A politically-strained civil libertarian’s got to relax, too. What better place than the county fair??
Oh, dear. There’s surveillance here, too. Even royalty are not immune.
Lies! That clearly is lettering. But it is nice to know I could just take it if I wanted to. There’s got to be a catch.
In 2010, Democrats set up an unstaffed table in a shed with a few pieces of literature at the Union Fair in Knox County, Maine. Republicans paid for a prominently-placed tent, a tied-together tarp which was consistently staffed and which sold sweatshop-made promotional material.
In 2011, Knox County Democrats were gone entirely from the [...]
If you’ve been paying attention over the last few months, you know that the NSA and FBI have been engaging in massive warrantless seizure and storage of innocent people’s internet records, phone records and even postal mail habits. Crowds of people protested that surveillance activity in a large number of cities on July 4 as [...]
A number of prominent fundamentalist religious preachers in America…
Stephen Bennett Harold Camping Graham Dow John Hagee Yehuda Levin John Piper Pat Robertson
… have repeatedly insisted that God uses weather disasters to punish communities for allowing gay people to hold hands, kiss, speak to each other or live with each other — the [...]
We Act Radio in Washington DC is throwing aside the once-subversive, now-staid “hey hey, ho ho” mode of protest, replacing it with a NSA Mix Tape Bike Ride that is framed in jarring terms:
Does that depiction of a massive surveillance plan sweeping up all major internet and phone-mediated communications in the United States [...]
In late June 2013, I shared information with you about Restore the Fourth protests taking place in 34 cities across the United States. These demonstrations react to the news that President Barack Obama has unleashed a vast civilian and military surveillance program, collecting up all phone, e-mail, text message and large-provide internet traffic — including [...]
Until the Orange County Public Schools either allows all points of view about religion to have equal access to high school students or institutes a ban for the distribution of materials about religion in high schools by outside groups, students in the Orlando area will be receiving a remarkable lesson in hypocrisy. [...]
Most legislators who propose that a particular day be named for some concept tend to home in on some particular concept, cause or constituency. But this year in Maine, State Representative Scott Hamann has introduced a bill that at least in principle appeals to everyone. If passed, HP 1067 would institute the first Wednesday in [...]
At the end of December 2011, Christian pastor and self-proclaimed prophet T.D. Hale predicted massive riots on the streets of Columbus, Ohio:
As I moved along the way I saw people running, looking for loved ones missing, totally out of their minds.
I quickly came over a large city, looked like it was Columbus, Ohio? [...]
Marriage equality in Delaware, National Bike Month, and a pedaling protest against the Bigot Scouts of America. [...]