapons' that required a full scale police riot as a defensive measure.

Crash the Party -- Pershing Square - Fri, S1 (tags)

In celebration of the repression of First Amendment rights in Los Angeles Aug 14-17, and in recognition of the LAPD being the first police department in the nation to achieve official court recognition as a criminal enterprise, downtown corporate interests will host a BBQ and celebration at Pershing Square, Fri. S1. BE THERE

Hunger Strike Begins at Twin Towers Jail (tags)

Beginning at midnight Friday night, eight D2K protesters will begin a hunger strike in solidarity with our brothers and sisters imprisoned behind the wall of Twin Towers. All are invited to join.

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