Tag Archives: 1st Amendment

The 1st Amendment: Only losers and Liberals believe in free speech

Today far-right host Alex Jones interviewed Roger Stone, an informal adviser to President Trump, about the president’s decision to fire FBI Director James Comey, where they promptly contradicted the White… Read more »

If you were supposed to dissent, the Trump Administration would have given you talking points

Woman now facing a year in prison for laughing at Jeff Sessions—send laughing protestors wherever Sessions goes. https://t.co/2PMhBlJvh6 — Dan Savage (@fakedansavage) May 3, 2017 DOJ lawyers insist laughing at… Read more »

If you start with a pig and a tube of lipstick, you’re not going to end with a prize show horse

President Trump has enacted more legislation and signed more executive orders in his first 100 days than any president in a half century, despite historic Democratic obstruction. Justice Neil M…. Read more »

Thanks to Donald Trump, jingoism, xenophobia, and cheap nationalism have their own holiday

President Donald Trump on Friday proclaimed May 1 as ‘Loyalty Day’ as a way to “recognize and reaffirm our allegiance to the principles” upon which America was built and express… Read more »

It takes a subhuman mongrel to know one

President Trump met with Sarah Palin, Kid Rock and Ted Nugent in the Oval Office yesterday…. Nugent, who once said that “Donald Trump is as close to Ted Nugent as… Read more »

We’re Americans- we honor, protect, and exercise our rights…even if Homer Simpson IS President

Since when did upholding the Constitution become trolling our president? https://t.co/AoPCuXTjrA — ACLU National (@ACLU) April 12, 2017 ACLU trolls Trump with First Amendment billboards https://t.co/o8XwiiyTSm pic.twitter.com/my2ckr91sD — HuffPost Politics… Read more »

Respect: If we’re going to talk about it, first acknowledge your responsibility to act respectfully

These days, I hear a lot of patriots (angry, White, Conservative, Christian, middle-class males) talking about respect. Respect for our flag. Respect for our country. Respect for our military. There’s… Read more »

The 1st Amendment isn’t a license to be an asshole, Part Deux

It’s difficult to know which is more repugnant: The unruly at a Portland City Council meeting telling Mayor Ted Wheeler his mother’s mistake was giving birth to him or the… Read more »

Memo to Jason Chaffetz: “Free speech” doesn’t mean only speech you approve of

.@jasoninthehouse scared aren't u – well honey i aint in office – shut down a private citizen? for OPPOSING U AND ALL U STAND FOR – WE C U!! pic.twitter.com/mkZcttzuoF… Read more »

Oxymoron alert: “I love the First Amendment; nobody loves it better than me”

[H]ere’s the truth: The press is not the opposition party. The media is not the enemy of the American people. Negative stories are not fake news. And when Trump keeps… Read more »