The San Francisco police union sent a scathing letter to the CEO of the 49ers and the NFL Commissioner regarding Kaepernick's comments...apparently they don't like being called racist murderers with less skill than a hairdresser
"The [American Bar Association] wants to do exactly what the text calls for: limit lawyers' expression of viewpoints that it disapproves of... state courts and state bars should resist the pressure to adopt it."
“It is no wonder that so many of them have developed a healthy disrespect for the principles of the First Amendment. They are being trained - not taught, but trained - to think everything that offends them is a bias incident.”
Technology developed to jam cellphones during the Iraq War may be getting deployed against journalists reporting on protests against the political establishment in the United States. Both citizen journalists and mainstream media reporters found they couldn’t share photos or video when they approached the gates of the Democratic National Convention, leading many to believe that their cell signals were being jammed... "It's scary for me as a journalist because that’s how state suppression of events occurs..."
Over the last two years, the Fed Up Campaign has routinely brought a coalition of low-wage workers to Jackson Hole, Wyoming to protest Federal Reserve hike rates amidst the unequal “economic recovery.” The Jackson Hole event is invite only, closed to the public and costs $1,000 per person to attend. It appears that this year, Janet Yellen and company went out of their way to ensure there would be no such protests diverting the attention of the nation's most esteemed economists.
When a coworker “repeatedly wore a cap with an insignia of the Gadsden Flag,” Shelton (not his real name) said he found the cap to be “racially offensive” because the man who designed it in 1775, Christopher Gadsden, was a slave owner and because the insignia was a “historical indicator of white resentment against blacks stemming largely from the Tea Party.” The Equal Employment Commission - the government body that oversees “hostile work environment” harassment claims - appears to agree.
In the latest case of University Chancellors caving to the ridiculous demands of pampered Millennials, the University of Wisconsin-Stout is being forced to take down two paintings that have graced the walls of their Harvey Hall since 1936.
It is time that the people of America faced the reality of how limited their “choices” for leaders really are, and how deeply the repression of real candidates and real issues goes. Every four years, they waste the time and energy of the general public – intentionally – to make a ritual out of giving consent to the psychopathic to rule over the sheeple. These people do not represent or serve you or the issues of ordinary people.
"My rights as a journalist or US citizen do not apply at the border, as explained above, since legislation was quietly passed in 2013 giving DHS very broad powers (I researched this since the incident). This legislation also circumvents the Fourth Amendment that protects Americans' privacy and prevents searches and seizures without a proper warrant."
The hacking of Jack Dorsey's verified Twitter account suggests the CEO is now seeing backlash against his hypocritical efforts at squelching 'free' speech he may not like while simultaneously promoting Twitter as a First Amendment platform.