Republican Opponent of the First Amendment?

How is the First Amendment compatible with government defining journalists? From an editorial in the Montgomery Advertiser: “Defining ‘journalist’ may become necessary.” Freedom of the press is essential. Freedom of the press is important to me. Freedom of the press is not going anywhere in Alabama. When a state senator in Alabama begins a newspaper editorial this way, you naturally wonder why he gives such assurances. Del Marsh is the current president of the Alabama state senate. He Read more […]

Sharyl Attkisson Shows The First Amendment Is Useless Under Big Government

The day I read Tad Cronn had a favorite reporter at CBS I should have known her time would be short. Politico.com reports: The White House won’t be shedding any tears. CBS News investigative correspondent Sharyl Attkisson, known for her critical reporting on the Obama administration, resigned on Monday, bringing an end to months of hard-fought negotiations stemming from her dissatisfaction with the network, sources familiar with her departure told POLITICO. And the story goes on from there. Read more […]

NSA Sypymaster: We Need a Way to Violate First Amendment

Some blog called “Armed With Science” decided to be a propaganda mouthpiece for the NSA for at least one post (perhaps that’s the blogs regular shtick; with a .mil domain, that wouldn’t surprise me). They interviewed General Keith Alexander and let him tell us whatever least untruthful statements he could devise. “We [the NSA] collect foreign intelligence for our country, and we provide information assurance for national security systems,” Gen. Alexander says.  “We have two great Read more […]