First Amendment · Free Press · Freedom of Journalism · Freedom of the Press · Information operations · Information Warfare · Journalism

Finding Facts Amidst Conjecture


Finding Facts Amidst Conjecture Every day I try explaining exactly this to my wife, that there is an unhealthy mix of truth and false stories in the news.  My unwavering assessment is that the vast majority of “news” stories, including the mainstream media, are absolutely false.  In Louise Mensch’s (see story below for more information)… Continue reading Finding Facts Amidst Conjecture

First Amendment · Free Press · Freedom of Journalism · Freedom of Speech · Freedom of the Press · Information operations · Journalism

Repeal the First Amendment


The title above, I believe, is meant only to deliver a shock.  It succeeded, and the accompanying comment opened my eyes to how much our country’s values have been deteriorated by this President and his administration. The below comment in USA Today is facetious, I believe. It is an indictment on the present sad state of… Continue reading Repeal the First Amendment

Corruption · First Amendment · Free Press · Freedom of Journalism · Freedom of Speech · Freedom of the Press · Information operations · Russia

Russian MP Drafting Law to Defend Putin’s Honor


Another Russian law suppressing free speech. How widely might these laws be applied? From the Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP). </end editorial> Published: Wednesday, 16 March 2016 18:18 A member of the Russian Parliament is preparing a draft law that would make insulting President Vladimir Putin a criminal offence carrying up to a… Continue reading Russian MP Drafting Law to Defend Putin’s Honor

Brainwashing · First Amendment · Freedom of Speech

The US, Fred Phelps, and Russia – Powerless in the Face of Evil


Last night the infamous character Fred Phelps died, peacefully in his sleep.  The Reverend Fred Phelps, Esq, was the lead preacher of the Westboro Baptist Church in Topeka, Kansas, whose church and family preached intolerance for gays and soldiers and personally said God stood for hate.  His followers carried protest signs and picketed soldiers’ funerals,… Continue reading The US, Fred Phelps, and Russia – Powerless in the Face of Evil

Censorship · First Amendment · Freedom of Speech

Censorship in US implied in Social Media


The United States has a lot of pride in the First Amendment of the United States Constitution, which guarantees Freedom of Speech.  The US has spent billions of dollars attempting to provide freedom of speech to other countries where their citizens’ rights to open information are oppressed. The Washington Post ran a blog piece by… Continue reading Censorship in US implied in Social Media

First Amendment · Freedom of Speech · OPSEC

TYLER: “Like Wikileaks on Steroids”


Anonymous has announced, through The Hacker News, that they are releasing a web portal similar to Wikileaks but vastly improved. The portal will be use a decentralized, peer-to-peer network, for the publication of “systemic corruption“, not necessarily government information. According to The Hacker News, this is also a way for Anonymous to separate themselves from Julian… Continue reading TYLER: “Like Wikileaks on Steroids”

Censorship · First Amendment · Freedom of Speech · Inter-cultural communication · Politics

Is The Media Free?


I ran across this video on LiveLeak.com, it is thought provoking. LiveLeak introduced the video with this written piece: Denmark and Sweden: No More Free Press As in quite a few European countries, the overwhelming majority of media coverage in Sweden and Denmark is very pro-lefist and pro-muslim in it’s nature. ‘Swedish journalists do everything… Continue reading Is The Media Free?