Category Archives: Civil Liberties

But The Greatest Threats To Liberty and Freedom Are Some Stupid College Kids

Or something (boldface mine): You may have seen this photo of President Donald Trump’s motorcade winding down a wooded road last week as a woman on a bicycle pedaled by ― giving the middle finger to Trump. The picture, snapped … Continue reading

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We Dodged A Bullet With Former HHS Secretary Price

Admittedly, it’s not Tom Price, but his wife and Georgia lawmaker Betty Price (boldface mine): State Rep. Betty Price, a Republican from Roswell, suggested quarantining people living with HIV during a House study committee meeting addressing the barriers HIV-positive people … Continue reading

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The Derp State: Erdogan’s Goons Humiliate The U.S.

Tuesday, Turkish security forces loyal to President Erdogan launched an invasion into U.S. federal park regions in order to beat and harass opposition-aligned dissidents. Well, that’s how the headlines should read. If you haven’t heard, on Tuesday, protestors outside of … Continue reading

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Is Fox News Now The Government Approved ‘News’ Station?

Well, this isn’t good (boldface mine): The memo above has been puttering around Facebook for a day or so. It describes a top-down, command-and-control approach to cable-news watching at a unit of the Food and Drug Administration. Fox News, it … Continue reading

Posted in Civil Liberties, Conservatives, Propaganda, The War on Science

An Actual 1950s Style Witch Hunt In Brooklyn

Some on the left have referred to the attempt to determine if Russia affected the election–or has its hooks into the Trump clan–as a ‘Red scare’ or even McCarthyism. Well, an ongoing investigation of a Brooklyn, NY high school principal … Continue reading

Posted in Civil Liberties, Education, Racism, The Soviet

ICE And Freedom

If you’re Latino, or even just ‘look’ or ‘sounds’ Latino, you might want to carry a passport with you at all times (boldface mine): A Gunnison man born in Colorado was picked up by immigration officers after a court appearance … Continue reading

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All Your Genetic Testing Results Are Belong To Us!

And by us, I mean your employer. Because freedom (boldface mine): A little-noticed bill moving through Congress would allow companies to require employees to undergo genetic testing or risk paying a penalty of thousands of dollars, and would let employers … Continue reading

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