This is absolutely ridiculous. The first trial since Capitol Police launched a crackdown on protesters at the state Capitol ended Tuesday with a guilty verdict and a $50 fine for a man who was ticketed for drawing with chalk on a sidewalk on Capitol property.
Jason Huberty, 37, a frequent participant in the daily noon-time [...]
Another ridiculous petition:
Tens of thousands of people have signed a petition calling for British CNN host Piers Morgan to be deported from the U.S. over his gun control views.
A petition created Dec. 21 on the White House e-petition website by a user in Texas accuses Morgan of engaging in a “hostile attack [...]
From my email inbox comes this statement from the Madison Professional Police Officers Association and Dane County Deputy Sheriffs Association regarding the actions of Wisconsin Capitol Police (under the direction of Chief Dave Erwin) to infringe on the First Amendment rights of Wisconsinites in the Capitol. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Date: September 18, 2012 Contact: Brian [...]
Apparently the first amendment right to free speech has limits in Gov. Scott Walker’s Wisconsin.
Watch as the parents of two children who brought signs to the Wisconsin Capitol are issued citations by a Wisconsin State Capitol police officer for holding up signs outside the Capitol’s designated “protest area.” Scott Walker and Mike Huebsch ought [...]
On Tuesday, Jeremy Ryan from Defending Wisconsin PAC and Valerie Walasek, a disabled veteran, were exercising their Constitutionally-protected right to free speech by holding a sign on the first floor of the Wisconsin State Capitol when they were asked to take down their sign by an officer from the State Capitol police. After refusing the [...]
By now you’ve no doubt heard about the Supreme Court’s decision in Citizens United v. Federal Elections Commission, a decision that will have a wide-reaching impact on future campaigns, allowing corporations to spend unlimited amounts of money in support or opposition to a particular candidate, opening up the very real possibility that elections (and elected [...]
As a followup to a a previous story here on Blogging Blue, where I noted conservative talk radio personality Michael Savage had been banned from entering the United Kingdom, that ban has now been lifted:
Radio talker Michael Savage told WND he was “stunned” by the quick decision by incoming United Kingdom Home Secretary [...]
A U.S. flag being flown upside down as a protest in a northern Wisconsin village was seized by police before a Fourth of July parade and the businessman who flew it, who happened to be an Iraq war veteran, is now claiming police officers trespassed and stole his property: The American Civil Liberties Union of [...]
Apparently, some folks in West Bend have their collective undies all in a bunch about some books that are available at the West Bend Public Library, and their solution is simple: ask to burn the books and then sue the city.
The four individuals in question, who are clearly not fans of the First [...]