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How Does Obstructing Businesses “Petition the Government”?

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Protesters claim to be protesting police, but they are obstructing businesses instead. Here is the text of the First Amendment: Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom

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Sony Did Not Make a Mistake

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The President’s second-guessing of Sony is highly hypocritical and probably wrong. I have to admit that, for awhile, I actually agreed with Team Obama on this one. Worse, I got corrected by a quotation from Chris Rock of all people!

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Silk Road Prosecution Attacks First Amendment and Jury

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Trial by jury and freedom of speech are both supposed to be protected in the United States. In case you haven’t been keeping up with the news, “Silk Road” was the name of an internet hub that sold prohibited goods,

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Pennsylvania Alcohol Revenue Regime Grabs Wine Collection

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The Keystone State’s alcohol revenue regime means that couples can be robbed for building and sharing a wine collection. Prohibition is alive and well. At Reason.com, Baylen Linnekin writes about the seizure of an $160,000 wine collection from a married

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Shooters are Guilty for Shooting, not Protesters

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When people commit homicides, the shooters are guilty and not anyone else. The police should stop blaming protesters. [Editor’s Note: This post applies to attempts to shut down criticism of police by blaming critics for the deaths of innocents (as

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Pro-Police T-Shirt: “Obey Us or We Might Kill You”

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Is “obey us” the only solution a pro-police advocate can propose? So here is an image that showed up in my Facebook feed over the weekend.  I don’t agree with everything in it. Among other problems, I’d like a court

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Michael Vick Treats Creditors Better than Dogs

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Michael Vick has paid down virtually all his debts even though he didn’t have to do so. As you probably know, Michael Vick was found guilty of participating in a dog-fighting club. He was sentenced to Federal prison. As a

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Socialist Medicine Fails in Vermont

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“Single-Payer” Healthcare is just a euphemism for socialist medicine. The Governor of Vermont has given up on it. I am sure I disagree with many things that Governor Peter Shumlin believes and does as the chief executive for the state

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Police Abuse Means Over $1 Million Debt for Baby’s Treatment

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Parents of wounded infant due to police abuse are burdened with more than $1 million in medical bills. If you remember, the police abused the baby by throwing a flash grenade into the house. A baby was sleeping in the

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Police Punish Man for Being Innocent

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The police punish a man because they mistakenly attacked him. FOX 26 News | MyFoxHouston Are there good cops? Of course there are! But if there are good cops in Missouri City, Texas, what are they learning from what happened

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Restricting Speech as a Condition of Employment is Not a Scandal

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Restricting speech is something wise people do without being told. There are two kinds of scandals involving restricting speech. The first is when a law is passed, or a government agent takes action to censor speech or punish speech. It

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Arrested Tea Party “Terrorist” Vindicated in Court

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A woman arrested and abused for being Tea Party wins her lawsuit! Sometimes a bad story about our government and so-called “law enforcement” ends well! It ends even better when the mainstream media (in this case, the Associated Press) carries

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