All Further Articles for 2011-03-02

Wednesday, March 2, 2011
The (Untenably?) High Cost of Free Speech
The Supreme Court ruled 8-1 that the First Amendment protects the right of Westboro Baptist wackos to dispense their homophobic vitriol outside military funerals or anywhere else - ironically, with Justice Alito the sole dissenter questioning why "actionable speech should be immunized." As a counterpoint, watch Michael Moore and his Sodomobile full of dancing boys genially confront the unholy Rev. Fred Phelps in More .
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Prosecution of Ray McGovern is Dropped
Charges have been dropped against Ray McGovern, 71, who was brutally arrested while silently protesting a speech by Hillary Clinton. At the time, she was blasting other governments for stifling free expression.
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Tuesday, March 1, 2011
Union Busters Get Busted
Irony's Not Dead Yet Dept: Wisconsin's labor battles have sparked nasty anti-union bombast from the right-wing trifecta of Hannity, O'Reilly and Limbaugh. But guess what? They're all members of an AFL-CIO affiliate union. Their hypocrisy: priceless.
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