Tag Archives: 1st Amendment

How Democracy Dies: The normalization of mendacity and propaganda

Donald Trump is a proven liar. He lies often and effortlessly. He lies about the profound and the trivial. He lies to avoid guilt and invite glory. He lies when… Read more »

The truth shall set you free…unless you can blame the media for reporting the truth

Today the President Trump has condemned:Washington PostFBINSACNNMSNBCHillaryNY TimesObama He has not condemned:RUSSIA — Impeach Donald Trump (@Impeach_D_Trump) February 16, 2017 As much as I’ve tried to stay abreast of the… Read more »

Nonviolent resistance: Back to the future

57 years ago today, four students helped launch a nonviolent resistance movement. #BlackHistoryMonth #TheResistance https://t.co/0Aoj5CF0cg pic.twitter.com/UVAUqq03pX — The Baxter Bean (@TheBaxterBean) February 1, 2017 If you believe, as I do,… Read more »

“If Jesus came back and saw what was being done in his name, he’d never stop throwing up”

We're strongest when we embrace tolerance, inclusion, and justice. When we live up to our values and support those who need our help most. https://t.co/nHP4w8tgRP — Rep. Keith Ellison (@keithellison)… Read more »

How to maintain your sanity and compassion in very insane and compassion-deprived times

Like many Americans, Erin and I have struggled, wondering how to maintain our sanity in our new fascist world order. It would be very easy- far TOO easy- to get… Read more »

God is a Republican…and Americans should be on their knees thanking Him

Yesterday, Jim Bakker continued to make the case that the people protesting Donald Trump are possessed by demons. Bakker told evangelist Billye Brim that he encountered “four rotten little girls”… Read more »

So you’re saying being an asshole is a good career move?

If U.C. Berkeley does not allow free speech and practices violence on innocent people with a different point of view – NO FEDERAL FUNDS? — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) February… Read more »

“It’s not every day that a U.S. president calls journalists ‘among the most dishonest human beings on earth’”

Reuters orders reporters to cover Trump like an authoritarian regime: Expect ‘physical threats’ https://t.co/TNqoUMx2W1 pic.twitter.com/nGXpgQuBlP — Raw Story (@RawStory) February 1, 2017 The Reuters news agency this week recognized the… Read more »

“I will…allow our representatives of faith to speak freely and without fear of retribution.”

WASHINGTON — President Trump vowed Thursday to overturn a law restricting political speech by tax-exempt churches, a potentially huge victory for the religious right and a gesture to his political… Read more »

‘Tis better to be thought a fool than to be Sean Hannity and use Twitter to remove all doubt

Who is bankrolling the protests taking place at airports across the country? More with @newtgingrich right after the break #Hannity — Sean Hannity (@seanhannity) January 31, 2017 Sean Hannity used… Read more »