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Six ‘J20’ Protesters Acquitted–But Brace For More 1st Amendment Attacks (Video)

Six ‘J20’ Protesters Acquitted–But Brace For More 1st Amendment Attacks (Video)

Apparently simply reporting the news today can get someone a criminal conspiracy charge. That is according to D.C. Superior Court Judge Lynn Leibovitz, who presided over the recent “J20” case. On January 20, 2017, during Donald Trump’s inauguration, 194 people were arrested and charged under the federal Riot Act. Many of them were peaceful demonstrators and journalists simply in the […]

Trump STILL Thinks He Can Change The Libel Laws To Avoid Freedom Of The Press (VIDEO)

Trump STILL Thinks He Can Change The Libel Laws To Avoid Freedom Of The Press (VIDEO)

One of President Donald Trump’s favorite ways to mislead his supporters is by attacking the media for reporting “dishonest” things about him and threatening to change libel laws to make journalists easier to sue. As the investigation over political corruption increases surrounding just how close Trump and his team are with Russia, Trump was back […]

Shockingly Low Percentage Of Repubs Believe In 1st Amendment For Press (TWEET)

Shockingly Low Percentage Of Repubs Believe In 1st Amendment For Press (TWEET)

To date, one of the most unnerving elements of the Donald Trump administration has been its all-out war on the press. Trump, either through himself or his minions, had told the press to sit down and shut up, warned it against calling out Trump’s blatant lies, called for anyone who criticized Trump during the campaign to […]

WATCH: JFK Talks About Importance Of Independent News Media While Making Trump Look Like Clown (VIDEO)

WATCH: JFK Talks About Importance Of Independent News Media While Making Trump Look Like Clown (VIDEO)

Former President John F. Kennedy (D-Mass.) served America as its 35th elected Commander-in-Chief before having his life cut short by an assassin’s bullet in 1963. But, before tragedy struck the nation, Kennedy shared his thoughts on why a free, independent press was vital to the survival and growth of any free society. It’s not to […]

Chickensh*t Trump Can’t Bear To Face White House Press Corps (VIDEO)

Chickensh*t Trump Can’t Bear To Face White House Press Corps (VIDEO)

Amid deepening tensions between the press and the president, Donald Trump tweeted today he will not be attending the upcoming White House Correspondents’ Dinner. I will not be attending the White House Correspondents' Association Dinner this year. Please wish everyone well and have a great evening! — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) February 25, 2017 The […]

NC Officials Tell Reporter To ‘Remove This Quote From Your Article’

NC Officials Tell Reporter To ‘Remove This Quote From Your Article’

As a lifelong North Carolinian, the three years since the Republicans grabbed complete control of state government have seen a lot of outrageous moments. But it’s going to be awfully hard to top something that happened last weekend. Officials with the North Carolina Department of Transportation actually tried to strongarm a reporter for a Charlotte television […]

How The Latest Net Neutrality Ruling Affects You

How The Latest Net Neutrality Ruling Affects You

A federal appeals court struck down key net neutrality provisions Tuesday in Verizon v. FCC, opening the floodgates to Internet service providers that seek to create tiers of internet service based on companies? ability to pay. In an attempt to demystify a term that may seem overly wonky and technical, here’s an open and transparent […]