What 1st Amendment?

Abby Zimet

Colorado's freshman Tea Party Rep. Doug Lamborn - who so memorably called Obama "a tar-baby" in the midst of the debt ceiling debate - has responded to critics the only way we knows how: by banning them. Last week, he refused to meet with the NAACP and Move.on. Then he put up a big ole sign telling them to go away. Private Property?! You mean, public, taxpayer-funded property with the stated purpose of you representing them? The worst of times.


Never Miss a Beat.

Get our best delivered to your inbox.

This is the world we live in. This is the world we cover.

Because of people like you, another world is possible. There are many battles to be won, but we will battle them together—all of us. Common Dreams is not your normal news outlet. We don't survive on clicks. We don't want advertising dollars. We want the world to be a better place. But we can't do it alone. It doesn't work that way. We need you. If you can help today—because every gift of every size matters—please do. Without Your Support We Won't Exist.

Please select a donation method:

Share This Article