Archive | January, 2015

Press Freedom On The Decline In Hong Kong

31 Jan

JONATHAN TURLEY

By Darren Smith, Weekend Contributor

Flag_of_the_People's_Republic_of_ChinaAn unfortunate result of the “Occupy” movement in Hong Kong has made freedom of the press one of the casualties.

Unlike other large cities and China generally, Hong Kong reporters enjoy considerable latitude comparatively but there are indications that even this is suffering erosion. Reports are emerging from journalists and other news and civil rights NGOs that Chinese authorities are beginning to import their restrictions into the former British Colony, where formerly the national government had allowed some deference due to the long standing culture and western traditions of the “special administrative region.”

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Report: ISIS killing spree of throwing gay men off of buildings continues

30 Jan

Taxpayers paid $225,756 for Senator Hillary Clinton’s private plane trips

30 Jan

Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner previews ‘right-to-work zones’ as first-year priority

30 Jan

Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner previews ‘right-to-work zones’ as first-year priority

Denver Police Search For Shooting Suspect That Goes By ‘Baby Obama’

30 Jan

Denver Police Search For Shooting Suspect That Goes By ‘Baby Obama’ « CBS Denver

Figures. Obama State Dept. Meets with Muslim Brotherhood to Strategize How to Rid Egypt of Pro-Christian Prez

29 Jan

Figures. Obama State Dept. Meets with Muslim Brotherhood to Strategize How to Rid Egypt of Pro-Christian Prez

Military Mocks Obama Birth Certificate Fraud

28 Jan

Military Mocks Obama Birth Certificate Fraud

It would be hilarious if these legal cases erupted for the next 2 years.

Watch: Saudi TV Blurs Out Michelle Obama

28 Jan

Watch: Saudi TV Blurs Out Michelle Obama – In Other News… – News – Arutz Sheva

Putin Builds Naval and Army Base on Wrangell Island – In the US

28 Jan

Putin Builds Naval and Army Base on Wrangell Island – Owned By the US

MayDay PAC hypocrisy

28 Jan
CCP President David Keating: “If donor disclosure is so easy to do, then how come a Harvard Law Professor couldn’t figure out to file his reports correctly?”

Alexandria, VA – The Center for Competitive Politics (CCP) today released the following statement in response to news that MayDay PAC, the “Super-PAC to end all Super-PACs” run by Harvard Law Professor Lawrence Lessig,
This comes on the heels of a CCP complaint pending at the FEC that MayDay PAC repeatedly failed to use the legally required disclaimers on their advertisements.
“Professor Lessig’s misguided efforts to restrict First Amendment speech rights reek of hypocrisy.  If more speech regulation is such a good idea, then how come a Harvard Law Professor with a multi-million dollar budget can’t follow the laws that exist now?” said David Keating, President of the Center for Competitive Politics. “Lessig ought to join our campaign to simplify and reduce campaign finance laws so that even a Harvard law professor can figure out how to comply with them.”